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VISITING THE ORIGINAL TWILIGHT ZONE


‘Long Distance Call’ with Bill Mumy (above) was broadcast
on March 3, 1961 as episode 22. It was one of six live video
tape episodes made to help cut production costs for season
two.

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The clap board is marking a scene from the episode titled 
‘Twenty Two’ (below).  


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FIRST FRISBEES PRODUCED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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On January 23, 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company rolled out the
first batch of their aerodynamic plastic discs—now known to millions of
fans all over the world as Frisbees. 

The story of the Frisbee began in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where William
Frisbie opened the Frisbie Pie Company in 1871. Students from nearby
universities would throw the empty pie tins to each other, yelling “Frisbie!”
as they let go. In 1948, Walter Frederick Morrison and his partner Warren
Franscioni invented a plastic version of the disc called the “Flying Saucer”
that could fly further and more accurately than the tin pie plates. After
splitting with Franscioni, Morrison made an improved model in 1955 and
sold it to the new toy company Wham-O as the “Pluto Platter”–an attempt
to cash in on the public craze over space and
Unidentified Flying Objects
(UFOs).


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Walter Fredrick "Fred" Morrison
(January 23, 1920 – February 9, 2010)

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