Cavalcade of America

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1952
Cavalcade of America is an anthology drama series that was sponsored by the DuPont Company, although it occasionally presented musicals, such as an adaptation of Show Boat, and condensed biographies of popular composers. It was initially broadcast on... read more

Cavalcade of America is an anthology drama series that was sponsored by the DuPont Company, although it occasionally presented musicals, such as an adaptation of Show Boat, and condensed biographies of popular composers. It was initially broadcast on radio from 1935 to 1953, and later on television from 1952 to 1957. Originally on CBS, the series pioneered the use of anthology drama for company audio advertising.

Original Release

10/01/1952 on ABC

US Release

10/01/1952

Cast

# Title Air Date
1 Monument to a Young Man Tuesday, 18 September 1956
2 A Bed of Roses Tuesday, 25 September 1956
3 The People and General Glancy Tuesday, 09 October 1956
4 Wild April Tuesday, 16 October 1956
5 The Hobo Kid Tuesday, 23 October 1956
6 Date with a Stranger Tuesday, 30 October 1956
7 Innocent Bystander Tuesday, 13 November 1956
8 Woman's Work (1) Tuesday, 20 November 1956
9 Woman's Work Tuesday, 27 November 1956
10 Pursuit of a Princess Tuesday, 04 December 1956
11 Once a Hero Tuesday, 11 December 1956
12 The Blessed Midnight (1) Tuesday, 18 December 1956
13 The Blessed Midnight Tuesday, 25 December 1956
14 The Two Worlds of Nicolo Tuesday, 01 January 1957
15 The House of Empty Rooms Tuesday, 08 January 1957
16 Leap to Heaven Tuesday, 15 January 1957
17 Dowry for Ilona Tuesday, 22 January 1957
18 The Man from St. Paul Tuesday, 29 January 1957
19 Are Trees People? Tuesday, 05 February 1957
20 Decision for a Hero Tuesday, 12 February 1957
21 The Frightened Witness Tuesday, 19 February 1957
22 The Man Who Asked No Favors Tuesday, 05 March 1957
23 Dan Marshall's Brat Tuesday, 19 March 1957
24 The Widow Was Willing Tuesday, 26 March 1957
25 The Last Signer Tuesday, 02 April 1957
26 Episode #5.26
27 Shark of the Mountain Tuesday, 23 April 1957
28 Chicago 2-1-2 Tuesday, 30 April 1957
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Directors

Wilhelm Thiele, Robert Stevenson, Laslo Benedek, Jules Bricken, Alvin Ganzer, Charles Bennett, George Archainbaud, William A. Seiter, Richard Kinon, Lewis R. Foster, John Meredyth Lucas, Anton Leader, Robert G. Walker, Harry Horner, Francis D. Lyon, Jack Denove, Arthur Ripley, Sidney Salkow, Reginald Le Borg, Sobey Martin, Peter Godfrey, Lee Sholem, John English, John Brahm, Maurice Geraghty, Norman Foster, Arthur Hilton, Tim Whelan, Louis King, Tom Gries

Writers

Charles Larson, Robert Stevenson, Lawrence B. Marcus, Warner Law, László Görög, Frederick Brady, Tom Seller, Joel Murcott, William Bruckner, Jo Pagano, Arthur Ripley, William Sackheim, George Faulkner, Harold Shumate, Merwin Gerard, Curtis Kenyon, Charles Bennett, John Meredyth Lucas, Frederick Jackson, Jack Laird, Paul Gangelin, David Dortort, Jack Bennett, Al C. Ward, N. Richard Nash, Gabrielle Upton, Al Martin, Edith Sommer, Irve Tunick, Cornelius Ryan, Eugene Vale, Jack Jacobs, Richard Carr, Wilhelm Thiele, John Thiele, Lewis R. Foster, Samuel Rice, William S. Dutton, Winfred Van Atta, Ben Canfield, Mel Durslag, Harry T. Madden, John D. Weaver, Jacob D. DeShazer, Merle Constiner, Jo B. Regan, William E. Barrett, Mildred Cram, Rosalie Bodrero, Lou Rusoff, Dane Lussier, Paul Franklin, Michael Fessier, DeWitt Bodeen, Malvin Wald, A.I. Bezzerides, Jack Schaefer, Robert Soderberg, Jack Roberts, Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Gwen Bagni, Jackie Barnett, Catherine Turney, Howard Singer, William Fay, George Loveridge, Doris Hume, Walter Havighurst, Richard Blake, Phil Regan, Maurice Geraghty, David Dressler, Gwendolen Sherman, George Sumner Albee, Van Norcross, Brown Holmes, Russell S. Hughes, Winston Miller, William P. Rousseau, Bob Mitchell, John Dunkel, Paul Hackett, David P. Sheppard, John Driscoll, Louella MacFarlane

Cast

Producers

Editors

Marsh Hendry, Ben Marmon, Bernard W. Burton, John F. Link, Elmo Veron, Stanley Rabjohn, Samuel E. Beetley, Sherman Todd, Anthony Wollner, Frank Capacchione, Jack Ruggiero, Bernard Matis, Walter Hannemann, Lester Orlebeck, Harry Reynolds, Jack Wheeler, James Sweeney, Marvin Coil, Desmond Marquette, John C. Fuller, Jack Sheeler, Frank Sullivan, Roland Gross, Dann Cahn, Dan Heiss, Al Clark, William A. Lyon, J.R. Whittredge, Leon Selditz, Richard Fantl, Gerard Wilson, Edward A. Biery, Ben Harmon

1955EmmyBest Direction of Photography Nominated
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