Science Fiction Theatre (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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Every story is based on scientific facts dramatically demonstrated by your host...Truman Bradley. (Trade paper ad). See more »

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9 April 1955 (USA)  »

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(78 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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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 than it did. See more »

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[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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Featured in Forty Years of Science-Fiction Television (1990) See more »

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Eye opener for this 10 year old.
15 May 1999 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

In the mind of this 10 year old during the fifties, sci-fi was as much or perhaps more, science fantasy. Back then the possibility of 'Martians' could still not be discounted.!! True. What space travel and science that lay in store for the future was open to one's imagination. Truman Bradley, who opened the show from his laboratory somewhere alone and high in the western desert, would discuss a particular science fact and its possible ramifications and speculations. From this seed a teleplay would ensue. I loved the show. Real science and fantasy all in the same 1/2 hour program. Wish I could see them again.. Alas and alack..


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