Pursuit (TV series)

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Margaret O'Brien Jeffrey Hunter Pursuit 1958.JPG
Margaret O'Brien and Jeffrey Hunter in "Kiss Me Again, Stranger".
Genre Anthology
Directed by James B. Clark (director)
David Greene (director)
Herbert Hirschman
Buzz Kulik
Paul Nickell
Daniel Petrie
Paul Stanley (director)
Composer(s) Bernard Herrmann
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 39
Executive producer(s) Norman Felton
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 24 mins.
Original network CBS
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original release October 22, 1958 (1958-10-22) – January 14, 1959 (1959-01-14)

Pursuit is an American television anthology drama series which aired live on CBS from October 1958 to January 1959.[1]


Among the presentations were "Kiss Me Again, Stranger", starring Jeffrey Hunter and Margaret O'Brien, "Epitaph For a Golden Girl" starring Michael Rennie, Rip Torn, and Sally Forrest, and Rod Serling's "The Last Night of August", starring Franchot Tone and Dennis Hopper and written by Rod Serling.[2]

Some of the actors who were cast in the episodes included: Robert Alda, Martin Balsam, Lew Ayres, John Cassavetes, Joan Caulfield, Jackie Cooper, and Whitney Blake.


  1. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 969. ISBN 0-345-45542-8. 
  2. ^ http://ctva.biz/US/Anthology/Pursuit.htm

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