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The Strawberry Blonde (Aired September 14, 1952)
This hard boiled spy drama began as an RKO Radio Pictures theatrical serial in the 1940s, went on radio in 1945, and then came to TV ten years later in this Syndicated series produced for distribution by NBC Films; Charles McGraw had been in many motion pictures abefore and after including "The Killers", "Spartacus" and "Cimarron"; in this series he played the title role of a man whose real name was supposedly Mike Waring, an American agent whose code name was "Falcon"; Later Charles McGraw starred in a short lived TV version of "Casablanca" (1955 - 1956) in the character of Rick; He also had a role on the detective drama "Staccato" (1959) Actor McGraw (whose birth name was Charles Butters) met an unfortunate death in real life when he fell through a shower glass door in 1980 at his home in Studio City, CA. THIS EPISODE: September 14, 1952. NBC network. "The Case Of The Strawberry Blonde". Sustaining. Michael Waring heads for Paris to prove "fifty million Frenchmen can be wrong, when it comes to murder!" The program is announced as the last show of the series. The system cue is added live. Les Damon, Drexel Drake (creator), Eugene Wang (writer), Richard Lewis (director), Bernard L. Schubert (producer), Fred Collins (announcer). 29:09. Episode Notes From The Radio Gold Index.
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