Original TV Production of The Prisoner Is Now Online
By David J. Theroux • Sunday November 29, 2009 10:44 PM PDT •
Especially with AMC’s flawed and disappointing, recent remake of The Prisoner, the celebrated, libertarian, metaphysical TV series that was created by and starred the late Patrick McGoohan (originally having aired from 1967 to 1968), it is great news indeed that the entire original version is now available online. As a result, here is the first episode:
All seventeen episodes can be found here.
And for an incisive review comparing the original version with the remake of the series, see “Imprisoned,” by David B. Hart (First Things, November 24, 2009).
“Be seeing you!”
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