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Colonel March of Scotland Yard (1954)
  Episode Guide compiled for The Classic TV Archive
from information supplied by:
D.W. McGregor, Sunderland England, Robin Cousins
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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COLONEL MARCH OF SCOTLAND YARD
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1952 (episodes 1-3):-
Criterion Films
*
1954 (episodes 4-26):-
Fountain Films Production
Made at Southhall Studios, Middlesex, England
Copyright MCMLIV Panda Films productions Ltd
An Official Films, Inc. Presentation
Produced by Hannah Weinstein (uncredited)
Production Supervisor Leslie Gilliat (brother of Sidney Gilliat)

UK Crime series 1952 pilots; 1954    3 pilots + 23 = 26 episodes x 30 min bw
Hosted by and Starring

ColonelMarch.bmp (76678 bytes)
Boris Karloff
as Colonel Perceval March
with
Ewan Roberts as Inspector Ames
(except episodes featuring Eric Pohlmann as Insp. Goron)

recurring cast:
Eric Pohlmann as Inspector Goron of the Paris Surete (1954)
(featured in "Passage At Arms" "The Headless Cat" "The Silent Vow" "The Silver Curtain"
he also appeared in a different role in "The Second Mona Lisa")
stories based on
'The Department of Queer Complaints'
by Carter Dickson (John Dickson Carr)
published in 1940.

The series starred Boris Karloff as the urbane, eye-patched sleuth
Colonel March, whose mystery-solving ranged from the unnatural to the
supernatural.

Other Credits - typical for main series:

Production Supervisor: Leslie Gilliat
Director of Photography: Lionel Baines
Editor: Geoffrey Foot/ Thelma Connell
Art Director: Cedric Dawe
Sound: Cecil Thornton
Dubbing Editor: Leslie Hodgson/ Harry Booth
Assistant Director: (various - see episodes)
Camera Operator: Cecil Cooney/ Harold Haysom
Continuity: Shirley Barnes
Make Up: Michael Morris
Hairdressing: Bill Griffiths
Wardrobe: Brenda Gardner/Irma Birch/ Harry Haynes

NOTE: Paul Gerrard was a pseudonym used by Paul Dickson when he directed
"The Vise. When he directed an episode of "Colonel March of Scotland Yard"
and three episodes of the Edgar Lustgarten "Scotland Yard" theatrical
series he was billed as Paul Gherzo.

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Criterion Films
The first 3 episodes were featured in the 1953
compilation film "Colonel March Investigates"

1.1 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: HOT MONEY
filmed 1952
20Dec54 [us] copyright date
Directed by Cyril Enfield (aka Cy Endfield)
written by Leo Davis
guest cast:
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ....... Mr. Bowler (solicitor)
John Hewer ................. John Parrish
Joan Sims ............. Marjorie Dawson (Bolder's secretary)
Synopsis:
A solicitor takes part in a bank robbery, but when pursued
by his accomplice to his office, the money has disappeared
from his briefcase, and he denies any involvement to the
police. Colonel March uncovers his unique hiding place
for the cash.

1.2 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: DEATH IN THE DRESSING ROOM
filmed 1952
Directed by Donald Ginsberg (NOT Cyril Enfield)
written by Leo Davis
8Nov54 [us] copyright date
guest cast:
Sheila Burrell .......... Joan Forsythe
Richard Wattis.....................Cabot
Sonya Hana .......... ?? as Paula, 2nd Javanese Dancer
Dagmar Wynter (aka Dana Wynter) .......... ?? as Female Museum Librarian
Synopsis:
A female Javanese dancer, Francine Rappaport is found murdered in
a London night club.

1.3 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE NEW INVISIBLE MAN
filmed 1952
17Jan55 [us] copyright date
Directed by Donald Ginsberg (NOT Cyril Enfield)
written by Leo Davis
guest cast:
Anthony Forward ......... Jim Hartley
Patricia Owens .......... Betty Hartley
Roger Maxwell.............The Colonel / Major Henry Rodman retired
Bernard Rebel................The Baron
Synopsis:
A peeping Tom, retired Major Rodman, reports a murder in the mews
appartment opposite. Col. March investigates.

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Criterion Film Productions Ltd. Presents
Boris Karloff as Colonel March
in
COLONEL MARCH INVESTIGATES (compilation film)
Screenplay by Leo Davis
With:
Ewan Roberts (as Inspector Ames)
Richard Wattis ........... Cabot ("Death in the Dressing Room")
Sheila Burrell .......... Joan Forsythe ("Death in the Dressing Room")
Anthony Forwood ......... Jim Hartley ("The New Invisible Man")
*
Ronald Leigh Hunt .... Mr. Bolder ("Hot Money")
Patricia Owens ......... Betty Hartley ("The New Invisible Man")
John Hewer ......... John Parish ("Hot Money")
Joan Sims ........... Miss Dawson (Bolder's scretary) ("Hot Money")
Roger Maxwell ........... Major Henry Rodman retired ("The New Invisible Man")
Sonya Hana .......... possibly Paula, dancer ("Death in the Dressing Room")
Bernard Rebel
Dagmar Wynter (aka Dana Wynter)
Nita Valerie
*
Lighting Camerman: Jonah Jones
Production Manager: Harold Richmond
Art Director: George Paterson
Editor: Stan Willis
Produced at Nettlefold Studios, Walton-on-Thames
*
Camera Operator ..... Eric Besche
Sound Mixer ......... George Tasto
Assistant Directors .... George Pollard, Claud Hudson
Continuity ........ Joanna Busby
Dubbing Editor ..... Alfred Wilson
Make-up ........... Jill Carpenter
Hairdresser ....... Joan Carpenter
Wardrobe Mistress .... Brenda Gardner
*
Musical Director: Eric Robinson
Composer: John Lanchbury
*
Dance Music Composed and Played by Billy Sprout
at The Embassy Club, London
Javanese Dance Staged by Raden Mas Oetomo
*
Directed by Donald Ginsberg & Cyril Endfield

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1954 (episodes 4-26):-
Main Series:
Fountain Films Production
Made at Southhall Studios, Middlesex, England
Copyright MCMLIV Panda Films productions Ltd
An Official Films, Inc. Presentation

Main Series:
Produced by Hannah Weinstein (uncredited)
Production Supervisor Leslie Gilliat (brother of Sidney Gilliat)

1.4 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE SECOND MONA LISA
main series prod. no. 1
7Feb55 [us] copyright date
Script by Peter Green
Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
(Ewan Roberts NOT featured in this episode)
Alan Wheatley .............. O'Brien
Eric Pohlmann* ............. The Emir
Robert Ayres ............... Wyatt
Frederick Leicester ........ Constable
George Margo ............... Rogers
Synopsis:
Colonel March is in Paris when he comes across an unscrupulous swindler named O'Brien.
At the moment O'Brien is engaged trying to sell the "Mona Lisa" to a Middle Eastern Emir.
*Note: In later episodes Eric Pohlmann would become a recurring
cast member playing Inspector Goron of the Paris Surete.

1.5 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: AT NIGHT ALL CATS ARE GREY
main series prod. no. 2
4Oct54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Philip Brown
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff ............ Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............. Inspector Ames
Peter Dyneley ............ Red Darrow
Christopher Lee .......... Jeanpierre
Frances Rowe ............. Madame Jeanpierre
Eileen Moore ............. Ivette
Isobel George ............ Fleur
(Tyne-Tees "The Viewer" has Lucienne Hill as Fleur)
Synopsis:
The body of a young model is discovered dead in her London flat. Her murderer
has made one big mistake - the type of mistake only a colour blind person would
make. Colonel March visits the dress house where the girl was employed.
(UK syndication: 04Jun61 ITV Tyne-Tees)

1.6 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN
main series prod. no. 3
27Sep54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Doris Nolan ................ Mary Gray
Ivan Craig ................. Osborne
Olaf Pooley ................ Carlmeddy
Alec Mango ................. Narbu
Peter Bathurst ............. Major Brian Forbes-Williams
Synopsis:
The members of the Himalayan Mountaineering Club are worried.
They are being threatened by a weird creature resembling the
famous reputed to have been seen on the slopes of Mount Everest.
Even Colonel March has been visited by a mysterious footprint.

1.7 [--] olonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE CASE OF THE LIVELY GHOST
main series prod. no. 4
18Oct54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Arthur Crabtree (according to US copyright notice)
Directed by Bernard Knowles (according to D.W. McGregor)
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast: (according to D.W. McGregor)
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Virginia Dowling ........... Mrs. Fortescue
Genine Graham .............. Madame Richter
Tony Wright ................ Terry Fortescue
Enid Lorimer ............... Victoria Hibbing
Tristan Rowson ............. Lord Hibbing
Susan Buret ................ Nurse
*
Cast: (according to Robin Cousins)
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Virginia Downing ........... Madame Richter
Genine Graham .............. Victoria Hibbing
Tony Wright ................ Terry Fortescue
Dulcie Bowman .............. Mrs. Fortescue
Tristan Rowson ............. Lord Hibbing
Susan Buret ................ Nurse
Synopsis:
Madame Richter, a professional medium is terrified when her fake methods
seem to raise a real spirit. Colonel March takes an interest in her.

1.8 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE SCORCERER
main series prod no. 5
28Feb55 [us] copyright date
Script by Paul Monash
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music Composed and Conducted by Philip Green
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Phil Brown ................. Brian Hayes
Eileen Erskine ............. Mrs. Cusby
Lily Kann .................. Mrs. Patten
Robert Adair ............... Cusby
Gerard Heinz ............... Dr. Patten
Synopsis:
Colonel March investigating the murder of Dr. Patten, a psycho-analyst, under apparently
inexplicable circumstances discovers some interesting facts about the doctor.

1.9 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE DEADLY GIFT
main series prod. no. 6
22Nov54 [us] copyright date
Script by Paul Monash
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music Composed and Conducted by Philip Green
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Sandra Dorne ............... Rosie
Tommy Duggan ............... Lawton
George Coulouris ........... Harwood
John Gabriel ............... Jeweller
Synopsis:
Rosie, the beautiful barmaid at "The White Unicorn" pub is a very
excited girl. Johnny Blake has left a will which is to be read
10 years after his death in the presence of Colonel March and
Rosie, who hopes that she might hear something to her advantage.

1.10 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: PASSAGE AT ARMS (copyright title) -aka- PASSAGE OF ARMS
main series prod. no. 7
24Jan55 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music Composed and Conducted by Philip Green
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Eric Pohlmann .............. Inspector Goron
Rachel Curney .............. Martha
Bruce Seton ................ Hartnett
Paul Hansard ............... Rene
Laurence Payne ............. Delius
Gaylord Cavallaro .......... Lawrence
Michael Godfrey ............ Charles
Marc Sheldon ............... Marcel
Edward Cast ................ Carter
Synopsis:
A wealthy widow is murdered. The suspects include members of the British and
French fencing teams taking part in an international tournament being held in
London. Colonel March becomes the referee in an exciting duel which forms the
climax of this thrilling mystery and catches the murderer.

1.11 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE HEADLESS HAT
main series prod. no. 8
13Dec54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
(Ewan Roberts NOT featured in this episode)
Eric Pohlmann .............. (Inspector) Goron
Marne Maitland ............. Inspector Toro
Betty Paul ................. Mrs. Sargent
Ina de la Haye ............. Shop Assistant
Donald Cashfield ........... Waiter
Miki Averi ................. Customer
Synopsis:
Colonel March is on holiday in the South of France with his friend Inspector
Goron of the Paris Surete. An innocent visit to a shop in a small town leads
to another investigation for the Colonel and his friend.

1.12 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE CASE OF THE KIDNAPPED POODLE
11Oct54 [us] copyright date
Script by Arthur Behrstock
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Doris Nolan ................ Linda
Michael Shepley ............ Sir Nigel
Kit Terrington ............. Willie
John Boxer ................. Heather
Cameron Hall ............... 1st Judge
Eliot Makeham .............. 2nd Judge
Synopsis:
Inspector Ames is astonished when Colonel March appears to take more interest in
the disappearance of a poodle belonging to a newspaper boy than he does in the
disappearance of the famous Fairway Diamonds.

1.13 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE CASE OF THE MISGUIDED MISSAL
25Oct54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: Clive Midminter
No Music Credit on this episode
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Jane Griffiths ............. Nancy Pembroke
Chan Canasta ............... Mr Canasta
John Arnatt ................ Prof. Wesley
Antony Newley (aka_ Anthony Newley) .............. Ned Young
Trader Faulkner ............ Garrick
Synopsis:
When the famous medieval Missal presented by young Garrick to his University
keeps appearing and disappearing from Professor Wesley's locked safe, Colonel
March finds a case after his own heart.

1.14 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: DEATH AND THE OTHER MONKEY
1Nov54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Percy Marmont .............. Sir George Watkins
Ann Gudrun (aka_Gudrun Ure).. Nell
Victor Platt ............... Clarence
Richard Burrell ............ Guy
John Schlesinger ........... Dutch Cook
Synopsis:
Colonel March and Inspector Ames investigate a murder in a scientific research
laboratory where experiments are carried out on live animals. The Colonel and
Ames' task is not made easier by the attitude of certain members of staff.

1.15 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: DEATH IN INNER SPACE
15Nov54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Philip Brown
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
(Ewan Roberts NOT featured in this episode)
Karel Stepanek ............. Hodek
Peter Illing ............... Lavois
Rosalie Crutchley .......... Annette
Christopher Rhodes ......... Rochell
Michael Allan .............. Phillipe
Synopsis:
Astronomy would be considered a peaceful pastime by most people. Colonel March
does not find it so when he has to solve a murder mystery in France.

1.16 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE DEVIL SELLS HIS SOUL
29Nov54 [us] copyright date
Script by Arthur Berstock
Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Assistant Director: Clive Midwinter
No Music Credit on this episode
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Patrick Barr ............... Leeland Horton
Ann Hanslip ................ Emily Horton
Patricia Laffan ............ Jane Corwin
Basil Appleby .............. George Trevors
Michael Alexander .......... Dr. Walker
Alfred Burke ............... Minister
Synopsis:
Although from all appearances Lord Telford died from natural causes, the group
of young people he has kept attached to his castle for his own gratification
are riddled with suspicion of each other. Finally they can bear it no longer
and beautiful Emily Horton goes to Colonel March with a strange request. She
wants him to perform a mass hypnosis of the group getting them to repeat their
actions on the night of Lord Telford's death. March plays the part of Telford
- and is nearly murdered.
(UK syndication: 20Apr65 ITV TWW Wales & West, Tue 10:55 pm)

1.17 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: ERROR AT DAYBREAK
6Dec54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Philip Brown
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Robert Brown ............... Hastings
Patricia Marmont ........... Marion
Lloyd Lamble ............... Kane
Adrienne Corri ............. Clara
Richard O'Sullivan ......... Roger (small boy)
Synopsis:
When a small boy playing with a ball on the beach loses that ball he asks
Colonel March to help him find it - but that's not all the Colonel finds.

1.18 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE INVISIBLE KNIFE
27Dec54 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Terence Fisher
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
Cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Hubert Gregg ............... Pennacott
Leslie Weston .............. Hays
Henrietta Edwards .......... Alice
Mark Baker ................. Salesman
Synopsis:
A plausible scoundrel, Pennacott has been implicated in - but not convicted
of - the murder of five business partners. Colonel March has a plan to bring
Pennacott to justice involving becoming Pennacott's sixth victim.

1.19 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE STOLEN CRIME
31Dec54 [us] copyright date
Script by Paul Tabori
Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Assistant Director: Eddie Pike
Music Composed and Conducted by Edwin Astley
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Glyn Houston ............... Peter Ridgway
Josephine Douglas .......... Jennifer Lane
Amy Dalby .................. Aunt Josephine
Walter Horsbrugh ........... Butler
Synopsis:
Peter Ridgeway confesses to a murder. Colonel March, however, is far from
convinced of the young man's guilt and decides to investigate the crime further.

1.20 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE MISSING LINK
3Jan55 [us] copyright date
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music Composed and Conducted by Philip Green
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Stuart Lindsell ............ Sir Henry Danier
Peter Coke ................. Tom Grafton
Helen Cherry ............... Evelyn Innes
Joseph Tomelty ............. Braden
Douglas Herald ............. Guard
Peter Goss ................. Technician
John Watson ................ Policeman
Synopsis:
famous skull believed by some to prove the "Theory of Evolution", is stolen
from a museum. The odd behaviour of some learned men, the persistence of a young
couple and a terrifying experience in the museum laboratory lead Colonel March
and Inspector Ames to the thief and a murderer

1.21 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: MURDER IS PERMANENT [verified on film]
(featured on European Satellite series "Serie Noire" in the 1990's)
(c) 1954 Panda Productions, Inc. / 10Jan55 [us] copyright date
Offical Films Presentation
Fountain Films Production
Made at Southhall Studios, Middlesex, England
Production Supervisor: Leslie Gilliat
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Arthur Crabtree
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music Composed & Directed by Edwin Astley
Starring:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
with:
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Guest Cast:
Elspeth Gray ............... Joanna Greer
Margaret Halstan ........... Mrs. Greer
Neal Arden ................. Joseph (Latour)
Patrick Holt ............... Paul (Chalford)
Ruth Shiell ................ Annette
Nora Gordon ................ Housekeeper (Mary)
*
Director of Photography: Lionel Baines
Editor: Geoffrey Foot
Art Director: Cedric Dawe
Sound: Cecil Thornton
Dubbing Editor: Leslie Hodgson
Asst. Director: George Mills
Camera Operator: Cecil Cooney
Continuity: Shirley Barnes
Make-up: Michael Morris
Hairdressing: Bill Griffiths
Wardrobe: Brenda Gardner
Sound RCA System (logo)
Synopsis:
Colonel March and Inspector Ames investigate a murder in genteel
surroundings. All of the suspects are eminently respectable -
but one of them is a murderer.

1.22 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: PRESENT TENSE
31Jan55 [us] copyright date
Script by Peter Green
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
(Ewan Roberts NOT featured in this episode)
Mary Parker ................ Emily
Phil Brown ................. Gordon
Peter Reynolds ............. Ernest
John Laurie ................ Dr. Brandon
Doris Hare ................. Lydia
Synopsis:
A young wife, Emily, about to tell her husband Ernest that she intends to divorce
him, sees the plane she thinks he is on crash in flames at the airport. When she
begins to believe that she is in spiritual contact with him Colonel March becomes
interested but finds much to disturb him.

1.23 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE SILENT VOW
14Feb55 [us] copyright date
Script by Peter Green
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
No Music credit on this episode
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
(Ewan Roberts NOT featured in this episode)
Eric Pohlmann .............. (Inspector) Goron
Zena Marshall .............. Madeleine
Martin Benson .............. Jacques (Dupont)
Anton Diffring ............. Francois
Marne Maitland ............. Gaston
Carl Jaffe ................. Father Mendes
Eugene Deckers ............. Philippe
Stan Watson ................ Guitarist
Song: "A Cat A `Reim" by
Ray Lambrette and Henri Breyne
Synopsis:
Colonel March is on holiday in the South of France with his friend Inspector Goron.
While they are sampling the famous Garcazon liqueur a young man Philippe is murdered.
Suspicion falls on his friend, Francois. This appears to be confirmed when it is
discovered that the young man is missing from his monastery in the Pyrenees.

1.24 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE SILVER CURTAIN
21Feb55 [us] copyright date

Colonel March of Scotland Yard - The Silver Curtain 1/5 (1956)
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
(Ewan Roberts NOT featured in this episode)
Eric Pohlmann .............. (Inspector) Goron
Anton Diffring ............. Davos
Christine Pollon ........... Eleanor
Arthur Hill ................ Jerry (Winton)
John Chandos ............... Dr. Herbert
Synopsis:
When Jerry Winton, an American student on holiday in the South of France loses
all his money at the gaming tables, he is offered 800,000 francs if he will
undertake a small commission for a man named Davos, an unsavory character.

1.25 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE STRANGE EVENT AT ROMAN FALL
1Mar55 [us] copyright date
Script by Paul Monash
Directed by Bernard Knowles
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music Composed and Conducted by Edwin Astley
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Philip Friend .............. John Hamilton
Rachel Kempson ............. Helen Rune
Lionel Murton .............. Ben Crowder
Russell Waters ............. Hocksby
John McLaren ............... Peter Ford
Synopsis:
Colonel March is on holiday in the countryside when he overhears
Professor Hamilton talking to Helen Rune, wife of a famous author.
Hamilton urges Mrs. Rune to ask her husband for a divorce and so
end her dominated and lonely existence. That evening Mrs. Rune
reports that her husband has fallen over the dreaded cliff at
"Roman Fall". But the Colonel was not the only one to hear her
discussion with Hamilton.

1.26 [--] Colonel March Of Scotland Yard: THE TALKING HEAD
8Mar55 [us] copyright date
16May56 [uk] ATV Midlands
Script by Leslie Slote
Directed by Paul Gherzo (aka_Paul Dickson/aka_Paul Gerrard)
Assistant Director: George Mills
Music by Edwin Astley
cast:
Boris Karloff .............. Colonel March
Ewan Roberts ............... Inspector Ames
Hugh Williams .............. Harold Hartley
Hugh Griffith .............. Dr. Ivy
Helen Christie ............. Mrs. (Phyllis) Barton
Mary Clare ................. Mrs. Wrigley
Peter Asher* ............... Andrew Barton
Synopsis:
Several attempts have been made on the life of Harold Hartley, former partner
of the late John Barton. While looking around Barton's old laboratory Colonel
March discovers that Andrew, Barton's son has been acting on the instructions
of what he believes to be the spirit of his dead father speaking through a
marble bust on the mantelpiece.
* Peter Asher, elder brother of Jane Asher and one half of the 1960's singing due Peter and Gordon.

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