CTVA US Crime - "Rocky King, Inside Detective" (DuMont) Season 5 (1953-54)

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Starring Roscoe Karns (as Detective Rocky King) 
Season 5 (DuMont) (1953-54)
Episode Guide The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Tom Alger, Jeannette Sloniowski, Rina Fox
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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DuMont Network, Sundays 9:00PM Eastern

5.xx [--] Rocky King: MURDER PHD [verified -RF]
DuMont Network/ Brought to you by Clorets Gum.
14-Dec-1953 DuMont, Sunday (Kinescope of a Live Broadcast)
Teleplay by Frank Phares
Directed by Wesley Kenney
Additional Dialogue by Roscoe Karns
Starring Roscoe Karns as Det. Rocky King)
featuring
Earl Hammond ....... Detective Sgt. Lane
Grace Carney ........ Mabel
with
Somer Alberg ........ Professor Gerhart
Ward Costello ....... Doomed Man
John Anderson ....... Bartender
Anne Roberts ........ Alice Brewer
*
Lighting Supervisor ... Carl Gaiti
Production Assistant .. Marvin Pakula
Synopsis:
A husband is to be electrocuted at midnight for the murder of his wife's psychiatrist.
 Rocky receives an anonymous phone call from a man claiming to be the real killer. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: THE RARE EDITION
03Jan1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
Head librarian of a college library is found stabbed to death. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: (episode title unknown)
10Jan1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
Rocky finds damaging evidence in the possession of a man who reports a murder. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: (episode title unknown)
17Jan1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
Rocky is assigned to the case of a circus strongman who was poisoned. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: THE WRENCH OF DEATH
24Jan1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
A man is clubbed to death and three people are suspected; his wife, his lawyer and his nephew. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: (episode title unknown)
21Feb1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
Rocky doubts that suicide of a wealthy sportsman is the cause. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: (episode title unknown)
14Mar1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
A widow dies of poisoning. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: (episode title unknown)
04Apr1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
The Owner of an antique shop is found dead. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: RETURN FOR DEATH
23May1954 DuMont, Sunday
Written by Ed Morris
Directed by Wesley Kenny
guest cast:
Jack Klugman
Synopsis:
Rocky is called to a cemetary when the watchman finds a murdered man in the family mausoleum. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: A TICKET TO MURDER
06Jun1954 DuMont, Sunday
Synopsis:
The wealthy owner of a race horse is shot and killed in his office
at the time an audit of his books has been ordered. [RF]

5.xx [--] Rocky King: MURDER IN ADVANCE [verified - JS]
18-Jun-1954 DuMont, Sunday  (Kinescope of a Live Broadcast)
Sponsor: Geritol
Director: Wesley Kenney
Associate Director: Arthur Forrest
Teleplay: Cy Chermak and Fran Carroll
Music: Jack Ward
Sets: Rudy Lucek
Starring:
Roscoe Karns (as Det. Rocky King)
with:
Tod Karns as Detective Hart (Karn's real life son)(recurring)
Grace Carney as Mable (King's Wife)(recurring)
Guest Cast:
Phyllis Bennett .......... Fran Carlon
Richard Paul ............. John Shay
Maureen Small ............ Peggy Frank
Synopsis:
The author of successful mystery stories is murdered in the home
of his publisher. Rocky investigates. Reference is made to a man
writing anti-USA propaganda and the FBI is called in at the end. [JS]

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