Archive for May 21st, 2013

PORTLAND POST CARD~BROADWAY AT DUSK

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Sandy Kozel

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REMEMBERING RAYMOND BURR

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Raymond William Stacey Burr
(May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993)

Burr is primarily known for his title roles in the television dramas Perry
Mason on CBS (1957-1966) and NBC series Ironside (1967-1975)

 

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Raymond Burr as seen in Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window, 1954

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A SCIENCE FICTION PREDECESSOR ~

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Tales of Tomorrow is a anthology science fiction series that was aired live
on the ABC television network from 1951 to 1953. The series covered such 
stories as Frankenstein, starring Lon Chaney, Jr., 20,000 Leagues Under 
the Sea
starring Thomas Mitchell as Captain Nemo. Other stars appearing
in the series included Boris Karloff, Gene Lockhart, and Paul Newman A
similar program, Twilight Zone, came along later on CBS beginning in 1959.

The idea for Tales of Tomorrow, a blend mystery and science fiction, was
developed by Theodore Sturgeon (below) and Mort Abrahamson. The
initial sponsors of the series were Kreisler Watch Bands and C.H.
Masland & Sons Carpets.. 

                   Theodore_Sturgeon
                   Science fiction and horror writer and critic 
                    Theodore Sturgeon. He died May 8, 1985
                    in Eugene, Oregon at age 67.
 

 

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Paul Newman (left) had his first credited TV or film appearance with a 
small but notable part in a 1952 episode of Tales of Tomorrow entitled
"Ice from Space".


                 abc-1952

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