A powerful, hard-hitting crime drama, and a landmark police series, The Untouchables won series star Robert Stack an Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series in 1960.This library is located in the Mystery & Crime Drama Catalog and the Action and Adventure Catalog.I will continue to expand the library over the next few months.
I have 2 more seasons to post, so many more to come!1/5/18 - Today I added fifteen episodes to the I Married Joan library.The Untouchables (1959-1963) was an American crime drama that ran on the ABC Television Network, produced by Desilu Productions.Based on the memoir of the same name by Eliot Ness and Oscar Fraley, it fictionalized Ness' experiences as a Prohibition agent, fighting crime in Chicago in the 1930s with the help of a special team of agents handpicked for their courage, moral character and incorruptibility, nicknamed the Untouchables.A hallmark of the series shows Briggs or Phelps receiving his instructions on a recording that then self-destructs, followed by the theme music composed by Lalo Schifrin.
This library is located in the Action and Adventure and the Mystery & Crime Drama Catalogs.
Time magazine's obituary of him noted that: "His fans would remember him as the fellow who split talk show history into two eras: Before Paar and Below Paar." NBC asked Paar to succeed Steve Allen as host of The Tonight Show in July 1957.
With Steve Allen's success as the first host of The Tonight Show, NBC gave him his own prime time variety hour in June 1956.
It starred veteran vaudeville, film, and radio comedienne-comedy actress Joan Davis as the manic, scatterbrained wife of a mild-mannered community judge, the Honorable Bradley Stevens (Jim Backus).
This library is also located in the Whacky Dames Catalog.
A popular and critical success, it introduced many Americans to common science fiction and fantasy tropes.