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McCoy (adventure, starring Tony Curtis)

    (NBC Primetime, 1975 - 1976)

    [alternate title: "NBC Mystery Movie: McCoy";

     It was added to the rotating group of series which aired
     under the umbrella title "The NBC Mystery Movie";

     The McCoy character was a curious concept -- a con man with a
     gambling addiction decides to turn over a new leaf and become 
     a latter-day Robin Hood -- to help those who have been financially
     victimized to regain their money and put the perpetrators in jail;

     The concept may have had more than a passing co-incidence
     with that of the hit 1973 movie "The Sting" in which a con man
     con's a notorious mob figure and card cheat;

     It may have been confused with another one of the rotating
     series of NBC's "Mystery Movie" -- "McCloud" starring Dennis 
     Weaver -- playing a New Mexico deputy on temporary assignment
     in New York City;

     But whatever the reason, "McCoy" unfortunately failed to catch 
     on with the public so only four episodes aired...]


Theme 1: "Mystery Movie Of The Week"

    [above is the THEME created for the rotating umbrella series 
     of which "McCoy" was one -- "The NBC Mystery Movie"...

     above is the title as filed for copyright; ASCAP titles
     are: "Mystery Movie (Signature)"; 
     aka: "Mystery Movie Theme"; 
     aka: "Mystery Movie Main Title"]

     Composer: Henry Mancini (ASCAP)
              [professional name of Enrico Nicola Mancini]

     1978 Publisher: Leeds Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     1998 Publisher: MCA/On Backstreet Music, Inc. (ASCAP), 
                     c/o MCA Music Publishing/a division of
                     Universal Studios, Inc., of
                     Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: Oct. 13, 1971; Eu 283 321.
     Renewal   Date: Jan. 15, 1999; RE-801-021.

     Recording:


Theme 2: "McCoy (Signature)"

    [ASCAP alternate title aka: "McCoy Theme"]

     Composer: Richard ("Dick") De Benedictus (ASCAP)

     Orig. Publisher: Leeds Music Corp. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Universal/On Backstreet Music (ASCAP)
                        c/o Universal Music Publishing Group
                        a div. of Universal Studios
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings: 


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