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Charlie Wild, Private Detective (detective)

    [aka: "Charlie Wild, PI";
     aka: "Charlie Wilde, Private Eye";
     aka: "Charley Wilde, Private Eye"...

     the lead character name was sometimes spelled like
    "Charlie Wilde" or even "Charley Wilde"; He was sometimes
     called a "Private Investigator"...or a "Private Eye"...;

     In the early days of television this series produced by 
     Herbert P. Brodkin bounced around three networks for a
     couple of years, ending up on DuMont;

     The lead character was first played by Kevin O'Morrison
     and then in 1951, John McQuade; Cloris Leachman made one
     of her earliest TV appearances as "woman Friday"]

    (CBS Primetime, 1950 - 1951;
     ABC Primetime, 1951 - 1952;
     DuMont Primetime, 1952)


Theme: "Charley Wilde, Private Eye"

    [The above title and spelling as per ASCAP 2001...
     previous spelling in 1952 ASCAP Index of Performed
     Compositions was "Charlie Wilde";

     Hollybrook Music Co. was a publishing company owned
     by Ray Bloch who was bandleader for Ed Sullivan and
     other early radio and TV shows...]

     Composer: Charles Sherill (not affiliated)

     1952 Publisher: Hollybrook Music Co. (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: [listed without composer in the
                      1978 Index of Performed Compositions,
                      as published by]:
                      Hollybrook Music Co. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: [listed without composer in the
                      2001 ASCAP ACE database, published by]:
                      Hollybrook Music Co., Inc. (ASCAP)
                         c/o Wooden Bear Music Co.
                         of Scottsdale, AZ

     Copyright Date:
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