ABC Stage 67

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (1)

  • Everyone is going to some some time

Notes (52)

  • Alan Arkin was nominated for an Emmy as Outstanding Single Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role In A Drama and the program was nominated as Outstanding Dramatic Program.

  • Rod Steiger turned down the lead in this episode.

  • This show was repeated April 26, 1967.

  • This was available on home video in the U.K. in the early 90's on a tape called "TV Heaven-1966" (#VO658) but is no longer in print.

  • The LeCarre short story first appeared in the Janurary 28, 1967 issue of The Saturday Evening Post.

  • This episode included scenes filmed on location near the East German border.

  • This may have been filmed at the California Marineland in Palos Verdes.

  • Olympus 7-0000 was originally scheduled for this date.

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Trivia (2)

  • This was released on DVD by Entertainment One on October 26, 2010, the show is in black & white (the only version known to exist) but it does include test footage that is in color, along with interviews with director Bogart and Charmian Carr.

  • This episode was very well received by it's author Katherine Anne Porter, who was very pleasantly surprised. "After what they did to my poor Ship of Fools I was just crushed. I didn't expect anything like Noon Wine."