Cavalcade of America

Season 3 Episode 2

The Great Gamble

Aired Wednesday 8:30 PM Oct 12, 1954 on NBC
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The Great Gamble
A dramatization about Cyrus Field, who after several unsuccessful attempts, realized his dream of laying a cable across the Atlantic from Newfoundland to Ireland. The story of the great faith and fortitude of Cyrus Field in his attempt to lay the first telegraphy cable beneath the Atlantic Ocean. Field was labeled a swindler when his first try failed, but he continued his work.moreless

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