Monday, January 21, 2013

Shakespeare in The Twilight Zone: “Little Girl Lost”

“Little Girl Lost.” By Richard Matheson. Perf. Robert Sampson, Sarah Marshall, Tracy Stratford, Rhoda Williams, and Charles Aidman. Dir. Paul Stewart. The Twilight Zone. Season 3, episode 26. CBS. 16 March 1962. DVD. Image Entertainment, 2005.

At the end of this episode's opening sequence, there's a tiny, tiny bit of Shakespeare.

Somehow, Rod Serling can't resist saying “There’s the rub” (and citing his source) as he tells us what's peculiar about what's happening in the lives of this family:

Links: The Episode at Wikipedia.

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Anonymous said...





*great pic of rod btw

chandrakala said...

good post
Little Girl Lost - Brian

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