CTVA UK - "The Human Jungle" (UK)(1963-64) starring Herbert Lom

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The Human Jungle
  Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
 with contributions by:
D.W. McGregor (Sunderland, UK)
Tom Alger (USA), Rina Fox,  Derek Burrows (ep.#3)  Robert Dahl (#2.13)

Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

The Human Jungle (1964) ITV ABC UK  -  title sequence episode  #1.13 "Over and Out"


Independent Artists Production
Associated-British Pictures Corporation, Ltd (ABPC)
filmed at
Beaconsfield studios (season 1 episodes 01-13)
Elstree studios (season 2 episodes 13-26)
for
ABC Weekend Television Ltd (UK)
Created by Julian Wintle
Produced by Leslie Parkyn- Julian Wintle
Assistant to the Producer Ronald J. Kahn
UK Medical Drama series 1963-64    26 episodes x 60 min bw
starring
Herbert Lom
as Doctor Roger Corder, M.D., D.P.M.
with
Michael Johnson as Dr. Jimmy Davis
Sally Smith as Jennifer Corder (Dr. Corder's daughter)
Mary Yeomens as Nancy Hamilton
Mary Steele as Jane Harris (Assistant to Dr. Corder)

Premise:
Stories of a Psychiatrist based in Harley Street, London.

Adviser on Psychiatric Content
Dr. Hugh L. Freeman (ep. #16)
on behalf of
The National Association for Mental Health

'The Human Jungle' theme music
composed by Bernard Ebbinghouse
& played by John Barry and his orchestra

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Filmed at Beaconsfield studios, England
ITV network UK (most regions) Saturdays

[01] The Human Jungle: THE VACANT CHAIR
30Mar63 ITV network UK (most regions) Sat 10:05pm ABC/TTT
Directed by James Hill
guest cast:
Lloyd Llamble ......... Basil Phillips
Robert (or Ronald?) Leigh-Hunt ..... George Hunter
Delphi Lawrence ....... Anne Phillips
Hazel Hughes .......... Brenda Hunter
Gemma Jones ........... Pamela
A managing director dies suddenly during a company board
meeting. Two men are qualified to occupy "The Vacant Chair"

[02] The Human Jungle: THE FLIP-SIDE MAN
6Apr63 [uk] ITV (most regions) Sat 10:05pm ABC/TTT
Directed by Sidney A. Hayers

guest star:
Jess Conrad ........... Danny Pace   ( Jess Conrad sings "It's about Time")
guest cast:
Annette Carell ........ Laurie Winters
Michael Ripper ........ Harry Dublane
Monty Landis .......... Syd Fiscal
Maureen Davis ......... Danny's Wife
recurring cast:
Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans
A famous pop singer, Danny Pace, is constantly seeing his "double"
glaring at him. The effect is ruining his career. He is sure it
is somebody out to get him. His tough female manager Laurie Winters,
calls in Dr. Corder to protect her investment.

[03] The Human Jungle: RUN WITH THE DEVIL
13Apr63 [uk] ITV (most regions) Sat 10:05pm ABC/TTT
Written by John Kruse
Teleplay by David T. Chanler
Directed by Vernon Sewell
guest star:
Derek Farr ........... Frank Hewitt
guest cast:
Iris Russell ......... Erica Hewitt
Walter Hudd .......... Brian Carnadine
Andre Melly .......... Gloria
Jenny Laird .......... Sarah Hawkins
Harry Fowler ......... The Heckler
Anita Sharp-Bolster .. Mrs. Cartwright
Frank Atkinson ....... Mr. Cartwright
Margo Cunningham ..... Sister Mayhew
John Scarborough ..... Brother Johnson
Hugh Cross ........... Inspector Riley
Anthony Baird ........ Sergeant
Gerald Sim ........... Policeman
When Frank Hewitt, a man of strong religious principles, is forced
to live in sin by his libertine wife, he goes berserk, then loses
his memory. What act of violence did he commit? Dr. Corder tries
to open his sealed mind.

[04] The Human Jungle: THIN ICE
20Apr63 [uk] ITV (most regions) Sat 10:05 pm ABC/TTT
Written by Robert Stewart
Teleplay by Bill MacIlwraith
Directed by John Ainsworth
guest star:
Janina Faye .......... Verity Clarke
guest cast:
Jacqueline Lacey ..... Grace Clarke
George A. Cooper ..... Frank Clarke
John McClaren ........ Dick Elbine
recurring cast:
Mary Yeoman, Michael Johnson, Mary Steele
Young Verity Clarke has an accident on the ice after winning a
Skating Championship. Complete physical examination reveals no
damage, but Verity insists she cannot skate again. Her father
sues the Ice Rink for damages. The manager, Dick Elbine, asks
Dr. Corder determine if Verity is lying.

[05] The Human Jungle: THE LOST HOURS
27Apr63 [uk] ITV (most regions) Sat 10:05pm ABC/TTT
Directed by Sidney A. Hayers
guest stars:
Leonard Sachs ........ Henry Gray
Ursula Howell ........ Julia Gray
guest cast:
Patrick Whyte ........ Norman Williams
Joyce Heron .......... Margaret Williams
Coral Morphew ........ Vi
Robin Hawdon ......... Harry
Frank Jarvis ......... Rikki
Larry Martyn ......... Ron
Sandra Alfred ........ Dot
Stacy Davis .......... Jack (teenager)
Paul Michael ......... Geoff
Dean Webb ............ Blackie
The beautiful neurotic wife of a staid company director tries to
commit suicide. In treating her, Dr. Corder discovers she is the
least neurotic of the family, and that the staid exterior of her
husband conceals a fascinating twist of character.

[06] The Human Jungle: FINE FEATHERS
4May63 [uk] ITV (most regions) Sat 10:05pm
Story and Teleplay by Robert Stewart (later Robert Banks Stewart)
Directed by Vernon Sewell
Guest Star:
Jane Merrow .......... Penny Branch
Guest Cast:
Philip Gilbert ....... David Branch
Jeremy Burnham ....... Robin Gratrix
Miranda Connell ...... Trudi Gratrix
Edward Harvey ........ Joe Fletcher
Katherine Page ....... Daisy Fletcher
Richard Warner ....... Sir Harry Branch
Harold Berens ........ Mandelbaum
Patricia Marmont ..... Chelsea woman
recurring cast:
Michael Johnson, Sally Smith, Mary Yeomans
A fashionable young couple, Penny and David Branch, seem to be
living above their means. But Penny claims she is using a legacy
to shower her husband with valuable gifts. The hire purchase
companies and the police doubt her story.

[07] The Human Jungle: A FRIEND OF THE SERGEANT MAJOR
11May63 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Don Sharp

[08] The Human Jungle: FOURTEEN GHOSTS
18May63 ITV network UK, Sat
Directed by Sidney A. Hayers
Guest Cast:
Avice Landon ....... as Lady Shaw
André Morrell ..... as Judge Shaw
Synopsis (US):
Judge Shaw's wife is caught stealing, and Dr. Corder thinks her
behavior was a rebellion against her husband's tyrannical standards.
(Aired 12Oct64 on WOR, channel 9, New York City, Monday 9:30pm) [TA]

[09] The Human Jungle: THE WALL
25May63 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by James Hill

[10] The Human Jungle: A WOMAN WITH SCARS
1Jun63 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by James Hill

[11] The Human Jungle: THE TWO-EDGED SWORD
8Jun63 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Vernon Sewell

[12] The Human Jungle: TIME CHECK
15Jun63 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Alan Cooke

[13] The Human Jungle: OVER AND OUT
22Jun63 ITV network UK, Sat
Directed by Vernon Sewell
Guest cast:
Ian Bannen.....as Mike Barclay
Synopsis (US):
Test pilot Mike Barclay crashed just after a successful test run,
and Barclay's boss suspects a possible suicide attempt. [TA]
(Aired 2Nov64 on WOR, channel 9, New York City, Monday 10:00pm)

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filmed at Elstree studios
ITV network UK (most regions) Saturdays

2.01 [14] The Human Jungle: SUCCESS MACHINE
29Sep64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Sidney Hayers

2.02 [15] The Human Jungle: CONSCIENCE ON A RACK
5Oct64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Roy Baker

2.03 [16] The Human Jungle: STRUGGLE FOR A MIND
12Oct64 ITV network UK, Sat
Story and Teleplay by John Kruse
Directed by Sidney Hayers
photography by Ernest Steward, BSC
Guest Cast:
Joan Collins .......... Liz
Clifford Evans ........ Mr. Kross
Derek Godfrey ......... Dr. Tate
Kay Walsh ............. Mrs. Kross
Margaret Whiting ...... Angie.
Synopsis (UK):
Joan Collins guests in this episode as Liz, a young lady
with psychiatric problems. Her father (Clifford Evans)
is seriously ill, so Liz decides to get a job as a stripper
to earn some money to pay for his operation. But he
resents her offer of help - with dire consequences.
Synopsis (US):
A girl goes into a trance soon after she is brought to the hospital,
and the doctors disagree on the best method of treatment. [TA]
(Aired 23Nov64 on WOR, channel 9, New York City, Monday 10:00pm)

2.04 [17] The Human Jungle: SOLO PERFORMANCE
19Oct64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Roy Baker
Starring: Herbert Lom (as Doctor Roger Corder)
Guest Cast:
Margaret Lockwood .... Jean Forrest
Synopsis:
As part of his duties at the hospital, Dr. Corder is assigned the
psychological care of an attempted suicide. Jean Forrest, a veteran stage
actress, had calmly taken a taxi to the embankment of the Thames, and
jumped in. Dr. Corder finds Jean to be a most difficult patient. Will
he be able to restore her self-confidence and will to live? [RD]

2.05 [18] The Human Jungle: ENEMY OUTSIDE
26Oct64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Roy Baker

2.06 [19] The Human Jungle: WILD GOOSE CHASE
2Nov64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Vernon Sewell

2.07 [20] The Human Jungle: HEARTBEATS IN A TIN BOX
9Nov64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Roy Baker
 
2.08 [21] The Human Jungle: DUAL CONTROL
16Nov64 ITV network UK, Sat
Directed by Roy Baker
Starring: Herbert Lom (as Doctor Roger Corder)
Guest cast:
Peggy Cummins ........ Stella Reid
Dennis Price ............ Major Falcon
Annette Andre ........ Jane Falcon
Synopsis:
Young Jane Falcon feels so neglected and unloved that she'll do
anything for attention - even walk in from of a taxi. [RF]
(30Apr67 CBS, NBC, ABC affiliate WHIO-TV Dayton, Ohio 11:15 pm) [RF]

2.09 [22] The Human Jungle: THE 24-HOUR MAN
23Nov64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Robert Day

2.10 [23] The Human Jungle: RING OF HATE
30Nov64 ITV network UK, Sat
Directed by Charles Crichton
Starring: Herbert Lom (as Doctor Roger Corder)
Guest cast:
Dudley Sutton .......... Lee Garner
Bernard Lee ............. Jim Garner
Barry Keegan ........... Hogan
Synopsis:
Lee Garner, a contender for the boxing championship of Great Britain,
goes to pieces after the reappearance of the father he'd thought was
dead. [RF]
(14May67 CBS, NBC, ABC affiliate WHIO-TV Dayton, Ohio 11:15 pm) [RF]

2.11 [24] The Human Jungle: SKELETON IN THE CUPBOARD
7Dec64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Roy Baker

2.12 [25] The Human Jungle: THE QUICK AND THE DEAD
14Dec64 ITV network UK, Sat
directed by Roy Baker
Starring: Herbert Lom (as Doctor Roger Corder)
Guest cast:
Richard Johnson ........ Jumbo Harris
Synopsis: (US)
Racing driver Jumbo Harris has a compulsion to push his cars to speeds
beyond their capabilities. [RF]
(28May67 CBS, NBC, ABC affiliate WHIO-TV Dayton, Ohio 11:15 pm) [RF]
 
2.13 [26] The Human Jungle: THE MAN WHO FELL APART (final episode)
21Dec64 ITV network UK, Sat
Directed by Roy Baker
Starring: Herbert Lom (as Doctor Roger Corder)
Guest Cast:
Alan Dobie .............. Patrick Grant
Rita Tushingham ......... Joy South
Barbara Shelley ......... Catherine Grant
Brian Weske ............. Coalman's Mate
Synopsis:
Patrick, a designer who has taken on a heavy workload to support his
spendthrift wife, Catherine, finds peace in the country, at a shabby
dog kennel operated by a lonely young woman named Joy. Complications
ensue when Joy announces that she is pregnant with Patrick's baby,
and wants him to leave his wife and children to marry her. What
should Patrick do, and can Dr. Corder help to resolve the situation? [RD]



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