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"Alcoa Theatre" Strange Occurrence at Rokesay (1958)

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Writer:
M.B. Kingsland (teleplay)
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Original Air Date:
6 October 1958 (Season 2, Episode 1)
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Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

John Kerr ... Flight Lieutenant Upton

Patrick Macnee ... Sergeant Shaw

Tom Helmore ... Commanding Officer
Richard Peel ... Tiny

Episode Crew
Directed by
Robert Ellis Miller 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
M.B. Kingsland  teleplay

Produced by
James Fonda .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Burnett Guffey 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Fantl 
 
Art Direction by
William Kiernan 
 
Music Department
George Duning .... composer: theme music
 

Series Crew
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Directed by
Don Taylor (episode "Dear Mom, Dear Dad")
Don Weis (episode "Lollipop Louie")
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Fred F. Finklehoffe  (episode "Lollipop Louie")
Ruth McKenney  stories (episode "Youy Should Meet My Sister")

Produced by
Fred F. Finklehoffe .... producer (episode "Lollipop Louie")
Winston O'Keefe .... producer (episode "Dear Mom, Dear Dad")
 
Cinematography by
Joseph F. Biroc 
 
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Additional Details

Runtime:
30 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Why not ?, 31 December 2012

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

It begins like some sort of Twilight Zone episode, or some kind of sci-fi story. It takes place on a military airport, in a tower of control, where the two guys in charge of the aircraft traffic hear some strange noises from the air. They don't know what it is about. They wonder. So do the audience. And it appears that this is a light airplane. That's all.

The following sequences are worth watching for this TV show which don't happen to surprise us in such a way. A good mystery yarn that finally has nothing to do with any kind of sci-fi at all.

Not bad, really. And look for the young Patrick Mac Nee - just before he played John Steed in AVENGERS UK TV show. Speaking of him, I wonder what the hell he made in such a US TV show. He was hardly known at this time over the Atlantic...

At least, I suppose so.

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