The Invisible Man [#2] (science fiction, starring David McCallum)

     (NBC Primetime, 1975 - 1976)

     [This is the second of several television series and made-for-TV
      movies based upon H. G. Wells classic novel, which also was the
      basis for the 1933 Claude Rains hit movie of the same name and
      several other movies (over a dozen films were produced in several 
      countries based upon this legend since then);

      The first series was created for British ITV, in conjunction with 
      the U. S.-based "Official Films", a division  of CBS Films; the
      first 13 episodes aired on CBS from 1958 - 1959, and then all 26 
      episodes were syndicated nationwide in the years following that;

      In this NBC version of the legend, David McCallum (who had previously
      played Russian agent Ilya Kuryakin on "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." spy
      spoof), had the lead role of Dr. Daniel Westin; In contrast to the
      premise of the first series in which the invisible man becomes a
      British secret agent, in this series, he destroys his lab in order
      to prevent the U.S. government from using the discovery...and then
      goes on a race against his pursuers (ala "The Fugitive") to discover
      a way to become visible again; his chief pursuer was played by Craig
      Stevens (the former jazz afficianado detective "Peter Gunn")...

      Seems like if he wanted to evade pursuers he would just stay invisible
      but, oh well, that's television for you...I guess the audience didn't
      buy it either because the series was cancelled after three months...;

      There was also a Cable-TV production of "The Invisible Man" in 2000
      which aired on The Sci-Fi Channel and was re-run on The USA Network]

Open Theme 1: "Invisible Man Main Title"

    [This was also the Main Title for the Pilot -- a 1975 Made-For-TV movie]

     Composer: Richard J. Clements (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Duchess Music Corp. (BMI)

     2001 Publisher: Duchess Music Corporation (BMI)
                        c/o Hawaii Music Corp.
                        of Los Angeles, CA
     Copyright Date: 
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Close Theme 2: "The Invisible Man (Theme fr T V Series)"

    [ASCAP title variations...
     aka: "The Invisible Man Theme";
     aka: "The Invisible Man"]

     Composer: Henry Mancini (ASCAP)
              [professional name of Enrico Nicola Mancini]

     1978 Publisher: Leeds Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Universal-On Backstreet Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        c/o Universal Music Publishing Group
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: 
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