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Children turn vampire hunters


Back in 1954, two policemen were called to a disturbance at a Glasgow cemetery. They discovered hundreds of children searching for a vampire with iron teeth.

American comics were blamed for the panic but, according to a documentary on BBC Radio 4, there were other sources for the Gorbals vampire. Pauline McLean reports.

The Gorbals Vampire will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 at 2300 GMT on Tuesday 30 March, and will be available on BBC iPlayer

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