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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 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)
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 Col. Arthur Merriam / ... (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Gilchrist Stuart ...
 Sandy / ... (3 episodes, 1965)
Joyce Meadows ...
 Aline (3 episodes, 1963)
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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)
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 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)
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 Diana Weston / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 Inspector Dan Zarilla / ... (2 episodes, 1964)
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 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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 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)
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 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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(59 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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30 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a terrific program. It's on a rerun channel in my area (ME TV), and what a treat. It is truly excellent on every level. Perhaps its competition on other channels at the time caused it not to run as long as it otherwise might have. The actors and acting are top level. The plots are ingenuous and well executed. The sets and settings are high quality. You have variety with each program. It manages all this without offending the sensibilities - showing it can be done. For any mystery/somewhat thriller aficionado, I would think this one would rate high. If DVDs of this are available, they would well be worth pursuing. You have the variety and reliability. Excellent offering.


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