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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
10 January 1967 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The nightmare continues! See more »
Plot:
David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town... See more »
User Reviews:
Edge of the 60's See more (40 total) »

Cast

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Roy Thinnes ... David Vincent / ... (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
William Woodson ... Narrator (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dick Wesson ... Introductory Narrator (42 episodes, 1967-1968)
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Series Directed by
Paul Wendkos (9 episodes, 1967-1968)
William Hale (6 episodes, 1967-1968)
Joseph Sargent (4 episodes, 1967)
Robert Butler (3 episodes, 1967)
Jesse Hibbs (3 episodes, 1967)
Don Medford (3 episodes, 1967)
Lewis Allen (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Robert Douglas (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Richard Benedict (2 episodes, 1967)
Sutton Roley (2 episodes, 1967)
Robert Day (2 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Writing credits
Larry Cohen (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
John W. Bloch (6 episodes, 1967-1968)
Don Brinkley (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
Laurence Heath (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
George Eckstein (3 episodes, 1967)
Daniel B. Ullman (3 episodes, 1967)
Robert L. Collins (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Barry Oringer (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
David W. Rintels (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Robert Sabaroff (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Meyer Dolinsky (2 episodes, 1967)
Warren Duff (2 episodes, 1967)
John Kneubuhl (2 episodes, 1967)
Robert Sherman (2 episodes, 1967)
Jerry Sohl (2 episodes, 1967)

Series Produced by
Alan A. Armer .... producer (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
Quinn Martin .... executive producer (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
David W. Rintels .... associate producer (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Anthony Spinner .... associate producer (16 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Original Music by
Dominic Frontiere (15 episodes, 1967)
Duane Tatro (6 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sidney Cutner (3 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Cinematography by
Andrew J. McIntyre (42 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jerry Young (21 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jodie Copelan (10 episodes, 1967-1968)
Walter Hannemann (7 episodes, 1967)
Lee Gilbert (2 episodes, 1967)
Richard K. Brockway (2 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Casting by
Patricia Mock (16 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Art Direction by
James Dowell Vance (24 episodes, 1967-1968)
George B. Chan (19 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Sandy Grace (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Carl Biddiscombe (16 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Makeup Department
Annabell .... hair stylist (16 episodes, 1967)
Jack Barron .... makeup artist (16 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Production Management
Arthur Fellows .... in charge of production (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
Adrian Samish .... in charge of production (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
Howard P. Alston .... production manager (42 episodes, 1967-1968)
Fred Ahern .... production manager (27 episodes, 1967-1968)
John Elizalde .... post-production supervisor (17 episodes, 1967)
Robert Huddleston .... unit production manager (12 episodes, 1967)
Robert G. Stone .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carl Barth .... second unit director (18 episodes, 1967-1968)
Harold Schneider .... second assistant director (16 episodes, 1967)
Robert Daley .... assistant director (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
Lou Place .... assistant director (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
Paul Wurtzel .... assistant director (9 episodes, 1967)
Robert G. Stone .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1967)
Donald C. Klune .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Art Department
Harold Nyby .... construction coordinator (17 episodes, 1967)
Arthur Friedrich .... property master (8 episodes, 1967)
Ray Thompson .... property master (8 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Sound Department
Barry Thomas .... production mixer (11 episodes, 1967)
Eddie Campbell .... sound editor (9 episodes, 1967)
Werner Kirsch .... sound editor (7 episodes, 1967)
Al Overton .... production mixer (5 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Special Effects by
Ira Anderson Jr. .... special effects (16 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Darrell A. Anderson .... special photographic effects (40 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Robert R. Farmer .... chief electrician (16 episodes, 1967)
Larry Milton .... key grip (16 episodes, 1967)
Gail Parker .... second camera operator (16 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Frank Beetson Jr. .... costume supervisor (16 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Editorial Department
Carl Barth .... editorial coordinator (7 episodes, 1967)
Ray Daniels .... assistant film editor (7 episodes, 1967)
Martin Fox .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1967)
Tom Neff Jr. .... assistant film editor (4 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Music Department
Dominic Frontiere .... composer: Invaders theme / composer: series theme / ... (28 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dan Carlin Sr. .... music editor (13 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Other crew
John Conwell .... assistant to executive producer (43 episodes, 1967-1968)
Marshall Schlom .... script supervisor (13 episodes, 1967)
John Dutton .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 1967)

Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer (unknown episodes)
 

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51 min (43 episodes)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Frank Black (lead singer of Pixies) was a big fan of all things sci-fi, especially this show; he wrote "Bad, Wicked World" with distinct references to it.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Often, when the UFO is on the ground, no shadow is visible for certain sections of the ship, yet others cast a shadow, indicating part of the ship was already filmed and was blue-screened in later.See more »
Quotes:
[opening narration]
Narrator:The Invaders: alien beings from a dying planet. Their destination: the Earth. Their purpose: to make it *their* world. David Vincent has seen them. For him, it began one lost night on a lonely country road, looking for a shortcut that he never found...
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Referenced in Small Town Lawman with Andrew Prine (2013) (V)See more »

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40 out of 40 people found the following review useful.
Edge of the 60's, 9 August 2001
Author: Darryl Cox (DD-931) from Norman, Oklahoma

For me this show ranks as one of the 10 best TV shows ever made. It resonates with me even today, and I think Roy Thinnes' performances, especially in the first season, are brilliant in their subtlety. I guess what really hits me about this show is how you have a man, David Vincent, who was living in a very conventional 60's worldview--until the night he makes one wrong turn and ends up having his safe, comfortable little existence turned upside down. Somehow I see a parallel between David Vincent and the title character of another top ten TV show - THE PRISONER. Both Number Six and David Vincent have been dragged into worlds of great excitement and adventure - but both are also modern equivalents of Sisyphus, forever doomed to struggle against overwhelming opposition. Both Number Six and David Vincent are actually tragic characters. The trap of most TV shows - that the status quo must be maintained from episode to episode to keep the series going - proves in this case to be a great asset to the nightmarish quality of the premise. Also, you never truly see who the aliens "are", any more than you find out who's running the Village.

Watch this show along with THE PRISONER. You'll be amazed at how much is going on within the "confines" of conventional TV drama.

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