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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'It Takes A Thief' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'It Takes A Thief':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)





April 1, 1969: The Family
Season 2, episode 23
W: David P. Harmon, K.C. Alison   D: Joseph Sargent

With Cindy Eilbacher (Charlotte Cannon), Cyril Delevanti (John B. Cannon), Carla Borelli (Laura Cannon), Gordon Pinsent (Gerald Lockridge), Sidney Clute (Dr. Byron), George Barrows (Miles), Michael Quinlivan (Philip Cannon), Geraldine Brooks (Andrea Lockridge), Michael Nixon (Arnie).
Mundy is assigned to find why a wealthy recluse is selling his Middle East oil interests behind the Iron Curtain.





September 21, 1969: Who'll Bid Two Million Dollars?
Season 3, episode 1
W: Robert I. Holt   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With Edward Binns (Wally), Paola Pitagora (Janet Martin), Peter Sellers (Harbor Master), Jacques Herlin (The Frenchman), Nicoletta Machiavelli (Varina), Nike Arrighi (The Duchess), Kalam Shamsuddin (Indrahan), Callisto Callisti (Police Lieutenant).
Alexander Mundy becomes an expendable agent -- especially to the competition -- when he's assigned to obtain a fortune in plutonium.

September 25, 1969: Saturday Night In Venice
Season 3, episode 2
W: Stephen Kandel   D: Jack Arnold

With John Russell (Dover), Delia Boccardo (Lita), Severn Darden (Ambassador Nikolai Palenkin), John Stacy (Doctor), Jack Betts (Garrison), Carol Jean Larson (Nurse), Michael Strong (Colonel Malkov).
Alexander Mundy has 48 hours to steal back a Russian decoding device to trade for an antidote to a poison he's imbibed.

October 9, 1969: The Beautiful People
Season 3, episode 3
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Jeannot Szwarc

With John van Dreelen (General Alekseiko), Teri Garr (Maggie Philbin), Ann Smyrner (Lonnie Trevor), Michel Bardinet (Dumont), Fielding Greaves (Kurt).
Mundy is tricked into working for the Red secret police when a spy disguses himself as the SIA chief.

October 16, 1969: The Great Casino Caper
Season 3, episode 4
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Jack Arnold

With Edward Binns (Wally), Adolfo Celi (Eric Redman), Francesco Mule (Funello), Gerard Herter (Plummit), John Siegfried (Tour Guide), Carol Jean Larson (Girl in Casino), Francoise Prevost (Marquessa), Fred Astaire (Alistair Mundy).
Alistair Mundy, retired thief and father of Alexander, returns to business to help his son loot a Venetian casino at the order of the SIA.

October 23, 1969: Flowers From Alexander
Season 3, episode 5
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Bruce Kessler

With Senta Berger (Laurie James), Nigel Patrick (Charles), Frank Latimore (Peter Sykes), Tony Young (Ramsey), Venantino Venantini (Nicholas), Allen Emerson (Mitchell's Man), Bill Vanders (Mitchell).
Alex Mundy's vacation plans are destroyed by enemy agents who assume he's the accomplice of an SIA courier.

October 30, 1969: The Blue, Blue Danube
Season 3, episode 6
W: Oscar Brodney   D: Bruce Kessler

With John Russell (Dover), Liliane Montevecchi (Madame Tanya Varhos), Martine Beswick (Maria), Sandor Szabo (Franz Varhos), Oscar Beregi Jr. (Kerenko), Robert Ellenstein (Jan Vladyk), Edward Faulkner (Wardlow), Charles Radilak (Karyl), William Cort (Whitman), Beverly Zon (Ilsa), Leo Morrell (Friend), Danny Klega (Soldier), Carroll Adams (Guard).
Alex Mundy goes behind the Iron Curtain to rescue SIA chief Wally Dover, who was kidnapped by a Hungarian spy.

November 6, 1969: The Three Virgins Of Rome
Season 3, episode 7
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Jack Arnold

With Edmund Purdom, Karin Dor (Angela Styler), Victor Buono (Oliver Kent), Massimo Serato (Inspector Sabatini), Richard Karlan (Forbes), Cecelia Todeschini (Carla Minelli), Francesco Mule (Funello), Davy Kaye (Roxell), Fred Astaire (Alister Mundy).
Alexander Mundy, assigned to protect three priceless paintings being shipped from Rome as a donation to the U.N. in New York, discovers that both his father and one of the donors plan to steal them.

November 13, 1969: Payoff In The Piazza
Season 3, episode 8
W: Oscar Brodney   D: Gerd Oswald

With John Russell (Dover), David Opatoshu (General Feng), Carla Borelli (Queen Consort), Susan Saint James (Charlene "Chuck" Brown), Richard Loo (Dr. Langpoor), Cynthia Hull (Mamsani Langpoor), Shuji Nozawa (Choi), Soon-Teck Oh (Japanese), Freddy Roberto (Alberto), Linda Daneaux (Switchboard Girl), Karl Bruck (Clerk).
Alex Mundy's mission to locate the Queen Consort of Khonghar in Italy is complicated by an old friend -- a con woman who refuses to believe he's up to some good.

November 20, 1969: The King Of Thieves
Season 3, episode 9
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Bruce Kessler

With Edward Binns (Wally), Lionel Stander (Max), Martha Hyer (Rhoda Michaels), Lex Barker (Kurt Matson), Marino Mase (Collie), Tony Young (Ramsey), Ben Ekland (Dorn), Michele Cochrane (Deborah Matson), Alex Lucas (Doctor), Phillip Gittelman (Reporter).
When the daughter of a U.S. senatorial candidate is kidnapped in Rome, Alex Mundy recruits the city's "king of petty thieves" to help get her back.

November 27, 1969: A Friend In Deed
Season 3, episode 10
W: B.W. Sandefur   D: Bruce Kessler

With John Russell (Dover), Henry Silva (Peter Vale), Frankie Avalon (Guido Cartarenzi), Thomas Gomez (Commandatore Botarelli), John Myhers (Pablo Caprone), Maria Mirka (Sophia), Walter Mathews (Antonio), Britt Nilsson (Girl), Julio Medina (Greeter).
Fate takes a hand -- black -- when a friend has so much faith in Alexander Mundy's ability to survive that he names Al as the thief who stole a file listing the names of the dreaded "brotherhood".

December 4, 1969: The Second Time Around
Season 3, episode 11
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Gerd Oswald

With Edward Binns (Wally), Alice Ghostley (Miss Prillo), Fred Astaire (Alister Mundy), Adolfo Celi (Eric Redman), Bill Fletcher (Helmuth), Martin Kosleck (Zeitman), Albert Carrier (Croupier), Phil Montgomery (S.I.A. Man), Howard Curtis (Griffith).
The assassinations of Alex and Alister Mundy are the first steps in a plot to wreck the economy of America.

December 11, 1969: The Old Who Came In From The Spy
Season 3, episode 12
W: Sy Salkowitz   D: Gerd Oswald

With Edward Binns (Wally), Elsa Lanchester (Mollie Taylor), Francis Lederer (Herr Hoffman), Richard Hadyn (Mr. Blanton), Bernard Fox (Mr. Miles), Curt Lowens (Hans), Erik Holland (Willi Schwab), Peter Coe (Fritz), George Perina (Customs Inspector), Gloria Hill (The Girl), Ray Ballard (Bellhop), Walter Janovitz (Doctor), Peter Berger (Warder).
A British agent who hasn't worked in 20 years is assigned to help Mundy steal a microdot from an East Berlin museum.

December 18, 1969: To Lure A Man
Season 3, episode 13
W: Sy Salkowitz   D: Barry Shear

With Joseph Cotten (Mr. Jack), George Murdock (Devon), Wilfrid Hyde-White (Technikov), Christina Sinatra (Ellen Peters), Peter Brocco (Franz Stanus), Elizabeth St. Clair (Arlene), Lora Kaye (First Woman), Read Morgan (George), Troy Melton (Edward), Lucy Bush (Second Woman), Frances Stevenson (Third Woman).
To save the life of his date, Al Mundy agrees to lure Mr. Jack of the SIA to a meeting with a Red spy chief.

December 25, 1969: The Scorpio Drop
Season 3, episode 14
W: William Bast   D: Robert Gist

With Gale Sondergaard (Madame Olga Millard), Eduard Franz (Mr. Johnson), Brenda Benet (Angela Peters), Sandy Brown Wyeth (Miranda Fisk), Mary Wilcox (Joyce Atkins), Dennis Turner (Freddie Millard), Bruno Vesota (Dr. Simmons), Ayllene Gibbons (Griselda Fisk), Robert Ball (Charles Kroft), Will Chilles (Bruno), Rachel Rosenthal (Mrs. Kroft), Otto Bohmann (Sydney Lehman), Armstrong Marshall (Henderson), B.B. Monteil (Mrs. Simmons).
Alex Mundy dons the identity of an astrologer in a scheme to locate a stolen micromodule, then finds he's marked for death by the mystic's enemies.

January 15, 1970: Nice Girls Marry Stockbrokers
Season 3, episode 15
W: Norman Hudis   D: Barry Shear

With George Murdock (Devon), Michele Carey (Sharon Foster), Geoffrey Holder (Paul Trion), Paul Stewart (Burkhardt), Michele Montau (Michelle DeBeck), Dick Crockett (Courier), Frank Arno (Artist), Inge Jaklin (Inge), Koko Tani (Ko-Ko).
A pretty fashion photographer insists on taking the place of her deceased roommate, who was to join Al Mundy on a mission to Paris to find a missing SIA code book.

January 19, 1970: The Steal-Driving Man
Season 3, episode 16
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Glen A. Larson

With Edward Binns (Wally), Dick Smothers (P.K. Rhodes), Felicia Farr (Corey Laughton), Mario Andretti (Himself), Fernando Lamas (Paolo Montego), Greg Mullavey (Jackie Taylor), Reggie Nalder (Gunther), Renzo Cesana (President).
Alexander Mundy risks his life on the European race circuit to get to Cordona, a small country where the SIA suspects the Russians are building Cuba-type missile bases. Mario Andretti, 1969 Indianapolis 500 winner, appears as himself. (Series moves from Thursday nights, replacing Music Scene and The New People.)

January 26, 1970: Touch Of Magic
Season 3, episode 17
W: Oscar Brodney   D: Gerd Oswald

With Edward Binns (Wally), Bette Davis (Bessie Grindel), Maurice Marsac (Carlo Rubano), Douglas Henderson (Doctor), Lyn Peters (Senora Rubano), Arthur Batanides (Passenger), Francine Pyne (Estelle).
Bette Davis makes a rare television appearance as a down-on-her-luck jewel thief whom Al Mundy seeks to help but unintentionally involves in international intrigue.

February 2, 1970: Fortune City
Season 3, episode 18
W: Sy Salkowitz   D: Barry Shear

With Stefanie Powers (Mona), Timothy Carey (Art), Broderick Crawford (Harvey Galishaw), Peter Bromilow (Frederick).
Alexander Mundy and his girl friend Mona have an automobile accident and find themselves involved with foreign agents planning to sabotage a U.S. atomic test.

February 9, 1970: Situation Red
Season 3, episode 19
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Joseph Sargent

With George Murdock (Devon), Earl Holliman (Major McCoy), Barry Sullivan (General Wiley), G.D. Spradlin (Colonel Collins), Michael Walker (Dawson), Bartlett Robinson (Flight Surgeon), Michael Bow (Castle), Robert Palmer (Peters), Michael Donnen (Rose), Gary Van Orman (Henderson), James McEachin (Wills), William Conrad (Voice of the Countdown).
When Alexander Mundy's lock-picking ability fails him, his acting skill is called into play to stop an already-launched nuclear bomber attack.

February 23, 1970: To Sing A Song Of Murder
Season 3, episode 20
W: Norman Hudis   D: Barry Shear

With Joseph Cotten (Mr. Jack), George Murdock (Devon), Billy Davis Jr. (Billy), Florence LaRue (Florence), Lamonte McLemore (Lamonte), Ron Townson (Ron), Marc Gordon (Marc), Marilyn McCoo (Marilyn Lee), Will Kuluva (Zoltan), Beah Richards (Sister Gowen), Buddy Lester (Lenny Freland), Paul Micale (President Havos), Bill Bonds (Newscaster), Bones Howe (Producer), Ralph L. Williams (The Huckster).
Members of the pop-rock group The Fifth Dimension guest star in a tale in which agent Alexander Mundy is drawn into an assassination plot by a supposedly dead singer-guitarist.

March 2, 1970: The Suzie Simone Caper
Season 3, episode 21
W: William Bast, Oscar Brodney   D: Don Taylor

With Edward Binns (Wally), Susan Saint James (Charlene Brown), Jane Morgan (Suzie Simone), Murray Matheson (Harry Fulham), Lee Bergere (Raoul), Berry Kroeger (Kraus), Celia Lovsky (Mother Superior), Norbert Schiller (Ludwig Drucker), George Ives (Crane Belson), Marc Desmond (Doorman).
Al Mundy's assignment to steal a Suzie Simone painting for the SIA pits him against an old nemesis, con woman Charlene (Chuck) Brown.

March 9, 1970: An Evening With Alistair Mundy
Season 3, episode 22
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Jack Arnold

With Edward Binns (Wally), Francesco Mule (Funello), Gavin MacLeod (General Contell), Richard Angarola (King Armand), Logan Ramsey (Krebbs), Cindy Eilbacher (Princess Carlotta), Lynn Kellogg (Gabriella), Carl Carlsson (Poppy), Bruce Morgan (Rollo), George Perina (Chief Guard), Fred Astaire (Alistair Mundy).
Alistair Mundy recruits his son Alexander to join him in a plan to help a king save his country -- and daughter -- from a scheming general.

March 16, 1970: Beyond a Treasonable Doubt
Season 3, episode 23
W: Norman Hudis   D: Barry Shear

With Joseph Cotten (Mr. Jack), George Murdock (Devon), Ahna Capri (Marsha), Cesar Romero (Mike), Whit Bissell (Jenkins), Walter Burke (Stanley), Alan Baxter (Green), James McCallion (Sangster), Read Morgan (Wilett), Jan Arvan (Nilo Cranodj).
Alexander Mundy is framed for treason and faces execution by the SIA.

March 23, 1970: Project "X"
Season 3, episode 24
W: Glen A. Larson   D: Jack Arnold

With Edward Binns (Wally), Lloyd Bochner (Dr. George Kingsford), Christina Sinatra (Ellen Porter), Katherine Woodville (Laurie MacGwire), Wally Cox (Professor Moses), John Colicos (The Man), Keye Luke (Dr. Tanu), Kenneth Tobey (Captain Benny), Richard Loo (General Wong), Hanna Hertelendy (Dr. Kovney), Ben Astar (Dr. Dubleski).
Alex Mundy is assigned to guard Prof. Howard Moses, one of several scientists summoned to a meeting in Melbourne -- and slated to die en route.


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