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)
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)
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 Detective Cady (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Joseph V. Perry ...
 Martinez (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)
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)
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)
Eugene Iglesias ...
 Luigi Corletto (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)
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)
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)
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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)
...
 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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"Catholic, Protestant, Jewish"....All Represented in Weekly Ecumenical Celebration of Faith in Everyday Life.
27 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We can well remember this weekly series of 1/2 hour dramatic stories of people's own stories of Religious Experiences in life. They were stories from real life experiences. The voice of the announcer can still be heard in my now six decade old little head.(It seems that this was the same Announcer who did the speaking chores on THE LORETTA YOUNG SHOW (aka LETTER TO LORETTA).

The voice-over came in announcing something about,.....true life stories about people of Faith, "Catholic, Protestant, Jewish." Guest Actors would make an appearance portraying people who were of the same Denomination as the Actor.

Stories were set in a wide range of locales and walks of life. Most of the stories were of Clergymen of the various Faiths, but they were not necessarily exclusive to those of cloth. A lot of the half hours were devoted to positive Religious experiences of Laymen as well.

In those days of strong sponsor identification, it was Chevrolet that sponsored CROSSROADS. In looking around today, we don't see anything that resembles it. Would't it be interesting if some producer decided to resurrect the idea,not a bad idea at that. It just could be that in our Sick, Cynical, Tired World it is time for a program like this.

Hey, General Motors/Chevrolet Division,are you ready to bring us such fine television once again? Our Post 9/11 World could use it.


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