Coronet Blue (1967– )

TV Series  -   -  Drama | Mystery
8.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.4/10 from 78 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 1 critic

Mike is running from some men when he falls into the harbour. He climbs out remembering only that he was running and the phrase 'coronet blue'. As the show continues from week to week, Mike... See full summary »

Creator:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 63 titles
created 10 Aug 2012
 
list image
a list of 88 titles
created 15 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 10 titles
created 03 Jun 2013
 
a list of 3 titles
created 18 Jul 2013
 
a list of 12 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Coronet Blue" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Coronet Blue (1967– )

Coronet Blue (1967– ) on IMDb 8.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Coronet Blue.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1967  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fantasy | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A satirical comedy about an unsophisticated country boy who treks off to Chicago, gets shot by mobsters and awakens to find that he has the powers of Superman. In HD.

Director: Philip Kaufman
Stars: Jon Voight, Monique van Vooren, Severn Darden
Ben Casey (1961–1966)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Gritty realistic hospital drama featuring manly Dr. Casey against the medical establishment, at first under the watchful eye of Dr. Zorba and later under the thumb of Chief of Surgery Dr. Freeland.

Stars: Vince Edwards, Sam Jaffe, Jeanne Bates
A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV Series 2000)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox
Naked City (1958–1963)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke
I Spy (1965–1968)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A pair of intelligence agents posing as a tennis pro and his coach go on secret missions around the world.

Stars: Robert Culp, Bill Cosby, Kenneth Tobey
The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse
Movin' On (1974–1976)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A pair of big-rig truckers, one a crusty old veteran, the other a college-educated youngster, team up to haul cargo across the country.

Stars: Claude Akins, Frank Converse, Roosevelt Grier
12 O'Clock High (1964–1967)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

This series chronicles the adventures--in the air and on the ground--of the men of the 918th Bombardment Group of the U.S. Eighth Air Force. First commanded by irascible General Frank ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank Overton, Paul Burke, Chris Robinson
Blue Light (TV Series 1966)
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

An American correspondent pretends to go over to the Nazi's in World War II but is instead working for the officially neutral United States against Hitler.

Stars: Robert Goulet, Christine Carère, Eva Pflug
The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series 1973)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A 90 minute late-night mystery and suspense anthology series which ran on ABC (American Broadcasting Company), between 1973 and 1978.

Stars: John Karlen, Joel Fabiani, Peter Coffield
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Frank Converse ...
 Michael Alden (13 episodes, 1967)
Joe Silver ...
 Max Spier (9 episodes, 1967)
Edit

Storyline

Mike is running from some men when he falls into the harbour. He climbs out remembering only that he was running and the phrase 'coronet blue'. As the show continues from week to week, Mike tries to piece together clues as to his identity as individuals he refers to as Greybeards seem to be intent on killing him. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

amnesia | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 May 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis der blauen Krone  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Coronet Blue" creator Larry Cohen, in his autobiography "The Radical Allegories of an Independent Filmmaker," explained the mystery behind the series' title/catch-phrase. "When the Brodkin Organization took over the series, they wanted to turn it into an anthology... so they played down the amnesia aspect until there was nothing about it at all in the show. It was just Frank Converse wandering from one story to the next with no connective format at all. Anyway, the show ended after seventeen weeks and nobody found out what 'coronet blue' meant. The actual secret is that Converse was not really an American at all. He was a Russian who had been trained to appear like an American and was sent to the U.S. as a spy. He belonged to a spy unit called 'Coronet Blue.' He decided to defect, so the Russians tried to kill him before he can give away the identities of the other Soviet agents. And nobody can really identify him because he doesn't exist as an American. Coronet Blue was actually an outgrowth of 'The Traitor' episode of The Defenders (1961)." However, anyone who has seen the show knows that the amnesia aspect was in fact NOT played down (one episode had Alden declining a golden opportunity to learn the truth about himself - or at least a good part of it - on moral grounds concerning the way the information became available to him). Other facts are that thirteen episodes were all that were filmed, and that from first air date to last is only fourteen weeks - fifteen potential weekly air dates if you include those at both ends, but only eleven of the episodes were aired; in any case, Cohen's "seventeen weeks," made in a BOOK wherein he presumably had plenty of time to check and be certain that he got such fundamental facts correct, is indefensible. All this calls the validity of the entirety of his statement into question. See more »

Soundtracks

Coronet Blue
(uncredited)
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Lyrics by Earl Shuman
Sung by Lenny Welch
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Huge Hit
26 May 2001 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews



I never missed a show I thought Frank Converse was dreamy and very well cast. Every show made you think the next one was for sure going to reveal the secret that would unravel Michaels life. I can still hear the theme song in my head. I wish someone would have picked and the ball and ran with it! It's a shame a hit show just fell to the wayside..:(


8 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Coronet Blue on DVD? Christo810
Blue Coronet? garypen
The REAL Coronet Blue Theme Lyrics mikewhen
Review of Series bluecoronet77
The original replacement for Slattery's People coop-16
Discuss Coronet Blue (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page