CTVA Western - "Buffalo Bill Jr" (Flying "A")(1955-56) starring Dick Jones

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Buffalo Bill Jr. (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Louis H. Allgood, Heikocleef
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)

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BUFFALO BILL JR.
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Produced through the facilities of
Flying 'A' Pictures, Inc. Productions (Gene Autry)
for
First-Run Syndication
Executive in Charge of Production, Armand Schaefer
Producer, Louis Gray

US Western series 1955-56 42 episodes x 30min bw
starring
Dick Jones
as Buffalo Bill Jr.
Harry Cheshire
as Judge Ben Wiley
Nancy Gilbert
as Calamity
Stunts: (some stuntmen also appear in various roles)
Bob Woodward (stunts)Fred Krone (stunts) * Robert "Buzz" Henry (stunts)  * Jay 'X' Brands (stunts)
Eddie Parker (stunts)
*
DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD, RAY NAZARRO, FRANK MCDONALD, JOHN ENGLISH,
THOMAS CARR, DONALD MCDOUGALD
*
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: STANLEY NEUFIELD
*
WRITERS INCLUDED:
PAUL FRANKLIN, JOHN K. BUTLER, MAURICE GERAGHTY, SAMUEL NEWMAN,
OLIVER DRAKE
*
PHOTOGRAPHY BY WILLIAM BRADFORD
SUPERVISING FILM EDITOR: ANTHONY WOLLNER
*
MUSIC EDITOR ERMA E. LEVIN

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1.01 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE FIGHT FOR GERONIMO (verified on film -SC)
Flying "A" prod. (copyright date 1Mar55)
Directed By George Archainbaud
Written By John K. Butler
Guest Cast:
Harry Lauter............as Jed Ford
Jack Daly............as Sparks Bauer
Robert Easton..........as Danny Crockett
Rodd Redwing............as Jackilla
Wally West............as Stan Redding
Dick Cutting............as Sgt.Richards
Chief Thundercloud.........as Geronimo
Budd Buster...........as Hank Giles(uncredited)
Synopsis:
In this first episode. Bill, Calamity, and the Judge try to frustrate
a plot to free the desperate Apache chief Geronimo as he is being
transferred to a federal prison.

1.02 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: RUNAWAY RENEGADE (verified on film -SC)
Flying "A" prod. (copyright date 1Mar55)
Directed By Ray Nazarro
Teleplay By Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Guest Cast:
Walter Reed............as Tom Bishop
Sammy Ogg............as Bobby Bishop
Lane Bradford............as Frank patterson
James Griffith............as Kelso Dodge
Synopsis:
Bill and Calamity try to prove the innocence of a young boy’s
father who is accused of murdering the sheriff.

1.03 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: EMPIRE PASS (1955)  (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 3Mar55)
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD.
TELEPLAY BY PAUL FRANKLIN.
GUEST CAST:
BILL KENNEDY,
MAURITZ HUGO,
TERRY FROST,
MIKE RAGAN (a.k.a. Holly Bane)
Synopsis 1:
BUFFALO BILL, JR. AND THE CITIZENS OF WILEYVILLE JOIN FORCES TO TRY
AND SAVE A RAILROAD FROM GOING OUT OF BUSINESS BY LAYING TRACK
ACROSS 'EMPIRE PASS', SO WILEYVILLE DOSEN'T BECOME A GHOST TOWN. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A rival railroad company wants to put the Wiley Junction
Railway out of business.
Synopsis 3:
Bill and Calamity try to help an honest railroad man fight his crooked
rival in a fight over a right of way.


1.04 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: TRAIL OF THE KILLER (1955)  (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 4Mar55)
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD.
TELEPLAY BY MAURICE GERAGHTY.
GUEST CAST:
CHUCK COURTNEY (AS BILLY THE KID),
HENRY ROWLAND, SAMMY OGG, MAURITZ HUGO.
SYNOPSIS 1:
BUFFALO BILL, JR. CAPTURES BILLY THE KID. ONE OF BILLY'S GANG
MEMBERS IS IMPERSONATING A SHERIFF AND CLAIMS THAT BILLY IS ONE
OF HIS DEPUTIES. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
While Bill and everyone else in Wileyville are out hunting for
Billy the Kid, he shows up in town and Calamity recognizes him.

1.05 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE BLACK GHOST (1955)  (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 12Mar55)
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD.
WRITTEN BY PAUL GANGELIN.
GUEST CAST:
Bill Henry
Denver Pyle
Claudia Barrett
Dennis Moore
Ewing Mitchell
Budd Buster
SYNOPSIS 1:
BUFFALO BILL,JR. ENCOUNTERS THE NOTORIOUS KILLER-OUTLAW, KNOWN
AS THE 'BLACK GHOST,WHO IS TRYING TO AQUIRE THE PROPERTY OF A
LOCAL RANCH OWNER. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Bill and Calamity must expose a lovely young woman who is scheming
with a notorious outlaw to take over her uncle’s property.

 1.06 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE DEATH OF JOHNNY RINGO (verified on film -SC)
Flying "A" prod. (copyright date 22Mar55)
Directed By Ray Nazarro
Teleplay By Dwight Cummins
Guest Cast:
James Best............as Larry Martin
Angie Dickinson............as Anna Louise Beaumont
Eddie Dew...........as Sgt.Patrick Ferris
Harry Lauter...........as Capt.Corey Heath
George J. Lewis............as Jack Deuce
Dick Elliott............as Ian McDougall
Synopsis 1:
A dangerous outlaw takes Judge Wiley and Calamity hostage, but
is he really the outlaw that he says he is?
Synopsis 2:
While Bill is out helping some Cavalry troops find a missing messenger,
outlaw Johnny Ringo comes to town and captures Calamity and the Judge.

1.07 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: BOOMER'S BLUNDER (verified on film -SC)
Flying "A" prod. (copyright date 1Apr55)
Directed By George Archainbaud
Teleplay By Paul Franklin
Director of Photogrphy: William Bradford [Heikocleef]
Edited by Jack Wheeler [Heikocleef]
Guest Cast:
Stanley Andrews............as Major Caleb Boomer
Kenne Duncan............as Mike West
Don Harvey............as Eustice Bellamy
Lee Van Cleef............as John
Ben Welden............as Curley
Synopsis:
Bill and Calamity try to keep Judge Ben and a friend of his from
being cheated out of valuable land.

1.08 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE RAIN WAGON
(copyright date 8Apr55)
Lane Bradford
John Doucette
Dick Elliott
Lyle Talbot
Bill brings a traveling rainmaker to Wileyville to counter a
destructive drought, then has to capture a masked bandit who
uses the rainmaker’s experiments to cover his theft of the express office.

1.09 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: TOUGH TENDERFOOT  (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 14Apr55)
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD
TELEPLAY BY PAUL GANGELIN
Guest Cast:
Gregg Barton
Leo Britt
Fred Coby
Nacho Galindo
Fred Krone
CHARLES HAYES
A feud between an immigrant Scotsman and his visiting cousin helps Bill solve a lawyer’s murder.

1.10 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: FIRST POSSE (1955)  (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 18Apr55)
DIRECTED BY RAY NAZARRO.
TELEPLAY BY SAMUEL NEWMAN.
GUEST CAST:
Walter Reed (AS MARSHAL WYATT EARP),
James Griffith (AS DOC HOLLIDAY),
Lane Bradford
Stanley Price
BOB WOODWARD
SYNOPSIS:
BUFFALO BILL,JR. AND JUDGE WILEY TEAM FORCES WITH MARSHAL WYATT EARP
AND DOC HOLLIDAY TO TRACK DOWN AND CAPTURE A GANG OF OUTLAWS. [SC]

1.11 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: HOODED VENGEANCE
(copyright date 22Apr55)
Claudia Barrett
William Henry
Dennis Moore
Denver Pyle

1.12 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: A BRONC CALLED GUNBOAT
(copyright date 11May55)
Chris Alcaide
Stanley Andrews
Eddie Dew
Harry Lauter
George J. Lewis

1.13 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE CALICO KID (verified - Heikocleef@aol.com)
(copyright date 15May55)
Directed by George Archainabud
Written by Maurice Geraghty
Edited by Jack Wheeler
Guest cast:
Hank Patterson .......... Sagebrush Smith
Mollie McCart ........... Penelope Smith
Don C.Harvey ............ Fletcher
Lee Van Cleef ........... Stace
Ben Weldon .............. Stagecoach Driver

1.14 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: PAWNEE STAMPEDE
(copyright date 19May55)
Myron Healey
Leonard Penn
Sandy Sanders
Rick Vallin .... George Hanford
John War Eagle
Bob Woodward

1.14 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: PAWNEE STAMPEDE (1955) (verified on film -SC)
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD.
TELEPLAY BY ROBERT SCHAEFER AND ERIC FREIWALD.
GUEST CAST:
LEONARD PENN, MYRON HEALEY, RICK VALLIN, SANDY SANDERS,
JOHN WAR EAGLE, BOB WOODWARD.
SYNOPSIS:
A GOVERMENT LAND COMMISSIONER, ON HIS WAY TO WILEYVILLE, IS KILLED
BY THE HENCHMEN OF THE AREA INDIAN AGENT, WHO IS TRYING TO DELAY
THE OPENING OF PUBLIC LAND TO SETTLERS KNOWN AS THE 'PAWNEE STRIP'.
BUFFALO BILL.JR. AND JUDGE WILEY TRY TO FIND OUT WHO IS RESPONSIBLE.
[SC]

1.15 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE SIX-GUN SYMPHONY
(copyright date 24May55)
Lane Bradford
Loie Bridge
Hal K. Dawson
John Doucette
Richard Shackleton
Kathryn Sheldon
Lyle Talbot

1.16 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: GRAVE OF THE MONSTERS (verified on film -SC)
Flying "A" prod. (copyright date 24May55)
Directed By Ray Nazzaro
Teleplay By Orville H. Hampton
Guest Cast:
Walter Reed............as Dr.Haddon
Fred Libby...........as Jim Bartlett
Tom Monroe............as Bert Major
Glen Strange............as Brave Elk
Joseph Michaels............as White Eagle
Bob Woodward............as Henchman#1 (Uncredited)
Art Dillard............as Henchman#2 (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Buffalo Bill Jr. and his Navaho blood brother White Eagle expose a
crooked archaeologist and his cohorts who are trying to take pocession
of sacred Indian reservation land. [SC]

1.17 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: LUCKY HORSESHOE
(copyright date 27May55)
William Fawcett
Jack Ingram
Tom Keene
Ruth Robinson
Chief Yowlachie

1.18 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: RED HAWK (1955) (verified on film -SC)
(a.k.a. "Johnny Red Hawk")
(copyright date 28May55)
DIRECTED BY RAY NAZARRO.
TELEPLAY BY ROBERT SCHAEFER AND ERIC FREIWALD.
GUEST CAST:
Stanley Andrews
MICHAEL HALL
Bill Henry
Dennis Moore
Steve Mitchell
Kenne Duncan
Bob Woodward
SYNOPSIS 1:
JOHNNY RED HAWK, THE ADOPTED SON OF A FREIGHT LINE OWNER, RETURNS
TO WILEYVILLE FROM COLLEGE FACEING PREDJUDICE FROM AREA RESIDENTS.
BUFFALO BILL JR TRIES TO CONVINCE THE CITIZENS THAT JOHNNY ONLY
WANT'S TO HELP HIS FATHER RUN THEIR FREIGHT LINE. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
The head of the freight office hires an indian as his
assistant, but bigoted mine workers don't like this one bit.
Synopsis 3:
Bill comes to the aid of an old man and his adopted Indian son when
a corrupt stage line owner tries to take over their silver hauling contract.

1.19 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: REDSKIN GAP (verified on film -SC)
Flying "A" prod. (copyright date 22Jun55)
Directed By George Archainbaud
Teleplay Orville H. Hampton
Guest Cast:
Gregg Barton............as Marshal Jeffrey
Harry Lauter............as Butch Cassidy
Edwin M. Parker............as Gil Carter
Hank Patterson............as Barnacle Barney
Bob Woodward............as The Stage Driver
Synopsis:
Bill and Calamity try to stop a stagecoach robber who has escaped
with a forture in Canadian money but is heading in the wrong direction.

1.20 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE LEGACY OF JESSE JAMES
(copyright date 23Jun55)
William Fawcett
(Robert) 'Buzz' Henry
House Peters Jr.
Julian Rivero
Carleton Young

1.21 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE DEVIL'S WASHBOWL
(copyright date 27Jul55)
Grace Field
Myron Healey
Leonard Penn
Sandy Sanders
Rick Vallin
Nina Varela
Bob Woodward

1.22 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE FIGHT FOR TEXAS (1955) (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 27Jul55)
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD
TELEPLAY BY JOHN K. BUTLER.
GUEST CAST:
Richard Powers (a.k.a. Tom Keene)
Steve Pendleton
William Fawcett
Jack Ingram
Jack Daly
SYNOPSIS 1:
BUFFALO BILL, JR., CALAMITY, AND JUDGE WILEY HELP THE TEXAS RANGERS
FROM BEING DISBANDED BY A SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
The Texas Rangers want permission to cross into Mexico to capture some outlaws.

1.23 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: APACHE RAID
(copyright date 27Jul55)
Holly Bane (as actor Mike Ragan)
Tom Humphries
Tom Monroe
Walter Reed
Glenn Strange
Rusty Wescoatt .... Driver

1.24 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: RAIL'S WESTWARD (verified on film -SC)
Flying "A" prod. (copyright date 30Jul55)
Directed By Ray Nazarro
Teleplay By Jack Townlet
Guest Cast:
Stanley Andrews............as Silas Greeley
Fran Bartlett............as Rowena Greeley
William Henry............as Larry Carter
Dennis Moore............as Jed Bascom
Michael Hall............as Running Deer
Steve Mitchell............as Johnson
Bob Woodward............as The Telegraph Lineman
Dick Alexander............as Joe,The Blacksmith
Synopsis
Bill, Calamity and Judge Ben unwittingly become involved in a scheme
to sell a worthless stagecoach line to a stranger in town.

1.25 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE LITTLE MAVERICKS
(copyright date 1Aug55)
Virginia Dale
Frances Karath
House Peters Jr.
Bernadette Withers
Carleton Young

1.26 [--] Buffalo Bill Jr: FUGITIVE FROM INJUSTICE
(copyright date 13Aug55)
Harry Lauter
Hank Patterson
Henry Rowland
Peter J. Votrian

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2.01 [27] Buffalo Bill Jr: AMBUSH AT LIZARD ROCK
(copyright date 27Apr56)
X. Brands
Terry Frost
Stacy Harris
Syd Saylor
Reba Waters .... Penny

2.02 [28] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE ASSASSINS
(copyright date 27Apr56)
Rico Alaniz
Gregg Barton
Michael Bryant
Hal K. Dawson
Edgar Dearing .... Ben Goodson
Michael Garrett
Billy Miller
Maria Monay
Dennis Moore .... Farrell

2.03 [29] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE JAYHAWKER
(copyright date 27Apr56)
Gregg Barton
Michael Bryant
Hal K. Dawson
Lee Erickson
Michael Garrett

2.04 [30] Buffalo Bill Jr: TROUBLE THOMPSON
(copyright date 11May56)
Syd Saylor
X. Brands
Jack Daly
Terry Frost .... Duke Colby
Stacy Harris
Syd Saylor

2.05 [31] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE GOLDEN PLANT
(copyright date 15May56)
Charles Hayes
Keye Luke
House Peters Jr.
Walter Reed
Barbara Jean Wong

2.06 [32] Buffalo Bill Jr: KID CURRY - KILLER
(copyright date 18May56)
Charles Hayes
Louis Lettieri
House Peters Jr.
Rodd Redwing
Walter Reed
Bob Woodward

2.07 [33] Buffalo Bill Jr: SECRET OF THE SILVERADO (1956) (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 21May56)
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD.
TELEPLAY BY OLIVER DRAKE.
GUEST CAST:
Bill Henry
Keith Richards
Neyle Morrow
Rosa Rey
Henry Rowland
Steve Conte
Mike Ragan (aka Holly Bane)
Bob Woodward
SYNOPSIS:
BILL AND CALAMITY JOIN FORCES WITH A MEXICAN FRIEND IN A SCHEME TO
PENETRATE A SILVER SMUGGLING RING. [SC]

2.08 [34] Buffalo Bill Jr: ANGELO GOES WEST
(copyright date 29May56)
Steve Conte
William Henry
Keith Richards
Henry Rowland
Tito Vuolo .... Angelo
Bob Woodward

2.09 [35] Buffalo Bill Jr: KANSAS CITY LADY (1956) (verified on film -SC)
(copyright date 23Jul56)
DIRECTED BY FRANK MCDONALD.
TELEPLAY BY OLIVER DRAKE.
GUEST CAST:
James Seay
Renee Godfrey (as Linda Abbott)
William Fawcett
George J. Lewis
Brad Morrow
Slim Pickens
Charles Hayes
SYNOPSIS:
BILL AND CALAMITY TRY TO HELP A 10-YEAR OLD BOY GET OVER HIS SURPRISE
AND RESENTMENT AT THE ARRIVAL OF HIS NEW STEPMOTHER. [SC]

2.10 [36] Buffalo Bill Jr: A DIAMOND FOR GRANDPA
(copyright date 23Jul56)
William Fawcett
Renee Godfrey .... Linda Abbott
Mauritz Hugo
George J. Lewis
Brad Morrow
Slim Pickens
James Seay

2.11 [37] Buffalo Bill Jr: THE LADY AND THE JUDGE
(copyright date 1Aug56)
Stanley Andrews
Ed Hinton
Fred Krone
Louise Lorimer
Fred Sherman
Rick Vallin

2.12 [38] Buffalo Bill Jr: DOUBLE-CROSS MONEY
(copyright date 8Aug56)
Stanley Andrews
Charles Hayes
Ed Hinton
Fred Krone
Louise Lorimer
Rick Vallin

2.13 [39] Buffalo Bill Jr: SILVER MINE MYSTERY
(copyright date 16Aug56)
Kirk Alyn
Carolyn Craig .... Molly Goodson
Edgar Dearing
Stacy Harris
Dennis Moore
Gayne Whitman

2.14 [40] Buffalo Bill Jr: BLAZING GUNS
(copyright date 24Aug56)
Kirk Alyn
Helen Brown
Edgar Dearing
Stacy Harris
Dennis Moore
Gayne Whitman

2.15 [41] Buffalo Bill Jr: GUN TALK
(copyright date 14Sep56)
Lane Bradford
X. Brands
Chuck Cason
Barry Curtis
Harry Lauter
Bob Woodward

2.16 [42] Buffalo Bill Jr: ROUGH-SHOD (final episode)
(copyright date 21Sep56)
Bill Baucom
Lane Bradford
X. Brands
Harry Lauter
Victor Millan
Julian Rivero
Harry Woods
Bob Woodward

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