CTVA US Legal Drama - "The Law and Mr. Jones" (Four Star/ABC) Season 1 (1960-61)

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Starring James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)  
Season 1 (ABC) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox , Lisa Oldham (#1.16)
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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ABC Fridays 10:30pm Eastern

1.01 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: WHAT'S IN A NAME? [UCLA]
Four Star-Naxan prod.
07Oct60 ABC
Created, Written and Produced by Sy Gomberg
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Director of Photography, Harry Wild;
Film Editor, Ted J. Kent;
music, Frank Skinner.
Regular Cast:
James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones);
Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear);
Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers);
Guest Cast:
Carl Benton Reid,
Charles Drake,
Dennis Patrick,

Franz Roehn, Robert Fortier, Joel Marston,
Pat O'Malley, Ted Stanhope, Roy Jenson.
Synopsis 1:
Whitmore is New York lawyer Abraham Lincoln Jones, assisted by his legal secretary,
 Marsha Spear (Janet de Gore) and his law clerk, C.E. Carruthers (Conlan Carter). [UCLA]
Synopsis 2:
Jones hires an attractive new secretary and the two of them help a
man whose good name is being used to advertise inferior houses. [TA]
Synopsis 3:
In the premiere, Jones becomes a friend of the court on behalf of a retired architect. [TA]

 1.02 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: MUSIC TO HURT BY (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
14Oct60 ABC Fri
Written and Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Frank Silvera ............ Garcia
Miriam Colon ............. Sophia Madrenas
Rudy Solari
John Qualls
Sheldon Allman
And:
James Westerfield ........ Lt. Morgan
Synopsis:
Jones gets wind of a nasty racket. A man named Garcia is bullying his Puerto Rican countrymen
into promising half their future wages in return for passage to New York. [RF]

1.03 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE BABY (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
28Oct60 ABC Fri (rerun 16Jun61)
Written and Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, Charles Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Adam Williams ............ Wally Jackson
June Dayton .............. Nan Jackson
Malcolm Atterbury ........ Joe McGowan
With:
William Sargent .......... Dr. Ralph Andrews
Karl Held ................ Donald McGowan
Alan Caillou
Michael Barrier ......... Joe McGowan, Jr.
Carol Hill .............. Nurse
Marlo Jensen
And:
Dinah Anne Rogers ........ The English Girl (Peggy McGowan)
Synopsis:
The baby isn't born yet, but Dr. and Mrs. Andrews want Jones to arrange
an adoption. The baby's mother, an immigrant English girl named Peggy. [RF]

1.04 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: DRIVEL (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
04Nov60 ABC Fri (Repeated 22Sep61)
Written and Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Russ Brown ............ Thomas Jones
With:
Gilbert Green
Charles Cooper
Will Wright
Leonard Stone
And:
Parley Baer ........... Mayor Gillwell
Synopsis:
Jones' father is really upset about politicians breaking their campaign
promises. He enlists his son's aid in a legal attack on city hall. [RF]

1.05 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: SEMPER FIDELIS (verified)
11Nov60 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Robert Pirosh
Directed by Charles Haas
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Philip Pine ......... Dave Macklin
Mary Carver ......... Mrs. Macklin
Robert Foulk ........ Ed Kimball
Renny McEvoy
Alan Pinson
George Robotham
Synopsis:
Dave Macklin works for Ed Kimball, a shady used-car dealer. But he's
authorized repairs on some of the junk heaps that his boss sells as cars. [TA]

1.06 The Law and Mr. Jones: THE PROMISE OF LIFE (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
18Nov60 ABC Fri (rerun 11Aug61)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Les Pine
Directed by Charles Haas
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Joanne Linville
Katherine Squire ..... Mrs. Rice
Adrienne Marden
Stacy Harris
Billy E. Hughes ..... Paul
John Harmon
Ken Patterson
Robert Griffin
And
Liam Sullivan ....... Fred Rice
Synopsis:
Paul Rice's father is in a mental hospital, and Paul is living with a foster family, the Jarabeks. The foster parents claim
that Fred Rice agreed to pay for his son's keep. But Paul's grandmother controls the money - and won't part with any of it. [RF]

1.07 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE STORYVILLE GANG (verified)
25Nov60 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Robert Pirosh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Dixieland Arrangements by Ernie Hughes
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Rex Ingram
Robert Cornthwaite
Patricia Blair
Gene Benton ......... Schuyler (NOT Gene Barton)
James Maloney
Dick Winslow
Charles Lampkin
Eddie Cole
Syl Lamont
Synopsis:
It's opening night for a new Broadway musical - but blind clarinetist
Laddy Morgan begs Jones to get the show closed before it starts. [TA]

 1.08 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: NO SALE (verified)
2Dec60 ABC Fri (rerun 14Jul61)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Palmer Thompson
Directed by Charles Haas
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Sam Jaffe ........... Martin Berger
Robert H. Harris ..... Arnold Wilmer
Aneta Corsaut
David Alpert
Frances Lax
Terry Huntingdon
Sue Winton
Synopsis:
Martin Berger's son Victor arranges for the sale of Berger's garment business to Arnold Wilmer, with Jones handling
the legal details. Everyone's happy - and so it seems until Martin declares that he really doesn't want to retire. [TA]

1.09 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: A QUESTION OF GUILT (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
16Dec60 ABC Fri (rerun 7Jul61)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Paul David
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, Carl Guthrie
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest cast:
Robert Lansing
John Hoyt
Doug Lambert .......... Tom Snider
Paul Birch
Barney Phillips ....... Ed Snider
William Lally
John Conwell
Nelson Olmstead ........ Fairchild
And:
Beverly Washburn ...... Sue Marcomb
Synopsis:
Ed Snider is known around his pleasant suburban community as a nice guy. But then his son is charged with
kidnaping young Sue Marcomb, and citizens demand that Tom be tried and punished as an adult. [RF/TA]

1.10 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: CHRISTMAS IS A LEGAL HOLIDAY (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
23Dec60 ABC Fri
Written & Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Wesley Lau ............... Roger Forester
Barbara Bain ............. D.J.
Hope Cameron
Justice Watson
Wally Vernon
Pat O'Malley
Jim Hayward
Raymond Greenleaf
Don Beddoe
Tom Palmer
Mary Young
And:
Charity Grace ............ Emaline Forester
Synopsis:
It looks like a bleak Christmas for elderly Emaline Forester, so she decides to invite guests for dinner.
When her nieces and nephews drop in  unexpectedly, they're aghast. [RF]

1.11 The Law and Mr. Jones: THE LONG ECHO (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
30Dec60 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Paul David
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest cast:
Nancy Marchand ....... Dorothy
Lilyan Chauvin ....... Francoise
Jean De Briac ........ Marsha
Ted Stanhope
Billy Mumy
Randy Shipman
And:
Lee Bergere .......... Charles Dupraid
Synopsis:
Charles DuPraid's first wife, presumed killed by the Nazis, shows up very much alive. [RF]

1.12 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE GREAT GAMBLING RAID (verified)
6Jan61 ABC Fri
Written & Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest cast:
John Clarke
Stanley Adams
Jess Kirkpatrick
Wolfe Barzell
Ben H. Wright
Olan Soulé
William Fawcett
And:
James Westerfied ........ Lt Morgan
Synopsis 1:
"The Big Gambling Raid" prevents Jones from going to an important trial in Chicago. His tailor and several
of his cronies are in jail because of a raid on their penny-ante poker game.
Synopsis 2:
Attorney Lincoln Jones tries to settle the case of a tailor and three cronies, jailed after a raid on their
penny-ante game, who prefer confinement to the conditions of release. [TA]

1.13 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE TROPHY (verified)
13Jan61
Written & Produced by Sy Gomberg/ Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest cast:
Lyle Bettger .......... Duff McIntyre
Mary La Rouche ........ Janet
Nicholas Saunders ..... Hayward
House Peters Jr. ...... Stan Clark
Sara Taft
Wolfe Barzell
Melody Gail
Greg Irvin
Synopsis:
Duff McIntyre's wife Janet brings Jones some papers which implicate her husband in a bribery plot. [TA]

1.14 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: INDIAN WAR (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
20Jan61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Paul David
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Russ Brown .......... Thomas Jones (Jones' father)(recurring)
With:
Susan Dorn .......... Dove Whitman
Will Wright
Dabbs Greer
Byron Morrow ........ Alf Whitman
Tom Vize
James Parnell
Donna Putman
Kim Tyler
Synopsis:
Jones and Marsha are happily anticipating a three-day fishing excursionwith Jones's dad. [RF]

1.15 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: EXIT (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
27Jan61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Paul David
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Robert Warwick ...... Austin Noble
Jonathan Harris ..... Reynolds
Trudi Ziskind
Ron Anton
Pat McGeehan
William Stout
Robert Strong
Synopsis:
An old theater, considered an historic landmark, is slated for demolition.
Actor Austin Noble asks Jones if there's a legal way to prevent its destruction. [RF]

1.16 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: UNBURY THE DEAD (verified)
03Feb61 ABC Fri (Rerun 18Aug61 - Chicago)
Written & Produced by Sy Gomberg/ Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Directed by Thomas Gries
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Harry Townes .......... Jim Chambers
Ralph Moody
Richard Reeves
Tom Greenway
And:
Paul Richards ......... Tom Chambers
Synopsis: (modified)
"Tom Chambers served time for being a deserter during WWII. Newly released from prison, Chambers hires Jones
to help him regain his inheritance, a farm he claims his brother unlawfully sold while he was incarcerated.
Jones drives Chambers to his hometown, where Tom is despised, and where his brother, Jim, is a respected doctor.
Jim tells Jones that he considered Tom to be dead because of all the pain he'd caused. Jones learns that Jim
wanted the farm so he could build a hospital on the land, but Tom refused to let him have it. Jones is upset
that Tom didn't tell him the whole truth, but then he discovers that Tom doesn't want the farm for himself--
he only wants to sell it and give the money to the families of the National Guard unit he deserted on D-Day." [LO]

1.17 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE END JUSTIFIES THE END (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
10Feb61 ABC Fri (rerun 28Jul61)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Arthur Ross and Sy Gomberg
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Donald Woods ........... John Cole
Maxine Stuart .......... Mary Cole
Addison Richards
John Alvin
Henry Hunter
Forrest Compton
John Qualls
Nick Pawl
And:
John Marley ............ Frank Meston
Synopsis:
It looks like the state has an airtight case against gangster Frank Meston, 
charged with income-tax-evasion but Jones is appointed todefend the crook. [RF]

1.18 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: LETHAL WEAPONS (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
17Feb61 ABC Fri (rerun 21Jul61 Fri)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Palmer Thompson
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Bernie Hamilton ....... Bob Mills
Isabelle Cooley ....... Nancy Mills
Vladimir Sokoloff ..... Dr. Harding
Norman Fell ........... Fred Cook
Perry Cook
John Close
Stephen Perry
Erlean Perry
Clegg Hoyt
Synopsis:
Bob Mills, Jones's boxer friend, seems to be a little punch-drunk. He
can't remember slapping his wife Nancy and beating up a stranger. [RF]

1.19 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: ONE FOR THE MONEY (verified)
24Feb61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Palmer Thompson
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Stars:
Jesse White
Frank Gorshin ..... Johnny Clover
With:
Stanley Adams ..... Eddie Romano
Aneta Corsault ..... Mary Clover
Wally Vernon
Harry Holcombe
John Clarke
Synopsis:
Jones picks up his laundry one day, opens the package - and out tumbles a pile of fresh, clean cash. [TA]

1.20 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: COLD TURKEY (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
03Mar61 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 23Jun61)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Les Pine
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Peter Falk ............ Sydney Jarmon
With:
Leo Penn .............. Eddie Simms
Robert Champion
Reid Hammond
Robert Kelljian ....... musician
Candy Candido ......... musician
And:
Joyce Van Patten ...... Ethel
Synopsis:
Jazz clarinetist Eddie Simms is picked up on a narcotics charge, and police find a packet of drugs in his instrument case.
Jones thinks a  timely tip to the police and the too-convenient finding of the dope add up to a frame job. [RF/TA]

1.21 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE CONCERT (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
10Mar61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Paul David
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest Cast:
Eduard Franz ........... Gustave Helmer
Paula Raymond .......... Carla Hayes
Jack Mullaney
Edmon Ryan ............. Gossett
Synopsis:
While rehearsing for a concert, conductor Gustave Helmer offers some advice to soloist Carla Hayes. Carla is infuriated
by Helmer's interference and she walks out followed shortly by Helmer, who's been reprimanded by the symphony manager
Sydney Jarmon, the agent for both  musicians wants Jones to patch things up. [RF]

1.22 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: EVERYBODY VERSUS TIMMY DRAYTON (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
17Mar61 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 30Jun61)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Franklim Barton and Sy Gomberg
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Dick Powell ............ Colonel Drayton
With:
Harry Townes ........... Fowler
Billy Hughes ........... Timmy
Synopsis:
Colonel Drayton's ex-wife dies, and Drayton wants custody of his son Timmy. He asks Jones to start
 legal proceedings but the lawyer reminds him of the boy's fondness for his stepfather. [RF]

1.23 The Law and Mr. Jones: A VERY SPECIAL CITIZEN (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
24Mar61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Paul David
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, Frank G. Carson
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Vic Morrow .......... Dr. Bigelow
With:
Herb Vigran ......... Mr. Reiman
Joey Walsh .......... Chris Reiman
James Maloney
Arthur Peterson
Ruth Swanson
Ralph Leabow
And:
Simon Oakland
Synopsis 1:
A country doctor faces a malpractice suit and his friend helps him get legal assistance from Jones. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
High school baseball player Chris Reiman has an accident and Dr. Bigelow,who happens on the scene, advises
the boy to see his family physician.  But Chris ignores the advice - and Bigelow is sued as a result. [RF]

1.24 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: ACCIDENTAL JEOPARDY (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
31Mar61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Palmer Thompson
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Director of Photography, , George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Robert Middleton .... Gus Kelso
*
William Schallert
Lillian Adams
Jerry Summers
Len Lesser
With:
Jack Albertson ....... Karl Hansen
Synopsis:
Jones obtains evidence which will incriminate underworld kingpin Gus Kelso. [RF]

1.25 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: MEA CULPA (verified)
7Apr61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Richard McDonagh & Sy Gomberg/ From A Story by Arnold & Lois Peyser
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest:
Charles Aidman
With:
John Bleifer
Betty Harford
Robert Brubaker
Sherwood Keith
Lillian Buyeff
Dinah Anne Rogers
Hanna Landy
Gene Gannon
Chris Ponti
Nesdon Booth
Jack Bernardi
Synopsis:
Jones seeks to reopen a case when he learns a mob caused a witness to withhold testimony. [TA]

[--] 14Apr61 ABC Fri- Preempted by "Eyewitness to History" report by Walter Cronkite on
the development of the Adolph Eichmann trial.

1.26 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: A FOOL FOR A CLIENT (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
21Apr61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Ernest Kinoy
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Director of Photography, Gil Warrington
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Otto Kruger ............ Franklyn Malleson Ghent
With:
Whit Bissell ........... Howard Barron
Stanja Lowe ............ Emily Barron
King Calder ............ Judge
Milton Parsons ......... Thorn
Alexander Lockwood
Willie Bryant
Robert Haines
Synopsis:
Emily Barron wants Jones to handle a petition that will commit her father
 to a hospital for alcholics. But Emily's father happens to be the brilliant attorney,
 Franklyn Malleson Ghent, and he intends to defend himself at the hearing. [RF]

1.27 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE ENEMY (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
28Apr61 ABC Fri (rerun 25Aug61)
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Ernest Kinoy
Directed by Robert Ellis Miller
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guest Star:
Ross Martin ......... Frank Brody
With:
Dean Stanton ........ Harry Walker
Addison Richards .... Judge Dickinson
Bernard Fein ........ Lieutenant Rosen
George Ives
Arthur Peterson
John Benson
Sam Weston
Catherine Brousset
Synopsis:
Jones wins freedom for accused killer Harry Walker on the plea that Walker
needs psychiatric care. The day after he's released, Walker commits another murder. [RF/TA]

1.28 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: ONE BY ONE (verified) *****
Four Star-Naxan prod.
05May61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Wallace Ware
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Guest cast:
Phillip Pine
Michael Parks

Bernard Fein
Gus Trikonis
John Maudlin
Dick Bernie
Easton West
Jon Kowal
An:
David Winters ........ Shadow
Synopsis:
The problem of juvenile delinquency is brought home to Jones when Carruthers
is attacked and beaten by a gang of youths who call themselves the Unholy Four. [RF]

1.29 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: A QUIET TOWN (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
12May61 ABC Fri (rerun 12Sep61, TV guide title "The Quiet Town")
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Richard McDonagh
Directed by David Alexander
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guests:
Larry Gates ......... Judge Tally
Henry Daniell ....... Isaac Beckett
With:
Henry Beckman
John Brinkley ....... Ned Ruddy
Anthony Joachim
Pat Patterson
Joe Higgins
Barry Brooks
Synopsis:
Ned Ruddy is accused of running down a popular policeman with his motorcycle. [RF]

1.30 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE LAST COMMENCEMENT
19May61 ABC Fri
Guest cast (need to verify):
Paul Shields
Paul Tripp
Synopsis:
Paul Shields appears as a member of a family which operates a boys' school
who, to avoid scandal, shields the headmaster's son in a hit and run case. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Mr. Jones attends a graduation at his old school and finds that the headmaster's son,
 who is about to take over the school, has been accused of being a hit-and-run driver. [TA]

1.31 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: NO LAW FOR GHOSTS
26May61 ABC Fri (rerun 15Sep61)
Guest cast:
Robert Gist ......... Tom Starkowski
William Challee ..... Jason Phillips
June Dayton ......... Marie Starkowski
Synopsis:
Jones gets an anonymous letter, enclosing a fee, and instructions to defend
skid-row character Jason Phillips in a homicide case. Despite the unusual way
he's hired, Jones feels the case is routine - until he learns that District
Attorney Tom Starkowski is foregoing a vacation to handle the prosecution. [TA]

1.32 [--] The Law and Mr. Jones: THE BROKEN HAND (verified)
Four Star-Naxan prod.
02Jun61 ABC Fri
Produced by Sy Gomberg / Associate Producer Stanley Kallis
Written by Palmer Thompson
Directed by Lamont Johnson
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.C.E.
Starring: James Whitmore (as Abraham Lincoln Jones)
With: Janet de Gore (as Marsha Spear); Conlan Carter (as C.E. Carruthers)
Special Guests:
Sam Jaffe ........... Martin Berger
Robert H. Harris
With:
Robert Warwick
Marty Ingels
Tiger Joe Marsh
Richard Runyon
Synopsis 1:
That terrible-tempered garment manufacturer Martin Berger reappears in Jones' life. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A dress manufacturer gets lost in corporate business practices introduced by his attorney. [TA]

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Summer Reruns - ABC Fridays
(some affiliates delayed reruns to the following Tuesday)
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[--] 09Jun61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.02 "Music to Hurt By" (first aired 14Oct60)
[--] 16Jun61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.03 "The Baby" (first aired 28Oct60)
[--] 23Jun61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.20 "Cold Turkey" (first aired 03Mar61)
[--] 30Jun61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.22 "Everybody versus Timmy Drayton" (first aired 17Mar61)
[--] 07Jul61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.09 "A Question of Guilt" (first aired 16Dec60)
[--] 14Jul61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.08 "No Sale" (first aired 2Dec60)
[--] 21Jul61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.18 "Lethal Weapons" (first aired 17Feb61)
[--] 28Jul61 ABC Fri- rerun of #1.17 "The End Justifies the End" (first aired 10Feb61)
[--] 04Aug61 - pre-empted for a football game
(NFL champs The Philadelphia Eagles vs. College All-Stars)
[--] 11Aug61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.06 "The Promise of Life" (first aired 18Nov61)
[--] 18Aug61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.16 "Unbury the Dead" (first aired 03Feb61)
[--] 25Aug61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.27 "The Enemy" (first aired 28Apr61)
[--] 01Sep61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.28 "One By One" (first aired 05May61)
[--] 08Sep61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.29 "A Quiet Town" (first aired 12May61)
[--] 15Sep61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.31 "No Law For Ghosts" (first aired 26May61)
[--] 22Sep61 ABC Fri - rerun of #1.04 "Drivel" (first aired 04Nov60)  

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