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Sunday Showcase (1959–1961)

TV Series | 60 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

A show featuring various specials. Some specials were comedy, and others were serious drama by famous authors.
Seasons
1   |   Unknown   See all
Writers
Reginald Rose (episode "Sacco-Vanzetti Story, The") | Alfred Bester | Budd Schulberg (episode "What Makes Sammy Run") | Stuart Schulberg (episode "What Makes Sammy Run") & 28 more
Cinematographer
Casting Director
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 20, 1959

Release date (First episode)
Sep 20, 1959 (United States)

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Cast

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253 cast members
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Robert Emhardt
Governor Fuller / General Scott Governor Fuller / General Scott   See fewer
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Milton Berle
Self / Milton Berle Self / Milton Berle   See fewer
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3
Jimmy Durante
Self / Performer / Self - Host Self / Performer / Self - Host   See fewer
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3
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Larry Blyden
Sammy Glick Sammy Glick   See fewer
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3
E.G. Marshall
William Thompson / Judge Wingate William Thompson / Judge Wingate   See fewer
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3
Milton Selzer
Julian Blumberg / Harry Cooler Julian Blumberg / Harry Cooler   See fewer
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3
Royal Beal
Walter Ripley / Justice Hawthorne Walter Ripley / Justice Hawthorne   See fewer
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3
Stuart Germain
Judge Webster Thayer / Stevens Judge Webster Thayer / Stevens   See fewer
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3
Ben Grauer
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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3
Steven Hill
Bartolomeo Vanzetti / George Pitt Bartolomeo Vanzetti / George Pitt   See fewer
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3
Lucille Ball
Lucy Ricardo / Self Lucy Ricardo / Self   See fewer
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Teresa Wright
Julia Grant / Margaret Bourke White Julia Grant / Margaret Bourke White   See fewer
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Ralph Bellamy
Self / Thomas Jefferson Self / Thomas Jefferson   See fewer
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Henderson Forsythe
General Buckner / Mr. Clegg General Buckner / Mr. Clegg   See fewer
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Cedric Hardwicke
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. / Self Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. / Self   See fewer
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Tim O'Connor
Jabez Stone Jabez Stone   See fewer
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Sidney Blackmer
H.L. Harrington H.L. Harrington   See fewer
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Nat 'King' Cole
Self / Self - Performer Self / Self - Performer   See fewer
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Norman Fell
Sammy's Brother Sammy's Brother   See fewer
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John Forsythe
Al Manheim Al Manheim   See fewer
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Jay Lawrence
Sheik Romero Sheik Romero   See fewer
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Horace McMahon
Mike Crowley Mike Crowley   See fewer
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Dina Merrill
Laurette Harrington Laurette Harrington   See fewer
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Nelson Olmsted
Ben Osborne Ben Osborne   See fewer
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David Opatoshu
Sidney Fineman Sidney Fineman   See fewer
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William Post Jr.
Lucky Westover Lucky Westover   See fewer
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Barbara Rush
Kit Sargent Kit Sargent   See fewer
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Monique van Vooren
Zizi Molnari Zizi Molnari   See fewer
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Earl Wilson
Earl Wilson Earl Wilson   See fewer
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Humphrey Davis
Captain Feidman / Magistrate Captain Feidman / Magistrate   See fewer
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Allen Nourse
Governor Yates / Venable Governor Yates / Venable   See fewer
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Alfred Sandor
Lieutenant Hodges / Wilson Lieutenant Hodges / Wilson   See fewer
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Howard St. John
Gen. George Washington / George Washington Gen. George Washington / George Washington   See fewer
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Martin Balsam
Nicola Sacco Nicola Sacco   See fewer
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John C. Becher
Chief Stewart Chief Stewart   See fewer
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Frank Campanella
Prison Guard Prison Guard   See fewer
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Tom Carlin
Gardner Jackson Gardner Jackson   See fewer
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Tom Clancy
Will H. Daly Will H. Daly   See fewer
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Harry Davis
Michael Levangie / Michael Levangle Michael Levangie / Michael Levangle   See fewer
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Dana Elcar
Newspaperman Newspaperman   See fewer
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Rex Everhart
Officer LeBaron Officer LeBaron   See fewer
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Wyley Hancock
John Vaney John Vaney   See fewer
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Anne Hegira
Lola Andrews Lola Andrews   See fewer
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Mary James
Mary Splaine Mary Splaine   See fewer
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House Jameson
A. Lawrence Lowell A. Lawrence Lowell   See fewer
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Dan Morgan
Captain Proctor Captain Proctor   See fewer
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Carroll O'Connor
Frederick Katzman Frederick Katzman   See fewer
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Christopher Plummer
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.   See fewer
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Ben Yaffee
C.A. Barr C.A. Barr   See fewer
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Lowell Thomas
Host / Narrator Host / Narrator   See fewer
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Arthur Godfrey
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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William Shatner
Sen. Thomas P. Gore Sen. Thomas P. Gore   See fewer
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Meredith Willson
Self - Host-Recipient Self - Host-Recipient   See fewer
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Edgar Bergen
Self - Host Self - Host   See fewer
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Lee Marvin
Ira Hayes Ira Hayes   See fewer
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James Whitmore
Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant   See fewer
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Jane Powell
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Melvyn Douglas
Mark Twain Mark Twain   See fewer
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Desi Arnaz
Ricky Ricardo Ricky Ricardo   See fewer
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Jimmie Rodgers
Self - Performer Self - Performer   See fewer
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Eddie Hodges
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George Macready
Edward Jones Edward Jones   See fewer
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John Baragrey
Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee   See fewer
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Ray Bolger
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Mike Mazurki
Maxwell Mason Maxwell Mason   See fewer
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Paul Tripp
Dr. Douglas Dr. Douglas   See fewer
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Marion Colby
Ruth Berle Ruth Berle   See fewer
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Ford Rainey
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln   See fewer
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Minister Minister   See fewer
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Jeweler Jeweler   See fewer
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Cyril Delevanti
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Nancy Kulp
Girl at Well Girl at Well   See fewer
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Leslie Sheldon
Harriett Harriett   See fewer
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Martin Ashe
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Ross Bagdasarian
Self - Recipient Self - Recipient   See fewer
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Count Basie
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Shelley Berman
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Carol Reed Carol Reed   See fewer
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Actor Actor   See fewer
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Duke Ellington
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Officer Officer   See fewer
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Stan Freberg
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Henry Mancini
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Nancy Marchand
Mrs. Clegg Mrs. Clegg   See fewer
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Nan Martin
Nancy Nancy   See fewer
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Kevin McCarthy
James Valentine James Valentine   See fewer
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Molly McCarthy
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Sono Osato
Dallas Burton Dallas Burton   See fewer
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Geraldine Page
Virginia Reed Virginia Reed   See fewer
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Betsy Palmer
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Mari Sutton Mari Sutton   See fewer
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André Previn
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Louis Prima
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Nelson Riddle
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Jason Robards
Alex Reed Alex Reed   See fewer
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Roy Rowan
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
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Telly Savalas
Cotton Cotton   See fewer
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George C. Scott
Dr. Richard Bryan Dr. Richard Bryan   See fewer
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Self - Recipient Self - Recipient   See fewer
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Frank Sinatra
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Inger Stevens
Nina Kay Nina Kay   See fewer
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Axel Stordahl
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William Traylor
Cam Kay Cam Kay   See fewer
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Roger Wagner
Self - Recipient Self - Recipient   See fewer
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Barbara Bulgakov
Baroness Baroness   See fewer
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Nicholson Nicholson   See fewer
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John Colicos
Aaron Burr Aaron Burr   See fewer
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Frank Corsaro
The Director The Director   See fewer
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George Ebeling
General Sherman General Sherman   See fewer
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Louis Edmonds
Marcel Roget Marcel Roget   See fewer
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Griff Evans
Rawlins Rawlins   See fewer
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Anne Francis
Fanny Holmes Fanny Holmes   See fewer
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Howard Freeman
Pinkham Pinkham   See fewer
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Actress Actress   See fewer
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Ann Harding
Mrs. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Mrs. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.   See fewer
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Julie Harris
Francesca Francesca   See fewer
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Betty Lou Holland
Dorcas Stone Dorcas Stone   See fewer
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Boris Karloff
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Arthur Kennedy
Alexander Hamilton Alexander Hamilton   See fewer
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Mario Morgan Mario Morgan   See fewer
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Jack Manning
Lieutenant Hunt Lieutenant Hunt   See fewer
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Lori March
Elizabeth Hamilton Elizabeth Hamilton   See fewer
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Philip Hamilton Philip Hamilton   See fewer
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Congressman Congressman   See fewer
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Daniel Webster Daniel Webster   See fewer
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Jesse Root Grant Jesse Root Grant   See fewer
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The Devil The Devil   See fewer
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Currier Currier   See fewer
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Col. Rail Col. Rail   See fewer
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General Robert E. Lee General Robert E. Lee   See fewer
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General Alexander General Alexander   See fewer
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4.6 / 10 | 83 votes