X Minus One - Project Mastadon (06-05-56)


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Project Mastadon (Aired June 5, 1956)
X MINUS ONE was an NBC science fiction series that was an extension, or revival, of NBC's earlier science fiction series, DIMENSION X. which ran from Apr. 8, 1950 through Sept. 29, 1951. Both are remembered for bringing really first rate science fiction to the air. The first X MINUS ONE shows used scripts from DIMENSION X, but soon created new shows from storied from the pages of Galaxy Magazine. A total of 125 programs were broadcast, some repeats or remakes, until the last show of Jan. 9, 1958. There was a one-program revival attempt in 1973, shown at the end of the log. THIS EPISODE: June 5, 1956. NBC network. "Project Mastodon". Sustaining. Three adventurers return to prehistoric times, found a country, and try to establish diplomatic relations with the United States. Bob Hastings, Charles Penman, Clifford Simak (author), Floyd Mack, Frank Maxwell, John Larkin, Joseph Julian, Raymond Edward Johnson, Richard Hamilton, William Welch (producer), Daniel Sutter (director), Jerry Damon (announcer). 23:20. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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