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Ellery Queen: The Adventure of the Chinese Dog

On vacation in the town of Wrightsville, Inspector Queen and Ellery are dragged into the murder investigation of a man who's head was bashed in by an ornamental dog figurine worth half a million dollars and meant as a wedding gift for his daughter.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x3
Production Number: 43602
Airdate: Thursday September 25th, 1975

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Guest Stars
Orson Bean
As Warren Wright
Geraldine Brooks
As Tilda MacDonald
Katherine Crawford
As Julia Wright
Murray Hamilton
As Henry Palmer
Eugene Roche
As Sheriff Oscar Eberhardt
Robert Hogan
As Gordon Wilde
Robert F. Simon
As Eben Wright
Jerry Fogel
As Deputy Brown
Hal Smith
As Coroner Will Bailey
Bill Quinn (1)
As Reverend J. P. Dell

Nina Roman
As Grace
Stuart Nisbet
As Taxi Driver
Main Cast
Jim Hutton
As Ellery Queen
David Wayne
As Inspector Richard Queen
Episode Notes
The town of Wrightsville was a frequent setting in the novels on which the series was based but this marks the only episode of the series which is set there.

Hal Smith played town drunk Otis Campbell on The Andy Griffith Show.

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerRichard Levinson  |  William Link
ProducerMichael Rhodes (2)  |  Peter S. Fischer
MusicElmer Bernstein
Music SupervisorHal Mooney
Costume DesignerCharles Waldo
Set DecoratorJohn M. Dwyer
Director of PhotographyJohn M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Story EditorRobert Van Scoyk
Art DirectorWilliam L. Campbell
Main Title DesignJack Cole (2)
Film EditorChuck McClelland
SoundMelvin M. Metcalfe, Sr.
Assistant DirectorPhil Bowles
Unit ManagerJack Terry
Based On Characters Created ByEllery Queen
Editorial SupervisorRichard Belding
Developed ByRichard Levinson  |  William Link
Theme MusicElmer Bernstein
Warning: Ellery Queen season 1 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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