Scarlet and the Mysterons
Scarlet's voice and facial
characteristics were based on a young Cary Grant."
British television series was created and produced in 1967, by Gerry and
Sylvia Anderson, the same genius minds behind the world wide success of
"Thunderbirds", its direct predecessor in a long line of
Supermarionation shows. "Captain Scarlet" was very different from
these other series: it was the first to use the actual real
proportions of the human body, instead of the caricatured features
of its predecessors. Its gloomier tone was also a far cry from the
lighter one generally employed in the other shows, such as in
Click on Captain
Scarlet photo to hear a Cary-like voice clip.
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thanks to Paul Roberts for all of the information!!