Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

TV Series  -   -  Drama | Sci-Fi
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 185 users  
Reviews: 23 user | 1 critic

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 »

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Staff Picks: Favorite Horror Movies

We asked IMDb staffers to provide their favorite horror movies.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 162 titles
created 24 May 2012
 
a list of 777 titles
created 03 Mar 2013
 
a list of 481 titles
created 26 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Science Fiction Theatre.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



Unknown   2   1  
1957   1956   1955  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Fantasy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional ... See full summary »

Stars: John Newland, Robert Douglas, Will J. White
The Veil (TV Mini-Series 1958)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

Stars: Boris Karloff, Denise Alexander, Tod Andrews
Space Patrol (1950–1955)
Sci-Fi | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Commander Corey and youthful Cadet Happy roam the 30th century universe in their ship "Terra" fighting super-villains Mr. Proteus and Prince Baccarratti and other badguys. Captured badguys ... See full summary »

Stars: Ed Kemmer, Lyn Osborn, Nina Bara
Thriller (1960–1962)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell
Gog (1954)
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A security agent investigates sabotage and murder at a secret underground laboratory, home of two experimental robots.

Director: Herbert L. Strock
Stars: Richard Egan, Constance Dowling, Herbert Marshall
Lights Out (1946–1952)
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod
'Way Out (TV Series 1961)
Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A new drama in the macabre genre was broadcast each week hosted by Roald Dahl.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Richard Morse, George Turner
Suspense (1949–1954)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey
TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Family-oriented stories from the pages of "Reader's Digest" were dramatized on film.

Stars: Hugh Reilly, Gene Raymond, Anthony Eustrel
Men Into Space (1959–1960)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The more-or-less realistic adventures of Colonel Ed McCauley, head of the American space program. He battles saboteurs, budget cuts, defective equipment and other problems in outer space.

Stars: William Lundigan, Joyce Taylor, Charles Herbert
Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, John Doucette
Navy Log (1955–1958)
History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Robert Carson, Robert Shayne, George Conrad
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Truman Bradley ...
 Narrator / ... (79 episodes, 1955-1957)
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

anthology | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Strange stories based on true facts that will amaze and intrigue you.

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 April 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Science Fiction Theater  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(78 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)

Color:

(season 2)| (season 1)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In contrast to the standard procedure in the 1960s, the first season was filmed in color and to cut costs the second season was in black & white. The producers had originally thought that color TV would progress faster then it did. 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.
See more »

Connections

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Impossible to forget
6 September 2003 | by (boston, ma) – See all my reviews

A 225 mph super-hurricane--a stone that froze ancient, terrified voices from Pompeii--the odd new neighbors from next door who vanished one night during an electrical storm!---What an impact these stories had on a 9 yr. old kid! I never forgot them. What a blast to be able to see these shows again. Thank you, Mr. Bradley for making them resonate for all these years!

And what thought-provoking titles, too! And then of course, there was that theme music---!!


18 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
My Odd Anthology List thegalaxybeing
Where Are Copies bpanto
Can anyone please help me find this episode????? spiralstar83
Wanted--Time Is Just A Place kana-5
Sci Fi Theater on Sci Fi Channel jpastor1
Most Unforgettable Episode? annatrope
Discuss Science Fiction Theatre (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?