Radio Play: Twilight Zone


Metabolic Studio Presents Twilight Zone episode filmed in
Olancha in 1961 as Radio Play

Olancha Twilight Zone-CBSOn July 13, the Metabolic Studio IOU Theatre invites the public to experience, “A HUNDRED YARDS OVER THE RIM,” a LIVE radio play that originally aired as a Twilight Zone TV episode in 1961 filmed in the Olancha dunes and at the former Airflite cafe.  A pioneer from a wagon train headed from Ohio to California in 1847 sets off to find water and a cure for his ill son and time travels into 1961 Olancha.

This radio play is FREE to the public and will be staged at 7 p.m., Sunday July 13, at the Double L saloon, corner of Main and Willow, in Lone Pine. Those under 21 can hear a live broadcast of the performance at the IOU Garden next to the Double L. The IOU garden will also host an Open House offering free IOU espresso drinks from 5 – 7p.m. Sunday July 13.  The radio play can also be heard live on the internet at:




2 Responses to Radio Play: Twilight Zone

  1. Ken Harrison July 10, 2014 at 9:00 am #

    Was this film’s location site the old gas station that used to be almost across the street from the restaurant in Olancha? There was a Texaco station in a building on the same property up until recently. Both got torn down about 10 years ago? I’d love to know more about the history of that old building that was used in this episode. I believe it may have been an old 76 gas station, many 76’s in the 1930s had that type of “tower” architecture.

    What a great idea. Sorry I won’t be in your area at that time to see the play. Will try to find that episode on Netflix to see location shots.

  2. Earl Duran July 21, 2014 at 10:54 am #

    That’s not the same place, this location ins about a mile and a half south of Olancha.


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