Tales of Tomorrow: Season 1, Episode 35

The Little Black Bag (30 May 1952)

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A depressed, tired doctor with a shrewish wife is ready to end his practice. Instead he comes into possession of a doctor's kit with miraculous properties. He and his wife disagree ethically on how to use their new found luck.

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Vicki Cummings ...
Angie Fulbright
Joseph Anthony ...
Dr. Arthur Fulbright
Florence Anglin ...
Mrs. Calucci
John Shellie ...
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A depressed, tired doctor with a shrewish wife is ready to end his practice. Instead he comes into possession of a doctor's kit with miraculous properties. He and his wife disagree ethically on how to use their new found luck.

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When the doctor is reading the date on the scalpel, he states the date as "July 15, 2450" but the date shown clearly says July 18, 2450. See more »

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Angie Fulbright: There are ways of making money - lots of other ways... if you were only smart.
Dr. Arthur Fulbright: I won't touch that kind of money!
Angie Fulbright: All right, all right! Starve! Stay in your cave, you old, weak, spineless failure, not good for anything!
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Like many great tales of the supernatural, it's a critique of human nature.
16 October 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This episode of "Tales of Tomorrow" is about a nice but down-and-out doctor. It seems he's done something to ruin his reputation and the show is about his redemption. When he is at his lowest, he obtains a magical sort of medical bag--a bag from the future! Using it, he saves people from all sorts of fatal illnesses! As time passes, he's become successful but never loses track of his humanity. Unfortunately, this is NOT the case with his wife. She is an evil shrewish wretch whose only concern is money and power. She sees the bag as a way to wealth and she will allow NOTHING to stop this pursuit. Where will it all end? See this show.

While the plot has been replicated in later shows (such as in "Night Gallery"), this is the first and probably the best. It's highly enjoyable and original--and well worth your time. And, like the best shows in this genre, it says a lot about the dark side of human nature. See this one! And, if you want, download it for free from the IMDb links to "Tales of Tomorrow".


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