Category: Video Theater

Video Theater 053: Decoy: To Trap A Thief

A businessman alleges that $10,000 was missing from money recovered from robbers. Suspicion falls on a patrolmen near retirement. Casey (Beverly Garland) goes undercover to find the truth.

Season 1, Episode 4 (1957)

Video Theater 052: Diagnosis Unknown: Case of the Radiant Wine

Season 1, Episode 1 (July 5, 1960)

In this Summer replacement series, Patrick O’Neal plays Dr. Daniel Coffee, a pathologist who seeks to uncover the cause of death, not necessarily find the murderer.

In this case, Dr. Coffee is hired to find what killed a woman who’d just placed a call threatening suicide. Their only clue? Her toothbrush was radioactive.

Chester Morris (of the Boston Blackie Movies) place Captain Ritter of the police. Noted guest stars on this episode include Tom Bosley (Happy Days) and Larry Hagman.

This appears to have been recorded Live on the East Coast and then rebroadcast on the West Coast.

Video Theater 051: Lock Up: The Harry Connors Case

A young man acquitted of assaulting the owner of a pool hall despite everyone believing he’s guilty, disappears when the man he was accused of beating up is found murdered.

Season 1, Episode 2 

Video Theater 050: The Sign of Four

Arthur Wontner stars in this adaption of Sherlock Holmes’ greatest case.

Release Date: May 1932

Video Theater 049: Lock Up: Stake Out

An ex-con is an innocent bystander when an old cellmate robs a drug store and kills a police officer. Can Herb Maris prove the truth?
 Season 1, Episode 1 (1959)