Tuesday, June 28, 2016

REMEMBERING ROD SERLING

Who died this date in 1975...

Rodman Edward "Rod" Serling (December 25, 1924 – June 28, 1975) was an American screenwriter, playwright, television producer, and narrator known for his live television dramas of the 1950s and his science-fiction anthology TV series, The Twilight Zone. Serling was active in politics, both on and off the screen, and helped form television industry standards. He was known as the "angry young man" of Hollywood, clashing with television executives and sponsors over a wide range of issues including censorship, racism, and war. (Click on the photo to see the 1972 edition of TV Guide).

Read more here  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_Serling

1 comment:

  1. I wasn't allowed to watch The Twilight Zone until I was older and it was in re-runs by then. Apparently they scared the hell out of me and gave me nightmares more often than not.

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