CTVA US Crime - "The Files of Jeffrey Jones" (1954-55) starring Don Haggerty

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Lindsley Parsons Productions
 "The Cases of Eddie Drake" (1952)    "The Files of Jeffrey Jones" (1954-55)
"The Whistler" (1954-55)   "The Gray Ghost" (1957-58) 
The Files of Jeffrey Jones (1954-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King,  Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

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THE FILES OF JEFFREY JONES
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Lindsley Parsons Productions (to be verified)
for
First-Run Syndication
Produced by Harlan Thompson

US Detective series 1954-55 24 episodes x 30 min bw
Starring
Don Haggerty
as Jeffrey Jones
with
Gloria Henry as Michele "Mike" Malone
Tris Coffin as Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Vince Barnett as Joe (recurring)

Premise:
The exploits of Jeffrey Jones, a New York based confidential investigator.

The same producers and star previously teamed up for:-
"The Cases Of Eddie Drake - 13 episodes x 30. in 1952

Theme Music for "The Files of Jeffrey Jones"
Composed by John A. Rarig

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Syndicated Program

[01] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: DEATH BOOK
3-7-55
Starring: Don Haggerty (as Jeffrey Jones)
with: Gloria Henry (as Michele "Mike" Malone)
Synopsis:
JEFF’S GIRL FRIEND,NEWSPAPER REPORTER MIKE MALONE
IS ABOUT TO TAKE OFF ON A SECRET ASSIGNMENT WHEN SHE IS
KIDNAPPPED. [JK]

1.02 [--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: SQUEEZE PLAY
08-Mar-55
Starring: Don Haggerty (as Jeffrey Jones)
with: Gloria Henry (as Michele "Mike" Malone)
Guest cast:
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
JEFF IS CALLED IN WHEN AN ACE PITCHER RECEIVES LETTERS THREATENING
HIM AND HIS FAMILY WITH KIDNAPPING AND DEATH IF HE WINS AN IMPORTANT
SERIES OF BALL GAMES. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
An ace pitcher receives letters threatening harm to him and his family
if he wins a series of games. After the pitcher wins the first game of
the series, his daughter is kidnaped. Jeff Jones goes to find her. [RF]

[03] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: MONEY TALKS
8-26-55
JEFF IS HIRED BY AN ATTRACTIVE YOUNG GIRL TO INVESTIGATE HER
FATHER’S MYSTERIOUS NIGHTLY ACTIVITIES WITH TWO MURDEROUS
LOOKING MEN. [JK]

[04] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: MALIBU MERRY-GO-ROUND
6-13-55
HIRED TO GUARD WEALTHY MR. NORTON WHOSE LIFE HAS BEEN
THREATENED. JEFF DISCOVERS AN INTERESTING ITEM IN THE FAMILY
BIBLE. [JK]

[05] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: HOLIDAY WITH MURDER
6-14-55
JEFF GRILLS A GROUP OF JITTERY HOUSE GUESTS IN AN EFFORT
TO DISCOVER WHICH OF THEM PUSHED YOUNG ROY DOWN TO THE
BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN. [JK]

[06] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE ALLIGATOR LAUGHED
6-15-55
WHEN A CORPSE APPEARS AND DISAPPEARS IN A MATTER OF
MINUTES,AND THEN TURNS UP ALIVE,JEFF BEGINS TO DOUBT HIS
SANITY. [JK]

[07] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE CARELESS KILLER
6-16-55
JEFF WITNESSES THE SHOOTING OF A POPULAR PLAYBOY AND DISCOVERS THAT
IT WAS HIS BEAUTIFUL WATER SKIING PARTNER WHO WAS THE INTENDED
VICTIM. [JK]

[08] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE HAPPY HOOLIGAN
6-17-55
WHEN A BIG-TIME RACKETEERIS MURDERED, HIS TORPEDO MEN GO AFTER JEFF,
THINKING HE IS THE KILLER. [JK]

[09] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: ANGELS NEVER CRY
Jeff helps when a boy turns to crime to support his younger
brother. [JK]

[10] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: MR. DOOM
By chance, Jeff spots a photograph of an enemy agent and starts
in pursuit. [JK]

[11] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: PLAY FOR KEEPS
3-9-55
A DOULE-CROSSER WHO IS AFRAID HE WILL BE THE
VICTIM OF A REVENGE KILLING,COMMITS PETTY LARCENY IN ORDER TO ENJOY
THE SAFETY OF PRISON. [JK]

[12] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: TAG, YOU’RE IT
3-10-55
A glamourous debutante hires Jeff to protect her from a mobster. [JK]

[13] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: ONE FOR THE MONEY
3-11-55
JEFF CATCHES A MURDERER, RECOVERS STOLEN MONEY AND IS REMINDED THAT
A PRIVATE DETECTIVE SHOULD NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POLICE WHEN JEFF’S
CLIENT IS MURDERED HE JUMPS TO SOME HASTY CONCLUSIONS. [JK]

[14] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE BISCAY DUKE
Jeffrey Jones tries to find out what a reel of film has to do with
the murder of an ex-sportswriter. [JK]

[15] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE PIGEON HUNT
On the day of his big fight, a boxer wakes up with blood on his
clothes. [JK]

[16] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THREE FRIGHTENED PEOPLE
Jeff tries to unravel a case of murder and a secret which has driven
a family insane. [JK]

[17] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE CARELESS KILLER
Jeff investigates a murder case involving an attractive divorcee
and her ruthless husband. [JK]

1.18 [--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: DOUBLE DOUBLE CROSS
1954
Guest cast:
Vince Barnett ........ Joe (recurring)
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
Jeff is hired by a fight promoter who received a threatening letter
telling him he will be killed if his fighter wins his next bout. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Jeff investigates the murder of a fight promoter. [RF]


[19] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE BLIND BUDDHA
While at a birthday party in Chinatown, Jeff is asked to investigate
a murder. [JK]

1.20 [--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE CEMENT PILLOW
1954
Guest cast:
John Bromfield
Vince Barnett ........ Joe  (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
Jeff tries to disuade a football star from accepting a bribe. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Gangsters want a football star to throw a game. [RF]

[21] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: DEATH RANSOM
The wife of a scientist believed killed in an accident asks Jeff
to find out if her husband is dead. [JK]

[22] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE DUSTY DOLL
Jeff disguises himself as a tramp to find two crooks who are riding
in a hobo camp, he is helped by the "King of the Hobo's". [JK]

1.23 [--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE EVIL ONES
1954
Guest cast:
Steve Pendleton ...... Tom
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
A woman asks Jeff to trail her married sister. Jeff does not know
that the two woman are twins. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
A murder victim is either Jeff's client or her twin sister. [RF]

[24] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: END OF THE LINE (final episode)
Jeff goes to meet a wealthy businessman only to find that the man
has disappeared after witnessing a crime. [JK]

[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: THE LADY WOULDN'T TALK
07Apr56 Sat
Starring: Don Haggerty (as Jeffrey Jones)
Synopsis:
A frightened woman calls but is disconnected before she can reveal her name.
The next day, Jeffrey Jones reads of a woman who has been brutally beaten. [RF]

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[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Carole Mathews ....... Marjorie
Karen Sharpe ......... Louise
Synopsis:
Two cops are suspected of murdering a wealthy girl. [RF]

[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
John Crawford
Synopsis:
Police pursue a reporter wanted for a mobster's murder. [RF]

[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
Vince Barnett ........ Joe (recurring)
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Synopsis:
Jeff sets a trap for a murderous diamond smuggler. [RF]

[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
Phil Tead
Pamela Duncan ........ Sheila
Mabel Paige .......... Sheila's Mother
Vince Barnett ........ Joe (recurring)
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Synopsis:
An amnesic proves to be a crook but is he also a killer? [RF]


[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
Marjorie Hoshelle .... Lorna
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Synopsis:
An assault victim refuses to identify her attacker. [RF]

[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
Pepe Hern
Tris Coffin .......... Lt. Doyle (recurring)
Synopsis:
A youth turns to theft to support his 9-year-old brother. [RF]

[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
Aline Towne
Synopsis:
A woman is framed for her husband's murder. [RF]

[--] The Files of Jeffrey Jones: Unknown episode
Guest cast:
Veda Ann Borg
Vince Barnett ........ Joe (recurring)
Synopsis:
Someone trying to kill a burlesque queen. [RF]
 
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