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The Reveal in ‘To Serve Man’

Caveat Emptor?

To Serve Man (1962) Episode 86 of The Twilight Zone

I have recently written about The Third Man on the subject of the perfect film. Part of the reason for my and many others' contention about this masterpiece of film noir by Carol Reed is the most unexpected and most brilliantly created ‘reveal’ at the very heart and quintessence of the film. The reveal is that Harry Lime is not dead.




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Marc Barham

Marc Barham

Column @ on iconic books, TV shows/films: Time Travel Peregrinations. Reviewed all episodes of ‘Dark’ @ site.

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