CTVA UK - "The Gay Cavalier" (1956) starring Christian Marquand

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The Gay Cavalier (1956) 
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
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THE GAY CAVALIER
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George King Production
Associated-Rediffusion television

UK Swashbuckling Adventure series 1956 13 episodes x 30 min bw
Starring:
Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
with
Lary Burns as Dinny O'Toole
Ivan Craig as Major Mould
Sydney Bromley as Purdy

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[01] The Gay Cavalier: SPRINGTIME FOR JULIA
filmed 1956
written by Charlotte Hastings
directed by Terence Fisher
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Greta Gynt

[02] The Gay Cavalier: DRAGON'S HEART
filmed 1956
written by Brock Williams
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Willoughby Goddard

[03] The Gay Cavalier: THE LADY'S DILEMMA
filmed 1956
written by Jack Andrews
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Christopher Lee
Jean Anderson


[04] The Gay Cavalier: THE MASKED LADY
filmed 1956
written by Charlotte Hastings and Gordon Wellesly
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Colette Wilde
Henry Oscar


[05] The Gay Cavalier: ANGEL UNAWARES
filmed 1956
written by Charlotte Hastings
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval

[06] The Gay Cavalier: FLIGHT OF THE NIGHTINGALE
filmed 1956
written by Brock Williams
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
regular cast:
Sydney Bromley as Purdy

[07] The Gay Cavalier: THE SEALED KNOT
filmed 1956
16Jul57 on A-R, London
screenplay by Jack Andrews
directed by Terence Fisher
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Christine Hayward ......... Lady Ann Travers
John Le Mesurier .......... Sir Richard Willis
Conrad Phillips ........... Sir Robert Carey
G.H. Mulcaster ............ Lord Suffolk
regulars:
Sydney Bromley ............ Purdy
The secret orgainisation of The Royalists plans the return
of King Charles from his exile in France, but they do not
realise there is a traitor in their midst.

[08] The Gay Cavalier: THE LOST IS FOUND
filmed 1956
written by Anthony Verney
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Hazel Court
Nigel Stock
Anthony Dexter


[09] The Gay Cavalier: GIRL OF QUALITY
filmed 1956
written by Brock Williams
directed by Terence Fisher
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Judy Bloom

[10] The Gay Cavalier: THE LITTLE CAVALIER
filmed 1956
19Oct62 Tyne-Tees, Fri 5:25 pm
written by Anthony Verney
Directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
The defiant young son of a Royalist leader refuses to betray his father.

[11] The Gay Cavalier: RETURN OF THE NIGHTINGALE
filmed 1956
written by Brock Williams
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Robin Bailey

[12] The Gay Cavalier: FORSAKING ALL OTHERS
filmed 1956
written by Charlotte Hastings and Gordon Wellesly
directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
guest cast:
Paul Hansard

[13] The Gay Cavalier: A THRONE AT STAKE (final episode)
filmed 1956
27Jun60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Mon 6:30 pm
Screenplay by Jack Andrews
Directed by Lance Comfort
Starring: Christian Marquand as Captain Duval
with regulars:
Lary Burns, Ivan Craig, Sydney Bromley
guest cast:
Joyce Linden ........... Katie
Richard Bebb ........... Charles Stuart
G. H. Mulcaster ......... Lord Wilmot
The year 1651 finds England torn within herself. The long bitter
struggle between Royalists and Cromwell has reached its climax
at the battle of Worcester, where the troops of the young King,
Charles Stuart are hopelessly outnumbered by Cromwell's iron
cavalry. However Captain Duval, a French cavalry officer and
friend of the King, arrives to help the King escape - but that
is only the beginning of a series of thrilling adventures.

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

ITC (Lew Grade):
The Scarlet Pimpernel (Marius Goring) 18 episodes 1954
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
William Tell (Conrad Phillips) 39 episodes 1957
Sir Francis Drake (Terence Morgan) 26 episodes 1962
Other companies produced :-
The Adventures of Long John Silver (Robert Newton) 26 episodes 1955
Ivanhoe (Screen Gems) (Roger Moore) 39 episodes 1958-59
Richard The Lionheart (Danzigers) (Dermot Walsh) 39 episodes 1961

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