CTVA US Crime - "Naked City" (Screen Gems/ABC) Season 4 (1962-63)

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Starring Paul Burke, Horace McMahon, Harry Bellaver, Nancy Malone
Season 4 (ABC) (1962-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, James Beer
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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34 episodes
ABC Wednesdays 10:00-11:00PM Eastern

4.01 [105] Naked City: HOLD FOR GLORIA CHRISTMAS (60 min)
19Sep62 ABC Wed
Directed by Walter Graumann
Written by Arnold Manoff
Guest cast:
Burgess Meredith ..... Duncan Kleist
Herschel Bernardi .... Stanley
Eileen Heckart ....... Mildred
John Lasell .......... Sheldon
Barbara Dana ......... Beverly
Sanford Meisner ...... Harris
Robert Dryden ........ Surgeon
Lou Gilbert .......... Newspaperman
Allen Gittler ........ Guitarist
Synopsis:
Poet Duncan Kleist breaks out of a hospital alcholic ward to retrieve
some verses he traded for drinks. But Stanley, the bartender who now has
the poems, tells Duncan he will have to buy them back. [RF]

4.02 [106] Naked City: IDYLLS OF A RUNNING BACK
26Sep62 ABC Wed
Directed by John Peyser
Written by Ernest Kinoy
Guest cast:
Sandy Dennis ......... Elanore Hubber
Aldo Ray ............. Elvin Rhodes
Joe Silver
Nancy Wickwire
Synopsis:
The story of a female fan’s fierce love for an unknowing football player. [JB]

4.03 [107] Naked City: DAUGHTER, AM I IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE? (60 min)
03Oct62 ABC Wed
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Written by Shimon Wincelberg
Guest cast:
Dan Duryea ........... Clyde Royd
Barbara Harris ....... Helga Royd
Marco St. John ....... Dom Capabo
Joseph Campanella
Synopsis:
An ex-WWII paratrooper vows to use roughhouse tactics on four prankish teenage boys who’ve been harassing his daughter
in a movie theater. [JB]

4.04 [108] Naked City: AND BY THE SWEAT OF THY BROW ... (60 min)
10Oct62 ABC Wed
Naked City - Season 4 Ep 4
Directed by Irvin Kershner
Written by Abram S. Ginnes
Guest cast:
Richard Jordan ....... Jonah
Barbara Barrie ....... Sarah
Michael Gorrin ....... Himmel
Florence Anglin ...... Mrs. Forrest
David Clarke
Synopsis:
Adam Flint and a young woman try to help a boy with a disfigured face who has been committing petty crimes. [JB]

4.05 [109] Naked City: KILL ME WHILE I'M YOUNG SO I CAN DIE HAPPY
17Oct62 ABC Wed
Directed by Denis Sanders
Written by Abram S. Ginnes
Guest cast:
Maureen Stapleton .... Ruth Cullan
Rosetta Veneziano .... Mrs. Arcaro
Carl Byrd ............ Assistant District Attorney
Franklin Cover ....... Jergens
Tom Geraghty ......... Winters
House Jameson ........ Judge
Jan Miner ............ Superintendent
Synopsis:
When police foil her suicide attempt, retired policewoman Ruth Cullan engages in a strange kind of revenge,
she begins following Parker everywhere and it’s getting on his nerves. [JB]

4.06 [110] Naked City: FIVE CRANKS FOR WINTER ... TEN CRANKS FOR SPRING (60 min)
24Oct62 ABC Wed
Directed by Paul Stanley
Written by Stirling Silliphant
Guest cast:
Herschel Bernardi .... Gus Slate
Robert Duvall ........ Johnny Meigi
Shirley Knight ....... Kathy Meigi
Ludwig Donath
Bill Kennedy
Synopsis:
The life of a former boxing contender is at stake when his crooked manager lines up an elderly alcoholic doctor
to give Johnny Meigs a passing physical prior to re-entering a fight game. [JB]

4.07 [111] Naked City: GO FIGHT CITY HALL (60 min)
31Oct62 ABC Wed
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Written by Ben Maddox
Guest cast:
Joseph Buloff ........ Walter
Sally Gracie ......... Leona
George Rose .......... George McGraff
Synopsis:
A cynical toll booth worker steals a diamond truck and delivers a package to Det. Adam Flint, supposedly containing a bomb,
but it only turned out to be candy bars. The man later kidnaps a waiter at The Waldorf Astoria, mistaking him for a Russian
scientist and takes him aboard a ferry boat. [JB]

4.08 [112] Naked City: TORMENT HIM MUCH AND HOLD HIM LONG
07Nov62 ABC Wed
Directed by Robert Gist
Written by Stirling Silliphant
Guest cast:
Sandy Baron .......... Charley Breggs
Robert Duvall ........ Barney Sonners
Barbara Loden ........ Penny Sonners
Alfred Ryder ......... Link Toland
Jesse White .......... Slate
Murray Matheson
Synopsis:
A bartender who foils a holdup attempt, is harassed and threatened by holdup men. [JB]

4.09 [113] Naked City: MAKE IT FIFTY DOLLARS AND ADD LOVE TO NONA
14Nov62 ABC Wed
Directed by George Sherman
Written by Shimon Wincelberg
Guest cast:
Luther Adler ......... Mr. Kovar
Roxanne Arlen ........ Nona
Ed Begley ............ Fenton
Bill Lanteau ......... Chiles
Grania O'Malley ...... Mrs. Kitchwell
Alex Viespi .......... Nick
Synopsis:
An elderly man is shuttled off to a nursing home by his wealthy son and he takes out his bitterness
against his son by making threatening crank phone calls. He befriends another elderly man, an ex-cop,
who then proceeds to blackmail him. [JB]

4.10 [114] Naked City: A HORSE HAS A BIG HEAD -- LET HIM WORRY!
21Nov62 ABC Wed
Directed by Denis Sanders
Written by Abram S. Ginnes
Guest cast:
Sorrell Booke
Diahann Carroll ...... Ruby Jay
Audra Lindley ........ Mrs. Denton
John Megna ........... Harold Denton
Synopsis:
A near-blind boy, separated from his teacher, wanders through New York streets, even after breaking his glasses! [JB]

4.11 [115] Naked City: DUST DEVIL ON A QUIET STREET
28Nov62 ABC Wed (rerun 24Jul63)
Directed by George Sherman
Written by Anthony Lawrence
Guest cast:
Richard Basehart ..... Ben
Robert Walker Jr. .... Neil
Barbara Barrie ....... Marcia
Peter Helm ........... Ken
Synopsis:
The witness to a stabbing in a sidewalk cafe is struck by a car.

4.12 [116] Naked City: THE VIRTUES OF MADAME DOUVAY
05Dec62 ABC Wed
Directed by Robert Gist
Written by Paula Fox
Guest cast:
Denise Darcel ........ Madeleine Douvay
Claude Dauphin ....... Ogier Douvay
Chana Eden ........... Angelique
Francois Flamano ..... Marius
Nico Minardos ........ Moktir
Synopsis:
The kitchen of Ogier Douvay’s French restaurant, is the scene of his stepbrother Marius’ murder. Ogier has no alibi
and becomes the chief suspect---and even his wife accuses him of the killing with jealousy as the motive. [JB]

4.13 [117] Naked City: KING STANISLAUS AND THE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE (60min)
12Dec62 ABC Wed
Directed by James Sheldon
Written by Abram S. Ginnes
Guest cast:
Jack Klugman ......... Pete Kammik
John Larch ........... Steve
Joanna Merlin ........ Gloria Werminski
Rosetta Bain ......... Mrs. Arcaro
Synopsis:
Two men in the meat business of Polish descent get into a fight over their differences in a meat locker,
especially when there is a bottle of whiskey and a meat cleaver involved. [JB]

4.14 [118] Naked City: SPECTRE OF THE ROSE STREET GANG (60min)
19Dec62 ABC Wed
Naked City (ABC crime drama) - end title (12-19-62)...
Executive Producer: Herbert B. Leonard; Supervising Producer: Leo Davis; Produced by Charles Russell
Production Executive: Sam Manners; Associate Producer: Stanley Neufeld
Executive Story Consultant: Stirling Silliphant
Directed by James Sheldon
Written by Alvin Sargent and Jerome Gruskin
director of photography: John S. Priestley
Guest Stars:
Bethel Leslie ........ Amy Langan
Carroll O'Connor ..... Tony Corran
Jack Warden .......... Sam Langan
(end cast-verified)
Featuring:
Roger C. Carmel ...... Al Gurdine
Ludmila Toretzka ..... Mrs. Doxaras
Joseph Sullivan ...... Arthur Flake
with:
Patricia Wheel ....... Eleanor Corran
Otto Lohmann ......... Jelly
Synopsis:
When Sam Langan reads that an excavation crew has found the body of a boy, murdered 25 years ago, he’s sure that he
knows who killed him. But instead of going to the police, Sam decides to use his knowledge to his own advantage
---in a not too legal way. [JB]

4.15 [119] Naked City: DON'T KNOCK IT TILL YOU'VE TRIED IT (60min)
26Dec62 ABC Wed
Directed by Alex March
Written by Arnold Manoff & Joel Carpenter
Guest cast:
Joan Copeland ........ Beverly Lewine
Pat Englund .......... Meredith
Sally Gracie ......... Bixie
Walter Matthau ....... Dr. Max Lewine
Dorothy Sands
Synopsis:
A prominent psychiatrist is kidnapped by a Las Vegas showgirl and her galpal with one objective,
the showgirl wants him to marry her. [JB]

4.16 [120] Naked City: HER LIFE IN MOVING PICTURES
02Jan63 ABC Wed (Rerun 14Aug63 ABC Wed)
Directed by George Sherman
Written by Sidney Boehm & Howard Rodman
Guest cast:
Bradford Dillman ..... Roger 'Romeo' Fallon
Eileen Heckart ....... Virginia Cort
Frances Heflin ....... Josephine Hendon
House Jameson ........ Mr. Whitworth
Richard Nicholls ..... Butler
Irene Windust ........ Mrs. Whitworth
Synopsis:
Flint and Arcaro have to pry into the private life of a proud Welsh woman named Virginia Cort.
The reason: they need evidence against Romeo Fallon, a distasteful character who exploits women. [JB]

4.17 [121] Naked City: ROBIN HOOD AND CLARENCE DARROW, THEY WENT OUT
WITH THE BOW AND ARROW

09Jan63 ABC Wed
Directed by Stuart Rosenberg
Written by Abram S. Ginnes
Guest cast:
Eddie Albert ......... Earl Johannis
Harry Davis .......... Harry Abraham
Christopher Walken ... Chris
Paul O'Keefe ......... Jack
Theo Goetz
Arlene Golonka
Henry Lascoe
Michael Strong
Synopsis:
Earl Johanis saw the three people who held up and murdered his friend, liquor store owner Harry Abraham make their getaway. [JB]

4.18 [122] Naked City: THE APPLE FALLS NOT FAR FROM THE TREE (60 min)
23Jan63 ABC Wed
Directed by William A. Graham
Written by Arnold Perl & Les Pine
Guest cast:
Keir Dullea .......... Les Gerrick
Alexander Scourby .... Walter Gerrick
Roy Poole ............ Wells
Mart Hulswit
Edith Meiser
Louise Platt
Ralph Williams
Synopsis:
Walter Gerrick,  a wealthy businessman, has to cover up for his son, Les, who is involved in a
series of robberies with two other young men in their own apartment building, which even escalated into murder. [JB]

4.19 [123] Naked City: BEYOND THIS PLACE THERE BE DRAGONS (60 min)
30Jan63 ABC Wed
Directed by George Sherman
Written by Shimon Wincelberg
Guest cast:
Frank Gorshin ........ Alan Starkie
Hilda Brawner ........ Polly
Val Avery ............ Franko
Sorrell Booke ........ Fentus
Richard Shepard ...... Soldier
Charles Tyner ........ Veyo
Louis Zorich ......... Manos
James Little ......... Desk Sergeant
Synopsis:
Alan Starkie is a professional stoolie - and a scared stoolie, because
he knows someone's out to gun him down. To get out of town he needs
money, so he goes to the police. [RF]

4.20 [124] Naked City: MAN WITHOUT A SKIN (60 min)
06Feb63 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
George Segal ......... Detective Jerry Costell
Gabriel Dell ......... Willie Corbin
Dana Elcar ........... Al Boris
Barbara Hayes ........ Carlotta
Paul Larsen .......... Hank Mulvaney
Carolyn Groves ....... Diane
Synopsis:
Det. Jerry Costell, a man with ice water in his veins, always gets his
man - until killer Willie Corbin outsmarts him and kills Jerry's
partner in the process. Willie is rumored to be hiding out in Parker's precinct,
and Jerry is determined to join the search, although Parker doesn't like the idea. [RF]

4.21 [125] Naked City: PRIME OF LIFE (60 min)
13Feb63 ABC Wed
Directed by Walter E. Graumann
Written by Stirling Silliphant
Guest cast:
Gene Hackman
Barnard Hughes
C.M. Campel
Dort Clark
Richard Hamilton
Synopsis:
Detective Adam Flint goes to Sing Sing Prison to attend the execution of a murder suspect he helped
to apprehend, despite objections to making the trip upstate. [JB]

4.22 [126] Naked City: BRINGING FAR PLACES TOGETHER (60 min)
20Feb63 ABC Wed
Directed by Irvin Kershner
Written by Howard Rodman
Guest cast:
Alejandro Rey ........ Jaime Socorro
Victor Junquera ...... Patillas
Coco Ramirez ......... Isabel Socorro
Zvee Scooler ......... Old Aaron
Albert Henderson
Synopsis:
Jaime Socorro and wife Isabel have just arrived in New York and they've
got problems - Isabel is about to give birth and Jaime is out of work.
When he hears of a man named Patillas, who "sells" jobs, Jaime takes
his savings and goes to find him. [RF]

4.23 [127] Naked City: THE HIGHEST OF PRIZES (60 min)
27Feb63 ABC Wed
Directed by James Sheldon
Written by Arnold Perl
Guest cast:
Robert Culp .......... Richard Calder
Joanne Linville ...... Eunice Vail
Akim Tamiroff ........ Emil Pappas
Gerald S. O'Loughlin
Jean Stapleton
Synopsis:
Richard Calder and his girlfriend Eunice Vail are on trial for the
murder of Calder's socialite wife - the jury can't reach a verdict, but
Adam has: guilty as sin. [RF]

4.24 [128] Naked City: ALIVE AND STILL A SECOND LIEUTENANT (60 min)
06Mar63 ABC Wed
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Written by Shimon Wincelberg
Guest cast:
Robert Sterling ...... Jason Colwell
Jon Voight ........... Victor Binks
Hilda Brawner ........ Paula
House Jameson ........ Terwilliger
Luis Van Rooten ...... Binks
Joseph Leon
Synopsis:
The pressures of daily living have really built up in Jason Colwell, junior executive.
When he gets into an argument about a parking space, Jason kills his antagonist. [RF]

4.25 [129] Naked City: STOP THE PARADE, A BABY IS CRYING! (60min)
20Mar63 ABC Wed
Directed by William A. Graham
Written by Abram S. Ginnes
Guest cast:
Diana Hyland ......... Vivian North
Jack Klugman ......... Arthur Crews
Lily Lodge ........... Olga
James Patterson ...... Phil North
Alex Viespi .......... Dick Wilkes
Leigh Wharton ........ Earl
Parker McCormick
Synopsis:
The detectives of the 65th are concerned about an attractive woman in a mentally unbalanced state who reported
that her car was stolen, but she actually lent it to a hockey player. She then has a romantic affair with a
jewelry salesman, who then breaks up their relationship. [JB]

4.26 [130] Naked City: ON THE BATTLEFRONT, EVERY MINUTE IS IMPORTANT (60 min)
Prod. no. 4741
27Mar63 ABC Wed
Producer Charles Russell
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Written by Howard Rodman
Based on an idea by Alden Schwimmer
Guest cast:
David Janssen ........ Carl Ashland
Kurt Kasznar ......... Korisca
Leonardo Cimino ...... Sid Kitka
Margaret O'Neill ..... Lee Chain
John Dutra ........... Philip Seaver
Lloyd Hubbard ........ Jelgava
James Dukas .......... Truck Driver
Synopsis:
A mystifying case of robbery and murder leads Flint to the firm of a dying man.

4.27 [131] Naked City: HOWARD RUNNING BEAR IS A TURTLE (60 min)
03Apr63 ABC Wed
Directed by Harry Harris
Written by Alvin Sargent
Guest cast:
Piper Laurie ......... Mary Highman
Perry Lopez .......... Howard Running Bear
Juano Hernandez ...... Oscar Loon
Felice Orlandi ....... Joseph Highman
Paul Richards
Cicely Tyson
William LeMassena
Chet London
Anita Dangler
Peter Gumeny
Synopsis:
High above the city streets, Howard Running Bear and Joseph Highman fight over a woman---and Highman falls to his death.
Running Bear acted in self-defense, but the tribal code keeps him from telling the police. [JB]

4.28 [132] Naked City: NO NAKED LADIES IN FRONT OF GIOVANNI'S HOUSE! (60 min)
17Apr63 ABC Wed
Directed by Ralph Senesky
Written by Abram S. Ginnes
Guest cast:
Harry Guardino ....... Ben Giovanni
Marisa Pavan ......... Francesca
Al Lewis ............. Mr. Carrari
Augusta Merighi ...... Celia
Jonathan Lippe
Gerry Matthews
Joe Silver
Fay Bernardi
Tom Brannum
Synopsis:
Benvenuto Giovanni's father complex has made him incapable of adult
decisions, and now Ben faces the crisis of his life: He must marry his
sweetheart Francesca within the week, or she will leave him. [RF]

4.29 [133] Naked City: CARRIER (60 min)
24Apr63 ABC Wed
Written by Ernest Kinoy
Guest cast:
Sandy Dennis ......... Lorraine
Anthony Zerbe ........ Phil
Bruce Gordon ......... Dr. Sorensteen
Sam Gray ............. Sol
Donald Melvin ........ Joey
Peter Morelli ........ Alan
Estelle Evans
John Horn
Bibi Osterwald
Synopsis:
A young woman, who is a carrier of an infectious and deadly disease that killed her parents, leaves Welfare Island
(now Roosevelt Island) after a 14-year self-imposed exile as she heads over to Manhattan. NYPD is notified of her
appearance and they must track down the woman before anyone catches the ‘Van Nortons Sawyer Fever’ from her. [JB]

4.30 [134] Naked City: COLOR SCHEMES LIKE NEVER BEFORE (60 min)
01May63 ABC Wed (rerun 30Jul63)
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Written by Alvin Sargent
Guest cast:
Lou Antonio .......... Charlie
Carol Rossen ......... Gladys
Johnny Seven ......... Carmine
Neva Patterson ....... Miss Morley
Eugene Roche ......... George
Ron Weyand ........... Lester
Remo Pisani .......... Nicholas
Doris Roberts
David Hooks
Synopsis:
When Charlie sees his brother and some other bookies beat up a customer
- who dies - the hoods decide that Charlie should leave town, but Charlie doesn't agree. [RF]

4.31 [135] Naked City: THE S.S. AMERICAN DREAM (60min)
08May63 ABC Wed
Directed by Allen H. Miner
Written by Frank R. Pierson
Guest cast:
John Larch ........... George Paraskis
Madeleine Sherwood ... Grace Paraskis
Roger C. Carmel ...... Quist
Mike Dana ............ Roark
Percy Rodriguez ...... Millard
Charles Tyner ........ Apples
Edward Whaley ........ Robby
Gretchen Wyler ....... Ruth
Synopsis:
George Paraskis, a scrap yard owner, tries to fulfill his dream by restoring an old cargo boat, but things go
horribly wrong when he kills his business partner and robs a loan shark. [JB]

4.32 [136] Naked City: ONE, TWO, THREE, RITA RAKAHOWSKI (60min)
15May63 ABC Wed
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Written by Joel Carpenter
Guest cast:
Louis Criscuolo ...... Tomasola
Anthony Franciosa .... Gorilla
Alice Ghostley ....... Clara
Marilyn Lovell ....... Miss Tilted
Nehemiah Persoff ..... Buberone
Carol Rossen ......... Rita Rakahowski
Richard Ward ......... Nova Scotia
Synopsis:
Gorilla, a stock boy, and his boss in a cardboard packaging plant are vying for the affections of an
attractive woman named Rita Rakahowski, and that sets off a small riot. [JB]

4.33 [137] Naked City: GOLDEN LADS AND GIRLS (60min)
22May63 ABC Wed
Directed by William A. Graham
Written by Ernest Kinoy
Guest cast:
Robert Webber ........ Gordon
Elizabeth Allen ...... Laura
Tom Bosley ........... Judge
Anna Berger
Norma Connolly
Harold Gary
Sam Greene
Irene Kane
Mike Kellin
Lincoln Kilpatrick
Murray Matheson
Fred J. Scollay
Synopsis:
A judge orders two men, a Television producer and a laborer to undergo much-needed therapy after being
arrested for domestic abuse by Flint and Arcaro, but they continue to resist. [JB]

4.34 [138] Naked City: BAREFOOT ON A BED OF COALS [Final Episode]
29May63 ABC Wed
Directed by James Sheldon
Written by Shimon Wincelberg
Guest cast:
Elizabeth Allen ...... Ola
Steven Hill .......... Stanley
Zohra Lampert ........ Clara
Henry Lascoe ......... Squale
Dustin Hoffman
Mitchell Ryan
Mickey Freeman
Synopsis:
Stanley, a barber who masquerades as a cop in his off hours, tries to stop a holdup while walking his “beat”.
However, Stanley is so overwrought that he needlessly shoots down the thief. [JB]

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