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Le inchieste del commissario Maigret
Andreina Pagnani and Gino Cervi (1966)
GenreDetective fiction
Created byMario Landi
Starring
Country of originItaly
Original languageItalian
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes16
Original release
NetworkRAI
Release17 September 1964 (1964-09-17) –
29 November 1972 (1972-11-29)

Le inchieste del commissario Maigret (i.e. 'The inquiries of the superintendent Maigret') is an Italian television series based on the detective fiction of Georges Simenon about the French police commissaire Jules Maigret, portrayed by Gino Cervi, directed by Mario Landi, in sixteen episodes, produced by RAI. Shot in black and white, the series was very successful: the last season (1972) was followed by eighteen and a half million viewers.

Episodes

(with dates of first broadcast on Rai Uno)

Series 1

  1. Un'ombra su Maigret, Novel, (broadcast in three episodes, December 27, 1964, and 1–3 January 1965)
  2. L'affare Picpus, Novel, (10, 15 and 17 January 1965)
  3. Un Natale di Maigret, Novel, (10 January 1965)
  4. Una vita in gioco (A Battle of Nerves), Novel (7, 12 and 14 February 1965)

Series 2

  1. Non si uccidono i poveri diavoli, Novel (20–27 February 1965)
  2. L'ombra cinese, Novel (le 6, 13, 20 et 27 March 1966)
  3. La vecchia signora di Bayeux Short story, (3 April 1966)
  4. L'innamorato della signora Maigret Short story, (7 April 1966)

Series 3

  1. Maigret e i diamanti (The Patience of Maigret), Novel (19–26 May and 2 June 1968)
  2. Il cadavere scomparso, Short story, (7 July 1968)
  3. Maigret e l'ispettore sfortunato, Short story, (9 July 1968)
  4. La chiusa, Novel, (14, 21 and 28 July 1968)
  5. Maigret sotto inchiesta (Maigret on the Defensive), Novel (4, 11 and 18 August 1968)

Series 4

  1. Il pazzo di Bergerac (2–3 September 1972)
  2. Il ladro solitario (9–10 September 1972)
  3. Maigret in pensione (Maigret in Retirement), (16–17 September 1972)

Cast

Actor Gino Cervi (left) with the Belgian author Georges Simenon (center) and the Italian publisher Arnoldo Mondadori

Main and recurring

Guest cast

Notable guest stars include

See also