Gangstermania hit TV in 1959 with The Untouchables and this series, also loosely based on a real person. This one has James Gregory playing New York cop Barney Ruditsky. The time:The 20’s. In one episode, Barney takes on Dutch Schultz (John Dennis). In the final season, the show did a five parter about Louis “Louy” Kassoff. He was played by Paul Richards. Characters that popped up in the episodes include Dutch Schultz and Legs Diamond.
James Gregory will always be remembered as Inspector Luger in “Barney Miller” (1975-82). Paul Richards played psychiatrist Dr. McKinley Thompson in the series “Breaking Point” (1963-64).