TV Reader's Digest (1955–1956)

France's Greatest Detective 

The story of Alphonse Bertillion, a low level employee of the French police, who developed a theory of identifying suspects by their unique physical measurements, like the size of the head.... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Godfrey

Writers:

Wells Root (teleplay), Irving Wallace (article)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Hugh Reilly Hugh Reilly ... Himself - Host
Arthur Franz ... Alphonse Bertillon
Lawrence Dobkin ... Renault
Ian MacDonald ... Andrieux
Edgar Barrier ... Camecasse
Philip Van Zandt ... Boyaval
Peter Brocco ... Jacques
Gene Reynolds ... Hugo
Paul Frees ... Vigeols
Claude Akins ... Dupont
Belle Mitchell ... Emilie
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The story of Alphonse Bertillion, a low level employee of the French police, who developed a theory of identifying suspects by their unique physical measurements, like the size of the head. At first his superiors are skeptical, but statistics taken of a man in question exposes his guilt in a murder case. Written by WesternOne

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Genres:

Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1955 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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