Crossroads (1955–1957)

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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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Complete series cast summary:
Frank J. Scannell ...
 Buck / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Max Markey / ... (6 episodes, 1956-1957)
Robert Carson ...
 Coach Mike / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1957)
Jeff Morrow ...
 Rev. Don Benedict / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Adam Kennedy ...
 Ed Buckley / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Ben Sauter / ... (5 episodes, 1956)
Harry Antrim ...
 Doctor / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Robert Paquin ...
 Harry Peters / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
Will J. White ...
 Judge / ... (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Charles Cane ...
 Townsman (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Jonathan Hale ...
 Dr. Stetson / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Cort / ... (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
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 Father Edward Sullivan / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Donald Woods ...
 Father Francis L. Sampson / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Capt. Walter A. Bascomb (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Detective Cady (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Joseph V. Perry ...
 Martinez (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Dorothy Green ...
 Bernice Sloan / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Frank Hagney ...
 Policeman / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
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)
Dick Foran ...
 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)
Robert Armstrong ...
 Casey / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
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 Bannister aka The Enforcer / ... (3 episodes, 1956)
Barbara Woodell ...
 Mrs. McClure / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Hugh Gallagher ...
 Johnny Lamson / ... (3 episodes, 1957)
Reed Howes ...
 Bartender / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Edward Earle ...
 Doctor / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Arthur Franz ...
 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)
Barry Kelley ...
 Matt Whaley / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
John Alderson ...
 Jagger / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Raymond Greenleaf ...
 Gibson Coller (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Russell Hicks ...
 Judge Irving (3 episodes, 1955-1957)
Lawrence Dobkin ...
 Al Mackler (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Eugene Iglesias ...
 Luigi Corletto (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Richard H. Cutting ...
 Lieutenant Corlett (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Charles Halton ...
 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)
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 Father Slee / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
David Brian ...
 Minister / ... (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
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)
Byron Keith ...
 Army Captain / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Joseph Crehan ...
 Father Devlin / ... (2 episodes, 1955)
Emmett Vogan ...
 Manager Stone / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Peter J. Votrian ...
 George Gilgo / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Gil Frye ...
 Doctor / ... (2 episodes, 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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 Mouse Morrison (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Bert Uhlam (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)
Terry Frost ...
 Merrill (2 episodes, 1955)
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)
James Goodwin ...
 Carl Ward (2 episodes, 1957)
Gregory Gaye ...
 Doctor (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Lowell Gilmore ...
 District Attorney / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
George Eldredge ...
 Sargent (2 episodes, 1956)
Fred Sherman ...
 Manly / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
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 Willy (2 episodes, 1956)
Nolan Leary ...
 Jury Foreman (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Eddie 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)
Tina Carver ...
 Cashier (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Robert Hutton
(2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Hal K. Dawson
(2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Anne Kimbell ...
 Eva Jo Denson (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Don Taylor ...
 Priest / ... (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Steve Brodie ...
 Jim Bannister (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Yvonne Fedderson ...
 Mary (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Minister / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
...
 Father Anthony Kohlmann / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
(2 episodes, 1956)
Margaret Field ...
 Mrs. Benedict (2 episodes, 1956)
Robert Kenaston
(2 episodes, 1956)
...
 Charles Mitchell (2 episodes, 1956)
J. Carrol Naish ...
 Rabbi Arnold Fischel (2 episodes, 1956)
Gene Reynolds ...
 Jack (2 episodes, 1956)
Jan Shepard
(2 episodes, 1956)
Frank Sully
(2 episodes, 1956)
Ben Welden
(2 episodes, 1956)
Mel Gaines ...
 German Soldier (2 episodes, 1957)
Conrad Nagel ...
 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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