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Naked City: Five Cranks for Winter... Ten Cranks for Spring

In order to raise money for his wife's trip to a floral conference, a former boxer decides to get back into the ring unaware that his crooked manager plans to sell him out.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x6
Airdate: Wednesday October 24th, 1962

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Guest Stars
Robert Duvall
As Johnny Meigs
Herschel Bernardi
As Gus Slate
Jimmy Little (1)
As Desk Sergeant
Ludwig Donath
As Doc Benton
Pete Gumeny
As Handler
Remo Pisani
As Bookie
Robert Weil
As Prisoner
Sid Raymond
As Bartender
Hy Anzell
As Muzzo
Richard Roat
As Dr. Lee Harper
Shirley Knight
As Kathy Meigs

Charles Dierkop
As Suspect
Main Cast
Horace McMahon
As Lt. Mike Parker
Paul Burke (1)
As Det. Adam Flint
Harry Bellaver
As Patrolman/Sgt. Frank Arcaro
Nancy Malone
As Libby Kingston
Lawrence Dobkin
voiced Narrator
Episode Notes
This episode is a re-filming of The Canvas Bullet which aired during the show's 1958-59 season.

There is no opening narration in this episode.

Episode Quotes
Parker: (about Benton) Drop that drunk in the tank. When he can crawl again, then we'll listen.

Kathy: Honey, you could turn an egg beater in a glass of water all day. You're not gonna get whipped cream.
Meigs: Try and argue with that.

Arcaro: Okay, Mike, who says I can't do a month's work before the end of the day?

Meigs: Whadda you think about the shape I'm in?
Slate: We're all in bad shape. The whole world's in bad shape.

Meigs: Look, I wanna get back in. Just one good fight.
Slate: One good hit in the head and you're dead.

Episode Goofs
Nitpick: Johnny and Kathy Meigs are both blondes with fair complexions yet their daughter has dark hair and complexion.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorStirling Silliphant
Executive ProducerHerbert B. Leonard
Supervising ProducerLeo Davis
ProducerCharles Russell (1)
Associate ProducerStanley Neufeld
CastingMarion Dougherty
Second Assistant DirectorStanley Neufeld
MusicNelson Riddle
Make-upMike Maggi
Post Production SupervisorLawrence Werner
Production SupervisorHal Schaffel
Art DirectorRobert Gundlach
Creative ConsultantStirling Silliphant
Production ManagementSam Manners
Sound EditorSid Lubow
Warning: Naked City season 4 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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