1 9 5 1 – 1 9 5 3 (USA)
38 x 30 minute episodes
“Presenting an unusual story of love and mystery on Front Page Detective. Starring Mr Edmund Lowe as the famous newspaper columnist and amateur detective, David Chase. And now for another thrilling adventure as we accompany David Chase and watch him match wits with those who would take the law into their own hands.”
David Chase (movie actor Edmund Lowe, known for his matinee-idol roles and his portrayal of the grimy Sgt. Quirt in What Price Glory?) was a New York newspaper columnist who “couldn’t be bought” and an amateur sleuth.
Stories were based on crimes reported in Front Page Detective magazine and usually involved murders, which he was unusually good at solving.
Paula Drew played his girlfriend, fashion designer Sharon Richards.
Front Page Detective was a syndicated series which was broadcast on local stations in the US at various times, but it was also shown on the DuMont network.