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Television Cavalcade Collection

A moving collection of television dramas from the Golden Age of Television. Includes a commercial featuring Al Hodge (Captain Video).
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DVD-R Details

  • Run Time: 1 hours, 54 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1955
  • Label: Alpha Video

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The Boy Who Walked to America (1956): An American Army troop takes in an orphaned Korean boy, but when the troop is sent to France, "Little Joe" has to fend for himself. His dreams of a future in the United States lead him to seek help from good-hearted Americans on a military base in Japan. The screenplay was based on a true story from The Saturday Evening Post. Hugh Beaumont of Leave It to Beaver fame, plays Father Wehr. Starring Hugh Beaumont, Tyler McVey; Directed by Laslo Benedek.

The People and General Glancy (1956): This dramatic true story shows General A.R. Glancy's efforts to help impoverished Duluth, Georgia build a much needed hospital. Starring Minor Watson, Ralph Moody; Directed by Alvin Ganzer.

Dowry for Ilona (1957): When Ilona and Miklos get engaged, their Hungarian-American families try to top each other with wedding gifts. Ilona's father, Bela, wants to sell his prized violin to raise money for her dowry. The young couple struggle to preserve Dad's pride and save the family heirloom. Starring Oscar Homolka, Caroline Craig, Steven Geray, Lisa Golm, Everett Glass; Directed by Laslo Benedek.

The Man Who Asked No Favors (1957): A drought-ridden community believes that a new minister for their long-neglected church will bring the rain they desire. When the preacher prays for the townspeople to have strength and humility instead of rain, the farmers are outraged. Starring Lew Ayres, Rhodes Reason, Morris Ankrum, Sandy Descher; Directed by Laslo Benedek.

BONUS: Public relations spot starring Al Hodge (Captain Video).

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  • Sales Rank: 19,036
  • UPC: 089218715098
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