Rod Serling Archives

Bob Hope Presents Chrysler Theatre Television Scripts

This part of the collection consists of versions of five productions written by Rod Serling for Bob Hope Presents Chrysler Theatre during the years 1963-1965.

Script number Episode title Air date Draft date Notes Leaves
01 A killing at sundial. 10-4-1963 7-1-1963 Revised excerpt. Prod. #24003 11 l.
01 A killing at sundial. 10-4-1963 7-5-1963 Revised excerpt. Prod. #24003. F.R. 14 l.
01 A killing at sundial. 10-4-1963 7-8-1963 Revised excerpt. Prod. #24003. F.R. 4 l.
01 A killing at sundial. 10-4-1963 7-8-1963 Revised excerpt. Prod. #24003. F.R. 6 l.
02 It's mental work. 12-20-1963 n.d. Mss. title: "A note of blues for the morning." Based on a short story "It's Mental Work" by John O'Hara. 61 l.
02 It's mental work. 12-20-1963 10-7-1963 Mss. title: "A note of blues for the morning." Based on a short story "It's Mental Work" by John O'Hara. F.R. 59 l.
03 Slow fade to black. 3-27-1964 2-11-1964. Prod. #24040. Revised excerpt. 38 l.
03 Slow fade to black. 3-27-1964 2-17-1964 Prod. #24040. 58 l.
04 The command. 5-22-1964 4-7-1964 Prod. #24049. (F.R.) 55 l.
05 Exit from a plane in flight. 1-22-1965 12-10-1964 Formerly: "A certain sky revisited." Prod. No. 25532. Has revision dates on pages. 58 l.
05 Exit from a plane in flight. 1-22-1965 12-10-1964 Formerly: "A certain sky revisited." Prod. No. 25532. 58 l.

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