Adventures in Paradise

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Adventures in Paradise is an American television series created by James Michener, which ran on ABC from 1959 until 1962, starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy, the captain of the schooner Tiki III, which sailed the South Pacific looking for passengers and adventure. read more

Adventures in Paradise is an American television series created by James Michener, which ran on ABC from 1959 until 1962, starring Gardner McKay as Adam Troy, the captain of the schooner Tiki III, which sailed the South Pacific looking for passengers and adventure. USA Network aired reruns of this series between 1984 and 1988. The plots deal with the romantic and detective adventures of Korean War veteran Troy. The supporting cast, varying from season to season, featured George Tobias, Guy Stockwell, and Linda Lawson.. Jacques Tourneur has directed in 1962 one famous episode, A Bride for the Captain.

Original Release

10/05/1959 on ABC

US Release

10/05/1959

Cast

James Holden Clay Baker
Gardner McKay Adam Troy
Gardner McKay Capt. Adam Troy
Guy Stockwell Chris Parker
Weaver Levy Oliver Kee
Lani Kai Kelly Kelimanaha
Lani Kai Kelly
Marcel Hillaire Inspector Bouchard
George Tobias Trader Penrose
Sondi Sodsai Sondi
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Appointment at Tara-Bi Sunday, 01 October 1961
2 The Reluctant Hero Sunday, 08 October 1961
3 Vendetta Sunday, 15 October 1961
4 Queens Back to Back Sunday, 22 October 1961
5 The Closing Circle Sunday, 29 October 1961
6 Show Me a Hero Sunday, 05 November 1961
7 The Pretender Sunday, 12 November 1961
8 The Fires of Kanua Sunday, 19 November 1961
9 The Assassins Sunday, 26 November 1961
10 One Way Ticket Sunday, 03 December 1961
11 The Trial of Adam Troy Sunday, 17 December 1961
12 The Inheritance Sunday, 24 December 1961
13 Survival Sunday, 31 December 1961
14 Hurricane Audrey Sunday, 07 January 1962
15 Once There Was a Princess Sunday, 14 January 1962
16 The Velvet Trap Sunday, 21 January 1962
17 Policeman's Holiday Sunday, 28 January 1962
18 Please Believe Me Sunday, 04 February 1962
19 The Quest of Ambrose Feather Sunday, 11 February 1962
20 Build My Gallows Low Sunday, 18 February 1962
21 The Secret Place Sunday, 25 February 1962
22 The Beach at Belle Anse Sunday, 04 March 1962
23 A Bride for the Captain Sunday, 11 March 1962
24 The Dream Merchant Sunday, 18 March 1962
25 The Baby Sitters Sunday, 25 March 1962
26 Blueprint for Paradise Sunday, 01 April 1962
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Directors

Felix E. Feist, Joseph Lejtes, Robert Florey, Justus Addiss, Paul Stanley, Boris Sagal, James B. Clark, James Neilson, Sutton Roley, Gerald Mayer, Bernard Girard, Charles F. Haas, Roy Del Ruth, Mitchell Leisen, Tom Gries, Robert Aldrich, Norman Foster, Stuart Rosenberg, Jacques Tourneur, Francis D. Lyon, Don Medford, Bud Townsend, Alvin Ganzer, Gerd Oswald, Gene Levitt, Richard L. Bare, John Peyser, Charles R. Rondeau, Gilbert Kay, Ronald Weyman, David Orrick McDearmon

Writers

Kenneth L. Evans, William Froug, Gene Levitt, John Kneubuhl, Fred Freiberger, Michael Pertwee, Alvin Sapinsley, George W. George, Richard H. Landau, Edward J. Lakso, John McGreevey, George Worthing Yates, Irwin Winehouse, A. Sanford Wolfe, Judy George, Sam Ross, Max Lamb, Ken Kolb, Jean Holloway, Marion Parsonnet, John Tucker Battle, Carey Wilber, Daniel Mainwaring, Jay Simms, Stanford Whitmore, Richard Levinson, William Link, Richard Morgan, Peter Barry, Frank Chase, Steven Ritch, George Bellak, Meyer Dolinsky, Louis Vittes, Talbot Jennings, Allan Balter, John Kruse, Robert Dillon, DeVallon Scott, Mel Goldberg, Cyril Hume, Arnold Belgard, Patricia Falken Smith, Benjamin Masselink, Robert Mintz, Hendrik Vollaerts, Donn Mullally, Bob Mitchell, Richard Alan Simmons, Rolf Bayer, Alexander Edwards, Austin Peterson, Frank Ray, Abram S. Ginnes, Juarez Roberts, Thelma Schnee, Bill Barrett, Harry Miles Muheim, Herman Epstein, Gene Wang

Creators

James A. Michener

Cast

James Holden Clay Baker
Gardner McKay Adam Troy
Gardner McKay Capt. Adam Troy
Guy Stockwell Chris Parker
Weaver Levy Oliver Kee
Lani Kai Kelly Kelimanaha
Lani Kai Kelly
Marcel Hillaire Inspector Bouchard
George Tobias Trader Penrose
Sondi Sodsai Sondi
Linda Lawson Renee
George Tobias Penrose
Marcel Hillaire Bouchard
Henry Slate Bulldog Lovey
Henry Slate Lovey
Lani Kai Kelly Kalimakaha
Gardner McKay Captain Adam Troy
Naaman Brown Chief
Tony Terry Kona
Ben Frommer Mulligan

Producers

Editors

Robert Belcher, Jamie Caylor, William Mace, Gerard Wilson, Lynn Harrison, Basil Wrangell, Fred R. Feitshans Jr., J. Frank O'Neill, Irving Berlin, Thomas Scott, Joseph Silver, Daniel A. Nathan, James Ballas, Roy V. Livingston, Betty Steinberg, George White, Eda Warren, Louis R. Loeffler

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