CTVA US Adventure - "Coronet Blue" (Herbert Brodkin/CBS)(summer 1967) starring Frank Converse

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Brenner (1959,64)  The Defenders (1961-65) The Nurses (1962-65)
 Espionage (1963-64) For the People (1965) Coronet Blue (1967)
Coronet Blue
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Chris Soldo
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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CORONET BLUE
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Plautus Productions, Inc.
CLNA: Paramount Pictures Corporation (PWH)
for
CBS (Mondays 10:00PM ET)
Executive Producer
Herbert Brodkin
Produced by
Edgar Lansbury
Creator Larry Cohen
Filmed in New York City

US Adventure series 1967 13 episodes x 60 min color
(29May67-04Sep67) (11 aired, 2 unaired)
Starring
Frank Converse as Michael Alden
Brian Bedford as Anthony
Joe Silver as Max Spier

Premise:
"Coronet Blue" was the story of Michael Alden. He was pursued by
some men and dumped into a harbor; when he was retrieved by the
police, he only remembered that he was being pursued and a phrase
that meant nothing to him: "Coronet Blue."
Although intriguing, the show only lasted during its time as a
summer replacement, thirteen weeks in 1967; we never learned what
"Coronet Blue" means.

"Coronet Blue" music by Laurence Rosenthal.

Herbert Brodkin/Plautus Productions produced "Brenner",
"The Defenders" "The Doctors and The Nurses" "For The People"
and "Espionage" and "Coronet Blue"

Note:
This series was originally intended for the 1965-66 season, but
CBS shelved it. And the 11 episodes are being telecast for the first
time during the summer of 1967.

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CBS Mondays 10:00PM Eastern (29May67-04Sep67)

1.01 Coronet Blue: A TIME TO BE BORN, A TIME TO DIE
prod. no. 1
29-May-1967 CBS Mon
Produced by Herbert Brodkin
Written by Albert Ruben
Directed by Paul Bogart
Guest Cast:
Susan Hampshire ......... Alix
Donald Woods ............ Paul Frame
Robert Burr ............. Vincent
Jon Cypher .............. Ewan McBurney
Chester Morris .......... Dr. Wilson
James Nobel ............. Lt. Stevens
Synopsis:
Alden begins his search by trying to learn the meaning og the phrase
"coronet blue" - two words that are his only link to the past.

[--] 05Jun67 -"A Dozen Demons" postponed to 03Jul67.

1.02 Coronet Blue: THE ASSASSINS
Prod. no. 6
12-Jun-1967 CBS Mon
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Guest cast:
Cal Bellini ............. Omeran
Ed Binns ................ Lyle
Signe Hasso ............. Lucille
Janet Margolin .......... Riva
Fred J. Scollay ......... Gunther
John Vernon ............. Ali
Chester Morris as Wilson ?

1.03 Coronet Blue: THE REBELS
Prod. no. 11
Also listed as "Sussez." 21 August 1967
19-Jun-1967 CBS Mon
Written by Robert Van Scoyk
Directed by Sam Wanamaker
Guest cast:
Jon Voight .............. Peter Wicklow
Richard Kiley ........... Dr. Courtland
Candice Bergen .......... Enid
David Carradine ......... Walter Arnold
Addison Powell .......... President Marshall

1.04 Coronet Blue: A DOZEN DEMONS
Prod. no. 3
03-Jul-1967 CBS Mon
Written by Larry Cohen
Directed by David Greene
Guest cast:
John Beal ............... Maurice Straigh
Lynda Day ............... Jenny
House Jameson ........... Manitee
Donald Moffat ........... Rector
Synopsis:
A young Monk named Brother Anthony provides a clue to Michael Alden's
real identity when he spots the amnesiac's face in a painting.
*Note: Postponed from 03Jun67.

1.05 Coronet Blue: FACES
Prod. no. 4
10-Jul-1967 CBS Mon
Directed by Robert Stevens
Guest cast:
Hal Holbrook ............ Thomas
Mart Hulswit ............ Hobbs
Mitch Ryan .............. Davis
Phyllis Thaxter ......... Mrs. Barclay
Michael Walker as Cooper

1.06 Coronet Blue: MAN RUNNING
Prod. no. 8
17-Jul-1967 CBS Mon
Directed by Sam Wanamaker
Guest cast:
Juliet Mills ............ Margaret
Denholm Elliott ......... Crowell
Bramwell Fletcher ....... Roger
Carlos Montalbán ........ Raul
Ralph Thomas ............ Detective
Alan Ansara as Gomez

1.07 Coronet Blue: A CHARADE FOR MURDER
Prod. no. 9
24-Jul-1967 CBS Mon
Directed by David Pressman
Guest cast:
Robert Burr ............. Vincent
Jack Cassidy ............ Spangler/Demier
Brenda Vaccaro .......... Julie
Robert F. Lyons ......... Carl
Bernice Massi ........... Margaret
Roy Scheider

1.08 Coronet Blue: SATURDAY
Prod. no. 12
31-Jul-1967 CBS Mon
Directed by David Greene
Guest cast:
Doug Chapin ............. Walter
Miles Chapin ............ Lonny
Neva Patterson .......... Aunt Maggie
Charles Randall ......... Man
John Carter ............. Waiter
Arthur Sussex as Sharp
Mark Kearney as Benjy

1.09 Coronet Blue: THE PRESENCE OF EVIL
Prod. no. 13
07-Aug-1967 CBS Mon
Written by Robert Crean
Directed by Sam Wanamaker
Guest cast:
Viveca Lindfors ......... Kyra
Judi West ............... Nedda
Joseph Wiseman .......... Nateseh
Susan Tarr .............. Angele
Carol Crist
Leonard Elliott
Synopsis:
Alden's search for his identity leads him to a maniacal magician, a
beautiful clairvoyant girl and a sparkling blue sapphire crown.

1.10 Coronet Blue: SIX MONTHS TO MARS
Prod. no. 5
14-Aug-1967 CBS Mon
Directed by David Greene
Guest cast:
Alan Alda ............... Clay
Barbara Blake ........... Susan
Patrick O'Neal .......... Perkins
Billy Dee Williams ...... The Second Technician
Jock Gaynor
Walter Moulder as Ross
Ed Wagner


[--] 28-Aug-1967 preempted for Pro Football Game.

1.11 Coronet Blue: THE FLIP SIDE OF TIMMY DEVON
Prod. no. 10
04-Sep-1967 CBS Mon
Directed by David Greene
Guest cast:
Dick Clark .............. Brunswick
Peter Duchin ............ Perry
Sally Kellerman ......... Polly
Bruce Scott ............. Devon
Murry the "K" Kauffman (disk jockey) as Big Hart

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There were two other episodes produced but have never aired.

[--] Coronet Blue: WHERE YOU FROM AND WHAT YOU DONE? [verified on film -CS]
Prod. no. 2 / unaired
Directed by Sam Wanamaker
Written by Edward DeBlasio
Also-Starring:
Laura Devon ............ Ava Lou Springer
Vincent Gardenia ....... The Man
Martha Greenhouse ...... The "Philadelphia" Woman
-- (break in credit card)
Tanya Everett .......... Sis
Joe Bennett ............ Stanley
And:
Haila Stoddard as Mrs. Winters
-- (break in credit card)
co-starring:
Joe Silver ............. Max (a recurring character)
Cliff Carpenter ........ Ticket Clerk
Frank Downing .......... Gas Station Attendant
Mark Gordon ............ The Detective

[--] Coronet Blue: TOMOYO [verified on film -CS]
Prod. no. 7 / unaired
Written by Waldo Salt
Directed by David Greene
Also-Starring:
Cely Carrillo .......... Tomoyo Omaki
Keye Luke .............. Yasito Omaki
And:
Dan Travanty ........... Raffle
-- (break in credit card)
Co-Starring:
Joe Silver ............. Max Spier (a recurring character)
Frank Cavestani ........ Artie
Brooks Rogers .......... The Doorman
Sab Shimono ............ The Student

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