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Charles Marquis Warren
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Not every episode of every programme during the "Golden Age Of Television" was made of gold. Some were base metal at best. Fortunately "Dino" was one of the episodes of "Studio One" which was solid gold. When you view it now, you see that the youths of the 1950's were not much different from the youths of today, nor for that matter, youths since the advent of the Industrial Age. When you see it now, what you see is the kinescope recording of the drama which was broadcast live at the time in 1957. [This is the reason you see a ghostly halo around people and objects in many of these old monochrome recordings. A kinescope was a television monitor connected to a film camera, so these recordings were like "air checks" of the broadcast.]
When you saw it at that time, you saw a live presentation which had a strict time schedule and had to be done correctly then and there because there was no opportunity for subsequent "takes." When you have this in mind it becomes apparent that Sal Mineo, his brother Michael, Brian Keith and the others of that cast were extremely talented to portray their rôles without "flubs." I am not sure if they spoke every line exactly as it was written in the script but whether they improvised anything or not, none of them was ever "out of character." The Mineo brothers brought to "Dino" emotions and feelings that must have been part of their real-life experiences as troubled young boys in the Bronx. Though it may be dated, it is as enjoyable to see "Dino" now as it was in 1957.
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