CTVA US Adventure - "Adventures In Paradise"  (TCF/ABC) Season 1 (1959-60)

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Starring Gardner McKay as Captain Adam Troy
Season 1 (ABC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Geoff Phillips, Rina Fox, Mike Stidham

references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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ABC Mondays 9:30 pm
31 episodes <prod nos. 3501 - 3531>
 31 production numbers allocated for season 1 - but only 30 episodes listed.
Where is the missing episode? - maybe it was never completed


1.01 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE PIT OF SILENCE (Premiere episode)
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3506 (copyright date 05Oct59)
050ct59 ABC Mon

Aventures in Paradise - Pit Of Silence
Produced by Richard Goldstone
Directed by Paul Stanley
Written by John Kneubuhl
director of photography: Maury Gertsman
film editor: Louis Loeffler
Guest Stars:
Teresa Wright ........ Emilie
Hazel Court .......... Laura McLeish
Robert F. Simon ...... Ned Hogue
Margo ................ Mme Hoche
With:
Weaver Levy .......... Oliver Kee
Leo Richmond ......... Le Chef
Peter Gordon ......... Eric Byram
Synopsis:
Captain Troy is on a jaunt to pick up Baron Andre. But the Baron's
body is soon discovered half eaten by a savage beast. Troy soon finds
out that it's not an accident but murder. [RF]

1.02 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE BLACK PEARL
<3501> (copyright date 12Oct59)
12Oct59 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Robert Aldrich
written by Thelma Schnee
director of photography: Maury Gertsman
film editor: Thomas Scott
guest stars
Patricia Medina
Anthony Steel
Lon Chaney, Jr.
Kurt Kasznar

[--] 19Oct59 - no details

1.03 [--] Adventures in Paradise: PARADISE LOST
<3509> (copyright date 26Oct59)
26Oct59 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Josef Leytes
written by Gene Levitt
director of photography: Perry Finnerman
film editor: Thomas Scott.
guest stars
Gladys Cooper
Fay Spain

1.04 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE LADY FROM SOUTH CHICAGO
<3508> (copyright date 02Nov59)
2Nov59 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Paul Stanley
written by Ken Kolb
director of photography: Maury Gertsman
film editor: Thomas Scott
guest stars
Paulette Goddard
Suzanne Pleshette
Simon Oakland
Anna May Wong
- and watch closely for a brief appearance by Tor Johnson

 1.05 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE DERELICT
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3511 (copyright date 09Sep59)
09Nov59 ABC Mon (rebroadcast 07Oct62)
Produced by Richard Goldstone
Written by John W. McGreevey
Directed by Roy DelRuth
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: William Mace
Guest Cast:
Ricardo Montalban ...... Captain Henri Privaux
Lilianne Montevecchi ... Therese Privaux
Joseph Wiseman ......... Torok
Weaver Levy ............ Oliver Kee (recurring)
Tudor Owen ............. Captain Ellis
David Renard ........... Ankar
Noel de Sousa ......... Ananda
Synopsis 1:
A young married couple, Henri and Therese Privaux, who own
the schooner "Melisande" invite Adam and Oliver aboard for a
celebration drink. However, during the celebration, someone
blows up the engine room.
(08Nov60 Tyne-Tees UK, Tue 8:30pm)
Synopsis 2:
The derelict in an attempt to abduct an oriental crown prince,
Communist agents endager Adam's life and almost destroy his ship. [RF]

1.06 [--] Adventures in Paradise: SAFARI AT SEA
<3504> (copyright date 16Nov59)
16Nov59 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Robert Aldrich
written by Bill Barrett
director of photography: Maury Gertsman
guest stars
Diana Lynn
John Ericson

1.07 [--] Adventures in Paradise: MISSION TO MANILA
<3505 or 3507> (copyright date 23Nov59)
23Nov59 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Bernard Girard
written by Richard Landau
director of photography: Maury Gertsman
film editor: William Mace
guest stars
Julie London
Thomas Gomez

1.08 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE RAFT
TCF prod. no. 3515 (copyright date 23Nov59)
30Nov59 ABC Mon (rerun 06Jun60)
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Josef Leytes
written by John W. McGreevey
director of photography: Perry Finnerman
film editor: William Mace
Guest cast: [RF]
Patricia Owens .... Rusty Haynes
Edward Andrews .... Kramer
Vince Edwards ..... Jink
Larry Pennell ..... Theodore
Synopsis:
One of Adam's girlfriends, is a passenger on a boat that has struck a mine.

1.09 [--] Adventures in Paradise: PERIL AT PITCAIRN
<3513> (copyright date 14Dec59)
07Dec59 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Roy DelRuth
written by Alvin Sapinsley
director of photography: Perry Finnerman
film editor: James D. Ballas
guest stars
Eva Gabor
Pippa Scott
Linda Lawson

1.10 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE BAMBOO CURTAIN
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no.3514 (copyright date 14Dec59)
14Dec59 ABC Mon (rebroadcast 29Jan63)
produced by Richard Goldstone
written by Gene Levitt
directed by Josef Leytes
director of photography: Perry Finnerman
film editor: Basil Wrangell
guest cast:
Anne Francis ..... Anne Meadows
David Opatoshu ... Paul Brossard
Synopsis:
In Hong Kong, Adam is approached by a pretty goverment agent who wants
him to help her with an assignment. [RF]

1.11 [--] Adventures in Paradise: HAUNTED
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no.3518 (copyright date 21Dec59)
21Dec59 ABC Mon
Executive Producer Dominick Dunne
Produced by Richard Goldstone
Written by George Worthing Yates
Directed by Paul Stanley
director of photography: Perry Finnerman
film editor: William Mace
Starring: Gardner McKay (as Adam Troy)
with: Linda Lawson (as Renee); Weaver Levy (as Oliver)
Guest Stars
Kim Hunter ............ Vanessa Charles
Elaine Stritch ........ Ethel Forester
Guest Cast:
Reggie Nalder ......... Honore Valzac
Francis Bethencourt ... Kenneth Charles
Robert Carricart ...... Doctor
Ben Wright ............ Poice Lieutenant
Brian Kelly ........... Captain Rivers
Arlette Clark ......... Sister
Keith Wilson .......... Captain Hastings
Marcel de la Brosse ... Tahitian policeman
Ben Fromer ............ Mulligan
Tui ................... Island swimmer
Synopsis:
An attractive woman, Vanessa Charles, and her friend Ethel, charter the
"Tiki". Vanessa recently lost her husband who suposedly drowned after
searching for her at sea. But on going to her cabin on the "Tiki", she
sees her husband's cap hanging there
(UK airdate: 15Jan61 ITV Tyne-Tees, Sun 2:30 pm)
(UK airdate: 18Jun61 ITV ATV London, Sun 10:30 pm)

1.12 [--] Adventures in Paradise: SOMEWHERE SOUTH OF SUVA
<3512> (copyright date 28Dec59)
28Dec59 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Gerald Mayer
written by Harry Muheim
director of photography: Perry Finnerman
film editor: Roy V. Livingston
guest stars
Alexis Smith
Albert Salmi ......... Paul LeBlanc

1.13 [--] Adventures in Paradise: CASTAWAYS
<3516> (copyright date 04Jan60)
4Jan60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Gerald Mayer
written by Robert Dillon
teleplay by Leslie C. Stevens
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editors: James D. Ballas, Thomas Scott
guest stars
Viveca Lindfors
John Larch
Fifi D'Orsay

1.14 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE ARCHER'S RING
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3503 (copyright date 11Jan60)
11Jan60 ABC Mon
Executive Producer Dominick Dunne
Produced by Richard Goldstone
Written by Daniel Mainwaring
Directed by Bernard Girard
director of photography: Maury Gertsman
film editor: George White
Guest stars
Anna Kashfi ......... Monique Le Febure
Wayne Morris ........ Sam Agnew
Murray Matheson ..... Geoffrey Carey
with
Paul Comi ........... Red Wickham
Moyna Macgill ....... Daphne
Manuel De Pina ...... Driver
Jerado De Cordovier . Taku
Synopsis:
A pretty young Chinese girl, Monique Le Febure approaches Adam
Troy to charter 'The Tiki' in order to search for her grandfather.
The story she tells Adam is that a group of old Chinese men,
together with their valuable possessions, were going back to their
island home to spend their few retiring years. They were on an
Atoll Airways flying boat, which apparently disappeared, supposedly
sunk. But she says she knows something is afoot.
(20Sep60 ITV Tyne-Tees UK, Tue 8:30pm)

1.15 [--] Adventures in Paradise: NIGHTMARE ON NAPUKA
<3519> (copyright date 18Jan60)
18Jan60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Josef Lextes
written by Alvin Sapinsley
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Lynn Harrison.
guest stars
Herbert Marshall
Martin Landau

1.16 [--] Adventures in Paradise: WALK THROUGH THE NIGHT
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3520 (copyright date 25Jan60)
25Jan60 ABC Mon (rebroadcast 05Feb63)
produced and directed by Paul Stanley
written by Richard Landau
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: William Mace.
Guest cast:
Mara Corday ......... Angel
Lawrence Tierney .... Gunn
Nico Minardos ....... Sebastien
Stephen Bekassy ..... Reuter
Brock Peters ........ Nicholas
Bill Bradley ........ Dvorak
Synopsis:
Adam stops at Jacob's trading post in New Guinea to pick up some crew
members. A girl named Angel begs Troy to help save her fiance, who is
trapped somewhere in the jungle. [RF]

1.17 [--] Adventures in Paradise: JUDITH
<3510> (copyright date 01Feb60)
01Feb60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Paul Stanley
written by Stanford Whitmore
director of photography: Perry Finnerman
film editor: James D. Ballas.
guest stars
Dan Duryea
Gloria Vanderbilt
Linda Lawson

1.18 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE COLOR OF VENOM
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3521 (copyright date 08Feb60)
08Feb60 ABC Mon (rebroadcast 29Apr63, 10Sep64)
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by James Neilson
written by William Froug
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Basil Wrangell
guest cast:
guest stars
Vincent Price ..... Armand Duchette
Chana Eden ........ Luana Monet
John van Dreelen .. Lieutenant Troveaux
Synopsis:
Adam agrees to transport a girl prisoner, Luana Monet, from Tahiti
to police custody on the Island of Ralatea. [RF]

[--] 15Feb60 - pre empted for "Frank Sinatra Special"

1.19 [--] Adventures in Paradise: ISLE OF EDEN
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3517 (copyright date 22Feb60)
22Feb60 ABC Mon

Adventures in Paradise - Isle of Eden
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Gerd Oswald (NOT Gene Oswald)
story by Ken Kolb
teleplay by Marion Parsonnet
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Eda Warren.
guest stars
Yvonne DeCarlo ...... Lianne Zagreb
Hugo Haas ........... Hugo Zagreb
Juano Hernandez ..... Yosef
Synopsis:
In the luxury of his castle on a South Sea Island, Hugh Zagreb pulls
the strings that set off revolutions in Europe. Adam discovers that
Zagreb's wife is unhappy with the life she leads. [RF]

1.20 [--] Adventures in Paradise: PRISONER IN PARADISE
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3522 (copyright date 29Feb60)
29Feb60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Josef Leytes
written by John Kneubuhl
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Lynn Harrison
guest stars
Fay Bainter ...... Sister Josephine
Michael David .... Peter Levi Kau
Patricia Cutts ... Mavis
Barbara Bain
Synopsis:
The Tiki is commissioned to pick up two nuns and a nurse who are
working on a volcanic island near Samoa. [RF]

1.21 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE SIEGE OF TROY
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3523 (copyright date 07Mar60)
07Mar60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Gerald Mayer
teleplay by George Worthing Yates
story by Talbot Jennings
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: William Mace.
guest stars
Ron Randell ....... Malleson
Joanna Moore ...... Ricky
Theodore Marcuse .. Gopal Singh
Synopsis:
In Suva, Adam gets bad news that he has just provided passage for two
smugglers. This means he stands to lose his boat. [RF]

1.22 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THERE IS AN ISLAND
<3524> (copyright date 14Mar60)
14Mar60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by James Neilson
written by Alvin Sapinsley
film editor: Basil Wrangell.
guest stars
Herbert Marshall
Alf Kjellin
Linda Lawson

1.23 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE AMAZON
prod. no. 3525 (copyright date 21Mar60)
21Mar60 ABC Mon (rebroadcast date 29Aug60)

Lizabeth Scott in "Adventures In Paradise"
Executive Producer Dominick Dunne (according to UK listing)
Produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Josef Leytes
written by William Froug
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Lynn Harrison
guest stars
Lizabeth Scott ....... Carla MacKinley
Claude Akins ......... Sam Kayle
Tom Drake ............ Jock Underhill
Peter Thompson ....... Dr. Jud Huniger
Weaver Levy .......... Oliver Lee
Albert Carrier ....... Triveaux
Synopsis 1:
Carla MacKinley, an international yacht-racing champion, is unable to
sail her boat in a challenge race. So she hires the "Tiki". [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Carla McKinley owner of the "Conquer III" wants to hire the "Tiki" to
race it against her ex-husband who skippers the "Impulse". The reason
is that her boat is in dock. Adam says she doesn't stand a chance
racing a cargo ship with a racer, but when she offers 3,000 dollars
for three days he has to agree. [UK]
(UK airdate: 09Jun61 ITV Tyne-Tees, Fri 10:35PM)

1.24 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE VIOLENT JOURNEY
prod. no. 3526 (copyright date 28Mar60)
28Mar60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Charles Rondeau
written by Richard Landau
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: William Mace
guest stars
Jeff Richards
Natalie Trundy
Linda Lawson

1.25 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE FORBIDDEN SEA
aka 'Danger zone'
(working title: 'Sands of what has been')
prod. no. 3502 (copyright date 01Sep59)
04Apr60 ABC Mon (delayed or rerun?)
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Bernard Girard.
written by Alvin Sapinsley
director of photography: Maury Gertsman
film editor: Thomas Scott.
guest stars
Joan Blondell
Robert Douglas

1.26 [--] Adventures in Paradise: PASSAGE TO TUA
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3527 (copyright date 11Apr60)
11Apr60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by James Neilson
teleplay by Max Lamb
story by Stanford Whitmore
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Basil Wrangell
guest stars
Diane Baker .......... Danielle Arnoux
Brett Halsey ......... Paul Spencer
Oscar Beregi Jr. ..... Lavin
John Van Dreelen ..... Charles Arnoux
Gaby Stenberg ........ Madeleine Arnoux
Synopsis:
Adam helps a young lady whose inheritance is threatened by three
traveling companions. [RF]

1.27 [--] Adventures in Paradise: HEADS, YOU LOSE
<3528> (copyright date 18Apr60)
18Apr60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Josef Leytes
written by Michael Pertwee
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Lynn Harrison.
guest stars
Luciana Paluzzi
Sean McClory

 1.28 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE DEATH-DIVERS
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3529 (copyright date 18Apr60)
25Apr60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by Felix Feist
story by Arnold Belgard
teleplay by Marion Parsonnet
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editors: William Mace & Basil Wrangel
guest stars
Gena Rowlands ..... Dr. Abigail Bren
Chana Eden ........ Luana
Hari Rhodes ....... Ombomb
Jeff Stone ........ Dr. Drury
Synopsis:
The death divers are boys of the Nambu tribe who hurtle from the tops
of tall trees as a test of manhood. Interested in these tribal rites,
ethnologist Abigail Bren hires the Tiki for a sail to Pentecost Island. [RF]

1.29 [--] Adventures in Paradise: BEACHED
<3530> (copyright date 04Apr60)
2May60 ABC Mon
produced by Richard Goldstone
directed by James Neilson
written by John McGreevey
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editors: Lynn Harrison & Gerard Wilson.
guest stars
Marilyn Maxwell
Read Morgan

1.30 [--] Adventures in Paradise: WHIP-FIGHT
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no 3531 (copyright date 11Apr60)
09May60  ABC Mon
Produced by Richard Goldstone
written by Daniel Mainwaring
Directed by Felix Feist
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: William Mace
guest stars
Susan Oliver ...... Nora Evans
Geoffrey Horne .... Ned Evans
Alan Caillou ...... Ashley Cowan
Synopsis:
Adam Troy arrives in Australia with a cargo for Nora Evans - a prize bull. [RF]

-------------
Summer Reruns
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[--] 06Jun60 rerun of "The Raft" (first aired 30Nov59)
[--] 29Aug60 rerun of "The Amazon" (first aired 21Mar60)

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