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The Young Rebels: The Hostages

A detachment of Hessian soldiers arrive in Chester and take hostages. Their commander, Major Zanker, demands that the townspeople come forward with the identity of the Continental Army spy code-named "Yankee Doodle." Unknown to Zanker one ot the hostages is the man he's looking for--Jeremy Larkin.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x8
Production Number: 8
Airdate: Sunday November 08th, 1970



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Guest Stars
Eric ChristmasEric Christmas
As John Coates
Recurring
Morgan Jones (1)Morgan Jones (1)
As Sergeant Boggs
Recurring
Eric BraedenEric Braeden
As Major Zanker
Gordon JumpGordon Jump
As Robert Carroll
Main Cast
Richard Webber
As Jeremy Larkin
Louis Gossett, Jr.
As Isak Poole
Alex Henteloff
As Henry Abington
Hilary Thompson
As Elizabeth Coates
Philippe Forquet
As General Lafayette
Will Geer
As Mayor Larkin
Episode Goofs
Major Zenker, a Hessian officer, wears the traditional British Army redcoat uniform in this episode. In reality, the Hessians wore blue uniforms.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorPeter Gayle
Executive ProducerAaron Spelling
ProducerJon Epstein
Associate ProducerVernon E. Clark
EditorHoward Kunin
CastingAl Onorato
Unit Production ManagerRobert Huddleston
First Assistant DirectorJack Barry (2)
Set DecoratorAlfred E. Spencer
Special EffectsChuck Caspar
CinematographerEmil Oster
 
Warning: The Young Rebels season 1 episode 8 guide may contain spoilers
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