Mike Hammer: Season 1, Episode 10

Overdose of Lead (21 Mar. 1958)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama
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A nightclub singer asks Mike to get her out of a contract that's held by a mobster. The man claims the rising star who she owes him $50,000 "for expenses" plus 30% of her salary in ... See full summary »

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Jean Barr (as Connie Towers)
Grant Richards ...
Bart Stengler
Eve McVeagh ...
Veronica Karnes
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Ralph Shields
Theodore Newton ...
Doc Karnes
Karl 'Killer' Davis ...
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A nightclub singer asks Mike to get her out of a contract that's held by a mobster. The man claims the rising star who she owes him $50,000 "for expenses" plus 30% of her salary in perpetuity. While Mike is working on the contract, the singer receives a blackmail threat. Mike tries to retrieve the indiscreet photograph, he finds the blackmailers dead and the negative gone. Written by David Bassler

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[discussing Glasser, a gangster Hammer just killed]
Jean Barr: Well, what kind of man was he? Smart, like the newspapers said?
Mike Hammer: Well, if he was smart, he wouldn't have carried a gun.
Jean Barr: Well, you were. What does that make you?
Mike Hammer: A better shot.
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