It Takes a Thief (1968–1970)
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The Great Chess Gambit 

A SAC bomber with three nuclear weapons aboard crashes. The bombs are recovered but the 3311 "Black Box", a failsafe device that receives the plane's "Go Order" direct from the President, ... See full summary »

Director:

Jeannot Szwarc

Writers:

Roland Kibbee (created by), Glen A. Larson | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Wagner ... Alexander Mundy / Colonel Marina
Malachi Throne ... Noah Bain
Nehemiah Persoff ... Harry Lavender
Greg Mullavey ... Georgie
Stuart Margolin ... Sagalis
Ben Cooper ... Captain Maxwell
Peter Coe ... Kurt
Sheila Nealson Sheila Nealson ... Sheila
David Renard ... Raphael
María Noel María Noel ... Lady in Red
Dick O'Shea Dick O'Shea ... Sparky Kramer
Don Lorbett Don Lorbett ... Huck
Dick Simmons ... General (as Richard Simmons)
William Bryant ... Pilot
Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh ... Brutus
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Storyline

A SAC bomber with three nuclear weapons aboard crashes. The bombs are recovered but the 3311 "Black Box", a failsafe device that receives the plane's "Go Order" direct from the President, is missing and being held for ransom. Al Mundy must outbid the Russians and retrieve the device. Written by bobbymaxwell

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Genres:

Adventure | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 1969 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Near the conclusion, a character jokingly refers to herself as "Tess Trueheart," who was the long time love interest and later wife of comic strip character Dick Tracy. See more »

Goofs

During the chess game, Alexander Mundy, who is playing the white pieces, states as his move, "Bishop takes pawn," however the move is made with a black pawn. See more »

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