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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 Lt. Wells / ... 8 episodes, 1953-1957
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 George Washington / ... 7 episodes, 1952-1954
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 Judge DeLacy 7 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Dad Roberts / ... 7 episodes, 1953-1956
Harlan Warde ...
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 Harry / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1956
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 Gen. Stonewall Jackson / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1957
Everett Glass ...
 Mr. Galvani 5 episodes, 1952-1957
Dayton Lummis ...
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 Mayor Thourout 5 episodes, 1952-1956
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 Com. Smedley / ... 5 episodes, 1952-1955
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 William Armstrong 5 episodes, 1952-1955
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 James Madison 5 episodes, 1953-1956
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 Kazta / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1954
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 Colonel Norton / ... 5 episodes, 1953-1954
Donald Murphy ...
 Adoniram Judson / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1955
Hugh Sanders ...
 Burton / ... 5 episodes, 1954-1955
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 Parole Officer 4 episodes, 1955-1957
Lamont Johnson ...
 Captain Portola / ... 4 episodes, 1954-1955
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 Horace Greeley / ... 4 episodes, 1953-1955
Nancy Hale ...
 Mrs. Lucas / ... 4 episodes, 1953-1956
Maurice Marsac ...
 Dr. Sartine / ... 4 episodes, 1953-1955
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Stephen Wootton ...
 Thaddeus Foley 4 episodes, 1954-1956
Emlen Davies ...
 Cora Wilson Stewart / ... 4 episodes, 1954-1955
James Parnell ...
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Susan Odin ...
 Clary Wells / ... 4 episodes, 1954-1957
Patrick O'Moore ...
John Dodsworth ...
Stacy Keach Sr. ...
 Warren Andrews 4 episodes, 1953-1957
Booth Colman
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 Postmaster Brown 4 episodes, 1953-1955
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 Lt. Col. Carleton 4 episodes, 1953-1955
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 Commander Ingraham / ... 4 episodes, 1953-1955
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 James Otis / ... 4 episodes, 1954-1957
Don Kennedy ...
 Jack Jouett 4 episodes, 1954-1956
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 Colonel Carson 4 episodes, 1954-1956
Fred Sherman ...
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 Dr. George Minot / ... 4 episodes, 1954-1955
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 Mr. Beauford 4 episodes, 1954
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 Coach Jack Cody / ... 3 episodes, 1954-1956
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 Howard / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1956
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 Conductor / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Colonel / ... 3 episodes, 1954-1956
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 Captain John Paul Jones / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1955
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 Leon Patterson 3 episodes, 1955-1957
Ruth Lee ...
 Mrs. Glancy / ... 3 episodes, 1954-1956
Jean Howell ...
 Ann Dolan Malone / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Brian Beck / ... 3 episodes, 1954-1957
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 Jeremiah 'Pop' Smith / ... 3 episodes, 1954-1956
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 Judge Grant / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1954
Barbara Eiler ...
 June Marshall / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
Adrienne Marden ...
 Ma Roberts / ... 3 episodes, 1954-1956
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Barbara Woodell ...
 Miss Bronson 3 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Asst. Ranger Chuck Owens 3 episodes, 1955-1956
Lewis Martin ...
 Judge / ... 3 episodes, 1952-1957
Tyler McVey ...
Dick Rich ...
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 Caroline / ... 3 episodes, 1952-1954
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 Johann / ... 3 episodes, 1952-1954
Anthony Jochim ...
Jim Hayward
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 English Captain 3 episodes, 1953-1955
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 Alexander Majors / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1955
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 Allan Pinkerton 3 episodes, 1953-1955
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 George's Father 3 episodes, 1953-1955
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 Captain Lucas / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1954
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 Cyrus Field / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1954
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 German Colonel / ... 3 episodes, 1953-1954
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Edith Evanson ...
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 Lee Powell Coleman / ... 3 episodes, 1954-1955
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 Captain Marsh 3 episodes, 1954-1955
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 Apple Knocker / ... 3 episodes, 1955-1957
Alan Reynolds ...
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 Marion Minot 3 episodes, 1955-1957
John Close ...
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 Aunt Agnes / ... 2 episodes, 1956
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 Commentator 2 episodes, 1955-1956
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 Sam Houghton / ... 2 episodes, 1953-1957
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 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
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 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
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 Dr. Banner 2 episodes, 1956
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 Christopher Ludwig / ... 2 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Billie as a teenager / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Billy Brandon (as a boy) 2 episodes, 1956
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Sarah Selby ...
 Susan Kendall 2 episodes, 1956
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Alec Campbell ...
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 Dan Marshall / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
Robert Crosson ...
 Lt. Eldon Monk Morgan / ... 2 episodes, 1956-1957
William Swan ...
 TV Director 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Senor Alverez 2 episodes, 1954-1956
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 Mrs. Asa Anthony Bacon 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Alex Frazer ...
 Bartender 2 episodes, 1955
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 Betty Kohler 2 episodes, 1956-1957
James Dobson ...
 1st G. I. 2 episodes, 1956
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 Sam Chester 2 episodes, 1956
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 Florence 2 episodes, 1956
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 Dr. Sam Halleck / ... 2 episodes, 1954-1955
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John Bryant ...
Edgar Dearing ...
 Fitz / ... 2 episodes, 1955
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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
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 Joe Adams 2 episodes, 1956
Kenneth Donald Murray ...
 Davey Tucker 2 episodes, 1953-1955
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 British Sentry 2 episodes, 1953
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 Christine / ... 2 episodes, 1952-1957
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 Casimir Pulaski / ... 2 episodes, 1952-1956
Thomas Browne Henry
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 Dr. Silkworth 2 episodes, 1952-1955
Leo Britt ...
 Lord Cornwallis 2 episodes, 1952-1954
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 Samuel Morse 2 episodes, 1952-1953
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 Sam Mulford 2 episodes, 1952-1953
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 Benedict Arnold / ... 2 episodes, 1952-1953
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 Betsy Peale 2 episodes, 1953-1957
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 Homer Byington 2 episodes, 1953-1956
Watson Downs
Gladys Hurlbut
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 Beth Shearer 2 episodes, 1953-1955
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 Eliza Houston 2 episodes, 1953-1955
Howard Wendell
John Alderson
Harris Brown
Rus Conklin
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 George Merchant 2 episodes, 1953-1954
Arthur Gould-Porter
Michael Hall
Walter Kingsford ...
 General Carleton 2 episodes, 1953-1954
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 Andrew Johnson 2 episodes, 1953-1954
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 Wilkie Bowman 2 episodes, 1953-1954
Vernon Rich
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 Benedict Gwinn 2 episodes, 1953
Rex Evans ...
 Sir Walpole 2 episodes, 1953
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 Charles Wilson Peale 2 episodes, 1953
William Johnstone
Ralph Reed ...
 Applicant 2 episodes, 1953
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 Thomas Jefferson 2 episodes, 1953
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 Mrs. Watson 2 episodes, 1954-1957
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 James Ohio Pattie / ... 2 episodes, 1954-1957
Florenz Ames ...
 Peter Morse / ... 2 episodes, 1954-1956
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 Eliphalet Remington / ... 2 episodes, 1954-1956
Barry Bernard
Marshall Bradford
Taggart Casey
Noel Drayton ...
Fred Libby
Alyn Lockwood
John McGovern
Richard Reeves
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 Mark Hopkins 2 episodes, 1954-1955
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Larry Winter ...
 Justus Erich Bollmann 2 episodes, 1954-1955
Richard H. Bauman ...
 Francis Huger 2 episodes, 1954
Coulter Irwin
Doris Kemper
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 Eliphalet Remington II 2 episodes, 1954
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 James King 2 episodes, 1954
John Patrick
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 Mr. Comstock 2 episodes, 1954
Louise Arthur
Peter Reynolds ...
 Jeremy / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1957
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 Mrs. Sargent 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Mary Alan Hokanson
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 Harry Grant / ... 2 episodes, 1955-1956
Peter Adams ...
 Lt. Von Brahm 2 episodes, 1955
Herbert Deans
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 Abraham Lincoln 2 episodes, 1955
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 Joseph Howard 2 episodes, 1955
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 Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell / ... 2 episodes, 1955
Norbert Schiller
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 Andre Leray / ... 2 episodes, 1955
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William F. Leicester
Joseph V. Perry ...
 William Dircks 2 episodes, 1956-1957
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 Police Sergeant / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Cheryl Callaway ...
 Margaret Couche 2 episodes, 1956
Rebecca Welles ...
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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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1 October 1952 (USA)  »

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DuPont Presents the Cavalcade Theatre  »

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