Danger (TV series)

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Danger
Danger 1953.jpg
Scene from an episode of the show
GenreAnthology
Written byJay Presson Allen
George Bellak
Mark Hellinger
Paul Monash
Reginald Rose
Rod Serling
Gore Vidal
Directed byYul Brynner
Curt Conway
Tom Donovan
John Frankenheimer
Sidney Lumet
Ted Post
Sheldon Reynolds
Presented byDick Stark
Narrated byDick Stark
Composer(s)Tony Mottola
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons5
No. of episodes242
Production
Producer(s)Martin Ritt
William Dozier
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time25 mins.
Release
Original networkCBS Television
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseSeptember 19, 1950 (1950-09-19) –
May 31, 1955 (1955-05-31)

Danger is a television series which first aired on September 19, 1950, and ended in May 1955. The first episode, entitled "The Black Door", was directed by Yul Brynner, based on a story by Henry Norton and a teleplay by Irving Elman, and starring Dane Clark and Olive Deering.

The show featured many actors including Leslie Nielsen, E.G. Marshall, Joseph Anthony, Edward Binns, John Cassavetes, Míriam Colón, Ben Gazzara, Grace Kelly, Richard Kiley, Walter Slezak, Hildy Parks, James Gregory, Paul Langton, Cloris Leachman, Jayne Meadows, Martin Ritt, Maria Riva, Lee Grant, Kim Stanley, Rod Steiger, Steve Allen, Anne Bancroft, Jacqueline Susann, Walter Matthau, and Leo Penn.

The final episode, on May 31, 1955, was an adaptation of the Daphne Du Maurier story "The Birds" with Michael Strong and Betty Lou Holland.

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