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

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Margaret O'Brien and Jeffrey Hunter in "Kiss Me Again, Stranger".
Directed byJames B. Clark (director)
David Greene (director)
Herbert Hirschman
Buzz Kulik
Paul Nickell
Daniel Petrie
Paul Stanley (director)
Composer(s)Bernard Herrmann
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes39
Executive producer(s)Norman Felton
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time24 mins.
Original networkCBS
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseOctober 22, 1958 (1958-10-22) –
January 14, 1959 (1959-01-14)


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.
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