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Levkas Man is a thriller novel by British author Hammond Innes published in 1971. It tells the story of a doctor who goes to the Greek island of Levkas with his adopted son to prove a theory about prehistoric man.[2]

Levkas Man
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AuthorHammond Innes
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Television adaptationEdit

Levkas Man
Based onnovel by Hammond Innes
Written byPeter Yeldham
Directed byCarl Schultz
StarringRobert Coleby
Marius Goring
Country of originAustralia
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes6 x 1 hour
Producer(s)Damien Parer
Production company(s)Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Portman Productions
Studio Hamburg Filmproduktion
Original networkABC
Original release18 March –
22 April 1981

Levkas Man was adapted into a six-episode mini television series by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), which aired from 18 March until 22 April 1981. It was a joint Australian–British–West German production, and was shot on location in Greece.[3]



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  2. ^ Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p210
  3. ^ "PRODUCTION notes". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. 6 August 1980. p. 146 Supplement: FREE Your TV Magazine. Retrieved 7 August 2013.

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