Don Corey and Jed Sills operate Checkmate, Inc., a very high priced detective agency in San Francisco. Helping them protect the lives of their clients is British criminologist (once an Oxford professor) Carl Hyatt.
This was an anthology series that presented a different story and different set of characters on each episode. It ran from 1954 to 1958 and featured Casino Royale of James Bond fame that lead to a feature film of the same name.
This live dramatic series featured original stories and adaptations of novels, plays, etc. during it's eight year run. During the first year, the show was sponsored by the Actor's Equity ... See full summary »
The show was initially live but starting in the summer of 1953, filmed episodes were broadcast infrequently. All of the broadcasts in the summer of 1954 were filmed and about half of the broadcasts in the 1954-1955 season were filmed. Staring in the fall of 1956, all of the shows were filmed. See more »