Pic of the Day: “The Long Shot”

Our pic for today comes to us from the Racket Squad TV series episode “The Long Shot,” first broadcast on July 3, 1952. Tim had one of his first speaking parts as Frankie, a dim-witted gangster helping his boss fleece unsuspecting suckers with fake lottery tickets.

The Long Shot - 1952

I invite you to pay particular attention to Tim’s socks. Even then he was putting his particular stamp on the characters he played.

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