CTVA US Crime - "Hollywood Off Beat: Steve Randall" (DuMont) (1952-53) starring Melvyn Douglas

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     "Not for Publication" (1951-52)   "Hollywood Offbeat: Steve Randall" (1952-53)  "Night Editor" (1954)


Hollywood Off Beat: Steve Randall (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King, New York, Rina Fox
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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HOLLYWOOD OFFBEAT - aka - Steve Randall
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Marion Parsonnet production
for
First Run Syndication (early 1952) (season 1) ?
DuMont network (07Nov52-30Jan53) (season 2)
CBS network (16Jun53 - 11Aug53) (season 3
Produced by Marion Parsonnet & Lester Lewis
US Detective series 1952-53   14 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Melvyn Douglas as Steve Randell

Premise:
Smooth disbarred lawyer Steve Randall takes up private detective work so that
he may be permitted to practice law again. He is finally reinstated as a
lawyer after 13 weeks of solving blackmail and murder.

Background:
Marion Parsonnet also produced the medical drama series "The Doctor" (1952-53)
(1952-53) starring Warner Anderson.

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  1.1 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE INHERITANCE (aka The Inheritors)
12Jun52 [JK]
Starring: Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Synopsis:
A will written on a piece of a woman’s slip and a fortune in cash
lead to murder. [RF]

1.2 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE PERFECT ALIBI
19Jun52 [JK]
Starring: Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Synopsis:
Randall investigates a jewel theft at a movie studio and suspects a
studio guards alibi doesn't check out. [RF]

1.3 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: OUT OF THE SHADOWS  6-26-52 [JK]    
 
1.4 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: LOOPHOLE
03Jul52 [JK] (reaired 09Apr55)
Starring: Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Synopsis:
Steve Randall finds a way to come to grips with a blackmailer whom no one
has ever seen. [RF]
     
1.5 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: CAT ON THE ROOF  7-10-52 [JK]
1.6 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE DUMMY   7-17-52  [JK] 
1.7 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE QUESTION OF GUILT [PT. 1]   7-24-52 [JK]
1.8 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE QUESTION OF GUILT [PT. 2]  7-31-52  [JK]


1.9 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE QUIET LIONS
07Aug52 [JK]
Starring: Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Guest cast:
Stephen Courtleigh
Muriel Hutchinson
Synopsis:
Randall helps a filmmaker out of a jam. [RF]

1.10 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: ANNIVERSARY GIFT
14Aug52 [JK] (reaired 16Sep54, 23Apr55)
Starring: Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Synopsis 1:
A fourteen year old girl with trusting eyes shatters Steve Randall's
cynicism. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Steve Randall doesn't trust anything or anybody, but a fourteen-year-old girl
with innocent, trusting eyes proves that he is wrong. [RF]

1.11 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: WALK A LONELY STREET
21Aug52 [JK]
Starring:
Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Guest cast:
Anna Karen
Synopsis:
After a prostitute is found murdered, Randall suspects a rival. [RF]
            
1.12 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: UNLUCKY THREE   8-28-52 [JK]      
      
1.13 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE TRIAL [UCLA] [RF]
11-Sep-1952 Broadcast on DuMont [UCLA]

 Filmed at Parsonnet Studios, Inc. Long Island City, New York.
Executive Producer, Marion Parsonnet  / Producer, Theodore Lewis
Screenplay by James Cavanaugh / Original Story by Frederick Stephanie
Directed by M. Milton Schwarz and Frederick Stephanie
Starring:
Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Guest Cast:
Olive Deering .......... Eve
Neil Fitzgerald ........ Bender
Steve Gethers .......... Andrew Carleton
Melville Ruick ......... District Attorney
Harry Sheppard ......... Judge
Ed Peck ................ Defense Attorney
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Production Supervisor ...... Walter Blake
Director of Photography .... J. Burgi Contner, A.S.C.
Assistant Director ......... Ben Berk
Supervising Film Editor .... M. Milton Schwarz
Film Editors ............... Frank W. Madden, Morrie Roizman
Sets by .................... Aldrich
Special Effects ............ Hugo Casolaro, Milton Gottlieb
Special Recorder ........... Addison Tice
Make-Up .................... Eddie Senz

1.14 [--] Hollywood Offbeat: THE WITNESS
1952
starring Melvyn Douglas (as Steve Randall)
Synopsis:
Randall finds the man he is looking for dead, he searches the night club
underworld to find the killer. [RF]

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