Arthur Rankin, Jr.


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  • 'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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    S 1 : Ep 1 -

    Letters to Santa are returned unopened to a small town community. Inquiries reveal Santa has been offended by an article stating the town does not believe in Santa. The town's clockmaker has an idea how to make Santa happy with the town again.moreless
  • Ghost Writer

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    S 2 : Ep 32 - 3/27/53

    Going against his wife's wishes, freelance writer Bert Tyler accepts a job finishing stories begun by a mysterious author. Initially delighted by the great money and easy work, Bert becomes horrified when he sees the tragic endings he's been supplying actually begin occurring in real life.moreless
  • Read To Me Herr Doktor

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    S 2 : Ep 31 - 3/20/53

    After an old inventor can no longer read, he builds a robot to read to him. Only the robot soon desires to become what he is reading about, and puts demands on the old man, and his daughter, that can not be fulfilled, ending in tragedy.moreless
  • The Great Silence

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    S 2 : Ep 27 - 2/20/53

    When thousands of people in the northwestern United States suddenly lose their ability to talk, the U.S. Government blames H-Bomb testing and its radioactive fallout. Only a mountain man living in the mountains actually knows the real reason and he's not talking.

  • The Bitter Storm

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    S 2 : Ep 19 - 12/26/52

    A man of science, filled with hate and bitterness, can save lives, including his own, with a special device that can "hear" into the past, by warning of an impending savage hurricane. That is, if he wants to.moreless
  • The Window

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    S 2 : Ep 12 - 11/7/52

    A show within a show. It would appear that the regular Tales Of Tomorrow episode keeps getting interrupted by another broadcast, this one depicting a couple having an affair and plotting to kill the woman's husband. The broadcast crew tries to find the location before the unsuspecting man takes a long fall.moreless
  • The Horn

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    S 2 : Ep 8 - 10/10/52

  • Youth on Tap (aka: Young Blood)

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    S 2 : Ep 6 - 9/26/52

    Jeff is under pressure from is fiancé to raise a large sum of money so they can buy a gas station and get married. Against his better judgment, he agrees to a strange doctor's offer of $1000 for a pint of his blood. It's only after the blood has been taken that Jeff learns the grave mistake he's made, thanks to an elderly gentleman who bursts into the room.

  • Ice from Space

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    S 1 : Ep 43 - 8/8/52

    An Air Force rocket comes crashing back to Earth containing a huge block of ice. In no time, it has turned 300 miles of summer desert into frozen tundra. Unable to destroy the ice, Major Dozier takes matters into his own hands.moreless
  • The Duplicates

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    S 1 : Ep 40 - 7/4/52

    The U.S. government discovers a parallel world and sends an engineer, Bruce, to that world to kill his counterpart before the two planets destroy each other.

  • The Miraculous Serum

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    S 1 : Ep 38 - 6/20/52

    In an effort to help humanity overcome illness or injury, a doctor tests a drug formulated only for animals on a woman about to die. She not only recovers, but now begins to take back all that she never had in life, from those who wouldn't give it to her.

  • World Of Water

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    S 1 : Ep 34 - 5/23/52

    After a scientist's personal life and professional career both self destruct, he decides to share his misery with the rest of humanity, by creating a universal solvent, which, when applied, will turn anything and everything into water.moreless
  • Red Dust

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    S 1 : Ep 31 - 5/2/52

  • Flight Overdue

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    S 1 : Ep 26 - 3/28/52

    Only years after a woman aviator disappears on a flight over the Pacific ocean does her husband learn of the real reason she was flying the dangerous mission, and what actually happened to her.moreless
  • The Children's Room

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    S 1 : Ep 22 - 2/29/52

    A secret "Children's Room" at a college attracts the attention of intellectual advanced youths. One of them, Walt, is the son of a professor at the university. The professor uncovers that his son and other children are 'mutants' being groomed to assist an alien race in a distant part of the galaxy.

  • Age Of Peril

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    S 1 : Ep 20 - 2/15/52

    Criminals get a helping hand defeating polygraph machines from a brilliant scientist.
  • The Invader

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    S 1 : Ep 14 - 12/21/51

    A scientist and others witness the crash of an alien space craft in the ocean. His son dives down to investigate and comes up a different person.
  • Sneak Attack

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    S 1 : Ep 13 - 12/7/51

    An American secret agent during the cold war is the only hope of stopping a multiple warhead detonation in the United States.
  • The Search For The Flying Saucer

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    S 1 : Ep 11 - 11/9/51

    Military pilot Vic Russo travels to Las Palma, New Mexico, to investigate reports of flying saucers. Vic hopes to find evidence to prove the UFO he once saw was real. He falls for the attractive young manager of the local boarding house who contends there's nothing to the stories. The locals are afraid to talk, except for one old desert rat known as Crazy John. The old man claims he's seen the ships and that the aliens are now living among us.moreless
  • Test Flight

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    S 1 : Ep 10 - 10/26/51

    A wealthy industrialist hires a rocket scientist to design and build an engine that will get a ship, and the CEO, to another planet.
  • The Crystal Egg

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    S 1 : Ep 9 - 10/12/51

    The owner of a London curiosity shop delivers a mysterious crystal egg to a university professor for the scientist's opinion on its worth and its properties. The 'egg' proves to be a window to Mars. When the professor loses the egg, he tries to convince people that he is not crazy.moreless
  • Blunder

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 8/10/51

    A scientist named Carl Eversons decides to continue a series of experiments with nuclear fission. His wife Jane and a group of scientist try to convince him that he needs to stop because there is a risk that he could ignite the world's oxygen and bring about the end of the world.moreless