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Claxon

Created by António Pinho & António Cordeiro

CLAXON was a Portugese private detective whose adventures were related in a -- for the time -- rare original Portugese television series.

Supposedly an attempt to evoke the American detective films of the 30s and 40s, it featured co-creator António Cordeiro as Claxon, a private eye working cases in the "Great Coty," with the help of his faithful secretary Ruby Tuesday, his journalist buddy Rick Planeta and Bill Bao, a former boxer.

By all reports it was a big budget production, shot in 35 mm, and fulls of car chases and beautiful women.

TELEVISION

  • CLAXON
    (1990-91, Portugal)
    Thirteen 25-minute episodes
    Color
    Created by António Pinho & António Cordeiro
    Directors: Henry Oliver, António Cordeiro
    Language: Portuguese
    Starring António Cordeiro as CLAXON
    With Margarida Reis as Ruby Tuesday
    and Ricardo Carriço as Rick Planeta
    Also starring Sofia Sá da Bandeira, Jorge Nogueira, António Paulos, Tomás Machado, Carlos Alberto Vidal, Lena Coelho, Sofia Morais, Rui Reininho
  • "Episode 1" (1990)
  • "Striptease" (1991)
  • "O Caso de Justin Case" (1991)
  • "Pedras Fatais" (1991)
  • "Fim-de-Semana na Pensao Castafiore" (1991)
  • "Sangue Sobre Tela" (1991)

Respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.


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