Forgotten TV: JOHNNY STACCATO’S Cool Jazz Noir

This piece was originally published June 29th, 2009

1947 Philco IconFor one season, from 1959 through 1960 on NBC, one of the cooler television series of the era (and there were quite a few) aired.

That show was Johnny Staccato.

Johnny Staccato starred none other than the prolific actor, screen writer, and director John Cassavetes who could play cool because he was actually…

pretty freakin’ cool.

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