Adventures in Paradise (1959–1962)

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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying ... See full summary »

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Gardner McKay ...
 Adam Troy / ... (91 episodes, 1959-1962)
James Holden ...
 Clay Baker (58 episodes, 1960-1962)
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Adam Troy was an American Korean War veteran who stayed in the Pacific after the war. As captain of the schooner "Tiki III", Troy drifted from adventure to adventure while carrying passengers and cargo anywhere from Hong Kong to Pitcairn Island. His original partner was Chinese-American Oliver Lee, and he was assisted by first mates Clay Baker and later Chris Parker. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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5 October 1959 (USA)  »

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James A. Michener's Adventures in Paradise  »

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(91 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Adam Troy and my fantasy life
1 May 2002 | by (S. Calif) – See all my reviews

I was only eleven when the series debuted, but immediately developed a major crush on "Adam Troy". Yes the music was great. I know I would recognize it if I heard it but couldn't begin to tell you how it goes. Many balmy summer nights as I tried to get to sleep, I would fantasize about living in Tahiti on a white beach with turquoise water lapping at my feet, learning to surf, sailing a catamaran, sailing to exotic locales with "Adam" etc etc. You get the picture. Gardner McKay's life story was unique. Not your typical Hollywood ego maniac hunk. He seems to have been much more interested in the world than in having the world interested in him. Was very sorry to hear of his death in Nov 2001.


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