CTVA US Western - "Zane Grey Theatre" (Four Star/CBS)(1956-61) Western Anthology hosted by Dick Powell

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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)
 
  Four Star Playhouse (1952-56)    -   The Dick Powell Show (1961-63)  
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theatre (1956-61)
(re-run title: Frontier Justice Summer 1958, Summer 1959 on CBS)
(UK title in 1968 "The Westerners")

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti,  Rina Fox, Tom Dischley, Tom Alger,
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)
Zane Grey Theatre (season 1) (CBS) (1956-1957)
Zane Grey Theatre (season 2) (CBS) (1957-1958)
Zane Grey Theatre (season 3) (CBS) (1958-1959)
Zane Grey Theatre (season 4) (CBS) (1959-1960)
Zane Grey Theatre (season 5) (CBS) (1961-1961)
 
Four Star-Zane Grey production
for
CBS (Fridays 8:30 pm EST)(1956-58) (seasons 1-2)
CBS (Thursdays 9:00pm EST)(1958-60)(seasons 3-4)
CBS (Thursdays 8:30pm EST)(1960-61)(season 5)
PRODUCERS INCLUDED:
HAL HUDSON, AARON SPELLING, HELEN AINSWORTH
ASSISTANT PRODUCERS INCLUDED:
STEPHEN LORD AND HERBERT MENDELSON
PRODUCTION MANAGERS INCLUDED:
BARRY CRANE, LLOYD RICHARDS, GLENN COOK, WILLIAM DARIO FARALLA
PRODUCTION SUPERVISORS INCLUDED:
JACK SONTAG AND FRANK BAUR [SC]

US Western Anthology series 1956-61 146 episodes x 30 min bw
release date 5Oct56
Hosted by
Dick Powell
Other Credits:
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DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
Robert Florey, HARRY KELLER, JAMES SHELDON, FELIX FEIST, TED POST,
BERNARD GERARD, JOHN ENGLISH, BUDD BOETTICHER, HAROLD SCHUSTER,
DON MEDFORD [SC]
ASSISTANT DIRECTORS INCLUDED:
TOMMY TOMPSON, EDWARD DENAULT, WILLIAM CALAHAN [SC]
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WRITERS INCLUDED:
JOHN MCGREEVEY, HERB MEADOW, RUSSELL H. HUGHES, BOB BARBASH,
AARON SPELLING, HAL HUDSON, CLARK E. REYNOLDS, KATHLINE HITE,
HAROLD SHUMATE, FREDERIC LOUIS FOX, BRUCE GELLER, STEPHEN LORD [SC]
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EDITORIAL SUPERVISORS: BERNARD BURTON AND FRED W. BERGER [SC]
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CINEMATOGRAPHY:
GUY ROE, GEORGE E. DISKANT, FRANK REDMAN, FRANK G. CARSON [SC]
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STORY EDITORS:
NINA LAEMMLE AND COLES TRAPNELL
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MUSIC SCORE: JOSEPH MULLENDORE
MUSIC EDITOR: EARLE DEARTH
MUSIC SUPERVISOR: HERSCHEL BURKE GILBERT [SC]
"Zane Grey Theatre " theme music by Joseph Mullendore
BNP Music Publishing Company, Bibo Music Publishers
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STUNTS:
CHUCK HICKS, ROBERT HOY, SAUL GORSS, PAUL STADER, TROY MELTON,
BILL CATCHING, TOM STEELE, CHUCK HAYWARD, DALE VAN SICKLE,
GEORGE ROBOTHAM, BILL HART, MIKE MIKLER [SC]
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FILMING LOCATIONS INCLUDED:
JACK INGRAM RANCH AND WESTERN STREET, MELODY RANCH AND WESTERN STREET,
WALKER RANCH, IVERSON RANCH, ANDY JAUREGUI RANCH,
REPUBLIC STUDIO BACK LOT AND WESTERN STREET  [SC]

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Pilot Episodes for many Four Star Western series were featured:-

"Trackdown" (pilot)
- see episode 1.28 [028] Zane Grey Theatre :"Badge of Honor" 3May57
starring Robert Culp 1957-59 70 episodes x 30 min bw

"
The Rifleman" (pilot)
- see episode 2.21 [051] Zane Grey Theatre :"The Sharpshooter" 7Mar58
starring Chuck Connors 1958-63 168 episodes x 30 min bw

"
Black Saddle" (1st unsold pilot)
- see episode 2.28 [058] Zane Grey Theatre : "Threat of Viloence" 23May58
starring Chris Alcaide as Clay Culhane (1st pilot only)
starring Peter Breck as Clay Culhane (series)
1959-60 44 episodes x 30 min bw

"
Johnny Ringo" (pilot)
- see episode 3.22 [081] Zane Grey Theatre :"Man Alone"aka "The Loner" 5Mar59
starring Don Durant 1959-60 38 episodes x 30 min bw

"
The Westerner " (pilot)
- see episode 3.24 [083] Zane Grey Theatre :"Trouble at Tres Cruces" 26Mar59
starring Brian Keith 1960 13 episodes x 30 min bw

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