CTVA US Western - "Wild Bill Hickok" Season 8 (Fall 1958)

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Starring Guy Madison  and Andy Devine
Season 8 (Syndicated) (Fall 1958)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: 
Sal Crisanti, Louis H. Allgood
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)


############## Wild Bill Hickok ##############
 ############## Season 8 1958 #################
############# 13 color episodes ##############
Screen Gems Television Film Presentation,
a subsidiary of Columbia Pictures

There was a year or so of hiatis, when the Kellogg Cerial company,
who had interest and some ownership, took over and made a deal
with Screen Gems, the subsidiary of Columbia Pictures for the final 13
episodes that were shot in color, thus begining the eighth and final  season (1958).

These final 13 color episodes were all Directed by Louis King.

8.01 [101] Wild Bill Hickok: MARVIN'S MIX-UP (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 19Feb58)
Teleplay by Joe Richardson
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Bill Henry ............ Sam Coogan/The Highlander
Donna Drew ............ Abigail Palmer
Buzz Henry ............ Marvin Gillis
Bud Osborne ........... Kansas Jack
Fred Sherman .......... Seth Goodwin
Forrest Stanley ....... Storekeeper
SYNOPSIS:
BILL ANG JINGLES MEET A MAIL-ORDER BRIDE ON A COACH THAT IS HELD UP BY
A SCOTTISH-ACCENTED BANDIT KNOWN AS THE HIGHLANDER. [SC]

8.02 [102] Wild Bill Hickok: SPURS FOR JOHNNY (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 26Feb58)
Teleplay by Barry Shipman
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Johnny Crawford ....... Johnny Hendericks
Harry Hickox .......... Matt Hendericks
Ted Lehmann ........... Colton
Florence Lake ......... Clara Hendericks
Gil Perkins ........... Alex Gurge
Guy Teague ............ Dorman
SYNOPSIS:
BILL AND JINGLES TEACH WESTERN WAYS TO AN EASTERN BOY WHO HAS COME WEST
TO LIVE WITH HIS UNCLE, AND SAVE THE UNCLE FROM SWINDLERS. [SC]

8.03 [103] Wild Bill Hickok: MONKEYSHINES (1958) (color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 5Mar58)
TELEPLAY BY PAUL GANGELIN
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Michael Vallon ........ Luigi Pastore
Larry Chance .......... Joe Mason
Lela Bliss ............ Ellen Winters
Ken Mayer ............. Lon Sykes
Rube Schaefer ......... 1st Henchman
SYNOPSIS:
A MONKEY HELPS BILL AND JINGLES ITS ITALIAN MASTER WHO'S BEEN KIDNAPPED
BY OUTLAWS. [SC]

8.04 [104] Wild Bill Hickok: THE RUNAWAY WIZARD (1958) (color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 12Mar58)
TELEPLAY BY ROBERT SCHAEFER & ERIC FREIWALD.
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Pamela Beaird ......... Mary Lou Stanton
Monte Hale ............ Doyle Fletcher
Bill Hale ............. Hooker
George Ross ........... Yancy
William Newell ........ Dick Moore
Paul Hahn ............. Stranger
SYNOPSIS:
WILD BILL AND JINGLES HELP A 12-YEAR OLD GIRL GENIUS WHO HAS COME
DISGUISED AS A BOY BUT IS FOOLED INTO PLANNING THE PERFECT BANK
ROBBERY FOR AN OUTLAW. [SC]

8.05 [105] Wild Bill Hickok: METEOR MESA (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 19Mar58)
TELEPLAY BY: BARRY SHIPMAN.
DIRECTED BY: LOUIS KING
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Bill Catching ......... Slattery
Gilbert Frye .......... Chief Long Eagle
Harry Antrim .......... Professor Morrow
Robert Swan ........... Bilker
Sam Flint ............. Doc Philips
FRED CARSON (UNCREDITED).
SYNOPSIS:
BILL AND JINGLES HELP A SCIENTIST WHO HAS MADE IMPORTANT DISCOVERIES
ON AN INDIAN RESERVATION. OUTLAWS TRY TO SCARE THE TRIBE OFF THE LAND
BY EXPLOITING RUMORS THAT IT WAS ONCE THE HOME OF PREHISTORIC MONSTERS.[SC]

8.06 [106] Wild Bill Hickok: TOWN WITHOUT LAW (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 26Mar58)
TELEPLAY BY JOE RICHARDSON
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Carol Nugent .......... Sue Lightfoot
Emmett Lynn ........... Cannonball
Stanley Adams ......... Tuck Lasher
George Barrows ........ Bart
Jack V. Littlefield ... Jud Mason
John Truax ............ Kansas
SYNOPSIS:
BILL DISGUISES HIMSELF AS A SADDLE TRAMP TO BREAK UP A GANG OF OUTLAWS
WHO ARE THE ONLY RESIDENTS OF THE TOWN OF PITCHFORK.
*** NOTE: WITH THE USE OF STOCK FOOTAGE AND TOP-NOTCH EDITING, THIS
EPISODE HAS AN EXCEPTIONAL ACTION PACKED ENDING OF WILD HORSES
STAMPEDING THROUGH THE STREETS OF A WESTERN TOWN***. [SC]

8.07 [107] Wild Bill Hickok: THE SHERIFF OF BUCKEYE (1958) (color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 2Apr58)
Directed by Louis King.
TELEPLAY BY SAMUEL F.ROECA AND BARRY SHIPMAN.
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Robert Clarke ........ Sheriff John Kester
Dorothy Neumann ...... Mrs. Kester
Byron Foulger ........ Troy Elder
Patrick Whyte ........ Mark Cullen
Baynes Barron ........ Jay Garth
Fred Kohler Jr. ...... Luke
William Benedict ..... Clarence
SYNOPSIS:
A NEWSPAPER EDITOR SENDS FOR BILL AND JINGLES TO TRAP SOME CROOKS
WHO ARE TRYING TO CHEAT THE STATE OUT OF MONEY INTENDED FOR A MOUNTAIN
HIGHWAY. [SC]

8.08 [108] Wild Bill Hickok: CLEM'S REFORMATION (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 9Apr58)
Directed by Louis King
TELEPLAY PAUL GANGELIN.
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
William Bryant ........ Clem Orton
Gay Goodwin ........... Hildy
Lonnie Thomas ......... Jimmy
Frank Scannell ........ Tom Brewster
Duane Grey ............ Wyman
William Justine ....... Hank
SYNOPSIS:
EX-CONVICT CLEM ORTON, WHO'S DETERMINED TO HIDE HIS PRISON RECORD
FROM HIS YOUNG DAUGHTER, HELPS BILL AND JINGLE'S STOP A GANG FROM
HIJACKING A GOLD SHIPMENT BEFORE IT LEAVES THE MINE. [SC]

8.09 [109] Wild Bill Hickok: JINGLES ON THE JAILROAD (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 16Apr58)
Teleplay by Ray Buffum
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Richard Karlan ........ Ben Slade
Leonard Penn .......... Dale
Syd Saylor ............ Engineer
Roy Erwin ............. Fireman
Ben Welden ............ Barber
Bob Stratton .......... Sheriff
Richard Farnsworth .... Butler
Robert Jordan ......... Conductor
SYNOPSIS:
ASSIGNED TO TRANSPORT OUTLAW BEN SLADE TO PRISON BY TRAIN, BILL DISGUISES
JINGLES AS A PRISONER AND HANDCUFFS HIM TO SLADE SO AS TO LEARN OF ANY
PLANS SLADE HAS MADE FOR ESCAPE. [SC]

8.10 [110] Wild Bill Hickok: THE DAUGHTER OF CASEY O'GRADY (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 23Apr58)
Teleplay by Robert Schaefer and Eric Freiwald
Directed by Louis King.
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Harry Tyler .......... Casey O'Grady
Jacquelyn Park ....... Naomi
Mike Lane ............ Chief Red Cloud
Michael Forest ....... Strong Eagle
Frank Lackteen ....... Silver Horse
SYNOPSIS:
BILL AND JINGLES TRY TO SAVE RETIRED ARMY OFFICER CASEY O'GRADY,
WHO HAS DEVOTED HIS LIFE TO RAISING AN ORPHANED INDIAN GIRL BUT IS
MARKED FOR DEATH BY A CHEYENNE CHIEF BECAUSE OF A MASSACRE IN ONCE
TOOK PART IN. [SC]

8.11 [111] Wild Bill Hickok: THE ANGEL OF CEDAR MOUNTAIN (1958)(color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 30Apr58)
Teleplay by Peter Dixon
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Rosetta Duncan ........ Ma Malone
Gregg Barton .......... Satin Saunders
Chuck Courtney ........ Danny Malone
Chuck Callaway ........ Checks
Wayne Davidson ........ Brown
SYNOPSIS:
BILL AND JINGLES GO AFTER A BANK ROBBER WHO HAS FORCED LOVABLE OLD
MA MALONE TO GIVE HIM SHELTER. [SC]

8.12 [112] Wild Bill Hickok: THE GOOD INDIAN (1958) (color)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 9May58)
Teleplay by Ray Buffum
Directed by Louis King.
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Charles Stewart ....... Captain Dan Bodie
John Reach ............ Tom Grant
Dehl Berti ............ Silver Cloud
Rush Williams ......... Bart
Lane Chandler ......... Sergeant
Joseph A. Vitale ...... Storm Wind
Michael Carr .......... White Wolf
SYNOPSIS:
THE CAPTAIN OF A CAVALRY TROOP, WHO HATES INDIANS AND TRUSTS A CROOKED
SCOUT, UNJUSTLY ACCUSES AN INDIAN OF MURDER. BILL AND JINGLES TRY TO
SAVE HIM. [SC]

8.13 [113] Wild Bill Hickok: THE COUNTERFEIT GHOST(1958) (color) (final episode)
Screen Gems (Copyright Date 16May58)
TELEPLAY BY JOE RICHARDSON.
Directed by Louis King
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Iris Adrian ........... Ruby Page
Earle Hodgins ......... Tobias Riddle
William Keene ......... Matthew Elliott
Rusty Wescoatt ........ Sig
Robert Nash ........... Sam Fullerton
SYNOPSIS:
BILL TRYS TO HELP JINGLES WHEN HE AND TWO OTHER PEOPLE INHERIT A
RUNDOWN HOTEL WITH THE REPUTATION OF BEING HAUNTED BY A PIRATE GHOST.
***NOTE: THIS WAS THE FINAL EPISODE OF THE SERIES***. [SC]

############## Wild Bill Hickok ##############
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