CTVA US Crime - "Dan Raven" (Screen Gems/NBC)(1960-61) starring Skip Homeier

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Dan Raven (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

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DAN RAVEN
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Screen Gems, Inc. a division of Columbia Pictures
for
NBC (Saturdays) (23Jan60 - )(season 1) (half-hours)
NBC (Fridays 7:30pm)(16Sep60 -)(season 2)(hours)
US Detective series 1960-61
? episodes x 30 min bw (season 1)(Early 1960) (to be verified)
13 episodes x 60 min bw (season 2) (Fall 1960)
( 23Jan60-6Jan61)
starring
Skip Homeier
as Lt. Dan Raven
Dan Barton as Det. Sgt. Burke
Quinn Redeker as Perry Levitt, photographer

Premise:
An L.A. cop gets involved with Hollywood stars in trouble.

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half-hour episodes
NBC Saturdays
from 23Jan60
Some Half Hour Episodes
may have aired before the
hour long Episodes began - no details


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13 hour-long episodes
NBC Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern

 1.01 Dan Raven: THE HIGH COST OF FAME (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 1 (copyright date 16Sep60)
23Sept60 NBC Fri
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Bobby Darin ....... Himself
Corey Allen ....... Phil Burdick
Richard Carlyle ... Cole
Sue Ane Langdon
Elaine Martone .... Girl (voice)
Synopsis:
A young lady is murdered. Next to her body is Darin's autographed
picture, and she died screaming her killer's name, Bobby. [RF]

1.02 Dan Raven: THE MECHANIC (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 2 (copyright date 23Sep60)
30Sep60 NBC Fri
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Buddy Hackett
Eddie Ryder ....... Norse
Synopsis:
A night-club entertainer eavesdrops on underworld patrons at the
nightclub with serious consequences. [RF]

1.03 Dan Raven: L.A. 46 (60min.)
(aka The Trade)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 3 (7Oct60 copyright date)
14Oct60 NBC Fri
Directed by Philip Leacock
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Paul Anka ......... Himself
Bernard Fein ...... Landis
Joe di Reda ....... Ustick
William Shaw ...... Sergeant
Mark Bailey ....... Police Officer
Synopsis:
A singer is the victim of extortion: if he doesn't pay, someone will die. [RF]

1.04 Dan Raven: PENNY (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 4 (copyright date 21Oct60)
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Gogi Grant ........ Penny Murrow
Paul Richards ..... Murrow
John Marley ....... Green
Diana Darrin ...... Grace
Synopsis:
Penny Murrow's husband blames her for his failure as a songwriter. [RF]

1.05 Dan Raven: THE EMPTY FRAME (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 5 (copyright date 28Oct60)
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
William Leslie .... Wingate
Suzanne Storrs .... Eileen
Marian Collier .... Suzanne
Stanley Adams ..... Sydney
Synopsis:
The evidence points to Dan Raven when his ex-girlfriend is found murdered. [RF]

1.06 Dan Raven: THE NIGHT IS NUMBERED (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 6 (copyright date 4Nov60)
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Kent Smith ........ Gorgoyne
Henry Corden ...... Boris
Bob Crewe ......... Himself
Jon Lormer ........ Callen
Synopsis:
A numerologist seems to be using deadly tactics to reaffirm his reputation as a seer. [RF]

1.07 Dan Raven: JAPANESE SANDBAG (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 7 (copyright date 10Nov60)
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Leo Gordon ........ Regis
Theodore Marcuse .. Mandell
Valerie Starrett .. Betsy
Steve Gravers ..... Danny
Synopsis:
Mobsters kidnap Burke to use as a hostage while protecting a visiting gangland leader. [RF]

1.08 Dan Raven: THE JUNKET (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 8 (copyright date 18Nov60 )
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Mel Torme
Don Dubbins ....... Mike
Dick Whittinghill.. Himself
Ed Prentiss ....... Graves
Synopsis:
A hit singer's jealous brother is suspiciously sorry about a disc jockey's murder. [RF]

1.09 Dan Raven: MAN ON THE LEDGE (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 9 (copyright date 25Nov60 )
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Paul Winchell ..... Morgan
Marty Ingles ...... Benny (recurring)
Allen Pinson ...... Stevens
Rita Lynn ......... Vikki
Frank Gerstle ..... Harrow
Synopsis:
A comedian's murder coincides with news that big-time mobsters are in town. [RF]

1.10 Dan Raven: AMATEUR NIGHT (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 10 (copyright date 2Dec60)
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Claude Akins ...... Sarge
Marty Ingels ...... Benny (recurring)
Jan Arvan ......... Paul
Sid Tomack ........ Abbott
Asa Maynor ........ Beverly
Synopsis:
Confusing phone calls cover a plan by four war veterans to rob a night club. [RF]

1.11 Dan Raven: TINGE OF RED (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 11 (copyright date 16Dec60)
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Julie London ...... June Carey
John Craven ....... Ringle
Gavin MacLeod ..... Branick
Judson Pratt ...... Markin
Synopsis:
June Carey is the target of blackmail by a scandal-bent editor. [RF]

1.12 Dan Raven: THE SATCHEL MAN (60min.)
Screen Gems Prod. no. 12 (copyright date 22Dec60)
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Paul Anka ......... Himself
Parley Baer ....... Shore
Jocelyn Somers .... Alice
Richard Bakalyan .. Darnell
Marjorie Stapp .... Manager
Synopsis:
A mobster is trying to get out of town with the theft of 250 grand. [RF]

1.13 Dan Raven: BUY A NIGHTMARE (60min.) (final episode)
Screen Gems Prod.no. 13 (copyright date 29Dec60)
06Jan61 NBC Fri
Starring: Skip Homeier (as Lt. Dan Raven)
Guest cast:
Harvey Lembeck .... Brink
Tony Call ......... Neil
Adrienne Ellis .... Shirley
Claude Johnson .... Joe
Paul Genge ........ Hughes
Don Haggerty ...... Patrolman
Synopsis:
Two drug addicts rob a young girl to get money for a fix. [RF]

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