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Lost TV Shows of the 50s (Sea Hunt / Beach Patrol / Alarm / Front Page Detective / Assignment Mexico)

Five classic action-packed television shows from the 1950s.
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DVD Features:

  • Episodes originally aired 1951-1958
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 21 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: July 7, 2009
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring Lloyd Bridges, Russ Conway, Richard Arlen, Edmund Lowe & Peggie Castle

Description by OLDIES.com:

Sea Hunt (1958): In this episode, "Mark of the Octopus," from the popular scuba-diving show's first season, Mike Nelson is asked by the Coast Guard to investigate the mysterious death of a marine geologist. Starring Lloyd Bridges.

Beach Patrol (1959): A beautiful nightclub singer is suspected of murder when a mobster is killed on her fishing boat. Joanna Barnes guest stars in this rare unsold pilot. Starring Alex Nichol, Russ Conway.

Alarm (1954): A serial arsonist is setting deadly fires around the city. Investigators methodically eliminate the obvious suspects, leading to a very unlikely candidate. Byron Foulger guest stars. Starring Richard Arlen.

Front Page Detective (1951): Newspaper columnist David Chase is harassed by underworld figures who are seeking a little black book he supposedly possesses. Joe Besser guest stars. Starring Edmund Lowe.

Assignment: Mexico (1956):An international travel agent based in Mexico City goes undercover to help authorities stop a mob boss from murdering his wife. Starring Peggie Castle.

Product Description:

This collection of classic television shows includes episodes from SEA HUNT (1958), BEACH PATROL (1959), ALARM (1954), FRONT PAGE DETECTIVE (1951), and ASSIGNMENT: MEXICO (1956).

Product Description:

Five classic action-packed TV shows from the 50's are featured on this DVD

Plot Keywords:

Beaches | Classic Television | Television Shows

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 8,077
  • UPC: 089218583291
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27/lbs (approx)
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