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Television western players of the fifties

a biographical encyclopedia of all regular cast members in western series, 1949-1959

by Everett Aaker

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Western television programs -- United States,
    • Television actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-552) and index.

      Statementby Everett Aaker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W4 A24 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 576 p. :
      Number of Pages576
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL667892M
      ISBN 100786402849
      LC Control Number97013647

      a home to independent filmed television production in the early years of television, including productions by Gross-Krasne and Ziv-TV in the 's studio dates to (as Famous Players Fiction Film Company) known as Clune Studios in 's later named California Studios, then Producers Studios, Inc. became Raleigh Studios in Mostly known as Festus on the tv show Gunsmoke (), believe it or not, he was the star of many western , he was a singing cowboy. Also, he was in The Searchers (), and even had the uncredited part of Dermot Fahy in The Quiet Man () - the I.R.A. man who plays the accordion and singing "The Wild Colonial Boy", in the pub and he later informs Squire Danaher that if it wasn.

      - Back in the 53 we finally got a TV. Not much was on at first but I fell in love with Roy Rogers and Westerns. See more ideas about Actors, Western movies, Tv westerns pins. The TV Western reigned supreme in the Fifties and Sixties. There were about of them depending on what you consider a Western. Like the post-war world in which they flourished, you could always tell the good guys from the bad. And none of the guns were fully .

      - Explore J BP's board "TV - Westerns 50ss", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Tv westerns, Old tv shows, Old tv pins. For me, Chuck was the western; he was tough, deliberate, unyielding, and usually a good guy. I loved every episode I could digest of "The Rifleman". The shows title character was Lucas McCain and he was a widower raisin' up his young son Mark. Most notable is the fact that it was the first western to feature a widowed father raising a son.


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Everett Aaker has written reference books on television western actors and actresses of the fifties and early television crime fighters.

He was a finalist in the BBC quiz shows Film Buff of the. Buy Television Western Players, A Biographical Dictionary by Everett Aaker (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on. Rory Calhoun has a confidence and easygoing manner that makes him an ideal 50s Western lead, and Powder River fits him like a glove.

Cameron Mitchell is a seriously underrated actor, and his take on Holliday is intense, but avoiding the histrionics of other actors. About the Book. This biographical encyclopedia covers every actor and actress who had a regular role in a Western series on American television from throughwith analyses of key players.

The entries provide birth and death dates, family information, and accounts of each player’s career, with a cross-referenced videography. Television Western Players of the Fifties: A Biographical Encyclopedia of All Regular Cast Members in Western Series, (Paperback) Everett Aaker (author).

Continuing his previous book Television Western Players of the Fifties, Aaker, an author, offers a biographical encyclopedia of actors and actresses who had regular or semi-regular roles in Western series on American television from throughorganized in alphabetical order and providing information on their birth and death dates and location, family member names, career, and.

Television western players of the fifties: a biographical encyclopedia of all regular cast members in western series, A television western is a television series which takes place in the Old West and involves cowboys, cattle ranchers, miners, farmers, Native Americans, Spaniards, swords, guns and was the most popular genre of TV show in the s and s, when several hundred were aired.

List. This volume in any case consists primarily of an alphabetical listing of all American TV western series from to It does seem to be complete in it's listing, and I don't think it gets many of the facts wrong; and there seems to be little competition when it comes to a "handbook" sized book on this subject/5(3).

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Guest-starred in nearly every TV western series in the s and s, such as in The Big Valley and later in several western movies. Born:April 7 → Died:July 27 → Age: 95 y ⋅ 3 m ⋅ 20 d → Cause of death: old age.

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