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Climax! (a.k.a. Climax Mystery Theater) was a television show that ran on the American network CBS from 1954 to 1958. It was an hour long anthology suspense/mystery drama. A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) is a major television network and radio broadcaster in the United States. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1954, an episode of Climax! featured Ian Fleming's secret agent James Bond in a television adaptation of Casino Royale. It starred American Barry Nelson as an American secret agent "Jimmy Bond" and Peter Lorre as the villain Le Chiffre. This was the first screen adaptation of a James Bond novel, and was made before EON Productions acquired the Bond film rights. EON would not, in fact, obtain the rights to Casino Royale until the late 1990s. The Climax! presentation was a pilot for a potential series that never emerged, and it is the only episode of this anthology series currently available on DVD; it was included as a bonus feature on the MGM DVD release of the 1967 film adaptation of the novel. 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ian Fleming Ian Lancaster Fleming (May 28, 1908 – August 12, 1964) was an English author, best remembered for writing the James Bond series of novels as well as the childrens story, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. ... James Bond is best known from the EON Productions film series. ... A 2002 Penguin Books paperback edition Casino Royale is the first James Bond novel by author Ian Fleming. ... Barry Nelson (born April 16, 1920 in San Francisco, California), born Robert Haakon Nielson, is an American film, stage and television actor. ... Peter Lorre, 1946, by Yousuf Karsh Peter Lorre (June 26, 1904 – March 23, 1964) was an actor especially known for playing roles with sinister overtones in Hollywood crime films and mysteries. ... EON Productions is a film production company best known for the James Bond movie franchise. ... // Events and trends The 1990s are generally classified as having moved slightly away from the more conservative 1980s, but otherwise retaining the same mindset. ... MGM logo Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or MGM, is a large media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of cinema and television programs. ... 1967 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In an earlier episode of Climax!, during an adaptation of Raymond Chandler's The Long Goodbye, actor Tristam Coffin, playing a dead body, arose in shot and walked off stage. The event was widely covered in the media of the day, later becoming an urban legend that was attributed to Peter Lorre and the previously mentioned Casino Royale adaptation [1]. Raymond Chandler Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American author of crime stories and novels. ... The Long Goodbye (ISBN 0394757688) is a 1954 novel by Raymond Chandler, centered on his famous detective Philip Marlowe. ... Urban legends are a kind of folklore consisting of stories often thought to be factual by those circulating them (see rumor). ...


Episodes

Season 1

  • The Long Goodbye
  • The Thirteenth Chair
  • Casino Royale
  • Sorry, Wrong Number
  • The Gioconda Smile
  • The After House
  • An Error in Chemistry
  • Epitaph For a Spy
  • The White Carnation
  • Nightmare in Copenhagen
  • The Bigger They Come
  • Escape From Fear
  • The Mojave Kid
  • The Leaf Out of the Book
  • The Valiant Men
  • The Box of Chocolates
  • South of the Sun
  • The Great Impersonation
  • The Darkest Hour
  • The Champion
  • Private Worlds
  • Flight 951
  • The First and the Last
  • The Deliverance of Sister Cecilia
  • No Stone Unturned
  • A Farewell to Arms
  • The Unimportant Man
  • The Dark Fleece
  • To Wake at Midnight
  • The Dance
  • Wild Stallion
  • The Escape of Mendes-France
  • The Healer
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • One Night Stand
  • Edge of Terror
  • Fear Strikes Out
  • Deal A Blow

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Climax - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (202 words)
In general, a climax is a point of greatest intensity or force in an ascending series; i.e., a culmination.
For the climax in the development of an ecosystem, see Climax community and Climax vegetation.
John Climax was a 7th century Christian monk at the monastery on Mount Sinai.
Encyclopedia: Climax! (television) (633 words)
A television program is the content of television broadcasting.
CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) is a major television network and radio broadcaster in the United States.
Anthology television series The Long Goodbye (ISBN 0394757688) is a 1954 novel by Raymond Chandler, centered on his famous detective Philip Marlowe.
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