Tales of Adventure (TV series)
|Tales of Adventure|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|No. of seasons||1|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original network||CBC Television|
|Original release||13 September 1952 – 6 March 1953|
The first six episodes were a serial version of Jules Verne's novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, with adaptation by Ray Darby and production by Silvio Narizzano. This was followed by The Moonstone, a Wilkie Collins story adapted by Michael Jacot and produced by David Green. The next serial was "Roger Sudden" by Thomas Raddall, produced by Lloyd Brydon; this ran from 5 December 1952 until the following month. "The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne ran from 30 January to 6 March 1953.
This half-hour series was broadcast on Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. from 13 September to 8 November 1952. Episodes then moved to a Friday 7:30 p.m. time slot from 14 November 1952 to 6 March 1953. After this, Space Command was introduced in the time slot.
- Rutherford, Paul (1990). When Television Was Young: Primetime Canada 1952-1967. University of Toronto Press. p. 374. ISBN 0-8020-5830-2.
- Corcelli, John (February 2005). "Tales of Adventure". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
- "Radio Television". The Globe and Mail. 5 December 1952-16 January 1953. Check date values in:
- "Radio Television". The Globe and Mail. 6 February – 13 March 1953.