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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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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Le inchieste di Boston Blackie  »

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(26 episodes)| (32 episodes)

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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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Spoofed in Boston Quackie (1957) See more »

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One of my very first TV memories...
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..along with "Winkie Dink" and "Sky King"...and "Flash Gordon". I'm so glad to see other people here who also remember "Boston Blackie" I must have been around 5 or 6 years old when I watched these first early shows. I also remember " I Married Joan" ( Joan Davis was absolutely just as hilarious as Lucy but didn't get the same recognition) and " I Remember Mama"....there was an intro each week that ended with the words "...but most of all, I remember Mama.."( it almost brings a tear to my eye) I would just LOVE to be able to see some of these shows again. I have just ordered a couple of box sets of "I Married Joan" and a lot of other classic TV shows. Anyone remember "Life With Elizabeth"?


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