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"Ironside" The Priest Killer (1971)

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Collier Young (created by)
Robert Van Scoyk (teleplay) ...
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
14 September 1971 (Season 5, Episode 1)
A police chief who is confined to a wheelchair and a former cop who is now a priest team up to discover who has been committing a series of murders of local priests. | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Raymond Burr ... Robert T. Ironside

George Kennedy ... Father Samuel Cavanaugh

Don Galloway ... Det. Sgt. Ed Brown

Don Mitchell ... Mark Sanger

Anthony Zerbe ... Vincent Wiertel
Louise Latham ... Martha Gordon

David Huddleston ... Harrison Davis

Ned Romero ... Monsignor

Robert Sampson ... Father Dennis McMurtry

Ann Doran ... Harriet Miles
Kermit Murdock ... Publisher

Peter Brocco ... Father Miles

Allison McKay ... Woman

Regis Cordic ... Archbishop (as Regis J. Cordic)
Charles Seel ... Sacristan

Ron Masak ... Michaels
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomas Bellin ... Mr. LaPlan (uncredited)

Gail Bonney ... Josephine McMurtry (uncredited)

Sam Edwards ... Gun Shop Owner (uncredited)

Don Eitner ... Police Sketch Artist (uncredited)

Max Gail ... Patrolman (uncredited)

Robert Karnes ... Hugh O'Flynn (uncredited)
Don Ross ... Det. Baker (uncredited)

Robert Shayne ... Father Adam Wendell (uncredited)
Fred Slyter ... Author (uncredited)

Robert Williams ... Tom McMurtry (uncredited)
Kit Woodhouse ... (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Richard A. Colla 
Writing credits
Collier Young (created by)

Robert Van Scoyk (teleplay) and
Joel Oliansky (teleplay)

David Levy (story) and
Robert Van Scoyk (story)

Produced by
Richard A. Colla .... executive producer
Rita Dillon .... associate producer
David Levinson .... producer
Original Music by
David Shire 
Cinematography by
Jacques R. Marquette (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Robert L. Kimble 
Art Direction by
Russell C. Forrest 
Set Decoration by
Hal Gausman 
Costume Design by
Grady Hunt 
Production Management
Dale Coleman .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christian I. Nyby II .... assistant director
Sound Department
Terry Kellum .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Mathias .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Richard Belding .... editorial supervisor
Music Department
Stan Getz .... musician: saxophone soloist
Shelly Manne .... musician: drums
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Collier Young  creator

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lou Watt .... assistant director
Bob Herron .... stunts
Kim Kahana .... stunts
Hubie Kerns .... stunts
Dean Smith .... stunts
Editorial Department
Joe Boston .... assistant editor
Music Department
Billy Goldenberg .... musical cues
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Additional Details

100 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Title listed in the opening credits is "Priest-Killer".See more »
Movie Connections:
Spin off "Sarge" (1971)See more »


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