Saturday, 7 April 2012

1963, Television: The Fugitive

The Fugitive, an American television series created by Roy Huggins, aired on ABC (US) from 1963 to 1967. A total of 120 51-minute episodes were produced. The first three seasons were filmed in black and white, the fourth and final season was in colour. The main cast are David Janssen as Richard Kimble, Barry Morse as Police Lieutenant Philip Gerard and Bill Raisch as the "one-armed man".

The series tells the story of Dr. Richard Kimble, a well respected surgeon from Stafford, who is falsely convicted of his wife's murder and given the death penalty. However, on the way to prison, Kimble's transport crashed. Kimble escapes and tries to find out why his wife was killed and who the murderer really is. He is relentlessly pursued by Samuel Gerard, a U.S. Marshal, and is forced to keep out of contact from any friends or relatives...

David Janssen as Richard Kimble
Barry Morse as Police Lieutenant Philip Gerard

Opening Credits

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