CTVA US Crime - "Dan August" (Quinn Martin/ABC)(1970-71) starring Burt Reynolds

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Burt Reynolds series:
Riverboat (1959-61)  -  Hawk (1966)  - Dan August (1970-71)
Dan August (1970-71)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
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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DAN AUGUST
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Quinn Martin production
for
ABC (Wednesdays 10:00PM ET)(23Sep70-06Jan71)
ABC (Thursdays (21Jan71-26Aug71)
Executive Producer Quinn Martin
Supervising Producer Adrian Samish
Produced by Anthony Spinner

US Police series 1970-71 pilot + 28 episodes x 60 min color
Starring:
Burt Reynolds
as Det. Lt. Dan August (Christopher George in pilot)
Also Starring:
Norman Fell as Sgt. Charles Wilentz (Keenan Wynn in pilot)
Ned Romero as Sgt. Joe Rivera (also in pilot)
Richard Anderson as Chief George Untermeyer (Barry Sullivan in pilot)
Ena Hartman as Katy Grant

"Dan August" theme by Dave Grusin

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[00] Dan August:
THE HOUSE ON GREENAPPLE ROAD (2hr pilot tv movie)
1970
Executive Producer Quinn Martin  
Produced by Adrian Samish  
Teleplay by George Eckstein  
Based on the novel by Harold R. Daniels  
Directed by Robert Day  
  starring
Christopher George as Det. Lt. Dan August
Keenan Wynn as Sergeant Charles Wilentz
Barry Sullivan as Chief Frank Untermyer
Ned Romero as Sgt. Joe Rivera
Edward Asner as Sheriff Muntz
guest stars
Janet Leigh .... Marian Ord
Burr DeBenning .... Bill Foley
Lynda Day George .... Lillian Crane
Julie Harris .... Leona Miller
Joanne Linville .... Connie Durstine
Walter Pidgeon .... Mayor Jack Parker
Mark Richman .... Sal Gilman
William Windom .... Paul Durstine
Tim O'Connor .... George Ord
Eve Plumb .... Margaret Ord
Geoffrey Deuel
Paul Fix
Alice Jubert
Lawrence Dane
Olan Soule
Rees Vaughn
John Ward
Paul Lukather
Tina Menard
Original music by Duane Tatro  
Cinematography by Robert Hoffman  
Film Editing by Thomas Neff    
Art Direction by James Dowell Vance  
 
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ABC Wednesdays 10:00 PM Eastern

 1.01 [--] Dan August:
MURDER BY PROXY
23Sep70 ABC Wed
(featured in the compilation movie "The Jelousy Factor")
Guest Cast:
Diana Muldaur
Burr DeBenning
Roger Perry
Anne Francis
Milton Selzer
Ford Rainey

[02] Dan August:
THE MURDER OF A SMALL TOWN (1970.09.30)
Ricardo Montalban
John Marley
Anna Navarro
Cal Bellini

[03] Dan August:
LOVE IS A NICKLE BAG (1970.10.07)
Brad David
Annette O'Toole
June Dayton

1.04 [--] Dan August: THE KING IS DEAD
Quinn Martin Prod #6301
(featured in the compilation movie "The Jelousy Factor")
14Oct1970 ABC Wed (rerun 13May71)
Guest cast:
Janice Rule ........... Thelma Venable
Dabney Coleman ........ Rick Bessett
Fred Beir ............. Harlan Venable
Jane Elliott .......... Pleasance
Richard Van Vleet ..... Robert Gans
Mark Roberts .......... Spence
Synopsis:
Dan seeks the murderer of a wealthy philanthropist who helped put
the detective through college. [RF]

[05] Dan August:
IN THE EYES OF GOD (1970.10.21)
Bradford Dillman
James Best
Donna Mills
Thomas Gomez

1.06 [--] Dan August: THE COLOR OF FURY
Quinn Martin Prod #6307
28Oct1970 ABC Wed (rerun 29Apr71)
Guest cast:
Raymond St. Jacques .... Jimmy Barlowe
Nehemiah Persoff ....... Cussoni
Ray Danton ............. Andriotti
Richard O'Brien ........ Marston
Synopsis:
The black ghetto threatens to explode when militant leader Jimmy
Barlowe is accused of murdering the sister of his archenemy a
white councilman. August doubts Barlowe's guilt, he also wonders
why Barlowe is blithely refusing all help. [RF]

1.07 [--] Dan August: INVITATION TO A MURDER
Quinn Martin Prod #6312
04Nov1970 ABC Wed (rerun 03Jun71)
Guest cast:
Tim O'Connor ........... Max Winslow
Kaz Garas .............. Phillip Henderson
Michael Strong ......... Amos Barnes
Alexandra Hay .......... Eadie Parker
Barney Phillips ........ Mike Goldon
Synopsis:
Convinced the police are conducting an inept investigation of his
daughter's murder, a newspaper columnist takes matters into his
own hands by publicly accusing the girl's ex-lover. [RF]

[08] Dan August:
THE UNION FOREVER (1970.11.11)
Vic Morrow
Frank Campanella
Linda Marsh
Joe De Santis
Joan Van Ark
Paul Bryan
Andrew Prine

1.09 [--] Dan August: Dan August:
EPITAPH FOR A SWINGER (aka "Climate for Murder")
18Nov70
(featured in the compilation movie "The Trouble with Women")
Directed by Lewis Allen
Guest Cast:
Julie Adams
Brooke Bundy
Gordon Pinsent
John Milford
William Mims
Robert Hogan
Norman Alden

1.10 Dan August: WHEN THE SHOUTING DIES
Quinn Martin prod #6311
25Nov1970 ABC Wed
(featured in the compilation movie "The Lady Killers)
Guest cast:
Vera Miles ............ Carla
Mike Henry ............ Heap Canfield
Victor French ......... Art Bowman
Getold Michael Atkins?
Synopsis:
Dan goes on a limb while investigating a murder case. He suspects the
ex-husband of the victim; his co-workers are more impressed by the mounting
evidence against one of Dan's best friends. [RF]

1.11 Dan August: SOLDIER
Quinn Martin prod #6308
02Dec1970 ABC Wed (rerun 24Jun71)
Directed by Lewis Allen
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson, Ned Romero
Guest cast:
Donna Baccala ......... Deborah King
Will Kuluva ........... Jacob Foschke
Michael Ontkean ....... Mike Foschke
Lynne Marta ........... Jody Forbes
Jack Ging ............. Cpl. Wade Pollock
Larry Ward ............ Captain Kent
Arch Johnson .......... Sergeant Forbes
Peter D'Andra ......... Charity Jackson
Ron Pinkard ........... Harry Tate
Hal Lynch ............. Willis
Synopsis:
An MP is found murdered in an alley; the Army deserter he was arresting
has vanished. Trying to prove the suspect's innocence, Dan must appeal
for help to the people who are shouting "Pig!" at him - the deserter's activist friends. [RF]

1.12 [--] Dan August:
THE TROUBLE WITH WOMEN
09Dec70 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Robert Fuller
Laurence Luckinbill .... Arthur Coleman

[13] Dan August:
QUADRANGLE FOR DEATH (1970.12.16)
Richard Basehart
Lizabeth Hush
Robert Lipton

[14] Dan August: THE JEALOUSY FACTOR  (possibly an aka for #1.04 "The King is Dead")
23Dec70 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Janice Rule ?


[15] Dan August:
PASSING FAIR (1970.12.30)
Michael Tolan
Cliff Gorman
Beth Brickell
Lee Philips

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Moves from Wednesdays to Thursdays on ABC
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1.16 Dan August: THE TITAN
Quinn Martin prod #6314
(featured in the compilation movie "The Trouble with Women")
07Jan1971 ABC Thur (rerun 01Jul71)
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson, Ned Romero
Guest cast:
Barry Sullivan ........ Pete Killian
Robert Fuller ......... Bill Britain
Nancy Malone .......... Doris Galvin
Sherry Lansing ........ Jennifer
Frank Maxwell ......... Henry Craig
Joan Huntington ....... Diana Conroy
Barney Phillips ....... Mike Golden
Arell Blanton ......... Rocko
Synopsis:
A murder probe uncovers a scandal. The victim was a small-town Casanova
deeply involved with the prime suspect: a millionaire's wife. [RF]

1.17 Dan August: DEATH CHAIN
Quinn Martin prod #6317
(featured in the compilation movie "Double Jeopardy")
21Jan1971 ABC Thur (rerun 05Aug71)
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson, Ned Romero
Guest cast:
Jan-Michael Vincent ... Kevin Colter
Gerald S. O'Loughlin .. Dominic Lazar
Chris Robinson ........ Stan Manders
Ahna Capri ............ Linda Perry
Peter Hooten .......... Troy Stedman
Sheilah Wells ......... Sharon
Dean Harens ........... Thomas Howard
Ken Scott ............. Esseltine
Synopsis:
Suspects are dwindling in he investigation of a rape-murder.
A perfect alibi eliminated the prime suspect - and revenge killings
are wiping out the rest. [RF]

1.18 Dan August: DEAD WITNESS TO A KILLING
Quinn Martin prod.
(featured in the compilation movie "The Relative Solution")
28Jan1971 ABC Thur
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson, Ned Romero
Guest cast:
Monte Markham ......... Frank Devlin
Martin Sheen .......... Norman Sayles
Laurence Luckinbill ... Arthur Coleman
Charles Bateman ....... Peter Radin
John Lasell ........... Benjamin Wedlock
Barney Phillips ....... Mike Golden
Milton Kamen
Synopsis:
An Assistant DA suspected of murdering his wife asks Dan to investigate.
The only eyewitness to the crime has been killed by a sniper. [RF]

1.19 Dan August: THE LAW
Quinn Martin prod #6315
04Feb1971 ABC (rerun 12Aug71)
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Ned Romero
Guest cast:
Walter Pidgeon ........ Judge Anderson
Larry Hagman .......... Art Lewis
Lee Meriwether ........ Miranda Lewis
Jared Martin .......... Julian Rush
Don Hanmer ............ Robert Jenkins
Ted Gehring ........... Barkeep
Peter Dawson .......... Pawnbroker
Ian Sander ............ Clerk
Morris Buchanan ....... Raymond Welles
John Yates ............ Harris
Synopsis:
Dan is trying to corroborate the a judge's claim that he killed a
would-be assassin in self-defense, but evidence indicates that he
may have been suffering a paranoid delusion. [RF]

1.20 Dan August: THE WORST CRIME
(aka The Worst of the Game)
Quinn Martin prod #6320
(featured in the compilation movie "The Lady Killers")
11Feb1971 ABC Thur (rerun 08Jul71)
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson, Ena Hartman
Guest cast:
Sal Mineo ............. Mort Downes
Fernando Lamas ........ Tony Storm
Tom Troupe ............ Horace Fallon
Ellen Corby ........... Agnes Oakes
Paul Hampton .......... Wally Pierson
Barney Phillips ....... Mike Golden
Jerry Douglas ......... Stan Palmer
Carol Daniels ......... Laurie White
Stephen Mines ......... Tracer
Marilyn Chris ......... Waitress
Dale Tarter ........... Lab Technician
Synopsis:
Dan angrily investigates the rape-murder of a young woman who had been
receiving obscene telephone calls. [RF]

[21] Dan August:
CIRCLE OF LIES (1971.02.18)
Christopher Connelly
Jason Evers
Geraldine Brooks
Barbara Press

1.22 Dan August: TRACKDOWN
Quinn Martin prod #6323
25Feb1971 ABC (rerun 26Aug71)
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson
Guest cast:
Karl Swenson .......... Aubrey Burnett
Julie Mannix .......... Chris Stafford
Stewart Moss .......... Darryl York
Michael Pataki ........ Eddie Downs
Nancy Fisher .......... Stephanie Paton
John Bedford .......... Hunter
Gordon De Vol ......... Terry Stafford
Synopsis:
Dan goes after the robbers who killed his close friend during a heist.
His only clues are a bloody rifle and the fact that the hoods were
posing as an ambulance crew on an emergency call. [RF]

1.23 Dan August: BULLET FOR A HERO
Quinn Martin prod #6324
04Mar1971 ABC Thur (rerun 22Jul71)
starring Burt Reynolds, Ned Romero, Richard Anderson
Guest cast:
Tina Chen ............. Minh Sanh
Lou Antonio ........... Gordon Krager
Meg Foster ............ Em Jackson
Peter White ........... Jeremy Jackson
Robert Pine ........... Pete O'Connell
Jeff Morris ........... Wally Stevens
Amzie Strickland ...... Hilda Jackson
True Boardman ......... Earl Jackson
Mark Roberts .......... Spence
Peter Hobbs ........... Mayor
Synopsis:
The murder of a Medal of Honor winner yields a list of suspects
(including his wife) and discloses his involvement with a
Vietnamese girl who was planning to marry him. [RF]

[24] Dan August:
THE MANUFACTURED MAN
11Mar71
(featured in the compilation movie "The Killing Affairs")
Mickey Rooney
Peter Brown
David Soul
Keith Andes
Barney Phillips
Harrison Ford
Billy Dee Williams

1.25 Dan August: THE MEAL TICKET
Quinn Martin prod #6325
18Mar1971 ABC Thur (rerun 29Jul71)
starring Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson
Guest cast:
Don Stroud ............ Nick Rude
William Smith ......... Harry Carney
Dane Clark ............ Sammy Rude
Simon Oakland ......... Morey Abroms
Art Aragon ............ Silas
Karin Wolfe ........... Tina Abroms
Synopsis:
Dan is searching for the person who lethally drugged a boxer, but
he hits a major snag when his quarry becomes a second murder victim. [RF]

1.26 [--] Dan August: DAYS OF RAGE
Quinn Martin Prod #6326
(featured in the compilation movie "The Relative Solution")
25Mar1971 ABC Thurs
Guest cast:
Diana Hyland ......... Phyllis Hendricks
Pamela McMyler ....... Elena Tanis
Shelly Novak ......... Matt Lawrence
Alf Kjellin .......... Josef Tanis
Victor Holchak ....... Victor Sorenson
James MacHeath ....... Saul
Simon Scott .......... Walter Hendricks
Synopsis:
The inner turmoil with a group of revolutionaries begins to surface as
Dan searches for one of the members, suspected of murder. The trail
leads to the suspect's paramour, a wealthy matron who supplied his
group with guns. [RF]

1.27 [--] Dan August:
PROGNOSIS: HOMICIDE
01Apr71 ABC Thurs
(featured in the compilation movie "Double Jeopardy")
Guest Cast:
Fritz Weaver .......... Dr. Michael Serling
Susan Oliver .......... Leona Serling
Jerry Ayres ........... Dr. Rodell
Ken Scott ............ Esseltine
Ahna Capri ............ Linda Perry
Dean Harens ........... Thomas Howard
Mark Roberts ......... Spence

1.28 [--] Dan August:
THE ASSASSIN (final episode)
08Apr71 ABC Thurs
(featured in the compilation movie "The Killing Affairs")
Guest Cast:
Carolyn Jones
Joan Hackett
Gary Collins
John Beck
Charles MacCauley
Hal Baylor
Bill Erwin

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Summer Reruns - ABC Thursdays (15Apr71-26Aug71)
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[--] 15Apr71 - no details
[--] 22Apr71 - no details
[--] 29Apr71 - rerun of #1.06 "The Color of Fury" (first aired 28Oct70)
[--] 06May71 - no details
[--] 13May71 - rerun of #1.04 "The King is Dead" (first aired 14Oct70)
[--] 20May71 - no details
[--] 27May71 - no details
[--] 03Jun71 - rerun of #1.07 "Invitation to a Murder" (first aired 04Nov70)
[--] 10Jun71 - no details
[--] 17Jun71 - no details
[--] 24Jun71 - rerun of #1.11 "Soldier" (first aired 02Dec70)
[--] 01Jul71 - rerun of #1.16 "The Titan" (first aired 07Jan71)
[--] 08Jul71 - rerun of #1.20 "The Worst Crime" (first aired 11Feb71)
[--] 15Jul71 - no details
[--] 22Jul71 - rerun of #1.23 "Bullet for a Hero" (first aired 04Mar71)
[--] 29Jul71 - rerun of #1.25 "The Meal Ticket" (first aired 18Mar71)
[--] 05Aug71 - rerun of #1.17 "Death Chain" (first aired 21Jan71)
[--] 12Aug71 - rerun of #1.19 "The Law" (first aired 04Feb71)
[--] 19Aug71 - no details
[--] 26Aug71 - rerun of #1.22 "Trackdown" (first aired 25Feb71) (final rerun)

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Summer 1973 and Summer 1975 - further Reruns on CBS
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[--] Dan August: DOUBLE JEOPARDY aka ONCE IS NOT ENOUGH
(compilation of #1.17 "Death Chain" & #1.27 "Prognosis Homicide")
Executive Producer: Quinn Martin  
Produced by Anthony Spinner  
Supervising Producer: Adrian Samish
Associate Producer: Robert Lewin
Directed by Ralph Senensky/ Virgil W. Vogel  
Written by Robert C. Dennis  
 Director of Photography Ben Colman  
Film Editor Michael Brown  
Art Direction George B. Chan  
Synopsis: 
Lt. Dan August is a homicide detective in his hometown of Santa Luisa, California.
In this reediting of two episodes of Burt Reynolds' "Dan August" TV series, August
and his partner Wilentz investigate the slayings of two winos who died after
drinking poisoned whiskey and the rape and murder of a young woman

[--] Dan August: THE KILLING AFFAIRS (copyright title)
(compilation of #1.28 "The Assassin" & #1.24 "The Manufactured Man")
producer, Anthony Spinner
teleplay by Mel Goldberg & Robert C. Dennis; story by Mel Goldberg & Arthur Dales
directed by Gene Nelson and Richard Bennedict.
Director of photography: Ben Coleman
film editors: Michael Brown, Harry Kaye.
DPUB: 7Mar80

[--] Dan August: THE TROUBLE WITH WOMEN (copyright title)
(compilation of #1.09 "Epitaph for a swinger" (A Climate for murder) & #1.16 "The Titan")
producer, Anthony Spinner
teleplay by Nicholas E. Baehr, Richard Carr
directed by Lewis Allen and George McCowan.
Director of photography: Ben Coleman
film editors: Michael Brown, Jerry Young.
CAST: Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson et al.
DPUB: 3Nov80

[--] Dan August: THE LADY KILLERS (copyright title)
(compilation of #1.10 "When the shouting dies" & #1.20 "The Worst crime")
producer, Anthony Spinner
teleplay by Robert Dozier & Richard Landau/ story by Robert L. Godwin & Richard Landau
directed by Robert Totten and Gerald Mayer.
Director of photography: Ben Coleman
film editors: Michael Brown, Harry Kaye.
CAST: Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson et al.
DPUB: 10Nov80

[--] Dan August: THE JEALOUSY FACTOR (copyright title)
(compilation of #1.14 "The Jealousy Factor (aka The King is dead ??) & #1.01"Murder by Proxy")
producer, Anthony Spinner
written by Jack Turley & Robert C. Dennis
directed by Gene Nelson and George McCowan.
Director of photography: Ben Coleman
film editors: Jerry Young, Richard Brockway.
music by Dave Grusin & Don Vincent
DPUB: 16Nov80

[--] Dan August: THE RELATIVE SOLUTION (copyright title)
(compilation of #1.18 "Dead witness to a killing" & #1.26 "Days of rage")
producer, Anthony Spinner
teleplay by Arthur Weingarten & Richard Landau;
story by Arthur Weingarten, Richard Landau, Stephen Kandel
directed by Ralph Senesby.
Director of photography: Ben Coleman
film editor: Jerry Young.
CAST: Burt Reynolds, Norman Fell, Richard Anderson et al.
DPUB: 21Nov80

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