CTVA Western - "Buckskin" (Revue/NBC) (1958-59) Tommy Nolan, Sallie Brophy

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Buckskin (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Dischley, Rina Fox, DW McGregor, Sal Crisanti
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BUCKSKIN
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Revue Productions, Inc./MCA tv
for
NBC (Thursdays 9:30 ET July 1958-Sept 1958)
NBC (Fridays 7:30 ET October 1958-January 1959)
NBC (Mondays 7:30 ET January 1959-Sept 1959)
Produced by Robert Bassler

US Family Western series 1958-59   39 episodes x 30m bw
3 July 1958 - 18 May 1959
starring
Tommy Nolan
as Jody O'Connell
Sallie Brophy
as Annie O'Connell
Michael Road
as Sheriff Tom Sellers
recurring: Michael Lipton as Ben Newcombe
Shirley Knight as Mrs. Newcombe
Orville Sherman as Mr. Feeney

Premise:
Life in a Montana town in the wild west days. Gentle family western
Tommy Nolan narrated each episode while sitting on a corral fence playing his harmonica.

'Buckskin' theme music by Charles May & Bob Elgin


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NBC Thursdays 9:30 PM Eastern
Prod nos. TP481-TP494 & TP1901-1930 (excluding TP1902, TP1903)

 1.01 [--] Buckskin: THE LADY FROM BISMARCK (copyright title)
The Lady from Blackhawk (aka?)
Revue prod. no. TP481
03Jul1958 NBC Thur 9:30pm EST
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Carolyn Kearney ............... Marietta Flynn
Synopsis:
Jody wants to find out why Marietta broke her engagement to the schoolmaster. [RF]

1.02 [--] Buckskin: THE MAN WHO WAITED
Revue prod. no. TP485
10Jul1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Emerson Treacy ................ Doc Harris
Stacy Harris .................. Whit Lassiter
Synopsis:
Jody finds a wounded man and brings him to the hotel for care. [RF]

1.03 [--] Buckskin: THE OUTLAW'S BOY
Revue prod. no. TP482
17Jul1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Tom Masters ................... Blaney Meadows
Cheryl Callaway ............... Cissie
Synopsis:
When an outlaw's son enters the spelling bee, everyone but Jody withdraws. [RF]

1.04 [--] Buckskin: THE BALLAD OF GABE PRUITT
Revue prod. no. TP486
24Jul1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Margaret Lindsay .............. Leora
Tom Pittman ................... Dan Pruitt
Vic Tayback ................... Claude
Synopsis:
Shades of "Hamlet": a woman marries her dead husband's brother. [RF]

1.05 [--] Buckskin: THE TRIAL OF CHRISSY MILLER (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. TP484
31-Jul-1958 NBC Thur
Directed by Earl Bellamy [SC]
Written by Harold Swanton [SC]
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest Cast:
Tharon Crigler ................ Chrissy Miller
Myron Healey .................. Ed Miller
Robert Fuller ................. Hargis
Jeanne Bates .................. Alice
Synopsis:
Jody promises not to tell when Chrissy injures her father's prize mare. [RF]

1.06 [--] Buckskin: CASH ROBERTSON
Revue prod. no. TP483
07Aug1958 NBC Thur (reun 21Nov58)
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest Cast:
Willis Bouchey ....... Cash Robertson
Lurene Tuttle ........ Edith
Bill Henry ........... Corcoran
Reed Howes ........... Lane
Synopsis:
Jody is anxious to buy a rifle from sheep trader Cash Robertson.
He offers to sell his prize lamb to Robertson but Robertson turns him down. [RF]

1.07 [--] Buckskin: LAMENT FOR DURANGO
Revue prod. no. TP489
14Aug1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
William Lundmark .............. Durango
Paul Lukather ................. Job
Orville Sherman ............... Mr. Feeney (recurring)
Beverly Wills ................. Cassie
Synopsis:
Sellers guns down a killer without giving him a chance to defend himself. [RF]

1.08 [--] Buckskin: TREE OF DEATH
Revue prod. no. TP491
21Aug1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Emerson Treacy ................ Doc Harris
Richard Karlan ................ Abraham Taliaferro
Claudia Bryar ................. Sara Taliaferro
Synopsis:
A stranger arrives, but Jody's mother recognizes him as a quack doctor from her past. [RF]

1.09 [--] Buckskin: THE GOLD WATCH
Revue prod. no. TP488
28-Aug-1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest Cast:
Scott Morrow .................. Floyd Worthington
Anna Marie Nanasi ............. Sara
Kathleen Freeman .............. Myrtle
Dorothea Lord ................. Mrs. Clausen
Dennis Moore .................. Mr. Finley
Ferris Taylor ................. Mr. Hagedorn
Don Hix ........................ Mr. Tumalty
Juanita Evers ................. Mrs. Hagedorn
Synopsis 1:
Jody borrows the gold watch that belonged to his late father and accidentally
breaks it. His mother, finding the watch missing, accuses a servant of stealing it. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Jody gets a lesson in honesty when he breaks his late father's gold watch. [RF]

1.10 [--] Buckskin: THE GHOST OF BALACLAVA
Revue prod. no. TP492
04Sep1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Alan Marshal .................. Richard Norton-Bassett
Cris Roberts .................. Myles
Patrick Westwood .............. Harris
Orville Sherman ............... Mr. Feeney (recurring)
Synopsis:
A veteran of the Light Brigade helps Jody prepare a school speech. [RF]

1.11 [--] Buckskin: HUNTER'S MOON
Revue prod. no. TP493
11Sep1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Walter Reed ................... Sam Kirby
Dayton Lummis ................. Jabez Lord
Marion Ross ................... Rose
Bill Henry .................... Corcoran
Synopsis:
Det. Kirby is after a man who performed a surgical operation without a license. [RF]

1.12 [--] Buckskin: CHINA BOY
Revue prod. no. TP487
18Sep1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
******** no guest cast details ********
Synopsis:
A laundry owner instigates a boycott against his Chinese competitor. [RF]

1.13 [--] Buckskin: TELL ME, LEONARDO
Revue prod. no. TP494
25Sep1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Chubby Johnson ................ Leonardo
Kathleen Freeman .............. Martha
Grant Richards ................ Charlie Hampton
Rickey Kelman ................. Homer Foley
Synopsis:
When his pal's dad is accused of murder, Jody seeks help from the town "swami." [RF]

1.14 [--] Buckskin: A PICTURE OF PA
Revue prod. no. TP1901
02Oct1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Ben Morris .................... Pike Meadows
Natalie Masters ............... Ella Meadows
Tom Masters ................... Blaney Meadows
Synopsis:
A photographer has a memorable journey: her stage is held up. [RF]

1.15 [--] Buckskin: THE MONEY MAN
Revue prod. no. TP1906
09Oct1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Melville Cooper ............... Old Man Sands
Orville Sherman ............... Mr. Feeney (recurring)
Tom Brown ..................... Cooke
Synopsis:
An eccentric printer is approached by a stranger with a big money-making scheme. [RF]
(UK: 01Oct62 ITV Tyne-Tees, Mon 5:25pm)

1.16 [--] Buckskin: MISS PRINGLE
Revue prod. no. TP1907
16Oct1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Virginia Christine ............ Emily
Jim Bannon .................... Nate
Orville Sherman ............... Mr. Feeney (recurring)
Glen Vernon ................... Wilt
Synopsis:
The town is taken with Miss Pringle, the new music teacher. [RF]

1.17 [--] Buckskin: A PERMANENT JULIET
Revue prod. no. TP1908
23Oct1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Jennifer West ................. Chrissie Miller
Mary Beth Hughes .............. Diana
John Holland .................. Harris
Lillian Powell ................ Mrs. Hodgins
Dennis Moore .................. Jeb
Synopsis:
The Shakespearean troupe is without a Juliet. [RF]

1.18 [--] Buckskin: A MAN FROM THE MOUNTAINS
Revue prod. no. TP1909
30Oct1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Bern Hoffman .................. Matt Dowd
Harry O. Tyler ................ Burton
Gregg Palmer .................. Jackel
Clancy Cooper ................. Judge
Cris Roberts .................. Sam
Synopsis:
An accused thief claims the mining company he robbed owed him money. [RF]

1.19 [--] Buckskin: THE BULLNAPPERS
Revue prod. no. TP1912
06Nov1958 NBC Thur
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Richard Cutting ............... Ed Foley
Rickey Kelman ................. Homer Foley
James Flavin .................. Caleb Quinn
Orville Sherman ............... Mr. Feeney (recurring)
Sandra Kelman ................. Abby Foley
Synopsis:
Two ranchers are feuding over the steer Jody hid. [RF]

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NBC Fridays 7:30 PM (Nov58-Dec58) (Reruns)
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[--] 21Nov58 NBC Fri - rerun of #6 "Cash Robertson" (first aired 07Aug58)


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NBC Mondays 7:30 pm ET (January 1959-Sept 1959)
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1.20 [--] Buckskin: THE GREATEST MAN IN HISTORY
Revue prod. no. TP1914
05Jan1959 NBC Mon 7:30pm EST
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Stephen Chase ................. Mayor
Hugh Corcoran ................. Mayor's son
Amanda Webb ................... Mayors Wife
Richard Bermudez .............. Pancho Garces
Don Grady ..................... Mike Delany
Synopsis:
Newcomb's dilemma: violate a deathbed confession or let the mayor get
away with murder. [RF]

1.21 [--] Buckskin: THE MONKEY'S UNCLE
Revue prod. no. TP1905
12Jan1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Carolyn Kearney ............... Marietta Flynn
Scott Morrow .................. Floyd Worthington
Vernon Rich ................... Garland
Synopsis:
Teacher Ben Newcombe jeopardizes his job to tell Jody about evolution. [RF]

1.22 [--] Buckskin: MR. RUSH'S SECRETARY [verified -DWMcG]
Revue prod. no. TP1911
19Jan59NBC Mon
Produced by Robert Bassler
Written by Melvin Levy
Directed by Abner Biberman
Director of Photography, Ray Rennahan, A.S.C.
Art Director, John L. Lloyd
Editorial Supervisor, Richard G. Wray
Film Editor, Stan Robjohn
Sound, Earl Crain
Set Director, John McCarthy
Assistant Director, Ben Bishop
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest Cast:
Jane Darwell .................. Mrs. Hale
John Harmon ................... Mr. Mullum
Roger Mobley .................. Noah Wesley
Synopsis:
Jody and an orphan boy try to change Mrs. Hale's plans for leaving town. [RF]

1.23 [--] Buckskin: COUP STICK
Revue prod. no. TP1915
02-Feb-1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest Cast:
Frank de Kova ................. Potato Man
Cris Roberts .................. Myles
Ted Markland .................. Nestor
Synopsis:
The people of Buckskin are enraged by a reign of vandalism that has
struck the town. Coup sticks, carved Indian symbols of bravery, are
found at the scene of each incident. [RF]

1.24 [--] Buckskin: FRY'S WIFE
Revue prod. no. TP1916
09Feb1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
James Johnson ................. Jake Fry
Suzanne Lloyd ................. Nora Fry
Freeman Lusk .................. Dr. Samuel Woodson
Addison Richards .............. Sheriff Devlin
Synopsis:
Sellers grants an expectant father amnesty, but a posse is not so accommodating. [RF]

1.25 [--] Buckskin: WHO KILLED PAT DEVLIN?
Revue prod. no. possibly TP1919 ??
16Feb1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
House Peters, Jr. ............. Pat Devlin
Marianne Stewart .............. Vanessa Devlin
Robert E. Griffin ............. Dow
Freeman Lusk .................. Doc
Synopsis:
Sheriff Devlin's wife had big plans for her husband but they didn't include his murder. [RF]

1.26 [--] Buckskin: LITTLE HEATHEN
Revue prod. no. TP1917
23Feb1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Mark Douglas .................. Little Elk
Phyllis Standish .............. Indian Girl
Shirley Knight ................ Marietta
Synopsis:
Jody encounters an Indian girl who's determined to get rid of her baby. [RF]

1.27 [--] Buckskin: THE KNIGHT WHO OWNED BUCKSKIN
Revue prod. no. TP1918
02Mar1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Robert Hardy .................. Sir Nagel
Mary Webster .................. Minnie
Edmund Glover ................. Leander Enderby
J. Edward McKinley ............ Thomas
Synopsis:
Sir Nigel claims to own the town and he has a deed from Queen Victoria to prove it. [RF]

1.28 [--] Buckskin: COUSIN CASEY
Revue prod. no. TP1920
09Mar1959 NBC Mon (rerun 27Jul59)
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Jimmy Murphy .................. Casey
Rusty Lane .................... Moose
Harry Strang .................. Driver
Synopsis:
Jody's recently orphaned cousin from Ireland arrives in Buckskin.
The young man's quick temper and arrogant manner irritate the
townspeople, and he becomes the prime suspect in a bank robbery. [RF]

1.29 [--] Buckskin: A WELL OF GOLD
Revue prod. no. TP1923
16Mar1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Roscoe Ates ................... Harrison
Andy Clyde .................... Shore
Richard Rust .................. Mathew Gower
Synopsis:
An old-timer strikes gold and his sons arrive to cash in. [RF]

1.30 [--] Buckskin: AN ACT OF FAITH
(aka An Act of Mercy)
Revue prod. no. TP1922
23Mar1959 NBC Mon (rerun 15Aug59)
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
James Griffith ................ Logan Maxwell
Lyle Talbot ................... Ernie Burk
Freeman Lusk .................. Dr. Samuel Woodson
Tyler McVey ................... Ben Gordon
Orville Sherman ............... Mr. Feeney (recurring)
Synopsis:
A stranger rides into Buckskin and causes a stir because of his ability to quote the Bible. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
An aloof, mysterious, Bible-quoting stranger stirs up the town. [RF]

1.31 [--] Buckskin: THE VENUS ADJOURNER
Revue prod. no. TP1921
30Mar1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Tim Graham .................... Ted Edegardh
Kathleen Freeman .............. Myrtha
David Leland .................. Melton
Synopsis:
Myrtha has had it with her husband's inventions: the latest is a gasoline engine. [RF]

1.32 [--] Buckskin: CHARLIE, MY BOY
Revue prod. no. TP1927
06Apr1959 NBC Mon (rerun 17Aug59)
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Edgar Stehli .................. Steve
Warren Oates .................. Charlie
Freeman Lusk .................. Dr. Samuel Woodson
John Milford .................. Tink Fallon
Synopsis:
An ailing old man arrives in Buckskin to see his son, whom he believes
to be a successful rancher. Knowing that the old man hasn't long to
live, the son hesitates to admit to him that he isn't a rancher at all. [RF]

1.33 [--] Buckskin: ANNIE'S OLD BEAU
Revue prod. no. TP1904
13Apr1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Anthony Caruso ................ George Bradley
Clegg Hoyt .................... Blackie
Paul Baxley ................... Whitey
Scotty Morrow ................. Floyd Worthington
Synopsis:
George Bradley was Annie's old beau and he'd like to rekindle the flames. [RF]

1.34 [--] Buckskin: MAIL-ORDER GROOM
Revue prod. no. TP1925
20Apr1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Jocelyn Brando ................ Lucy Corkle
Dennis Patrick ................ Dennis Wainwright
Dave Willock .................. Fred Corkle
Abbey Shekop .................. Myra Corkle
Synopsis:
To find a husband for Lucy Corkle, Annie advertises in the paper. [RF]

1.35 [--] Buckskin: THE MANAGER
Revue prod. no. TP1924
27Apr1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Paul Newlan ................... Dan Stevens
Orville Sherman ............... Mr. Feeney (recurring)
Marjorie Bennett .............. Mrs. Newcomb
Synopsis:
When Jody's mother takes a vacation, Jody takes over the hotel. [RF]

1.36 [--] Buckskin: I'LL SING AT YOUR WEDDING
Revue prod. no. TP1928
04May1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Russell Arms .................. Ethan Comstock
Bek Nelson .................... Melissa Jenkins
Dorothy Reese ................. Amanda Jenkins
Synopsis:
A counselor is preparing Melissa for marriage, but it's the advisor who needs help. [RF]

1.37 [--] Buckskin: A QUESTION OF COURAGE
Revue prod. no. TP1926
11May1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Pernell Roberts ............... Oscar
Stephen Wootton ............... Buford
Synopsis:
Teacher Ben Newcomb preaches non-violence until a ruffian insults his wife. [RF]

1.38 [--] Buckskin: MARY MCNAMARA
Revue prod. no. TP1929
18May1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Olive Sturgess ................ Mary MacNamara
Murvyn Vye .................... Rev. Joe Carson
Joseph Hamilton ............... Lawyer Sims
Synopsis:
The girl Jody finds lying in a ravine tells him only her name. [RF]

1.39 [--] Buckskin: THE BETTER MOUSE TRAP (final episode)
Revue prod. no. TP1930
25May1959 NBC Mon
Starring:
Tommy Nolan (as Jody O'Connell); Sallie Brophy (as Annie O'Connell)
Guest cast:
Richard H. Cutting ............ Jack
Rickey Kelman ................. Homer
Orville Sherman ............... Feeney (recurring)
Synopsis:
Jody and his gang's money-making scheme: sell a beverage of pressed grapes and sugar.

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Summer Reruns: NBC Mondays
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[--] 27Jul59 rerun of 1.28 "Cousin Casey" (first aired 09Mar59)
[--] 17Aug59 rerun of 1.32 "Charlie, My Boy" (first aired 06Apr59)
 


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