Naked City

Naked City is a police drama series from Screen Gems which was broadcast from 1958 to 1959 and from 1960 to 1963 on the ABC television network. It was inspired by the 1948 motion picture The Naked City and mimics its dramatic "semi-documentary" more
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Naked City is a police drama series from Screen Gems which was broadcast from 1958 to 1959 and from 1960 to 1963 on the ABC television network. It was inspired by the 1948 motion picture The Naked City and mimics its dramatic "semi-documentary" format. As in the film, each episode concluded with a narrator intoning the iconic line: "There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them."

Original Release

09/30/1958 on ABC

US Release



(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Hold for Gloria Christmas Wednesday, 19 September 1962
2 Idylls of a Running Back Wednesday, 26 September 1962
3 Daughter Am I in My Father's House Wednesday, 03 October 1962
4 And by the Sweat of Thy Brow... Wednesday, 10 October 1962
5 Kill Me While I'm Young So I Can Die Happy! Wednesday, 17 October 1962
6 Five Cranks for Winter... Ten Cranks for Spring Wednesday, 24 October 1962
7 Go Fight City Hall Wednesday, 31 October 1962
8 Torment Him Much and Hold Him Long Wednesday, 07 November 1962
9 Make It Fifty Dollars and Add Love to Nona Wednesday, 14 November 1962
10 A Horse Has a Big Head - Let Him Worry! Wednesday, 21 November 1962
11 Dust Devil on a Quiet Street Wednesday, 28 November 1962
12 The Virtues of Madame Douvay Wednesday, 05 December 1962
13 King Stanislaus and the Knights of the Round Stable Wednesday, 12 December 1962
14 Spectre of the Rose Street Gang Wednesday, 19 December 1962
15 Don't Knock It Till You've Tried It Wednesday, 26 December 1962
16 Her Life in Moving Pictures Wednesday, 02 January 1963
17 Robin Hood and Clarence Darrow, They Went Out with Bow and Arrow Wednesday, 09 January 1963
18 The Apple Falls Not Far from the Tree Wednesday, 23 January 1963
19 Beyond This Place There Be Dragons Wednesday, 30 January 1963
20 Man Without a Skin Wednesday, 06 February 1963
21 Prime of Life Wednesday, 13 February 1963
22 Bringing Far Places Together Wednesday, 20 February 1963
23 The Highest of Prizes Wednesday, 27 February 1963
24 Alive and Still a Second Lieutenant Wednesday, 06 March 1963
25 Stop the Parade! A Baby Is Crying! Saturday, 20 April 1963
26 On the Battle Front: Every Minute Is Important Wednesday, 27 March 1963
27 Howard Running Bear Is a Turtle Wednesday, 03 April 1963
28 No Naked Ladies in Front of Giovanni's House! Wednesday, 17 April 1963
29 Carrier Wednesday, 24 April 1963
30 Color Schemes Like Never Before Wednesday, 01 May 1963
31 The S.S. American Dream Wednesday, 08 May 1963
32 One, Two, Three, Rita Rakahowski Wednesday, 15 May 1963
33 Golden Lads and Girls Wednesday, 22 May 1963
34 Barefoot on a Bed of Coals Wednesday, 29 May 1963


Stuart Rosenberg, John Brahm, William A. Graham, David Lowell Rich, Elliot Silverstein, Robert Gist, James Sheldon, George Sherman, Alex March, Arthur Hiller, William Beaudine, Paul Nickell, Paul Wendkos, Ralph Senensky, Douglas Heyes, William Conrad, Tay Garnett, Lamont Johnson, Paul Stanley, Walter Grauman, Buzz Kulik, Denis Sanders, Irvin Kershner, Robert Ellis Miller, John Peyser, Norman Tokar, Allen H. Miner, Lawrence Doheny, Roger Kay, Boris Sagal, Jack Smight, Jerry Hopper, Laslo Benedek, John Newland, Harry Harris, Jules Munshin, Jules Bricken


Stirling Silliphant, Howard Rodman, Abram S. Ginnes, Gilbert Ralston, Ernest Kinoy, Shimon Wincelberg, Sam Ross, Arnold Manoff, Sy Salkowitz, Barry Trivers, Alvin Sargent, Ellis Kadison, Betty Andrews, Arnold Perl, Jo Pagano, Ken Trevey, Lester Pine, Ed Lacy, Jay Dratler, Frank Pierson, Mark Hellinger, Louis Solomon, Peggy O'Shea, Jerome Gruskin, Ben Maddow, Lewis Meltzer, Nate Esformes, Eustace Cockrell, Mel Goldberg, David Zelag Goodman, Leonard Bishop, Charles Beaumont, Douglas Morrow, Roland Wolpert, Jerry Thomas, Sloan Nibley, Anthony Lawrence, Jerome Ross, David T. Chantler, Sydney Boehm, Jesse Lasky Jr., Leonard Praskins, Norman Lessing, W.R. Burnett, Anthony Spinner, Edmund G. Love, Robert Esson, Cal Berkeley, Meyer Berger, Robert Sylvester, Paula Fox, Alden Schwimmer, Howard N. Ehrenman, Arnold Ellis, Anita Wincelberg, Daniel Hollywood, Lewis Reed, Ernest Pendrell, Orin Borsten, Jerry Devine, Alfred Bester, Charles R. Jackson, Gene Roddenberry, John McKenzie, Anthony Wilson, Lou Shaw, Samuel Marx




Charles L. Freeman, Hugh Chaloupka, Aaron Nibley, Jack Gleason, Milton Shifman, Harry Coswick, Marin Riley

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