1 9 7 1 (USA)
14 x 30 minute episodes
Academy Award winner Anthony Quinn starred as the ruggedly independent mayor of a fast-growing contemporary city in the Southwest.
Mayor Alcala was no youngster, having been in office for 16 years. His longevity was assured by constant personal attention to the needs of individual constituents, whose stories made up this series.
The mayor’s sensible, button-down aide Andy (Mike Farrell) tried to keep Hizzoner from becoming wholly engrossed in individual people’s problems, to the detriment of citywide affairs. Marian (Marla Powers) was the mayor’s secretary.
Although the locale of The Man and the City was not explicitly identified, the series was filmed on location in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Mayor Thomas Jefferson Alcala