The Great Adventure

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1963
The Great Adventure is a historical anthology series that appeared on CBS for the 1963-1964 television season. The series, narrated each week by Van Heflin, and featuring theme music by Richard Rodgers, presented a weekly one-hour dramatization of the... read more

The Great Adventure is a historical anthology series that appeared on CBS for the 1963-1964 television season. The series, narrated each week by Van Heflin, and featuring theme music by Richard Rodgers, presented a weekly one-hour dramatization of the lives of famous Americans and important historical events in American History.

Original Release

09/27/1963 on CBS

US Release

09/27/1963

Cast

Russell Johnson Self - Narrator
Van Heflin Self - Narrator
Van Heflin Self - Announcer
Eddie Little Sky Left Hand
Claude Akins Father Kranz
Barry Kelley Hughes
Russell Johnson Narrator
Arthur Hunnicutt Simon Kenton
Judee Morton Jemina Boone
Andrew Duggan Col. Callaway
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Hunley Friday, 27 September 1963
2 The Death of Sitting Bull Friday, 04 October 1963
3 The Massacre at Wounded Knee Friday, 11 October 1963
4 Six Wagons to the Sea Friday, 18 October 1963
5 The Story of Nathan Hale Friday, 25 October 1963
6 Go Down, Moses Friday, 01 November 1963
7 The Great Diamond Mountain Friday, 08 November 1963
8 The Treasure Train of Jefferson Davis Friday, 15 November 1963
9 The Outlaw and the Nun Friday, 06 December 1963
10 The Man Who Stole New York City Friday, 13 December 1963
11 A Boy at War Friday, 20 December 1963
12 Wild Bill Hickok - the Legend and the Man Friday, 03 January 1964
13 The Colonel from Connecticut Friday, 10 January 1964
14 Teeth of the Lion Friday, 17 January 1964
15 Rodger Young Friday, 24 January 1964
16 The Testing of Sam Houston Friday, 31 January 1964
17 The Special Courage of Captain Pratt Friday, 14 February 1964
18 The Night Raiders Friday, 21 February 1964
19 Plague Friday, 28 February 1964
20 The Pathfinder Friday, 06 March 1964
21 The President Vanishes Friday, 13 March 1964
22 The Henry Bergh Story Friday, 20 March 1964
23 Kentucky's Bloody Ground Friday, 03 April 1964
24 The Siege of Boonesborough Friday, 10 April 1964
25 Escape Friday, 17 April 1964
26 The Pirate and the Patriot Friday, 01 May 1964
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