CTVA UK - "The Four Just Men" (ITC/UK) (1959)  Hawkins/ deSica/ Conte/ Dailey

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The Four Just Men
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with help from
D.W. McGregor (Sunderland, UK)
Geoff Phillips (Durham, YK)
Alan Keeling (Warley, West Midlands, UK)

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

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THE FOUR JUST MEN
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Sapphire Films Production
Made at Walton Studios, Walton-on-Thames, England
An ITC Release  for  Associated TeleVision
Executive Producer Hannah Fisher
(previously known as Hannah Weinstein) (married Terence Fisher)
Produced by Sidney Cole (Jack Hawkins & Vittorio de Sica Episodes)
Produced by Jud Kinberg (Dan Dailey & Richard Conte episodes)
Based on characters created by Edgar Wallace

UK Crime Adventure series 1959-60     39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Jack Hawkins (pilot+9 episodes)
as Ben Manfred, M.P.(Member of Parliament in London, England)
Dan Dailey (pilot+10 episodes)
as Tim Collier (American Journalist in Paris, France)
Richard Conte (pilot+10 episodes)
as Jeff Ryder (Lawyer in New York, USA)
Vittorio de Sica (pilot+9 episodes)
as Ricco Poccari (Hotel Owner in Rome, Italy)
featuring:
Honor Blackman as Nicole, Tim Collier's secretary (Dan Dailey episodes)
June Thorburn as Vicky, Jeff Ryder's girl friend (Richard Conte episodes)
Lisa Gastoni as Guilia, Ricco Poccari's girl friend (Vittoria DeSica episodes)
Andrew Keir as Jock (Jack Hawkins episodes)

Opening Narration:
"Throughout time there have been men to whom justice has been more
important than life itself. From these ranks come four men prepared
to fight valiantly on the side of justice, wherever the need may be.
Joined together in this cause they are - THE FOUR JUST MEN."


Directors include:
Basil Dearden, Don Chaffey, Anthony Bushell, Will Fairchild
Harry Watt
Writers include:
Louis Marks, Leon Griffiths, Marc Brandel, Jan Read
Lindsay Galloway
Note:
Occasionally one of "The Four Just Men" would telephone one of
his colleagues for help and they would be seen in a very brief sequence.
NO "on-screen" credit was given for these cameo appearances.

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[01] The Four Just Men: THE BATTLE OF THE BRIDGE (pilot episode)
17Sep59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Executive Producer Hannah Fisher (as credited on film)
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Gene Coon
From an Original Story by Miraim Geiger and Don Castle
Directed by Basil Dearden
starring
Jack Hawkins ........... Ben Manfred
Dan Dailey ............. Tim Collier
Richard Conte .......... Jeff Ryder
Vittorio de Sica ....... Ricco Poccari
with:
Anthony Bushell ........ Cyril Bacon
Joseph Cuby ............ Guide (as a boy)
Vivian Matalan ......... Guide (as a man)
Jack May ............... Priest
Ernst Walder ........... German Officer
George Mikell .......... First Sentry
John Kaelsen ........... Second Sentry
Henry De Bray .......... Butler
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Other Credits:
Script Supervision ..... Louis Marks
Music .................. Francis Chagrin
Associate Producer ..... Basil Appleby
Editorial Supervision .. Thelma Connell
Production Supervisor .. Harold Buck
Production Manager ..... Eddie Pike
Director of Photography Ken Hodges
Supervising Art Director Tony Masters
Art Director ........... John Blezard
Exterior Unit Director . Peter Weingreen
Assistant Director ..... George Pollard
Camera Operator ........ Eric Williams
Make-up Supervisor ..... Walter Scheiderman
Wardrobe Supervisor .... Brenda Gardner
Summary:
Four men who last met in battle during the Allied invsion of Italy
in 1943 are summoned to Foxgrove Manor, to hear a message recorded
shortly before his death by Colonel Bacon (Anthony Bushell), their
wartime commanding officer. He appeals to them to form a quartet
dedicated to fighting injustice and tyranny. The Colonel has left
a large sum of money for that purpose. They agree and become
the Four Just Men. The opening episode features all Four Just Men,
thereafter, they appear on a 4 week rota with the occasional
contribution usually by telephone from one of the others.
The series is based on, but nothing like the novel by Edgar Wallace.

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starring
Jack Hawkins (pilot+9 episodes)
as Ben Manfred, M.P.(Member of Parliament in London, England)
featuring
Andrew Keir as Jock

JH01 [02] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in VILLAGE OF SHAME
1Oct59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Lindsay Galloway
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Jack Hawkins .......... Ben Manfred (star)
Andrew Keir ........... Jock (recurring)
Leo Britt ............. Cabane
Malou Pantera ......... Janine
George Pastell ........ Cesar
Hugh Manning .......... Albert
John Gabriel .......... Cure
Arthur Gomez .......... Gendarme
Andre Charisse ........ Fisherman
Robert Cawdron ........ Farmer
Kurt Siegenberg ....... Boy
A friend of Ben Manfred's is murdered in a small French village.
He is known to have discovered a German sympathiser from World
War II in the village. When Manfred goes to the village to
investigate, he finds the whole village against him, but is
determined to bring the murderer of his friend to justice and
expose the traitor.

JH02 [03] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in THE DESERTER
29Oct59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by John Baines
Directed by Basil Dearden
(Andrew Weir NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Jack Hawkins .......... Ben Manfred (star)
Richard Johnson ....... Captain Bannion
Ronald Howard ......... Colonel Parkes
Melissa Stribling ..... Mrs. Bannion
Basil Dignam .......... Judge Advocate
Noel Howlett .......... President
Arthur Gomez .......... Clerk
Clive Baxter .......... Security Officer
Neil Hallett .......... Sergeant
Michael Bates ......... Corporal Bates
Harold Goodwin ........ Corporal Jeavons
Ann Padwick ........... Woman
Thomas Hare ........... Stavro
When a young British Army Officer on active service on an island
in the Mediteranean is sent for court-martial for desertion, the
young man's mother appeals to Ben Manfred for help. Ben agrees
to defend the officer and to try and prove his innocence
Note: Melissa Stribling was married to director Basil Dearden.

JH03 [04] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in THEIR MAN IN LONDON
26Nov59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
15Apr62 [uk] Tyne-Tees (repeat)
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Leon Griffiths
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Jack Hawkins .......... Ben Manfred (star)
June Thorburn ........ Hilary Colson
Mark Dignam .......... Falworth
Ralph Truman ......... Dos Petros
Eira Heath ........... Rosanna Lopez
Andrew Keir .......... Jock (recurring)
Maurice Kaufmann ..... Hernandez
Paul Stassino ........ Josť Pereza
Ben Manfred's help is sought by a young girl student. Her fiance
has been kidnapped by a corrupt South American regime intent on
murdering its opponents in London. Can Ben succeed in rescuing
the young patriot and exposing the kidnappers? Wanna bet?

JH04 [05] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in NATIONAL TREASURE
24Dec59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
21Jan60 [uk] Tyne-Tees
Produced by Sidney Cole
Sreenplay by Owen Holder/ From a Story by Janet Green
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Jack Hawkins .......... Ben Manfred (star)
William Lucas ........ Paul
Richard Wordsworth ... Curator
Andrew Keir .......... Jock (recurring)
Toke Townley ......... Seers
Charles Cullum ....... Lord Eastleigh
Michael Atkinson ..... Bowles, Jr.
Kenneth Edwards ...... Bowles, Sr.
Patricia Hayes ....... Miss Lee
Frank Thornton ....... Auctioneer
David Waller ......... Gentleman
Arthur Gomez ......... Taxi Driver
Denis Holmes ......... Doctor
When a dying millionaire confesses to Ben Manfred that a painting
by Rembrandt in a famous London art gallery is a forgery and that
he has the original - little realising that this will lead him
into intrigue and murder.

JH05 [06] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in THE SURVIVOR
21Jan60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
18Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees
Produced by Sidney Cole
Sreenplay by Marc Brandel
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Jack Hawkins .......... Ben Manfred (star)
Donald Pleasance ....... Paul Koster
Patricia Burke ......... Ann
Allan Cuthbertson ...... Cowen
Andrew Keir ............ Jock (recurring)
Arthur Gomez ........... Stoyen Matchek
Kevin Soney ............ Sir Harold Tyler
Frank Thornton ......... Announcer
Denis Holmes ........... M.I.5 man
Dorothy Darke .......... Landlady
Ben Manfred is given a list of persons who were Nazi sympathisers
during the war by a former concentration camp inmate. Ben is keen
to bring the traitors to justice, but finds that the police are
not interested and will not help him. He has to risk his life
to see that justice is done.

JH06 [07] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in MONEY TO BURN
17Feb60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesdays
23Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wed 10:35 pm
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Jan Read
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Jack Hawkins ......... Ben Manfred (star)
Ian Hunter ........... Sir Walter Barling
Helena Pickard ....... Lady Barling
Andrew Keir .......... Jock (recurring)
Charles Gray ......... Dominguez
Alan Tilvern ......... Colonel Gomez
Wolf Frees ........... General De Santos
Frank Thornton ....... Enrique Vidal
Susan Travers ........ Receptionist
Bee Duffell .......... Secretary
Andre Mikhelson ...... Ambassador
Denis Holmes ......... Postman
Ben Manfred investigates the printing of a large number of bank
notes for a South American republic. He discovers that the notes
have in fact been ordered as part of a plot to undermine the
currency of the country

JH07 [08] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in THE MAN WHO WASN'T THERE
11May60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenlay by Lindsay Galloway
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Jack Hawkins .......... Ben Manfred (star)
Lionel Jeffries ....... Arkwright
Gerard Heinz .......... Menger
Sheila Allen .......... Ilse
William Mervyn ........ Under Secretary
Michael Ripper ........ Barker
Anthony Sharp ......... Rice
Andrew Keir ........... Jock (recurring)
Ellen MacIntosh ....... Fiona
Richard Thorp ......... Officer
Ben Manfred, M.P. is called in to investigate the mysterious
disappearance of an eminent metallurgist engaged on top secret
work. His daughter believes that government security men have
taken the scientist to a secret hide-out for his own safety, but
when Manfred discovers code letters written by the scientist to
his daughter, he deduces that the man has been kidnapped.

JH08 [09] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins in THE HERITAGE
15Jun60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Louis Marks
Directed by Basil Dearden
(Andrew Keir NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Jack Hawkins ........... Ben Manfred (star)
Barry Keegan ........... Kevan Malone
Shay Gorman ............ O'Rourke
Concepta Fennell ....... Cathy O'Shaughnessy
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ...... Captain Davies
Jack Melford ........... Plomer MP
Desmond Jordan ......... Shamus
Cecil Brock ............ Sean
A brutal plot to blow up a police station in Northern Ireland is
foiled by a young nationalist who, unlike the other saboteurs,
is strongly opposed to violence. Wanted on both sides of the
law, he gains the help of Manfred, who must now reolve the problem
of divided loyalties.

JH09 [10] The Four Just Men: Jack Hawkins: THE BOY WITHOUT A COUNTRY
2Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday (before ATV)
10Aug60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Marc Brandel
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Jack Hawkins .......... Ben Manfred (star)
Marin Benson ...... Captain Renald
Andrew Keir ....... Jock (recurring)
Joseph Cuby ....... Vito
Peter Illing ...... Dr. Cramer
Victor Brooks ..... Sergeant
Frank Thornton .... Policeman
Rosemary Dunham ... First tart
Myrtle Reed ....... Second Tart
Graham Stewart .... Helper
Wilfred Fletcher .. Tramp
Vito is a stateless orphan who works as a cabin boy on board
a tramp steamer. His life is made a constant misery by the
bullying of the ship's skipper, Captain Renald. When the ship
docks in London, the boy runs away. His plight comes to the
notice of Ben Manfred in his role as an M.P. Ben decides to
help Vito to get permission to stay in England. This brings
Ben into conflict with Captain Renald who is determined to get
the boy back.


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All Vittorio de Sica episodes Produced by Sidney Cole
Starring:
Vittorio de Sica (pilot+9 episodes)
as Ricco Poccari (Hotel Owner in Rome, Italy)
Recurring Cast:
Lisa Gastoni as Guilia, Ricco Poccari's girl friend

VS01 [11] The Four Just Men: Vittorio de Sica in THE CRYING JESTER
15Oct59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by William Fairchild
Directed by William Fairchild
(Lisa Gastoni NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ..... Ricco Poccari (star)
Betty McDowell ....... Betty Green
Morton Lowry ......... Harry Green
Lee Montague ......... Berto
George Pravda ........ Rapelli
Dudley Foster ........ Luigi
Keith Smith .......... Thin
Leonard Sachs ........ Art Dealer
David Cole ........... Anselmo
Ricco Poccari buys a fascinating painting, "The Crying Jester",
not knowing its strange history. Soon two men die as a result
and Ricco is faced with a race against time to save the life of
an innocent man.

VS02 [12] The Four Just Men:  Vittorio de Sica in THE NIGHT OF THE PRECIOUS STONES
12Nov59 ATV Midlands UK, Thursday
24Jun62 Tyne-Tees UK, Sun 2:35 pm
Produced by Sidney Cole
Directed by William Fairchild
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ...... Ricco Poccari (star)
Lisa Gastoni .......... Guilia (recurring)
Bruce Boa ............. Connolly
Michael Ritterman ..... Kubek
Patrick Troughton ..... Inspector Nardi
Sean Lynch ............ Renzino
Morton Lowry .......... WAtkins
Brian Worth ........... Crandall
Gordon Sterne ......... Franconi
And:
Guest Star:
Brenda de Banzie ...... Olga, Duchess Della Riviero
A daring jewel robbery takes place during a charity ball held
at Ricco's hotel and the priceless "Empress Diamonds" disappear.
The police manage to arrest every member of the gang except one
whose identity remains unknown. Who is he? Ricco must find out.

VS03 [13] The Four Just Men: Vittorio de Sica in MAYA
10Dec59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by William Fairchild
Directed by William Fairchild
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ...... Ricco Poccari (star)
Lisa Gastoni .......... Guilia (recurring)
Peter Illing .......... Gathis
Raymond Young ......... Bruno
Michael Peake ......... Zolta
And:
Guest Star:
Mai Zetterling ......... Maya
After the ruler of a Middle Eastern kingdom is murdered by power-
hungry rebels, Ricco has the task of persuading the dead man's
self-exiled and pleasure-loving sister, Maya, to renounce her
life of ease in Italy and return to her own country.

VS04 [14] The Four Just Men:  Vittorio deSica in THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN TOUCH
7Jan59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
4Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thursday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Louis Marks / From a Story by Jan Read
Directed by Basil Dearden
(Lisa Gastoni NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ....... Ricco Poccari (star)
Richard O'Sullivan ..... Pietro
Philip Latham .......... Valio
Brewster Mason ......... Clements
Gillian Owen ........... Mother
Bruno Barnabe .......... Terranti
Ewan Solon ............. Inspector
Paul Cole .............. Bellboy
Frank Thornton ......... Auctioneer
Joseph Attard .......... Dealer
A millionaire's urn, sold to provide funds for a private home
for the poor of Naples, is stolen. Pietro, a former juvenile
delinquent is suspected of the crime and arrested. Ricco
believes the boy to be innocent of the crime and sets out to
find the real killer.

VS05 [15] The Four Just Men: Vittoria de Sica in THE RIETTI GROUP
4Feb60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
9Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by William Fairchild
Directed by William Fairchild
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ...... Ricco Poccari (star)
Lisa Gastoni .......... Guilia (recurring)
Geoffrey Keen ......... Count Montesco
Simon Lack ............ Jim
Ronan O'Casey ......... Joe
Olaf Pooley ........... Lorenzo
Denis Holmes .......... Bianchi
Arthur Gomez .......... Rodrigo
Robert Rietty ......... Francesco (recurring)
Madeleine Leon ........ Maid
Joining his comrades for a reunion dinner, one-time partisan
Ricco Poccari has the thankless task of informing his friends
that one of their number is a traitor. Ricco then has to face
the prospect of unmasking the man and pronouncing sentence upon
him - death.

VS06 [16] The Four Just Men: Vittorio de Sica in THE SLAVER
30Mar60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
4May60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Directed by Harry Watt
Screenplay by Lindsay Galloway
director of photography Ken Hodges
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ........ Ricco Poccari (star)
Lisa Gastoni ............ Guilia (recurring)
Charles Gray ............ Sadik Bey
June Rodney ............. Rosalina
Roger Delgado ........... Inspector Russo (recurring)
Ronan O'Casey ........... Dexter (The Larkins)
Orlando Martins ......... Elder Negro
Anthony Jacobs .......... Menardi
Edric Connor ............ Captain Abdul
Tony Thawnton ........... Officer
Rico Poccari stumbles onto a highly organised slave market run
by Arab racketeers and learns that a young American journalist,
Dexter is due to arrive in Rome to give evidence against these
people. When Dexter vanishes, Ricco aided by Rosalina, girlfriend
of the head of the slave ring but who loves Dexter, traces him
to the home of an Arab businessman.

VS07 [17] The Four Just Men: Vittorio de Sica in THE MAN IN THE ROYAL SUITE
27Apr60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
25May60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Jan Read and Louis Marks / From a Story by Alec Coppel
Directed by William Fairchild
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ....... Ricco Poccari (star)
Lisa Gastoni ........... Guilia (recurring)
Kenneth Connor ......... Milotti
Eric Pholmann .......... Ponta
Susan Marryott ......... Zizi
Robert Rietty .......... Francesco (recurring)
Barry Shawzin .......... Tony
Oliver McGreevey ....... Max
Edward Evans ........... Barber
Thomas Hare ............ Pietro
A clerk is deported from the U.S.A. to Italy. There he finds
himself at the mercy of a racketeer. Ricco takes pity on him
and allows him to hide in the hotel's royal suite masquerading
as a millionaire. But the racketeer is not so easily fooled
as that.

VS08 [18] The Four Just Men: Vittorio de Sica in ROGUE'S HARVEST
25May60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
21Apr62 [uk] ATV-London, Saturday 11:20 pm (repeat)
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by T.E.V. Clarke
Directed by Basil Dearden
(Lisa Gastoni NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ..... Ricco Poccari (star)
Richard Pasco ........ Enrico Baldini
Elizabeth Wallace .... Maria
Roger Delgado ........ Inspector Russo (recurring)
Vera Fusek ........... Coralie Marlow
George Pastell ....... Berto Follini
William Peacock ...... Giorgio Rizzi
Victor Barring ....... Hotel Clerk
How to save an embittered young criminal from landing in further
trouble now that he has left jail, is the perplexing problem
which faces famous Italian hotelier Ricco Poccari. Ricco's
solution proves to be unconventional and has hilarious and
romantic consequences.

VS09 [19] The Four Just Men: Vittorio de Sica in TREVISO DAM
17Aug60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Sidney Cole
Screenplay by Lindsay Galloway
Directed by Basil Dearden
Cast:
Vittorio de Sica ....... Ricco Poccari (star)
Lisa Gastoni ........... Guilia (recurring)
Fenella Fielding ....... Contessa
Alan Bates ............. Giorgio
Judi Dench ............. Anna
George Pastell ......... Mazza
Brian McDermott ........ Carlo
John Brown ............. Enrico
Ricco becomes involved in the mysterious death of a young man
employed in the contruction of a large dam. Was the young
worker killed by a jealous co-worker who had designs on the
dead man's girlfriend? Or perhaps the truth is much more
complicated and sinister.

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All Dan Dailey episodes Produced by Jud Kinberg
All Dan Dailey episodes Directed by Don Chaffey
(except "The Deadly Capsule" which
was Directed by Compton Bennett)
starring
Dan Dailey (pilot+10 episodes)
as Tim Collier (American Journalist in Paris, France)
featuring
Honor Blackman as Nicole, Tim Collier's secretary
(NOT in "The Beatniques")

DD01 [20] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE PRIME MINISTER
24Sep59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Oliver Skene / From a Story by Alec Coppel
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Peter Illing .......... Mozek
Maurice Kaufman* ...... Alem
(*once Honor Blackman's husband)
Robert Ayres .......... Chairman
Michael Ritterman ..... Middle East Delegate
Arthur Gomez .......... Stout Man
David Ritch ........... Akbal
Desmond Roberts ....... Airline Man
Robert Robinson........ Gendarme
Clive Baxter .......... Newspaperman
Tim Collier (Dan Dailey) is appointed to protect the life of a
Prime Minister of a Middle Eastern country who is in Paris to
address the U.N. Security Council. Assisted by his beautiful
secretary Nicole (Honor Blackman), Tim Collier must outwit the
men who are determined to assassinate the Prime Minister.

DD02 [21] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE BEATNIQUES
22Oct59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Wilton Schiller / From a Story by Alec Coppel
Directed by Don Chaffey
(Honor Blackman NOT in this episode)
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Delphi Lawrence ...... Nedra
Cec Linder ........... Bannon
Malou Pantera ........ Mouche
David Graham ......... Pantin
Oscar Quitak ......... Amant
David Ritch .......... Youth
Max Faulkner ......... Bob
Denis Edards ......... Journalist
Tony Thawnton ........ Photographer
Frank Thornton ....... Clerk
Arthur Gomez & Keith Rawlings .... Gendarmes
In Cannes to cover the Film Festival Tim Collier is approached
by a famous film actress who is being blackmailed. Some
incriminating love letters have been stolen from her room and
Collier has twelve hours to unmask the culprit.

DD03 [22] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE DEADLY CAPSULE
19Nov59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Jan Read
From a Story by Oliver Skene & Samuel B. West
Directed by Compton Bennett
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Elwyn Brook-Jones ..... Scheye
Lily Kann ............. Mrs. Weiss
Frederick Schrecker ... Mr. Weiss
Paul Martin ........... Technician
John Martin ........... Phillipe
Kurt Siegenberg ....... Pierre
Newton Blick .......... Father
Joan Haythorne ........ Wife
Andre Charisse ........ Cure
Tim Collier investigates the peculiar circumstances surrounding
the death of a famous atomic scientist. In addition to establish
the cause of death he must find a deadly radio-active capsule -
mission which becomes all the more urgent when a group of young
children somehow get possession of the capsule.

DD04 [23] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in MARIE
14Jan60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
11Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thur, 8:55 pm
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Gene Levitt (Fantasy Island) and Louis Marks
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Perlita Neilson ....... Marie
Alec Mango ............ Dr. Fawzi
Peggy Ann Clifford .... Madame Susa
Frank Thornton ........ Azim
Harry Tardios ......... Travel Agent
Julian Sherrier ....... Rene
Keith Rawlings ........ Plain clothesman
Michael Peake ......... Phillipe
American Journalist Tim Collier (Dan Dailey) stops a young girl
from committing suicide, but before he can question her, she
disappears. Certain that she will try to take her life again,
Collier sets out to find her - and a dramatic story is unfolded
in the alleys of Paris.

DD05 [24] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE MAN IN THE ROAD
11Feb60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
16Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by George Slavin & Samuel B. West
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Patrick Barr .......... Marcus Richmond
Simone Lovell ......... Marcia Richmond
Richard Clarke ........ Robert
Charles Gray .......... Paul Lederer
James Dyrenforth ...... Frank Appleby
Frank Thornton ........ Gendarme
Denis Holmes .......... Proprietor
Gordon Tanner ......... Sam Brady
Jane Asher (age 13) ... Yvonne
When attempting to clear an American Ambassador's wife of a
hit-and-run traffic charge, Tim Collier and his secretary Nicole
uncover a heinous blackmail plot set in motion by the Ambassador's
opponents to discredit his work.

DD06 [25] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE MIRACLE OF ST. PHILIPPE
9Mar60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Jan Read & Louis Marks / From a Story by Barbara Hamner
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Paul Daneman .......... Dante
Manning Wilson ........ Captain
Richard Caldicot ...... Briand
John Gabriel .......... Leclerc
Jacques Brunius ....... Mayor
Maureen Davis ......... Lucie
Margaret Tyzack ....... Wife
The theft from a French village of a sacred relic which is
believed to have magical healing powers, comes under the
scrutiny of journalist Tim Collier - a task made difficult
when he discovers that every member of the town council stood
to gain by the theft.

DD07 [26] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE PRINCESS
6Apr60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
11May60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday
28Apr62 [uk] ATV-London, Sat 11:20 pm (repeat)
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Frank Tarloff and Loyis Marks
Directed by Don Chaffey
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Betta St. John ........ Princess Toma
Leonard Sachs ......... Amishar
Lee Montague .......... Mendri
Madeleine Leon ........ Lady-in-waiting
Manning Wilson ........ Hotel Manager
Arthur Gomez .......... Train Conductor
The Princess of a small Asiatic kingdom is visiting Europe
and a number of inexplicable occurrences lead Tim Collier to
suspect that someone in her entourage is trying to murder her.

DD08 [27] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE GRANDMOTHER
4May60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
1Jun60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Marc Brandel
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Marie Ney ............. Madame de Seiberd
Fred Kitchen .......... Colonel de Seiberd
Trader Faulkner ....... Guy de Seiberd
Joanna Dunham ......... Madeleine de Seiberd
John Van Eyssen ....... Raoul
John Dearth ........... Waiter
Arther Gomez .......... Manservant
A scandal, involving the supply of faulty ammunition to a
French battalion fighting in Algiers, is investigated by
American journalist Tim Collier. Collier discovers that if
all the facts are brought to light the reputation of one of
the most honoured families in France will be ruined and for
this reason the proud and aristocratic matriarch of the family
is determined to prevent him from revealing the truth.

DD09 [28] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE GODFATHER
1Jun60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Wilton Schiller
from a Story by Wilton Schiller & William Fairchild
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
George Murcell ........ Ernst Frenke
Cecile Chevreau ....... Martha Frenke
Sheila Allen .......... Marie Clement
Michael Lewis ......... Joshua
Eric Pohlmann ......... Trenet
Laurence Payne ........ Skovic
Manning Wilson ........ Doran
Arthur Gomez .......... Kalmar
Tom Clegg* ............. Hugo
(NOT director Tom Clegg)
When Tim Collier's friend Ernst Frenke arrives in Paris to buy
arms from black-market racketeers, the reporter and his secretary
Nicole, find themselves solving a kidnap plot in a most inusual
manner.

DD10 [29] The Four Just Men: Dan Dailey in THE MOMENT OF TRUTH
14Jan60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thursday (before ATV)
13Jul60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
9Dec61 [uk] ATV London, Sat 11:30 pm
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Francis Rosenwald
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Dan Dailey ............ Tim Collier (star)
Honor Blackman ........ Nicole (recurring)
Jeremy Spenser ........ Cesarito Arenos
Patrick Troughton ..... Vito
Arthur Gomez .......... Bartender
Cecil Brock ........... Impressario
Young Spanish bullfighter Cesarito Arenos has a secret fear of
the ring which not even Vito, his trainer, can cure. So a
very worried Vito enlists the the aid of American journalist
Tim Collier (Dan Dailey) and invites him to Cesarito's first
big fight. It would seem that the journalist is powerless to
avert a tragedy - but the story reaches an unexpected climax.

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########## Richard Conte episodes ############
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All Richard Conte Episode Produced by Jud Kinberg
starring
Richard Conte (pilot+10 episodes)
as Jeff Ryder
(Lawyer in New York, USA/ Columbia University)
featuring
June Thorburn as Vicky, Jeff Ryder's girl friend
(killed in a air plane crash in 1967)

RC01 [30] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in THE JUDGE
8Oct59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
28Jan60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Thursday 8:55pm
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Marc Brandel
Directed by Harry Watt
(June Thorburn NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
James Dyrenforth ...... Dr. Chase
Estelle Brody ......... Mrs. Chase
Naomi Chance .......... Helen
Kay Callard ........... Jean Lawson
Robert Robinson ....... Hill
Peter Dyneley ......... Police Chief
Nicholas Stuart ....... Bart
Ruda Michelle ......... Joan
Robert Ayres .......... District Attorney
Bruce Boa ............. Cop
Mark Baker ............ Reporter
Denis Holmes .......... Clerk
Virginia Bedard ....... Woman
When a young woman is charged with the murder of her husband
by poisoning, the evidence of the popular local doctor is
accepted without question by everyone except her lawyer,
Jeff Ryder. Because of this Ryder finds himself at the mercy of
an angry mob.

RC02 [31] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in DEAD MAN'S SWITCH
5Nov59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
17June62 [uk] Tyne-Tees (repeat)
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Wilton Schiller
Directed by Harry Watt
(June Thorburn NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
Richard Pasco ......... Rivers
Bill Nagy ............. Garnes
Mary Barclay .......... Mrs. Garnes
Robert Henderson ...... Doctor
Gordon Tanner ......... Flynn
John McClaren ......... Andy
Lee Hamilton .......... Father Martin
Margaret Wolfit ....... Maria
Robert Gallico ........ Mac
Charles Irwin ......... Gus
Jim Anderson .......... Demolition Officer
Synopsis #1
Lawyer Jeff Ryder (Richard Conte) discovers that an attack
on a Puerto Rican was primarily due to articles written
by a newspaperman with a hatred of 'immigrants'.
Synopsis #2
When the father of a young Puerto Rican injured in a night-club
brawl, decides to take the law into his own hands he is branded
as a racist and a troublemaker. Jeff Ryder has to risk his life
to prevent further tragedy.

RC03 [32] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in PANIC BUTTON
31Dec59 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
30Mar60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Marianne Foster and Samuel B. West
Directed by Anthony Bushell
(June Thorburn NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
Paul Carpenter ......... Ray Pearson
Sheila Gallagher ....... Sue Pearson
Louis Hayward .......... Val Pearson
Tucker McGuire ......... Norma Willett
Jess Conrad ............ Carl Willett
Warren Mitchell ........ George Rudley
Ewan Solon ............. Sheriff
Richard Wordsworth ..... Walter
Mark Baker ............. 1st man
Jonathan White ......... Milkman
Tom Gerard ............. Student
Valerie Craig .......... Madame Hubert
When a research scientist is exposed to a small, harmless amount
of radiation, the people in the town where he works go berserk
believing that they will be contaminated and die. Jeff Ryder
has the task of convincing the townspeople that they face no
danger but they do not take his word for it.

RC04 [33] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in THE DISCOVERY
28Jan60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Thursday
24Feb60 [uk] Tyne-Tees, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Marc Brandel
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
John Gabriel .......... Legari
Budd Knapp ............ Dr. Hart
Lionel Murton ......... District Attorney
Helena Hughes ......... Marie Trescal
June Thorburn ......... Vicky (recurring)
Robert Henderson ...... Judge
Craig Adams ........... Andy Winters
Timothy Grey .......... Bond
Vivienne Drummond ..... Mrs Fellows
Garry Thorne .......... Linden
Gordon Sterne ......... Dr. Wayne
Jeff Ryder has to defend a doctor charged with killing an elderly
invalid by injecting a rare and dangerous drug into the patient.
The D.A. is certain he can get a conviction and is determined
to do so. Jeff Ryder is determined he will not.

RC05 [34] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in CRACK-UP
24Feb60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Louis Marks
From a Story by Lee Leob
Directed by Anthony Bushell
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
Robert Shaw ........... Stuart
June Thorburn ......... Vicky (recurring)
Delena Kidd ........... Ingrid Brandt
Charles Irwin ......... Flynn
Paul Eddington ........ Rusty
Richard Clarke ........ Krager
A plane carrying five million dollars in bullion is lost without
trace over Canada. Five years later Jeff Ryder finds himself
involved in a dangerous situation that threatens to evolve into murder.

RC06 [35] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in THE PROTECTOR
20Apr60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Alan Morland and Leon Griffiths
From a Story by Alan Morland
Directed by Don Chaffey
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
June Thorburn ......... Vicky (recurring)
Maureen Connell ....... Janis
Ferdy Bannerman ....... Bannerman
Larry Cross ........... Meadows
John Welsh ............ Moffat
Charles de Temple ..... Wilson
Beautiful Janis Bannerman believes that she is going insane.
Is she suffering from delusions or is she being driven insane
by persons after her considerable fortune? Jeff Ryder believes
the latter.

RC07 [36] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in THE BYSTANDERS
18May60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Francis Rosenwald
Directed by Don Chaffey
(June Thorburn NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
Ronald Allen .......... Ted
Jeannette Bradbury .... Katy
Margaret Vines ........ Mrs Fennifore
Phil Brown ............ Albert Peterson
Mary Kenton ........... Mrs. Peterson
Robert Gallico ........ Ed Forrest
Nancy Bacall .......... Sue Forrest
Patrick Holt .......... District Attorney
Catherina Ferrez ...... Romano
David Franks .......... Tony Romano
Errol McKinnon ........ Frank Kleng
Robert Perceval ....... Dan Reeves
Tad Forrest has the world before him. He is a twenty year old
American tennis champion who is strongly tipped to be the
next Wimbledon champion. Unwanted publicity enters his life
when a twelve year old girl accuses him of attacking her.
Jeff Ryder takes up his case.

RC08 [37] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in RIOT
8Jun60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Leon Griffiths / From a Story by Louis Marks
Directed by Anthony Bushell
(June Thorburn NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
Neil McCallum ......... Nelson
Peter Dyneley ......... Dougan
Mark Baker ............ Minelli
Percy Herbert ......... Brady
Sheldon Lawrence ...... Whiting
Morton Lowry .......... Captain
Larry Cross ........... Warder
Max Faulkner .......... Guard
A riot has broken out in a state prison. Violence, bloodshed
and murder have occurred as a result and Jeff Ryder becomes
involved when he is captured by the convicts and used as a
hostage in a pitched battle with State Troopers.

RC09 [38] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in THE LAST DAYS OF NICK POMPEY
22Jun60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Jackson Gillis
Directed by Don Chaffey
(June Thorburn NOT in this episode)
Cast:
Richard Conte ........ Jeff Ryder (star)
Reed de Rouen ........ Nick Pompey
Betty McDowell ....... Maria
Eddie Byrne .......... Santolla
Yvette Hosler ........ Lita
Terence Cooper ....... John
Lee Hamilton ......... Customs man
Arthur Gross ......... Passport man
Madeleine Leon ....... Stewardess
Peter La Trobe ....... Man
Oliver MacGreevey .... Policeman
Norma Parnell ........ Sales girl
The wife and child of gangster Nick Pompey have disappeared
on a visit to Italy. Nick asks Jeff Ryder to help and Jeff
goes to Italy to search for them. When he finds them he finds
that getting them back to the states is another matter.

RC10 [39] The Four Just Men: Richard Conte in JUSTICE FOR GINO
27Jul60 [uk] ATV Midlands, Wednesday
Produced by Jud Kinberg
Screenplay by Lindsay Galloway / From a Story by Michael Connor
Directed by Harry Watt
Cast:
Richard Conte ......... Jeff Ryder (star)
June Thorburn ......... Vicky (recurring)
Vivian Matalon ........ Arthur Vivian
Alan Gifford .......... Gino
Louise Collins ........ Inga
Alan Tilvern .......... Zoldi
John McClaren ......... Andy
Mavis Villiers ........ Louise
Al Mulock ............. Lieutenant
Redmond Phillips ...... Little man
Sean Kelly ............ First man
Edward Evans .......... Priest
Jeff Ryder's friend, Gino, is determined to avenge the death
of his gangster brother by any means available. Can Jeff
persuade him to allow courtroom justice to prevail?


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