21 Beacon Street
|21 Beacon Street|
Dennis Morgan and Joanna Barnes
|Starring||Dennis Morgan, Joanna Barnes, Brian Kelly and James Maloney|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||25 minutes|
|Distributor||NBC Universal Television Distribution|
21 Beacon Street is an American detective television series that originally aired on NBC from July 2 to September 10, 1959.
Produced by Filmways, the first television series by the company, the summer replacement series consisted of 11 black-and-white 30-minute episodes starring Dennis Morgan as private investigator Dennis Chase. Other cast members included Joanna Barnes as Lola, his aide; Brian Kelly as Brian, a law school graduate; and James Maloney as Jim, a scientific and dialect specialist.
The title was the Boston address of Chase, who would pass each case to the police after solving the crime.
The show aired on Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time, and was then carried by ABC-TV in reruns on Sundays at 10:30 p.m. from December 27, 1959, to March 20, 1960, as a replacement for Dick Clark's World of Talent. The producer was Al Simon.
- Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle (1992), The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows, Ballantine Books, ISBN 0-345-37792-3.
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