The Return Of Captain Nemo



Part 1 of three part mini-series The Return of Captain Nemo first aired on Wednesday 8th March 1978. Professor Waldo Cunningham threatens Washington with a nuclear missile unless he is paid one billion dollars in gold bullion. Two elite US Navy intelligence divers, Commander Tom Franklin (Tom Hallick) and Lt. Jim Porter (Burr DeBenning), discover the Nautilus and Captain Nemo (José Ferrer). Nemo tells them that he is searching for Atlantis. The Navy refurbishes the Nautilus in exchange for Nemo's help in preventing Cunningham from destroying Washington.

The Return Of Captain Nemo - Deadly Blackmail


Index Date First Aired Episode Title  
1 8 March 1978 Deadly Blackmail  
2 15 March 1978 Duel in the Deep  
3 22 March 1978 Atlantis Dead Ahead  


José Ferrer - Captain Nemo
Tom Hallick - Commander Tom Franklin
Burr DeBenning - Lt. Jim Porter

Guest Star

Burgess Meredith - Prof. Waldo Cunningham


Warren Stevens - Mr. Miller
Med Flory - Tor
Randolph Roberts - Nautilus Helmsman
David Westberg - Nautilus Crewman
Art Balinger - Announcer (scene cut for The Amazing Captain Nemo)
Peter Jason - Raven Helmsman
Anthony McHugh - Nautilus Radioman #1

Production Crew

Producer - Irwin Allen
Teleplay - Norman Katkov, Preston Wood, Robert C. Dennis
Story - Preston Wood, Robert C. Dennis
Director - Alex March
Production Executive - Arthur Weiss
Unit Production Manager - Donald C. Klune
Assistant Director - Norman Arthur August
Executive Assistant to the Producer - Art Volpert
Director of Photography - Lamar Boren, A.S.C.
Post Production Supervisor - George E. Swink
Film Editor - Bill Brame, A.C.E.
Music - Richard La Salle
Special Photographic Effects - L. B. Abbott, A.S.C.
Art Directors - Gene Lourie, Duane Alt
Casting - Jack Baur
Director of Underwater Sequences - Paul Stader
Costume Design - Paul Zastupnevich, C.D.G.
Sound Mixer - Al Overton, Jr.
Sound Editor - Allan R. Potter
Music Editor - Eugene Marks
Program Consultant - Herman Rush
Optical Effects - Van Der Veer Photo Effects
Set Decorator - John Anderson
Set Designer - Harold Fuhrman
Makeup - John Inzerella
Property - Jackie Ackerman

Copyright 1978 Warner Bros Inc.



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