CTVA Crime - "Charlie Wild, Private Detective" (CBS/ABC/DuMont)(1950-52)

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Charlie Wild, Private Detective (1950-52)
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Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
 Jim BrentRina Fox [Updated Dec 2017]
references:
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CHARLIE WILD, PRIVATE DETECTIVE
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(also known as "The Affairs of Charlie Wild")
DuMont "live" presentation in association with
L. White and E. Rosenberg Productions
CBS (Fridays 9:00-9:30 pm)(22Dec50-Mar51)(season 1a)
CBS (Wednesdays 9:00-9:30 pm)(Apr51-27Jun51)(season 1b)
ABC (Tuesdays 8:00-8:30 pm EST)(11Sep51-04Mar52)(season 2)
DuMont (Thursdays 10:00-10:30)(13Mar52-19Jun52)(season 3)
Produced by Carlo De Angelo, Herbert Brodkin
Writer: Peter Barry
Director: Leonard Valenta (NOT Richard Valenta)

US Detective Series 1950-52    65 episodes approx x 30 min bw (live) (22Dec50-19June52)
Starring
Kevin O'Morrison as Charlie Wild #1 (1950-51)
John McQuade as Charlie Wild #2 (1951-52)
Cloris Leachman as Effie Perrine
Announcer: Bob Williams

Premise:
Charlie Wild was basically Dashiell Hammett's character Sam Spade under another name.
The Adventures of Sam Spade became Charlie Wild, Private Detective, premiering in September 1950 on NBC.
The show ran from December 1950 to June 1952, and skipped merrily from network to network
(CBS to ABC to Dumont) in its short run.
 
  ####### Charlie Wild, Private Detective ######
############## season 1 1950-51 ##############
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CBS (Fridays 9:00-9:30)(live)(22Dec50-Mar51)
CBS (Wednesdays 9:00-9:30)(live)(Apr51-27Jun51)
Starring Kevin O'Morrison as Charlie Wild #1
Alternated with  Ford Theatre

1.01 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE COMING OF LEARY
22Dec1950 CBS Fri [Premiere]
Starring Kevin O'Morrison (as Charlie Wild #1)

1.02 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE CHINESE HORSE
05Jan1951 CBS Fri
Starring Kevin O'Morrison (as Charlie Wild #1)
Synopsis:
An attempt is made to steal the jade statuette, allegedly worth &75,000 but two sudden deaths
show Charlie Wild that there is more to the case than attempted robbery.
*Also listed as: "The Case of Chinese Mystery".

1.03 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE FINAL STRAW
19Jan1951 CBS Fri
Starring Kevin O'Morrison (as Charlie Wild #1)

1.04 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE FIRST LOVE
02Feb1951 CBS Fri
Starring Kevin O'Morrison (as Charlie Wild #1)

1.05 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE DEADLY MANEUVER
16Feb1951 CBS Fri
Starring Kevin O'Morrison (as Charlie Wild #1)

1.06 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE TWISTED THREAT
02Mar1951 CBS Fri
Starring Kevin O'Morrison (as Charlie Wild #1)

1.07 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE BARLEYMORE MASSACRE
16Mar1951 CBS Fri
starring Kevin O'Morrison (as Charlie Wild #1)

1.08 [--] Charlie Wild, Private Eye: THE CASE OF THE BLACK BLITONIN
30Mar1951 CBS Fri
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)

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Moves from Fridays to Wednesdays
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1.09 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE AIRTIGHT FRAME-U
04Apr1951 CBS Wed 9pm
18Apr1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
A blind safecracker, a mercenary chauffeur, a gambling son and a scheming woman make up the cast for Charlie Wild, Private Detective.

1.10 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE SECOND BULLET [JB]
11Apr1951 CBS Wed
25Apr1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)

1.11 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE BEAUTIFUL BRUNETTES
18Apr1951 CBS Wed
02May1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild goes wild over the bathing beauties he is called in to check on.
Synopsis 2:
Charlie Wild sets out to protect a gorgeous model entered in a beauty contest.

1.12 [--] Charlie Wild: THE MOTHER GOOSE CASE [JB]
25Apr1951 CBS Wed
09May1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
A recording of a nursery rhyme sends Charlie Wild into a weird adventure of murder.
*Also listed as "The Case of Mother Goose". [Chester Times]

1.13 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE PUNCH-DRUNK ERRAND BOY
02May1951 CBS Wed
16May1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)

1.14 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE LADY IN THE OASIS
09May1951 CBS Wed
23May1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild develops a casual acquaintance with a beautiful redhead and winds up in trouble.

1.15 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE COMPLACENT KILLERS [JB] (live?)
16May1951 CBS Wed 9pm ET [JB]
30May1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie investigates some basketball gambling and implicates a gambler, a famous player, a coach and the coach's wife.

1.16 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE TOUGH-TALKING WIDOW
23May1951 CBS Wed
06Jun1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
*Note: Listed as "The Case of the Tough-Talking Blonde" [Gettysburg Times]

1.17 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE CRYING BOY
30May1951 CBS Wed
13Jun1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
A pistol-packing boy says his father is dead and leads Charlie Wild into a complicated family situation.

1.18 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE DUELIST'S HONOR
06Jun1951 CBS Wed
20Jun1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Asked to be a second in a pistol duel, Charlie Wild, private detective laughs at the situation until the challenged man lies dead at his feet.

1.19 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE MYSTICAL MR. A [JB]
13Jun1951 CBS Wed
27Jun1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie meets a mystic suffering from grandiose delusions and apparently
well-gifted in the knack of fleecing his devoted followers. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A tough assignment puts Charlie Wild Private Detective, in touch with a mystic suffering from grandiose delusions.

1.20 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE DEEP PURPLE HEART
20Jun1951 CBS Wed
04Jul1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild is called to investigate a hit-and-run.
Synosis 2:
Charlie Wild gets call from the father of a soldier on leave who is killed by a hit-and-run driver.

1.21 [--] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE ROBBER'S KEYS
27Jun1951 CBS Wed (last in season 1)
11Jul1951 KTSL Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild refuses to bargain with a fugitive bank robber.

####### Charlie Wild, Private Detective ######
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ABC (Tuesdays 8:00-8:30 EST)(live)(11Sep51-04Mar52)
Starring
John McQuade as Charlie Wild #2
Cloris Leachman as Myra

2.01 [22] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE SAD-EYED CLAM
11Sep1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Premiere] [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
26Sep1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
The clam is a beautiful woman in this case and she is wanted for murder.

2.02 [23] Charlie Wild: THE END OF THE GALLOPING MINK
18Sep1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
03Oct1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
cast:
Larry White
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild doesn't think much of truck stealing, but he gets interested
when when the truck contains Sl7,000 worth of mink. You'll see how he manages to got the mink hack and solve tho ease for his insurance company.

2.03 [24] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE UNPAID RENT
25Sep1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
10Oct1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie gets in trouble because he hasn't the $69.50 to pay the rent, although he lets $55,000 trickle through his fingers.

2.04 [25] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE HOT MINK
02Oct1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
17Oct1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

2.05 [26] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE SECOND FACE
09Oct1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
24Oct1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild, Private Detective, takes on the task of tracking down a bank robber who skipped his bail and left the bondsman holding the bag.

2.06 [27] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE BOXING TROUBLE
16Oct1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
31Oct1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Jealousy, violence and bribery form an unholy alliance as Wild investigates some crooked work in the boxing business when he stumbles onto a murder.

2.07 [28] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE LADY IN RED
23Oct1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
07Nov1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
A bookie is killed passing counterfeit money. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A phony dollar bill and a prim 9-year-old young lady send Charlie Wild into a strange adventure.
Synopsis 3:
A bookie gets in trouble when he pays off in counterfeit money but Charlie Wild tames the gunman.

2.08 [29] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE FAMILY AFFAIR
30Oct1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
14Nov1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

2.09 [30] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE HAT WITHOUT A HEAD
06Nov1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
21Nov1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Murder is Charlie Wild's business, but there's no money in it when it's his own murder. The story unfolds with a lush blonde, his hat and a brush with sudden death.

2.10 [31] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE HEAVY DATE
13Nov1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
28Nov1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild learns the mental maneuvers of a horse player and catches a double murderer.

2.11 [32] Charlie Wild: BLUES IN THE MORNING
20Nov1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
05Dec1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild chases down some hot music
and "hot diamonds" with a murder thrown in for good measure.

2.12 [33] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE TALKING DOG
27Nov1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
12Dec1951 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
A veterinarian hires a private eye to save a dog from death ordered by
its owner, when a missing person is reported.

2.13 [34] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE WILD BOYS
04Dec1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
19Dec1951 KECA Wed 10pm [Independent Long Beach]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild is on the case of a phonydollar bill and a prim 9-year-old little girl.

2.14 [35] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE CLOUDED TITLE
11Dec1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
26Dec1951 KECA Wed 10pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

2.15 [36] Charlie Wild:
18Dec1951 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
02Jan1952 KECA Wed 10pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

2.16 [37] Charlie Wild:
25Dec1951 WJZ Tue 8pm
09Jan1952 KECA Wed 10pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild


2.17 [38] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE SORRY WITNESS
01Jan1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
16Jan1952 KECA Wed 10pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

2.18 [39] Charlie Wild:
08Jan1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
23Jan1952 KECA Wed 10pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

2.19 [40] Charlie Wild:
15Jan1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
30Jan1952 KECA Wed 10pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

2.20 [41] Charlie Wild:
22Jan1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
06Feb1952 KECA Wed 10pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild


2.21 [42] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE DOUBLE COINCIDENCE
29Jan1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
13Feb1952 KECA Wed [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild eats and gets indigestion is slugged, follows a blonde and finds a bullet-riddled corpse.

2.22 [43] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE TRAGIC MASK
05Feb1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
20Feb1952 KECA Wed [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis 1:
Murder behind the footlights. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A brooch mounted with two Greek masks of the theater-comedy and tragedy, sets
Charlie on a manhunt. [JB]

2.23 [44] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE TURKISH BATH
12Feb1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
27Feb1952 KECA Wed [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie faces certain death when he subs for a client who contracted for his own murder, but changed his mind. [JB]

2.24 [45] Charlie Wild: (episode title unknown)
19Feb1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
05Mar1952 KECA Wed [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild is forced by weather to stop in a fishing shack off the coast of Florida on his way back from Cuba with a prisoner. There he runs into murder. [JB]

2.25 [46] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE DREAMY DENOUNCEMENT [JB]
26Feb1952 WJZ Tue 8pm
12Mar1952 KECA Wed [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie does his sleuthing while asleep.

2.26 [47] Charlie Wild: (episode title unknown)
04Mar1952 WJZ Tue 8pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
19Mar1952 KECA Wed [Long Beach Independent]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild shadows a diamond merchant who is murdered. He finds clues in a dream sequence. [JB]

####### Charlie Wild, Private Detective ######
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DuMont WABD Thurs 10pm East Coast / KTTV Thurs 8:30pm West Coast

3.01 [48] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE ROBBER'S NEST
13Mar1952 WABD Thurs 10pm [Premiere] [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
10Apr1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild spends two days at a New Jersey farmhouse in the company of a bedridden bank robber, a hard-bitten girl and her weak but greedy father. There's a fine twist to the plot that sees the robber asking Wild to turn him in to get the $5000 reward so the robber can get into a hospital. He winds up in the morgue instead and Charlie almost goes alone.
*NOTE: "Charlie Wild, Private Detective," premieres over KTTV at channel 5 at 8:30 Thursdays.

3.02 [49] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE DOUBLE TROUBLE
20Mar1952 WABD Thurs 10pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
17Apr1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
a Dumont presentation in association with L. White and E. Rosenberg.
Produced by Herbert Brodkin
Written by Palmer Thompson
Directed by Charles Adams
Television director Barry Shear
Music Julian Gould
Furst by Fredericka
Production Manager Phil Stoltz
Announcer Bob Williamsstarring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Guest cast:
Philip Truex .......... Terrance Tillinghost/Thomas Tillinghost
John Shellie ......... Captain Arnold O'Connell
Phillipa Bevans ... Amanda
Yale Wexler ........... Bell Boy
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild gets half a $500 bill as a retainer with the other half to come at the end of his vigil over a sealed envelope. Of course, Wild gets conked on the head and loses the envelope to a twin and has his hands full of headaches.
Synopsis 2:
Charlie Wild is hired by Terence Tillinghas to keep a parchment paper worth twenty thousand dollars until Monday.

3.03 [50] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE BARBER'S DAUGHTER
27Mar1952 WABD Thurs 10pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
24Apr1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild gets a close shave when his barber's daughter gets trigger happy.

3.04 [51] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE PRODIGAL SON
03Apr1952 WABD Thurs 10pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
01May1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade (as Charlie Wild)
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild is visited by a woman who begs him to stop her son from committing a robbery. The son a medical student, gambled away the $1,000 that was to have gone towards tuition. Charlie finds him, squares him away with a loan shark and brings him to his family in time for the passover seder.

3.05 [52] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE PHOTOGENIC GHOST
prod #3484
10Apr1952 WABD Thurs 10pm
08May1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild gets tangled with a woman with a lot of money, a medium and a beautiful girl.
Synopsis 2:
Charlie is involved with a wealthy old lady, a not-too-spirited medium, a gal
and a ghost. [JB]
Synopsis 3:
Charlie Wild gets entangled with an old lady with a lot of money, a medium who isn't so spiritual and a girl who is out of this world.

3.06 [53] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE LONG LOST LOVE
prod #3503
17Apr1952 WABD Thur [New York]
15May1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild becomes involved in a case of murder and racketeers.
Synopsis 2:
An old sweetheart's husband is in trouble with police. She comes to Charlie for help. [JB]

3.07 [54] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE COWARDS CHOICE
24Apr1952 WABD Thur [New York]
22May1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild investigates a hit-and-run accident with a very strange ending.
Synopsis 2:
Hit and run driver does not know whether to confess or not. [JB]
Synopsis 3:
A hit and run driver has to make a choice of remaining a coward or confessing the crime. [JB]

3.08 [55] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE DEADLY DOUBLE
01May1952 WABD Thur [New York]
29May1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild meets a double who is a killer. Said tough guy tries to pin some crimes on Charlie and nearly succeeds.
Synopsis 2:
A dangerous killer looks like Charlie. [JB]

3.09 [56] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF TEACHER'S TROUBLE
08May1952 WABD Thur [New York]
05Jun1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm [Los Angeles]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild is asked to speak at a junior high school in a tough neighborhood and he accidentally encounters a boy stealing money from the cash box in this story of drug addicts in the public schools.
Synopsis 2:
Charlie Wild runs into trouble when he asks a teacher to excuse him from making a speech to the students of a Junior High School. [JB]

3.10 [57] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE TARNISHED BADGE
15May1952 WABDThur [New York]
12Jun1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm [Los Angeles]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild gives a coward enough rope to hang himself, but instead the man pulls himself back to life.

3.11 [58] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE CANDY STORE KID
22May1952 WABD Thur [New York]
19Jun1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm [Los Angeles]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie aids a youth who has received threats of vengeance for "squealing" on a wanted killer.
Synopsis 2:
Charlie Wild encounters drug addicts in the public schools.

3.12 [59] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE
29May1952 WABD Thur [New York]
26Jun1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
A dope addict who has desires to leap off the Brooklyn Bridge is the cause of Charlie Wild playing Cupid.

3.13 [60] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE CUTTHROAT CASANOVA
05Jun1952 WABD Thur [New York]
03Jul1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm [Los Angeles]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie encounters a father and son team with romantic tongues and larcenous hearts.
Synopsis 2:
A man uses romance as a means of getting money. [JB]
*Title also known as "The Case of the Cut-rate Casanova".

3.14 [61] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE FATAL LETTER
12Jun1952 WABD Thur [New York]
10Jul1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm [Los Angeles]
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Charlie Wild learns that it requires a man of intelligence to tell a good lie. [JB]

3.15 [62] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF JENNIFER
19Jun1952 WABD Thur [New York]
17Jul1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild

3.16 [63] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE PLUME PEDDLER
prod #3696
26Jun1952 WABD Thur [New York]
24Jul1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Although hunting of the snowy egret and its magnificent plumes is legally forbidden, Charlies Wild discovers that the law cannot reach into the Everglades. So Charlie is engaged, by the Audubon Society to go into remote areas to investigate the disappearance of two wardens.

3.17 [64] Charlie Wild: THE CASE OF THE RED LETTER
03Jul1952 WABD Thur [New York]
31Jul1952 KTTV Thurs 8:30pm
starring John McQuade as Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
In this case Wild traps the sender of a poison-pen letter which costs a man his job.

*NOTE: Charlie Wild, private detective, takes an eight-week recess from assignments after tonight's episode.
(the show would not return)

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.xx [--] (title unknown) 1951-52
Complete with "Mogen David wine" commercials. This program originally
aired live on the Dumont network, and is presented here exactly in
that form. John McQuade stars as a tough New York City detective who
gets involved in fights no matter how hard he tries to simply
investigate cases calmly.

Unknown title: 1951 prod #3397
Unknown title: 1951 prod #3437
Unknown title: 1951 prod #3461
Unknown title: 1951 prod #3549
Unknown title: 1951 prod #3566
Unknown title: 06-May-1952: prod #3713
Unknown title: 1952: prod #3631
Unknown title: 1952: prod #3648
Unknown title: 1952: prod #3665
Unknown title: 1952: prod #3682
Unknown title/date PROD #3913

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