The Great Adventure 60 years old

The Great Adventure is a historical anthology series that appeared on CBS for the 1963-1964 television season. The series, narrated each week by Van Heflin, and featuring theme music by Richard Rodgers, presented a weekly one-hour dramatization of the lives of famous Americans and important historical events in American History.

Credits

Cast

Name Character
Rip Torn He was 32 , 88 years old when he died
John Fiedler He was 38 , 80 years old when he died
Joe De Santis He was 54 , 80 years old when he died
Ron Howard He was 9 , now 70 years old
Ruby Dee She was 40 , 91 years old when she died
Brock Peters He was 35 , 77 years old when he died
Sheree North She was 31 , 73 years old when she died
George Kennedy He was 38 , 91 years old when he died
Joseph Cotten He was 58 , 88 years old when he died
Earl Holliman He was 35 , now 95 years old
Geoffrey Horne He was 30 , now 90 years old
Leif Erickson He was 51 , 74 years old when he died
Russell Johnson He was 38 , 89 years old when he died
Peter Graves He was 37 , 83 years old when he died
Michael Constantine He was 36 , now 97 years old
Torin Thatcher He was 58 , 76 years old when he died
Lloyd Bridges He was 50 , 85 years old when he died
Hal Needham He was 32 , 82 years old when he died
Lloyd Nolan He was 61 , 83 years old when he died
Jack Warden He was 43 , 85 years old when he died
David Lewis He was 12 , 10 years old when he died
Leo Gordon He was 40 , 78 years old when he died
Diane Ladd She was 27 , now 88 years old
David McCallum He was 30 , now 90 years old
Anthony Caruso He was 47 , 86 years old when he died
Roy Barcroft He was 61 , 67 years old when he died
Lee Marvin He was 39 , 63 years old when he died
Michael Rennie He was 54 , 61 years old when he died
Robert Cummings He was 55 , 82 years old when he died
Richard Eyer He was 18 , now 79 years old
Victor Jory He was 60 , 79 years old when he died
Andrew Prine He was 27 , now 88 years old
Gene Evans He was 41 , 75 years old when he died
Patrick McVey He was 53 , 63 years old when he died
Barry Sullivan He was 51 , 81 years old when he died
Harry Townes He was 49 , 86 years old when he died
Jackie Cooper He was 41 , 88 years old when he died
Collin Wilcox Paxton She was 28 , 74 years old when she died
Fritz Weaver He was 37 , 90 years old when he died
Denver Pyle He was 43 , 77 years old when he died
Jacqueline Scott She was 31 , now 92 years old
Andrew Duggan He was 39 , 64 years old when he died
John Marley He was 55 , 76 years old when he died
Laurie Mock She was 19 , now 79 years old as Frances Callaway
Philip Abbott He was 40 , 74 years old when he died
Parley Baer He was 49 , 88 years old when he died
Len Lesser He was 40 , 88 years old when he died
John Anderson He was 129 , 158 years old when he died
Arthur Hunnicutt He was 53 , 69 years old when he died
Tom Reese He was 95 , 81 years old when he died

Crew

Name Job title
Joseph M. Newman Directing He was 54 , 96 years old when he died Director
Philip Leacock Directing He was 45 , 72 years old when he died Director
Buzz Kulik Directing He was 41 , 76 years old when he died Director
Bert Granet Production He was 53 , 92 years old when he died Producer
John Houseman Production He was 61 , 86 years old when he died Producer
Robert Gist Directing He was 45 , 80 years old when he died Director
Paul Stanley Directing He was 11 , now 72 years old Director
The Great Adventure (60 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1963-09-27
  • Runtime: [60,44] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 26