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Climax! (1954)

Climax! is an American anthology series that aired on CBS from 1954 to 1958. The series was hosted by William Lundigan and later co-hosted by Mary Costa. It was one of the few CBS programs of that era to be broadcast in color. Many of the episodes were performed and broadcast live.

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Writer:
  •  Oliver Crawford
  •  Malvin Wald
  •  Charles Larson

Production:
  •  Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)


Seasons: 1 2 3 4


Release Date: 1954-10-07
Status: Ended
First Air Time: 1954-10-07
Last Air Time: 1958-06-26
Total Episodes: 166
Original Title: Climax!
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themoviedb icon Popularity: 18
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IMDb icon ID: tt0046587
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 60
Eli Wallach
Eli Wallach
Peter Graves
Peter Graves
Guy Madison
Guy Madison
Richard Kiley
Richard Kiley
Albert Salmi
Albert Salmi
Darren McGavin
Darren McGavi...
Dane Clark
Dane Clark
Art Carney
Art Carney
Raymond Burr
Raymond Burr
Henry Silva
Henry Silva
Dean Stockwell
Dean Stockwel...
William Shatner
William Shatn...
Howard Duff
Howard Duff
Irene Papas
Irene Papas
Lloyd Bridges
Lloyd Bridges
John Forsythe
John Forsythe
John Ireland
John Ireland
Harry Carey, Jr.
Harry Carey,...
Ralph Bellamy
Ralph Bellamy
James Best
James Best
Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno
Jack Lord
Jack Lord
Boris Karloff
Boris Karloff
Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert
Julie Adams
Julie Adams
Jeffrey Hunter
Jeffrey Hunte...
Miriam  Hopkins
Miriam Hopki...
Edward Andrews
Edward Andrew...
Mary Costa
Mary Costa
William Lundigan
William Lundi...
Himself - Host
Edward Binns
Edward Binns
Estelle Winwood
Estelle Winwo...
Royal Dano
Royal Dano
Brian Keith
Brian Keith
Victor Jory
Victor Jory
Vic Morrow
Vic Morrow
Henry Jones
Henry Jones
Nina Foch
Nina Foch
Dick York
Dick York
Ray Collins
Ray Collins
Bradford Dillman
Bradford Dill...
Tab Hunter
Tab Hunter
Jack Warden
Jack Warden
Pat O’Brien
Pat O’Brien
Gig Young
Gig Young
Ruth Roman
Ruth Roman
Brad Dexter
Brad Dexter
Nita Talbot
Nita Talbot
Claire Trevor
Claire Trevor
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Geraldine Fit...
Hurd Hatfield
Hurd Hatfield
Leif Erickson
Leif Erickson
Betsy Palmer
Betsy Palmer
Joan Bennett
Joan Bennett
Dale Robertson
Dale Robertso...
June Lockhart
June Lockhart
Steve Brodie
Steve Brodie
Jay C. Flippen
Jay C. Flippe...
Richard Boone
Richard Boone
Rory Calhoun
Rory Calhoun
Vera Miles
Vera Miles
Noah Beery, Jr.
Noah Beery, J...
Lorne Greene
Lorne Greene
Peter Lorre
Peter Lorre
Le Chiffre
John Alvin
John Alvin
Neville Brand
Neville Brand
William Schallert
William Schal...
Gale Gordon
Gale Gordon
John Agar
John Agar
Harry Bellaver
Harry Bellave...
Jean-Pierre Aumont
Jean-Pierre A...
Werner Klemperer
Werner Klempe...
Don Ameche
Don Ameche
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarth...
Dennis Weaver
Dennis Weaver
Walter Matthau
Walter Mattha...
Edward G. Robinson
Edward G. Rob...
Richard Long
Richard Long
Sean McClory
Sean McClory
Jerry Colonna
Jerry Colonna
Elisha Cook Jr.
Elisha Cook J...
Jonathan Harris
Jonathan Harr...
Hume Cronyn
Hume Cronyn
Sebastian Cabot
Sebastian Cab...
Shelley Winters
Shelley Winte...
Verna Felton
Verna Felton
James Gleason
James Gleason
Don Brodie
Don Brodie
Henry Hull
Henry Hull
Carolyn Jones
Carolyn Jones
Mary Astor
Mary Astor
Robert Sterling
Robert Sterli...
Martin E. Brooks
Martin E. Bro...
Walter Cronkite
Walter Cronki...
Kim Hunter
Kim Hunter
Marian Seldes
Marian Seldes
Kenneth Tobey
Kenneth Tobey
Joe Mantell
Joe Mantell
Lloyd Nolan
Lloyd Nolan
Anne Francis
Anne Francis
Dina Merrill
Dina Merrill
Darryl Hickman
Darryl Hickma...
Sylvia Sidney
Sylvia Sidney
Ray Danton
Ray Danton
Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodwa...
Buddy Baer
Buddy Baer
Mildred Dunnock
Mildred Dunno...
John Carradine
John Carradin...
Eduardo Ciannelli
Eduardo Ciann...
Ricardo Montalban
Ricardo Monta...
Ralph Meeker
Ralph Meeker
J. Carrol Naish
J. Carrol Nai...
Edgar Buchanan
Edgar Buchana...
Charles Drake
Charles Drake
Robert Ellenstein
Robert Ellens...
John Hoyt
John Hoyt
Lillian Bronson
Lillian Brons...
Don Keefer
Don Keefer
John Cassavetes
John Cassavet...
George Tobias
George Tobias
John Larch
John Larch
Richard Jaeckel
Richard Jaeck...
Reginald Denny
Reginald Denn...
William Talman
William Talma...
Scott Brady
Scott Brady
Edward Arnold
Edward Arnold
Bobby Driscoll
Bobby Driscol...
Warren Stevens
Warren Steven...
Gene Roth
Gene Roth
Le Chiffre's Henchman
Isobel Elsom
Isobel Elsom
Lilia Skala
Lilia Skala
Louis Jourdan
Louis Jourdan
Ivan Triesault
Ivan Triesaul...
Doris Dowling
Doris Dowling
Marshall Thompson
Marshall Thom...
James MacArthur
James MacArth...
Judith Evelyn
Judith Evelyn
Everett Sloane
Everett Sloan...
Queenie Leonard
Queenie Leona...
Dan Duryea
Dan Duryea
Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
Kurt Kasznar
Kurt Kasznar
Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan
Steve Forrest
Steve Forrest
Thomas Mitchell
Thomas Mitche...
Jeanette Nolan
Jeanette Nola...
Sterling Holloway
Sterling Holl...
Eva Gabor
Eva Gabor
Irene Hervey
Irene Hervey
Robert Preston
Robert Presto...
Natalie Trundy
Natalie Trund...
Fernando Lamas
Fernando Lama...
Phyllis Thaxter
Phyllis Thaxt...
Gigi Perreau
Gigi Perreau
James Flavin
James Flavin
Franchot Tone
Franchot Tone
Claudette Colbert
Claudette Col...
Eddie Bracken
Eddie Bracken
Hoagy Carmichael
Hoagy Carmich...
Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
Horace McMahon
Horace McMaho...
Barbara Hale
Barbara Hale
Elizabeth Montgomery
Elizabeth Mon...
Michael Pate
Michael Pate
Clarence Leiter
Bethel Leslie
Bethel Leslie
Robert Young
Robert Young
Stephen McNally
Stephen McNal...
Patricia Cutts
Patricia Cutt...
Peter Lawford
Peter Lawford
Ward Bond
Ward Bond
Beulah Bondi
Beulah Bondi
Sal Mineo
Sal Mineo
Rex Ingram
Rex Ingram
Jessie Royce Landis
Jessie Royce...
Robert Williams
Robert Willia...
Milburn Stone
Milburn Stone
John Kerr
John Kerr
Lew Ayres
Lew Ayres
Maureen O'Sullivan
Maureen O'Sul...
Wallace Ford
Wallace Ford
Whit Bissell
Whit Bissell
Michael Rennie
Michael Renni...
Una Merkel
Una Merkel
Marie Windsor
Marie Windsor
Barbara Baxley
Barbara Baxle...
Zsa Zsa Gábor
Zsa Zsa Gábor
Jack Carson
Jack Carson
Gene Raymond
Gene Raymond
Katy Jurado
Katy Jurado
Hugh Beaumont
Hugh Beaumont
Dick Powell
Dick Powell
George Brent
George Brent
Akim Tamiroff
Akim Tamiroff
Amzie Strickland
Amzie Strickl...
Beverly Garland
Beverly Garla...
Elaine Stritch
Elaine Stritc...
Eduard Franz
Eduard Franz
Barry Nelson
Barry Nelson
James Bond
Booth Colman
Booth Colman
Jane Darwell
Jane Darwell
Walter Catlett
Walter Catlet...
Paul Henreid
Paul Henreid
John Qualen
John Qualen
Theodore Bikel
Theodore Bike...
Joanne Dru
Joanne Dru
Rosemary DeCamp
Rosemary DeCa...
Macdonald Carey
Macdonald Car...
Hans Conried
Hans Conried
Raymond Massey
Raymond Masse...
Addison Richards
Addison Richa...
Ed Begley
Ed Begley
Virginia Grey
Virginia Grey
Nehemiah Persoff
Nehemiah Pers...
Corinne Calvet
Corinne Calve...
Marisa Pavan
Marisa Pavan
Ethel Barrymore
Ethel Barrymo...
Arthur Treacher
Arthur Treach...
Reginald Owen
Reginald Owen
Dan O'Herlihy
Dan O'Herlihy
Teresa Wright
Teresa Wright
Agnes Moorehead
Agnes Moorehe...
John Lupton
John Lupton
Jim Backus
Jim Backus
Mercedes McCambridge
Mercedes McCa...
Robert Armstrong
Robert Armstr...
Eugene Borden
Eugene Borden
Chef de Parte
Peggy Ann Garner
Peggy Ann Gar...
Helmut Dantine
Helmut Dantin...
Katherine Warren
Katherine War...
Shepperd Strudwick
Shepperd Stru...
Leora Dana
Leora Dana
Peter Hansen
Peter Hansen
Red Skelton
Red Skelton
Skip Homeier
Skip Homeier
Janis Paige
Janis Paige
Paul Stewart
Paul Stewart
Barbara Morrison
Barbara Morri...
James Daly
James Daly
Audrey Totter
Audrey Totter
Barbara Ruick
Barbara Ruick
Susan Kohner
Susan Kohner
Albert Dekker
Albert Dekker
Evelyn Keyes
Evelyn Keyes
Paul Picerni
Paul Picerni
Judith Anderson
Judith Anders...
Brandon De Wilde
Brandon De Wi...
John Litel
John Litel
James Gregory
James Gregory
Thomas Gomez
Thomas Gomez
Brian Donlevy
Brian Donlevy
Wendell Corey
Wendell Corey
Richard Arlen
Richard Arlen
Nancy Kelly
Nancy Kelly
Robert Newton
Robert Newton
Cathy O'Donnell
Cathy O'Donne...
Oskar Homolka
Oskar Homolka
Tom Laughlin
Tom Laughlin
Milton Parsons
Milton Parson...
Tina Louise
Tina Louise
Alex Nicol
Alex Nicol
Jay Novello
Jay Novello
Natalie Schafer
Natalie Schaf...
Jesse White
Jesse White
Ann Rutherford
Ann Rutherfor...
Louis Jean Heydt
Louis Jean He...
Ruth Hussey
Ruth Hussey
Inger Stevens
Inger Stevens
Ann Harding
Ann Harding
Brian Aherne
Brian Aherne
Walter Abel
Walter Abel
Peter Whitney
Peter Whitney
Jean Hagen
Jean Hagen
Jean Porter
Jean Porter
Ernest Truex
Ernest Truex
Paul Cavanagh
Paul Cavanagh
Elizabeth Patterson
Elizabeth Pat...
Sheila Bromley
Sheila Bromle...
Dick Foran
Dick Foran
Joi Lansing
Joi Lansing
Arthur Franz
Arthur Franz
Regis Toomey
Regis Toomey
Lynn Bari
Lynn Bari
Robert Middleton
Robert Middle...
Nestor Paiva
Nestor Paiva
Lon Chaney Jr.
Lon Chaney Jr...
Bonita Granville
Bonita Granvi...
Jeff Morrow
Jeff Morrow
James Dunn
James Dunn
Tom Drake
Tom Drake
Marsha Hunt
Marsha Hunt
Laraine Day
Laraine Day
Farley Granger
Farley Grange...
Byron Foulger
Byron Foulger
Gene Lockhart
Gene Lockhart
Michael Wilding
Michael Wildi...
Cedric Hardwicke
Cedric Hardwi...
Conrad Nagel
Conrad Nagel
Mr. Diamond
Jeff Donnell
Jeff Donnell
Mari Blanchard
Mari Blanchar...
George Dolenz
George Dolenz
Wally Brown
Wally Brown
Phyllis Kirk
Phyllis Kirk
Gerald Mohr
Gerald Mohr
Steve Cochran
Steve Cochran
Elliott Reid
Elliott Reid
Patricia Medina
Patricia Medi...
Otto Kruger
Otto Kruger
Warner Anderson
Warner Anders...
Melville Cooper
Melville Coop...
Marjorie Lord
Marjorie Lord
Dorothy McGuire
Dorothy McGui...
Hugh Marlowe
Hugh Marlowe
John Emery
John Emery
Steven Geray
Steven Geray
Margaret O'Brien
Margaret O'Br...
Leonard Carey
Leonard Carey
Mona Freeman
Mona Freeman
John Drew Barrymore
John Drew Bar...
Jan Sterling
Jan Sterling
Tris Coffin
Tris Coffin
Frieda Inescort
Frieda Inesco...
Betty Field
Betty Field
Osa Massen
Osa Massen
Herbert Anderson
Herbert Ander...
Geraldine Brooks
Geraldine Bro...
Coleen Gray
Coleen Gray
Don Dubbins
Don Dubbins
Gene Nelson
Gene Nelson
Frank Lovejoy
Frank Lovejoy
Harry Townes
Harry Townes
Linda Darnell
Linda Darnell
Richard Carlson
Richard Carls...
Jacques Bergerac
Jacques Berge...
John Craven
John Craven
George Nader
George Nader
Wanda Hendrix
Wanda Hendrix
Paul Douglas
Paul Douglas
Richard Eyer
Richard Eyer
Susan Oliver
Susan Oliver
Gloria Talbott
Gloria Talbot...
Kathleen Crowley
Kathleen Crow...
Janet Blair
Janet Blair
Betty Furness
Betty Furness
Charles Korvin
Charles Korvi...
Barbara Britton
Barbara Britt...
Margaret Field
Margaret Fiel...
Barbara Nichols
Barbara Nicho...
Robert H. Harris
Robert H. Har...
Kurt Katch
Kurt Katch
Le Chiffre's Henchman
Marguerite Chapman
Marguerite Ch...
Karen Steele
Karen Steele
Debra Paget
Debra Paget
Blanche Yurka
Blanche Yurka
Margaret Hayes
Margaret Haye...
Anna Maria Alberghetti
Anna Maria Al...
Louis Hayward
Louis Hayward
Constance Ford
Constance For...
Dewey Martin
Dewey Martin
Lori Nelson
Lori Nelson
Ralph Sanford
Ralph Sanford
Diana Lynn
Diana Lynn
Pat Crowley
Pat Crowley
Anna May Wong
Anna May Wong
Jean Del Val
Jean Del Val
Croupier
Sidney Blackmer
Sidney Blackm...
Don Taylor
Don Taylor
Vanessa Brown
Vanessa Brown
Linda Christian
Linda Christi...
Valerie Mathis
Rick Vallin
Rick Vallin
Sally Forrest
Sally Forrest
Benay Venuta
Benay Venuta
Rusty Lane
Rusty Lane
Patricia Collinge
Patricia Coll...
Tyler McVey
Tyler McVey
Dorothy Adams
Dorothy Adams
Dean Harens
Dean Harens
Yma Sumac
Yma Sumac
Johnny Desmond
Johnny Desmon...
Gene Reynolds
Gene Reynolds
John Conte
John Conte
Scott McKay
Scott McKay
Noah Beery Jr.
Noah Beery Jr...
Bob Sweeney
Bob Sweeney
Mimi Gibson
Mimi Gibson
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