The Twilight Zone Scripts
(Abingdon), Cemetery Dance Publications, 1998. Fourteen Matheson Twilight Zone scripts, edited and with commentary by Stanley Wiater. Matheson, the author of such novels as Bid Time Return and I Am Legend, was one of the two authors -- Charles Beaumont being the other -- whose scriptwriting set The Twilight Zone apart from other television series of its time and made it a standard against which much television since has been measured. Several of Matheson's scripts have come to be considered classic shows, including "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" and "Night Call," adapted from one of the author's own short stories. Wiater's commentary puts the scripts in context, as well as locating Rod Serling's show within the ongoing history of classic horror fiction and film. 500 numbered copies and 52 lettered copies were done; this copy is designated "PC" and is from Wiater's personal library. Signed by Matheson and Wiater. Fine in a fine slipcase. [#033203] $400
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