A former New Orleans cop partners with an Ivy League lawyer to open up a private detective agency with offices on the city's famed Bourbon Street.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Richard Long ...  Rex Randolph 38 episodes, 1959-1960
Andrew Duggan ...  Cal Calhoun 38 episodes, 1959-1960
Van Williams ...  Kenny Madison 37 episodes, 1959-1960
Arlene Howell Arlene Howell ...  Melody Lee Mercer 23 episodes, 1959-1960
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A former New Orleans cop partners with an Ivy League lawyer to open up a private detective agency with offices on the city's famed Bourbon Street.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

5 October 1959 (USA) See more »

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Bourbon Street See more »

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Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Runtime:

(39 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Following the show's cancellation after one season, Van Williams reprised his role of Ken Madison in Surfside 6 (1960), another series patterned after 77 Sunset Strip (1958), and part of the same universe. See more »

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Referenced in 77 Sunset Strip: Upbeat (1962) See more »

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Bourbon Street Beat
12 September 2007 | by wsst-1See all my reviews

Bourbon Street Beat only lasted for one season but it had thirty-nine episodes to its credit. The location for the show was Bourbon Street in Louisana. It starred Richard Long as private investigator Rex Randolph. Rex was the senior partner in a firm. His first partner was murdered prompting him to look for another one. Andrew Duggan was Isaac "Cal" Calhoun, a former police officer who wanted to change careers and after meeting Rex and knowing that his partner was now dead came to offer his services. The two made a wonderful team. Rex was the cook and Cal loved old movies. Rounding out the cast was Arlene Howell as their secretary Melody. She left about half way through the show and the final member Kenny played by Van Williams spent time trying to find the perfect secretary to replace Melody. The show had some really good guest stars and most of the writing was execellent. I hope that the show is issued out on DVD. It would be a good collection to own.


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