CTVA US Crime - "The Brothers Brannagan" (Wilbur Stark/CBS Films) (1960-61)

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Wilbur Stark Productions
Colonel Humphrey Flack (DuMont 1953-54 live)(Wilbur Stark/CBS Films 1958-59) starring Alan Mowbray, Frank Jenks
True Story (Wilbur Stark/NBC Saturday Noon)(1957-61) Dramatic Anthology Series
The Brothers Brannagan (Wilbur Stark/CBS Films)(1960-61) starring Steve Dunne & Mark Roberts
The Brothers Brannagan (1960-61)
Episode Guide  compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, New York, Tom Alger, Hank Moore, Texas
Ed Hurley <EFXHURLEY@aol.com> (ep. #9)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
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THE BROTHERS BRANNAGAN
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Wilbur Stark production
in association with
CBS Films, Inc.
for First-Run Syndication

US Detective series 1960-61 39 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Steve Dunne as Mike Brannagan
Mark Roberts as Bob Brannagan

Premise:
Cases of two Private Eyes based in Pheonix, Arizona

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Syndicated Program

[01] The Brothers Brannagan: TUNE IN FOR MURDER
24Sep60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Rebecca Welles ........... Sally Ross
Paul Bryar ............... Lt. Eckland
Edith Potter ............. Piyo
Wheb plums are found in an armoured car that was wrecked, Mike
and Bob look for their robbery suspect - an Indian who operates
a roadside fruitstand

[02] The Brothers Brannagan: AN HOUR TO KILL
1Oct60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Chris Dark
Mike and Bob go to a roadside diner in search of samples of dope
that's been used on racehorses. An escaped killer appears on the
scene.

[03] The Brothers Brannagan: THREE
8Oct60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Carolyn Kearney ......... Connie Spencer
John Dehner ............. Frank Lucas
Connie Spencer must decide if she should turn ex-con Frank Lucus
over to the police.

[04] The Brothers Brannagan: DELAYED PAYMENT
15Oct60 New York City
A mysterious gunman with a telescopic gunsight fires three times
at Bob Brannagan.

[05] The Brothers Brannagan: DUET
22Oct60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Elinor Donahue
Marion Ross
Kate and Diane Warren battle over their late father's fortune.

[06] The Brothers Brannagan: THE MODEL MURDER
29Oct60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Barbara Ruick
A jewel thief is murdered by two fellow thieves who make off
with the loot.

[07] The Brothers Brannagan: THE TWISTED ROOT
5Nov60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Bobby Driscoll ........ Johnny
Stanley Clements ...... Chick
A murderer takes his younger brother with him on his getaway.
Bob thinks the youth may be a dupe, but Mike thinks both brothers
are killers.
(15Apr61 Local broadcast, KGW-8, Portland, Oregon, Saturday 10:30pm)

[08] The Brothers Brannagan: LOVE ME, LOVE MY DOG
12Nov60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Steve Brodie
Steve Peck
Mike becomes guardian of a French poodle with a rhinestone-studded
collar. Shortly afterward he's attacked by a stranger who demands the dog.

[09] The Brothers Brannagan: HER BROTHER'S KEEPER
19Nov60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Kent Taylor ............... Ray Norton
(not Kent Smith as stated previously)
Maureen Leeds ............. Rita Martin
Barney Phillips ........... Lieutenant Avery
Bek Nelson ................ Nancy Randolph
Britt Lomond .............. Larry Randolph
Theodore Marcuse .......... Vance Williams
Bill Catching ............ David, the bodyguard
Larry Randolph picks a fught with a man he's in debt to. Then the
man is found murdered and the suspicion falls on Larry.
(Information on this episode supplied by Ed Hurley <EFXHURLEY@aol.com>

[10] The Brothers Brannagan: THE BABY SITTERS
26Nov60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Paula Raymond ......... Natalie
Synopsis #1:
A game of chess may give the Brannagans a clue to a spy case.[JK]
Synopsis #2:
When his study is raided, a government scientist hires the Brannagans to
guard his young daughter while he's out of town. [TA]
(08Apr61 Local broadcast, KGW-8, Portland, Oregon, Saturday 10:30pm)

[11] The Brothers Brannagan: THE KEY OF JADE
3Dec60 New York City
Guest Cast:
Lisa Lu ............... Jessica
Philip Ahn ............ Howard Mai
Synopsis:
"The Key of Jade" unlocks the door to many thousands of dollars sought by
several determined people for various reasons. [TA]
(25Mar61 Local broadcast, KGW-8, Portland, Oregon, Saturday 10:30pm)

[12] The Brothers Brannagan: THE DAMAGED DOLLS
31Dec60 New York City
guest stars
Jackie Coogan ........ Wally Blue
Joan Evans
Jon Shepodd .......... Tony Bello
Joseph Ruskin
Pamela Duncan
An extortionist has a unique way of warning his victims - he sends
them mangled dolls to show them what's in store for them.

[13] The Brothers Brannagan: TOUGH GUY
7Jan61 New York City
A young hoodlum makes off with a stolen ship of narcotics.

[14] The Brothers Brannagan: MANTRAP
14Jan61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Buzz Martin
Judy Nugent
Paul Bryar
Katharine Warren
Norman Leavitt
Marion Collier
Two teenage crooks kidnap Bob and head for a deserted mine to
shoot him. But an elderly lady prospector is found occupying the site.

[15] The Brothers Brannagan: A FRIEND TO MAN
21Jan61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Flip Mark
June Dayton
Stanley Adams
Mike and Bob set out to help a little boy look for his lost dog.

[16] The Brothers Brannagan: THE GRAPEFRUIT KING
28Jan61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Patricia Donahue
Mike and Bob hunt for the owner of a knife used in a murder. While
questioning the sweetheart of their number one suspect they are
shot by the ranch foreman.

[17] The Brothers Brannagan: OVEREXPOSED
4Feb61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Ann Benton
Paul Langton
Synopsis:
A girl is tricked into posing with racketeers in a nightclub photo.
He father, a senator, hires Mike and Bob to find out who the
blackmailer is.
(11Mar61 Local broadcast, KGW-8, Portland, Oregon, Saturday 10:30pm)

[18] The Brothers Brannagan: SHOT IN THE DARK
11Feb61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Ruta Lee
Theodore Marcuse
Hal Baylor
Frank Behrens
William Keene
Mike wants to know why so many people are eager to spend a fortune
to buy a very ugly painting.

 [19] The Brothers Brannagan: A VERY SPECIAL WOMAN
18Feb61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Dorothy Green (as Lila Crane)
Leo Gordon
Keith Richards (as Fred Palmer)
Barney Phillips (as Lieutenant Avery)
Tom Middleton
Edit Angold
Kathy Marlow
The Brannagans are hired by Lila Crane to protect her from Burt
Hanna, a jealous boyfriend. But it's Burt who ends up needing
their help. [TA]
(Aired 01Apr61 on KGW-8, Portland, Oregon, Saturday 10:30pm)
(Aired 06Jul61 on WJAR-10, Providence, RI, Thursday 10:30pm)

[20] The Brothers Brannagan: A FRAME FOR MIKE
25Feb61 New York City
Mike is knocked unconcious in a deserted warehouse. When he come
to, police charge him with murder.

[21] The Brothers Brannagan: THE DEADLY LOVE
4Mar61 New York City
A doctor receives an anonymous phonecall threatening his wife's life.

[22] The Brothers Brannagan: HEART OF STEEL
11Mar61 New York City
A man hires Bob and Mike to find out why his sweetheart is leaving
town. Then they find the girl - murdered.

[23] The Brothers Brannagan: THUNDERBIRD
18Mar61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Jean Paul King
Paul Richards
Preston Jason, an archeologist, is kidnapped by an escaaped lunatic
Kip Atkins. The Brannagans play on the man's superstitions in trying to capture him.

[24] The Brothers Brannagan: WHEEL OF FORTUNE
25Mar61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Chana Eden
H.M. Wynant
K.T. Stevens
Ed Hashim
Lynn Cartwright
A prowler is shot to death in an art store. The police arrest the
proprietress for murder because she had been accused by the victim
of stealing a family relic.

[25] The Brothers Brannagan: ADVANTAGE: DEATH
1Apr61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Ron Hagerthy
Tennis champion Bruce Jackman shoots his wife on a tennis court.
When the watchman comes to investigate the noise, Jackman tries
to pin the murder on him.

[26] The Brothers Brannagan: THE GREEN GAMBLERS
8Apr61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Don Haggerty ........... Herbert Judson
Natalie Trundy ......... Ruth Judson
Arthur Batanides ....... Barney
Mike and Bob seek out a pilot who sprayed poison on a farmer's
crops. The pilot claims he was hired by the farmer to do so and
shows the Brannagans a check to prove it.

[27] The Brothers Brannagan: SUNDAY JEWELS
aka_"Sunday's Jewels" (copyright title)
15Apr61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Bartlett Robinson ...... Carstairs
A prominant citizen orders his servant to bury a large suitcase
of his jewels in the desert. He shoots the man and then reports
the theft to the insurance company.

[28] The Brothers Brannagan: MISTAKEN IDENTITY
22Apr61 New York City
guest stars
Barney Phillips
Joann Manley
Bailey Harper
Lewis Charles
Kasey Rogers
Tom Cain
When two girls exchange hotel rooms, hoodlums looking for a
murder witness wind up with the wrong girl.

[29] The Brothers Brannagan: DEATH INSURANCE
29Apr61 New York City
Guest Cast:
John Stephenson .......... Hildebrand
Nancy Hadley ............. Angela
A doctor's wife tries to collect insurance on her husband who has
been missing for seven years.

[30] The Brothers Brannagan: TERROR IN THE AFTERNOON
6May61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Gloria Talbott ........... Kathy Lombard
Robert Harland
James Flavin
Mark Houston
Kathy Lombard's fiance, an engineer, plunges to his death when
he falls from a scaffolding.

[31] The Brothers Brannagan: EQUINOX
13May61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Anne Helm
Pat, an attractive poor little rich girl misses an appointment
with her probation officer. The brothers find her chloroformed,
with gun in hand, near her husband's dead body.

[32] The Brothers Brannagan: DEATH IS NOT DEDUCTIBLE
20May61 New York City
Guest Cast:
John Sutton ........... John Elliot
Barbara Lord .......... Kathy
James Coburn .......... Dell
John Elliot suspects that his wife is trying to kill him because
she's still interested in her former fiancee - their next door neighbor.

[33] The Brothers Brannagan: TREASURE HUNT
27May61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Jean Allison ........... Joanna Marks
John Beradino .......... Don Girard
Joanna Marks claims her boss stole some jewels and framed her
boyfriend. She wants Mike and Bob to find the jewels, but they
soon have to find her.

[34] The Brothers Brannagan: MURDER FITS THE FRAME
3Jun61 New York City
Rossiter doesn't like the price a would-be buyer has offered for
his ranch. When his water is poisoned and his crops ruined, he
hires the Brannagans to investigate.

[35] The Brothers Brannagan: A VIEW OF MURDER
10Jun61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Madge Blake ............ Alicia Winters
A little old lady, Alicia Winters, sees a man beaten to death.
The police hear her story but decide she's batty.

[36] The Brothers Brannagan: THE ANNABELLE CASE
17Jun61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Jan Shepard ............. Annabelle
A girl is kidnapped at her engagement party. Mike is convinced
the kidnapper is a person close to the family.

[37] The Brothers Brannagan: BORDERTOWN
21Jun61 Ch.12 station? Wed 7:00pm
24Jun61 New York City, Fri
Guest Cast:
Joan Evans .............. Peggy Dodd
Burt Reynolds ........... Abelard
When Peggy Dodd decides to sell the small town in Arizona which
she inherited from her uncle, she receives a threatening letter.
Knowing that her uncle also intended to sell, she suspects that he
may have been murdered.

[38] The Brothers Brannagan: A MATTER OF A MILLION
1Jul61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Joanna Moore ........... Amanda Barnes
Robin Hughes ........... Hilliary
Narda Ornyx ............ Christine
A girl who thinks a killer is after her hires Mike and Bob to track
him down. Mike finds the man wounded on the girl's patio. Before
dying he utters one word "Quatzalcoatl"

[39] The Brothers Brannagan: THE HUNTER AND THE HUNTED (final episode)
15Jul61 New York City
Guest Cast:
Ford Rainey ......... Raymond McKeever
The Brannagans are on a fishing trip, but Bob finds himself
stalking bigger game when his brother is shot.

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