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 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


The adventures of a newspaper reporter covering the world of cops and gangsters in 1920s Chicago.

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Crime | Drama







Release Date:

15 October 1960 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


(48 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The Roaring Twenties television show ...
20 February 2009 | by machine-25See all my reviews

Television came late to us in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia): in 1960. We waited forever for it, getting our TV sets way ahead of the first broadcasts (we got a Murphy set), and then watching the Indian test pattern forever! But when it did arrive, besides Highway Patrol, The Honeymooners, The Rag Trade, Fury, Dr. Kildare, 77 Sunset Strip, Zed Cars, The Terrific Adventures of the Terrible Ten, the Adventures of Robin Hood, and many others ... was one of my favourites: THE ROARING TWENTIES.

I particularly loved the musical intro ending with the 1920's model motor flying over a shed and landing with a splat and a cloud of dust. I was mesmerized by the show. Dorothy Provine was all the rage in 1960 as a result of that. I remember the papers following her around the world, and reading of her arriving to adoring crowds in Rio de Janeiro and Paris. The show also spurned a 1920's revival in fashion and attitude. Great fun!

Years later when I was living in Sydney, Australia in the early 70s, I managed to find a copy of the soundtrack to the television series. I still have that album, and occasionally I play it.

Would love to see this series out on DVD ... no one has ever heard of it here in Amsterdam !

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