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Tales of tomorrow. [1951-08-17], A child is crying

Author: Walter Abel; ABC Television Network.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
Publisher: New York : ABC, 1951.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each half-hour episode of this science fiction anthology series featured a well-known performer. Most of the scripts were adapted from stories written by members of the Science Fiction League of America. Set in New Mexico, 1962, this episode stars Walter Abel as an atomic scientist who wrestles with his conscience while working with a young girl who can foresee the future and a coming nuclear disaster.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Science fiction
Adaptations
Anthologies
Commercials
Television
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Abel; ABC Television Network.; Peabody Collection. Women's History and Culture Programs.
OCLC Number: 34102672
Notes: Credit information compiled from Peabody Awards entry forms.
Entry to the 1951 Peabody Awards, Entertainment category.
Running time: 30:00.
Sponsored by Jacques Kreisler, "the name that means quality in watchbands," with a mid-program and two end-of-program commercials.
Performer(s): [Cast:] Walter Abel.
Description: 1 reel of 1 (approximately 1200 ft.) : opt sound, black and white ; 16 mm kinescope
Other Titles: Child is crying
Responsibility: ABC.

Abstract:

Each half-hour episode of this science fiction anthology series featured a well-known performer. Most of the scripts were adapted from stories written by members of the Science Fiction League of America. Set in New Mexico, 1962, this episode stars Walter Abel as an atomic scientist who wrestles with his conscience while working with a young girl who can foresee the future and a coming nuclear disaster.

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Great for TV Historians and any SciFi Fan

by Hisroyalness (WorldCat user published 2009-10-28) Very Good Permalink

I'm just your average science fiction fan, enjoying all of the Stargates and Trek movies and the earlier Rod Serling material, but when you look at THE FIRST series for television in this field, you can really enjoy what they did to try and please a very specific audience and maybe to expand into...
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