Believe It or Not (1949–1950)

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The first season, beginning in March 1949, featured Robert L. Ripley sitting in a "living room" recounting tales of strange stories. Ripley died on 27 May and was replaced by Robert St. ... See full summary »

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Jean Gillespie
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Dan Morgan
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John Stephen ...
 US Army Lieutenant (2 episodes, 1950)
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The first season, beginning in March 1949, featured Robert L. Ripley sitting in a "living room" recounting tales of strange stories. Ripley died on 27 May and was replaced by Robert St. John who continued to November 1949. The second season, beginning in January 1950, was a dramatic anthology series based on Ripley's stories and featured guest players every week. Written by J.E. McKillop

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