A professor discovers the secret of mind over matter - then struggles to keep his power out of the hands of the military. Based on a Kurt Vonnegut story, this episode of Dimension X originally aired on April 22, 1950.
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.
"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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Radio story about Man with the Magic Mind!
The story was imaginative and made you think. What would you do if you had the power to think things into happening? Of course, the military would want you very badly. The dilemna Mr. Barnhouse faces is creative and thought provoking.
This was a pretty original story, but I guess there have been some Twilight Zone tv shows that have been similar. Just can't think of any at this time.
The actors in this play were wonderful, but I doubt are still working today. This is from the 1950's, so I dont' think this is relevant.
When the Professor disappeared and was tracked down by another military. The way he solved the problem was the only solution I could think of and also the up in the air ending always is good!
- Kristi Richardson "An old broad that enjoys books of all types. Would rather read than write reviews though. I know what I like, and won't be bothered by crap."
Needs better audio