CBC Television Network

Great Detective , The

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1979 to 1982

Broadcast Medium: Television

A dramatic mystery program that drew inspiration from the memoirs of John Wilson Murray to create the character of Inspector Alistair Cameron, played by Douglas Campbell. Murray was generally thought of as Canada’s first detective in l875.

Principal cast: Douglas Campbell, Sandy Webster, Kay Hawtrey, Tracy Brett and Jim Dugan.

Guest actors included Ted Follows, Julie Amato, Hugh Webster,Sean Sullivan, Ken Pogue, and Barrie Baldaro.

Directed by William Hayes. Producer: Peter Wildeblood.

Aired weekly from January 1979 to March 1982; various times.

Written by John Corcelli – April, 2002