In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. Its the story of a RCMP Mounty who has to solve crimes with the help of his trusty dog Yukon King. In this episode Sergeant Preston and Yukon king follow the story of Francois Val, a New Orleans chef with miles to go protecting his bank roll.
A man pretending to be a doctor holds up a train and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The insurance company puts its best investigator, Charlie Norman, on the case to work. A pretty nifty film noir.
A man falls to his death from the balcony of his penthouse apartment. Two reporters (Ginger Rogers and Lyle Talbot) fight over the “scoop” and uncover the sinister murder plot.
This film noir is about a man who is supposed to be wrongfully executed and the reporters investigating the case.
Steve McQueen plays a college dropout hired to be the getaway driver in a bank robbery. It’s based on a real 1953 case.
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Mainly filmed at Ashcroft, Colorado, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon was telecast on CBS from September 29, 1955, to September 25, 1958. The first two seasons were produced by Trendle-Campbell-Meurer, and the show was broadcast in the same time slot as ABC’s The Lone Ranger. In its last season, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon was purchased and produced by the Jack Wrather Corporation.