CTVA US Crime - "The Detectives" (Four Star/ABC) (1959-62) starring Robert Taylor

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The Detectives (1959-62)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox, Tom Alger
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

The Detectives (season 1) (ABC) (1959-60)  (30min)
The Detectives (season 2) (ABC) (1960-61)  (30min)
The Detectives (season 3) (NBC) (1961-62)  (60min)

Four Star-Hastings Production (1959-61) (half-hour episodes)
for ABC (Fridays 10:00-10:30 pm EST)
Four Star-Bentley-Blackpool Production (1961-62) (hour long episodes)
for NBC (Fridays 8:30-9:30 pm EST)
Executive Producers: Arthur Gardner, Arnold Laven, Jules Levy
Produced by Arthur H. Nadel
Created by Jules Levy

US Police  series 1959-62      67 episodes x 30 min (season 1-2)
30 episodes x 60 min (season 3)
starring
Robert Taylor
as Captain Matt Holbrook
with
Tige Andrews as Lt. John Russo (season 1-3)
Russell Thorson as Lt. Otto Lindstrom (seasons 1-2) (1959-1960),
Lee Farr as Lt. Jim Conway (season 1) (1959-1960),

Mark Goddard as Sgt. Chris Ballard (seasons 2-3) (1960-1962),

Ursula Thiess as Lisa Bonay (season 2) (1960-1961),
(Robert Taylor's real-life wife)
Adam West as Det-Sgt. Steve Nelson (season 3) (1961-1962).

Premise:
Cases of no-nonsense New York City police detective Matt Hollbrook
played by movie star Robert Taylor making his entry into series television.

Other Credits:
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Directors Included:
Richard Carlson, Murray Golden, Arnold Laven, Donald McDougall,
Don Medford, Ted Post
*
Writers Included:
Arthur Browne, Jr., Meyer Dolinsky, Christopher Knopf, Jack Laird,
Gene Roddenberry, Palmer Thompson
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Production Manager, Bruce Fowler,Jr.
Editorial Supervisor, Bernard Burton
Directors Of Photography Included:
George E. Diskant and Howard Schwartz
Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert
Music Editor, Al Friede

 
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