CTVA US Military - "Combat Sergeant" (NTA)(Summer 1956)  Michael Thomas, Cliff Clark, Frank Marlowe

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Combat Sergeant (1956)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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COMBAT SERGEANT
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National TeleFilm Associates Production (NTA)
for
ABC (Fridays) (episodes 1-10)
ABC (Thursdays 9:00PM ET)(episodes 11-13)
US Military Forces adventure series 1956 13 episodes x 30 min bw
release date 29Jun56-27Sep56
starring

Michael Thomas as Sgt. Nelson
Cliff Clark as Gen. Harrison
Frank Marlowe as Corporal Murphy
Mara Corday as WAC Corporal Harbin
Bill Slack as Lt. Kruger
Dominick Delgarde as Abdulla

Premise:
World War II series about the Allied Forces battle against Rommel's
Afrika Corps.
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Other Credits:
DIRECTORS INCLUDED: GEORGE BLAIR AND PAUL LANDRES
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: RONNIE RONDELL
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WRITERS INCLUDED: DAVID CHANTLER,DEVALLON SCOTT, CURTIS KENYON,
ORVILLE H. HAMPTON
STORY SUPERVISOR: MALCOLM STUART BOYLAN
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FILM EDITOR: CHARLES VAN ENGER,JR.
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: GEORGE ROBINSON
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MUSIC: DAVID CHUDNOW (MUTEL MUSIC SERVICE)
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Stunts:
Paul Baxley, Dick Crockett, Carl Saxe, Ken Terrell, Allen Pinson,
Ronnie Rondell

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ABC Fridays
 
1.1 [--] Combat Sergeant: FLIGHT TO ETERNITY
29Jun56 ABC Fri
starring
Bill Slack .......... Kruger
Robert Stephenson ... Burgwald
Clark Howat ......... Ritchie
Synopsis:
Sgt. Nelson tries to thwart a Nazi plan to attack the British fleet.

1.2 [--] Combat Sergeant: PASS INTO DANGER
06Jul56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
Carleton Young ...... Morris
Synopsis:
The Allies are suffering heavy losses in North Africa. Their truck convoys
are consistently knocked out by the Luftwaffe and the German Army. Sgt.
Nelson is assigned the job of finding out why the Germans know so much
about the movement of Allied convoys. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
After four convoys of trucks are destroyed, Nelson searches for a spy
with a portable radio. [RF]

1.3 [] Combat Sergeant: MISSION TO MADEMOISELLE
13Jul56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
Jan Arvan ........... Corday
Eilene Janssen ...... Jeanne
Mauritz Hugo ........ Tauber
Synopsis:
In occupied France, Sgt. Nelson tries to locate an elusive underground
leader wanted by the Nazis. [RF]

1.4 [--] Combat Sergeant: DESTINED FOR DEATH
20Jul56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
James Bell .......... Wayne
Harry Harvey, Jr..... Hanson
Tom Garsen .......... Mazarini
Roger McGee
Synopsis:
A civilian, disguised as a soldier, helps Sgt. Nelson capture a small
airstrip. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Court-martialed for lying, Nelson tells how he and an ex-soldier
captured an airstrip from the Nazis. [RF]

1.5 [--] Combat Sergeant: EAST OF ALGIERS
27Jul56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
Harold Dyrenforth ... Kronkheit
Leonard Mudie ....... Robbin
Dennis Dengate ...... Harbin
Lester Sharpe ....... Bergheim
Synopsis:
Sgt. Nelson must persuade a British scientist to join a U.S. bomb
project before the Nazis lure him to Germany. [RF]

1.6 [--] Combat Sergeant: DESTRUCTION AT DAWN
03Aug56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
William Schallert ... Thomas
Al Schoenberg ....... Applebaum
Benny Bartlett ...... O'Toole
John Hedloe ......... Hollister
Alvy Moore .......... Corbett
Synopsis:
Sgt. Nelson is sent, with a squad of eight men, to destroy a Nazi
communication center. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A squad of eight men, under Nelson, sets out to destroy a Nazi
communication center. [RF]

1.7 [--] Combat Sergeant: DESERT VENGEANCE
10Aug56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
Billy Wayne ......... Johnson
Ken Alton ........... Hans
Joel Marston ........ Orderly
Peter Adams ......... Lawson
Billy Vincent
Synopsis:
The search is on for Sgt. Nelson reported missing in the desert on
a secret mission. [RF]

1.8 [--] Combat Sergeant: FATAL HOURS
17Aug56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson); Cliff Clark (as General Harrison)
Guest Cast:
Elaine Riley ........ Rand
Gene Roth ........... Dietrick
Nestor Paiva ........ Ahmed
Edward Colbrook ..... Raines
Synopsis:
Sgt. Nelson's assignment: find a time bomb that's planted in
General Harrison's headquarters. [RF]

1.9 [--] Combat Sergeant: DARK ALLEYS OF ALGIERS
24Aug56 ABC Fri
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
Mara Corday ......... Nono
Billy Wayne ......... Johnson
Harry Lauter ........ Spaddle
Synopsis 1:
A beautiful French girl is suspected of being a black market leader. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Sgt. Nelson investigates a black-market ring in Algiers. [RF]

1.10 [--] Combat Sergeant: ALL FACES EAST (verified -SC)
31Aug56 ABC Fri
Directed by George Blair
Written by David Chantler and Devallon Scott
Based on a Story by Julian I. Harmon
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson); Cliff Clark (as General Harrison)
Frank Marlowe (as Corporal Murphy)
Guest Cast:
Lee Miller
Harold Goodwin ...... Dower
Jon Shepodd ......... German Officer
Roy Whaley
Synopsis 1:
General Harrison sends Sgt. Nelson and Corporal Murphy on a dangerous
assignment. Their mission is to seek-out and destroy a hidden German
airfiled and cave containing aircraft fuel located somewhere in the
North African desert. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Nelson and Murphy try to remove a wounded pilot from a Nazi fuel dump
that's about to be destroyed. [RF]

1.11 [--] Combat Sergeant: DESERT FALCON
13Sep56 ABC Thur?
Guest Cast:
George Hofferman Jr.. Martin
Robert Ohlen ........ Thompson
Synopsis:
Sgt. Nelson must wipe out a flock of falcons trained to destroy parachutes
in the air. [RF]

1.12 [--] Combat Sergeant: TERRORS OF ARABIA
possibly 20/27Sep56
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson)
Guest Cast:
George Khoury ....... Spola
Synopsis 1:
Civilian thieves steal a new land mine, set to explode in a few hours. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The U.S. Army searches for North African thieves who have stolen a land
mine set to explode in a few hours. [RF]

1.13 [--] Combat Sergeant: TRAP OF THE KILLERS
possibly 20/27Sep56
Starring:
Michael Thomas (as Sgt. Nelson); Cliff Clark (as General Harrison)
Guest Cast:
Russ Conway ......... Bascomb
Synopsis 1:
Sgt. Nelson tells General Harrison about an uncharted trail he discovered while
he was exploring off-limits territory. He is restricted to quarters. [RF]
(Synd: 23Jul57 NBC WSYE-TV Elmira PA, Tue 7pm)
Synopsis 2:
Nelson must find General Harrison, who's been captured by German raiders. [RF]

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