Adventures of the Seaspray

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Adventures of the Seaspray
GenreAdventure
StarringWalter Brown
Gary Gray
Susan Haworth
ComposerEric Gross
Country of originAustralia
New Zealand
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes32 + 1 pilot
Production
ProducerRoger Mirams
Production companiesPacific Films
Screen Gems
DistributorScreen Gems
Columbia Pictures Television
Columbia TriStar Television
Sony Pictures Television (Currently)
Release
Original networkABC Television
Syndication
(1967-1968)
Original release27 March (1967-03-27) –
18 May 1967 (1967-05-18)

Adventures of the Seaspray is a 1967 Australian TV series about a widower journalist who travels the Pacific with his children in a sailing boat.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Dan Wells, skipper of the 'Seaspray' (32 episodes), played by Walter Brown.
  • Mike Wells, son (33 episodes), played by Gary Gray.
  • Susan Wells, daughter (33 episodes), played by Susanne Haworth.
  • Willyum (33 episodes), played by Leone Lesinawai.
  • Noah Wells, son (9 episodes), played by Rodney Pearlman.
  • Inspector Dales (2 episodes), played by Paul Stockman.

Background[edit]

Leone Lesinawai, who played Willyum in the series, was the owner of the Seaspray ship that was featured in the series. He leased the boat to the filming company and got the supporting part of Willyum. The Seaspray is now located near Nadi (Fiji Islands) and is used for tourist cruises to neighbouring islands.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albert Moran, Moran's Guide to Australian TV Series, AFTRS 1993 p 41
  2. ^ Seaspray Cruises: home page

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