Sword of Freedom ITC 1959 – 61

Another of ITV’s historical squash buckling adventure series that were so popular on British television in the late fifties and early sixties. This one followed the adventures of Marco del Monte (Edmund Purdom) a freedom loving painter living in 15th century Florence, who as a skilled swordsman would defend the people of Florence against the tyranical rule of the Medici’s. The series ran for 39 episodes being produced by Sapphire films for ITC.