The Roaring 20's (1960–1962)

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The adventures of a newspaper reporter covering the world of cops and gangsters in 1920s Chicago.

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 Pinky Pinkham (45 episodes, 1960-1962)
Donald May ...
 Pat Garrison (42 episodes, 1960-1962)
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 Chris Higbee (39 episodes, 1960-1962)
Mike Road ...
 Lt. Joe Switolski (37 episodes, 1960-1962)
James Flavin ...
 Robert Howard / ... (33 episodes, 1960-1962)
Louise Glenn ...
 Gladys (30 episodes, 1960-1962)
Rex Reason ...
 Scott Norris (28 episodes, 1960-1961)
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 Duke Williams (27 episodes, 1960-1962)
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The adventures of a newspaper reporter covering the world of cops and gangsters in 1920s Chicago.

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(48 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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26 March 2007 | by (ohio, usa) – See all my reviews

The most memorable feature of this show for me as a boy of eight years old was the sex appeal of Dorothy Provine. I'd watch the show to get a glimpse of Miss Provine doing one of her flapper numbers and in my puzzled pre-adolescent mind wonder why her appearance always evoked such unusual and seemingly strange thoughts and sensations. Of course, this did not escape the notice of my parents, who were relentless in their teasing ("Oh, she's your girlfriend, now we know..."). Anyway, aside from that, the show featured plenty of action and intrigue in the riotous and often chaotic period preceding the Depression years. Looking back, it was a time of almost innocence after the experience of the first World War, which tragically turned out to be a precursor to a much bloodier and sobering experience a generation later. The passage of time has given a luster and burnish to those years which obviously paints over the harsher reality of violence and hardship. Still, it was a fun hour of escapism in the early years of network TV.


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