Rescue 8 (1958– )

Death for Hire 

A fisherman agrees to take two kidnappers and their captive, a political figure, to a ship anchored off-shore.


William Beaudine


Arthur Rowe (as Arthur W. Rowe)


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Episode cast overview:
Jim Davis ... Wes Cameron
Lang Jeffries ... Skip Johnson
Natividad Vacío Natividad Vacío ... Gino
Joseph Vitale ... Rocha (as Joe Vitale)
Larry Chance ... Torres
Naomi Stevens ... Angela
Michael Vallon ... Prof. Maldonado
William White William White ... Deputy (as Bill Hampton)
Barry Brooks Barry Brooks ... Fisherman
John Eller John Eller ... Interne


An old college professor is brutally attacked and kidnapped by operatives of a dictator in South America, who intend to bring him there for a show trial. To get there, they force a fishing boat captain to sneak out of the harbor, but the unsafe ship takes on water after an accident. Written by WesternOne

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Release Date:

16 June 1959 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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