Interpol Calling Episode 6: You Can’t Die Twice

A man was killed in an accident on the docks of New York City but shortly thereafter it is found that he was not the man his papers say he is. The man he was reported to be was actually killed months ago in Hamburg. During the autopsy, the doctor finds a strange tattoo on the body that leads Interpol to a people trafficking operation that spans the Atlantic ocean.

Personal Synopsis

The last known appearance of a Hungarian man was in a refugee camp in Austria until he shows up dead due to an accident in New York City. But his papers were of a different person which would naturally rile up suspicion. Duval takes the lead in investigating this mystery across the pond. After recruiting “bait”, Interpol were able to follow the entire chain of a people trafficking operation. This episode also has an innate connection to the horrors of the holocaust as two of the characters proudly display their ID numbers tattooed on their arms.

Original Air-Date: October 18th 1959

Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards
Written by Barbara Avedon

Inspector Paul Duval – Charles Korvin

Inspector Mornay – Edwin Richfield

Captain Tully – Cec Linder

Mr. Dorner – Gerard Heinz

Inspector Krantz – Arnold Diamond

Anna Grauber – Colette Wilde

Muller – Leonard Sachs

Marston – Robert Arden

Carter – Philo Hauser

Creedy – George Margo

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Interpol Calling Episode 5: The Long Weekend

2000 miles, the sea, a dead body? When a known criminal’s body is found on the beach near Dover the questions arise about how this could be possible. Was it murder or a suicide? Where did the body come from? Just how such a thing could happen points to complex set of maritime charts.

Personal Synopsis

Given that the mood of this episode is murder, the incidental music that starts off “The Long Weekend” is such a light hearted contrast to the mystery of the floating dead body. Despite that light-heartedness, this episode exposes a glimpse into the trade of contraband across the seas. Almost hidden from sight, the hundreds of cargo ships that traverse the mediterranean have the perfect network to pass on illegal cargo throughout the ports of Europe and even further. Duval and Inspector Mornay try to weave through the complex watery trail of evidence to discover why a murder had travelled so far.

Original Air-Date: October 11th 1959

Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards
Written by David T. Chantler

Inspector Paul Duval – Charles Korvin

Inspector Mornay – Edwin Richfield

Professor Renee – David Kossoff

Monsieur Iamprou – John Le Mesurier

Marie – Balbina

Georges – AndrĂ© Maranne

Captain Gallard – Francis De Wolff

Detective – Joe Beckett

Interpol Officer – Richard Duke

Interpol Officer – Roy Everson

Interpol Radio Officer – Michael Jacques

John Talbot – Emile Stemmler

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Interpol Calling Episode 4: The Two-Headed Monster

Johnny Stefano is back in Italy after doing time in a US prison. Not believing he has changed his way the local police contact Interpol to investigate. Duval is now wondering why a gathering of known criminals are meeting with Johnny and what racket they might be up to. Johnny’s sister Maria unintentionally gives Duval clues to solve the puzzle.

Personal Synopsis

Once a criminal always a criminal has been a theme in the annals of crime for centuries and this episode gives us another example in Johnny that the statement is true. Johnny comes back to Italy to start up a racket haunting local vineyard owners. Duval is quick to see the signs that johnny is back to his known old ways and uses Maria, Johnny’s sister, as a catalyst to putting a stop to Johnny’s criminal ways.

Original Air-Date: October 4th 1959

Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards
Written by David T. Chantler

Inspector Paul Duval – Charles Korvin

Inspector Mornay – Edwin Richfield

Maria – Marla Landi

Johnny Stefano – Alan Tilvern

Captain Pagano – George Pastell

Debre – Robert Cawdron

Cartier – Julian Somers

Ship’s Officer – Piers Keelan

Interpol Officer – Zena Marshall

Barber – Louis Matto

Interpol Officer – Bill Rayment

Research Biologist – John Serret

Driver – Jeff Silk

Interpol Officer – Reg Thomason

French Policeman – Robert Vossler

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Interpol Calling Episode 3: The Sleeping Giant

A World War II bomb is found in Scotland far too close for comfort. If it explodes it would cause the destruction of a dam and everything downstream. Interpol is searching for the bomb makers in an attempt to detonate the bomb but this not an easy task after so many years after the war.

Personal Synopsis

When a bomb is found and the pending danger grows, finding those who made this weapon of mass destruction becomes a life or death case for Interpol. Inspector Duval flies across Europe to find those who can safely detonate the bomb in time. We follow this quest in this episode amongst actors who they themselves survived the second World War.

Original Air-Date: September 27th 1959

Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards
Written by Larry Forrester

Inspector Paul Duval – Charles Korvin

Inspector Mornay – Edwin Richfield

Kustrinski – John Crawford

David – David Cameron

Von Schriber – Esmond Knight

Von Stegger – Oliver Burt

MacLelland – Jack Stewart

Sgt. Logie – Rufus Cruickshank

Inge Vern – Heather Chasen

Policeman – Billy Dean

Frederik Braun – Reginald Marsh

Ship’s Officer – Michael Mulcaster

Detective – Eric Wetherell

German Police Chief – Martin Wyldeck

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Interpol Calling Episode 2: The Money Game

A journalist is found dead after reporting on the untimely demise of the Baron. The international stock markets react to this news of the highly esteemed financier’s death. However when the real Baron shows himself to be alive, Inspector Duval must find who would go to such lengths to fake a death and commit a murder.

Personal Synopsis

The International money market is fraught with possible gains and in some cases great loses. In this episode, the world believed it lost one of the great minds of finance but instead fell for the scam that profited from the news of the Barons death. Inspector Duval sets out to find out who thought that the Money Game was worth the crime.

Original Air-Date: September 20th 1959

Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards
Written by Lewis Davidson

Inspector Paul Duval – Charles Korvin

Inspector Mornay – Edwin Richfield

The Baron – Walter Rilla

Castillon – Ferdy Mayne

Marie Webber – Delphi Lawrence

Brownley – Phil Brown

Zeist – Walter Gotell

Mortuary Assistant – Alan Beaton

Detective –Joe Beckett

Detective – Michael Beint

Man in Cafe – Alan Casley

Interpol Officer – Jean Driant

Interpol Officer – William Ingram

Train Guard – Fulton Mackay

Man in Cafe – Geremy Phillips

Man in Cafe – Johnny Rossi

Man Dancing in Cafe – George Roubicek

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