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Arrest and Trial

A Shield Is for Hiding Behind (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV Episode | 75 min | Crime, Drama

Young, clean-cut Deke Palmer appears to most people as a polite, well-mannered teenage boy, but he's really a punk who's a member of a gang of burglars and also the vicious killer of a patrolman. When Anderson pursues him, Deke shoots at ...See moreYoung, clean-cut Deke Palmer appears to most people as a polite, well-mannered teenage boy, but he's really a punk who's a member of a gang of burglars and also the vicious killer of a patrolman. When Anderson pursues him, Deke shoots at him, Anderson fires back and kills him. Palmer's influential father demands that the cop be brought before a trial board. Anderson asks Egan to represent him. See less
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Writers
John McGreevey | Herb Meadow (series developer)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 6, 1963

Release date
Oct 6, 1963 (United States)

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24 cast members
Name STARmeter Known for
Chuck Connors
John Egan John Egan   See fewer
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Ben Gazzara
Det. Sgt. Nick Anderson Det. Sgt. Nick Anderson   See fewer
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John Larch
Deputy Dist. Atty. Jerry Miller Deputy Dist. Atty. Jerry Miller   See fewer
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Barry Sullivan
Fred Palmer Fred Palmer   See fewer
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Roger Perry
Det. Sgt. Dan Kirby Det. Sgt. Dan Kirby   See fewer
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Noah Keen
Det. Lt. Bone Det. Lt. Bone   See fewer
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Don Galloway
Mitchell Harris Mitchell Harris   See fewer
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Joe Higgins
Jake Shakespeare Jake Shakespeare   See fewer
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Richard Benedict
The Bartender (as Dick Benedict) The Bartender (as Dick Benedict)   See fewer
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Francis De Sales
The Reporter (as Francis DeSales) The Reporter (as Francis DeSales)   See fewer
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Pamela Austin
Babs Morton Babs Morton   See fewer
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William Bryant
Gingrich Gingrich   See fewer
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Berkeley Harris
Shad Lewis Shad Lewis   See fewer
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Harvey Korman
Prof. Belden Prof. Belden   See fewer
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Rusty Lane
Wright Wright   See fewer
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James MacArthur
Deke Palmer Deke Palmer   See fewer
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Michael McGreevey
Timmy Palmer Timmy Palmer   See fewer
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Cheerio Meredith
The Gray Haired Lady The Gray Haired Lady   See fewer
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John Newton
The Newsman The Newsman   See fewer
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Alan Reynolds
Collins Collins   See fewer
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Marianne Stewart
Eileen Palmer Eileen Palmer   See fewer
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Norma Yost
The Girl in the Sportscar The Girl in the Sportscar   See fewer
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Stephen Talbot
Pete (uncredited) Pete (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.4 / 10 | 5 votes