The Man Behind the Badge (1953–1955)
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The Case of the Hunted Hobo 

The Chicago police investigate a series of armed robberies perpetrated upon couples parked in lovers lanes with the same modus operandi - the thief steals the boy's wallet and then pistol ... See full summary »

Director:

John Peyser

Writer:

David P. Harmon

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Charles Bickford ... Himself - Host / Narrator
Frank Jenks ... Officer O'Mara
Aaron Spelling ... Billy
William 'Bill' Phillips ... Chester (as Bill Phillips)
Lewis Charles ... Cherokee Kid (as Lew Charles)
Maureen Cassidy Maureen Cassidy ... Betzy
Don Oreck Don Oreck ... Al
Amzie Strickland Amzie Strickland ... Betty
Stanley Andrews ... Chief
Paul Knight Paul Knight ... Reporter
Dick McGowan Dick McGowan ... Boy
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Storyline

The Chicago police investigate a series of armed robberies perpetrated upon couples parked in lovers lanes with the same modus operandi - the thief steals the boy's wallet and then pistol whips his girlfriend. Since the victims agree that the thug was dressed as a hobo, a vaudevillian turned police officer agrees to go undercover and to see if the thief can be found one of the area's hobo jungles. Written by David Bassler

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 1955 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Officer John J. O'Mara: Well, I shouldn't have any trouble getting into the hobo jungle.
Police Captain: Getting in? I'm worried about you getting out!
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