Peter Gunn (1958–1961)
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The Long, Long Ride 

An old-style Mob Boss,who has recently returned from prison,hires Gunn to find out who wants him dead.His reason for wanting to know is more than it would seem.

Director:

Alan Crosland Jr.
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Episode complete credited cast:
Craig Stevens ... Peter Gunn
Lola Albright ... Edie Hart
Herschel Bernardi ... Lieutenant Jacoby
Robert J. Wilke ... Joe Webber (as Robert Wilke)
Claudia Barrett ... Carole Webber
Elisha Cook Jr. ... Snooker (as Elisha Cook)
Gregory Morton Gregory Morton ... Al Sandville
Darren Dublin Darren Dublin ... Clerk
Larry Darr Larry Darr ... Bodyguard
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An old-style Mob Boss,who has recently returned from prison,hires Gunn to find out who wants him dead.His reason for wanting to know is more than it would seem.

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1960 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Spartan Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Peter Gunn: Someone had a long memory. Who would want to get him these days?
Lt. Jacoby: Try the phone book.
Peter Gunn: Lieutenant, I need a lead!
Lt. Jacoby: You've got friends in the sewers.
Peter Gunn: That's not very complimentary.
Lt. Jacoby: You live your life; I live mine.
Peter Gunn: Thanks for your interest and cooperation.
Lt. Jacoby: Why not? You pay my salary.
Peter Gunn: I'm glad you're aware of that.
Lt. Jacoby: I've been meaning to ask you for a raise.
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Soundtracks

I'm Beginning To See the Light
Written by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges and Harry James
Performed by Lola Albright
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A Lot More Than Plot
5 December 2017 | by dougdoepkeSee all my reviews

Forget the formula plot, something about a paroled mob boss hiring Pete to find out who's after him. Instead catch two of the industry's premier baddies. There's giant-sized Bob Wilke and pint- sized Elisha Cook Jr. both getting major screen time. Wilke's the ex-mob boss, while Cook's a sidewalk revivalist. Considering Cook's many slimy roles, I kept expecting a lightning bolt to strike from above. Then too, hearing him croak out a gospel tune deserves a caustic quip from Bogart in their legendary The Maltese Falcon (1941). Also, catch busty blonde Claudia Barrett from cult turkey Robot Monster (1953) as Wilke's demure daughter and object of Edie's jealous wrath. But don't worry, our songbird and Pete do get a make-up cuddle.

All in all, it's solid Gunn, with color, style, and banter, if not storyline.


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