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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
22 September 1958 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The cases of a stylishly cool private detective. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Craig Stevens ... Peter Gunn (114 episodes, 1958-1961)

Herschel Bernardi ... Lieutenant Jacoby (102 episodes, 1958-1961)

Lola Albright ... Edie Hart (84 episodes, 1958-1961)
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Series Directed by
Boris Sagal (22 episodes, 1959-1960)
Robert Gist (20 episodes, 1960-1961)
Alan Crosland Jr. (19 episodes, 1960-1961)
Lamont Johnson (14 episodes, 1958-1960)
Blake Edwards (10 episodes, 1958-1959)
David Orrick McDearmon (8 episodes, 1958-1959)
Jack Arnold (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Walter Grauman (2 episodes, 1959)
Paul Stanley (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Gene Reynolds (2 episodes, 1960)
David Lowell Rich (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Writing credits
Blake Edwards (113 episodes, 1958-1961)
Tony Barrett (63 episodes, 1958-1961)
Lewis Reed (56 episodes, 1958-1961)
Steffi Barrett (9 episodes, 1959-1961)
Lester Pine (7 episodes, 1959-1960)
P.K. Palmer (4 episodes, 1959)
George Fass (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Gertrude Fass (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Vick Knight (2 episodes, 1958)
Jack McEdward (2 episodes, 1960-1961)

Series Produced by
Blake Edwards .... producer (114 episodes, 1958-1961)
Gordon Oliver .... executive producer (114 episodes, 1958-1961)
Byron Kane .... associate producer (96 episodes, 1959-1961)
Jack McEdward .... associate producer (38 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Original Music by
Henry Mancini (114 episodes, 1958-1961)
 
Series Cinematography by
Philip H. Lathrop (61 episodes, 1958-1960)
William W. Spencer (38 episodes, 1960-1961)
Arthur E. Arling (8 episodes, 1958)
Maury Gertsman (3 episodes, 1958)
Ellis W. Carter (3 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Film Editing by
Patrick McCormack (94 episodes, 1958-1961)
Russell F. Schoengarth (19 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Art Direction by
Philip Barber (112 episodes, 1958-1961)
George W. Davis (76 episodes, 1959-1961)
Alexander Golitzen (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Set Decoration by
H. Web Arrowsmith (113 episodes, 1958-1961)
Henry Grace (76 episodes, 1959-1961)
Russell A. Gausman (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Makeup Department
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Production Management
Terence Nelson .... production manager (68 episodes, 1959-1961)
Jack McEdward .... production manager (45 episodes, 1958-1960)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wilson Shyer .... assistant director (40 episodes, 1959-1960)
Terence Nelson .... assistant director (38 episodes, 1958-1960)
L.V. McCardle Jr. .... assistant director (21 episodes, 1960-1961)
William Holland .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1958)
Kurt Neumann .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1961)
Erich von Stroheim Jr. .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Sound Department
Corson Jowett .... sound (94 episodes, 1958-1961)
Franklin Milton .... sound / recording supervisor (76 episodes, 1959-1961)
Leslie I. Carey .... sound (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Don Rush .... sound (4 episodes, 1958)

Jim Bullock .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Dick Crockett .... stunt supervisor (76 episodes, 1959-1961)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sydney LaVine .... wardrobe coordinator (113 episodes, 1958-1961)
Don Richards .... wardrobe: Mr. Stevens (113 episodes, 1958-1961)
Norma Funk .... wardrobe coordinator (49 episodes, 1959-1961)
Mr. Mort .... wardrobe: Miss Albright (49 episodes, 1959-1961)
Jax .... wardrobe: Miss Albright (34 episodes, 1958-1959)
William Baer .... furrier (3 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Music Department
Milt Bernhart .... musician: trombone (38 episodes, 1958-1959)
Larry Bunker .... musician: vibes (38 episodes, 1958-1959)
Conrad Gozzo .... musician: trumpet (38 episodes, 1958-1959)
Shelly Manne .... musician: drums (38 episodes, 1959-1960)
Al Schmitt .... music recording engineer (38 episodes, 1959-1960)
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Rolly Bundock .... musician: bass (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Gene Cipriano .... musician: flute (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Bones Howe .... music recording engineer (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Ronnie Lang .... musician: saxophone (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Ted Nash .... musician: alto saxaphone (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Jack Sperling .... musician: drums (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Carl Fortina .... musician: accordion soloist (7 episodes, 1958-1961)
Robb Navrides .... music editor / music editor: TV version (2 episodes, 1958-1960)
 
Series Other crew
Fritz Miller .... title designer (93 episodes, 1959-1961)
Frank Murphy .... title designer (93 episodes, 1959-1961)
Betty A. Griffin .... dialogue supervisor / dialogue director (59 episodes, 1959-1961)
Byron Kane .... assistant to producer (18 episodes, 1958-1959)
Betty Fancher .... script supervisor (17 episodes, 1960-1961)
 

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30 min (114 episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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This was one of the first television shows to have its own original score and it was the first to feature modern jazz for a soundtrack. Previously, producers used generic music scores that were used in many television productions. RCA released an album of music from "Peter Gunn" featuring the title song and other pieces. It reached #1 on Billboard's chart, stayed there ten weeks, and stayed on the list for the next two years. It was so successful that RCA put together a sequel. Henry Mancini received an Emmy nomination for the theme and won two Grammys for the album.See more »
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Kinescope Kabuki Captured It All --, 6 June 2006
Author: Bob from United States

A masterful interpretation of a wonderful TV show AND musical experience (thank you, Henry Mancini). And thank you, Kabuki!! This was one of the hottest TV shows of the 1950's, spawning a slew of imitators, a chart-topping record from Ray Anthony, a theme that has been covered by dozens of artists and which caused at least one existing TV series (M-Squad, starring Lee Marvin) to change its theme to a jazzier format (thank you, Count Basie). I grew up with this stuff, and to my mind, Peter Gunn exemplified television's 'golden age' in a way few others could. If only today's television fare could come close.

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