Saturday, May 24, 2014

77 Sunset Strip (1958-1963)

Television private detective series created by Roy Huggins and starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Roger Smith and Edd Byrnes.

The series revolves around two Los Angeles private detectives, both former government secret agents: Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. played Stuart (Stu) Bailey. This character Huggins had originated in his 1946 novel The Double Take. Roger Smith played Jeff Spencer, also a former government agent, and a non-practicing attorney. The duo worked out of a stylish office at 77 Sunset Boulevard, known as Sunset Strip