I'm the Law

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I'm the Law
Genre Police drama
Developed by Cosman Productions
Television Corporation of America
Directed by Jean Yarbrough
George Archainbaud
Starring George Raft
Country of origin  United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 26
Executive producer(s) Pat Costello
Lou Costello
Location(s) New York City, New York, United States
Editor(s) William Austin
Running time 25 mins.
Original network Syndicated
Picture format 1.33:1 monochrome
Audio format monaural
Original release February 13 – July 31, 1953

I'm the Law is the title of a 30-minute syndicated American television police drama series which aired in 1953 starring George Raft as Lt. George Kirby, a NYPD detective involved in solving a variety of crimes in New York City.[1]

The series first aired on February 13, 1953 and ended on July 31, 1953.

Recurring Roles and Notable Guest Stars[edit]

Actor Role Appearances
June Vincent Dorothy Hill 2 episodes
Lawrence Dobkin Fred Harms 2 episodes
J. Anthony Hughes Police officer 2 episodes
Frank Marlowe Murderer 2 episodes
Robert Bice Detective Bill 2 episodes
Rex Lease Officer Johnny 2 episodes


The New York Times TV critic said Raft's "show is not bad at all, at least not by the TV standard for detective stories... Mr Raft is still playing Mr Raft... however his limited histrionic abilities in some way work to his advantage."[2]


  1. ^ Everett Aaker, The Films of George Raft, McFarland & Company, 2013 p 189
  2. ^ By, J. G. (1953, Feb 18). TELEVISION IN REVIEW. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy.sl.nsw.gov.au/docview/112610898?accountid=13902

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