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 ...
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Katharine Blake ...
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 Barney Hannah / ... 30 episodes, 1953-1961
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 A Medico / ... 29 episodes, 1952-1960
John Drainie ...
 Antonio / ... 25 episodes, 1952-1959
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 Alice Pemberton / ... 25 episodes, 1952-1961
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 Captain Biggars / ... 24 episodes, 1953-1960
Murray Westgate ...
 Captain / ... 24 episodes, 1953-1960
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 'Pop' Whalen / ... 23 episodes, 1954-1960
Alex McKee ...
 Angus MacLeod / ... 23 episodes, 1952-1961
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 Alix Loring / ... 22 episodes, 1953-1961
Douglas Master ...
 Albert / ... 22 episodes, 1952-1961
Ivor Barry ...
 Bishop / ... 20 episodes, 1956-1960
Robert Christie ...
 John A. Macdonald / ... 19 episodes, 1952-1961
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George Luscombe ...
Joe Austin ...
 Chairman / ... 18 episodes, 1954-1961
Gerald Sarracini ...
 Alex Neal / ... 18 episodes, 1952-1957
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 Charley Neal / ... 17 episodes, 1954-1959
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 Emil Thibodeau / ... 17 episodes, 1953-1959
Hugh Webster ...
Jeremy Wilkin ...
 Jim Tanner / ... 16 episodes, 1954-1960
Drew Thompson ...
 Cassidy / ... 16 episodes, 1953-1961
Elizabeth Cole ...
 Aunt Ellen / ... 16 episodes, 1952-1961
Douglas Rain ...
 Basil Hallward / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1960
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 Captain Scudder / ... 15 episodes, 1957-1961
William Needles ...
 Baldwin / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1961
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 A businessman / ... 15 episodes, 1956-1961
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 Bishop Tache / ... 15 episodes, 1958-1961
Frank Peddie ...
 Murdoch / ... 15 episodes, 1952-1956
Sammy Sales ...
 Gramps / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1961
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 Dr. Sutton / ... 15 episodes, 1955-1958
Tom Harvey ...
 Adam Parker / ... 15 episodes, 1954-1961
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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