TV'S MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE

 

BURKE'S LAW - 1994

Burke's Law - 1994

This brief revival of the 1960s cop thriller continued the adventures of Amos Burke, a senior Los Angeles police officer and millionaire. By now, Burke was a widower with a son, Peter, who was a detective under his command. The revival continued...

EDGAR WALLACE - Volumes 6 - 10

Save when you buy these 5 great sets of suspensful spine tingling tales from the master of suspense - Edgar Wallace.  These are the full length theatrical releases of these very hard to find movies.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 4

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 4

3 more tales of suspense by Edgar Wallace British novelist, playwright, and journalist who produced popular detective and suspense stories and was in his time "the king" of the modern thriller.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 6

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 6

Set #6 brings you three more full length movies from the stories by the author of KING KONG and who was considered the "KING" of the modern thriller - Edgar Wallace. Don't miss this great set full of suspense and suprises.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 7

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 7

Back for more suspense in this 7th set of mysteries by one of the greatest authors of modern thrillers - Edgar Wallace. This three movie set continues to bring you puzzling tales of suspense and intrigue. Great fun!!!

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - 5 DVD Collection

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - 5 DVD Collection

Here is a combination of the first 5 DVD sets consisiting of 15 classic tales of suspense from the king of the modern thriller.....Edgar Wallace. In England he was once said to be the second biggest seller of books after the Bible. Save $20.00

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 1

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 1

In his time known as the "KING" of the modern thriller. Best known for creating one of the screen's geatest monsters - KING KONG. This is the first set of three spell binding mystery movies made in the United Kingdom. Great suspense.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 10

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 10

Two unique tales of suspense from the master of intrigue. From a tale of revenge to the story of a man suspected on subjecting his wife to dangerous stings from a swarm of bees.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 11

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 11

A model prisoner escapes prison and is tracked down in hopes of finding stolen money then a business magnate is out to destroy a lawyers life.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 12

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 12

A sexy private detective is called on to help solve the murder of a jewel thief and then a prominent business man is robbed in killed. A great mystery series. Note: These are the theatrical releases - NOT the edited for TV versions.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 13

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 13

In an attempt to gain the attention of his superiors a young cop takes it upon himself to expose a ring of hijackers. Then a inmate escapes prison only to find his partner has married the copy who arrested him.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 14

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 14

An innocent architect finds himself accused of murder and an extortion scheme aimed at making a man of limited means ante up 20,000 pounds or face public exposure make up two great tales of suspense.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 15

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 15

A surgeon uses his profession to seek revenge on his unfaithful wifes lover in our first tale. Our second medical drama tells the tale of a doctor who loses his medical license after his addiction to drugs is discovered.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 16

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 16

It's triple thrills in three tales of suspense. First a wicked seductress takes advantage of a weak-willed cop. Then an insurance investigator looks into an accidental death and our final story about a pilot hired to fly a suspicious package

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 17

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 17

And again the master of suspenseful story telling is back with more tales of intrigue as a solicitor attempts to blackmail his wealthy and unfaithful wife and another tale of a man who assumes the identity of his rich friend.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 2

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 2

Edgar Wallace was a British novelist, playwright, and journalist who produced popular detective and suspense stories and was in his time "the king" of the modern thriller. He created one of the screen?s greatest monsters - KING KONG.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 3

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 3

This third set of 3 movies by the author once conisdered the "king" of the modern thriller. In the 1920s was said to be the second biggest book seller after the Bible and author of KING KONG. You won't want to miss the suspense in these 3 classics.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 5

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 5

A treat for anyone who likes good suspense in these 3 great tales from Edgar Wallace who was known as the "king" of the modern thriller and creator of one of the greatest screen monsters of all times - KING KONG.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 8

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 8

The author of KING KONG and over 175 books and 24 plays, Edgar Wallace, known as the KING of the modern thriller is responsible for these three full length movies of suspense and intrigue.

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 9

EDGAR WALLACE MYSTERIES - Volume 9

Here are 4 more mysteries to keep you guessing from the the man who brought you the original King Kong and who in his time was known as the KING of the modern thriller and was said to be the second biggest seller of books after the Bible.

EDGAR WALLACE SETS 11 THRU 17

EDGAR WALLACE SETS 11 THRU 17

Save when you buy this great 7 disc movie set featuring 15 great Edgar Wallace classic mysteries.

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE - Season THREE

Run For Your Life

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE - Season Three Starring: Ben Gazzara Gazzara plays lawyer Paul Bryan. When his doctor tells him he will die in no less than nine months, but in no more than eighteen months,he decides to do all the things he had never had time...

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE - Season Two

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE  - Season Two

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE - Season Two Starring: Ben Gazzara Gazzara plays lawyer Paul Bryan. When his doctor tells him he will die in no less than nine months, but in no more than eighteen months,he decides to do all the things he had never had time...

SUSPENSE FOR A FALL NIGHT - MYSTERY SALE

SUSPENSE FOR A FALL NIGHT - MYSTERY SALE

Here are 10 classic tales of suspense guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat.  It's murder, deceit and every crime imaginable with a great list of top Hollywood stars.  Don't miss this great limited time only offer.

THE ADVENTURE starring Gene Barry

THE ADVENTURE starring Gene Barry

updating Burke's Law, this series starred Barry as the imaginatively named Gene Bradley, a wealthy government agent, who, posing as an American movie star, travels the globe in search of adventure

 

25 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS VOL #6

25 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOT

In this final installment is a big line up of stars including George Kennedy,Richard Egan, Robert Vaughn, Harry Morgan, Phyllis Diller, Louis Gosset Jr., Andy Griffith  and Cliff (Charlie Weaver) Arquette in a variety of TV pilots.

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS VOL VOL. 3

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOT

Two full length CRIME CLUB movie pilots starring Robert Lansing & Lloyd Bridges, a movie pilot with Robert Wagner plus Groucho Marx, Soupy Sales, Betty Hutton, Richard Egan, Woody Allen and even a comedy starring Anthony(Psycho) Perkins. Great fun

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS VOL 4

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS

stars like Jerry Van Dyke, Mike Connors, Mickey Rooney, Broderick Crawford, July Andrews, Jackie Cooper, Johnny Cash, Michelle Pfeiffer, Susan Hayward, James Coburn, Ann Jillian and Edmund Lowe in rare long forgotten TV pilots

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS VOL 5

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS

These gems star some big Hollywood names like Sharon Stone, James Coburn, Eva Gabor, Soupy Sales, Walter Matthau, Chuck Connors,Robert Culp,Edward G. Robinson, Sally Field, Chester Morris, Joe E Brown, Joan Davis and Leslie Neilson.  

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS - VOL. 1

28 UNSOLD AND RARE TV PILOTS

Stars like Brian Keith, Jack Albertson, Mike Connors, Eddie Albert, Craig Stevens, Martin Milner,  Alan Hale, Tom Sellek, Robert Urich, Jock Mahoney and even “Wild” Bill Elliott in TV pilots that were never sold to the TV networks.

30 UNSOLD & RARE TV PILOTS - VOL #2

30 UNSOLD & RARE TV PILOTS

A unique set of 30 TV pilots that were never sold to the networks or only lasted a few weeks. Stars like Bette Davis, George Brent, Carl Bentz, Billy Dee Williams, George Burns, Martin Landau, William Schatner and many more. A collectors gem.

SINGER FOUR STAR PLAYHOUSE VOL. 1

Singer Four Star Playhouse - Vol. 1

a television anthology series that ran from 1952 to 1956. The original premise was that Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino, David Niven, and Dick PowelL would take turns starring in the episodes.

SINGER FOUR STAR PLAYHOUSE - Vol.2

Singer Four Star Playhouse - Vol. 2

Blake Edwards was among the writers and directors who contributed to the series. Edwards created the recurring character (eight episodes) of illegal gambling house operator Willie Dante for Dick Powell to play on this series. (in SET #2)

87th PRECINCT starring Robert Lansing

87th PRECINCT starring Robert Lansing

Long before Hill Street Blues, Homicide, and NYPD Blue, there was Ed McBain's 87th PRECINCT. The series began in 1956. Although not the first procedural, it was one of the first and the 87th Precinct has come to virtually define the genre.

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S SUSPICION - RARE TV SERIES

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S SUSPICION - RARE TV SERIES

In 1957 Hitchcock becamse involved with another television series, entitled Suspicion, as an executive producer.  The stories were meant to fascinate, mystify and confound the audience, and generally dealt with people's fears and suspicions. 

AMOS BURKE, SECRET AGENT - Starring Gene Barry

AMOS BURKE, SECRET AGENT - Starring Gene Barry

There is plenty of action and a new twist to the BURKE'S LAW hero as he becomes a secret agent for the US. This is the entire set of all 17 episodes - excellent quality

BIG TOWN & HEART OF THE CITY

BIG TOWN - HEART OF THE CITY

A great old TV series dealing with publishers of newspapers who get involved in crime cases. The same series under two names. The first - HEART OF THE CITY stars Patrick McVey as STEVE WILSON and BIG TOWN stars Mark Stevens.

BLACK’S MAGIC starring Hal Linden and Harry Morgan

BLACK’S MAGIC starring Hal Linden and Harry Morgan

Alexander Blacke is a retired magician who comes out of retirement, at the behest of his con-man/gambler father, Leonard, to perform on stage and solve mysterie

BRING ‘EM BACK ALIVE starring Bruce Boxleitner - COMPLETE SERIES

BRING ‘EM BACK ALIVE starring Bruce Boxleitner - COMPLETE SERIES

An adventure series  loosely based on the legendary wild animal collector Fran Buck, starring Bruce Boxleitner, Cindy Morgan and Ron O'Neal, it was one of several shows to try and capture the success of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

 

BROTHERS BRANNAGAN

BROTHERS BRANNAGAN

This is one of those great fun TV mystery series. Originally produced in 1960 it has rarely been seen in reruns due to the limited number of episodes offered. Great fun & excellent quality. A forerunner for SIMON AND SIMON years later.

BUS STOP - The TV series - Marilyn Maxwell

BUS STOP - The TV series - Marilyn Maxwell

From the stage play and later movie that starred Marilyn Monroe this was a weekly drama series about traverlers passing through the bus station in a small diner.  Mystery, adventure, drama and suspense with a weekly lineup of Hollywood guest stars.

CHARLIE CHAN TV SERIES with J Carrol Naish

CHARLIE CHAN TV SERIES with J Carrol Naish

Here it is ... the entire TV series starring J Carrol Naish as Charlie Chan in 39 action packed episodes.  A classic series from 1957 based on the famous character created by Earl Derr Biggers. 

CIRCLE OF FEAR / GHOST STORY

CIRCLE OF FEAR / GHOST STORY

Produced by William Castle (the Hitchcock of horror movies) this anthology series focused on the supernatural. Loaded with big name guest stars this very rare set is a must for fans of things that go bump in the night.

CITY DETECTIVE starring Rod Cameron

CITY DETECTIVE starring Rod Cameron

City Detective is a half-hour syndicated crime drama starring Rod Cameron as 43-year-old Bart Grant, a tough 1950s New York City police lieutenant.Variety noted that the series had been sold to 1,971 television stations, a then syndication record.

CLIMAX! Rare TV Shows

CLIMAX! Rare TV Shows

Nominated for 18 Emmy awards this outstanding series of suspense/mystery/drama are rare as they were all produced live. We have recently added new episodes including Barry Nelson as James Bond in CASINO ROYALE.

CODE 3 starring Richard Travis as assistant sheriff Barnett

CODE 3 starring Richard Travis as assistant sheriff Barnett

In the tradition of "Dragnet," this riveting crime series presents true tales of robbery and murder based on actual case files of the Los Angeles County Sheriff. This rare 16 episode set is excellent quality from the 1957 TV series.

COLDITZ Robert Wagner & David McCallum

COLDITZ - Classic TV shows

The infamous German prisoner of war camp known as Colditz, was supposed to be escape proof. Based on the memoirs of Colditz Castle escapee Major Pat Reid, who also acted as Technical Adviser the show was a psychologically tense and dramatic series.

COLONEL MARCH OF SCOTLAND YARD - starring Boris Karloff

COLONEL MARCH OF SCOTLAND YARD - starring Boris Karloff

Screen Legend stars in this wondeful series as a Scotland Yard Detective who solves the most difficult crimes in England. 25 EPISODES ON 6 DVD'S

CORONET BLUE starring Frank Converse

CORONET BLUE starring Frank Converse

This TV series starred Frank Converse as a man suffering from amnesia who is found floating in water. He is target of an assassin. Only 13 episodes were fiilmed in this cult classic but they only aired 11. This set includes the two unaired shows.

COURT MARTIAL starring Peter Graves and Bradford Dillman

COURT MARTIAL starring Peter Graves and Bradford Dillman

Set during World War II, the series details the investigations of a Judge Advocate General's office who investigate into war crimes all over Europe and then proceeds to the court-martial itself. Very rare series. 

CRAIG KENNEDY, CRIMNOLOGIST - Rare TV Classics

CRAIG KENNEDY, CRIMNOLOGIST - Rare TV Classics

Donald Woods stars in the 50's as the master criminoligst who, for over 20 years was a popular hero of short storiies, books and novels.  The public could't get enough of fictions first detective to utilize modern criminal science to solve crimes.

CRAZY LIKE A FOX starring Jack Warden

Crazy Like a Fox - Classic TV Shows

Jack Warden as Harry Fox, a free-spirited private detective who lived by his wits and John Rubinstein as his high-strung attorney son Harrison who unwillingly and frequently found himself dragged into his father's cases.

 

CRUSADER starring Brian Keith as Matt Anders

CRUSADER starring Brian Keith

This very rare 14 episode action series stars Brian Keith 16 years before FAMILY AFFAIR. He plays a man seeking revenge for his mother being sent to a concentration camp by devoting his life to freeing others from totalitarian countries.

DANGEROUS ASSIGNMENT - Brian Donlevy

DANGEROUS ASSIGNMENT - Brian Donlevy

BRIAN Donlevy stars as a special agent assigned to all the hot spots all over the world. His adventures deal in danger and often murder. 36 EXCITING ADVENTURES - One of early TVs great action series

DECOY starring Beverly Garland

DECOY starring Beverly Garland

A groundbreaking TV series from the 50's about a police woman who becomes an undercover decoy for the police.  It was the first American television series to focus on the work of a female officer.   Inspired by Jack Webb's DRAGNET.

DIXON OF DOCK GREEN starring Jack Warner

DIXON OF DOCK GREEN starring Jack Warner

Beginning in 1955 and finally ending in 1976, Dixon of Dock Green was a popular British detective series.  Its homeliness would later become a benchmark to measure the "realism" of police series. Here are some very rare shows from that series.

DRAGNET - 1950'S - 27 TOP QUALITY SHOWS

Dragnet - Rare Classic TV Shows - DVD

Many feel this is the best cop show ever made. Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday and Ben Alexander as officer Frank Smith were the perfect team. And now we have 27 episodes - EXCELLENT QUALITY - Film Transfers. 

EVERGLADES - Police Action in Florida Everglades

EVERGLADES Rare TV Classics

This may be one of the rarest sets I have to offer. The show is a police action series from the early 60's involving a County policeman who patrols the Florida Everglades solving crimes - ala CSI MIAMI.

FABIAN OF SCOTLAND YARD starring Bruce Seton

FABIAN OF SCOTLAND YARD starring Bruce Seton

One of TV's first police heroes, pipe-smoking Inspector Fabian of Scotland Yard would scream around the streets of the capital in a heavy Humber Hawk squad car.

FELONY SQUAD starring Howard Duff

FELONY SQUAD starring Howard Duff

Police action with Howard Duff, Dennis Cole & Ben Alexander. It was filmed in Los Angeles and it follows the exploits of two detectives as they were out on the streets solving crimes. Over 50 episodes in this set.

FOLLOW THAT MAN - Ralph Ballamy

FOLLOW THAT MAN - Ralph Ballamy

Originally called MAN AGAINST CRIME. Ralph Ballamy stars as Mike Barnett the title character, a bright and tough private detective in New York. This very violent show. 40 Action packed shows it won a national popularity poll as best mysteries.

FOLLOW THE SUN starring Gary Lockwood

FOLLOW THE SUN starring Gary Lockwood

Follow the Sun is somewhat similar in theme and tone to Rod Taylor's Hong Kong and Robert Conrad's Hawaiian Eye.  Follow the Sun also got involved in detective work just like Hawaiian Eye.

FOR THE PEOPLE starring William Shatner

For the People - Starring William Shatner - Classic TV Shows

William Shatner was dynamite in his first series role as  David Koster, a New York City assistant district attorney. The show had a gritty New York ambience, a realistic tone, terrific New York actors, and good scripts.

FOREIGN INTRIGUE - DATELINE EUROPE

FOREIGN INTRIGUE - DATELINE EUROPE

Here are over 56 excting episodes from this popular Cold War-era series from the early 50's. Special agents tangle with war criminals, black marketeers and Cold War espionage all over the world.

FROM WACO TO A DARK SHADOW

FROM WACO TO A DARK SHADOW

Two sensational movies made for TV. The first is a tense true story of the April 19, 1993 FBI raid on Waco, Texas. Following that movie we go to a movie based on a famous Alfred Hitchcock movie starring Mark Harmon as a mysterious relative.

FURURE COP starring Ernest Borgnine

FURURE COP starring Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine stars as a veteran street cop who is assigned a new partner (Michael Shannan). The partner is not exactly what he seems to be, though--he is an experimental android who has been programmed by the police lab. 

GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATRE - Ronald Reagan - Volume 1

GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATRE - Ronald Reagan

What a line up of stars - James Dean, Alan Ladd, Jack Benny, Natalie Wood, Myrna Loy, Groucho Marx, Ernie Kovacs and of course - Ronald Reagan with stories adapted from novels, short stories, plays, film and magazine fiction. 

 

GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATRE - Ronald Reagan - Volume 2

GENERAL ELECTRIC THEATRE - Ronald Reagan - Volume 2

Another big line up of stars including a rare appearance by both Bud Abbott & Lou Costello in two single performances, James Stewart,  Joan Fontaine, Bette Davis, William Bendix, Joseph Cotton, Harpo and Chico Marx and Ronald Reagan

GIDEON'S WAY - Classic TV Shows

GIDEON'S WAY - Classic TV Shows

a British TV crime series based on the novels by John Creasey. The series starred John Gregson in the title role as Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard with fast-paced action and strong story lines which made the series very popular.

GRAND JURY starring Lyle Bettger and Harold Stone

GRAND JURY starring Lyle Bettger and Harold Stone

This unique drama series from 1959 stars Lyle Bettger & Harold Stone as investigators for the Grand Jury as they are sent to investigate crimes running from racketeers to psycopaths and other crimes. 

GREAT CRIME TV SERIES #3 - Classic TV Shows

GREAT CRIME TV SERIES #3 - Classic TV Shows

Here are 8 more rare and different crime series from TV's early days including Phillip Marlow, Richard Diamond, Gang Busters, Mr District Attorney, Bulldog Drummond and Boston Blackie. Excellent quality

GREAT RADIO CRIME COMES TO TV #2

GREAT RADIO CRIME COMES TO TV #2

8 MORE GREAT CRIME SHOWS INLCUDING ELLERY QUEEN, BOSTON BLACKIE, THE SHADOW, THE WHISTLER, DRAGNET & SUSPENSE. Plenty of action and excellent quality.

GREAT RADIO CRIME SHOWS COME TO TV #4

GREAT RADIO CRIME SHOWS COME TO TV #4

Richard Denning and Barbara Britton star as MR AND MRS NORTH in 8 fun filled mysteries.

GREAT RADIO CRIME TO TV #1

GREAT RADIO CRIME TO TV #1

Phillip H. Lords famous radio crime series GANG BUSTERS comes to the TV screen with 8 true life stories. Excellent quality.

GREAT RARE CRIME TV SHOWS #5

GREAT RARE CRIME TV SHOWS #5

This may be the most rare set I have to offer. Two crime shows - 7 exciting adventures of two great crime shows - MEET McGRAW with Frank Lovejoy & MAN WITH A CAMERA with Charles Bronson - from rare 16 MM prints

HAWK starring Bert Reynolds

HAWK starring Bert Reynolds - Classic TV Shows

HAWK was a shot-running TV show, a police story with a twist. John Hawk (played by Burt Reynolds) was a full-blooded Iroquois employed as a special detective with the New York City District Attorney's office.

HIGH INCIDENT - COMPLETE SERIES - Classic TV Shows

HIGH INCIDENT - COMPLETE SERIES

A fast paced look at life for the officers of the El Camino Police Department, Takes the viewers into the trenches with the street police officers, where the war on crime is being fought, one criminal at a time, and the casualties are mounting up.

HIGH MOUNTAIN RANGERS starring Robert Conrad

HIGH MOUNTAIN RANGERS starring Robert Conrad

Action and adventure in the high mountains as ranger Robert Conrad with the aid of his two sons Christian & Shane make daring rescues. This short lived TV series has become a cult favorite and the quality is excellent.

HONG KONG starring Rod Raylor

HONG KONG starring Rod Raylor

Taylor portrayed Glenn Evans, an American journalist who worked in the exotic Far Eastern city. His search for stories led him into encounters with smugglers, murderers, drug peddlers, and mysterious women who disappear behind beaded curtains.

I LED THREE LIVES starring Richard Carlson

I LED THREE LIVES starring Richard Carlson

54episodes from the files of HERBERT A HILBRICK a man who, for 9 years, worked for the FBI as an undercover agent getting information on the Communist movement in the USA. hERE ARE 54 very rare shows.

IN JUSTICE starring Victor Gerber, Kerr Smith & Rebecca Mader

IN JUSTICE starring Victor Gerber

A team of lawyers from different backgrounds defend clients involved in controversial and newsworthy cases.

JOHNNY MIDNIGHT starring Edmond O'Brien

JOHNNY MIDNIGHT starring Edmond O'Brien

Of only 39 episodes in this rare set we located 32 shows - the rest are considered lost. O'Brien plays a NY private eye who's previous experience was an actor on Broadway. A unique, fast paced series starring a film noir icon.

JUDD FOR THE DEFENSE - Classic TV Shows

Judd For the Defense

Based on high-profile lawyers such as F. Lee Bailey and Percy Foreman, Carl Betz played Clinton Judd, a flamboyant attorney based in Houston, Texas, who often took on controversial cases across the country.

LIGHTS OUT - Suspense/Mystery/Horror TV series

LIGHTS OUT - Suspense/Mystery/Horror TV series

Based on the popular radio series of the 1940's this rare TV series from the 1950-51 TV season features great guest stars like Leslie Neilsen, Burgess Meredith, Richard Carlson, Tom Ewell, Robert Stack and a host of others.

LOCK UP Starring Macdonald Carey 48 SHOWS

LOCK UP  Starring Macdonald Carey   48 SHOWS

Macdonald Herbert L. as Maris who devoted his life and practice to freeing the wrongfully accused and had a talent for scouting out cases where the true perpetrator had escaped justice. 48 episodes

LONE WOLF TV SERIES starring Louis Hayward

LONE WOLF TV SERIES starring Louis Hayward

This 39 episode set of THE LONE WOLF stars Louis Hayward as the gentleman thief turned private eye. Also bonus TV show - PHILO VANCE DETECTIVE included.

MAN BEHIND THE BADGE

MAN BEHIND THE BADGE

Police drama series which aired from 1953-1955 hosted by actor Charles Bickford. Fact-based stories  from the viewpoints of diverse law enforcers, including not only cops but also parole officers, military police and even park rangers

MAN WITH A CAMERA starring Charles Bronson

Man With a Camera - Nostalgia Merchant originals starring Charles Bronson

This was the big break for Bronson. He finally got his own series as a hero. A freelance photographer who works with police, insurance companies and individuals to solve crime. GREAT QUALITY.

MANHUNT starring Victor Jorey and Patrick McVey

MANHUNT starring Victor Jorey and Patrick McVey

one of those popular syndicated police shows of the late 50's. Victor Jory stared as Finucane, a hard-nosed policeman with the San Diego, California Police Department while Ben Andrews (Patricik McVey) is a reporter with the Chronicle newspaper.

MARKHAM starring Ray Milland (1959)

MARKHAM  starring Ray Milland (1959)

Roy Markham, a former successful New York attorney, becomes a private detective and his cases take him worldwide. This 31 episode set came from the best available exisiting 16 MM prints.

MICHAEL SHAYNE TV SERIES starring Richard Denning

MICHAEL SHAYNE TV SERIES  starring Richard Denning

This very rare set from the short run TV series from the 1960-61 season starring Richard Denning may be the biggest surviving set based on the popular books, radio and movie series. One of those hard to find sets.

MR AND MRS NORTH - 29 EPISODES -

MR AND MRS NORTH - 29 EPISODES -

I am delighted to announce we now have 29 episodes from this series. Previously it was only an 8 episode set but so many have asked if we could locate more in the fun mystery series that in many ways was like the THIN MAN series.

MR LUCKY - THE TELEVISION SERIES

MR LUCKY - THE  TELEVISION SERIES

After the success of PETER GUNN Blake Ewards decided to produce another action series. Based on the famous movie starring Cary Grant MR LUCKY was also blessed with the wondereful music of Henry Mancini.

MURDER IN A SMALL TOWN X

MURDER IN A SMALL TOWN X

This may be the most unusual and most frightening reality show ever produced.  14 hours of terror. The premise of the show was to bring 10 contestants from around the United States  to the small fishing village to act as amateur investigators to solve a series of fictional murders.

NO HIDING PLACE

NO HIDING PLACE

a British television series that ran between 1959 and 1967 that followed the cases of Detective Chief Superintendent Tom Lockhart (Raymond Francis) at Scotland Yard.  This 8 episode set offers a rare look at this long lost series.

OFFICIAL DETECTIVE

OFFICIAL DETECTIVE

From the pages of OFFICIAL DETECTIVE MAGAZINE come a different kind of detective story. Every week a different story and different actors. Hosted by Everett Sloane this action packed adventure that brought real crime stores (?) to television.

PANIC

PANIC

In the 50’s mystery and suspense anthology series were popular.  Led by ALFRED HITCHCOCK PRESENTS, TWILIGHT ZONE & THE OUTER LIMIT’S. Boris Karloff’s THRILLER, CLIMAX, SUSPENSE, INNER SANCTUM & then there was PANIC.

PUBLIC DEFENDER starring Reed Hadley

PUBLIC DEFENDER starring Reed Hadley

Reed Hadley stars as a public defender dealing with those attorneys appointed by the state to defend indigents. Reed Hadley is Bart Matthews your Public Defender in this series of law and order dramas that ran on CBS from 1954 to 1955. 39 great shows

QUEEN OF SWORDS

QUEEN OF SWORDS

Set in California during the early 19th century, A Daughter returns home, from Madrid, to find her home in ruins and the town of Santa Helena under the control of an oppressive military governor. Seeking revenge she becomes a female Zorro.

RACKET SQUAD starring Reed Hadley

RACKET SQUAD starring Reed Hadley

Reed Hadley plays Captain John Braddock the tough minded cop that brings the slick, larcenous criminals to justice. His narration authoritative as is his presence as Capt. Braddock. Some episodes contain the original commercials from the 50s.

RESCUE 8 starring Jim Davis

Rescue 8 - Rare TV Shows starring Jim Davis

 Rescue 8 was based on true stories ala Dragnet and was the forerunner to Jack Webb's extremely successful show Emergency!. The series follows the experiences of two rescue specialists from Los Angeles County Fire Department

RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE - David Janssen - NEW SET

Richard Diamond, Private Detective - Starring David Janssen

One of the top rated detective shows of the 60's ... Here are 31 action packed episodes. Janssen is perfectly cast as the hard boiled, fast fisted detective.

RIPCORD SET #2

Ripcord - Rare TV Classics - Starring Ken Curtis

The series was about a skydiving operation by the same name. Guest stars on the show included such actors as Harry Carey, Jr., Lee Van Cleef, Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Lang Jeffries, and Denver Pyle. Plenty of action in the skies.

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! - JACK PALANCE SET #1

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! - JACK PALANCE

Here are 30 amazing, unbelievable hour long shows featuring some of the most unusual and fascinating facts from the world we live in.  Jack Palance hosts this truly entertaining journey into the realm of the fantastic.

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! - JACK PALANCE SET #2

RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! - JACK PALANCE

Here are 29 tales of the unuaual and unbelievable with host Jack Palance.  These episodes are all new and none are duplicated from set #2.   This is an extremely rare and hard to find set and the quality is excellent.  

SABER OR LONDON starring Doug Grey

SABER OR LONDON starring Doug Grey

Mark Saber was a one armed detective who investigates crimes on the continent.
The public took to the gallant Saber who always got his man and when the series finished the public clamoured for more.  This rare set includes 2 BONUS SHOWS

SAINTS AND SINNERS starring Nick Adams

SAINTS AND SINNERS starring Nick Adams

Nick Adams as newspaper reporter Nick Alexander, and John Larkin as his mentor, newspaper editor Mark Grainger. The series showed New York City life through the eyes of the staff of a fictional newspaper,

 

SCOTLAND YARD - BRITISH TV SHOWS

SCOTLAND YARD - BRITISH TV SHOWS

Based on the Criminal Investigation Division of Scotland Yard in London these recreations of those true stories are full of adventure and suspense as they deal with every kind of crime protection the world's largest city.

SHANNON starring George Nader

SHANNON starring George Nader

SHANNON (played by George Nader) was an insurance investigator who's job it was to track down insurance fraud cases. He used a lot of ultra modern equipment to locate the suspected person includeing a 1961 specially equipted 1961 Buick.

Sidney Sheldon’s NOTHING LASTS FOREVER starring Brooke Shields

Sidney Sheldon’s NOTHING LASTS FOREVER  starring Brooke Shields

This is the complete uncut 1995 mini series approx 156 minute all star T.V. extravaganza based on Sidney Sheldon's best seller of the same name. starring Vanessa Wiliams, Brooke Shields, Lloyd Bridges & Stephen Caffrey

STATE TROOPER - VOLUME #2 - Starring Rod Cameron

STATE TROOPER -  VOLUME #2 - Starring Rod Cameron

There is plenty of action with Rod Cameron as a law enforcement officer for the Nevada State Police. From Las Vegas to Reno...from the Nevada deserts to the Hoover Dam this is an action packed episodes. Excellent quality and very rare

STATE TROOPER - VOLUME #1 - Starring Rod Cameron

STATE TROOPER - VOLUME #1 - Starring Rod Cameron

There is plenty of action with Rod Cameron as a law enforcement officer for the Nevada State Police. From Las Vegas to Reno...from the Nevada deserts to the Hoover Dam this is 32 action packed episodes. Excellent quality and very rare

STINGRAY Starring Nick Mancuso

STINGRAY Starring Nick Mancuso

Ray is a shadowy character with a mysterious 'secret agent' past. People in trouble often come to him for help. He refuses to be paid for his services; however, those seeking his assistance must promise him a favor.

STRANGE REPORT starring Anthony Quayle

STRANGE REPORT starring Anthony Quayle

Adam Strange (Quayle) is a retired police detective turned criminologist who solves obscure and sometimes bizarre crimes. This unusual British crime series is available as the complete set of every episode shown. Excellent quality too.

STRIKE FORCE starring Robert Stack - COMPLETE SERIES

STRIKE FORCE starring Robert Stack - COMPLETE SERIES

The program starred Robert Stack as Capt. Frank Murphy, the leader of a group of specialized detectives and police officers whose job is to stop violent criminals at any cost (usually with a hail of gunfire).  An extremely rare TV series.

SUSPENSE THEATRE - COLLECTION - 48 RARE SHOWS

SUSPENSE THEATRE - COLLECTION - 48 RARE SHOWS

Tales of murder, intrigue and mystery featuring top-flight acting talent, including Lee Marvin, Mickey Rooney, Robert Duvall and Katharine Ross.This was one of early televisions first full color series.

SUSPENSE THEATRE - VOLUME 1

Tales of murder, intrigue and mystery featuring top-flight acting talent, including Mickey Rooney, Robert Duvall and Katharine Ross . The episode `Rapture at Two Forty' was the pilot for `Run for Your Life. One of early TV's first color series.

SUSPENSE THEATRE - VOLUME 2

SUSPENSE THEATRE - VOLUME 2

Tales of murder, intrigue and mystery featuring top-flight acting talent, including Mickey Rooney, Robert Duvall and Katharine Ross (in her TV debut). `Rapture at Two Forty' was the pilot for `Run for Your Life.

SWITCH starring Robert Wagner & Eddie Albert SET #1

SWITCH starring Robert Wagner & Eddie Albert

It was inspired by the 1973 movie The Sting and was similar to The Rockford Files, which debuted a year earlier. A retired bunco cop teams up with a con he once arrested to open up their own detective agency.

SWITCH starring Robert Wagner & Eddie Albert SET #2

SWITCH starring Robert Wagner & Eddie Albert

It was inspired by the 1973 movie The Sting and was similar to The Rockford Files, which debuted a year earlier. A retired bonco cop joins up with a con he once arrested to open a detective agency. Lots of fun with this series.

T.H.E. CAT starring Robert Loggia.

T.H.E. CAT starring Robert Loggia.

Once a circus performer, an aerialest who refused the net. Once a cat burglar, a master among jewel thieves. Now a professional bodyguard. Primitive... savage... in love with danger. The Cat!

TARGET: FAVORITE SON - complete unedited ALL STAR CAST

TARGET: FAVORITE SON - complete unedited ALL STAR CAST

This three part mini series about a freshman senator who finds his live in danger when he runs for Vice President of the United States.  This 4 1/2 hour mini series stars James Whitmore as the President along with Robert Loggia as an FBI Agent.

TERRY AND THE PIRATES

TERRY AND THE PIRATES

Terry and the Pirates was a short-lived American adventure series based on Milton Caniff's popular comic strip, was telecast from June 26, 1953 to November 21, 1953. Here are those long forgotten episodes.

THE ADVENTURES OF SHIRLEY HOLMES

THE ADVENTURES OF SHIRLEY HOLMES

The great-grand niece of Sherlock Holmes, Shirley is the daughter of British diplomat Robert Holmes and virologist Dr. Joanna Holmes. She carries on her famous ancestor's legacy of solving crimes through deductive reasoning.

THE ASPHALT JUNGLE starring Jack Warden

THE ASPHALT JUNGLE Classic TV Shows

One of those really gritty police dramas based on a motion picture of the same name. This was a very limited run series and unfortunate because it dealt with realistic stories. A rare find and inexpensive addition to your DVD library.

THE BIG STORY hosted by Burgess Meredith

THE BIG STORY hosted by Burgess Meredith

Based on a popular radio series, each show tells a different reporter's Big Story, a true story selected from newspapers across the United States. Comments from the actual reporter open and close each show .

THE DAVID NIVEN SHOW - THE COMPLETE SERIES

THE DAVID NIVEN SHOW - THE COMPLETE SERIES

This rare anthology series was a summer replacement in 1959 and features great stars in mystery and adventure inlcuding Cameron Mitchell, Frank Lovejoy, Eddie Albert, Anne Francis, Dan Duryea, Don Taylor and more.

THE DETECTIVES starring Robert Taylor and Adam West

THE DETECTIVES starring Robert Taylor and Adam West

Starring motion picture star Robert Taylor, the series follows Captain Matt Holbrook, a humorless, hard-nosed, police captain, leading his team of three plainclothes detectives, each man hand-picked from different divisions.

THE FALCON TV SERIES - Starring Charles McGraw

THE FALCON TV SERIES - Starring Charles McGraw

Based on the popular movie series s, Charles McGraw took over the TV series in the early 50's. We are delighted to now have a total of 28 extremely rare and almost impossible to locate episodes from this classic spy series.

THE IMMORTAL

The Immortal - Classic TV Shows

Through a genetic fluke, test driver Ben Richards was born with natural immunities to every known illness. When an old billionaire discovers Bens secret he starts a search to locate him so he can get a blood tranfusion to extend his life.

THE INVISIBLE MAN - BRITISH TV SERIES

Invisible Man - Classic TV Shows

Doctor Peter Brady, a British scientist who, while attempting to achieve invisibility with light refraction, has an accident which turns him permanently invisible. Brady becomes a one man Impossible Missions Force

THE LAST PRECINCT starring Adam (BATMAN) West and Keenan Wynn

The Last Precinct - Classic TV Shows

The LAPD, not knowing what to do with their weirdoes, decide to put them in one precinct.  Very strange TV sitcom

THE LAW AND MR. JONES starring James Whitmore

The Law and Mr. Jones - Classic TV Shows

James Whitmore starred as idealistic attorney Abraham Lincoln Jones, whos cases did not usually involve violence but white collar crimes, such as fraud, embezzlement, taxes, and contracts. Great set

THE LAWLESS YEARS

THE LAWLESS YEARS

Like THE UNTOUCHABLES this series deals in adventure during the 20's and early 30's when police tried to crack down an mobsters and illegal gambling and booze. Based on stories by Barney Ruditsky, a plainscloths detective of the NYPD.

THE LINEUP starring Warner Anderson & Tom Tully

THE LINEUP - Classic TV Shows

One of the most popular police dramas of the 50's this series starred Warner Anderson & Tom Tully. Because of the popularity of DRAGNET this series began in 1954 covering crime in San Francisco.

THE MAN CALLED X starring Barry Sullivan

THE MAN CALLED X TV Show

This program was based on the files of a real government agent.This is not an action-adventure packed with big crashes, but rather one that avoids the worst by finding a way out of danger. Made in 1956 at the height of the communist scare in the USA.

THE MAN FROM INTERPOL

Man From Interpol

Dealing in all kinds of international crime including drug running, homicide, robbery and forgery this series is about an office from Interpol on assignment to Scotland Yard to fight the underworld.

THE MASTER staring Lee Van Cleef & Timothy Van Patten

The Master, Classic TV Shows

The Master is a short-lived ninja-themed action-adventure TV series focused on the adventures of John Peter McAllister, an aging ninja master (Lee Van Cleef), and his young pupil, Max Keller (Timothy Van Patten).

THE NEW BREED starring Leslie Neilson

THE NEW BREED starring Leslie Neilson

An American crime drama series starring Leslie Nielsen as Lieutenant Price Adams of LAPD's Metro Squad. 15 rare shows with a big line up of guest stars like Peter Falk, Telly Savalas, Charles Bronson, Robert Redford, Peter Fonda and more.

THE OUTSIDER starring Darren McGavin

THE OUTSIDER starring Darren McGavin

Darren McGavin earns top billing as David Ross, an ex-cop who became a private eye after cooling his heels in prison on a trumped-up murder charge.

THE RICHARD BOONE SHOW

THE RICHARD BOONE SHOW

An award-winning anthology television series that garnered Emmy and Golden Glove awards.  The repertorory company inlcuded Guy Stockwell, Robert Blake and Harry Morgan featured in stories by Rod Serling, Robert Dozier and more.

 

THE ROGUES - TV CLASSICS

THE ROGUES - TV CLASSICS

The Rogues appeared from September 13, 1964 to April 18, 1965 and starred David Niven, Charles Boyer, and Gig Young as a related trio of former conmen who could, for the right price, be persuaded to trick a very wealthy and very unscrupulous mark.

THE SIXTH SENSE starring Gary Collins

THE SIXTH SENSE starring Gary Collins

Dr. Michael Rhodes investigates mysteries involving extra-sensory perception, spirits, possessions, and other such experiences. This hour long series has a strong cult following. Later iincorporated in NIGHT GALLERY.

THE THIRD MAN starring Michael Rennie ALL NEW 53 SHOWS

THE THIRD MAN starring Michael Rennie ALL NEW 53 SHOWS

NEW BIG 53 SHOW SET - Based onOrson Wells's classic movie this rare set from 16 MM prints. Rarely seen since it's initial run in 1959 it was filmed on location using stunning exterior shots of surviving WW II European nations.

THE VEIL starring Boris Karloff

THE VEIL starring Boris Karloff

American horror/suspense series produced in 1958 hailed by critics as "the greatest television series never seen" because The Veil was never broadcast. Production being cancelled after only 10 episodes when the production company went into bankruptcy

THE WHISTLER TV SERIES - 27 EXTREMELY RARE SHOWS

The Shadow

One of American radio's most popular mystery dramas, with a 13-year run, in 1954 THE WHISTLER came to TV presenting stories in which a person's criminal acts were typically undone either by an overlooked but important detail or by their own stupidity?

TIGHTROPE - STARRING MIKE CONNORS

Tightrope - Starring Mike Connors

One of early TV's fast action crime series. Short lived - only ran from 1959 to 1960 and very rare. 22 episodes - Connors plays an undercover officer who risks his life to solve the crime.

TREASURY MEN (ALSO KNOWN AS FEDERAL MEN IN ACTION) ***NEW***

TREASURY MEN (ALSO KNOWN AS FEDERAL MEN IN ACTION) ***NEW***

A squad of Treasury Department agents, headed by "The Chief", go after counterfeiters and other criminals who commit crimes that fall under the Treasure Department's jurisdiction. This 16episode set is excellent quality.

UNEXPLAINED MURDER

UNEXPLAINED MURDER

Two who done it's...first a muder mix up that leads to an uncontrolable lynch mob.  Then one by one members of a jury in a murder case are being bumped off - only 6 left and one has disappeared.

WATERFRONT starring Preston Foster

WATERFRONT starring Preston Foster

Action and adventure on a seagoing tugboat in the Los Angeles harbor with Captain Herrick played by Preston Foster. There you will find criminals of all kinds in this 44 episode set of a series that ran from 1954 thru 1955.

WHIRLYBIRDS - Classic TV Collection

Whirlybirds - Classic TV Shows

ACTION IN THE SKY AND ON THE THE LAND AS KENNETH TOBY & CRAIG HILL MAKE DARING RESCUE MISSIONS WITH THE USE OF THEIR AIRBORN WHIRLYBIRD THAT GETS THEM INTO AREAS NO LAND ROVER CAN REACH.

WINDMILLS OF THE GODS staring Robert Wagner

WINDMILLS OF THE GODS staring Robert Wagner

Sidney Sheldon's tense tale of suspense starring Robert Wagner and Jackly Smith. Smith plays an American college professor who is appointed a US ambassador. Her life is in danger and the final minutes build to a terrifying conclusion.