Cool and Lam

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Light-hearted pilot for a proposed CBS detective series featuring character created by Erle Stanley Gardner (under the pseudonym of A.A. Fair). Penny-pinching, rotund Bertha Cool runs a detective agency while her dimunitive junior partner Donald Lam provides the legs and padded expense account. In the pilot, Lam's investigation of infidelity leads to murder.

  1. Erle Stanley Gardner


  2. Jacques Tourneur


  3. Edmund L. Hartmann


Top Billed Cast

  1. Billy Pearson

    Donald Lam

  2. Benay Venuta

    Benay Venuta

    Bertha Cool

  3. Maurice Manson

    Dr. Lintig

  4. Margaret Field

    Margaret Field

    Marion Dunton (as Maggie Mahoney)

  5. Judith Bess Jones

    Elsie Brand

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Cool and Lam


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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 1, 1958


Original Language English

Runtime 0h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



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