The adventures of a six-inch-tall American spy.
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 Mel Hunter (5 episodes, 1959)
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 Bill Winters (3 episodes, 1959)
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Marshal Thompson plays a secret agent that is approximately 6 inches tall. He is carried around from one mission to another in a briefcase with a small chair inside. Written by Mark Ford <mford@dean.med.uth.tmc.edu>

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5 September 1959 (USA)  »

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Mel Hunter: It was up to me to be careful 3600 seconds of every hour. I couldn't expect the rest of the world to live my way. To the rest of the world, my problems are not a matter of life and death. The Bureau guards many fantastic secrets. But none quite so fantastic as Mel Hunter - me. Following my escape from a nightmare behind the Iron Curtain six months ago, I watched along with 14 doctors and 17 scientists and saw myself shrink to the size of a six-inch ruler. The shrinking had stopped. The ...
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Yes, I do recall...........
26 July 2004 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

World of Giants.

The scenes which are most vivid for me are the ones in which Arthur Franz carried Marshall Thompson around in a briefcase. Thompson was seated in a little chair inside the case. I remember thinking at the time that was a pretty cool set-up. Thompson could then hop out of the briefcase and do his espionage type work and hop back in before Franz returned to pick him (and the briefcase) up.

Seems that most of the plots had something to do with spying on the deadly red menace (although it was never named as such). But then, this program followed the all-too-real Red Scare of the fifties.

Yeah, Mike, I remember this one. However, I have never seen reference to this show in any form, except here at IMDb. Looks like at least two people saw this show.


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