Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond: Season 2, Episode 12

The Stone Cutter (8 Dec. 1959)

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Elderly Simon Lockhart is convinced that he will die in just a few days, because a mysterious stone cutter has already chiseled that date onto his tombstone.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Stanley Lockhart
Arthur Shields ...
Simon Lockhart
Doc Simmons
Chet Stratton ...
Dr. Halsey
Walter Burke ...
Peter Menzies
Robert P. Lieb ...
Sheriff Chuck Allen (as Robert Lieb)
Richard Reeves ...
Tony (as Dick Reeves)
John Newland ...
Himself - Host


Elderly Simon Lockhart is convinced that he will die in just a few days, because a mysterious stone cutter has already chiseled that date onto his tombstone.

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8 December 1959 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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One of the characters is executed in 1958 for a murder committed in Maine the previous year. Maine outlawed capital punishment in 1887. See more »

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One more worth seeing episode from this exceptional TV show from the late fifties and early sixties. I won't repeat the topic already told above, but yes, it gives you the envy to watch it. In this line of schemes of unexplained events, you may have many, thousands of possibilities to surprise audiences. And chances to have deception are very low. Of, course you may sometimes feel skeptical, facing improbable sequences, but that doesn't prevent you to enjoy these amazing stories. Nothing exceptional here, if you compare to the other episodes of the series. it remains worth seeing, although it is not the best of the whole series.

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