Plays, Movies, Pilots, Documentaries, Games Shows & Misc.
Pete’s filmography on this site was compiled and written by Cherie and is listed in reverse order of airdate. Active links are to the Internet Movie Database for more information; they are not to video or video clips.
To watch video, please visit the Video Gallery.
How to Steal an Airplane (aka Only One Day Left Before Tomorrow and The Scavengers (Airdate – filmed in 1968: 12/10/71) … as Sam Rollins
Two soldiers of fortune make their living as they can. They must steal back a jet that was stolen by a South American dictator. This adventure story has a subplot that involves two women who work for the Peace Corps.
Cannon for Cordoba aka Dragon Master (Airdate: 9/70) … as Andy Rice
In 1912, General Cordova, leader of a rebellion against the Mexican government, commands an attack on an American army post and steals six cannons. A small, unruly group of American guerrillas are deployed to find and destroy the weapons. Pete plays a misfit who shines as an unflappable soldier. Also starred Nico Minardos (who appeared on Alias Smith & Jones in both "Journey from San Juan" and "Miracle at Santa Marta").
The Young Country (Airdate: 3/17/70) … as Honest John Smith
Stephen Foster Moody (played by Roger Davis) suddenly finds himself with $38,000 of a dead man’s money. As he tries to find its rightful owner, he meets a pair of greedy characters who want their chance at the money. Walter Brennan and Joan Hackett, who each appeared on Alias Smith & Jones, also star. In 1972, Davis replaced Pete as "Hannibal Heyes" in Alias Smith & Jones.
Generation aka A Time for Caring; also aka A Time for Giving [UK] (U.S. Theatrical release: 12/16/69) … as Walter Owen
Advertising executive Jim Bolton is shocked when his daughter (played by Kim Darby) calls to share the news she has just gotten married. Insisting on visiting, he is staggered to find her about to give birth — at home in a New York loft with only Walter (played by Pete), her nonconformist husband, to preside over the delivery. At first, Jim (David Janssen) doubts Walter’s competence to oversee the precarious event without medical assistance, but finally relents when he calls in an obstetrician friend to observe and is assured that Walter seems well prepared. Pete and Kim Darby fell in love during the movie’s filming. This was also the film in which Peter Deuel changed his name to Pete Duel.
The Hell with Heroes (USA Theatrical release date: 9/4/68) … as Mike Brewer
After WWII, a pair of flying buddies has drifted into an aimless life of delivering cargo around North Africa. To expedite their dream of purchasing their own airplane, they begin to work for an international smuggler and become unintentionally entangled in his illegal and dangerous activities. Soon they are engulfed in intrigue, but also trouble and tragedy.
The Scarecrow (Airdate: 1/10/72) (TV) … as Richard Talbot
… aka "Hollywood Television Theatre: The Scarecrow" — USA (series title)
… aka "Scarecrow" — USA (DVD box title)
Just before the Salem Witch Trials, an embittered old woman, who has learned witchcraft, teams up with the Devil and brings a scarecrow to life as part of her diabolical revenge on the judge who was once her lover. Gene Wilder and Blythe Danner starred; Pete actually got third billing.
Diamond Jim: Skulduggery in Samantha (An Unsold TV Pilot; Airdate: 1965) … as Wild Youth
Adventurer Diamond Jim Brady, played by Dale Robertson, is hired by a railroad company president to ramrod his track through to a silver boomtown in Colorado by a target date. If Brady succeeds, the company will earn $250,000; if he fails, the railroad will go bankrupt. Peter has a small speaking role as a member of a gang of toughs.
Ah, Man, See What You’ve Done … host/narrator (pro bono; 1970 science film which shed the light on the devastating effects of pollution)
The Man Nobody Liked … unknown (1963 Service Film)
Target Espionage—You! … unknown (early 1960s U.S. Department of Defense training film)
GAME SHOWS & MISC.
The Dick Cavett Show (1 episode, summer or fall of 1971) … as Himself
Pete appeared with Ben Murphy
Name Droppers … game show panelist (March 2-6, 1970)
According to Game Show Survival List, all episodes of this show were destroyed
The Dating Game (December 1968)
—Pete and his date won a trip to Madrid, Spain
It's Happening … game show panelist (1 episode, 1968)
… aka "Happening '68" — USA (alternative title)
… aka "Happening '69" — USA (second season title)
—Episode dated 7 September 1968 (1968) … as Himself