Submitted For Your Perusal - The Rod Serling Sound Collection

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THE TROUBLE WITH TEMPLETON - 12/09/60
Written by: E. Jack Neuman
Director: Buzz Kulik
Cast: Brian Aherne, Pippa Scott
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"Laura, the freshest most radiant creature God ever created..." View Graphic
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Opening Narration View Graphic
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"...Are you ready to work with us Templeton? I asked you a question, I expect an answer..." View Graphic
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"...Your wife just phoned and said for you to meet her..."
"My wife? But Laura's dead..." View Graphic
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"Oh Laura, darling, I'm here...and I want to make good use of the time..." View Graphic
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"...I've grown older darling...I've had only a memory of you to live on...and now...I have you back again..." View Graphic
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"...I don't like what you've become..." View Graphic
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"You're a silly old fool of a man...why don't you go back where you came from. We don't want you here." View Graphic
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"What to do when Booth comes back...They were acting, for me. They wanted me to go back to my old life." View Graphic
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"...You know you were right, the first day of rehearsal is the most important date in the life of a play." View Graphic
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Closing Narration View Graphic
 

A MOST UNUSUAL CAMERA - 12/16/60
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: John Rich
Cast: Fred Clark, Jean Carson, Adam Williams

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Opening Narration
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"Look at the crumby thing. No place to put the film in."
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"Chiching..." QSound 3D
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"So there I am standing by the window wearing a...fur coat?..."
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"...Yeah, it takes dopey pictures...like things that haven't happened yet but they do happen."
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"...And what are you loaded with?"
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"Chester, I'm scared. I'm palpitatin'..."
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"...Wait a minute. Wait a minute! Like ah... How come?"
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"...We're gonna take a picture of the winning board at the race track..."
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"...Look, my ribs aren't hurtin' your elbow any, are they?!"
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"...Come on Tidy-Two... Come on horsey."
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"...The inscription reads...ten to an owner. "
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"...Are you both crazy!? What we gotta do is hang on to it. Save it for a rainy day..." QSound 3D
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"...You and your palpitations! Phony palpitations and a stupid brother!"
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"...She's screaming because somebody's tryin' to do somethin' to her husband."
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"My husband...Woodward...I'll die. There's nothing left for me... However, we must muddle through these things."
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"...I told you I was here to take the laundry, I'm ah, how do you say ah, cleaning you out."
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"There is a picture of the courtyard down below, but there are more than two bodies..."
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"Just like the picture shows. One...two...three... four?!..."
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Closing Narration
 

NIGHT OF THE MEEK - 12/23/60
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Jack Smight
Cast: Art Carney, John Fielder, Meg Wylie, Robert Lieb

 

DUST - 01/06/61
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: Douglas Heyes
Cast: Thomas Gomez, Vladimir Sokoloff, John Alonso, John Larch

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"I'd like you to take your fat carcass and your load mouth out into the open air."
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"You'll have plenty a chance to move around this afternoon. You''ll be able to kick, and kick, and kick!"
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"You talk big behind a badge Koch!"
"Just sounds big to you because you're a midget, Sykes."
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"My father wishes for me to tell you that his heart is broken. That if he could give...his own life in return, he would..."
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"...Sadness that the Earth all around him was growing barren... He did not see the little girl."
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"...I will sell him the magic dust that makes people love and forgive."
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"One hundred pesos, of worth of magic dust..."
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"...They aint never seen a hangin'. I figured it was about time."
"How do you teach 'em pain, Rogers. Shoot one of 'em in the arm?"
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"Is that the man they're gonna put the rope on?..."
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"You sold the rope to hang my son. Now you sell me that which will save him?"
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"...Just throw some in the air over their heads! And then watch the magic! Yeah, that's right! Then watch the magic!..."
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"You must pay head to the magic! It is for love!..."
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"But it was a new rope. Five strand hemp. Nobody could have broken it."
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"...There must be another hand in all of this... Maybe the hand of providence."
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Closing Narration
 

BACK THERE - 01/13/61
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: David Orrick McDearmon
Cast: Russel Johnson, Paul Hartman

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"...now history tells us that on October 24th, 1929, the bottom fell out of the Stock Market.That's a fixed state. It exists as an event in the history of our times. It can't be altered..."
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Opening Narration
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"...Don't get lost back in time now Corrigan..."
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"What's the name of the play...Our American Cousin. And Lincoln's going to be there..."
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"Somebody better get to the President's box at the theatre! Keep him out of there!..."
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"...Lincoln will be assassinated. Unless somebody tries to prevent it."
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"You devil. You drugged me didn't you..."
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"...Find out where he's sitting and get right up along side of him. He'll be shot from behind!"
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"Where's the man who brought me here? Where's Wellington?...Don't tell me there's no one here by that name, he brought me here, he lives in this room..."
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"The President's been shot..."
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"I tryed to warn you. Why didn't you listen..."
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"My Great Grandfather was on the police force here in Washington. The night of Lincoln's assassination. He went all over town trying to warn people that something might happen..."
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"William, didn't you use to work here as an attendant? Didn't you spill coffee on me?..."
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"In the matter of time travel gentlemen, some things can be changed, others can't..."
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Closing Narration
 

THE WHOLE TRUTH - 01/20/61
Written by: Rod Serling
Director: James Sheldon
Cast: Jack Carson, Jack Ging, Nan Peterson, George Chandler

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"Bang, Bang, Bang" "Two much power, eh?" View Graphic
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"...Around here you can pause, exhale...peruse, contemplate, wade through, thumb over...be my guest folks." View Graphic
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"...you've succumbed to the propaganda of every cement-headed clod up and down this street...they push the late models because that is where the profit margin is..." View Graphic
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"...New? That's where you've completely gone wrong..." View Graphic
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"...if you came here to park this I'll just charge you nominal rates, but if you're here to sell it you'll have to give me three and a half minutes for my little laugh..." View Graphic
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"...ten years ago they didn't know how to build cars...it's the new cars that sell..." View Graphic
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"...I'll give you twenty-five bucks for it..." View Graphic
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"...there is one other small item I ought to mention about the car...it's haunted... " View Graphic
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"...this is a wreck...it hasn't got any points...the tires are very bad..." View Graphic
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"...I want you to put a sign on the car that says it's for sale as is..." View Graphic
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"...I'm gonna be playin' poker with the boys..." View Graphic
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"...I've heard of low pressure before boss, but let's face it, this is no pressure. " View Graphic
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"...the day you get more money out of me it'll be below zero in the Fiji's..." View Graphic
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"...let me tell you one thing, the block's cracked...this car is living on borrowed time...the car's as is, and ah, the car's haunted...whoever owns it has to tell the truth..." View Graphic
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"...when you tell me I gotta start telling the truth all the time, Holy Hannah...I couldn't make a single political speech..." View Graphic
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"...I believe we'll accept your terms Mr. Hunnicutt, you say $25.00 American money."
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"I got his signature right here, Nikita Khrushchev... Operator...what I'd really like to know is, can you get me through to Jack Kennedy?" View Graphic
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THE INVADERS - 01/27/61
Written by: Richard Matheson
Director: Douglas Heyes
Cast: Agnes Moorehead

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Ship Landing QSound 3D
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Mini Robot Noises
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Screams QSound 3D
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Robot Siren Noises
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More Screams QSound 3D
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More Screams
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Destroying the Ship QSound 3D
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"...Come in Central Control...The ship's destroyed! Incredible race of giants here!..."
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Closing Narration


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