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Night Gallery: The Miracle at Camafeo

An insurance swindler goes to a faith shrine where he plans to miraculously recover from his "injury."

Episode Info


Episode number: 2x50
Production Number: 34317
Airdate: Wednesday January 19th, 1972

Director: Ralph Senensky
Story: C.B. Gilford
Teleplay: Rod Serling


Guest Stars
Harry GuardinoHarry Guardino
As Charlie Rogan

Co-Guest Stars
Julie AdamsJulie Adams
As Gay Melcor
Ray DantonRay Danton
As Joe Melcor
Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr.Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr.
As Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. (as Rodolfo Hoyos)
Tomas TrujilloTomas Trujillo
As Blind Boy (as Thomas Trujillo)
Main Cast

Recap

Insurance investigator Charlie Rogan arrives in the small Mexican town of Camafeo. In the town is the shrine of De Nuestra Senora de Camafeo, where the crippled and ill gather to pray for a cure. Rogan goes to a bar and watches the people come, and the bartender explains that the visitors have faith and suffering in common. A woman, Gay Melcor, arrives at the bar and Rogan insists on sitting down next to her and buying her a drink...

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Episode Notes
Based on a story by C.B. Gilford.



Episode Quotes
Host: Good evening. In the nether world inhabited by ghouls, goblins, gremlins, and the generally grotesque, it's occasionally possible to put this sundry and myriad crew on canvas. And this we do in this arcade of the outrageous. Painting number one. A small item of hope and faith and despair. An excursion into the eerie in which we touch base with that fraternity of the dispossessed who seek out something miraculous in the way of cures, and in the way of hope. Our painting is called The Miracle at Camafeo.

Joe Melcor: If you start acting like a fallen woman on the way to confession, then my first act as a whole man will be to play handball with you against the wall. And you'll be up at that shrine asking to have the blue marks removed. You dig?



Other Episode Crew

CreatorRod Serling
ProducerJack Laird
Costume DesignerBill Jobe
Set DecoratorChester L. Bayhi  |  John M. Dwyer
Director of PhotographyCharles Straumer
Art DirectorJoseph Alves, Jr.
Main Title DesignWayne Fitzgerald
Music ScoreFrank Skinner (2)
Film EditorLarry Lester  |  Robert Watts
SoundDavid H. Moriarty
Assistant DirectorLester William Berke
Production AssociateAnthony Redman  |  Herbert Wright
Unit ManagerBurt Astor
Editorial SupervisorRichard Belding
Theme MusicGil Melle
Gallery PaintingsThomas J. Wright  |  Phil Bandierle  |  Logan Elston
 
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