The cases of the N.Y.P.D.'s 65th Precinct.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Harry Bellaver ...  Det. Frank Arcaro / ... 136 episodes, 1958-1963
Horace McMahon ...  Lt. Mike Parker / ... 112 episodes, 1958-1963
Paul Burke ...  Det. Adam Flint 99 episodes, 1960-1963
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Storyline

A crime drama that focused on the lives of the detectives of New York's 65th Precinct. The emphasis in the stories was mostly on real-life crime and the human element. Season one stars were Lt. Dan Muldoon and Det. Jim Halloran; seasons 2-4 stars were Det. Adam Flint and Lt. Mike Parker. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Naked City See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(1958-1959) (39 episodes) | (1960-1963) (99 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The squad car, in which Detective Dan Muldoon (John McIntire) is driven around in the first season, was a 1958 Pontiac Chieftain. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[first season only]
Narrator: Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to see "The Naked City." I'm Bert Leonard, the producer. This story was not photographed in a studio. Quite the contrary. The actors played out their roles in the streets and the buildings of New York itself.
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Crazy Credits

On some season 2 (1960-61) episodes, the main guest star was listed before the show's regulars in the opening credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Robin's Nest: The Seven Pound Fiddle (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

This is the Naked City
(Season 1)
by George Duning and Ned Washington
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Better than new shows
24 December 1998 | by TC-4See all my reviews

I remember this show quite well. I cannot remember any specific story lines but I do know that it was all filmed entirely in NYC the same way that the 1948 movie was. The black and white photography was as good as any theatrical movie of its time. I would venture to say that if this show would be rerun today in prime time, it would be as good any good cop shop being shown today. I would like to see this show put on video.


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