Lanyard is contacted by an old friend Bill Roche who has a new patient. What is unusual the patient claims to have killed a man. Bill asks Lanyard to investigate and see if the murder is real or the ...
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 ...
Ellen (June Allyson) is kidnapped by father (Charles Bickford) after she ran off and got married to someone he thinks is a gold digger. She escapes and starts an adventurous trip back to ... See full summary »
Once a jewel thief always a jewel thief? Yes and no. Yes if you consider the fact that Michael Lanyard also known as the Lone Wolf once retired from the "trade" but relapses back into his ... 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 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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