An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.
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 Himself - Host (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Carl Benton Reid ...
 Dr, Merriam / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
Grandon Rhodes ...
 Capt. Stanley / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Clovis / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Doberman / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Governor / ... (3 episodes, 1956)
Johnny Washbrook ...
 Danny Morgan / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Harry Carter ...
 Himself / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Griffin ...
 Bartender / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Jake / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Richard Collier ...
 Todd / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Alderson / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Noel Drayton ...
 Alfred Bridges / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Buzzy Loring / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Katherine Warren ...
 Amelia Newcombe / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Governor's Wife / ... (3 episodes, 1956)
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 Doris Walker / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Cicero / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Harry / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Miss Prossy / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Fred Gaily / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Barney Fowler / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Dr. Benson / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Ephraim Strong / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Callicott / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Sgt. Pickens / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Dan Chancellor / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Jim Hayward ...
 Charlie / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Mr. Macy / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Dr. Pierce / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 First Brother / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Dan Riss ...
 Doc MacGowen / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Jackson / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Joe / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Clark / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Louis Towers ...
 Jackie / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 John Apley / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Ben Macready / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Boyle / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Christina Bradley / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Abigail Clay / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Adam Clay / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Bartlett / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Barbara Woodell ...
 Mary Elgin / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Than Wyenn ...
 Freddie Ames / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Farley / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Marcia Bridges / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Draftsman #1 / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Joy Lafleur ...
 Ethel / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Doris Lloyd ...
 Lady Beatrice / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Joey Ray ...
 Tribune Reporter (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Gerald Oliver Smith ...
 Bates / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Captain McCrea / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Wade Connors (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Howard Wendell ...
 Hotel Manager / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Captain Robert Wilton / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Robert Cosick (2 episodes, 1955)
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 Aikens / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 John Albertson / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Prosecutor / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Lisa Golm ...
 Tessie Vardosch / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Al Neavins / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Paul McGuire ...
 Dispatch Rider (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Ferguson / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Max / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Charley / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Jack Rice ...
 Mr. Robinson (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Angelo / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Kate as a Girl / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Herself / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Harold / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Todd Ferrell ...
 Mark King / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Joan Byrnes / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Maid / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Court Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Alan Byrnes / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Marilyn Saris ...
 Maria / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Irene Seidner ...
 Mrs. Schneider / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 George Wixted / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Malatta / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Capt. Sam / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Poker Player / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
Sydney Smith ...
 Dewey Roberts / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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An Anthology of mini-features, new productions largely consisted of hasty retreads of successful Fox movies.

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5 October 1955 (USA)  »

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(37 episodes)

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| (Westrex Recording System) (season 2)| (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Featured in 20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) See more »

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Good Show!
3 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is a good show from the 1950's. It is currently (2003) airing as the Fox Hour of Stars with Robert Wagner as a host. Some of the shows are remakes, such as Laura, Cavalcade, Miracle on 34th St., etc. They are very well done, not as great as the originals perhaps, because they are only about 47 minutes long. But they are well cast with many big name actors (Teresa Wright, Joan Fontaine, Michael Wilding, Merle Oberon, Thelma Ritter, Joanne Woodward, Robert Preston). Some of the stories are also original stories, such as Child of the Regiment, a very good story about racism. These aired in some cinemas in America and England at the time and cast a lot of actors (like Woodward and Wagner) in them who were under contract to 20th Century Fox at the time. They are basically like little movies and it is fun to see different casts get to try the roles. For example, Thomas Mitchell is equally as wonderful as Kris Kringle as Edmund Gwenn was in the film of Miracle on 34th Street. All in all, a very good show and fun to see these actors in different roles that are basically shorter movies.


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