Burke's Law


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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Burke's Law is a detective series that ran on ABC from 1963 to 1965 and was revived on CBS in the 1990s. The show starred Gene Barry as Amos Burke, millionaire captain of Los Angeles police homicide division, who was chauffeured around to solve crimes in his Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II. The series was created by Frank D. Gilroy, Ivan Goff and Ernest Kinoy.

 

Highlights
Lorenzo Semple, Jr. on writing Burke's Law
Aaron Spelling on writing and producing Burke's Law
Barbara Eden on working on Burke's Law
Jeffrey Hayden on producer Aaron Spelling and the celebrity line-up on Burke's Law
Abby Singer on being production manager for Major Dad and Burke's Law
Who talked about this show

Barbara Eden

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Barbara Eden on working on Burke's Law

Herschel Burke Gilbert

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Herschel Burke Gilbert on supervising the music for Burke's Law, produced by Aaron Spelling

Jeffrey Hayden

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Jeffrey Hayden on producer Aaron Spelling and the celebrity line-up on Burke's Law

Shirley Jones

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Shirley Jones on appearing on The Slap Maxwell Story and Burke's Law

Gene LeBell

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Gene LeBell on stunt work with Gene Barry on Burke's Law

William Link

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William Link on writing for Burke's Law starring Gene Barry

Rue McClanahan

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Rue McClanahan on appearing on Burke's Law, and on appearing on Broadway

Nolan Miller

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Nolan Miller on designing for The Dick Powell Show episode that eventually became Burke's Law starring Gene Barry and guest-starring Gloria Swanson
Nolan Miller on designing for Gloria Swanson guest-starring on Burke's Law and on The Steve Allen Show

Lorenzo Semple, Jr.

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Lorenzo Semple, Jr. on writing Burke's Law

Abby Singer

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Abby Singer on being production manager for Major Dad and Burke's Law

Aaron Spelling

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Aaron Spelling on writing and producing Burke's Law

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