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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Blackie tracks down a wrongly convicted prisoner who escapes during a Christmas magic show.

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Blackie is implicated in a murder when he accidently sells a phony Charles Dickens first edition at an auction.

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Blackie is accused of murdering a man at an art auction, which leads to the uncovering of an art racket.

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

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Blackie is arrested when retrieving stolen gems from a safety deposit box for a friend.

Director: Lew Landers
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Blackie helps the police rescue hostage from an escaped maniac on a killing spree.

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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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September 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Le inchieste di Boston Blackie  »

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| (58 episodes)

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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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The lost have been found
30 November 2002 | by (Virginia, US of A) – See all my reviews

I just picked up half a dozen Boston Blackie TV episodes on DVD on eBay, of all places. The quality is only so-so, but the shows themselves are wonderful! I don't think they are as good as the old radio show or even the movies, but they certainly reflect TV's infant age and a delight to watch!


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