Printer’s Devil

While you’re finishing up that Halloween costume, you might want to watch an old Twilight Zone episode called “The Printer’s Devil.” It stars Burgess Meredith as a linotype operator who is also… well, Spoiler Alert in the title, there, I guess.

Or you could just watch the last few minutes on YouTube. Divorced from its context, this segment plays like a befuddling art film about the death of print media:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCdwaa7Vf5g

Exit the infernal machine, and with it his satanic majesty, Lucifer, Prince of Darkness…”

MWA HA HA HA HAA! Happy Hallowe’en!!

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One Response to “Printer’s Devil”

  1. scott says:

    He can read that backwards type pretty fast!