CTVA US Western - "The Rifleman" (Four Star/ABC) (1958-63) starring Chuck Connors, Johnny Crawford

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Zane Grey Theatre (1956-61)    Frontier Justice (Summer 1958, 59, 61)
Trackdown (1957-59)   Wanted Dead or Alive (1958-61)  The Rifleman (1958-63)
Black Saddle (1959-60)   Johnny Ringo (1958-61)  Law of The Plainsman (1959-60)
The Westerner (1960)   Stagecoach West (1960-61)  The Big Valley (1965-69)
Chuck Connors TV Series:
The Rifleman (1958-63)   Arrest and Trial (1963-64)    Branded (1965-66)    Cowboy in Africa (1967-68)
The Rifleman (1958-63)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, Louis H. Allgood, James Beer
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)

The Rifleman (season 1) (ABC) (1958-1959)
The Rifleman (season 2) (ABC) (1959-1960)
The Rifleman (season 3) (ABC) (1960-1961)
The Rifleman (season 4) (ABC) (1961-1962)
The Rifleman (season 5) (ABC) (1962-1963)

Four Star-Sussex production
for
ABC (Tuesdays 9:00pm EST)(seasons 1-2)(1958-60)
ABC (Tuesdays 8:00pm EST)(season 3)(1960-61)
ABC (Mondays 8:30pm EST)(seasons 4-5)(1961-63)
Produced by  Arthur Gardner, Arnold Laven and  Jules Levy
PRODUCTION MANAGERS: BRUCE FOWLER,JR. AND JACK SONNTAG
US Western series 1958-63 168 episodes x 30m bw
starring
Chuck Connors
as Lucas McCain
Johnny Crawford
as Mark McCain
with:
Paul Fix as Marshal Micah Torrance
Joan Taylor as Miss Milly Scott (1960-62)
Patricia Blair as Lou Mallory (1962-63)
Bill Quinn as Sweeney, the bartender (1958-63)
Hope Summers as Hattie Denton (1958-63)
Harlan Warde as Banker John Hamilton (1958-62)
Edgar Buchanan as Dr. Jay Burrage (1959) [LHA]
Joe Higgins as Nils Swenson (1961-63)
Ralph Moody as Doc Burrage (1961-63)

Premise:
Adventures of a widowed rancher and his young son.
Background:
After 'The Rifleman' Chuck Connors returned to television with
Arrest and Trial (1963-64) 30 episodes x 90 min bw, a legal drama series
as Attorney John Egan and
Branded (1965-66) 48 episodes as Jason McCord, a West Point
Graduate Branded as a coward.
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Other Credits:
DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
JOSEPH H. LEWIS, SAM PECKINPAH, DON MEDFORD, LAWRENCE DOBKIN, TED POST,
ARNOLD LAVEN, RICHARD DONNER
*
ASSISTANT DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
LLOYD ALLEN, NORMAN S.POWELL, DON TORPIN, READ KILGORE, LOU WATT
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WRITERS INCLUDED:
ARTHUR BROWNE,JR., MARGARET ARMEN, CALVIN CLEMENTS, PAT FIELDER,
HERMAN GROVES, DAVID P.HARMON, CYRIL HUME, SAMUEL A. PEEPLES,
PALMER THOMPSON, JAY SIMMS
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DIRECTORS OF PHOTOGRAPHY INCLUDED:
GEORGE E. DISKENT, HOWARD SCHWARTZ, CHARLES BURKE
FILM EDITORS INCLUDED:
FOLMER BLANGSTED, LESTER ORLEBECK, SAMUEL BEETLEY, SHERMAN TODD
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STUNTS:
AL WYATT, TROY MELTON, BILL CATCHING, ROBERT HOY, GEORGE ROBOTHHAM,
LUKE SAUCER, JESSE WAYNE
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FILMING LOCATIONS INCLUDED:
FOUR STAR STUDIOS AND INTERIOR WESTERN STREET,
REPUBLIC BACKLOT AND WESTERN STREET,
IVERSON RANCH,
JANSS CONEJO RANCH, CALIFORNIA
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MUSIC SCORE: HERSCHEL BURKE GILBERT
"The Rifleman" theme music by Herschel Burke Gilbert

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