"Mr. Denton on Doomsday" is episode three of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone, it aired on October 16, 1959 on CBS. It was the first Twilight Zone episode to be rerun. Al Denton was once known as the quickest draw in town, but riddled with increasing guilt over the losers in his gun duels, he became an alcoholic wreck and the laughingstock of the community. A mysterious salesman named Henry J. Fate causes Denton to inexplicably regain his expert shooting touch and once again inspire the respect and awe of the townsfolk, he cleans himself up and goes sober but only, he says, so as to die with dignity. Just as Denton predicted, soon enough a challenge is delivered; the still-weary and not-so-sure-handed Denton practices in the desert for his suicidal duel, but he misses his targets miserably and concludes that he must skip town. As he packs his things and tries to flee under the cover of night, he strikes up a conversation with Fate, who seems to know things about Denton and offers him a way out.
Fate offers him a potion guaranteed to make the drinker the fastest gun in the West for ten seconds. Denton is skeptical but Fate goads him into drinking a free sample, after which Denton realizes its benefits. At the appointed time, Denton faces Pete Grant, a brash young gunfighter. Denton downs his potion only to find his opponent holding an identical empty bottle. Grant and Denton both realize that it is too late to back out of the duel; each man shoots the other in the hand, causing injuries which are minor but forever ruin both men's ability to pull a trigger. Denton tells his young opponent that they have both been blessed because they will never again be able to fire a gun in anger, he tells Liz. Henry J. Fate tips his hat to Denton and rides out of town. Dan Duryea as Al Denton Martin Landau as Dan Hotaling Jeanne Cooper as Liz Smith Malcolm Atterbury as Henry J. Fate Doug McClure as Pete Grant Ken Lynch as Charlie Bill Erwin as Man at the Bar This episode is one of few in the series whose opening sequence features an eye with heavy mascara.
It was plastered over the original opening when "Mr. Denton on Doomsday" was rerun on June 24, 1960. Although the plastering of Season One intros is not uncommon due to the Summer 1961 repeat season, this is the only case of the alternate Season One intro plastering the original; the original lagoon opening has since been restored. In his 1959 promotional film shown to potential sponsors, Rod Serling summarized an earlier version of this episode's plot under its original title, "Death, Mr. Dingle"; as told by Serling, the basic premise is similar, but the earlier version seems to have been more comedic in tone, involving a meek schoolteacher who quite unintentionally gains notoriety as a top gunslinger. The name "Mr. Dingle" would be used by Serling for a future episode, with Burgess Meredith playing the eponymous character in "Mr. Dingle, the Strong" in 1961; the harmonica in the background is playing the Russian folksong "Stenka Razin". Al Denton's speech to Liz Smith, in which he describes having been a top gunfighter until he turned to drink after being "called out" by a 16-year-old boy, was parodied in the Mel Brooks comedy Blazing Saddles.
In that film, the Waco Kid had been a top gunfighter until he was challenged by a six-year-old child, leading him to become an alcoholic. Martin Landau, playing here the sadistic bully to the story's protagonist, Al Denton, would return to The Twilight Zone five years in “The Jeopardy Room”. Sander, Gordon F.: Serling: The Rise And Twilight of Television's Last Angry Man. New York: Penguin Books, 1992. Zicree, Marc Scott: The Twilight Zone Companion. Sillman-James Press, 1982 DeVoe, Bill.. Trivia from The Twilight Zone. Albany, GA: Bear Manor Media. ISBN 978-1-59393-136-0 Grams, Martin.. The Twilight Zone: Unlocking the Door to a Television Classic. Churchville, MD: OTR Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9703310-9-0 Now defunct Fair Lawn, New Jersey Mathcore band The Number 12 Looks Like You have a quote from this episode on the track titled "Document: Grace Budd" off of their debut album Put On Your Rosy Red Glasses; the band took their name from a Twilight Zone episode, "Number 12 Looks Just Like You". "Mr. Denton on Doomsday" on IMDb "Mr. Denton on Doomsday" at TV.com
The Palus Caprae was a site within the Campus Martius in Ancient Rome. In Roman mythology, the Palus Caprae was the place; the marsh was fed by a stream called Petronia Amnis, but by the Augustan period it had disappeared or been drained. The Palus Caprae was in the small basin where the Pantheon was built, west of the Altar of Mars supposed to have been established by Numa Pompilius, Romulus's successor. Ludwig Preller thought it might be the same site as the Aedicula Capraria in Regio VI, as listed by the Regiones, Filippo Coarelli conjectured that the mythic significance of the Palus Caprae was the reason for siting the Pantheon there. On the Nones of Quinctilis, Romulus was reviewing the army on the Campus Martius near the Palus Caprae. A storm broke out, accompanied by a solar eclipse, a deluge consumed the place; when it cleared and the terrified Romans reemerged from their places of refuge, their king was nowhere to be found. Julius Proculus claimed that Romulus appeared to him in a dream and announced that he was henceforth to be known as the god Quirinus, because the gods had taken him up to live among them.
Fábio Patrick dos Reis dos Santos Fernandes, better known as just Patrick, is a Cape Verdean professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Portuguese club Farense. Patrick began playing football in Portugal in 2016 with Oliveira do Hospital, had a prolific season with 22 goals in 27 games, he had another successful season with Felgueiras 1932 in 2017, on 28 July 2018 signed his first professional contract with Tondela in the Primeira Liga. On 8 August 2019 he moved to LigaPro club Farense on a 2-year contract. Patrick made his debut for the Cape Verde national football team in a 0-0 penalty shootout win over Andorra on 3 June 2018. Patrick at Soccerway Patrick at National-Football-Teams.com
Bixby is a city in Tulsa and Wagoner counties in the U. S. state of Oklahoma, is a suburb of Tulsa. The population was 13,336 at the 2000 census and 20,884 in the 2010 census, an increase of 56.6 percent In 2010, Bixby became the 19th largest city in Oklahoma. It is nicknamed "The Garden Spot of Oklahoma" for its rich agrarian heritage. Though one of the fastest growing communities in Oklahoma, it remains a sod-growing center and a popular location for purchasing fresh vegetables; the per capita income of $36,257 is the highest in the Tulsa Metropolitan area and is more than 50 percent higher than the state average. In 2009, CNN Money.com placed Bixby No. 67 on its list of 100 Best Places to Live. Alexander Posey, a member of the Muscogee nation, his family settled in the area now known as Bixby in the late 1800s, he founded a community, known as "Posey on Posey Creek," and included two saloons, a blacksmith shop and a general store. The town became a government town site with a post office in 1895.
Located in the Muscogee Nation, Indian Territory, Bixby was named in honor of Tams Bixby, a chairman of the Dawes Commission. The original 80-acre town site plat was approved by the Dawes Commission in 1902. Many settlers were attracted to the area by the rich, though sometimes swampy river bottom land. In 1904 the Midland Valley Railroad laid tracks and built a depot about 1/2 mile north of the original town of Bixby; this created factions that split Bixby into two towns. The new part of town was deliberately surveyed so that the new streets did not align with the existing ones. However, businesses in the original town soon moved to the new location and built permanent brick buildings there. Bixby incorporated as an independent, self-governing town in 1906, with a population of 400 and an area of 160 acres; the first mayor and five aldermen were elected in February, 1907. In 1911, a two-story brick schoolhouse was built on Main Street. Bixby Central Elementary is now near the original site. A traffic bridge was built over the Arkansas River in 1911, for a time was said to be the longest bridge west of the Mississippi River.
Fry, a community located north of the original town site but annexed by Bixby, served the surrounding trade area when the only way to get cross the Arkansas River was by way of the Shellenberger Ferry. Fry's post office operated from 1896 until 1909; the Bixby Bulletin, the town's first newspaper, began publication in February, 1905. It continued publication until 2005. A second paper, the Bixby Journal existed only from 1907 until 1910. Bixby was impacted and enriched by the discovery of nearby natural gas deposits in 1905-1906 and oil fields in 1913, but farming remained the backbone of the community well into the 20th Century. Early farmers focused on production of cotton and alfalfa in the rich river bottom. During the 1930s, truck farming of vegetables replaced those crops. In 1941 Bixby became, it was at that time that Bixby was christened with its nickname "The Garden Spot of Oklahoma," a designation still carried on the town seal and public vehicles. Cantaloupes, radishes, turnips and sweet corn were shipped from Bixby all over the U.
S. In time, the majority of the truck farms were converted to the production of sod Bermuda grass, or developed for residential and other purposes. Only a small percentage of Bixby residents now work in agriculture, but the town continues to celebrate its earthy roots with the yearly "Green Corn Festival" in June. Another point of history commemorated by Bixby is the 1832 visit to the area by the famous American writer Washington Irving. Irving accompanied a U. S. Army exploration party on an excursion from Fort Gibson west onto the prairie and the lands occupied by the Osage and Pawnee tribes, he described his adventure in his book A Tour on the Prairies. In it, he relates camping in a grove of large trees on the banks of the Arkansas River in what is present day Bixby; the town has honored his visit by the creation of Washington Irving Park and Arboretum near the location. The park contains an amphitheatre stage patterned after the front facade of Irving's home, Sunnyside, in Tarrytown, New York, as well as gates near the park entrance that are replicas of ones at Irving's estate.
A bronze statue of Washington Irving sits near the stage. Bixby Middle School drama students present a popular retelling of Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow in the park each October; the park is the location of the attended "Bixby BBQ & Music Festival" each May and the Bixby "Deutschesfest" in September. Bixby is located at 35°57′39″N 95°52′42″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.1 square miles, of which, 24.0 square miles is land and 1.0 square mile is water. The average elevation is 750 ft above MSL; the town is bisected into south portions by the Arkansas River. As of the 2010 census, there were 20,884 people, 7,658 households, 5,295 families residing in the city; the population density was 889.3 people per square mile. There were 8,187 housing units at an average density of 319.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 84.2% White, 1.6% African American, 5.9% Native American, 1.6% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, 4.8% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9% of the population. There were 7,658 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husb
The 2010–11 Liga Panameña de Fútbol season is the 23rd season of top-flight football in Panama. Because of a restructuring of the calendar of the season, this season will contain three tournaments to bring the season to a fall-spring season; the season began on January 15, 2010 and is scheduled to end on May 2011. Ten teams will complete throughout the entire season; the 2010 Clausura was the first tournament of the season. It began on January 25, 2010 and ended on May 14, 2010. Árabe Unido were crowned the champion after defeating San Francisco 1-0 in the first professional football match played in the newly remodeled Estadio Rommel Fernández. This was its sixth in its history. After clinching this win Árabe Unido earned the Panama 1 spot in the 2010–11 CONCACAF Champions League and Tauro the Panama 2 spot as the runner-up with the most points in the 2009 Apertura II and 2010 Clausura season. San Francisco obtained the Panama 3 spot after Belize Premier Football League champion failed to meet the CONCACAF stadium requirements, thus the vacated spot was awarded to Panama's runner-up with less points.
Semifinal 1 Semifinal 2 The 2010 Apertura was the second tournament of the season and it began on 30 July 30, 2010 and ended on 17 December 2010. Semifinal 1 Semifinal 2 The 2011 Clausura was the third and final tournament of the season, it began on 28 January 2011 and ended on 14 May 2011. Semifinal 1 Semifinal 2
Snowed Under is a 1936 American romantic comedy film directed by Ray Enright and starring George Brent as a playwright, working under a tight deadline. He becomes snowed-in in his remote cabin with two ex-wives and a girlfriend, played by Genevieve Tobin, Glenda Farrell and Patricia Ellis. George Brent as Alan Tanner Genevieve Tobin as Alice Merritt Glenda Farrell as Daisy Lowell Patricia Ellis as Pat Quinn Frank McHugh as Orlando Rowe John Eldredge as McBride Porter Hall as Arthur Layton Helen Lowell as Mrs. Canterbury Snowed Under at the American Film Institute Catalog Snowed Under on IMDb Snowed Under at the TCM Movie Database Snowed Under at AllMovie