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Encounter 

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

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Series cast summary:
Austin Willis ...  Harry / ... 36 episodes, 1952-1961
...  Duke / ... 32 episodes, 1952-1961
Katharine Blake ...  Anna / ... 31 episodes, 1953-1959
...  Barney Hannah / ... 30 episodes, 1953-1961
...  A Medico / ... 29 episodes, 1952-1960
John Drainie ...  Antonio / ... 25 episodes, 1952-1959
...  Alice Pemberton / ... 25 episodes, 1952-1961
...  Captain Biggars / ... 24 episodes, 1953-1960
Murray Westgate ...  Captain / ... 24 episodes, 1953-1960
...  'Pop' Whalen / ... 23 episodes, 1954-1960
Alex McKee ...  Angus MacLeod / ... 23 episodes, 1952-1961
...  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
...  Alice / ... 18 episodes, 1952-1961
George Luscombe ...  Paul / ... 18 episodes, 1956-1961
Joe Austin ...  Chairman / ... 18 episodes, 1954-1961
Gerald Sarracini ...  Alex Neal / ... 18 episodes, 1952-1957
...  Charley Neal / ... 17 episodes, 1954-1959
...  Emil Thibodeau / ... 17 episodes, 1953-1959
Hugh Webster ...  James / ... 16 episodes, 1952-1960
Jeremy Wilkin ...  Jim Tanner / ... 16 episodes, 1954-1960
Drew Thompson ...  Cassidy / ... 16 episodes, 1953-1961
Elizabeth Cole ...  Aunt Ellen / ... 16 episodes, 1952-1961
...  Basil Hallward / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1960
...  Captain Scudder / ... 15 episodes, 1957-1961
William Needles ...  Baldwin / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1961
...  A businessman / ... 15 episodes, 1956-1961
...  Bishop Tache / ... 15 episodes, 1958-1961
Frank Peddie ...  Murdoch / ... 15 episodes, 1952-1956
Sammy Sales ...  Gramps / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1961
...  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 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 U.S. network. ABC broadcast this dramatic anthology under the title "Encounter", but cancelled the series after only five weeks (ABC had signed on to broadcast thirty-nine episodes). See more »

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

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