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"Lock Up" The Case of Willie Betterley (1961)

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Kathleen Blatz (writer)
TV Series:
Original Air Date:
15 April 1961 (Season 2, Episode 30)
The oddballs attending Mr. Sobel's office birthday party are found passed out on the floor; someone poisoned their lemonade and stole the payroll... See more » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Macdonald Carey ... Herb Maris

John Doucette ... Lt. Jim Weston
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ruth Clifford ... Melanie

Steve Franken ... Willie Betterley (as Stephen Franken)
Sara Haden ... Nettie
Percy Helton ... J.Q.
Jonathan Hole ... Horace Sobel

Joyce Jameson ... Miss Patton

Episode Crew
Directed by
Joe McDonald  (as Joe MacDonald)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kathleen Blatz  writer

Produced by
Jack Herzberg .... producer
Cinematography by
Robert Wyckoff (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Frank Baldridge (film editor)
Art Direction by
Jack T. Collis 
John M. Elliott 
Set Decoration by
Donald E. Webb  (as Don Webb)
Makeup Department
Fred B. Phillips .... makeup artist
Production Management
Joe Wonder .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eddie Stein .... assistant director (as Ed Stein)
Sound Department
Jay Ashworth .... sound mixer
Gus Galvin .... sound editor
Al Lincoln .... audio supervisor
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Frank Cardinale .... wardrobe
Music Department
Hayes Pagel .... music editor
Other crew
Kathleen Blatz .... story editor

Series Crew
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Directed by
Otto Lang (episode "Case of Frank Cothy, The")
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Larson  (episode "Harry Connors Story The")

Cinematography by
Charles Van Enger 
Sound Department
Ed Galvin .... sound editor
Production Companies

Additional Details

USA:30 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

This episode is also known under the titles 'Office Heist' and 'Mr. Sorbel's Birthday Party.'See more »


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