Highway Patrol: Season 1, Episode 15

Girl Bandit (9 Jan. 1956)

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A scheming woman takes advantage of her husband, her paramour, and a complete stranger in an attempt to flee the U. S. with $53,000 in stolen funds.

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Highway Patrolman Crain (as Gerald Charlebois)
Bruce Cowling ...
Desk Sergeant
Gayne Whitman ...
Dr. Kennedy
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Louise Douglas
Don Kelly ...
Paul Lawson / Frank Douglas
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Jason Johnson ...
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Guy Prescott ...
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Attractive but treacherous Louise Douglas convinces her husband (a bank messenger) to steal $53,000 and flee the country with her. She also convinces her paramour (a truck driver) to assault her husband and take the money so that HE can flee the country with her. Dan Mathews' suspicions are aroused by Ms. Douglas' lack of genuine concern for her unconscious husband and he launches an all-out effort to apprehend her. Aware that she is being pursued, the scheming Louise deserts the truck driver at her first opportunity and is able to steal a car from yet another would-be romantic interest in a bold attempt to elude Dan's unrelenting pursuit. Written by Sam Spear

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The diner seen here "The Saugus Cafe" is still in existence at the same address 25861 Railroad Ave, Santa Clarita California. The address is seen on the building. It can been seen in the Google Streetview. Apparently the street has been widened as the parking lot is now gone. And the sidewalk is now up against the building. The barber shop is gone, replaced by a parking of on the side. See more »

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When Dan arrives at the hospital to check on the condition of Frank Douglas, he refers to Douglas as "Mr. Lawson". See more »

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Narrator: For the most part, the wild, the reckless, the foolish driver is encountered on the road after sundown. But occasionally the Highway Patrol meets up with one in broad daylight. And sometimes, upon apprehending a reckless driver, the Patrol finds more than it bargained for.
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This is not about a nice woman
8 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a solid albeit unspectacular acting career Jeanne Cooper has had. I remember seeing her on several Perry Mason television shows and of course, her decades on the soap The Young and The Restless - a show that my mother never misses. Cooper is so good at playing the cold, two-timing femme fatale. In this episode she talks her husband into stealing money and her lover into knocking the husband out and taking the money. What a gal! This Louise Douglas is so cold that Mathews is suspicious and checks into her background more throughly. Knowing that Mathews is hot on their trail, Louise dumps the boyfriend and picks up another guy. Good show - mostly because of Cooper.


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