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The Fountain of Youth (1958)

A couple is conflicted when they are offered a chance at youth.

Director:

Orson Welles

Writers:

John Collier (story "Youth from Vienna"), Orson Welles
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marjorie Bennett ... Journalist
Madge Blake ... Journalist
Billy House ... Albert Morgan
Rick Jason ... Alan Brody
Nancy Kulp ... Stella Morgan
Joi Lansing ... Carolyn Coates
Dan Tobin ... Humphrey Baxter
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A couple is conflicted when they are offered a chance at youth.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1958 (USA) See more »

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The Orson Welles Show See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Ahead of its time
23 February 2004 | by Dennisc666See all my reviews

This is a brilliant half-hour TV Episode that Welles did to prove he could do television. He uses narration, stills, live-action and minimal sets to great advantage... and I see many similarities to later series, such as TWILIGHT ZONE, THRILLER and OUTER LIMITS. Who knows who might have seen this and been influenced by it? I managed to catch it at the American Cinematheque, where they played one of only two prints in existence. Let's hope this makes its way to DVD -- everyone should see it.


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