State Trooper (1956– )

The Case of the Happy Dragon 

Rod Blake decides to go to San Francisco to investigate a most unusual case. The corpse of a Chinese woman has indeed been ... kidnapped and held for ransom.


Richard Irving


Lawrence Kimble


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Episode cast overview:
Rod Cameron ... Lt. Rod Blake
Marvin Miller ... Police Sgt. Clarence Wong
Pat Hogan ... Walter Kam
Joi Lansing ... Angie
Frances Fong Frances Fong ... Mei Ling Kam
Chris Alcaide ... Joe Forrest
Alexander Campbell ... Sheriff Frank Logan
Norman Leavitt ... Ross Partridge
Harold Fong Harold Fong ... Jung


The sheriff of Tonopah reports an unusual kidnapping - the body of a Chinese woman the local undertaker had kept in storage for twenty years had been stolen and held for ransom. Blake traces the movements of the casket to San Francisco's Chinatown were he goes undercover to retrieve the body and bring the bodysnatchers to justice. Written by David Bassler

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Adventure | Crime | Drama







Release Date:

1 March 1958 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Revue Productions See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Copyright date: 13-2-1958/LP # 13528. See more »


[first lines]
Lt. Rod Blake: Oh, hello. I'm Rod Blake, chief investigator for the Nevada state troopers. This is a souvenir. It's a symbol of old China... well, it is until you take a closer look at it.
[Blake turns the toy dragon around to review a transistor radio inside its head]
Lt. Rod Blake: Then it becomes a symbol of San Francisco's Chinatown, where the old beliefs are in conflict with the beliefs of the younger generation. Most of the young Chinese-Americans respect the attitudes of the elders. What lengths they'll ...
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