One Step Beyond (1959–1961)
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Eyewitness 

In 1883, a Boston newspaperman writes a detailed eyewitness account of a natural disaster -- a full day before it happens. Working in his office late one night, Henry Soames finds his ... See full summary »

Director:

John Newland

Writers:

Martin Benson (story supervisor), Lawrence B. Marcus (as Larry Marcus) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
John Meillon ... Henry Soames
Rose Alba Rose Alba ... Nora
Anton Rodgers ... Mark
Robin Hughes ... Jake
John Phillips ... Frank
J.G. Devlin J.G. Devlin ... Leo
Robert Ayres ... Richards
Howard Knight Howard Knight ... Danny
Gordon Sterne Gordon Sterne ... Man
Janet Brandes Janet Brandes ... Woman
Patricia English Patricia English ... Second Woman
John Newland ... Himself - Host
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In 1883, a Boston newspaperman writes a detailed eyewitness account of a natural disaster -- a full day before it happens. Working in his office late one night, Henry Soames finds his concentration rocked by four momentous explosions. When he emerges from his trance, he files a sensational report about the eruption of Krakatoa, a volcano in the Dutch East Indies. The paper's editors run the story across the front page and the following morning the paper sells like hotcakes. Eager to promote his new ace reporter, the publisher is puzzled when Soames denies responsibility for the scoop -- he can't even remember where he was the night before. Word leaks out to the public, and Soames soon finds himself in the reluctant position of town seer. Written by Paley Center for Media

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4 July 1961 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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