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2 October 1961 (USA) See more »
Cam Brooks, a writer, returns to Millsberg, his hometown, and renews his friendship with the editor of the local newspaper... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 15)

Robert Young ... Cameron Garrett Brooks / ... (32 episodes, 1961-1962)

Constance Moore ... Chris Logan (13 episodes, 1961-1962)

Ford Rainey ... Lloyd Ramsey (13 episodes, 1961-1962)

Series Directed by
Richard Dunlap (10 episodes, 1961)
Series Writing credits
Roswell Rogers (25 episodes, 1961-1962)
Andy White (4 episodes, 1961-1962)
Henry Garson (4 episodes, 1962)
Mathilde Ferro (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
Theodore Ferro (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
Joel Malone (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
Tommy Tomlinson (3 episodes, 1961-1962)

Series Produced by
Eugene B. Rodney .... producer (21 episodes, 1961-1962)
Robert Young .... producer (7 episodes, 1961-1962)
Series Cinematography by
William V. Skall (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Film Editing by
Thomas Scott (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Casting by
Marvin Paige (6 episodes, 1961)
Series Art Direction by
Brook Simons (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Set Decoration by
Ross Dowd (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Makeup Department
Paul Malcolm .... makeup artist (8 episodes, 1961)
Louise Miehle .... hair stylist (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Production Management
James Paisley .... production supervisor (8 episodes, 1961)
Brook Simons .... production executive / executive in charge of production (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Louis B. Appleton Jr. .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Art Department
John Pinoges .... property master (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Sound Department
Leon M. Leon .... sound (8 episodes, 1961)
Robert A. Reich .... sound effects (8 episodes, 1961)
Glen Glenn .... sound (2 episodes, 1961)
Series Casting Department
Marvin Paige .... casting (2 episodes, 1961)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bob Spencer .... costume supervisor (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Music Department
Emil Cadkin .... music editor (8 episodes, 1961)
Irving Friedman .... music supervisor (8 episodes, 1961)
Series Other crew
Roswell Rogers .... script consultant / script supervisor (21 episodes, 1961-1962)
Winifred Gibson .... script supervisor (8 episodes, 1961)

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30 min
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Tim Matheson's TV debut.See more »
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12 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
I Remember This Show, 21 June 2007
Author: jperin from Cincinnati, Ohio

I certainly remember this show, especially the first episode. Cameron Brooks has just arrived in Millsburg. In a flashback, we see him as a young man when he was preparing to leave that town many years before. He is with a young girl named "Tina" and is telling her good-bye. They promise that when he returns to Millsburg, they will kiss. Back to the present, Brooks is seen meeting the townspeople. One of these is a woman named Chris Logan. As this episode moves toward its conclusion, it is seen that this woman is actually the "Tina" he said good-bye to (full-name Christina). He reminds her of the promise from years earlier that they will kiss. She remarks it was a promise made many years before. He notes that "promises were meant to be kept" and they do kiss. I thought it was a beautiful way to begin the TV series. Chris, played by Constance Moore, was a regular in the show.

Persons should remember that Robert Young had recently finished being in Father Knows Best (1954-1960) when he began this series. In fact, Father Knows Best continued on in prime time for two seasons (1960-61, 1961-62) on CBS. As such, Young was actually being seen in two separate shows in prime time during that 1961-62 TV season. Window on Main Street was on Mondays and Father Knows Best was on Wednesdays. Maybe the plot was too similar for the new series to take hold. Window was trying to solve the concerns of someone from the town in 30 minutes just as Father had tried to do with a family member or friend during its long run.

It's a series few remember or know of, but I do; particularly that opening episode.

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