The Fountain of Youth

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  • Genre(s): Sci-Fi Romance
  • Release year: 1958
  • Running time: 27 min
The Fountain of Youth is a 1956 television pilot directed by Orson Welles for a proposed Desilu Productions anthology series that was never produced. Based on a short story by John Collier, the short film narrated onscreen by Welles stars Dan Tobin,... read more

The Fountain of Youth is a 1956 television pilot directed by Orson Welles for a proposed Desilu Productions anthology series that was never produced. Based on a short story by John Collier, the short film narrated onscreen by Welles stars Dan Tobin, Joi Lansing and Rick Jason. The Fountain of Youth was televised once, on September 16, 1958, on NBC's Colgate Theatre. It received the prestigious Peabody Award for 1958, the only unsold television pilot ever to be so honored.

Original Release

09/16/1958

US Release

09/16/1958

Cast

Marjorie Bennett journalist
Madge Blake
Billy House Albert Morgan
Rick Jason Alan Brody
Nancy Kulp Stella Morgan
Joi Lansing Carolyn Coates
Dan Tobin Humphrey Baxter
Orson Welles the narrator / Host / Narrator
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Orson Welles

Writers

Orson Welles, John Collier

Cast

Marjorie Bennett journalist
Madge Blake
Billy House Albert Morgan
Rick Jason Alan Brody
Nancy Kulp Stella Morgan
Joi Lansing Carolyn Coates
Dan Tobin Humphrey Baxter
Orson Welles the narrator / Host / Narrator

Producers

Desi Arnaz Executive Producer
Orson Welles Producer

Editors

Bud Molin

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