Jeff and Kookie infiltrate a crooked music business to prove one of its singers didn't commit suicide.

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Kookie (as Edward Byrnes)
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Marilyn King
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Ben Gale (as Ted deCorsia)
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Mike Andro
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A singing star dies in a fall from a building. The conclusion is suicide, but his sister does not agree. Jeff gets hired to look into the matter. The story revolves around corruption in the music business. One feather is that Roger Smith does sing a song while he is undercover.

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25 December 1959 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Roger Smith plays the guitar and sings a song Coffee House Cafe in a beatnik coffee house. See more »

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Jeff Spencer: This is like a dream. I keep thinking I'm going to wake up.
Marilyn King: You will.
Jeff Spencer: What are you so bitter about?
Marilyn King: Skip it.
Jeff Spencer: Think I'm going to like this.
Marilyn King: Well you'll do fine. Ambitious but not too smart.
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Musical tale

Directed with efficiency by the first Hollywood female film maker Ida Lupino, this episode talks about the musical world. In the first scene, we see a man thrown from his balcony by two guys. We soon learn that he was a famous singer and his sister reports our private eyes that his bro did not take his own life. So that's the reason why she doesn't ask directly to the police, I guess. So, the investigation begins, and we assist to a try for Jeff to get into the music - making records - world. A shark world. He impersonates an ambitious singer and guitar player so that he can do a sort of undercover job to exactly discover by whom the young singer was assassinated. And the music record company boss is no else but Ted de Corsia...That sounds like a phony or I should say a very strange music record company, doesn' it? Because Ted de Corsia's characters have never be something else than gangsters or, more rarely, cops.

Good episode.


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