Kraft Suspense Theater was a anthogy series that featured a new cast and stories each week. It shared it's time slot with Kraft Music Hall that aired approximately once a month.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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 Alan Brossanquet / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
Francis De Sales ...
 President of Court Martial / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
Harry Townes ...
 Richard / ... (4 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Charles Glenn / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Daphne Middleton / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Alden Ritter / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Dr. Ludwig Horning / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Berkeley Harris ...
 Pete Francis / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Frank Maxwell ...
 Arthur Jensen / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Gotch / ... (3 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Sergeant / ... (3 episodes, 1965)
Walter Brooke ...
 Col. Arthur Merriam / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Gilchrist Stuart ...
 Sandy / ... (3 episodes, 1965)
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 J. Marvin Bean / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Sgt. Paul Ryker (2 episodes, 1963)
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 David Buchanan / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Jerry Wilson / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Dr. David Cord / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Janet Cord / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Carlos / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Johnny Baroja / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Ozzie Keefer / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Colonel Juano Chauvin / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Anderson / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Beret / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Myrna Fahey ...
 Honora Malone / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Caroline Glenn / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Harry Brockman / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Diane McBain ...
 Diana Weston / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Inspector Dan Zarilla / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Arch Johnson ...
 Charlie Tully / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Homer Fargis / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Ellen Yarnell / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Nancy Malone ...
 Nurse Linda Beaumont / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Chris Forrester / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Major Charles Wheeler / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Peter Helm ...
 Private Cutler / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ron Hayes ...
 Deputy Dave Willett / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Cowell / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Captain Santos / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Beth / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Tol Avery ...
 The 3rd Judge / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
William Bramley ...
 Roy David 'Biff' Mueller / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Carl Lombardo / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Miguel Ángel Landa ...
 Henri / ... (2 episodes, 1965)
Myron Healey ...
 George Whitney / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Dan Barton ...
 Freddie Sackheim / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Franklin / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Richard X. Slattery ...
 Lester / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Rusty Lane ...
 Doc Stacey / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Douglas Henderson ...
 Harry Grayson / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
S. John Launer ...
 Dr. Manson / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Louis Mercier ...
 Mr. Salonnis / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Dee Carroll ...
 Mrs. Bosley / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Henry Hermann-Cattani ...
 Karl Sturtz / ... (2 episodes, 1965)
Don Collier ...
 Detective Sgt. Newsome / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
John A. Alonzo ...
 Cpl. Jack Osante / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Alvin Piper / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
William Boyett ...
 Highway Patrolman Caulfield / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Barry / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
Indus Arthur ...
 Elizabeth Pike / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
John Bleifer ...
 Farmer / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Albert Carrier ...
 Frenchy / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
John Crowther ...
 The 2nd Man / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Than Wyenn ...
 Prosecutor / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Technician / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Larry Henderson / ... (2 episodes, 1965)
Luis Delgado ...
 Sgt. Paine / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Ralph Thomas ...
 French / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Jimmy Joyce ...
 2nd Newsman / ... (2 episodes, 1965)
John Willis ...
 Cogan / ... (2 episodes, 1965)
Fred Holliday ...
 Deputy Rick Perry / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
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 Mama Baroja / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Russ Bender ...
 Sergeant Aikes / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Albert Szabo ...
 The Waiter (2 episodes, 1965)
Charles Alvin Bell ...
 The 1st Judge / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Ken Lowry ...
 The Flight Attendant / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Don Kennedy ...
 Highway Patrolman / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Doris D. Edwards ...
 The Nurse / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
Louis Cavalier ...
 Buzzy / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Susanne Cramer ...
 Anna / ... (2 episodes, 1965)
Ben Wright ...
 German Commandant / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1965)
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 Dendier / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
Edwin Rochelle ...
 Clare Smith / ... (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
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 Maj. Kitchener (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Capt. David Young (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Sgt. Max Winkler (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Maj. Frank Whitaker (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Capt. Appleton (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Cpl Jenks / ... (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Ann Ryker (2 episodes, 1963)
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 Gen. Amos Bailey (2 episodes, 1963)
Richard Angarola ...
 Club Owner / ... (2 episodes, 1964-1965)
Jeff Cooper ...
 Daniel (2 episodes, 1965)
Will Corry ...
 Wally Pitt (2 episodes, 1965)
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 Mr. Harkin (2 episodes, 1965)
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 Bassett (2 episodes, 1965)
Jan Merlin ...
 Jon (2 episodes, 1965)
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 Victor Prelling (2 episodes, 1965)
Eric Morris ...
 Tippo (2 episodes, 1965)
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 Leith Houser (2 episodes, 1965)
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 Detective Matt Lacey (2 episodes, 1965)
Frederick O'Neal ...
 Jacques Serac (2 episodes, 1965)
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 Karen Lownes (2 episodes, 1965)
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Kraft Suspense Theater was a anthogy series that featured a new cast and stories each week. It shared it's time slot with Kraft Music Hall that aired approximately once a month.

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Like many anthology series, the quality of the shows varied considerably but most are well worth seeing today.
16 October 2015 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

In 1947, I "Kraft Theatre" debuted on television and it stayed on the air until 1958. Well, this isn't exactly true. Instead of being canceled, it was renamed "Kraft Mystery Theatre" and remained that until, oddly, it was renamed "Kraft Suspense Theatre" in 1963 and played for two more seasons until the Kraft shows came to an end. That is a very long run and today you can see many of the later episodes of "Kraft Mystery Theatre" and "Kraft Suspense Theatre" on YouTube...and they are worth finding. Each episode was a self-contained story with all sorts of action and plot twists that sometimes made them marvelous. But, like any anthology show, it did have some disappointments as well- -a few terrible episodes. Don't give up if you try a few and you aren't hooked...there are some real gems among the shows. And, most importantly, they're fee to watch and have usually aged quite well.


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