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The Adventures of Jim Bowie
Genre Western
Adventure
Starring Scott Forbes
Theme music composer Ken Darby
Opening theme "Jim Bowie" by The King's Men
Country of origin  United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 76
Production
Executive producer(s) Louis F. Edelman
Producer(s) William H. Wright
Lewis R. Foster
Editor(s) John Woodcock
Running time 30 min.
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run September 7, 1956 – August 29, 1958

The Adventures of Jim Bowie is a western television series that aired on ABC from 1956 to 1958.

Synopsis

The series starred Scott Forbes as the real-life adventurer Jim Bowie, and was set in Louisiana in the 1830s. Story lines focused on the exploits of Bowie before he moved to Texas (then part of Mexico), and his death at the Alamo in 1836. During the series' two season run, Bowie encountered many historical figures of the era, such as President Andrew Jackson, Jefferson Davis, John James Audubon, Sam Houston, and Davy Crockett.

Among the actors and actresses who guest-starred more than once on the series were William Schallert, Denver Pyle, Michael Landon, Chuck Connors, and June Carter Cash. Dayton Lummis appeared as General Rogers in the 1957 episode "The General's Disgrace".

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The Adventures of Jim Bowie
Genre Western
Adventure
Starring Scott Forbes
Theme music composer Ken Darby
Opening theme "Jim Bowie" by The King's Men
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 76
Production
Executive producer(s) Louis F. Edelman
Producer(s) William H. Wright
Lewis R. Foster
Editor(s) John Woodcock
Running time 22–24 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monaural
Original run September 7, 1956 (1956-09-07) – August 29, 1958 (1958-08-29)
Status Ended

In September of 1956 a TV series named "The Adventures of Jim Bowie" was aired on ABC. The show was only on the air for two years from 1956 to 1958

Synopsis

The series stars Scott Forbes as the real-life adventurer Jim Bowie, and was set in Louisiana in the 1830s. Story lines focused on the exploits of Bowie before he moved to Texas (then part of Mexico), and his death at the Alamo in 1836. During the series' two season run, Bowie encountered many historical figures of the era, such as President Andrew Jackson, Jefferson Davis, John James Audubon, Sam Houston, and Davy Crockett.

Among the actors and actresses who guest-starred more than once on the series were William Schallert, Denver Pyle, Michael Landon, Chuck Connors, and June Carter Cash. Dayton Lummis appeared as General Rogers in the 1957 episode "The General's Disgrace".

References

External links


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