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Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond is an American anthology series created by Merwin Gerard. The original series ran for three seasons on ABC from January 1959 to July 1961.

Series Cast

  1. John Newland as Self - Host

    John Newland

    Self - Host

    97 Episodes

  2. Jeanne Bates as Mary Todd Lincoln, Edna Gibbs, and Mrs. Teller

    Jeanne Bates

    Mary Todd Lincoln, Edna Gibbs, Mrs. Teller

    3 Episodes

  3. Robert Douglas as Paul McCord, Gen. George Washington, and Harrison Ackroyd

    Robert Douglas

    Paul McCord, Gen. George Washington, Harrison Ackroyd

    3 Episodes

  4. Donald Harron as Jamie / William

    Donald Harron

    Jamie / William

    2 Episodes

  5. Robert Ellenstein as Mr. Tomachek and Capt. Peabody

    Robert Ellenstein

    Mr. Tomachek, Capt. Peabody

    2 Episodes

  6. Rudolph Anders as Josef and Dr. Heinrick Swansen

    Rudolph Anders

    Josef, Dr. Heinrick Swansen

    2 Episodes

  7. Amzie Strickland as Agatha Dunlap and Miss Welles

    Amzie Strickland

    Agatha Dunlap, Miss Welles

    2 Episodes

  8. Norma Crane as Marianne Darelle and Esther Quentin / Emily Harkness

    Norma Crane

    Marianne Darelle, Esther Quentin / Emily Harkness

    2 Episodes

  9. Argentina Brunetti as Margarita Castera and Maria Gonzalez

    Argentina Brunetti

    Margarita Castera, Maria Gonzalez

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 3

1960 • 36 Episodes

Season 3 of One Step Beyond premiered on August 30, 1960.

Eye Witness

(3x36, July 4, 1961) Season Finale

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Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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