Category: Video Theater

Video Theater 072: Dragnet: The Big Actor (TV)

Friday and Romero investigate the theft of narcotics from a Catholic Hospital.

Season 1, Episode 2

Original Air Date: January 3, 1952

Video Theater 071: Man on a Raft

Michael Shayne (Mark Stevens) is hired to find out when a wealthy playboy died at sea. Due to the will, a fortune depends on the answer.

This was broadcast as part of the Summer anthology series, “Decision.” on September 28, 1958 and used as a pilot for a Michael Shayne TV show. Stevens appears after the show to make a pitch to sponsors for a Michael Shayne TV series.

Video Theater 070: Dragnet: The Big Producer

Friday and Smith search for a man who has been producing smut that ends up in high schools.

Season 4, Episode 1

Original Air Date: August 26, 1954

Video Theater 069: Ellery Queen: Buck Fever

A local deputy is apparently killed in a hunting accident with Ellery nearby and he ends up in the middle of a case of corruption in a small town.

Original Air Date: October 1, 1952


Video Theater 068: Ellery Queen: Death Spins a Wheel

Ellery Queen goes undercover as a piano player to find the truth behind the death of a piano player.

Original Air Date: May 10, 1951