The Sixteen-Millimeter Shrine
Season 1 Episode 4 1959
Written By Rod Serling
Barbara Jean Trenton is an actress past her prime, a once-brillant film star who sequesters herself in her private screening room where she can relive the flickering moments of fleeting fame played out on the silver screen. But watching her old films driver her deeper into another world and closer to the Twilight Zone.]
Barbara Jean Trenton- Female, 40’s, Aging actress past her prime, stuck living in the past.
Danny Weiss- Male, 35-50 Barbara’s manager. Doing his best to keep her going & in the here and now.
Jerry Hearndan- Male, 55-70 (can be aged to look older) Barbara’s leading man from her films, he is not the way she remembered him.
Marty Sall- Male, 45-65 The studio head. Not pulling any punches. Straight forward, even cruel.
Sally- female, 25-65, – Miss Trenton’s housekeeper, Timid & scared about how much time Miss Trenton spends in the viewing room.
One for the Angels
Season 1 Episode 2 1959
Written by Rod Serling
Lou Bookman is a street vendor, a pitchman, making a living selling what he can from his valise – radios, toys, ties and the like. After a long day, he returns to his shabby apartment to find someone waiting for him. That person turns out to be Mr. Death who tells Lou that his “departure” will be at midnight. Lou tries to forestall his death by asking for a delay until he’s able to make a big sales pitch. It’s all a ruse however and Mr. Death shows him that his actions have consequences. As a result, Lou makes the pitch of his life.
Lou Bookman- Male, 50-70, Street vendor, lovable old man around the neighborhood, hawking his wares, Loves the local children.
Mr. Death, Male, 30-45, Rod Serling type. By the books, keeps his composure, until he doesn’t.
Maggie, Female, 7-14 Young, easy going, cheerful child. Friends with Lou.
A Most Unusual Camera
Season 2 Episode 10 1960
Written by Rod Serling
When three unintelligent crooks get ahold of a camera that takes pictures of the future, they set out to make a quick fortune with their new toy, but end up getting a little more than they bargained for.
Chester Dietrich- Male, 35-55, Small town crook, leader of the operation.
Paula Diedrich- Female, 25-55 Chesters wife, side kick and arm candy, in on the con.
Woodward- Male, 25-40 Paula’s ex-con brother, a little slow to get things.
Pierrre- Male, 35-55, Room service waiter. Unassuming. French accent. A con in his own right.