Inspector Mark Saber/Saber of London (1951-1958)
Saber of London was a half-hour 1950s detective television series about a British police captain named Mark Saber. The Inspector Mark Saber character originally appeared on the radio series ABC Mystery Theater. The TV program had different titles during its nearly nine-year run: Mystery Theater, Inspector Mark Saber of the Homicide Squad, The Vise, and finally Saber of London. In the original version of the program (Mystery Theater/Homicide Squad), Saber worked in the homicide department of a large American city. In syndication, the series was entitled Detective's Diary. Tom Conway portrayed Mark Saber from October 1951 to June 1954. Donald Gray, a native of South Africa, played the part from December 1955 through May 1960.