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Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers (1963-64)
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://www.us.imdb.com)

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THE LAWBREAKERS
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United Artists Television, Inc. and Rapier Productions
for
First-Run Syndication

US Anthology Docu-Drama crime series 1963-64   32 episodes x 30 min color
Hosted & Narrated by Lee Marvin

Premise:
Dramatizations/ Re-enactments of actual criminal cases
   
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Syndicated Program

  [00] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: CRAZY TONY IS SENT TO PRISON (Pilot ?)
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1.01 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE CHICAGO "A" STORY (I)
U-A Release no. 1001 (copyright date 13Sep63)
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1.02 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE SEATTLE STORY
(a.k.a "The Queen Anne Case")
U-A Release no. 1002 (copyright date 20Sep63)
******************** no synopsis *******************


1.03 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE ATLANTA STORY: THE JAMES MERIWETHER STORY
U-A Release no. 1003 (copyright date 27Sep63)
Synopsis 1:
James Meriwether the elusive escape artist, made a practice of robbing the small, unprotected businessman.
Lee Marvin tells Meriwether's story with the help of the Atlanta police, some of the actual people involved
and re-enacted incidents. Meriwether is interviewed in prison. [RF]
(22Aug64 NBC Sat, WFMJ-TV Youngstown, PA)
Synopsis 2:
Escape artist James Meriwether makes a habit of robbing small businessmen. Lee Marvin and the Atlanta police tell the story. [RF]

1.04 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers:
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY [I]  THE IANNARELLI KIDNAPPING AND ROBBERY STORY
U-A Release no. 1004 (copyright date 04Oct63)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk [I or II ?]
Synopsis:
Fire lieutenant Dominic Iannarelli's house was robbed and his 16-year-old daughter was kidnapped. [TA]
(04Jan64 WHDH-5, Boston, Sat 7:00pm)(broadcast in color)

1.05 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE DALLAS STORY
U-A Release no. 1005 (copyright date 11Oct63)
Synopsis:
Texas contractor Robert Orly, trying to get back at an enemy, holds four people hostage. [RF]

1.06 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE NEW ORLEANS STORY
U-A Release no. 1006 (copyright date 18Oct63)
Synopsis:
Jerry Jones, a promising rookie, is kicked out of the New Orleans police academy
so he can work undercover to investigate narcotics traffic in the city. [RF]

1.07 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE PITTSBURGH STORY: THE CHICKEN HILL CASE
U-A Release no. 1007 (copyright date 25Oct63)

1.08 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE INDIANAPOLIS STORY
U-A Release no. 1008 (copyright date 01Nov63)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
Synopsis:
Indianapolis police hunt for Ralph DuBois, one of three men involved in the death of a deputy sheriff. [RF]

1.09 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE CINCINNATI STORY
U-A Release no. 1009 (copyright date 08Nov63)
******************** no synopsis *******************


1.10 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE DETROIT STORY
U-A Release no. 1010 (copyright date 15Nov63)
Synopsis:
Dental technician Richard Wellington Firth and his friend Dick Troy
escapes after a robbery. Lee Marvin follows the Detroit police as the crime and capture are re-enacted.
(18Jan64 WHDH-5, Boston, Sat 7:00pm)(broadcast in color)

1.11 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT STORY
U-A Release no. 1011 (copyright date 26Nov63)
Synopsis:
Factory worker Tomasz Krzywkziak killed his landlady and held his
19-year-old girl friend hostage. Lee Marvin follows the Hartford police in the re-enactments. [TA]
(25Jan64 WHDH-5, Boston, Sat 7:00pm)(broadcast in color)

1.12 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE WESTCHESTER, NEW YORK STORY
U-A Release no. 1012 (copyright date 02Dec63)
******************** no synopsis *******************

1.13 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE BOSTON STORY
U-A Release no. 1013 (copyright date 09Dec63)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
Synopsis 1:
Over a holiday weekend, four men kill a store owner during an armed robbery. Lee Marvin follows the Boston police as
the crime and the trackdown of the criminals are re-enacted. [TA]
(28Dec63 WHDH-5, Boston, Mass. Sat 7:00pm)(broadcast in color)
Synopsis 2:
A re-enactment of the hunt for four men who killed a storekeeper during an armed robbery. [RF]

1.14 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE HOUSTON STORY
U-A Release no. 1014 (copyright date 16Dec63)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
Synopsis:
Lee Marvin follows the Houston police as they search for a man who robbed a store twice. [RF]

1.15 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE GREENBURGH, NEW YORK STORY
U-A Release no. 1015 (copyright date 23Dec63)
Synopsis:
A rash of teen-age gang warfare breaks out in Greenburgh, N.Y. [RF]

1.16 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE PROVIDENCE STORY
U-A Release no. 1016 (copyright date 30Dec63)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
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1.17 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers:
THE CHICAGO "A" STORY (II):  THE CHANENSON ROBBERY AND KIDNAPPING
U-A Release no. 1017 (copyright date 06Jan64)
21Feb64 CBS Fri
Synopsis:
Irving Chanenson's wife and two children are kidnaped. Lee Marvin follows
Captain Howard Pierson of the Chicago police. The story is re-enacted by the actual people involved. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Chicago police attempt to find the kidnappers of Irving Chanenson's wife and two children. [RF]

1.18 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE BALTIMORE STORY
U-A Release no. 1018 (copyright date 14Jan64)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
Synopsis:
Baltimore is plagued by a series of robberies. [RF]

1.19 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE MINNEAPOLIS STORY [Part I]
U-A Release no. 1019 (copyright date 21Jan64)
Synopsis:
Part 1. Three robbers steal cars and commit murder in their flight from police. [RF]

1.20 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE MINNEAPOLIS STORY [Part II]
U-A Release no. 1020 (copyright date 28Jan64)
Synopsis:
Part 2. Minneapolis police track down three fleeing criminals. [RF]
"I am in the process of doing research on the O'Kasick brothers of Minneapolis.
Lawbreakers covered the story in episodes 19 and 20, Jan 64. Would it be
possible to get any information from that? a trailer, a copy of the script,
a video, etc. please contact below with information. Much appreciated."
Donna Schlachter, PO Box 22443, Denver, CO 80222
<bytheword2002@yahoo.com> (Oct 2003)

Lee Marvin Presents the Lawbreakers episodes 1019, 1020 The Mpls. Story‏
"I am trying to locate copies of the episodes 1019, 1020 The Mpls. Story 1964 Part I and Part II.
Could you please provide any information that would assist me in obtaining? My Mother Velma Anderson was the only
Living hostage and we would love to obtain for our family history. She is still living and I think she would be
happy to hear the family was able to locate as they never did receive their own copy."
Thank you, Roxanne Duvick  (duvickd@msn.com) <February 2010>


1.21 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE ROCHESTER STORY
U-A Release no. 1021 (copyright date 04Feb64)
Synopsis:
Lee Marvin narrates the story of the Rochester (N.Y.) police department's search for a young girl's murderer.

1.22 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY [II]
U-A Release no. 1022 (copyright date 11Feb64)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk [I or II?]
Synopsis:
Philadelphia police try to apprehend a robber. [RF]

1.23 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE BUFFALO STORY
U-A Release no. 1023 (copyright date 18Feb64)
Synopsis:
Lee Marvin accompanies the Buffalo police as they recreate the trackdown of five men who attempted to rob a safe. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Five men who attempted to rob a safe are sought by the Buffalo police. [RF]
(14Apr64 NBC Tue, WGR-TV Buffalo New York 8:30pm ET)

1.24 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE CULVER CITY STORY
U-A Release no. 1024 (copyright date 25Feb64)
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1.25 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE BURBANK STORY
U-A Release no. 1025 (copyright date 03Mar64)
Synopsis:
Lee Marvin follows the Burbank police as they rescue a boy who fell from a cliff. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Lee Marvin narrates the Burbank, Cal., police rescue attempt of a boy who fell from a cliff. [RF]

1.26 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY STORY
U-A Release no. 1026 (copyright date 10Mar64)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
Synopsis:
Lee Marvin follows the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department as it tracks down warehouse thieves. [RF]

1.27 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE LONG BEACH STORY
U-A Release no. 1027 (copyright date 17Mar64)
Synopsis:
Long Beach, Cal., police hunt for a gang of armed robbers. [RF]

1.28 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE DENVER STORY
U-A Release no. 1028 (copyright date 24Mar64)
Synopsis:
An escaped convict is the object of an intensive search by Denver police. [RF]

1.29 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE MILWAUKEE STORY
U-A Release no. 1029 (copyright date 31Mar64)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
Synopsis:
Milwaukee police seek three young women who committed an armed robbery. [RF]

1.30 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE MIAMI STORY
U-A Release no. 1030 (copyright date 07Apr64)
Synopsis:
Miami police learn that a synagogue is about to be bombed. [RF]

1.31 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA STORY
U-A Release no. 1031 (copyright date 14Apr64)
Synopsis:
Lee Marvin follows the Oakland, Cal., police as they trail a gang of armed robbers. [RF]

1.32 [--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE ST. LOUIS STORY  (final episode)
U-A Release no. 1032 (copyright date 21Apr64)
Written by Vernon E. Clerk
Synopsis:
Two escaped convicts are pursued by the St. Louis county police. [RF]
Feedback:
From: Fred Crawford <FCrawford@pkwy.k12.mo.us>
Does anybody out there have a copy of "The St. Louis Story" episode?
Frederick T. Crawford, Chief of Security-Parkway School District
<
fcrawford@pkwy.k12.mo.us> 314-415-8320

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[--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: Unknown episode
Synopsis:
Police hunt for the murderer of a fellow officer, who was shot while questioning a motorist. [RF]

[--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: Unknown episode
Synopsis:
Tony Gonzales, 17, has built a reputation with his distinctive garb and his criminal brutality. [RF]

[--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: THE MICHAEL OLDS CASE
Guest Cast:
Michael Vandever ........ Michael Olds
Synopsis:
March 28, 1961: Michael Olds, a product of foster homes, commits robbery and murder. [RF]

[--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: Unknown episode
Synopsis:
A dental technician and his friend escape after committing a robbery. Lee Marvin narrates the story of their crime and capture. [RF]

[--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: Unknown episode
Synopsis:
Joseph Gaito and Edward Kern rob a bank and engage police in a long gun battle. [RF]

[--] Lee Marvin presents The Lawbreakers: Unknown episode
Synopsis:
The story of a teen-ager who liked to make and use bombs. [RF]

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The Lawbreakers The Burbank Story Rapier Prods Inc 1964
The Lawbreakers The Dallas Story Rapier Prods Inc 1963
The Lawbreakers The Iannarelli Kidnapping & Robbery Story Rapier Prods Inc 1963
The Lawbreakers The Michael Olds Case Rapier Prods Inc 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) PORTRAIT OF A TIN GOD 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE BALTIMORE STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE BOSTON STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE BUFFALO STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE CHANENSON ROBBERY AND KIDNAPPING 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE CULVER CITY STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE DENVER STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE DESPERATE NEWCOMER 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE DETROIT STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE GREENBURGH NEW YORK STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE HARTFORD STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE HOUSTON STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE INDIANAPOLIS STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE JAMES MERIWETHER STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE LONG BEACH STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE MIAMI STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE MILWAUKEE STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE MINNEAPOLIS STORY I&II 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE NEW ORLEANS STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE PHILADELPHIA "B" STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE PITTSBURGH STORY: THE CHICKEN HILL CASE 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE PROVIDENCE STORY 1963
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE ROCHESTER STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE ST. LOUIS STORY 1964
THE LAWBREAKERS -(RAPIER PDS.) THE WESTCHESTER NEW YORK STORY 1963

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