Rod Serling's NIGHT GALLERY presents
The SIXTH SENSE exhibition
A collection of paintings by Jaroslav "Jerry" Gebr
its syndication release, THE SIXTH SENSE was edited and included with
NIGHT GALLERY hosted by Rod Serling. As THE SIXTH SENSE was an
hour-long show, and the syndicated version of NIGHT GALLERY was a
half-hour show, the episodes were severely edited. Additional paintings
were commissioned by Jaroslav Gebr for use during Rod Serling's
newly filmed introductions specific to the syndication release.
Paintings for the syndication of season one
Note: Paintings for With This Ring, I Thee Kill!, Eye of the Haunted, and Whipser of Evil
are not unique to the syndication package. Each was originally
created during production of THE SIXTH SENSE, and is featured
prominently within the
storyline of their respective episode.
Paintings for the syndication of season two
the change of font for the onscreen titles. This was done to match
the font already used by THE SIXTH SENSE for season two end
credits (which were used in the NIGHT GALLERY syndication package).
The painting for I Did Not Mean to Slay Thee
was originally created for that episode when produced as part
of THE SIXTH SENSE and is featured prominently within the
story of that episode.
Flying Sepulcher of Death was originally titled Coffin, Coffin, in the Sky when shown as part of THE SIXTH SENSE.
Candle, Candle Burning Bright was originally titled And Scream by the Light of the Moon, the Moon when shown as part of THE SIXTH SENSE. This is often confused with the similarly titled Witch, Witch, Burning Bright from season one.
Five Widows Weeping was originally titled Five Women Weeping when shown as part of THE SIXTH SENSE.
on the left is a painting Gebr originally created for use during
the season two opening and closing titles of THE SIXTH SENSE.
Below on the right is an unidentified Gebr painting seen in the syndication gallery. It is not known if
this was created for NIGHT GALLERY, THE SIXTH
SENSE or some other show. Any additional information would be
Paintings for Whisper of Evil and Candle, Candle Burning Bright appear in a 1974 episode of KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER titled The Devil's Platform. They appear slightly modified with a skull replacing the face in each painting.
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