Drama series following the adventures of special agent John Hunter, on the lookout for espionage along the eastern coast of Australia.




1969   1968   1967  
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Complete series cast summary:
Gerard Kennedy Gerard Kennedy ...  Kragg 65 episodes, 1967-1969
Nigel Lovell Nigel Lovell ...  Charles Blake / ... 65 episodes, 1967-1969
Kevin Sanders Kevin Sanders ...  Narrator 65 episodes, 1967-1969
Tony Ward Tony Ward ...  John Hunter 57 episodes, 1967-1968
Ronald Morse Ronald Morse ...  Mr. Smith 31 episodes, 1967-1968
Dorothy Bradley Dorothy Bradley ...  Miss Pendle / ... 30 episodes, 1967-1968
Ann Morgan Ann Morgan ...  Julie Coleman 28 episodes, 1967-1969


Drama series following the adventures of special agent John Hunter, on the lookout for espionage along the eastern coast of Australia.

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5 July 1967 (Australia) See more »


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AUD 20,000 (estimated)
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Crawford Productions See more »
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The car driven by John Hunter is a Ford Mustang that was imported especially for the series, as the model was uncommon in Australia at the time. The vehicle's registration number is JOH 999, which is a genuine Victorian registration. The letters in this registration are for John Hunter and the number was chosen to signify the Nine Network. See more »


Narrator: This man wears no uniform. He has no rank. His name is often not his own. The law offers him no special protection, no exemption. If necessary, his own country will deny his existence. He is part commando, part detective, part spy. He is Hunter.
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America has Dirty Harry, Australia - Kragg!
10 April 2003 | by John (opsbooks)See all my reviews

This series, generally about espionage along the eastern coast of Australia, made a star out of Gerard Kennedy (at least during the 1960s) due to his memorable and unforgettable portrayal of Kragg. Who was Kragg? A really nasty though occasionally charming chap who made hero John Hunter played by ex-news anchor Tony Ward look pretty ordinary. HUNTER is generally forgotten when Aussie dramas from the 1960s are discussed. It's the better-known HOMICIDE which gets the nod, probably as it was in all honesty a better-made series. But it didn't have Gerard Kennedy, an underrated actor who could have given Clint Eastwood a run for his money!

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