Best of TV Detectives: Volume 1 DVD – This collection contains 7 classic episodes from the 1950s and 60s: The Adventures of Ellery Queen (The Hanging Acrobat), Alfred Hitchcock Presents (The Cheney Vase and The Sorcerer's Apprentice), Burke's Law (Who Killed Jason Shaw?), The Adventures of Dr. Fu Manchu (Prisoner of Fu Manchu and The Death Ships of Fu Manchu), and Bulldog Drummond (The Ludlow Affair). Total runtime 3 hours 50 minutes.
Best of TV Detectives: Volume 2 DVD – This DVD is a collection of 7 Dragnet episodes from the 1950s: The Big Break, The Big Betty, The Big Little Jesus, The Big Boys, The Big Shoplift, The Big Hit and Run Killer, and The Big Girl. See why this original television series featuring Sgt. Joe Friday aired for an amazing 8 seasons and was then continued/remade into a new series three additional times (1967-1970, 1989-1991, 2003-2004). Total runtime 3 hours 6 minutes.
Best of TV Detectives: Volume 3 DVD – Decoy (1957)—Beverly Garland starred as an undercover New York City policewoman who faced all sorts of perilous situations. Episodes included are: "Fiesta at Midnight", "High Swing", "Night Light", "The Comeback", "The Sound of Tears" and "To Trap a Thief". The Shadow (1954)—Tom Helmore played Lamont Cranston, the wealthy young man about town who has mastered the art of clouding men's minds so as to be invisible to them. The 30 minute pilot episode for a proposed TV series, "The Case of the Cotton Kimono" which featured Paula Raymond as Lamont's girlfriend, Margot Lane, is included in this package. Total runtime 3 hours 1 minute.
Best of TV Detectives: Volume 4 DVD – Court of Last Resort (1957)—Founded by Erle Stanley Gardner, the court investigated potentially innocent men and women accused of crimes of which they might be innocent. Lyle Bettger starred as one of the lead investigators. Episode included are: "The Clarence Redding Case", "The Jim Thompson Case", "The John Smith Case" and "The Mary Morales Case". Front Page Detective (1951)—Edmund Lowe played a hard-bitten newspaper reporter who investigated crime stories for a major eastern newspaper. Episodes included are "Little Black Book", "Murder Rides the Night Train", "Seven Seas to Danger". Total runtime 2 hours 58 minutes.