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Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse: The Untouchables (2)

Eliot Ness and his special squad of Federal agents known as "the Untouchables" continue to take the fight to the criminal empire of Al Capone but pay a high price along the way including the loss of an agent and the death of a prized informant. Eventually, thanks partially to their efforts, Capone is indicted and convicted of income tax evasion and sentenced to 11 years in prison. But Frank Nitti, Capone's right hand man and feared "enforcer" is still at large.......

Episode Info


Episode number: 1x25
Airdate: Monday April 27th, 1959

Director: Phil Karlson
Writer: Paul Monash


Guest Stars
Abel FernándezAbel Fernández
As William Youngfellow
Recurring
Barbara NicholsBarbara Nichols
As Brandy LaFrance
Recurring
Bern HoffmanBern Hoffman
As Jake "Greasy Thumb" Guzik
Recurring
Bill Williams (1)Bill Williams (1)
As Martin Flaherty
Recurring
Bruce Gordon (1)Bruce Gordon (1)
As Frank Nitti
Recurring
Eddie FirestoneEddie Firestone
As Eric Hanson
Recurring
Frank WilcoxFrank Wilcox
As D. A. Beecher Asbury
Recurring
Herman RudinHerman Rudin
As Tony "Mops" Volpe
Recurring
James WesterfieldJames Westerfield
As Ed Marriott
Recurring
Joe MantellJoe Mantell
As George Richie
Recurring
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
As Joe Fuselli
Recurring
Neville BrandNeville Brand
As Al Capone
Recurring
Pat CrowleyPat Crowley
As Betty Anderson Ness
Recurring
Paul DubovPaul Dubov
As Jack Rossman
Recurring
Paul PicerniPaul Picerni
As Tony Liguri
Recurring
Peter LeedsPeter Leeds
As Lamarr Kane
Recurring
Peter MamakosPeter Mamakos
As Bomber Belcastro
Recurring
Richard BenedictRichard Benedict
As James "Fur" Sammons
Recurring
Robert OsterlohRobert Osterloh
As Tom Kopka
Recurring
Robert StackRobert Stack
As Eliot Ness
Recurring
Wally CassellWally Cassell
As Phil D'Andrea
Recurring
Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
voiced Narrator
Recurring
Wolfe BarzellWolfe Barzell
As Picco
Recurring
Frank DeKovaFrank DeKova
As Jimmy Napoli

Uncredited
Bartlett RobinsonBartlett Robinson
As Judge
Recurring
John HoytJohn Hoyt
As Capone's Attorney
Main Cast
Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
As Host
Episode Notes
Robert Stack as Eliot Ness and Abel Fernandez as William Youngfellow were the only "Untouchables" who retained their roles during the regular series. The characters of Martin Flaherty, Jack Rossman, and Lamar Kane were retained but played by other actors.

Bruce Gordon, Barbara Nichols, Richard Benedict, Herman Rudin, Wally Cassel, and Frank Wilcox would all reprise their roles from this episode in the premiere episode of The Untouchables entitled The Empty Chair.



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