Boston Blackie (1951–1953)

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Blackie and gal pal Mary, and their dog Whitey, solve lots of Los Angeles crimes before the cops can do it.

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Complete series cast summary:
Kent Taylor ...
 Boston Blackie (58 episodes, 1951-1953)
Lois Collier ...
 Mary Wesley (58 episodes, 1951-1953)
Frank Orth ...
 Inspector Faraday (58 episodes, 1951-1953)
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Blackie and gal pal Mary, and their dog Whitey, solve lots of Los Angeles crimes before the cops can do it.

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Crime | Drama

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September 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le inchieste di Boston Blackie  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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(26 episodes)| (32 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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[first lines of each episode]
Narrator: Danger! Excitement! Adventure! Boston Blackie! Enemy of those who make him an enemy; friend of those who have no friends.
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Follows The Phantom Thief (1946) See more »

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Wonder where the originals are stored
5 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Do you suppose the originals still exist somewhere?

Maybe someday - in my lifetime - good quality copies will be available. I would love to watch those stories again.

Did they show outside of Los Angeles where we lived?

Though seeing my hometown as it was at that time would be a lot of the pleasure, everything about the show was great: the girl, the car, Blackie, etc.

At the beginning or end of every program there was a brief, dark, night scene of Blackie, the car, and an alleyway. At least that's the way I remember it.


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