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Police Call is a 1955 anthology drama television series which was based on actual police cases[1] and was one of the top grossing television series released that year.[2] The series was syndicated by National Telefilm Associates.[3]

Police Call
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes28
Running time30 minutes
Original networkSyndicated (NTA)
Original release1955 –

There were 28 episodes produced,[4] among them:

  • An Australian miner vanishes after a big gambling win, featuring Nelson Leigh
  • A lovely French agent charms the debonair leader of a smuggling operation, featuring Philip Reed
  • An unappreciative delinquent defies his aunt's kindness with a plan to rob her good friend, featuring Alan Furlan
  • A boxer's faith in "once a champ, always a champ" rouses suspicion after he wins an uneven match, featuring Shep Menken
  • A beach-colony resident is suspected of robbing fur salons posing as a wealthy matron, featuring Laura Solari
  • Someone is putting arsenic in bonbons---and giving them to children, featuring Alan Furlan


  1. ^ "TV Guide". Retrieved August 1, 2010.
  2. ^ "IMBD database Top Grossing TV Series 1955". Retrieved August 1, 2010.
  3. ^ "Billboard Magazine". August 18, 1956. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  4. ^ "TV Guide, Police Call episode listing". Retrieved August 1, 2010.

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