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Release Date:
3 May 1968 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
McGill (known as "Mac") was a former U.S. intelligence agent based in London. After being thrown out of the agency for something he did not do... See more »
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A SUITCASE FULL OF DANGER. See more (19 total) »

Cast

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Richard Bradford ... McGill (30 episodes, 1967-1968)
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Series Directed by
Charles Crichton (6 episodes, 1967-1968)
Peter Duffell (6 episodes, 1967-1968)
Robert Tronson (5 episodes, 1967-1968)
Freddie Francis (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
Pat Jackson (3 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Writing credits
Richard Harris (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Dennis Spooner (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Stanley R. Greenberg (5 episodes, 1967-1968)
Edmund Ward (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jan Read (4 episodes, 1968)
Philip Broadley (3 episodes, 1967)
Bernie Cooper (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Donald Jonson (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Kevin Laffan (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Francis Megahy (2 episodes, 1967-1968)
Reed De Rouen (2 episodes, 1968)
Wilfred Greatorex (2 episodes, 1968)

Series Produced by
Sidney Cole .... producer (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Barry Delmaine .... associate producer (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Original Music by
Albert Elms (5 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Cinematography by
Lionel Banes (17 episodes, 1967-1968)
Stephen Dade (12 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bill Butler (10 episodes, 1967-1968)
Alan Killick (10 episodes, 1967-1968)
John Glen (9 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Casting by
Rose Tobias Shaw (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Production Design by
William Kellner (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Makeup Department
Frieda Steiger .... hair stylist / makeup artist (25 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jimmy Evans .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1967-1968)
Sylvia Croft .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1967-1968)
Blanche Arden .... hair stylist / makeup artist (6 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Production Management
Ron Jackson .... production manager / unit manager (22 episodes, 1967-1968)
Bert Pearl .... unit manager (8 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Douglas Hermes .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1967-1968)
Richard Kilburn .... assistant director (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
John Glen .... second unit director (9 episodes, 1967-1968)
Mike Higgins .... third assistant director (5 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Art Department
Freda Pearson .... set dresser (17 episodes, 1967-1968)
Helen Thomas .... set dresser (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Sound Department
Bill Taylor .... sound editor (21 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jock May .... sound mixer (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
Roy Lafbery .... sound editor (7 episodes, 1967-1968)
Bill Creed .... sound editor (4 episodes, 1968)
Stan Fiferman .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1967)

Charlie McFadden .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Roy Vincente .... stunt arranger (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Gerry Massy-Collier .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jack Lowin .... camera operator (13 episodes, 1967-1968)
S.D. Onions .... photography: second unit (2 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kay Gilbert .... wardrobe (20 episodes, 1967-1968)
Hilda Geerdts .... wardrobe (10 episodes, 1968)
 
Series Music Department
Albert Elms .... musical director (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Ron Grainer .... composer: theme music / composer: title music / ... (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Alan Willis .... music editor (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
 
Series Other crew
Stanley R. Greenberg .... executive story consultant (29 episodes, 1967-1968)
Susanna Merry .... continuity (25 episodes, 1967-1968)
Jan Read .... script editor (6 episodes, 1968)
Lorely Farley .... continuity (3 episodes, 1967-1968)
Kay Mander .... continuity (3 episodes, 1968)
 

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UK:49 min (30 episodes) | USA:60 min
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Trivia:
McGill's pistol, in almost all of the episodes, is a Smith & Wesson 39. The 39 was designed in hopes of being a replacement for the U.S. Army's Colt 1911 during Service Pistol Trials held in 1954. The S&W 39 is a 9mm double action semi-automatic, while the Colt 1911 is a .45 single action semi-automatic. While the Army decided to stick with the Colt, some U.S. Special Forces in the Vietnam War carried the S&W 39. So conceivably McGill may have trained with the weapon and been issued one by "American Intelligence" before he was scapegoated out.See more »
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13 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
A SUITCASE FULL OF DANGER., 17 December 2000
Author: ALAN MOUNT from CARDIFF, WALES

Back in the 60's it was common for UK produced action adventure shows to feature an American leading man.The excuse was that this policy helped to sell the shows internationally but I suspect that the real reason was that then as now producers could not find a British leading man who looked as though he could punch his way out of a paper bag. Richard Bradford as hard as nails investigator McGill in MAN IN A SUITCASE looked and sounded like he could punch his way out of an iron bag and punch his way through this super enjoyable show he did in every episode.McGill took his beatings manfully as well and I have rarely seen an actor so convincing at portraying the after effects of being the victim of a beating.Shortly before filming this series Bradford had appeared with Marlon Brando in THE CHASE and seemed to have picked up some of that actor's mannerisms and verbal inflections.This did not detract from his McGill persona however,on the contrary,it added an extra dimension to it. In SWEET SUE,one of the best episodes,a villain refers to McGill as "the last of the bare-fisted heroes" and perhaps he was.No high-kicking martial arts shenanigans from McGill;his fists did the talking and most eloquently at that.A shame that the exciting and evocative theme music was purloined by the arrogant and self-seeking TV presenter Chris Evans for one of his lame shows in the 90s.

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