Two inmates break out of prison. First item on their agenda: Kill Peter Gunn.

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Robert Carricart ...
Charlie Walsh
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Bob Welles
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Pithias
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Mr. Wineberg
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Landlord
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Venuto
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Two inmates break out of prison. First item on their agenda: Kill Peter Gunn.

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Action | Mystery | Crime | Drama

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7 December 1959 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Mr. Wineberg the deli owner, feeds his piebald cat. The same cat plays 'Ben,' a rich man's pet, in "The Spell of Murder" a few weeks later. See more »

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Slow and Easy
Written by Henry Mancini and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Lola Albright
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Solid Entry
22 November 2013 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Gunn at his sleekest and most immaculate. Two convicts break out and set up a plan to kill Pete that includes grabbing Edie. Plot was seldom the biggest draw for this ultra-stylish series. Series creator Blake was extremely canny in spicing the storyline with colorful characters, inventive camera angles (note how neatly he profiles Edie's eye-catching upper torso), and noirish effects. Note too how he gets the most out of the single city-street set. Can't help also noticing resemblance between actor Carricart (Walsh) and movie icon Humphrey Bogart. Anyway, it's a solid entry that helped establish the series cutting-edge reputation.


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