An anthology television series aired from Toronto, Canada, and carried by both CBC Television and ABC. In Canada the series was known as General Motors Presents. The one-hour dramas were ... See full summary »

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Austin Willis ...
 Harry / ... (35 episodes, 1952-1961)
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 Duke / ... (31 episodes, 1952-1961)
Katharine Blake ...
 Anna / ... (31 episodes, 1953-1959)
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 Barney Hannah / ... (30 episodes, 1953-1961)
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 A medico / ... (28 episodes, 1952-1960)
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 Alice Pemberton / ... (25 episodes, 1952-1961)
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 Captain Biggars / ... (24 episodes, 1953-1960)
Jack Creley ...
 'Pop' Whalen / ... (23 episodes, 1954-1960)
John Drainie ...
 Antonio / ... (23 episodes, 1952-1959)
Murray Westgate ...
 Captain / ... (23 episodes, 1953-1960)
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 Alix Loring / ... (22 episodes, 1953-1961)
Alex McKee ...
 Angus MacLeod / ... (21 episodes, 1953-1961)
Douglas Master ...
 Blake / ... (20 episodes, 1952-1961)
Ivor Barry ...
 Bishop / ... (19 episodes, 1956-1960)
Robert Christie ...
 John A. Macdonald / ... (18 episodes, 1952-1961)
George Luscombe ...
 Paul / ... (18 episodes, 1956-1961)
Gerald Sarracini ...
 Alex Neal / ... (18 episodes, 1952-1957)
Ruth Springford ...
 Alice / ... (17 episodes, 1953-1961)
Sean Sullivan ...
 Charley Neal / ... (17 episodes, 1954-1959)
Joseph Fürst ...
 Dr. Lizt / ... (17 episodes, 1953-1959)
Joe Austin ...
 Chairman / ... (17 episodes, 1954-1961)
Jeremy Wilkin ...
 Jim Tanner / ... (16 episodes, 1954-1960)
Douglas Rain ...
 Basil Hallward / ... (15 episodes, 1953-1960)
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 A businessman / ... (15 episodes, 1956-1961)
Elizabeth Cole ...
 Aunt Ellen / ... (15 episodes, 1953-1961)
Hugh Webster ...
 James / ... (15 episodes, 1953-1960)
Sammy Sales ...
 Gramps / ... (15 episodes, 1953-1961)
Tom Harvey ...
 Adam Parker / ... (15 episodes, 1954-1961)
Drew Thompson ...
 Cassidy / ... (15 episodes, 1953-1961)
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 Dr. Sutton / ... (15 episodes, 1955-1958)
Paul Kligman ...
 Ben Dash / ... (15 episodes, 1953-1959)
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An anthology television series aired from Toronto, Canada, and carried by both CBC Television and ABC. In Canada the series was known as General Motors Presents. The one-hour dramas were either romance, adventure, or mystery stories. Patrick Macnee, Barry Morse and William Shatner were among those who frequently appeared. Written by TV

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One of the first Canadian programs to be sold to a US network. ABC broadcast this dramatic anthology under the title "Encounter" (1954), but cancelled the series after only 5 weeks (ABC had signed to broadcast 39 episodes). See more »

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Remade as The Avengers: The Radioactive Man (1961) See more »

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