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THE OUTER LIMITS COLLECTION VOLUME ONE

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THE OUTER LIMITS COLLECTION VOLUME ONE - 12 DVD-R - 24 FILMS - 1963 - 1964 - Total Playtime: 20:34:00

The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965 at 7:30PM Eastern Time on Mondays. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories (rather than stories just dealing with fantasy or supernatural matters). The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end. Each show would begin with either a cold open or a preview clip, followed by a "Control Voice" narration that was mainly run over visuals of an oscilloscope. Using an Orwellian theme of taking over your television, the earliest version of the narration ran as follows: "There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to The Outer Limits." A similar but shorter monolog caps each episode: We now return control of your television set to you. Until next week at the same time, when the control voice will take you to The Outer Limits. Later episodes used one of two shortened versions of the introduction. The first few episodes began simply with the title screen followed by the narration and no cold open or preview clip. The Control Voice was performed by actor Vic Perrin.

FILMS LIST

1 The Galaxy Being
2 The Hundred Days of the Dragon
3 The Architects of Fear
4 The Man with the Power
5 The Sixth Finger
6 The Man Who Was Never Born
7 O.B.I.T.
8 The Human Factor
9 Corpus Earthling
10 Nightmare
11 It Crawled Out of the Woodwork
12 The Borderland
13 Tourist Attraction
14 The Zanti Misfits
15 The Mice
16 Controlled Experiment
17 Don't Open Till Doomsday
18 ZZZZZ
19 The Invisibles
20 The Bellero Shield
21 The Children of Spider County
22 Specimen: Unknown
23 Second Chance
24 Moonstone

These films were originally produced long before the advent of High Definition TV, therefore they are best viewed on a small screen. HD TVs tend to stretch and skew the picture. Set your HD TV on 4:3 aspect ratio. (That was the old TV format). Please do not expect DVD or Commercial level DVDs from these films. Email us for any additional info.

 


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