The Emperor's Bridge Campaign

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ARENA | Film

Emperor Norton (1956)
Season 4, Episode 21, of Death Valley Days

The Emperor's Bridge Campaign has contributed this film to the Internet Archive. It can be viewed below or at the Archive (here).

To view other films in our ARchive of Emperor Norton in Art, Music & Film (ARENA), see the Film section here.

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Concept McCann-Erickson, Inc.

Sponsor The Pacific Coast Borax Co.

Production company McGowan Productions, Inc.

Audio-Visual sound, b/w

Run time 29:29

Original air date 15 June 1956


Director Stuart E. McGowan

Executive Producer Dorrell McGowan

Production Supervisor for McCann-Erickson Dorothy McCann

Screenplay Ruth C. Woodman

Director of Photography Carl Berger

Supervising Editor Arthur H. Nadel, A.C.E

Music Eve Newman

Production Manager Clark Paylow

Assistant Director Harry Slott


Joshua Norton Parker Garvie

Franklin Duffy Pat O'Hara

Horace Cooper Mauritz Hugo

Adam Charles Heard

Godfey Michael Barrett

Banker Sam Flint

DuBois George Milan

Thomas King Leonard Penn

The Old Ranger (host) Stanley Andrews 

Borax spokesperson Rosemary DeKamp

* DISCLAIMER: This film may be under copyright. We present it here strictly for non-commercial, educational purposes.

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