PURSUIT (CBS 1949 - 1952)
was a detective series that presented the cases of the fictional Scotland Yard Inspector Peter Black. (The leading character was called Inspector Harvey in the audition show and the first episode.) The Inspector was a dedicated policeman, a man hunter, who once on the case, would not rest until the wrongdoer was brought to justice. Black was assisted in cases by Sgt. Moffet.
The series was unusual in that it featured dual narration. Starting in the Spring of 1950, Bill Johnstone provided the opening and closing narrations and sometimes, bridges between commercials. Inspector Black furnished the change of scenes and overall case narrations.
Standard Opening: Spoken by the Narrator:
"PURSUIT. "A criminal strikes and fades quickly back into the shadow of his own dark world. . . and then, the man
from Scotland Yard, the famous Inspector Peter Black, and
the relentless, dangerous pursuit. . When man hunts man!"
Ted de Corsia as Inspector Harvey (10/27/1949 episode only)
As Inspector Peter Black:
Ted de Corsia (11/03/1949 - 04/18/1950)
John Dehner (04/25/1950, and 07/01/1950 - 07/22/1950)
Herb Butterfield (05/02/1950)
Ben Wright (07/10/1951 - 03/25/1952)
Raymond Lawrence as Sergeant Moffet
Bill Johnstone as Chief Inspector Harkness/Narrator
By OTR-logs Stewart Wright
Pursuit 491110 - Three For All.mp3
Pursuit 500106 - The Tall Man.mp3
Pursuit 500207 - The Pursuit on Lundy Island.mp3
Pursuit 500411 - Pursuit and the Man Who Confessed.mp3
Pursuit 510731 - Pursuit of the Lonely Heart.mp3
Pursuit 510821 - Pursuit At The Vicarage [AFRTS].mp3
Pursuit 510918 - Pursuit and the Ladies Of Farthing Street.mp3
Pursuit 511211 - Pursuit of the Loch Ness Killer.mp3
Pursuit 520212 - Pursuit of the Thames Pirates [AFRTS].mp3
Pursuit 520226 - Pursuit of the Woman In Gray.mp3
Pursuit 520304 - Pursuit in Clynewidd Mine (aka-Pursuit In Clanueth...
Pursuit 520311 - Pursuit of the Asiatic Killer.mp3
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