Captain Midnight (1954–1958)

Deadly Diamonds 

While Jackson plays with his newest invention, and omni-counter, old friend George Maynard arrives at headquarters. George has concerns about diamonds being smuggled over the Mexican border... See full summary »

Director:

D. Ross Lederman

Writers:

Wallace Bosco (screenplay), William Lively (story)
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Episode cast overview:
Richard Webb ... Captain Midnight
Sid Melton ... Ichabod 'Ikky' Mudd
Olan Soule ... Aristotle 'Tut' Jones
Gary Gray ... Jimmy Sawyer
John Hamilton ... George Maynard
Ed Hinton Ed Hinton ... Hank Rogers
John Cason ... Brady
Zon Murray ... Snyder
I. Stanford Jolley ... Sheriff
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While Jackson plays with his newest invention, and omni-counter, old friend George Maynard arrives at headquarters. George has concerns about diamonds being smuggled over the Mexican border. Jackson flies down to New Mexico to investigate and accidentally picks up readings of diamonds in the desert. Jackson lands to investigate, and deducts that someone is using herds of wild horses to run diamonds back and forward between Mexico and the United States. While out investigating, someone tries to shoot Jackson but escapes. Later the shooter meets two other men and discusses the situation. Jackson follows a set of horse prints till they stop at tire tracks. There they find a discarded horseshoe with a diamond in it. Heading to the local town they see the sheriff. It is arranged to drive the wild herd through the town, and the trained horse will join them and betray its owner, assumed to be the leader of the smuggling ring. The plan works and the sheriff arrests the men Written by glen_chapman <chapman_glen@yahoo.com>

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1954 (USA) See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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[last lines of Episode 1.3]
Captain Midnight: Attention all Secret Squadron members and fighters for justice everywhere! A friend of mine discovered the location of a satellite moon close enough to Earth to be used as a military space station, but before he could reveal his discovery to our government he was murdered. Our next mission is to find his murderer and the secret of the lost moon. We'll rendezvous here at headquarters. This is Captain Midnight signing off with the code of the Secret Squadron - "Justice ...
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