Longstreet (1971–1972)

"I See", Said the Blind Man 

Mike overhears a woman being killed in a darkened alley, and sends Pax to help her. Pax is critically stabbed, and the attacker simply walks away, realizing Mike is blind. Longstreet must try to find out who the killer is.


Sandor Stern, Stirling Silliphant (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Franciscus ... Mike Longstreet
Marlyn Mason ... Nikki Bell
Peter Mark Richman ... Duke Paige
Lee Montgomery ... Rudy Krim (as Lee Harcourt Montgomery)
Bruce Lee ... Li Tsung
Bert Freed ... Lt. Ryder
George Murdock ... Burt Oaks
John Lupton ... Don Krim
Ann Doran ... Mrs. Kingston
Francine York ... Ella
Nora Marlowe Nora Marlowe ... Mrs. Metcalfe
Kip King ... Dr. Fowler
Frances Spanier Frances Spanier ... Sylvia Krim
Darwin Joston ... Gary Stephens
Kasey Rogers ... Nancy Oaks


Walking down an otherwise deserted street at night with Pax, Mike hears a woman being attacked. The woman and Pax, getting away from Mike, are both stabbed by the attacker, the woman fatally, Pax critically. The woman was a cocktail waitress named Mavis Ruston, who was on her way home from work, and was not robbed or otherwise assaulted. Mike is angry at the situation: being present during the stabbings but not being able to do anything about them or being able to provide any concrete evidence, about which the media are having a field day. Mike wants to help solve the murder to prove all his naysayers wrong, who include in this case the media, the police and most importantly the murderer who outright dismissed him as a threat when he saw that Mike is blind. It becomes all the more important when Mike believes the police have the wrong man, when he has audio evidence but evidence that the police don't believe credible especially as Mike can't quite describe it, and when he finds who he... Written by Huggo

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Action | Crime | Drama







Release Date:

18 November 1971 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


The comic book that Rudy is reading by flashlight the first night that Longstreet comes to see him is Green Lantern #71 (Sept 1969), the story "The City That Died!" illustrated by Gil Kane and Joe Giella. See more »

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