CTVA Europe - "Captain Gallant of the Foreign Legion" (1955-57) starring Buster Crabbe

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - Europe

Captain Gallant
of the Foreign Legion

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
John King [JK](first 21 episodes)
George Orphandys [GO] Colin Duff [CD] Jim Brent [JB]  Tom Alger [TA] Tom Dischley [TD]

Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

CaptainGallant.gif (86346 bytes)
Syndication title 'Foreign Legionnaire'
Produced by
Telepictures of Morocco, Inc.
A Frantel, Inc. Release
Orbit Films Television Presentation (1990's European re-release)

Filmed in North Africa (season 1) latterly in North Italy (season 2)
Produced by Serge Glykson

Broadcast History:

Season 1:
NBC Sundays 5:30pm (13Feb55 - 26Jun55) (new episodes)
NBC Sundays 5:00pm (03Jul55 - 04Sep55) (reruns)
NBC Sundays 5:30pm (11Sep55 - 22Jan56) (new episodes)
NBC Sundays 5:30pm (29Jan56 - 22Apr56) (reruns)
NBC Saturdays 12:00 noon (05May56 - 08Sep56) (reruns)
Season 2:
NBC Sundays 5:30pm: (16Sep56-24Mar57) (new episodes)
NBC Saturdays 11:30pm (30Mar57-07Dec57) (reruns)
Synidcated Reruns:
ABC Mondays 5:30pm (06Jun60-02Jan61) (reruns)
NBC Saturdays 5:30pm (21Sep63 -)(reruns)

US children's adventure series 1955-57   possibly 78 episodes x 30 min.
starring:

Buster Crabbe
as  Captain Michael Gallant
with
:
Fuzzy Knight as First Class Private Fuzzy Knight, comic sidekick
introducing:

Cullen "Cuffy" Crabbe as Cuffy Sanders, orphaned boy
*
Gilles Queant as Sergeant Duval
Norma Eberhardt as Carla, Fuzzy's girlfriend
Roger Trevielle as The Colonal

Premise:
Adventures of Captain Michael Gallant, commander of the North African
headquarters of the French Foreign Legion

Background:
Season 1: North Africa
In the beginning, the show was filmed at an outpost on the edge of the
Saharan Desert, French Morocco, Marrakech, Paris and Athens.
Season 2: North Italy
Under the guidance of future James Bond producer Harry Saltzman, the
filming moved to Lybia, Tripoli and Italy, where the political climate was less hostile.

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WRCA-TV New York City Sun. 5:30 pm

[01] Captain Gallant: (pilot episode) (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
13Feb55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 02/13/55
Synopsis:
Buster Crabbe and his son Collen "Cuffy Crabbe, co-star in Capt.
Gallant of the Foreign Legion, a film series about men in the Legion.
The first episode, "Introduction", tells how Capt. Gallant is
appointed guardian of Cuffy Sanders, son of a slain officer. The two
embark on a get-acquainted vacation, but a bandit plot to
assassinate the French General interrupts their journey. Fuzzy Knight
appears as Fuzzy, Gilles Queant plays Sgt. Duval. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Captain Gallant is appointed guardian of Cuffy Sanders, the son of
a slain officer. The two embark on a get acquainted vacation, but
a bandit plot to assassinate the French General interrupts their journey. [GO/CD]

[02] Captain Gallant: VEILS OF DEATH (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
20Feb55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 02/19/55
Synopsis:
Capt. Gallant crosses the desert sands of North Africa in search of
a gang of gun smugglers. He's been told that the smugglers are led by
the Sheik of the Maudis. [JK][GO/CD]

[03] Captain Gallant: FIREPOWER (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
27Feb55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
Guest Cast:
Philippe Nicaud (as Maret)
Synopsis:
Capt. Gallant helps to clear the name of a young Legionaire suspected
of cowardice during a battle with a group of bandits. The troubled
youth attempts to capture the bandits single-handedly to redeem himself. [JK] [GO/CD]

[04] Captain Gallant: TALA'S SECRET (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
06Mar55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 03/06/55
Capt. Gallant is on the trail of Sheik Ahmed Ben Asrah, who he
believes planned the ambush of a Legionaire. Gallant follows the
Sheik's daughter to the Tribal Stronghold. [JK] [GO/CD]

[05] Captain Gallant: THE CAMEL RACE (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
13Mar55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
Synopsis 1:
A Legionaire has been ambushed by a bandit gang. Capt. Gallant
runs into trouble when he tries to find out the whereabouts of
the kidnapped soldier. [JK]
Synopsis 2: "The Camel Race"
Fuzzys camel Josephine and another camel are the center of an
important plot to recover a stolen bankroll. [GO/CD]

[06] Captain Gallant: ESPRIT DE CORPS (1955)
20Mar55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm [JK] [GO/CD]
(Filmed in North Africa)
(postponed from previous week)
Guest Cast:
John Nash (as Novak)
Synopsis 1:
Capt. Gallant and his Legionaires teach a lesson to a brash recruit.
The newcomer fails to realize the value of teamwork. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Captain Gallant and his legionnaires teach a
lesson to a brash recruit who needs to learn the meaning of teamwork.[GO/CD]

[--] Note: "The Legion is Our Home"
was originally scheduled for circa 20Mar55 (?)
- actually aired 30Oct55 in the second group of new shows

[07] Captain Gallant: CARNIVAL IN ZAGORA
(Filmed in North Africa)
27Mar55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 03/27/55
Synopsis 1:
Fuzzy's girlfriend is witness to a murder. He's more than a little
jealous when she reports the event to her hero, Capt. Gallant. For
Fuzzy is sure that he could solve the murder himself. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Zagora Fuzzy's girlfriend witnesses a murder. Fuzzy is more than
a little jealous shen she reports the event to Captain Gallant. [GO/CD]
Synopsis 3:
Fuzzy's girl friend witnesses a murder.
(NBC rerun 12Oct63; NBC Saturday 5:30pm )

[08] Captain Gallant: 20 FATHOMS UNDER THE DESERT (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
03Apr55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
Synopsis:
Capt Gallant and his Legionaires try to track down the gang that
attacked and robbed a caravan. Their slim clue: A pair of glasses
left at the scene of the crime. [JK][GO/CD]

[09] Captain Gallant: STRANGE SANCTUARY (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
10Apr55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm (rerun 06/14/56)
Synopsis 1:
Capt. Gallant tries to help the deposed President of a Latin Country
to elude enemy agents. The agents are on the trail of the President's
son, a member of the Foreign Legion. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
The president of small Latin republic disappears after he writes a
manuscript exposing his enemies. [GO/CD]

[10] Captain Gallant: THE PRAYER RUG (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
17Apr55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 04/17/55
The priceless prayer rug that the Foreign Legion planned to give to
the Caid as a token of friendship, is stolen. Capt. Gallant and his
men are dispatched to find it. [JK] [GO/CD]

[11] Captain Gallant: THE GOLDEN LOOP (1955) (a.k.a. "See No Evil")
(Filmed in North Africa)
24Apr55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 04/24/55
Synopsis 1: ("The Golden Loop")
A golden loop earring is the lone clue to the identity of a gang of
thieves which ambushed a group of Legionaires and stole the gold that
they were guarding. [JK]
Snopsis 2: ("See No Evil")
After a Legion squad transporting a gold shipment is killed and the
gold stolen, Gallant, Fuzzy and Duval attempt to trace the thieves
with the only clue they have: a woman's earring.
With two original Captain Gallant commercials.
Synopsis 3:
A golden loop earring is the only clue to a group of theives which
robbed legionnaires of a gold shipment they were guarding. [GO/CD]

[12] Captain Gallant: CARAVAN PATROL (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
01May55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm 05/01/55
Synopsis 1:
Capt. Gallant organizes a caravan patrol to find the prosperous
merchant who demanded protection against raids on his caravans. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Gallant organizes a caravan patrol to find a prosperous merchant who
demanded protection against raids, but is having his own caravans attacked. [GO/CD]

[13] Captain Gallant: TINA
(Filmed in North Africa)
08May55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm 05/08/55 [GO/CD]
Guest cast:
Pascale Roberts (as Tina)
Philippe Nicaud (as Eric Jarbeau)
Maurice Teynac (as Malcolm)
Synopsis 1:
A young legionnaire (Eric Jarbeau), in love with a cafe entertainer,
has a fight with her former suitor. When the latter is found murdered,
Jarbeau becomes the prime suspect. [GO/CD]
Synopsis 2:
Tina, an entertainer in a local café, is the subject of a bitter
argument between Eric Jarbeau, her current admirer, and a former
suitor. When the latter is found murdered, Jarbeau becumes the prime
suspect. [TA] (01Jul61 NBC, Saturday 5:30pm )(re-run)[TA]

("Tina" replaced "The Constance Missal" which was rescheduled to 22Jan56)

[14] Captain Gallant: THE CAPTIVE OASIS (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
15May55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 05/13/55
Synopsis:
Capt. Gallant learns that a bandit band is extracting huge payments
from desert-crossing caravans which must use the bandits' captive
oasis. He sets out to stop them. [JK][GO/CD]

[15] Captain Gallant: REVENGE (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
22May55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 05/22/55
Synopsis 1:
A man awaiting execution on a murder charge escapes and goes into
hiding. His sole wish before he's recaptured - to kill Capt. Gallant,
the man who arrested him. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
A man awaiting execution on a murder charge escapes, and his sole
wish is to kill Gallant. [GO/CD]

[16] Captain Gallant: AS LONG AS THERE WILL BE MONEY (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
(a.k.a. Tant Quâ'il Aura de Lâ'Argent)
(a.k.a "Stolen Treaure")
29May55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 05/29/55
Synopsis 1:
Two gangsters try to force a young Legionnaire to desert and help them find a buried treasure. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
A legionnaire is told that his mother will be brutally beaten if
he refuses to desert the legion and lead the gangsters to a buried treasure. [GO/CD]

x.xx [--] Captain Gallant: AS LONG AS THERE ARE ARABS
17Oct60 ABC Mon 5:30pm
Synopsis 1:
A village wise man is murdered, and the man accused of the crime seeks aid from the Foreign Legion. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
Captain Gallant uncovers the identity of a murderer. [GO/CD]

[17] Captain Gallant: AMBUSHED (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
05Jun55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 06/05/55
Synopsis:
Cuffy tells tall tales about bandit bands and Legion heroism. They
become realities when a visiting architect is mysteriously kidnapped
and Capt. Gallant's brigade is ambushed by outlaw hordes. [JK][GO/CD]

[18] Captain Gallant: THE JEWEL BOX (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
12Jun55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 06/12/55
Synopsis:
Cuffy's discovery of a buried jewel box may lead to the murder of a
local citizen. A European jewel collector is a prime suspect.
[JK] [GO/CD]

[19] Captain Gallant: THE MAN WITH THE MAT (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
19Jun55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 06/19/55
Synopsis 1:
Capt. Gallant gets mixed up with a gang of thieves when he goes to
Bisca to find adventurer Michael Darney, a new recruit who failed
to report for duty. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Gallant, looking for a new recruit Michael Darney) who did not
report for duty, gets mixed up with a band of theives in Bisca.[GO/CD]

[20] Captain Gallant: THE DAGGER OF JUDAH (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
26Jun55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm - 06/26/55
Synopsis:
Gallant and Fuzzy, disguised as thieves' helpers, try to thwart a
plot to kidnap the Caid's son. [JK][GO/CD]
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Re-runs begin of first 10 episodes (3Jul55-4Sep55) Sundays 5:00pm
-----------------------------

[--] 3Jul55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
re-run of #1 Debut/Introduction (pilot)(first aired 13Feb55)

[--] 10Jul55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
re-run of #2 Veils of Death (first aired 20Feb55)

[--] 17Jul55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
rerun of #3 "Firepower" (first aired 27Feb55))

[--] 24Jul55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
rerun of #6 "A Camel Race" (first aired 13Mar55)

[--] 31Jul55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
rerun of #4 "Tala's Secret" (first aired 6Mar55)

[--] 07Aug55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
rerun of #5 "Esprit de Corps" (first aired 20Mar55)

[--] 14Aug55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
possibly a rerun of "Carnival Zagora" (first aired 27Mar55)

[--] 21Aug55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm
rerun of #8 "20 Fathoms Under the Desert" (first aired 3Apr55)

[--] 28Aug55
rerun of #9 "Strange Sanctuary" (first aired 10Apr55)

[--] 04Sep55
rerun of #10 "The Prayer Rug" (first aired 17Apr55)


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WRCA-TV New York City Sun. 5:30 pm (11Sep55 - 22Apr56)
new episodes air again from this point

[21] Captain Gallant: THE LADY FROM ZAGORA  (aka "The Purloined Envelope")
(Filmed in North Africa)
11Sep55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JK] - 09/15/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Synopsis 1:
Capt. Gallant and his men are on the trail of a young secretary who,
it appears, has stolen top-secret airplane plans from her boss. [JK][GO/CD]

[22] Captain Gallant: PIPELINE
(Filmed in North Africa)
18Sep55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 09/22/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Synopsis 1:
Gallant and his men hunt for a sabateur who blew up an oil pipeline. [GO/CD]
Synopsis 2:
Captain Gallant searches for the man who blew up an oil pipeline.
(NBC re-run 02Nov63; Saturday 5:30pm Eastern) [TA]

[23] Captain Gallant: DOUBLE JEOPARDY
(Filmed in North Africa)
25Sep55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 09/29/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Synopsis 1
Clues found on a body prove that the town of Laza is a gun running center.
Captain Gallant is held captive when he discovers  the headquarters. [GO/CD]
Synopsis: 2
Captain Gallant finds that the town of Laza is a center for gun
runners. (NBC re-run 19Oct63; Saturday 5:30pm)[TA]

[24] Captain Gallant: DESERT JUSTICE
(Filmed in North Africa)
02Oct55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 10/06/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Suspicion falls on a legionnaire when the gold for the Caid's
irrigation project is stolen by an international criminal posing
as a famous engineer. [GO/CD]

[25] Captain Gallant: TREASURE OF THE LEGION
(Filmed in North Africa)
09Oct55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 10/13/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Gallant comes into contact with
international thieves when a trophy is stolen an a legionnaire is killed. [GO/CD]

[26] Captain Gallant: THE HOSTAGE
(Filmed in North Africa)
16Oct55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 10/20/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Three criminals try to stir up the Caid and his men against the Touregs.
[GO/CD] [TD]
(Rerun WPIX NYC 9/4/65 Saturday 9 AM)
WPIX ran as syndicated title "Foreign Legionnaire") [TD]

[27] Captain Gallant: RANSOM
(Filmed in North Africa)
23Oct55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 10/27/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
The wayward nephew of an eccentric English millionaire plots his own kidnapping. [GO/CD]

[28] Captain Gallant: THE LEGION IS OUR HOME
(Filmed in North Africa)
30Oct55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB]
(originally scheduled for circa 20Mar55)
Guest Cast:
Robert Christopher ........ Makko
Jean Verner ............... Johann Schmidt
Micheline Gray ............ Jeannine,
Gilles Queant ............. Sgt. Duval,
Robert Treville ........... Da la Tour,
Synopsis 1:
Captain Gallant is called to clear the name of an ex-Nazi who has
joined his Foreign Legion group. The Nazi, who met a former girl
friend in an El Hokar café, is accused of her brother's murder [JB]
Synopsis 2:
An ex-Nazi sergeant is accused of murder. [GO/CD]

[29] Captain Gallant: THE TRAITOR
(Filmed in North Africa)
06Nov55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 11/10/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Gallant and his men look for the traitor Kura who has been attcking caravans. [GO/CD]

[30] Captain Gallant: THE HAND OF FATIMA
(Filmed in North Africa)
13Nov55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 11/17/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Gallant is called to help recover the carved onyx hand stolen from the Caid's palace. [GO/CD]

[31] Captain Gallant: THE HAT
(Filmed in North Africa)
20Nov55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 11/24/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
The hat of an American is found next to a radar tower which is blown
up by a dangerous sabateur while Fuzzy is guarding it. [GO/CD]

[32] Captain Gallant: ALIBI
(Filmed in North Africa)
27Nov55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB]
Gallant and his men are after terrorist outlaws.
Their suspect is always far from the scene of the crime. [GO/CD]
(Rerun 05/04/57 Sat - San Francisco) [G0/CD]

[33] Captain Gallant: THE LOST CARAVAN
(Filmed in North Africa)
04Dec55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 12/08/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Gallant has trouble delivering the Caid's son to his father. [GO/CD]

[34] Captain Gallant: MASQUERADE
(Filmed in North Africa)
11Dec55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB]
Gallant is asked to stop a gang of murderers from terrorizing
Zagora. He joins the criminals to learn their plans. [GO/CD]
(Rerun 05/04/57 Sat - San Francisco) [GO/CD]

[35] Captain Gallant: THE CLUE OF HERODOTUS
(Filmed in North Africa)
18Dec55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB]
Synopsis 1:
Gallant tries to stop a caravan of wealthy Americans from visiting
a forbidden area. [GO/CD]
Synopsis 2:
Gallant sets out to round up desert kidnappers who have stolen a
girl from her father's archeological expedition.
[GO/CD]
(rerun 05/25/57 Sat - San Francisco) [GO/CD]

[36] Captain Gallant: THE LITTLE BOY WHO FOUND CHRISTMAS
(Filmed in North Africa)
25Dec55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 12/29/55 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Cuffy is doubly disappointed when a caravan with gifts is stolen
and he can't return to the states for Christmas. [GO/CD]

[--] 01Jan56 rerun of "Pipeline" (first aired 18Sep55)
[--] 08Jan56 rerun of "The Golden Loop" (first aired 24Apr55)
[--] 15Jan56 rerun of "Caravan Patrol" (first aired 01May55)


[37] Captain Gallant: THE CONSTANCE MISSAL (1955)
(Filmed in North Africa)
22Jan56 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:30pm [JB]
(originally scheduled for 08May55 WRCA, NYC Sun 5:00pm)
Synopsis 1:
Capt. Gallant and his men try to track down a rare old Bible that
has been stolen from a museum. [JK]
Synopsis 2:
Gallant recovers an old Bible stolen by a fanatic from a museum.[GO/CD]

[--] 29Jan56 rerun of "Tina" (08May55)
[--] 05Feb56 rerun of "The Captive Oasis (15May55)
[--] 12Feb56 rerun of "Revenge (22May55)
[--] 19Feb56 rerun of "As Long As There Will Be Money (29May55)
[--] 26Feb56 rerun of "Ambushed (05Jun55)
[--] 04Mar56 rerun of "The Jewel Box (12Jun55)
[--] 11Mar56 rerun of "The Man With the Mat (19Jun55)
[--] 18Mar56 rerun of "The Dagger of Judah (26Jun55)
[--] 25Mar56 rerun of "The Lady from Zagora (11Sep55)
[--] 01Apr56 rerun of "Pipeline (18Sep55)
[--] 08Apr56 rerun of "Double Jeopardy (25Sep55)
[--] 15Apr56 rerun of "Desert Justice (02Oct55)
[--] 22Apr56 rerun of "Treasure of the Legion (09Oct55)

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Note: last show on Sunday 5:30pm,
moves to Saturday NBC 12:00pm 05May56 - 08Sep56
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[--] 05May56 rerun of "Firepower (27Feb55)
[--] 12May56 rerun of "The Camel Race" (13Mar55)
[--] 19May56 rerun of "Tala's Secret" (06Mar55)
[--] 26May56 rerun of "Esprit de Corps" (20Mar55)
[--] 02Jun56 rerun of "Carnival in Zagora" (27Mar55)
[--] 09Jun56 rerun of "20 Fathoms Under the Desert" (03Apr55)
[--] 16Jnu56 rerun of "Strange Sanctuary" (10Apr55)
[--] 23Jun56 rerun of "The Prayer Rug" (17Apr55)
[--] 30Jun56 rerun of "Caravan Patrol" (01May55)
[--] 07Jul56 rerun of "Tina" (08May55)
[--] 14Jul56 rerun of "The Captive Oasis" (15May55)
[--] 21Jul56 rerun of "Revenge" (22May55)
[--] 28Jul56 rerun of "As Long As There Will Be Money" (29May55)
[--] 04Aug56 rerun of "The Jewel Box" (12Jun55)
[--] 11Aug56 rerun of "The Dagger of Judah" (26Jun55)
[--] 18Aug56 rerun of "The Lady From Zagora" (11Sep55)
[--] 25Aug56 rerun of "Pipeline" (18Sep55)
[--] 01Sep56 rerun of "Double Jeopardy" (25Sep55)
[--] 08Sep56 rerun of "Desert Justice" (02Oct55)

Note: last show on Saturday, moves back to
Sunday NBC 5:30pm 16Sep56 with new episodes .....

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############ season 2 1956-57 ###############
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NBC Sundays 5:30pm: 16Sep56-24Mar57
NBC Saturdays 11:30pm 30Mar57-07Dec57

Under the guidance of future James Bond producer Harry Saltzman, the
filming moved from North Africa to Lybia, Tripoli and Italy, where the
political climate was less hostile.

2.01 [--] Captain Gallant: GALLANT'S NEW POST
(Filmed in North Italy)
16Sep56 NBC Sun 5:30pm [JB] - 09/20/56 (Thur) [GO/CD]
Gallant is assigned to track down a spy smuggling information
out of the fort.[GO/CD]

2.02 [--] Captain Gallant: CUFFY'S GUIDES
23Sep56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB]
Cuffy and his friends are acting as guides for sightseers when one
boy is accused of stealing a camera. [GO/CD]

2.03 [--] Captain Gallant: THE LONG NIGHT
30Sep56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB]    - 09/30/56 (Sun) [GO/CD]
Cuffy's aunt from the U.S. comes to take Cuffy back to America. She
doesn't think Captain Gallant and the Legionnaires are qualified to
raise a small boy. [JB] [GO/CD]

2.04 [--] Captain Gallant: CUFFY'S PRESENT
07Oct56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB]   
Captain Gallant buys a wrist watch as a present for Cuffy and later
learns that the gift contains a dangerous time bomb. [JB]

2.05 [--] Captain Gallant: THE FLAMING HOOP
14Oct56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 09/27/56 San Fran (Thur) [GO/CD]
When a shiek dies, his brother attempts to steal the throne that
should go to his son. [GO/CD]

2.06 [--] Captain Gallant: RODEO
21Oct56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB]    10/21/56 (Sun) [GO/CD]
Gonzales, a Spanish legionnaire, is accused of stealing a payroll.
The man's girl friend and Captain Gallant try to prove him innocent.[JB][GO/CD]

2.07 [--] Captain Gallant: FUZZY'S FURLOUGH
28Oct56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 10/28/56 (Sun) [GO/CD]
Synopsis 1: "Fuzzy's Furlough"
Captain Gallant goes after a band of bandits who have robbed a bus
and captured his orderly, Fuzzy. [JB] [GO/CD]
Synopsis 2: (could be "The Camel Race"?)
Fuzzy and the Legionaires bet on a camel race - unaware that it's fixed. []
Synopsis 3: (could be "The Camel Race"?)
The Legionnaires want to race Fuzzy's camel against another camel
to win money for their leave. [TD]
(Rerun WPIX NYC 9/11/65 Saturday 9 AM)
WPIX ran as syndicated title "Foreign Legionnaire"
(Rerun NBC 21Sep63 Sat 5:30pm)

2.08 [--] Captain Gallant: THE MAGIC LAMP
04Nov56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 11/04/56 (Sun) [GO/CD]
Cuffy buys a magic lamp; Fuzzy uses it to wish for a beautiful girl. [GO/CD]

2.09 [--] Captain Gallant: A PRIVATE AFFAIR
11Nov56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 11/11/56 (Sun) [GO/CD]
Because of his age, a legionnaire who has served for many years
is refused reinstatement. [GO/CD]

2.10 [--] Captain Gallant: THE INFORMER'S MAP
18Nov56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 11/17/56 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Gallant uncovers plans for a national uprising when an Arab
informer is killed. [GO/CD]

2.11 [--] Captain Gallant: CUFFY'S GOOD DEED (filmed 1955)
25Nov56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 12/01/56 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Synopsis:
Cuffy brings two people together by trying to help an Italian lady find her son. [GO/CD]

2.12 [--] Captain Gallant: GUNS FOR SALE
02Dec56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 12/02/56 San Fran (Sun) [GO/CD]
Gallant and his men are returning to the fort when they become
involved in an adventure with a dead man. [GO/CD]

2.13 [--] Captain Gallant: SHIFTING SANDS
09Dec56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 12/08/56 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Cuffy's knowledge of antique jewelry helps an accused murderer. [GO/CD]

2.14 [--] Captain Gallant: THE SWORD OF EL KIRI (a.k.a. "The Gift")
16Dec56 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 12/15/56 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Gallant buys a sword for the colonel as a gift, then finds that
the key to a buried treasure is inside. [GO/CD]

[--] 23Dec56 NBC Sun 5:30pm [JB] rerun of "The Boy Who Found Christmas" (from 25Dec55)
[--] 30Dec56 NBC Sun 5:30pm [JB] rerun of    "The Hostage" (from 16Oct55)


2.15 [--] Captain Gallant: MYSTERY MAN OF THE DESERT
06Jan57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 01/05/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Miss Allison, an archeologist, is looking for a lost city when
an old man appears and claims it was his home. [GO/CD]

2.16 [--] Captain Gallant: OUT OF BOUNDS
13Jan57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 01/12/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Peluso, a bully, terrorizes the town of Tarjuia. [GO/CD]

2.17 [--] Captain Gallant: WATER
20Jan57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 01/19/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Fuzzy and Cuffy make an interesting discovery while looking for water.[GO/CD]

2.18 [--] Captain Gallant: RING OF STEEL (filmed 1954)
(c)1954 Frantel, release #122
27Jan57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 01/26/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Executive Producer Gilbert A. Ralston
In Charge of Production Pierre Schwab
Screenplay by Jack Andrews
Directed by Jean Yarborough
Director of Photography Louis Page, A.S.C.
Regular Cast:
Buster Crabbe, Fuzzy Knight, Cullen "Cuffy" Crabbe, Gilles Queant
Guest Cast:
Henry Beckman .......... Louis
Arthur Klein ........... Da Souza
Jess Hahn .............. Bartender
Daniel Lecourtois ...... The Colonal
Synopsis 1:
Captain Gallant and Fuzzy go disguised as crooks to infiltrate
a gun smuggling gang.
Synopsis 2:
Disguised as legionnaires, Vargas and his men stop caravans to
collect tax. Fuzzy's Texas accent gives him and Gallant away when
they try to penetrate the gang. [GO/CD]

2.19 [--] Captain Gallant: THE THIRD PERSON
03Feb57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 11/24/56 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Gallant goes to the aid of a French actress being held for ransom. [GO/CD]

2.20 [--] Captain Gallant: ONE ACCIDENT TOO MANY
10Feb57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 01/27/57 San Fran (Sun) [GO/CD]
When dangerous accidents start happening to Sgt. Rousseau, Fuzzy
and Cuffy believe they are not all accidental. [GO/CD]

2.21 [--] Captain Gallant: DR. LEGIONNAIRE
17Feb57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 02/16/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Gallant and the legion's doctor are kidnapped by natives who
threaten the whole legion unless the doctor can save their sheik. [GO/CD]

2.22 [--] Captain Gallant: RESCUE
24Feb57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 02/23/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Gallant saves a girl in a life jacket who is suffering from amnesia. [GO/CD]

2.23 [--] Captain Gallant: LONE LEGIONNAIRE
03Mar57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 03/02/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
A lone legionnaire steals to satisfy his money-hungry girlfriend.[GO/CD]

2.24 [--] Captain Gallant: COURT MARTIAL (a.k.a. "Trial Defense")
10Mar57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 03/09/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Gallant is asked to defend a legionnaire who is being court
-martialed and claims he is innocent. [GO/CD]

2.25 [--] Captain Gallant: THE MAN FROM CAIRO
17Mar57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 03/10/57 San Fran (Sun) [GO/CD]
Gallant finds an old friend among new recruits.[GO/CD]

2.26 [--] Captain Gallant: TOO MANY SUSPECTS
24Mar57 NBC Sunday 5:30pm [JB] - 03/23/57 San Fran (Sat) [GO/CD]
Cuffy is elated when a movie company visits. [GO/CD]
   
End of Season 2 - 26 new episodes

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Reruns NBC Saturdays 11:30am (30Mar57-07Dec57)
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[--] 30Mar57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Ransom" (from 23Oct55)
[--] 06Apr57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Legion is Our Home" (from 30Oct55)
[--] 13Apr57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Traitor" (from 06Nov55)
[--] 20Apr57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Hand of Fatima" (from 13Nov55)
[--] 27Apr57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Hat" (from 20Nov55)
[--] 04May57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Alibi" (from 27Nov55)
[--] 11May57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Lost Caravan" (from 04Dec55)
[--] 18May57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Masquerade" (from 11Dec55)
[--] 25May57 NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Clue of Herodotus" (from 18Dec55)

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1.xx or 2.xx [--] Captain Gallant: THE EVIL MEN DO
01Jun57 NBC Saturday 11:30am [JB]
(could be a rerun - original airdate not known)
An unscrupulous businessman tries to bride a benevolent Caid into
giving him a concession to oil-rich lands. The Caid wants his people
to benefit from the land's oil deposits. [JB][GO/CD]
-------------

08Jun57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Golden Loop" (24Apr55)
15Jun57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Gallant's New Post" (16Sep56)
22Jun57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Cuffy's Guides" (23Sep56)
29Jun57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Long Night" (30Sep56)
06Jul57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Cuffy's Present" (07Oct56)
13Jul57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Flaming Hoop" (14Oct56)
20Jul57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Rodeo" (21Oct57)
27Jul57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Fuzzy's Furlough" (28Oct57)
03Aug57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Magic Lamp" (04Nov56)
10Aug57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "A Private Affair" (11Nov56)
17Aug57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Informer's Map" (18Nov56)
24Aug57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Cuffy's Good Deed" (25Nov56)
31Aug57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Guns for Sale" (02Dec56)
07Sep57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Shifting Sands" (09Dec56)
14Sep57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Sword of El Kiri" (16Dec56)
21Sep57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Mystery Man of the Desert" (06Jan57)
28Sep57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Out of Bounds" (13Jan57)
05Oct57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Water" (20Jan57)
12Oct57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Ring of Steel" (27Jan57)
19Oct57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Third Person" (03Feb57)
26Oct57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "One Accident too Many" (10Feb57)
02Nov57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Dr. Legionnaire" (17Feb57)
09Nov57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Rescue" (24Feb57)
16Nov57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Lone Legionnaire" (03Mar57)
23Nov57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Court Martial" (10Mar57)
30Nov57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "The Man From Cairo" (17Mar57)
07Dec57    NBC Sat 11:30am [JB] rerun of "Too Many Suspects" (24Mar57)
Final Airing on NBC


################## ABC Reruns ################
ABC Mondays 5:30pm (06Jun60-02Jan61)
##############################################

All the reruns on ABC were known episodes except
"Black Death" and "As Long as There are Arabs"
which may be "new" previously unaired episodes.

x.xx [--] Captain Gallant: BLACK DEATH
11Jul60 ABC Mon 5:30pm    
Synopsis 1:
A man wearing the uniform of a Legionnaire is found dead in an
Arab house. It's discovered that he has died of the dreaded plague. [JB]
Synopsis 2:
A dead man, a missing legionnaire, sends Gallant on a mission of mercy. [GO/CD]

############## Captain Gallant ###############
############ miscellaneous episodes ##########
##############################################
x.xx [--] Captain Gallant: AMBUSH
(original airdate not known)
(different from the episode, #19 "Ambushed").
Gallant hides an ammunition box in order to locate an outlaw's
arsenal. [GO/CD]

x.xx [--] Captain Gallant: SEAL OF FERRAGE:
(original airdate not known)
Synopsis:
Gallant tries desperately to find the man who made an attempt on the
life of a powerful native leader. With Cuffy's help, the Captain
finds an informant, but the man is killed before he can talk. It
means war if Gallant fails this assignment. [GO/CD]

[--] Young Shiek [GO/CD]
[--] The Trap [GO/CD]
[--] The Frightened Ones [GO/CD]
[--] Secret Assignment [GO/CD]
[--] The Search [GO/CD]
[--] V.I.P. [GO/CD]

################ NBC Reruns 1963 #############
NBC reruns start 21Sep63 Saturdays 5:30pm
##############################################

[--] 19Oct63 rerun of #23 "Double Jeopardy" (from 29Sep55) [TA]
[--] 02Nov63 rerun of #22 "Pipeline" (from 22Sep55) [TA]

############## Captain Gallant ###############
############# compilation film ###############
##############################################

DESERT OUTPOST (68 min. running time)
(UK compilation of 3 episodes of "Captain Gallant")

Story 1: A plan to assassinate a General.
Story 2: The murder of a warehouse boss.
Story 3: Raid on a Sheik's stronghold.

############## Captain Gallant ###############
############### WGA titles ###################
######### Writers Guild of America ###########

CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *CAPTAIN GALLANT OF THE FOREIGN LEGION 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *ALIBI 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *CARNIVAL IN ZAGORA 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *FIREPOWER 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *MASQUERADE 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *PIPELINE (listed twice by WGA) 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE CAMEL RACE 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE LADY FROM ZAGORA 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE LITTLE BOY WHO FOUND CHRISTMAS 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE PLAYER RUG 1955
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *RANSOM 1955
-----------------------------------------------------------
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *AMBUSH 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *CARAVAN PATROL 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *EVIL MEN DO 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *PIPELINE (listed twice by WGA) 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *REVENGE 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE CONSTANCE MISSAL 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE DAGGER OF JUDAH 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE GOLDEN LOOP 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE JEWEL BOX 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE MAN WITH THE MAP 1956
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *TINA 1956
-----------------------------------------------------------
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *CASE OF THE DEADLY FERRET 1957 (Not listed in the above guide)
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *FUZZY PLAYS DETECTIVE 1957 (Not listed in the above guide)
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *ONE ACCIDENT TOO MANY 1957
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE OLD TIME STAR 1957 (Not listed in the above guide)
CAPTAIN GALLANT -(Carrara Films) *THE SWORD OF EL KIRI 1957

############## Captain Gallant ###############
################# the end ##################
##############################################


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