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Rod Serling (1924–1975)

Autor(a) de Stories from the Twilight Zone

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Obras por Rod Serling

Stories from the Twilight Zone (1960) 299 exemplares
From the Twilight Zone (1962) 286 exemplares
Planet of the Apes [1968 film] (1968) — Screenwriter — 258 exemplares
Rod Serling's Night Gallery (1971) 93 exemplares
Rod Serling's Other Worlds (1978) — Editor — 62 exemplares
Rod Serling’s Devils and Demons (1967) — Editor — 61 exemplares
Rod Serling's Night Gallery 2 (1972) 55 exemplares
The Season to Be Wary (1967) 44 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: The Complete First Season (2006) — Creator — 42 exemplares
Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) 37 exemplares
Night Gallery: The Complete First Season (2004) — Host — 29 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: The Complete Second Season (2010) — Host — 27 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Collection 1 (2004) 26 exemplares
Planet of the Apes Visionaries (2018) 21 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: The Complete Fifth Season (2011) — Creator — 16 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: The Complete Third Season (2011) — Creator; Narrador — 16 exemplares
Ai confini della realta: racconti (2002) 14 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: The Complete Fourth Season (2011) — Creator — 12 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Collection 5 (2001) 9 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 1 (2001) 9 exemplares
Night Gallery: The Complete Third Season (1973) — Host — 8 exemplares
In the Presence of Mine Enemies [1997 film] (1997) — Screenwriter — 6 exemplares
Verhalen uit het schemerdonker (1988) 5 exemplares
The Twilight Zone - Vol. 25 (2001) 4 exemplares
Zero Hour 04 (1996) 3 exemplares
Treasures of The Twilight Zone (2001) 3 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 11 (2001) 3 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 2 (1999) 3 exemplares
The Gift: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2011) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Dust: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
The Big Tall Wish: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Uncle Simon: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Back There: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
The Silence: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
For All Time 2 exemplares
New Stories from the Twilight Zone (1965) — Editor — 2 exemplares
THE SHELTER (2013) 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 19 (2001) 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 8 (2001) 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 23 (2001) 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 14 (2001) 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 22 (2001) 2 exemplares
Cavender is Coming (Twilight Zone Radio Dramas) (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
He's Alive: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2011) — Autor — 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone - Vol. 21 (2001) 2 exemplares
The Loner [1965 TV series] — Director — 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone - Vol. 27 (2001) 2 exemplares
The Twilight Zone - Vol. 26 (2001) 2 exemplares
Eye of the Beholder: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2013) — Autor — 2 exemplares
The Little People: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Mirror Image: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Execution: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2013) — Autor — 2 exemplares
The Parallel: The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas (2010) — Autor — 2 exemplares
Mr. Bevis 1 exemplar
Season to be Happy 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 20 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone 1 exemplar
Into the Twilight Zone (1981) 1 exemplar
Escape Clause [1959 The Twilight Zone TV Episode] (1959) — Autor — 1 exemplar
A Carol for Another Christmas [1964 film] — Screenwriter — 1 exemplar
Playhouse 90: The Comedian [1957 TV Episode] (1957) — Writer — 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 18 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 12 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone - Vol. 30 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone - Vol. 29 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone - Vol. 24 (2001) 1 exemplar
Devil and Demons (1967) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 9 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 4 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 17 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 15 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone: Vol. 7 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Twilight Zone, Vol. 41 (2001) 1 exemplar
The Lonely (2013) 1 exemplar
A Passage for Trumpet (2013) 1 exemplar
Probe 7, Over and Out (2014) 1 exemplar
Kick the Can 1 exemplar
A Game of Pool 1 exemplar
Other Worlds 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Vampires, Wine, and Roses (1997) — Contribuidor — 157 exemplares
B.C. Strikes Back (1962) — Prefácio, algumas edições139 exemplares
In Search of Ancient Mysteries (1974) — Prefácio — 123 exemplares
Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories on the 50th Anniversary (2009) — Contribuidor — 113 exemplares
One-Eyed Jacks [1961 film] (1961) — Writer — 86 exemplares
The Outer Space Connection (1975) — Prefácio — 82 exemplares
Time Machines: The Greatest Time Travel Stories Ever Written (1998) — Contribuidor — 81 exemplares
Journeys to the Twilight Zone (1993) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
Return to the Twilight Zone (1994) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
Phantom of the Paradise [1974 film] (1974) — Narrador — 64 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: The Midnight Sun (1766) — Autor — 57 exemplares
Adventures in the Twilight Zone (1995) — Contribuidor — 54 exemplares
Seven Days in May [1964 film] (1963) — Screenwriter — 52 exemplares
More Stories from the Twilight Zone (2010) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
Twilight Zone: The Movie [1983 film] (1990) — Actor — 45 exemplares
Vintage Science Fiction: Stories That Inspired Landmark Films (1999) — Contribuidor — 39 exemplares
The Television Late-night Horror Omnibus (1993) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
The Twilight Zone: The Big Tall Wish (2009) — Autor — 33 exemplares
Rod Serling's Night Gallery Reader (1987) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
New England Ghosts (1990) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
Requiem for a Heavyweight [1962 film] (1962) — Screenplay — 12 exemplares
Saddle the Wind [1958 film] (1958) 12 exemplares
American Men at Arms (1964) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Tales of the Macabre (1969) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Armchair Horror Collection (1994) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Life Styles (2001) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone Magazine | May 1982 (1982) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone Magazine | January 1982 (1982) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
In Search of Ancient Astronauts [1973 film] (1973) — Narrador — 1 exemplar
Seventeen, July 1965 (1965) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
UFOs: It Has Begun [1979 TV documentary] (1997) — Narrador — 1 exemplar
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 2020 (2020) — Author "Poetry: The War Zone: New Guinea Nightmare" — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
Serling, Edward Rodman
Data de nascimento
1924-12-25
Data de falecimento
1975-06-28
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Cortland, New York, USA
Local de falecimento
Rochester, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Syracuse, New York, USA
Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
New York, New York, USA
Rochester, New York, USA
Educação
Antioch College (BA, 1950)
Ocupações
writer
Relações
Serling, Carol (wife)
Serling, Robert J. (brother)
Serling, Anne (daughter)
Organizações
WLW-Radio, Cincinnati, Ohio (Network Continuity Writer)
WKRC-TV, Cincinnati, Ohio (Television Writer)
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
United States Army
Prémios e menções honrosas
SF Hall Of Fame ( [2008])
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
Sylvania Award ( [1955, 1956])
Christopher Award ( [1956, 1971])
Peabody Award
Hugo ( [1960, 1961, 1962]) (mostrar todos 9)
Golden Globe Award
Best Male Television Star (1962)
Bronze Star

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Rod Serling's talents for writing and producing, and his incomparable voice, made him one of the most popular and best-known figures in television in the 1950s and 1960s. He helped introduce TV audiences to a wide range of new and controversial issues such as racism, sexism, and anti-war politics.  Even today he is still widely imitated.

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Críticas

This is a collection of science fiction stories based on scripts by The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling. Each story runs for about 40 minutes and is presented in the style of old radio shows complete with full cast readings, music, and occasional other sound effects.

Not really having watched much of The Twilight Zone myself, I'm not sure if all of these were actually television episodes (or how closely they resemble what aired if they were, but I can say they all work well as radio show episodes. The full cast includes some prolific character actors and occasional well-known names like Richard Kind.

This volume includes the following stories:

- "The Changing of the Guard," in which a man at the end of 50-year career as a teacher thinks his work was all for nothing, but then is greeted by ghosts of his past students and sees how he made an impact on them. It's a little saccharine but an okay enough story. With the Christmas setting, it feels a little like a condensed version of It's a Wonderful Life, but peppered with many WWII deaths being counted in the victory column (for their bravery).
- "The Odyssey of Flight 33," in which a jet plane full of passengers suddenly and inexplicably accelerates to impossible speeds, resulting in time travel. This is an eerie concept and done well overall. The radio play format works particularly well here as we jump back and forth from the cockpit to the passengers, hearing one end of the pilot's announcement and then the other.
- "Sounds and Silences," in which a blustering former navy man annoys everyone with his loudness and obsession with ships. Although Richard Kind was giving it his all as the main character Roswell, I couldn't connect with this one particularly well. I thought the quick peek into Roswell's childhood and the reasons behind his behavior was intriguing, but that was about all that caught my attention.
- "Mr. Denton Doomsday," in which a quick draw is challenged with a High Noon-esque confrontation and is plenty worried until a peddler offers him a magic fix. The moral here about avoiding displays of toxic masculinity (e.g., gunplay, excessive drinking to avoid emotion, etc.) is solid, but Westerns don't generally entertain me that much and this was no exception.
"The Hitchhiker," in which a young woman is traveling cross-country and thinks she sees the same man following her across impossible distances, even though no one else she encounters along the way at rest stops and restaurants ever catches a glimpse of him and all assume she is hallucinating from sleep deprivation. This one was the highlight of the collection for me. I think it really did hit the mark on the promised zone "between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge." A person traveling alone (especially a woman) could have some legitimate concerns about safety, but the heightened fear state can cause someone to overreact or think they see something they don't. This is all further complicated by the supernatural element here when we learn by the end that the woman actually died in the story's opening sequence with the car trouble incident and the "hitchhiker' that no one else sees is a grim reaper-style character coming to collect her, which was a fantastic twist that maybe I should have seen coming but absolutely did not even remotely guess.
- "The Grave," in which a town rallies together against a singular man in another High Noon-esque shootout, but then they begin to regret their actions when they worry about a curse he may have left behind at his gravesite. This was probably the most boring story in the collection for me and it just really couldn't hold my attention. As I already stated, I'm not really a Western fan to begin with and two stories of this genre in one short collection was too much. I guess this was supposed to feel more "spooky" with the possibility of a ghost, but I didn't feel any eerie tension from it at all.

Overall, this collection was a bit of a mixed bag but it was engaging enough. I plan to continue on with the series.
… (mais)
½
 
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sweetiegherkin | May 5, 2024 |
A woman goes back in time to the birth of Hitler and attempts to interfere so that World War II never happens. (fonte: Imdb)
 
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MemorialeSardoShoah | Mar 19, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | 4 outras críticas | Feb 19, 2024 |
My review of this book can be found on my YouTube Vlog at:

https://youtu.be/9i17-aaRodc

Enjoy!
 
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booklover3258 | 2 outras críticas | Oct 21, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
220
Also by
42
Membros
2,549
Popularidade
#10,076
Avaliação
3.8
Críticas
45
ISBN
163
Línguas
3
Marcado como favorito
16

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