CTVA US Spy Drama - "Five Fingers" (TCF/NBC) (1959-60) starring David Hedison, Paul Burke

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 Paul Burke series:
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Five Fingers (1959-60) Naked City (1960-63)

 David Hedison series:
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Five Fingers (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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The David Hedison Web Page
http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Boulevard/9097/index.htm
Linda Adams (Garridon@aol.com)
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FIVE FINGERS
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Martin Manulis Productions, Inc.
in association with
Twentieth Century-Fox Television, Inc.

for
NBC (Saturdays 9:30 pm EST)
Produced by Herbert B. Swope Jr.
Based on "Operation Cicero" by L.C. Moyzisch

US Spy Drama series 1959-60 17 episodes x 60 min bw
3Oct59-9Jan60
starring
David Hedison as Victor Sebastian a.k.a. "Five Fingers"
Luciana Paluzzi as Simone Genet
Paul Burke as Robertson

Premise:
David Hedison and Paul Burke in cold war spy drama.
Fingers is a double agent working for the US. His cover? Talent agent.

Five Fingers premiered in 1959. David starred as Victor Sebastian, a
counterespionage agent code named "Five Fingers. Under the cover of a talent
agent, he traveled worldwide representing singer Simone Genet, with whom he
later became romantically involved. The mysterious Robertson would contact
him when he was needed for a mission.

"Beguine" theme from "Five Fingers"
m Twentieth Century Music Corporation,
employer for hire of David Raskin.
CLNA: WB Music Corporation (PWH) ODAT: 10Sep59; OREG: EU593247.

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NBC Saturdays 9:30 pm Eastern (3Oct59-9Jan60)

1.01 [--] Five Fingers: STATION BREAK (pilot episode)
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3303
3Oct59
Written by Richard Berg
Directed by Andrew McCullough

1.02 [--] Five Fingers: DOSSIER
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3703
10Oct59
Directed by Montgomery Pittman
Guest Star
Edgar Bergen

1.03 [--] Five Fingers: THE MOMENT OF TRUTH
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3702
17Oct59
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Guest Stars
Nehemiah Persoff
Jack Warden .... Fitzgerald

1.04 [--] Five Fingers: THE UNKNOWN TOWN
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3707
24Oct59
Written by Whitfield Cook
Directed by Lamont Johnson
director of photography: Joe MacDonald.

1.05 [--] Five Fingers: THE MAN WITH TRIANGLE HEADS
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3704
31Oct59
Teleplay by William Templeton, Andrew McCullough / Story by William Templeton
Directed by Andrew McCullough.
Guest Star
Monty Wooley
Alfred Ryder .... The Count

1.06 [--] Five Fingers: THE ASSASSIN
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3710
7Nov59
Directed by Lamont Johnson

1.07 [--] Five Fingers: THE MAN WHO GOT AWAY
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3706
14Nov59
Written by David Karp
Directed by Montgomery Pittman

1.08 [--] Five Fingers: THE EMERALD CURTAIN
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3709
21Nov59
Written by Jerry Devine
Directed by Allen Reisner
director of photography: Joe MacDonald

1.09 [--] Five Fingers: THE TEMPLE OF THE SWINGING DOLL
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3712
28Nov59
Written by Jerry Devine
Directed by Paul Wendkos
director of photography: Wilfrid Cline.
Guest Star
Viveca Lindfors

1.10 [--] Five Fingers: THE FINAL DREAM
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3711
5Dec59
Teleplay by Jerry Devine
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest Star
Cesare Danova

1.12 [--] Five Fingers: THIN ICE
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3705
19Dec59
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Guest Stars
Peter Lorre
Alan Young

1.13 [--] Five Fingers: OPERATION RAMROD
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3713
26Dec59
Teleplay by Bill Baqrrett
Story by William O'Farrell.
Directed by Montgomery Pittman
Guest Star
Ray Anthony

1.14 [--] Five Fingers: THE JUDAS GOAT
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3714
2Jan60
Written by Jerry Devine
Directed by Gerald Mayer

1.15 [--] Five Fingers: THE SEARCH FOR EDVARD STOYAN
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3708
9Jan60
Teleplay by Robert C. Dennis
Story by Harry Brown.
Directed by Allen Reisner
Guest Star
Martin Balsam

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Two Additional Episode were Filmed but not shown
on Network - later Syndicated
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1.16 [--] Five Fingers: SHOT IN THE DARK
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3716
unaired on network - later syndicated
Written by Michael Pertwee
Directed by David Greene

1.17 [--] Five Fingers: COUNTERFEIT (final episode of "Five Fingers")
TCF-Martin Manulis prod. no. 3717
unaired on network - later syndicated
Teleplay by Michael Pertwee
Story by Leslie Stevens
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau



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