Burke's Law (1963–1966)
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Who Killed Merlin the Great? 

Escape artist Jack Merlin at a convention of competitive magicians attempts his stock in trade trick of staying under water for five hours sealed in coffin with an hour air supply but he dies - from a gunshot wound.

Director:

Richard Kinon

Writers:

Frank D. Gilroy (creator), Richard Levinson | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gene Barry ... Capt. Amos Burke
Gary Conway ... Det. Tim Tilson
Regis Toomey ... Det. Les Hart
Leon Lontoc ... Henry
Nick Adams ... Max the Mysterious
Janet Blair ... Violet
Paul Lynde ... Dr. McCoy
Paul Richards ... The Great Grindle
Charles Ruggles ... O. B. Danberry (as Charlie Ruggles)
Jill St. John ... Pinky Likewise
Joan Huntington Joan Huntington ... Dr. Johnson
Robert Easton ... Hapless Magician
Michael Fox ... Coroner George McLeod
Ralph Moody ... Cemetery Caretaker
William Woodson William Woodson ... Newscaster (as Bill Woodson)
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Escape artist Jack Merlin at a convention of competitive magicians attempts his stock in trade trick of staying under water for five hours sealed in coffin with an hour air supply but he dies - from a gunshot wound.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1964 (USA) See more »

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Capt. Amos Burke: The best witness to a murder is the victim. Burke's law.
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