CTVA US Crime - "Peter Gunn" (Spartan-Official/ABC) Season 3 (1960-61)

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Starring Craig Stevens as Peter Gunn
Season 3 (ABC) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti. Tom Alger
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


################# Peter Gunn #################
############## season 3 1960-61 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
moves from NBC to ABC Mondays 10:30pm Eastern

3.01 [77] Peter Gunn: THE PASSENGER
03Oct60 ABC

3.02 [78] Peter Gunn: MASK OF MURDER
10Oct60 ABC

3.03 [79] Peter Gunn: THE MAITRE D'
17Oct60 ABC
Teleplay by Arthur A. Ross; Story by Blake Edwards
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)

3.04 [80] Peter Gunn: THE CANDIDATE
24Oct60 ABC

3.05 [81] Peter Gunn: THE JUDGMENT
31Oct60 ABC

3.06 [82] Peter Gunn: THE DEATH FRAME
07Nov60 ABC

3.07 [83] Peter Gunn: DEATH ACROSS THE BOARD [verified -TA]
14-Nov-1960 ABC Mon
Spartan productions; Executive producer: Gordon Oliver
Produced and Created by Blake Edwards; Associate producers: Byron Kane & Jack McEdward
Written by Tony Barrett; Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Robert Warwick ...... Harley Bernard
Ned Glass ........... Scooter
James Lydon ......... Frank Rousseau
Mickey Morton ....... the Great Gorza
Tyler McVey ......... Arthur Fullman
Jack LaLanne ........ himself
Darren Dublin ....... Charley Deade
George Salk ......... Wally Keel
Jhean Burton ........ secretary
Joe Scott ........... gunman
James Lanphier ...... Leslie
*
Production manager: Terence Nelson
Director of photography: William W. Spencer
Art directors: George W. Davis and Phil Barber
Film editor: Patrick McCormack
Set decoration: Henry Grace & H. Web. Arrowsmith
Sound: Frank Milton & Carson Jowett
Assistant director: Wilson Shyer
Dialogue supervisor: Betty Abbott
Stunt supervisor: Dick Crockett
Title design: Frank Murphy and Fritz Miller

Synopsis:
Stable manager Wally Keel is shot to death in a horse stall. His boss, wealthy sportsman Harley Bernard III, hires Gunn
to find the killer. At first Gunn suspects Frank Rousseau, a gangster who once tried to get Wally to fix a race. The next
suspect is a seven-foot giant who tries to strangle Gunn. After being rescued by Lt. Jacoby, Gunn visits TV exercise personality
Jack LaLanne who identifies the tall man as the "Great Gorza." It so happens that the tall man was a wrestler who once
exercised at LaLanne's "physical culture studio." [TA]
Spoiler:
Gunn and Lt. Jocoby learn that Gorza had been hired by disgruntled ex-jockey Charley Deade to kill one of Bernard's horses.
But Gorza panicked and killed Keel instead. (Two years earlier, the horse crushed Deade's arm.) Deade tries to kill the
horse himself but is stopped by Gunn and Lt. Jocoby. Deade's gun goes off and he is trampled to death by the horse. [TA]

  3.08 Peter Gunn: TRAMP STEAMER
21Nov60 ABC Mon (rebroadcast 31Jul61)
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
guest cast:
Bert Freed as Matt Poliska
Peggy Taylor as Virginia Barrett
Henry Corden as Marco
Anthony De Marco as Dave Rico
Synopsis:
The Rico brothers' testimony was responsible for Matt Poliska's deportation, and when Dave Rico is shot, his dying
word is Poliska. But Poliska's not supposted to be in the country. [RF]

3.09 [85] Peter Gunn: THE LONG GREEN KILL
28Nov60

3.10 [86] Peter Gunn: TAKE FIVE FOR MURDER  [verified -TA]
05-Dec-1960 ABC Mon
Spartan productions; Executive producer: Gordon Oliver
Produced and created by Blake Edwards; Associate producers: Byron Kane & Jack McEdward
Written by Tony Barrett; Directed by Paul Stanley
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Gavin MacLeod ........ Mitch Borden
David Howe ........... Bobby Jeeter
Herb Vigran .......... Ben Keller
Roy Glenn ............ Murdo
Millicent Deming ..... Doris Raine
*
Production manager: Terence Nelson
Director of photography: William W. Spencer
Art directors: George W. Davis and Phil Barber
Film editor: Patrick McCormack
Set decoration: Henry Grace & H. Web. Arrowsmith
Sound: Frank Milton & Carson Jowett
Assistant director: Erich von Stroheim, Jr.
Script supervisor: Betty Fancher
Stunt supervisor: Dick Crockett
Title design: Frank Murphy and Fritz Miller

Synopsis:
The manager of teen idol Bobby Jeeter hires Gunn to deliver money to a blackmailer. Gunn then learns of a possible connection
between the blackmailer and the murder of Doris Rainey, who was the hatcheck girl at the club where Jeeter is currently performing. [TA]
Spoiler:
Doris Rainey was Jeeter's girlfriend. Mitch Borden, Jeeter's manager, turns out to be both the blackmailer and the murderer.
Borden feared that Doris would learn that Jeeter's voice is electronically enhanced. It's never quite explained why Borden
set up the blackmail ruse in the first place! [TA]

3.11 [--] Peter Gunn: BIG DREAM, DEADLY DREAM (copyright title)
(aka "Dream Big, Dream Deadly")
12Dec60 ABC Mon  (rebroadcast 24Jul61)
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Regis Toomey as Cal Sellers
Spivy as Flo
Jimmy Fairfax as Needles
Synopsis:
Detective Eddie Sellers comes close to solving a two-million dollar robbery
and pays with his life. His brother Cal, also a detective, is afraid he's next. [RF]

3.12 [--] Peter Gunn: SEPI
19Dec60 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Eugene Martin as Sepi
Paul Fierro as Jose Toreno
Synopsis:
A young boy tells Gunn that he saw his father beaten up. [RF]

3.13 [--] Peter Gunn: A TENDER TOUCH
26Dec60 ABC Mon

3.14 [--] Peter Gunn: THE ROYAL ROUST
02-Jan-1961 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
guest cast:
Leonard Strong as King Felix
Synopsis:
A royal visitor, King Felix, is visiting the city and it's Jacoby's job to escort him through the city jail. [RF]

3.15[--] Peter Gunn: BULLET IN ESCROW
09Jan61 ABC Mon

3.16 [--] Peter Gunn: JACOBY'S VACATION
16-Jan-1961 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
guest cast:
George Ives as Arthur Holland
Troy Melton as Paul Yavacheck
Mary Munday as Anna Frober
Synopsis:
Jacoby tells Gunn that he's going on vacation to some nice quiet place. Gunn tells Jacoby he's got just the place. [RF]

3.17 [--] Peter Gunn: BLIND ITEM
23Jan61 ABC Mon

3.18 [94] Peter Gunn: DEATH IS A SORE LOSER
30Jan61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest Cast:
Morris Erby as Sergeant Davis
Jack Bernardi as Kalugian
Shirley Cytron as Mrs. Kalugian
Barbara English as Donna Carol
Synopsis:
A janitor and his wife see Police Sergeant Lee Davis enter their building and minutes later they hear two shots.
They rush to the scene to find Sergeant Davis holding a gun over the body of a dead derelict. [RF]

3-19 [95] Peter Gunn: I KNOW IT'S MURDER
13Feb61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest Cast:
Tommy Rettig (as Kevin Daniels)
Jean Engstrom (as Helene)
Kevin Daniels asks Peter Gunn to prevent the murder of his mother. [TA]

 3.20 [96] Peter Gunn: A KILL AND A HALF
20Feb61 CBS Mon

3.21 [97] Peter Gunn: THAN A SERPENT'S TOOTH
27Feb61 CBS Mon

 3.22 [98] Peter Gunn: THE DEEP END
06Mar61 CBS Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Yvonne White as Susan Neilson
William Bryant as Phil Matterson
John Fiedler as Oliver Neilson
Josip Elic as Professor Thurston
Billy Bakewell as Psychiatrist
Synopsis :
Susan Neilson swims out to the deep end of her pool and drowns. Her swimming instructor, Phil Matterson, left her alone,
poured himself a drink and ignored her cries for help. [RF]

3.23 [99] Peter Gunn: PORTRAIT IN LEATHER
13Mar61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
guest cast:
Stewart Taylor as Billy Cochrane
Herb Armstrong as Les Durant
Ann Robinson as Joanna Cochrane
Synopsis 1:
While ex-heavyweight champ Billy Cochrane is training for a comeback, an attempt is made on his life. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
While ex-heavyweight Billy Cochrane is training for a comeback, an attempt is made on his life. Gunn looks into
the matter, but gets nowhere until he meets pickpocket Sobey Webb. [RF]

3.24 [100] Peter Gunn: COME DANCE WITH ME AND DIE
20Mar61 ABC Mon

3.25 [101] Peter Gunn: CRY LOVE, CRY MURDER
27Mar61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest Cast:
Joseph Sonessa (as Pepe)
The gun used in a murder of a gangster is found in the possession of a teenager. [ta]

3.26 [102] Peter Gunn: A PENNY SAVED
03Apr61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
guest cast:
Oleg Tupine as Nico Belurin
Joyce Vanderveen as Lisa North
Abraham Sofaer as Boris Petrov
Synopsis:
Ballet dancer Nico Belurin escapes from a home for the mentally ill. [RF]

3.27 [103] Peter Gunn: SHORT MOTIVE
10Apr61 ABC Mon

[--] 17Apr61 ABC Mon - preempted for The Oscars (Academy Award Presentation)

3.28 [104] Peter Gunn: THE MURDER BOND
24Apr61 ABC Mon

3.29 [105] Peter Gunn: THE MOST DEADLY ANGEL
01May61 ABC Mon

3.30 [106] Peter Gunn: TILL DEATH DO US PART
08May61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Robert Gibbons as Edward Candell
Bill Lundmark as Tommy McDonald
Synopsis:
Edward Candell is scheduled to die for the murder of his wife Leona.
Tommy McDonald is surprised to hear the verdict - he just saw Leona. [RF]

3.31 [107] Peter Gunn: LAST RESORT
15May61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest Cast:
Francis X. Bushman (as Clinton Hobart)
Randy Stuart (as Doris)
Sherwood Price (as Les Murdock)
Synopsis:
Clinton Hobart, former movie great, is trying to make a comeback. But hard-driving young producer Les Murdock isn't
making matters any easier for the old fellow. [TA]

3.32 [108] Peter Gunn: A MATTER OF POLICY
22 May 61 ABC Mon

3.33 [109] Peter Gunn: A BULLET FOR THE BOY
29-May-61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Buzz Martin as Paul Mitchell
Synopsis:
Gambling man Paul Mitchell and the son of an American diplomat in Acapulco, is show and wounded while leaving his home. [RF]

3.34 [110] Peter Gunn: DEATH IS A FOUR LETTER WORD
05-Jun-61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Virginia Grey as Lisa Randolph
J. Pat O'Malley as Luther
Patric Knowles as Virgil Considine
Ned Glass as Natie
Yvonne White as Waitress
Frank Richards as Bartender
Edwin Mills as Doctor
Synopsis:
Gunn notices fashionably dressed Lisa Randolph as she enters Edie's for a
drink. But Lisa's well groomed appearance belies the turmoil of her emotions. [RF]

3.35 [111] Peter Gunn: DEADLY INTRUSION
12-Jun-61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Britt Lomond as Gil Manson
Erica Elliott as Laura Barclay
Bill Berger as Mark Barclay
Synopsis:
Golf instructor Gil Manson is accused by the police of being a hit and run driver. Manson insists he was giving a golf
lesson at the time of the accident, but his pupil has mysteriously disappeared. [RF]

3.36 [112] Peter Gunn: VOODOO
19-Jun-61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest cast:
Al Ruscio as Inspector Georges
Norbert Schiller as Abel Gunther
Greta Granstedt as Mrs. Gunther
Ronald Long as Arthur Cotswold
Synopsis:
Abel Gunther a small-time Haitian sugar-cane grower, blames the death of his wife on the spirit world. He has a more
practical explanation for another of his worries - his cane fields have been leveled by fire. [RF]

3.37 [113] Peter Gunn: DOWN THE DRAIN
26Jun61 ABC Mon
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest Cast:
Clayton Post as Paul Condon
Jane Morgan as Lois Lee
A man named Paul Condon calls the police and tells them where a cache of  stolen jewels can be found. [RF]

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Summer Reruns: ABC Mondays
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[--] 24Jul61 ABC Mon - rerun of 3.11 "Big Dream, Deadly Dream" (first aired 12Dec60) [RF]
[--] 31Jul61 ABC Mon - rerun of 3.08 "Tramp Steamer" (first aired 21Nov60) [RF]

3.38 [114] Peter Gunn: MURDER ON THE LINE
18Sep61 ABC
Starring: Craig Stevens (as Peter Gunn)
Guest Cast:
Ross Martin,
Robert Gist (as Cesar Carlyle)
Gordon Oliver (as Arthur McCutchen)
Cesar Carlyle, a very rich man, hires Gunn to find certain documents.

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