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Thu., Feb. 28, 2013, 5 a.m.

50 years ago tonight on “Twilight Zone”

An hour-long episode called "Printer's Devil" first aired on Feb. 28, 1963. Burgess Meredith was the star.

To rescue his financially troubled newspaper, a desperate publisher makes a deal with the devil -- represented in this instance by a mysterious linotype operator who goes by the name "Mr. Smith."

Mr. Smith is able to predict the news -- suddenly there is a lot of it and it is all exceedingly bad. Soon, though, The Courier's fortunes improve. But at what price? I suspect you can guess. 

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