February 23, 2009 - Behind the Scenes Pilot Photo
At right is a photo taken on the set of the pilot episode of "Strange Paradise" - it features Floor Director Bob Wilson setting up the shot of Quito (Kurt Scheigel) removing dry ice from a bucket to be used to keep Jean Paul's wife Erica frozen until the cryonics equipment arrived.

February 16, 2009 - Vignettes Excerpt
The Vignettes feature once again in our archives as we bring you an excerpt of the voiceover describing Patrick Stanley, better known to Strange Paradise viewers as Tim Stanton. While Patrick's profession remained the same, his name was changed as well as the plot concerning his involvement with Beryl Forbes - the original character of a voodoo priestess who eventually evolved into the character of Vangie Abbott.

February 9, 2009 - Pilot Conjure Doll Prop
This week's archive feature is a photo of the original conjure doll prop created for the pilot episode of "Strange Paradise" - This doll was hand carved and the clothing was hand sewn. Once the pilot went to series, a new conjure was created and this one was not used again.

February 2, 2009 - Afternoon TV, January 1970
At right is a page from Aternoon TV Magainze for January 1970, featuring an article on Strange paradise that Focuses on the show as a possible replacement for Dark Shadows. What is most interesting about the article is the cast list on the lower left, which still lists Rev. Matt Dawson by his original character name of Matthew Dennis.


February 2009

January 2009