A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical persons, as well as important historical events.




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 Himself - Narrator / ... (13 episodes, 1964)
 Himself - Narrator / ... (13 episodes, 1963-1964)


A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical persons, as well as important historical events.

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27 September 1963 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das große Abenteuer  »

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End credit disclaimer: "The Great Adventure is a dramatization of recorded history. Situations and characters are sometimes changed for dramatic purposes." See more »

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the Great Adventure
21 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After reading all the comments of this series I realize this Great Adventure show must have had an impact on the few that did watch as a child. I remember it as being very dramatic. I remember well many of the details of some of the episodes. I can see Lloyd Bridges playing Wild Bill and sitting at a table playing cards and getting shot in the back.I remember seeing the hole through his coat. In another episode, not sure which one,I remember drilling for oil and striking at the conclusion. I was in third grade and remember it being on Friday nights. My sisters and brother all watched. I couldn't remember how the theme song went but I do remember that it was powerful. I searched for a long time and findly found it on the Internet. I would like to see the series return on TV or DVD.

ATTENTION READERS: It has been mentioned several times about the theme song. I want to say I found it at www.wavethemes.net. Click on the online TV theme song catalog and look under the G's

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