CTVA US Adventure - "Sky King" (Syndicated) Season 3 (1957-59)

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Season 3 (Syndicated) (1957-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox, Tom Alger, James Beer
Steve Jensen (ep #13),
Robert B. Huggins (#54), Kent Volgamore 
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


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McGowan Productions
Produced by Dorrell McGowan & Stuart E. McGowan
33 episodes   (prod. nos. B-21 to B-53)
Starring:
Kirby Grant as Schuyler J. "Sky" King
Gloria Winters as Penny King (niece of Sky King)
Ewing Mitchell as Sheriff Mitch Hargrove

Airplane - Songbird Cessna 310-B
Sponsors - Nabisco
Automobile - ?
Sky King's Horse - ?

3.01 [40] Sky King: MYSTERY HORSE (1957) (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-21 (copyright date 29Dec57; OREG: LP9782)
Guest Cast:
Joe Turkel as Ralph Clark
Richard Vath as Ken Kittredge
Rick Vallin as Jim Clark
Sky is forced to take drastic action to save the life of a famous race horse trapped in a canyon. [RF]

3.02 [41] Sky King: DOUBLE TROUBLE (1957) (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-22 (copyright date 29Dec57; OREG: LP9783)
Guest Cast:
Allan Ray as Mason
Mauritz Hugo as Redick
Harry Fleer as Capt. Lamp
Rand Brooks as Chief
Ed Erwin as Sports Store Clerk
Wally Walker as Jewelry Clerk
A man who resembles Sky steals the "Songbird" in an attempt to blow up a Navy missile center.

3.03 [42] Sky King: NOTE FOR A DAM (1958) (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-23 (copyright date 05Jan58; OREG: LP9781)
Guest Cast:
Paul Donovan as Jim Grant
Al Ferguson as Kelligan
Charles Hayes as McConicle
Troy Patterson as Ranch Hand
A mad killer who is preparing to blow up a dam holds Sky and Penny captive.

3.04 [43] Sky King: BAD ACTOR (1958) (copyright title) ) [verified -SC]
McGowan prod. no. B-24 (copyright date 5Jan58 ; OREG: LP9785)
Directed by STUART E. MCGOWAN.
Screenplay byWILLIAM WELCH.
Guest Cast:
TED WEDDERSPOON......FRANK GELLER,
MICHAEL CARR......BOB MCLAIN,
FRED KRONE......AL MEADOWS,
ALAN RAY......FIRST MAN,
RUST WESCOATT......SECOND MAN.
RECURRING CAST:
EWING MITCHELL AS SHERIFF MITCH HARGROVE.
SYNOPSIS:
SKY AND PENNY GET INVOLVED WITH A LOCATION MOVIE PRODUCTION COMPANY
AND REAL-LIFE BANK ROBBERS. [SC]

3.05 [44] Sky King: FIGHT FOR OIL (1958) (copyright title) ) [verified -SC]
McGowan prod. no. B-25 (copyright date 12Jan58; OREG: LP9780)
Directed by Oliver Drake.
Teleplay by MARILYN MURPHY.
Guest Cast:
JACK LOMAS.....AS WILLIE MCNAIR,
PAUL FARBER.....AS KEN CHATAM,
TRAVIS BRYAN.....AS LOGAN HATCH,
ROBERT SWAN.....AS CONSTABLE STONE,
JIM LAKE.....AS JAKE,
PAUL SICKNER(SAM),
ROBERT TETRICK.....AS FRED.
SYNOPSIS:
SKY TRIES TO SAVE HIS OLD FRIEND WILLIE MCNAIR,WHO HAS BECOME A MURDER SUSPECT. [SC]

3.06 [45] Sky King: LOST BOY (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-26 (copyright date 12Jan58; OREG: LP9784)
Guest Cast:
Ricky Allen as Bobby Hutchins
Gordon Barnes as Mr. Hutchins
Michael Hale as Prospector
Sky is asked to help in the search for a boy whose life is in danger.

3.07 [46] Sky King: THE BRAIN & THE BRAWN (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-27 (copyright date 26Jan58; OREG: LP10252)
Guest Cast:
Karl 'Killer' Davis as Mighty Morgan
Edward Cobb as Capt. Steven Blake
William Vaughan as The Rajah
Rusty Wescoatt as Red Forrest
Craig Karr as Referee
While investigating a crime at the county fair, Sky & Penny encounter a sinister hypnotist. [RF]

3.08 [47] Sky King: THE FEATHERED SERPENT (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-28 (copyright date 26Jan58; OREG: LP10254)
Guest Cast:
Audley Anderson as Doc Robinson
William Flaherty as William Garvin
Terry Frost as Captain Thomas
Howard Dayton as Briggs
Henry Rowland as Max
Milano Kay (to be verified)
After a bird with an emerald attached to its leg lands in Penny's
garden, Sky releases it to see where it goes.

3.09 [48] Sky King: CIRCUS CLOWN MYSTERY (1958) (copyright title) [verified -SC]
McGowan prod. no. B-29 (copyright date 22Feb58; OREG: LP10253)
Directed by Oliver Drake.
Teleplay by DAVID KARP,
Guest Cast:
Dave Tomack.....AS PETE WENDELL/POPPO,
FRANK SCANNELL.....AS BRIGGS,
LARY JOHNS.....AS SHERIFF LARY JOHNSON,
GLORIA S. MARSHALL.....AS MARIA,
NICK NICHOLSON.....AS THE RINGMASTER.
SYNOPSIS:
SKY AND PENNY GO TO THE CIRCUS TO FIND A THIEF WHO'S DESCRIBED IN
A POLICE BULLETIN AS OVER SEVEN FEET TALL. [SC]

3.10 [49] Sky King: DEAD MAN'S WILL (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-30 (copyright date 22Feb58; OREG: LP10255)
Guest Cast:
Steve London as Dr. Dan Vickers
Joe Partridge as Sam Driver
Nick Thompson as Chief Waning Moon
Frederick Welch as Uncle Norman
Hank Patterson as Ben Poe (uncredited)
Jack George (to be verified)
When a man named Same Driver claims that the land on which the clinic for
poverty stricken Indians is built belongs to him. Sky steps in to help the
clinic prove him wrong.

3.11 [50] Sky King: CINDY COMES HOME (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-31 (copyright date 9Mar58; OREG: LP10319)
Guest Cast:
Elizabeth Harrower as Miss Norris
Bruce Kay as Swanson
Dayle Rodney as Jen
Harvey B. Dunn as Bailey
Bill Hudson as Doctor
Darcy Hinton (to be verified)
Esther Furst (to be verified)
When a doctor tells Sky that the only thing that will save the life of
a little girl is the return of her father, Sky sets off to find the man.

3.12 [51] Sky King: RODEO DECATHLON (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-32 (copyright date 9Mar58; OREG: LP10320)
Guest Cast:
Gary Clarke as Stoney Harrison
John Cason as Bull Harrison
Paul Donovan as Hunt Morgan
Tex Foster as Clay Abbott
Gordon Terry as Doctor
Dick Elliott as Official
Sky takes the place of a young man who is injured after the first event of a rodeo.

3.13 [52] Sky King: STOP THE TRAIN /Stop THAT train (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-33 (copyright date 30Mar58; OREG: LP11079)
Guest Cast:
Terry Kelman as Davey Wilson
Eddie Foster as Jack
Bill Hale as Bert
George Mather as Operator
Elmore Vincent as Station Master
Pierre Watkin as Railroad President
Three men who plan to dynamite a train, capture Penny as Sky races to save her.

3.14 [53] Sky King: WILD MAN (1958)(verified on film -SC)
McGowan prod. no. B-34 (NO copyright details)
Directed by Paul Landres
Written by Alex J. Wells
Guest Cast:
Buddy Baer............as LeTourneau, The Wildman
Nick Nicholson............as Larson
I.Stanford Jolley............as Charlie
Henry Rowland............as Sven
Tom Daly............as The Sheriff
Synopsis:
hen the payroll of a logging company is stolen and its paymaster
injured in an auto crash, the obvious suspect is a man with a
grudge against the loggers.

3.15 [54] Sky King: SKY ROBBERS (1958)(verified on film/DVD -SC/RBH)
Source: 1950s TVís Greatest Westerns DVD (Falcon Picture Group Catalog #2007) [RBH]
McGowan prod. no. B-35  (NO copyright details)
Air Date: December 28, 1958
Executive Producer: Dorrell McGowan / Producer: Clark Paylow
Written by John Grey and Del Lord
Director: William J. Hole, Jr.
Starring:
Kirby Grant (Sky King)
With: Gloria Winters (Penny), Ewing Mitchell (Sheriff Hargrove)
Guest Cast:
Dwight Brooks............as Gregg Nelson
Bill Catching............as Rusty
Vic Marlowe............as Ben
Pat Miller............as Marsha
Synopsis 1:
Sky chases after an entrant in an air race who used the flight to escape
with all the funds from the town's Community Chest.
Synopsis 2 :
A group of thieves steal the receipts from an air show. One of the robbers
enters a 100 mile airplane race and drops the money to his cohorts with
Sky King in hot pursuit. [RBH]
 
3.16 [55] Sky King: A DOG NAMED BARNEY (1958) (verified on film -SC)
McGowan prod. no. B-36 (NO copyright details)
Directed by Paul Landres
Teleplay by Dwight Babcock
Guest Cast:
Harvey Grant............as Johnny Henderson
Buck Bradley............as Matt Farber
Keith Richards............as Al Condon
Blaze The Dog............as Barney
Bob Woodward............as The Searcher (uncredited)
Wayne Burson............as The Rancher (uncredited)

Recurring Cast:
Ewing Mitchell.....as Sheriff Mitch Hargrove
(Don Harvey as Milo Frost ?)
Synopsis:
A blind newsboy receives a German shepherd dog called Barney from
the townspeople of Grover, and after a holdup Barney follows the bandit.

3.17 [56] Sky King: ABRACADABRA (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-37 (copyright date 09Mar58; OREG: LP10321)
Guest Cast:
Gloria Pall as Blanche Golden
Norman Nazarr as The Great Barlow, the magician
William Keene as Peters
Jack Reynolds as Detective Kenny
Dirk Evans as Hank
Sky & Penny attend a Hollywood party and meet a magician. The fun
ceases when a precious diamond is reported missing. [RF]

3.18 [57] Sky King: TRIPLE EXPOSURE (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-38 (copyright date 09Mar58; OREG: LP10322)
Guest Cast:
Phil Van Zandt as Mr. Des Moines
Barbara (Ann) Knudson as Gloria Bane
Frank Richards as Carlo
Lomax Study as Andre Ramel
Mary Newton as Mrs. Van Kamp
Sam Scar as Turk
When Sky and Penny try to recover a valuable stamp collection they are
helped by newpaper photographer Gloria Blane.

3.19 [58] Sky King: THE HAUNTED CASTLE (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-39 (copyright date 16Mar58; OREG: LP10318)
Guest Cast:
Robert Roark as Clayton Jones
Gail Bonney as Mrs. Barrett
Curt Barrett as Pilot
Penny sets out to investigate a Haunted House. [RF]

3.20 [59] Sky King: MAN HUNT II (1958) (copyright title)
(not to be confused with episode #21 which has the same title)
McGowan prod. no. B-40 (copyright date 16Mar58; OREG: LP11075)
Guest Cast:
Dick Beymer as Joe Beldon
Kathleen Mulqueen as Judith Beldon
Craig Duncan as Deputy Burke
Gary Conway as Jack Beal
Richard Denby as Buddies
Mark Sather as Buddies
Joe Beldon, a young friend of Sky's thinks he has killed a man and heads
for Mexico. Penny and Sky begin to search by plane to find him. [RF]

3.21 [60] Sky King: DANGER AT THE SAWMILL (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-41 (copyright date 16Mar58; OREG: LP11076)
Guest Cast:
Henry Kulky as Moose Tanner
Ed Hinton as Red O"Brian
Walter Kray as Lou
Larry Scruggs as Kirt Carlson
Allan Nixon (to be verified)
After being almost run down by a lumber truck, Sky and Penny investigate
and learn that local timber workers are being victimized.

3.22 [61] Sky King: SLEIGHT OF HAND (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-42 (copyright date 23Mar58; OREG: LP11077)
Guest Cast:
Terry Kelman as Davey Wilson
Marc Platt as Bob
Joseph Conway as Joe
Irvin Ashkenazy as Marty
Walter Maslow as Miller
Frankie Van as Charlie
Sky & Davey fall into a trap set by crooked gamblers in Center City. [RF]

3.23 [62] Sky King: THE RUNAWAY (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-43 (copyright date 23Mar58; OREG: LP11078)
Guest Cast:
Gregg Palmer as Frank Kinnard
Britt Wood as Bobcat Hazin
Terry Kelman as Davey Wilson
Bob LaVarre as Calva
Sky and Penny search for their friend Davey Wilson who ran away to the
mountains with a gunman in pursuit.

3.24 [63] Sky King: BULLET BAIT (1958) (verified on film -SC)
McGowan prod. no. B-44 (NO copyright details)
Directed by Paul Landres
Written by Burt Simms
Guest Cast:
James Dobson............as Joe Halliday
Jacqueline Ravell............as Francis Delmer
Don Harvey............as Milo Frost
Boyd Stockman............as Hunk Murray
Joe Hamilton............as Winslow
Recurring Cast:
Ewing Mitchell.....as Sheriff Mitch Hargrove
(Hank Patterson as Ezzie ?) (uncredited)
Synopsis:
At the "Flying Crown Ranch" everybody's ready for a wedding but Joe
Halliday, the bridegroom, who doesn't show up. He ran out of gas
and a couple of hijackers ambushed him.

3.25 [64] Sky King: MONEY HAS WINGS (1959) (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-45 (copyright date 4Jan59; OREG: LP13661)
Guest Cast:
Rand Brooks as Martin Weldon
Will J. White as Phil Banning
George Mather as Conroy
Charlene Brooks as Betty
John Alvin as Carter
Synopsis:
Sky poses as a security guard to find the answer to mysterious
injuries to four pilots.

3.26 [65] Sky King: FROGMAN (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-46 (copyright date 04Jan59; OREG: LP13084)
Guest Cast:
Mason Alan Dinehart as Jimmy
Emlen Davies as Nell Prentice
Dennis Moore as Joe
Jerry Oddo as Fahey
Jim Beck as Rick
Synopsis:
Sky flies to Nevada to investigate when one of his ranch hands receives
a phone call from Reno warning his son is in trouble.

3.27 [66] Sky King: TERROR CRUISE (1959)(copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-47 (copyright date 01Feb59; OREG: LP13662)
Guest Cast:
Daria Massey
David Renard
Paul Fierro
Leslie Bradley
Edmund Hashim
Synopsis:
Three escaped convicts take over a cruise that Penny and some friends are on.

3.28 [67] Sky King: RUNAWAY TRUCK (1959)(copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-48 (copyright date 01Feb59; OREG: LP13386)
Guest Cast:
Clark Smith as Doc Sawyer
Jeanne Bates as Mrs. Tyler
Richard Clayton
Robert Dix
William Meigs
Synopsis:
A neighbor of Sky's who is driving a truckload of children home from
a picnic has unwittingly taken an overdose of sleeping pills.

3.29 [68] Sky King: BOUNTY HUNTERS (1959)(copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-49 (copyright date ODAT: 01Feb59; OREG: LP13387)
Guest Cast:
Michael Hinn as Al Collier
Robert Swan as Max Wilson
George Becwar
Wayne Heffley as Stu
Synopsis:
Two professional hunters, hired by Sky to kill the coyote plaguing the
"Flying Crown" cattle, are using the job as a cover for illegal activities.

3.30 [69] Sky King: A MICKEY FOR SKY (1959)(copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-50 (copyright date 22Feb59; OREG: LP13660)
Guest Cast:
Gary Hunley as Mickey (recurring)
John Mylong
Synopsis 1:
Sky helps young Mickey, who on an airplane trip overhears a
conversation pertaining to the danger of another passenger, a prominent refugee.
Synopsis 2:
En route to visit Sky, a young boy overhears a conversation that portends
danger for a prominent refugee. [J. Beer]
(Synd: 28Feb59, NBC affiliate WTMJ-4 Milwaukee, WI Sat 11 a.m. CST)

3.31 [70] Sky King: DEAD GIVEAWAY (1959)(copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-51 (copyright date 01Mar59; OREG: LP13659)
Guest Cast:
Robert Clarke as Vic Mathews
Gary Hunley as Mickey (recurring)
Glenn Strange as Link
Bill Hale as Ollie
Synopsis:
Thieves guarding a large supply of stolen cars capture Sky's visitor
Mickey, who has taken his new pony out for a ride.

3.32 [71] Sky King: RING OF FIRE (1959)(copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-52 (copyright date 01Mar59; OREG: LP13385)
Guest Cast:
Clark Smith as Doc Sawyer
Jan Arvan as Chief Lone Cloud
Anthony George as Frank
Walter Reed as Beck
Rusty Wescoatt as Varner
Synopsis:
Indian Chief Lone Cloud is very old and very ill. He believes that he
is about to die, and wants to do so on his own land. Sky tries to
persuade him to go to hospital. [ta]
(04Feb61 Sat 12:00 noon Ch.10,12 South Ohio)

3.33 [72] Sky King: MICKEY'S BIRTHDAY (1959) (copyright title)
McGowan prod. no. B-53 (copyright date 8Mar59; OREG: LP13658)
Guest Cast:
Larry Chance as Brewer
Gary Hunley as Mickey (recurring)
William Bakewell
John Mitchum
Joe Partridge
Synopsis:
Mickey becomes the unwitting tool of a pair of smugglers at an
amusement park where Sky and Penny have taken him for his birthday.

 
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