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Sword Of Freedom (ITV 1959-1961 with Edmund Purdom and Adrienne Corri)

UK / ITV – ITC – Sapphire / 38×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 21 February 195 – 14 March 1961 black and white

Executive Producer: Hannah Weinstein / Producer: Sidney Cole

Period action adventure series. In 15th Century Italy, a one time painter becomes a sword fighting hero to the people.

The series went under the working title of The Florentine.

cast
EDMUND PURDOM as Marco Del Monte
ADRIENNE CORRI as Angelica
ROWLAND BARTROP as Sandro
MARTIN BENSON as Duke de Medici

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE21 February – 12 September 1958
1. FRANCESCA
2. THE SUSPECTS
3. THE SICILIAN
4. PORTRAIT IN EMERALD GREEN
5. FORGERY IN RED CHALK
6. VESPUCCI
7. THE WOMAN IN THE PICTURE
8. CATERINA
9. THE DUKE
10. THE EYE OF THE ARTIST
11. THE BRACELET
12. THE HERO
13. THE VALUE OF PAPER
14. CHOICE OF WEAPONS
15. MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE
16. THE BELL
17. THE TOWER
18. THE SHIP
19. THE BESEIGED DUCHESS
20. THE PAGAN VENUS
21. THE PRINCESS
22. THE SCHOOL
23. THE AMBASSADOR
24. THE LION AND THE MOUSE
25. ANGELICA’S PAST
26. CRISTINA
27. THE STRANGER INTRUDER

SEASON TWO 11 October 1960 – 14 March 1961
1.THE PRIMAVERA
2. THE MARIONETTES
3. VENDETTA
4. SERENADE IN RED
5. CHART OF GOLD
6. A GAME OF CHANCE
7. THE RELUCTANT DUKE
8. WHO IS FELICIA?
9. VIOLETTA
10. THE ASSASSIN
11. ADRIANA

 





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