Michael Alden is an amnesiac, who must discover his real identity before the operatives of a mysterious group locate him and kill him. The key to his past might be "Coronet Blue" - a meaningless phrase he for some reason remembers.








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Joe Silver ...
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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>

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Release Date:

28 May 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis der blauen Krone  »

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(13 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Coronet Blue connects to The Nurses. In the pilot, the character Frank Converse plays is taken to the fictional Alden Hospital, which is where The Nurses took place. He takes the hospital's name as his own last name. See more »


Coronet Blue
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Lyrics by Earl Shuman
Sung by Lenny Welch
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Title of Show from a Matchbook !!
13 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have read various accounts of the premise of Coronet Blue and how the pilot episode opens. There are two details I vividly remember differently and was wondering if anyone else noted them as I did. Most interesting is the origin of the series title. Some websites state Frank Converse's character climbs out of the water himself and mumbles only two words: "Coronet Blue" - hence, the title. I watched the pilot episode the night it first aired on television. Specifically, he was pulled from the water by other people, and unconscious at that. The people go through his pockets looking for identification, but the only thing he has on him is a matchbook with a design of a blue coronet (crown) on the outside of it. Doesn't anyone else remember that detail?

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