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Revue Studios 
an mca company
(1952- Dec 1964)

Re-named -  Universal Television (from January 1965 to present day)

Copyright Details : Revue Productions, Inc (1952 - end of 1957) /  Revue Studios (1958-Dec64)

REVUE STUDIOS Drama/Anthology series

Stars Over Hollywood (Revue/NBC) (1950-51) Filmed Dramatic Anthology series

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951-59) various hosts

Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (Revue/ABC)(1953-55) hosts Arlene Dahl, Anita Colby, Polly Bergen

Cheer Television Theatre  (MCA/NBC) (1954) Filmed Anthology series (30May54-27Jun54)

Heinz Studio57 (Revue/DuMont)(1954-55)/(Syndicated)(1955-56)

Campbell Star Stage (Revue/NBC) (1955-56) host Jeffrey Lynn

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (Revue/Shamley/CBS/NBC)(1955-62)(30min) Anthology Series

Fireside Theatre/ Jane Wyman Theatre (Lewman/Revue/NBC) (1955-58) Anthology Series

General Electric - GE Theater (Revue/CBS)(1953-62) host Ronald Reagan

On Trial/The Joseph Cotten Show (Revue/NBC)(1956-57) Anthology Series

Suspicion (Revue/Shamley-Alfred Hitchcock/NBC)(1957-58) Thriller Anthology Series

Destiny (Revue/CBS)(Summer Reruns 1957/ Summer Reruns 1958) Anthology Reruns - host Francis L. Sullivan

Lux Playhouse (Revue/CBS)(1958-59) Anthology Series   -   (alternated with season 8 of  Schlitz Playhouse)

Alcoa Premiere (Revue/ABC)(1961-63)  Anthology series hosted by Fred Astaire

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (Revue/Shamley/CBS/NBC) (1962-65) host Alfred Hitchcock

Kraft Mystery Theatre (season 3)(NBC)(Summer1963)  - some Reruns from Alcoa Premiere

Kraft Suspense Theatre (Roncom/Revue/NBC)(1963-65)

 

REVUE STUDIOS Crime/Adventure/Drama series

 Biff Baker, U.S.A.(Revue) (1952-53) starring Alan Hale, Jr.;
City Detective (Revue)(1953-56) starring Rod Cameron

Top Secret U.S.A.(Revue/ synd) (1954-55) starring Paul Stewart, Gena Rowlands

Crusader (Revue/CBS)(1955-56) starring Brain Keith

Soldiers Of Fortune (Revue) (1955-57) starring John Russell & Chick Chandler
State Trooper (Revue)(1956-59) starring Rod Cameron

M-Squad (Revue)(1957-60) starring Lee Marvin
Special Agent 7 (Revue)(1958-59) starring Lloyd Nolan
Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer (Revue)(1958-59)  Darren McGavin

Markham (Revue)(1959-60) starring Ray Milland

Staccato (Revue)(1959-60) starring John Cassavetes
Johnny Midnight (Revue) (1960) starring Edmond O'Brien
COronado 9 (Revue)(1960-61) starring Rod Cameron

The Investigators (Revue/CBS)(fall 1961) starring James Franciscus, James Philbrook

Checkmate (Revue)(1960-62) Anthony George,Doug McClure,Sebastian Cabot

Going My Way (Revue)(1962-63)  Drama series starring Gene Kelly

It's a Man's World (Revue/NBC) (1962-63) starring Glenn Corbett, Michael Burns

Arrest and Trial (Revue)(1963-64) starring Ben Gazzara & Chuck Connors

Channing (Revue/ABC|)(1963-64) starring Jason Evers & Henry Jones

REVUE STUDIOS Comedy series

 Pride Of The Family (Revue)(1953-54) starring Paul Hartman & Fay Wray

Meet Mr McNutley (Revue/CBS) (1953-54) starring Ray Milland

The Ray Milland Show (season 2 title for "Meet Mr McNutley") (Revue/CBS)(1954-55) 

Love That Bob (Revue)(1955-59) starring Bob Cummings

Bachelor Father (Revue) (1957-62) starring John Forsythe

Leave It To Beaver (CBS,1957-58) (ABC, 1958-63) starring Hugh Beaumont, Barbara Billingsley, Tony Dow, Jerry Mathers

Bringing Up Buddy (Kayro-Vu/ CBS)(1960-61) starring Frank Aletter

Ichabod And Me (Kayro-JaM/CBS)(1961-62) starring Robert Sterling

The New Bob Cummings Show (Revue)(1961-62) starring BobCummings

Broadside (Revue/CBS)(1964-65) starring Kathy Nolan, Edward Andrews, Dick Sargent

90 Bristol Court: Karen  (Kayro-Vue/NBC)1964-65) starring Debbie Watson
90 Bristol Court: Harris Against The World (Kayro-Vue/NBC)1964-65) starring Jack Klugman
90 Bristol Court: Tom, Dick & Mary (Kayro-Vu//NBC)(1964-65) starring Don Galloway

The Munsters (Kayro-Vue/CBS)(1964-66) starring Fred Gwynne & Yvonne De Carlo

 

REVUE STUDIOS Western series

The Adventures of  Kit Carson
   episode guide  
MCA/Revue for Syndication
1952-54   104 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Bill Williams ...Christopher 'Kit' Carson
Don Diamond ...................... El Toro

WAGON TRAIN   
 
episode guide  -   
Robert Horton years (seasons 1-5)   Robert Fuller years (season 7  & 8)
 
MCA/Revue for NBC (1957-62) ABC (1962-65)
1957-64
total 284 episodes (8 seasons)
seasons 1-6  1957-63    226 episodes x 60 min bw
season 7 1963-64       32 episodes x 90 min color
season 8 1964-65      26 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
Ward Bond .... Major Seth Adams, wagonmaster (1957-61)
Robert Horton ...... Flint McCullough, scout (1957-62) (seasons 1-5)
Terry Wilson .................... Bill Hawks (1957-65)
Frank McGrath ......... Charlie Wooster, cook(1957-65)
Denny Miller .................. Duke Shannon(1961-64)
John McIntire ...... Chris Hale, wagonmaster (1961-65)
Michael Burns .................. Barnaby West(1963-65)
Robert Fuller .......... Cooper Smith, scout (1963-65) (seasons 7-8)

TALES OF WELLS FARGO
   episode guide
MCA/Revue/Overland for NBC
1957-62
pilot + 164 episodes x 30 min bw + 34 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
Dale Robertson ........ Agent Jim Hardie
In season 6 (1961-62) the series went in to one hour format
and the following regulars joined the cast
Jack Ging ................. Beau McCloud
William Demarest ............. Jeb Gaine
Virginia Christine ................ Ovie
Mary Jane Saunders ............ Mary Gee
Lory Patrick ...................... Tina
the pilot was an episode of 'Schlitz Playhouse of Stars'
called 'Tale of Wells Fargo' 14Dec56

RESTLESS GUN      episode guide
MCA/Revue/WindowGlen for NBC
1957-59  77 episodes x 30m bw
cast
John Payne ....... Vint Bonner

BUCKSKIN     episode guide
MCA/Revue for NBC
1958  38 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Tommy Nolan .......... Jody O'Connell
Sally Brophy ........ Annie O'Connell
Michael Road .... Sheriff Tom Sellers
Life in a Montana town in the wild west days.
Tommy Nolan narrated each episode while sitting on a
corral fence playing his harmonica.
Gentle family western.

THE DEPUTY       episode guide
MCA/Revue/Top Gun production for NBC
1959-61  76 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Henry Fonda ... Chief Marshal Simon Fry (1959-61)
Allen Case ......... Deputy Clay McCord (1959-61)
Wallace Ford ...... Marshal Herk Lamson (1959-60)
Betty Lou Keim ............ Fran McCord (1959-60)
Read Morgan ....... Sgt. Hapgood Tasker (1960-61)
Addison Richards ............ Doc Landy (1959-61)
Phil Tully ..... Charlie, the Bartender (1959-61)

SHOTGUN SLADE    episode guide
MCA/Revue for First-Run Syndication
1959-61  78 episodes x 30m bw
Executive producer Frank Gruber
cast
Scott Brady ... Shotgun Slade

THE TALL MAN      episode guide
MCA/Revue for NBC
1960-62    75 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Barry Sullivan .............. Sheriff Pat Garrett
Clu Gulager .. William Bonney aka 'Billy the Kid'

CIMARRON CITY   episode guide
MCA/Revue/Mont for NBC
1958-59 26 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
George Montgomery ....... Matthew Rockford
Audrey Totter ............... Beth Purcell
John Smith .... Deputy Sheriff Lane Temple
Stuart Randall ............... Art Sampson
Addison Richards ......... Martin Kingsley
Fred Sherman .................. Burt Purdy
Claire Carleton .............. Alice Purdy
Dan Blocker ............... Tiny Budinger
George Dunn ............... Jesse Williams
Pete Dunn ..................... Dody Hamer
Tom Fadden .................. Silas Perry
Wally Brown .................... Jed Fame
Dennis McCarthy ............... Doc Hodges
The Mayor keeps the peace in a western town.

RIVERBOAT    episode guide
MCA/Revue/Meladare for NBC
1959-61 44 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
Darren McGavin ..... Grey Holden (1959-61)
Burt Reynolds ....... Ben Frazer (1959-60)
Noah Beery, Jr. ....... Bill Blake (1960-61)
Jack Lambert ............ Joshua (1959-61)
William D. Gordon ....... Travis (1959-60)
Richard Wessell ......... Carney (1959-61)
Mike McGreevey ............ Chip (1959-60)
Jack Mitchum ......... Pickalong (1959-60)
Bart Patten ........ Terry Blake (1959-60)
John Mitchum ......... Pickalong (1959-61)

  LARAMIE  ,
 episode guide  -   Robert Fuller web site
MCA/Revue for NBC
Produced by John C. Champion
1959-63 124 episodes x 60 min (64 bw + 60 color)
cast
John Smith ............ Slim Sherman (1959-63)
Robert Fuller .......... Jess Harper (1959-63)
Hoagy Carmichael ............ Jonesy (1959-60)
Bobby Crawford, Jr. ... Andy Sherman (1959-61)
Spring Byington ....... Daisy Cooper (1961-63)
Dennis Holmes ........ Mike Williams (1961-63)
Stuart Randall .......... Mort Corey (1960-63)
Eddy Waller ............. Mose Shell (1959-63)

   OVERLAND TRAIL     episode guide
MCA/Revue/Stagecoach for NBC
executive producer Nat Holt
1960 17 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
William Bendix ... Frederick Thomas Kelly
Doug McClure ....... Frank "Flip" Flippen
Adventures of a stagecoach driver and his young assistant.

WHISPERING SMITH    episode guide
MCA/Revue/Whispering Smith Company for NBC
filmed 1959-60  aired 1961  25 episodes x 30 min bw
cast
Audie Murphy ... Detective Tome "Whispering" Smith
Guy Mitchell ............. Detective George Romack
Sam Buffington ............... Chief John Richards

  FRONTIER CIRCUS      episode guide
MCA/Revue/Calliope for CBS
1961-62  26 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
Chill Wills ... Col. Casey Thompson
John Derek ............. Ben Travis
Richard Jaeckel ........ Tony Gentry

THE WIDE COUNTRY    episode guide
MCA/Revue for NBC
1962-63   28 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
Earl Holliman ........ Mitch Gutherie
Andrew Prine ........... Andy Guthrie
Slim Pickens ............ Slim Walker

THE VIRGINIAN    episode guide
MCA/Revue Studios (1962- Dec 1964)  (Eps.# 1-76)
MCA/Universal Television (Jan 1965-1971)(Eps. # 77-249) for NBC
1962-70  224 episodes x 90 min color - 8 seasons
cast
James Drury ............. The Virginian (1962-70)
Doug McClure .................. Trampas (1962-70)
Lee J. Cobb ......... Judge Henry Garth (1962-66)
John Dehner ................. Morgan Starr (1966)
Charles Bickford ........ John Grainger (1966-67)
John McIntire ........... Clay Grainger (1967-70)
Garry Clarke ............... Steve Hill (1962-64)
Randy Boone .............. Randy Benton (1963-66)
Clu Gulager . Deputy Emmett Ryker (1964-66,67-68)
L.Q. Jones ..................... Belden (1964-67)
Don Quine .............. Stacy Grainger (1966-68)
David Hartman ............ David Sutton (1968-69)
Tim Matheson ................. Jim Horn (1969-70)
Ross Elliott ...... Sheriff Mark Abbott (1967-70)
and the ladies:
Pippa Scott ................ Molly Wood (1962-63)
Roberta Shore ............. Betsy Garth (1962-65)
Diane Roter .......... Jennifer Sommers (1965-66)
Sara Lane .......... Elizabeth Grainger (1966-70)
Jeanette Nolan ......... Holly Grainger (1968-70)

THE VIRGINIAN: MEN FROM SHILOH
MCA/Universal
1970-71 24 episodes x 90 min color
(can be considered on its own or as season 9 of 'The Virginian')
cast
Stewart Granger ...... Colonel Alan MacKenzie
James Drury ................... The Virginian
Doug McClure ........................ Trampas
Lee Majors ......................... Roy Tate
John McLiam .......................... Parker

DESTRY   episode guide
MCA/Revue for ABC
1964 13 episodes x 60 min bw
cast
John Gavin ... Harrison Destry
Mari Blanchard ...

LAREDO -   episode guide
   
MCA/Revue/Universal for NBC
1965-67 56 episodes x 60 min color
pilot - 'The Virginian' ep 90 'We've lost a train'
cast
Neville Brand .............. Reese Bennett
Peter Brown ................. Chad Cooper
William Smith .................. Joe Riley
Philip Carey ....... Capt. Edward Parmalee

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