Struggling book publisher learns that he's dead, from a newspaper ad. He hoped he'd be in clover not a coffin, because he's about to publish a book blowing the whistle on a Latin American ... See full summary »

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Stuart Bailey
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Jeff Spencer
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Kookie (as Edward Byrnes)
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Noel Reynolds (as Alan Marshall)
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Lisa Reynolds
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Edith Kerr
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Col. Vargas (as Joe DeSantis)
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Harry Kerr
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Martha Ward
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Suzanne Fabray
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Lt. Roy Gilmore (as Keith Byron)
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Struggling book publisher learns that he's dead, from a newspaper ad. He hoped he'd be in clover not a coffin, because he's about to publish a book blowing the whistle on a Latin American dictator. But with his ace editor about to divorce him for dallying with talent less, but shapely female authors, he needs Bailey & Spencer's services. Stu's soon in a spin too: he gets caught in a revolving brunette. Written by David Stevens

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27 February 1959 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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It cost $24.10 to place a simple memorial notice in the newspaper. See more »

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Credits list character name as Edith Kerr. When Bailey asks for the name when speaking on the telephone, he states Linda Kerr. See more »

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Is it a joke?

A man receives a note that indicates that he is dead. So the first thing is to find what's really going on around him to explain such a joke. Well, from the start, this story doesn't sound like a crime flick but instead a sort of comedy drama. So you can without problem miss this if anything prevents to watch it. I would tell it's a cool tale, nothing more. Some mystery, nearly no action at all, with still a little noir elements. I admit although that the In Memoriam trick are rather amusing and inventive too.

Try not to fall asleep, as I nearly did.

Directed by Dick Sale, the maker of the pilot.


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