Monday, December 02, 2013
Television and Cinema Verities #98
"I was delighted with the success of Star Wars. I've always felt that when you get a money-making machine at the box office, it turns everything around. I think we're headed into a new era of science fiction with talented writers turning more and more toward it."
- Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry discusses Star Wars, and how it led to the return of Trek in an interview with Desmond Ryan, "To Boldly Go Where No Man's Gone Before," Today, The Inquirer Magazine, November 25, 1979, page 14.
In this week's installment of the 1970's horror anthology, The Evil Touch (1973-1974), an old woman, Constance (Mildred Natwick...