Dial Red O: The first of the five films where Bill Elliott played a detective lieutenant in the L.A Sheriff's department, Dial Red "O" (the correct title with the number 0 (zero), as on a telephone dial, shown in ") opens with war-torn veteran Ralph Wyatt getting word that his wife is divorcing him, and he flees the psychiatric ward of the veteran's hospital, wanting to talk to her. His escape touches off an all-out manhunt, led by Lieutenant Andy Flynn of the sheriff's department. Wyatt's wife, Connie is having an affair with Norman Roper, a judo expert in Wyatt's old Marine unit. When Roper refuses to divorce his own wife (Regina Gibson) to marry Connie, they have a violent quarrel in Connie's apartment. Roper kills Connie and incriminates Wyatt, who is arrested and held on suspicion of homicide. Convinced that Roper is the real murderer, Wyatt escapes from his cell in the Hollywood Sheriff's office, and goes to Roper's home. Lt. Flynn has discovered evidence pointing to Roper as the killer, and arrives in time to prevent Wyatt from killing him. Jazzman Shorty Rogers (and his Giants) are also on hand as part of the Hollywood night life. The Elliott role name was changed to Andy Doyle for the following four films in the series, as there was a real Andy Flynn working in law enforcement in Los Angeles.
|Ratings:||IMDB: N/A Metascore: N/A RT: N/A|
|Released:||March 13, 1955|
|Director:||Daniel B Ullman|
|Actors:||Bill Elliott Elaine Riley Forrest Lewis George Eldredge Gregg Barton Helene Stanley Holly Bane Jack Kruschen John Hart John Phillips Keith Larsen Larry J Blake Lee Roberts Leighton Noble Mort Mills Paul Picerni Rankin Mansfield Regina Gleason Rick Vallin Robert Bice Sam Peckinpah Scott Lee Sydney Mason Walter Conrad William Tannen|
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