Martin Kane (1949–1954)

Murder on Ice 

Hockey star Ace Phillips dies suddenly in the middle of a game and Kane is called upon to determine if it was an accident or murder.


Frank Burns


Donald S. Sanford (as Don Sanford)


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Episode cast overview:
Walter Kinsella Walter Kinsella ... Happy McMann
Horace McMahon ... Capt. Willis
Nicholas Saunders Nicholas Saunders ... Sgt. Ross
Roland Winters ... Jake Barron
Frank M. Thomas ... Pop Wagner
Marcia Henderson ... Elaine Bryser
Mark Dawson Mark Dawson ... Ching Murdock
William Free William Free ... Ace Phillips
Kirk Brown Kirk Brown ... Thistles MacDonald
Gene O'Donnell Gene O'Donnell ... Eddie
Win Elliot Win Elliot ... Hockey Announcer
William Gargan ... Martin Kane


A professional hockey team on the brink of financial ruin hires Kane to find their star player, a notorious alcoholic, who went on a bender the night before the championship game. Although, the private detective manages to deliver the young man to the arena on time, the hockey player dies in the opening minutes of the game and Kane suspects murder. Written by David Bassler

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1950 (USA) See more »

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Martin Kane: You didn't release those suspects, did you?
Capt. Willis: Suspects? There are no suspects! I turned loose five indignant citizens ten minutes ago.
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