CTVA US Drama -  "The Man and The City"  (Universal/ABC)(1971-72) starring Anthony Quinn

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The Man and The City (1971-72)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Cindy Rumbold, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

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THE MAN AND THE CITY
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Universal City Studios
for
ABC (Wednesdays 10:00pm EST)
Produced by David Victor, Stanley Rubin
Filmed on location in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
US Drama series 1971-72    pilot + 15 episodes x 60 min color
Starring
Anthony Quinn as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala

Mike Farrell as Andy Hays (Mayor's assistant)
Mala Powers as Marian Crane (Mayor's secretary)
Carmen Zapata as Josefina
William Schallert as Borden (recurring)
Ken Lynch as Sgt. Jerry Kroelich (recurring)

Premise:
Problems of a widowed Mayor of the South Western City of Alberquerque.

Assistant Story Editor: Edward DeBlasio
Theme music by Alex North

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1.00 [--] THE CITY (2 hr pilot TV movie)
Universal Prod. no. 83366
17-May-1971 ABC
Producer Frank Price
Directed by Daniel Petrie
Written by Howard Rodman
Director of photography Jack A. Marta
Music Billy Goldenberg
cast:
Anthony Quinn ....... Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala
E.G. Marshall ....... Sheridan Hugotor
Robert Reed ......... Sealy Graham
Pat Hingle .......... Ira Groom
John Larch .......... Holland Yermo
Kaz Garas ........... Unknown man
Skye Aubrey ......... Sabina Menard
Peggy McCay ......... Mrs. Lockney
Lorraine Gary ....... Victoria Ulysses
Emanuel Smith ....... Detective Loop
Paul Lees ........... Detective Kosse
John F. Milholland .. Plainclothes detective
Pablita Hardin ...... Mrs. Cintra
Jim Smith ........... Ambulance attendant
Sue Ann Carpenter ... LaLa Lajilla
James L. McConkey ... Bangi Fox
Marjorie Sanford .... Virginia Fox
W. Robert Stevens ... Bishop Martin Bremend
Scott Britt ......... Commune hippie

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ABC Wednesdays 10:00pm Eastern

 1.1 [--] The Man and The City: HANDS OF LOVE  (Premiere episode)
15-Sep-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest Cast:
June Lockhart ........ Ellen Lewis
Audree Norton ........ Ann Larrabee
Lou Fant ............. Richard Larrabee
Lee Hartcourt Montgomery ..... Tommy
Pat Dorrance ......... Pat
Walter Brooke ........ Judge
Synopsis:
A poignant drama about the problems of the handicapped in society
involves Alcala's efforts to help a deaf couple adopt a normal boy. [RF]

1.2 [--] The Man and The City: A HUNDRED BLACK PAGES
22Sep71 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Janice Rule
William Schallert .... Borden (recurring)
Julian Rivera ........ Mateo
William Wintersole
Synopsis:
Janice Rule stars in a bittersweet love story. [RF]

1.3 [--] The Man and the City: I SHOULD HAVE LET HIM DIE
29-Sep-1971 ABC Wed (copyright date Jul71)
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Christopher Connelly .. Peter Marley
Henry Jones ........... Harry Niles
Severn Darden ......... Geller
Fay Spain ............. Lois Niles
Douglas Watson ....... Dean Townsend
William Traylor ....... Canfield
Steven Benson ......... O.D. Patient
Synopsis:
Being a good Samaritan gets a fourth-year med student sued for
negligence. [RF]

1.4 [--] The Man and the City: A VERY SPECIAL GIRL
06-Oct-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Ed Nelson ............ Principal Eastman
Sheila Sullivan ...... Marcia Eastman
Laurie Prange ........ Janet
Ward Costello ........ Alfred Fields
Kathy Lloyd .......... Sudi
Charles W. Brown ..... Jeb
Synopsis:
A teen-age girl levels a morals charge against her school principal.

1.5 [--] The Man and the City: REPRISAL
13-Oct-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Simon Oakland ........ Ed Rauch
Michael Bell ......... Paul Morrissey
Jean Allison ......... Phyllis Rauch
Charles McGraw ....... Jerry Donato
A Martinez ........... Tony
Hank Brandt .......... Alan Wheeler
Margaret Cordova ..... Francisca
Richard Yniguez ....... Jesus
Synopsis:
A veteran policeman's political ambitions are complicating a murder
investigation. The man is determined to make police chief by solving a cop
killing, no matter what the cost. [RF]

1.6 [--] The Man and the City: DISASTER ON TURNER STREET
20-Oct-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Broderick Crawford .... Holland Sr.
Lindsay Wagner ........ Margie Holland
Dack Rambo ............ Holland Jr.
William Schallert ..... Borden
Synopsis:
The mayor fights city hall in a construction bid controversy. [RF]

1.7 [--] The Man and The City: THE HANDWRITING ON THE DOOR
27Oct71 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Henry Darrow ......... Raul Alvarez
Richard Yniquez ...... Julio 'Jesus' Bermudez
Lynne Marta .......... Maureen Alvarez
Ken Lynch ............ Sgt. Jerry Kroelich (recurring)
Shelley Morrison ..... Mrs. Bermudez
Synopsis:
Chicano pride is behind a cop's unpopular efforts to ramrod his people. [RF]

1.8 [--] The Man and the City: RUNNING SCARED
03-Nov-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Angie Dickinson ...... Charlene
Ed Gilbert ........... Broderick
Ken Lynch ............ Sgt. Jerry Kroelich (recurring)
Charles Drake ........ Hess
Mary Wickes .......... Cora
Synopsis:
A gangster's frightened girl friend, trapped by Alcala's war against the
syndicate. [RF]

1.9 [--] The Man and the City: THE DEADLY FOUNTAIN
10-Nov-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
William Windom
Diana Ewing ........... Ann
Patricia Barry ........ Dora
John van Dreelen ...... Elias Garth
Paul Comi ............. Dr. Gorham
Jim McKrell ........... Newsman
Richard Roat .......... Pete Norse
Synopsis:
A Senate hopeful trying to create a youthful image. [RF]

1.10 [--] The Man and The City: RUN FOR DAYLIGHT 
17Nov71 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Robert Hooks
Larry Wilcox ......... Rich
Kim Hamilton ......... Cathy Bowman
Synopsis:
A moving story about a has-been football star and a juvenile
delinquent. [RF]

1.11 [--] The Man and The City: THE CROSS-COUNTRY MAN 
01Dec71 ABC Wed
Written by Edward De Blasio
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Robert Foxworth ...... Neil Dana
Royal Dano ........... Chief Ash
Larraine Stephens .... Marjorie Dana
Ken Lynch ............ Sgt. Jerry Kroelich (recurring)
Richard Devon ........ Baxter
Synopsis:
Alcala defends a pillar of the community whose past includes a prison
break. [RF]

1.12 [--] Man and the City: PIPE ME A LOVING TUNE 
08-Dec-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Burgess Meredith
David McCallum
William Schallert .... Borden (recurring)
Fred Sadoff .......... Ellman
Jay Varela ........... Joe Nacora
Synopsis:
A drama about family pride and a mentally impaired son.

1.13 [--] The Man and The City: THE GIRLS IN TRUCK SEVEN 
15Dec71 ABC Wed
Written by Edward De Blasio
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Tina Chen ............ Liu
Annette Cardona ...... Antonia
James Douglas ........ Jameson
Synopsis:
The plight of illegal alien workers is dramatized. [RF]

1.14 Man and the City: JENNIFER
29-Dec-1971 ABC Wed
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest cast:
Lois Nettleton ........ Jennifer Wilson
Jack Albertson ........ Lieutenant
Patrecia Wynand ....... Rachel
Sam Melville
Synopsis:
Drama about a kidnapper, a child's anguished parents and an
extortionist out to cash in on the tragedy. [RF]

1.15 [--] The Man and The City: DIAGNOSIS: CORRUPTION (final episode)
05Jan72 ABC Wed
Written by Edward De Blasio
Starring: Anthony Quinn (as Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala)
Guest Cast:
Charles Aidman ....... Dr. Fred Kirk
Carolyn Conwell ...... Eugenia Kirk
Clark Howat .......... Perino
Dan Travanty (later Daniel J. Travanti of Hill Street Blues),
Skip Ward,
Norma Connolly
Synopsis:
Alcala ferrets out a drug thief at the city hospital. [RF]

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Unknowns
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[--] "Medals" (original script title)
[--] "Pavane For Young Girl and Harp"
(original script title Written by Edward DeBlasio)
[--] "The Target" (original script title) 
[--] "Your House In My House" (original script title)
By elimination these will be "aka's" for
#1.4 "A Very Special Girl"
#1.7 "The Handwriting on the Door"
#1.8 "Running Scared


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