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Starring Ben Gazzara




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Ben Gazzara, Nico Minardos, Victor Millan in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara, Nico Minardos, Victor Millan

61. Who's Che Guevara? - 9/13/1967    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Paul's seaplane is hijacked and flown to Cuba, supposedly to bring out an enemy of the regime, but virtually everything told to him is untrue. With Rita Moreno as Anita, Nico Minardos as Bob, Victor Millan as Felipe, Abel Franco as Fernando,  Bert Santos as 1st Militia Man, Jesse Franco as Militia Sergeant, Tony Giorgio as Castro,  Alex Montoya as Pepe
Written by Robert Foster  and Philip DeGuere
Directed by Michael Ritchie


Ben Gazzara, Fernando Lamas in Run For Your Life
 Ben Gazzara, Fernando Lamas

62. The Inhuman Predicament - 9/20/1967     
    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal  1   entry in Paul Bryan's Journal  2
Paul is romancing a princess on the lavish yacht of his friend Rachel Pike (Vera Miles) when pal Ramon de Vega (Fernando Lamas) inveigles him into arranging an introduction to the financier, but Rachel is too much of a match for the gigolo. With  Katherine Justice as Princess Ingrid, Kurt Kaszner as Rudy Brademan
Teleplay by Barry Pritchard
Story by John Thomas James (Roy Huggins)
Directed by Alexander Singer


Cliff Potter, Murray MacLeod, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Cliff Potter, Murray MacLeod, Ben Gazzara

63. Three Passengers for the Lusitania - 9/27/1967     
    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
In Acapulco Paul meets a dare devil who seems to think he has nothing to lose when risking his life. With Murray MacLeod as Bud Ellis, Cliff Potter as Lee, Jim Creech as Art, Ralph Smiley as the Hotel Desk Clerk, Gregg Palmer as  the Highway Patrolman, Robert Tafur as the Doctor, Luis de Córdova as Captain Garcia, Inez Pedroza as the Nurse, David Lewis as Miller
Written by Erich Faust
Directed by Richard Benedict

Mel Torme, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Mel Torme, Ben Gazzara
64. The Frozen Image - 10/4/1967     
   entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Middle-aged entertainer Jamey Burke (Mel Torme) feels a Peter Pan image is necessary for success, and when he fires his manager and picks Paul at random to replace him, a significant catalyst is introduced into his life. With Sandra Smith as Diana Burke, Michael Cole as Chico Bornmeier, Nicholas Colasanto as Jake Wexler, Nick Alexander as Martin Raymond, Joy Harmon as Nancy, Barbara Bell Wright as Marjorie, Sydney Soule as Sydney, Mikki Sharait as Marie Barlow, Carol Connors as the Brunette, Forrest Lederer as the Stickman, Tom Castronova as the Airport Guard
Written by  Mel Torme
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto

Marianne Hill, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Marianne Hill, Ben Gazzara
65. Trip to the Far Side - 10/11/1967
A casual relationship with Paul is taken too seriously by Valerie Phillips (Marianna Hill) and her industrialist father Cal Phillips (Ralph Bellamy) when the couple join a safari after two weeks together in Rome. With Bruce Dern as Alex Ryder, Geoffrey Horne as Neil Scofield, Don Knight as Tim O'Rourke, Jean Durand as Hend, West Gale as the Radio Operator, Gordon Jump as Jack Reinhardt, Noel Swann as Mr Grey
Written by Paul Tuckahoe
Story by John Thomas James (Roy Huggins)
Directed by Fernando Lamas


Pat Hingle, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Pat Hingle, Ben Gazzara
66. The Company of Scoundrels - 10/18/1967   entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Paul investigates the death of his friend who headed a committee for a Constitutional amendment to outlaw gambling. With Pat Hingle as Frederick Huffschmidt, Ford Rainey as General Andrew Douglas, Robert Yuro as Tony Cupid, Lou Frizzell as the Gas Station Attendant, Dean Harris as Ames Farley, Kermit Murdock as Senator Strohm, Bob Kaliban as Arthur Cort,  Len Wayland as Lieutenant Omar Blix, Julian Burton as Egan, Barry Williams as Stanley, Shelly Novack as the 2nd Trucker, Lew Palter as the 1st Trucker, Donald Foster as Committee Chairman, Stuart Nisbet as the Man
Teleplay by Howard Browne
Story by John Thomas James
Directed by Michael Ritchie


Ben Gazzara, Bruce Dern, Anne Helm in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara, Bruce Dern, Anne Helm

When Alex Ryder (Bruce Dern) availed of the opportunity to fake his death and collect substantial insurance money, his wife Molly (Anne Helm) turns to Paul for help. With Jeff Corey as Fred Morrissey, Fabian Dean as the Captain, Margarita Cordova as Travel Bureau LadyBart Burns as John Hollander, Arch Whiting as the Embassy Aide
Teleplay by Henry Slesar and John Thomas James (Roy Huggins)
Story by John Thomas James (Roy Huggins)
Directed by Nicholas Colasanto


Don Rickles, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Don Rickles, Ben Gazzara

68. Down with Willy Hatch - 11/1/1967    
    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Paul goes to the aid of an old friend who's been arrested on a trumped-up morals charge, but finds that's only where the problems of Willy Hatch (Don Rickles) begin. With Robert Donner as Sheriff Hinkleman,  Clarke Gordon as Darrell Decker, Lou Wagner as Austin, James Anderson as Roy Potter, Robert Sorrells as the Deputy, Mary Jo Kennedy as Mary Jo Potter, Brett Pearson as the Farmer, Charles Tapley as the Ambulance Attendant
Written by Richard Baer
Directed by Richard Benedict

Ben Gazzara, Letitia Roman, Fernando Lamas in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara, Letitia Roman, Fernando Lamas
69. The Naked Half Truth - 11/8/1967
Multi-millionaire Andrew Dawson (Edward Andrews) asks Paul to track down a possibly long-lost daughter in Andorra, and with the help of Ramon de Vega (Fernando Lamas), he extracts her from two rival smuggling families there. With Letitia Roman as Suzanne, Joe De Santis as Eduardo Alonzo, Frank Puglia as Ignacio Romero, Anita Eubank as Gloryette, Sherry Boucher as the Ticket Girl, ,Lester Fletcher as Slocum, Danny Bravo as Lorenzo Romero, Ray Martell as the Police Officer,  Gino Gottarelli as the Room Service Waiter, Alberto Monte as the 1st Man, Rico Cattani as the 2nd Man, Natividad Vacio as the Waiter, Don Diamond as the Hotel Clerk
Teleplay by Mark Norman & Roger D. Hirson
Story by Roger D. Hirson
Directed by Michael Ritchie

Franchot Tone and James Daly in Run For Your Life
Franchot Tone, James Daly
70. Tell It Like It Is - 11/13/1967     
    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Against Paul's advice, distinguished jurist Taliaferro Wilson (Franchot Tone) goes on the sensationalist talk show of scandal-monger host Jerry Haines (James Daly) with horrendous consequences for both men. With Joan Huntington as Jennifer Hale, Michael Strong as Lieutenant Decker, Jackie Coogan Jr. as Don Chapman, Lenore Kingston as Arlene Wilenski, Quinn Redeker as Dr. Ed Gilray, Carl Byrd as the Stenographer, Bob Harvey as Fred, Will J. White as the Usher, David Kurzon as the Man in Audience, Michael Guarini as the Head Waite
Written by Shirl Hendryx
Directed by Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara,
A horrific crash killing four people occurs when Paul's car stalls on a highway.  With James Farentino as Frank Frazer, Charles Aidman as Hal Andre, Jack Albertson as Harry Krissel, Susan Clark as Kathryn Aller, Diana Muldaur as Dr. Jean Winter, Joan Van Ark as Donna Hayward, Anthony Eisley as Walter Brea, Noami Pitlik as Joan Shedd, Richard O'Brien as Lt. Thomas Fay, Robyn Millan as Suzie Scholl, Mary Jackson as Mrs. Foster, Gary Walberg as Herbert Scholl, Don Hammer as Charlie, Gene Dynarski as Walter Healy, Virginia Gregg as Trudy Krissel, Jane Dulo as Alice Scholl, Shelley Novack as William Christie, Ellen Weston as Rose, Jim Nolan as Ed Scanlon, Arthur Peterson as Dr. Lipsky, Sherry Boucher as Francie
Based on the Novel by John D. MacDonald
Teleplay by Luther Davis
Directed by Michael Ritchie

Jack Albertson, Charles Aidman, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Jack Albertson, Charles Aidman, Ben Gazzara
As Frank Frazer (James Farentino) schemes to recover the money he stole from a bank, other survivors of the crash caused by Paul's car deal with insurance matters and their futures. With Charles Aidman as Hal Andre, Jack Albertson as Harry Krissel, Susan Clark as Kathryn Aller, Diana Muldaur as Dr. Jean Winter, Joan Van Ark as Donna Hayward, Anthony Eisley as Walter Brea, Richard O'Brien as Lt. Thomas Fay, Robyn Millan as Suzie Scholl, Mary Jackson as Mrs. Foster, Don Hammer as Charlie, Gene Dynarski as Walter Healy, Jim Nolan as Ed Scanlon, Sherry Boucher as Francie
Based on the Novel by John D. MacDonald
Teleplay by Luther Davis
Directed by Michael Ritchie

Katherine Crawford, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Katherine Crawford, Ben Gazzara

73. The Mustafa Embrace - 12/1/1967    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Lucia Van Vorst (Katherine Crawford) believes she should keep a valuable wedding present from her Moroccan husband Jamal Mustafa (Stanley Waxman) when he discards her, and Paul's initial assistance as a courier  turns into full-blown cat burglary when he obtains it for her to get revenge on Ahmed Mustafa (Edmund Hashim). With William Sargent as Hank Rodgers
Teleplay by Robert Hamner
Story by John Thomas James  (Roy Huggins)
Directed by Murray Golden


Tisha Sterling, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Tisha Sterling, Ben Gazzara

74. It Could Only Happen in Rome - 12/15/1967     
Trying to find his way past the ever-changing smoke screen she creates. Paul becomes enchanted by Tia (Tisha Sterling), a girl he meets singing in a café on his Christmas sojourn in Rome.. With Robert Brown as D. T. Randall, Renzo Cesana as Luigi, Sal Ponti as the Pawnbroker, Raoul Frank as Stiner, Philip Chapin as Ronnie, Jeff Malloy as 2nd American, Jon Silo as the WaiterWritten by Elich Moll
Directed by Alexander Singer


Ben Gazzara, Felicia Farr in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara, Felicia Farr

75. Fly by Night - 12/22/1967     
   entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Paul acts as a catalyst to expose the killers responsible for the murder his friend Garrett Hamilton (Jason Evers) is suspected of. With Felicia Farr as Alita Greenley, Andrew Duggan as James Seabourne, Don Stroud as Jim Hammack, Richard McMurray as Ralph Phillips, Jo Ann Harris as the Girl, Bruce Glover as Tweed Murcott, Lindsay Workman as the Doctor, Maralee Foster as the Little Girl
Teleplay by Robert Foster & Philip De Guere, Jr.
Story by John Thomas James (Roy Huggins)
Directed by Richard Benedict

Ben Gazzara, Judy Carne, Albert Dekker in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara, Judy Carne, Albert Dekker

76. A Dangerous Proposal - 1/3/1968     entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Paul is asked to purchase a rare car for industrialist Sir Harry Hiller (Albert Dekker), but the real objective is something quite different. With Judy Carne as Gillian Wilmont, Mark Lenard as Col. Sebastian Peralta, Marino Masé as Luis Reyes, Carlos Romero  as Lieutenant Ortiz, Marcel Hillaire as Maurice Durand
Teleplay by Robert Hammer
Story by Thomas W. Blackburn
Directed by Barry Shear

Ben Gazzara, Bert Freed in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara, Bert Freed
77. One Bad Turn - 1/10/1968     entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
A casual remark to Deputy Sheriff Potter (Warren Oates) in a small American town leads Paul facing a certain 15-year prison sentence. With Anne Helm as Molly Pierce, Bert Freed as Sheriff Jed Parsons, Strother Martin as Holly Amberton, Michael Mikler as Link Slocum, Walter Brooke as  Richard PhillipsJon Lormer as Judge Wallace Barnes, Norman Leavitt as  Gas Station Attendant, Monty Whitney as Linus, Steve Cory as Tate, Vince Howard as the 1st Officer
Teleplay by Paul Mason
Story by John Thomas James (Roy Huggins)
Directed by Ben Gazzara


Julie Harris, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Julie Harris, Ben Gazzara
78. The Rape of Lucrece - 1/17/1968      
Failing, possibly scheming,  author Lucrece Lawrence (Julie Harris) accuses Paul of attempted rape when her mind misconstrues an unromantic dinner with him. With Audrey Totter as Dorothy Young, Vincent Van Lynn as Howard Billings, Robert Patten as the Prosecutor, Donald Foster as the Judge, Margo Moore as Peggy Amblerr, Michael Harris as Tom Ambler, Fred Slyter as the Court Clerk, Richard Angarola as Rossini
Teleplay by Chase Mellen
Story by Dale & Katherine Eunson
Directed by Larry Peerce

Ben Gazzara, Tom Skerritt
79. The Killing Scene - 1/31/1968
With just hours left Paul, who prosecuted the case six years earlier, tries to save Lou Patterson (Tom Skerritt) from the gas chamber. With Robert Duvall as Richard Fletcher, Will Geer as Judge Andrews,  Dana Elcar as Dr. George Graham, Walter Brooke as Ralph Phillips, Frank Maxwell as Detective Stevens, Bart Burns as Spencer Gallagher, Merri Ashley as Karen Johnson, Michael Stefani as the Priest, Carol O'Leary as Mrs. Fletcher, Stuart Nisbet as the 1st Child, William Boyett as the Second Detective, John J. Fox as Herman William, Jimmy Jarratt as the Son
Teleplay by Robert Foster & Philip De Guere, Jr.
Story by Ed De Blasio
Directed by Ben Gazzara

Barbara Hershey, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Barbara Hershey, Ben Gazzara
80. Sara-Jane, You Never Whispered Again - 2/7/1968      
     entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
As a favor to her father Paul searches the hippie enclaves of San Francisco and Los Angeles for Sara Prentice (Barbara Hershey), who writes erotic poems and charms all men. With Frank Marth as the Assistant District Attorney, Austin Willis as Myles Prentice, Robert F. Simon as the Judge, Michael Bell as George Travis, Floyd Mutrux as the Boy, George Murdock as the Police Sergeant, Richard Van Vleet as the Policeman, George Sims as the 1st Man, Gaye Huston as Girl in Courtroom, Philip Proctor as Bobo, Bobo Lewis as Aunt Turkey, Kenneth O'Brien as Harve Crawley, James Oliver as Freddie, Cec Linder as Warren Windom
Teleplay by Adrian Joyce
Story by John Thomas James (Roy Huggins)
Directed by Alexander Singer


Ben Gazzara, Hans Gudegast, Ina Balin in Run For Your LifeBen Gazzara, Hans Gudegast, Ina Balin


81. The Dead on Furlough  - 2/21/1968  (aka "Strategy of Terror)     
Paul accompanies Lisa Sorrow (Ina Balin) on the archaeological dig of her former lover David Navan (Hans Gudegast) in Israel, but jubilation over a find turns into sorrow for everyone. With Ron Feinberg as Hakim, Shlomo Bachar as Aram, Yossi Eichenbaum as Yossi, Dina Van Minnen  as Esther, Joe Bernard as the Inspector, Yael Ariel as Rina, Nate Esformes as Shlomo
Teleplay by James M. Miller
Story by Paul Freeman
Directed by Alexander Singer
Susan Trustman, Ben Gazzara, John Van Dreelen in Run For Your Life
Susan Trustman, Ben Gazzara, John Van Dreelen

82. Beware My Love - 2/28/1968    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Paul helps Barbara Sherwood (Susan Trustman) investigate what she believes to be the suspicious drowning of her sister in Italy. With John Van Dreelen as Henrik Verbeck, Michael Evans as Roger Aldington,Anna-Lisa as Helga Galen, Grant Woods as Chips Harley, Pat Priest as Susan, Luis de Cordova as Inspector Abbronzare, Peter Bourne as Strom, Paul Micale as the Chauffeur
Teleplay by Robert E. Thompson
Based on a Novel by John D. MacDonald
Directed by George McCowan


Kim Darby, Ben Gazzara in Run For Your Life
Kim Darby, Ben Gazzara
83. Carol - 3/6/1968    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
When the boy she thought she married tells her that the wedding was a fake, Carol Sherman (Kim Darby) accepts a ride to San Francisco from Paul to get an abortion. With Ron Russell as Tom, Jana Taylor as Mary Kendall, Bill Quinn as Dr. McClellan, Clark Harren as Dr. James  Anderson, John McCook as Buck, Frank Gardner as Willie, Booth Coleman as Doc, Yvonne White Mrs. Sherman, Daryle Ann Lindley as Cheryl, Jeanne Buckley as the 2nd Nurse, Charles Brewer as the Man
Teleplay by Robert Foster & Philip De Guere, Jr.
Story by Robert Foster
Directed by Ben Gazzara

Jacques Bergerac, Peter Donat in Run For Your Life
Jacques Bergerac, Peter Donat

84. Life Among the Meat Eaters - 3/13/1968     
    entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
A gambling syndicate considers Paul a threat to their getting a debt paid by Alejandro Orsini (Jacques Bergerac) who is about to marry wealthy Mona Morrison (Anne Baxter). With Peter Donat as Burton Wells, Philip Chapin as Willem Van Rensselear, Anna Capri as Diana Weston, Peter Bromilon as Arnold Phillips, Judy Lang as Stacey Ames, John McCann as Kenneth Garvie, Francine York as Louise Laine
Teleplay by Mann Rubin
Story by Robert Hammer
Directed by Robert F. Day

Ben Gazzara, Janice Rule in Run For Your Life
Ben Gazzara, Janice Rule

85. The Exchange - 3/27/1968     
   entry in Paul Bryan's Journal
Paul is asked to be a go-between to exchange the husband of Alicia Stuyvesant (Janice Rule) for an East German agent being held in the US. With Stephen McNally as Mike Allen, David Hurst as Heinrich Kleist, Lee Bergere as Karl Verner, Ilze Taurins as Lisa Dorfman, Kurt Lowens as Rudolf Fischer, John Bryant as "Charles Stuyvesant"
Teleplay by Howard Browne
Story by John Thomas James  (Roy Huggins)
Directed by John Moxey