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Science Fiction Theatre 

In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »
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Cast

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Truman Bradley ...  Narrator / ... 78 episodes, 1955-1957
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Storyline

In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space flight, UFO's and mental telepathy. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Stirring TV drama! Daring photography! Authentic staging! Everything to make this the most talked about show on television! (Trade paper ad). See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Science Fiction Theater See more »

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Ivan Tors Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(78 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Black and White (season 2)| Color (season 1)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In Back to the Future (1985), George McFly tells his future son Marty that he can't go to the Enchantment Under the Sea dance with his future wife Lorraine Baines on November 12, 1955 as he'll miss his favourite television series Science Fiction Theatre (1955). He does eventually go to the dance, missing Science Fiction Theatre: The Hastings Secret (1955) in the process. See more »

Quotes

[last lines of each episode]
Host: I hope you enjoyed our story. We'll be back one week from today with another exciting adventure from the world of fiction and science. Untill then, this is your host, Truman Bradley, saying, see you next week.
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Referenced in You Bet Your Life: Episode #8.24 (1958) See more »

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Literate and mind-provoking
30 November 2000 | by tsmiljanSee all my reviews

In the mid-50's, even prior to the launching of Sputnik, America's interest in science was increasing. This anthology came along in syndication for two years in 1955-56, and to a young 10 year old it was a revelation that few things were as endlessly fascinating as science. Even though the plots often spun off into the realm of the fantastic, they all revolved around some basic scientific principle, demonstrated at the beginning of the show by the host Truman Bradley. You couldn't watch him, surrounded by all that neat looking electronic equipment, and not want to be a scientist. Many of the shows were quite literate, and the acting usually top notch. Of course, now the show looks dated almost a half century later, but it's still better than the ridiculous shows that abound today about channeling the dead, bleeding statues, and other pseudoscientific bunk. Come back, Mr. Bradley.


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