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WHISPERING SMITH
Audie Murphy's television series

The Idol
Episode #20
Aired Monday, September 18, 1961

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Summary:
An enthusiastic silver miner announces that he has struck it rich but the brutal stabbing death of the mine's engineer tarnishes the good news as his body is discovered behind a saloon. Detectives Smith and Romack begin to examine the murder but are stymied in their efforts when saloon employees refuse to talk. Guest stars include Alan Hale, Jr. and Joan O'Brien.
Credits:
Broadcasting Network ... NBC
Originally Aired ... Monday, September 18, 1961
Original Copyright ... 1959, Whispering Smith Co.
Genre ... Western / Drama
Length ... 25:30 minutes
Directed By ... Virgil W. Vogel
Teleplay By ... Gene L. Coon
Story By ... Joseph Hoffman
Produced By ... Joseph Hoffman
Cast:
Audie Murphy ... Tom "Whispering" Smith
Guy Mitchell ... George Romack
Sam Buffington ... John Richards
Alan Hale ... Ole Brindessen
Joan O'Brien ... Marilyn Manning
John Stephenson ... Eddie Royce
Marjorie Reynolds ... Baby Doll Harris
Larry Perron ... Tom Jerson
Chuck Webster ... Albert Grogans
Joseph Ruskin ... Jess, Royce's Bodyguard
Ralph Neff ... Bartender
Bill Hunt ... Mine Guard Hank
John McKee ... Jim, Barfly
John Merrick ... Second Barfly
Other Credits and Crew:
Filming Location ... Hollywood
Studio ... Revue Studios
Exclusive Distributor ... MCA TV
Music ... Richard Shores
Director of Photography ... William A. Sickner
Art Director ... George Patrick
Editorial Supervisor ... Richard G. Wray
Film Editor ... Hugh Chaloupka
Musical Supervision ... Stanley Wilson
Set Decorator ... James M. Walters
Sound ... John C. Grubb
Assistant Director ... James Hogan
Costume Supervisor ... Vincent Dee
Makeup ... Jack Barron
Hair Stylist ... Florence Bush
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