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Publisher's Summary

This collection features four classic, dramatized Ray Bradbury stories:

To the Future

A couple travels back in time to escape their ravaged world. But can they really leave the future behind? Based on the Ray Bradbury story, "The Fox in the Forest", this episode of Dimension X originally aired on May 27, 1950.

And the Moon Be Still as Bright

Explorers from Earth have wiped out the Martian race with chicken pox. But only one man is willing to stand up for the civilization they left behind. Based on a story from Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, this episode of Dimension X originally aired on September 29, 1950.

Dwellers in Silence

Space explorers return from Mars to discover a post-apocalyptic Earth - and a very strange family. Based on a story from Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, this episode of Dimension X originally aired on July 19, 1951.

Marionettes, Inc.

How can you escape your wife? Just buy a robot duplicate of yourself. Great idea? Maybe not. Based on a story by Ray Bradbury, this episode of X Minus One originally aired on December 21, 1955.

Featuring "adventures in time and space told in future tense", Dimension X aired over NBC from April 8, 1950, through September 29, 1951. The series adapted stories by the modern masters of science fiction, including Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Theodore Sturgeon, and many others.

X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

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Critic Reviews

"The landmark series was Dimension X, which was broadcast by NBC....It was the first radio series to treat science fiction in an adult way." (Mike Ashley, Transformations: The History of the Science-Fiction Magazine 1950 to 1970)

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bradbury genius

they don't make 'em likethis anymore. if you love science fiction in any medium you will love this.

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  • Jennie
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  • 06-28-12

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I purchased this because I enjoy listening to old radio dramas like the twilight zone. The quality and storyline of this collection is not as good as the twilight zone. I found the stories predictable and not very memorable. If your looking for something to pass the time or fill a gap, this is perfect. Otherwise, I would skip this one.

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