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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Kearns ...
Lt. Magee (as William Kearns)
Annie Riordan
Lise Hilboldt ...
Dolores Chiozza
Michael Billington ...
King Leopardi
John Alderson ...
Gaff Talley
Marc Smith ...
George Millar
Nancy Wood ...
Kitty Delorme
James O'Connell ...
Peter Frye ...
Jumbo Walters
Sandra Dickinson ...
Joel Cutrara ...
Disc jockey
Susannah Fellows ...
Michael Ross ...
Jim Dunk ...
Det. Baker


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Release Date:

23 April 1983 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The Royal Apartments building that Marlowe goes to to see Kitty Delorme is the same building used in the feature length Philip Marlowe story, The Long Goodbye with Elliot Guild playing Marlowe, this is confirmed by the unique elevator entrance and walkway to the apartments from the elevator. Kitty Delorme's apartment is Marlowe's apartment in The Long Goodbye. See more »


When George Millar crashes his car over the cliff at the climax of the episode, you can see that it is basically a chassis and a hollow shell superstructure as it flips and rolls down the embankment. There isn't even an engine. See more »


[a phone conversation between Marlowe and Magee]
Lt. Victor "Violet" Magee: [picks up the phone] Magee.
Philip Marlowe: What do you know about a guy named King Leopardi?
Lt. Victor "Violet" Magee: Never heard of him. Who is he?
Philip Marlowe: Top-line horn blower out of Chicago. Last night, he hits town, and already there's somebody around who thinks Leopardi shouldn't be.
Lt. Victor "Violet" Magee: What's that got to do with me?
Philip Marlowe: Well, I thought you might check him out for me with the Windy City, any connection with the mob, dope, the usual list.
Lt. Victor "Violet" Magee: You got a lot of nerve, Marlowe. What do you think I'm ...
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