CTVA Canada - "Seaway"  (ASP-ITC/CBC) (1965-66) Stephen Young, Austin Willis

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - Canadian  Series

 Michael Sadlier-Ted Holliday Productions
Sailor of Fortune (1955-56)The Adventures of Aggie (1956-57) 

The Forest Rangers (1963-65) - Seaway (1965-66)

Seaway TV intro (1965)   -   Seaway UK titles


Seaway
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Alan Collins, UK, Rina Fox, Boyce Hart
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Canadian Government Archives [BH]
CBC Times
, TV Times [UK]
CBC web page (http://www.film.queensu.ca/cbc/index.html#op)




Seaway Films
in collaboration with
Associated Television (ATV)
in association with
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
a Presentation of ASP Productions Ltd. (Associated Screen Productions)
Distributed by Incorporated Television Company Ltd (ITC)


Executive Producer Maxine Samuels
Created by & Scripts Supervised by Abraham Polonsky
Produced by Michael Sadlier

Canadian Crime Drama series 1965-66  30 episodes x 60 min bw (2 in color)
CBC air dates:
Thu 8:00-9:00 p.m., 16 Sep 1965 - 8 Sep 1966
Sun 3:00-4:00 p.m., 2 Jul 1966 - 20 Aug 1967 (re-run)


starring
Stephen Young as Nick King
Austin Willis as Admiral Henry Victor Leslie Fox
recurring:
Cec Linder as Inspector Provist
Premise:
Stories of the Special Police on The Saint Lawrence Seaway.

Processed by Pathe-Deluxe of Canada Ltd.

Background:
Executive producer Maxine Samuels previously produced
"The Forest Rangers" (Canada)(1963-64) 104 eps x 30 min
Producer Michael Sadlier previously produced
"Sailor of Fortune" (UK) (1955-56) 26 eps x 30 min
and "The Adventures of Aggie" (UK)(1956-57) 26 eps x 30 min
 
  All episodes dated 31Dec65 on U.S. copyright
################# Seaway ###################
############# season 1965-66 ################
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CBC Thursdays 8:00-9:00 p.m.
(16 Sep 1965 - 8 Sep 1966) (original airdates)

1.01 [--] Seaway: SHIPMENT FROM MARSEILLES [BH]
Prod. no. 1
16Sept65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Written by NOT KNOWN
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast:
Beverlee McKinsey
Sean Sullivan
Cec Linder (recurring)
Louis Aubert
Ian Ireland
Don Arres
********* no synopsis available *********

1.02 [--] Seaway: LAST VOYAGE (verified on film)
23Sept65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Written by Edward De Blasio
Directed by Daniel Petrie
director of photography Jack Priestley, ASC
Music: John Bath [BH]
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Star:
Nehemiah Persoff ....... Montagne
With:
Richard Thomas ......... Martin Anderson
Bill Kemp .............. Henry Anderson
Aileen Seaton .......... Edna Anderson
Madeline Kronby ........ Laura
Raluca Sterian ......... Tirza
Ellio Lumbroso ......... First Mate
Len Watt ............... Mr. Whaley
Synopsis:
When Carlo Montagna, captain of an Italian cargo vessel, docks in
Montreal, he is brought face to face with his fifteen-year-old
son - whom he has never met before. [BH]
Feedback:
My name is Ellio Lumbroso and I took part , as an actor , in the episode
"The Last Voyage" in the series Seaway, "Shipment from Marseilles" .
Is it possible to obtain a copy of the episode so that I could show it to
my wife and son ? I will comply with your requirements .
Many thanks ,Ellio Lumbroso
Ellio Lumbroso <elliolumbroso@aol.com>(June 2003)


1.03 [--] Seaway: BORDER INCIDENT (verified on film)
30Sept65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
(c)1965 A.S.P.
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Written by Saul Levitt
Directed by George McCowan
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Stars:
Nathalie Naubert ....... Marya
Gordon Pinsent ......... Coffin
Introducing:
Mark Strange ........... Thaddius Rybak
(Marc Strange on end credits)
With:
Boudha Bradon .......... Zapolski
Mart Hulswit ........... Casimir
Jacob Reinglas ......... Kazlowski
Hanna Poznanska ........ Mrs. Kazlowski
Earl Pennington ........ Steele
Norman Taviss .......... Campbell
Don McIntyre ........... American Attache
Marion Anore ........... Polish Attache
Frank Heron ............ Devaney
Synopsis:
A Polish sailor jumps ship at a Canadian port and crosses the border into
the United States. How to avoid an inter- national incident becomes the
problem of Nick King and Admiral Fox. [BH]

1.04 [--] Seaway: WHAT THE RATS KNEW
07Oct65 CBC Thursday - original scheduled Canadian airdate
(possibly postponed to 21Oct65)
Written by
Directed by George McCowan
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast:
Ralph Bellamy
Gillie Fenwick
Mel Scott
Jonathan White
Alan Mills
John Kastner
Eric Clavering
Leon Morenzie
Synopsis:
After five years "on the beach," the hapless Captain Folsom finally has
command of a ship - even though it's only a dirty tramp steamer. But
disaster has always sailed with Folsom and this time the trouble
starts when the superstitious crew refuses to leave port under his
command. [BH]

[--] 14Oct65 - Pre-empted

[--] 21Oct65 CBC Times lists "What the Rats Knew" for this date also
- possibly postponed from 07Oct65)


1.05 [--] Seaway: THE ONLY GOOD INDIAN
28Oct65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Written by UNKNOWN
Directed by Irving Lerner
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast:
Rita Moreno ............ Annabelle
Jack Ging .............. Joe Threerivers
Len Birman ............. Woody Threerivers
Fred D-L
Murray Westgate
Donald Ewer
Walter Massey
Roger Dauphin
Khan Taneta Horn
Synopsis:
When a proposes expressway threatens to encroach on an Indian reservation
bordering the Seaway, Woody Threerivers wages a one-man rebellion against
the establishment - by dumping old automobiles into the St.Lawrence. [BH]

1.06 [--] Seaway: 34th MAN (verified on film)
04Nov65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Written by Samuel B. West (on film)
(CBC Times lists Ian McLellan Hunter as the writer)
Directed by George McCowan
director of photography Jack Priestley, ASC
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Star:
Albert Dekker .......... Captain Marland
with:
Earl Hyman ............. Tom Nkomo
Cec Linder ............. Inspector Provist (recurring)
Paul Hebert ............ Jouvert
Faye Dunaway ........... Alexis Webster
Alan Pearce ............ Smithers
George Alexander ....... Campbell
Len Watt ............... Superintendent
James Peddie ........... Exterminator Foreman
Synopsis:
A body found floating in the Seauharnois Lock starts King and Fox on a
wide search of ships that recently passed through the lock. [BH]

1.07 [--] Seaway: THE PROVOCATIVE MADEMOISELLE (verified on film)
11Nov65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate (Rerun 14Jul66 CBC)
(c) 1965 A.S.P.
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Screenplay by Paul Jarrico
Directed by George McCowan
Director of Photography: Gayne Rescher, A.S.C.
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Stars:
Alexandra Stewart ....... Nicole Vanay
Barry Morse ............. Toutain
With:
Louis Aubert ............ Jean LaPlace
Guy Hoffman ............. Captain Jalenques
Jean Doyon .............. Raoul Dupont
Jack Van Evera .......... The Investigator
Georges Carrere ......... Michelat
James Barron ............ Plainclothesman (Shoelaces)
Synopsis 1:
An attractive French newspaperwoman is hot on the trail of a French ship in
the Seaway. Nick King gains her confidence and discovers a plot by a former
French premier and a group of disgruntled Algerian war veterans to seize
a ship on the Seaway. [BH]
Synopsis 2:
A French girl reporter gets wind of a modern piracy plot
on the St. Lawrence Seaway. When she makes tentative enquiries
she arouses the suspicions of Admiral Fox.
(UK syndication: 10May67 ITV: ATV Midlands, Wed 8:00pm)

[--] 18Nov65 - Pre-empted

1.08 [--] Seaway: BONHOMME RICHARD (verified on film)
25Nov65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate (Rerun 08Sep66 CBC)
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Written by Ian McLellan Hunter
Directed by Irving Lerner
director of photography Jack Priestley, ASC
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Stars:
Gary Lockwood ......... Jed Garth
Sally Kellerman ....... Aline Svenson
*
Cec Linder ............ Inspector Provist (recurring)
With:
Robert Goodier ........ Captain Anderson
James Barron .......... Donovan
Ovila Legare .......... Svenson
Philip Neilson ........ Chairman
Joseph Rutten ......... First Mate
Synopsis:
Nick King, ship owners' agent, receives a mysterious blood-stained package
through the mail, with a terse note asking him to deliver it to a third
officer Svenson - who turns out to be an attrac- tive female officer on a
Norwegian ship. The parcel contains a model ship in a bottle, sent by her
uncle who collects model ships. King's suspicions about the innocent-
looking model are confirmed when Aline Svenson is offered a large sum
of money for the bottle and then finds her uncle murdered. She becomes
involved in a deadly game of intrigue and suspicion. If she doesn't clear
her name she may lose her officer's papers. Eventually she finds the
secret of the bottle - and takes matters into her own hands by arranging
with her uncle's murderers to trade her knowledge for $5,000. Then the
killers turn the tables on her. [BH]
NOTE:
CBC Times also lists Richard Crenna in the cast.

1.09 [--] 02Dec65 NIL (No Information Listed)

1.10 [--] 09Dec65 NIL


1.11 [--] Seaway: MUTINY
16Dec65 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Written by UNKNOWN
Directed by John Berry
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
J.D.Cannon
Jonathan White
Chris Wiggins
Norman Welsh
Peter Donat
Sean Sullivan
Lenord Parker
Tony Kramreither
Bernard Behrens
Vivian Reis
Synopsis:
A ship's captain is strangely reluctant to give orders to his crew -
even when their sit-down strike in Toronto Harbor bursts into violence
and mutiny. [BH]

1. 12 [--] 23Dec65 NIL

[--] 30Dec65 - Pre-empted


1.13 [--] Seaway: PORT OF CALL - PARADISE [RF]
Prod. no. 2
06Jan66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate (Rerun 04Aug66 CBC)
Written by Edward De Blasio
Directed by John Berry
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast:
George Voskovec ........... Lars Nielsen
Marisa Pavan .............. Feyda
Tom Harvey ................ Troy
Bill Kemp ................. Tanner
Sydney Brown .............. Kimberly
Casey the Dog
Synopsis 1:
The beautiful wife of a Scandinavian millionaire accompanies him to Toronto
to discuss a shipping deal - and Nick King falls in love with her. When
their romance is discovers, the Canadian deal is jeopardized.
Note:
CBC Times article says this was the second episode filmed for the series.
Synopsis 2:
Nick falls in love with the wife of a Scandinavian shipping magnate. [RF]
(US syndication: 10Aug66 CBS Wed WHEN-TV Syracuse NY)

1.14 [--] Seaway: TRIAL BY FIRE (verified on film)
13Jan66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate (rerun 11Aug66 CBC)
(c)1965 A.S.P.
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Associate Producer Harrison Starr
Script Supervision by Ian McLellan Hunter
Written by Lindsay Galloway
Directed by Irving Lerner
Director of Photography: Gayne Rescher, A.S.C.
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Star:
Jeremy Slate ............ Captain Kerr
With:
Ted Follows ............. Darby
Susan Clark ............. Kaye Lynch (or Kate?)
Leslie Yeo .............. Joe Lynch
F.M. Margolese .......... Latif (or E.M. ?)
Larry Reynolds .......... Chief Engineer
George Murray ........... Harbourmaster
Alan Chrysler ........... Fire Chief
Gerard Parkes ........... Cook
Les Niremberg ........... Swede
Synopsis:
A ship from Alexandria with a cargo of cotton bursts into flame in Toronto
Harbor. Investigation by Nick King and Admiral Fox reveals that the crew
is very hostile to the new captain, appointed at sea when the former
captain died. [BH]
Synopsis 2:
Nick King and Admiral Fox investigate the mysterious burning of
a ship in Toronto harbour. [RF]

1.15 [--] Seaway: THE WARF RAT
20Jan66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Written by UNKNOWN
Directed by George McCowan
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Bruno Gerussi
Anne Collings
Cec Montgomery
Ed Murch
Franz Russell
Christopher Newton
Lloyd Edwards
Berry Weir
John Anthony
Ruth Springford
Ralph Endersby
Walter Stern
Erwin Stahr
Joe Austin
************** no synopsis available ***********

1.16 [--] Seaway: OVER THE FALLS
27Jan66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Written by UNKNOWN
Directed by Irving Lerner
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Kazimer (Kaz) Garas
Gerard Parkes
Vincent Gardenia
Dinah Christie
Barry Lavender
Guy Sanvido
Mel Scott
Abbott Anderson
Kurt Schiegel
Steve Bryant
Synopsis:
When his ship is delayed in Hamilton for repairs, a sailor named Heinz
decides to visit Niagara Falls. Bored after his long weeks at sea, he
gets an exciting idea - to go over the Falls in a barrel. [BH]

1.17 [--] 03Feb66 - NIL

[--] 10Feb66 - Pre-empted


1.18 [--] Seaway: MARIA
17Feb66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate (Rerun 09Jun66 CBC)
Written by Ian McLellan Hunter
Directed by Harrison Starr
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Pilar Seurat
Graydon Gould
Gillie Fenwick
Michael Zenon
George Sperdakos
Billi Tvas
Ian Thorne
Franz Russell
Dennis Sweeting
Eric Cryderman
Edward Kelly
Tom Paton
Synopsis:
A ship docks in a Canadian port with a female stowaway aboard.
Investigating, Nick King and Admiral Fox are stymied by her refusal
to tell them where she's from - or why she has come to Canada. [BH]

1.19 [--] Seaway: GHOST SHIP
24Feb66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Written by Ian McLellan Hunter
Directed by George McCowan
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Donald Ewer
Barbara Chilcott ........... Woman
J.Frank Willis
Ray Lawlor ................. First Agent
Jack Van Evera ............. Second Agent
Sydney Brown
Murray Westgate ............ Harbormaster
Alexander Webster
Ken James .................. Dmytryk
Eric Clavering
James Thompson
Michael Snow
Synopsis:
Nick is puzzled. He's been prevented by a ship's captain from doing
a routine search - and when he returns to the dock, the ship is gone
and no one will admit seeing it. [BH]

1.20 [--] Seaway: DEAD RECKONING (verified on film)
(c) 1965 A.S.P.
03Mar66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Associate Producer Harrison Starr
Script Supervision by Ian McLellan Hunter
Written by Donald James
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
*
Director of Photography: John Gunn
Production Supervisor: Don MacPherson
Art Director: Jack McAdam
Assistant Director: Peter Carter
*
Editor: George Appleby
Sound Editor: Eric Wrate
Recorded by: David Howells
Re-recorded by: Joe Grimaldi
*
Continuity: Ruby Renaut
Casting: Pamela Barney
Wardrobe: Roger Palmer
Casting Consultant: Allan Shayne
Make-up: Ken Brooke
*
Key Grip: Ron Gillham
Set Decorator: David Deyell
Gaffer: Bob Milligan
Property Master: John Patacairk
Processed by Pathe-Deluxe of Canada Ltd.
*
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Star:
Albert Paulsen ......... Robert Ballantyre
With:
Toby Tarnow ............ Anne Ballantyre
Christopher Newton ..... Hans Kettner
Robert Goodier ......... Gaitskill
Jon Granik ............. Sam
George Luscombe ........ Jenkins
Edward Wilson .......... Mapp
Synopsis:
After Captain Ballantyre files an absentee report on his second engineer
Hans Kettner, Nick investigates the man's disappearance - and finds
him locked in the ship's refrigerator. [BH]

1.21 [--] Seaway: BILLY THE KID
10Mar66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate (Rerun 01Sep66 CBC)
Written by UNKNOWN
Directed by Abner Biberman
Guest Cast:
Jack Creley
Danny McIllravey
Lucy Warner
Frank Perry
Tony Kramreither
Sydney Brown
Kurt Schiegel
Claude Rae
Synopsis:
A boy named Billy tells Nick King that he's been "shooting Indians"
and has killed a white man by mistake. Nick takes little notice of
the lad's story until his sister comes looking for him - but Billy has disappeared. [BH]

1.22 [--] Seaway: THE VIKING
17Mar66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Written by UNKNOWN
Directed by George McCowan
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Walter Abel
Irene Mayeska .............. Cleo Selden
Arch McDonnell
Vernon Chadman
Douglas Master
Rick Campbell
John Anthony
Synopsis:
At the site of the Welland Canal construction excavations, a woman
archeologist named Cleo Selden uncovers what looks like a Viking axe.
She goes to Admiral Fox demanding that all work on the canal cease
until the relic is authenticated. [BH]

[--] 24Mar66 CBC - Pre-empted

1.23 [--] Seaway: HOT LINE
31Mar66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate (Rerun 18Aug66 CBC Times)
(TV Guide June 30'66)
Written by Edward De Blasio [BH]
Directed by Abner Biberman
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Ralph Meeker .............. Roy Burke
Larry Reynolds ............ Inspector Greco
Leslie Yeo ................ Joe Smedley
Anne Butler ............... Marion Ross
Cosette Lee ............... Landlady
Synopsis:
While checking an abandoned ship in Toronto Harbor - Nick is
overpowered by a convicted murderer who escaped from prison the
night before. The man threatens him with death. [BH]

1.24 [--] Seaway: THE LAST FREE MAN
07Apr66 CBC Thursday - original Canadian airdate
Written by UNKNOWN
Directed by Herschel Daugherty
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast:
Robert Christie
Lynne Gorman
Joe Austin
Sylvia Feigel
Albert (Al) Waxman
George Sperdakos
Paul Harding
Joseph Rutton
Ben Lennick
Synopsis:
A powerful shipowner named Glendon sees an opportunity to put his
lone competitor out of business when one of his vessels is involved
in an accident with the independent owner's tug. [BH]

1.25 [--] Seaway: SINKING OF THE ELIZABETH RAINEY
14Apr66 CBC Thur - original Canadian scheduled airdate
(possibly postponed to 12May66 CBC)
(Rerun Aug.25'66 CBC Times)
Written by Ian McLellan Hunter
Directed by Gayne Rescher
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Robert Christie
Paul Massie
Powys Thomas
Moya Fenwick
Sheila Billing
Norman Welsh
Jonathan White
Patrick Sinclair
Synopsis:
An investigation into the sinking of the Elizabeth Rainey off the
Cap Baril light - with the loss of one life - puts the ship's
captain's reputation in danger. Captain Caswell says he ordered
Officer Ross to change course before the collision - but Ross
denies it. [BH]

1.26 [--] Seaway: RX FOR MURDER (Verified on Film)
(c)1965 A.S.P.
21Apr66 CBC Thur - orignal Canadian scheduled airdate
(possibly postponed to 05May66 CBC)
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Associate Producer Ted Holliday
Written by Paul Jarrico
Directed by Herschel Daugherty
*
Director of Photography: John Gunn
Production Supervisor: Don MacPherson
Art Director: Jack McAdam
Assistant Director: Alan Simmonds
*
Editor: George Appleby
Sound Editor: Eric Wrate
Recorded by: David Howells
Re-recorded by: Joe Grimaldi
*
Continuity: Joy Cavill
Casting: Pamela Barney
Wardrobe: Roger Palmer
Casting Consultant: Allan Shayne
Make-up: Ken Brooke
*
Key Grip: Ron Gillham
Set Decorator: David Deyell
Gaffer: Bob Milligan
Property Master: John Patacairk
Processed by Pathe-Deluxe of Canada Ltd.
*
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Star:
Marray Hamilton ........ Dr. Fischer
with:
Cec Linder ............. Inspector Provost (recurring)
Susan Douglas .......... Lorna Fischer
Chris Wiggins .......... Bob Roberts
Hilary Vernon .......... Gretchen
Pat Galloway ........... Dianne
Dawn Greenhalgh ........ Nurse
Charles Hayter ......... Bartender
Synopsis 1:
Nick King and Admiral Fox become involved in a case of murder when a
woman dies in the surgery of their friend Dr.Fischer.
Synopsis 2:
A blackmailer presents her Doctor with a bill - then dies in his office.
(UK syndication: repeat 28Aug69 ITV Granada)

[--] 28Apr66 - NIL

[--] 05May66 CBC Thur - possibly "RX for Murder"
(postponed from 21Apr66)(to be verified)

[--] 12May66 CBC Thur - possibly "Sinking of Elizabeth Rainey"
(postponed from 14Apr66)(to be verified)

[--] 19May66 CBC - Pre-empted


1.27/1.28 Seaway: DON'T FORGET TO WIPE THE BLOOD OFF 2-part episode  (Color)
26May66/02Jun66 CBC Thursdays - original Canadian airdates
Written by Lindsay Galloway [BH]
Directed by George McCowan
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Gordon Pinsent
Herbert Berghof
Ivor Barry
Charmion King
Lynda Day
Boudha Bradon
Kenneth Dight
Sean Sullivan
Murray Westgate
Synopsis Part 1:
A woman is drugged and kidnapped to insure that her husband, a
distinguished scientist, will defect to the Communists. [BH]
Synopsis Part 2:
Nick King and Admiral Fox are involved in the case of a scientist's
wife who is kidnapped and used as bait to make her husband defect
to the Communists. [BH]

[--] 09Jun66 CBC Thur - rerun of "Maria" (first aired 17Feb66)

1.29/1.30 Seaway GUNPOWDER AND PAINT 2-part episode (Color)
16Jun66/23Jun66 CBC Thursdays - original Canadian airdates
Written by Ian McLellan Hunter [BH]
Directed by Lawrence Dobkin
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Harold J.Stone
Gordon Pinsent
Anne Collings
Cec Linder (recurring)
Beret Arcaya
Arch McDonell
Ulla Moreloand
Ted Follows
Ruth Springford
Robert Goodier
Synopsis Part 1:
A nun who collects donations from ships' crews is accidentally killed on
a Cleveland dock by a loading truck. Quantities of heroin found in her
purse provides the clue to a narcotics ring operating between the United
States and Canada. [BH]
Synopsis Part 2:
Following up a clue in an international case, Admiral Fox goes to a party
given by a ship owner named Morrell. From the party, he calls Nick King
and American agent Grainger, asking them to meet him at his office
immediately. When the arrive, however, they find Fox unconscious and
badly wounded. [BH]

[--] 30Jun66 CBC Thur - no details
[--] 07Jul66 CBC Thur - no details
[--] 14Jul66 CBC Thur - rerun of "The Provocative Mademoiselle" (first aired 11Nov65)
[--] 21Jul66 CBC Thur - no details
[--] 28Jul66 CBC Thur - no details
[--] 04Aug66 CBC Thur - rerun of "Port of Call - Paradise" (first aired 06Jan66)
[--] 11Aug66 CBC Thur - rerun of "Trial by Fire" (first aired 13Jan66)
[--] 18Aug66 CBC Thur - rerun of "Hot Line" (first aired 31Mar66)
[--] 25Aug66 CBC Thur - rerun of "The Sinking of the Elizabeth Rainey"
[--] 01Sep66 CBC Thur - rerun of "Billy the Kid" (first aired 10Mar66)
[--] 08Sep66 CBC Thur - rerun of "Bonhomme Richard" (first aired 25Nov65)
(final rerun in this time slot)


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###### Unknown original CBC airdates #########
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[--] Seaway: NOTHING BUT A LONG GOODBYE (verified on film)
(c)1965 A.S.P.
Unknown original CBC airdate
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Written by Abraham Polonsky
Directed by Eric Till
Directors of Photography: Edward Horton, Chuck Austin, A.S.C.
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Star:
Jean-Louis Roux ....... Jules Paneau
With:
Charmion King ......... Emily Paneau
Rolland Bedard ........ Marius
Yvon Dufour ........... Father Gilbert
Paul Guevremont ....... LeMay
Philip Neilson ........ Dr. Verre
Gordon Atkinson ....... Captain Lawrence

[--] Seaway: THE SPARROWS (verified on film)
Unknown original CBC airdate
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Associate Producer Harrison Starr
Written by Lindsay Galloway
Directed by Harvey Hart
Director of Photography: Reginald H. Morris, C.S.C.
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Star:
Susan Oliver .......... Sue Murray, the Captain's daughter
Special Guest Star:
Mark Richman .......... Smith
with:
Ed McNamara ........... Captain Murray
other cast:
Tom Harvey ............ Mate
Antony Parr ........... Bosun
George Raymond ........ Immigration Officer
Bill Barringer ........ Lock dispatcher
James Thomson ......... Second Mate

[--] Seaway: A MEDAL FOR MIRKO (verified on film)
(c)1965 A.S.P.
Unknown original CBC airdate
Produced by Michael Sadlier
Written and Directed by Abraham Polonsky
*
Directors of Photography: Jack Priestley, A.S.C.
Gayne Rescher, A.S.C.
Production Supervisor: Don MacPherson
Story Editor: Ed Moser
Musical Director: John Bath
*
Art Director: Albert Brenner
Supervising Editor: Maurice Rootes
Assistant Director: Burtt Harris
Editor: Kirk Jones
*
Recorded by: David Howells
Casting: Pamela Barney
Sound Editor: Eric Wrate
Casting Consultant: Allan Shayne
Re-recorded by: Joe Grimaldi
Make-Up: Margo Marsh
*
Continuity: Joy Cavill
Wardrobe: Philippa Wingfield
Gaffer: Bob Milligan
Key Grip: Ron Gullham
Property Master: John Patacairk
Processed by Pathe-Deluxe of Canada Ltd.
*
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Special Guest Star:
Edward Binns ......... Castle
with:
Emile Genest ......... Milias
Boudha Bradon ........ Mirko
Tandy Cronyn ......... Rhona
Camille Ducharme ..... Matisse
Len Watt ............. Lockmaster
George Kee ........... Gingley
Max Fleck ............ Voruna
Coline Kane .......... American Customs Official
Gabriel Vigneault .... Pilot
William Lee .......... Japanese Sailor

[--] Seaway: ABRAHAM'S HAND
Unknown original CBC airdate
Directed by George McCowan
Starring:
Stephen Young (as Nick King), Austin Willis (as Admiral Fox)
Guest Cast: [BH]
Herschel Bernardi
Cec Montgomery
Tony Kramreither
Cathrine Begin
Guy Provost
Patrick Peuvion
Paul Brennan
John Paris
Don MacIntyre

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Maxine Samuels followed the success of her juvenile adventure series,
"The Forest Rangers", with another filmed drama, to that date the most
costly television series produced in Canada. Budgeted at three million
dollars for the first season of hour-long shows, or about $l00,000 per
episode, "Seaway" was bought by the CBC for $850,000 and by ATV in the U.K.
for $l.5 million, with the balance of investments raised by Samuels.

Although distinctively Canadian in approach and setting, "Seaway" was
aimed for an audience beyond the nation's boundaries, and corresponded
to trends in U.S. television programming. Susan Dexter remarked that
it resembled a "waterbound Route 66" ("How Maxine Samuels Built Her Own
Seaway," Maclean's [2 October l965]), and Mary Lowrey Ross noted that its
protagonists--an older, wiser authority figure and a younger, more
headstrong and impulsive fellow--followed the pattern of "Dr. Kildare",
"Ben Casey", and "Mr. Novak". The series was eventually syndicated to U.S.
stations.

Austin Willis played Admiral Henry Victor Leslie Fox, trained in the
Canadian services and a World War II veteran, now an official of the
Department of Transport and in charge of the operations of the
St. Lawrence Seaway.

Stephen Young played the U.S. born Nick King, formerly a U.S. Air Force
pilot, convinced by Fox to resign his commission and work as a
troubleshooter for the Associated Owners and Shippers.
Together they worked to safeguard the interests of the shippers,
to forestall irregularities and investigate crime, and to keep craft
and cargo moving up and down the seaway.

The narrative situation for the series was devised by Abraham Polonsky,
writer and director of the l948 feature Force Of Evil. Polonsky also
wrote and directed some episodes, notably one titled Medal For Mirko,
while he was still blacklisted and unable to sign Hollywood films.
Other writers for the series included Charles Israel, Alvin Goldman,
Norman Klenman, Ian McLellan Hunter, and Lindsay Galloway.
The script supervisor was Ed Moser, previously with the CBC's drama
department. Programs were shot on location from Toronto to Halifax, and
in studios in Montreal, and the directors also included George McCowan
and Daniel Petrie. The producer of the series was Michael Sadlier, who
had also recently worked with the CBC, as English language program
director.

A two part story, called "Don't Forget To Wipe The Blood Off", written
by Galloway and directed by McCowan, was later released to television
as a feature film and continues to show up in afternoon movie slots and
on late shows.

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