Season 2 - originally broadcast
February 22, 1967
French: "De Séville à Madrid" (From Seville to Madrid)
German: "Ein Ritter ohne Furcht und Tadel" (A Knight Without Fear or Guilt)
Writers: Mort Fine & David Friedkin
Director: David Friedkin
A fun-loving old man whose formula for a missile device places him in constant jeopardy refuses to take the threats seriously..
Boris Karloff (Don Silvando), Carl Schell (Horst), Axel Darner (Kurt), Mona Hamlin (maid), Eduardo San Jose (policeman #1), Scott Miller (guard), Felipe R. Armengoi (policeman #2), Angel Jordan (second guard), Antonio Canal (third uard)
FROM THE NOTEBOOKS - Rating
Synopsis: Fantasy built on Don Quixote
Highlights/Comments: Total entity. Well integrated. A bit of a change.
COMPOSER EARLE HAGEN COMMENTS
"Mainly On The Plains." "Mainly" had terrible problems with the dialogue recording in the garden sequences between Culp and Karloff. I covered it with music to fill the background which was full of noise. It served the purpose but unfortunately, the music wasn't heard very much.
Most people are not aware that I Spy was the first show in TV to use radio mikes. In 1964, radio mikes were primitive. They not only picked up the dialogue but all the ambient sounds within several hundred yards. The more the recordist reached for the dialogue the more street sounds, including cars and trucks going by, he brought into the dialogue track. In Hong Kong, the radio mikes would pick up rock and roll broadcast from Victoria Peak as well as radar sweep from the harbor. "Mainly" had good thematic material, some fun stuff and a sizeable score. One of my