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Cast reviewing script for episode of "Primus"
Ricou Browning (1930-) was a Florida-based film maker. Originally a student at FSU and a life guard at Wakulla Spring when acquaintance Newt Perry hired him to show around Universal executives, then scouting locations for "Creature From the Black Lagoon." They eventually hired Browning to play Creature (Gill Man) for the underwater scenes in all three Creature films. He parlayed that experience into more acting, producing and directing, usually for Ivan Tors Studios. His credits include "Flipper", "Thunderball", "Never Say Never Again", and television's "Sea Hunt."
Primus was syndicated, 30-minute television show produced by Ivan Tors Studios as an update to their earlier show, "Sea Hunt." Aired between September 22, 1971 to August 1, 1972. The Underwater sequences were directed by Ricou Browning at Silver Springs. The rest of the show was filmed at Tors Studio in Miami.
From l to r: Jordan Kein, Jack Cowden, Bill Owens, Courteney Brown, Ricou Browning, John McLaughlin, seated: (?), Eva Renzi(?).
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Cast reviewing script for episode of "Primus". 1971 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/5841>, accessed 22 September 2021.
Cast reviewing script for episode of "Primus". 1971 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/5841>.