NBC "Detective's Diary" - reruns of "The Vise: Mark Saber"  Donald Gray & "Man from Interpol"

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The Classic TV Archive - UK


"Calling Scotland Yard" (UK) (1953-54) - aka - "Adventure Theater"(US)  (1956-57)
   
"The Vise"(anthology) (1954-55)   "The Vise:Mark Saber" (1955-57)  "Saber of London" (1957-59)
"Man from Interpol" (1959-60)  "The Cheaters" (1960-61)  "Richard the Lionheart" (1961-62)
Episode Guide   compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Trevor Jordan,(UK),
Author of Donald Gray's biography "Colonel White Meets Mark Saber"
D.W. McGregor (Sunderland, UK), Tom Alger (USA), David Moore (UK)  Rina Fox
Detective's Diary (1957-61)
NBC  title - for reruns of
"The Vise:Mark Saber" (1955-57)    &    "Saber of London" (1957-59)
   plus  first run &  reruns of  -  "Man from Interpol" (1959-60)
Danziger Photoplays production
executive producers
Edward J. Danziger and Harry Lee Danziger

  Detective's Diary: SING SOFTLY SISTER
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  )
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber, with Diana Decker
6Apr57

Detective's Diary: CRY WOLF
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  )
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber, with Diana Decker
18May57

Detective's Diary: HI-JACKED
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  )
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber
28Sep57

Detective's Diary: BULLETS FOR SABER
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  )
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,  with Diana Decker
28Sep57

Detective's Diary: A LADY IS MISSING
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  early 1956)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,  with Michael Balfour
16Nov57

Detective's Diary: DIAMOND CUT DIAMOND
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  early 1956)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,  with Michael Balfour
23Nov57

Detective's Diary: THE GIRL FROM ROME
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  early 1956)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,  with Michael Balfour
7Dec57

Detective's Diary: HEAR NO EVIL
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  early 1956)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,  with Michael Balfour
25Jan58

Detective's Diary: FRAME-UP WITHOUT GLOVES
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  early 1956)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber, with Michael Balfour
15Feb58

 [--] Detective's Diary: Mark Saber: FIND A BODY
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  early 1956)
22Mar1958 NBC Sat
starring Donald Gray as Mark Saber
with regulars: Michael Balfour, Theresa Thorne
Synopsis:
Mark Saber is hired to protect a husband who believes his wife is
intent on murdering him. Saber makes some startling discoveries
when the man suddenly disappears. [RF]

Detective's Diary: (first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber): SAFE FOR MURDER
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber, with  Diana Decker
3May58

Detective's Diary: CAGE OF FEAR
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  )
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,
17May58

Detective's Diary: RETURN TO DANGER
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  )
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,
31May58
 

 Detective's Diary: Saber of London: MAN ABOUT TO DIE
24-Jan-1959 NBC Sat (first aired on " Saber of London" NBC Fri 1957-58)
Synopsis:
Mace the Spaceman, a children's TV hero, has two threats made against his
life. Mark Saber is about to uncover that threat. [RF]

Detective's Diary: Saber of London: SABER AT SEA
31Jan1959 NBC Sat (first aired on "Saber of London" NBC Fri 1957-58)
starring
Donald Gray as Mark Saber   Neil McCallum as Pete Paulson
Synopsis:
On an ocean voyage a girl discovers that a murder has been committed
aboard ship. Mark Saber and Pete Paulson attempt to find the murderer. [RF]


Detective's Diary: Saber of London: DEATH BY DELAYED PAYMENT
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber; with: Neil McCallum as Pete Paulson
25Oct58?


Detective's Diary: HEAR NO EVIL  (repeat)
(first aired on  The Vise: Mark Saber -ABC Fri  )
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber,  with Michael Balfour
11Apr59

Detective's Diary: Saber of London: FIELD GOAL 
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber, with Gordon Tanner

Detective's Diary: Saber of London: THE MAN WHO WAS TWICE (NMcC or GT)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber

Detective's Diary: Saber of London: DEAD MAN'S HANDS 
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber with Gordon Tanner

[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London: #44  A NIGHT ON THE TOWN
01Aug59 NBC Sat (first aired on "Saber of London" 09Nov58 NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm)
starring Donald Gray; with: Robert Arden
Synopsis:
A broken string of pearls gives Mark Saber the clue to the hiding place
of a gang of international jewel thieves. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London: HANDS A CROSS THE SEA
starring Donald Gray; with: Neil McCallum
29Aug59 NBC Sat
 
Detective's Diary: Saber of London: UNCLE WILLIAM
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber, with Robert Arden

Detective's Diary: Saber of London: HOUR RECKONING 
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber, with Robert Arden
 

Detective's Diary: Saber of London: MURDER WITH MAKE-UP (Garry Thorne)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber

Detective's Diary: Saber of London: THE LAST CHAPTER (Garry Thorne)
Starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber

  [--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: (title not known)
23Jan60

[--] 30Jan60 - no details
[--] 06Feb60 - no details
 [--] Detective's Diary:  Saber of London: #64 OUT OF THE PAST
(film no. 64 - on leader)
13Feb60 NBC Sat (first aired on "Saber of London" 26Apr59 NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm)
starring: Donald Gray as Mark Saber
Synopsis:
A woman visits a newspaperman and asks him to identify a photograph which
appeared in his newspaper. A few days later, the woman is found murdered. [RF]
 
[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: ODDS ON MURDER
20Feb60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Bill Owen, John Le Mesurier, Lisa Danielly, Arnold Bell

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE KEY WITNESS
27Feb60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Robert Arden, Cecil Brock, John Stewart, Jack Taylor

[--] 05Mar60 - no details

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: SOUL PEDDLARS
13Mar60 NBC Sun ?
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Nyree Dawn Porter, Michael Peake,
Robert Dorning, Christina Lubitz, Donald Tandy

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE BIG THIRST
20Mar60 NBC Sun ?
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Margo Mayne, Robert O'Neil,
Patricia Plunket, John McLaren

[--] 26Mar60 - no details

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: NO OTHER WAY
02Apr60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Leonard Sachs, Peter Howell, George Roderick

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE TRAP
09Apr60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Peter Reynolds, Inia Te Wiata

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE MAN WHO SOLD HOPE
16Apr60 NBC Sat (rerun 01Apr61 NBC)
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Walter Gotell, Jacques Cey

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE MURDER RACKET
23Apr60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Douglas Jones

[--] 30Apr60 - no details

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: OUT OF THIN AIR
07May60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Brian Worth

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE CASE OF MIKE KRELLO
15May60 NBC Sun?
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)

[--] 21May60 - no details

[--] 28May60 - no details

 
[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London: #89 FLORENTINE MADONNA
04Jun1960 NBC Sat
starring
Donald Gray as Mark Saber
Synopsis:
A woman asks Mark Saber to find her artist husband. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London: #90 THE LAST CHAPTER
04Jun1960 NBC Sat
starring
Donald Gray as Mark Saber
Synopsis:
A man's plans to remarry are threatened by his jealous ex-wife. Murder is
suggested as a solution. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London: #42  PAID OFF
(film no. 42 - on leader)
11-Jun-1960 NBC Sat (first aired on "Saber of London" 26Oct58 NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm)
Starring: Donald Gray (as Mark Saber)
Synopsis:
At London's Victoria Station a Frenchman is knifed and robbed of some
diamonds. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: INTERNATIONAL DIAMOND INCIDENT
18Jun60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Paul Carpenter, Jill Melford

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE LAST WORDS
25Jun60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Peter Murray

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE MAHARAJAH OF DEN
02Jul60 NBC Sat (rerun
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Francis Mathews, George Pastell


[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: DIPLOMATIC COURIER
09Jul60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
John McLean

[--] 16Jul60 - no details

[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London: #45  BACKGROUND FOR MURDER
(film no. 45 - on leader)
16-Jul-1960 NBC Sat (first aired on "Saber of London" 16Nov58 NBC New York, Sun 7:00pm)
starring
Donald Gray (as Mark Saber)
Synopsis:
A young woman asks Saber to help her. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: A WOMAN IN PARIS
23Jul60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Martine Alexis and Francis Mathews

[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London:  #47 A TOAST TO DEATH
30-Jul-1960 NBC Sat (first aired on "Saber of London" 30Nov58 NBC New York, Sun 7:00pm)
starring: Donald Gray (as Mark Saber)
co-starring: Robert Arden (as Bob Page) (Saber's assistant)
Synopsis:
Sylvia fears that her stepfather Count Dariani, is after his wife's money.
Investigating Mark Saber poses as Sylvia's fiancee. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Saber of London:  #41 THE PRETENDER
(a.k.a. "The Killer and the Kid")
06-Aug-1960 NBC Sat (first aired on "Saber of London" 19Oct58 NBC New York, Sun 7:00pm)
starring: Donald Gray (as Mark Saber)
Guest cast:
Harry Fowler as Masters
Synopsis:
A merchant seaman is arrested in connection with a stabbing. But he kills
a police sergeant and escaping, hides on a barge where a small boy is
playing pirate. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: MISSING CHILD
13Aug60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Ferdy Mayne, Lorraine Clewes, Marion Mathee, Derek Bllomfield

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: MULTI-MURDER
20Aug60 NBC Sat (rerun 12Aug61)
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith);
with: John Longden (Superintendent)
Guest Cast:
John Charlesworth, Robert Raikes, Mark Singleton, Alexis Chesnakov
Synopsis:
When a plane mysteriously blows up over the Austrian-Hungarian border,
Smith crosses into Communist territory to retrieve a vital part. [RF]

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: MY BROTHER'S KEEPER
27Aug60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
John Martin

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: DEATH IN OILS
03Sep60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Ralph Michael
Robert Ayres

[--] 10Sep60 - no details
[--] 17Sep60 - no details
[--] 24Sep60 - no details

[--] 01Oct60 - no details

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: TIGHT SECRET
08Oct60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Richard Thorpe, Eira Heath

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE BIG RACKET
15Oct60 NBC Sat
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest Cast:
Jack Taylor, Gwen Watts

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: (title unknown)
22Oct60 NBC Sat (final new episode)


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[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE TRAP
Rerun - 18Mar61 NBC Sat 12:30pm (first aired 09Apr60)
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Synopsis:
Anthony Smith follows a fugitive to Japan, only to find that the
man is a Japanese citizen, not liable to extradition.


[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: (rerun) THE MAN WHO SOLD HOPE
rerun possibly 25Mar61 NBC Sat 12:30pm (first aired 16Apr60)
time shift rerun 01Apr61 NBC Sat 4:00pm PT
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Synopsis:
"The Man Who Sold Hope" to displaced persons has thrown two of them into
the English Channel. When the bodies wash up on the beach, Scotland Yard
sends Smith to investigate.

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE MAHARAJAH OF DEN
rerun 01Apr61 NBC Sat 12:30pm (first aired 02Jul60)
time shift 08Apr61 NBC, Sat 4:00pm PT
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Guest cast:
Francis Matthews (as Maharajah of Den)
Synopsis:
Smith is sent to India to escort "The Maharajah of Den" on his visit to
England. When the Maharajah reaches his hotel, he finds that the
accommodations include a murderer.

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: THE FRONT MAN
possibly rerun 01Jul61 NBC Sat 12:30pm
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Synopsis:
Smith, called in by the French police on a smuggling case, finds the path
to one of his suspects blocked by a tough secretary.

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: MURDER BELOW DECKS
possibly rerun 08Jul61 NBC Sat12:30pm
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Synopsis:
Smith, investigating a shipboard murder, follows a trail which
leads to a small village in India.

[--] Detective's Diary: Man from Interpol: MULTI MURDER
rerun 12Aug61 NBC Sat 12:30pm (first aired 20Aug60 )
Starring: Richard Wyler (as Anthony Smith)
Synopsis:
When a plane mysteriously blows up over the Austrian-Hungarian
border, Smith crosses into Communist territory to retrieve a vital part.
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