CTVA US Spy Drama - "I Led Three Lives" (ZIV)(1953-56) starring Richard Carlson

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I Led Three Lives (1953-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, John King, Rina Fox, Martin Nuetzel, Alan Keeling
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)
I Led Three Lives (season 1) (Syndicated) (1953-54)
I Led Three Lives (season 2) (Syndicated) (1954-55)
I Led Three Lives (season 3) (Syndicated) (1955-56)
I Led Three Lives (Copyright Info)(Library of Congress)

Ziv Television Programs, Inc.
United Artists Corporation
for
First-Run Syndication
Produced by:
Maurice Unger, Henry S. Kesler, Herbert Strock, Eddie Davis, Leon Benson
Jack Herzberg, Lew Landers, Julius J. Epstein
Based on Herbert A. Philbrick's real life adventures and
his national best-seller of the same name
US Cold War Spy series 1953-56 117 episodes x 30 min bw (*COLOR- see feedback below)
starring
Richard Carlson
as Herbert A. Philbrick
with: Virginia Stefan as Eva Philbrick (Herbert's wife)
Patricia Morrow as Constance Philbrick
John Zaremba as Special Agent Jerry Dressler
Ed Hinton as Special Agent Henderson
John Beradino as Special Agent Steve Daniels
William Hudson as Special Agent Mike Andrews
Charles Maxwell as Special Agent Joe Carney

Premise:
Anti-communist cold war flagwaver.
Richard Carlson stars as Herbert Philbrick, a man who led three lives:
private citizen working as a Boston advertising executive by day,
undercover agent, and FBI counterspy. Stories relate to his life as counterspy
and his efforts to inform the U.S. government  of the Red Military movement. 

Opening Narration:
"The fantastically true story of Herbert A. Philbrick, who for
nine frightening years did lead three lives - average citizen,
member of the Communist Party and counterspy for the F.B.I.
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Other Credits:
Directors included:
Eddie Davis, Leon Benson, Henry S. Kesler, Herbert Strock,
Leslie Goodwins, Jack Herzberg, Lambert Hillyer, Lew Landers, Leigh Jason

Writers included:
Jack Rock (NOT Joe Rock as previously credited) , Stuart Jerome, Don Mullally, Gene Levitt,
Arthur Fitz-Richard, Ellis Marcus, Leonard Heideman,
Eugene Roddenberry (Star Trek), Robert Yale Libott,
Henrik (Rik) Vollaerts, Ray Taylor, Frank Burt

I Led Three Lives (season 1) (Syndicated) (1953-54)
I Led Three Lives (season 2) (Syndicated) (1954-55)
I Led Three Lives (season 3) (Syndicated) (1955-56)
I Led Three Lives (Copyright Info)(Library of Congress)

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[---] I Led Three Lives: (no episode title given)
Synopsis:
The Communist underground nearly succeeds in using a scientist's family quarrel to enlist a spy. [TA]
( 9Jul55  WGAL-8, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Sat 7:00pm)
 

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*Feedback from Alan Keeling
"I did some research on ZIVs "I Led 3 Lives" recently &
discovered that this show had been filmed
in COLOR. Apparently the only
colour prints left over, now have faded colour. Regards Alan."

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