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The Great Adventure 

A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical people, as well as important historical events.
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Russell Johnson ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 14 episodes, 1964
Van Heflin ...  Himself - Narrator / ... 12 episodes, 1963-1964
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A filmed series of one-hour dramatizations of the lives of famous historical people, as well as important historical events.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

27 September 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das große Abenteuer See more »

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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End credit disclaimer: "The Great Adventure is a dramatization of recorded history. Situations and characters are sometimes changed for dramatic purposes." See more »

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One of the best shows of the 60's
18 May 2004 | by joelafivesSee all my reviews

It's difficult to believe this was only on for a single season. I remember them as well written drama's that humanized history and count them as a critical factor in nurturing my interest in History so much as to pursue a degree in it. Episodes like "Roger Young", "The Hunley", "The Story of Nathan Hale" and "A Boy at War" were amazing. The talent was there, the story was there, only the audience was missing. I guess folks were too busy watching the Flintstones. I would really love to see these issued on DVD or Video. Appearances by Joseph Cotton, James MacArthur, Peter Graves, Ricardo Montalban, Noah Berry, Claude Akins, Jackie Cooper, Lloyd Nolan, Earl Holliman and George Kennedy to name just a few.


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