COLUMBO: Any Old Port in a Storm

(1973 Television Mystery Film Series Episode)




Donald Pleasence and Peter Falk




ALTERNATE TITLES:

TENENTE COLOMBO: "L'uomo dell'anno" (Italian title)



ORIGINAL AIR DATE:

COLUMBO: "Any Old Port in a Storm" was first broadcast on NBC in the United States on October 7, 1973.



CAST AND CREW:

PETER FALK (Lieutenant Columbo)
DONALD PLEASENCE (Adrian Carsini)
GARY CONWAY (Ric Carsini)
JULIE HARRIS (Karen Fielding)
JOYCE JILLSON (Joan Stacey)
DANA ELCAR (Falcon)
VITO SCOTTI (Maitre D')
ROBERT DONNER (The Drunk)
ROBERT ELLENSTEIN (Stein)
GEORGE GAYNES (Frenchman)

Directed by LEO PENN
Written by STANLEY RALPH ROSS
(Based on a story by LARRY COHEN)
Produced by ROBERT F. O'NEILL



SYNOPSIS:

Lieutenant Columbo investigates a renown wine merchant/collector, who is the main suspect in the death of his playboy brother.



PLEASENCE'S CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays Adrian Carsini---a highly-respected wine merchant/collector who murdered his playboy brother, when he threatens to sell their winery.



PORTRAITS AND STILLS:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS ADRIAN CARSINI
    Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy

  • PLEASENCE, PETER FALK, AND JULIE HARRIS
    Photo courtesy of Tim Murphy and John Ellis



    SCREEN CAPTURES:

  • PLEASENCE AS ADRIAN CARSINI #2
  • PLEASENCE AS ADRIAN CARSINI #3
  • PLEASENCE AS ADRIAN CARSINI #4
    Images courtesy of Stephen Burns



    PLEASENCE MEMORIES:

  • PETER FALK
  • JULIE HARRIS



    VIDEO/LASER DISC/DVD AVAILABILITY:

    Individual video copies of COLUMBO: "Any Old Port in a Storm" are not available for purchase, but you can receive a NTSC uncut video copy by joining the COLUMBIA HOUSE Columbo video club.



    SERIES LINKS:

  • THE CHEAP CIGAR CLUB (In Japanese)
  • INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE
  • THE ULTIMATE COLUMBO SITE



    Above photo courtesy of Stephen Burns

    Photos 1973 UNIVERSAL STUDIOS. All Rights Reserved.

    Logo designed by Karen Rappaport





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