They Call It Murder


2h 1971

Brief Synopsis

Gardner's small-town district attorney, Doug Selby, came to TV in this pilot that has him investigating a swimming pool murder of a gambler, a questionable car crash and a huge insurance claim. Hutton was more successful subsequently in bringing another fictional detective, Ellery Queen, to televisi

Film Details

Release Date
1971

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Gardner's small-town district attorney, Doug Selby, came to TV in this pilot that has him investigating a swimming pool murder of a gambler, a questionable car crash and a huge insurance claim. Hutton was more successful subsequently in bringing another fictional detective, Ellery Queen, to television. This pilot to a prospective "Doug Selby" series was filmed in 1969.

Film Details

Release Date
1971

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 17, 1971