CTVA US Reporter Drama - "The Man With A Camera"(Sharpe-Lewis/ABC) Season 2 (1959-60)

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Starring Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Season 2 (ABC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Alger, Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti, Robert B. Huggins, James Beer
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 Mondays 10:30 pm Eastern
14 New episodes

2.01 [16] The Man with a Camera: THE KILLER
prod. no. #18
19Oct59 ABC Mon (rerun 15Feb60)
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Lawrence Dobkin .... Detective James Angelo
Harlan Warde ....... Detective John Butler
Bek Nelson ......... Nurse Purdy
I.Stanford Jolley .. Dr. Todd
James Parnell ...... Killer
Synopsis:
While Kovac makes a stopover at a small town airport someone tries to
kill him. Local police take an interest in the threat to Kovac's life,
but they think that he is seeking publicity. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Someone tries to kill Mike at a small-town airport. [RF]

2.02 [17] The Man with a Camera: EYEWITNESS
26Oct59 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Joseph Hamilton ..... Bergdoll
Marian Collier ...... Clara
Casey Walters ....... Martinez
Synopsis:
Are photographs showing a waiter committing a holdup-slaying authentic?
Synopsis:
The lawyer for the defense asks Mike Kovac to check photographic evidence in a homicide case. [TA]

2.03 [18] The Man with a Camera: THE MAN BELOW
02Nov59 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast: [RF]
Dave Lewis .......... Carl Baines
Patricia Donohue .... Helen Baines
Rusty Lane .......... Police Chief
Edd Cramer .......... Stan
Frank Gerstle ....... Jan
Baynes Barron ....... George Werner
Synopsis 1:
An insurance company suspects that a policyholder who was reported dead is still alive. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Mike Kovac goes to a small mining town to investigate a $250,000 insurance fraud. [TA]
Synopsis 3:
An insurance company suspects a policyholder who was reported dead is still alive. [JB]
(Ind. KMSP-9 Mpls-St.Paul, MN Monday 9:30 p.m. CST)

2.04 [19] The Man with a Camera: BLACK LIGHT
09Nov59 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Hugh Sanders ......... Inspector
Michael Harris ....... Lieutenant Monta
Synopsis 1:
Police inspector Randolph asks Mike Kovac to get pictures of payoffs
which, he suspects, are being made to officers in a certain district. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Mike's asked to get photographs of policemen accepting pay-offs. [RF]

2.05 [20] The Man with a Camera: THE POSITIVE NEGATIVE
prod. no. #22
16Nov59 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Anne Neyland ........ Ellen
Susan Cummings ....... Monique
Anthony Caruso ....... Ace Lupo
Synopsis:
Ellen, a nightclub photographer, takes a picture of a wealthy Texan at the club.
When underworld characters try to get the negative from her, Ellen asks Mike Kovac for help.
Synopsis 2:
Underworld characters are after the negative for a photo of a wealthy Texan. [RF]

2.06 [21] The Man with a Camera: MISSING (verified on DVD -RBH)
Source:
“Charles Bronson – The Lost Episodes” Platinum Disc Corporation DVD, Catalog # 08269

23Nov59 ABC Mon
Teleplay by Robert E. Thompson and Lee Loeb / Story by Hal Evarts
Directed by Gene Fowler, Jr.
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Steve Brodie ........ Ed Kern
Wendell Holmes ...... Carl Ganza
Robert Christopher .. Joel
CeCe Whitney ........ Jill Kern
Tony Miller ......... Laundry Attendant
Merritt Bohn ........ Deputy
Henry Randolph ...... Jack Hawley
Jon Silo ............ Gas Station Owner
Synopsis 1:
When Ed Kern’s wife Jill disappears without a trace, Ed turns to Mike Kovac for help. Kovac discovers a
connection to two major smuggling operations in the process of locating Mrs. Kern. [RBH/DVD]
Synopsis 2:
Ed Kern, a San Diego policeman, asks Mike Kovac to help him find his missing wife. Mike soon discovers that
the missing woman was kidnaped by three thugs.
Synopsis 3:
Ed Kern, a San Diego policeman, asks Mike Kovac to help him find his missing wife. Mike soon discovers that
the missing woman is kidnapped. [JB]
(Ind. KMSP-9 Mpls-St.Paul, MN Monday 9:30 p.m. CST)

[--] 30Nov59 rerun of #1.9 "Two Strings of Pearls" (first aired 12Dec58)

2.07 [22] The Man with a Camera: LIVE TARGET (verified on film -SC)
07Dec59 ABC Mon
Directed By Paul Landres
Written By Barry Trivers
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest Cast:
James Lydon............as Eddie Wilson
Gavin Macleod............as Johnny Datch
Robert Carson...........as Martin Denny
Toni Gerry............as Bess Wilson
Fred Essler............as Poppa Korman
George Keymas............as Santos
Tracy Stratford............as The Little Girl
Synopsis 1:
A gangland gunman threatens the life of a witness in a rackets case. The D.A.'s office hires photographer
Mike Kovac to help protect the witness. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
The DA's office hires Mike to protect a rackets-case witness. [RF]
Synospis 3:
A gangland gunman threatens the life of a witness in a rackets case. The D.A.'s office hires
Kovac to protect the witness. [JB]
(Ind. KMSP-9 Mpls-St.Paul, MN Monday 9:30 p.m. CST)

2.08 [23] The Man with a Camera: GIRL IN THE DARK
14Dec59 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Gregory Morton ...... Willings
Darlene Fields ...... Woman
Synopsis:
A millionaire hires Mike Kovac to get some photos of a blackmailer. [TA]

2.09 [24] The Man with a Camera: THE BRIDE
21Dec59 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
George Conrad ........ Jan Metrovic
Nick Pawl ............ Magill
Claudia Barrett ...... Jane
Synopsis 1:
Mike Kovac uses his skill with a camera to help break up a marriage
racket that victimized a recent arrival to this country. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
A marriage racket is victimizing recent immigrants. [RF]

[--] 28Dec59 - rerun of #1.15 "The Big Squeeze" (from 23Jan59)

2.10 [25] The Man with a Camera: THE PICTURE WAR [JB]
prod no. #26
04Jan60 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Johnny Seven ........ Larry Gaines
Jeanne Bates ......... Mrs. Mason
Synopsis 1:
Mike's camera snaps the incriminating evidence in a series of bizarre murders. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
After several murder witnesses meet with strange accidents, Mike Kovak uses his camera to help apprehend the killer. [TA]

2.11 [26] The Man with a Camera: TOUCH-OFF [JB]
11Jan60 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Stacy Harris ......... Billy
Sebastian Cabot ...... Hartwell
Sylvia Lewis ......... Ruth Craymoor
Synopsis:
To get evidence on an arson ring, Mike poses as an arsonist and joins the gang. [RF]

[--] 18Jan60 - rerun of #1.13 "Face of Murder" (from 9Jan59)

2.12 [27] The Man with a Camera: HOT ICE CREAM
25Jan60 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest Cast:
Yvonne Craig ......... Jo Stokes
Lawrence Tierney ..... Barney
Paul Bryar ........... Stokes
Roscoe Ates .......... Fenton
Howard McNear ........ George
Synopsis:
Mike investigates a murder committed in an amusement park. [RF]

2.13 [28] The Man with a Camera: FRAGMENT OF A MURDER
01-Feb-1960 ABC Mon
Synopsis:
Reformed burglar Joe Klemer is shot and killed when he's leaving his house. The crime is staged to look like Klemer
is robbing the residence. Now Klemer's young daughter will not receive insurance money due to her so Kovac sets out
to prove innocence. [James Beer]

2.14 [29] The Man with a Camera: KANGAROO COURT  [JB] (final episode)
08-Feb-1960 ABC Mon
Starring: Charles Bronson (as Mike Kovac)
Guest cast:
Don Gordon ........... Colonel
John Dennis .......... Sanders
William Lally ........ Turley
Richard Benedict ..... Crane
George Wallace ....... Fletcher
Synopsis 1:
Mike's in France to prevent the kidnapping of an American film star. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
"The Colonel" heads a ruthless gang of Army deserters working in France who are plotting to kidnap movie star Hank
Fletcher to hold the studio ransom while he's visiting Cannes. The American government asks Kovac to prevent him.
[James Beer]

[--] 15Feb60 rerun of #2.1 "The Killer" (first aired 19Oct59)

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