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The Baron: :  -- An American living in London gets into danger as a valuable antiques dealer

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
20 January 1966 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.
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'In your face' visuals and punchy memorable theme See more (11 total) »

Cast

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Steve Forrest ... John Mannering 'The Baron' (30 episodes, 1966-1967)

Sue Lloyd ... Cordelia Winfield (23 episodes, 1966-1967)
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Series Directed by
John Llewellyn Moxey (5 episodes, 1966)
Roy Ward Baker (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
Cyril Frankel (4 episodes, 1966)
Robert Asher (4 episodes, 1967)
Jeremy Summers (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Leslie Norman (3 episodes, 1966)
Don Chaffey (2 episodes, 1966-1967)
Gordon Flemyng (2 episodes, 1967)
Robert Tronson (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Writing credits
John Creasey (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Terry Nation (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Dennis Spooner (14 episodes, 1966-1967)
Brian Clemens (2 episodes, 1966-1967)

Series Produced by
Monty Berman .... producer (29 episodes, 1966-1967)

Robert S. Baker .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Edwin Astley (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Cinematography by
Gilbert Taylor (13 episodes, 1966-1967)
James Allen (12 episodes, 1966)
Frank Watts (4 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Film Editing by
Derek Chambers (15 episodes, 1966-1967)
Peter Pitt (15 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Casting by
Anthony Arnell (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Art Direction by
Charles Bishop (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Makeup Department
Michael Morris .... makeup supervisor (21 episodes, 1966-1967)
Merwyn Medalie .... hair stylist / hairdressing (19 episodes, 1966-1967)
Helen Penfold .... hair stylist / hairdresser (11 episodes, 1966)
Gerry Fletcher .... makeup supervisor / make-up supervisor / ... (9 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Production Management
Johnny Goodman .... production supervisor / production manager (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Philip Aizlewood .... post-production supervisor / post-production manager (22 episodes, 1966-1967)
Jeremy Saunders .... post-production supervisor (8 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Hough .... second unit director / second assistant director (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
Pat Kelly .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ken Baker .... assistant director (13 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Art Department
Bill Greene .... construction manager (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Len Townsend .... associate art director (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Sound Department
Norman Coggs .... sound recordist (30 episodes, 1966-1967)
Len Abbott .... sound recordist (25 episodes, 1966-1967)
William Tout .... sound editor (19 episodes, 1966-1967)
Len Shilton .... sound recordist (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
Ken Rolls .... sound editor (5 episodes, 1966)
Jeanne Henderson .... sound editor (4 episodes, 1966)
 
Series Stunts
Peter Brace .... stunts (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ted Hallows .... gaffer (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
Frank Watts .... camera operator (25 episodes, 1966-1967)
Malcolm Vinson .... focus operator (18 episodes, 1966-1967)
Roger Sharland .... focus operator (6 episodes, 1966)
Malcolm Vincent .... focus operator (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
John Winbolt .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Nightingale .... wardrobe supervisor / costume supervisor (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
Wallis .... wardrobe: Miss Sue Lloyd / (wardrobe: Miss Sue Lloyd (14 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Music Department
Deveril Goodman .... music editor (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Other crew
Terry Nation .... script supervisor (29 episodes, 1966-1967)
Doreen Dearnaley .... continuity (19 episodes, 1966-1967)
Valery Norman .... continuity (11 episodes, 1966-1967)
 

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Runtime:
49 min (30 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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The first British made TV drama to be filmed entirely in color.See more »
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
'In your face' visuals and punchy memorable theme, 9 December 2001
Author: grunsel from United Kingdom

Many of the episodes look like they were filmed in a November, such is the dark moody atmosphere. In the worst episodes, the pace of some of the acting and stories might be considered plodding by today's standards? In fact the worst episodes can be narrowed down to the work of a couple of nonchalant shoddy directors doing the rounds of British TV at the time. However the editing, music and good use of early colour still give even these shows an appealing style. The best episodes were first rate at its premier (usually have good character actors) and still stand up well today. The title sequence with its beautifully cut 'in your face' visuals and punchy memorable theme tune, was a revelation in 1966. The Baron was premiered in the USA ahead of the UK, but did not make any waves and only 13 episodes were bought there.However it proved a very popular series in the UK and elsewhere.

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