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Itc 50

Synopsis
In celebration of ITV’s fiftieth anniversary in 2005, this DVD presents a selection of the best examples of programmes produced by ITC - Lew Grade’s Incorporated Television Company - which produced many world-famous film series between the 1950s and the 1970s.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2005
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
television archives; Television drama

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 NTSC
Price
£24.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
800 minutes
Year
2005

Sections

Title
The Saint: The man who liked lions
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 27 Nov 1966, at 19:25. Director: Jeremy Summer, Producer: Robert S Baker
Duration
60 mins

Title
Danger Man: The mirror’s new
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 6 Mar 1965, 19:25. Executive Producer: Ralph Smart; Producer: Sidney Cole; Writer: Philip Broadley; Director: Michael Truman
Duration
60 mins

Title
Gideon’s Way: The white rat
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 21 Nov 1964, 21:10. Producer: Robert S Baker; Monty Berman; Director: Roy Baker
Duration
60 mins

Title
Baron, The: Countdown
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 4 Mar 1967, 21:35. Producer: Monty Berman; Director: Bob Asher
Duration
55 mins

Title
Prisoner, The: Checkmate
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 3 Dec 1967, 19:25. Director: Don Chaffey; Producer: David Tomblin
Duration
60 mins

Title
Man in a Suitcase: The sitting pigeon
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 7 Oct 1967, 21:10. Producer: Sidney Cole; Director: Gerry O’Hara
Duration
55 mins

Title
Champions, The: Autokill
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 30 Dec 1970, 20:00. Producer: Monty Berman; Director: Roy Ward Baker
Duration
60 mins

Title
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased): Just for the record
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 26 Oct 1969, 19:25. Director: Jeremy Summers; Producer: Monty Berman
Duration
55 mins

Title
Strange Report: Hostage
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on 17 Oct 1969, 19:30. Director: Charles Crichton; Producer: Robert Buzz Berger
Duration
60 mins

Title
Department S: A small war of nerves
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Sunday 24 Aug 1969, 19:25.
Duration
55 mins

Title
From a Bird’s Eye View: Sicilian affair
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Sunday 30 Dec 1973, 00:10. Producer: Jack Greenwood; Director: John Robins
Duration
30 mins

Title
Persuaders, The: A death in the family
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Friday 4 Feb 1972, 19:30. Lord Brett Sinclair has a large family, but it seems to be shrinking at an unnatural rate.

Story Consultant: Terry Nation; Producer: Robert S. Baker; Director: Sidney Hayers; Associate Producer: Johnny Goodman.
Cast: Sir Angus: Moultrie Kelsall
Mr. Beebe: Ivor Dean
Duke of Caith: Roland Culver
Onslow: Christopher Sandford
Roland: Denholm Elliott
The General: Roger Moore
Kate: Diane Cilento
Danny Wilde: Tony Curtis
Duration
60 mins

Title
Shirley’s World: The Berkeley Club Caper
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Friday 21 Jan 1972, 22:30. Description: Shirley MacLaine, making her first series, plays globe-trotting photographer Shirley Logan. In this episode she arrives in London. Producer: Barry Delmaine; Original Story: Frank Tarloff; Executive Producer: Sheldon Leonard; Director: Ralph Levy; Music: Laurie Johnson; Series created by: Melville Shavelso.n

Cast: Sir Harold: Charles Lloyd Pack
Commissionaire: Erik Chitty
Dennis Croft: John Gregson
Elderly member: Arthur Howard
Shirley Logan: Shirley MacLaine
Lord Arthur: Rayner Newmark
Duration
35 mins

Title
Jason King: To Russia with Panache
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Saturday 11 Dec 1971, 21:3. Producer: Monty Berman; Director: Paul Dickinson
Duration
60 mins

Title
Protectors, The: Shadbolt
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Friday 16 Nov 1973, 19:00. Director: John Hough; Producer: Gerry Anderson / Reg Hill
Duration
30 mins

Title
Adventurer, The: Action!
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Saturday 22 Feb 1975, 17:20. Producer: Monty Berman; Director: Barry Moore
Duration
30 mins

Title
Zoo Gang, The: The Counterfeit Trap
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Friday 26 Apr 1974, 19:30. Director: John Haugh
Duration
60 mins

Title
Return of the Saint: Yesterday’s Hero
Synopsis
Broadcast on ITV on Sunday 22 Oct 1978, 19:15. Producer: Anthony Spinner; Director: Roy Ward Baker
Duration
60 mins

Production Company

Name

Incorporated Television Company

Distributor

Name

Network

Email
shop@networkonair.com
Web
http://networkonair.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01992 657707
Address
19-20 Blythe Road
Berghem Mews
Hammersmith
London
W14 0HN
Notes
Founded in 1997, Network specialises in distributing niche television programmes, predominantly licensed from Granada Ventures and Fremantle. They have recently branched into feature film distribution. Sale via retail outlets or direct via Network’s website, which has some’web exclusive’ offers.
 

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