The Dick Powell Show Who Killed Julie Greer? (1961–1963) watch online HD
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The pilot for Burke's Law (1963). However, by the time the show started regular production, Dick Powell had died and the role of Amos Burke went to Gene Barry.
John Damler plays the character Regis Toomey played in the subsequent "Burke's Law (1963)" TV series spun off from this segment.
When this first episode was turned into the popular "[tt=nm0056745]" series two years later, there were a few changes made, although Leon Lontoc retained his role as Henry, the chauffeur. Amos Burke, an inspector in this story, was promoted to captain for the series (making it unlikely that he would be involved in hands-on murder investigations, rather than administration), whilst Detective Les Hart, a very minor figure here, became a regular sidekick as well as a much older man. Most noticeable as a difference is that, in this original Amos Burke story, Burke has no philosophical apothegms to utter, and never uses the phrase, "Burke's Law!".
Closing credits: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.
Nick Adams, Ralph Bellamy, Edgar Bergen, Lloyd Bridges, Jack Carson, Carolyn Jones, Ronald Reagan, Mickey Rooney and Kay Thompson all receive 'Guest Stars In Alphabetical Order' credits.
Of the listed guest stars in this segment, Nick Adams, Edgar Bergen, Carolyn Jones and Mickey Rooney all went on to play guest shots in the subsequent "Burke's Law (1963)" spin-off series, which began two years later. The first three each appeared more than once; Dean Jones and Edward Platt also appeared in "Burke's Law (1963)" stories.
|Episode cast overview, first billed only:|
|Dick Powell||-||Himself - Host / Inspector Amos Burke|
|Nick Adams||-||George Townsend|
|Ralph Bellamy||-||Judge Hansen|
|Edgar Bergen||-||Dr. Coombs|
|Lloyd Bridges||-||Joe Montana|
|Carolyn Jones||-||Julie Greer|
|Ronald Reagan||-||Rex Kent|
|Mickey Rooney||-||Mike Zampini|
|Kay Thompson||-||Mrs. Pierce|
|Dean Jones||-||Phil Winslow|
|Edward Platt||-||Joe Nolan|
|Will J. White||-||Langsner|
|John Damler||-||Lester Hart|
|Elaine Devry||-||Miss Lawrence|