A couple of decades late as a true Shock horror host, but Christoper Lee did introduce horror films on TV for Sci-fi Channel's "Classic Monsters Month" in 1994.
You can pick up the thrilling vibe that monster kids must have felt in Shock Theater times when the film (this time THE MUMMY'S HAND) actually starts, with the Universal logo, the familiar score kicking in, the credits....
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