Gang Busters (1952– )
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Alvin Karpis 

Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents are called in to capture the notorious bank robber and kidnapper Alvin Karpis, the machine gun blasting thug who provides the muscle for the ... See full summary »

Director:

Bill Karn

Writers:

Phillips Lord (creator) (as Phillips H. Lord), Herbert Purdom (as Herb Purdum)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Paul Dubov ... Alvin Karpis
Jean Harvey Jean Harvey ... Ma Barker
Sam Edwards ... Fred Barker
Bill Baldwin ... Lt. Fenton
William Boyett ... Lt. Victor
Lyle Talbot ... Dr. Guelife
Ralph Moody ... Arthur Dunlop
Aline Towne ... Shirley
Florence Lake ... Bessie
Alice Drake Alice Drake ... Nurse
Paul Norby Paul Norby ... Landlord
Bob Carraher Bob Carraher ... Officer

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Storyline

Federal Bureau of Investigation special agents are called in to capture the notorious bank robber and kidnapper Alvin Karpis, the machine gun blasting thug who provides the muscle for the infamous Karpis-Barker gang. Federal heat forces Karpis from hideout to hideout but Karpis always stays one step of the FBI. The G-men play their trump card and, knowing that the gangster loves fishing, manage to track their quarry to popular pier. Written by David Bassler

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Trivia

William Boyett's TV debut. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lt. Fenton: I'm Special Agent Fenton, your host for Gang Busters. In a moment, I'm going to tell you the story of the world's most deadly fisherman - Alvin Karpis.
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1952 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Visual Drama Inc. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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