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Men of Annapolis

Men of Annapolis
Written by Leonard Freeman
Richard Donner
Leonard Heideman
Robb White
David Chandler
Jack Laird
Gene Levin
Directed by Richard Donner
William Castle
Sutton Roley
Paul Guilfoyle
Herbert L. Stock
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 41
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Syndication
Picture format Black and white (1957-1958)
Original run 1957 – 1958

Men of Annapolis is a 41-episode half-hour syndicated drama television series in anthology format which aired from 1957–1958 and was hosted by the voice of Art Gilmore. Darryl Hickman appeared four times on the program as Dusty Rhodes, a fictitious midshipman at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.[1]

Cast

Guy Williams appeared twice as Steve Clay. Jack Mullaney appeared twice as Styron. Harry Harvey, Jr. appeared twice as Wally Mason. Judson Pratt appeared twice in separate roles in the episodes "Miss Fire" and "All-American". Jud Taylor appeared twice as Red Magruder. Mason Alan Dinehart appeared twice as Joe Marrison in episodes entitled "Seawall" and "Boxing Lesson".[1]

Richard Eastham starred in the series premiere "Counter Flood". In the episode "Blue & Gray", Dwayne Hickman appeared with his brother, Darryl Hickman, as well as Jack Mullaney and Jud Taylor. Robert Blake appeared in the episode "The White Hat".[1]

Paul Burke appeared as Wesley Edmont in the episode "Seawall". L.Q. Jones appeared in "Mister Fireball". Adam Kennedy appeared in the episode "Mister Number Five". Leo Carrillo appeared once, with Harry Harvey, Jr., in "Rescue at Sea".[1]

Former child actor Bobby Driscoll had the title role in "The Irwin Brown Story", and John Smith, later on Cimarron City and Laramie, played Williams in this episode.[1]

Doug McClure, Dennis Cross, and Mike Ragan appeared in the episode "Jinx" as Byrd, the Commander, and the Gunners Mate, respectively.[2]

Other notable guest stars included Fred Astaire, Dean Stockwell, Doug McClure, Lyle Talbot, Peter Marshall (entertainer), and Mark Damon

Men of Annapolis, a Ziv production (part of MGM), was filmed at the Naval Academy. Leonard Freeman, later with CBS's Hawaii Five-O crime drama, was one of the writers of the series.[1]

See also

A similar syndicated series, The Silent Service, hosted by Rear Admiral Thomas M. Dykers, aired during the same season. It focused on actual events surrounding the submarine section of the U.S. Navy.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Men of Annapolis".  
  2. ^ Jinx" (1957)""". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved April 20, 2014. 

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