Spotlights & Shadows: The Albert Salmi Story by Sandra GrabmanYou know the face. You know the credit list: Lost in Space, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Kung Fu, The Twilight Zone and hundreds more... But who was Albert Salmi?Sandra Grabmans biography is a frank and loving tribute, combined with many memories from Salmis family, friends, and co-stars, and includes never-before-published memoirs from the man himself. From humble beginnings to a highly successful acting career to a tragic death that shocked the world Albert Salmis story is unlike any other youll ever read.
Lost in Space Episode 18: The Sky Pirate
Sign in. Breakout star Erin Moriarty of " The Boys " explains how her newfound popularity is fueling Season 2 of the hit series. Watch now. Title: The Sky Pirate 26 Jan To the planet comes a one-man spacecraft bearing the self-professed pirate Alonzo P. He and his mechanical parrot capture Will and Dr.
During the night the Robinsons witness the arrival of an alien spacecraft. The Robot says two entities are aboard. In the morning, Don, John, Will and Dr. Smith go out to investigate and find the spacecraft. Don and John go inside to look around and it appears to be empty. However, as they are examining the contents of the ship, the door suddenly closes and they are trapped inside.
After landing on Priplanus, space pirate Alonzo P. Tucker Albert Salmi forms a blood bond with Will—now enamored of Tucker and his tales of adventure. Trouble soon occurs when a giant, amorphous blob monster arrives at the Jupiter 2 to reclaim his stolen property from Tucker—with a frightening outcome. Though unintentionally amusing, the ending of this episode may appeal to fans of The Blob —a campy s science fiction film about an expanding, amoeba-like entity that feeds on the flesh of humans. Despite kidnapping Will and coercing the Robinson family, Tucker is greeted with open arms upon visiting the Jupiter 2—hardly the reaction that viewers would expect of John and Maureen, both known to protect their children from dangerous and predatory people with the possible exception of Dr. Another character inconsistency involves the behavior of Will, who wishes to abandon his family and accompany Tucker on his travels. In a prior season-one episode , however, Will desires nothing more than to reunite with his loved ones—even when doing so requires him to forfeit his return trip to Earth.
Detailed Analysis of Classic Sci-fi Movies and TV Shows
Albert Salmi March 11, — April 22, was an American actor of stage, film, and television. Best known for his work as a character actor , he appeared in over film and television productions. In , Salmi starred as Bo Decker in the play Bus Stop on Broadway , and also performed in the touring production of the play. His performance was praised by critics and Salmi was offered the chance to reprise the role in the film Bus Stop starring Marilyn Monroe. Salmi turned down the offer because he did not enjoy film work. Don Murray was later cast as Bo and earned an Academy Award nomination for his performance. Cobb , William Shatner , and Richard Basehart.