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Starring Gardner McKay as Captain Adam Troy
Season 3 (ABC) (1961-62)
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


 ########## Adventures in Paradise ############
############# season 3 1961-62 ###############
############## (final season) ################
ABC Sundays 10:00 pm
26 new episodes produced <5501 - 5526>

3.01 [--] Adventures in Paradise: APPOINTMENT AT TARA-BI
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5504 (copyright date 21Oct61)
01Oct61 ABC Sun (airdate verified RF)
Adventures in Paradise - Appointment at Tara-Bi
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Felix Feist
written by Irwin Winehouse and A. Sanford Wolf
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Robert Belcher
guest star
Don Dubbin ........ Big Ed Brody
Synopsis:
On the island of Ramagoon, smuggler Big Ed Brody is scheduled to hang for murder. [RF]

3.02 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE RELUCTANT HERO
TCF prod. no. 5506 (copyright date 14Oct61)
08Oct61 ABC Sun (airdate verified) [RF]

Adventures in Paradise TV Show - The Reluctant Hero with Gardner McKay
Produced by Art Wallace
Written by Carey Wilber
Directed by Norman Foster
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Joseph Silver
Guest Stars
Dick York ............ Markham Jones
Susan Oliver ......... Prudence Brown
With:
John Alderson ........ Sean Casey
Marcel Hillaire ...... Bouchard
Synopsis:
Wealthy Markham Jones is looking for the adventurous life and an escape
from a young lady named Prudence Brown who thinks she's his fiancee.

3.03 [--] Adventures in Paradise: VENDETTA
<5505> (copyright date 03Nov61)
15Oct61 ABC Sun  (airdate to be verified)
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Justus Addiss
teleplay by Robert Mitchell
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: James Caylor.
guest stars
Diane Baker
Rita Moreno

 3.04 [--] Adventures in Paradise: QUEENS BACK TO BACK
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5508 (copyright date 01Sep61)
22Oct61 ABC Sun [airdate verified RF]
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Justus Addiss.
teleplay by Richard Neil Morgan
story by Austin Peterson
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: James Caylor
Guest stars:
Fritz Feld .......... Fontaine
James Hong .......... Lim Fong
Jo Morrow ........... Suzette
Synopsis:
Inspector Bouchard needs a judge for the "Miss Tahiti" beauty contest.
The job is a little hard to fill since the citizens of Tahiti generally
turn the annual beauty contest into an annual Donnybrook. [RF]

3.05 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE PRETENDER
<5509> (copyright date 29Oct61)
29Oct61 ABC Sun  (some sources have 12Nov61)
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Robert Florey
teleplay by George Bellak & Louis Vittes
story by Louis Vittes
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Joseph Silver.

[--] 05Nov61  - no details

3.06 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE CLOSING CIRCLE
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5507 (copyright date 25Nov61)
 ( airdate unknown)
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Felix Feist
teleplay by Mel Goldberg, Abram S. Ginnes
story by Michael Pertwee
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Robert Belcher.
guest stars
Joanne Linville .... Kay Wilson
Arch Johnson ....... Tom Wilson
Paul Mazursky ...... Vincent Michelet
Celia Lovsky ....... Mrs. Michelet
Synopsis:
Vincent Michelet finds that his mother, who he believed dead, is
alive in a Swiss Hospital. And his mother tells him that another
member of the family is also still alive, his Aunt Vivian, who
has a price on her head for collaborating with the Nazis. [RF]

  3.07 [--] Adventures in Paradise: SHOW ME A HERO
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5510 (copyright date 10Nov61)
12Nov61 ABC Sun  (rebroadcast 11Sep64)
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Mitchell Leisen
written by William Link & Richard Levinson
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Robert Belcher
Guest cast:
David Janssen ....... Scotty Bell
Nina Shipman ........ Gail Shepherd
George Macready ..... Shepherd
Arthur Batanides .... Brimmer
Robert Foulk ........ Harris
Steve Baylor ........ Ross
James Holden ......... Clay
Synopsis:
Adam runs into an old war buddy named Scotty Bell and hires him
as a temporary deck hand. [RF]

3.08 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE FIRES OF KANUA
<5502> (copyright date 1Oct61)
19Nov61 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Justus Addiss
written by Edward Lakso
film editor: James Caylor
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern

3.09 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE ASSASSINS
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5511 (copyright date 17Nov61)
26Nov61 ABC Sun [airdate verified RF]
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Robert Florey
written by Fred Freiberger
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: James Caylor
Guest Cast:
Madlyn Rhue ......... Sherry Drake
Judson Pratt ........ Harry Summers
Joan Tompkins ....... Cora Summers
Paul Tripp .......... Derek Benson
Peter Coe ........... Alex Chapman
Henry Brandon ....... Totani
Jim Boles ........... Jim Leitch
Synopsis:
Just before the Tiki sails, two men plant a time bomb in the hold. The bomb
is discovered and thrown overboard, but a big question still remains: which
of Troy's four passengers was the bomb meant for? [RF]
 
3.10 [--] Adventures in Paradise: ONE WAY TICKET
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5513 (copyright date 01Dec61)
03Dec61 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by James B. Clark
written by Sam Ross
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Robert Belcher
guest stars
Buddy Ebsen ........ Ben Curtis
Lola Albright ...... Nita Graham
Liam Redmond ....... Larry Blaine
Fifi D'Orsay ....... Wanda
Salvador Baguez .... Tatili
Andre Philippe ..... Sailor
Synopsis:
There's a ticket for entertainer Nita Graham for a trip aboard the
Tiki. Adam delivers the ticket in person, but Nita doesn't know
what he's talking about, and she isn't planning any trips. [RF]

[--] 10Dec61 ABC Sun - no details

3.11 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE TRIAL OF ADAM TROY
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5514 (copyright date 08Dec61)
17Dec61 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Justus Addiss
written by Herman Epstein & Frank Ray
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: James Caylor
guest stars
Margaret O'Brien ..... Phyllis Willoughby
Raymond Bailey ....... Morton Forsythe
Forrest Lewis ........ Henry Willoughby
Nancy McCarthy ....... Jay Lafayette
James Bonnet ......... Ted Costain
Ben Cooper ........... Doug Forsythe
Don Kennedy .......... Lt. Cunningham
Synopsis:
After a murder on the Tiki occurs, Adam is wrongfully accused of
the crime and the passengers are asked for their testimonies at his trial. [RF]

3.12 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE INHERITANCE
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5503 (copyright date 07Oct61)
24Dec61 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Ronald Weyman
written by Sam Ross
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Joseph Silver.
guest star
Barbara Eden ......... Ginny Grant
Scotty Morrow ........ Todd Grant
Paul Richards ........ Jerry Pine
Edgar Barrier ........ Soovan
Charles Horvath ...... Raban
Cathleen Nesbitt ..... Mrs. Carstairs
Synopsis:
While visiting in Papeete, Ginny Grant is delighted when she runs into
her Uncle Ted, who has journeyed in from his island home to buy supplies. [RF]

3.13 [--] Adventures in Paradise: SURVIVAL
<5501> (copyright date 15Jan61 ??? )
31Dec61 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by David Orrick McDearmon
written by Fred Freiberger
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Gerard Wilson.

3.14 [--] Adventures in Paradise: HURRICANE AUDREY
<5516> (copyright date 11Jan62)
7Jan62 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by James B. Clark
teleplay by Meyer Dolinsky, William Link & RIchard Levinson
story by Meyer Dolinsky
director of photography: Ellis W. Carter
film editor: Robert Belcher
guest star
Janice Rule

3.15 [--] Adventures in Paradise: ONCE THERE WAS A PRINCESS
<5519> (copyright date 05Apr62)
14Jan62 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by James B. Clark
written by Judith & George W. George
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Robert Belcher

3.16 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE QUEST OF AMBROSE FEATHER
<5518> (copyright date 18Jan62)
21Jan62 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Sutton Roley
guest star
Pippa Scott

3.17 [--] Adventures in Paradise: POLICEMAN'S HOLIDAY
<5517> (copyright date 04Jan62)
28Jan62 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Robert Florey
written by Carey Wilber & Pat Falken Smith
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: James Caylor.

3.18 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE VELVET TRAP
<5512> (copyright date 28Jan62)
4Feb62
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Mitchell Leisen
guest stars
Tuesday Weld
Bert Freed

3.19 [--] Adventures in Paradise: PLEASE BELIEVE ME
<5515> (copyright date 09Feb62)
11Feb62 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Don Medford
written by Gene Wang
director of photography: Ellis W. Carter
film editor: Frank O'Neill
guest star
Kent Smith
Jason Evers

3.20 [--] Adventures in Paradise: BUILD MY GALLOWS LOW
<5520> (copyright date 16Feb62)
18Feb62 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Sutton Roley
teleplay by Edward J. Lakso
story by Gene Levitt
film editor: Frank O'Neill
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern.

3.21 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE SECRET PLACE
<5521> (copyright date 10Oct62)
25Feb62 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by James B. Clark.
written by William Froug & Peter Barry
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Fred Feitshans, Jr.

3.22 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE BEACH AT BELLE ANSE
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5522 (copyright date 03Feb62)
04Mar62 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Charles Haas
guest stars
Greta Chi .......... Tara
Synopsis:
A native girl, Tara, is enjoying a peaceful swim in a lagoon, when she hears rifle shots. [RF]

 3.23 [--] Adventures in Paradise: A BRIDE FOR THE CAPTAIN
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5523 (copyright date 10Mar62)
11Mar62 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Jacques Tourneur
written by Jean Holloway
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Fred Feitshans, Jr.
guest stars
Ray Walston .......... Frank Hoag
J. Pat O'Malley ...... McPheeney
Maggie Pierce ........ Claudine
Arthur Malet ......... O'Toole
Synopsis 1:
Adam is cornered by betting mischief makers to wed the lovely Claudine. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Frank Hoag, an old friend of Adam's shows up in Tahiti and is amazed
to learn that Adam still isn't married. Frank's a firm believer in
marriage - in fact, he's had four of them. [RF]

3.24 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE DREAM MERCHANT
<5524> (copyright date 02Feb62)
18Mar62 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Sutton Roley
written by Edward J. Lakso
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: James Caylor.
guest star
Larry Blyden
Patricia Breslin

 3.25 [--] Adventures in Paradise: THE BABY SITTERS
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5525 (copyright date 20Jan62)
25Mar62 ABC Sun
produced by Art Wallace
directed by Richard L. Bare
written by Jean Holloway
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
film editor: Frank O'Neill
guest star
Erika Peters ........ Josette
Synopsis:
While Adam is off contracting for a shipment of copra, a girl named
Josette slips on board the Tiki. [RF]

3.26 [--] Adventures in Paradise: BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE (final episode)
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 5526 (copyright date 06Sep62)
01Apr62 ABC Sun
produced by Gene Levitt
directed by Francis D. Lyon.
written by Irwin Winehouse & A. Sanford Wolf
film editor: Robert Belcher
director of photography: Lloyd Ahern
Guest Cast:
Pilar Seurat ........ Queen Victoria
John Fiedler ........ Professor Henry Hoag
Raoul De Leon ....... Haramu
Bernie Gozier ....... Tapal
Synopsis:
Adam delivers a cargo to Mareeva, but he can't unload it. [RF]
 
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Summer Reruns on ABC
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[--] 29Apr63 rerun of 2.08 "Hangman's Island" (first aired 21Nov60) [RF]
[--] 29Apr63 rerun of 1.19 "The Color of Venom" (first aired 08Feb60)[RF]

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