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"Official Detective" The Deserted House (1957)

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Mort Briskin (written by)
Original Air Date:
16 October 1957 (Season 1, Episode 18)
Police try to identify a corpse discovered in an abandoned house. They believe the dead man was a member of the crime underworld. | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Everett Sloane ... Himself - Host
Peter Leeds ... Patterson
Zon Murray ... Blaine
Ward Wood ... Reynolds
Claudia Bryar ... Mrs. Foster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jimmy Cross ... Louie (uncredited)

Ken Osmond ... Henry (uncredited)
Warren Parker ... Johnson (uncredited)
Tracey Roberts ... Mrs. Gaines (uncredited)
Kurt Stevens ... Ryan (uncredited)
Hal Taggart ... Ellroy (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Lee Sholem 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mort Briskin  written by

Produced by
Mort Briskin .... producer
Cinematography by
Joe Novak (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Harry Harris  (as Harry Harris Jr.)
Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster 
Art Direction by
Duncan Cramer 
Set Decoration by
Jack H. Ahern  (as Jack Ahern)
Makeup Department
George Lane .... makeup artist
Production Management
Argyle Nelson .... production supervisor (as W. Argyle Nelson)
James Paisley .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jerry A. Baerwitz .... assistant director (as Jerry Baerwitz)
Sound Department
Jack F. Lilly .... sound
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bob Christenson .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Dann Cahn .... editorial supervisor
Music Department
E.C. Norton .... music supervisor

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Original Music by
E.C. Norton 
Film Editing by
Bernie Cooper 
Music Department
Jack Shaindlin .... composer: end theme
Production CompaniesOther Companies

Additional Details

30 min | 26 min (without commercials)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:


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