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Captain David Grief

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Captain David Grief

Captain David Grief
Also known as The Jack London Stories
Genre Action/Adventure
Starring Maxwell Reed
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 39
Producer(s) Sidney T. Bruckner
Duke Goldstone
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 25 mins.
Distributor Guild Films
Original channel Syndication
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run October 3, 1957 (1957-10-03) – 1960

Captain David Grief (also known as The Jack London Stories) is an American action/adventure series that aired in syndication from October 1957, to 1960. The program was based on a series of Jack London short-stories centered around the South Seas tradesman and adventurer David Grief.


The cast included the Irish-born actor Maxwell Reed as Captain Grief, Tudor Owen as Elihu Snow, Mickey Simpson as Boley, Mel Prestidge as Jackie-Jackie, and Maureen Hingert as Anura.[1]

The series was distributed by Guild Films and shot on location in Mexico.[2] Captain David Grief ran for two seasons with a total of 39 episodes.[3]

Guest stars

Among the series guest stars were boxers Rocky Marciano and Buddy Baer.[4] Other guest stars include:

DVD release

Four episodes of the series (episodes 9, 19, 24 and 25) were released on DVD by Alpha Video in 2007.[5]


External links

  • Internet Movie Database
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