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Kraft Suspense Theatre

The Name of the Game (Season 1, Episode 10)
TV Episode | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A professional craps player (who is habitually broke) is offered backing of up to $1,000,000 to play for a wealthy Southerner who has the goal of winning $200,000 from a Las Vegas casino. If successful they will split the winnings evenly. ...See moreA professional craps player (who is habitually broke) is offered backing of up to $1,000,000 to play for a wealthy Southerner who has the goal of winning $200,000 from a Las Vegas casino. If successful they will split the winnings evenly. Complications include the craps players' love interest-and her boyfriend. Written by dubchi See less
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Writers
Frank Fenton (teleplay) | Fred F. Finklehoffe (story) (as Fred Finklehoffe)
Composer
John Williams (as Johnny Williams)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 26, 1963

Release date
Dec 26, 1963 (United States)

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22 cast members
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Jack Kelly
Pete Braven Pete Braven   See fewer
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Pat Hingle
Ed Caldwell Ed Caldwell   See fewer
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Nancy Kovack
Melinda Davis Melinda Davis   See fewer
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Monica Lewis
Mrs. Caldwell Mrs. Caldwell   See fewer
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Barry Atwater
Karl Hagen (as G.B. Atwater) Karl Hagen (as G.B. Atwater)   See fewer
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Steve Ihnat
Pit Boss Pit Boss   See fewer
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Quentin Sondergaard
Barman (as Quent Sondergaard) Barman (as Quent Sondergaard)   See fewer
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Cal Bartlett
Barry (as Calvin Bartlett) Barry (as Calvin Bartlett)   See fewer
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Forrest Lederer
Stickman Stickman   See fewer
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Juney Ellis
Woman Player (as June Ellis) Woman Player (as June Ellis)   See fewer
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Bob Jellison
Small Man Small Man   See fewer
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Kay Riehl
Old Lady Old Lady   See fewer
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Ford Lile
Piano Player Piano Player   See fewer
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Robin Grace
Kristie (as Robyn Grace) Kristie (as Robyn Grace)   See fewer
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George DeNormand
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gia Maione
Vicki - Cocktail Waitress (uncredited) Vicki - Cocktail Waitress (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwin Rochelle
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Taggart
Gambler (uncredited) Gambler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.9 / 10 | 16 votes