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Cavalcade of America: Episodes 701 - 781

From May 22, 1951 through March 31, 1953:

Date Aired: 51/05/22
Episode Number: 701
Available: YES
Title: Top Secret
Description: The story of General Mark Clark and his daring rendezvous with the French in North Africa...convincing them to defy the Vichy government and fight with the Allies.
Cast: Robert Young, Arthur Arent (adaptor), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Cy Harrice (announcer), Les Damon, Mercer McLeod, Ronald Long, Ross Martin, Berry Kroeger, Luis Van Rooten, Glenn Langan, Roderick Walker, Richard Purdy, Edwin Jerome, Mark Clark (author), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: It begins in London in October 1942. A dark hour for war.
End of Show: Our thanks to Robert Young and the Cavalcade Players. Thanks to 5 1/2 million members of the General Federation of Women's Club which named Cavalcade of America The Outstanding Radio Program on Any of the Major Networks. Next week's show will star Basil Rathbone and Richard Greene in The Torchbearer. Robert Young appeared through the courtesy of Maxwell House coffee. Public Service Announcement for Poppy Day. Broadcast from New York. Baby Snooks has a good time at daddy's expense. Listen on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/05/29
Episode Number: 702
Available: YES
Title: The Torchbearer
Description: The story of Nathaniel Bacon, an American revolutionary, who some said was born one hundred years too soon. In 1670s Virginia, Bacon and his supporters pushed for the Indians to be driven out of their lands, following constant raids against the settlers, and when the Governor refused, he raised an army of rebels to do the job himself. Accusing the Governor of corruption, he marched on the state house and forced the House of Burghesses to grant him a commission. In the interim, news of his escapades had reached London and troops were sent to aid the Governor and break the rebellion. Before the troops could arrive, Bacon fell gravely ill and died, and the rebellion fizzled. !
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Richard Greene, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), George Faulkner (adaptor), John Zoller (director), Thomas Wartenbaker (author), Cynthia Stone, Mercer McLeod, Gilbert Mack, Ronald Long, Richard Purdy, H. L. Blackburn (producer), Frederic Worlock.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: My name is Richard Lawrence. One hundred years before your liberties were born...
End of Show: Our thanks to Basil Rathbone, Richard Greene, and the Cavalcade Players. Next week Barry Sullivan stars in Path to the Stars. Broadcast from New York. Later tonight hear Bob Hope on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/06/05
Episode Number: 703
Available: YES
Title: Path to the Stars
Description: The story of John Alfred Brashear, who became world famous as a lens grinder and maker of telescopes.
Cast: Barry Sullivan, Claire Niesen, Arden Cornwell (conductor), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Irve Tunick (writer), John Zoller (director), Sydney Smith, Denise Alexander, Phyllis Creore, Roy Fant, Dan Ocko, H. L. Blackburn (producer), Guy Repp.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: The story of a man from the steel mills in Pittsburgh, who sought after and found the one thing in the world he alone was meant to do.
End of Show: Our thanks to Barry Sullivan, Claire Niesen, and the Cavalcade Players. Public Service Announcement for the 300th anniversary of New Castle DE. Broadcast from New York. Hear the new Starlight Concert with Carmon Dragon on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/06/12
Episode Number: 704
Available: YES
Title: The Silent Service
Description: The story of the U. S. S. Trigger, a submarine forced into duty laying mines, due to a shortage of torpedoes. The Trigger manages to cause grief for the Japanese nonetheless.
Cast: Dick Powell, Gil Doud (adaptor), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Cy Harrice (announcer), James McCallion, Staats Cotsworth, Jack Grimes, Glenn Langan, Cliff Smith, Larry Haines, George Petrie, Harley Copy (author), Walter Karig (author), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer, William A. Overton (technical advice).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Intro: Time: World War II. Place: The Pacific Ocean, off Japan. First Line of Play: "Ooh, that's close."
End of Show: Our thanks to Dick Powell and the Cavalcade Players. Next week Diana Lynn stars in Chinese Daughter. Public Service Announcement to stop inflation. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/06/19
Episode Number: 705
Available: YES
Title: Chinese Daughter
Description: The autobiography of Jade Snow Wong, the fifth daughter of a Chinese-American family. Brought up according to strict traditional Chinese custom, Jade Snow fought to provide an education for herself, winning a scholarship to Mills College where she excelled in pottery. Following graduation she became involved in the war effort, winning an essay competition about absenteeism in the workplace, and had the distinction of christening a new ship. After the war she decided to make and successfully sell pottery, and also published books, ultimately leading to the approval of her daddy, her hardest honor.
Cast: Diana Lynn, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Jade Snow Wong (author), John Zoller (director), Robert Soderberg (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Rolly Bester, Ann Tobin, Anne Seymour, Berry Kroeger, Mimi Strongin, James Monks, Kermit Murdock .
Beginning of Show:
First Line: My name is Jade Snow Wong. Although I speak for myself, I must do so in the third person.
End of Show: Our thanks to Diana Lynn and the Cavalcade Players. Next week stars Paul Lukas in the story of Theodore Thomas, They Shall Have Music. Program came from New York.
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Date Aired: 51/06/26
Episode Number: 706
Available: YES
Title: They Shall Have Music
Description: The story of Theodore Thomas, the German conductor who helped to introduce the music of the masters to American audiences, was the founder of the Chicago Symphony and led the effort to raise money to build the new Orchestra Hall in Chicago.
Cast: Paul Lukas, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Jan Miner, John Zoller (director), Rose Fay Thomas (author), Warner Law (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), George Petrie, Chester Stratton, Dan Ocko, Vinton Hayworth, Stefan Schnabel.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Narrator: It begins in Chicago on a spring morning in nineteen hundred three. (Music plays in background) First line of Play: "Bravo my dear, Bravo."
End of Show: Our thanks to Paul Lukas and the Cavalcade Players. Next week stars Lee Bowman in Sound the Great Bell. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/07/03
Episode Number: 707
Available: YES
Title: Sound the Great Bell.
Description: Thomas Jefferson struggles to write the Declaration of Independence.
Cast: Lee Bowman, Susan Douglas, Morton Wishengrad (writer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Alan Hewitt, Mercer McLeod, Ronald Long, John Stanley, Bill Hamilton (commercial spokesman).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: This is the actual sound of the Liberty Bell.
End of Show: Our thanks to Lee Bowman, Susan Douglas and the Cavalcade Players. On behalf of DuPont, Bill Hamilton expresses thoughts on the eve of America's 150th anniversary. Announces end of season. Now hear Brian Donleavy and his Dangerous Assignment here on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/09/04
Episode Number: 708
Available: YES
Title: Towards a New World.
Description: The story of Dr. Joseph Priestly, one of the immortals of science, and his monumental discovery of oxygen.
Cast: Basil Rathbone, Alice Frost, Mercer McLeod, Eda Heineman, Malcolm Keen, Ronald Long, Ross Martin, Pat O'Malley, Bonard Jaffe (author), Irve Tunick (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial spokesman).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Narrator: The time is the latter half of the 18th Century; the Place, a brewery near Leeds, England. First line of Play: "I say, pardon me."
End of Show: Our thanks to Basil Rathbone and the Cavalcade Players. Bill Hamilton announces the opening of the 17th season of the DuPont Cavalcade of America. Public Service Announcement for 75th year of the American Chemical Society. Next week Cavalcade will star Laraine Day and Thomas Mitchell in No One Is Alone. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/09/11
Episode Number: 709
Available: YES
Title: No One Is Alone
Description: A story about a Traveler's Aid workers case...a lonely man contemplates suicide and needs psychiatric help The Traveler's Aid worker is all he has.
Cast: Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell, Les Damon, Dan Ocko, Cy Harrice (announcer), Grayce Albert, Morton Wishengrad (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Teaser: "My name is Laura Wiley. I'm a case worker with the Traveler's Aid..." [Announcer:] "Our Scene, A railway bridge in a small town the United States." [First Line of Play:] "On the night it happened, the stranger passed my desk in the depot..."
End of Show: Our thanks to Laraine Day, Thomas Mitchell and the Cavalcade Players. Public Service Announcement for Traveler's Aid. Next week, Joan Caulfield will star in Girl on a Mission. Broadcast from New York. Now hear Brian Donleavy and his Dangerous Assignment here on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/09/18
Episode Number: 710
Available: YES
Title: Girl on a Mission.
Description: A young girl by the name of Emily Geiger carries a message from General Nathaniel Greene to General Sumter , struggles to protect her secret by her blushing and is suspected of being a spy by the loyalists. Arrested by British soldiers and searched, she eats the message she is carrying and is freed. Carrying on her journey to Camden, she helps the Revolutionary cause by delivering a musical cipher of her message.
Cast: Joan Caulfield, Henry Morell, Cy Harrice (announcer), Dick Janaver, Betty Garde, Michael McAlloney, Court Benson, Grant Richards, John Stanley, Richard Newton, Irene Hubbard, Robert Tallman (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: "It was a September morning when it all began, the fateful autumn of 1781..."
End of Show: Our thanks to Joan Caulfield and the Cavalcade Players. Next week's show will star Robert Ryan in Listen My Children. Joan Caulfield will soon be seen in The Lady Says No. Public Service Announcement for Crusade for Freedom. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/09/25
Episode Number: 711
Available: YES
Title: Listen My Children
Description: The story of the life of Paul Revere...what else he did besides that famous midnight ride.
Cast: Robert Ryan, Kenny Delmar (narrator), Cy Harrice (announcer), Nancy Marchand, Mercer McLeod, Joseph Bell, Rosemary Rice, Jim Stevens, Brad Barker (as a dog), Jacques Aubuchon, George Faulkner (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: A hurry of hooves in a village street, a shape in the moonlight, a bulk in the dark...
End of Show: Our thanks to Robert Ryan, Kenny Delmar and the Cavalcade Players. Next week's show will star Walter Hampden in Sequel at Seventy. Robert Ryan appears through the courtesy of RKO and can currently be seen in Flying Leathernecks. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Hollywood Theatre with Douglas Fairbanks on NBC.
Notes: The script was subsequently used on The Cavalcade of America on December 9, 1952.

Date Aired: 51/10/02
Episode Number: 712
Available: YES
Title: Sequel at Seventy
Description: The story of the discovery of Aureomycin, a wonder drug, by Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar.
Cast: Walter Hampden, Parker Fennelly, Irve Tunick (writer), George Petrie, Guy Repp, H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Sydney Smith, David Anderson, Bob Hastings, Dan Ocko, Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Our story begins 8 years ago, 1943.
End of Show: Our thanks to Walter Hampden and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week stars Audie Murphy in The Fields Are Green. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Hollywood Theatre with Debra Carr on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/10/09
Episode Number: 713
Available: YES
Title: The Fields Are Green
Description: A program dedicated to the Future Farmer of America. Two boys use modern methods to successfully run a farm.
Cast: Audie Murphy, Bob Hastings, Rosemary Rice, Cy Harrice (announcer), Bill Adams, Cameron Prud'Homme, Virginia Payne, Gene Leonard, J. T. Bingham (author), Irve Tunick (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: [Narrator:] Tonight we bring you the story of two young American farmers, Walt and Bill Carling of Coatesville, Pennsylvania. [First Line of Play:] "I'm Walt Carling and as far as I can see the only reason I'm starting this story is because I've got two years on my brother Bill."
End of Show: Our thanks to Audie Murphy, Bob Hastings, Rosemary Rice, and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week stars Ray Milland in The Ship the Nazis Had to Get. Audie Murphy will next be seen in the Universal International picture, The Cimarron Kid. Public Service Announcement for National Safety Council. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Hollywood Theatre with William Powell on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/10/16
Episode Number: 714
Available: YES
Title: The Ship the Nazis Had to Get
Description: A sea-story about a freighter with a vital shipment of tanks bound for Egypt, and of a journey that had to be made...the hard way!
Cast: Ray Milland, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Zoller (director), Robert Anderson (writer), Arnold Moss, Alan Hewitt, Peter Clure, Malcolm Keen, Santos Ortega, Victor Chapin, Guy Repp, William Zuckert, James McCallion, James Winchester (author), Robert Anderson (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: My name's Captain Kenneth Towne. I reckon if I go to sea for a hundred years, I'll never have another trip like we had when I was skipper of the Sea-Train, Texas, the ship the Nazis had to get.
End of Show: Our thanks to Ray Milland and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week stars Diana Lynn in Loyal Lady. Public Service Announcement for the Red Cross (shortage of blood because of the Korean War.) Ray Milland appears through the courtesy of Paramount Pictures and may currently be seen in Rhubarb. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Hollywood Theatre on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/10/23
Episode Number: 715
Available: YES
Title: Loyal Lady
Description: The story of Rebecca Wright of Winchester Virginia, who sympathized with the North and worked for a Union victory during the Civil War.
Cast: Diana Lynn, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Zoller (director), Morton Wishengrad (adaptor), Kathleen Comegys, Scott Tennyson, Chester Stratton, Kermit Murdock, Bernard Lenrow, H. L. Blackburn (producer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Winchester, Virginia, September 25th, 1864. Dear Will....
End of Show: Our thanks to Diana Lynn and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week stars Robert Cummings in Navy Blue. Diana Lynn is now appearing in The People against O'Hara for MGM. The American Legion Auxiliary gives the program an award (for the second year in the row.) Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/10/30
Episode Number: 716
Available: YES
Title: Navy Blue.
Description: The story of Lieutenant Victor Blue, hero of the Spanish American War.
Cast: Robert Cummings, Santos Ortega, George Petrie, Dan Ocko, Kenny Delmar, Cy Harrice (announcer), Arnold Robertson, Carlos Montalban, George Bryan (author), Robert Tallman (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Narrator: Tonight's DuPont play begins on the bridge of the United States Gunboat, Suwannee in Buena Vista Bay off the coast of Cuba. [First Spoken line of Play:] "You understand your Orders Mr. Blue..."
End of Show: Our thanks to Robert Cummings and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week stars Ginger Rogers in Seven Hundred Boiled Shirts. Robert Cummings is currently starring in the Broadway play, Faithfully Yours. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Hollywood Theatre on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/11/06
Episode Number: 717
Available: YES
Title: Seven Hundred Boiled Shirts.
Description: The story of India Locke, a New England bride, who followed her husband, the captain of a schooner, to sea.
Cast: Ginger Rogers, Cy Harrice (announcer, performer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Bill Hamilton (commercial spokesman), Gladys Thornton, George Petrie, Santos Ortega, Anne Seymour, Dan Ocko, Edwin Jerome, Court Benson, Ora Hinckley (author), Donald Trayser (author), Virginia Radcliffe (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Do you know what it's like to be in love with a sea faring man?
End of Show: Our thanks to Ginger Rogers, Cy Harrice and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week stars Douglas Fairbanks in The New Commandment. Title confirmed. Ginger Rogers is current starring in the new Broadway play, Love and Let Love. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Hollywood Theatre on NBC.
Notes: Ginger Rogers makes several mistakes in the first few minutes of the program.

Date Aired: 51/11/13
Episode Number: 718
Available: YES
Title: A New Commandment
Description: The meeting of Captain Thomas Sullivan with a pirate ship and how it led to the founding of the YMCA!
Cast: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Gertrude Warner, Larry Robinson, Alan Hewitt, Scott Tennyson, John Harper, Arnold Robertson, Dan Ocko, Malcolm Keen, Irve Tunick (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: By the calendar 1847, by the chart 78 degrees west longitude, 11 degrees 14 minutes north latitude.
End of Show: Our thanks to Douglas Fairbanks and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Douglas Fairbanks is now being seen in the motion picture, Mister Drake's Duck. Broadcast from New York. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars John Lund on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/11/20
Episode Number: 719
Available: YES
Title: The Path of Praise
Description: A special Thanksgiving Program, the history of Thanksgiving from Washington to Lincoln.
Cast: Walter Hampden, Bobby Santon, Frank Readick, Evelyn Varden, Joseph Bell, Branwell Fletcher, Bill Adams, George Faulkner (writer), H. I. Blackburn (producer), Jack Zoller (director), Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Opens with choral singing, then, narrator says: "As the colors of autumn stream down the wind, scarlet in Sumac and Maple, spun gold in the birches, the splendor of smoldering fire in the Oaks along the hill...."
End of Show: Our thanks to Walter Hampden and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week will star MacDonald Carey in Incident at Lancaster.
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Date Aired: 51/11/27
Episode Number: 720
Available: YES
Title: Incident at Lancaster
Description: Revolutionary War hero Captain James Lee pretends to be Tory P. O. W. to find out how the British prisoners are escaping.
Cast: MacDonald Carey, Frank Readick, Robert Dryden, Scott Tennyson, Betty Garde, Eugene Francis, Carl Harbord, Rosemary Foster (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: My name is Lee, Captain Daniel Lee...Third Massachusetts Regiment.
End of Show: Our thanks to MacDonald Carey and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week William Holden stars in The Sitting Duck. Mr. Carey can currently be seen in the 20th Century Fox production, Let's Make it Legal. Broadcast from New York. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Tyrone Power on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/12/04
Episode Number: 721
Available: YES
Title: The Sitting Duck.
Description: A story about an American salvage ship with a U. N. crew that salvaged a sunken MIG-15 under enemy fire, during the Korean War
Cast: William Holden, Cy Harrice (announcer), Robert Dryden, Maurice Tarplin, Bram Nossen, George Petrie, Carl Emory, Guy Spaull, William Zuckert, H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Robert Pollock (author), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Robert Tallman (adaptor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: I guess that wraps it up. Let's get this plane back to base.
End of Show: Our thanks to William Holden and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next week Tyrone Power stars in The Giant Who Stepped over the Mountain. Mr. Holden is currently starring in the movie Submarine Command. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Richard Basehart on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 51/12/11
Episode Number: 722
Available: YES
Title: The Giant Who Stepped over the Mountain
Description: In 1784, North Carolina ceded land west of the Appalachians to the Federal Government. is This story follows traces the power struggle that followed, the attempt to establish the State of Franklin, and of John Sevier who was its governor.
Cast: Tyrone Power, Arden Cornwell (composer), Bill Hamilton (commercial spokesman), Charles Spencer Hart (author), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Zoller (director), Russell Hughes (adaptor), Arden Cornwell (composer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Santos Ortega, William Zuckert, Ted Jewett, Charles Webster, Malcolm Keen, Court Benson, Charles Dingle, Floyd Buckley.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Out of the shadows of history, I am coming to you. Out of the gray mist....
End of Show: Our thanks to Tyrone Power and the Cavalcade Players. Pro-American propaganda speech. Mr. Power can currently be seen in the 20th Century Fox presentation, I'll Never Forget You. Broadcast from New York. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Gary Mauro on NBC.
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Date Aired: 51/12/18
Episode Number: 723
Available: YES
Title: The DuPont Chorus
Description: The DuPont Chorus sings Christmas Carols; the president of DuPont (Crawford H. Greenewalt) speaks.
Cast: Cy Harrice (announcer, narrator of The First Christmas Candle), The DuPont Company Chorus, Frank J. Clark (choral director), Crawford Greenewalt.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: DuPont Cavalcade of America sends Christmas Greetings. Choral singing lead into greeting: Good Evening, this is Bill Hamilton. Tonight Cavalcade presents the DuPont chorus in a special program of Christmas Carols.
End of Show: The broadcast originates from Wilmington, Delaware.
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Date Aired: 51/12/25
Episode Number: 724
Available: YES
Title: The Day They Gave Babies Away
Description: A touching true Christmas story about Robbie, a twelve year old, who's dying mother tells him, not anyone else, to find proper homes for his brothers and sisters when she dies.
Cast: Bobby Driscoll, Donald Voorhees (conductor), Sarah Fussell, Lois Volkman, Judy Lockser, Eda Heineman, Robert Santon, Scott Tennyson, Natalie Core, David Anderson, Madeleine Pierce, Cameron Prud'Homme, Sydney Smith, Ginger Jones, Irene Hubbard, Dale Eunson, Frank Gabrielson (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Cy Harrice (announcer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Narrator: We transcribed a special Christmas story for tonight, a true story we presented four years ago during the holiday season... The Day they Gave Babies Away. First Line of Play: This is a true story. It happened to a small boy.
End of Show: Our thanks to Bobby Driscoll and the Cavalcade Players. Tonight's broadcast is being redone as a movie. Comments from the author of the original story, Dale Eunson, Robbie's son Bill Hamilton gives a. Christmas greeting to America from the DuPont Company. Next week's program stars Ethel Waters in Sixteen Sticks in a Bundle. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Alan Ladd on NBC.
Notes: The script was previously used for The Columbia Workshop on December 21, 1946.

Date Aired: 52/01/01
Episode Number: 725
Available: YES
Title: Sixteen Sticks in a Bundle
Description: A deeply religious, poor colored sharecropping family, only one generation up from slavery, loses their house and possessions in a fire, their money in a bank failure and yet still manages to put all fourteen children through high school and most of them through college.
Cast: Ethel Waters, Jester Hairston, Cy Harrice (announcer), Norma Jean Nilsson, Kenny Delmar, William Johnstone, Cecil Thompson, Pat Washington, H. B. Barnum, Carmen Davis, Marie Stansall, Shelby Bacon, Margaret Hairston, Chester Jones, Florence Cadrez, Richard Davids (author), Edith Somner (adaptor), Robert Soderberg (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Robert Armbruster (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: To the Cavalcade of America. Dear Sirs, Sometime ago you asked me to tell you the story of my family.
End of Show: Our thanks to Ethel Waters and the Cavalcade Players. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Claudette Colbert on NBC.
Notes: Transcribed in Hollywood.

Date Aired: 52/01/08
Episode Number: 726
Available: YES
Title: A Prisoner Named Brown
Description: On behalf of the New York State Prison Commission, Tom Osborn goes to prison himself, in an effort to identify issues that require reform in the penal system.
Cast: Gregory Peck, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Zoller (director), Thomas Osborn (author), Warner Law (adaptor), Scott Tennyson, John Griggs, Maurice Ellis, Staats Cotsworth, Santos Ortega, Dick York, H. L. Blackburn (producer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: The time is 1913. In his office in Albany, New York, Governor Sulzer is talking to Thomas Mott Osborn.
End of Show: Our thanks to Gregory Peck and the Cavalcade Players. Next week's program will star Loretta Young in A Port of Missing Men. Gregory Peck will soon be seen in the Universal International picture, The World in His Arms. Broadcast from New York. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Claire Trevor on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/01/15
Episode Number: 727
Available: YES
Title: The Port of Missing Men
Description: The story of Janet Lord Roper, known as Mother Roper, and her work for the Missing Seamen Bureau and the Seaman's Church Institute in New York in the early part of the 20th century.
Cast: Loretta Young, Harold Huber, Ruth Yorke, Dan Ocko, Cy Harrice (announcer), Vinton Hayworth, Eda Heineman, William Zuckert, Maurice Ellis, Homer Smith, Grayce Albert, Frank Laskier (author), Arnold Schulman (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: In 1943 the Maritime Commission named a Liberty ship in honor of the woman named Janet Lord Roper.
End of Show: Our thanks to Loretta Young and the Cavalcade Players. Broadcast from New York. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars William Holden on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/01/22
Episode Number: 728
Available: YES
Title: As If a Door Were Opening
Description: The story of the 19 year old Marquis de Lafayette, his betrothal and marriage in France, his voyage to America, commission in the Continental Army and his first meeting with General Washington.
Cast: John Hodiak, Arnold Moss, Kermit Murdock, Robert Dryden, Cy Harrice (announcer), Susan Miller, Ross Martin, David Loth (author), George Faulkner (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: In the beginning we are in a Palace. The year is 1773.
End of Show: Our thanks to John Hodiak and the Cavalcade Players. Next week's program stars Dean Stockwell in The Night There Was No President. John Hodiak can be seen in MGM's People Against O'Hara. Public Service Announcement for March of Dimes. Broadcast from New York. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Barrie Sullivan on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/01/29
Episode Number: 729
Available: YES
Title: The Night There Was No President
Description: The story of the strange conditions under which Theodore Roosevelt became President in 1901, as told from the viewpoint of his family.
Cast: Dean Stockwell, Arden Cornwell (composer), Butch Cavell, Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Edwin Jerome, Evelyn Nolt (adaptor), Gertrude Warner, Guy Repp, Herman Hagadorn (author), Ian Martin, Jack Edwards, John Zoller (director), Parker Fennelly, Phillip Rod, Robert Dryden, Sarah Fussell, H. L. Blackburn (producer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Theodore Roosevelt came to the White House at the age of 42 with a young wife, still in her 30s, and six children.
End of Show: Our thanks to Dean Stockwell and the Cavalcade Players. Next week, Cavalcade will present Dorothy McGuire starring in Thunder of Justice. Broadcast from New York. Next, Hollywood Theatre stars Jeff Chandler on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/02/05
Episode Number: 730
Available: YES
Title: Thunder of Justice
Description: The story of Matthew Lyon of Vermont, who criticized then Federalist President John Adams in a way that was considered counter to the Alien and Sedition Acts, was found guilty, and as a result he was fined and jailed. From behind prison walls, he continued to fight against the Act and was elected to the 1800 Congress.
Cast: Dorothy McGuire, Ian Martin, Cameron Prud'Homme, Wesley Addy, Charles Egleston, Parker Fennelly, Frederic Worlock, Grace Keddy, Robert Dryden, Richard Gordon, John C. Miller (author), William Kendall Clarke (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Sydney Smith, Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Zoller (director).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: (gaggle of voices) Fifteen years, gentlemen,. Fifteen short years after winning our freedom at Trenton and Saratoga, Valley Forge and Jonestown, we are losing our freedom.
End of Show: Our thanks to Dorothy McGuire and the Cavalcade Players. Dorothy McGuire is currently starring in the Samuel Goldwin production I Want You. Public Service Announcement for Boy Scout Week. Broadcast from New York. Next, it's adventure on Hollywood Theatre on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/02/12
Episode Number: 731
Available: YES
Title: With Malice Toward None
Description: A dramatization of the events leading up to the meeting in February 1865, between Abraham Lincoln and Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the Confederacy, as they tried and failed to end the civil war.
Cast: Raymond Massey, George Faulkner (adaptor), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Griggs, Scott Tennyson, Cy Harrice (announcer), Charles Egleston, George Petrie, Ted Jewett, Carl Sandburg (author), Arden Cornwell (composer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: This is early afternoon of a drizzling, cloud wracked day in Washington D.C. the fourth of March, 1865, on the eve of victory for the North in the War Between the States.
End of Show: Our thanks to Raymond Massey and the Cavalcade Players. Next week's show will be Three Words, starring Claude Rains. Broadcast from New York. Next it's adventure on Hollywood Theatre on NBC.
Notes: AKA: Script Title has 'Towards'. Spoken word uses 'Toward'.

Date Aired: 52/02/19
Episode Number: 732
Available: YES
Title: Three Words
Description: "Victory or Death" were the three words, and this is the story about how General Washington came to use them as a password before the Battle of Trenton.
Cast: Claude Rains, Bill Lipton, Kermit Murdock, Cy Harrice (announcer), Richard Purdy, Court Benson, Mercer McLeod, Dan Ocko, Jack Hartley, George Faulkner (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Many tongues and many pens have attempted to describe the character of the great American whose birthday we celebrate this week. In each generation there's a new appraisal.
End of Show: Our thanks to Claude Rains and the Cavalcade Players. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/02/26
Episode Number: 733
Available: YES
Title: Doctor Commando
Description: The true story of Brigadier General Crawford F. Sams, who landed behind enemy lines in Communist Korea, to investigate reports of an epidemic of plague prior to a major offensive, and received the Distinguished Service Cross for his efforts.
Cast: Wendell Corey, Les Damon, Cy Harrice (announcer), Peter Kalischer (author), Robert Anderson (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Howard Smith, Dan Lee, Jun-Gyu Park, Kisun Yun, Chung Yun, George Petrie, Mason Adams, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: March 1951: General Mac Arthur's Headquarters in Tokyo. One of his staff is outlining plans for a military operation.
End of Show: Our thanks to Wendell Corey and the Cavalcade Players. Bill Hamilton announces the Service of Freedom Award has been received by DuPont Cavalcade for the third consecutive year. Next week, Romance at Fort Crawford stars Arlene Dahl. Broadcast from New York. Next it's adventure on Hollywood Theater on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/03/04
Episode Number: 734
Available: YES
Title: Romance at Fort Crawford
Description: The story of the tragic romance and brief marriage of Jefferson Davis and Sarah Knox. Since her father, his commanding officer, was against him marrying her, Davis waited until 1835, when she reached 21, and then resigned his commission to proceed with the wedding in Louisville, Kentucky. Visiting Davis' sister in Louisiana three months later, both Sarah and Davis contracted malaria, which in her case was fatal.
Cast: Arlene Dahl, Lex Barker, Bill Adams, Vera Allen, Cy Harrice (announcer), Warner Law (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Ginger Jones, Henry Calvin.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: (Sound of a Steam Whistle) Look, Father. Here she comes, here comes the River Boat.
End of Show: Our thanks to Arlene Dahl, Lex Barker and the Cavalcade Players. Next week, Adventure on the Kentucky stars Richard Widmark. Arlene Dahl appeared through the courtesy of Paramount Pictures and may soon be seen in the movie Caribbean Gold. Broadcast from New York. Next it's adventure on Hollywood Theater on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/03/11
Episode Number: 735
Available: YES
Title: Adventure on the Kentucky
Description: The story of Cincinnatus Shryock, a ferryman over the Kentucky River during the Civil War. A neutral thinker in the fighting, he was approached by both sides to join them, but without success. While he was ferrying a unit of Confederate soldiers across the river, his home was occupied by Union troops, who requested that he ferry them across also. Arguing that the river was flooding, and with the refusal of his pilot to carry the soldiers, the Union Captain pressed him to proceed anyway, using him and his troops as the crew. Starting across, the ferry was swamped by the water and logs flowing down the river, forcing the Union troops to return to where they came from..
Cast: Richard Widmark, Dick York, Don Briggs, Les Damon, Cy Harrice (announcer), Thomas Clark (author), Irve Tunick (adaptor), Robert Tallman (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Roy Fant, Sarah Fussell, Neva Patterson, George Petrie, William Post.
Beginning of Show: Station ID WAMU-FM, Washington D.C.
First Line: The story I've got to tell involves an incident of the Civil War, to use the Yankee expression.
End of Show: Our thanks to Richard Widmark and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be The Marine Who Was Two Hundred Years Old starring William Bendix. Richard Widmark can currently be seen in the 20th Century Fox movie, Red Skies of Montana. Broadcast from New York.
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Date Aired: 52/03/18
Episode Number: 736
Available: YES
Title: The Marine Who Was Two Hundred Years Old
Description: The story of Sgt. Lou Diamond, a combat Marine, who still wishing to be deployed to the front lines at an advanced age, was eventually shipped out to fight at Guadalcanal. Suffering disabilities, he was sent to New Zealand to recover. Wrangling his way back to Guadalcanal to rejoin his unit, he found that it had redeployed to New Caledonia, and then Australia. Relentlessly, he followed, and by bumming rides he eventually found them.
Cast: William Bendix, Dan Ocko, Don Briggs, Staats Cotsworth, Geoffrey Bryant, William Quinn, Ann Tobin, Robert Pollock (writer), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Bob Hastings, Donald Voorhees (conductor), Chester Stratton.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Two hundred years old? Bah, what a joke.
End of Show: Our thanks to William Bendix and the Cavalcade Players. Next week will be Breakfast at Nancy's starring Susan Hayward. Thanks to the Marine Corps for their cooperation. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/03/25
Episode Number: 737
Available: YES
Title: Breakfast at Nancy's
Description: Nancy Hart's Revolutionary War activities are dramatized. This is the story of how she used her woodland cabin as a way station for Continental Army messengers.
Cast: Susan Hayward, Cy Harrice (announcer), Staats Cotsworth, Gordon Dilworth, Cameron Andrews, Denise Alexander, Dan Ocko, Ivor Francis, Joseph Boland, Jim Boles, Jack Diamond, Thomas Stokes (author), George Faulkner (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn, John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: (Singing: Oh, Nancy was a sharp shooting woman....) Up in the north east corner of Georgia, close to the Savannah river and the Carolina line, you'll find Hart County, named for Nancy Hart, cousin to Daniel Boone and kin to General Samuel Morgan, Revolutionary hero.
End of Show: Our thanks to Susan Hayward and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show, The Devil's Staircase, will star Ray Milland. Miss Hayward is currently starring in the 20th Century Fox production of With a Song in My Heart. Public Service Announcement for the Red Cross. Broadcast from New York.
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Date Aired: 52/04/01
Episode Number: 738
Available: YES
Title: The Devil's Staircase
Description: The story of Herman Frasch, whose process of drilling for sulfur changed America's chemical industry, and how he overcame fear and prejudice in the Louisiana bayous.
Cast: Ray Milland, Grace Matthews, Dan Ocko, George Petrie, Luis Van Rooten, Joseph Bell, Cy Harrice (announcer), Maurice Ellis, Guy Sorel, Irve Tunick (writer), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Maybe this'll surprise you. It's been said that the best way to measure an industrial civilization is by the amount of sulfuric acid it uses every year.
End of Show: Our thanks to Ray Milland and the Cavalcade Players. Next week Cavalcade will present Nina Foch starring in The Nurse Who Forgot Fear. Ray Milland is currently starring with Joan Fontaine in the Paramount movie Something to Live For. Broadcast from New York. Program is transcribed. Next it's the Bob Hope Show. Stay tuned on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/04/08
Episode Number: 739
Available: YES
Title: The Nurse Who Forgot Fear
Description: The story of Lieutenant Jolita Ruth Bonham, an Air Force flight nurse, who evacuated wounded soldiers from the battlefields of Korea.
Cast: Nina Foch, John Zoller (director), Judith Parrish, Karl Detzer (author), John Newland, Arden Cornwell (composer), Arnold Schulman (adaptor), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Irving Elman (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Scott Tennyson, Dick York, Peter Rankin, Jack Manning, Sydney Smith, Lon Clark, William Zuckert, Yuki Shimoda.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: You wake up one morning and you look around. The sun is where it always was.
End of Show: Our thanks to Nina Foch and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be Fly High, Fly Low starring Lee Bowman. Nina Foch may soon be seen co-starring with Glen Ford in the MGM picture, Young Man with Ideas. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/04/15
Episode Number: 740
Available: YES
Title: Fly High, Fly Low
Description: The story of the first Aeronaut, Thaddeus Lowe, his many regular peacetime balloon ascensions, and the first balloon ascension for military reconnaissance during the Civil War. .
Cast: Lee Bowman, Parker Fennelly, Melville Ruick, Bill Adams, William Podmore, John Harper, Klock Ryder, James Lipton, Stewart Holbrook (author), Warner Law (adaptor), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: The time, shortly after the beginning of the Civil War. The place, a farm in North Carolina. In the sky above there floats a mysterious round object, glistening in the morning sun.
End of Show: Our thanks to Lee Bowman and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be The Yankee and the Scales starring Mark Stevens. Public Service Announcement for 1952 Cancer Crusade. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/04/22
Episode Number: 741
Available: YES
Title: The Yankee and the Scales
Description: The story of Thaddeus Fairbanks, and how he invented the modern platform scale, the first major improvement on weighing since Egyptian and Roman times, which allowed large objects to be accurately weighed.
Cast: Mark Stevens, Cynthia Stone, Cameron Prud'Homme, Robert Dryden, William Darrid, Alan Hewitt, Eda Heinemann, Fred Rains, Harold McGee, Sandra Speiser, Elwood Hoffman (writer), Irve Tunick (writer), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Set in a little knob of hills between the green and White Mountains of New England is the little town of St. Johnsberry, Vermont.
End of Show: Our thanks to Mark Stevens and the Cavalcade Players. 'swill be Next weeks how Going Up starring Robert Cummings. Mark Stevens's latest United Artist movie release is Mutiny. Public Service Announcement for floods in the Midwest.
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Date Aired: 52/04/29
Episode Number: 742
Available: YES
Title: Going Up
Description: The story of Elisha Otis and how he invented the safety elevator.
Cast: Robert Cummings, Dick Wiggington, Fred Irving Lewis, Cameron Prud'Homme, Francine Owen, Vera Johnson, Judith Parrish, Ivan Curry, Henry Calvin, Joseph Bell, Clifford Owen, Fred Irving Lewis, David Harmon (writer), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Going up. This elevator stops at all floors. Going up.
End of Show: Our thanks to Robert Cummings and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will star John Lund and Walter Hampden in An American from France. Public Service Announcement for Cancer Control Month. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/05/06
Episode Number: 743
Available: YES
Title: An American from France
Description: The story of Eleuth?re Ir?n?e du Pont, French immigrant and the founder of DuPont, on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the company.
Cast: John Lund, Walter Hampden, Cy Harrice (announcer), Richard Vanaver, Haskell Coffin, Dan Ocko, Scott McGregor, George Petrie, Dick York, Edgar Stehli, Rudolph Justice, Robert Santon, Leo Cleary, Irve Tunick (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show: DuPont's 150th Anniversary show. Before the show, a brief forward by Walter Hampton.
First Line: Memories are like the crystal pendants of a chandelier, sorting out the past, reflecting the multimillion events of a lifetime.
End of Show: Our thanks to John Lund and the Cavalcade Players. Title confirmed. Next 'weeks star will be Robert Taylor. Broadcast from New York.
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Date Aired: 52/05/13
Episode Number: 744
Available: YES
Title: The Prisoner of Castle Thunder
Description: The story of Spencer Kellogg Brown, an unsung hero for the Union forces during the Civil War. Advertised as being a deserter, but actually functioning as a spy, he was captured by Confederate soldiers, held captive and was eventually executed.
Cast: Robert Taylor, Arden Cornwell (composer), William Zuckert, Bob Santon, Cy Harrice (announcer), Dick Wigginton, Donald Voorhees (conductor), Gavin Gordon, Gene Leonard (narrator), George Faulkner (writer), John Zoller (director), Kermit Murdock, Sandra Speiser, Scott Tennyson, Sydney Smith, Staats Cotsworth, H. L. Blackburn (producer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: (Harmonica playing) This is prison music, made deep in the night, for solace against walls and...
End of Show: Our thanks to Robert Taylor and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show is Green Wall starring John Hodiak. Broadcast from New York. Next it's Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/05/20
Episode Number: 745
Available: YES
Title: The Green Wall
Description: An imaginative tank commander comes up with the idea that helped The Great St. Lo Breakthrough take place, and eliminated the Normandy hedgerows as a tank obstacle.
Cast: John Hodiak, Geoffrey Bryant, Charles Webster, George Petrie, Les Damon, William Zuckert, Bernard Lenrow, William White (author), Robert Pollack (adaptor), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: This is how it happened. It was the Fourth of July, 1944.
End of Show: Public Service Announcement for Poppy Day to honor the War dead. Next 'weeks show will be The Valley of the Swans starring Dana Andrews and Louise Allbritton. The program will originate from the DuPont Nylon plant in Seaford, Delaware.
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Date Aired: 52/05/27
Episode Number: 746
Available: YES
Title: The Valley of the Swans
Description: Early Dutch Mennonite settlers arrive at Swanandale, in Delaware, fearful of Indian attack. Led by Pieter Plockhoy, they befriend the local Indians and are able to live in peace. Years later, when the British arrive with orders to burn down the settlement, Pieter leads them into the wilderness in search of a new home.
Cast: Dana Andrews and Louise Allbritton, Luis Van Rooten, Dan Ocko, Gavin Gordon, Charles Dingle, Irve Tunick (writer), John Rahe (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Ryan Donald (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Narrator: Sussex County, the most southerly of Delaware's three counties, is a land rich in tradition....First Line of Play: There's some who say Swanandale is gone, wiped from the face of the earth by the hands of time.
End of Show: Our thanks to Dana Andrews and Louise Allbritton and the Cavalcade Players. Mr. Andrews is appearing in the Samuel Goldwyn production I Want You. Next 'weeks broadcast is The Long Gray Line starring Cornel Wilde. The program originates from Seaford, Delaware. Tonight it's Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/06/03
Episode Number: 747
Available: YES
Title: The Long Gray Line
Description: Duty, Honor, Country and the stories of the three great leaders of West Point: Sylvanus Thayer, Dennis Mahan and Peter Smith Michie.
Cast: Cornel Wilde, Cy Harrice (announcer), Mercer McLeod, Staats Cotsworth, Scott Tennyson, Richard Purdy, Lon Clark, James McCallion, Haskell Coffin, George Petrie, Lee Salisbury, Bernard Lenrow, R. Ernest Dupay (author), George Faulkner (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: (150 years of West Point) (Singing.. The corps, the corps...) Today is commencement day at West Point. Again this year, as for generations past, the Corps of Cadets has gathered about the pedestal of a statue....
End of Show: Our thanks to Cornel Wilde and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be Daughter with Wings starring Joan Caulfield. Broadcast from New York. Tonight it's Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/06/10
Episode Number: 748
Available: YES
Title: Daughter with Wings
Description: The story of Harriet Quimby, America's first certified woman pilot, and the obstacles she had to overcome.
Cast: Joan Caulfield, Arnold Moss, Chester Stratton, Dan Ocko, Catherine Rodd, Cy Harrice (announcer), Arlene Blackburn, Ethel Owen, Robert Soderberg (writer), Edith Somner (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: They said it was because I was a woman, that nature didn't intend women to fly aeroplanes.
End of Show: Our thanks to Joan Caulfield and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be Quality of Courage starring MacDonald Carey. Broadcast from New York.
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Date Aired: 52/06/17
Episode Number: 749
Available: YES
Title: Quality of Courage
Description: The exciting story of David Bushnell and his invention of the submarine during the Revolutionary War!
Cast: MacDonald Carey, Bernard Lenrow, Ted Osborne, Cy Harrice (announcer), William Podmore, Dick York, Alan Hewitt, Stewart Holbrook (author), George Faulkner (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Narrator: Noah Webster defined courage as that quality of mind which enables men to encounter danger and difficulties without fear or depression of spirits. First line of Play: Time, Early Fall of 1776. Place, the headquarters of the American forces, somewhere north of New York City....
End of Show: Our thanks to MacDonald Carey and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be The Dark Heart starring Jane Wyman. Broadcast from New York. Tonight it's Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/06/24
Episode Number: 750
Available: YES
Title: The Dark Heart
Description: The story of the sorrow and controversy surrounding Mary Todd Lincoln, the wife of President Lincoln, as told in narration form by her fiend, Elizabeth Keckly.
Cast: Jane Wyman, Karl Weber, George Petrie, Joseph Bell, Dan Ocko, Cy Harrice (announcer), Ann Tobin, Dick Wigginton, Haskell Coffin, Vinie Burrows, Ginger Jones, Margaret Leech (author), Robert Soderberg (adaptor), Edith Somner (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: So much has been written about this woman. So much said against her that I feel that I must speak.
End of Show: Our thanks to Jane Wyman and the Cavalcade Players. Jane Wyman will soon be seen in the new Warner Bros picture The Story of Will Rogers. Bill Hamilton wishes a pleasant summer to the audience from DuPont. No other season information.
Notes: The script was previously used on The Cavalcade of America on May 31, 1943 (with the title Mr. Lincoln's Wife). Poor quality sound.

Date Aired: 52/08/26
Episode Number: 751
Available: YES
Title: Patriot with the Chestnut Curls
Description: The story of Sally Townsend, who helped to thwart the plans of Benedict Arnold to surrender West Point to the British during the Revolutionary War, ...despite being in love with a British officer.
Cast: Joan Caulfield, Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Dorothy H. McGee (author), George Petrie, Joan Caulfield, John Zoller (director), Karl Weber, Lester Fletcher, Mercer McLeod, Neva Patterson, Richard Newton, Robert Soderberg (adaptor), Sandra Speiser, Tom Collins, Vera Allen, Edith Somner (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Cameron Prud'Homme.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: July 9th, 1776. I shall never forget this day as long as I live.
End of Show: Our thanks to Joan Caulfield and the Cavalcade Players. On behalf of the American Legion Auxiliary, Mrs. E.A. Campbell, National President, gives the program an award for excellence in entertainment(for the third year in the row). Next 'weeks show will be The Melody Man starring Robert Cummings. Broadcast from New York.
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Date Aired: 52/09/02
Episode Number: 752
Available: YES
Title: The Melody Man
Description: The fascinating story of a persistent Dane named Finn Magnus and his invention of an inexpensive, mass-produced harmonica, who built a company that made over half the harmonicas in the world..
Cast: Robert Cummings, Cy Harrice (announcer), Dan Ocko, Ed Begley, Judith Parrish,, Joseph Bell, Cameron Prud'Homme, Ted Osborne, Dick Wigginton, David Harmon (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Dear Mother, I have just read your letter. Mama, please do not worry.
End of Show: Our thanks to Robert Cummings and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show is How High the Flame starring MacDonald Carey. Broadcast from New York. Promo for Truth or Consequences on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/09/09
Episode Number: 753
Available: YES
Title: How High the Flame
Description: The story of Edward Robinson Squibb and the company he started to manufacture and sell pure, high quality drugs.
Cast: MacDonald Carey, Arden Cornwell (composer), Charles Dingle, Court Benson, Donald Voorhees (conductor), Ginger Jones, Harry S. Hammond Jr. (author), Irve Tunick (adaptor), John Zoller (director), MacDonald Carey, H. L. Blackburn (producer), Cy Harrice (announcer), George Petrie, Vera Johnson, Joseph Bell, Alan Hewitt, Ed Begley, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: It was late fall. The year: 1857. I remember the day very well because it was that very morning that my wife Caroline gave me a rather unexpected bit of news.
End of Show: Our thanks to MacDonald Carey and the Cavalcade Players. Broadcast from New York. Recording cuts off.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/09/16
Episode Number: 754
Available: NO
Title: Man of Great Importance
Description:
Cast:
Beginning of Show:
First Line:
End of Show:
Notes: One of five Un-Circulated episodes in the DuPont archive

Date Aired: 52/09/23
Episode Number: 755
Available: YES
Title: A Woman's Way
Description: The story of Catherine Faye of Marietta, Ohio, who rescued little children out of the poorhouse and went on, against all the odds, to found the first orphanage in the state.
Cast: Patricia Neal, Cy Harrice (announcer), Tom Collins, Cameron Prud'Homme, Scott Tennyson, Denise Alexander, Michael Mann, George Petrie, Roy Fant, Charles Dingle, Vera Johnson, Sarah Fussell, H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Nina Rowland (author), Robert Greene (adaptor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Come back with us now to the Indian Territory in the middle of the last century.
End of Show: Our thanks to Patricia Neal and the Cavalcade Players. Patricia Neal is now appearing in MGM's Washington's Story. Next 'weeks show is The Gig of the Saginaw starring Gary Merrill. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/09/30
Episode Number: 756
Available: YES
Title: The Gig of the Saginaw
Description: A well-done story of survival on the open sea. In 1870, five sailors sail a small boat 1800 miles through storms to Hawaii, to bring help to their eighty-six comrades, shipwrecked on Ocean Island in the middle of the Pacific.
Cast: Gary Merrill, Pat O'Malley, Ed Begley, Elliott Reid, Donald Morris (author), Irve Tunick (adaptor), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Eighteen hundred miles west of Hawaii, a pinpoint in the vastness of the Pacific, stands Midway Island.
End of Show: Our thanks to Gary Merrill and the Cavalcade Players. Gary Merrill appeared through the courtesy of 20th Century Fox Film Corp., producers of the film, 'Night Without Sleep.' Next 'weeks show, One Way Out, will star John Lund. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Martin and Lewis then Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/10/07
Episode Number: 757
Available: YES
Title: One Way Out
Description: A Korean War rescue adventure about the evacuation of 15,000 marines from enemy encirclement, through the use of a bridge across a reservoir.
Cast: John Lund, Dan Ocko, Ed Begley, Larry Blyden, Staats Cotsworth, Dick York, Ross Martin, Sydney Smith, George Petrie, Maurice Ellis, Benjamin Blackman (author), David Harmon (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: This is a story of the war and yet it isn't a war story.
End of Show: Our thanks to John Lund and the Cavalcade Players. John Lund promo for blood donations. John Lund can currently be seen in the Universal International picture, Just Across the Street. Next week's show, The Saga of Jerry O'Brien stars Dennis O'Keefe. Broadcast from New York. Promo for Fibber McGee and Molly and Two for the Money on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/10/14
Episode Number: 758
Available: YES
Title: The Saga of Jerry O'Brien
Description: The story of the capture of H.M.S. Margaretta by the Unity, captained by Jeremiah O'Brien, in the first off-shore skirmish of the Revolutionary War, which took place near Machais, Maine.
Cast: Dennis O'Keefe, Parker Fennelly, Staats Cotsworth, James O'Neill, George Petrie, Una O'Connor, Jean Gillespie, Horace Braham, Guy Repp, James McCallion, R. Ernest Dupay (author), George Faulkner (adaptor), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Jerry O'Brien's my name. Jeremiah O'Brien. One of the early American O'Brien's.
End of Show: Our thanks to Dennis O'Keefe and the Cavalcade Players. Dennis O'Keefe can currently be seen in the Metro Golden Mayer picture 'Everything I have is Yours.' Next 'weeks show will be Ready on the Right. Promo for Cavalcade of America on television. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/10/21
Episode Number: 759
Available: YES
Title: Ready on the Right
Description: The story of Alexander Hamilton's efforts to obtain a field command and fight the British, rather than remain an aide to General Washington.
Cast: Jackie Cooper, Edwin Jerome, Rosemary Rice, Arnold Moss, Cy Harrice (announcer), Scott Tennyson, Ross Martin, Lyle Sudrow, Lon Clark, Guy Repp, Edwin Jerome, Staats Cotsworth, Robert Pollock (author), Irve Tunick (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (composer, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: One two three four, one two three four, close those ranks!
End of Show: Our thanks to Jackie Cooper and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show That Moore Girl staring Ann Blyth. Broadcast from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/10/28
Episode Number: 760
Available: YES
Title: That Moore Girl
Description: The story of Behethland Moore, a Revolutionary War heroine, who rode through the night to warn the South Carolina militia of an impending ambush by the British, after their plans are overheard by a loyalist neighbor.
Cast: Ann Blyth, Cy Harrice (announcer), George Petrie, Staats Cotsworth, Roy Fant, Eda Heineman, Scott Tennyson, Dan Ocko, Alan MacAteer, Barbara Townsend, Robert Santon, George Faulkner (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: If you were living in the South Carolina village called Edgefield, in the revolutionary year 1780, you might have heard talk of impending battle, and you might have heard talk about the Tory night riders, but you certainly would have heard talk about the Moore girl.
End of Show: Ann Blyth appears through the courtesy of Universal International Pictures. Announcement of pre-emption next week for election returns. Next show, two weeks from tonight, will be is One Nation, Indivisible starring Thomas Mitchell. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/11/11
Episode Number: 761
Available: YES
Title: One Nation Indivisible
Description: The story of how Horace Greeley helped to get Jefferson Davis released from prison after the Civil War.
Cast: Thomas Mitchell, Alan Hewitt, Anne Seymour, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Barclay, John Zoller (director), Warner Law (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Arnold Moss, Bill Adams, John Harper, John Seymour, Dan Ocko.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: He was a great newspaper editor, maker of presidents, an indomitable crusader.
End of Show: Thanks to Thomas Mitchell and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be Away Boarders, starring Wendell Corey. (Name changed to Away All Boarding Parties for actual broadcast) Promo for Cavalcade on television. Program came from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/11/18
Episode Number: 762
Available: YES
Title: Away All Boarding Parties
Description: A good war story about an attempt to capture a Nazi sub and her secret code books.
Cast: Wendell Corey, Arden Cornwell (composer), Cy Harrice (announcer), Daniel V. Gallery (author), Donald Voorhees (conductor), John Zoller (director), Robert Tallman (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Lon Clark, Dan Ocko, Geoffrey Bryant, George Petrie, Scott Tennyson, Mason Adams, Bob Hastings, William Zuckert, Les Damon, Bert Cowlan, Lt. Cmdr. Cain Wynn USN (technical advisor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: My name is Dan Gallery. In World War II I was captain of a ship, a simple frail and homely little baby flattop.
End of Show: Thanks to Wendell Corey and the Cavalcade Players. Mr. Corey may currently be seen in the movie Jamaica. Next week's show will be a repeat of last Thanksgiving's show, The Path of Praise with same lead actor, Walter Hampden. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
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Date Aired: 52/11/25
Episode Number: 763
Available: YES
Title: The Path of Praise
Description: The history and music of the celebration of Thanksgiving from its start with the Pilgrims in New England to its celebration by the 13 first states following the declaration of independence, and then becoming a national holiday, established by Abraham Lincoln, though the efforts of Sara Josepha Hale..
Cast: Walter Hampden, Basil Ruysdael (announcer), Vinton Hayworth, John Barclay, Bobbie Nick, Frederic Worlock, Katharine Raht, Mandel Kramer, George Faulkner (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Bill Hamilton (commercial spokesman).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: As the colors of Autumn stream down the wind, scarlet and sumac and maple, spun gold in the birches, a splendor of smoldering fire in the oaks along the hills, and the last leaves flutter away and dusk falls briefly, we are stirred...
End of Show: Thanks to Walter Hampden and the Cavalcade Players. On behalf of DuPont, Bill Hamilton gives a Thanksgiving message for America and our way of life. We humbly thank God. Broadcast from New York. Cuts off.
Notes: Reuse of script from Thanksgiving show of 1951.

Date Aired: 52/12/02
Episode Number: 764
Available: NO
Title: A Thousand to One
Description: The story of DuPont's discovery of Nylon, the first synthetic fiber.
Cast: Lee Bowman, Les Damon, Joseph Bell, Wesley Addy, Judy Parrish, Vera Salisbury, Ann Tobin, Grayce Albert, Francine Owen, Irve Tunick (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Cy Harrice (announcer), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line:
End of Show:
Notes: The script was previously used on The Cavalcade of America on February 13, 1951 titled Fiber 66.

Date Aired: 52/12/09
Episode Number: 765
Available: YES
Title: Listen My Children
Description: The story of the life and times of Paul Revere, and what else he did besides that famous midnight ride, as told in retrospect by characters who knew him.
Cast: Richard Widmark, Dan Ocko, Rosemary Rice, George Petrie, Mandel Kramer, Cy Harrice (announcer), George Faulkner (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Jim Stevens, Rolly Bester.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: A hurry of hoofs in a village street. A shape in the moonlight.
End of Show: Thanks to Richard Widmark and the Cavalcade Players who brought you Listen My Children. Richard Widmark is appearing though the courtesy of Paramount Movies and can be seen currently in My Pal Gus. Promo for Cavalcade on television. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes: The script was previously used on The Cavalcade of America on September 25, 1951.

Date Aired: 52/12/16
Episode Number: 766
Available: YES
Title: Barbed Wire Christmas
Description: Four thousand American POW's in a German concentration camp are determined to attend a midnight mass, even though the Gestapo has forbidden it.
Cast: Edmond O'Brien, Kermit Murdock, Dan Ocko, Nelson Olmsted, George Petrie, Ross Martin, Edwin Jerome, Garry Walberg, William Zuckert, Harry Jackson, Tonio Selwart, Don Craig, Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Warner Law (co- David Gerber (co-writer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Achtung! Time: a few days before Christmas, 1944. The place: an American prisoner of war camp deep in Germany.
End of Show: Our thanks to Edmond O'Brien and the Cavalcade Players. Adapted from a book of the personal experiences of David Gerber. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/12/23
Episode Number: 767
Available: YES
Title: Christmas in America
Description: Christmas coral presentation by a choir of 115 DuPont employees under the direction of Frank Clark. Narration of Christmas in America.
Cast: Walter Hamden (guest narrator),
Beginning of Show:
First Line: This is Christmas in America, in the United States of America in the year of our Lord Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-two.
End of Show: Broadcast from playhouse in Wilmington DE. Greetings for a prosperous Christmas and a Happy New Year by Crawford H. Greenwalt. President of DuPont.
Notes:

Date Aired: 52/12/30
Episode Number: 768
Available: YES
Title: Billy the Kid
Description: An action story about a B-29 during the Korean War that was attacked by MIGs, and an aerial gunner, Billy Beach, who was the first to knock an enemy MIG out of the sky.
Cast: Cy Harrice (announcer), Dan Ocko, Ed Begley, Staats Cotsworth, Van Johnson, George Petrie, Garry Walberg, Michael O'Day, B. G. Beach (author), David Harmon (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: When I look back it all took maybe 7 minutes and the sweating out about an hour and a half.
End of Show: Our thanks to Van Johnson and the Cavalcade Players. Commercial confirms broadcast date. Recruitment Public Service Announcement for the Army and Air Force. Next 'weeks show will be A Medal for Miss Walker starring Dorothy McGuire. Happy New Year swished from DuPont. Broadcast from New York. Promo for Martin and Lewis, coming up next on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/01/06
Episode Number: 769
Available: YES
Title: A Medal For Miss Walker
Description: In 1862, during the Civil War, a woman doctor named Mary Walker fights gender prejudice, and attempts to obtain a commission. Assigned to a front line position as an contract assistant surgeon, she refuses to leave her patients on the battlefield at Chattanooga, is captured and is tried and convicted as a spy Pardoned by Jefferson Davis, she refuses the pardon unless she can be with her men and continue treating them. Eventually returning home as a full colonel in a prisoner of war exchange, she is awarded the Medal of Honor for her bravery. .
Cast: Dorothy McGuire, Arnold Moss, Cameron Prud'Homme, Ed Begley, Staats Cotsworth, George Petrie, Larry Robinson, Alan Hewitt, Bob Hastings, Charles Dingle, Irve Tunick (writer), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: The city of Washington, in the war year of 1862, was a military camp.
End of Show: Thanks to Dorothy McGuire and the Cavalcade Players. Next 'weeks show will be Down Brake with Cornell Wilde. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/01/13
Episode Number: 770
Available: YES
Title: Down Brake
Description: The story of inventor George Westinghouse and the development of the automatic compressed air brake.
Cast: Cornell Wilde, Arden Cornwell (composer), William Zuckert, Charles Dingle, Cy Harrice (announcer), Dan Ocko, Donald Voorhees (conductor), Ed Begley, Elaine Rost, George Petrie, Irve Tunick (writer), John Zoller (director), Parker Fennelly, Patty Pope, Ted Osborne, H. L. Blackburn (producer), Malcolm Keen.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: To men who have lived through a war, who have lived with excitement, with danger, an etquite life in a quiet town is much too passive a promise to be keen about.
End of Show: Promo for Cornel Wilde's current movie, Operation Secret. Cornel Wilde does Public Service Announcement for March of Dimes. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/01/20
Episode Number: 771
Available: YES
Title: Bless This House
Description: A story, in words and music, about the White House and the many presidents who have occupied it.
Cast: MacDonald Carey, William Podmore, Jock MacGregor, Richard Purdy, Ann Tobin, Cathleen Cordell, Edwin Jerome, Irene Hubbard, Gavin Gordon, Royal Dano, Joseph Bell, Charles Webster, Cy Harrice (announcer, performer), George Faulkner (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show: Special broadcast for inauguration day.
First Line: The first occupant of the house, John Adams of Massachusetts, made a prayer upon his entrance at the portal.
End of Show: Thanks to MacDonald Carey and the Cavalcade Players for tonight's story. Recording cuts off.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/01/27
Episode Number: 772
Available: YES
Title: The Nugget and the Law
Description: A story of lawlessness and the vigilantes in old San Francisco.
Cast: Glenn Ford, Arden Cornwell (composer), Arthur Maitland, Cy Harrice (announcer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Ed Begley, George Faulkner (writer), John Zoller (director), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Cameron Prud'Homme, William Zuckert, Arnold Moss, Grayce Albert, Roy Fant, Doro Merande, Scott Tennyson, George Petrie.
Beginning of Show:
First Line: My name's Will Coleman, William Tell Coleman, merchant of New York and California.
End of Show: Next 'weeks show is The Short Straw, staring Irene Dunne. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/02/03
Episode Number: 773
Available: YES
Title: The Short Straw
Description: The story of Ann Bernatitus, a Navy nurse on Corregidor during the attack by the Japanese, who became the first U.S. Naval recipient of the Legion of Merit award.
Cast: Irene Dunne, Cy Harrice (announcer), Bob Hastings, Michael O'Day, Ethel Everett, Edwin Jerome, Chester Stratton, Les Damon, Dan Ocko, George Petrie, Louise Larabee, Irve Tunick (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Our story begins in the Philippines, the winter of Pearl Harbor.
End of Show: Irene Dunne honors all nurses in both the military and civil service. Next 'weeks show is Operation Miracle, starring Robert Preston. Public Service Announcement for the Heart Fund. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/02/10
Episode Number: 774
Available: YES
Title: Operation Miracle
Description: The story about the salvage of a sunken dry dock during World War II, under the worst possible circumstances.
Cast: Robert Preston, John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Edward Ellsberg (author), Robert Pollock (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), Allen Desmond, Cy Harrice (announcer), Charles Webster, Donald Buka, Sydney Smith, Craig McDonnell, Guy Spaull, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: It was early 1942, four months after Pearl Harbor. American flying fortresses were roaring off the runways of England.
End of Show: Thanks to Robert Preston and the Cavalcade Players. True story about Neoprene. Next 'weeks show is Dangerous Mission, starring MacDonald Carey. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/02/17
Episode Number: 775
Available: YES
Title: Dangerous Mission
Description: The story of Captain Allan McLane of Delaware during the Revolutionary War, and how he was responsible for our victory at Stony Point.
Cast: MacDonald Carey, Berry Kroeger, Cy Harrice (announcer), Jack Manning, Staats Cotsworth, Barbara Joyce, Roland Long, Edwin Jerome, Felix Deebank, Elizabeth Watts, Rikel Kent, Christopher Ward (author), William Kendall Clarke (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Upon a certain night in the uncertain year of 17 and 78 at a crossroad hamlet twelve miles from Valley Forge, two British patrols are fired upon, sharply hailed by a voice out of the darkness, an American voice.
End of Show: Next 'weeks show will be Life on the Mississippi staring Raymond Massey. Raymond Massey does a Public Service Announcement for Brotherhood Week. Broadcast from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/02/24
Episode Number: 776
Available: YES
Title: Life on the Mississippi
Description: The well told adventures of Mark Twain as a riverboat pilot, long before he became an acclaimed writer..
Cast: Raymond Massey, Cy Harrice (announcer), Scott Tennyson, Geoffrey Bryant, Don Curtis, Klock Ryder, Charles Dingle, Don Knots, Mark Twain (author), Warner Law (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: When I was a boy, there was but one permanent ambition among my comrades in our village on the Mississippi.
End of Show: Next 'weeks show will be Star and Shield, starring Broderick Crawford and featuring 5 yr old Ilene Mary Eileener. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/03/03
Episode Number: 777
Available: YES
Title: Star and the Shield
Description: During the fall of 1952, in Union City, New Jersey, a policeman befriends a five year old girl and her great grandmother. Finding that they live in dire circumstances, his family and fellow police officers join him in helping them out. Discovering they are about to be evicted from their house, he convinces the Mayor to cut through red tape to provide them with new housing. .
Cast: Broderick Crawford, Staats Cotsworth, Cy Harrice (announcer), Les Damon, Ethel Browning, Mary Fickett, Alan Hewitt, Sarah Fussell, Eileen Merry, Sandra Speiser, Rikel Kent, Irve Tunick (writer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Union City, New Jersey peers across the Hudson River at the sprawling giant of Gotham.
End of Show: Thanks tonight to the Hudson County Motor Cycle Police Corps for their cooperation in tonight's production. Next week's show will be The Secret Road, starring Lee Bowman. Short Public Service Announcement for the Red Cross. Tonight's show came from New York. Network promo for Red Skelton on NBC. .
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Date Aired: 53/03/10
Episode Number: 778
Available: YES
Title: The Secret Road
Description: The story of the Culpers of Long Island, six spies embedded in the heart of British held New York City, who changed the course of American history by helping General Washington save the French fleet by sending daring secret messages.
Cast: Lee Bowman, John Griggs, Tom Collins, Robert Dryden, Arnold Moss, Karl Weber, Cy Harrice (announcer), Scott Tennyson, Lily Lodge, Bruce Lancaster (author), George Faulkner (adaptor), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: The time: 1780, late in the war of the revolution. New York City is in the hands of the British.
End of Show: Next 'weeks show will be The River Finds a Master, staring Robert Young. Show was broadcast from New York City.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/03/17
Episode Number: 779
Available: YES
Title: The River Finds a Master
Description: The story of Henry Shreve, the inventor and riverboat captain who first sailed a steamboat up the Mississippi from New Orleans to Louisville and man who made river navigation safe for steamboats by inventing a wooden battering ram that was attached to the front of the steamboat to clear obstacles in the channels.
Cast: Robert Young, Cameron Prud'Homme, George Petrie, Scott Tennyson, Jan Miner, Ed Begley, Edwin Jerome, Stewart Holbrook (author), Warner Law (adaptor), Cy Harrice (announcer), H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: The year 1814: a time when on our western rivers the steamboat was a new unperfected invention, lacking the power to go upstream against the current.
End of Show: Describes the naming of Shreveport LA. in honor of Henry Shreve. Next 'weeks show will be One Came Through staring Wendell Corey. The program came from New York.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/03/24
Episode Number: 780
Available: YES
Title: One Came Through
Description: The story of the midnight ride of the other guy, William Dawes, to warn of the Redcoats approach to Concord.
Cast: Wendell Corey, H. L. Blackburn (producer), John Zoller (director), Arden Cornwell (composer), Donald Voorhees (conductor), Staats Cotsworth, Ed Begley, Arnold Moss, Sydney Smith, George Petrie, Joseph Bell, Robert Dryden, Ginger Jones, Charles Webster, Pat O'Malley, Ronald Long, Gavin Gordon, Irve Tunick (writer), Cy Harrice (announcer).
Beginning of Show:
First Line: Bells tolled mournfully in Boston on the first day of June in the year 1774.
End of Show: Broadcast from New York City. Promo for Red Skelton on NBC.
Notes:

Date Aired: 53/03/31
Episode Number: 781
Available: YES
Title: A Time to Grow
Description: As Robert Livingston helps young America make the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, his friend Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours lends invaluable assistance.
Cast: Thomas Mitchell as Robert Livingstone, Arden Cornwell (conductor), Bill Hamilton (announcer), Chester Stratton, Cy Harrice (announcer), Dan Ocko, Donald Voorhees (conductor), Edwin Jerome, Gene Leonard (narrator), George Petrie, Guy Sorel, Ian Martin, Irve Tunick (writer), John Zoller (director), Joseph Bell, Luis Van Rooten, Robert Dryden, Scott Tennyson, H. L. Blackburn (producer, Bill Hamilton (commercial announcer).
Beginning of Show: Announcement that 1953 marks the 15oth anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase from France.
First Line: This is prologue, the beginning. The main actors are not yet on the scene: Livingston, Napoleon, Talleyrand.
End of Show: Bill Hamilton summarizes DuPont advancements made during the lifespan of the Cavalcade and then announces that, after 18 years, this is the final broadcast. Short promo for the DuPont Cavalcade TV series. The show came from New York.
Notes: The last show of the series.

End of Series.


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Cavalcade of America: Episodes Listed by Date
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Cavalcade of America: Episodes 001 - 100 (October 9, 1935 - September 15, 1937)
Cavalcade of America: Episodes 101 - 200 (September 22, 1937 - November 13, 1940)
Cavalcade of America: Episodes 201 - 300 (November 20, 1940 - October 12, 1942)
Cavalcade of America: Episodes 301 - 400 (October 19, 1942 - September 11, 1944)
Cavalcade of America: Episodes 401 - 500 (September 18, 1944 - December 2, 1946)
Cavalcade of America: Episodes 501 - 600 (December 9, 1946 - February 21, 1949)
Cavalcade of America: Episodes 601 - 700 (February 28, 1949 - May 15, 1951)
Cavalcade of America: Episodes 701 - 781 (May 22, 1951 - March 31, 1953) (current page)

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