CTVA US Crime - "Hawaiian Eye" (WB/ABC) Season 1 (1959-60)

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Starring Robert Conrad, Anthony Eisley, Connie Stevens, Poncie Ponce
Season 1 (ABC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Cindy Rumbold (California,USA) D.W. McGregor (Sunderland, UK) (for director credits)
Barry Gould (Columbus, Ohio,USA) (for details of episodes #5, #38), Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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33 episodes
ABC Wednesdays 9:00-10:00 pm Eastern
Produced by Stanley Niss

1.01 [---] Hawaiian Eye: MALIHINI HOLIDAY
7Oct59 ABC
Produced by Stanley Niss
Teleplay by Robert J. Shaw
Story by Juanita Sheridan
Directed by Howard W. Koch
Director of Photography Edwin DuPar, A.S.C.
Guest Cast:
Patricia Driscoll ............. Mavis Purcell
Duncan Lamont ................. Peter Purcell
Ed Kemmer ..................... Michael Thornton
Sal Ponti ..................... David Kimi
Ross Elliott .................. Bill Garrison
Tracy Roberts ................. Peggy Garrison
Pilar Seurat .................. Lola
Doug Mossman .................. Moko (recurring)
and
from "77 Sunset Strip"
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. .......... Stuart Bailey
Holidaying in Hawaii beautiful Mavis Purcell nearly loses her life
in two unusual accidents. She asks Detective Tracy Steele to protect
her. Two strange accidents have befallen her and she suspects her
artist husband is behind them. Steele discovers that the accidents" were planned.

1.02 [---] Hawaiian Eye: WAIKIKI WIDOW
14Oct59 ABC
Directed by NOT KNOWN
cast
Paula Raymond ................. Lady Blanche Carleton
Robert McQueeney .............. Mr. Webster
Karl Weber .................... John Hunter
When Tracy Steele and Tom Lopaka are hired to find the killer of a
skin diver, Steele discovers that Lady Carleton, a young widow seems
to be involved in the murder. He also learns that a fortune in
black pearls is the reason behind the murder. He keeps a romantic
rendezvous to find a fabled fortune.

1.03 [---] Hawaiian Eye: SECOND DAY OF INFAMY
21Oct59 ABC
Directed by Howard W. Koch
cast
Yuki Shimoda .................. Yato Mitsuki
Former Japanese intelligence officer Yato Mitsuki escapes from a
mental hospital in Hawaii, and Steele and Lopaka are hired to find
him. They learn that the man's delusions may lead to a second Pearl
Harbor disaster, since Mitsuki doesn't remember the war is over.

1.04 [---] Hawaiian Eye: ALL EXPENSES PAID
28Oct59 ABC
Directed by NOT KNOWN
cast
Karen Steele .................. Marian Summers
Anthony George ................ Miller Kincaid
Mary Adams
A lovely guest arrives at the Hawaiian Village Hotel and attracts
the attention of private investigator Tom Lopaka. Shortly after
her arrival, a puzzling series of burglaries occur at the hotel.
The young lady is the girlfriend of a mobster facing a grand jury
in Chicago who has been sent to the islands to keep her from
testifying. The mobsters have also sent a hired killer to silence
her permanently.

1.05 [---] Hawaiian Eye: DANGEROUS EDEN
4Nov59 ABC (Not listed in some reference books)
Directed by Howard Dein
Guest Cast:
Audrey Totter.................Martha Gregory
Jackie Coogan.................Mack Stanley
Douglas Dick..................Philip
Marna Fahey...................Kay Laniel
Steele goes after an assistant movie director who
has been blackmailing the star, seeing her flee
the scene of a fatal auto accident. Lopaka sings in this
episode.....instead of Cricket. (what a hoot!)
(Details of this episode kindly supplied by Barry Gould, Columbus, Ohio)

1.06 [---] Hawaiian Eye: CLOUD OVER KOALA
11Nov59 ABC
Directed by William J. Hole, Jr.
cast
Jack Orrison
Joanna Moore
P.I.'s Steele and Lopaka are employed to track down a missing man.
Steele soon finds evidence which indicates that the man is involved
in a land swindle.

1.07 [---] Hawaiian Eye: BEACH BOY
18Nov59 ABC
Directed by Andre de Toth
cast
Troy Donahue .................. Peter (Surfside 6)
Anna Lee ...................... Donna Lane
Faith Domergue ................ Ornori
Robert Lowery ................. Carlton Lane
Robert Warwick ................ Fiji
Steele decided to help a beach boy who has been arrested for
trespassing on the property of an heiress. The boy claims the woman
is his mother. The mother claims her son died in a drowning incident
nine years earlier. When the boy's stepfather tries to kill him, it
turns out the stepfather had tried to drown the boy nine years
earlier.

1.08 [---] Hawaiian Eye: THREE TICKETS TO LANI
25Nov59 ABC
Produced by Stanley Niss
Teleplay by Day Keene and Dwight Babcock
Story by Day Keene
Directed by Robert Altman
Director of Photography Edwin DuPar, A.S.C.
Guest Cast:
Alex Gerry .................... Martin Fawcett
June Blair .................... Anita Callahan
Robert Knapp .................. Jack Ferris
Nicholas Georgiade ............ Kala
Stella Lynn ................... Desk Clerk
Minda Felciano ................ Evelyn
Norma French .................. Peggy
Edo Mita ...................... Japanese Man
Stephen Coit .................. Burke
and from
'77 Sunset Strip'
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. .......... Stuart Bailey
From the mainland, investigator Stu Bailey calls to ask Steele
and Lopaka to track down an embezzler who's gone to Hawaii. The
trail leads them to a travel bureau which turns out to be a
front for illicit activities in which pretty native girls are
used in a scheme to defraud and kill wealthy vacationeers.

1.09 [---] Hawaiian Eye: THE QUICK RETURN
2Dec59 ABC
Directed by Edward Dein
cast
Hugh Sanders .................. Victor Shaw
Adam West ..................... Jerry Jackson (Batman)
Wealthy businessman Victor Shaw, who had asked Tracy Steele for
protection, is found murdered. Steele's reporter friend, Jerry
Jackson, is also involved in the case. He had a notebook full of
damaging information about Shaw, but the notebook had been stolen
shortly before the murder.

1.10 [---] Hawaiian Eye: SECRET OF THE SECOND DOOR
9Dec59 ABC
Directed by Paul Stewart
cast
Christine White ............... Connie Cummins
Harry Bartell ................. Sortino
Victor Sen Yung ............... Archibald Chu Sin (Bonanza)
James McCallion ............... Meegham
Tom Lopaka is hired by Connie Cummins to look into the death of
her husband, a hotel desk clerk. The man was supposedly an accident
victim, but Connie says he was murdered because of something he
knew. Lopaka learns that Connie's husband had stolen $200,000 that
an importer had left for a gangster trying to fence hot jewelry.

1.11 [---] Hawaiian Eye: SHIPMENT FROM KIHEI
16Dec59 ABC
Written by Stanley Niss
Directed by Paul Stewart
cast
Beverly Garland ............... Rena Harrison (Decoy, Scarecrow &
Mrs. King)
Gerald Mohr ................... Bart Harrison
H.M. Wynant ................... Joe Koaster
Joan Vohs ..................... Emily Noble
Mark Roberts .................. Fred Noble
After cattle shipments from a large ranch in the islands begin to
disappear, Bart Harrison, the owner, hires Steele to investigate.
Steele sends his partner to the ranch and Lopaka learns that the
ranch owner is behind the thefts himself.

1.12 [---] Hawaiian Eye: A DIME A DOZEN
23Dec59 ABC
Directed by Andre de Toth
cast
Donald May .................... David Blair
Shirley Knight ................ Lynn
Joanna Barnes ................. Rikki Whitman
Army Lt. David Blair, arrested on a robbery charge at the Officer's
Club, offers no defense. A young society girl begs Tracy to help
clear Blair's name. The girl feels responsible for Blair's
predicament as she accidentally gave the combination to the club's
safe to a tattoo artist.

1.13 [---] Hawaiian Eye: THE KOA MAN
30Dec59 ABC
Directed by Paul Stewart
cast
Suzanne Storrs ................ Nancy Campbell
Adam Williams ................. Harry Gulliver
John McCann ................... Frank Amerio
Barbara Luna .................. Susan Chang
A law firm in Los Angeles hires Steele to locate Nancy Campbell, who
is missing. Steele discovers the girl's friends apparently are
covering up for her. She's also the target of Harry Gulliver, a man
Steele knew during the Korean War. Gulliver was the machine gunner
on Tracy's plane and had been unable to pull the trigger when they
were attacked by enemy planes. Now Gulliver intends to kill Nancy,
but once again he can't pull the trigger when Steele recounts the
Korean incident.

1.14 [---] Hawaiian Eye: STAMPED FOR DANGER
6Jan60 [us] ABC
13Apr63 [uk] ATV London, Sat 7:30 pm
Produced by Stanley Niss
Directed by Paul Stewart
Guest Cast:
Ruta Lee ...................... Princess Aysha
Jay Novello ................... Ahmed
Patric Knowles ................ Cyril Plummer
John Lite* .................... Edward de Long
Burt Douglas .................. Martin Wheeler
Saundra Edwards ............... Nancy Wheeler
Princess Aysha hires Steele to locate her former boyfriend. The
Princess, an American who recently divorced her husband, has
smuggled a fortune in rare stamps out of the country and the
prince has sent agents to retrieve them. A local thief is also
interested in acquiring the stamps.

1.15 [---] Hawaiian Eye: THE KAMEHAMEHA CLOAK
13Jan60 ABC
Directed by William J. Hole, Jr.
cast
Kathleen Crowley .............. May Caldwell
Tristram Coffin ............... Ames Caldwell (26 Men)
Paul Picerni .................. Lanakila
Robert Colbert ................ Jim Symington (The Time Tunnel)
May Caldwell asks Tom Lopaka to protect her husband, claiming he
incurred a death curse buy taking a sacred cloak from a burial
cave. Lopaka uncovers a plot by a Hawaiian medicine man and a
local doctor to poison Mr. Caldwell.

1.16 [---] Hawaiian Eye: THE KIKIKI KID
20Jan60 ABC
Directed by Andre de Toth
cast
Jean Byron .................... Karen Ward
John Gabriel .................. Buddy Keene
Myrna Hansen .................. Ellie
Small-time singer Buddy Keene wants to stir up a romance with
columnist Karen Ward, who is vacationing at the hotel where Lopaka
is a security official. To attract her attention, Keene pretends he
has been hit by her car. He then must dispose of his wife. He
murders her when she refuses to give him a divorce.

1.17 [---] Hawaiian Eye: THEN THERE WERE THREE
27Jan60 ABC
Directed by William J. Hole, Jr.
cast
Nancy Gates ................... Mary Moore
Joan Banks .................... Aunt Birdie Birdwell
Kathleen Freeman .............. Opal Jensen (Topper)
Hollis Irving ................. Dolly Mumbro
Sam Buffington ................ Big Jim MacIntosh
Four Iowa girls are vacationing in Hawaii, and Cricket Blake is
excited because one of them has just fallen heir to part of a
small Hawaiian island. When the girl disappears, Cricket gets
Steele and Lopaka to investigate. They learn that one of the
three owners of the island Cricket's friend has inherited was
murdered while in a diabetic coma.

1.18 [---] Hawaiian Eye: SWORD OF THE SAMURAI
3Feb60 ABC
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
cast
George Takei .................. Hiroshi Kawagani (Star Trek)
James Yagi .................... Susumu
Barbara Luna .................. Michiko
Sam Vlahos .................... Billy Sajat
Karie Shindo .................. waitress
Barbara Stuart ................ Miss Melani
Teru Shimada .................. Noboru
Two young Japanese visitors ask Tom Lopaka to locate an old man
named Noboru. Lopaka finds him but is reluctant to tell his clients
until he knows the reasons for their search. He learns that the
young Japanese men plan to kill Noboru in order to avenge their
family's honor.

1.19 [---] Hawaiian Eye: HONG KONG PASSAGE
10Feb60 ABC
Directed by Charles Haas
cast
Merry Anders .................. Lisa Barton
Whit Bissell .................. Jason Plain
Paul Langton
Robert Gist ................... Barney Mitchell
Byron Foulger ................. Mr. Jennings
Synopsis:
Boarding a non-scheduled flight at Hong Kong, Steele sees an old girlfriend
in the company of a government agent. The unscheduled surprises continue when
a man is murdered, and others hijack the plane. The hijackers want to return
Steele's friend to Red China.

1.20 [---] Hawaiian Eye: CUT OF ICE
17Feb60 ABC
Directed by Charles Hass
cast
Roberta Haynes ................ Alice Thomas
Frank Albertson ............... Paul Charring
Donald Lawton ................. George Crews
Robert Clarke ................. John Miles
A diamond buyer requests protection for a messenger carrying a
valuable gem. Tracy and Tom give the job to Kim. But Kim, the
messenger and the diamond disappear.

1.21 [---] Hawaiian Eye: FATAL CRUISE
24Feb60 ABC
Directed by Andre de Toth
cast
Gary Conway ................... Johnny Martin (Land of the Giants)
Shirley Knight ................ Ginger Martin
Kasey Rogers .................. Verna Collins (Bewitched)
Lopaka finds Johnny Martin, who has been missing for two years,
captaining a yacht and persuades him to return to this wife. But
before he can quit his job, his employer is murdered and Martin's
alibi seems very week. Lopaka works to uncover the real murderer.

1.22 [---] Hawaiian Eye: DANGER ON CREDIT
2Mar60 ABC
Written by Hugh Benson and Jim Barnett
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
cast
Gary Vinson ................... Somerset Jones
Theodore Marcuse .............. Arnie Padilla
Suzanne Lloyd ................. Luis Brindisi
John Baer ..................... Victor Brindisi
Robert Kino ................... garage manager
David Renard .................. Eric Sandor
Leon Tyler .................... Jimmie Branscomb
Handsome Somerset Jones takes a romantic interest in Cricket
Blake. Thus distracted, Jones pays no attention when he receives
a credit card which belongs to a man marked for death by a hired
killer. Jones & Cricket inadvertently become the targets of the
hired killer and Lopaka must save their lives.

1.23 [---] Hawaiian Eye: BEQUEST OF ARTHUR GOODWIN
9Mar60 ABC
Produced by Stanley Niss
Directed by Everett Sloane
cast
Fay Wray .......... Amelia Goodwin (King Kong)
Andrea King ....... Marta Willis
Herbert Rudley .... Jim Hager
Carolyn Craig ..... Janet Goodwin
Don Burnett ....... Steven Saint
Al Hodge .......... Arthur Goodwin
Lloyd Kino ........ John Kawasaki
Jane Chang ........ Mrs. Loma
Judy Dan .......... Chinese secretary
Tracy Steele is hired by Arthur Goodwin's widow to break her late
husband's will. The bequest of Arthur Goodwin is the family business
- left to a secretary who seems intent on destroying it.

1.24 [---] Hawaiian Eye: BIRTHDAY BOY
16Mar60 ABC
Produced by Stanley Niss
Directed by Mark Sandrich, Jr.
cast
Fay Spain ......... Honey Shaw
Troy Donahue ...... Jim McLaren
Wilton Graff ...... Gordon McLaren
A beautiful girl is used as a lure in a plot to deprive a pineapple
heir of the family fortune. Jim McLaren, slated to inherit a
pineapple fortune, may fall heir to a murder charge instead. Tracy
has his eye on the girl who figures in the frameup, orchestrated
by the boy's uncle in order to gain control of the family fortune.

1.25 [---] Hawaiian Eye: SECOND FIDDLE
23Mar60 ABC
Written by Stanley Niss
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
cast
John Van Dreelen .............. Gregor Kandinsky
Myrna Fahey ................... Della Kandinsky
Paul Burke .................... Brad Finley
Linda Watkins ................. Mildred Kandinsky
A hotel violinist asks Tracy and Tom to guard his valuable
instrument. But the fiddler himself needs guarding because his
ex-wife and the former boyfriend of his current wife are out to
murder him. They startle him into a heart attack, then remove his
medication. When Steele manages to get him to the hospital in time
to save his life, the killers make a second attempt on this life.

1.26 [---] Hawaiian Eye: KIM QUIXOTE
30Mar60 ABC
Directed by Mark Sandrich, Jr.
cast
Mala Powers ................... Essie Danforth
Don Gordon .................... Mickey Grill
Laya Raki ..................... Betty Dudoit
Ezra Stone .................... The Rabbit
A gambler kills a man in Kim's cab and steals the man's suitcase,
which is full of money. Then a girl in whom Kim has taken an
interest is kidnapped to prevent Kim from identifying the murderer
for the police.

1.27 [---] Hawaiian Eye: THE LADY'S NOT FOR TRAVELING
6Apr60 ABC
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
cast
Peggy McCay ................... Grace Stanley
Richard Shannon ............... David Branch
Philip Terry .................. John Ryerson
A government agent wants Tracy to help cut some red tape for a
lady scientist bound for Hong Kong. Grace Stanley, the atomic
scientist, is also the target of Red Chinese agents, who want
to kidnap her and bring her to Red China.

1.28 [---] Hawaiian Eye: MURDER, ANYONE?
13Apr60 ABC
Directed by NOT KNOWN
cast
Ray Danton .................... Barry Logan (husband of
Julie Adams ................... Sara Crane Julie Adams)
Richard Garland ............... Mike Cornell
Cricket has a crush on tennis player Barry Logan. When he's
suspected of murdering his boss, Cricket comes up with an alibi
and convinces Lopaka to find the real killer. He does so during
the course of a tennis tournament.

1.29 [---] Hawaiian Eye: TYPHOON
27Apr60 ABC
Directed by Mark Sandrich, Jr.
cast
Jean Allison .................. Cora Demming
Mary Tyler Moore .............. Susan Hart (The Dick Van Dyke Show,
The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
Fredd Wayne ................... Edward Demming
A typhoon has struck and Cricket, Tracy and Tom take refuge in the
island home of a retired Army Colonel. Soon, they are joined by a
quartet of bank robbers on the lam.

1.30 [---] Hawaiian Eye: SHADOW OF THE BLADE
4May60 ABC
Directed by Alvin Ganzer
cast
Fred Beir ..................... Bill Corbett
Lisa Lu ....................... Lili
Joan Vohs ..................... Helen Corbett
Bill Corbett is charged with murder in French Oceania and sentenced
to the guillotine. He manages to get word to a friend - Tracy
Steele. Steele served in the Army with Corbett and remembers him as
an inept soldier. But Corbett saved Tracy's life so Tracy feels
he owns Corbett his help.

1.31 [---] Hawaiian Eye: DEAD RINGER
11May60 ABC
Written by Roy Huggins
Directed by Mark Sandrich, Jr.
cast
Dianne Foster ................. Lola Richmond
Warren Stevens ................ Harry Sanford
Lloyd Kino .................... Hadiki
Doug Mossman .................. Moke
A young lady offers Tom a sizable sum to escort her on a cruise
to Macao. The catch is that Tom is to pose as her husband.
Unknown to Tom, his client has already murdered her husband, and
now she and her lover plan an accidental death for Tom to establish
a time of death for her husband.

1.32 [---] Hawaiian Eye: LITTLE BLALAH
18May60 ABC
Written by Stanley Niss
Directed by Charles Hass
cast
Andrea Martin ................. Sally Kramer
Gavin MacLeod ................. Mike Road
(Love Boat, The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
Wendell Holmes ................ Sam Perkins
When one of the island's wealthiest contractors chooses his
daughter's fiancée as his successor, his longtime employee, Sam
Perkins, robs the company's payroll and plants evidence framing
the future son-in-law. When the young man is found beaten and
unconscious on the hotel grounds, he's taken to Tracy's office,
and Tracy helps expose the scheme.

1.33 [---] Hawaiian Eye: ASSIGNMENT: MANILLA
25May60 ABC
Directed by Alvin Ganzer
cast
Lisa Gaye ..................... Saluda Razon
Janet Lake .................... Millie Doyle
Anthony Eustrel ............... Bradshaw
Robert Kino ................... Ling Po
Agents in Manila are helping Red China obtain dollar credits by
buying up American money orders and travelers checks. United
States intelligence asks Lopaka to investigate, so he
masquerades as the deceased nightclub owner's younger brother.


Cricket's songs....1st-season:
episode:
1) Let's Do It
2) There's My Love
3) no song
4) Somebody Love's Me
5) no song-(Lapaka sings)
6) no song
7) ?
8) ?
9) Sofly
10) Bye Bye to Shanghi
11) My Dream is Yours
12) What's New?
13) ?
14) It's Magic
15) Sing Something Simple
16) ?
17) Hawaiian Wedding Song - with Kim
18) ?
19) This is a Very Special Day
20) no song
21) You Do Something for Me
22) Rainny Night in Rio
23) Somebody Loves Me (repeat) & So Long
24) A Boy Like You
25) Lu Lu's Back in Town & Pretty Baby
26) It Had to Be You
27) Looking For a Boy Like You
28) The Man I Love
29) Ya Do Do Do
30) Tea For Two
31) Zing Went the Strings of My Heart
32) Birth of the Blues
33) ?

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