Waterfront (1954–1956)

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John Herrick was the captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, police detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip and Willie... See full summary »

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Unknown   1955   1954  
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Preston Foster ...
 Cap'n John Herrick / ... (78 episodes, 1954-1955)
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 Carl Herrick / ... (36 episodes, 1954-1955)
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 May (Mom) Herrick (32 episodes, 1954-1955)
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John Herrick was the captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, police detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip and Willie. Carl was engaged to Terry. The stories revolved around the family and various criminals encountered around the harbor. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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(78 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Early recollections
28 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of my earliest recollections of TV include a memory of this program. Actually I remember little more than that this program was set (duh) on a waterfront. What is, however, indelibly imprinted on my mind is from the end of the program. As the credits rolled, the background was a moonlit seascape as one would see it through a porthole. That with the theme song playing and the sound of a horn- I suppose from the tugboat- has haunted my mind through the years. I believe I can also hear and feel the wind from the electric fan in my grandfathers house where I watched the program. I would really like to hear that theme song and fog horn again. I am looking online for a sound link but as yet have been unsuccessful. I may have to just buy the whole enchilada and get the programs. Who knows I may enjoy them too, but sometime memories are best left unaltered.


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