Cannon/The Games Children Play

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The Games Children Play
Season 5, Episode 16
Airdate December 17, 1975
Teleplay by Albert Aley
Story by Jack Turley
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Anthony Spinner
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The Games Children Play is the sixteenth episode of the fifth season of Cannon, and the one hundred thirteenth episode overall.

Starring: William Conrad (Frank Cannon)

Guest Stars: Fritz Weaver (Mr. Shumann), Kirby Furlong (Johnny), Tannis G. Montgomery (Ruth Malin), Paul Jenkins (Martin Spetler)

Special Guest Star: Norman Fell (Lt. Carl Masters)

Co-Starring: Charles Drake (Dr. Martin Larkin), Thaao Penglis (Prince Hassan), Vince Martorano (Boruff), Tony Cristino (Russo), Scott Ellsworth (Newscaster), Shirley O'Hara (Nurse), Howard Maurer (Prince Ahmad El Mussein), George Planco (Foreman), Tony Gaznick (Man), Philip Larson (Det. Henderson), Ric Carrott (Policeman)


Plot Overview

An overly imaginative child, the son of an old friend, tells 'Uncle Frank' that he saw men dressed as Arabs shooting at a house, and Cannon's subsequent investigation reveals that an Arab prince with a serious heart condition has been kidnapped.


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