CTVA UK - "Saber Of London" (Danziger Photoplays/ UK) (1957-59) starring Donald Gray

CTVA
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)
Saber of London
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)
Dinosaur TV -  Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
"The Vise: Mark Saber" finished on ABC Fridays 9:30pm  circa July 1957
It returned the following season moving from ABC to NBC
with a new title "Saber of London" NBC Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern
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SABER OF LONDON
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Danziger production
Executive Producers
Edward J. Danziger and Harry Lee Danziger
for
NBC (Fridays 7:30pm EST)(1957-58)
NBC (Sundays 7:00pm EST) (1958-59)

UK detective series  1957-59     91 episodes x 30 min
Starring Donald Gray as Mark Saber

'Hello I'm Mark Saber - and this is London!'

The series was not networked in the UK and air dates vary in
ITV regions.
Most UK airdates here are from the following ITV stations:-
Associated-Rediffusion (London)
ATV (Midlands)
Granada Television (North-West/Yorkshire)
Tyne-Tees Television (North-East)

Most episodes were shown in the UK over 18 months after their US network release.
Episodes have been numbered to continue from:-.
"The Vise: Mark Saber"(detective series) (1955-57) also starring Donald Gray


Saber of London (new title)
previously The Vise: Mark Saber

########## U.S. season 3 1957-58 ##############
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NBC Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern
39 episodes new episodes
(Mark Saber moves from ABC to NBC with a new title)
Starring Donald Gray as Mark Saber
Co-Starring
Neil McCallum as Pete Paulson  (Saber's assistant)  (first 26 eps - except 1)
Gordon Tanner as Larry Nelson  (Saber's assistant)   (final 13 eps of this season)
Colin Tapley as  Inspector Parker (recurring)

3.xx [SOL-01] Saber of London: THE CAPTAIN AND HIS KILLERS (UK title)
THE CAPTAIN AND THE KILLERS (US TV Guide title)
13Sep57 [us] NBC Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)
1Apr59 [uk] Granada, Wed
3Aug59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
16Nov59 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Ernest Morris
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)
(first appearance as Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector (recurring)
Marvin Kane ............ Peters
Peter Bahthurst ........ PC
Peter Carver ........... Digby
Phillip Saville ........ Firth
Susan Lyal Grant ....... Janice
Len Sharpe ............. Captain Edge
Alexander Seton ........ Barman
US TV Guide: First in a new series of adventures of London
detective Mark Saber. This series introduces a sidekick for
Saber, Pete Paulson, an American.
Synopsis (US):
“The Captain and the Killers,” the first episode, finds Saber
summoned by a retired sea captain to investigate a murder. He saw
two men dispose of a body in the river, but the local constable
refuses to believe him.
Synopsis (UK):
An old sea captain is sure he has seen two men dumping a body
in the river. Police don't believe him but Mark Saber finds
enough evidence to call in Scotland Yard.

3.xx [SOL-02] Saber of London: HANDS ACROSS THE SEA
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 29Aug59, Saturday at 4:30pm Pacific)
2Apr59 [uk] Granada, Thur
1Jun59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
23Nov59 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Ernest Morris
Regualar Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Joy Webster ............ Betty
Graydon Gould .......... Ron
Phillip Saville ........ Benton
Eric Pohlmann .......... Chiquin
Diane Chesney .......... Mabel
Jan Holden ............. Salesgirl
Faith Bailey ........... Sheila
Synopsis (US):
Ron, a young American soldier, calls Mark Saber's assistand about the
sudden death of a British girl he'd just met.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 29Aug59, Saturday at 4:30pm Pacific)
Synopsis (UK)
With the gift of a bottle of brandy, a G.I. is set for a nice
evening, but it turns to horror when his girl tastes the brandy.

3.xx [SOL-03] Saber of London: DEEP IN THE HEART OF CHELSEA
Film no. 3 (on leader)
27Sep57 [us] NBC Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)
9Apr59 [uk] Granada, Thur
10Aug59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
30Nov59 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Ernest Morris
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)
Basil Dignam ........... Guthrie
Honor Blackman ......... Syd Lewis    
Alistair Hunter ........ Banks
Barbara Brown .......... Jenny
John McClaren .......... Dugan
Synopsis (US):
When an American tourist is tricked into buying a phony painting,
he immediately asks Mark Saber to investigate. Pete, Saber’s American
sidekick, disguises himself as a wealthy Texan and he and Saber make a tour
of the suspected art galleries.
UK synopsis (UK):
Mark Saber has a job of finding crooks who are flooding the
market with fake paintings and sends Pete (Neil McCallum)
undercover.

3.04 [SOL-04] Saber of London: DEATH BY DELAYED PAYMENT
04Oct57 [us] NBC Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)
13Jul59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
8Jan60 [uk] Granada, Fri
30Jun60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur

no airdate for A-R London
Associate Producer Erik Blakemore
Screenplay by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast: (Verified on Film)
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)
Phillip Saville ........ Ray Prentice
Josephine Stuart ....... Ann
Nicholas Stuart ........ Tony
David Lander ........... Mickey
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ...... Doctor
Al Mulock .............. Killer
John Stuart ............ Hastings
US Synopsis:
Synopsis (US):
Ray Prentis realizes that he is to die shortly and that he has let his
insurance policy lapse. So he contracts to have himself murdered. Mark
Saber and his assistant Pete Paulson are called in by Prentis when things
get out of hand.
Synopsis (US):
Ray Prentis knows that a killer is looking for him, but does not know who
the man is or what he looks like. He appeals to Mark Saber for help.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 25Oct58, Saturday at 11:30am Central)
Synopsis(UK):
Ray Prentice has been told that he is to die shortly and has
unwittingly let his insurance policy lapse. Realising that he
cannot pass another insurance physcical, he contracts to have
himself murdered - then he is told that he will live after
all.

3.xx [SOL-05] Saber of London: THE MISSING HOURS
11Oct57 [us] NBC Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)

15Apr59 [uk] Granada, Wed
22Jun59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
14Dec59 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Ernest Morris
Guest Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
(no mention of Neil McCallum)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector (recurring)
Norma Parnell .......... Dorothy
Garry Thorne ........... Ken Mills
Frank Sieman ........... Policeman
Noel Dyson ............. Ella
Ernest Clark ........... Mr. Cartney
Bernard Cribbins ....... Driver
John Stuart ............ Logan
Alex Gailor ............ Anton
Greta Watson ........... Salesgirl
Synopsis (US):
Ken Mills, suffering from loss of memory, awakes to find
himself in prison on a charge of murder.
Synopsis (UK):
A young man suffering memory loss asks Mark Saber to prove that
he is innocent of murder. A brass door knocker and a black felt
hat are the only clues.

3.xx [SOL-06] Saber of London: THE PENNY BLACK
18Oct57 [us] NBC, Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)

16Apr59 [uk] Granada, Thur
21Dec59 [uk] A-R London, Mon
6Jan60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed

Written by Kate Barley
Directed by Max Varnel (NOT Ernest Morris)
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector (recurring)
Basil Dignam ........... John Roberts
Eric Pohlmann .......... Mr. Farley
Robert Ayres .......... Turner
Catherine Finn ......... Mrs. Roberts
Gordon Jackson ......... Simms
Jan Holden ............. Rosie
Synopsis (US):
John Roberts is suspected of the murder of a wealthy coin
collector. Through trickery, the victim has obtained the famous
“Penny Black” coin from Robert’s wife.
. Synopsis (UK):
Mark Saber has a tough task to prove that John Roberts innocent
of the murder of Mr. Farley, a wealthy coin collector, but there
is a witness willing to swear that Roverts is guilty.

3.xx [SOL-07] Saber of London: GIRLS AND DIAMONDS
25Oct57 [us] NBC Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)

22Apr59 [uk] Granada, Wed
20Jul59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
4Jan60 [uk] A-R London

Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Ernest Morris
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)(recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector (recurring)
Arnold Bell ............ Mr. Harris
Graydon Gould .......... Billy Guest
Roberta Huby ........... Bess
Robert O'Neill ......... Ron Lester
Jean Aubrey ............ Shirley Harris
Diane Aubrey ........... May Beale
Peter Sinclair ......... Hotel Clerk
Synopsis (US):
Too busy to take over a case concerning two attractive girls and
a cache of missing diamonds, Mark Saber turns the case over to his
assistant, Pete Paulson
Synopsis (UK):
When Mark Saber is too busy to undertake a case he turns it
over to his assistant Pete. Pete is not too keen at first
until he learns that the investigation involves two gorgeous
girls.

3.xx [SOL-08] Saber of London: MURDER SHALL SPEAK
©1957
Copyright Year on Film
01Nov57 [us] NBC, Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)

23Apr59 [uk] Granada, Wed
27Jul59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
5Nov59 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
18Jan60 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by George St. George
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)(recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Sylvia Herklots ........ Joan
Gillian Vaughn ......... Lillian
Leslie Kyle ............ Porter
Alex Seton ............. Specialist
Ferdy Mayne ............ Carl Blanco
Synopsis (US):
A well-known ballet dancer and actress finds her fiancé dead in
his apartment.
Synopsis (UK):
Joan, a well-known ballet dancer and actress, has just become
engaged to Bob, a young man with a weak heart, but her
happiness is short-lived when an attempt to contact him by
telephone fails. She goes to his appartment and finds him dead
on the floor at the side of the telephone which was off the
block.

3.xx [SOL-09] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
THE BABY-SITTER
Written by Kate Barley
Directed by Ernest Morris
29Apr59 [uk] Granada, Wed
8Jun59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
18Jan60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Michael Brill ......... Harry
Andre Mitchelson ...... Fenton
John Le Mesurier ...... Wilson
Barbara Brown ......... Julie
Geoffrey Bayldon ...... Doctor
Tony de Young ......... Gilles
Synopsis (UK):
Julie, a teen-age girl attending high school, decides to leave
her widowed father and seek employment as a baby sitter. But
the runs into trouble when her employers find that their
valuables are missing.

3.0xx [SOL-10] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
HOUR OF DECISION
30Apr59 [uk] Granada, Thur
15Jun59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
25Jan60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by John Roeburt
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Robert Arden .......... Martin Blane
Ryck Rydon ............ Kellins
Hal Osmond ............ Barman
Betty Shoale .......... Miss Evans
Dorothy Gordon ........ Margaret
Katherine Page ........ Mrs. Pyle
Wealthy American business man Martin Blane arrives in London
and goes to see Mark Saber. He tells Saber that he has no
recollection of events prior to 1944. He was left for dead
in a battle in North Africa, nursed back to health, took the
name Martin Blane and went to the USA. Can Saber find out
who he is?
Note: Robert Arden later became a series regular as Saber's
assistant Bob Page.

3.xx [SOL-11] Saber of London: LUGER FOR CHESSER
22Nov57 [us] NBC Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)

17Aug59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
22Jan60 [uk] Granada, Fri
8Feb60 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (verified)(recurring)
Shirley Lawrence ....... Marie
David Lauder ........... Jones
John Brooking .......... Shaw
Sarah Lawson ........... Mrs. Chesser
Gladys Boot ............ Mrs. Dillon
Susan Lyall Grant ...... Pat
Michael Kelly .......... Dillon
Maxwell Foster ......... Smith
Denis Shaw ............. Tracey (weapons expert Scotland Yard)
Synopsis (US):
A man with no apparent friends or enemies is killed. When Mark
Saber is called in to investigate, he learns that the dead man’s ex-wife is
still living.
Synopsis (UK):
A man is brutally murdered and the only clues are bullets
from the corpse. The finger of suspicion points at his
separated wife who has come into his money. But Mark Saber
finds her tough to crack.
Note: Denis Shaw appears as a good guy in this episode,
rather than a villain.

3.xx [SOL-12] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Neil McCallum
THE LAW AND THE LAWLESS
© 1957
Copyright Year on Film
29Nov57 [us] NBC Friday 7:30pm (original network airdate)

7May59 [uk] Granada, Thur
24Aug59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
1Feb60 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Amy Dalby .............. Mrs. White
Alan Robinson .......... Clerk
Viola Keats ............ Betty
Robert Ayres ........... O'Brian
Pat English ............ Doris Sands
Hal Osmond ............. Benny
Sandra Dorne ........... Jean White
Neil Hallet ............ Mr. Arthur
Nora Gordon ............ Housekeeper
Denis Shaw ............. C.I.D. Officer
Synopsis (UK):
Actress Jean White is missing and her mother is worried as her
mail is returned unopened, but she is still sending her money.
Synopsis (US):
A small-town girl moves to London. After hearing from her regularly for a
few months, her mother stops receiving letters. She calls on Insp. Mark
Saber to investigate.


3.xx [SOL-13] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
HIDDEN MONEY
13May59 [uk] Granada, Wed
31Aug59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
22Feb60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
John Stuart ............ Inspector
Gordon Baber ........... Bowman
Michael Kelly .......... Benton
Olive Sloane ........... Miss Macafee
Noel Dyson ............. Mrs. Mayes
Diane Chesney .......... Mrs. Bowman
Mark Baker ............. Todd
Mrs. Benton has been murdered and her son is sole beneficiary
and he is number one suspect.

3.xx [SOL-14] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
FAST CARS AND GIRLS
14May59 [uk] Granada, Thur
7Sep59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
29Feb60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
16Jun60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Ernest Morris
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
John Loder ............. Colonel March
Gerald Blake ........... Butler
Jack Melford ........... Professor
Beth Rogan ............. Patricia
Adrienne Corri ......... Marsha
Iris Vandeleur ......... Landlady
Jill Melford ........... Salesgirl
John Merivale .......... Tim Mills
Colonel March concerned about the disappearance of his aging
crony, Major Bland, calls in Inspector Mark Saber to investigate
the matter, but when Saber attempts to contact Major Bland's
neice, Marsha, for possible clues she cannot be located. It
is then that Saber's investigations reveal some startling
facts about the Major's friends

3.xx [SOL-15] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
SABER'S BOW AND ARROW
21May59 [uk] Granada, Thur
23Sep59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
no airdate for A-R London
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Vincent Holmann ......... Gergson
Ann Stephens ............ Linda
Michael Bryant .......... Frank
John Stuart ............. Innkeeper
Denis Shaw .............. Tom
Geoffrey Hibbert ........ Freddy
A wealthy man asks Mark Saber to find his eloping daughter,
but she has been kinapped.

3.xx [SOL-16] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
MAN ABOUT TO DIE
27May59 [uk] Granada, Wed
30Sep59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
no airdate for A-R London
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Gordon Tanner ........... Mace
Richard Shaw ............ Tanner
Kay Callard ............. Audrey
John McClaren ........... Barnie
Mark Singleton .......... Announcer
Ryck Rydon .............. Director (character)
Juno .................... Dog
A Sperman hero of a TV Sci-Fi children's programme
is threatened.

3.xx [SOL-17] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
SABER AT SEA (NOT listed in drama guide)(season 1957-58)
© 1958 Copyright Year on Film
28May59 [uk] Granada, Thur
14Jan60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thurs 10.45pm
no airdate for ATV Midlands
21Mar60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Ann Stephens ......... Julie
Robert Arden ......... Vance
Geoffrey Denton ...... Captain
Robert Dorning ....... Forbes
Julie recovering from a nervous breakdown, takes a sea cruise
- but something happens to bring back her mental anguish,
when she finds a corpse in the stateroom. Then when Mark
Saber is called in to shed light on the mysterious body, Julie
gets annoyed and starts an investigation on her own.

3.xx [SOL-18] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum/ Colin Tapley
CHEATING CHEATERS
(Delayed 17Feb58 broadcast on WHDH-5, Boston, Mass., Monday at 10:30pm)
3Jun59 [uk] Granada, Wed
21Jan60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
3Feb60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
28Mar60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by John Roeburt
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Robert Raikes .......... Seton
Bernard Bresslaw ....... Polonius
Denis Shaw ............. Shavitz
Neil Hallett ........... Danbury
Ian Fleming ............ Uncle Stephen
Synopsis (UK):
John Seaton, assisted by Polonius and Oscar Shavitz, attempts
to pass himself off as the heir to a vast fortune. The only
living relative, Uncle Stephen is blind. But Danbury, the
family solicitor is suspicious and calls in Mark Saber.
Synopsis (US): John Seaton and two confidence men attempt to con a well-known
blind philanthropist.
(Delayed 17Feb58 broadcast on WHDH-5, Boston, Mass., Monday at 10:30pm)

3.xx [SOL-19] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
(according to DW this is part of the NMc series
although Neil did NOT appear in this episode)
6 MONTHS TO TALK
4Jun59 [uk] Granada, Thur
21Oct59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
28Jan60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
4Apr60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
[Neil McCallum as Pete Paulson (recurring) DOES NOT APPEAR]
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Geoffrey Hibbert ....... John Bayes
Edwin Richfield ........ Blair
Howard Lang ............ Marshall
Leslie Henson .......... Police Sgt.
Frank Forsythe ......... Doctor
Leigh Madison .......... Marsha
Kay Callard ............ Diane
Mark Saber is called in to solve a six-month old murder to
room mate of eccentric liar John Bayes.
Note:
Neil McCallum was replaced temporarily in this episode - possibly he was ill.
His place as Saber's assistant was played by an UNCREDITED actor - possibly
Howard Pays.


3.xx [SOL-20] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
4 AGAINST 3
10Jun59 [uk] Granada, Wed
11Nov59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
18Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
25Apr60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Robert Raglan .......... Dr. Stone
Patricia Driscoll ...... Miss Grey
Stella Bonheur ......... Mrs. Thompson
Kay Callard ............ Anna
Leonard Sharp .......... Redell
Stuart Saunders ........ Manager
Arnold Bell ............ Dr. Holliday
Synopsis (UK):
How did a fire start in a locked hospital storeroom when only
three trusted staff had a key. Does one of them have a grudge
against the hospital.
Synopsis (US):
Saber is looking for an arsonist who set fire to a large hospital.
Cast: Donald Gray (as Saber)
(Aired 19Feb61 on WCOV-20, Montgomery, Ala., Sunday at 1:00pm)(Uncovered)

3.xx [SOL-21] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
THE MAID WAS CURIOUS
circa Mar58 [us] NBC
(Delayed 10Mar58 broadcast on WHDH-5, Boston, Mass., Monday at 10:30pm)
11Jun59 [uk] Granada, Thur
9Dec59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
11Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur 10:50 pm
18Apr60 [uk] A-R London, Wed
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley .......... Inspector. Parker (recurring)
Jan Holden ............ Maid
Ken Edwards ........... Director (character)
Victor Lucas .......... Mr. Thomas
Robert Dorning ........ Watkins
Michael Kelly ......... Tobin
Magda Miller .......... Millie
Elizabeth Wallace ..... Alice
Hal Osmond ............ Jones
Stuart Saunders ....... Chef
( Perlita Neilson ?????????????)
Synopsis (UK):
When a maid in a fashionable hotel discovers a body, the manager
calls in Mark Saber. There are only 2 clues for Saber to work
on - a scrap of paper found in a trunk, and the fact that the
maid saw two men carry the trunk into a room taken by a certain
"George Peters".
Synopsis (US): A maid in a fashionable suburban London hotel finds a corpse in a
trunk in one of the rooms.
(Delayed 10Mar58 broadcast on WHDH-5, Boston, Mass., Monday at 10:30pm)

3.xx [SOL-22] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
THE CASE OF MR. SHORE
17Jun59 [uk] Granada, Wed
28Oct59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
4Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
11Apr60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley .......... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Peter Reynolds ........ Mr. Shore
Martin Boddey ......... Barman
Peter Elliott ......... Customer
Brian Weske ........... Tout
Alastair Hunter ....... Railway Inspector
Ian Fleming ........... Doctor
A distraught fahter must keep his son's kidnapper on the phone
so Mark Saber can trace the call. Can he do so without
arousing the crooks suspicion.

3.xx [SOL-23] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
CODE TO MURDER
18Jun59 [uk] Granada, Thur
20Jan60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
25Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
2May60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley .......... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Leslie Kyle ........... Carlton Blake
John Harvey ........... Frank Blake
Peter Elliot .......... Gilbey
John Stuart ........... Doctor (recurring)
Robert Dorning ........ Crowley
Why was the son of Carlton Blake murdered. Carlton is
paralysed by a stroke and he is the only witness. Did the
killers mistake him for his father, or was he killed because
he was in debt?

3.xx [SOL-24] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
CALLING CHARLIE - EMERGENCY
24Jun59 [uk] Granada, Thur
23Dec59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
3Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
9May60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Bill Nagy .............. Jack
Peter Bathhurst ........ Merrill
Dorothy Gordon ......... Gloria
Denis Shaw ............. Bud
Mr. X has lost his memory. All he can say is that he has planted
a bomb that is due to go off at 2 O'Clock, giving Mark Saber
two hours to find it.

3.xx [SOL-25] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
THE VISITOR
25Jun59 [uk] Granada, Thur
17Feb60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
11Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Fri
16May60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by James Eastwood
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
John Loder ............. Monsieur Rivier
Mila Parely ............ Mme. Rivier
Wendy Hutchinson ....... Maureen
Shirley Lawrence ....... Sheila
Mark Saber faces one of his most difficult cases of his
career when he tries to discover the murderer of Maureen, a
young girl who was killed as she was telephoning him for help.
Mark traces the call to the girl's flat and a case of murder.

3.xx [SOL-26] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Neil McCallum
(according to DW - Neil McCallum NOT Gordon Tanner
STRONG MAN OUT
23Oct59 [uk] Granada, Fri
7Mar60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
30Mar60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
Written by Stanley Miller
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Neil McCallum .......... Pete Paulson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Sandra Dorne ........... Rita
John McLaren ........... Peter Bond
Mark Saber is called in by a large manufacturing firm whose
payroll has just been stolen. At the scene of the crime he
uncovers the only clue - a sack of newpapers with an item torn
from one.

##########################
THE
 Gordon Tanner  EPISODES (early 1958)
##########################


Gordon Tanner takes over as Mark Saber's new assistant Larry Nelson
(13 episodes) replacing Neil McCallum who had played Saber's
assistant Pete Paulson (in the first 26 episodes of the season -except 1)

3.xx [SOL-27] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
POWER OF SUGGESTION
( NOT Neil McCallum )
Tyne- Tees has Gordon Tanner
20May59 [uk] Granada
16Sep59 [uk] ATV Midlands Wed
23Jun60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, 10:49 Thursday pm [GT]
14Nov60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard (NOT Brian Clemens)
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast: (verified on film)
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Neil Hallett ........... John Bellville
John Stone ............. Harrison Kane
Frank Henderson ........ Dr. Bruce
The case against Harrison Kane for the murder of Kitty Bellville
and the attempted murder of her husband looks pretty conclusive
until Mark Saber appears on the scene. Mark Saber is called in
by John Belville.

3.xx [SOL-28] Saber of London: Donald Gray/
(Neil McCallum - according to US "TV Guide")
(Gordon Tanner - according to UK Tyne-Tees "The Viewer")
THE MAN WHO WAS TWICE
11Apr59 NBC re-run, Saturday 12:30pm Eastern (Detective's Diary)
15Jan60 [uk] Granada, Fri
7Apr60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thursday 10:42 pm
4May60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
6Jun60 [uk] A-R London, Mon (check)
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Robert Raikes .......... Wells
Ian Fleming ............ Mr. Rodney
Pat English ............ Airport Receptionist
Diana Chesney .......... Evelyn Hayward
Bob Simmons ............ Brading
Tony Thornton .......... Air Officer
Vernon Smythe .......... Hotel Receptionist
Hedger Wallace ......... Security Officer
Synopsis (UK):
Wells, a young man accused of embezzlement, decides to make a
run for it - under the name of a person he knows to be dead. But
impersonation can be dangerous as he discovers.
Synopsis (US):
Peter Wells is accused by his employer of embezzling funds.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 11Apr59, Saturday at 12:30pm Eastern)

3.xx [SOL-29] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner
DEAD MAN'S HANDS
18Apr59 NBC re-run Saturday 12:30pm Eastern (Detective’s Diary)
16Oct59 [uk] Granada, Fri
16Mar60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
7Nov60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Stanley Miller
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Jack Melford ............ Dr. Turner
John Stuart ............. Dr. Curtis
Jill Melford ............ Helen
Mary Jones .............. Mrs. Penny
Synopsis #1:
Mrs. Penny asks Mark Saber to find out why her dead husband is
being blamed by the police for a set of burglaries.
Synopsis #2:
Police have found that fingerprints in certain burglarized houses
match those of a man who has been dead for years. (US TV Guide)
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 18Apr59, Saturday 12:30pm Eastern)

 [--] Saber of London: (unknown episode)
Synopsis : ( possibly #73, or #77 or #29)
Bob Page, while he is investigating a robbery is kidnapped by a crook. He intends
to murder Bob and use his fingerprints for further crimes. Only Mark Saber can
save him.

3.xx [SOL-30] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner
DIAMOND FOLLIES
30Oct59 [uk] Granada, Fri
13Apr60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
22Aug60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Charles Ross ........... Tom Weeks
Derek Blomfield ........ Bancroft
Jan Holden ............. Jean Lansing
Geoffrey Hibbert ....... Andrews
When a girl wearing a priceless jewel in a cheap brooch is
killed in a road accident, her sister Jean Lansing asks Mark
Saber to investigate and clear the dead girl's name of any
crime. On taking the case Saber uncovers a smuggling racket.

3.xx [SOL-31] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
A DIPLOMATIC AFFAIR
6Nov59 [uk] Granada, Fri
27Apr60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
19May60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
29Aug60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Ellen Blueth ........... Petra Tomilkin
John Le Mesurier ....... Franz
Phillip Saville ........ Major Virnoff
Guy Deghy .............. Yarkhov
Denis Shaw ............. Captain
John G. Heller ......... Clerk
Jan Conrad ............. Cook
Petra Tomilkin is convinced that her father Franz led an
uprising is being held against his will in their country's
embassy. Scotland Yard will not enter diplomatic territory
but Mark Saber is not bound by such restrictions.

3.xx [SOL-32] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
BLACK PAWN, WHITE PAWN
13Nov59 [uk] Granada, Fri
11May60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
5Sep60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Basil Dignam ........... Frank Chester
Denis Shaw ............. Ben Greer (Bank Robber)
Frank Forsyth .......... Webster
Gordon Phillott ........ Roberts
Howard Lang ............ PC Price
Robert Raglan .......... Mr. Keats
John Brooking .......... Mr. Davies
Honor Shepherd ......... Norma
When Ben Greer is released from prison he finds his old
partner-in-crime Frank Chester living the life of a country
gentleman. Ben blackmails Frank who kills him. Unknown to
Frank, Mark Saber has been hired by an insurance company
to recover the money.

3.xx [SOL-33] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
LILLIES FOR LUCAS
20Nov59 [uk] Granada, Fri
28Apr60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
25May60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
no airdate for A-R London
Written by Albert Miller
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Michael Ripper ......... Kurtz
Tony Quinn ............. Austin
Garry Thorne ........... Frankie
Judy Bruce ............. Florist
Synopsis #1:
Saber and his assistant Larry Nelson follow two ex-convicts
who they suspect are out to revenge themselves on the informer
whose evidence was responsible for putting them behind bars.
Synopsis #2:
The memory of a scene in a courtroom corridor and knowledge
of how a man spent his time in jail leads Mark Saber to the
solution of a murder.

3.xx [SOL-34] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
THE WHITE CANE
27Nov59 [uk] Granada, Fri
23Mar60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
23May60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Edwin Richfield ........ Crane
Hal Osmond ............. Tippy
Geoffrey Hibbert ....... Tom
Jennifer Jayne ......... Mary Dale
Diana Chesney .......... Mary Jane
Mary Dale believes that her father, a blind beggar, was
deliberately pushed under the taxi which killed him. When
Mark Saber investigates, he finds that all the evidence
points to an accident. But one question remains unanswered.
Why was the white cane, which the blind man always carried,
never found?

3.xx [SOL-35] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner
BEYOND FEAR
4Dec59 [uk] Granada, Fri
6Apr60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
26May60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
21Nov60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by George St. George
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Edwin Richfield ........ Hawkins
Jennifer Jayne ......... Ann Somers
Frank Henderson ........ Banker
John Stuart ............ Dr. Gordon
Arnold Bell ............ Ellis
Synopsis:
Some years ago Mark Saber was instrumental in putting Hawkins
behind bars. It is now time for his release and he has been
told by a doctor that he has only a very brief time to live
before he dies of an incurable disease. Determined to be
revenged on Mark Saber, Jenkins embarks on a crime spree feeling
he has nothing to lose. But fate plays a dirty trick on him.

3.xx [SOL-36] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
DON'T LOSE YOUR SHIRT
11Dec59 [uk] Granada, Fri
9Mar60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
28Nov60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Patrick Holt ........... Tim Shute
Ann Doran .............. Angela
Hal Osmond ............. Herbert
Michael Ripper ......... Jules
Catherine Finn ......... Mrs.Emory
Ken Edwards ............ Old Man Emory
Ann Lynn ............... Beverly
Jack Melford ........... Paul Emory
Ian Wilson ............. John
Norah Gordon ........... Mrs. Peters
Tim Shute is a worried man. A friend of his has been found
murdered in Tim's flat and Tim is the number one suspect.
Mark Saber gets to work on the case and and finds that his
first clue is a laundry mark on a shirt left at the scene of
the crime.

3.xx [SOL-37] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
WEAKNESS DOESN'T PAY
29Jun59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
18Dec59 [uk] Granada, Fri
17Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
30May60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
John Longden ........... Burton Pool
Peter Bathurst ......... Dr. Green
Carol Marsh ............ Anita
Joy Webster ............ Lucille
Burton Pool's wife is gravely ill and has said she will kill
herself. Mark Saber finds her dead and only he thinks it is
murder.

3.xx [SOL-38] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
FIELD GOAL
31Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees
1Jun60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
20Jun60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
no airdate for Granada
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Marion Matbie .......... Mrs. Radford
Carol Austin ........... Ellen
John Gabriel ........... Vittorio
Hal Osmond ............. Porter
Adrian Cairns .......... Carter
Synopsis (UK)
Mark Saber and Larry Nelson are asked to solve the murder of
Mrs. Radford's husband.
Synopsis (US)
Vittorio Russo, a hairdresser, helps a woman plan the murder of the wealthy
husband in order to collect the insurance money.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 4Apr59, Saturday at 12:30pm Eastern)

3.xx [SOL-39] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Gordon Tanner/ Colin Tapley
THE CORPSE THAT CRIED MURDER
Film no. 39
(on leader)
6Jul59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Mon
29Jan60 [uk] Granada, Fri
24Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur
13Jun60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Gordon Tanner .......... Larry Nelson (recurring)
Robert Raikes .......... Hart
Geoffrey Hibbert ....... Pogo
Patricia English ....... Jean Pickard
Jan Holden ............. Amy Pickard
Denis Quilley .......... Bluey
Denis Shaw ............. Topwell
John Witty ............. Dr. Evans
Adrian Cairns .......... Tom Harrow
Mark Singleton ......... Clerk
Alastair Hunter ........ Porter
Mark Saber is atacked by two thugs and is warned to "lay off
the Pickard case." But he is baffled as he knows no-one of
that name. Then a girl is found murdered, and when Saber is
called in to investigate, he learns that her name is Pickard!

Saber of London
########### US season 4 1958-59 ##############
##############################################
NBC New York, Sundays 7:00 pm
October 1958-May1959
(38 new episodes)
(only 26 shown in New York)
Starring Donald Gray as Mark Saber
Co-Starring
Robert Arden
as Bob Page  (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley as  Inspector Parker (recurring)

4.xx [SOL-40] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden
CURSE OF DEATH
30Aug60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue (shown in Midlands before London)
10Jul61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
3Jul69 [uk] Granada, Thur
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Howard Pays ........... Brody
Robert Raikes ......... Martyn
Paddy Webster ......... Peggy
Frank Singeneau ....... Marchant
Chief M. Alley ........ Magobo
Joseph Layod .......... Gun Boy
Brody and Martyn are on safari and kill a sacred buffalo. A
Witch Doctor puts a curse on them. Brody is convinced that the
curse is working on and goes to Mark Saber for help.

4.xx [SOL-41] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
THE KILLER AND THE KID
19Oct58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

5Oct60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
14Aug61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
11Oct62 [uk] Tyne-Tees
31Aug64 [uk] Granada, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Harry Fowler .......... Masters
Richard Williams ...... Bobby
Patrick Holt .......... Barney
John Stuart ........... Inspector Forbes
Cathleen St. John ..... Mrs. Barlow
A murderer escapes from the police and hides on a barge,
where young Tommy is playing at pirates. He persuades the
child to help him with clothes, a file and some food. But
when Tommy's father Barney. discovers that things are missing
he calls in his friend, Mark Saber.
(Child's character name - Tommy or Bobby??)

4.xx [SOL-42] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
PAID OFF
Film no. 42
(on leader)
26Oct58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

19Jul60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue (shown in Midlands before London)
12Dec60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
20Jul64 [uk] Granada, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Jaques Cey ............. Pierre
Michael Ripper ......... Freddy
Michael Peake .......... Carter
Robert Raikes .......... George Royston
Patricia Driscoll ...... Peggy Royston
Hal Osmond ............. Mather
John Brooking .......... King
As Pierre arrives at Victoria Station he is stabbed and
robbed of diamonds. He struggles to the home of George Royston
and dies. Royston swears to Mark Saber he knows nothing, but
the police think they have their murderer.

4.xx [SOL-43] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden
TRAP FOR MURDER
© 1958 Copyright year on Film
2Nov58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

23Aug60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue
3Jul61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
27Jul64 [uk] Granada, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Dorothy Gordon ........ Dorothy
Robert Dorning ........ Bailey
Michael Peake ......... Burnaby
Brian Weske ........... Flannagan
Mark Saber is asked by the daighter of a murdered blind begger
to find his killer, but it is not an easy case to solve.

4.xx [SOL-44] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
A NIGHT ON THE TOWN
9Nov58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

9Aug60 [uk] ATV Midlands Tue (shown in Midlands before London)
9May61 [uk] A-R London, Tue 11:35 pm
28May69 [uk] Granada, Wed

Written by Gilbert Winfield
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Sandra Dorne ........... Suzy
Patrick Holt ........... Max
Mark Singleton ......... Carson
Edwin Richfield ........ Jimmy
Ian Wilson ............. Porter
Olive Kirby ............ Maid
Carl Duering ........... Cesare
Paddy Webster .......... Girl Friend
A cabaret artist from the Continent - a friend of Mark Saber's
assistant - is knocked unconscious in the room of her London
hotel. Mark Saber and Bob Page find themselves with a puzzling
case.

4.xx [SOL-45] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
BACKGROUND FOR MURDER
Film no. 45
(on leader)
16Nov58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

29Mar61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
24Jul61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
4Jul69 [uk] Granada, Fri

Written by NOT KNOWN
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Howard Pays ............ Bob Perry
Jan Miller ............. Julia
Selma Vaz Deaz ......... Mrs. Feast
Claude Bonser .......... Hawkins
John Brooking .......... Howard
Olive Kirby ............ Betty
John Stuart ............ Dr.Westcott
Howard Lang ............ Policeman
Julia asks Mark Saber to prove her fiance, Bob Perry is
innocent of the murder of her uncle.

4.xx [SOL-46] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
WHERE THERE'S A WILL
Film no. 46
(on leader)
23Nov58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

26Jul60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue (shown in Midlands before London)
19Dec60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
30Apr69 [uk] Granada, Wed

Written by NOT KNOWN
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Ellen Pollock .......... Celia
Peter Reynolds ......... Peter
Ian Whittaker .......... Lionel
Tottie Trueman-Taylor .. Mrs. Kraft
Frank Forsythe ......... Surgeon
Mrs. Kraft is in her garden when she finds a dead body. She
phones Mark Saber, but when he arrives on the scene, there
is no sign of a dead body.

4.xx [SOL-47] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
A TOAST TO DEATH
30Nov58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

12Jul60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue (shown in Midlands before London)
5Dec60 [uk] A-R London, Mon
29Jan62 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Mon 11:07 pm
13Jul64 [uk] Granada, Mon

Written by George St George
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Kay Callard ........... Sylvia
Phillip Saville ....... (Count)Dariani (NOT Darium)
Noel Dyson ............ Princess Dariani (NOT Darium)
Sylvia suspects that her mother's second husband, Count Dariam,
is up to no good. She Calls in Mark Saber, who solves the
mystery with a bottle of champagne.

4.xx [SOL-48] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
IT WAKES AT NIGHT
aka_ "It Walks at Night" (drama guide)

7Dec58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)
2Nov60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
11Sep61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
no airdate for Granada

Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Ian Fleming ............ Winters
Francis Mathews ........ Jayo (or Jaya?)
Sylvia Francis ......... Toni
Raymond Young .......... John Alan
Jack Melford ........... Oscar
Winters is scared out of his wits by an aparition he keeps
seeing. He thinks it is a sign of a curse put on him in India.
He tells his manservant Jaya to go to see Mark Saber.

[---] 14Dec58 pre-empted on NBC New York City

4.xx [SOL-49] Saber of London: Donald Gray, Robert Arden
THE LADY DOESN'T SCARE
21Dec58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

5Apr61 [uk] ATV Midlands Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
31Jul61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
10Aug64 [uk] Granada, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Guest Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Honor Blackman ......... Sally Evans
Denis Shaw ............. Tom Gantry
John Martin ............ Bill Tower
Brian Hames ............ Ben
Hal Osmond ............. Freddie
Julian Orchard ......... Hotel Receptionist
Rolf Harris ............ Airport Clerk
A young man asks Mark Saber and Bob Page to give a package to
an attractive named Sally. Soon afterwards the young man is
shot, and Saber and Bob are aided by Sally in tracking down
the assailant.

4.xx [SOL-50] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden/Colin Tapley
UNCLE WILLIAM
Film no. 50
(on leader)
28Dec58 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

14Dec60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
30Oct61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
1Jun64 [uk] Granada, Mon

Written by Patricia Hill
Directed by Max Varnel
Guest Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)(verified)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Jack Melford ........... Uncle William
Robert Ayres ........... Joe Kelly
Sylvia Francis ......... Kathleen
Synopsis (UK):
Joe Kelly, an American, comes to London to find out why Jane,
his fiancee, killed herself. Joe isn't really sure it was
suicide, and after speaking to Jane's sister Kathleen and her
Uncle William, he calls on Mark Saber.
Synopsis (US):
Joe Kelly, an American, comes to London to find out why Jane, his
fiancee, killed herself. Joe isn't really sure it was suicide, and after
speaking to Jane's sister and uncle, he calls on Mark Saber.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 20Aug60, Saturday at 3:30pm Pacific)
Regular cast: Donald Gray, Robert Arden
======================================

4.xx [SOL-51] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
THE BLACK WIDOW
12Apr61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
7Aug61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
no airdate for Granada
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
John McClaren ......... Henry
Geoffrey Hibbert ...... Freddy
Robert Raglan ......... Dr. Krile
Diana Chesney ......... Janet
Adrian Cains .......... Phillips
John Martin ........... Tasker
Stella Bonheur ........ Governess
Dr. Friend asks Mark Saber to help with a patient who has
lost his memory. The only thing he remembers is putting a
Black Widow spider in Henry's case. Who is Henry?

4.xx [SOL-52] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
HOUR OF RECKONING
12Oct60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
21Aug61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
no airdate for Granada
Written by John Roeburt (verified)
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Jean Aubrey ........... Nancy
Denis Shaw ............ Kasley
Brian Nissan .......... Frank
Ryck Rydon ............ Keska
Synopsis (UK):
Frank gambles on a girl but though winning her he loses gamble
putting her life in danger. Mark Saber is pressed for time
to save her.
Synopsis (US):
Frank goes in for some heavy gambling to impress Nancy whom he
thinks is rich. After he loses all his money a man named Kaslo offers him a
proposition: He'll lend him some money in return for half of Nancy's
fortune.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 3Sep60, Saturday at 5:00pm Eastern)
Regular cast: Donald Gray, Robert Arden

========================================================
4.xx [SOL-53] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
DOUBLE TAKE
5Apr59 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

(Delayed 12Apr59 broadcast, WIIC-11, Pittsburgh, PA, Sunday at 4:30pm
26Apr61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
28Aug61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
17Aug64 [uk] Granada

Written by Stanley Miller
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Robert Dorning ........ Jack Lewis
Gene Anderson ......... Gina
Peter Elliott ......... Minoli
Robert Raglan ......... Governor
Walter Horsbrugh ...... Judge
Synopsis (UK):
Jack Lewis is threatened by Minoli who he gives evidence
against. Minoli swears he will get even and Lewis seeks Mark
Saber's help.
Synopsis (US)
A man is threatened by a gangster.

4.xx [SOL-54] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
COOKED-UP MURDER
12Apr59 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)
6Sep60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue
17Jul61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
3Aug69 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by NOT KNOWN
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page, Saber's assistant
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Andreas Malanrinos ..... Georgio
Carl Duering ........... Augusto
Dereck Blomfield ....... Jean Paul
Shirley Dehne .......... Jackie
Anne Gherber ........... Nichole
Synopsis (UK):
During a meal at Georgio's, Bob Page sees a girl put something
in a man's drink after which he dies. Bob and Mark Saber
investigate.
Synopsis (US):
While Mark Saber and Bob Page are eating in a restaurant, Bob
notices a girl at another table slip something into her escort’s
drink. (US TV Guide)
(Delayed local broadcast 20Apr59, WSB-2 Atlanta, Georgia, Monday 10:30pm)

4.xx [SOL-55] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
DARK MOMENTS
19Apr59 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

4Jan61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
27Nov61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
16Apr69 [uk] Granada, Mon

Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Arnold Bell ............ Mr. Keel
Peter Elliot ........... Dr. Kittaway
Marion Mathie .......... Roberta Keel
Hugh Cross ............. Dr. Welsh
David Lander ........... Pawnbroker
Kathleen St. John ...... Landlady
Mr. Keel asks Mark Saber for help when his wife threatens to
kill him. When Mark goes to see her she has disappeared.
He discovers that she recently had a nervous breakdown.

4.xx [SOL-56] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
PLATINUM MURDER
Film no. 56 (on leader)
16Nov60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
2Oct61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
29Apr64 [uk] Granada, Wed
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
John Longden ........... Standish
Kenneth Edwards ........ Dumphy
Anna Gerber ............ Marion
Gerard Green ........... Mr. King
Howard Lang ............ Mr. Peters
Michael Kent ........... Mr. Archer
David Graham ........... Bond
Gordon Needham ......... Brown
Dumphy, a guard suprises an intruder and kills him. The police
suspect he is involved in something shady. The boss calls in
Mark Saber.

4.xx [SOL-57] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
SILENT ACCUSATION
3May59 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)
(end of present NYC run)
8Feb61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
1Jan62 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by Stanley Miller
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Regular Support Cast:
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
John Stuart ............ Inspector
Neil Hallett ........... Tom Brent
Honor Shepherd ......... Lillian Brent
Robert Raikes .......... Winchell
Kathleen St. John ...... Aunt
Dermot Macdowell ....... Mr. Beale
Norah Gordon ........... Mrs. Beale
Lorna Henderson ........ Pat
Whilst working on a case of an old lady murdered, Mark Saber
finds a clue that breaks the alibi of the main suspect.

4.xx [SOL-58] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
UNDER SUSPICION
26Oct60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
4Sep61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
no airdate for Granada
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Kenneth Edwards ........ Fred Redell (verifeid)
Howard Lang ............ Jim (verified)
Carl Conway ............ Switt
Adrian Cairns .......... Chaser
Roberta Huby ........... Mrs. Switt
Dorothy Gordon ......... Marta
Brian Haines ........... Archie
Jan Holden ............. Vickie
Hal Osmond ............. Jalenko
Diana Chesney .......... Barbara
Gerard Green ........... Peter
Tony Doonan ............ Boy
Fred Hedell and his brother Jim are both policemen, but Jim
is suspected of petty theft by Scotland Yard. Fred cannot
believe that a man with such a good record as Jim's could be
guilty of such a thing and he turns to Mark Saber for help.

4.xx [SOL-59] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
DANGEROUS MEETING
9Nov60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
18Sep61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
20Apr64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Kay Callard ............ Tina
Tony Doonan ............ Domino
Mark Singleton ......... Mr. Shaw
Hal Osmond ............. Hotel Clerk
Carl Duering ........... Mario
Jack Melford ........... Nick
Tina an international playgirl books into a hotel under an
assumed name. The manager calls in Mark Saber to find out
what she's up to

4.xx [SOL-60] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden/Colin Tapley
DILEMMA FOR HARRY
3May61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
9Oct61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
13Apr64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
John McLaren ........... Mac
Roberta Huby ........... Mae
Hal Osmond ............. Roberts
Arnold Yarrow .......... Blake
Shirley Cain ........... Carol
Ian Wilson ............. O'Brian
Len Sharpe ............. Taxi Man
Bob Page's life is in danger. Mark Saber works round the
clock to save him.

4.xx [SOL-61] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
OPERATION ARSON
30Nov60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
16Oct61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
no airdate for Granada
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Anthony Wager .......... Chester
Noel Dyson ............. Mr. Walston
Ian Fleming ............ Denning
John Brooking .......... Mr. Shaw
Walter Horsburgh ....... Runyan
Geoffrey Hibbert ....... Rumson
Frank Sieman ........... Meyer
Ann Lynn ............... Meg
Mr. Shaws factory keeps being burnt down. He asks Mark
Saber for help.

4.xx [SOL-62] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
COME OUT FIGHTING
28Dec60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
13Nov61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
11May64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Neil Hallett ........... Johnny
Peter Sinclair ......... Clancy
Hal Osmond ............. Second
Peter Waterman ......... Karimski
Vera Fusek ............ Tina
John Martin ............ Reporter
Michael Kent ........... Neville
Synopsis #1:
When Johnny, a promising young boxer, seems to lose all
interest in his training, Clancy, his trainer, asks Mark
Saber to find out why.
Synopsis #2:
Tina, a young woman has a powerful influence over a boxer
on the eve of his big fight.

4.xx [SOL-63] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden/Colin Tapley
TIME ALIBI FOR MURDER
10May61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
6Nov61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
8Jun64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by John Roeburt
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Phillip Saville ........ Kirk
Jennifer Jayne ......... Kathy
John Stuart ............ Dr. Wells
Susan Lyal Grant ....... Lana
Hal Osmond ............. Father
Mark Saber, investigating the murder of Allison Stephens who
had telephoned to say his life had been threatened, finds one
of his strongest clues to be a scream.

4.xx [SOL-64] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
OUT OF THE PAST
Film no. 64
(on leader)
26Apr59 [us] NBC New York, Sun 7:00 pm (original network airdate)

8Mar61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
29Jan62 [uk] A-R London, Mon

Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Robert Dorning ......... Pete Phillips
Hugh Cross ............. Crowder
Mary Jones ............. Theresa
John Martin ............ Frank
Dorothy Gordon ......... Amy
John Heller ............ Schultz
Norah Gordon ........... Landlady
Ann Lynn ............... Secretary
Jounalist Pete Phillips is visted by a woman who is later
murdered. Pete a friend of Mark Saber's asks him to investigate
and find out why?

4.xx [SOL-65] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden?/ Colin Tapley
INCIDENT IN SOHO (not listed in drama guide)
no airdate for ATV Midlands
20Nov61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
15Jun64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Vanda Godsell .......... Nurse
Jan Miller ............. Lila
Raymond Young .......... Johnny
Sean Lynch ............. Tommy
Arnold Bell ............ Lango
Jennifer Jayne ......... Ann (recurring)
John Martin ............ Sayers
Inspector Parker of Scotland Yard asks old friend Mark Saber
for help when an undercover policeman working on a bootlegging
case in Soho is shot.

4.xx [SOL-66] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden/Colin Tapley
JOCKEY MISSING
22Feb61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
15Jan62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
22Jun64 [uk] Granada, Mon   
Written by Mark Grantham
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Guest Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Denis Shaw ............. Merton
Ann Sears .............. Kate
William Hodge .......... Berkley
Carl Duering ........... Warner
Geoffrey Hibbert ....... Regan
Synopsis #1:
Berkeley and his daughter Kate have a racing stable which is
dogged by bad luck, but one day one of their horses wins.
When, however, a young jockey vanishes without trace Kate
goes to Mark Saber for help.
Synopsis #2:
Merton has a racket to ensure that his rival horses lose and
he will not stop at murder to see his rival's stable closes.

4.xx [SOL-67] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
DEATH HIDES OUT
7Dec60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
no airdate for A-R London
24Aug64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Catherine Page ......... Mrs. Meyers
Neil Hallett ........... Fenning
Diana Dawcett .......... Mrs. Barton
Brian Haines ........... Roy
John Brooking .......... Harvey
A ghost troubles an old lady so Mark Saber stays at her house
to see what is going on.

4.xx [SOL-68] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden/Colin Tapley
SWITCH TO MURDER
15Mar61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
12Feb62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
9Sep64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Stanley Miller
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
George Roderick ........ Carrett
Francis Matthews ....... Miles
John Stuart ............ Henderson
An insurance company asks Mark Saber to help when a Sultan
finds out that a priceless diamond brought to him by Miles
to purchase is a fake.

4.xx [SOL-69] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
SILENCE FOR SALE:
17May61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
5Feb62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
14Sep64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Mark Grantham
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
John Le Mesurier ....... Sir Robert Quinlan
Grace Arnold ........... Lady Quinlan
Paddy Webster .......... Jean
Terence Cooper ......... Jackson
Natalie Kent ........... Miss Doyle
Walter Horsbrugh ....... Store Manager
Donald Hewlett ......... Store Detective
Sir Robert Quinlan's wife is being blacmailed until Mark
Saber is called in.

4.xx [SOL-70] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
ARENA FOR FRAUD
18Jan61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
11Dec61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
18Apr69 [uk] Granada, Fri
Written by Eldon Howard
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Terence Cooper ......... Gibbons
Robert Dorning ......... Hinds
William Hodge .......... Oscar
Len Sharpe ............. Walsh
Jean Anderson .......... Marion
Adrian Cairns .......... Redell
A young boxer wisher to give up the fight game, but vested
interests stand to lose a lot of money.

4.xx [SOL-71] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
1,000 ALIBIS
1Mar61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
22Jan62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
22May69 [uk] Granada, Thur
Written by Mark Grantham
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Elsie Wagstaffe ........ Mrs. Carlise
Stuart Saunders ........ Richard
Eddie Malin ............ Gus
Diana Chesney .......... Miss Smale
Honor Shepherd ......... Laura
Mrs. Carlise has a strange assignment for Mark Saber and Bob
Page to find out why her son is about to be murdererd.

4.xx [SOL-72] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
THE OPPORTUNISTS
15Feb61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
8Jan62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
30May69 [uk] Granada, Fri
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Arnold Bell ............ Frank Wilmot
Grace Arnold ........... Srella Wilmot
Arian Caines ........... Hughes
Tony Doohan ............ Lloyd
Jacqueline Hussey ...... Susy
Wendy Graham ........... Betty
Brian Haines ........... Younger
Mark Saber is asked to help when the lives of two girls
are threatened.

 4.12 [SOL-73] Saber of London: DEATH AT HIS FINGERTIPS
16Aug60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue
no airdate for A-R London
27Jun69 [uk] Granada, Fri
Produced by The Danzigers
Story by Brian Clemens
Directed by Max Varnel
Cast:
Donald Gray ............. Mark Saber
Robert Arden ............ Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ............ Inspector
Francis Matthews ........ Rex
Vera Fusek .............. Jill
Paul Stassino ........... Miller
John Stuart ............. Stage Manager
Howard Pays ............. Tom
Grace Arnold ............ Emma
Mark Singleton .......... Anton
Synopsis 1:
Jill and Rex are happily married and good entertainers with their knife-throwing
act. Their happiness comes to an end, however, when Jill recieves gifts from
an unknown admirer and Rex receives notes and phone calls alleging that Jill
is being unfaithful. When Jill is killed with one of Rex's knives he becomes
the obvious suspect. Angry and worried, Rex consults Mark Saber. [DWMcG]
 
4.xx [SOL-74] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
MURDER FOR REVENGE [RA][CT]
11Jan61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
4Dec61 [uk] AR-London, Mon
15Jul69 [uk] Granada, Tue
Written by Stanley Miller
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Robert Raglan .......... John Adams
Marion Mathis .......... Stella Adams
Robert Raikes .......... Lynch
Elizabeth Fraser ....... Betsy Linton
Noel Dyson ............. Jean
Kathleen St. John ...... Mrs Colby
When John Adams is murdered, there are three suspects-his
jealous crippled wife, his business partner, and his girl
friend, to whom he has left all his money. Saber, by a clever
piece of deduction, discovers the real murderer.

4.xx [SOL-75] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Robert Arden/ Colin Tapley
DEAD BEFORE ARRIVAL
01Feb61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
18Dec61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
16May69 [uk] Granada, Fri
Written by Mark Grantham
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Peter Allenby .......... Rivera
Marianne Benet ......... Mari Carmen
Carl Duering ........... Gujaro
David Graham ........... Clerk
Howard Lang ............ Warehouseman
Anthony Shepherd ....... Warehouseman
Aimey Azulay ........... Spanish Dancer
Wile Maurier ........... Spanish Dancer
Fay Duzzell ............ Spanish Dancer
Paulo Juanis ........... Guitarist
Lionel Azzopardi ....... Flamenco
Mark Saber receives a visit from Marie Carmen, a beautiful
Spanish Dancer, who asks him to locate her boyfriend who has
disappeared in mysterious circumstances.

4.xx [SOL-76] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden?
A DATE WITH TROUBLE
2Aug60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Tue
no airdate for A-R London
23Jul69 [uk] Granada, Wed
Written by NOT KNOWN
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Robert Arden ........... Bob Page (Saber's assistant)
************ No Guest Cast Details/ Synopsis *********

 
4.xx [SOL-77] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Robert Arden
FIRE!
25Jan61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
no airdate for A-R London
08May69 [uk] Granada, Thur
Written by Gilbert Winfield
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............. Mark Saber
Robert Arden ............ Bob Page (recurring)(verified on film)
Mark Singleton .......... Fenner
Virginia Kieley ......... Margot
John Longden ............ Burgess
John Martin ............. Warren (NOT Warden)
Hal Osmond .............. Technician
Alistair Hunter ......... Fire Chief
When the same warehouse is in a fire 3 times in a month
Mark Saber is hired to find out why.

Saber of London
######### U.S. season 5 fall 1959 ############
##############################################
US First-Run Syndication
14 episodes
Starring Donald Gray as Mark Saber
Co-Starring  Jennifer Jayne as Ann Somers (Saber's girlfriend)  (3 episodes)
Garry Thorne as Eddie Wells (Saber's assistant) (9 episodes)
Plus 2 episodes where Mark Saber has no assistant
 Colin Tapley as  Inspector Parker (recurring)

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JENNIFER JAYNE episodes
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5.xx [SOL-86] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Jennifer Jayne/ Colin Tapley
FULL MOON
Film No. ? (on leader)
24May61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
19Feb62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
29Jun64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Story by James Eastwood
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Jennifer Jayne ........ Ann (recurring)(entry episode)
Colin Tapley ......... Inspector (Parker)(recurring)
Anna Walmsley ........ Barbara
Henry Longhurst ...... Spencer
Katherine Paige ...... Mrs. Spencer
Robert Raikes ........ Borden
Olive Kirby .......... 1st. Maid
Jan Holden ........... 2nd. Maid
Olive Sloan .......... Louella
Rolf Harris .......... Harry
Zoreen Ismail ........ Eileen
Frank Forsyth ........ Doctor
Tony Harrison ........ Manager
Hal Osmond ........... Waiter
Synopsis:
A series of brutal murders, the last one a young girl.
Mark Saber investigates ..
Note: Mark's girlfriend Ann asks him:
"What happened to Bob Page?" (Robert Arden)
Mark's reply: "Well he suddenly decided to get married- went to America."
For this reason he asks Ann to help him out.

5.xx [SOL-79] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Jennifer Jayne/ Colin Tapley
THE FLORENTINE MADONNA
26Feb62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
31May61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
25Apr69 [uk] Granada, Fri
Story by Stanley Millar
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Jennifer Jayne ........ Ann (recurring)
Colin Tapley ......... Inspector (Parker)(recurring)
Michael Peake ........ Gerard
Sandra Dorne ......... Tana
Geoffrey Hibbert ..... Peters
Robert Ayres ......... Vanderbrooke
Ursela Camm .......... Mrs. Peters
Peter Bathurst ....... Willis
Mark Saber receives a visit from Mrs. Peters who tells him
her husband has disappeared and pleads with Mark Saber to
investigate.

5.xx [SOL-80] Saber of London:
starring Donald Gray/ Jennifer Jayne/ Colin Tapley
THE LAST CHAPTER 
no airdate for A-R London
7Jun61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
21Sep64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Script: Brian Clemens
Director: Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Jennifer Jayne ....... Ann Somers (recurring)
Colin Tapley ......... Inspector
Neil Hallett ......... Roger Kent
Anna Gerber .......... Jessica
Ann Stephens ......... Betty
Harry Towb ........... Williams
Robert Raikes ........ Tony
Maurice Kaufmann ..... Williams
Synopsis (US) :
A man's plan to remarry are threatened by his jealous ex-wife.
Murder is suggested as a solution.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 4Jun60, Saturday at 6:00pm Eastern)
 

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GARRY THORNE episodes
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5.xx [SOL-81] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Garry Thorne /Colin Tapley
COUSIN FROM MONTREAL
2Aug61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
16Apr62 [uk] A-R London, Mon 11:15 pm
18May64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Story by Mark Grantham
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............. Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ............ Eddie Wells (recurring)
Roy Hines ............... Johnny
John Charlesworth ....... Tommy
Tony Doonan ............. Rick
Kenneth Warren .......... Jumbo
Tom Naylor .............. Frank
Ursula Camm ............. Mrs. Platto
Peter Sinclair .......... Mr. Burns
Sandra Dorne ............ Lottie
Claude Bonser ........... Butler
Denis Shaw .............. Lavell
Mrs. Platto asks Mark Saber to find who murdered her son
Johnny. Saber's assistant Eddie Wells (Garry Thorne) infiltrates
the gang.

5 xx [SOL-82] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Garry Thorne /Colin Tapley (verified on film  D. Moore)
A BOXFUL OF TRAGEDY
no airdate for A-R London
12Jul61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
19Jun69 [uk] Granada, Thur
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ............ Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ........... Eddie Wells (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Ferdy Mayne ........... Spenser
Kenneth Edwards ........ Harold Jason
Arnold Bell............. Venner
Clare Austin............ Julie
Derek Briggs............ Chris Jason
June Shaw............... Maid
Tony Harrison........... Policeman
**************** no synopsis available ****************

5.xx [SOL-83] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Garry Thorne
THE BIG STONE
16Aug61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
19Mar61 [uk] A-R London, Mon
6Jul64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Kate Barley and James Eastwood
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ......... Eddie Wells (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
John Longden ........... Ross
Dennis Quilley ......... Ralph
Diana Chesney .......... Jessica
Gerard Green ........... French
Ann Lynn ............... Carlotta
John Blythe ............ Willis
Vernon Smythe .......... Waiter
Jessica, a private secretary is robbed of a diamond. Her boss
Mr. Ross hires Mark Saber to find it.

5.xx [SOL-84] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Garry Thorne /Colin Tapley
BROKEN JOURNEY
14Jun61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
5Mar62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
25Jun64 [uk] Granada, Wed
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ......... Eddie Wells (recurring)
Colin Tapley ........... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Denis Shaw ............. Chalky
Maurice Kingham ........ Johnny
Dereck Prentice ........ Mr. Finch
Sally Lambert .......... Waitress
Richard Shaw ........... Sefton
Paddy Webster .......... Stella
A robbery is planned and duly executed, but a victim dies.
They hide the body but the victim's daughter hire's Mark
Saber to find him.

5.xx [SOL-85] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Garry Thorne /Colin Tapley
MURDER WITH MAKE-UP
21Jun61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
12Mar62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
28Sep64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ......... Eddie Wells (recurring)
Colin Tapley .......... Inspector Parker (recurring)
John Gabriel .......... Carl
Peter Collinghwood .... Fenn
Donald Hwelett ........ Mitchell
Walter Horsburgh ...... Surgeon
Frank Forsyth ......... Scientist
Brian Nissan .......... Jim Dane
Norman Mitchell ....... Jordan
Hal Osmond ............ Porter
UK synopsis:
Mark Saber investigates the death of a woman after an
apparent suicide. Mark tries to prove otherwise.
US Synopsis:
A woman dies and the police call it suicide. But a look at her
face convinces Saber that he should investigate more thoroughly.
(NBC "Detective's Diary" re-run 22Oct60, Saturday at 12:30pm Eastern)

5.xx [SOL-86] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Garry Thorne
ORDEAL OF FEAR
28Jun61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
26Mar62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
21Jul64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by James Eastwood
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ......... Eddie Wells (recurring)
John Gabriel ......... Sir Charles
Honor Shepherd ....... Lady Anita
Adrian Cairns ........ Merton
Gordon Phillott .... Thompson
Concepta Fennel ...... Vera
Ian Whittaker ........ Alfred
Ewan Macduff ......... Pathologist
When Sir Charles is found dead the family doctor sends for Mark
Saber to investigate as he is not satisfied about the cause
of death.

5.xx [SOL-87] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Garry Thorne
SCREAM IN THE NIGHT
Film no. 87 (on leader)
9Aug61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
23Apr62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
10Dec69 [uk] Granada, Wed
Written by George St. George
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ......... Eddie Wells (recurring)
John Stuart .......... Pelham
Robert Raikes ........ Rye
Jan Holden ........... Helen
Wendy Williams ...... Susan
Betty Shale .......... Mrs. Pelham
Anton Rodgers ........ Tony
John Baker ........... 1st. Fireman
Hal Osmond ........... Watchman
Walter Horsburgh ..... Swartworth
Howard Lang .......... 1st Detective
Hugh Cross ........... 2nd Detective
Ian Fleming .......... President
Jack Melford ......... Henry
Swartworth, a family solicitor tells Mark Saber that there
was a suicide clause in the insurance policy, and no one
will get a penny. Can Mark Saber uncover the facts of
the case

5.xx [SOL-88] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ Garry Thorne/ Colin Tapley
KILL AND RUN
Film no. 88 (on leader)
5Jul61 [uk] ATV Midlands Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
5Nov62 [uk] A-R London, Mon 10:40 pm
5Oct64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Story by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ......... Eddie Wells (recurring)
Colin Tapley ......... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Brian Nissen ......... Bob Lang
Concepta Fennell ..... Irene Saunders
John Brooking ........ Mr. Saunders
Ann Stephens ......... Mary
William Hodge ........ Tidmarsh
Robert Bruce ......... Withers
John Fabian ......... Tony Bassett
When Irene Saunders' husband is killed by a hit-and-run driver,
there is an obvious suspect - too obvious for Mark Saber.

5.xx [SOL-89] Saber of London: Donald Gray/Garry Thorne
DAMAGES
23Aug61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed (shown in Midlands before London)
2Apr62 [uk] A-R London, Thur
10Apr69 [uk] Granada, Thur
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne ......... Eddie Wells (recurring)
Jack Melford ........ Sam Hawtrey
Arnold Bell ......... Robinson
Robert Dorning ...... Frasier
Jennifer West ....... Julie
Sam Hawtrey falls down some steps and loses the feelings in
his legs. He is adament that he is entitled to some compensation.
Mark Saber is hired by the Insurance Company to investigate.

5.xx [SOL-90] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ No Assistant
LOST AND FOUND
26Jul61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
30Apr62 [uk] A-R London, Mon
6Dec62 [uk] Tyne-Tees
25May64 [uk] Granada, Mon
Written by Gilbert Winfield
Directed by Godfrey
Cast:
Donald Gray .......... Mark Saber
Colin Tapley ......... Inspector Parker (recurring)
Jane Jordan-Rogers ..... Kim
Mark Singleton ......... Bill
Emrys Leyshon .......... Eric
Howard Lang ............ Mansfield
Julian Orchard ......... Clerk
Kim arrives in England from America to start a new job with
a famous lecturer. But upon arrival at his house, she finds
the door open - and the Professor dead in his study.

5.13 [SOL-91] Saber of London: Donald Gray/ No Assistant
SWEETHEART, BEWARE! [verified on film - D.Moore]
Danziger production (filmed in the UK)
Film no. 91 (on leader)(this would make it the final episode)
no airdate for A-R London
30Aug61 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wed
13Jun69 [uk] Granada, Fri
Script by Brian Clemens
Directed by Godfrey Grayson
Cast:
Donald Gray ........... Mark Saber
Garry Thorne .......... Eddie Wells (credited, but does not appear)
Peter Reynolds ........ Haigh
Robert Ayres .......... Glen
Leigh Madison ......... Jill
Peter Elliott ......... Clerk
Nancy Nevinson ........ Italian Woman
Kevin Kelly ........... Bell Boy
 

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