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)
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 Bartender / ... (6 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Carson ...
 Coach Mike / ... (5 episodes, 1955-1957)
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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)
Frank Hagney ...
 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)
Donald Woods ...
 Father Francis L. Sampson / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Reed Howes ...
 Bartender / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 Capt. Walter A. Bascomb (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
Dorothy Green ...
 Bernice Sloan / ... (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Russell Hicks ...
 Judge Irving (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
Barry Kelley ...
 Matt Whaley / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Armstrong ...
 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)
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)
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)
David Brian ...
 Minister / ... (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)
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)
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)
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)
...
 Shep / ... (2 episodes, 1956)
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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 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)
...
 Dr. Axel Johnson (2 episodes, 1956)
Hugh Sanders ...
 Myron T. Doakes (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
...
 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)
Fred Sherman ...
 Manly / ... (2 episodes, 1957)
Charles Horvath ...
 Buck / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Kay E. Kuter ...
 Hotel Clerk / ... (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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 ...
 American Legion Member (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Anne Kimbell ...
 Eva Jo Denson (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Steve Brodie ...
 Jim Bannister (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
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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)
J. Carrol Naish ...
 Rabbi Arnold Fischel (2 episodes, 1956)
Gene Reynolds ...
 Jack (2 episodes, 1956)
Frank Sully
(2 episodes, 1956)
Ben Welden
(2 episodes, 1956)
Mel Gaines ...
 German Soldier (2 episodes, 1957)
...
 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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