The Twilight Man

The Twilight Man

Rod Serling and the Birth of Television

Book - 2019
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A biographical tale that follows Hollywood revolutionary Rod Serling's rise to fame in the Golden Age of Television, and his descent into his personal Twilight Zone. We recognize Rod Serling as our sharply dressed, cigarette-smoking tour guide of The Twilight Zone, but the entertainment business once regarded him as the 'Angry Young Man' of Television. Before he became the revered master of science fiction, Rod Serling was a just a writer who had to fight to make his voice heard. He vehemently challenged the networks and viewership alike to expand their minds and standards--rejecting notions of censorship, racism and war. But it wasn't until he began to write about real world enemies in the guise of aliens and monsters that people lent their ears. In doing so, he pushed the television industry to the edge of glory, and himself to the edge of sanity.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Life Drawn, an imprint of Humanoids, Inc., [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781643375717
1643375717
Branch Call Number: 823 S48WS5t
Characteristics: 176 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: AndWorld Design (Firm)

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