Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
James Seay ...
 Lt. Wells / ... (8 episodes, 1953-1957)
Richard Gaines ...
 George Washington / ... (7 episodes, 1952-1954)
Raymond Greenleaf ...
 Judge DeLacy (7 episodes, 1953-1957)
Robert Foulk ...
 Mr. Sargent (7 episodes, 1953-1956)
Harlan Warde ...
 Attorney (6 episodes, 1953-1956)
...
 Harry / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1956)
Morris Ankrum ...
 Gen. Stonewall Jackson / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1957)
Everett Glass ...
 Mr. Galvani (5 episodes, 1952-1957)
Dayton Lummis ...
 Lee (5 episodes, 1953-1955)
...
 Mayor Thourout (5 episodes, 1952-1956)
Byron Foulger
(5 episodes, 1952-1955)
...
 Com. Smedley / ... (5 episodes, 1952-1955)
...
 William Armstrong (5 episodes, 1952-1955)
Paul Keast
(5 episodes, 1953-1957)
Louis Jean Heydt ...
 James Madison (5 episodes, 1953-1956)
Robert Cornthwaite ...
 Kazta / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1954)
...
 Colonel Norton / ... (5 episodes, 1953-1954)
Donald Murphy ...
 Adoniram Judson / ... (5 episodes, 1954-1955)
Hugh Sanders ...
 Burton / ... (5 episodes, 1954-1955)
...
 Parole Officer (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
Lamont Johnson ...
 Captain Portola / ... (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
...
 Horace Greeley / ... (4 episodes, 1953-1955)
Nancy Hale ...
 Mrs. Lucas / ... (4 episodes, 1953-1956)
Maurice Marsac ...
 Dr. Sartine / ... (4 episodes, 1953-1955)
Howard Negley ...
 Fred Lewis (4 episodes, 1953-1956)
Stephen Wootton ...
 Thaddeus Foley (4 episodes, 1954-1956)
Emlen Davies ...
 Cora Wilson Stewart / ... (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
James Parnell ...
 Cook (4 episodes, 1953-1956)
...
 Stan (4 episodes, 1953-1956)
Susan Odin ...
 Clary Wells / ... (4 episodes, 1954-1957)
Patrick O'Moore ...
 Attorney (4 episodes, 1952-1955)
John Dodsworth ...
 Lt. Allen (4 episodes, 1952-1954)
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
 Warren Andrews (4 episodes, 1953-1957)
Booth Colman
(4 episodes, 1953-1955)
Jonathan Hale ...
 Postmaster Brown (4 episodes, 1953-1955)
Robin Hughes ...
 Lt. Col. Carleton (4 episodes, 1953-1955)
Carl Benton Reid ...
 Commander Ingraham / ... (4 episodes, 1953-1955)
...
 James Otis / ... (4 episodes, 1954-1957)
Sam Flint
(4 episodes, 1954-1956)
Morgan Jones
(4 episodes, 1954-1956)
Don Kennedy ...
 Jack Jouett (4 episodes, 1954-1956)
(4 episodes, 1954-1956)
Fred Sherman ...
 Mr. Hewitt (4 episodes, 1954-1956)
Walter Coy ...
 Dr. George Minot / ... (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
Pitt Herbert ...
 Mr. Beauford (4 episodes, 1954)
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 Carver (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Coach Jack Cody / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Gloria Talbott ...
 Mary / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
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 Howard / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1956)
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 Conductor / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
John Stephenson ...
 Colonel / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Michael Winkelman ...
 Mike / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Glenn Langan ...
 Captain John Paul Jones / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Ruth Lee ...
 Mrs. Glancy (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Jean Howell ...
 Ann Dolan Malone / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Richard Eyer ...
 Brian Beck / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1957)
Harry Shannon ...
 Jeremiah 'Pop' Smith / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Russell Simpson ...
 Judge Grant / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
Barbara Eiler ...
 June Marshall / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Adrienne Marden ...
 Mrs. Leander Stone (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Alan Wells ...
 Soldier (3 episodes, 1954)
Barbara Woodell ...
 Miss Bronson (3 episodes, 1953-1957)
...
 Asst. Ranger Chuck Owens (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Lewis Martin ...
 Judge / ... (3 episodes, 1952-1957)
Tyler McVey ...
 Captain (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Dick Rich ...
 Foreman (3 episodes, 1954-1957)
(3 episodes, 1952-1955)
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 Caroline / ... (3 episodes, 1952-1954)
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 Johann / ... (3 episodes, 1952-1954)
Anthony Jochim ...
 Trone (3 episodes, 1953-1957)
Jim Hayward
(3 episodes, 1953-1956)
(3 episodes, 1953-1955)
(3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Paul Harvey ...
 Mayor (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Nolan Leary ...
 Minister (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
(3 episodes, 1953-1955)
(3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Ferris Taylor
(3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Philip Tonge ...
 English Captain (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Robert Warwick ...
 Alexander Majors / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Pierre Watkin ...
 Allan Pinkerton (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
...
 George's Father (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
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 Captain Lucas / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
Whitfield Connor ...
 Cyrus Field / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
(3 episodes, 1953-1954)
...
 Connolly (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
(3 episodes, 1953-1954)
...
 German Colonel / ... (3 episodes, 1953-1954)
Paul E. Burns ...
 Joseph (3 episodes, 1954-1956)
Edith Evanson
(3 episodes, 1954-1956)
...
 Lee Powell Coleman / ... (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Walter Reed
(3 episodes, 1954-1955)
...
 Leon Patterson (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
...
 Apple Knocker / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Alan Reynolds ...
 Doctor (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Aline Towne ...
 Marion Minot (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
John Close ...
 Instructor (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Karnes ...
 Saunders (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
...
 Aunt Agnes / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
...
 Commentator (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Osterloh ...
 Sam Houghton / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
James Nolan ...
 Nick Brandon / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Col. Patterson / ... (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
Danny Chang ...
 Joseph Anthony - AKA Little Joe (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
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 Harvey Kendall / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Himself - Host / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Nancy Merki (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Donald Randolph ...
 Governor of California (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
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 Old Jeff Harris / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Steven Geray ...
 Bela Hovarth (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Jean Inness ...
 Martha Wheelock (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Dorothea Meadows / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
Sally Brophy ...
 Alice Stone / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Dan Barton ...
 Miklos Hovarth (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Ruby Goodwin ...
 Mamie Howell / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
...
 Dr. Banner (2 episodes, 1956)
Otto Waldis ...
 Christopher Ludwig / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
Herbert Rudley ...
 Lt. Folson (2 episodes, 1954-1957)
...
 Mr. Heard (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
Carolyn Craig ...
 Ilona Reinitz (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
...
 Billy Brandon (as a boy) (2 episodes, 1956)
...
 Bill (2 episodes, 1956)
Sarah Selby ...
 Susan Kendall (2 episodes, 1956)
...
 Mrs. Hayes (2 episodes, 1953-1956)
...
 Dan Marshall / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Robert Crosson ...
 Lt. Eldon Monk Morgan / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
William Swan ...
 TV Director (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Nestor Paiva ...
 Senor Alverez (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
Brad Morrow ...
 Jerry (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Louise Lorimer ...
 Mrs. Asa Anthony Bacon (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Alex Frazer ...
 Bartender (2 episodes, 1955)
Wendy Winkelman ...
 Betty Kohler (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
James Dobson ...
 1st G. I. (2 episodes, 1956)
...
 Sam Chester (2 episodes, 1956)
...
 Florence (2 episodes, 1956)
Kenneth MacDonald ...
 Halloway (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
William Forrest ...
 Dr. Sam Halleck / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
...
 Detective (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
John Bryant ...
 Fred / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Edgar Dearing ...
 Fitz / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
...
 Capt. W. H. Puntenney / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Abraham Lincoln / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Dorothea Wolbert ...
 Widow Parker (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Edward Colmans ...
 Senor Montoro (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
Ed Kemmer ...
 Maj. S. V. Bingham, Jr. (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Steven Clark ...
 Denzil Barker (2 episodes, 1952-1955)
Edit Angold ...
 Katie Ludwig / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
Paul Sorensen ...
 2nd Correspondent (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Jess Kirkpatrick ...
 Joe Adams (2 episodes, 1956)
Kenneth Donald Murray ...
 Davey Tucker (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Hank Mann ...
 British Sentry (2 episodes, 1953)
Clark Howat ...
 Mr. Cronin (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Helen Westcott ...
 Christine (2 episodes, 1952-1957)
...
 Casimir Pulaski / ... (2 episodes, 1952-1956)
Thomas Browne Henry
(2 episodes, 1952-1956)
...
 Dr. Silkworth (2 episodes, 1952-1955)
David Bond
(2 episodes, 1952-1954)
Leo Britt ...
 Lord Cornwallis (2 episodes, 1952-1954)
(2 episodes, 1952-1954)
Harry Cheshire
(2 episodes, 1952-1953)
...
 Samuel Morse (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
...
 Sam Mulford (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
...
 Benedict Arnold / ... (2 episodes, 1952-1953)
Ross Ford ...
 Bill / ... (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
...
 Betsy Peale (2 episodes, 1953-1957)
(2 episodes, 1953-1956)
...
 Homer Byington (2 episodes, 1953-1956)
(2 episodes, 1953-1956)
Robert Clarke
(2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Watson Downs
(2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Gladys Hurlbut
(2 episodes, 1953-1955)
...
 Beth Shearer (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Peter Mamakos ...
 Sabio (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Don Megowan
(2 episodes, 1953-1955)
(2 episodes, 1953-1955)
...
 Eliza Houston (2 episodes, 1953-1955)
Howard Wendell
(2 episodes, 1953-1955)
John Alderson
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Harris Brown
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Rus Conklin
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
...
 George Merchant (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
John Eldredge
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Arthur Gould-Porter
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Michael Hall
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Walter Kingsford ...
 General Carleton (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Sean McClory ...
 Andrew Johnson (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
...
 Wilkie Bowman (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
Vernon Rich
(2 episodes, 1953-1954)
...
 Preacher (2 episodes, 1953-1954)
...
 Benedict Gwinn (2 episodes, 1953)
Rex Evans ...
 Sir Walpole (2 episodes, 1953)
Lowell Gilmore ...
 Charles Wilson Peale (2 episodes, 1953)
William Johnstone
(2 episodes, 1953)
John Kellogg
(2 episodes, 1953)
Douglas Kennedy
(2 episodes, 1953)
Ralph Reed ...
 Applicant (2 episodes, 1953)
Grandon Rhodes ...
 Thomas Jefferson (2 episodes, 1953)
Ben Wright
(2 episodes, 1953)
Sheila Bromley ...
 Mrs. Watson (2 episodes, 1954-1957)
...
 James Ohio Pattie (2 episodes, 1954-1957)
Florenz Ames ...
 Peter Morse / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
Alec Campbell
(2 episodes, 1954-1956)
Richard Loo ...
 Ho Chung (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
(2 episodes, 1954-1956)
...
 Eliphalet Remington / ... (2 episodes, 1954-1956)
Barry Bernard
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Marshall Bradford
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Taggart Casey
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
King Donovan
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Noel Drayton ...
 Wentworth (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Claire Du Brey
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Anthony Eustrel
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Lumsden Hare
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Fred Libby
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Alyn Lockwood
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Rory Mallinson
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
John McGovern
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Richard Reeves
(2 episodes, 1954-1955)
...
 Mark Hopkins (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
...
 Coach (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Larry Winter ...
 Justus Erich Bollmann (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Richard H. Bauman ...
 Francis Huger (2 episodes, 1954)
Coulter Irwin
(2 episodes, 1954)
Doris Kemper
(2 episodes, 1954)
Charles Meredith
(2 episodes, 1954)
...
 Eliphalet Remington II (2 episodes, 1954)
...
 James King (2 episodes, 1954)
John Patrick
(2 episodes, 1954)
Keith Richards
(2 episodes, 1954)
Harvey Stephens ...
 Mr. Comstock (2 episodes, 1954)
Houseley Stevenson
(2 episodes, 1954)
Louise Arthur
(2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Peter Reynolds ...
 Jeremy / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
(2 episodes, 1955-1957)
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Virginia Christine ...
 Mrs. Sargent (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Mary Alan Hokanson
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
...
 Harry Grant / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
James O'Hara
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Peter Adams ...
 Lt. Von Brahm (2 episodes, 1955)
Paul Bryar
(2 episodes, 1955)
Herbert Deans
(2 episodes, 1955)
James Flavin
(2 episodes, 1955)
...
 Abraham Lincoln (2 episodes, 1955)
Byron Palmer ...
 Joseph Howard (2 episodes, 1955)
Gregg Palmer
(2 episodes, 1955)
Steve Pendleton ...
 Beecher (2 episodes, 1955)
Paula Raymond ...
 Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
Norbert Schiller
(2 episodes, 1955)
...
 Andre Leray / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
Phil Tead
(2 episodes, 1955)
(2 episodes, 1955)
Percy Helton ...
 Mr. Fuller (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
William F. Leicester
(2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Joseph V. Perry ...
 William Dircks (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Larry J. Blake ...
 Police Sergeant / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Cheryl Callaway ...
 Margaret Couche (2 episodes, 1956)
Arthur Space
(2 episodes, 1956)
Rebecca Welles ...
 Joan (2 episodes, 1956)
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Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds.

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