In the city of Monticello, attorney Mike Karr and his colleagues are involved in solving crimes and intrigue which touch the lives of many citizens. Some such citizens include dowager ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Terry Davis ...  April Cavanaugh Scott / ... 245 episodes, 1978-1980
Tony Craig Tony Craig ...  Draper Scott 242 episodes, 1976-1980
Frances Fisher ...  Deborah Saxon 215 episodes, 1976-1980
Joe Lambie Joe Lambie ...  Logan Swift 213 episodes, 1978-1980
Joel Crothers ...  Dr. Miles Cavanaugh 200 episodes, 1978-1984
Jayne Bentzen Jayne Bentzen ...  Nicole Cavanaugh 199 episodes, 1979-1980
Lee Godart ...  Eliot Dorn 179 episodes, 1979-1980
Ann Flood Ann Flood ...  Nancy Karr / ... 178 episodes, 1962-1984
Forrest Compton Forrest Compton ...  Mike Karr 176 episodes, 1974-1984
Sharon Gabet Sharon Gabet ...  Raven Swift / ... 171 episodes, 1978-1984
Irving Allen Lee Irving Allen Lee ...  Calvin Stoner 150 episodes, 1979-1984
Wade Nichols Wade Nichols ...  Derek Mallory 142 episodes, 1979-1984
Lois Kibbee Lois Kibbee ...  Geraldine Saxon / ... 139 episodes, 1974-1984
Ernie Pysher Ernie Pysher ...  Cliff Nelson 138 episodes, 1979-1983
Denny Albee Denny Albee ...  Steve Guthrie 134 episodes, 1978-1980
Margo McKenna Margo McKenna ...  Emily Gault 115 episodes, 1980
Kim Hunter ...  Nola Madison 113 episodes, 1979-1980
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In the city of Monticello, attorney Mike Karr and his colleagues are involved in solving crimes and intrigue which touch the lives of many citizens. Some such citizens include dowager Geraldine Whitney, the frequently-married Raven Alexander, attorney Adam Drake and his wife, Nicole, attorney Draper Scott and his wife, April, Police Chief Bill Marceau, night club owner Johnny Dallas, physician Dr. Miles Cavanaugh, young Jody Travis and her many boyfriends, and Mike Karr himself, his wife, Nancy, and their daughter, Lorrie. All the usual soap opera devices, including prolonged amnesia, a woman with a split personality, murderous mobsters, usurped identities, and murders with many suspects, are used quite effectively in this long running serial. Written by Kevin McCorry <mmccorry@nb.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1956 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Edge of Night See more »

Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(7420 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (1956-1967)| Color (1967-1984)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Marcia Cross got her start on this show. See more »

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Soundtracks

The Edge Of Night
Main Title Theme (1976-1980)
Words and Music by Jack Cortner and John Barranco
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The Best Mystery Soap Ever Created!
7 December 1999 | by CarrigonSee all my reviews

Sadly, they do not make Soaps like this one anymore. I was literally sick when it was cancelled. Edge of Night had it all, wonderfully written mysteries and suspense stories. Great characters and wonderful actors. This soap will be sorely missed for a long time. Edge of Night was special. It just had a rare combination of the right writers, actors, directors, even the right sets. The soap may be gone, but its memories will last a lifetime.


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