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"Davy Crockett" (Disney)(1954-55) starring Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen
"Corky and White Shadow" (Disney)(1956)  starring Darlene Gillespie, Buddy Ebsen
"The Saga of Andy Burnett" (Disney)(1957-58) starring Jerome Courtland
"The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca" (Disney)(1958-60) starring Robert Loggia  
"Texas John Slaughter" (Disney)(1958-61) starring Tom Tryon
"The Swamp Fox" (Disney)(1959-61) starring Leslie Nielsen
"Daniel Boone" (Disney)(1960-61)  starring Dewey Martin
"Zorro" (Disney)(1957-59)(1960-61) starring Guy Williams


Walt Disney presents ...
The Swamp Fox (1959-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Louis H. Allgood, Tom Dischley
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

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THE SWAMP FOX
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Walt Disney Production
A segment of the 'Walt Disney presents ...' series
for
ABC (Fridays 7:30 pm EST) (1959-60)
ABC (Sundays 6:30 pm EST) (early 1961)
Executive Producer Walt Disney
Produced by James Pratt and Bill Anderson
 US Western mini-series 1959-61 6 episodes x 60 min
release date 23Oct59
starring
Leslie Nielsen
as General Francis Marion (The Swamp Fox)

Premise:
Leslie Nielsen was General Francis Marion.
..aka The Swamp Fox. Based on the heroics of real-life patriot Francis
Marion, this mini-series produced by Walt Disney for his early TV show
"Walt Disney Presents ...", is a rollicking adventure. Francis Marion and his men fought
the British during the Revolutionary War and he earned the name Swamp Fox
by eluding the British in his native Carolina swamp land. He works with a
band of loyal colonists to form a small army that is quite similar to Robin
Hood and his men to stop invasions of Charleston. Like most Disney
adventures of the time (Davy Crockett, for example), this featured a
catchy theme song that the troupe sang as they marched down the road. It
was also used during the show's opening and closing credits with the lead
sung by none other than the Swamp Fox himself, Leslie Nielsen.

Directors included: Lewis R. Foster, Harry Keller, Louis King
Written by Lewis R. Foster 
 
Director of Photography Lucien Ballard  
Film Editing by Robert Stafford  
Makeup artist Pat McNalley
Sound Robert O. Cook
Original music by Joseph Dubin
Theme Song by Lewis R. Foster & Buddy Baker
############ Walt Disney presents ############
############### The Swamp Fox ################
############## season 1959-60 ###############
ABC Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern

(1) The Swamp Fox: THE BIRTH OF THE SWAMP FOX
Oct. 23, 1959 ABC Fri
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as Lt. Colonel Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
John Sutton ......... General Banastre Tarleton
Joy Page ............ Mary Videaux
Tim Considine ....... Young Gabe Marion
Dick Foran .......... Gabe Marion
Richard Erdman ...... Sgt. Jasper
Myron Healey ........ Major Peter Horry
Jordan Whitfield .... Oscar
John Alderson ....... Sgt. McDonald
Mary Field .......... Cathy
Louise Beavers ...... Dehlia
Chuck Roberson ...... Jenkins
Patrick McNee ....... Dragoon Captain
Wilton Graff ........ General Lincoln
Yvette Vickers ...... Nina
J. Pat O'Malley ..... Dragoon Guard
Dabbs Greer ......... Storekeeper

(2) The Swamp Fox: BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER
Oct. 30, 1959 ABC Fri
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as Lt. Colonel Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
John Sutton ......... General Banastre Tarleton
Joy Page ............ Mary Videaux
Dick Foran .......... Gabe Marion
Myron Healey ........ Major Peter Horry
Richard Erdman ...... Sgt. Jasper
Tim Considine ....... Young Gabe Marion
William Ashley ...... Captain Wall
Jordan Whitfield .... Oscar
John Alderson ....... Sgt. McDonald
Parley Baer ......... Innkeeper
Mary Field .......... Cathy
Louise Beavers ...... Dehlia
Chuck Roberson ...... Jenkins
Patrick McNee ....... Dragoon Captain
Robert Foulk ........ Rebel Arsonist Leader (uncredited)

(3) The Swamp Fox: TORY VENGEANCE
Jan. 1, 1960 ABC Fri
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as General Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
John Sutton ......... Colonel Banadtre Tarleton
Henry Daniel ........ Colonel Townes
Barbara Eiler ....... Mary Videaux
Dick Foran .......... Gabe Marion
Tim Considine ....... Young Gabe Marion
Myron Healey ........ Colonel Peter Horry
Dorothy Green ....... Mrs. Townes
Jordan Whitfield .... Oscar
Sherry Jackson ...... Melanie Culpen
Louise Beavers ...... Dehlia
Rhys Williams ....... Professor Culpen
Slim Pickens ........ Plunkett
Mary Field .......... Cathy
Clarence Muse ....... Joseph
James Anderson ...... Amos Briggs

(4) The Swamp Fox: DAY OF RECKONING
Jan. 8, 1960 ABC Fri
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as General Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
Barbara Eiler ....... Mary Videaux
John Sutton ......... Colonel Banastre Tarleton
Henry Daniel ........ Colonel Townes
Myron Healey ........ Colonel Peter Horry
Rhys Williams ....... Professor Culpen
Dorothy Green ....... Mrs. Townes
Jordan Whitfield .... Oscar
Sherry Jackson ...... Melanie Culpen
J. Pat O'Malley ..... Sgt. O'Reilly
James Anderson ...... Amos Briggs
Slim Pickens ........ Plunkett
Hal Stalmaster ...... Gywnn
Clarence Muse ....... Joseph

(5) The Swamp Fox: REDCOAT STRATEGY
Jan. 15, 1960 ABC Fri
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as General Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
Robert Douglas ....... General Cornwallis
John Sutton .......... Colonel Banastre Tarleton
Barbara Eiler ........ Mary Videaux
Myron Healey ......... Colonel Peter Horry
Henry Daniel ......... Colonel Townes
Dorothy Green ........ Mrs. Townes
J. Pat O'Malley ...... Sgt. O'Reilly
Jordan Whitfield ..... Oscar
Donald Randolph ...... Mr. Videaux
Slim Pickens ......... Plunkett
Eleanor Audley ....... Cook
Mary Field ........... Cathy
Clarence Muse ........ Old Joseph
George N. Neise ...... Lt. Peters
Alan Caillou ......... Ken Anakin, Dragoon
Robin Hughes ......... Hitchcock Dragoon
Hal Stalmaster ....... Gywnn
Louise Beavers ....... Dehlia

(6) The Swamp Fox: A CASE OF TRASON
Jan. 22, 1960 ABC Fri
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as General Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
Robert Douglas as General Cornwallis
Barbara Eiler ........ Mary Videaux
John Sutton .......... Colonel Banastre Tarleton
Myron Healey ......... Major Peter Horry
J. Pat O'Malley ...... Sgt. O'Reilly
Jordan Whitfield ..... Oscar
Hal Stalmaster ....... Gywnn
Donald Randolph ...... Mr. Videaux
Slim Pickens ......... Plunkett
George N. Neise ...... Lt. Peters
Clarence Muse ........ Old Joseph

############ Walt Disney presents ############
############### The Swamp Fox ################
############## season 2 1960-61 ###############
ABC Sundays 6:30 pm Eastern

2.01 [07] The Swamp Fox: A WOMAN'S COURAGE
Jan. 8, 1961 ABC Sun
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as General Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
Barbara Eiler ........ Mary Videaux
Arthur Hunnicutt ..... Ezra Selby
Sean McClory ......... Captain Myles
J. Pat O'Malley ...... Sgt. O'Reilly
Jordan Whitfield ..... Oscar
James Seay ........... Captain Richardson
Charles Briggs ....... Folger
Richard Lupino ....... Ensign Wilkes

2.02 [08] The Swamp Fox: HORSES FOR GREENE (last Show)
Jan. 15, 1961 ABC Sun
Starring: Leslie Nielsen as General Francis Marion/Swamp Fox
Guest Stars: [LHA]
James Seay ........... Captain Richardson
Barbara Eiler ........ Mary Videaux
Arthur Hunnicutt ..... Ezra Selby
Ralph Clanton ........ Captain Bell
J. Pat O'Malley ...... Sgt. O'Reilly
Jordan Whitfield ..... Oscar
Slim Pickens ......... Ewald Plunkett
Charles Briggs ....... Folger

############ Walt Disney presents ############
############### The Swamp Fox ################
################# the end ##################

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