Blake is asked to investigate when an insurance agent withdraws a large sum from his bank account and gives it to a known con-man.




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Episode cast overview:
Betty Landers
William Swan ...
Joe Landers
Barbra Fuller ...
Lois Brinkman (as Barbara Fuller)
Walter Eagles
Nora Marlowe ...
Sarah Brinkman


Blake investigates an insurance man's claims that a con artist swindled him out of $1600. When the swindler is found in his trunk shot through the heart, Blake investigations shows that the insurance agent, his pretty wife, the con artist's apartment manager and her homely daughter all had reasons for killing him and the firepower to pull it off. Written by David Bassler

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Adventure | Crime | Drama




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25 August 1958 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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[first lines]
Lt. Rod Blake: Oh, hello. I'm Rod Blake, chief investigator for the Nevada state troopers. You know, a financial wizard once advised people to buy something - buy anything - as a solution to an economic recession. Well, that's good, sound advice if you assume that all people are going to buy sensibly. In a case called, "The Clever Man" you'll meet some people who demonstrate that a bargain is not always what it seems.
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