"His Beautiful Hands" by Oscar Cook


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Boozy Warwick regales his friend with the macabre and gruesome tale of a concert violinist who keeps visiting his manicurist even though his hands are slowly rotting away.

This is an audio presentation of "His Beautful Hands" by Oscar Cook, read by Jasper L'Estrange for EnCrypted: The Classic Horror Podcast. "His Beautiful Hands" was first published in 1931.


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About the episode: "His Beautiful Hands" by Oscar Cook. First published in "At Dead of Night" (ed. Christine Campbell Thomson), published by Selwyn & Blount, 1931.

Credit where credit's due:

Incidental music: Ominous by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4162-ominous License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

End music: The Black Waltz by Scott Buckley | www.scottbuckley.com.au Music promoted by https://www.chosic.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sound effects: All sound effects sourced at Freesound. The recording was created using Audacity and BandLab. Podcast hosted by Anchor.


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