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Release Date:
3 October 1956 (USA) See more »
Hiram, thought to be a meek-little nobody by everyone around him, is one day discovered to have a range... See more »
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Wally Cox ... Hiram Holliday / ... (26 episodes, 1956-1961)
Ainslie Pryor ... Joel Smith (26 episodes, 1956-1961)

Series Directed by
Philip Rapp (9 episodes, 1956-1959)
George Cahan (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Series Writing credits
Paul Gallico (24 episodes, 1956-1959)
Philip Rapp (9 episodes, 1956-1957)
Richard Powell (2 episodes, 1957-1959)

Series Produced by
Philip Rapp .... producer (11 episodes, 1956-1959)
Robert Stillman .... associate producer (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Original Music by
Raoul Kraushaar (1 episode, 1957)

Michael Goldsen (unknown episodes)
Eddie Sauter (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Lester Shorr (10 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Film Editing by
Bruce B. Pierce (5 episodes, 1956-1959)
Fred R. Feitshans Jr. (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Series Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster (1 episode, 1959)
Series Production Design by
Arthur Lonergan (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Set Decoration by
Raymond Boltz Jr. (5 episodes, 1956)
Series Makeup Department
Webster C. Phillips .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1959)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Vreeland .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Art Department
Tom Coleman .... property man (6 episodes, 1956)
Series Sound Department
Jack A. Goodrich .... sound (3 episodes, 1956-1959)
Hugh McDowell Jr. .... sound (2 episodes, 1956)
Series Visual Effects by
Louis DeWitt .... photographic effects (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Jack Rabin .... photographic effects (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Casting Department
Lynn Stalmaster .... casting supervisor (6 episodes, 1956)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Frank Tauss .... wardrobe (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Editorial Department
Fred R. Feitshans Jr. .... supervising film editor / supervising editor (4 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Music Department
Raoul Kraushaar .... music supervisor (7 episodes, 1956-1959)
Series Other crew
William J. Hole Jr. .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1956)
Fred Cavens .... fencing master (5 episodes, 1956-1959)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
30 min (26 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Did You Know?

The series was based on a 1939 novel of the same name by Paul Gallico.See more »


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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Ahead of Its Time?, 22 April 2014
Author: WillEd from United States

There is an episode of it on YouTube.

What is weird about this show, even though it didn't even last a season, it went into syndication in the early sixties.

That is where I saw it and according to Wikipedia was one of the first American shows broadcast daily in the UK.

I thought it was great when I was a kid and the episode on YouTube is very funny.

What a great premise, a nerd superman and just perfect for Wally Cox who plays him perfectly.

Why it didn't catch on is a mystery to me.

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