The Name of the Game: Season 1, Episode 25

Breakout to a Fast Buck (14 Mar. 1969)

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Dan Farrell is alerted to a prison break out, and discovers it directly relates to a major crime planned in advance.

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Frank Sandler
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Charlie Sherwin
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Carla Frazier
Shelly Novack ...
Russ Dickson
Chuck Daniel ...
Molly
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Jack Hogan ...
Richter
Phillip Pine ...
Mavis
Eddie Ryder ...
Bennie O'Hara
Warren J. Kemmerling ...
Ron Alger (as Warren Kemmerling)
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Warden
Frank Maxwell ...
Leonard Baker
Robert Cornthwaite ...
Andrew Black
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Dan Farrell is alerted to a prison break out, and discovers it directly relates to a major crime planned in advance.

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'The Old Paper Caper'....?
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Spoiler Alert !

A 'Robert Stack' Segment Episode

Howard Publications 'CRIME' Magazine Editor Dan Farrell (Robert Stack) rushes to the scene of a stand off at a rural Prison farm where prisoners holding hostages wish to issue their demands directly to the Ex-F.B.I. man turned Reporter...

However Dan Farrell later discovers the hostage situation has all been a front as cover for a daring prison breakout by three inmates, who have a special 'job' in mind, involving stealing used banknotes....

Dan Farrell on learning of his being 'used' resolves to capture the escapees.....the episode builds to an action packed conclusion with Dan Farrell aiming a truck at the convicts car as they try to flee...

A fine guest cast features Barry Nelson as 'Frank Sandler', Arthur O'Connell as 'Charlie Sherwin' and Lorraine Gary as 'Carla Frazer'.

A young Future 'Alias Smith And Jones' star Ben Murphy appears as Dan Farrell's assistant Joseph Sample.

Susan Saint James is also featured as Research Assistant 'Peggy Maxwell' making one of her occasional series crossovers into a 'Dan Farrell' story.

Barry Nelson's character 'Frank Sandler' appears with the headline: 'The Old Paper Caper' on the cover of 'CRIME' Magazine at the end of this episode.


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