Television Westerns

Major and Minor Series, 1946–1978


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About the Book

These heroes came riding into America’s living rooms in one form or another from the earliest days of television and rode off into the sunset in the late 1970s.
Here are detailed descriptions of every major and minor television Western series to appear, 1946–1978 (the Golden Age): theme, sustaining cast members and their characters, air dates & times, network(s). Separate listings show Emmy winners, Nielson ratings, recordings of theme music by artist and record label and other recordings of interest. Many great photos.

About the Author(s)

Richard West lives in Live Oak, Texas.

Bibliographic Details

Richard West
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 168
Bibliographic Info: photos, appendices, index
Copyright Date: 1998 [1987]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-0579-4
eISBN: 978-1-4766-1170-9
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“an important part of American popular culture”—Booklist; “West writes affectionately, amusingly, and with an air of authority”—ARBA; “comprehensive guide”—Wilson Library Bulletin; “a well-researched reference book”—American Cinematographer; “abundant data”—Back Stage; “well written”—Sagebrush Journal; “well researched”—Movie Collector’s World; “this book is the American TV armchair enthusiast’s reference work”—Library Reviews.