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15 September 1971 (USA) See more »
Shirley Logan is a globe-trotting magazine writer-photographer and Dennis Croft, her London based editor.
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Shirley MacLaine ... Shirley Logan (17 episodes, 1971-1972)

John Gregson ... Dennis Croft (14 episodes, 1971-1972)

Series Directed by
Ray Austin (7 episodes, 1971)
Ralph Levy (4 episodes, 1971)
Leslie Norman (2 episodes, 1971)
Series Writing credits
Frank Tarloff (7 episodes, 1971)
Peter Miller (2 episodes, 1971)
Anthony Skene (2 episodes, 1971)
Melville Shavelson (1 episode, 1971)

Series Produced by
Sheldon Leonard .... executive producer (17 episodes, 1971-1972)
Barry Delmaine .... producer (14 episodes, 1971)
Lew Grade .... executive producer (12 episodes, 1971-1972)
Ray Austin .... associate producer (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Original Music by
Laurie Johnson (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Cinematography by
Alan Hume (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Film Editing by
Lionel Selwyn (4 episodes, 1971)
Keith Palmer (3 episodes, 1971)
Series Casting by
Lesley De Pettit (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Production Design by
John Blezard (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Makeup Department
Stephanie Kaye .... hair stylist (7 episodes, 1971)
Michael Morris .... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Production Management
Ray Frift .... production manager (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David C. Anderson .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1971)
Brian Smedley-Aston .... second unit director (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Art Department
Tony Reading .... assistant art director (7 episodes, 1971)
Series Sound Department
Cyril Collick .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 1971)
Jack T. Knight .... dubbing editor (6 episodes, 1971)
Roy Lafbery .... dubbing editor (3 episodes, 1971)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John May .... gaffer (17 episodes, 1971-1972)
Derek V. Browne .... camera operator (7 episodes, 1971)
Ricky Smith .... still photographer (6 episodes, 1971)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anthony Powell .... wardrobe designer (1 episode, 1971)
Series Location Management
Brian Salt .... location manager (6 episodes, 1971)
Series Music Department
Paul B. Clay .... music coordinator (7 episodes, 1971)
Laurie Johnson .... composer: theme music / music (2 episodes, 1971)
Series Other crew
Peter Miller .... associate script editor (7 episodes, 1971)
Doreen Soan .... continuity (7 episodes, 1971)

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UK:30 min (17 episodes) | USA:30 min (17 episodes)
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Apparently Shirley MacLaine and her British crew developed a mutual loathing of each other during the making of this series. All were mutually happy when it was canceled.See more »


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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Lively show killed by terrible scripts., 20 October 1999
Author: grunsel from United Kingdom

To date, Shirley MacLaine's only television series. Shirley was reputedly, uneasy about the whole production and it does show. But apart from a couple of fluffy first episodes you could not say the series was dull, as in her role as a globe trotting photographer (for a glossy magazine), she gets to solve crimes, save marriages and even join the circus ! A slick production with extensive location work from England to Asia, and a good support cast helped her along, with the likes of, for example Cyril Cusack (as a quite ingenious jewel thief).

I was only use to seeing Shirley previously in frumpy 'old before her time' roles, but here if you want to see Shirley looking gorgeous in jeans with the verve of a twenty something year old with drama and travelogue scenery thrown in, then check this show out.

That is of course if you can find it. A mention too for her editor played by John Gregson, not always seen but gives good value when he is. The support and crew certainly deserved a few brownie points for trying hard with this one.

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