Thursday, 11 July 2013

1977, Television: “Man from Atlantis”

The NBC-series "Man from Atlantis" premiered on September 22, 1977. This American science fiction television series ran for 13 episodes during the 1977–1978 season, following four successful television films that had aired earlier in 1977. The series stars Patrick Duffy as Mark Harris, the only survivor of the lost civilisation of Atlantis. The supporting cast includes Belinda Montgomery as Dr. Elizabeth Merrill, Alan Fudge as C. W. Crawford and Victor Buono as the villainous Mr. Schubert.
 
Patrick Duffy as Mark Harris
Belinda Montgomery & Patrick Duffy
Patrick Duffy & Belinda Montgomery
 
Synopsis
Mark Harris (Patrick Duffy) has extraordinary abilities, including the ability to breathe underwater and withstand extreme depth pressures. His hands and feet are webbed and his eyes are unusually sensitive to light. He swims in a dolphin fashion. When he is discovered, he is recruited by the Foundation for Oceanic Research, a governmental agency that conducts top secret research and explores the depths of the ocean in the submarine Cetacean.


Belinda Montgomery & Patrick Duffy
Main Cast
  • Patrick Duffy as Mark Harris
  • Alan Fudge as C.W. Crawford
  • Anson Downes as Airlock Officer
  • Belinda Montgomery as Dr. Elizabeth Merrill
  • Jean Marie Hon as Jane
  • Victor Buono as Dr. Schubert

Man From Atlantis Opening Credits

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