CTVA US Adventure - "Soldiers Of Fortune" (Revue/Syndicated) Season 2 (1956-57)

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Starring John Russell (as Tim Kelly) & Chick Chandler (as Toubo Smith)
Season 2 (Syndicated) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti , Tom Alger,  John King,  D.W. McGregor,  Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


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26 episodes copyrighted
Syndicated Program - Listed in Original New York City airdate order

 2.01 Soldiers Of Fortune: MASSACRE AT MOKHARA (verified -SC)
(copyright date 25Sep56, reg. 7716)
16Sep56 New York City
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Lawrence Dobkin............as Norman Prince
Peter Votrian............as Peter Prince
Carol Thurston............as Nari
Paul Fierro............as Ginlet
Synopsis:
Tim Kelly and Toubo Smith are in Calcutta, India and receive a phone
call from a friend in Tibet asking for help. While on their way they
are attacked by Tibetan bandits and take refuge in a mountain cabin. [SC]

2.02 Soldiers Of Fortune: THE GREATER MAGIC (verified -SC)
(copyright date 11Sep56, reg. LP7585)
30Sep56 New York City
Directed By Richard Irving
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble/ Story By Douglas Leach
Guest Cast:
Rusty Lane............as Prof.Winsby Lowe
Johnny Lee............as Camilly
Synopsis:
Tim Kelly and Toubo Smith are hired by an eccentric professor who wants to
be taken on an expedition into an unexplored region of British Papua to
try and find a lost tribe of white aboriginies. [SC]

2.03 Soldiers Of Fortune: LIMEHOUSE KNIGHTS (verified -SC)
(copyright date 18Sep56, reg. LP7607)
7Oct56 New York City
Directed By Richard Irving
Teleplay By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Jay Novello............as Blankinhorn
Arthur-Gould Porter............as The Inspector
Stanley Fraser............as The Jewlery Merchant
Dale Van Sickel............as Mugger #1 (uncredited)
Chuck Couch............as Mugger #2 (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red'Morgan............as Mugger #3 (uncredited)
Wally West............as Dock Heavy#1 (uncredited)
Gil Perkins............as Dock Heavy #2 (uncredited)
Bud Wolfe............as Dock Heavy #3 (uncredited)
Synopsis #1:
Tim and Toubo help Scotland Yard to break up a jewelry smuggling ring in foggy London. [SC]
Synopsis #2:
Tim and Toubo save an old lady from being waylaid by hoodlums.[TA]
(12Mar57 on WMUR-9, Manchester, NH, Tuesday 8:30pm)

2.04 Soldiers Of Fortune: MONSTER OF LOCH MACGORA (verified -SC)
(copyright date 25Sep56, reg. LP7606)
14Oct56 New York City
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Shirley Russell............as Diedra Randall
Tudor Owen............as Caretaker Randall
Mark Herron............as Evan MacGora
Walter Kingsford............as Sir Angus MacGora
Pat O'Hara............as The Doctor
James Logan............as The Constable
John Trayne............as The Man With The Rifle
Synopsis:
While searching for some lost writings of James Boswell in an old
Scottish castle, Tim and Toubo find themselves involved in a search
for a legendary monster.
(Repeated 27Mar63 on WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Wed 5:15pm )

2.05 Soldiers Of Fortune: THE BLACK CAT WAITS (verified -SC)
Revue Productions, Inc. (copyright date 04Sep56 /reg. LP 7715)
21Oct56 New York City
Directed By Sidney Salkow
Story & Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Ann Lee............as Doris Crane
Joyce Holden............as Janice Fetter
Peter Gray............as John Crane
Synopsis:
Two women, one of which is a marksman with a rifle, hire Tim and Toubo
to accompany them on a trek down the Amazon River in search of two men
who's plane crashed in the wild jungle. [SC]

2.06 Soldiers Of Fortune: BOOMERANG (verified -SC)
(copyright date 11Sep56, reg. LP7586)
28Oct56 New York City
Directed By Earl Bellamy
Teleplay By Barry Shipman / Story By Douglas Leach
Guest Cast:
G.Douglas Duggan............as Constable Massey
Lester Mathews............as Carrigan
Fay Nuell............as Kuna
Anthony Ghazlo............as Torega
Synopsis:
While in Australia searching for gold, Tim Kelly and Toubo Smith's
rifle permits are revoked by a local police constable. He will issue
them only if they accompany him to bring back an escaped prisoner.[SC]

2.07 Soldiers Of Fortune: THE RIVER OF DEATH (verified -SC)
(copyright date 10Nov56 /reg. LP8444)
04Nov56 (original NYC airdate)
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Mario Gallo............as Vargas
Gil Rankin............as The Chavante Chief
Jan Arvan............as Sergeant Rojas
Rus Conklin............as The Indian Guide
Don Diamond............as Donnely
Synopsis 1:
Sent into the wilds of the Brazilian jungle to find a lost prospector, Tim and
Toubo find themselves threatened by a tribe of headhunters. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Tim and Toubo contend with the brutal eye-for-an-eye justice of a tribe of
headhunters. [TA]
(14Nov56 WBRC-6, Birmingham, Ala., Wed 6:00pm)
Synopsis 3:
Tim Kelly and Toubo Smith help a constable escort a dangerous prisoner through the
Amazon jungle. During their trek they encounter a tribe of head hunters. [SC]

2.08 Soldiers of Fortune: TREASURE OF VICKERS' ISLAND (verified -SC)
(copyright date 07Nov56, reg. LP8447)
11Nov56 (original NYC airdate)
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Don Haggerty............as Larson
Ian Wolfe............as Dr.Vickers
Jean Howell............as Lalon
Rudy Robels............as Taru
Synopsis:
When their ship is crippled by a hurricane, Tim and Toubo are driven
ashore on a South Pacific island.
(Synd. repeat 5Apr59  WPIX-11 New York City, Sun 6:00pm)

2.09 Soldiers Of Fortune: THE TATTOOED LADY OF TORIMA (verified -SC)
(copyright date 27Oct56 reg. LP7605)
18Nov56 New York City
Directed By Earl Bellamy
Story & Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Jean Byron............as Margarita Verde
Kem Dibbs............as Bolivar
Victor Varconi............as Inspector Moreno
Paul Stader............as Choya (uncredited?)
Carl Saxe...........as The Messinger (uncredited?)
Synopsis:
Tim And Toubo arrive in a small town in Columbia trying to find out
who is responsible for the black marketing of uncut emeralds. [SC]

2.10 Soldiers Of Fortune: DOUBLED IN DIAMONDS (verified -SC)
(copyright date 03Nov56, reg. LP7714)
25Nov56 (original NYC airdate)
Directed By Lawrence Schwab
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Carl Esmond............as Nicholas Van Loon
Marianne Stewart............as Gretchen Van Loon
Simon Scott............as Roger Miller
Dehl Berti............as Derby
Synopsis:
The neice of a South African Diamond Mine owner and the mine's security
forman plot to kill him so they can take possession of the mine [SC]

2.11 Soldiers of Fortune: THE DANGER SISTERS (verified -SC)
(copyright date 10Nov56, reg. LP7713)
2Dec56 (original NYC airdate)
Directed By Edward L. Cahn
Teleplay By James Gunn and Sloan Nibley
Guest Cast:
Adele Jurgens............as Mitzi Danger
Cathy Downs............as Dolly Danger
Donald Curtis............as Paul
Romeo Vincent............as Orsini
John Marshall............as The General
Albert Carrier............as The French Officer
Synopsis 1:
When Tim and Toubo are hired as bodyguards, they find themselves
involved in an assassination.
Synopsis 2:
Stranded in North Africa, Tim and Toubo get a job as bodyguards to a
sister knife-throwing act.
(13Dec56 on WBRC-6, Birmingham, Alabama, Wednesday at 6:00pm)
(Repeated 23Jan63, WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Wednesday 5:15pm 5:45pm)

2.12 [--] Soldiers Of Fortune: HATCHET MAN (verified -SC)
(copyright date 07Nov56 /reg. 8449)
9Dec56 New York City
Directed By Harve Foster
Teleplay By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Leon Askin............as Charlie Wong
Gloria Saunders............as Wu Shay
Ralph Clanton............as Inspector Webb
Mike Regan............as The Constable
John Day............as The Phony River Policeman
Ken Terrell............as The Blind Man
Charle Horvath............as Ah Wing
Tom Steele............as Fong Lee
Dale Van Sickel............as Pier Heavy#1
Gil Perkins............as Pier Heavy#2
David Sharpe............as Pier Heavy#3
Jack Perkins............as Pier Heavy#4
Note:
This particular episode had ten former Republic Studio stuntmen in
the cast not creditted,
(with the exception of; Charles Horvath, John Day and Ken Terrell),
the others were:
Dale Van Sickle, David Sharpe, Gil Perkins, Jack Perkins, Tom Steele,
Paul Stader (John Russel's double) and
Dick Crockett (Chick Chandler's double).
This was not unusual since this series was shot on the old Republic
Studios back lot and Iverson's Ranch. [SC]

Synopsis:
Tim and Toubo are conned by a Chinese salesman to smuggle out the
head of a London criminal organization. [SC]

2.13 Soldiers Of Fortune: SLAVE MARKET (verified -SC)
(copyright date 03Nov56, reg. 8452)
23Dec56 (Original NYC airdate)
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Michael Pate............as Salom
Donald Randolph............as El Bali
Murvyn Vye............as Malot
Jack Petruzzi............as The Slave Aunctioner
Don Shelton............as Caldwell
Charles Horvath............as Karu
Possible synopsis:
Tim is captured by an Arabian slave gang and sold at an auction.
Toubo adopts a dangerous plan to rescue his friend.

2.14 Soldiers of Fortune: TEMPLE OF TERROR (verified -SC)
(copyright date 15Nov56, reg. 8454)
6Jan57 (original NYC airdate)
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By Fenton W. Earnshaw / Story By Lee Sheridan
Guest Cast:
Steven Geray............as Dr.Devore
Rack Vallin............as Polentz
Anna Navarro............as Sian
Jerry Riggio............as Ringh
Maury Hill...........as Johnny Winters
Synopsis:
A native girl asks Tim and Toubo to find her sweetheart, an
archeologist, who has disappeared in the jungles of Indo-China.
(22May57 on WBRC-6, Birmingham, Alabama Wednesday at 5:30pm)
(Repeated 1962-63 season on WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Weds 5:15pm - 5:45pm)

2.15 Soldiers Of Fortune: ATTACK AT RAS EL MA (verified -SC)
(copyright date 26Oct56 /reg LP8448)
13Jan57 New York City airdate
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Ted De Corsia...........as Sergeant McGuire
Suzanne Cummings............as Simone LeBeau
George Baxter............as Colonel LeBeau
Byron Palmer............as Amed Kali
Nico Minardos.........as Pvt. Jureau
Synopsis:
Tim And Toubo are in Algiers scouting locations for an oil company,
when they get involved with the Foreign Legion and a band of hostile Arab tribesmen. [SC]
Soldiers Of Fortune: (unknown title)
Synopsis: Tim and Toubo try to crush a conspiracy against the French government in Algiers. [TA]
1962-63 on WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Wednesdays at 5:15pm –5:45pm.

2.16 Soldiers Of Fortune: GUNS FOR EL KHADAR (verified -SC)
(copyright date 19Dec56, reg. LP8446)
20Jan57 New York City
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Lee Van Cleef............as Sergeant Bucheroff
John Doucette............as Sergeant Baker
Jean Del Val............as Captain Freiden
George Baxter............as Colonel Renault
Austin Green............as Lieutenant Charlot
Walter Kray............as El Khadar
Edward Manouck............as The Arab Aid
Synopsis:
Tim and Toubo are in the North African Desert and get involved with a group of Foreign
 Legionaires trying to find out who is selling guns to bandit tribe leader El Kajadar. [SC]

2.17 Soldiers Of Fortune: SKULL OF THE INCA (verified -SC)
(copyright date 26Dec56, reg. LP8445)
27Jan57 New York City
Directed By Harve Foster
Story & Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Michael Emmet............as Tepok
Euginia Paul............as Keta
Fred Carson............as Anzine
Synopsis:
Tim and Toubo are hired by a young professor who want's them to take him on a
trek into primative jungle to find the ruins of an ancient Inca City.[SC]

2.18 Soldiers of Fortune: PIPELINE TO DANGER (verified -SC)
(copyright date 22Jun56, reg. LP7711)
3Feb57 New York City
Directed By Leonard Schwab
Teleplay By James Gunn/  Story by Elsie Lee 
Guest Cast:
Cynthia Stone............as Carolyn Hager
Ed Platt............as Yusef/El Bema
Tony George............as Ali
Nyra Monsour............as Niomi
Noel Drayton............as Bidell
Synopsis:
Tim and Toubo are sent to Arabia to investigate a mysterious
slow down in oil production and discover a murder.
( 13Feb57  WBRC-6, Birmingham, Alabama Wed 6:00pm)
(Repeated 1962-63 season - WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Wed 5:15pm -5:45pm.)

2.19 Soldiers Of Fortune: THE GREEN TRAP (verified -SC)
(copyright date 09Nov56 /reg LP8451)
10Feb57 New York City
Directed By Paul Landres
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
William Phipps............as Nick Graham
Maxine Cooper............as Diane Graham
Will White............as Herb Little
Carl Christian............as Mego
Synopsis 1:
Tim and Toubo are acting as safari guides in Africa for three people.
One of them is suffering from a form of emotional behavior that only one of them is aware of. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Tim and Toubo are guides for a photography expedition in Africa. [TA]
(similar synopsis to "The Gaboon Viper")

 2.20 Soldiers Of Fortune: A GIFT OF DEATH (verified -SC)
(copyright date 21Nov56, reg. LP8455)
17Feb57 New York City airdate
Directed By Donald McDougall
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Cynthia Baxter............as Lois Castleberry
Alan Napier............as Commissoner Hartledge
Leo Gordon............as Zimmer
Alfred Grant............as Tolu
Synopsis:
Tim Kelly and Toubo Smith are in Kenya, Africa on a mission to capture
a prize lion for the local game commisioner. [SC]

Soldiers Of Fortune: (unknown episode title - possibly "A Gift of Death")
Synopsis:
Tim and Toubo capture a lion with no trouble, but run into
complications when they try to ship the animal to England. [TA]

 2.21 Soldiers Of Fortune: SANDHOGS (verified -SC)
(copyright date 19Dec56, reg. LP7712)
24Feb57 New York City
Directed By D.Ross Lederman
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Robert Anderson............as Mike Geraghty
Anna Novarro............as Rosita
Harry Lauter............as Jeff Hilton
Alex Montoya............as Ramon
Robert Bice............as Larson
Saul Gorss............as The Ships Mate
Don Casino ............ as The Dancer
Synopsis:
Tim and Toubo help a construction forman find out who is trying to
sabotage an under-construction harbor tunnel in Cuba. [SC]

 2.22 Soldiers Of Fortune: THE CITY OF DOOM (verified -SC)
(copyright date 26Dec56, reg. LP8453)
3Mar57 New York City airdate
Directed By Harve Foster
Story & Teleplay Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Pamela Duncan............as The Maharani
Keith Richards............as Doc Belsen
Ralph Clanton............as George Baylor
Robert Tafur............as The Maharaja
Ralph Smiley............as The Palace Servent
John Day............as The Assassin (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Tim Kelly And Toubo Smith travel to a far eastern country to try
and help a construction company boss and his workers fight off a fanatic
cult who believes their city will be destroyed if the company continues their work. [SC]

2.23 Soldiers Of Fortune: CREW OF THE DOLLY `D' (verified -SC)
(copyright date 04Sep56, reg. LP7584)
7Apr57 (original NYC airdate), 23Sept57 (NYC re-run)
Directed By Richard Irving
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Henry Corden...........as Sullivan
Leo Gordon............as Buck
Robert Burton............as Captain Tola
John Day............as Carson
Edward Colmans............as The Police Captain
Synopsis #1:
Tim and Toubo encounter mutineers while trying to protect a ship. [TA]
Synopsis #2:
Tim and Toubo are hired by an insurance company to protect a ship and its
cargo. They find themselves in the midst of a mutiny. [TA]
(7Apr57 WPIX-11 New York City, Sun 6:00pm)

2.24 [--] Soldiers Of Fortune: THE HONOR OF DR. MAZARO (verified -SC)
(copyright date 18Sep56, reg. LP7583)
Original New York City Airdate not known
Directed By Earl Bellamy
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble / Story By Clayre and Michel Lipman
Guest Cast:
Ernest Sarracino............as Dr. Mazaro
Rodolfo Hoyes............as Presidente Tomasso
Leo Castillo............as Paolo Sanchez
Ivan Triesault............as Dr. Harman
Gordon Mills............as Tom Duncan
Frank Leyva............as Juan
Synopsis:
Tim and Toubo are hired by a chemical company in a Latin American
country to try and convince its leader to renew an important contract.

 2.25 [--] Soldiers Of Fortune: JUNGLE REBEL (verified -SC)
(copyright date 27Oct56, reg. LP7608)
Original New York City Airdate not known
Directed By Earl Bellamy
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Michael Ansara............as Min Hue Chi
Sidney Mason............as Colonel Le Clerc
Baynes Barron............as Beauchey
Keye Luke............as Captain Kopan
Robert Roark............as Renee Le Clerc
Synopsis:
In French Indo-China Tim and Toubo are sent into the hills of Saigon
to negotiate a peace treaty between a French Officer and the leader of the local rebels [SC/TA]
(Repeated 23Jan63 on WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Wed 5:15pm - 5:45pm)

2.26 [--] Soldiers Of Fortune: THE OLD LADY'S MINE (verified -SC)
(copyright date 02Nov56 reg. LP8450)
Original New York City Airdate not known
Directed By Paul Landres
Story & Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Laurene Tuttle............as Henrietta Baldwin
Ross Elliott............as Rex Laird
Howard Ledig............as Nestor
Synopsis:
Elderly Henrietta Baldwin hires Tim and Toubo to guide her through the
Central American jungle. She wants to investigate a suspicious drop in
gold production at the mine she owns.
(1962-63 on WSAU-7, Wausau, Wisconsin, Weds 5:15pm - 5:45pm.)

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