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It's 2020, and 2019 is in the rear view mirror. You find yourself at the "SyFy" channel for their annual marathon of Rod Serling's black-and-white "The Twilight Zone" marathon. Suddenly, a rainbow appears and the world is in living color! Have the Colorizers gotten their hands on another monochrome classic? Nope, it's a colorful trip to The Past, courtesy of The Twilight Zone...
Submitted for your approval, three themes for TV and a movie, by three very different composers. Bernard Herrmann set the mood, Marius Constant's themes were turned into a Signature, and Jerry Golsmith "painted a widescreen" versiom for a movie. Without these musical themes/compositions, "Rodman Serling" would be remembered only as "a writer of screenplays in the 'Golden Age' of live TV."
Christmas is just around the corner, so it's time to consider whether a "reboot/new version" is better than the original. Submitted for your approval is the 1980's version of "Night of the Meek" with Richard Mulligan as "Henry Corwin," the dejected department store Santa Claus. It's got better audio and video than the original, at least on YouTube. So, does Color make this dark tale better than Art Carney's videotaped-because-it's-cheaper-than-film original? Here's Art Carney in dingy black-and-white...