Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.
Did You Know?
The alternative overall UK original television series version of the series of films title was "The Edgar Wallace Mysteries". The films were actually adaptations of all of the writings of author Edgar Wallace, originally released in cinemas as "supporting features" or B movies in the cinema chain division of the production company, later re-packaged as hour long tv episodes. So weren't officially a made for television filmed series, but were seemingly made with an eye on tv sales. See more
In US each episode was cut to 45 minutes to fit hour-long commercial TV slots. See more