Details of the thirteen 35 minute stories: 1 The Case of The Studio Payroll (Cinema release date, with #2, Jan 18th 1954)- with Jack Watling and Susan Stephen.
An unpremeditated crime on the part of a young man who takes 10,000.
2 The Case of Uncle Henry- with Elliot Makeham, Edwin Richfield and Desmond Llewelyn.
3 The Case of Canary Jones- A nightclub singer is found dead in her apartment.
4 The Case of Gracie Budd- The sad tale of seventeen year old blonde and petite Gracie, a typical juvenile delinquent whose parents were killed in the war.
With no loving hands to guide her, the lure of easy money leads her into bad company.
This page contains my own reviews of some surviving crime and adventure series from tv's black and white era.
While some have been thankfully reissued on dvd, we await ANY authorised version of any stories in this series: Fabian of the Yard with Bruce Seton, J Carrol Naish in The New Adventures of Charlie Chan, The New Adventures of Martin Kane starring William Gargan, Robert Beatty in Dial 999, Art Fleming in International Detective, Louis Hayward in The Pursuers, Clifford Evans as Stryker of the Yard, African Patrol with John Bentley, and The Cheaters starring John Ireland.
(In all cases except Stryker of the Yard, it is possible to buy some unauthorised dvds.) Colonel March of Scotland Yard starring Boris Karloff is at least currently showing on Talking Pictures TV.Some partially released series include Mark Saber/ The Vise starring Donald Gray, and Man from Interpol with Richard Wyler, while Zero One is available only with a dubbed Gernan soundtrack!These were cinema second features made by Republic at Nettlefold Studios in 1953/4.The star was Clifford Evans who played Chief Inspector Robert Stryker, and his assistant was the genial George Woodbridge.Narrator was ex policeman Tom Fallon, who went on to be adviser on Dial 999.ITV bought the films and screened them in the 1960's.