Johnny Midnight (TV series)
|Created by||Liam O'Brien|
David Orrick McDearmon
|Narrated by||Edmond O'Brien|
|Opening theme||"Lullaby of Broadway" performed by Joe Bushkin|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||39|
John F. Warren
Benjamin H. Kline
|Editor(s)||Sam E. Waxman|
|Running time||22–24 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Midnight Productions|
|Original release||January 3– September 21, 1960|
O'Brien portrayed Johnny Midnight, a New York City actor turned private detective. Midnight's cases frequently focused upon Times Square and Broadway, where he had triumphed earlier on stage. Midnight lives in a plush Manhattan penthouse. O'Brien narrated the crime drama in the terse style associated with Humphrey Bogart or Walter Winchell. The theme song of the series is "Lullaby of Broadway".
Other guest roles were filled by Parley Baer, Whitney Blake, Walter Burke, Russ Conway, Billy De Wolfe, Joe Flynn, Connie Hines, DeForest Kelley, Viveca Lindfors, Doug McClure, Ann McCrea, Tyler McVey, Jay Novello, J. Pat O'Malley, Jacqueline Scott, Robert F. Simon, and William Schallert, Lurene Tuttle, and Adam West.