THE TWILIGHT ZONE: The Changing of the Guard
(1962 Television Science Fiction Anthology Series Episode)
Pleasence was an idea of the casting director's, I'd never heard of him.
Boy, damn the expense; we brought him from England.
He was just wonderful in it. He's a very nice man.
---Buck Houghton (producer)
ORIGINAL AIR DATE:
THE TWILIGHT ZONE: "The Changing of the Guard" was first broadcast on CBS in the United States on June 1, 1962.
CAST AND CREW:
DONALD PLEASENCE (Professor Ellis Fowler)
LIAM SULLIVAN (Headmaster)
PHILIPPA BEVANS (Mrs. Landers)
BOB BIHELLER (Graham)
KEVIN O'NEAL (Butler)
JIMMY BAIRD (Schoolboys)
Directed by ROBERT ELLIS MILLER
Written by ROD SERLING
Produced by BUCK HOUGHTON
An elderly professor contemplates suicide when he is forced into retirement.
Pleasence plays Professor Ellis Fowler---a highly-respected teacher of fifty-one years at the Rock Springs School for Boys.
DONALD PLEASENCE AS PROFESSOR ELLIS FOWLER
LIAM SULLIVAN AND PLEASENCE
PLEASENCE AND PHILIPPA BEVANS
PLEASENCE AND CLASS
Images captured by Christopher Weedman
VIDEO/LASER DISC/DVD AVAILABILITY:
Individual video copies of THE TWILIGHT ZONE: "The Changing of the Guard" are not available for purchase, but you can receive an uncut NTSC video copy by joining the COLUMBIA HOUSE Twilight Zone video club.
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