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Four Star Television
Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino, David Niven

FOUR STAR Anthology Series

 Four Star Playhouse (Four Star/ CBS) (1952-56) Dramatic Anthology Series  Hosted by Dick Powell, Ida Lupino, David Niven, Charles Boyer
The Star & The Story (Sharpe-Lewis/Four Star/Official Films)(1955-56) anthology , host Henry Fonda
DuPont Cavalcade Theatre (Four Star/ABC)(1955-57) Anthology series
Alcoa/Goodyear AWARD Theatre (UK title "Turn of Fate") (Four Star/NBC)(1957-58) (season 1) Dramatic Anthology Series
The David Niven Show (Four Star/ NBC)(Summer 1959) Host David Niven
The June Allyson DuPont Show  (Four Star/ CBS) (1959-61) Dramatic Anthology series Hosted by June Allyson
The Dick Powell Show (Four Star/ NBC) (1961-63) Dramatic Anthology series Hosted by Dick Powell
Zane Grey Theater (Four Star/ CBS)(1956-60)  Western Anthology Series

FOUR STAR Crime/Adventure/Drama series

Richard Diamond, Private Detective (Four Star)(1957-60) starring David Janssen
The Detectives (Four Star)(1959-62) Robert Taylor
Michael Shayne (Four Star)(1960-61) starring Richard Denning
Dante (Four Star))(1960-61) starring Howard Duff
The Law and Mr. Jones (Four Star)(1960-62) starring James Whitmore
Target: The Corruptors (Four Star) (1961-62) starring Stephen McNally
Saints and Sinners (Four Star) (1962-63) starring Nick Adams & John Larkin
The Lloyd Bridges Show (Four Star/CBS)(1962-63) host Lloyd Bridges
The Rogues (Four Star) (1964-65) David Niven, Charles Boyer, Gig Young
Burke's Law  (Four Star)(1963-65) / Amos Burke, Secret Agent (1965-66) Gene Barry
Honey West (Four Star/ABC)(1963-65) starrng Anne Francis & John Ericson
Monty Nash (Four Star/NBC)(1970) starring Harry Guardino

FOUR STAR  TV Western series

  Zane Grey Theater       episode guide
Four Star for CBS
1956-60 156 episodes x 30 min bw
western anthology series
hosted by
Dick Powell
Features Pilots for "Trackdown","The Rifleman" & "The Westerner"

Trackdown      Episode Guide
Four Star for CBS
1957-59    pilot + 70 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Robert Culp ................ Hoby Gilman
Ellen Corby ........... Henrietta Porter
Norman Leavitt ................... Ralph
Pilot featured in "Zane Grey Theater"
Adventures of an 1870's Texas Ranger.

Black Saddle      episode guide
Four Star for ABC
1958-59  44 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Peter Breck ................ Clay Culhane
Russell Johnson ....... Marshal Gib Scott
Anna Lisa .................. Nora Travers
A gunfighter turned lawyer tours the
southwest after the Civil War.

Wanted - Dead or Alive        episode guide
Four Star/ Malcolm for CBS
1958-60 98 episdes x 30 min bw (colorized in 1990's)
starring
Steve McQueen ............. Josh Randall
Pilot featured in 'Trackdown'
Adventures of a western bounty hunter.
Pilot featured in "Trackdown"

The Rifleman        episode guide     
Four Star / Sussex for ABC
1958-63 168 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Chuck Connors .......... Lucas McCain (1958-63)
Johnny Crawford ......... Mark McCain (1958-63)
Paul Fix ..... Marshal Micah Torrance (1958-63)
Joan Taylor ........ Miss Milly Scott (1960-62)
Patricia Blair .......... Lou Mallory (1962-63)
Bill Quinn ... Sweeney, the bartender (1958-63)
Hope Summers .......... Hattie Denton (1958-63)
Harlan Warde ... Banker John Hamilton (1958-62)
Joe Higgins ............ Nils Swenson (1961-63)
Ralph Moody ............. Doc Burrage (1961-63)

Pilot featured in "Zane Grey Theatre".


Johnny Ringo     episode guide
Four Star for CBS
1959-60   38 episodes x 30 min bw
produced by Aaron Spelling
cast
Don Durant ................ Johnny Ringo
Karen Sharpe .............. Laura Thomas
Mark Goddard ..................... Cully
Terence de Marney .......... Case Thomas


Law of The Plainsman     episode guide
Four Star / Cardiff  for NBC
1959-60   30 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Michael Ansara ... Deputy U.S.Marshal Sam Buckhart
Dayton Lummis .............. Marshal Andy Morrison
Gina Gillespie ........................ Tess Logan
Nora Marlowe ..................... Martha Commager
Robert Harland ............... Deputy Billy Jordon


The Westerner   episode guide  
Four Star / Winchester for NBC
1960    pilot + 13  episodes x 30 min bw
executive producer Hal Hudson
producer Sam Peckinpah
cast
Brian Keith ............ Dave Blassingame
John Dehner .............. Burgundy Smith
Henry A. Gobble .................. Digger
Marie Selland ..................... Jenny
Jimmy Lee Cook
Pilot featured in 1959 episode of 'Zane Grey Theatre'

Stagecoach West       episode guide
Four Star / Hilgarde production for ABC
1960-61   38 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
Wayne Rogers ................ Luke Perry
Robert Bray ................. Simon Kane
Richard Eyer ................ David Kane
James Burke ................ Zeke Bonner

The Big Valley 
  episode guide
Four Star/Margate for ABC
Levy-Garner-Laven production
1965-69 112 episodes x 60 min color 5 seasons
cast
Barbara Stanwyck ..... Victoria Barkley
Richard Long ............ Jarod Barkley
Peter Breck ...............Nick Barkley
Lee Majors .......................Heath
Linda Evans ............. Audra Barkley

FOUR STAR Comedy series

Hey, Jeannie (Four Star)(1956-57) starring Jeannie Carson
Mr Adams And Eve (Four Star) (1957-58) starring Ida Lupino & Howard Duff
The Tom Ewell Show (Four Star)(1960-61) starring Tom Ewell & Marilyn Erskine
Peter Loves Mary (Four Star)(1960-61) starring Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy
Mrs G. Goes To College (Four Star)(1961-62) starring Gertrude Berg
McKeever And The Colonel (Four Star)(1962-63) starring Scott Lane & Allyn Joslyn
Ensign O'Toole (Four Star)(1962-63) starring Dean Jones
The Smother Brothers Show (half-hour sitcom) (Four Star)(1965-66)

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