For the first season, the primary writer was Stirling Silliphant, who wrote 32 of the season's 39 episodes.
Silliphant's work resulted in significant critical acclaim for the series and attracting movie and television actors of the time to seek guest-acting roles.
Naked City is a police drama series from Screen Gems which was broadcast from 1958 to 1959 and from 1960 to 1963 on the ABC television network.
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The 1960 version featured Paul Burke as Detective Adam Flint, a sensitive and cerebral policeman in his early thirties. Silliphant wrote the first three episodes of Naked City's second season, then did not write any further episodes until he wrote three episodes for season four.
Those employed as writers of Naked City episodes during seasons 2, 3 and 4 included veteran TV writer Howard Rodman (who also served as story editor), blacklisted screenwriter Arnold Manoff (writing with the pseudonym "Joel Carpenter"), and Shimon Wincelberg, amongst others.
Scott, Sylvia Sidney, Jan Sterling, Beatrice Straight, Akim Tamiroff, Lawrence Tierney, Jo Van Fleet, Eli Wallach, David Wayne, Jesse White, Cara Williams, Roland Winters, and Keenan Wynn.
Many of the actors listed above played multiple roles for different episodes, as different characters.