CTVA US Military - "Jericho" (MGM/CBS)(1966-67) Don Francks, Marino Mase, John Leyton

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Jericho (1966-67)
a.k.a. ' Code Name, Jericho'
Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Trevor Douglas
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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JERICHO
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Arena Productions, Inc.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television

for
CBS (Thursdays 7:30 pm EST)
Executive Producer
Norman Felton / Produced by Stanley Niss
David Victor – Supervising Producer for Arena Productions, Inc.
Associate Producers Robert F. O’Neill, Don Tait (all eps except #3)
Associate Producers: Irving Pearlberg, Robert F. O’Neill (ep #3)
Created by William Link and Richard Levinson In association with Merwin A. Bloch

US Wartime Forces Adventure series 1966-67 16 episodes x 60 min color
starring

Don Francks as Capt. Franklin Sheppard (American)
Marino Masé as Officer Jean-Gaston Andre (French)
John Leyton as Lt. Nicholas Gage (British)

Premise:
In World War II, an allied spy team works behind enemy lines.

Opening Narration:
"Franklin Sheppard - Captain : United States Army.
Civil Engineer, Carnegie Tech; expert in explosives and demolition.

Jean –Gaston Andre – Lieutenant: Free French Air Force.
Specialty: Weapons – ancient and modern, large and small, their construction and use.

Nicholas Gage – Lieutenant Royal Navy. Star circus performer, aerialist, acrobat.
Prime Skill – getting in and out of deadly situations.

This is a high-level allied team operating behind enemy lines, three specialists in the remarkable. Code Name: Jericho" [TD]

There was an original novel based on the series
' Operation Goldkill: Codename Jericho' by Bruce Cassiday (Award: 1967).

British actor John Leyton also appeared in the 1963 motion picture
'The Great Escape', and had a number 1 hit in the UK in 1961 with 'Johnny Remember Me'.

The British character, named Nicholas Gage, was also the name of a real life author, Nicholas Gage, who wrote
'The Mafia is Not an Equal Opportunity Employer' (1971)

Other Credits:
Music Score: Morton Stevens, Jerry Goldsmith, Lalo Schifrin, Richard Shores
“Jericho” Theme by Jerry Goldsmith

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CBS Thursdays 7:30 pm Eastern

 1.1 [--] Jericho: DUTCH AND GO  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5814
15-Sep-1966 CBS Thur
Written by Sheldon Stark
Directed by Barry Shear
Music Score: Morton Stevens
Guest Star:
Tom Bosley .......... Peters
Co-Starring:
John Qualen ......... Hentje
Susanne Cramer ...... Kristina
With:
Christopher Held .... Lieutenant
Bill Shannon ........ Kessler
Paul Busch .......... German Officer
Horst Ebersberg ..... Soldier (uncredited)
Narration:
January 1943 – The Nazis develop a radar controlled anti-aircraft weapon and use it with surprising success against low flying British
bombers in Norway. In April, to protect a critical area, the experimental model is moved to Holland and concealed in an abandoned windmill. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Learn the secret of its operation and delay mass production of the device at any cost. [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho team, after information on an enemy radar device, is saddled with a happy-go-lucky civilian electronics expert. [RF]

1.2 [--] Jericho: A JUG OF WINE, A LOAF OF BREAD, AND POW  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5809
22-Sep-1966 CBS Thur
Written By Max Ehrlich
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Music by Jerry Goldsmith
Guest Star:
Albert Paulsen ...... Bruschke
Co-Starring:
John Wengraf ........ Monseigneur Paul
With:
Lisa James .......... Janine DeLattre
William Wintersole .. Lt. Stennes
Rich Traeger ........ Frisch
Lawrence Montaigne ... Lucien
Barry Cahill ........ Thomm
Norbert Siegfried .... Maat
Location:
Channel Coast of occupied France 1943
Narrator:
Under the guns of a Nazi shore patrol, Jericho risks immediate death to smuggle in of all things – two bags of flour. But very special
flour devised to make possible one of the most daring exploits of the war. Here under the world famous medieval shrine of Sainte Moucel
Jean Mayer, the Germans construct secret submarine pens, sure that the allies won’t shock the world by bombing the religious treasure. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Infiltrate the top secret base, each man in his own disguise and destroy from within. The first step, a carefully planned diversionary fight.
Under the shrine, three Nazi submarines wait for torpedoes to be loaded. Jericho to stop them proceeds on a carefully marked out timetable… [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho team must destroy a German submarine pen located beneath a 600-year-old cathedral---without harming the church. [RF]

1.3 [--] Jericho: UPBEAT AND UNDERGROUND  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5801
29-Sep-1966 CBS Thur
Teleplay by Dean Hargrove and William Link & Richard Levinson / Story By William Link & Richard Levinson
Directed by Richard Donner
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Guest Star:
Nehemiah Persoff .... Paul Marchand
Special Guest Star:
Gia Scala ........... Simone DuBray
Co-Starring:
Jacqueline Beer ..... Denise
Martin Kosleck ...... Colonel Christian Haas
With:
Hans Gudegast ....... Major Fredrick Richter
Ben Wright .......... Mallory
Antony Eustrel ...... Claude
George DeNormand .... General Mueller
Horst Ebersberg ..... Gunther (uncredited)
Location:
A railroad depot in occupied France 1942
Narrator:
In war the object is to hurt the enemy in battle or by sabotage behind the enemy’s own lines. Just as effective sometimes is the
rescue of an important man from an occupied country. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Go in and bring out that man…. [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho team is determined to keep France's Bastille Day holiday strictly a French affair. [RF]

1.4 [--] Jericho: HAVE TRAITOR, WILL TRAVEL  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5804
06-Oct-1966 CBS Thur
Written By Jackson Gillis
Directed by Alex March
Music Score by Morton Stevens
Guest Star:
Albert Salmi ........ Pia
Co-Starring:
Danielle De Metz .... Lita
Lee Bergere ......... Colonel Durand
With:
Richard Angarola .... Mikhail
Rex Holman .......... Lieutenant
Harlan Warde ........ General
And
Rafael Campos ....... Peter
Narrator:
London June 1943 – The allies are about to launch their first invasion of occupied Europe. The high command assumes the Germans know it’s coming. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
To plant false information with the enemy Regarding where and when… [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho team may be sacrificed to fool the Germans. [RF]

1.5 [--] Jericho: PANIC IN THE PIAZZA  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5806
13-Oct-1966 CBS Thur
Written By Norman Borisoff
Directed by Sherman Marks
Music Score By Jerry Goldsmith and Morton Stevens
Guest Star:
John Van Dreelen ..... Colonel Gunther
Co-Starring:
Marianna Hill ........ Silvana
With:
Curt Lowens .......... German Lieutenant
Wilhelm von Homburg .... German Sergeant
Renata Vanni ......... Donna Maria Grazia
Gregory Gay .......... General Mueller
And:
Arthur Batanides ..... Martini
Narrator:
August 1943, Central Italy.
The Germans construct a bomb-proof underground intelligence headquarters as Mussolini’s fascist regime totters. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Destroy this installation, the key to Nazi takeover of all Italy. [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho agents try the Trojan horse ruse to smuggle explosives into Wehrmacht headquarters. [RF]

1.6 [--] Jericho: THE BIG BRASS CONTRABAND  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5830
20-Oct-1966 CBS Thur
Written By Alvin Boretz
Directed by Richard C. Sarafin
Guest Star:
Gunnar Hellstrom ..... Colonel Juger
Co-Starring:
Patric Knowles ....... General Woodhope
Louis Mercier ........ General Latere
Emile Genest ......... Father
With:
Danny Klega .......... Aide
Paul Sorensen ........ General Audison
Harold Dyrenforth .... Colonel Sturmholz
And:
Ivan Triesault ....... Dr Marginy
Narrator:
July 1944. Berlin is under day and night air attack. A ring of steel closes on Germany. Some top leaders of
the Nazi regime realise defeat is near. One in particular hatches an alarming plot to save his own skin.
The Jericho Mission:
Go into Berlin and rescue his intended victims.
Synopsis:
The Germans threaten to execute three Allied officers unless there is a negotiated peace. [RF]

1.7 [--] Jericho: WALL TO WALL KAPUT [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5811
27-Oct-1966 CBS Thur
Written By Irv Tunick
Directed By Richard C. Sarafian
Guest Star:
John Dehner .......... Oberlieutenant Werner Hobst
Co-Starring:
Tige Andrews ......... Francois Leboult
Whit Bissell ......... Franz Neustadt
With:
Lisa Pera ............ Felice Mordain
Norbert Schiller ..... Henri Dinant
Jon Whiteley ......... Louis Mordain
Chris Anders ......... German Soldier
Kort Falkenberg ...... German Courier
Horst Ebersberg (uncredited)
Narrator:
April 1944, the allied invasion of France is near. Hitler’s most successful general – Field Marshal Rommel establishes a forbidden zone as deep
as ten miles inland. Hundreds of allied agents are assigned a vital task, infiltrate and determine the exact nature and strength of Nazi defences. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
The Normandy Peninsular. [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho agents try to steal the Germans' coastal-defense plans. [RF]

1.8 [--] Jericho: ERIK, THE REDHEAD  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5812
03-Nov-1966 CBS Thur
Teleplay by Jerome Ross and Irv Tunick / Story by Jerome Ross
Directed by Richard C. Sarafian
Guest Star:
Jay North ............ Eric
With
James Doohan ......... Pastor Paul Lutjens
Lew Gallo ............ Sven Bjornssen
Horst Ebersberg ...... Lieutenant
Kym Karath ........... Marie
Lindsay Workman ...... Mayor Houstad
Willy Koopman ........ Ulla
Amber Flower ......... Karen
And:
Barry Atwater ........ Major Henning
Narrator:
July 1942 the high point of German conquest. The Nazis try a new technique – friendship with the people of occupied Denmark
and Norway, but resistance continues. Acts of sabotage plague the Nazis, and a strong voice for freedom rings out.
Exiled from Oslow to the tiny island of Svold - Reverend Lutjens. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Rescue Pastor Lutjens so his voice and words can inspire liberty loving people of the world from London. [TD]
Synopsis:
Three Norwegian youngsters volunteer---too eagerly---to help the Jericho agents, whose underground contact has been arrested. [RF]

1.9 [--] Jericho: ONE FOR THE MOUNTAIN (1/2) [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5810 (Continued on 'Two for the Road')
10Nov66 CBS Thur
Written By Sy Salkowitz
Directed By Barry Shear
Music: Richard Shores
Special Guest Star:
Vic Damone ............ Gino
Guest Stars:
Peter Mark Richman .... Major Otto Von Zeeny
Antoinette Bower ...... Marissa
Co- Starring:
Jan Merlin ............ Lt. Karl Linck
With:
Titos Vandis .......... Ferretti
Kurt Landen ........... Lt. Getzler
Ann Ayars ............. Madfame Perazzo
Joseph Perry .......... Italian Commandante
And:
Lee Delano ............ Faviano
Narrator:
September 1943 the fascist regime of Bonito Mussolini collapses and il duce is arrested as the new government surrenders to the allies.
But the Nazis are prepared to take over all Italy and do… [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Outsmart Germany’s tough intelligence officer and obtain information that will save thousands of American and British lives. [TD]
Synopsis:
Vic Damone guest stars as a fiery Italian partisan leader who doesn't like the Allies any more than the Axis. [RF]

1.10 [--] Jericho: TWO FOR THE ROAD (2/2)  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5832 (Continuation of 'One for the Mountain')
17Nov66 CBS Thur
Written By Sy Salkowitz
Directed By Barry Shear
Music: Richard Shores
Special Guest Star:
Vic Damone ............ Gino
Guest Stars:
Peter Mark Richman .... Major Otto Von Zeeny
Antoinette Bower ...... Marissa
Co- Starring:
Jan Merlin ............ Lt. Karl Linck
Eduardo Ciannelli ..... Bonaface
with
Titos Vandis .......... Ferretti
Barbara Luddy ......... Madame Bonaface
Zolya Talma ........... Housekeeper
Gary Dubin ............ Ferretti Child
Daniel Kulick ......... Ferretti Child
Narrator:
September 1943, the hot pursuit of Jericho through Central Italy is blocked by an explosion in a mountain tunnel. Jericho proceeds to obtain information
that will save thousands of allied lives in Southern Italy, while Major Otto Von Zeeny, Chief Of Hitler’s Special Forces takes personal charge of the hunt. [TD]
Synopsis:
With the Germans in close pursuit, the Jericho team is trying to smuggle an Italian official and his two small sons out of enemy-held territory.
The escape plan is complicated when the undercover group's hideout becomes the headquarters for their German pursuers. [RF]

1.11 [--] Jericho: THE LOOT OF ALL EVIL  [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5836
01-Dec-1966 CBS Thur
Teleplay by Palmer Thompson [IMDB] Story by Tony Barrett [IMDB] / Written By Sanford Sherman [TD]
Directed By Allen Baron [IMDB/TD]
Music: Richard Shores
Guest Star:
Michael Rennie ........ Major George Quincy
Co-Starring:
Barbara Anderson ...... Corporal Victoria Bannen
With:
John Orchard .......... Mallory
Peter Church .......... Lt. Heyworth
Alan Caillou .......... General Corder
Cicely Walper ......... Sylvia
Arthur Gould Porter .... Man in tea shop
Morgan Jones .......... First German Paratrooper (uncredited)
John Mylong (uncredited)
Narrator:
July 1944, the allied invasion force in France struggles to break out of the Normandy beachhead.
As the great battle rages, the Nazis boast of a deadly secret weapon proves more than a bluff. The B1 flying bomb launched from the Low Countries
brings terror death and destruction on London. Now allied intelligence learns that two German agents are to be dropped in England to prepare the
way for another far more terrible secret weapon. Allied leaders fear an atomic bomb, still a year away from perfection in the United States. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Intercept these German agents and at any cost prevent fulfilment of their objective in England. [TD]
Synopsis:
Unknown to British intelligence, Gage and Andre are posing as German agents---and risking being shot by both sides. [RF]


1.12 [--] Jericho: LONG JOURNEY ACROSS A SHORT STREET [verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5829
08-Dec-1966 CBS Thur
Teleplay by Jackson Gillis / Story by William Koenig
Directed by Richard C. Sarafin
Music: Richard Shores
Co-starring:
Mark Lenard ........... Philippe
Frank Marth ........... Captain Unger
Also starring:
Malachi Throne ........ Dr. Vonnekar
And:
Mala Powers ........... Magva
With:
Gregory Morton ........ General Maximilian Luder
Virginia Christine .... Frau Luders
Ted De Corsia ......... Jerome, Foreman
Narrator:
July 1943 Paris, a conquered city occupied by German troops for three years is virtually untouched by war. Because of this, Germans move a
highly secret and particularly sensitive installation from Berlin to Paris. This building, known as the priory, is requisitioned. Its quiet
street closed to all but authorised personnel. Special cables of every variety are installed. With the daily parade of German troops through
the streets of Paris as cover, Jericho seeks information about the mysterious installation. The first step: interrupt electrical power service
to the priory to learn what German activities come to a halt. [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho mission: destroy a German decoding machine by tunneling into a communications center. [RF]

1.13 [--] Jericho: FOUR O'CLOCK BOMB TO LONDON [IMDB title] [BOTH ENDS AGAINST THE RIDDLE - title verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5826
15-Dec-1966 CBS Thur
Written by Stanford Sherman [IMDB] / Written by Jackson Gillis [TD]
Directed by Allen Baron [IMDB / Directed by Murray Golden [TD] Music Richard Shores [TD]
Guest Star
William Smithers ..... Colonel Otto Von Fehrmann
Co-starring
Phyllis Hill ......... Madame Danielle Demere
Joyce Jillson ........ Marie
Fred Beir ............ S.S. lieutenant
With
Anthony Benson ....... Gilbert
John Crawford ........ Captain Eric Harnack
Ian Wolfe ............ Sir Arthur Longworth
William Boyett ....... Recon Sergeant
And
Walter Koenig ........ Paul
Wesley Lau ........... German Colonel (uncredited)
Narrator:
June 1944. The allied invasion force lands on the beach of Normandy. German resistance exacts a heavy price for every foot of ground.
Finally the Nazis pull back, destroying whatever they can’t take. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Save from destruction a vital factory making a new proximity fuse. [TD]
Synopsis:
In Normandy, the Jericho team races against time to save a vital factory for the Allies. [RF]

1.14 [--] Jericho: BOTH ENDS AGAINST THE RIDDLE [IMDB title] [JACKAL OF DIAMONDS - title verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5816
29-Dec-1966 CBS Thur
Written by Jackson Gillis [IMDB] / Written By Don Tait [TD]
Directed by Murray Golden [IMDB] / Directed by Alexander Singer [TD]
Guest Stars:
John Drew Barrymore ... Captain Hoeg
Milton Selzer ......... Field Marshal Horst Warshaur
Co-Starring:
Patricia Huston ...... Dr. Barbier
With
Christopher Cary ..... DeBrulier
Alan Caillou ......... General Corder
Graydon Gould ........ Lt.Boyson
Laurence Conroy ...... M.P. Captain
John Orchard ......... Mallory
Narrator:
May 1944. In anticipation of the allied invasion, Hitler re shuffles his high command and selects his most successful General on the Russian
front for a key post in Western Europe. Horst Warshaur is promoted to Field Marshal and placed in charge of German defences in the south of France.
Allied intelligence, well aware of the military genius of this man learns he will visit a series of military hospitals en route to his new command.
The Jericho Mission:
Remove Field Marshal Warshaur from a position of effectiveness.
Synopsis:
A change in orders forces Sheppard and Andre to stop---at any cost---Gage from carrying out a Jericho job. [RF]

1.15 [--] Jericho: JACKAL OF DIAMONDS [IMDB title] [A SWITCH IN TIME - title verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5834
05-Jan-1967 CBS Thur
Written by Don Tait [IMDB] / Written By Stanley Niss [TD]
Directed by Alexander Singer [IMDB] / Directed by Allen Baron [TD]
Music: Richard Shores
Guest cast:
Also Starring:
Hans Gudegast (aka Eric Braeden) ...... Major Rohde
Co-starring
Paul Savior ........ Herbelin
Lennie Weinrib ..... Bellegambe
With
Marilyn Devin ...... Nicole Vauclin
Robert Cornthwaite ..... Du Faure
And:
Paul Comi .......... Feldhaus
Narrator:
The Orchard Country of Central Belgium - 1944.
The tide of war turns in favour of the allies. Now about to return to London, Jericho receives further instructions.
Meet a courier of the resistance and bring back to the Belgium government in exile, a message of vital importance. [TD]
Synopsis:
The Jericho team must steal a Gestapo safe that contains a list of Resistance leaders. [RF]

1.16 [--] Jericho: A SWITCH IN TIME [IMDB title] [THE LOOT OF ALL EVIL - title verified on film -TD]
MGM-Arena prod. no. 5822
19-Jan-1967 CBS Thur
Written by Stanley Niss [IMDB] / Teleplay by Tony Barrett and Palmer Thompson [TD]
Directed By Allen Baron [IMDB/TD]
Co-starring:
Lawrence Dane ....... Colonel Baumer
Johnny Seven ........ Solsimo
With:
Laurie Main ......... Horatio
Donna Baccala ....... Lucianna
Arthur Malet ........ Alfie
Parley Baer ......... Major Von Ernst
John Mylong ......... DuLessier
And
Billy Barty ......... Giorgio
Narrator:
July 1943, occupied France. Britain has already paid a staggering price in blood. Now Nazi Germany has a new weapon to exact another kind of pain. [TD]
The Jericho Mission:
Enter a dockside warehouse in Bordeaux; find the shipment intended for neutral Lisbon. Destroy it. [TD]

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