CTVA US Crime - "Mysteries Of Chinatown"(ABC)(1949-50)

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 Mysteries Of Chinatown (1949-50)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox [Updated May 2017]
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive
Writers Guild of America (wga)

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MYSTERIES OF CHINATOWN
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ABC Production "Live" from Hollywood
Produced by Ray Buffum & Bob Finkel (Robert S. Finkel) / Directed by Richard Coggin

US Crime Drama Series 1949-50  48 episodes (4Dec49-23Oct50)
Cast:
Marvin Miller as Dr. Yat Fu
Gloria Saunders as Ah Toy, his niece
Ed MacDonald as Lt. Cummmings
William Blythe as Lt. Hargrove/ Lt Cummings
Robert Bice
Cy Kendall
Spencer Chan
Herb Ellis

Premise:
Exploits of Dr Yat Fu (Marvin Miller), a Chinese-American merchant and amateur criminologist who owns a herb
& curio shop in San Francisco's Chinatown, and Ah Toy (Gloria Saunders), Yat's beautiful niece and shop assistant
who occasionally helps him solve crimes.
734 Magnolia Street, San Francisco, CA (Chinatown)
1302 Golden Avenue

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 ABC WJZ Sun 9:30pm & 9:00pm  New York (04-Dec-1949 to 03-Sep-1950)
ABC WJZ Tue 8:30pm New York (12-Sep-1950 to 23-Oct-1950)

1.01 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown: [Premiere]
Show No. 1
04Dec1949 WJZ Sun 9:30pm [Premiere] [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
07Dec1949 KECA Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring
Robert Bice (as Dr. Yat Fu)
Synopsis:
The $20,000 he had cached away in an old abandoned Chinese
temple before being sentenced to prison 20 years earlier, provide
complications for the dying father of Ah Toy, salesgirl in Dr. Yat Fu's curio shop.

1.02 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown: THE BODY IN DRAWING ROOM D
Show No. 2
11Dec1949 WJZ Sun 9:30pm [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
14Dec1949 KECA Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring
Robert Bice (as Dr. Yat Fu)
Synopsis:
Shortly before she is murdered, an Occidental girl leaves a briefcase
containing $10,000 in the train compartment of Dr. Yat Fu, Ah Toy and Yee Wai.

1.03 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 3
18Dec1949 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
21Dec1949 KECA Wed 9pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring
Robert Bice (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.04 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 4
25Dec1949 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
28Dec1949 KECA Wed 9pm [Long Beach Press Telegram]
starring
Robert Bice (as Dr. Yat Fu)
Synopsis:
The story of Dr. Yat Fu who reluctantly agrees to offer
assistance to a blackmailer whose life has been threatened.

1.05 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 5
01Jan1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.06 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown: THE CASE OF THE MISSING ALIBI
Show No. 6
08Jan1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
11Jan1950 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Long Beach Press Telegram]
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)
Synopsis:
The suspicions of Lt. Lear of homicide detail feels that a Chinese
lottery operator has murdered a competitor, he asks Dr. Yat Fu
to help him prove his contentions.

1.07 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown: THE CASE OF THE IMPERFECT MURDER
Show No. 7
15Jan1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
18Jan1950 KECA Wed 8:30pm [Long Beach Press Telegram]
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)
Synopsis:
Dr. Yat Fu is accused of murder of a stock broker who also had a
very valuable jade collection.

1.08 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 8
22Jan1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.09 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 9
29Jan1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.10 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 10
05Feb1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.11 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 11
11Feb1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.12 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 12
18Feb1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.13 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 13
25Feb1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.14 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 14
05Mar1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.15 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 15
12Mar1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.16 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 16
19Mar1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.17 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 17
26Mar1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.18 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 18
02Apr1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

[--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
09Apr1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
pre-empted for "The Triumphant Hour" film.


1.19 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 19
16Apr1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.20 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 20
23Apr1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.21 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 21
30Apr1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.22 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 22
07May1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
09May1950 KECA Tues 10pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.23 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 23
14May1950 WJZ Sun 9:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

* Time change to 9pm on WJZ Sundays from 21-May-1950

1.24 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 24
21May1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.25 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 25
28May1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.26 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 26
04Jun1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.27 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 27
11Jun1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.28 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 28
18Jun1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
20Jun1950 KECA Tues 10pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.29 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 29
25Jun1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.30 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 30
02Jul1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
04Jul1950 WECA Tues 10pm [Long Beach Independent]
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.31 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 31
09Jul1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.32 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 32
16Jul1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.33 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 33
23Jul1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.34 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 34
30Jul1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.35 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 35
06Aug1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.36 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 36
13Aug1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.37 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 37
20Aug1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.38 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 38
27Aug1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.39 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 39
03Sep1950 WJZ Sun 9:00pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)
*Final airing on this day and time, replaced with "Stage Two Revue".

ABC WJZ Tue 8:30pm New York (12-Sep-1950 to 23-Oct-1950)

1.40 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 40
12Sep1950 WJZ Tue 8:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.41 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 41
19Sep1950 WJZ Tue 8:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.42 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 42
26Sep1950 WJZ Tue 8:30pm
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)
Synopsis:
Smuggling of U.S. rifles in coffins is the plot on "Mysteries of Chinatown".

1.43 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 43
02Oct1950 WJZ Tue 8:30pm (this date is a Monday)
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.44 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 44
09Oct1950 WJZ Tue 8:30pm (this date is a Monday)
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.45 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown:
Show No. 45
16Oct1950 WJZ Tue 8:30pm (this date is a Monday)
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)

1.46 [--] Mysteries of Chinatown: SHADOW OF THE AVENGER (Final episode)
Show No. 46
23-Oct-1950 WJZ Tue 8:30pm (this date is a Monday)
written by Robert C. Dennis
directed by Robert S. Finkel
starring
Marvin Miller (as Dr. Yat Fu)
cast
Keye Luke
Herb Ellis
Vito Scotti as Little Joe Jaevert
George Lee
Beal Wong
George Slocum
Bill Cady
Synopsis:
Little Joe Jaevert, a gangster who operates rackets all over Chinatown
is sought by an out-of-town killer who is after him.

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