The Adventures of Jim Bowie

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The Adventures of Jim Bowie is an American Western television series that aired on ABC from 1956 to 1958. Its setting was the 1830s-era Louisiana Territory. The series was an adaptation of the book Tempered Blade, by Monte Barrett.
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The Adventures of Jim Bowie is an American Western television series that aired on ABC from 1956 to 1958. Its setting was the 1830s-era Louisiana Territory. The series was an adaptation of the book Tempered Blade, by Monte Barrett.

Original Release

09/07/1956 on ABC

US Release

09/07/1956

Cast

Scott Forbes Jim Bowie
John Laing Narrator
William Schallert Justinian Tebbs
Joyce Vanderveen Marie de Gravien
Paul Playdon Francois de Gravien
Peter Hansen Rezin Bowie
Peter Mamakos Jean Lafitte
Ivan Triesault Maurice Toulouse
Robert Cornthwaite John James Audubon
Richard Hale Chief Xolic
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Epitaph for an Indian Friday, 06 September 1957
2 Flowers for McDonough Friday, 13 September 1957
3 The Irishman Friday, 20 September 1957
4 Counterfeit Dixie Friday, 27 September 1957
5 Bullet Metal Friday, 04 October 1957
6 The Quarantine Friday, 11 October 1957
7 A Fortune for Madame Friday, 18 October 1957
8 House Divided Friday, 25 October 1957
9 The Whip Friday, 01 November 1957
10 The Pearls of Talimeco Friday, 08 November 1957
11 Charivari Friday, 15 November 1957
12 Hare and Tortoise Friday, 22 November 1957
13 The Bridegroom Friday, 29 November 1957
14 The Alligator Friday, 06 December 1957
15 Country Girl Friday, 13 December 1957
16 Mexican Adventure Friday, 20 December 1957
17 Silk Purse Friday, 27 December 1957
18 Choctaw Honor Friday, 03 January 1958
19 The Close Shave Friday, 10 January 1958
20 Pirate on Horseback Friday, 17 January 1958
21 Curfew Cannon Friday, 24 January 1958
22 Home Sweet Home Friday, 31 January 1958
23 Deaf Smith Friday, 07 February 1958
24 Ursula Friday, 14 February 1958
25 Apache Silver Friday, 21 February 1958
26 A Grave for Jim Bowie Friday, 28 February 1958
27 Up the Creek Friday, 07 March 1958
28 The Lion's Cub Friday, 14 March 1958
29 Horse Thief Friday, 21 March 1958
30 Jim Bowie, Apache Friday, 28 March 1958
31 The Brothers Friday, 04 April 1958
32 Patron of the Art Friday, 11 April 1958
33 Bad Medicine Friday, 18 April 1958
34 A Night in Tennessee Monday, 28 April 1958
35 Bowie's Baby Wednesday, 02 April 1958
36 The Cave Friday, 09 May 1958
37 Man on the Street Friday, 16 May 1958
38 The Puma Friday, 23 May 1958
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Directors

George Archainbaud, Lewis R. Foster, Anton Leader, Christian Nyby, Hollingsworth Morse, Arthur Ripley

Writers

Monte Barrett, Maurice Tombragel, Tom Reed, Albert Beich, Everett DeBaum, Margaret Fitts, Lewis R. Foster, Nat Tanchuck, Gil Orlovitz, Bertram Millhauser, Polly James, Robert Warnes Leach, John Dunkel, Sid Harris, Arthur Rowe, Tom Kilpatrick, Endre Bohem, Orville H. Hampton, Daniel B. Ullman, George F. Slavin, Paul Gangelin, Harold Shumate, Budd Lesser, Charles R. Marion, Louis Vittes, Joel Kane, Lowell S. Hawley, David Boehm, Robert Louis Stevenson, Lee Berg, Hilda Bohem, Kay Lenard, Don Clark, Doris Hursley, Frank Hursley, Jess Carneol, Robert C. Bennett, William H. Wright, Arthur Ripley, Samuel R. Golding, Grace King, Kellam de Forest, Peter Dixon, Lois Powell, Richard Sanville, Fritz Falkenstein, Mallan de Forest, Kate Chopin, Joe Richardson

Cast

Scott Forbes Jim Bowie
John Laing Narrator
William Schallert Justinian Tebbs
Joyce Vanderveen Marie de Gravien
Paul Playdon Francois de Gravien
Peter Hansen Rezin Bowie
Peter Mamakos Jean Lafitte
Ivan Triesault Maurice Toulouse
Robert Cornthwaite John James Audubon
Richard Hale Chief Xolic
Sidney Blackmer Don Juan de Veramendi
George Bruggeman Townsman
Ethan Laidlaw Barfly
Minerva Urecal Ma Bowie
Denver Pyle Sam Houston
Chester Jones Scipio
Manning Ross Abner Bowie
June Carter Cash Rachel McCullers
Robert Foulk Yancey
Lawrence Dobkin Captain Ponet

Producers

Editors

John Woodcock, J.R. Whittredge, Cliff Bell Sr., Harold White, Ray DeVally

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