CTVA US Crime/Legal Drama - "Arrest and Trial" (Revue/ABC) (1963-64) Ben Gazzara, Chuck Connors, John Larch

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Legal Drama Series

Ben Gazzara TV Series:
Arrest and Trial (1963-64)  -  Run For Your Life (1965-68)
Chuck Connors TV Series:
The Rifleman (1958-63)   Arrest and Trial (1963-64)    Branded (1965-66)    Cowboy in Africa (1967-68)
Arrest and Trial
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox ,  Tom Alger, Gabriel Orgaz  (director credits), James Beer
References:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)


Revue-Ranch production
for
ABC (Sundays 8:30-10:00 pm EST)
Executive Producer Frank P. Rosenberg (verified on #6)

US Crime/Legal Drama series 1963-64   30 episodes x 90 min bw
starring
Ben Gazzara as Det. Sgt. Nick Anderson
Chuck Connors as Attorney John Egan
John Larch as Deputy D.A. Jerry Miller
John Kerr as Assistant Deputy D.A. Barry Pine
Roger Perry as Det. Sgt. Dan Kirby
Noah Keen as Det. Lt. Bone
Don Galloway as Mitchell Harris
Joe Higgins as Jake Shakespeare
Jo Anne Miya as Janet Okada
Premise:
Each episode was in two halves - aired on the same night
part 1 - The Arrest (45min)  /  part 2 - The Trial (45min)

Music by Franz Waxman
Theme Music by Bronislau Kaper (born Bronislaw Kaper)

DVDs:
Arrest & Trial DVD: http://www.timelessmusic.com/DVDs/arresttrial.html [RBH- Oct 2007]
Arrest and Trial: Part I a 3-DVD set (Timeless Media Group via NBC Universal)
Arrest and Trial: Part II a 3-DVD set (Timeless Media Group via NBC Universal)
Arrest and Trial: The Complete Series, a 10-DVD set (Timeless Media Group via NBC Universal)

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ABC Sundays 8:30-10:00 pm Eastern

  1.1 [--] Arrest and Trial: CALL IT A LIFETIME (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
15Sep63 ABC Sun
Directed by John Brahm [GO]
Guest Cast:
Anthony Franciosa ........ Steve Jared
Ruta Lee ................. Colleen
Don Wilbanks ............. Patrolman
Andrea King .............. Dr. Koerner
George Furth ............. Melvin
Sue Winton ............... Mitzi
Cliff Osmond ............. Porky Flint
Cecil Smith .............. Judge
Synopsis:
A truck skids into a motorcycle policeman and kills him. The driver
sure he'll be blamed for the accident, steals a car and fleas.

1.2[--] Arrest and Trial: ISN'T IT A LOVELY VIEW (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
22Sep63 ABC Sun (rerun 23Aug64)
Directed by Jack Smight [GO]
Guest cast:
Vera Miles ........... Jean Forbes
Howard Duff .......... Robert Forbes
Henry Beckman ........ Trella
Barbara Nichols ...... Ginny
Elaine Devry ......... Miss Burdette
Paul Dubov ........... Murray Becker
Lyle Talbot .......... Phil Paige
Synopsis:
The scene was peaceful down at the seashore - until a murderer struck, leaving nary a clue. Anderson's only possible
key to the crime rests with Jean Forbes, an invalid who lives nearby and spends much of her time gazing through a pair
of binoculars. [RF]

1.3 [--] Arrest and Trial: TEARS FROM A SILVER DIPPER (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
29Sep63 ABC Sun (rerun 30Aug64) (Note UCLA has airdate as 09Sep63)
Directed by Arthur Nadel
Guest cast:
Madlyn Rhue .......... Christina Ortega
Chris Robinson ....... Al Rogers
Harold J. Stone ...... Gus Ortega
Michael Callan ....... Private George Valdez
Russ Conway .......... Marks
Jim McMullan ......... Don Williams
Don Durant
Synopsis:
A GI is up on three counts: going AWOL, stealing narcotics and murdering a dope pusher. [RF]

1.4 [--] Arrest and Trial: A SHIELD FOR HIDING BEHIND (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
06-Oct-1963 ABC Sun (rebroadcast 06Sep64)
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Guest cast:
James MacArthur ...... Deke Palmer
Barry Sullivan ....... Fred Palmer
Michael McGreevey .... Timmy Palmer
Marianne Stewart ..... Eileen Palmer
Synopsis:
The youth suspected of killing a cop in a warehouse robbery is Deke Pakmer, son of one of the city's most influential
citizens. But young Timmy Palmer has come up with an alibi for Deke. [RF]

1.5 [--] Arrest and Trial: MY NAME IS MARTIN BURNHAM (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
13Oct63 ABC Sun
Directed by Ralph Senensky
Guest cast:
James Whitmore ....... Martin Burnham
Nina Foch ............ Ellen Burnham
Michael Constantine... Dr. Fowler
June Dayton .......... Mrs. Latham
Richard Eyer ......... Jerry Burnham
Robert F. Simon ...... Judge
Kenneth Tobey ........ Bill Latham
Synopsis:
Martin Burnham is brought in for questioning in a case. He's cleared---but fails to return home or show up for work. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Burnham has been accused of accosting women before, so when a new case comes up he's brought in for questioning.
Martin is cleared---but he fails to return home or show up at work. [JB]

1.6 [--] Arrest and Trial: A FLAME IN THE DARK (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
20Oct63 ABC
Executive Producer Frank P. Rosenberg
Written by Richard Fielder
Directed by Arthur H. Nadel [GO]
Director of Photography Ray Rennahan
Guest Cast:
Broderick Crawford
Barry Gordon
Ron Hayes
Philip Ober
Diane Mountford
Connie Gilchrist
Joan Tompkins
Douglas Henderson
Byron Morrow
Kay Stewart
Lela Bliss
E. Hughes Jr.
Fritz Ford
Joseph Hamilton
Anderson is puzzled by 14-year-old Bobby Randolph, who won't accept the
fact that his mother was murdered by a sniper. He also wonders why the
boy's business-tycoon father (Broderick Crawford) tries to do all the talking.

1.7 [--] Arrest and Trial: WHOSE LITTLE GIRL ARE YOU? (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
27Oct63 ABC
Directed by Jack Smight [GO]
Guest Cast:
Leif Erickson
Joan Freeman

Paul Comi
Joseph Schildkraut (as Henry Weber)
Synopsis:
Henry Weber, an increasingly senile tool-and-die craftsman, whose deciling dexterity and coordination have been a
cause of concern for company management, is accused of murdering Pete Lathrop, another shop employee who is supposed
to replace him. Furthermore, Weber takes the murder weapon, a sledgehammer to his own machine, which he calls his "Hilda",
because the company plans to retire it as well. [JB]

1.8 [--] Arrest and Trial: THE WITNESSES (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
03Nov63 ABC Sun (rerun 26Apr64)
Script by Max Erlich
Directed by Alex March
Guest cast:
Anne Francis ......... Alice Wellman
Robert Webber ........ George Morrison
Morgan Jones ......... Sergeant Phillips
Doug Lambert ......... Neal Bradbury
Quinn O'Hara ......... Sue Ellen
Teno Pollick ......... Joey Basile
Barbara Stuart ....... Ruth
Synopsis:
A teacher is in a dilemma involving a murder and her date with a married man. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The witnesses to a lovers' lane murder are high school teacher Alice Wellman and her married boyfriend. Alice can
identify the killer as one of her students, but she fears that telling the police will cause a scandal that will ruin her career. [JB]

1.9 [--] Arrest and Trial: INQUEST INTO A BLEEDING HEART (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
10Nov63 ABC Sun
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Guest cast:
Julie Adams .......... Eleanor
Richard Basehart ..... Alexander Stafford
Kent Smith ........... Dr. Ferguson
H.M. Wynant .......... Mr. Forellen
Synopsis:
An ex-surgeon performs an emergency operation on an accident victim, then faces manslaughter charges when the patient dies. [RF]

1.10 [--] Arrest and Trial: THE QUALITY OF JUSTICE (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
17Nov63 ABC Sun
Script by Howard Rodman
Directed by NOT KNOWN [GO]
Starring Ben Gazzara (Anderson), Chuck Connors (Egan)
John Larch (Miller), John Kerr (Pine), Roger Perry (Kirby)
Guest Cast:
Robert Duvall ............ Morton Ware
Jack Klugman ............. Celina
Carol Rossen ............. Mrs. Celina
Beverly Washburn ......... ?
Synopsis:
Anderson is searching for a child-killer, unaware that his quarry is mentally retarded. [TA]

1.11 [--] Arrest and Trial: SIGNALS FROM AN ANCIENT FLAME (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod. no. 23318
24Nov63 ABC (rerun 12Jan64)
Script by Don Brinkley
From a story by Herbert A. Spiro
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest cast:
Martin Balsam ........ Leo Valera
Anne Barton .......... Rose Valera
Diane Brewster ....... Carole Donahue
Charles Irving ....... Dr. Beck
Katharine Ross ....... Marietta Valera
John Carlyle
Patricia Olson
Synopsis:
Anderson suspects that business tycoon Leo Valera poisoned his late wife. [RF]

1.12 [--] Arrest and Trial: WE MAY BE BETTER STRANGERS (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod. no. 23304
01Dec63 ABC Sun (rerun 03May64)
Directed by NOT KNOWN [GO]
Guest cast:
Michael Parks ........ Gregory Wade
Everett Sloane ....... Judge Wolcott
Lillian Bronson ...... Irene Wolcott
Paul Potash .......... Spike
Martin Sheen ......... Dale
Carole Wells ......... Terry
I. Stanford Jolley
Synopsis:
Anderson arrests a young vandal for assault and finds that he may have
picked up a bombshell - the boy is the son of a well-known judge. [RF]

1.13 [--] Arrest and Trial: JOURNEY INTO DARKNESS (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod. no. 23325
08-Dec-1963 ABC
Written by Alfred Brenner [JB]
Directed by Jack Smight
Guest cast:
Roddy McDowall ....... Paul DeLoux
Anjanette Comer ...... Annabelle
Martine Bartlett ..... Miranda
Nick Colasanto ....... Martinez
Jacqueline deWit ..... Mrs. Flynn
Synopsis:
A writer commits murder and then becomes intrigued with the inability of the police to solve the crime. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A "Crime and Punishment" tale about a young writer who, believing himself above ordinary men, commits a "perfect" murder,
and then becomes friends with Sgt. Anderson, the arresting officer. [JB]

1.14 [--] Arrest and Trial: SOME WEEKS ARE ALL MONDAYS (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
15Dec63 ABC Sun
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest cast:
Joey Heatherton ...... Edith
Kim Hunter ........... Geraldine Saunders
Doris Lloyd .......... Bright
Donald Woods ......... Hayes
Synopsis:
The police think they have a sure thing when they accuse playwright Geraldine Saunders of killing her husband. [RF]

1.15 [--] Arrest and Trial: RUN, LITTLE MAN, RUN (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
22Dec63 ABC Sun
Written by Herb Meadow
Directed by Richard Irving [GO]
Director of photography Lionel Lindon
Guest Cast:
John McIntire
Shirley Knight

Paul Carr
Robert Colbert
Kathie Browne
King Donovan
Clu Gulager
Gilbert Green
Wayne Rogers
Harold Gould
Stefan Gierasch
Fred Stukey's wife is found dead at a church bazaar, and Anderson  discovers that a known thief named Antsy Jackson was on the scene.

1.16 [--] Arrest and Trial: FUNNY MAN WITH A MONKEY (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod. no. 23330
05Jan64 ABC Sun
Directed by NOT KNOWN [GO]
Guest Cast:
Mickey Rooney .......... Hoagy Blair
Bert Freed ............. Sergeant Gregson
Mary Murphy ............ Linda Blair
Rachel Ames
Roland Winters
Merry Anders
A night club comic is suspected of killing a doctor to get narcotics [TA]

[--] 12Jan64 rerun (or postponed) #1.11 (from 24Nov63)

1.17 [--] Arrest and Trial: ONWARD AND UPWARD (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
19Jan64 ABC Sun
Directed by H. Hoffman
Guest cast:
William Shatner ...... Larry Tavener
Diana Millay ......... Yvonne Blair
Richard Carlson ...... Turner Leigh
Sharon Farrell ....... Angela
Synopsis:
Larry Tavener wants to get ahead, so he agrees to get rid of the body of a girl who died at his boss's party. [RF]

1.18 [--] Arrest and Trial: AN ECHO OF CONSCIENCE (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
26Jan64 ABC Sun (rerun 14Jun64)
Script by William Woolfolk and Franklin Burton
Directed by Lewis Milstone
Guest cast:
Neville Brand ........ Harry Blaney
Shelley Fabares ...... Donna Blaney
Dorothy Green ........ Mrs. Rogers
Hugh Marlowe ......... Lem Rogers
Grace Lee Whitney .... Sally Burns
Synopsis:
Hired to pay off a blackmailing girl, a private eye accidentally causes her death. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Hired to investigate a murder, private eye Harry Blaney starts feeding false information to the police. [JB]

1.19 [--] Arrest and Trial: SOMEWHAT LOWER THAN THE ANGELS (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
02-Feb-1964 ABC Sun
Written by Robert Crean [JB]
Directed by William Claxton
Guest cast:
Sandy Dennis ......... Molly White
Steve Forrest ........ Reverend Mr. Hewitt
Hampton Fancher ...... Raymond
Synopsis:
Reverend Hewitt threatens to quit the ministry when Molly White is arrested for his sister's murder. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
The Rev. Mr. Hewitt doesn't believe that Molly White caused the death of his sister, and he threatens to quit the
ministry if Sgt. Anderson arrests her. [JB]

1.20 [--] Arrest and Trial: PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
09Feb64 ABC Sun (rerun 17May64)
Written by Antony Ellis [JB]
Directed by Alan Crossland Jr.
Guest cast:
Katherine Crawford ... Frieda Jennison
Dennis Hopper ........ Coley Mitchum
Henry Silva .......... Frank Vose
Roger Perry .......... Kirby
Ken Lynch ............ Lt. Handley (recurring)
Hari Rhodes .......... Hammerlund
Bill Quinn ........... Judge
Synopsis:
A tale of two bandits who shoot their way out of a courthouse. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
After hearing the judge pronounce their sentences, two bandits shoot their way out of the courthouse and escape. [JB]
Synopsis 3:
A pair of bandits take an expectant mother hostage when they commandeer a squad car for their escape. [JB]

1.21 [--] Arrest and Trial: THE BEST THERE IS (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
16Feb64 ABC Sun (rerun 28Jun64)
Directed by Leon Benson
Guest cast:
Alejandro Rey ........ Rudy Sanchez
Steve Brodie ......... Ed Floyd
Marianna Hill ........ Dolores Lucio
Ken Lynch ............ Lieutenant Handley (recurring)
Merry Anders ......... Joyce
Rudy Bond ............ Placido Sanchez
Eve McVeagh .......... Mrs. Nello
Erin O'Brien-Moore ... Mrs. Sheridan
Arthur O'Connell ..... Andrew Sheridan
Adam Roarke .......... Sergeant Kelliher
Robert F. Simon ...... Judge Shaw
Synopsis:
Egan's refusal to defend a murder suspect angers his old law professor, who comes out of retirement to take the case. [RF]

1.22 [--] Arrest and Trial: A ROLL OF THE DICE (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
23Feb64 ABC Sun (rerun 21Jun64)
Written by Franklin Barton [JB]
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Guest cast:
Nick Adams ........... Ronnie Blake
Whit Bissell ......... Prescott
Joyce Bulifant ....... Alice
Claire Carleton ...... Mrs. Payton
Michael Constantine... Dr. Graham
Kamala Devi .......... Sandra
Janet Dey ............ Photographer
Virginia Gregg ....... Mrs. Blake
Alvy Moore ........... Specs
Synopsis:
Ronnie Blake thinks he can win at the gambling tables, but he must dip into his employer's till for working capital. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Ronnie Blake thinks he can win enough at the gambling tables to finance a romance with his girlfriend, and he is
willing to dip into his employer's till for working capital. [JB]

1.23 [--] Arrest and Trial: THE BLACK FLOWER (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
01Mar64 ABC Sun
Script by Don Brinkley [RF]
Directed by Earl Bellamy [GO]
Guest cast:
Dewey Martin ....... Rick Tobin
Patricia Crowley ... Ellen
Ray Danton ......... Jess Malloy
Andrew Duggan ...... Ben Challis
Walter Burke ....... Hoby
Dabbs Greer ........ Salomon
David Carradine .... Wally
Barbara Hines ...... Heidi Hoe
Synopsis:
Back home on parole, Rick Tobin accuses his wife of being friendly with the man he feels is responsible for his conviction. [RF]

1.24 [--] Arrest and Trial: A CIRCLE OF STRANGERS (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
08-Mar-1964 ABC Sun
Directed by Lewis Allen
Guest cast:
Joanna Barnes ........ Melinda
Peter Fonda .......... Alex Bakalyan
Miriam Goldina ....... Mrs. Bakalyan
Janet Margolin ....... Helen Kazar
Michael York ......... Pete
George Voskovec ...... George
Synopsis:
A young couples romance is jeopardized by their feuding families. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Love may be the death of Alex Bakalyan---the Kazar men, who are feuding with the Bakalyans, plan to kill
him for carrying on a romance with Helen Kazar. [JB]

1.25 [--] Arrest and Trial: MODUS OPERANDI (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
15-Mar-1964 (rerun 31May64)
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Guest cast:
Charles Aidman ....... Tom Janeway
Dorothy Malone ....... Lois Janeway
Fritz Ford ........... Sergeant Roebuck
Frank Marth .......... Kruger
Anna Sten ............ Mrs. Van de Heuven
Synopsis:
Tom Janeway may be convicted of a robbery-murder: police records show that he was once jailed for a strikingly similar case. [RF]

1.26 [--] Arrest and Trial: TIGERS ARE FOR JUNGLES (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
22-Mar-1964 (rerun 19Jul64)
Directed by Bernard Girard
Guest cast:
Richard Conte ........ Paul Dunnell
Diane McBain ......... Elyse Binns
Marlo Thomas ......... Angela Tucci
Billy Gray ........... Colin Martin
Myron Healey ......... Everett Wynn
Judy Lang ............ Deb
Walter Reed .......... Judge
Peter Soli ........... Victor Tucci
June Ellis ........... Attendant
Carol Anderson ....... Hostess
John Biroc ........... Policeman
Synopsis:
A gangland assassin is out to kill an underworld czar before he can talk to a Senate committee. [RF]

1.27 [--] Arrest and Trial: THE REVENGE OF THE WORM (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
29-Mar-1964 (rerun 05Jul64)
Directed by Charles S. Dubin
Guest cast:
Telly Savalas ........ Santo
Penny Santon ......... Vivan Santo
Joan Tabor ........... Doreen Stack
Derrick Lewis ........ Michael Santo
Lee Patterson ........ Arthur Biggs
Edward Platt ......... Judge
Michael Dunn ......... News Vendor
Synopsis:
A truck driver resorts to murder when loan sharks rough up his wife. [RF]

1.28 [--] Arrest and Trial: HE RAN FOR HIS LIFE (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
05Apr64 ABC Sun (rerun 12Jul64)
Directed by Elliott Silverstein
Guest cast:
George Segal ......... Jack Wisner
Kathryn Hays ......... Joanne Collins
Ed Nelson ............ Jeff Collins
Johnny Jensen ........ Robbie
Don Kennedy .......... Deputy
James Maloney ........ Doorman
John Matthews ........ Detective
Ted Thorpe ........... Stage Manager
Frank Gerstle ........ Officer
Zachary Scott
Synopsis:
A parolee kidnaps his son from his ex-wife and her new husband. [RF]

1.29 Arrest and Trial: THOSE WHOSE LOVE HAS MADE (90 min)
Revue-Ranch prod.
12Apr64 ABC Sun
Teleplay by George Kirgo; Story by Mann Rubin
Directed by Alex March
Guest cast:
Chris Robinson .......... Bradford Holcombe
Macdonald Carey ......... Professor Marcus Kane
Mala Powers ............. Martha Phipps
Leo Gordon .............. Fred Kordiak
Joseph Gallison ......... Stephen Leete
Barbara Perry ........... Clara
Synopsis:
Two law students who have listened carefully to Marcus Kane's lectures on the perfect crime decide to commit one -
--by murdering Kane. [RF/JB]

1.30 [--] Arrest and Trial: BIRDS OF A FEATHER (90 min) (final episode)
Revue-Ranch prod.
19Apr64 ABC Sun
Script by John McGreevey
Directed by Robert Butler [GO] (NOT Earl Bellamy)
Guest Cast:
Victoria Shaw ........... Kit Patterson
Jim Backus .............. Sam Thayer
Cesare Danova ........... Glen Edwards
Jack Weston ............. Bernie Allen
Donald Barry ............ Snyder
Richard Reeves .......... Tush
Synopsis:
Socialite Kit Patterson is wild about Glen Edwards, so wild that she helps him pull off a huge swindle.
But when the victim calls the cops, Kit's left alone to face the music. [RF]

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Summer Reruns ABC Sundays (26Apr64-6Sep64)
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26Apr64 rerun of #1.8 (first aired 3Nov63)
03May64 rerun of #1.12 "We may be better strangers" (first aired 01Dec63)
10May64 - no details
17May64 rerun of #1.20 (first aired 9Feb64)
24May64 - no details
31May64 rerun of #1.25 (first aired 15Mar64)
07Jun64 - no details
14Jun64 rerun of #1.18 (first aired 26Jan64)
21Jun64 rerun of #1.22 (first aired 23Feb64)
28Jun64 rerun of #1.21 (first aired 16Feb64)
05Jul64 rerun of #1.27 (first aired 29Mar64)
12Jul64 rerun 0f #1.28 (first aired 05Apr64)
19Jul64 rerun of #1.26 (first aired 22Mar64)
26Jul64 - no details
02Aug64 - no details
09Aug64 - no details
16Aug64 - no details
23Aug64 rerun of #1.2 "Isn't it a Lovely View" (first aired 22Sep63)
30Aug64 rerun of #1.3 (first aired 29Sep63)
06Sep64 rerun of #1.4 (first aired 6Oct63)

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