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Coronet Blue 

Michael Alden is an amnesiac, who must discover his real identity before the operatives of a mysterious group locate him and kill him. The key to his past might be "Coronet Blue", a meaningless phrase he for some reason remembers.

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Larry Cohen
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Frank Converse ...  Michael Alden 13 episodes, 1967
Joe Silver ...  Max Spier 9 episodes, 1967
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Storyline

Mike was running from some men when he fell into the harbor. He climbed out remembering only that he was running and the phrase "coronet blue". As the show continued from week to week, Mike tried to piece together clues to his identity as individuals he referred to as "Greybeards" seemed to be intent on killing him. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis der blauen Krone See more »

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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Originally produced in 1965, CBS aired eleven of the thirteen episodes in the summer of 1967. See more »

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Referenced in The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: The Stuff (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Coronet Blue
(uncredited)
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Lyrics by Earl Shuman
Sung by Lenny Welch
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Title of Show from a Matchbook !!
13 July 2009 | by Abbeyr4See all my reviews

I have read various accounts of the premise of Coronet Blue and how the pilot episode opens. There are two details I vividly remember differently and was wondering if anyone else noted them as I did. Most interesting is the origin of the series title. Some websites state Frank Converse's character climbs out of the water himself and mumbles only two words: "Coronet Blue" - hence, the title. I watched the pilot episode the night it first aired on television. Specifically, he was pulled from the water by other people, and unconscious at that. The people go through his pockets looking for identification, but the only thing he has on him is a matchbook with a design of a blue coronet (crown) on the outside of it. Doesn't anyone else remember that detail?


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