1 9 5 9 – 1 9 6 0 (UK)
39 x 30 minute episodes
25 x 25 minute episodes
The “Four Just Men” had worked together on a mission during World War II and pledged at that point to dedicate their lives to righting wrongs.
Ben Manfred (Jack Hawkins) was a British Member of Parliament. Tim Collier (Dan Dailey) was an American foreign correspondent working in Paris.
He lived on a houseboat in the Seine and was assisted by his girlfriend Nicole (Honor Blackman).
Jeff Ryder (Richard Conte) was a professor of law at a New York City university with an office that had a spectacular view of Manhattan. June Thorburn was his pretty secretary.
Ricco Poccari (Vittorio De Sicca) was the owner of a luxury hotel in Rome. Lisa Gastoni played his shapely young assistant, Giulia.
Each episode featured only one of the main stars in a central role, with the others appearing briefly in a cameo.
One of the earliest productions released by ITC, it established the formula that would lead to a string of successful and more well-remembered programmes in the 1960s.
Ben Manfred MP
Vittorio De Sica