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A Medal for Benny 

Outcast Benny Martin joined the army to escape public scorn. But when the townspeople learn that he is to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor, they pretend that he and his family are cherished, eminent citizens.

Director:

Buzz Kulik

Writers:

S.H. Barnett (adaptation), John Steinbeck (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Anne Bancroft ... Lolita
Ken Carpenter Ken Carpenter ... Himself - Announcer
George Chandler ... Edgar
Ralph Dumke Ralph Dumke ... Kibbe
Byron Foulger ... Sam
Jim Hayward Jim Hayward ... Smiley
Selmer Jackson ... General
Rick Jason ... Joe
Robert Lynn Robert Lynn ... Governor
J. Carrol Naish ... Charlie
Jay Novello ... Rafael
Nestor Paiva ... Alviso
Betsy Palmer ... Intermission Guest
Frank Sully ... George
Hal Taggart Hal Taggart ... Teller
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Storyline

Outcast Benny Martin joined the army to escape public scorn. But when the townspeople learn that he is to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor, they pretend that he and his family are cherished, eminent citizens.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 1954 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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