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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 Austin Willis ...  Harry / ... 36 episodes, 1952-1961
Barry Morse ...  Duke / ... 32 episodes, 1952-1961
Katharine Blake Katharine Blake ...  Anna / ... 31 episodes, 1953-1959
James Doohan ...  Barney Hannah / ... 30 episodes, 1953-1961
Patrick Macnee ...  A Medico / ... 29 episodes, 1952-1960
John Drainie John Drainie ...  Antonio / ... 25 episodes, 1952-1959
Kate Reid ...  Alice Pemberton / ... 25 episodes, 1952-1961
Lloyd Bochner ...  Captain Biggars / ... 24 episodes, 1953-1960
Murray Westgate Murray Westgate ...  Captain / ... 24 episodes, 1953-1960
Jack Creley ...  'Pop' Whalen / ... 23 episodes, 1954-1960
Alex McKee Alex McKee ...  Angus MacLeod / ... 23 episodes, 1952-1961
Corinne Conley ...  Alix Loring / ... 22 episodes, 1953-1961
Douglas Master Douglas Master ...  Albert / ... 22 episodes, 1952-1961
Ivor Barry Ivor Barry ...  Bishop / ... 20 episodes, 1956-1960
Robert Christie ...  John A. Macdonald / ... 19 episodes, 1952-1961
Ruth Springford ...  Alice / ... 18 episodes, 1952-1961
George Luscombe George Luscombe ...  Paul / ... 18 episodes, 1956-1961
Joe Austin Joe Austin ...  Chairman / ... 18 episodes, 1954-1961
Gerald Sarracini Gerald Sarracini ...  Alex Neal / ... 18 episodes, 1952-1957
Sean Sullivan ...  Charley Neal / ... 17 episodes, 1954-1959
Joseph Fürst ...  Emil Thibodeau / ... 17 episodes, 1953-1959
Hugh Webster Hugh Webster ...  James / ... 16 episodes, 1952-1960
Jeremy Wilkin Jeremy Wilkin ...  Jim Tanner / ... 16 episodes, 1954-1960
Drew Thompson Drew Thompson ...  Cassidy / ... 16 episodes, 1953-1961
Elizabeth Cole Elizabeth Cole ...  Aunt Ellen / ... 16 episodes, 1952-1961
Douglas Rain ...  Basil Hallward / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1960
Gillie Fenwick ...  Captain Scudder / ... 15 episodes, 1957-1961
William Needles William Needles ...  Baldwin / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1961
John Vernon ...  A businessman / ... 15 episodes, 1956-1961
Larry D. Mann ...  Bishop Tache / ... 15 episodes, 1958-1961
Frank Peddie Frank Peddie ...  Murdoch / ... 15 episodes, 1952-1956
Sammy Sales Sammy Sales ...  Gramps / ... 15 episodes, 1953-1961
Charles Jarrott ...  Dr. Sutton / ... 15 episodes, 1955-1958
Tom Harvey Tom Harvey ...  Adam Parker / ... 15 episodes, 1954-1961
Paul Kligman 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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Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1952 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Encounter See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Alternate Versions

Early episodes were broadcast in the US on ABC as "Encounter." Later episodes were rebroadcasts of a UK series called "Interplay." See more »

Connections

Remade as The Avengers: The Deadly Air (1961) See more »

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