CTVA US Adventure - "The Islanders" (MGM/ABC)(1960-61) William Reynolds, James Philbrook

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The Islanders (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

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THE ISLANDERS
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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television
for
ABC (Sundays 9:30 pm EST)
Created and Produced by
Richard L. Bare
US Adventure series 1960-61  24 episodes listed x 60 min color
02Oct60-26Mar61
starring
William Reynolds as Sandy Wade
James Philbrook as Zack Malloy
Diane Brewster as Wilhelmina "Steamboat Willie" Vandeveer
Daria Massey as Naja
Roy Wright as Shipwreck Callahan

Premise:
The exploits of Sandy Wade and Zack Malloy, the pilots of "The Islander",
a two-man, one-plane airline based on the Spice Islands in the West Indies.

Assistant Director: Robert H. Justman
Production co-ordinator: Robert H. Justman

Theme from "The Islanders". m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., employer
for hire of William Lava & Richard Bare.

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ABC Sundays 9:30 pm Eastern

Ep 1.1 The Islanders: FIVE O'CLOCK FRIDAY (pilot)
MFGM prod #6101
02-Oct-1960 ABC Sun
driected by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Sebastian Cabot as Eric Whitaker
Theodore Marcuse as Van Hendrick
Gordon Jones as Shipwreck Callahan

Ep 1.2 The Islanders: FLIGHT FROM TERROR
MGM prod #6115
09-Oct-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast;
Gigi Perreau as Julie Staunton
Warren Hsieh as Padhama of Roshadis
Fay Wray as Mrs. Staunton

Ep 1.3 The Islanders: THE TERRIFIED BLONDE
MGM prod #6124
16-Oct-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Anna-Lisa as Cara
Henry Corden as Lasser
Joan O'Brien as Ann Brenner
Peter Whitney as Carruthers
Frank Kumagai as Tobek

Ep 1.4 The Islanders: TALENT FOR DANGER
MGM prod #6121
23-Oct-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
George Dolenz as Carl Baurel
Nobu McCarthy as Lota

Ep 1.5 The Islanders: OPERATION DOLLAR SIGN
MGM prod #6106
30-Oct-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Jacques Aubuchon as Fazio
Richard Devon as Ondak
Walter Burke as Mesrob
Milton Parsons as Wallaby Will
Michael Pate as Moribus
Joe Bassett as Remur
Gerald Jann as Jailer
Robert J. Stevenson as Seaman

1.06 [--] The Islanders: HOSTAGE ISLAND
MGM prod #6127
06-Nov-1960 ABC Sun
starring
Jan Merlin ........ Mick
Peter Falk ........ Hooker
Steven Geray ...... Marek
Noel Drayton ...... Dr. Witfield
Diane Brewster .... Willy
Daria Massey ...... Naja
Roy Wright ........ Callahan
Synopsis:
A man named Hooker says he's got a friend who's been seriously wounded
on a remote island. He wants Sandy and Zack to fly him and a doctor there immediately. [RF]

Ep 1.7 The Islanders: THE PHANTOM CAPTAIN
MGM prod #6129
13-Nov-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Mario Alcade as Captain Kardashian
Harold J. Stone as Larr

Ep 1.8 The Islanders: OUR GIRL IN SAIGON
MGM prod #6111
20-Nov-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Reggie Nalder as Mr. Sudraka
Anna-Lisa as Frederica Vandeveere
Leonard Strong as General Kumari
Aki Aleong as Shoul Lee
Roger Etienne as Marcel Saintine
Robin Hughes as Colonel Arthur Munson

Ep 1.9 The Islanders: FORBIDDEN CARGO
MGM prod #6133
27-Nov-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
E.G. Marshall as Curt Cober
Suzanne Pleshette as Iris
Eduardo Ciannelli as Sebastian
Thomas Gomez as Darius

Ep 1.10 The Islanders: THE COLD WAR OF ADAM SMITH
MGM prod #6137
04-Dec-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Charles Bickford as Adam Smith
Keenan Wynn as Agent Blake
Carmen Austin as Saito
Paul Lambert as Artinas

1.11 [--] The Islanders: DEADLY TOMORROW
MGM prod #6135
11-Dec-1960 ABC Sun
starring
Thomas Mitchell ... Tom Todd
Norma Crane ....... Sarah
Synopsis:
Tom Todd is expecting a visit from a daughter he hasn't seen in years. [RF]

Ep 1.12 The Islanders: THE WIDOW FROM RICHMOND
MGM prod #6148
18-Dec-1960 ABC Sun
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Lloyd as Valerie Ames
Glenda Farrell as Mrs. Dan King
Frank De Kova as Carlos Roca
Ron Sobel as Oliviera
Robert Ellenstein as Chia
Synopsis:
Mrs. Dan King hires Zack to guard her jewelery collection and fly her
on a sightseeing trip. Some thugs decide to tag along. [RF]

Ep 1.13 The Islanders: DUEL OF STRANGERS
MGM prod #6141
25-Dec-1960 ABC Sun
Starring: William Reynolds, James Philbrook
with: Diane Brewster
Guest Cast:
Howard St. John as John Marston
Gia Scala as Rhea
Marya Stevens as Tonga
Dallas Mitchell as Gordon
Martin Landau as Arnie
Synopsis:
Wealthy industrialist John Marston wants Zack to locate his son
who's somewhere in the islands. Zack finds him - dead - and learns
there's a missing grandson too. [TA]

[--] 01-Jan-1961 ABC Sun - no details

Ep. 1.14 The Islanders: THE TWENTY-SIX PAPER
MGM prod #6143
08-Jan-1961 ABC Sun
directed by Charles Haas
Guest Cast:
Gloria Talbot as Maria Mosner
Henry Silva as Helmuth Mansing
Betty Garde as Mme. Arbedutian
Synopsis:
An intelligence agent is killed just before he's supposed to make a
pickup of a vital coded document. Authorities ask Sandy to take the dead man's place. [RF]

Ep 1.15 The Islanders: THE GENEROUS POLITICIAN
MGM prod #6145
15-Jan-1961 ABC Sun
directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Charles Bronson as Dutch Malkin
Philip Ahn as Governor Galli
J. Pat O'Malley as James J. Lacey
Benson Fong as O'Hara
Synopsis:
Zack takes on a cargo of medical supplies for the island of Maruia.
When he reaches his destination, the supplies turn out to be bootleg whiskey. [RF]

[--] 22-Jan-1961 - no details

1.16 [--] The Islanders: ESCAPE FROM KALEDAU
MGM prod #6136
29-Jan-1961 ABC Sun
directed by Roger Kay
starring
John Abbott ....... Harwood Gones
Luther Adler ...... Frank Fellino
Wendy Barrie ...... Dora Fellino
Hans Conried ...... Inspector Gardeva
Henry Daniell ..... Jarden
John Bryant ....... Maxwell
George Takei ...... Yung
Synopsis:
Sandy tries to be a rescuer and soon needs rescuing himself as he tries to play hero. [RF]

Ep 1.17 The Islanders: TO BELL THE CAT
MGM prod #6142
5-Feb-1961 ABC Sun
directed by Abner Biberman
Guest Cast:
Sam Jaffe as Papa Mathews
Harry Townes as Hans Lubeck
Luana Anders as Trina

Ep 1.18 The Islanders: WILLY'S MILLIONAIRE
MGM prod #6149
12-Feb-1961 ABC Sun
directed by J. Hollingsworth Morse
Guest Cast:
Leslie Nielsen as Howard Cavanaugh
George Macready as Harja
Anthony Caruso as Velde

Ep 1.19 The Islanders: THE STRANGE COURTSHIP OF DANNY KOO
MGM prod #6125
19-Feb-1961 ABC Sun
directed by Harmon Jones
Guest Cast:
Pilar Seurat as Mei Ling
Aki Aleong as Danny Koo
James Hong as Wu Pan
Teru Shimada as Kam Chuh
Guy Lee as Palisano

Ep 1.20 The Islanders: ISLAND WITNESS
MGM prod #6155 (copyright date 26Feb61)
26-Feb-1961 ABC Sun
directed by Harry Harris, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Darren McGavin as Phil
Gena Rowlands as Pepper Mint
Myron Healy as Hightower

Ep 1.21 The Islanders: A ROPE FOR CHARLIE MUNDY
MGM prod #6152 (copyright date 05Mar61)
05-Mar-1961 ABC Sun (airdate verified in TV Guide-Boston)
directed by Herman Hoffman
Guest Cast:
Murray Matheson as Charlie Munday
Russell Collins as Tim Greenleaf
Jay Novello as Lt. Tamu
David J. Stewart as Carlos Mendoza
Adam Williams as Adam
Bob Morgan as Max
Synopsis:
Gambler Charlie Munday rolls the dice in Carlos Mendoza's casino to the
tune of 10 grand. It's easy - Charlie's dice are loaded. [RF]

Ep 1.22 The Islanders: THE LACOSTA VENDETTA
MGM prod #6150
12-Mar-1961 ABC Sun (copyright date 26Mar61)
directed by Herman Hoffman
Guest Cast:
Patric Knowles as Peter La Costa
Al Ruscio as Rami
 
Ep 1.23 The Islanders: THE PEARLS OF RATU
MGM prod #6154 (copyright date 19Mar61)
19-Mar-1961 ABC Sun
directed by Lewis Foster
Guest Cast:
Werner Klemperer as Michel Serati
Bert Remsen as Noel Parkinson
Chana Eden as Francine
Christine White as Barbara Lane
Pilar Seurat as Rani
Terrence De Marney as Rooster

Ep. 1.24 The Islanders: THE WORLD IS HER OYSTER
26-Mar-1961 (no copyright details)
starring
Grace Lee Whitney as Barbara
Arthur Batanides as Del Loya
Leo Penn as Tiko
Mike Kellin as Markhoum
 
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