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32 Days of Halloween XVI, Day 15

Peter Cushing, Vampires & Milk
The Weird Circle: The Oblong Box
The Velocipastor

I’m not sure what to say about this: other than it’s a very weird part of a UK milk marketing campaign. Very weird.

We turn now to the realm of old-time radio once more, and the show The Weird Circle for their version of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Oblong Box. A ship takes on board a strange box and survivors of a shipwreck. One of the survivors knows the tale behind this box and relates it thusly:

Well, you knew it simply had to happen, sooner or later. The action/dinosaur/religion/horror thriller known as The Velocipastor. A priest is exposed to an artifact that turns him into a…well…were-dinosaur. What happens involves exorcism, drugs, and ninjas…as to so many of the finer things in life. Enjoy.