TV Series / Action / Drama (1953) 120 minutes ~ Black & White
Ralph Bellamy stars as tough private eye Mike Barnett in the lean and violent TV series “Follow That Man” (aka “Man Against Crime”) from the early 1950s. Created by Lawrence Klee for the Dumont Network in 1949, this program was originally broadcast live until 1952. The crime-filled episodes in this collection are from the 1952-54 seasons. The Cube Root Of Evil: A drunken conventioneer looking for a good time is lured to a private party for a craps game, but he is beaten up instead. The Cube Root Of Evil: A drunken conventioneer looking for “a good time” gets lured to a private party with the promise of a high-takes dice game, but winds up getting beaten up and robbed. A Family Affair: A bank robbery by a lone gunman results in the murder of two employees. Mike suspects that it wasn’t just an ordinary bank holdup–he believes the robber had help from someone on the inside. Day Man: Barrett and his men try to apprehend a clever team of burglars that strike during the daytime. Get Out Of Town: At gunpoint, Mike is forced to leave town and put on a plane to Mexico.
Stars: Ralph Bellamy