Whispering Smith (1961– )

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Whispering Smith was a detective on the Denver, Colorado Police Department in the 1870s. This show took case histories from Smith's adventures. George Romack was Smith's partner and John ... See full summary »

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 Tom 'Whispering' Smith (26 episodes, 1961)
Guy Mitchell ...
 George Romack (26 episodes, 1961)
Sam Buffington ...
 John Richards (17 episodes, 1961)
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Whispering Smith was a detective on the Denver, Colorado Police Department in the 1870s. This show took case histories from Smith's adventures. George Romack was Smith's partner and John Richards was the police chief. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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(25 episodes)

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This series was filmed in 1959, but did not premiere until 1961. See more »

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Follows Whispering Smith (1948) See more »

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Audie takes on the small screen .......
24 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Audie Murphy appeared in a number of enjoyable westerns in the 1950's before trying his luck in TV with this role as a cowboy detective. The acting and casting in this series were well-executed. However, the writing and erratic story lines were problematic in this series.

Audie Murphy was perfect for this role, which had been originated in a movie of the same name. Murphy made the role his own, and seemed to be very serious about seeing this series succeed. Eventually, he returned to the silver screen, seemingly disillusioned by his TV experience.

This series is worth a look, but does not compare with his superior films of the 1950's.


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