Longstreet: Season 1, Episode 23

The Sound of Money Talking (2 Mar. 1972)

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An elderly janitor robs the bank in which he works and is found murdered not long afterward. As Mike investigates he uncovers several suspects, including Nikki's former boyfriend, who works at the same bank.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Duke Paige
Peter Haskell ...
Roy Landers
Arnold Murphy
Walter Burke ...
Virgil Willis
Simon Scott ...
Henry Benton
Victor Thanatos
Mrs. Kingston
Police Lieutenant
Herb Vigran ...
Motel Manager
Bill Scully ...
Bette Lou Palivoda ...


At a branch of the New Orleans First National Bank after closing, Virgil Willis, two months on the job as janitor, proceeds to rob the bank of approximately $250,000, placing all the bank employees in the vault for his successful getaway. He had no prior criminal record, and has since vanished without a trace. Mike discovers that Virgil was a generally well liked individual who worked hard all his life for little in return, and thus was probably not the mastermind behind the robbery, but just the inside man. Mike figures there are at least two more accomplices: someone who commandeered the getaway vehicle, which they learn was a stolen garbage truck, and another inside person who would have provided much more detailed bank information than Virgil would have access to. They also believe that the robbery may have had something to do with the fact that there was an impending audit of the bank books. Mike suspects the other inside man is Henry Benton, the assistant bank manager, who is ... Written by Huggo

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2 March 1972 (USA)  »

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