Johnny Staccato (1959– )

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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

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 Johnny Staccato / ... (27 episodes, 1959-1960)
Eduardo Ciannelli ...
 Waldo (18 episodes, 1959-1960)
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Johnny Staccato is a jazz pianist and private detective.

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the beat of a jazz combo is his hobby - Mystery is his business!

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Staccato  »

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(29 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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A very cool show
8 October 2001 | by (Northeast, USA) – See all my reviews

I got to see a handful of episodes one night in Northampton, Massachusetts. A friend of a friend was screening some 16 mm prints he had. I'm a huge fan of John Cassavetes. This series was a terrific showcase for his acting. He plays a jazz musician who sides as a P.I., surrounded by mobsters, hop heads, and femmes fatal. It's such a treat. If you should ever have an opportunity to catch the show I think you'll be glad you did.


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