Thursday, August 28, 2008

Who Mourns For Adonis?

Americans, what does this resemble? This is the classic STAR TREK episode WHO MOURNS FOR ADONIS? The temple set is designed to make its occupant look big. It turns out that Apollo is not a God, but an alien whose flashy technology awed his audiences. As Arthur Clarke said, any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. The blonde woman in the short skirt is Leslie Parrish, whose other notable credit was THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE.

In photo below, viewscreen photos are from X-Ray spacecraft. Picture on the left is from SOHO and the right is from CHANDRA.

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Blogger Red River said...

Leslie Parrish was once married to Richard Bach who wrote Jonathan Livingston Seagull, an allegory about transcendence via flight. Richard Bach was also a fighter pilot.

5:48 AM  
Blogger L. Riofrio said...

I read it once, beautiful book.

9:48 PM  
Blogger QUASAR9 said...

Always a delight to say babe in the universe on the Enterprise.

11:55 PM  
Blogger QUASAR9 said...

Mind you Riofrio it would also be nice to see you on the beach closer to home

11:56 PM  
Blogger L. Riofrio said...

HI Q9: That's a good idea, must find some way to work some beach pictures in.

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It was a great episode, like all of them.

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