CTVA US Crime - "The Walter Winchell File" (Desilu/ABC) (1957-58) crime anthology series

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"The Walter Winchell File" (1957-58)   "The Untouchables" (1959-62)

The Walter Winchell File (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Rina Fox, Cindy Rumbold, Sal Crisanti
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

Desilu Productions, Inc.
CLNA: Repix, Inc.
(a wholly-owned subsidiary of Republic Pictures Corporation)
for
ABC (Wednesdays 9:30pm EST) (02Oct57-25Dec57)
ABC (Fridays 10:00pm EST) (03Jan58-28Mar58)

US anthology crime series 1957-58   26  PLUS  episodes x 30 min bw
  additional  episodes also  made for syndication -  see end of guide

Hosted and Narrated by Walter Winchell
Recurring Cast:
John Larch as Lt. Michaels
Harold J. Stone as Lt. Hauser
Ed Nelson as Lt. Rizzo

Premise:
Dramatizations of actual criminal cases from the files of newspaper
columnist Walter Winchell of the New York "Daily Mirror".
Background:
Following this, Walter Winchell returned to television as narrator of
the Desilu series 'The Untouchables' 1959-62 117 episodes.

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ABC Wednesdays 9:30pm Eastern

    1.00 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE WITNESS (pilot)(no copyright details)
Desilu
02Oct57 ABC Wed
Directed By Alvin Ganzer [SC]
Teleplay By Bernard C. Shoenfeld [SC]
Guest Cast:
Gene Barry ......... Larry Peterson
Tom Peters ......... Cookie
Leo Gordon ......... Robinson
Jerry Addo ......... Pete
Joe Di Reda ........ Mac
Malcolm Atterbury .. Spears
Synopsis:
Larry Peterson is all set to testify against three bandits, if a fourth
doesn't kill him first. [RF]

1.01 [--] Walter Winchell File: COUNTRY BOY
02Oct1957 ABC Wed
Directed By Jerry Thorpe [SC]
Written By Adrian Spies [SC]
Guest cast:
Jacques Aubuchon ... Harry Manzak
(Harry) Dean Stanton ...... Country Boy
William Kendis ..... De Matteo
John Shayner ....... Barney
Richard Bakalyan ... Sid
John Shaner ........ Barney
Sam White .......... Hackie
Ralph Moody......... as The Watchman
Irene Seidner....... as The Old Woman
Wood Romoff......... as The Tenent
James Parnell....... as The 1st Policeman
Tom Monroe.......... as The 2nd Policeman
Synopsis:
Detective Harry Manza searches a New York tenement for a killer. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A detective finds himself in a dingy apartment house searching for a killer. [RF]
(Synd rerun: 13Dec1959 CBS WGAN-TV Portland Me, Sun)

1.02 [--] Walter Winchell File: THOU SHALT NOT KILL (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 31Jul57)
09Oct57 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Joe Lo Presti ...... Paul Raimondi
Karl Swenson ....... Marish
Sally Fraser ....... Alice
George Cisar ....... Kislak
Dennis Holmes ...... Allie
(Carl Thayler as Ping Fong ?)
Synopsis:
A young woman and a policeman both visiting a church are killed by the
woman's jilted suitor. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A girl is shot by a man as she enters a church. A policeman who is
talking with the minister rushes out and tries to capture the gunman, but
he too is slain. [RF]
(Synd rerun 28Nov63 ABC WLUK-TV Green Bay Wi, Thur)

1.03 [--] The Walter Winchell File: A DAY IN THE SUN (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 17Jul57)
16Oct57 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Harry Bartell ..... Sy Bellson
Carl Thayler ...... Ping Fong
Betty Lou Gerson .. Minna
John S. Launer .... Kramer
Synopsis:
Sy Bellson, a timid man who works for his cousin in New York's garment
industry, is the only witness to a murder. When he meets Walter Winchell
the next day he boasts about what he has seen. [RF]
(Synd. rerun 14Sep59 CBS WNAC-TV Boston, Ma, Mon 7pm ET)

1.04 [--] Walter Winchell File: WHERE IS LOUIS MELK? (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 21Aug57)
23Oct57 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Maggie Mahoney (aka Margaret Field) ..... Louise Melk
Robert Ellenstein .. Melk
Barbara Pepper ..... Pearl
Peter Whitney ...... Rocco
Synopsis:
A wealthy amnesic, adrift in New York City, is pursued by thieves.

1.05 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE BOY FROM MASON CITY (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 5 (copyright date 07Aug57)
30Oct57 ABC Wed
Written by Joel Murcott
Directed by Jerry Thorpe
Editor, Walter S. Stern
Director of photography, Maury Gertsman
Music, E.C. Norton
Produced by Bert Granet
Guest Cast:
Otto Waldis ........ Jozsef Novotny
Tom Laughlin ....... Peter Rakosi
Robert Anderson .... Corcoran
Herb Ellis ......... Grimmons
Robert Gist ........ Lawton
Clancy Cooper
Carl Lindt
Hannes Lutz
Bing Russell
Jon Locke
Synopsis:
Jozsef Novotny, a Hungarian patriot, is among the survivors of a shipwreck
who have been brought to the shore by the Coast Guard. In a brief moment
of hysteria, he grabs a gun and starts firing from a harbor building.
Peter Rakosi (Laughlin), a young medical corpsman, comes to his aid. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Survivors of a shipwreck are terrorized by a half-crazed refugee. [RF]

1.06 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE DECISION (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 9 (copyright date 11Sep57)
06Nov57 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Harry Landers
Pamela Duncan ...... Carol
Buddy Lewis ........ Jake
Harold J. Stone .... Bender
Richard Benedict ... Keeger
Synopsis:
The old gang would like a reformed crook back in the fold as a driver
in a hijacking job.

1.07 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE CANDLESTICK (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 10 (copyright date 19Sep57)
13Nov57 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Tol Avery .......... Mort Saphire
Peggy Webber ....... Mary
Glenn Dixon ........ Rocklin
Robert Karnes ...... Harkavy
Lisa Golm .......... Mrs. Kalisch
Rudolph Anders ..... Kalisch
Synopsis:
Mobster Mort Saphire's romance with a respectable girl is complicated
by a dishonest cop. [RF]

1.08 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE FALLEN IDOL (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 3 (copyright date 24Jul57)
20Nov57 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Joe De Santis .... Joe Prokov
Lee Farr ......... Frankie Genetti
Anna Navarro ..... Mrs. Prokov
Paula Victor ..... Julie
Baynes Barron .... Feretti
Synopsis:
Gangster Joe Prokov, in order to save himself, decides to inform on his
racketeer cohorts. He orders Frankie Genetti to contact Winchell for him.
But Genetti, who has stayed clear of hiss boss's racketeering, is urged
by his wife not to become involved now. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A young opportunist (Lee Farr) risks his life to protect a gangster
from other racketeers. [RF]
(Synd. rerun 02Nov59 CBS Mon WBAC-TV Boston, MA 7pm ET)
(Synd. rerun 14Feb60)

1.09 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE SEMI-WINDUP (copyright title)
Desilu (copyright date 27Aug57)
27Nov57 ABC Wed
Guest Cast:
Richard Hartunian .. Boxer
Paul Lambert ....... Match
Sammy White ........ Dailey
Herman Rudin ....... Finger Man
Irvin Askhenazy .... Pfeiffer
Chuck Webster ...... Counsel
Synopsis:
A young boxer refuses to throw a fight and it may cost him his life. [RF]

1.10 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE CUPCAKE (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 11 (copyright date 25Sep57)
04Dec57 ABC Wed
Directed by Jacques Tourneur
Guest Cast:
Anna Sten .......... Frieda
John Wengraf ....... Leopold
Anna Maria Nanasi .. Lucy
Gloria Henry ....... Sally
Robert Fortier ..... Nelson
Fred Bigley ........ Crowley (possibly a typo for Fred Eisley - aka - Anthony Eisley)
Synopsis:
A man is accused of taking advantage of a young girl. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A 10-year-old girl falsely accuses a neighborhood baker of trying to
molest her. [RF]

1.11 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE LAW AND AARON BENJAMIN (copyright title)
Desilu prod. no. 6 (copyright date 14Aug57)
11Dec57 ABC Wed
Produced by Bert Granet
Written by Adrian Spies
Directed by Jerry Thorpe
Director of photography Maury Gertsman
Editor Walter S. Stern
Music by E.C. Norton
Guest Cast:
Robert Middleton ... Aaron Benjamin
Murvyn Vye ......... Zero
Maurice Manson ..... Warden
Bart Burns ......... Berliss
Adrienne Marden .... Marie
Ed Hinton .......... Guard
Joe Quinn
Louis Zeto
Synopsis:
Aaron Benjamin, serving a life sentence, volunteers to act as a human
guinea pig for a medical research project. [RF]

1.12 [--] Walter Winchell File: ACT OF FOLLY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. no. 15 (copyright date 06Nov57)
18Dec57 ABC Wed
Guest cast:
Helen Westcott ..... Janet Berkman
Robert Brubaker .... Beckman
Gavin MacLeod ...... Crook
Madge Cleveland .... Neighbor
Synopsis 1:
Janet Berkman is having difficulties with her husband. She turns to Willy,
a sinister figure, to forget her troubles. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Loneliness causes Janet Berkman to leave her husband and take up with a crook. [RF]

1.13 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE STEEP HILL (copyright title)
Desilu prod. no. 13 (copyright date 10Oct57)
25Dec57 ABC Wed
Written by William Bruckner
Directed by Jacques Tourneur
Director of photography Maury Gertsma
Editor Robert L. Swanson
Music by E.C. Norton
Produced by Bert Granet
Guest Cast:
Mike Connors ....... Dave Hopper (as Touch Connors)
Dolores Donlon ..... Barbara
Stephen Joyce ...... Toby
Maurice Solomen .... Buster (aka Mush Solomen)
William Hughes ..... Deputy
Synopsis 1:
A businessman meets and dates an old school friend, not realizing that
she's now working with a gangster mob. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A businessman, on a trip to Florida, meets an old school friend of his.
He believes she is still the same sweet girl he once knew. He is
unaware that she is a member of a gang of criminals. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A businessman dates an old school sweetheart unaware she's working with
gangsters. [RF]
(Synd. rerun 14Dec59 CBS Mon WNAC-TV Boston, Ma 7pm ET)
 
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1.14 [--] Walter Winchell File: TERROR (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 13Nov57)
03Jan58 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Herschel Bernardi
Ann Morrison ........ Rose
Richard Bakalyan .... Yutch
Bob Dennis .......... Raymond
Howard Dayton ....... Arky
Synopsis:
A probation officer is sent to investigate a juvenile delinquent. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A probation officer terrorized by juvenile delinquents. [RF]
(Synd. rerun 18Sep59 WNEW-TV New York City Independent network; 7:30pm Friday)

1.15 [--] Walter Winchell File: A GOOD ADDRESS (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 18 (copyright date 27Nov57) (UCLA)
10Jan58 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Maureen Leeds
Manning Ross ....... Tom
Alan Dexter ........ Keeley
Barron Hall ........ Jablonski
Brad Trumbull ...... Shaw
Synopsis:
There's no place like home sometimes. A young woman is held hostage in her
apartment by a hunted killer. [RF]

1.16 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE WINDOW (copyright title)
(aka "The High Window"(broadcast title/ tvguide title)
Desilu Prod. no. 19 (copyright date 05Dec57)
17Jan58 ABC Fri
Walter Winchell file no. 16
Guest Cast:
James Westerfield ... Joe Vivianno
Paul Genge .......... Lieutenant Buchanan
Gene Persson ........ George Felton
Sue George .......... Virginia
Ted Jordan .......... Arthur Stein
Synopsis:
A detective's son is killed by an AWOL soldier in a hit-and-run
accident. The father vows to track down the killer. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Detective Joe Vivianno tracks down an AWOL soldier who killed Joe's son
in a hit-and-run accident. [RF]

1.17 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE NIGHT PEOPLE (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 20Dec57)
24Jan58 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Jeanne Vaughn
Joe Maross
Lee Whitney ........ Midge
Ray Kellogg ....... Kennedy  ?
Horace Cunningham .. Greenleaf
Roy Engel .......... Fanning
Synopsis:
A show girl (Jeanne Vaughn) learns that her boyfriend (Joe Maross) is a murderer. [RF]

1.xx [--] Walter Winchell File: HOUSE ON BISCAYNE BAY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 30Oct57)
(TV guide title "The House on Biscayne Street")
Guest cast:
William Edmunds .... Giovanni Mancuso
Grant Richards ..... Steve
Didi Ramati ........ Angela
Val Dufour ......... Whitman
Phil Tully ......... Bruckman
Synopsis:
Giovanni Mancuso discovers that his son is a gangster, and is torn between
parental love and duty. [RF]

1.18 [--] Walter Winchell File: DAVID AND GOLIATH (broadcast title)
Desilu prod. (no copyright details)
31Jan58 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
James Hyland ....... Jim Hyland
William Phipps ..... Stony Jones
Paul Newlan ........ Big Jim
Mike Ragan ......... Danny
Stafford Repp ...... Benny
Wally Cassell ...... Costa
Jim Hyland ......... Father McDonald
Synopsis:
An ex-convict, believing he is dying, turns to religion. Upon his
recovery he finds it difficult to go straight when racketeers want him to go
back to work for them. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Reformed crook Stony Jones, intent on ending a shady politician's
career, starts a rumor that the man is dying. [RF]

1.19 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE BARGAIN (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 22 (copyright date 30Dec57)
07Feb58 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Brian G. Hutton ..... Jerry Milner
Anita Gordon ........ Sandra Hecht
Don Gordon .......... Deek
Mel Welles ......... Friend
Synopsis 1:
A young man wants to buy a piece of jewelry for his fiancee.
But his search for a bargain leads him into trouble. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Jerry Milner buys a bracelet at an auction but the bracelet is later
stolen by thieves. [RF]

1.20 [--] Walter Winchell File: HOT NIGHT IN MANHATTEN (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 08Jan58)
14Feb58 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Denise Alexander ... Teresa
George Brenlin ..... Goldie
Ray Foster ......... Stash
Kevin Hagen ........ Whispers
Robert Anderson .... Detective
Synopsis:
Two fleeing holdup man steal a car to make a getaway. Inside the car is a
baby left there momentarily by its mother, who was upset over a quarrel
with her husband. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Two holdup men steal a car unaware that there's a baby in the back
seat. [RF]

1.21 [--] Walter Winchell File: STAY AWAY FROM GUNS (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 16Jan58)
21Feb58 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Patricia Donahue
Tyler McVey ........ Schemmer
Phillip Pine ....... Burns
George Cisar ....... Cannon
Anthony Lettier .... Rog
Tom Pittman ........ Woody
Synopsis:
Two hoodlums are captured after robbing and shooting a man. They tell
the police that the job was masterminded by a model. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Arrested for murder and robbery, two hoodlums implicate as their
mastermind a model. [RF]

1.22 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE WALKOUT (copyright title)
Desilu Prod. no. 25 (copyright date 24Jan58)
28Feb58 ABC Fri (rerun 28Aug60)
Guest Cast:
Marion Ross ........ June Holloway
Gavin McLeod ....... Stone
Bruce Gordon ....... De Silva
Harold Dyrenforth... Morton
Synopsis:
A young night-club singer learns that her boyfriend is in trouble. In
trying to help him she finds herself mixed up with a crooked night club
owner. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Night-club singer June Holloway is forced to work for a racketeer to
pay off her gambling boy friend's debts. [RF]

1.23 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE SILENT CITY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. no. 26 (copyright date 01Jan58)
07Mar58 ABC Fri
Produced by Bert Granet
Directed by Bernard Girard
Guest Cast:
Wolfe Barzell ...... Varni
John Dennis ........ Chester
David Opatoshu ..... Triple A
Bob Hopkins ........ Abernathy
Joel Monteaux ...... Barber
Synopsis:
A gangster searches for a murder witness, unaware that the man is deaf. [RF]

1.24 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE FRAME-UP [RF]
Desilu (no copyright details)
14Mar58 ABC Fri (Larry Gianakos has airdate - 21Feb58)
Guest Cast ?: (Check this - its the same cast as "Stay away from Guns" ? - see 21Feb58)
George Cisar
Patricia Donahue
Anthony Lettier
Tom Pittman

1.25 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE REPORTER
Desilu Prod. no. 20 (UCLA)(no copyright details)
21Mar58 ABC Fri
Directed By Bernard Gerard [SC]
Written By Adrian Spies [SC]
Guest cast:
Kip King ........... Freddy Lundberg
Dan Blocker ........ Payload John
Roberto Contreras .. Sal
Barron Hall ........ Chris
Paul Hahn .......... Carson
Peggy Maley......... as The Blonde Woman
Dick Rich........... as The Bartender
Louise Lewis........ as Mrs. Lundberg
Mack Williams....... as Mr, Lundberg
Isabelle Dwan....... as The Other Woman
Synopsis:
Schoolboy Freddy Lundberg witnesses a murder and now his life isn't worth a
nickel. [RF]

1.26 [--] Walter Winchell File: THE STOPOVER (broadcast title)
Desilu prod.  (no copyright details - possibly an aka - see below)
28Mar58 ABC Fri
Produced by Bert Granet
Written by Adrian Spies
Directed by Jacques Tourneur
Director of photography Maury Gertsman
Editor Edward Biery
Music by E.C. North
Guest Cast:
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.... El Jefe
Rodolfo Acosta ..... El Gato
Alex Montoya ....... Alfredo
Renata Vanni ....... Maria
Edward Colmans ..... Mercado
Tony Terry ......... Raphael
Rita Conde
Robert Carricart
Francis Villalobos
Synopsis 1:
En route to Acapulco, Walter Winchell and a group of friends stop over
in a small Mexican town. There they witness a tense drama when a brutal
young man breaks into the home of the police chief. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Mexico is the scene as police go after an ex-con who killed a police chief's
son. [RF]

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[--] Walter Winchell File: PORTRAIT OF A COP (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 28Apr58) (same cast as "Too Many Clues"??) (see below)
Guest cast:
John Larch ......... Lt. Michaels (recurring)
Robert Brubaker .... Janis
Christopher Dark ... Corellis
Herb Ellis ......... Meltzer
Ross Martin ........ Bucker
***************** no synopsis********************

[--] Walter Winchell File: TOO MANY CLUES (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 20Jun58) (same cast as "Portrait of a Cop"??)(see above)
Guest cast:
Robert Brubaker .... Janis
Herb Ellis ......... Meltzer
John Larch ......... Lt. Michaels (recurring)
Ned Glass .......... Trotter
Dolores Donlon ..... Marge
Synopsis:
The police try to solve two New York murders that involve dope and
counterfeit money. [RF]
*
Synopsis: (possibly "Too Many Clues")
A maniac killer who always calls the police after he commits a murder
is finally trapped by his own cleanliness. [RF]
Synopsis : (possibly "Too Many Clues")
A meticulous killer who always calls the police after he commits a
murder is traced to a Turkish bath. [RF]
(synd: 17Aug59 CBS WNAC-TV Boston, Ma, Mon 7pm ET)


[--] Walter Winchell File: A THING OF BEAUTY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 18Jun58)
Guest cast:
Diane Ladd ......... Lois
Ray Kellogg ........ Kennedy
Robert J. Wilke .... Fisher
James Griffith ..... Watson
Val Benedict ....... Carey
Bill Erwin ......... Bellem
Synopsis 1:
Policewomen pose as show girls to help solve the murder of a beautiful
dancer. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A show girl is found murdered and the suspect list never ends. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A show girl learns that her boy friend is a murderer. [RF]
(synd: 21Dec59 CBS WNAC-TV Boston, Ma, Mon 7pm ET)

[--] Walter Winchell File: EXCLUSIVE STORY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 25Jun58)
Guest cast:
Lisa Gaye .......... Doris Carter
Peter Baldwin ...... Fiance
John Larch ......... Lt. Michaels (recurring)
John Anderson ...... Burke
John Duke .......... Brucker
Strother Martin .... Little Julie (or Jules)
Synopsis:
Actress Doris Carter's fiance is framed for a murder committed by two
hoodlums. [RF]

[--] Walter Winchell File: A SHORT RUN TO BROADWAY (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 27Jun58)
Guest cast:
Paul Richards ...... Charley
David Alpert ....... Fox
John Larch ......... Lt. Michaels (recurring)
Harry Jackson ...... Hughes
Jan Harrison ....... Wanda
Synopsis:
Charley, a luncheonette employee, is suspected of murdering his boss. [RF]

[--] Walter Winchell File: FIGHT NIGHT (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 02Jul58)
(synd: 09Jun60)
Guest cast:
Pat Conway .......... Jim Monday
Charles Bronson .... Eggers
Dennis McCarthy .... Schultz
James Parnell ...... Kane
Mark Tapscott ...... Morrison
Synopsis:
Jim Monday, an ex-convict just released from prison, holds up
two bookmakers on the night of a big fight. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
An ex-convict, just out of jail, wants back in the action,
so he robs two bookies. [RF]

[--] Walter Winchell File: THE NIGHT PROWLERS (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 09Jul58)
Guest cast:
Lew Gallo .......... Drake
Robert Vaughn ...... Cole
Helen Kleeb ........ Mrs. Kelly
Ron Hagerthy ....... Brant
Wright King ........ Fisher
Michael Garth ...... Rogers
Synopsis:
When a number of insurance collectors are assaulted and robbed on their
nightly rounds, police suspect an inside job. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Insurance collectors are being assaulted and robbed on their nightly
rounds and it looks like an inside job to the police. [RF]
(13Jul59 CBS WNAC-TV Boston, MA, Mon 7pm ET)
(28Dec59 CBS WNAC-TV Boston, MA, Mon 7pm ET)

[--] Walter Winchell File: THE DICE OF FORTUNE (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 11Jul58)
Guest cast:
James Drury ........ Eddie Perkins
Wilton Graff ....... Bartlett
Ruta Lee ........... Joan
Bartlett Robinson .. Alex
Ben Wright ......... Paul
Gordon Polk ........ Clerk
Synopsis:
When an ex-convict is accused of murder, his wife appeals to Walter
Winchell for help. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Walter Winchell tries to help an ex-con with the worst kind of family
trouble the man's accused of killing his father-in-law. [RF]
(Rerun: 11Aug67 ABC Fri KVKM-TV Midland/Odessa Texas)

[--] Walter Winchell File: THE FLIGHT TO FREEDOM (copyright title) aka ENEMY AGENT
Desilu prod. (copyright date 23Jul58)
Guest cast:
Alexander Scourby ... Agent
Martin Landau ....... Bus Boy
Jacquelyn Park ..... Patti
Roger Til .......... Emil
Frank de Kova ...... Stefan
Lilyan Chauvin ..... Minna
Fred Eisley (aka Anthony Eisley) ........ Keene
Synopsis:
The police seek a Communist agent who has murdered a bus boy. [RF]

[--] Walter Winchell File: DEATH COMES IN A SMALL PACKAGE (copyright title)(aka RADIUM)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 25Jul58)
Directed By Alvin Ganzer [SC]
Teleplay By Arthur Orloff [SC]
Guest Cast: :
Jack Klugman ....... Allie Sunshine
Harold J. Stone .... Lt. Hauser (recurring ?)
Ed Nelson .......... Lt. Rizzo (recurring?)
Jean Carson ........ Florrie
Michael Ross ....... Hugo
Jon Lormer ......... Watchman
Synopsis:
A thief steals a metal pellet, unaware that it contains radium.
Synopsis 2:
Things are going to get gloomy for Allie Sunshine, he stole a metal
pellet that contains a lethal dose of radium.
(27Jul59 CBS WNAC-TV Boston, Ma, Mon 7pm ET)

[--] Walter Winchell File: THE BOX MEN (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 30Jul58)
Guest cast:
Dennis Cross ...... Adler
Tige Andrews ...... Frank
Lewis Charles ..... Alfie
Eddie Firestone ... John
Synopsis:
Believing that an accomplice has turned stool pigeon, two safecrackers
take their friend for a ride. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Two safe-crackers fear that their buddy has turned them in.
(03Aug59 CBS WNAC-TV Boston, MA, Mon 7pm ET)

[--] 14Sep59 CBS Mon WNAC-TV Boston, Ma 7pm ET - rerun of 1.3 (first aired 16Oct57)
[--] 02Nov59 CBS Mon WNAC-TV Boston, MA 7pm ET - rerun of 1.8 (first aired 20Nov57)
[--] 13Dec59 CBS Sun WGAN-TV Portland Me - rerun of 1.01 "Country Boy"
[--] 14Dec59 CBS Mon WNAC-TV Boston, Ma 7pm ET - rerun of 1.13 (first aired 25Dec57)
[--] 28Dec59 CBS Mon WNAC-TV Boston, MA 7pm ET - rerun of "Night Prowlers" (first aired 13Jul59)


[--] Walter Winchell File: A MUGGY NIGHT ON TIMES SQUARE (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 01Aug58)
(synd: rerun 10Jul60)
Guest cast:
Charles Aidman ..... Johnny Hansel
Ralph Moody ........ Wilkins
Ken Lynch .......... Nick
Jenifer Lea ........ Anne Marie
Robert Anderson .... Cop
Michael Fox ........ Harris
Synopsis 1:
After robbing a midtown theater, two men await the getaway car. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Johnny Hansel, wanted for robbery, chances capture to visit his hospitalized wife. [RF]

[--] Walter Winchell File: File #28 THE HEADLINE HERO (copyright title)
Desilu prod. (copyright date 030Aug58)
airdate 10Sep58 - syndicated?
30Apr1958 (UCLA)
Guest Cast:
Gene Barry ......... Larry Peterson
Tom Peters ......... Cookie
Leo Gordon ......... Robinson
Jerry Addo ......... Pete
Joe Di Reda ........ Mac
Malcolm Atterbury .. Spears
Synopsis:
Larry Peterson is all set to testify against three bandits if a fourth
doesn't kill him first. [RF]

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