CTVA US Crime - "Hong Kong" (TCF/ABC)(1960-61) starring Rod Taylor and Lloyd Bochner

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Crime Series  -  Crime Guestbook
The Oregon Trail  (Universal/NBC)(pilot 1976- series fall 1977) Rod Taylor, Darleen Carr, Andrew Stevens
Hong Kong (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox
references:
The Rod Taylor Website:-
http://home.earthlink.net/~tomasik/rod/hongkong.html
synopses by:
Dianne Tomasik [DT]  John Sonnenthal [JS]

Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

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HONG KONG
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Twentieth Century-Fox Television
for
ABC (Wednesdays 7:30 pm)
Produced by Herbert Hirschman/Art Wallace /Fletcher Markle
Created by Robert Buckner

US Crime series 1960-61  26 episodes x 60 min bw
starring:
Rod Taylor as Glenn Evans
Lloyd Bochner as Chief Inspector Neil Campbell
with:
Jack Kruschen as Tully, owner of "Tully's Bar"
Harold Fong as Ahting, Glenn's house boy
Gerald Jann as Mr. Ling, Chief Inspector's assistant
Mai Tai Sing as Ching Mei, waitress at "The Golden Dragon Cafe"

Premise:
Glenn Evans, American correspondent for "World Wide News" helps the
British fight crime in the orient.

Cinematographers included: Philip H. Lathrop  

'Main title' from 'Hong Kong' music by Lionel Newman
'Evan's theme from 'Hong Kong' music by Lionel Newman
'Suzie' from 'Hong Kong' music by Lionel Newman
'Joanna' from 'Hong Kong' music by Lionel Newman

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[00] Unaired 30-minute pilot -- "Blind Justice"
The 30-min. unaired pilot is the short version of the "Blind Bargain"
episode. Instead of Lloyd Bochner as Inspector Neil Campbell, Alex
Davion played Inspector Geoffrey Scott. [JS]


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ABC Wednesdays 7:30 pm Eastern

  [01] Hong Kong: CLEAR FOR ACTION
TCF prod. no. 4103
28Sep60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Ida Lupino
Written by Robert Buckner
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: William Mace
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Burt Brinckerhoff as Johnny McGuire
France Nuyen as Hanny Cheung
Robert Burton as Admiral
Noel Drayton as    Governor
Frank Maxwell as Commander Harris
Synopsis 1:
The first episode, sets the scene and introduces the regulars.
Rod Taylor gets to be debonair and daring. This one also
features a naive Navy man, a runaway pig and a lovely lady named
Hanny (France Nuyen). [DT]
Synopsis 2:
Evans insists on showing his old friend Johnny McGuire around Hong
Kong, but the tour goes too far. [RF]

[02] Hong Kong: MURDER ROYAL
TCF prod. no. 4102
05Oct60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Boris Sagal
teleplay by Stanley Hough, Art Wallace
story by Stanley Hough
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Robert Belcher
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
guest cast: [RF]
Pamela Light as Ann Crowell
Frederic Worlock as Sir Oliver Standish
Rene Kroper as Tien
Edward Colmans as Bakharta
********* no synopsis available **********

[03] Hong Kong: PEARL FLOWER
TCF prod. no. 4106
12Oct60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
directed by Boris Sagal
written by Jan Winters
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: William Mace
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Ginny Tiu as Pearl Flower
Inger Stevens as Joan Blakely
Peter Gordon as Amos Greene
Thomas Gomez as Torga
Aki Aleong as Chin Pao
Ludwig Stossel as Wagner
Viviane Cervanees as Miss Jones
William Yip as P'U Yi
Tommy Lee as Han Foo
Roy Jenson as Yung Lo
Reginald Lal Singh as Proprietor
Synopsis:
Glenn Evans helps an American visitor (Inger Stevens) locate a
little girl she's been sending care packages to. But the
charity turns out to be a front for a spy operation. [DT]

[04] Hong Kong: FREEBOOTER
TCF prod. no. 4104
19Oct60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Charles Haas
Written by Louis Pelletier
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Fred Feitshans
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Beverly Garland as Irene Vance
Arch Johnson as Barney Vance
Bob Gilbreath as Helicopter Pilot
Frank Silvera as Kivori
Charles Horvath as Jodar
Ashley Cowan as Jensen
Joseph Kim as Yee Kee
Alfredo Santos as Cook
Ken Tilles as Deckhand
Patrick Riley as Secretary
Spencer Chan as Waiter
Synopsis:
Glenn helps an old buddy and his wife (Beverly Garland) out of a
tough spot. The old buddy is a former Air Force pilot and now a
mercenary helping rebel forces in a nearby nation. The government,
of course, doesn't like it. Glenn uses his wits and muscle to rescue
the couple from the villains' ship. [DT]

[05] Hong Kong: THE JADE EMPRESS
TCF prod. no. 4107
26Oct60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Don Taylor
Written by Jonathan Latimer
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Fred Feitshans
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Patricia Crowley as Karen Bryant
Richard Grey as Alan Carstairs
Madlyn Rhue as Lola
Robert Emhardt as Dr. Boon
Max Dommar as Fauvre
Michael David as Mosley
James Hong as Chen
Richard Loo as Leo
David Chow as Policeman
Synopsis:
In a Maltese Falcon-esque storyline, Glenn winds up with a valuable
jade figurine following the murder of a Canadian colleague in whose
care the treasure had been placed. Glenn must win the trust of the
figurine's lovely owner (Patricia Crowley) and outwit an array of
bad guys. [DT]

[06] Hong Kong: THE JUMPING DRAGON
TCF prod. no. 4105
02Nov60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Justus Addiss
Written by Robert Buckner
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Daniel Nathan
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Jay Novello as Victor
Anna Lisa as Lily
Richard Carlyle as Monk Decker
Taina Elg as Marta
Anita Loo as Kim Fai
Jerome Thor as Chet Bates
Synopsis:
This is dark, disturbing episode is filled with murder, smuggling,
and people being thrown out of airplanes. Glenn woos a Swedish
stewardess, but danger gets in the way. [DT]

[07] Hong Kong: BLIND BARGAIN
(2nd pilot)
(a remake of the 1st unaired half-hour pilot episode with a
different cast)
TCF prod. no. 4101
09Nov60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Christian Nyby
Written by Robert Buckner
directors of photography: Ted McCord, Philip Lathrop
film editors: Robert Simpson, William Mace
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Joanna Moore as Carol Pryor
Stephen Cheng as Al Tong
Daria Massey as Suzie
Alexander Davion
Victor Sen Yung
Maris Wrixon
Clarence Lung
Beal Wong
Judy Dan as Model
Synopsis:
American correspondent, Carol Pryor, (Joanna Moore) who Glenn got
to know working in Cuba two years before. He discovers she's
paying Chinese to cross the border to look for a story. Glenn
and Carol are taken hostage, but en route to Red China, Glenn fights
off their kidnappers and they slip off the boat as the police ride
to the rescue. At the airport, Glenn bids farewell to Carol, putting
their ambiguous relationship on hold once again. [JS]

 1.08 [--] Hong Kong: COLONEL CAT
TCF Prod. no. 4109
16Nov60 ABC Wed (rebroadcast 26Jul61 ABC Wed)
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Bud Boetticher
Written by Robert Buckner
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: William Mace
Starring: Rod Taylor (Glenn Evans), Lloyd Bochner (Insp. Campbell)
guest cast:
Sarah Marshall ..... Kit Dalman
Herbert Marshall ... Sir John Dalman
John Lasell ........ Roger Dalman
Kathryn Givney ..... Mrs. Dalman
Teru Shimada ....... Colonel Okumara
Miki Kato .......... Nurse
Joe Ruskin ......... Captain
Lawrence Ung ....... Dr. Chan
W.T. Chang ......... Fortune Teller
Synopsis 1:
At a family party, Roger Dalman gets a phone call asking him to rush to
the aid of a sick friend. On the way, he's intercepted by a Colonel
Okumara, commander of the Japanese prison camp where he was held during the war. [RF]
*Note: Herbert Marshall and his daughter Sarah Marshall star in this episode. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A hated Japanese commander, known as Colonel Cat, escapes inprisonment and
returns to Hong Kong to retrieve a hidden fortune. Blackmail, karate and
murder ensue. Glenn steps in to solve the case, using the help of friend
and bar owner Tully, who knows all the criminal types around town. Glenn
ultimately fights and kills the colonel, saves Tully from danger and
returns the fortune to its rightful owner. [JS]

1.09 [--] Hong Kong: THE TURNCOAT
TCF prod. no. 4108
23Nov60 ABC Wed (rebroadcast 02Aug61)
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by Ida Lupino
Written by John T. Kelley
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Daniel Nathan
Starring: Rod Taylor (Glenn Evans), Lloyd Bochner (Insp. Campbell)
with: Jack Kruschen (Tully)
Guest Cast: [RF]
Christopher Dark ... Harry Keefer
Lisa Lu ............ Mai Loo
Val Avery .......... Michael Fortune
Peter Chong ........ Tong Kai
James Yagi ......... Li Sung
George Pelling ..... English Correspondent
Ted Roter .......... French Correspondent
Jerry Mann ......... Dutch Correspondent
Yuki Shimoda ....... Cheng
Willie Soo Hoo ..... Wah Mee
Willard Lee ........ Police Officer
Guest Cast: [SC]
CHRISTOPHER DARK ......... KEETER
LISA LU ......... MAI LIN
VAL AVERY ......... FORTUNE
PETER CHUNG ......... TUNG KAI
GERALD JANN ......... LING
JAMES YAGI ......... LI SUNG
GEORGE DELLING ......... CORRESPONDENT
JERRY MANN ......... CORRESPONDENT
TED ROTER ........ CORRESPONDENT

Synopsis 1:
During the Korean War, Harry Keefer was captured by the Communists and
chose to remain with them. Now he's disillusioned and seeks political
asylum in Hong Kong - with Evans' help. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A man (Christopher Dark) left behind as a prisoner at the end of the
Korean War is taken to Red China where he becomes a "turncoat,"
supposely working for the communists. As he escapes from Red China,
a Chinese reporter -- a woman (Lisa Lu) who used to be the man's
secretary, interpreter and lover -- tries to reach Glenn to get exile
for both of them. She winds up kidnapped by smugglers, and Glenn steps
in to save her. The turncoat gets his exile, but the girl stays
behind with Glenn. [JS]
 
[10] Hong Kong: CATCH A STAR
TCF prod. no. 4110
30Nov60 ABC Wed (rebroadcast 10May61)
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Directed by John Peyser
Teleplay by Sidney Ellis, Art Wallace
Story by Louis Vittes
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Daniel Nathan
 Starring: Rod Taylor (Glenn Evans), Lloyd Bochner (Insp. Campbell)
Guest Cast: [RF]
Luciana Paluzzi as Lisa Mario
Edward Andrews as Ted Carson
Robert Kino as Kwan
Wellington Soo Hoo as Bootblack
Derrick Shimatsu as Chick
H.M. Wynant as Choy
John Newton as Samuels
Fuji as Ruby
Harold Fong as As Ting
Gil Stuart as Reporter
John Hackett as Reporter

Synopsis 1:
A flight carrying a movie crew overcomes a perilous landing, but
Glenn is skeptical that it wasn't a publicity stunt. Of course, he
charms his way into a date with the leading lady (Luciana Paluzzi,
who would also be Rod's co-star in "Chuka" and "Powderkeg." Then she's
kidnapped. Glenn suspects another publicity stunt. It starts out that
way, but turns serious -- and deadly. A swarm of shoe-shine boys
wind up helping Glenn save the day. [DT]
Synopsis 2:
Movie star Lisa Mario suddenly disappears, but Evans ignores the story
as a publicity stunt. Time passes and no sign of Lisa. But Ted Carson,
Lisa's publicity man, does show up. The trouble is, he's dead. [RF]

[11] Hong Kong: NINE LIVES
TCF prod. no. 4111
07Dec60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Teleplay by Abram S. Ginnes, Michael Pertwee
Story by Michael Pertwee
Directed by Boris Sagal (according to copyright notice)
Directed by Ida Lupino (according to DT)
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Fred Feitshans, Jr.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Patricia Barry as Maria
Terrence De Marney as Jennings
Harry Townes as Baring
Alan Baxter as Lacey
Synopsis:
This top-notch episode exudes atmosphere, starting with Glenn's
shipboard encounter with a slick gambler and his "niece" (Patricia
Barry) as well as a survivor of a prison camp who's out to expose a
traitor in Hong Kong. The traitor has established himself as a
respectable publisher, and is a friend of Glenn's, setting up tests
of loyalty and character for both men. [DT]

[12] Hong Kong: DRAGON CUP
TCF prod. no. 4112
14Dec60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Written by Jonathan Latimer
Directed by Walter Doniger
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: William Mace
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Bethel Leslie as Kate Martin
Celia Lovsky as Countess Varnoff
Reggie Nalder as Ramez
Elsie Neft as Frau Klughorn
Harold J. Stone as Judge Moisom
Anatol Winogradoff as General Varnoff
James Hong as Lung Poi
Karl Swenson as Docker
Lewis Charles as Falconi
Philip Ahn as Feng
June Kim as Mei-Lin
Synopsis:
Glenn rekindles a love affair with an American reporter, Kate Martin
(Bethel Leslie), who gets in trouble while in Hong Kong on assignment.
Turns out a man in one of the photos she took was a judge who fled
the U.S. with thousands of dollars from a corruption scheme. But he
changed his life and was using the money to help refugees. Kate makes
the story front-page news, causing trouble for all. Glenn comes to
the rescue. In the end, the judge goes back to the States -- and so
does Kate, leaving her love behind once more. [JS]

  [13] Hong Kong: WHEN STRANGERS MEET
TCF prod. no. 4113
21Dec60 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Teleplay by Fred Freiberger, Art Wallace
Story by Fred Freiberger
Directed by Boris Sagal
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Fred Feitshans, Jr.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast:
Pippa Scott ............. Peggy Jackson
Kenneth MacKenna ........ Edward Manton
Jean Allison ............ Millie Harris
Clarence Lung ........... Ho-Guy
Ben Wright .............. Cronin
Jane Chang .............. Mrs. Chen
Gale Garnett ............ Miss Wong
Henry Beckman ........... Brody
Synopsis:
Andrew Manton, a respected diplomat arrives in Hong Kong where he meets
private detective Ho-Guy. Manton's son was killed in an accident and
Evans believes that he's having the incident investigated. [RF]

[14] Hong Kong: SUITABLE FOR FRAMING
TCF prod. no. 4114
04Jan61 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Teleplay by Art Wallace
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Daniel Nathan
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Julie London as Penny Nelson
Jason Evers as Bradley Gardner
Nestor Paiva as Madera
Marco Lopez as Sailor
Synopsis 1:
Glenn is courting a lovely singer (Julie London), but romance
is interrupted as he gets framed for murder in retaliation for
a damaging article about a smuggling scheme. After being slipped
a mickey, Glenn wakes up to find a dead man in his apartment. He
goes into hiding, and with the help of the lovely singer, sets out
to clear himself. [DT]
Synopsis 2:
It's the gala opening of the Golden Dragon Supper Club, but the evening
is marred by an altercation between Evans and American adventurer
Bradley Gardner. [RF]

[15] Hong Kong: LESSON IN FEAR
TCF prod. no. 4115
11Jan61 ABC Wed
Produced by Herbert Hirschman
Written by Donn Mullally
Directed by Boris Sagal
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: William Mace
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
David Hedison as Roger Ames
Suzanne Pleshette as Diane Dooley
Simon Scott as Johnny Long
Len Lesser as Carl
Robert Carricart as Talbot
Allen Jung as Dai
Synopsis :
Ships's pursuer Roger Ames fills his jacket with packages of money. Then
he visits a haberdashery, where a clerk removes his jacket and gives it to
Mr. Dai, the store's proprietor. [RF]

[16] Hong Kong: THE SURVIVOR
TCF prod. no. 4116
18Jan61 ABC Wed
Produced by Fletcher Markle
Written by Whitfield Cook
Directed by Boris Sagal.
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Chester W. Schaeffer
music: Lionel Newman;
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Coleen Gray as Cara
Jean Gillespie as Iris Leslie
June Dayton as Miss Leslie
Edmund Hashim as Father Serano
Peter Olliphant as Tommy
Kam Tong as Sui
Synopsis 1:
Evans is the only survivor of a helicopter crash in which two of his
best friends perish. He makes arrangements for their orphaned son
Tommy to be sent to America, but things are complicated when two
women turn up, both claiming to be the boy's aunt from Denver. [TA]
(ABC re-run 3May61)
Synopsis 2:
Glenn survives a helicopter crash, but the couple he is traveling
with perish. Glenn is the godfather to their young son, and he has
to vie with the child's grandfather, who is living in Red China.
The grandfather hatches a kidnapping plot involving a fake American
aunt. The first fake aunt almost involves Glenn in a romantic dinner,
but she ends up being unmasked and runs away. A second fake Aunt
comes closer to succeeding, but Glenn and Chief Campbell figure it
out in time to rescue the boy. [JS]

[17] Hong Kong: NIGHT CRY
TCF prod. no. 4117,
25Jan61 ABC Wed
Produced by Art Wallace
Directed by Walter Doniger
Teleplay by Art Wallace
from a novel by William A. Stuart.
director of photography: Frank Phillips
film editor: Daniel Nathan; music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Liam Redmond as Richard Marriot
Antoinette Bower as Laura Marriot
Dean Harens as Hal Spencer
Barney Phillips as Jonathan Crane
Michael David as John Bartley
Synopsis:
Where's Rod? The story line involves a bad cop who kills a guy and
frames an old friend of the police chief. Meanwhile, Glenn is off
in Tokyo, appearing briefly at the beginning and end of the show. [DT]

[18] Hong Kong: DOUBLE JEOPARDY
TCF prod. no. 4118
01Feb61 ABC Wed
Produced by Art Wallace
Written by Judy & George W. George
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg.
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: William Mace
music: Lionel Newman.
Starring:
Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast:
Felicia Farr as Miss Thompson (also her twin sister)
Frank de Kova as Cesaro
Mario Gallo as Santo
Howard Caine as Ramos
Alan Caillou as Sergeant Grover
Steve Marlo as Johnny Cummings
Synopsis 1:
The show opens with a beautiful woman (Felicia Farr) poisoning her partner
in crime. After stashing away a large sum of money, she shows up at Glenn's
door and invites herself in for the night. Glenn, of course, is accommodating. While he's working the
next day, she is killed in his apartment. Soon afterward, Glenn encounters
the woman's twin sister (also Felicia Farr). A romance begins, and Glenn
solves the mystery behind the murders. Or does he? The money is still missing
-- and which twin really committed the crime? [DT]
Synopsis 2:
Miss Thompson visits former boyfriend Johnny Cummings to find out if his
neat little robbery succeeded. [RF]

[19] Hong Kong: LADY GODIVA
TCF prod. no. 4119
08Feb61 ABC Wed (Network rerun 21Jun61)
Produced by Fletcher Markle
Written by William Froug
Directed by Robert Florey
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Chester W. Schaeffer
music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast:
Dina Merrill as Helen Rowan Randolph
Philip Ahn as Hyung
Dan Tobin as Amhurst
Roy Dean as Howard Conrad
Annabella Soong as Sun Sim
Frank Kumagai as Hotel Clerk
James Rawley as Doc
Synoopsis:
Slain newsman Howard Conrad had a slightly shady reputation. Wealthy widow
Helen Rowan Randolph discovers this when she arrives in Hong Kong to
investigate Conrad's death. She had entrusted him with a great deal of her
late husband's money. [TA]

1.20 Hong Kong: THE HUNTED
TCF prod. no. 4122
16Feb61 (rebroadcast 28Jun61)
Produced by Fletcher Markle
Written by ??
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg.
Director of photography: Philip Lathrop;
film editors: Fred Feitshans, Jr. & Daniel Nathan
music: Lionel Newman
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
and Mai Tai Sing as Ching Mei (recurring)
Guest Cast:
John Abbott ......... Alec Borg
Arlene Martel (aka Arline Sax) ....... Vera Graham
Harry Landers ....... Clyde Tyndal
Robert Cornthwaite .. Fless
Fuji ................ Fuji
Synopsis:
At a dedication ceremony, the Prime Minister of Najapur is assassinated.
An American named Forbes is indicted for the murder. But free-lance
photographer Clyde Tyndal was taking pictures at the ceremony and got
one of the assassin - and it wasn't Forbes. [TA/RF]

[21] Hong Kong: WITH DEADLY SORROW
TCF prod. no. 4121
22Feb61 ABC Wed
Produced by Art Wallace
Written by Dorothy Robinson & Robert Blees
Directed by Paul Henreid.
director of photography: Robert Hauser
film editor: William Mace; music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Anne Francis as Mary Moore
Norbert Schiller as Dr. Bergen
Mary Murphy as Agnes Unruh
Benson Fong as Lee Po
Mollie Glessing as Mrs. Cheney
Werner Levy as Chung Kai
Bill Berger as Binkie
Barry Harvey as Official
Paul Kent as Carlo
Wellington Soo Hoo as Bartender
Synopsis:
Chief Campbell gets the girl (Anne Francis) and the focus of the mystery.
Glenn makes brief appearances at the beginning, middle and end -- when he
gets a girl of his own, a Swedish starlet. [DT]

[22] Hong Kong: MURDER BY PROXY
TCF prod. no. 4123
01Mar61 ABC Wed
Produced by Art Wallace
Written by Jonathan Latimer
Directed by Sutton Roley
director of photography: Philip Lathrop;
film editors: Chester Schaeffer, Basil Wrangell
music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Nancy Gates as Grace Richmond
Paul Richards as Perry Beaumont
Richard Anderson as Roger Hardy
Gene Lyons as Tommy Richmond
Marjorie Bennett as Matron
Synopsis:
Glenn is almost killed by a cab right after leaving the Golden Dragon,
where he had met a variety of friends and foes, including an old
(now-married) girlfriend (Nancy Gates). When the woman's husband is shot
and killed while talking to Glenn, everyone assumes Glenn was the real
target. But his detective work reveals otherwise -- and why. [JS]

[23] Hong Kong: THE WOMAN IN GRAY
TCF prod. no. 4120
08Mar61 ABC Wed
Produced by Fletcher Markle
Written by ??
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg.
Director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editors: Fred Feitshans, Jr., Daniel Nathan
music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Rhonda Fleming as Helen Waldron
Leonard Strong as Limm
J. Pat O'Malley as Bingham
Beulah Quo as Pai Nvan
Pat Li as Suki
Kathleen Schloon as Ti-Moi
Lawrence Ung as Doctor
Synopsis:
A Japanese woman, wrongly imprisoned for killing her husband, sees a
picture in the newspaper of a woman in gray who had been at the murder
scene. Glenn goes after the story and the woman in gray (Rhonda Fleming).
Romance begins, but it turns out that the woman's alibi was false. Glenn
uncovers a smuggling and blackmailing scheme, the woman in gray ultimately
confesses, and the imprisoned widow is set free. [JS]

[24] Hong Kong: LOVE, HONOR, AND PERISH
TCF prod. no. 4124
15Mar61 ABC Wed
Produced by Art Wallace
Written by Donn Mullally
Directed by Byron Paul
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editors: Richard Billings & Tom McAdoo; music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Joan Caulfield as Laura Johnson
Warren Stevens as Clifford Janney
Marco Lopez as Manuel
Aki Aleong as Lim
Joseph Sargent as Allen
Joseph Ruskin as Riviero
Synopsis:
A friend of Glenn Evans' (Joan Caulfield) arrives from San Francisco to
meet her husband, who fled to the Orient four years previously to seek his
fortune. But it turns out that the husband has another identity and is
living in Macau, smuggling gold to Red China. Glenn and the girl set out on
the perilous task of tracking him down. [JS]

[25] Hong Kong: THE INNOCENT EXILE
TCF prod. no. 4125
22Mar61 ABC Wed (Network Rerun 20Sep61)
Produced and Directed by Fletcher Markle.
Written by Sam Ross
director of photography: Philip Lathrop
film editor: Betty Steinberg; music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner, with Gerald Jann
Guest Cast:
Susan Kohner as Elena
Joe De Santis as Hernandez
Jay Novello as Perrera
Synopsis 1:
Glenn stages a few coincidences to meet a beautiful woman (Susan Kohner),
who turns out to be the step-daughter of the overthrown dictator of a
republic called Costa Verde. Political intrigue and kidnapping interrupt a
couple of times, but romance prevails. [JS]
Synopsis 2:
Evans (Rod Taylor) is called into Inspector Campbell's office and shown a
complete dossier on his actvities for the last four days. Campbell (Lloyd
Bochner) explains that a foreign diplomat is having Evans followed. [TA]

[26] Hong Kong: THE RUNAWAY (final episode)
TCF prod. no. 4126
29Mar61 ABC Wed
Produced by Art Wallace
Written by Robert Buckner
Directed by Arthur Hiller
director of photography: Philip Lathrop;
film editor: F. Y. Smith; music: Lionel Newman.
Starring: Rod Taylor, Lloyd Bochner
Guest Cast: [RF]
Gia Scala as Maria Banda
Lawrence Dobkin as Kobylin
Stephen Bekassy as Consul
Peter Coe as Loeber
Clarence Lung as Hotel Clerk
Synopsis:
The series climaxes with an episode full of romance, espionage and Cold
War-era deception. A lovely fugitive (Gia Scala) asks Glenn to dance, then
disappears. Then reappears. Her name, her story keeps changing. Is she a
victim or a murderer? [DT]

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Summer Reruns ABC Wednesdays 7:30pm
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 [--] 10May61 rerun of #10 "To Catch a Star" (first aired 30Nov60)

[--] 21Jun61 rerun of #19 "Lady Godiva" (from 08Feb61)
[--] 28Jun61 rerun of #20 "The Hunted" (from 15Feb61)

[--] 26Jul61 rerun of #8 "Colonel Cat" (first aired 16Nov60)
[--] 02Aug61 rerun of #9 "The Turncoat" (first aired 23Nov60)

[--] 20Sep61 rerun of #25 "The Innocent Excile" (from 22Mar61)


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