CTVA US Reporter Drama - "Crusader" (Revue/CBS) (1955-56) starring Brian Keith

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Reporter Drama Series

Brian Keith series
   Crusader (1955-56)  -  The Westerner (1960)  -  Family Affair (1966-71)
The Little People (1972-73) / The Brian Keith Show (1973-74)

Crusader (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
Brian Keith Website (http://dawnrain.com/BrianKeith/) - Mimi Tirone

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CRUSADER
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Crusader Production Company
Alabama Productions, Inc. & Moss & Lewis, Inc. d.b.a.
Filmed at Revue Studios /  MCA tv  Exclusive Distributors
for
CBS (Fridays 9:00 pm EST)
Produced by Richard Lewis_aka_Dick Lewis

US Reporter  Drama series 1955-56    52 episodes x 30 min
release date 7Oct55
Starring:
Brian Keith
as Matt Anders, a writer who helps people in trouble.
with:
Arthur Space as Walter Cronan (semi-regular in the second season)
Narration: Ed Reimers

Premise:
Brian Keith gives a warm humanity to the character of Matt Anders, but
Crusader was a symbol (the title of the show is not "The Crusader" as it
is sometimes described, but "Crusader"). A sort of modern Zorro... He has
a name, Matt Anders, and a profession, journalist and writer, but the
symbol is more important, as the film explains: [MT]

"CRUSADER records the struggle of democratic people against the
enemies of freedom and justice at home and abroad. These are
the stories of the people who have been helped by the many great
organisations which are dedicated to bringing truth to those who
are fed lies, light to those who live in darkness, protection to
those who live in fear.
"  

################# Crusader ##################
############## season 1 1955-56 ##############
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39 episodes
CBS Fridays 9:00 pm EST

1.1 [--] Crusader: CROSS ON THE HILL
Revue prod. (copyright date 30Jul55)
07Oct55 CBS Fri
Director : Unknown
Teleplay : Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
Alf Kjellin ..........Father Paul
Peter Bourne .........Karl
Hildegarde Christain ... Maria
Paul Hahn ............ Doctor
Roland Varno ......... MVD Man
Horst Ehrhardt ....... Guard
Synopsis:
Anti-Communist journalist Matt Anders goes into Soviet-occupied
Czechoslovakia to persuade a Priest intent on avoiding trouble to help
his brother, a wounded resistance fighter. [MT]

1.2 [--] Crusader: ONE WAY TRAIN
Revue prod. (copyright date 10Mar55)
14Oct55 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay : Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
Robert Cornthwaite ...... Stefan
Veronica Pataky ......... Anna
Simon Scott ............. MVD Man
Linda Rowen
Ralph Smiley
Al Szabo
Synopsis:
Anders jumps off a train going from Czechoslovakia to West Germany after
security police attempt to confiscate his passport on false charges. [MT]

1.3 [--] Crusader: THE BOXING MATCH
Revue prod. (copyright date 21Jul55)
21Oct55 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 20Jul56)
Director : Herschel Daugherty
Teleplay : David Chandler
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Charles Bronson ...... Mike Brod
Joan Elan ............ Lisa
Ben Wright ........... Bratesque
Joe Mell ............. Joe Maxl
Richard Karlan ....... Negli
Lomax Study .......... Kurt
Bert Hans ............ Ed)
Synopsis:
Anders comes to the aid of a refugee boxing champ after the government of
his Communist-occupied country arrests his fiancee and then offers to
free her if he will throw a title match to a fighter backed by the
government. [MT]

1.4 [--] Crusader: MISSION IN SAIGON
Revue prod. (copyright date 20Aug55)
28Oct55 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
Grandon Rhodes ...... Wilson
Ann Doran ........... Margaret
Keye Luke ........... Wan
Synopsis:
Anders tries to help some American missionaries in South Vietnam rebuilt
their Mission, which was destroyed by terrorists. [MT]
Synopsis 2:
Americans try to rebuild a mission destroyed by revolutionaries in
South Vietnam. [RF]

[--] 04Nov55 - no details

1.5 [--] Crusader: THE BARGAIN
Revue prod. (copyright date 04Aug55)
11Nov55 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay : Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Harry Bartell ......... Ernst Roeder
Werner Klemperer ...... Wilhelm Leichner
Peter Miles ........... Hans
Ivan Triseault ........ Thomas Ulm
Vladimir Sokoloff ..... Grandfather
Alfred Linder ......... Heinrich
Fay Wall .............. Herta Ulm
Synopsis:
Anders intervernes when an underground worker in an east Berlin prison is
offered freedom for himself and his son if he'll agree to comit a murder. [MT]

1.6 [--] Crusader: AIR EXPRESS TO FREEDOM
Revue prod. (copyright date 23Jul55)
18Nov55 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Jacques Aubuchon ....... Walter Cloud
Kurt Kreuger ........... Dolkov
Lewis Charles .......... Jalnik
Jan Arvan .............. Petrov
Otto Waldis [RF]
Synopsis:
Anders finds himself in the middle of an air hijacking when a Polish
passenger plane is commandeered by two escapees who are determined to fly
to West Germany and freedom. [MT]

1.7 [--] Crusader: INTERNATIONAL AGENT (copyright title)
(a.k.a. "The Kidnappers" ?)
Revue prod. (copyright 31Dec54) (could this be the pilot episode?)
25Nov55 CBS Fri [MT] / 16Dec55 CBS [RF]
Director : Unknown
Teleplay : Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Eva Ralf .............. Elena
Stephen Bekassy ....... Bogrov
Konstantin Shayne ..... Lujack
Celia Lovsky .......... Mrs. Lujack
Katherine Berger ...... Frau Reiner
William Forrest ....... Conners
Synopsis 1: ("The Kidnappers")
Anders tries to find a famous Novelist who was kidnapped and taken to
East Berlin after making anti-Communist broadcasts over Radio Free Europe.
[MT]
Synopsis 2: ("International Agent")
Matt Anders tries to aid a famous novelist who has escaped from behind
the Iron Curtain. The man is threatened when he broadcasts over Radio
Free Europe. [TA]
(Aired 12Apr57 on WOR-9, New York City)

1.8 [--] Crusader: THE WAY OUT
Revue prod. (copyright date 12Sep55)
02Dec55 CBS Fri
Director: John English
Teleplay: Sloan Nibley
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
Natalie Norwick ....... Magda Varzov
David Orrick .......... Alexander Struma
John Abbott ........... Igor Borovin
Jay Novello ........... Lt. Tarner
Walter Kray ........... Guard
Lou Krugman ........... Policeman
Otto Waldis ........... Gregori Mitrovitch
Shepard Menken
Synopsis:
Anders helps a young woman in Rome who claims that Communist agents are
trying to make her return to her homeland behind the Iron curtain. [MT]

1.9 [--] Crusader: SEA VOYAGE
Revue prod. (copyright date 30Jul55)
09Dec55 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
James McCallion ........ Henry Terenski
Betty Lou Gersen ....... Wanda
Joseph Allen, Jr. ...... Captain
John Alderson .......... Stoker
Synopsis:
Anders travells without a visa to Communist Poland to investigate rumors
of conflict between some workers and their bosses, but after he gets his
story he finds his biggest problem is getting back to the West. [MT]

1.10 [--] Crusader: NO RETREAT
Revue prod. (copyright date 01Sep55)
16Dec55 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
Paul Guilfoyle ....... Anton Tamaris
Delia Salvi .......... Rosa
Phillip Pine ......... Rossi
Ric Roman ............ Donetti
Synopsis:
A novelist-defector is threatened by his former countrymen. [RF]

1.11 [--] Crusader: CHRISTMAS IN BURMA
Revue prod. (copyright date 30Nov55)
23Dec55 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast :
Paul Richards ....... Mr. David
Keye Luke ........... Lin Suchow
NoŽl Toy ............ Mei Suchow
Stacy Harris ........ Pierre Aubriac
Synopsis 1:
Anders is one of the passengers on a fly from Calcutta to Singapore when
his plane is forced down in country controlled by Communist guerillas. [MT]
Synopsis 2:
A plane carrying Matt from Calcutta to Singapore is forced to crash-land
in the jungle. [RF]

1.12 [--] Crusader: THE ASSASSIN
Revue prod. (copyright date 06Nov55)
30Dec55 CBS Fri
Directed by Allen Miner
Screenplay by David Victor & Herbert Little
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
Martin Kingsley ..... Tover
Jaclynne Greene ..... Illona
Jan Merlin .......... Franz
Synopsis:
Anders encounters an Austrian whose sister wants to send him to medical
school but who is bent on revenge for the death of his parents and his
nine years in prison behind the Iron Curtain.

1.13 [--] Crusader: OPERATION MURDER
Revue prod. (copyright date 08Dec55)
06Jan56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
Ted Hecht ........... Paul Corday
Leon Askin .......... Brussard
Paul Bryar .......... Duchesne
Lurene Tuttle ....... Bella
Synopsis 1:
Anders becomes entangled in betrayal and murder after he interviews a
French Communist who's Decided to renounce the Party. [MT]
Synopsis 2:
Paul Corday renounces his membership in a French political party and it may
cost him his life. [RF]

1.14 [--] Crusader: FEAR
Revue prod. (copyright date 09Dec55)
13Jan56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 27Jul56)
Director: Sobey Martin
Teleplay: Ed Adamson
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Bobby Driscoll ....... Josef
Robert Ellenstein,
Virginia Christine
Synopsis:
Anders arranges for a 13-year-old German war orphan to be adopted by a
friend in America, but when gangsters attack the boy's new father, Anders
discovers that the youth now believes violence is everywhere. [MT]

1.15 [--] Crusader: THE SHARKS
[verified -SC]
Revue prod. (copyright date 19Dec55)
20Jan56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 17Aug56)
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
CLAUDE AKINS, AARON SPELLING, EVE MCVEAGH, WILFRID KNAPP,
FRANSIS DE SALES, ROBERT OSTERLOH, JERRY PARIS, DAN RISS,
SIMON SCOTT, HERB ELLIS, RALPH SMILEY, BILLY VINCENT, BOB MORGAN,
CARL SAXE.
Synopsis:
Anders helps an immigrant reach the United States and find a job later
discovers that the man is unable to borrow money legitimately for lack of
credit and has become the victim of loan sharks. [MT]

1.16 [--] Crusader: BLACKMAIL
Revue prod. (copyright date 19Nov55)
27Jan56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
Peter Hanson ........ Kovacs
Whit Bissell ........ Hunt
Ann Coddee .......... Mrs. Gessner
John Banner ......... Porter
Synopsis 1:
Anders comes to the aid of a young Polish physicist, hiding in anonymity
as a Janitor in west Berlin, whom the Communists have kidnapped after
learning that his knowledge would be valuable to them. [MT]
Synopsis 2:
A Polish physicist is kidnapped from West Berlin. [RF]

1.17 [--] Crusader: THE MASK OF LOVE
Revue prod. (copyright date 03Feb56)
03Feb56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast: Unknown
Synopsis:
Anders travels to Manila to cover the story of a man whose wife refuses to
believe he's selling war goods to the Chinese Communists. [MT]

1.18 [--] Crusader: THE CONFESSION
Revue prod. (copyright date 11Nov55)
10Feb56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Robin Hugues .......... Frank McKenna
Lisa Ferraday ......... Greta Haller
Wilfrid Knapp ......... Johnson
Gloria Castillo ....... Karen Haller
Synopsis:
Anders investigates when a former newspaper colleague confesses to charges
of espionage and is expelled from an East European country. [MT]

1.19 [--] Crusader: FREEZEOUT
[verified -SC]
Revue prod. (copyright date 17Feb56)
17Feb56 CBS Fri (Network rerun 03Aug56)
DIRECTED BY JUSTUS ADDISS
Teleplay: David Chandler
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
Charles Bronson ........ Mike Brod
Diane Brewster ......... Charlene Hayes
Joel Mell .............. Joe Maxl
Frankie Van ............ Referee
David Sharpe,
Paul Dubov
BILLY NELSON,
RAYMOND BAILEY,
STUART TAYLOR,
GIL PERKINS,
EDDIE SAENZ.
Synopsis:
Anders takes a hand when a European prizefighter he helped to escape from
Communism becomes involved in an American boxing scandal. [MT]

1.20 Crusader: MAN OF MEDICINE
Revue prod. (copyright date 24Feb56)
24Feb56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 13Jul56)
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
Robert Burton ....... Haskin
Irene Seidner ....... Stella
Ludwig Stossel ...... Doctor
Synopsis:
Anders investigates the persecution of a refugee doctor trying to
establish practice in a hostile town. [RF]

1.21 [--] Crusader: PRESSURE
Revue prod. (copyright date 02Mar56)
02Mar56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Benson Fong ........... Dr. Chen
Clarence Lung ......... Harry
Ted Hecht ............. Mr. Hsui
Maria Tsien ........... Mrs. Chen
Synopsis:
Anders comes to the aid of an eminent Chinese scientist who claims he's
being held against his will in the United States. [MT]

1.22 [--] Crusader: THE THRESHOLD
Revue prod. (copyright date 09Mar56)
09Mar56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Roberta Haynes ........ Anya
Corey Allen ........... Martin
Nan Boardman .......... Carla
Alfred Linder ......... Forstann
Charles Maxwell ....... Willi
Rudolph Anders ........ Joseph
Synopsis:
Anders tries to help a man who wants to come to the United States but
is ineligible to leave the Communist satellite country that is his
homeland. [MT]

1.23 [--] Crusader: HELL TOWN, USA
[verified -SC]
Revue prod. (copyright date 16Mar56)
16Mar56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 14Sep56)
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Jay Novello ...........Bruno Menotti
Jack Lambert ..........Boxcar Jones
George Keymas .........Drummer
Frank Gerstle .........Ben Kelder
Gordon Mills ..........Wells Corbett
RALPH Sanford .........Bixby
Barney Phillips .......Corcoran
Barbara Knudsen .......Bar Girl
FRANK MARLOWE .........as CARD PLAYER
Synopsis:
Anders investigates the community of Basin City, where the government is
in the hands of criminals and decent citizens fear for their lives. [MT]

1.24 [--] Crusader: THE ADOPTION
Revue prod. (copyright date 23Mar56)
23Mar56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 21Sep56)
Director: Unknown -
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Anita Anton .......... Helen
Andrea King .......... Sari
Herb Patterson ....... Robinson
Walter Coy ........... John
Synopsis:
Anders uncovers an adoption racket after discovering that friends of his
are being victimized by the supposed mother of the child they adopted. [MI]

1.25 [--] Crusader: THE OPTIMIST
Revue prod. (copyright date 30Mar56)
30Mar56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
John Abbott ........... Gustave
Lurene Tuttle ......... Hulda
Ernest Sarracino ...... Forastero
Peter Norman .......... Otto Meyeroff
Peter Mamakos ......... Capt. Ibanez
Synopsis:
Anders discovers that a Nazi war criminal long believed dead is alive and
residing in a South American country. [MI]

1.26 [--] Crusader: A DEAL IN DIAMONDS
Revue prod. (copyright date 06Apr56)
06Apr56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
Beverly Garland ........ Ilona
Ben Wright ............. Sabota
Peter Coe .............. Adam
Jack Kruschen .......... Leon
Geoffrey Toone ......... Vendron
Synopsis:
Anders becomes entangled in intrigue over jewels in the Belgian city of
Antrwerp. [MT]

1.27 [--] Crusader: THE BIG SNEAK
[verified -SC]
Revue prod. (copyright date 13Apr56)
13Apr56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 28Sep56)
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Joe de Santis .......... Pete Ferranti
Harry Bartell .......... Frankie Orlando
James Seay ............. Ed Kennelly
Stanley Adams .......... Joe Giovanni
Tracey Roberts ......... Mona
STROTHER MARTIN ........ as LOU RITCHIE
NESTOR PAIVA ........... as ITALIAN CONSTABLE
DAN RISS ............... as BILLY EVANS
PAUL STADER ............ as HENCHMAN
MARVIN PRESS ........... as TAXI DRIVER
Synopsis:
Anders learns that a dangerous criminal plans to enter the United States
as an immigrant. [MT]

1.28 Crusader: ROOKIE COP
Revue prod. (copyright date 20Apr56)
20Apr56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 07Sep56)
Director: Earl Bellamy
Teleplay: Kenneth Pettus
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Adam Williams .......... Sylvan Danzig
Lilyan Chauvin ......... Hedda Danzig
Vivi Janiss ............ Helen Harris
Edward Platt ........... Chief Harmon
Carl Milletaire ........ Jensen
Larry Barton ........... Jack Harris)
Synopsis:
Anders tries to clear a young policeman who's been falsely charged with
working for a bookie ring and murder. [MT]

1.29 [--] Crusader: BERLIN LOVE STORY
Revue prod. (copyright date 27Apr56)
27Apr56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Lamont Johnson ......... Lt. Joseph Balta
Birgit Nielsen ......... Claire Bonner
Lillian Buyeff ......... Gertrude Bonner
Ivan Triesault ......... August Bonner
Synopsis:
Anders become involved in a romantic intrigue when he learns that a young
woman in west Berlin has fallen in love with a Soviet Air Force officer
stationed in east Berlin. [MT]

1.30 [--] Crusader: A QUIET TOWN
Revue prod. (copyright date 04May56)
04May56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun10Aug56)
Director: Justus Addiss
Teleplay: Ed Adamson + Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Robert Simon ........... Dave Bridley
Bill Phipps ............ Frank Kopenski
Eleanore Tanin ......... Betty Johnson
Roy Roberts ............ Sheriff Johnson
Bartlett Robinson ...... George carlson
Hermine Sterler
Leo Gordon
Synopsis:
Anders steps in when the citizens of a small town in which a murder has
been commited decide to take the law into their own hands. [MT]

1.31 [--] Crusader: THE BALLOT BOX
Revue prod. (copyright date 11May56)
11May56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Edward Colmans ......... Senor Roma
Frank de Kova .......... Juan Perez
Anthony Caruso ......... Narada
Julian Rivero .......... Pablo
Ralph Smiley ........... Quito
Anna Navarro ........... Josepha
Synopsis:
Anders helps the citizens of a South American village hold a free election
and depose the petty tyrant who rules them. [MT]

1.32 [--] Crusader: THE OAKHURST INCIDENT
Revue prod. (copyright date 27Apr56)
18May56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Antony Eustrel ......... Dr. Rojinski
Edit Angold ............ Katya
Geoffrey Toone ......... Munro
John Irving ............ Johnny
Tom Duggan ............. Stevens
Gavin Gordon ........... Dr. Whitney
Synopsis:
Anders visits Melbourne, Australia to combat Soviet propaganda directed
at a Polish professor he had helped to escape from Communism. [MT]

1.33 [--] Crusader: A LITTLE FRIEND
Revue prod. (copyright date 25May56)
25May56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
James Hong ............ Lin Quon
Beulah Kwoh ........... Mrs. Quon
Danny Chang ........... Jimmy Quon
Wilfrid Knapp ......... Lt. Evans
Victor Sen Yung ....... Lu Chen
Synopsis:
Anders comes to the rescue when terrorists in Malaya capture an anti
-guerrilla newspaper editor and his family. [MT]

1.34 [--] Crusader: THE VISITORS
Revue prod. (copyright date 01Jun56)
01Jun56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 24Aug56)
Director: Justus Addiss
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Robert Cornthwaite ... Joe Brennan
Ken Lynch ............ Webb McCall
Ruth Swanson ......... Annamay Brennan
Addison Richards
Myrna Dell
Francis de Sales ..... Sheriff Smithers
Doro Inouye .......... Ho-Ti
Synopsis:
Anders responds to a plea for help from a friend who's a farmer in the
Midwest but finds on reaching the farm that is friend has vanished. [MT]

1.35 [--] Crusader: THE SECRET
Revue prod. (copyright date 08Jun56)
08Jun56 CBS Fri (Network Rerun 31Aug56)
Director: Sidney Salkow
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ......... Wilson Foster
Rusty Lane .......... Capt. Jethro
John Doucette ....... Cliff Hargar
Olive Sturgess ...... Lisa Foster
Bess Flowers
Synopsis:
While Anders is covering a Long Island crime story both he and the police
are misled into thinking they've solved two murders. [MT]

1.36 [--] Crusader: THE WAIF
Revue prod. (copyright date 25Sep55)
15Jun56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Sandy Descher ...... Kathi Brunn
Helen Wallace ...... Miss Gerstle
Coleen Gray ........ Helen Kelway
Ron Randell ........ Ben Kelway
Synopsis:
In Berlin to work on a story about the work done by welfare agencies to
place refugee orphans in homes, Anders befriends a 10-year-old girl and
helps her find American parents.

1.37 [--] Crusader: THE FARM
Revue prod. (copyright date 22Jun56)
22Jun56 CBS Fri
Director: D. Ross Lederman -
Teleplay: Seeleg Lester + David Victor + Herbert Little, Jr.
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Marianne Stewart .... Erna
Gregory Walcott ..... Fritz
Mort Mills .......... Heinrich
Philip Van Zandt .... Charles
Leon Askin .......... Rudy
Synopsis:
Anders accepts a German friend's invitation to visit his farm but finds on
his arrival that his host is missing under mysterious circumstances. [MT]

1.38 [--] Crusader: THE CAMP
Revue prod. (copyright date 22Aug55)
29Jun56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
John Wengraf ........ Dr. Kremlov
Lillian Buyeff ...... Mrs. Malinek
Victor Perrin ....... Colvig
Aaron Spelling ...... Andrew Hocko
Synopsis:
Anders learns that a young boy's father has escaped from an Iron Curtain
prison and tries to find the fugitive and tell him his son is safe. [MT]

1.39 [--] Crusader: WAY STATION TO HOPE
Revue prod. (copyright date 04Nov55)
06Jul56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Peter Votrian ....... Hugo
Gregory Gay ......... Dr. Walter
Harald Dyrenforth ... Hopper
David Leonard ....... Trebich
Kaaren Verne ........ Mrs. Hawelka
Leonidas Ossetynski .. Berredin
Norbert Schiller .... Janiczeck
Kurt Katch .......... Lapkoff
Synopsis:
Anders searches for the identity of a small boy who was brought into an
Austrian resettlement center in a state of shock. [MT]

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Summer Reruns CBS Fridays (13Jul56-28Sep56)
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[--] 13Jul56 rerun of #1.20 "Man of Medicine" (first aired 24Feb56)
[--] 20Jul56 rerun of #1.3 "The Boxing Match" (first aired 21Oct55)
[--] 27Jul56 rerun of #1.14 "Fear" (first aired 13Jan56)
[--] 03Aug56 rerun of #1.19 "Freezeout" (first aired 17Feb56)
[--] 10Aug56 rerun of #1.30 "A Quiet Town" (first aired 04May56)
[--] 17Aug56 rerun of #1.15 "The Sharks" (first aired 20Jan56)
[--] 24Aug56 rerun of #1.34 "The Visitors" (first aired 1Jun56)
[--] 31Aug56 rerun of #1.35 "The Secret" (first aired 08Jun56)
[--] 07Sep56 rerun of #1.28 "Rookie Cop" (first aired 20Apr56)
[--] 14Sep56 rerun of #1.23 "Hell Town, USA" (first aired 16Mar56)
[--] 21Sep56 rerun of #1.24 "The Adoption" (first aired 23Mar56)
[--] 28Sep56 rerun of #1.27 "The Big Sneak" (first aired 13Apr56)

################# Crusader ##################
############## season 2 1956-57 ##############
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13 episodes
CBS Fridays 9:00 pm EST

2.01 [40] Crusader: THE SYNDICATE
Revue prod. (copyright date 05Oct56)
05Oct56 CBS Fri
Director: Allen Miner
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Arthur Space ....... Walter Cronan (recurring)
Robert Osterloh .... Ben Webber
Joyce Jameson ...... Betty Rawls
Walter Maslow ...... Chuck Donnelly
Jack Albertson ..... Ernie Duchek
Jeanne Tatum ....... Miss Freling
Synopsis:
On an investigative reporting assignment, Anders opens a flower shop in
the neighborhood of a racket boss whose hobby is growing roses. [MT]

2.02 [41] Crusader: EXPOSE
Revue prod. (copyright date 12Oct56)
12Oct56 CBS Fri
Director: Allen Miner
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Arthur Space ........ Walter Cronan (recurring)
Joel Smith .......... Fanning
Ann Staunton ........ Myra
Robert Burton ....... Portman
Jim Nolan ........... Benedict
Arthur Batanides .... Gilliam
Paul Wexler ......... Daniels
Synopsis:
While investigating the death of a Federal Crime Commission officer,
Anders becomes involved with the editors of a scandal magazine. [MT]

2.03 [42] Crusader: INNOCENT BYSTANDER
Revue prod. (copyright date 19Oct56)
19Oct56 CBS Fri
Director: John H. Peyser
Teleplay: George WaGGner
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Mary Adams ......... Vera Nelson
Carl Betz
Don Haggerty ....... Ed Martin
Harold Huber ....... Damon
Jean Willes ........ Fay Martin
Will J. White
Synopsis:
Anders is assigned to investigate a robbery at a San Francisco firm that
handles industrial payrolls. [MT]

2.04 [43] Crusader: THE GIRL ACROSS THE HALL
Revue prod. (copyright date 26Oct56)
26Oct56 CBS Fri
Director: Herschel Daugherty
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Inger Stevens ...... Alicia
Jeanne Cooper ...... Helen
Bill Erwin ......... Brenner
Bob Bice,
John Zaremba ....... Thor
Burt Mustin ........ Gorman
Synopsis:
Anders and a policewoman are assigned to guard an eyewitness to a
gangland killing. [MT]

2.05 [44] Crusader: THE HEALER
Revue prod. (copyright date 02Nov56)
02Nov56 CBS Fri
Director: Justus Addiss
Teleplay: Ed Adamson
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Jeanette Nolan ...... Dr. Marion
Arthur Space ........ Walter Cronan (recurring)
Penny Stanton ....... Edna Wilkes
Cindy Kalm .......... Nancy
Claude Akins
Synopsis:
Anders investigates a woman healer who forced a confused mother to remove
her seriously ill child from the hospital. [MT]

2.06 [45] Crusader: OPEN HIGHWAY
Revue prod. (copyright date 09Nov56)
09Nov56 CBS Fri
Director: Donald McDougall
Teleplay: Laurence Marks
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Jean Howell
Vinton Hayworth
Jack Lambert
Paul Dubov
Johnny Silver
Hugh Sanders
Bill McGraw
Synopsis:
Anders explores the connection between the theft of stimulants from a
pharmaceutical firm and a series of trucking accidents. [MT]

2.07 [46] Crusader: THE ACCIDENT
Revue prod. (copyright date 16Nov56)
16Nov56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith as Matt Anders
Guest Cast:
Vivi Janiss ......... Hildy
Synopsis:
Suspecting that a political refugee who fell out of a plane in an apparent
accident was actually murdered, Anders starts questioning the airline
employees and endangers the life of a pretty stewardess. [MT]

2.08 [47] Crusader: NINE PRICELESS OBJECTS
Revue prod. (copyright date 23Nov56)
23Nov56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
Gail Kobe ........... Lise Sandar
Elisha Cook ......... Ed Scanlon
Dayton Lummis ....... Ray Talbot
Synopsis:
Anders is assigned to the case of a man who died while carrying nine
stolen passports out of the country. [MT]

2.09 [48] Crusader: THE COUNTERFEITERS
Revue prod. (copyright date 19Oct56)
30Nov56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Charles Wagenhem ..... Charlie Sanso
Barry Atwater ........ Clayborn
Cynthia Baxter ....... Marge
Synopsis:
A scalding cup of coffee and a beautiful blonde are the clues that help
Anders track down a counterfeiting ring. [MT]

2.10 [49] Crusader: KEY WITNESS
Revue prod. (copyright date 02Dec56)
07Dec56 CBS Fri
Director: Justus Addis
Teleplay: Stanley Silverman
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Grant Richards,
Barbara Bestar ....... Jill
Tom Brown Henry ...... Johnson
Anthony george ....... Roman
Synopsis:
Anders tries to save a former politician and his daughter from an irate
mob in Cuba. [MT]

2.11 [50] Crusader: THE BOY ON THE BRINK
Revue prod. (copyright date 14Dec56)
14Dec56 CBS Fri
Director: Brian Keith -
Teleplay : George Waggner
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Jorja Curtright ......... Ruth
Mike (Michael) Landon ... Dick
Carl Betz ............... Jim Reynolds
Clegg Hoyt
Raymond Bailey
Lucien Littlefield
Don Haggerty [RF]
Synopsis:
Anders becomes involved with a banker's son who became despondent after
his father apparently embezzled a million dollars and then committed
suicide. [MT]

2.12 [51] Crusader: THE COP KILLER
Revue prod. (copyright date 21Dec56)
21Dec56 CBS Fir
Director: Brian Keith -
Teleplay: Joel Murcott
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast :
Rusty Lane ............ Ryan
Paul Smith ............ Elliott
Ann Barton ............ June
James Anderson ........ Dr. George Stern
Eleanor Audley ........ Mrs. Watson
Cynthia Leighton ...... Lilian Porter
Synopsis:
Anders investigates the apparently motiveless murders of three rookie
policemen. [MT]

2.13 [52] Crusader: THE BLOW OFF
(final new episode on CBS Network)
Revue prod. (copyright date 28Dec56)
28Dec56 CBS Fri
Director: Unknown
Teleplay: Unknown
Starring: Brian Keith
Guest Cast:
Veer Geary ............ Jean
Robert Simon .......... Raymond Flagler
Dennis McCarthy ....... Roger Collins
Synopsis:
Anders tries to track down a radio transmitter that is sending out
subversive propaganda from somewhere in the Rockies. [MT]
 
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