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Twilight Zone: Rod Serling's Lost Classics (1994)

This tv movie features two stories by Rod Serling, who also wrote the stories of the original The Twilight Zone (1959) series. "The Theater": A young girl goes to the cinema to see His Girl... See full summary »

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James' Fiancee (segment "The Theater")
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James (segment "Theater, The")
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Dr. Benjamin Ramsey (segment "Where the Dead Are")
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Maureen, Barmaid (segment "Where the Dead Are")
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Dr. Jeremy Wheaton (segment "Where the Dead Are")
Heidi Swedberg ...
(segment "The Theater")
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(segment "The Theater")
Scott Burkholder ...
(segment "Theater, The")
Don Bloomfield ...
(segment "Theater, The")
Michael Burgess ...
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Grey Silbley ...
(segment "The Theater")
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(segment "The Theater")
Deborah Winstead ...
(segment "The Theater")
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(segment "Where the Dead Are")
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This tv movie features two stories by Rod Serling, who also wrote the stories of the original The Twilight Zone (1959) series. "The Theater": A young girl goes to the cinema to see His Girl Friday (1940) with Cary Grant. Suddenly she sees scenes from her own life instead of the comedy. The scenes actually took place earlier that day. She is very confused because the other people didn't see those scenes. As she goes to see the movie again, scenes from her future appear on the screen. And that future is very frightening... "Where the Dead Are": Dr. Benjamin Ramsey is professor at the university in Boston in 1868. In front of his students he performes an appendix operation. As the patient O'Neil dies after the operation, Dr. Ramsey discovers that O'Neil suffered from a serious scull fracture twelve years ago. Since no one could have survived such an injury, he travels to the mysterious island where O'Neil came from. There he visits Dr. Jeremy Wheaton who earlier had experimented with ... Written by Peter W. Simeon <simeon@imdb.com>

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As of 2016, this is the only Twilight Zone episode/movie not to be released on DVD in the United States. However, it has been released on DVD in the United Kingdom. See more »

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[opening narration for "Where the Dead Are"]
Host: Dr. Benjamin Ramsey is a man on a mission. Said mission involving a declaration of war on an enemy that has never been defeated. The enemy is death and Dr. Ramsey will soon discover that trying to overcome it may not be the most prudent of courses, especially when the battle is waged in the Twilight Zone.
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Two Lost Classics
6 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Both of the once lost stories have been found - this film will give us an idea of what it would have been like from Rod Sterling.

The first one is a 30 minute short. It's not bad but I wish they would have given us a glimpse into the future of the doctor as they did his girlfriend before it ended - we were left with the events that just pass but nothing about his future.

The second is about an hour long and is a little different take of the story of The Island of Dr. Moreau. I liked this one quite a bit. The atmosphere alone is watching for me.

Overall I liked this - I don't think I would watch it again but it was worth watching.

7/10


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