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Title:
A Magical Place
Plot:
Elinor and Timothy Elkins, a middle-aged couple, revisit a house they rented as newlyweds to see if they can rekindle their marriage and find it for rent again. Shadows from the past bring life back to their dead marriage when they encounter another couple they can hear, but not see.
Episode:
0516
Air Dates:
First Run - September 10, 1976
Repeat - December 4, 1976
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3 Responses to Episode 0516


As I was listening to CBS Radio Mystery Theater's, "A Magical Place", from 1976, there was an ad from Ford, pushing it's van with bubble windows, platform bed and *gasp* wall to wall shag carpeting! Oh. My

couple seek out the memories of their youth by renting the cottage in which they spent their honeymoon. They hear voices of a younger couple apparently enjoying the place as they once did. Then the episode gets stupid. Paraphrased: Oh, dearest... I love you truly and deeply, but perhaps I don't and I have psychic powers that I never knew about before and those powers are causing me to move things with my mind without me knowing..." Blah, ridiculous episode.

What a fantastic story about losing touch with youth and trying desperately to capture it again. There are some stories that grab hold of my imagination and there are some that don't. A MAGICAL PLACE is one that I relate so much with. Putting the pieces back together and not losing the innocence that youth brings with it is one of the keys of staying young at heart.

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