RUSC Radio - Halloween
Devil's Fortune

Devil's Fortune

Broadcast: 31st January 1949
Added: Jan 21 2005
In the land of Mexico at ground level over a mineshaft a ceremony is being performed by a frightened group of men, a ceremony of fear. Drums beat and a roaring fire licks up the night sky. Underground in a mine called El Fortuna Diablo, the Devil’s Fortune, floodwaters rise slowly to choke off all life in the shaft. Clinging to the elevation of a ledge trapped and at bay with the waters lapping at his ankles is a young man his expression is desperate…