TV Classics - 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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item number:  ALP 5832D
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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
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

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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


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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 12,013
  • UPC: 089218583291
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Film Collectors & Archivists: Alpha Video is actively looking for rare and unusual pre-1943 motion pictures, in good condition, from Monogram, PRC, Tiffany, Chesterfield, and other independent studios for release on DVD. We are also interested in TV shows from the early 1950s. Share your passion for films with a large audience. Let us know what you have.
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