The Film Detective Podcast


E48. The Cavalcade of America: Billy the Kid (12/30/1952)

Season 1, Ep. 48

Join host, Carl Amari, as we gallop into this week's episode of The Cavalcade of America. Featuring narration by Van Johnson.

Did you know that Cavalcade of America documented historical events using stories of individual courage, initiative and achievement, often with feel-good dramatizations of the human spirit's triumph against all odds? The series was intended to improve DuPont's public image after World War I. The company's motto, "Maker of better things for better living through chemistry," was read at the beginning of each program, and the dramas emphasized humanitarian progress, particularly improvements in the lives of women, often through technological innovation.

Originally airing 12/30/1952 gather around for "Billy the Kid," in the week's episode of The Cavalcade of America!

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