Brenner (1959– )

Monopoly on Fear 

A detective six months away from retirement loses his nerve during a shootout and is brought up on charges of cowardice.


Gerald Mayer


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Episode cast overview:
Edward Binns ... Roy Brenner
James Broderick ... Ernie Brenner
Milton Selzer ... Charles Morgan
Louise Larabee ... Rose Morgan
Walter Greaza Walter Greaza ... Inspector Straud
John Reese John Reese ... Police Clerk
Norman Rose Norman Rose ... Dr. Glassman
George Matthews George Matthews ... Sandy
Ed Dew Ed Dew ... Haskill


Charlie Morgan, an aging police detective nearing retirement is nearly strangled by a thug and later allows a psychiatric patient to escape his custody. He requests a transfer to a desk job, but Ernie Brenner believes he still can be an effective plainclothesman. Written by David Bassler

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Crime | Drama





Release Date:

19 September 1959 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS, Plautus Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Charles Morgan: Thank you, Charlie.
Ernie Brenner: What for?
Charles Morgan: For making me less afraid of being 50 years old some day.
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