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Film Matinee: The Wreck of the Mary Deare


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Gary Cooper , Charlton Heston with Michael Redgrave Richard Harris
A salvage vessel in the English Channel encounters an apparently abandoned freighter, deserted except for her captain - Gideon Patch. Where are the crew? What cargo did the vessel carry? A court of inquiry un-shrouds the mystery surrounding the Mary Deare in this intriguing adventure, based on the best-selling novel by Hammond Innes.
Screenplay by ERIC AMBLER
Based on the novel by HAMMOND INNES Produced by JULIAN BLAUSTEIN Directed by MICHAEL ANDERSON


Unknown: Gary Cooper
Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Michael Redgrave
Unknown: Richard Harris
Unknown: Gideon Patch.
Unknown: Mary Deare
Novel By: Hammond Innes.
Play By: Eric Ambler
Novel By: Hammond Innes
Produced By: Julian Blaustein
Directed By: Michael Anderson
Gideon Patch: Gary Cooper
John Sands: Charlton Heston
Mr Nyland: Michael Redgrave
Sir Wilfred Falcett: Emlyn Williams
Chairman: Cecil Parker
Petrie: Alexander Knox
Janet Taggart: Virginia McKenna
Higgins: Richard Harris
Mike Duncan: Ben Wright
Gunderson: Peter Illing
Frank: Terence de Marney
Burrows: Ashley Cowan
Yules: Charles Davis

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Film Matinee: The Wreck of the Mary Deare

BBC One London, 18 March 1984 14.25

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