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Mike Hammer 

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The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.
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1959   1958   Unknown  

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Darren McGavin ...  Mike Hammer 79 episodes, 1958-1959
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The adventures of Mickey Spillane's tough-talking, brawling, skirt-chasing private detective Mike Hammer, who's always ready to use his fists on a "mug" or his charm on a "skirt" to get the case solved.

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Trivia

This was one of the programs that Bobby Rupp and murder victims Herbert, Nancy, and Kenyon Clutter watched the evening that they were killed by Richard Eugene Hickcok and Perry Edward Smith (November 15, 1959). Bobby Rupp was Nancy Clutter's boyfriend, and went home before the killers arrived. See more »

Connections

Version of The New Mike Hammer (1984) See more »

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Riff Blues
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Written by Dave Kahn
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Mike Hammer
27 February 2006 | by rosco1947See all my reviews

This series ran from 1956 to 1949; which means I was age 9 through 12 at the time. Yet, despite this, I remember it as one of the most impressive Private Dectective series ever. A much younger Darrin Mcgavin took part in a great many " physical " encounters with the bad guys. Unlike the stereotype " good guy ", with Mike Hammer, anything goes. I mean chairs, tables anything. Those stunt guys had their work cut out for them. So it was truly a joy to see that this actors' career continued successfully. In fact, Jerry Lewis" first movie after his split with Dean Martin, " Delicate Delinquint " starred Mr. McGavin. When he showed that he could comedy as well ( " Christmas Story " ), it was great. Of course most people will remember him as " Kojak " - and I truly enjoyed that series. But for me, he will always be the very feisty Mike Hammer.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1958 (USA) See more »

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Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer See more »

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Revue Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(78 episodes)

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)| Mono (Westrex Recording System)| Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)

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1.33 : 1
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