Gideon C.I.D. (1964– )
A protection-racketing gang of thugs is in a bloody turf war, but their leader sees a way out of the slums and on to the good life by way of his wife seducing a straight-laced bank clerk with access to a fortune in used bills.


Quentin Lawrence


David T. Chantler (screenplay by), John Creasey (from a theme in 'Gideon's Night' by)


Episode complete credited cast:
John Gregson ... Commander George Gideon
Alexander Davion ... Detective Chief Inspector David Keen / Chief Insp. David Keen
Jane Merrow ... Lollo Romano
Ray Brooks ... Frank Romano
Ronald Lacey ... Jerry Blake
Frederick Bartman Frederick Bartman ... Henry Waldo
Donald Morley ... Supt. Browning
Clive Colin Bowler Clive Colin Bowler ... Duke
James Chase James Chase ... Cowboy
Patrick Durkin ... Lefty
John Louis Mansi John Louis Mansi ... Weasel (as Louis Mansi)
Keith Bell ... Sammy
Will Stampe Will Stampe ... Tony Mazzo
James Ottaway ... Sideman


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Jerry Blake leads a gang of thugs that is determined to move into the territory of another gang lead by Frank Romano. They wreck the shop of barber Tony Mazzo and demand he change who he pays protection money to. Lead by his wife, Lollo, Frank seems reluctant to retaliate that upsets his gang members. Instead, Lollo wants to seduce Henry Waldo, who works at a bank and is in charge of burning old money. Gideon is brought in by the local constabulary to end the gang warfare, which could escalate when Blake stabs one of Romano's gang. Written by jem

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Jane Merrow was a semi regular in "ITC" shows at this stage. Following "Gideon's Way," the actress would appear in "Man in a Suitcase," "The Prisoner," "Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)," amongst others. See more »

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17 April 1965 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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