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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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1957   1956   1955  

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Truman Bradley ...  Narrator / ... 78 episodes, 1955-1957
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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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anthology | anthology series | See All (2) »

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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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Trivia

As already noted, this show was mentioned in Back to the Future between Crispin Glover and Michael J. Fox. Coincidentally, an actor named Michael Fox (no relation) appears in seven episodes. This actor, who worked until the 1990s, is a reason the J. had to be inserted in Michael J. Fox's name. See more »

Quotes

[first lines of each episode]
Host: How do you do, ladies and gentlemen? I'm your host, Truman Bradley. Let me show you something interesting.
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Connections

Featured in Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown (1994) See more »

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I loved the intros as much as the shows themselves
28 August 2005 | by camackenzieSee all my reviews

Science Fiction Theater was one of my favorites when I was a kid. (Sea Hunt, also from Ivan Tors and Ziv, with Lloyd Bridges, was another) I, born in 1950, remember hurrying home from school to see the show. I'm not sure what year this was--late '50s probably--it must already have been in reruns, being on in the afternoon. My mom wasn't thrilled that my brother and I watched it--science fiction was inherently not to be trusted--but it was good enough that she tolerated it in preference to things like the forbidden "Wednesdayville"--on, not surprisingly, only on Wednesday afternoon, showing Three Stooges shorts--and frankly, I preferred it myself. Much more better to a kid interested in sciences. I remember the intros with Truman Bradley--I can almost conjure up his face, but not quite--and, though I remember most of the shows mentioned by other writers, the one I remember especially was about a young mammoth found in the permafrost, thawed and revived, and what this led to for the animal and the people involved with it. I remember Truman Bradley's intro to that show, taking a fish frozen in ice, dropping it in water, and, when the ice melted--just a few seconds--the fish swimming away. That was the sort of thing that fascinated me.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1955 (USA) See more »

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Company Credits

Production Co:

Ivan Tors Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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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