CBC Television Network

Last of the Mohicans

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1957 to 1958

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Friday evenings from September 1957 to September 1958

Normandie Productions, the Canadian subsidiary of Television Programs of America, a U.S. company, produced Last Of The Mohicans and The Adventures of Tugboat Annie in Canada, with American stars and directors working with Canadian crews, equipment, and supporting actors. The CBC guaranteed air dates for the thirty-eight episodes of this show, which were also syndicated to l39 stations in the United States and sold to networks in the U.K., Australia, France, and Central America.

Cast: John Hart as Hawkeye, the hero of James Fenimore Cooper’s novel.
Lon Chaney, Jr. as Chingachgook, his Mohican blood brother. 
Supporting cast: George Barnes, Beryl Braithwaite, Powys Thomas, Joan Root, Lloyd Chester, Hugh Watson, and Don Cullen. 
Director: Sam Newfield
Producer: Don McTaggart.

Written by John Corcelli – February, 2005