Lanyard is recruited by the Govt. to find out where all the top criminals have been disappearing to. He is to contact an agent named Anson is New York. Upon contact Anson is killed and the only lead ...
Returning from an overseas assignment Lanyard is suspected of being involved in a gem smuggling operation. He is pursued by private investigators and law enforcement as he attempts to clear his name ...
A group of "spies" is after the plans for an anti-aircraft gun, and the leader uses the opportunity to embroil the Lone Wolf in the plot. Trying to settle an old score, this shady character... See full summary »
Michael Lanyard (Gerald Mohr) is suspected of stealing two fabulous diamonds from a vault in Scotland Yard, where they were being held for safekeeping, but the Yard can't prove he did it. ... See full summary »
Delia Jordan's father is murdered and some very valuable jewelry stolen. She hires Michael Lanyard (aka The Lone Wolf), a retired-and-reformed jewel thief to find the killer and the jewels.... See full summary »
A croupier is murdered in a Mexico City gambling casino and the Lone Wolf is suspected. Sharon Montgomery, wife of diamond merchant Charles Montgomery, becomes involved in a jewel heist, in... See full summary »
The Lone Wolf Michael Lanyard takes Inspector Crane's challenge that he can't keep out of trouble for 24 hours. No sooner accepted when Lanyard is sucked into a case of murder and ... See full summary »
The show is an interesting curio, and better than a lot of things being done now. Like many early TV shows, it has small casts, a sparse style, and simple sets, probably all forced upon it by small budgets. But like a good short story, the constraints do not hamper the dramatic effect, but help it. Louis Hayward is suave and sophisticated in the lead, and has the slight air of mystery that the character demands. Supporting casts are not filled with household names, but everybody is well up to the task. Ask any independent filmmaker - if you don't have huge casts, lavish sets, and dazzling special effects in your quiver, you have to rely on smaller things, like writing and acting, to get the job done. Well worth a look, and now being shown late night Saturdays and Sundays on American Life cable.
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