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Where Is Everybody?

"Where Is Everybody?" is the first episode of the American anthology television series The Twilight Zone. It was broadcast on October 2, 1959 on CBS; this narration was used for the original pilot of "Where is Everybody", where it was narrated by Westbrook Van Voorhis, as it is written in the original script for the episode. The following narration was used in the later-released versions of the episode, dubbed over by Rod Serling as narrator, where the phrase "the sixth dimension" is replaced with "the fifth dimension" to fall in line with episodes of The Twilight Zone. A man dressed in a U. S. Air Force flight suit finds himself alone on a dirt road, with no memory of who he is or how he got there, he walks in to find a jukebox playing loudly. He heads into the kitchen where he finds a hot pot of coffee on the stove and freshly made pies, but there are no other people besides himself, he accidentally breaks a clock, at which point the jukebox stops playing. The man walks to a nearby town. Like the diner, the rest of the town seems deserted, but the man feels he is being watched and that there is someone around.

The phone rings in a telephone booth and he dashes to answer it. There is nobody on the line and he can only raise a recorded message when he tried to call the operator, he grows unsettled as he wanders through the empty town anxious to find someone to talk to. Inside the police station, he uses the radio; this prods him to check the jail cells in back. In one cell, there is evidence that someone had been there shaving, he declares that he wants to "wake up now". The man makes his way to the soda shop where, as he makes himself a sundae, he considers this dream he must be having and marvels at how detailed it is, he sees an entire rack of paperback books titled The Last Man on Earth, Feb. 1959. This spooks him and he leaves; as night falls, lights turn on and the man is drawn to the illuminated movie theater marquee. The advertised film is Battle Hymn and this causes him to remember that he is in the Air Force, he runs inside shouting, "I'm in the Air Force." Inside the theater he sits down to ponder this discovery and what could have happened that resulted in him being in this situation.

When the film begins onscreen, he sprints to the projection booth and finds nobody there becomes more paranoid that he is being watched. Panicked, he runs downstairs and headfirst into a wall-length mirror; when he recovers from this shock, he gives in to terror and races through the streets, stumbling and startled by everything. He comes upon a pedestrian call button and pushes it over and over, begging for help; the call button is revealed to be a panic button: the man, whose name is given as Sgt. Mike Ferris, is in an isolation booth being observed by a group of uniformed servicemen, he has been undergoing tests to determine his fitness as an astronaut and whether he can handle a prolonged trip to the Moon alone. The officiating general warns Ferris that while his basic needs will be provided for in space travel, he will not have companionship: "next time be alone"; as Ferris is carried from the hangar on a stretcher, he looks into the sky and tells the Moon, "don't go away up there" and, "we'll be up there in a little while".

Earl Holliman as Mike Ferris James Gregory as General Garry Walberg as Colonel Serling's original pilot for The Twilight Zone was "The Happy Place", which revolved around a society in which people were executed upon reaching the age of 60, being considered no longer useful. CBS executive William Self rejected the story, feeling it was too dark. Unlike other episodes, which were filmed at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, "Where is Everybody?" was filmed at Universal Studios, using Courthouse Square as the episode's Oakwood town. The episode featured Westbrook Van Voorhis as narrator; when Voorhis was unavailable for episodes, Serling re-recorded the narration himself for consistency. Serling notably changed the opening narration to place the Twilight Zone within the fifth dimension, among other alterations. Serling adapted "Where is Everybody?" for a novelization titled Stories From the Twilight Zone. Serling grew dissatisfied with the lack of science fiction content and changed the story to include Ferris discovering a movie ticket in his pocket while on the stretcher.

A variation on this plotline was used in the episode "King Nine Will Not Return". The New York Times praised the episode, saying that Serling proved "that science cannot foretell what may be the effect of total isolation on a human being", though " resolution... seemed trite and anticlimactic. In the desultory field of filmed half-hour drama, however, Mr. Serling should not have much trouble in making his mark. At least his series promises to be different. Charles Beaumont praised the episode in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science-Fiction, writing that he "read Serling's first script... Old stuff? Of course. I thought so at the time... but there was one element in the story which kept me from my customary bitterness. The element was quality. Quality shone on every page, it shone in the scene set-ups. And because of this, the story seemed new and powerful. There was one compromise, but it was made for the purpose of selling the

Frederick Sound

This article is for the sound in Alaska, United States. For the sound in British Columbia, see Frederick Sound. Frederick Sound is a passage of water in the Alexander Archipelago in Southeast Alaska that separates Kupreanof Island to the south from Admiralty Island in the north. Frederick Sound was named by Captain George Vancouver for Duke of York and Albany, it was first charted in 1794 by two of Joseph Whidbey and James Johnstone. The sound may be known as the Russian transliteration Fridrikhe Zund; the sound is a popular location for watching whales in the summer and is busy marine passageway for both Alaska Marine Highway ferries and cruise ships. The sound is home to the Five Finger Islands Light. U. S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Frederick Sound

Neal Edward Smith

Neal Edward Smith is a former American politician, a member of the United States House of Representatives from Iowa from 1959 until 1995—the longest-serving Iowan in the United States House of Representatives. Smith was born in his grandparents' home near Keokuk County, Iowa, he served in the United States Army Air Forces during the Second World War as a bomber pilot. His plane was shot down and he received a Purple Heart, nine Battle stars, the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters. First with points to exit military service from his group and recruited into university, he received his undergraduate training at the University of Missouri and Syracuse University and received a law degree from Drake University in 1950. Before entering politics he served as an assistant county attorney for Iowa, he served as National President of the Young Democratic Clubs of America from 1953 to 1955. He served as Chairman of the Polk County Welfare Board in Iowa from 1953 to 1954. Smith was elected to the House of Representatives in the Democratic landslide of 1958, was reelected 17 more times from a district based in Des Moines—numbered as the 5th District from 1959 to 1973 and as the 4th District from 1973 to 1995.

A federal anti-nepotism law, sponsored by Smith, was enacted in 1967 prevents public officials, including the president, from appointing any relative to head an executive agency. When the law was passed in 1967, it was presumed to be a congressional response to U. S. President John F. Kennedy appointing his younger brother, Robert Kennedy, as U. S. attorney general. As the author of the bill, Smith denied this was his motive. Smith instead aimed the legislation, the Federal Postal Act of 1967, at nepotism in the postal service, it applied broadly to both the executive and legislative branches, he said it applied to Congress because "there were 50 members who had their wives on the payrolls." For most of his tenure, Smith represented a compact district in central Iowa. However, the 1990s redistricting pushed him into a district covering the southwest quadrant of the state from Des Moines to Council Bluffs, an area that he did not know and that did not know him, he was defeated in the Republican landslide of 1994 by Greg Ganske due to heavy losses in the western portion of the district.

Neal Smith married Beatrix Havens and had two children and Sharon. The Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge in Prairie City and the Neal Smith Trail in Des Moines, Iowa are both named after the former congressman, as well as the Neal Smith Federal Building in Des Moines, Iowa; the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center at Drake University is named after the former congressman and his wife. In 1996 Smith published Mr. Smith Went to Washington: From Eisenhower to Clinton. At the time of his defeat, he had represented Iowa in Congress longer than anyone in the state's history. Smith continues to hold the record for service in the House of Representatives. United States Congress. "Neal Edward Smith". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Appearances on C-SPAN Congressman Neal Smith At 99

Ripartites tricholoma

Ripartites tricholoma known as the bearded seamine, is a species of fungus in the Tricholomataceae family. It was first described scientifically as Agaricus tricholoma by Albertini and Lewis David von Schweinitz in 1805, transferred into the genus Ripartites by Petter Karsten in 1879, it is found in North America and Europe, has been collected in Costa Rica. This fungus is reminiscent of a Clitocybe, but the spore powder is light brown instead of white, when young the cap rim is surrounded by spine-like hairs, which disappear; the cap is whitish with a diameter ranging up to 7 cm. The gills are off-white and they are somewhat decurrent down the brownish stem, which has a white frosting when fresh; the flesh has a mild taste and the smell is not distinctive. The spherical spores are warty and about 5 µm x 4 µm in size. Ripartites tricholoma in Index Fungorum


Kukudakhandi popularly known as KKD is one of the significant village in the Kukudakhandi Tehsil of Ganjam district in the Indian State of Odisha. The village is 31.2 km from its district main sub-division Chatrapur and is 149 km from its State capital Bhubaneswar. KKD is more considered as a part of the city Berhampur Some of the villages around KKD with distance are Ramachandrapur, Dayapalli, Saradhapur and Dakhinapur. Nearest Towns are Kukudakhandi, Sanakhemundi, Rangeilunda; as Kukudakhandi is well connected to nearby Berhampur, many people rush to the city to get their daily rotis & butter as the city is seized with opportunities. Most of the people in KKD are government employees, some are involved in agricultural activities. Agriculture is the mainstay of economy; the farmers no longer limit their agricultural activities but strive to get profit out of their labor. The emergence of industrial kukudakhandi began in the late twenty-first century, with granite industries arriving. Kukudakhandi's proximity to Berhampur, good climate, availability of talent made it a destination for good firms.

Kukudakhandi is a home to Hindu religion, The village is streamlined with peace. A great exchange of wishes in the occasions like Ganesh Puja. Diwali, Makar Sankranti, & Christmas are special to see in the village. About 99% people are Hindus. So regional festivals like Jhami yatra, Danda Yatra & Meru, Rath Yatra are special to see. Village Kukudakhandi is a hub of temples. A number of temples are established in the village out of which Mukteswar Temple is prominent; the brightening of those temples occurs in the festivals like Ganesh Puja, Maha Shivratri and the decorated stalls during Dushera. 10-day-long the festival of kukudakhandi Thakurani, popularly known as'Thakurani Yatra' comes once in every five year. The famous Thakurani yatra was started in Berhampur. According to some eminent historians, the cult of Buddhi Thakurani originated along with the emergence of Berhampur town in and around 1672 AD. Telugu Lengayat Dera community, who came to Mahuri on the invitation of Raja Saheb of Mahuri to take up their profession of weaving, started their ‘Ghata Yatra’ for highlighting the divinity of Mahamayee Thakurani of his capital town Berhampur.

The Chief of the Dera community, Kota Chandramani Kubera Senapati, led his community people to migrate to Mahuri and Berhampur who settle down into their hereditary profession of weaving tussar silken products or ‘patta matha’. The ‘Ghata Yatra’ was initiated for the purpose of highlighting the tradition of worshiping Thakurani; this considered as Thakurani Yatra. Now this festival is not only celebrated in Berhampur but in different parts across the district of Ganjam. Apart from Berhampur, people of kukudakhandi, BhanjaNagar, Chhatrapur celebrate this festival as Thakurani Yatra. Kukudakhandi yatra committee decides the date of the yatra, it was held from 3 May 2018 to 13 May 2018. Some of the prominent places to visit near the village are. Increasing numbers of colleges, coaching centres & other educational institutions have extended the quality of education and this may be the reason of why more individuals are working with MNCs in big cities as well as in foreign countries. Girls Upper Primary School Main Road U.

P School Rathachakada Sahi U. P school Block School Indira Awas U. P School. M. E School Residential School Saraswati Sisu Mandir Govt High School Biju Patnaik Girls High SchoolOther prominent Schools nearby kukudakhandi Maa Aravind School Takshila Science College Kukudakhandi Sanjay Memorial Institute of Technology Govt. Ayurvedic College, Ankushpur Tahsil Office RI Office Treasury BSNL Telephone Exchange Kukudakhandi Sub-Post office Govt Medical, Kukudakhandi Veterinary Dispensary › Ganjam › Kukudakhandi Block

Luba Kadison

Luba Kadison Buloff was a Lithuanian Jewish actress, active for decades in Yiddish theatre, in both Europe and the United States. Luba Kadison was born in Lithuania, she moved with her family to Vilna during World War I, to Warsaw while she was still in her teens. Her father, Leib Kadison, was a member of the Vilna Troupe. From a young age, Luba Kadison was playing juvenile roles with the Vilna Troupe, moved into female leads as she grew. With the Vilna Troupe, Luba Kadison played the bride in S. Ansky's The Dybbuk, in Ossip Dimov's Yoshke Muzicant. Kadison and Buloff moved to the United States in 1927, both to work with Maurice Schwartz at the Yiddish Art Theater in New York City. Both were fixtures in the Yiddish theatre scene in New York for many years, they performed in South American tours in 1933 and 1940. She played the wife in a Yiddish adaptation of Death of a Salesman. In 1954, she had a leading role in the Yiddish musical Wish Me Luck! In 1962, Luba Kadison and Helen Waren adapted three stories by Anton Chekhov for English performance.

In 1970 Kadison adapted Singer's The Brothers Ashkenazi, for a production starring and directed by her husband Joseph Buloff. The New York Times reviewer judged her adaptation pleasing, saying "Miss Kadison's Yiddish lines are flavorsome and supple." Luba Buloff worked as a translator, taught acting. In 1992, her memoirs written with Joseph Buloff, Off Stage, was published. Luba Kadison married fellow actor Joseph Buloff in Bucharest, they had Barbara. Kadison was widowed when Joseph Buloff died in 1985. Luba Kadison died in a few months before her 100th birthday, she was the last survivor from the Vilna Troupe. The papers of Joseph Buloff and Luba Kadison are archived at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, in New York City. Sound clips of an oral history interview given by Luba Kadison in the 1980s, at the Museum of Family History. Transcript of an oral history interview given by Luba Kadison in 1978, at the New York Public Library. Luba Kadison on IMDb Luba Kadison's listing on IBDB. Luba Kadison's grave on Find a Grave