Peter Hunter
Created by George Ludlam?

Now here's a real rarity. This 30-minute TV show, first broadcast in 1948 is considered, at least by TMC, to be "the earliest known syndicated pilot film."

It features the exploits of PETER HUNTER, a tough New York private eye, and just in case anyone misses the point, he appears in the opening credits wearing dark glasses, with the word "private" written across one lens.

I'm not sure if it's based on A.A. Marcus' New York eye Pete Hunter, but the timing's certainly right. Also of interest is the fact that this thing was directed by actor Joseph Cotten. But that's all I've been able to find out so far.

TELEVISION

Report respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.


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