Mystery House – The Thirsty Death
July 3, 1944
The Thirsty Death was the pilot episode of Mystery House, a proposed series for Bela Lugosi. Although at the end of the show, Lugosi announces that in the following week’s episode he will be joined by Simone Simon in a story about a woman who was buried alive, no other episodes featuring Lugosi appear to have been made. Compare Ken Carpenter also tells the audience that Bela Lugosi “is currently being stared in a series of Mystery House pictures at Universal Studios”, no such series was ever made.
A Mystery House series was broadcast in the 1950s, but Bela Lugosi was not involved.
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