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

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1953   1952   1951  

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dragnet (1951–1959)
Drama | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Sgt. Joe Friday and his partners methodically investigate crimes in Los Angeles.

Stars: Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, Olan Soule
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When a murder occurs on an ocean liner docked in New York, the trail leads to Coney Island and a spy ring.

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Chester Morris, Rochelle Hudson, Richard Lane
The Virginian (1962–1971)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: Doug McClure, James Drury, Lee J. Cobb
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Director: Scott R. Dunlap
Stars: William Russell, Eva Novak, Frank Brownlee
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The housekeeper to a retired actress tries at the same time to look after her own two emotionally disturbed sisters, with dramatic results.

Director: Charles Vidor
Stars: Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward, Evelyn Keyes
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In Las Vegas, a group of assorted criminals plans the robbery of an armored truck hauling casino money to the bank.

Director: Edward L. Cahn
Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Gerald Mohr, Lee Van Cleef
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Blackie performs in a magic show at a women's prison, which gives an inmate an opportunity to escape.

Director: D. Ross Lederman
Stars: Chester Morris, Trudy Marshall, Constance Dowling
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Blackie tricks a blackmailer-murderer into a confession. Story involves sinister seances and ghostly apparitions.

Director: D. Ross Lederman
Stars: Chester Morris, Jeff Donnell, Richard Lane
Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton
The Range Rider (1951–1953)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The Range Rider, had a reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns and was known far and wide, even by the Indians.

Stars: Jock Mahoney, Dickie Jones, Bob Woodward
Naked City (1958–1963)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The cases of the NYPD's 65th Precinct.

Stars: Harry Bellaver, Horace McMahon, Paul Burke
The Rough Riders (1958–1959)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

After the Civil War, two former Union soldiers and an ex-Confederate team up to travel the West.

Stars: Kent Taylor, Jan Merlin, Peter Whitney
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Boston Blackie (58 episodes, 1951-1953)
Lois Collier ...
 Mary Wesley (58 episodes, 1951-1953)
Frank Orth ...
 Inspector Faraday (58 episodes, 1951-1953)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

September 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le inchieste di Boston Blackie  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (58 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

(26 episodes)| (32 episodes)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[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.
See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Boston Quackie (1957) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

It's the first thing I every remember seeing on TV.
12 October 1998 | by (Kenansville NC) – See all my reviews

"Boston Blackie" was the first and the best TV show I have ever seen and I have seen a lot. I was about 7 years old and will never forget "Boston Blackie". I could not take my eyes off him. He was so cool and sure of himself. I would love to see the show put on video. Its been 43 years since I've seen my Hero in action.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Boston Blackie's Sports Car bruce-283
news stand guy griffin515
Discuss Boston Blackie (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page