Front Page Detective stars Edmund Lowe as David Chase, a newspaper columnist who helps police solve especially difficult mysteries. The title derived from a popular mystery magazine of the same name.
Front Page Detective is an American crime drama series which aired on the DuMont Television Network on Fridays at 9:30 p.m. ET from July 6, 1951 to September 19, 1952, and in October and November 1953.
The program was then in broadcast syndication for several years thereafter.
Front Page Detective
Genre Crime drama
Directed by Arnold Wester
Starring Edmund Lowe
Paula Drew
Frank Jenks
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 46
Executive producer(s) Jerry Fairbanks
Riley Jackson
Cinematography Lester Shore
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Jerry Fairbanks Productions
Original network DuMont
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original release July 6, 1951 – November 13, 1953

Episode status

UCLA Film and Television Archive has 17 episodes of this series. Internet Archive and TV4U also have one episode each, and of course we have 4 episodes here. Unlike many other programs which aired on DuMont, the series was produced on film by an outside production company. A few episodes are available on DVD and online, usually as part of early TV compilations.

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