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Release Date:
16 March 1960 (France) See more »
Kit and his pal El Toro go all over the west securing justice for all (absolutely no connection with the historical character). Full summary »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 159)
Bill Williams ... Kit Carson / ... (103 episodes, 1951-1955)
Don Diamond ... El Toro (103 episodes, 1951-1955)

Series Directed by
John English (45 episodes, 1951-1955)
Lew Landers (21 episodes, 1951-1953)
Paul Landres (9 episodes, 1953-1955)
Philip Ford (2 episodes, 1954)
Charles S. Gould (2 episodes, 1954)

Norman Lloyd (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Barry Shipman (31 episodes, 1952-1955)
Luci Ward (9 episodes, 1951-1953)
Eric Taylor (9 episodes, 1951-1952)
Milton Raison (7 episodes, 1951-1953)
Eric Freiwald (4 episodes, 1952-1954)
Sloan Nibley (4 episodes, 1954-1955)
Robert Schaefer (3 episodes, 1952-1954)
Maurice Tombragel (2 episodes, 1952)
Dwight V. Babcock (1 episode, 1952)

Dwight Cummins (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Leon Fromkess .... producer (1 episode, 1951)

Richard Irving .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Clark Ramsey (14 episodes, 1951-1953)
Joe Novak (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Jack Greenhalgh (2 episodes, 1951)

Jack MacKenzie (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Dwight Caldwell (14 episodes, 1951-1953)
Richard G. Wray (11 episodes, 1951-1953)
Edward A. Biery (8 episodes, 1953-1955)
Series Art Direction by
Martin Obzina (17 episodes, 1951-1955)
Series Set Decoration by
Perry Murdock (3 episodes, 1953)
Charles S. Thompson (3 episodes, 1953)
Series Makeup Department
Leo Lotito Jr. .... makeup artist (7 episodes, 1953-1954)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wilbur McGaugh .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1953)
Series Sound Department
Dick Tyler Sr. .... sound (15 episodes, 1951-1955)
William H. Lynch .... sound (14 episodes, 1951-1953)
Dean Thomas .... sound (3 episodes, 1951-1953)
Series Stunts
John L. Cason .... stunts / stunt double: Bill Williams / ... (90 episodes, 1951-1954)

Troy Melton .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Clark Ramsey .... camera operator / cameraman (12 episodes, 1951-1952)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vincent Dee .... wardrobe supervisor (1 episode, 1954)
Series Editorial Department
Richard C. Currier .... editorial supervisor / supervising editor (17 episodes, 1951-1953)
Richard G. Wray .... editorial supervisor (3 episodes, 1953-1955)
Series Music Department
Stanley Wilson .... music supervisor (1 episode, 1954)

Melvyn Lenard .... music supervisor (unknown episodes)

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Also Known As:
30 min (104 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)

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Actor John L. Cason, who performed in numerous segments of Kit Carson, also served as stunt man for Bill Williams.See more »


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Good stuff, 24 July 2015
Author: Matthew_Capitano from Beverly Hills, CA

Fun adventure-action western series.

Not historically accurate, but this black-n-white TV western is interesting enough to enjoy when television was still in its infancy; when you had to walk up to the TV and flip the switch to turn it on, then adjust the channel selector to watch a program; when you could watch the tube without being forced to view all the immoral decadence which pollutes it these days. Bill Williams is OK as the hero, Don Diamond adequate as his Mexican sidekick.

A good companion piece to just about any other adventure show from the 1950s.

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