Charlie Wild, Private Detective

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Charlie Wild, Private Detective
John McQuade Charlie Wild, Private Detective 1951.JPG
John McQuade as Charlie Wild (1951)
Genre Crime
Written by Peter Barry
Directed by Leonard Valenta
Starring Kevin O'Morrison (1950-51)
John McQuade (1951-52)
Philippa Bevans
John Shellie
Philip Truex
Cloris Leachman
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 64
Production
Producer(s) Carlo DeAngelo
Herbert Brodkin
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel CBS (1950-1951)
ABC (1951-1952)
DuMont (1952)
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run December 22, 1950 (1950-12-22) – June 19, 1952 (1952-06-19)

Charlie Wild, Private Detective is an American detective series that aired on three of the four major American television networks of the 1950s. The series first aired live on CBS Television from December 22, 1950 to June 27, 1951 (20 episodes), then aired on ABC from September 11, 1951 to March 4, 1952 (27 episodes).

On March 13, 1952, the DuMont Television Network picked the series up for the last three months, with 17 episodes, ending on June 19, 1952.

John McQuade (1912-1979) replaced Kevin O'Morrison as Charlie Wild after the first seven episodes.[1]

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About 15 episodes are held by the UCLA Film and Television Archive, including two from the DuMont series. The Paley Center for Media holds four episodes from the DuMont series.

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