Whispering Smith: Season 1, Episode 20

The Idol (18 Sep. 1961)

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When a mining engineer is found stabbed in the back outside his partner's saloon, Smith and Romack strongly suspect a falling out between friends was responsible for the man's death. Their ... See full summary »

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Episode complete credited cast:
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Tom 'Whispering' Smith
Guy Mitchell ...
George Romack
Sam Buffington ...
John Richards
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Ole Brindessen (as Alan Hale)
Joan O'Brien ...
Marilyn Manning
John Stephenson ...
Eddie Royce
Marjorie Reynolds ...
Baby Doll Harris
Larry Perron ...
Tom Jerson
Chuck Webster ...
Albert Grogans
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Jess, Royce's Bodyguard
Ralph Neff ...
Bartender
William Hunt ...
Mine Guard Hank (as Bill Hunt)
John McKee ...
Jim, Barfly
John Frederick ...
Second Barfly (as John Merrick)
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When a mining engineer is found stabbed in the back outside his partner's saloon, Smith and Romack strongly suspect a falling out between friends was responsible for the man's death. Their investigation founders when none of the saloon owners employees will talk to their police until a Swedish dishwasher discovers that the saloonkeeper is two-timing the bars beautiful chanteuse. Written by David Bassler

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18 September 1961 (USA)  »

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Ole Brindessen: He's a really bad man. I yust don't understand what they see in him.
Tom 'Whispering' Smith: Women see all kinds of things in a man, Ole. You take Edie Romack for example. She could have had a handsome, intelligent fellow - look who she picked.
George Romack: It's the charm that does it, Smitty. It's that old romantic charm!
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Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me
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Lyrics by Billy Reeves
Music by M. Frank Campbell
Sung by Joan O'Brien
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