The adventures of a newspaper reporter covering the world of cops and gangsters in 1920s Chicago.
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Series cast summary:
Dorothy Provine ...  Pinky Pinkham 45 episodes, 1960-1962
Donald May ...  Pat Garrison 42 episodes, 1960-1962
Gary Vinson ...  Chris Higbee 39 episodes, 1960-1962
Mike Road ...  Lt. Joe Switolski 37 episodes, 1960-1962
James Flavin ...  Robert Howard / ... 33 episodes, 1960-1962
Louise Glenn Louise Glenn ...  Gladys 30 episodes, 1960-1962
Rex Reason ...  Scott Norris 28 episodes, 1960-1961
John Dehner ...  Duke Williams 27 episodes, 1960-1962
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The adventures of a newspaper reporter covering the world of cops and gangsters in 1920s Chicago.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 1960 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(48 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Forget the Untouchables whilst watching this show.
13 November 2015 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

Once and for all, forget the other series speaking of the same period, thirties or late twenties. Yes, in this show ROARING TWENTIES, you also have from time to time gangsters and machine guns, but not necessarily. You also have dramas and comedies as well, without any gun shots or femmes fatales...But always a very good cabaret and burlesque atmosphere, so close to the one you had in those days. It's mostly an atmosphere show, with pretty good performances: acting and directing. Robert Altman gave the best episodes of the whole show, such as stories in DANCE MARATHON and PRAIRIE FLOWER episodes. Tremendous pieces of work, believe me. So, don't Watch this series with the same expectations as you could have after seeing UNTOUCHABLES or any other series speaking of the thirties. That's all I wanted to say about this unfortunately rare and underrated show.


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