Cavalcade of America (TV Series 1952–1957) Poster

(1952–1957)

Episode List

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1956

3 Jan. 1956
The Boy Who Walked to America
A Korean youngster dreams of becoming an American citizen.
 
17 Jan. 1956
The Prison Within
An actress, whose boyfriend is killed in Korea, suffers a breakdown and is sent to prison for writing bad checks. After she's released from prison, her parole officer tries to help her get life back together.
 
24 Jan. 1956
Star and Shield
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21 Feb. 1956
Call Home the Heart
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6 Mar. 1956
The Listening Hand
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20 Mar. 1956
A Life to Live By
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17 Apr. 1956
The Jackie Jensen Story
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1 May 1956
Diplomatic Outpost
In a primitive country in southeastern Asia, the American consul nervously awaits an upcoming election that may be disrupted by a local strongman/war lord type. A plane carrying two U.S. businessmen makes an emergency landing nearby, and awaits simple repairs. Some village children appear to be on the verge of a polio outbreak, so the consul appropriates the plane to take the kids to a hospital.
 
8 May 1956
Danger at Clover Ridge
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22 May 1956
Who Is Byington?
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29 May 1956
The Boy Nobody Wanted
A young boy accidentally kills a playmate.
 
5 Jun. 1956
The Major of St. Lo
Just after D-Day, the Americans are hemmed in by German forces and hedgerow-choked fields outside of St. Lo. Setting up for a breakout, Major Howie has promised his company will be first in the town, though orders from his superiors and death complicate things.
 
18 Sep. 1956
Monument to a Young Man
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25 Sep. 1956
A Bed of Roses
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16 Oct. 1956
Wild April
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23 Oct. 1956
The Hobo Kid
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30 Oct. 1956
Date with a Stranger
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13 Nov. 1956
Innocent Bystander
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20 Nov. 1956
Woman's Work
Old man Link Morley believes women should wait on men like a menial servant. Determined to show his son how its done, he orders around his son's new bride, Rowena, like a housemaid. But once the new couple is paying for their keep, Rowena makes a stand.
 
27 Nov. 1956
Return of a Bombardier
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4 Dec. 1956
Pursuit of a Princess
Two onetime friends are rivals in the unusual pursuit of collecting nineteenth century hand carved cigar store Indians. The rarest and most desirable were made by a long-dead Connecticut craftsman, whose aged daughter is found to be oblivious to her father's legacy, and is using his leftover works as firewood. The pair compete for her last remaining statue.
 
11 Dec. 1956
Once a Hero
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18 Dec. 1956
The Blessed Midnight
When a boy steals a cake for his beloved aunt on Christmas Eve, his young friend tries to set things straight.
 
25 Dec. 1956
Three Young Kings
Three young boys are given the responsibility of carrying Christmas gifts to the mission church in the costumes of the Three Wise Men. When they ride through the poorest section of the village, the boys decide to give the presents to the ragged children instead, causing a crisis in conscience in the community.
 

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