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Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu, The (Syndicated 1956, Glen Gordon, Lester Matthews)



Crime drama series. The fiendish Fu Manchu regularly clashes with Scotland Yards Sir Dennis Nayland-Smith. Probably the only series of the time that featured a villain as the hero. There had been an unshown pilot made in 1952 with Cedric Hardwicke.

Glen Gordon as Dr. Fu Manchu
Lester Matthews as Sir Dennis Nayland Smith
Clark Howat as Dr. John Petrie
Carla Balenda as Betty Leonard
Laurette Luez as Karamaneh
John George as Kolb

crew details
Original Author: Sax Rohmer

production details
Country: USA
Studio: Syndicated
Duration: 30×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 1956