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"The Twilight Zone" The Hunt (1962)

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Earl Hamner Jr. (written by)
Rod Serling (created by)
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Original Air Date:
26 January 1962 (Season 3, Episode 19)
Upon returning from a coon hunt, Hyder Simpson discovers that no one can see or hear him because he has passed on. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Arthur Hunnicutt ... Hyder Simpson

Jeanette Nolan ... Rachel Simpson

Robert Foulk ... Gatekeeper (as Robert Faulk)
Dexter Dupont ... Angel

Orville Sherman ... Tillman Miller
Charles Seel ... Reverend Wood

Titus Moede ... Wesley Miller
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rod Serling ... Narrator/Himself - Host (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Harold D. Schuster  (as Harold Schuster)
Writing credits
Earl Hamner Jr. (written by) (as Earl Hamner)

Rod Serling (created by)

Produced by
Buck Houghton .... producer
Original Music by
Robert Drasnin 
Cinematography by
George T. Clemens (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Bill Mosher 
Art Direction by
Philip Barber  (as Phil Barber)
George W. Davis 
Set Decoration by
H. Web Arrowsmith 
Production Management
Ralph W. Nelson .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
E. Darrell Hallenbeck .... assistant director
Sound Department
Bill Edmondson .... sound
Franklin Milton .... sound
Music Department
Robert Drasnin .... conductor
Marius Constant .... composer: theme music (uncredited)
Other crew
Richard P. McDonagh .... story consultant (as Richard McDonagh)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

25 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

Hyder says that he is just over 70 years old. However, Arthur Hunnicutt was only 51 at the time this was filmed.See more »
[closing narration]
Narrator:Travelers to unknown regions would be well-advised to take along the family dog. He could just save you from entering the wrong gate. At least, it happened that way once - in a mountainous area of the Twilight Zone.
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