CTVA US Crime - "Official Detective" (Desilu/NTA) (1957-58)  hosted by Everett Sloane

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Official Detective (1957-58)   Grand Jury (1958-59)

Official Detective (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film & Television Archive
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OFFICIAL DETECTIVE
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Desilu Productions, Inc.
National Telefilm Associates, Inc. (part of Republic Pictures Corporation)
for
First-Run Syndication
Based on the radio program of the same title.
Produced by Mort Briskin
Produced in co-operation with "Official Detective Magazine"

US Detective Anthology series 1957-58   40 plus episodes x 30 min bw
Hosted by
Everett Sloane

The following season Mort Briskin produced the "Grand Jury " series.

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Syndicated Program
(some episodes aired  in the UK on ATV Midlands Autumn 1961 Thur 7pm)
Dates listed below are those quoted on Copyright Notice

 1.01 [--] Official Detective: ARMORED ATTACK
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 26Jul57)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest cast:
Henry Corden ....... Reagan
Bart Burns ......... Donahue
Mitchell Kowal ..... Samka
Joe De Santis ...... Kriegman
Arthur Hanson ...... Charles
Phil Arnold ........ Barnett
Dorothy Gulliver ... Mrs. Sanka
Mark Sheeler ....... Jules
Gordon Wynn ........ First Guard
Jack McClure ....... Second Guard
Synopsis:
Detroit gunmen rob an armored car and kill the guards. [RF]

[02] Official Detective: PANHANDLE MANHUNT
26Jul57 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.03 [--] Official Detective: THE BLIND MAN
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 31Jul57)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest cast:
Louis Jean Heydt ... Herman
George N. Neise .... Nash
Joe Greene ......... Gruber
Gertrude Graner .... Mrs. Gruber
Forrest Taylor ..... Hunter
Richard Bakalyan ... Wolfe
Stanley Clements ... Armstrong
Carol Nelson ....... Helen
Sid Saylor ......... Counterman
John Qualls ........ Summers
Synopsis:
A blind man helps the police track down safecrackers. [RF]

1.04 [--] Official Detective: THE CREEPER
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 02Aug57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Mort Briskin
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, Bud Molin
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest cast:
Paul Wexler ........ Prowler
Richard Travis ..... Robertson
Sydney Smith ....... Payne
William Challee .... Hatch
Ann Douglas ........ Mrs. Julian
James Macklin ...... Lee
Richard Collier .... Pice
Mimi Gibson ........ Barbara
Synopsis:
A night prowler, who seems to know every move the police make, manages to elude arrest. [RF]

1.05 [--] Official Detective: PORK PIE HAT
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 07Aug57)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Howard Culver ...... Free
William Boyett ..... Bond
Marjorie Stapp ..... Mrs. Best
John Maxwell ....... MacDonald
Diane De Laire ..... Mrs. Bradshaw
Anthony Lettier .... Franklin
Gloria Clark ....... Mrs. Seeds
Laura Wood ......... Mrs. Malley
Synopsis:
A psychopath known only by his red hat terrorizes a city. [RF]

1.06 [--] Official Detective: TAKE HIM ALIVE
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (09Aug57 copyright date)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest cast:
Lee Farr ........... Manning
Michael Keith ...... Ryan
James Anderson ..... Smith
John Compton ....... Ferguson
Herbert C. Lytton... Richards
Florence Ravenal ... Mrs. Richards
Norman Sturgis ..... Hoyt
Richard Karlan ..... Powers
Grace Field ........ Mrs. Hoyt
Synopsis:
After committing a robbery, a criminal is traced through the license
number of his getaway car. He is spotted by an alert detective in a bus station. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A runaway criminal is hunted down after killing a detective in a bus station. [RF]
(28Aug1958 NBC WLW Cincinnati, Oh, Thur 7pm)

1.07 [--] Official Detective: BEAUTY IN THE BAG
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 14Aug57)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest cast:
Judy Short ......... Helen
Paul Sullivan ...... Tommy
Morris Ankrum ...... Cope
Francis de Sales ... Wilson
Fred Kruger ........ Durham
John Goddard ....... Parks
Cynthia Leighton ... Florence
Harry Arnie ........ Dewey
Paul Chambers ...... White
Joe Kirk ........... Beck
Synopsis 1:
A murder victim is found in a laundry bag, and police are unable to identify
her. The case appears headed for the open file when one of the detectives
hits upon a scheme to have her identified. A sculptor is assigned to make a
life-size statue of the murdered girl. The likeness is then dressed in the
victim's clothes and placed in the window of a large department store.
Synopsis 2:
A woman's body is found in a laundry bag, without a single clue to her identity. [RF]

[08] Official Detective: THE REDHEADS
16Aug57 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.09 [--] Official Detective: THE MAN WITH THE GOATEE
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 21Aug57)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Rick Vallin ........ Goatee
Jack Mann .......... Walls
Donald Freed ....... Nichols
Sid Clute .......... Miller
Howard Ledig ....... Phillips
Robert Roark ....... Noble
John Kidd .......... Keller
George Becwar ...... Reynolds
Effie Laird ........ Rita
Synopsis:
The only clues to the identify of a killer are his goatee, his beret and his bullets. [RF]

1.10 [--] Official Detective: THE NIGHT IT RAINED BULLETS
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 23Aug57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Mort Briskin
Director of photography, Clark Ramsey / Editor, Bud Molin
Music, E.C. Norton.
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Howard Dayton
Mike Ragan
Morgan Jones ....... Bronson
Sidney Gordon ...... Andrews
Tom Masters ........ George
Bob Beneveds ....... Jackson
Peggy Whitman ...... Policewoman
Doris Kemper ....... Mrs. McGraw
Jack Reynolds ...... Bridges
Norma Jean Nilsson.. Mary
Don Garrett ........ Long
Maralou Gray ....... Beverly
Synopsis 1:
A sniper terrorizes the residents of a midwestern city and baffles  police. [TA]
(10Mar67 CHRE-9, Regina, Saskatchewan, Friday 5:30 pm)
Synopsis 2:
A sniper terrorizes the residents of a Midwestern city. [RF]

[11] Official Detective: THE BIG THREE _ aka_ The Big four
28Aug57 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.12 [--] Official Detective: THE WRISTWATCH
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 30Aug57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Mort Briskin.
Director of photography, Joe Movak / Editor, Harry Harris, Jr.
Music, E.C. Norton.
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Ross Elliott
Brian Hutton ....... Branton
Jocelyn Brando ..... Thelma
David Carlyle ...... Forbes
John Bryant ........ Reeves
Leo Needham ........ Daniels
Neeley Edwards ..... Lou
Jackie Blanchard ... Mrs. Branton
Buck Young
Synopsis:
A wristwatch is the only lead to the murderer of a liquor-store owner. [RF]

1.13 [--] Official Detective: BOMBING TERROR
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 05Sep57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Mort Briskin.
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, James D. Ballas
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Ted de Corsia ...... Evans
Harry Lauter ....... Richards
Tom Toner .......... Peterson
Art Bucaro ......... Donlan
Carleton Young ..... Cornwall
Robert Levin ....... Davenport
Eddy Grove ......... Howard
Perry Ivins ........ Kane
Synopsis:
A madman terrorizes a city by placing bombs in schools, homes and factories. [RF]

1.14 [--] Official Detective: THE BRUNETTE
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 09Sep57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Mort Briskin.
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, James D. Ballas
Music, E.C. Norton.
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Rand Brooks ........ McClellan
John Connors ....... Ellsworth
Will J. White ...... Franklin
Charles Tannen ..... Ballanger
Robert Quarry ...... Platt
Duncan McLeod ...... Bright
Marilyn Harold ..... Florence
Artie Lewis ........ Farrell
Elmore Vincent ..... Scott
Herbert Patterson .. Durand
Synopsis:
The unusual odor of gasoline in the interior of a blazing automobile
which contains the remains of a charred body leads to the capture of a killer.
Synopsis 2:
Detectives search for a woman who ran from a burning car in which the driver was killed. [RF]

1.15 [--] Official Detective: THE JAILHOUSE GANG
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 26Sep57)
Written and Produced by Mort Briskin
Directed by Paul Guilfoyle
Director of photography, Henry Cronjager / Editor, James D. Ballas
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Steve Pendleton .... Aldworth
Jack Lomas ......... Clark
William Bakewell ... Graves
Robert Santon ...... Parker
Skipper McNally .... Sgt. Adams
Irving Ashkenazy ... Clements
Ollie O'Toole ...... Hudson
Owen Cunningham .... Owner
Synopsis:
Robbers, striking with unnerving frequency leave almost identical marks in
nearly every case and celebrate their thefts with a party at the scene of
the crime. Newspapers suggest that juveniles are responsible, but detectives
feel that the safecrackings suggest professionals. [TA]
(UK: 22Jun62 ITV Tyne-Tees, Fri 10:40pm)
Synopsis 2:
Wanted: the merry thieves who always throw a party at the scene of each heist. [RF]

[16] Official Detective: THE RACE
Prod. no. 15
26Sep57 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.17 [--] Official Detective: THE PEOPLE vs. AL NIKOLOFF
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 30Sep57)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Bud Slater ......... Al Nikoloff
Ray Winston ........ Paul
Robert Crawford .... Johnny
Paul Weber ......... Coroner
Robert Griffin ..... Horton
Tom Brown .......... Novak
Frances Osborne .... Mrs. Walowsky
Kathleen Mulqueen .. Mrs. McCarthy
Jeanne Gerson ...... Mrs. Nikoloff
Synopsis:
Two boys accuse their older brother of murdering their mother. [RF]

1.18 [--] Official Detective: THE DESERTED HOUSE
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 03Oct57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Mort Briskin.
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, Harry Harris, Jr.
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Hal Taggart ........ Ellroy
Warren Parker ...... Johnson
Jimmy Cross ........ Louie
Kurt Stevens ....... Ryan
Ken Osmond ......... Henry
Tracey Roberts ..... Mrs. Gaines
Peter Leeds ........ Patterson
Ward Wood
Zon Murray
Claudia Bryar
Synopsis:
A corpse stripped of all identification found in an abandoned house proves
a baffling case for Minneapolis Police. Detectives assigned to the case
observe scar tissue on the dead man's fingers and believe that the victim
was destroying his fingerprints with acid. Concluding that he was a member
of the underworld, detectives canvass the slum-area bars with a picture of the victim.
Synopsis 2:
The police comb the Minneapolis underworld to learn a murdered man's identity. [RF]

1.19 [--] Official Detective: EXTORTION
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 07Oct57)
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Dudley Manlove ..... Arnold
Lennie Bremen ...... Hogan
Charles Gray ....... King
Lillian Culver ..... Mrs. Manson
Lida Piazzo ........ Miss Holt
Raymond Greenleaf .. Paul
Gretchen Thomas .... Louise
James Seay ......... Carter
Allen Emerson ...... Ferris
Jack Harris ........ Roberts
Synopsis:
Three wealthy men are victimized by a gang of murderous extortionists. [RF]

1.20 [--] Official Detective: CHAINSTORE HOLD-UP(S)
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 10Oct57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Paul Guilfoyle
Writer, Mort Briskin
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, Bernie Cooper
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Russ Conway ........ Aldworth
Tod Griffin ........ Clark
Jim Cox ............ Neff
A.G. Vitanza ....... Block
Jan Shepard ........ Blonde
Tom Holland ........ Snyder
Synopsis:
A blonde dope peddler leads the police to two murderers who are robbing drug stores. [RF]

1.21 [--] Official Detective: BODY IN THE TRUNK (verified -SC)
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 24Oct57)
Directed By Harve Foster
Written & Produced By Mort Briskin
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
James Griffith ..... Det. Ed Holly
Keith Byron ........ Det. Fred Ball
Parley Baer ........ Sam Goodwin
Grace Lenard ....... The Land Lady
Bill Walker ........ Joe
William Remick ..... Burton
Leonard Graves ..... Nick Morrell
Bill Mims .......... Joel
Jane Romeyn ........ Mrs. Goodwin
Synopsis:
Detectives from the Portland,Oregon Police Department investigate
the murder of a young woman,and her relationship with a noted  businessman. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A dead girl's body is found in a truck and the truck's owner is uspected of murder. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A woman's body seen in the trunk of a car sets police off on a chase for
her killer--and the body. Under suspicion are the slain woman's niece and
a middle-aged stockbroker. The niece is heir to the woman's fortune and
the stock-broker has been mishandling her financial affairs. Police then
discover that the broker has secretly married the woman in hopes of
getting his hands on her entire fortune. Then it is learned that the niece,
not knowing her aunt had married, hired a killer to do away with the old woman.

1.22 [--] Official Detective: LOAN COMPANIES
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 28Oct57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Milton Krims
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, J.R. Whittredge
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Phil Tully
Patricia Donahue ... Agnes
Douglas Dick ....... Schmidt
Edward Kemmer ...... Kelly
Stuart Randall ..... Butler
Harrison Lewis ..... Hill
John Ayres ......... Manager
Dick Wilson ........ Injured Man
Rudy Donlan ........ Policeman
Synopsis 1:
Investigating a rash of Small Loan Company hold-ups, police are led to believe that the series of
burglaries is the work of "insiders". They therefore start a systematic check on every employee.
(UK: 29Jun62 ITV Tyne-Tees, Friday 10:40 pm)
Synopsis 2:
The police investigate a rash of loan-company holdups. [RF]

[23] Official Detective: THE POINTED FINGER
31Oct57 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN

[24] Official Detective: THE HOSTAGE(S)
4Nov57 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN

1.25 [--] Official Detective: HIRED KILLER (verified -SC)
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 18Nov57)
Directed by Paul Guilfoyle
Teleplay by Sloan Nibley
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Johnny Mack Brown ......... as Lt Coleman
Richard Crane ............. as Detective Benson
Jean Byron ................ as Lola Paul
Alan Dexter ............... as Vince
Arthur Space .............. as Kenneth Paul
Charles Anthony Porter..... as Dr Kostor
Henry Rowland.............. as Finch, The Undercover Detective(uncredited)
 Synopsis:
A cautious, but ruthless woman, who murdered a close relative, hires a professional killer to
dispose of  her husband, so she can be next in  line to inherit a large sum of money. [SC]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode (possibly "Hired Killer"? - see above)
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Jean Byron
Ella Ethridge ...... Caroline
Dorothy Neumann .... Miss Watts

Arthur Space ....... Kenneth
John Mack Brown .... Coleman
Charles Anthony Hughes .... Koster
Richard Crane ...... Benson
Alan Dexter ........ Vince
Henry Rowland ...... Finch
Synopsis:
A woman murders her invalid sister-in-law and makes it look like an accident. [RF]

1.26 [--] Official Detective: MISSING (verified -SC)
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 21Nov57)
Directed By Lee Sholem
Written & Produced By Mort Briskin
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Peter Whitney ...... Swanson
Francis X. Bushman.. Cosgrove
Robert Anderson .... Officer Fisher
Dennis Denate ...... Officer Dewey
Hallene Hill ....... Marrian Shepard
Frank Marlowe ...... The Construction Worker(uncredited)
Dick Bernie ........ Aarons
George Brand ....... Coroner
Synopsis:
When human skeleton remains are found at a construction site, Police Officers
tie in the descovery with the disappearance of several missing woman. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
The skeletons of two murdered women are found in a condemned building. [RF]

1.27 [--] Official Detective: TINSELED ALIBI
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 25Nov57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Teleplay by Irving Cooper / Story by Mort Briskin
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, J.R. Whiteridge
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Virginia Arness
Nelson Leigh
Harvey Stephens .... Houston
John Dennis ........ Stacy
Robert Brubaker .... Snyder
Ken Miller ......... Usher
Edna Holland ....... Mrs. Carpenter
Robert Christopher.. Elston
Al Wyatt ........... Bartender
Synopsis:
A woman whose life was complicated by two beaus is suspected of killing one of them. [RF]

1.28 [--] Official Detective: MUGGERS (verified -SC)
Desilu-NTA (copyright date 29Nov57)
Directed By Lee Sholem
Written & Produced By Mort Briskin
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Frank Albertson............as Det. King
John Close............as Det. Bryant
Paul Clarke............as Harry Blake
WayneTaylor............as Tom Kennedy
Herbert Anderson............as Mr. Melton
Harry Antrim............as L.C.Moore
Nancy Valentine............as Miss Grant
Synopsis:
Police Detectives investigate a series of muggings, all associated with woman. [SC]

1.29 [--] Official Detective: HIJACKERS (verified -SC)
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 3Dec57)
Directed By Lee Sholem
Written & Produced By Mort Briskin
Director of Photography, Joe Novak / Editor, Harry Harris, Jr.
music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Leo Gordon............as Joe Kirk
Lawrence Dobkin............as Lou Bush
Joseph Turkel..............as Bill Bush
Jean Willes............as Pat
Hugh Lawrence............as Det.Waller
Stuart Bradley............as The Police Detective (tvguide: Stewart Bradley)
Len Lesser............as Tom
Stafford Repp............as Hank
Joe Kirk............as Al, The Bartender
Joe Perry............as The Truck Driver(uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
Los Angeles Detective Bureau Officers pursue a gang of professional
hijackers who later have a fall-out leading to their apprehension. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Four men hijack a liquor shipment and then plan to steal a freightload of furs. [RF]

[30] Official Detective: DOUBLE LIFE
10Dec57 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.31 [--] Official Detective: THE SILK STOCKING GANG
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 13Dec57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Paul Guilfoyle
Writer, Mort Briskin.
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, Harry Harris, Jr.
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Bart Burns ......... Donahue
Arthur Hanson ...... Charles
Chris Alcaide ...... Al
Jan Arvan .......... Harry
John Ayres ......... Fisher
George Baxter ...... Howard
Helene Heigh ....... Mrs. Howard
Frances Turner ..... Mrs. Fields
Mary Young ......... Mrs. Montgomery
Synopsis:
A man who hides his face with a stocking has been stealing jewels from women in cars. [RF]

[32] Official Detective: ARMOR PLATE
8Jan58 copyright date

[33] Official Detective: WANTON MURDER
20Jan58 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.34 [--] Official Detective: MURDER IN A GIRL'S SCHOOL
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 23Jan58)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Theodore Marcuse ... Evanson
Will J. Wright ..... Pyne
Barry Brooks ....... Rogers
William Marks ...... Simmons
Madge Kennedy ...... Miss Greenville
Nina Shipman ....... Sally
Desiree Vieau ...... Ethel
Ron Foster ......... Miller
Synopsis:
A teacher at an exclusive girls' school is beaten to death with a golf  club. [RF]

[35] Official Detective: MURDER WITHOUT EVIDENCE
27Jan58 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.36 [--] Official Detective: THE POLICEMAN'S GUN
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 30Jan57)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Lee Sholem
Writer, Don Martin
Director of photography, Charles Straumer / Editor, Ray de Vally
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Jeff Morrow ........ Ben Armstrong
Mike Mazurki ....... Banning
William Kendis ..... De Silva
John Pickard ....... Derr
Basil Ruysdale ..... Joseph
John Doucette ...... Longo
Robert Burton ...... Adams
Walter Reed ........ Gilson
Clegg Hoyt ......... Hutton
Ned Glass .......... Spencer
Dennis McCarthy
Willis Bouchey
Diane Brewster
Synopsis:
Policeman Ben Armstrong goes after the men responsible for several gas-station robberies.

[37] Official Detective: TRAIL OF TERROR
6Feb58 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN


1.38 [--] Official Detective: THE TAXI KILLERS
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 10Feb58)
Producer, Mort Briskin
Director, Paul Gauilfoyle
Writer, Frank L. Moss.
Director of photography, Joe Novak / Editor, Harry Harris, Jr.
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Cast:
James Griffith ..... Robbins
Steve Pendleton .... Graham
Robert Fuller ...... Lacey
Claire Carleton .... Mrs. Lacey
Don Dillaway ....... Wilner
Sid Melton ......... Cann
Ray Tomko .......... Morgan
Danny Casabian ..... Sawyer
David Cross ........ Peters
Gretchen Thomas .... Mrs. Peters
Harrison Lewis ..... Brackett
Synopsis:
Two well-dressed men rob and kill a cab driver. [RF]

1.39 [--] Official Detective: THE COVER-UP
(c) 1957 Desilu-NTA (copyright date 15Feb58)
Producer-Director, Lee Sholem
Writers, Donald H. Clark, Don Martin
Director of photography, Henry Cronjager/ Editor, Ray de Vally
Music, E.C. Norton
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Ralph Clanton ...... Staley
Wayne Morris ....... Holmes
Ann Doran .......... Charlotte
Touch Connors (aka Mike Connors) ....... Martin
Nancy Hadley ....... Diana
Ted De Corsia ...... Ellis
Dabbs Greer ........ James
Bill Lundmark ...... Chris
Synopsis 1:
A young man is arrested for the murder of a wealthy attorney. He is carrying the murder weapon.
He confesses, but his parents hire two private detectives to prove his innocence.
Synopsis 2:
Police reject a young man's confession to murder, they suspect he is shielding someone else. [RF]

[40] Official Detective: THE COMBINATION _aka_ Grand Jury
23Apr58 copyright date
Directed by NOT KNOWN

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[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
John Qualls
Vinton Hayworth .... Forrest
Steve Conte ........ Andrews
Wayne Heffley ...... Peake
Barry Cahill ....... Davis
Pat Miller ......... Canfield
Kathleen Hughes .... Eva
Than Wyenn ......... Newton
Wally Walker ....... Wallace
Michael Granger .... Garner
Synopsis:
Three thieves who have beaten a man to death are identified by a member of their gang. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Paul Gary .......... Fred
Sid Bowe ........... Attendant
John Close ......... Bryant
Kitty Kelly ........ Mrs. Johnson
Lillian Adams ...... Mrs. Barton
Jack Haddock ....... Frye
Ann Douglas ........ Elaine
Irving Mitchell .... Hensley
Nancy Valentine .... Miss Grant
Paul Clarke ........ Blake
Synopsis:
A blood-stained raincoat is the only clue to the identity of a woman's murderer. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Ric Roman .......... Reed
Anthony George ..... Baker
William Flaherty ... Patterson
Darlene Fields ..... Florence
Laurie Mitchell .... Helen
Woodrow Chambliss .. Hawthorne
Robert B. Williams.. Sheriff
Synopsis:
Two men and two women go on a bank-robbing spree. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
John Duke .......... Chet
Beverly Gaard ...... Helen
Buck Young ......... Sutton
Milt Hamerman ...... Fenton
John Bryant ........ Ellery
William Stevens .... Walsh
William Boyett ..... Bartok
Synopsis:
The police search for three men and a girl who robbed a bank and killed a teller. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Robert Blake ....... Madsen
Jim Cox ............ Donley
John Thye .......... Myers
Tony Schneider ..... Bowman
Robert Shayne ...... Fowler
Jolene Brand ....... Jean
Carol Berlin ....... Edith
Alan Reynolds ...... Walsh
Steve Terrell ...... Wells
Dave Garcia ........ Payne
Joseph Donte ....... Steven
Synopsis:
Two escaped convicts kill a policeman and kidnap two teenage sisters. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Norman Fredric ..... Varello
Robert J. Stevenson ... Johnson
Robert Riordan ..... Hutton
Amzie Strickland ... Mrs. Carey
Gil Perkins ........ Carey
J. Pat O'Malley .... Locklin
Harry Landers ...... Allen
Kathleen O'Malley .. Edna
Susan Easter ....... Dorothy
Synopsis:
A dying man's last words and a woman's earring lead to a murderer. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Herman Rudin ....... Kendall
Carole Mathews ..... Barbara
Walter Reed ........ Copeland
Craig Duncan ....... Taylor
Michael Fox ........ Brewster
Jeff Daley ......... Wagner
Mike Monahan ....... Young
Freeman Lusk ....... Kirby
Lynne Storey ....... Nurse
Synopsis:
The police search for a killer and his victim's body seen in the trunk of a car. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Tom Dennis ......... Justin
Carl Milletaire .... Crowe
Mike Steele ........ Biggs
Edwin Parker ....... Jackson
Wayne Heffley ...... Baker
Paul McGuire ....... O'Toole
Leonard Graves ..... Lorenzo
Vici Raaf .......... Mary
Synopsis:
A gold initial dropped from a signet ring leads the police to four bandits. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Larry Thor ......... Adams
Harry Jackson ...... Taylor
Joseph Jefferson ... Sawyer
Michael Carr ....... Phil
Kem Dibbs .......... Ben
Michael Kopcha ..... Harry
Robert Courtleigh .. Evans
Synopsis:
Three brothers stage a holdup, kill two policemen and leave no clues to their identity. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Herb Ellis ......... Hamer
George Eldredge .... Tate
Joanne Gaylord ..... Mrs. Tate
Warren Parker ...... Janus
Henry Brandon ...... Reis
Evelyn Scott ....... Joanne
Mel Welles ......... Gruller
Melvin Berger ...... Loren
Synopsis:
The police seek the killers of a 75-year-old man. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Richard Benedict ... Bob Adams
Ron Hagerthy ....... Frank
Robert Knapp ....... Leeds
Robert Brubaker .... Kirk
Jason Johnson ...... Smith
Tyler McVey ........ Davis
Fred Graham ........ Johnson
Frank Ferguson ..... Hartman
Jess Kirkpatrick ... Dana
Synopsis:
Three-time loser Bob Adams frees his brother from jail and kills a guard. [RF]

[--] Official Detective: Unknown episode
Host: Everett Sloane
Guest Cast:
Thomas Gomez ....... Austin
Harold J. Stone .... Kennedy
Lyle Bettger ....... Driscoll
John Duke .......... Grimes
Ann Morrison ....... Mrs. Pico
Addison Richards ... Fullerton
Synopsis:
Detectives disguise themselves as truck drivers to smash a racketeering syndicate. [RF]


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