Twilight Zone: Season 3, Episode 6

The Mirror (20 Oct. 1961)
"The Twilight Zone" The Mirror (original title)

TV Episode  -   -  Fantasy | Horror | Mystery
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 565 users  
Reviews: 14 user

A Central American revolutionary comes into the possession of a mirror that shows him his potential assassins.

Director:

Writers:

, (created by)
Watch Episode
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

Free at IMDb

Editors' Spotlight

Favorites of FantasticFest 2014

FantasticFest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action movies from all around the world. Here's a list of some of our favorite movies at FantasticFest.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 303 titles
created 10 Jan 2012
 
a list of 423 titles
created 22 Jun 2013
 
a list of 324 titles
created 02 Aug 2013
 
a list of 243 titles
created 01 Sep 2013
 
a list of 32 titles
created 10 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Mirror" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Mirror (20 Oct 1961)

The Mirror (20 Oct 1961) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Twilight Zone.
« Previous Episode | 71 of 156 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
Ramos Clemente
Will Kuluva ...
General De Cruz
Antony Carbone ...
Cristo
Arthur Batanides ...
Tabal
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ...
Garcia (as Rodolfo Hoyos)
Vladimir Sokoloff ...
Priest
Richard Karlan ...
D'Alessandro
Edit

Storyline

When the peasant Ramos Clemente leads a successful revolution in his undefined country, the former dictator General De Cruz advises that his mirror is magic and can anticipate who will murder him. Clement becomes paranoid and kills each one of his revolutionary comrades believing that they want to murder him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 October 1961 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Ramos Clemente is an obvious lookalike of Fidel Castro. See more »

Quotes

[opening narration]
Narrator: This is the face of Ramos Clemente, a year ago a beardless, nameless worker of the dirt, who plodded behind a mule furrowing someone else's land. And he looked up at a hot Central American sun, and he pledged the impossible. He made a vow that he would lead an avenging army against the tyranny that put the ache in his back and the anguish in his eyes. And now one year later, the dream of the impossible has become a fact. In just a moment, we will look deep into this mirror ...
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Enemies All Around
11 September 2012 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Peter Falk in this episode of the Twilight Zone showed another facet of his talent in playing a Castro like new dictator of an unnamed South American country. The fatigues and beard that Falk wore made him rather unmistakable. Castro is quite a bit taller though.

In any event Falk has led a peasant revolt and he's newly arrived in power and now in the presidential palace he's hearing the ever present sound of firing squad. Sending for his predecessor Will Kulava he wants to do a bit of gloating. Instead Kulava goes bravely to his demise, but not before willing to Falk the mirror in his presidential office which he says will reveal your enemies, real and potential before they strike.

The mirror does show some interesting things to Falk, but as this is the Twilight Zone is it real or is Falk's conscience playing tricks on him.

We never really know, but that's the beauty of this Twilight Zone episode. Very Edgar Allan Poe like, a tell tale heart or a tell tale mirror.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
'You Drive' - a different take on this episode. crockett_john
Anyone Like The 1985 Twilight Zone Series??? enfieldboy
Favorite TZ References nicolbatchellor
He's a robit richie_gribbin
Episodes without a fictional element? crockett_john
Four O'Clock jukebox_lucky
Discuss The Mirror (1961) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?