CTVA UK - "Richard The Lionheart" (Danziger UK) (1961-62) starring Dermot Walsh

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"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" (1960-62)  "Richard the Lionheart" (1961-62)
Richard The Lionheart (1961-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Alan Keeling, David Moore, D.W. McGregor
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)

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RICHARD THE LIONHEART
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Danziger Photoplays production
Executive Producers
Edward J. Danziger and Harry Lee Danziger

UK Swashbuckling Adventure series   1961-62  39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Dermot Walsh
as Richard The Lionheart
with
Ian Gregory as Blondel
Trader Faulkner as Prince John/King Philip of France
Robin Hunter as Sir Gilbert
Glyn Owen as Hugo
Anne Lawson as Marta
Sheila Whittingham as Queen Berengaria

Alan Haywood as Sir Geoffrey
Francis De Wolff as Leopold of France

"Richard the Lionheart" Theme tune
written by Buddy Kaye and Philip Springer

Vidoes/DVDs - http://www.mtlproductions.com/Lion.html

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1.1 [--] Richard The Lionheart: LONG LIVE THE KING
Directed by Ernest Morris
Story by Mark Grantham
Starring: Dermot Walsh as Richard The Lionheart
Guest Cast:
Lisa Daniely .......... Catherine
Peter Reynolds ........ Sir Philip
Tony Doonan ........... Sir Miles
Howard Greene ......... Robert
Tom Gill .............. Fitzcormac
Alan Rolfe ............ William

1.2 [--] Richard The Lionheart: THE LION AND THE EAGLE
Directed by Ernest Morris
Story by Paul Tabori and Stanley Miller
Starring: Dermot Walsh as Richard The Lionheart
Guest Cast:
Tom Bowman ............ Odo Fritzreinfrid
Prudence Hyman ........ Queen Eleanor
Colin Tapley .......... Steward
Brandon Brady ......... Sergeant-at-Arms
Steve Plytas .......... Ulric

1.3 [--] Richard The Lionheart: THE ROBBERS OF ASHDOWN FOREST
Directed by Ernest Morris
Story by Paul Tabori and Stanley Miller
Starring: Dermot Walsh as Richard The Lionheart
Guest Cast:
Glyn Owen ............ Edmund
Raymond Rollett ...... De Bohun
John Gabriel ......... De Glanville
Denziel Ellis ........ Steward
John Johnson ......... Wulf

1.4 [--] Richard The Lionheart: THE WOLF OF BANBURY
Directed by Ernest Morris
Story by Paul Tabori and Stanley Miller
Starring: Dermot Walsh as Richard The Lionheart
Guest Cast:
(Trader Faulkner not present)
Francis de Wolff ..... Baron Giles
John Bennett ......... Lombrico
Julie Alexander ...... Lady Rosalie
Katharine Page ....... Mother Maria
Humphrey Lestocq ..... La Motte
Garard Green ......... St Luc
Stuart Saunders ...... Landlord

[05] Richard The Lionheart: School for a King

[06] Richard The Lionheart: Crown in Danger


[07] Richard the Lionheart: THE PIRATE KING
19Mar62 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Mon 5:25 pm
King Richard's skill at chess and duelling is put to the test
when he is challenged by the pirate, Forked Beard - a self
styled King of the Northern pirates.

[08] Richard The Lionheart: The Alchemist of Roven

1.9 [--] Richard The Lionheart: THE KING'S CHAMPION
Directed by Ernest Morris
Story: Paul Tabori and Stanley Miller
Guest Cast:
Alan Haywood .......... Sir Geoffrey
Robin Hunter .......... Sir Gilbert
Ian Gregory ........... Blondel (recurring)
Trader Faulkner ....... The Pretender (recurring)
John Scott ............ King
Ian Fleming ........... Lord Chancellor
John Ray .............. Black Knight
Stuart Hillier ........ Herald of Scotland
John Longden .......... Sir Thomas

[10] Richard The Lionheart: King Arthur's Sword

[11] Richard The Lionheart: The Challenge

[12] Richard The Lionheart: The Bride


 1.13 [--] Richard The Lionheart: THE GREAT ENTERPRISE
Produced by The Danzigers
Written by Stanley Miller and Paul Tabori
Directed by Ernest Morris
Starring: Dermot Walsh (as Richard the Lionheart)
Guest Cast:
Sheila Whittingham ..... Queen Berengaria (recurring)
Susan Shaw ............. Lady Alice
Richard Shaw ........... Abbas
Olaf Pooley ............ Sheik Mahmoud
David Ludman ........... Second Guard
Oliver MacGreevey ...... First Guard
Vivien Burgess ......... Maid
Michael McStay ......... Knight
Robert Bruce ........... Royal Servant
Ian Fleming ............ Chamberlain
Tom Bowman ............. Gaoler
Synopsis:
Richard returns from honeymoon to find a Sracen fleet blockading
Marseilles. Abbas, a Saracen captain, has meanwhile come secretly
to Philip with a letter signed by Saladin which is aimed at making
Philip prevent Richard from sailing. But Philip has the letter
planted in Queen Berengaria's room, making it appear the Queen
is a traitor. [DWMcG]
(19Feb62 Associated-Rediffusion, London UK, Mon 6:15pm)

[14] Richard The Lionheart: The Norman King

1.15 [--] Richard The Lionheart: WHEN CHAMPION'S MEET
Starring: Dermot Walsh (as Richard the Lionheart)
Cast:
Iain Gregory ............. Blondel (recurring)
Sheila Whittingham ....... Queen Berengaria (recurring)
Trader Faulkner .......... King Philip (recurring)
Robert Rietty ............ Father Ignatius
Marne Maitlansd .......... Saladin
Francis de Wolff ......... Leopold
Michael Peake ............ Conrad
Conrad Phillips .......... Guy
Alec Ross ................ First English Soldier
John Bay ................. Second English Soldier
Hugh Devernier ........... French Soldier
Martin Benson ............ Jeweller
Synopsis:
Philip of France receives a letter from Prince John offering him all
Richard's French provinces if Richard dies in the Holy Land. Philip
proceeds to pick a quarrel with Richard. Each chooses a champion, and
a duel is arranged.
(UK: 13Jun64 ITV Tyne-Tees, Sat 5:15pm)

[16] Richard The Lionheart: Warrior from Scotland

[17] Richard The Lionheart: The Conjurer

[18] Richard The Lionheart: The Lord of Kenak

[19] Richard The Lionheart: The Saracen Physician

[20] Richard The Lionheart: A Marriage of Convenience

[21] Richard The Lionheart: Queen of Danger

[22] Richard The Lionheart: Prince Otto

[23] Richard The Lionheart: The Vision Fades

[24] Richard The Lionheart: THE STRANGE MONKS OF LATROUN
25Jun62 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Mon 5:25 pm
Guest Cast:
Alister Williamson ....... Red Hugh
Max Faulkner ............. De Fleury
Richard finds a murder has been committed and a pilgrim robbed
by so-called "monks" of Latroun Monastery. He rides to the monastery
masquerading as a known felon to solve the riddle.

[25] Richard The Lionheart: The Fugitive

[26] Richard The Lionheart: Knight Errant at Large

[27] Richard The Lionheart: Guardian of the Temple

[28] Richard The Lionheart: Capture

[29] Richard The Lionheart: A King's Ransom

[30] Richard The Lionheart: The Devil Unloosed

[31] Richard The Lionheart: The Little People of Lynton

[32] Richard The Lionheart: The Raiders

[33] Richard The Lionheart: An Eye for an Eye

[34] Richard The Lionheart: The Caveman

[35] Richard The Lionheart: A Year and a Day

[36] Richard The Lionheart: The Crown Jewels

[37] Richard The Lionheart: The Man who sold Pardons

[38] Richard The Lionheart: The Heir of England

[39] Richard The Lionheart: The People's King
(final episode)


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One of several children's swashbuckling adventure series
made around this time. These included:-


ITC (Lew Grade):
The Adventures of Robin Hood (Richard Greene) 143 episodes 1955-60
The Count of Monte Cristo (George Dolenz) 39 episodes 1956
The Adventures of Sir Lancelot (William Russell) 30 episodes 1956-57
The Buccaneers (Robert Shaw as Capt. Dan Tempest) 39 episodes 1956-57
Sword of Freedom (Edmund Purdom) 39 episodes 1957
The Adventures of William Tell (Conrad Phillips) 39 episodes 1957
Sir Francis Drake (Terence Morgan) 26 episodes 1962


Other companies offered :-
The Scarlet Pimpernel (Marius Goring) 18 episodes 1954
The Adventures of Long John Silver (Robert Newton) 26 episodes 1955
The Gay Cavalier (Christian Marquand) 13 episodes 1956
Ivanhoe (Roger Moore) 39 episodes 195
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Other Danziger productions included :-
'Calling Scotland Yard' (1954)
'The Vise' (anthology) host Ron Randell (1954-Dec1955)
`The Vise: Mark Saber' starring Donald Gray (Dec1955-57)
'Saber of London' starring Donald Gray (1957-59)
'Man from Interpol' starring Richard Wyler (1959)
'The Cheaters' starring John Ireland (1960)

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