The Untouchables (1959–1963)
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The Tommy Karpeles Story 

Following the Hillsdale Express train robbery in which a million dollars was stolen and a mail clerk was killed, 'Tough' Tommy Karpeles is convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Eliot ... See full summary »

Director:

Stuart Rosenberg

Writers:

Eliot Ness (book), Oscar Fraley (book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Stack ... Eliot Ness
Harold J. Stone ... Tommy Karpeles
Murray Hamilton ... George Varsey
Madlyn Rhue ... Sally Karpeles
Joseph Wiseman ... Albert Maris
Paul Picerni ... Lee Hobson
Abel Fernandez ... William Youngfellow
Nicholas Georgiade ... Enrico Rossi
Joseph Julian Joseph Julian ... Fritz Herrling
Leo Penn Leo Penn ... Milton Tannenbaum
Vladimir Sokoloff ... Stanley Tannenbaum
Gage Clarke ... Oscar Termin
Herman Rudin Herman Rudin ... Mace
William Newell ... Rawlins
Vic Morrow ... Collier
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Following the Hillsdale Express train robbery in which a million dollars was stolen and a mail clerk was killed, 'Tough' Tommy Karpeles is convicted and sentenced to life in prison. Eliot Ness has been tasked by the Post Office to recover the missing million and he begins to think that Karpeles may be innocent. Information from a dying hood puts him on the trail of Karpeles' former associate Arnie 'The Wolf' Mendoza, now a supposedly reformed cinema owner living under the name of Albert Maris. When Mendoza kidnaps Karpeles' daughter Sally to keep her from talking, Tommy decides to help Ness and rescue his daughter. Written by garykmcd

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 December 1960 (USA) See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Great Cast Makes This Edgy Episode A Winner
19 September 2011 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

The four guest stars in here were all very familiar faces from the '60s and '70s - Harold J. Stone, Joseph Wiseman, Murray Hamilton and Madlyn Rhue.

Stone usually played a hard-nosed guy. He had the face and voice for it. Wiseman has a good resume for the big screen as well as the small screen. He played "Dr. No" in the title role in the first James Bond movie! Hamilton was much more versatile and on TV lot but actually became better-known after his role as the mayor in the 1975 famous "Jaws" movie. Rhue was a stunning beauty whose career was cut short due to illness.

Anyway, the story is a pretty good one. It has to be with monikers like "Tough Tommy Karpelas" and "Arnie 'The Wolf' Mendoza." There is a lot of edge to this story, more than normal with an intense ending.


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