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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
14 September 1958 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
British scientist Peter Brady, while working on an invisibility formula, suffers a tragic accident which turns himself invisible... See more »
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Cast

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Johnny Scripps ... Dr. Peter Brady / ... (26 episodes, 1958-1960)
Tim Turner ... Dr. Peter Brady / ... (22 episodes, 1958-1960)
Lisa Daniely ... Diane 'Dee' Wilson / ... (15 episodes, 1958-1960)
Deborah Watling ... Sally Wilson (11 episodes, 1958-1959)
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Series Directed by
C.M. Pennington-Richards (11 episodes, 1959)
Peter Maxwell (10 episodes, 1959)
Quentin Lawrence (6 episodes, 1959)
Ralph Smart (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Writing credits
H.G. Wells (24 episodes, 1959)
Ian Stuart Black (13 episodes, 1959)
Ralph Smart (6 episodes, 1958-1959)
Leslie Arliss (4 episodes, 1959)
Michael Cramoy (3 episodes, 1959)
Doreen Montgomery (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Brenda Blackmore (2 episodes, 1959)
Brian Clemens (2 episodes, 1959)
Michael Connor (2 episodes, 1959)
Stanley Mann (2 episodes, 1959)

Series Produced by
Ralph Smart .... producer (26 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Cinematography by
Brendan J. Stafford (9 episodes, 1959)
Bert Mason (8 episodes, 1959)
Arthur Graham (5 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Film Editing by
Derek Chambers (7 episodes, 1959)
Spencer Reeve (6 episodes, 1959)
Carmen de Ossa (5 episodes, 1959)
David Hawkins (5 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Casting by
Harry Fine (25 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Art Direction by
Peter Mullins (13 episodes, 1959)
Harry White (11 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Production Management
Aida Young .... production supervisor (23 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Tomblin .... assistant director (21 episodes, 1959)
Douglas Hickox .... second unit director (13 episodes, 1959)
Peter Crowhurst .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1959)
Jack Drury .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Sound Department
Fred Turtle .... sound supervisor (23 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Mills .... photography: second unit (13 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Music Department
Sydney John Kay .... musical director (8 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Other crew
Larry White .... suggested for television by / suggested for televison by (18 episodes, 1959)
Ian Stuart Black .... scenario editor (13 episodes, 1959)
Victor Wolfson .... scenario editor (4 episodes, 1959)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Invisible Man" - USA (DVD box title)
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Runtime:
30 min (26 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): In the opening episode, the characters of Diane and Sally are said to be Dr. Peter Brady's widowed sister and her daughter. But later segments refer to them as having the same surname as the brother/uncle, Brady, rather than that of the late husband/father, as if "Dee" is his widowed sister-in-law.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines of series]
Dr. Peter Brady:My name is Peter Brady. For some time now, I've been engaged in highly secret experiments designed to bring about a great step forward in man's conquest of space and time. Here in my lab, working night and day, I've been prying into the mysteries of the future...
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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
A very credible series for its time, 24 February 2005
Author: grunsel from United Kingdom

This must have been a wondrous new addition to 1950s Television? Made by the ITC company, who always managed to produce something a little different from the endless cops and robber/western import shows from America. Its very easy to criticise this series in the 21st century, but if you look at it in the context of the time it was made, It was pretty darn clever. The special effects were ambitious for their day and still look effective, as good as or even better than an expensively made series like 'The Outer Limits'(1963) where there was no attempt to hide special effect 'wires' at all . It must have been terribly difficult trying to make a show like this in television time and budget? Certainly this show's effects stand up well against the 1975 'Invisible Man' remake series which used a lot of chroma key overlay for effects and consequently the large amount of blue fuzz, made it unconvincing.

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