Adventures in Paradise (TV series)

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Adventures in Paradise
Gardner McKay Susan Oliver Guy Stockwell Adventures in Paradise 1961.JPG
Gardner McKay, guest star Susan Oliver, and Guy Stockwell (1961)
Also known asJames A. Michener's Adventures in Paradise
GenreAdventure
Created byJames Michener
StarringGardner McKay
Weaver Levy
George Tobias
James Holden
Guy Stockwell
Lani Kai
Theme music composerLionel Newman
Composer(s)Max Steiner
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes91
Production
Executive producer(s)Martin Manulis
William Self
Producer(s)Richard Goldstone
William Froug
Gene Levitt
Art Wallace
CinematographyLloyd Ahern
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)20th Century Fox Television
Martin Manulis Productions, Inc.
Marjay Productions, Inc.
Distributor20th Television
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Picture formatBlack and white
Audio formatMonaural
Original runOctober 5, 1959  – April 1, 1962
 
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Adventures in Paradise
Gardner McKay Susan Oliver Guy Stockwell Adventures in Paradise 1961.JPG
Gardner McKay, guest star Susan Oliver, and Guy Stockwell (1961)
Also known asJames A. Michener's Adventures in Paradise
GenreAdventure
Created byJames Michener
StarringGardner McKay
Weaver Levy
George Tobias
James Holden
Guy Stockwell
Lani Kai
Theme music composerLionel Newman
Composer(s)Max Steiner
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes91
Production
Executive producer(s)Martin Manulis
William Self
Producer(s)Richard Goldstone
William Froug
Gene Levitt
Art Wallace
CinematographyLloyd Ahern
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)20th Century Fox Television
Martin Manulis Productions, Inc.
Marjay Productions, Inc.
Distributor20th Television
Broadcast
Original channelABC
Picture formatBlack and white
Audio formatMonaural
Original runOctober 5, 1959  – April 1, 1962

Adventures in Paradise is an American television series created by James Michener which ran on ABC from 1959 until 1962, starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy, the captain of the schooner Tiki III, which sailed the South Pacific looking for passengers and adventure. USA Network aired reruns of this series between 1984 and 1988. The plots deal with the romantic and detective stories of Korean War veteran Troy. The supporting cast, varying from season to season, features George Tobias, Guy Stockwell, and Linda Lawson.[1][2][3][4][5]

Cast and characters[edit]

Linda Lawson as Renee.

Guest stars[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)". imdb.com. Retrieved December 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Adventures in Paradise". tv.com. Retrieved December 31, 2013. 
  3. ^ Sullivan, John. "Gardner McKay, 69, TV Heartthrob Who Turned to Writing". nytimes.com. Retrieved December 31, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Adventures in Paradise – The Television Series [Author-Signed Edition] (Revised Edition)". oldies.com. Retrieved December 31, 2013. 
  5. ^ "OVERVIEW [A] | TELEVISION HEAVEN SHORT REVIEWS". televisionheaven.co.uk. Retrieved December 31, 2013. 

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