The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.
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Complete series cast summary:
Robert Carson ...
 Coach Mike / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1957)
Frank J. Scannell ...
 Buck / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Max Markey / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Bartender / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Ben Sauter / ... (5 episodes, 1956)
Jeff Morrow ...
 Rev. Don Benedict / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Adam Kennedy ...
 Ed Buckley / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1957)
Will J. White ...
 Judge Porter / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Harry Antrim ...
 Doctor / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Robert Paquin ...
 Harry Peters / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
Joseph V. Perry ...
 Martinez (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Policeman / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Charles Cane ...
 Townsman (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Cort / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Jonathan Hale ...
 Dr. Stetson / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Father Edmund Boyle / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Father Francis L. Sampson / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Dorothy Green ...
 Bernice Sloan / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Reed Howes ...
 Bartender / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Capt. Walter A. Bascomb (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
Russell Hicks ...
 Judge Irving (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
Barry Kelley ...
 Matt Whaley / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Casey / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Philip Ahn ...
 Ah Hiu / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Dr. Roy Bell / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Richard Denning ...
 Dr. Ira Langston / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Rabbi Gershom Seixas / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Father James Lorgan / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Eve Miller ...
 Helen Chamberlain / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Jack Fromer (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Glenn Langan ...
 Colonel Johnson / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
John Alderson ...
 Jagger / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Bannister / ... (3 episodes, 1956)
Lawrence Dobkin ...
 Al Mackler / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Terry Frost ...
 American Legion Member / ... (3 episodes, 1955)
Barbara Woodell ...
 Mrs. McClure / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Hugh Gallagher ...
 Johnny Lamson / ... (3 episodes, 1957)
Edward Earle ...
 Doctor / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Father Slee / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Minister / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Father Robert W. Greene / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Stephen McNally ...
 Father Edward J. Flanagan / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Lloyd Corrigan ...
 David Selden / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Rachel Ames ...
 Mrs. Edith Brissie (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Danny / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Lester Matthews ...
 Dr. Ashley / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Marcia Henderson ...
 Peggy (3 episodes, 1956)
Raymond Greenleaf ...
 Gibson Coller (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Eugene Iglesias ...
 Luigi Corletto (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Richard H. Cutting ...
 Lieutenant Corlett (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Dr. Wessell / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Ruth Lee ...
 Mrs. Connors (3 episodes, 1956)
William Hughes ...
 David Walsh (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Carl Benton Reid ...
 Brig. Gen. James H. O'Neill / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Paul Kelly ...
 Father Bill Rigge / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Father William Wendt / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
Christopher Dark ...
 Frank Corletto / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Leang Fan / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Marya Marco ...
 Sister Ming Yu / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Sarah Padden ...
 Grandmother / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Byron Keith ...
 Army Captain / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
George Eldredge ...
 Dr. Graves / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Shep / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Fred Sherman ...
 Manly / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
Joseph Crehan ...
 Father Devlin / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
Emmett Vogan ...
 Manager / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Peter J. Votrian ...
 George Gilgo / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Gil Frye ...
 Doctor / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Don Taylor ...
 Father Felix / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Rev. William Hyde / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
George Brent ...
 Father George Ford / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Arthur Shields ...
 Father George B. Ford / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Jim Bannister (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Mouse Morrison (2 episodes, 1957)
Barbara Bestar ...
 Julietta Corletto (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Bert Uhlam (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Charles Mitchell (2 episodes, 1956)
Jean Willes ...
 Florence Bolton / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
Kathryn Givney ...
 Mrs. Kramer (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Mort Claffey (2 episodes, 1957)
Dayton Lummis ...
 James Thorpe / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Howard Petrie ...
 Don Rosen / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Frank Gerstle ...
 Tito Krackow (2 episodes, 1956)
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 Dr. Axel Johnson (2 episodes, 1956)
Hugh Sanders ...
 Myron T. Doakes (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Connors (2 episodes, 1956)
Anne O'Neal ...
 Mrs. Quiggs (2 episodes, 1956)
Jan Shepard ...
 Susan (2 episodes, 1956)
James Kirkwood ...
 Justice Deal (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Jim Goodwin ...
 Carl Ward (2 episodes, 1957)
Gregory Gaye ...
 Doctor (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Lowell Gilmore ...
 District Attorney / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Tina Carver ...
 Cashier (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Charles Horvath ...
 Buck / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Hotel Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Nolan Leary ...
 Jury Foreman (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Edwin Luke
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Lester Hoyle ...
 Corporal James (2 episodes, 1957)
Pierre Watkin ...
 Governor / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
Syd Saylor ...
 Abby, the Clown (2 episodes, 1956)
Robert Hutton
(2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Hal K. Dawson ...
 American Legion Member (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Anne Kimbell ...
 Eva Jo Denson (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Minister / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Yvonne Lime ...
 Mary (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Father Anthony Kohlmann / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
(2 episodes, 1956)
Margaret Field ...
 Mrs. Benedict (2 episodes, 1956)
Robert Kenaston
(2 episodes, 1956)
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 Rabbi Arnold Fischel (2 episodes, 1956)
Gene Reynolds ...
 Jack (2 episodes, 1956)
Frank Sully
(2 episodes, 1956)
(2 episodes, 1956)
Mel Gaines ...
 German Soldier (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Chaplain Eversley S. Ferris / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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The anthology series dramatized the lives of clergymen of all faiths and the problems they faced in both their professional and personal lives.

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Highly influenced my life
27 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was only seven or eight years old when I watched this show on television, but it so influenced me at a young age that, later in life, I entered the seminary. Now at age 60 some of the scenes are still fresh in my memory. I clearly remember the beginning of each episode with the man walking down a path that was shaped like a cross.

I especially remember an episode with a priest being hung as if on a cross with his feet in ice and loud speakers constantly blaring in his ears "preach, talk, preach, talk". It made me realize that the life of the clergy can be riddled with bigotry and persecution.

Would that we could have shows like this on television today.


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