Above is the Granada Plus advert for the series when it aired in the 1990's.  

                           


The series aired in the United Kingdom on ITV from 27 September 1967 to 17 April 1968. ABC broadcast episodes of Man in a Suitcase in the United States from 3 May 1968 to 20 September 1968.  


The episodes where the title is used as part of the dialogue are The Boston Square, Blind Spot, Sweet Sue, All That Glitters and Three Blinks of the Eye.




BRAINWASH

FIRST AIRED SEPTEMBER 27TH 1967
WRITER FRANCIS MEGAHY and BERNIE COOPER
DIRECTOR CHARLES CRICHTON
GUEST STARS: COLIN BLAKELY, HOWARD MARION-CRAWFORD and SUZAN FARMER.

(THIS WAS RICHARD BRADFORD'S FAVOURITE EPISODE)

THE SITTING PIGEON

 

FIRST AIRED OCTOBER 4TH 1967
WRITER EDMUND WARD
DIRECTOR GERRY O'HARA
GUEST STARS: ROBIN BAILEY, GEORGE SEWELL, JAMES GROUT and MARK EDEN

DAY OF EXECUTION


FIRST AIRED OCTOBER 11TH 1967
WRITER PHILIP BROADLEY
DIRECTOR CHARLES CRICHTON
GUEST STARS: DONALD SUTHERLAND, ROSEMARY NICOLS and JEREMY SPENCER.

 VARIATION ON A MILLION BUCKS PART 1


FIRST AIRED OCTOBER 18TH 1967
WRITER STANLEY R. GREENBERG
DIRECTOR PAT JACKSON
GUEST STARS: ANTON ROGERS, YOKO TANI, RON RANDALL and MIKE PRATT.



VARIATION ON A MILLION BUCKS PART 2


FIRST AIRED OCTOBER 25TH 1967
WRITER STANLEY R. GREENBERG
DIRECTOR ROBERT TRONSON
GUEST STARS: AS ABOVE.


(THESE TWO EPISODES WERE SYNDICATED WHEN AIRED IN THE US AND MADE INTO A FEATURE LENGTH TV MOVIE ENTITLED 'TO CHASE A MILLION')

 

 

 

MAN FROM THE DEAD


THE WORKING TITLE WAS MAN IN A SUITCASE BUT THIS SUBSEQUENTLY BECAME THE TITLE OF THE SERIES WHICH WAS INITIALLY TO BE CALLED McGILL


FIRST AIRED NOVEMBER 1ST 1967
WRITER STANLEY R. GREENBERG
DIRECTOR PAT JACKSON
GUEST STARS: JOHN BARRIE, ANGELA BROWNE and STUART DAMON.

 


 

SWEET SUE


FIRST AIRED NOVEMBER 8TH 1967
WRITER PHILIP BROADLEY
DIRECTOR ROBERT TRONSON
GUEST STARS: JUDY GEESON, PETER BLYTHE and GEORGE A. COOPER.

 

ESSAY IN EVIL

(WORKING TITLE: THE MINE)
FIRST AIRED NOVEMBER 15TH 1967
WRITER KEVIN B. LAFFIN
DIRECTOR FREDDIE FRANCIS
GUEST STARS: DONALD HOUSTON, PETER VAUGHAN and JOHN CAIRNEY.

 


THE GIRL WHO NEVER WAS

(WORKING TITLE: LOVE OF VENUS)
FIRST AIRED NOVEMBER 22ND 1967
WRITER DONALD JONSON
DIRECTOR ROBERT TRONSON
GUEST STARS: BERNARD LEE, PRISCILLA MORGAN and HAROLD GOODWIN.

ALL THAT GLITTERS 

FIRST AIRED NOVEMBER 29TH 1967
WRITER STANLEY R. GREENBERG
DIRECTOR HERBERT WISE
GUEST STARS: MICHAEL GOODLIFFE, BARBARA SHELLEY and ERIC THOMPSON.

 



 DEAD MAN'S SHOES

FIRST AIRED DECEMBER 6TH 1967
WRITER EDMUND WARD
DIRECTOR PETER DUFFELL
GUEST STARS: DERREN NESBITT, JOHN CARSON and JAMES VILLIERS.

FIND THE LADY


(WORKING TITLE: MY BROTHER GUILIO)
FIRST AIRED DECEMBER 13TH 1967
WRITER PHILIP BROADLEY
DIRECTOR ROBERT TRONSON
GUEST STARS: PATRICK CARGILL, MAXWELL SHAW and JEANNE ROLAND.

 

THE BRIDGE

FIRST AIRED DECEMBER 20TH 1967
WRITER ROBERT MULLER
DIRECTOR PAT JACKSON
GUEST STARS: BILL OWEN, JANE MERROW and RODNEY BEWES.

 

 

 


THE MAN WHO STOOD STILL
 
FIRST AIRED DECEMBER 27TH 1967
WRITER RAYMOND BOWERS
DIRECTOR PETER DUFFELL
GUEST STARS: RUPERT DAVIES, CYRIL SHAPS and RICARDO MONTEZ.

 




BURDEN OF PROOF

FIRST AIRED JANUARY 3RD 1968
WRITER EDMUND WARD
DIRECTOR PETER DUFFELL
GUEST STARS: JOHN GREGSON, NICOLA PAGETT and GERALD SIM.

 


THE WHISPER

(WORKING TITLE: THE MERCENARY)

FIRST AIRED JANUARY 10TH 1968
WRITER MORIS FARHI
DIRECTOR CHARLES CRICHTON
GUEST STARS: COLIN BLAKELY, PATRICK ALLEN and SHEILA BRENNAN.

WHY THEY KILLED NOLAN


FIRST AIRED JANUARY 17TH 1968
WRITER DONALD JONSON
DIRECTOR CHARLES CRICHTON
GUEST STARS: SAM KYDD, URSULA HOWELLS and GRIFFITH JONES.

THE BOSTON SQUARE


FIRST AIRED JANUARY 24TH 1968
WRITER WILFRED GREATOREX
DIRECTOR DON CHAFFEY
GUEST STARS: REX EVERHART, PETER ARNE and ED BISHOP.

 

SOMEBODY LOSES, SOMEBODY..WINS

FIRST AIRED JANUARY 31ST 1968
WRITER JAN READ
DIRECTOR JOHN GLEN
GUEST STARS: GODFREY QUIGLEY, JACQUELINE PEARCE and PHILIP MADOC.

BLIND SPOT


FIRST AIRED FEBRUARY 7TH 1968
WRITER VICTOR CANNING
DIRECTOR JEREMY SUMMERS
GUEST STARS: MARIUS GORING, FELICITY KENDAL and DEREK NEWARK.


NO FRIEND OF MINE


(WORKING TITLE: MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN)
FIRST AIRED FEBRUARY 14TH 1968
WRITER JOHN STANTON
DIRECTOR CHARLES CRICHTON
GUEST STARS: PETER WILLIAMS, CLIVE MORTON and ALLAN CUTHBERTSON.

 

THE JIGSAW MAN


FIRST AIRED FEBRUARY 21ST 1968
WRITERS STANLEY R. GREENBERG and REED DE ROUEN
DIRECTOR CHARLES FRIEND
GUEST STARS: MAURICE KAUFMANN, PAUL BERTOYA and MIKE SARNE. 

 

WEB WITH FOUR SPIDERS


FIRST AIRED FEBRUARY 28TH 1968
WRITER EDMUND WARD
DIRECTOR ROBERT TRONSON
GUEST STARS: RAY McANALLY, JACQUELINE ELLIS and RALPH MICHAEL.

 

 

WHICH WAY DID HE GO, McGILL?

FIRST AIRED MARCH 6TH 1968
WRITERS FRANCIS MEGAHY and BERNIE COOPER
DIRECTOR FREDDIE FRANCIS
GUEST STARS: DONALD SUTHERLAND, JENNIFER JAYNE and J.G. DEVLIN.

 

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


FIRST AIRED MARCH 13TH 1968
WRITER WILFRED GREATOREX
DIRECTOR PETER DUFFELL
GUEST STARS: TERENCE ALEXANDER, JUSTINE LORD and GORDON GOSTE

THE REVOLUTIONARIES

FIRST AIRED MARCH 20TH 1968
WRITER KEVIN B. LAFFAN
DIRECTOR PETER DUFFELL
GUEST STARS: HUGH BURDEN, FERDY MAYNE and SONIA FOX.

 


WHO'S MAD NOW?

FIRST AIRED MARCH 27TH 1968
WRITER ROGER PARKES
DIRECTOR FREDDIE FRANCIS
GUEST STARS: ROBERT HUTTON, AUDINE LEITH and PHILIP MADOC.

THREE BLINKS OF THE EYES


FIRST AIRED APRIL 3RD 1968
WRITER VINCENT TILSEY
DIRECTOR CHARLAS CRICHTON
GUEST STARS: JOHN GABRIEL III, FAITH BROOK and DREWE HENLY.

 

CASTLE IN THE CLOUDS


(WORKING TITLE: THE ADVENTURESS)
FIRST AIRED APRIL 10TH 1968
WRITER JAN READ
DIRECTOR PETER DUFFELL
GUEST STARS GERALD FLOOD, EDWARD FOX and GAY HAMILTON.

 

 

NIGHT FLIGHT TO ANDORRA

FIRST AIRED APRIL 17TH 1968
WRITERS JAN READ and REED DE ROUEN
DIRECTOR FREDDIE FRANCIS
GUEST STARS: PETER WOODTHORPE, ZIA MOHYEDDIN and LUANSHYA GREER.

MAN IN A SUITCASE CALL SHEETS - These are part of my collection on the series. They are quite rare these days. Mine were used as part of the extras on the DVD sets in Australia (Umbrella) and in the UK (Network) The episodes they refer to are  Blind Spot, The Boston Square, The Sitting Pigeon and Variation on a Million Bucks.