A History of Television’s The Virginian, 1962–1971 by Paul Green

By Paul Green

On September 19, 1962, The Virginian made its primetime broadcast top-rated. The 1902 novel via Owen Wister had already noticeable 4 motion picture variations while Frank expense pointed out the story's sequence strength to NBC. Filmed in colour, The Virginian turned television's first 90-minute western sequence. Immensely profitable, it ran for 9 seasons--television's 3rd longest working western. This paintings bills for the complete artistic background of The Virginian, together with the unique inspirations and the movie adaptations--but the first concentration is its transformation into tv and the ways that the convey replaced over the years. an in depth episode advisor comprises name, air date, visitor star(s), writers, manufacturers, director and a quick synopsis of every of The Virginian's 249 episodes, besides unique solid and construction credits.

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