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The Californians (1957-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Rina Fox
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)

The Californians (season 1) (NBC) (1957-58)
The Californians (season 2) (NBC) (1958-59)
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THE CALIFORNIANS
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California Film Enterprises
Louis F. Edelman Presentation
Filmed by Desilu Productions
for
NBC (Tuesdays 10:00 pm EST) (Sept57-Mar59)
NBC (Tuesdays 9:00 pm EST) (Apr59-Jun59) (final 6 +reruns)
NBC (Thursdays 7:30 pm EST) (July59-Aug59) (reruns)
Executive Producer, Robert F. Sisk
Produced by Felix Feist (upto Jan1958)
Produced by Robert Bassler (after Jan 1958)

US Western series 1957-59   69 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Adam Kennedy
as Dion Patrick (1957-58) (episodes 1-22)
(replaced by Richard Coogan from March 1958)
Richard Coogan
as Matthew Wayne, Saloon owner/Town Marshall (1958-59) (episodes 23-69)

Sean McClory as Jack McGivern (1957-58)

Recurring Cast:
Nan Leslie as Martha McGivern (1957-58)
Herbert Rudley as Sam Brennan (1957-58)
Howard Caine as Schaab (1957-58)
Carole Mathews as Wilma Fansler, widow, Casino manager (1958-59)
Art Fleming as Jeremy Pitt, a young Lawyer (1958-59)

Premise:
Gold rush semi-western set in San Francisco in the 1850's

Other Credits:
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DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
FELIX FEIST, PAUL HENRIED, BYRON HASKIN, CHRISTIAN NYBY
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ASSISTANT DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
VERNON KEAYS, AND JOEL FREEMAN
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WRITERS INCLUDED:
CAREY WILBER, MICHAEL FESSIER, SEELEG LESTER, DANIEL MANWARING,
HARRY KRONMAN
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PRODUCTION MANAGER: W.ARGYLE NELSON
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EDITORIAL SUPERVISOR DANN CAHN
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CINEMATOGRAPHERS INCLUDED:
LUCIAN ANDRIOT AND ROBERT W. PITTACK
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SCRIPT CONSULTANT: HARRY KRONMAN
SCRIPT SUPERVISOR: DIXIE MCCOY
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MUSIC EDITOR E.C. NORTON
"THE CALIFORNIANS" THEME SONG: "I've come to California"
WORDS BY HAROLD ADAMSON / MUSIC BY HARRY WARREN
SUNG BY THE KEN DARBY SINGERS
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STUNTS BY:
CHARLES HORVATH, ALEX SHARP, FRED KRONE, TOM STEELE, GIL PERKINS,
BOYD 'RED' MORGAN, JACK PERKINS, KEN TERRELL, HARVEY PARRY
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FILMING LOCATIONS INCLUDED:
DESILU STUDIOS, CALIFORNIA NATIONAL STUDIOS, WALKER RANCH

The Californians (season 1) (NBC) (1957-58)
The Californians (season 2) (NBC) (1958-59)

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