Robert Stevenson — Director

Episodes 19

0.0

In This Crisis

1x7
December 24, 1952

John Honeyman, American patriot, pretends to be a Tory in order to gain information that will mean Washington?s victory over the Hessians.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

April 15, 1953

A true story about Christopher Ludwick, the baker, who came to America in 1776 from Germany. He made a most unusual gingerbread man which later became famous in America. He lived with his wife in Philadelphia.

A comedy-drama about an elderly German baker who persuades 123 Hessian soldiers to desert the British Army during the American Revolution.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

0.0

Night Strike

1x16
April 29, 1953

Dramatizes an incident in the career of Captain John Paul Jones. Describes a raid made by Americans under Jones' leadership on the English coast at Whitehaven in 1778 and the unexpected outcome of the action.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

October 6, 1953

A Revolutionary War drama. When romance-seeking British General Prescott arranges to meet Dorothea Meadows in an unprotected house in Rhode Island, he is captured by Miss Meadows' co-conspirator, Colonel Barton.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

October 20, 1953

A dramatization of the meeting of General Lee and General Grant at Appomattox based on detailed accounts of fourteen eye-witnesses to the surrender. The surrender of Robert E. Lee's army to the Union Army headed by U.S. Grant in 1865 ends the four years of war between the Union and the Confederacy.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

0.0

Tiger's Tail

2x7
November 17, 1953

Becoming aware of corruption in politics in New York, Thomas Nast, known for his drawings of Santa Claus, initiates a series of cartoons in which Boss Tweed is symbolized as a snarling tiger. In spite of threats and slander the cartoonist continues his work and inflames the public to the overthrow of the corrupt Tweed political machine. Time: 1870's.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

November 24, 1953

Daniel Webster, tormented by memories of selfish deeds, is comforted as he nears the end of his life by friends who point out that his constructive acts will be remembered.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

0.0

Major Pauline

2x9
December 1, 1953

A historical drama. Distressed by the outbreak of war between the States, Pauline Cushman, famous actress, offers her services as a Union espionage agent behind the Confederate lines.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

0.0

Overland Trail

2x11
December 15, 1953

A historical drama. The pony express era is initiated by Alexander Majors, one of the owners of a transport firm, who, in searching for methods of transporting mail and packages across the West, delves into history and adapts the relay courier system as used by Genghis Khan.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

0.0

Smyrna Incident

2x15
January 19, 1954

A historical drama. The captain of an American ship, anchored in the Turkish port of Smyrna, risks of a battle with three Austrian ships when he demands the release of an Austrian-born prisoner who has applied for American citizenship. U.S. Naval Commander Ingraham defies the Austrian Navy to protect an American subject.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

March 23, 1954

A historical drama about thirteen-year-old Andrew Jackson, who, with his older brother Robert, joins the militia and engages in guerrilla fighting against the British.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

April 20, 1954

A historical drama about the adventures of George Merchant, an American rifleman from the Virginia backwoods who is captured by the British at Quebec, sent to England as a prisoner, and released early in 1776 by colonial sympathizers to deliver to Hancock several letters which affect the decision of the Continental Congress to declare independence for the Colonies.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

November 23, 1954

The history of Thanksgiving Day is presented by dramatizations of the holiday as it was in Washington's time and Lincoln's time.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

0.0

Night Call

3x8
December 7, 1954

A dramatization of a typical twenty-four-hour period in a doctor's life. Follows his activities during his night calls, his work at a hospital, his office appointments, and his efforts to save the life of a young stranger who is the victim of a rare disease.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

January 4, 1955

A story about Lou Diamond, a marine gunnery sergeant who refused to let old age and sickness keep him from his post with the Fifth Marine Regiment during World War II.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

March 8, 1955

A biographical drama about Doctor Abraham Jacobi and his wife, Doctor Mary Putnam Jacobi, whose theories about prenatal and child care brought about the recognition of pediatrics as a separate branch of medicine.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

March 29, 1955

The events leading to the construction of the Monitor, the ironclad ship built by the Federal Government during the Civil War to oppose the Merrimac.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

0.0

Toward Tomorrow

4x3
October 4, 1955

A tribute to Dr. Ralph Bunche, undersecretary of the United Nations. The drama is based on the early life of the statesman, who was orphaned at the age of 8 and was guided from then on by his aged grandmother.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

December 20, 1955

A documentary drama about life in a German prison camp. When a group of GIs in a German prison camp in 1944 pool their resources in order to hold a Christmas Mass, the prison commandant not only permits the service to continue but, with the guards, joins the prisoners in their worship.

Read More

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page