Longstreet (1971–1972)
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So, Who's Fred Hornbeck? 

A man who spent several years in prison for a murder he didn't commit enlists Mike's help in finding the real killer.

Director:

David Lowell Rich

Writers:

Sandor Stern, Stirling Silliphant (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
James Franciscus ... Mike Longstreet
Marlyn Mason ... Nikki Bell
Peter Mark Richman ... Duke Paige
Victor Jory ... Fred Hornbeck
Martha Scott ... Louisa De Carie
Michael Ontkean ... David De Carie
Leonard Stone ... Stewart Means
Ann Doran ... Mrs. Kingston
Lynn Hamilton ... Mary Rose Carter
William Paterson William Paterson ... Henri De Carie (as William Patterson)
Len Wayland ... Sheriff Pyke
Virginia Capers ... Nurse
Walter Baldwin ... Charlie Porter (as Walter S. Baldwin Jr.)
Jim Pelham Jim Pelham ... Red Carter (as Jimmy Pelham)
Bert Kramer Bert Kramer ... Officer Grove
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Storyline

A penniless man named Fred Hornbeck approaches Mike asking him to find a murderer for him. Just released from prison, Fred served ten years for the murder on October 31, 1959 of Richard Kingman, a sugar baron, he says he did not commit, but which happened outside where he was living at the time with the murder weapon being his gun. He and Richard knew each other their entire lives despite their divergent paths. Fred admits that at the time he was a drunk, a womanizer and a squatter, making his conviction expedient for all concerned except him. Mike initially brushes Fred off, especially as Mike is not a detective, but decides to help Fred when in Mike's presence, someone tries to kill Fred by running him over. Fred also convinces him there is an insurance connection, as someone, probably now wealthy, would have collected on Kingman's life insurance moneys. Mike eventually learns that policy was in the amount of $300,000, Kingman's wife, Louisa, now remarried as society matron, Mrs. ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1971 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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