But John Kendall (KH) soon realises the company is just a cover for a more sinister business, and he is framed for the murder of his employer.Sentenced to prison for ten years, he escapes from a working party on the moors, determined to bring the killer to justice 8 The Case of The Black Falcon- with Tim Turner, Dorothy Alison, David Perrin, Guy Deghy, Elliot Makeham and Philo Hauser. 9 The Case of the Bogus Count- with Elwyn Brooke-Jones, and Anthony Newley as singer Gerry Barnes, who gets a job at a crooked night club. 10 The Case of The Express Delivery- with Sandra Dorne, a bad time girl who leads astray a once reliable mechanic Wally Ross.11 The Case of Diamond Annie- with Hugh Moxey, and Marjorie Rhodes in the title role.Also with Vida Hope, Harold Lang and Peter Swanwick. Stryker chases a gang of bank robbers- and the final showdown comes in a lonely warehouse.... To pay for his wife's medical treatment, Joe turns to crime. The Case of The Black Falcon Interpol requests the help of Scotland Yard in tracing diamond smuggler Gustave Clement, who has eluded police after a chase.At the rendezvous, a rowing boat brings Clement and his purse of diamonds to The Black Falcon.Having safely returned up the Thames, however, the crook does not hand the diamonds over to his boss, Sandford (Eliot Makeham). Inspector Stryker is pursuing his inquiries over the diamonds.Details of the thirteen 35 minute stories: 1 The Case of The Studio Payroll (Cinema release date, with #2, Jan 18th 1954)- with Jack Watling and Susan Stephen.
The final pay off was without surprise or drama, and the whole thing lacked the element of style or excitement.
Having interviewed Sandford in his wheelchair, he talks to Marsden, who does admit he had recently crossed the Channel.
Yes, he had given a lift to someone, but he didn't know the man's identity. When he's gone, she takes some food to her husband who is hiding in a boatshed.
3 The Case of Canary Jones- A nightclub singer is found dead in her apartment.
4 The Case of Gracie Budd- The sad tale of seventeen year old blonde and petite Gracie, a typical juvenile delinquent whose parents were killed in the war.
Stryker investigates The Kataro Marriage Bureau in London.