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Science Fiction Theatre: A History of the Television Program, 1955-1957

Science Fiction Theatre: A History of the
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  • 524 Pages
  • Paperback
  • Medium Format
  • Illustrated in B&W
  • Released: August 30, 2011
  • Originally Released: 2011
  • Publisher: BearManor Media



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From 1955 to 1957, "Science Fiction Theatre", a semi-documentary series, explored the "what ifs" of modern science. Placing an emphasis on science before fiction, television viewers were treated to a variety of complex challenges from mental telepathy, robots, man-eating ants, killer trees, man's first flight into outer space and the possibility of visitation from outer space. Hosted by Truman Bradley, a former radio news commentator, "Science Fiction Theatre" became an influential program for the time, courtesy of Ivan Tors, a man with a healthy regard for science and nature. Hollywood actors Gene Barry, Ruth Hussey, Gene Lockhart, Basil Rathbone, Howard Duff, William Lundigan and Vincent Price are but a few who lent their talents. For the first time ever, this 530-page book documents the entire history of the television program with biographies about Fred Ziv, Ivan Tors and Truman Bradley; behind-the-scenes production details; over 150 exclusive never-before-published photographs; and an episode guide for all 78 episodes including dates of production, fake science props, cast list, salary fees, location shooting, and much more!
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 14,694
  • ISBN: 1593936575
  • EAN: 9781593936570
  • Shipping Weight: 16/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 2 items

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