Longstreet (1971–1972)
7.4/10
9

The Girl with the Broom 

An expensive Rembrandt painting is stolen from a wealthy family's home. Mike's investigation into the theft takes him into a web of hidden family secrets and lies.

Director:

Lee Philips

Writers:

Reuben Bercovitch, Stirling Silliphant (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
James Franciscus ... Mike Longstreet
Marlyn Mason ... Nikki Bell
Peter Mark Richman ... Duke Paige
Tim O'Connor ... Dr. Kenneth Franklin
Shelley Fabares ... Marianne Franklin
Nan Martin ... Mrs. Franklin
Michael Bell ... Casey Davenport
Melendy Britt ... Lenore Crowley
Gregory Morton Gregory Morton ... Peter Kellman
Val Bisoglio ... Garvey
Stacy Keach Sr. ... Warden Lewis
Christopher Ashton Christopher Ashton ... William Kellman
John Sebastian ... Lt. Webber
Edit

Storyline

A Rembrandt painting - the Girl with the Broom - is stolen from the home of the wealthy Franklin family, outside the house which a ski mask is found probably belonging to the thief. Duke assigns Mike the case despite the objection of Dr. Kenneth Franklin, the Franklin family patriarch, because of Mike's disability in association with locating something that people enjoy because of how it looks. The painting actually belonged to Mrs. Franklin, an avid art collector who buys and buys and buys but never sells. The individual relationships between the three members of the Franklin family, which includes college student daughter Marianne Franklin, seem to be inharmonious. Marianne, not having the role model of happiness to emulate in her parents' marriage, seems not to know how to love. The first external lead Mike pursues is trying to discover who recently made the offer to buy the painting for almost twice its appraised value. The offer was actually made by a Peter Kellman, whose family ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Rembrandt painting "Girl With a Broom" really does exist and looks exactly as it is depicted in this episode. Since 1931 it has been part of the Andrew W. Mellon Collection and is in the archives of the National Gallery in Washington DC. See more »

User Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1971 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed