Skyport (1959-60)

George Moon as Ginger Smart

Bland half hour drama that takes place at a small airport in England. George Moon is Ginger Smart from the World Wide Travel Agency. Lisa Gastoni is Pooch an airport official that helps passengers from overseas.

September 10,1959 episode: “The Spanish Girl” – Mari-Carmen (Eira Heath) arrives and has a cancelled work permit. She’s supposed to be met by Mr.Galbraith. She says he’s her employer and hired her to be a mother’s helper. She’s interviewed by Ginger who tries to help. It helps that he’s smitten with her. His Spanish could use some work so he needs Pooch (Lisa Gastoni) to help out.

Mari-Carmen is looking around the airport. No one is there to meet her. Then a Mr.Hamilton shows up in a limo and she goes with him. Things get strange as she’s spotted back at the airport. Ginger finds her in the bar trying to hide behind a newspaper. Immigration officer David Kinnerton wants to talk with her.

It doesn’t look good. She doesn’t know her permit had been cancelled. Turns out she from a wealthy family and left the country without telling them so she could marry an English boy. There was an arranged marriage set up by her family which was more like a business arrangement and she wanted nothing to do with it.

There’s a nice little twist to it all and the very end is good for an ironic chuckle.

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