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Mark Saber/Saber of London (crime drama, starring Donald Gray)

     (NBC Primetime, 1957 - 1961;

      original title (1957): "Saber of London";
      aka: "Mark Saber";
      Syndicated title: "Detective's Diary")

     [NOTE: 
      There was also an earlier version of the series starring
      Tom Conway which aired on ABC 1951 - 54, which see;
      This series also had several other titles including its
      original title (1951): "Mystery Theatre"
      aka (1952): "Inspector Mark Saber - Homicide Squad",
      aka (1952): "Homicide Squad",
      Synd title (1955): "The Vise"]


Main Title Theme: Mystery Story - Arch, from the "Structural Music" library, Vol. 8, No. 424

    [Verified Theme with aircheck and composer's score.]

     Composer: Alexander Laszlo (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Guild Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Regents of the University of California,
                        o/b/o Alexander Publications, Inc. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date: December 28, 1951; EP 59362.
     Recordings:


Closing Theme: Mystery Story - Dome, from the "Structural Music" library, Vol. 8, No. 425"

    [Verified Theme with aircheck and composer's score.]

     Composer: Alexander Laszlo (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Guild Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: Regents of the University of California,
                        o/b/o Alexander Publications, Inc. (ASCAP)

     Copyright Date: December 28, 1951; EP 59 362.
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:


Theme 2 (circa 1958): "Saber Theme"

    [This THEME title and composer were listed in a TV Guide
     article titled "When The Melody Lingers On..." published in
     the May 17, 1958 issue, pp. 22-23 for "Saber of London";

     It is not known how this particular THEME related to the
     verified THEMEs written by Alexander Laszlo above; David
     Gordon was a middle man whose publishing company and his
     pseudonym often got listed on Cue Sheets of shows he was
     doing music editing for, in order to collect royalties;

     This THEME was not listed in the 1978 ASCAP Index of
     Performed Compositions, nor was it found in the 2001
     ASCAP ACE repertoire database nor the BMI database]

     Composer: Melvyn Lenard (ASCAP)
              [pseudonym of publisher David Marvin Gordon]

     1978 Publisher: [not found in the 1978 ASCAP
                      Index of Performed Compositions]

     1998 Publisher: [not found in ASCAP or BMI]

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:

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