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The Untouchables

Bird in the Hand (Season 4, Episode 6)
TV Episode | 52 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Gangster Arnie Kurtz is moving into Chicago's South Side and Eliot Ness very much wants to nab him, putting a 24 hour watch and tapping his phones. The operation is put in danger however when Kurtz inadvertently becomes part of a public ...See moreGangster Arnie Kurtz is moving into Chicago's South Side and Eliot Ness very much wants to nab him, putting a 24 hour watch and tapping his phones. The operation is put in danger however when Kurtz inadvertently becomes part of a public health emergency. Against his better judgment - but at his wife's insistence - he agrees to let her brother Benno Fisk deliver $100,000 to a New York mobster. Unknown to anyone, Benno has contracted Parrot Fever from a recently acquired pet and collapses soon after his arrival. Federal health official frantically try to trace the source of the infectious disease. For Arnie Kurtz it may mean trouble as he and his wife have been caring for Benno's pets while he is away. Written by garykmcd See less
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Director
Walter Grauman (as Walter E. Grauman)
Writers
Oscar Fraley (book "The Untouchables") | Harry Kronman | Eliot Ness (book "The Untouchables")
Producer
Alan A. Armer (as Alan Armer)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
James Lister (as Stalmaster-Lister Co.) | Lynn Stalmaster (as Stalmaster-Lister Co.)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Oct 30, 1962

Release date
Oct 30, 1962 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Robert Stack
Eliot Ness Eliot Ness   See fewer
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Dane Clark
Dr. Victor Garr Dr. Victor Garr   See fewer
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John Gabriel
Dr. Dan Gifford Dr. Dan Gifford   See fewer
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Herschel Bernardi
Benno Fisk Benno Fisk   See fewer
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Carroll O'Connor
Arnie Kurtz Arnie Kurtz   See fewer
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Nan Martin
Stella Kurtz Stella Kurtz   See fewer
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Paul Picerni
Lee Hobson Lee Hobson   See fewer
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Nicholas Georgiade
Enrico Rossi Enrico Rossi   See fewer
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Theodore Marcuse
The Man The Man   See fewer
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Bing Russell
Officer Cavanaugh Officer Cavanaugh   See fewer
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John McLiam
Trucker Trucker   See fewer
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Elisha Cook Jr.
Clarinet Player (as Elisha Cook) Clarinet Player (as Elisha Cook)   See fewer
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Hugh Sanders
Dr. Hasker Dr. Hasker   See fewer
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John Holland
Hospital Patient Hospital Patient   See fewer
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Steve London
Jack Rossman Jack Rossman   See fewer
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Abel Fernandez
William Youngfellow William Youngfellow   See fewer
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Harvey Korman
Resident Resident   See fewer
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Bill Walker
Porter Porter   See fewer
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Walter Winchell
Narrator (voice) Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Alex Ball
Observer at Scene (uncredited) Observer at Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Coogan
McQuarrie (uncredited) McQuarrie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Evans
Citizen (uncredited) Citizen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sig Frohlich
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Haskell
Vendor (uncredited) Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pete Kellett
Gangster Leaving Scene (uncredited) Gangster Leaving Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Meader
Man on Sidewalk (uncredited) Man on Sidewalk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Regan
Observe on Street (uncredited) Observe on Street (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Rice
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sammy Shack
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Elevator Operator (uncredited) Elevator Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ray Spiker
Hood (uncredited) Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Way
Gangster (uncredited) Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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7 / 10 | 24 votes