Milt Shanks lives a shamed life, hated by his neighbors for having been a traitor to the North in the American Civil War. But Shanks carries with him a secret, one he promised Abraham Lincoln to tell no one.

Director:

Buzz Kulik

Writers:

S.H. Barnett (adaptation), Frederick Landis (novel) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Ken Carpenter Ken Carpenter ... Himself - Announcer
Mason Alan Dinehart ... Joey (as Alan Dinehart III)
Betty Field ... Martha Shanks / Madeline
Richard Garland Richard Garland ... Hardy as a Young Man
Paul Harvey ... Hardy as an Old Man
John Ireland ... Milt Shanks
Helen Kleeb ... Mrs. Manning
John Lupton ... Philip Manning
Patrick Miller Patrick Miller ... Gillespie as a Young Man
Ralph Moody ... Gillespie as an Old Man
George Pal ... Lux Video Theatre Guest
William Schallert ... Sam Carter
Dan White ... Len Tollard
Ian Wolfe ... The Rev. Andrews
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Milt Shanks lives a shamed life, hated by his neighbors for having been a traitor to the North in the American Civil War. But Shanks carries with him a secret, one he promised Abraham Lincoln to tell no one.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1955 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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