"Return to Dust" is the story of a scientist who is accidentally exposed to a chemical mist that makes him smaller and smaller and smaller...
James Howard, a research fellow in Pathology at the state university, has been working after-hours on an experiment in shrinking cancer cells. His supervisor warned him not to work in the lab on his own, but James disobeyed his orders.
Now, James is recording a message to his supervisor describing the circumstances that have left him 12 inches tall. James is still shrinking and needs help before midnight, at which time he will probably be of microscopic size. Will help come in time?
"Return to Dust" was written for Suspense by George Bamber and produced/directed by William N. Robson. Richard Beals gives an utterly convincing performance as the shrinking scientist. Also appearing were Lawrence Dobkin and Paula Winslowe. This episode aired on February 1, 1959.
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