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EPISODES: 26.
LENGTH: 60 mins.
FORMAT: Colour, Film.
PRODUCTION: 1967 - 1969 Artransa Park Studios / Trans Pacific Enterprises Production.
RUNNING ORDER: Official.
NETWORK: Seven.

CAST:
Moss Andrews.......TY HARDIN
Judy Plenderleith.......SUE COSTIN (eps 2 - 9)
Neil Winton.......JONATHAN SWEET (eps 2 - 11)
Support:
Carl.......SLlM DE GREY
Barney Duncan.......CHRIS CHRISTENSEN

CREW:
Associate Producer.......ROBERT BANKS STEWART
Executive Producer.......GUY THAYER JR.
Second Unit Director.......DAVID EASTMAN
Story Consultant.......ROBERT BANKS STEWART
Series devised by.......MICHAEL NOONAN
From an idea by.......GUY THAYER JR.
Music.......TOMMY TYCHO


EPISODE TITLES
1. Bound From California
2. The Dangerous Pick-Up
3. Jump High, Land Easy
4. Surprise Surprise
5. One Way To Nowhere
6. Chance Of A Lifetime
7. The Boat That Went To Sea
8. Echoes From A Lost Valley
9. Lend A Helping Fist
10. The McQuade Myth
11. The Captain's Blood
12. Affair At Mangrove Creek
13. Sharky
14. Dead But Not Forgotten
15. Daybreak Island
16. North Of The Headland
17. Brethren Island
18. To Murder A Mermaid
19. Turnabout
20. Down At The Bay
21. Good Friday Island
22. Hagan's Kingdom
23. Game For Three Hands
24. Black Friday
25. Flight Of The Curlew
26. Clean Sweep

1. Bound From California

Rainbow Quilter.......Pat Sullivan
Barmaid.......Fernande Glyn
Chris Bolan.......Ron Graham
Dan Quilter.......Willie Fennell
Charlie.......Reg Gorman
Blackie.......Gordon Boyd
Napier.......Ron Shand
Havelock.......John Gray

Script.......Robert Banks Stewart
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews, having just sailed solo across the Pacific, blunders into some unscrupulous business dealings when he helps to refloat an old freighter run aground during a storm.

Airdate:
Sydney 5/2/69
Melbourne 6/2/69
Ballarat VIC 6/2/69
Shepparton VIC 11/2/69
Brisbane 13/2/69
Toowoomba QLD 16/6/70

 


Ep. 1: Ron Graham and Pat Sullivan.

2. The Dangerous Pick-Up

Plenderleith.......Gordon Glenwright
Alberto.......Tom Farley
George Revere.......Ken Goodlet
Eddie.......John McLaren
University professor.......Colin Croft
Frank Harrison.......Ray Lamont
Ben.......Moshe Kedem
Barney Duncan.......Chris Christensen

Script.......Robert Banks Stewart
Director.......Jeremy Summers
Producer.......Robert Banks Stewart

Synopsis: Payroll robbers steal one of Moss Andrew's boats to take medical student Neil Winton to an injured member of their gang. When Neil realises they are criminals he takes off with the bag containing the payroll money, leading a merry chase using boats, cars, a helicopter and a conveniently parked hydrofoil before the gang is finally apprehended. Moss then offers Neil a job working at Charter Boat.

Notes: First episode with Sue Costin as Judy Plenderleith and Jonathan Sweet as Neil Winton.

Airdate:
Sydney 12/2/69
Melbourne 13/2/69
Adelaide 17/2/69
Toowoomba QLD 23/6/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 12/12/70

 

3. Jump High, Land Easy

Shirley.......Sonia Hofmann
James Tearle.......Tony Bazell
Jacques Pelletier.......Allan Scott
Chuck.......Sean Scully
Dr. Bricars.......John Warwick
Teenage girl.......Candy Raymond
Nurse.......Brenda Gayle
Beth.......Julie Rogers
Pakky.......Roger Cox
Pelletier's accomplice.......Peter Armstrong

Script.......Terence Feely
Director.......Peter Maxwell

Synopsis: Moss Andrews clashes with a confidence trickster who has conned a group of gullible teenagers to join him in a pearl farm robbery, under the absurd pretence of diving for buried treasure. Judy infiltrates the group but is discovered and Moss then has to rescue Judy, stop the pearl farm robbery and round up the crooks.

Airdate:
Sydney 2/4/69
Melbourne 3/4/69
Traralgon VIC 3/4/69
Orange NSW 8/4/69
Mildura VIC 17/4/69
Toowoomba QLD 29/10/70

 


Ep. 3: Sonia Hofmann.

4. Surprise Surprise

David Henderson.......John Bonney
Barrett.......Edward Ogden
Bruno.......Tom Oliver
Lauriana French.......Carol Raye
Jock McPhee.......Guy Le Claire
Anastasia Burns.......Lois Ramsey
Steve.......Tom Farley
Williams.......Bill Cox
Miss Bird.......Beryl Cheers

Script.......James Kelly & Peter Miller
Director.......Jeremy Summers

Synopsis: Delivering a boat to oil magnate George French, Moss Andrews becomes suspicious of French's wife Lauriana. He then discovers that Lauriana and her lover have murdered French, and Andrews finds himself the next target.

Airdate:
Melbourne 6/3/69
Adelaide 10/3/69
Brisbane 13/3/69
Port Pirie SA 31/3/69
Sydney 20/8/69
Toowoomba QLD 14/7/70

 


Ep. 4: John Bonney and Carol Raye.

5. One Way To Nowhere

Tess.......Tina Cornioley
Denzil Webb.......Roger Ward
Eric Garrow.......Norman Kaye
Deborah Garrow.......Clare Dunn
Ginston.......Howard Vernon
Janet Spicer.......Lynn Murphy
Cope.......Martin Magee
Truck driver.......Chuck Kehoe
Despatcher.......Louis Wishart
Frank Spicer.......Les Berryman
Telephonist.......Leslie Walker
Barney Duncan.......Chris Christensen

Script.......Robert Banks Stewart
From a story by.......Rex Rienits
Director .......Peter Maxwell

Synopsis: When delivering cargo to a marine laboratory, Moss Andrews discovers it is a front for a drug syndicate that is involved in murder. Moss is captured by the criminals, but their ineptitude allows him to gain the upper hand and bring them to justice.

Airdate:
Sydney 16/4/69
Melbourne 17/4/69
Ballarat VIC 17/4/69
Traralgon VIC 17/4/69
Shepparton VIC 22/4/69
Toowoomba QLD 12/11/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 13/2/71

 


Ep. 5: Ty Hardin, Jonathan Sweet and Tina Cornioley.

6. Chance Of A Lifetime

Linda McQueen.......Cheryl Morgan
Miss O'Brien.......Derani Scarr
John Bannerman.......Noel Trevarthen
Jeff Challis.......Dennis Miller
Conrad Dehn.......Vincent Gil
Assistant manager.......Reg Evans
Anita Kingsley.......Penny Sugg
Mary McQueen.......Patti Crocker
Tom McQueen.......John Barnes
Steven Dehn.......Tony lngersent
Reg.......Reg Gorman
Contestant 1.......Valli Kemp
Contestant 2.......Jenny Lee
.......Peter Colville

Script.......Robert Wynatt
Director.......Jeremy Summers
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews foils an attempt by two thugs to abduct Linda McQueen in order to prevent her from entering a beauty contest. Judy enters the contest to gather information, however a second attempt to abduct Linda is successful, and a number of suspects and motives surface before Moss solves the mystery.

Airdate:
Melbourne 24/7/69
Toowoomba QLD 18/2/71
Maryborough QLD 13/3/71

 


Ep. 6: Jenny Lee, Cheryl Morgan, Ty Hardin, Valli Kemp and Penny Sugg.

 

7. The Boat That Went To Sea

Kate Brett.......Carmen Duncan
Major Drysdale.......Chips Rafferty
Harry 'Salty' Brett.......Gerry Duggan
Pom Pom.......Rod Hull
Bailiff.......Ron Shand
Ben.......Fletcher Bryant
Barney Duncan.......Chris Christensen
Yacht Club Director.......Don McNiven
Station hand.......Bill Christmas

Script.......Monte Doyle
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Retired sailor 'Salty' Brett, now living in the outback, has built a yacht to enter a competition for a big cash prize. Moss Andrews has the job of taking it to the coast, and faces a number of attempts to prevent the yacht arriving.

Notes: Sue Costin and Jonathan Sweet do not appear in this episode. Outback desert scenes were filmed on sand dunes at a beach.

Airdate:
Melbourne 27/3/69
Adelaide 31/3/69
Port Pirie SA 21/4/69
Maryborough QLD 12/5/70
Toowoomba QLD 22/10/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 23/1/71

8. Echoes From A Lost Valley

Penny Waring.......Jeanie Drynan
Ken Brokenhurst.......Chips Rafferty
Dave Todd.......Tom Oliver
Receptionist.......Pat Sullivan
Adam Brokenhurst.......Alister Smart
Joyce Todd.......Elizabeth Kirkby
Sgt. Frank Struber.......David Williams
Charlie.......Harry Lawrence

Script.......Michael Noonan
Director.......Jeremy Summers
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Dave Todd returns to his home town after five years in prison. With Moss Andrews' help he exposes the Mayor for the crooked land deals which made him rich and caused Todd's imprisonment.

Airdate:
Melbourne 27/2/69
Port Pirie SA 24/3/69
Maryborough QLD 14/4/70
Toowoomba QLD 7/7/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 26/12/70

 


Ep. 7: Chips Rafferty and Ty Hardin.

9. Lend A Helping Fist

Toby Dale.......Mike Dorsey
Jill.......Barbara Joss
Hamilton.......Lionel Long
Fred Martin.......John Gray
Dorset.......Alex Cann
Rev. Simpson.......Colin Tilley
Father.......John Smythe

Script.......Robert Banks Stewart
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Judy asks Moss to donate a boat for a charity picnic for children. Moss has no boat available, and has to charter one from his competitor, Fred Martin. Moss gives Toby Dale a job on the chartered ship, however Dale is in league with Martin and sabotages the journey to ruin the reputation of Charter Boat, causing the children to be stranded on a beach that will soon be underwater.

Notes: Final episode with Sue Costin as Judy Plenderleith.

Airdate:
Canberra 27/5/69
Sydney 28/5/69
Newcastle NSW 28/5/69
Wollongong NSW 28/5/69
Melbourne 29/5/69
Traralgon VIC 29/5/69
Adelaide 2/6/69

 

10. The McQuade Myth

Bimbo Ashton.......Pat Sullivan
Cass Wilson.......Bruce Barry
Reporter.......Peter Adams
Hamilton Walsh.......Gordon Boyd
Rob McQuade.......Martin Magee
Jacko.......Steve Dodd

Script.......Bill Strutton
Director.......Jeremy Summers
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Hamilton Walsh has written a book accusing a famous explorer of deserting his party and leaving them to die. To prove him wrong, the explorer's great-grandson hires Moss Andrews to take him to where the original expedition perished. Walsh uses devious methods to make sure the expedition fails.

Notes: Jonathan Sweet does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 20/3/69
Adelaide 24/3/69
Mt Gambier SA 16/4/69
Maryborough QLD 5/5/70
Toowoomba QLD 15/10/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 16/1/71

 


Ep. 10: Pat Sullivan.

11. The Captain's Blood

Captain T. Bonner.......Michael Pate
Dr. F. Morgan.......Redmond Philips
McCauley.......Robert Bruning
Dr. Nicholson.......Willie Fennell
Brady.......Peter Aanensen
First Officer English.......Robert McDarra
Sparks.......Brian McDermott
Sailor.......Graham Rouse
Second Officer.......John Heywood
Harbour Master.......Leonard Bullen
Carl.......Slim De Grey

Script.......J.B. Conway
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: When Moss Andrews and Neil Winton answer a ship's distress call, Neil is held responsible for the death of the ship's doctor. Moss uncovers some ill-feeling from the ship's Captain towards the doctor, and suspects the Captain could be guilty of murder. Moss then blunders about the ship until he is able to gather some proof.

Notes: Final episode with Jonathan Sweet as Neil Winton. First appearance by Slim De Grey in a support role as Carl.

Airdate:
Melbourne 31/7/69
Orange NSW 5/8/69
Tamworth NSW 12/8/69
Toowoomba QLD 13/8/69
Maryborough QLD 26/8/69

 


Ep. 11: Michael Pate, Jonathan Sweet and Ty Hardin.

12. Affair At Mangrove Creek

Cathy Smith.......Rowena Wallace
Jim Barrow.......Peter Adams
Bluey Hudson.......Bruce Barry
Const. Rex.......Don Reid
Smith.......Don Philps
Miss Finch.......Kay Eklund
Mrs. Smith.......Clarissa Kaye
Sir William Hemsworth.......Howard Vernon
Wally.......David Downer
Jack.......Red Moore
Garage proprietor.......Jack Allan
Ben.......Harry Lawrence
Carl.......Slim De Grey

Script.......Ralph Smart
Director.......Jeremy Summers
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Tempers flare in the small coastal town of Mangrove Creek when Cathy Smith disappears two days before her wedding to the local Mayor. Moss Andrews becomes involved when he helps the man accused by the townsfolk of her abduction and murder.

Airdate:
Melbourne 20/2/69
Adelaide 24/2/69
Toowoomba QLD 30/6/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 19/12/70

 


Ep. 12: Bruce Barry, Howard Vernon and Rowena Wallace.

13. Sharky

Val Wells.......Jeanie Drynan
Wes Lowry.......Michael Pate
'Sharky' Hall.......Chips Rafferty
Rod.......Max Cullen
Policeman.......John Llewellyn

Script.......Bill Strutton
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Wes Lowry hires Moss Andrews to take him on a shark hunt. But when they meet another person on an uninhabited island, Moss discovers they are criminals trying to recover proceeds from a robbery. Moss finally stops them helped by Lowry's girlfriend Val Wells.

Airdate:
Melbourne 1/5/69
Tamworth NSW 13/5/69
Maryborough QLD 26/5/70
Toowoomba QLD 5/11/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 6/2/71

 


Ep. 13: Chips Rafferty, Jeanie Drynan and Michael Pate.

14. Dead, But Not Forgotten

Freda Phillips.......Kerry Maguire
Andy Laker.......Guy Le Claire
Lynn Laker.......Ursula Finlay
Wendy.......Judy Lockey
Alex Harris.......Ken Goodlet
Cyprus man 1.......Robert Bruning
Cyprus man 2.......Bill Vayda
Cyprus man 3.......James Dinnie
Col. Papak.......Peter Williams

Script.......J.B. Conway
Director.......Jeremy Summers
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews becomes involved in a vendetta when he delivers a boat to his friend Andy Laker. Laker had previously given valuable information to British Intelligence in Cyprus, and Cypriut terrorists have sworn revenge.

Notes: Segments filmed in Queensland.

Airdate:
Melbourne 22/5/69
Brisbane 22/5/69
Traralgon VIC 22/5/69
Orange NSW 27/5/69
Toowoomba QLD 17/12/70

 


Ep. 14: Ty Hardin, Guy Le Claire and Kerry Maguire

15. Daybreak Island

Robbie Carter.......Nancy Knudsen
Mick Scobie.......Bill Hunter
Hotel guest.......Jenny Atkins
Madge Scobie.......Lorrae Desmond
Jackson.......Gerry Duggan
Dennis Carter.......Rod Hull
Ted Armstong.......Colin Croft
Tom Willett.......Les Foxcroft
George Wilson.......John McLaren
Shirley Armstrong.......Pat Lovell
Jacko Scobie.......David Downer
Mrs. Wilson.......Lynne Murphy

Script.......Donald Jonson
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss sticks his nose in when underhand attempts are made to put an island resort out of business.

Airdate:
Melbourne 8/5/69
Coffs Harbour NSW 12/5/69
Orange NSW 13/5/69
Lismore NSW 13/5/69

 


Ep. 15: Rod Hull and Nancy Knudsen.

16. North Of The Headland

Rae Sheldon.......Kirrily Nolan
Mike Hallett.......Tom Oliver
'Lofty' Smith.......Bill Hunter
Les Duggan.......Alister Smart
Beryl Winton.......Kerry Maguire
Pete Sheldon.......Jeff Ashby
Motorist.......Don Reid
Jonesy.......Alex Cann
Ron Winton.......Red Moore
Farmer.......Don Philps
Tractor driver.......Gerard Maguire
Donald.......Danny Adcock

Script.......Ralph Smart & John Stanton
Director.......Quentin Lawrence
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss come to the aid of a disabled cruiser, only to find that three escaped criminals have commandeered it. When the criminals make of with his own boat, Moss tracks them down and rounds them up single handed.

Airdate:
Melbourne 13/3/69
Adelaide 17/3/69
Brisbane 20/3/69
Broken Hill NSW 17/4/69
Maryborough QLD 28/4/70
Toowoomba QLD 21/7/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 9/1/71

 


Ep. 16: Jeff Ashby and Kirrily Nolan.

17. Brethren Island

Joanna Decker.......Helen Morse
Liz.......Jacki Weaver
Dave Decker.......Ross Thompson
Abraham Decker.......Ron Haddrick
Ross.......Ken Shorter
Ruth Decker.......Neva Carr-Glyn
Sgt. Paul Stranes.......Gordon McDougall
Martha Hirst.......Shirley Cameron
Saul Decker.......Martin Harris
Joshua.......Alan Edwards
Detective.......Stan Rogers
Girl at party.......Penne Hackforth-Jones

Script.......Ralph Smart
Director.......Quentin Lawrence
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews is accused of murder after taking newly-weds Dave and Joanna Decker to an island populated only by members of a religious sect which Dave and his family belong to.

Airdate:
Melbourne 10/4/69
Traralgon VIC 10/4/69
Albury NSW 18/4/69
Canberra 29/4/69
Sydney 30/4/69
Newcastle NSW 30/4/69
Wollongong NSW 30/4/69
Toowoomba QLD 14/5/69
Coffs Harbour NSW 27/2/71

 


Ep. 17: Helen Morse.

18. To Murder A Mermaid

Prof. Karen Shaw.......Carmen Duncan
Prof. Bruce Crane.......Mike Dorsey
Prof. MacDonald.......Noel Ferrier
Paddy.......Gerry Duggan
Sailor.......Marc Towers
Higgins.......AI Kenny

Script.......Ralph Smart & Monte Doyle
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews arrives on an island where scientist Karen Shaw is working in splendid isolation, only to discover that one of her colleagues is planning to murder her and claim her work - and its financial benefits - as his own. Of course Moss sticks his beak in, thwarts the nefarious plot to murder Karen and saves the day once again.

Airdate:
Melbourne 24/4/69
Traralgon VIC 24/4/69
Orange NSW 29/4/69
Brisbane 1/5/69
Maryborough QLD 9/6/70
Toowoomba QLD 19/11/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 20/2/71

 


Ep. 18: Carmen Duncan and Mike Dorsey.

19. Turnabout

Diana.......Suzy Kendall
Chris.......Max Cullen
Harry Costello.......Alistair Duncan
Ed Haslim.......Howard Vernon
Mark.......Kevin Leslie
Carl.......Slim De Grey

Script.......Donald Jonson
Director.......
Quentin Lawrence
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: When Moss Andrews calls at an island to replenish his water supply, he stumbles across some criminals awaiting transport out of the country. When the criminals methods of persuading Moss to keep his nose out of things doesn't work, they decide to kill him. Moss finds an unexpected ally in one of their number.

Airdate:

Canberra 13/5/69
Newcastle NSW 14/5/69
Wollongong NSW 14/5/69
Melbourne 15/5/69
Traralgon
VIC 15/5/69

20. Down At The Bay

Berni Fenwick.......Janne Walmsley
Fenwick.......Ben Gabriel
Ron.......Lex Mitchell
Derek Wallace.......Tony Ingersent
Wallace's accomplice.......John Hamblin
Insp. Hanley.......Ross Higgins
Dora Binney.......Enid Lorimer
Kate Lucas.......Jessica Noad
Sally Tenant.......Penne Hackforth-Jones
Customer.......Marilyn Mayo
Carl.......Slim De Grey

Script.......Ralph Smart
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews refuses to sell some land to the stepson of a murdered man. Threats and vandalism follow, which Moss soon connects to the murder. He then finds a ‘witness’ to the murder - a blind girl - and exposes the killers.

Airdate:
Melbourne 5/6/69
Adelaide 9/6/69

 


Ep. 19: Suzy Kendall.

21. Good Friday Island

Xena.......Rowena Wallace
John Lightfoot.......Noel Ferrier
Dr. Elliott.......Edward Ogden
Johnny.......Vincent Gil
Alex Kolonis.......Richard Meikle
Island Sergeant.......Ross Higgins
Radio operator.......Ben Blakeney
Andrais Solakis.......Peter Williams
Pete Hanson.......Reg Collins
Police Sergeant.......Robert Quilter
Pollock.......George Gray
Jean Pollock.......Sue Bryant

Script.......Ralph Smart
Director.......Quentin Lawrence
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews is found injured on a boat at an Aboriginal island mission. He is suffering from amnesia, and is accused of bashing and robbing a pearl dealer. As Moss slowly regains his memory he finds himself in danger as the real criminals are closing in, intent on finding Moss and recovering the pearls Moss has in his possession.

Airdate:
Sydney 25/6/69
Melbourne 26/6/69
Maryborough QLD 20/2/71
Toowoomba QLD 21/1/71

 


Ep. 21: Rowena Wallace.

22. Hagan's Kingdom

Sue Sherman.......Penny Ramsey
Mike Hagan.......Tony Ward
Johnny Debray.......John Gregg
Wally.......Jack Thompson
Steve.......Lex Mitchell
Gus.......Max Cullen
Ted (Constable).......Alister Smart
Mary Hagan.......Shirley Cameron
Henry Plantaginent-Smith.......Ben Blakeney
Joseph Robins.......John Unicomb
Shopkeeper.......Beryl Cheers
Len.......Peter Armstrong
Celebrant.......Lionel Haft
Jack.......Patrick Orde
Carl.......Slim De Grey

Script.......Donald Jonson
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Mike Hagan, manager of a large sheep station, goes to extraordinary lengths to stop his step-daughter Sue Sherman from marrying Johnny Debray, as she will then inherit the property which he wants to retain control of. Moss comes to the aid of Debray and Sue, and discovers that Hagan has been misusing Sue's trust money.

Airdate:
Sydney 11/6/69
Melbourne 12/6/69
Maryborough QLD 6/2/71

 


Ep. 22: Tony Ward and Penny Ramsey.

23. Game For Three Hands

Vera Rutland.......Suzy Kendall
Sir Max Plummer.......Tony Bazell
Janis.......Maggie Stuart
Danny Rutland.......Peter Reynolds
Bessie Hedges.......Beryl Cheers
Frank Miller.......Rhoderick Walker
Olsen.......John Armstrong
Ed Potter.......Kevin Leslie
Sandra Williams.......Dina Heslop
Carl.......Slim De Grey

Script.......Robert Banks Stewart
Director.......Quentin Lawrence
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Danny Rutland disguises himself and masquerades as his 'brother' David in order to stage a 'disappearance' with a valuable stamp collection. Moss sticks his nose in and exposes the whole deception.

Airdate:
Sydney 18/6/69
Melbourne 19/6/69
Maryborough QLD 13/2/71
Toowoomba QLD 4/3/71

 


Ep. 23: Suzy Kendall.

24. Black Friday

Andy Mercer.......Norman Yemm
Jean.......Patricia Leehy
Inspector.......Nigel Lovell
Tom.......Don Pascoe
'Pop' Rogers.......Willie Fennell
Constable 1.......Vincent Gil
Constable 2.......Peter Rowley
Bill.......Brian Anderson
Curly.......Lionel Haft
Neighbour.......Doreen Warburton
Mary.......Shirley Smith

Script.......Donald Jonson
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Moss Andrews gives a lift to a stranger, Andy, and takes him back to his home town to see his wife. Unknown to Moss, Andy is an escapee from a mental hospital, and a life threatening situation develops when Andy confronts his wife.

Airdate:
Sydney 2/7/69
Melbourne 3/7/69
Toowoomba QLD 28/1/71
Maryborough QLD 27/2/71

 


Ep. 24: Norman Yemm and Patricia Leehy.

25. Flight Of The Curlew

Kate Russell.......Suzy Kendall
Luke Russell.......John Meillon
Frank Norris.......Robert Bruning
Ted.......Jack Thompson
Insp. Tom Metcalfe.......Owen Weingott
Jack Johnson.......Lex Mitchell
Bob Emery.......Joe James
Wal.......Reg Gorman
Bob Nolan.......Don McNiven
'Silver' Riley.......Bill Charlton
Carl.......Slim De Grey

Script.......Ralph Smart
Director.......Quentin Lawrence
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: Kate Russell hires Moss Andrews to search for her father, missing along the coast in his boat. They uncover treachery, claim-jumping and murder.

Airdate:
Melbourne 10/7/69
Maryborough QLD 23/1/71
Toowoomba QLD 4/2/71

 


Ep. 25: Suzy Kendall and John Meillon.

26. Clean Sweep

Maurie Anderson.......Tony Ward
Const. Bob Rix.......Norman Yemm
Harry.......Harold Hopkins
Sergeant.......Roger Ward
Des Dawkins.......Henri Szeps
'Wacka'.......Sandy Harbutt
Wendy.......Sue Walker
June.......Kathy Troutt
Joyce Rix.......Judith Fisher
Girl.......Kristen Mann
'Soapy' Simmons.......Roger Cox
Motorist.......Brian McDermott
Wal.......Geoff Hiscock
Bryden Rix.......Bryden Yemm
Jody Rix.......Jody Yemm

Script.......Ralph Smart
Director.......Peter Maxwell
Producer.......Ralph Smart

Synopsis: When Constable Bob Rix charges successful businessman Maurie Anderson with dangerous driving for the third time, Anderson uses his wealth and influence to discredit Rix and jeopardise his career. Moss organises some of Rix's friends to act to clear his name.

Airdate:
Melbourne 17/7/69

Toowoomba QLD 11/2/71
Maryborough QLD 6/3/71

 


Ep. 26: Tony Ward and Norman Yemm.