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The Man Behind the Badge (1953–1955)

TV Series | 30 min | Crime, Drama

Stories taken from the files of various law-enforcement agencies, including city, county and state police, park rangers, military police, etc.
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Updated Oct 11, 1953

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Oct 11, 1953 (United States)

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Norman Rose
Himself - Host / Narrator Himself - Host / Narrator   See fewer
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Charles Bickford
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Joel Aldred
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
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Paul Brinegar
Brant / Don Kammer / Johnson / Tom Lana Brant / Don Kammer / Johnson / Tom Lana   See fewer
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Lewis Charles
Cherokee Kid / Jimmy Harris Cherokee Kid / Jimmy Harris   See fewer
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Sam Flint
Bank Manager / Clerk / Sam Arnold Bank Manager / Clerk / Sam Arnold   See fewer
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Lillian Powell
Mrs. Chase / Mrs. Mahoney / Mrs. Patterson Mrs. Chase / Mrs. Mahoney / Mrs. Patterson   See fewer
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Carl Frank
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Rusty Lane
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Christine White
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Matt Crowley
Samuel Thomas Samuel Thomas   See fewer
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Tristram Coffin
Canton / Carl Webster / Lawrence Canton / Carl Webster / Lawrence   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Calloway / Depew / Swanson Calloway / Depew / Swanson   See fewer
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Claude Akins
Frederick John 'Freddie' Webster / Tony Frederick John 'Freddie' Webster / Tony   See fewer
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Richard H. Cutting
Frederick P. Schmid / Leo Salem Frederick P. Schmid / Leo Salem   See fewer
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Paul Dubov
Herby / Paul Lyons Herby / Paul Lyons   See fewer
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John Harmon
George Ferguson / Tully George Ferguson / Tully   See fewer
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Stanley Andrews
Chief / Chief Deputy Joe Cochrane Chief / Chief Deputy Joe Cochrane   See fewer
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Darlene Fields
Miss La Rue / Mrs. Conklin Miss La Rue / Mrs. Conklin   See fewer
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Amzie Strickland
Betty / Fay Betty / Fay   See fewer
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Clark Howat
Briefing Captain / Hospital Doctor Briefing Captain / Hospital Doctor   See fewer
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Robert Bray
Fireman / Sgt. Furr Fireman / Sgt. Furr   See fewer
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James Flavin
Carroll / RR Capt. Joseph A. Dugan Carroll / RR Capt. Joseph A. Dugan   See fewer
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Wendell Holmes
Lawrence Deshaw / Pawling Lawrence Deshaw / Pawling   See fewer
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Hugh Sanders
Chief of Police Alvin R. Randall / Warden Dowd Chief of Police Alvin R. Randall / Warden Dowd   See fewer
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Joan Camden
Elvy / Fran Miller Elvy / Fran Miller   See fewer
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John Gallaudet
Det. Bert Baldwin / Lt. Insp. Frank J. Healy Det. Bert Baldwin / Lt. Insp. Frank J. Healy   See fewer
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Tom McKee
Inspector Ed Wheeler / Kelleher Inspector Ed Wheeler / Kelleher   See fewer
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James McCallion
Andy / Lawrence Boyle Andy / Lawrence Boyle   See fewer
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William Boyett
Miller / Police Sgt. Peter Lovick Miller / Police Sgt. Peter Lovick   See fewer
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Tyler McVey
Captain Clark / Chief Captain Clark / Chief   See fewer
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Kay Stewart
Betty / Mrs. Sanborn Betty / Mrs. Sanborn   See fewer
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Dan White
Caretaker / Floyd Caretaker / Floyd   See fewer
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Robert Carson
Lt. Jacob Gomborow / Winston Lt. Jacob Gomborow / Winston   See fewer
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Robert Foulk
Capt. Olvera / Thomas Anderson - Foreman Capt. Olvera / Thomas Anderson - Foreman   See fewer
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Dan Seymour
John Renick / Mason John Renick / Mason   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Gallup / Middleton Gallup / Middleton   See fewer
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Vivi Janiss
Sarah Ferguson / Thelma Sarah Ferguson / Thelma   See fewer
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Harlan Warde
FBI Agent Dexter / Parole Officer FBI Agent Dexter / Parole Officer   See fewer
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Selmer Jackson
Sam Walker / Undercliff Sam Walker / Undercliff   See fewer
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Peter Brocco
August Paoli / Ben August Paoli / Ben   See fewer
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William Fawcett
Old Man / Simple Simon Simon Old Man / Simple Simon Simon   See fewer
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James Stone
Dryden / Guard Dryden / Guard   See fewer
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Edmund Penney
Guard / Peters Guard / Peters   See fewer
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James Gregory
Detective John Masterson Detective John Masterson   See fewer
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The Chief The Chief   See fewer
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Harold / Sgt. Thomas Hale Harold / Sgt. Thomas Hale   See fewer
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Jean Carson
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The District Attorney The District Attorney   See fewer
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John Finnegan / Sheriff Clyde Robert Parker John Finnegan / Sheriff Clyde Robert Parker   See fewer
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Joe Maross
Ham Hamlin Ham Hamlin   See fewer
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Robert Middleton
Deputy Warden Lorenz C. Schmuhl Deputy Warden Lorenz C. Schmuhl   See fewer
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Customer Customer   See fewer
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Sheriff Bryan Clemens Sheriff Bryan Clemens   See fewer
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Charles Cane
Police Captain / Wilson Police Captain / Wilson   See fewer
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Christopher Dark
Frank / Roy Frank / Roy   See fewer
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Sam Edwards
Freddie / Johnny Freddie / Johnny   See fewer
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Joseph Hamilton
Bill / Lake Bill / Lake   See fewer
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Dixon / Sexton Dixon / Sexton   See fewer
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Mrs. Casey / Mrs. Nolan Mrs. Casey / Mrs. Nolan   See fewer
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Detective Charles Wade / Ted Detective Charles Wade / Ted   See fewer
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Linden / Sgt. Nick Van Cina Linden / Sgt. Nick Van Cina   See fewer
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Ray Walker
Atwater / Lieutenant Atwater / Lieutenant   See fewer
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Jess Barker
Capt. Osborn Capt. Osborn   See fewer
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Warden Monahan Warden Monahan   See fewer
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Frank Ellis Frank Ellis   See fewer
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Officer O'Mara Officer O'Mara   See fewer
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Det. Sgt. John Flavin Det. Sgt. John Flavin   See fewer
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Deputy Charles Newsome Deputy Charles Newsome   See fewer
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Inspector Fred Barnes Inspector Fred Barnes   See fewer
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Ruby Barrett Ruby Barrett   See fewer
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Nettie Perry Nettie Perry   See fewer
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Frank Reeds / Officer Leonard C. Crowther Frank Reeds / Officer Leonard C. Crowther   See fewer
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Johnson Johnson   See fewer
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George Lyons George Lyons   See fewer
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Sidney Weber Sidney Weber   See fewer
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Detective Merrick Detective Merrick   See fewer
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Dr. Lewis Lubeck Dr. Lewis Lubeck   See fewer
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Claire Torrington Claire Torrington   See fewer
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Rose Gilbert Rose Gilbert   See fewer
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Brother Daniel Brother Daniel   See fewer
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Conklin Conklin   See fewer
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Lily Walling Lily Walling   See fewer
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Walter Perry Walter Perry   See fewer
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Floyd King Floyd King   See fewer
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Captain Pulasky Captain Pulasky   See fewer
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Ellen Corby
Katherine LeRoy Katherine LeRoy   See fewer
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Marie Luzette Marie Luzette   See fewer
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Petosky Petosky   See fewer
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Deputy Deputy   See fewer
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Donna Eldred Donna Eldred   See fewer
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Roy Miller Roy Miller   See fewer
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Gene Reynolds
Carl Wingate Carl Wingate   See fewer
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George E. Stone
Blinky, City Undertaker Blinky, City Undertaker   See fewer
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Gregory Walcott
Tom Barker Tom Barker   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Chief of Police Chief of Police   See fewer
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Pearl Weber Pearl Weber   See fewer
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Miss Sampson Miss Sampson   See fewer
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Jerry Eskow
Vincent Wells Vincent Wells   See fewer
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Pepe Hern
Pedro Pedro   See fewer
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Ludell Ludell   See fewer
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Tom McKeller Tom McKeller   See fewer
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Saugus Saugus   See fewer
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Undertaker Charlie Ridgely Undertaker Charlie Ridgely   See fewer
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Natick Natick   See fewer
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Sgt. Bill Wiley Sgt. Bill Wiley   See fewer
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Bartlett Bartlett   See fewer
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Charles Meredith
Police Chief Police Chief   See fewer
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Officer Thompson Officer Thompson   See fewer
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William Schallert
Mr. Lyons Mr. Lyons   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
Sailor Jack Sailor Jack   See fewer
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Sidney Clute
Theater Manager Theater Manager   See fewer
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Chief of Police Chief of Police   See fewer
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Florence Florence   See fewer
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Harry - Bartender Harry - Bartender   See fewer
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Miss Mallory Miss Mallory   See fewer
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Mrs. Webster Mrs. Webster   See fewer
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Major Hobart Major Hobart   See fewer
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Edit Angold
Mrs. Butler Mrs. Butler   See fewer
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Pierce Torrington Pierce Torrington   See fewer
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Carl - Lab Man Carl - Lab Man   See fewer
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Reverend Edgefield Reverend Edgefield   See fewer
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Carla Carla   See fewer
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Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Hall Pully Hall Pully   See fewer
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Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
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Joseph Mell
Sam Howell Sam Howell   See fewer
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Harry - the Barker Harry - the Barker   See fewer
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Circus Manager Circus Manager   See fewer
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Bob Castle Bob Castle   See fewer
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Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Mr. Glenwood Mr. Glenwood   See fewer
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Dr. Taylor Dr. Taylor   See fewer
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Flophouse Manager Flophouse Manager   See fewer
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Jay Patterson Jay Patterson   See fewer
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Joplin Joplin   See fewer
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Moore Moore   See fewer
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Fallon Fallon   See fewer
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Stranger Stranger   See fewer
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Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 45 votes