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Seasons:
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Release Date:
20 September 1955 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
After the Civil war adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Its success rested on broad shoulders See more (15 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 257)

Clint Walker ... Cheyenne Bodie / ... (108 episodes, 1955-1962)
Clyde Howdy ... Townsman / ... (49 episodes, 1957-1962)
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Series Directed by
Richard L. Bare (21 episodes, 1955-1962)
Leslie H. Martinson (13 episodes, 1956-1960)
Lee Sholem (11 episodes, 1958-1961)
Robert Sparr (11 episodes, 1960-1962)
George Waggner (7 episodes, 1959-1962)
Paul Landres (6 episodes, 1961-1962)
Leslie Goodwins (5 episodes, 1959-1962)
Walter Doniger (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Thomas Carr (3 episodes, 1957)
Joseph Kane (3 episodes, 1957)
Otto Lang (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
Douglas Heyes (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Franklin Adreon (2 episodes, 1957)
Alan Crosland Jr. (2 episodes, 1958)
Richard C. Sarafian (2 episodes, 1961-1962)

William Hale (unknown episodes)
Irving J. Moore (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Dean Riesner (9 episodes, 1955-1961)
Berne Giler (9 episodes, 1956-1962)
Warren Douglas (9 episodes, 1961-1962)
Howard Browne (6 episodes, 1956-1958)
George F. Slavin (6 episodes, 1957-1962)
Roy Huggins (5 episodes, 1956)
Wells Root (5 episodes, 1957-1962)
Peter Germano (5 episodes, 1958-1962)
Fred Freiberger (4 episodes, 1956-1962)
Gerald Drayson Adams (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Douglas Heyes (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
James Gunn (3 episodes, 1956-1958)
Montgomery Pittman (3 episodes, 1956-1958)
James O'Hanlon (3 episodes, 1957-1962)
Albert Aley (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
David Lang (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
Buckley Angell (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
D.D. Beauchamp (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
R. Wright Campbell (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Frederick Brady (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Steve Frazee (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
N.B. Stone Jr. (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Kenneth Higgins (2 episodes, 1956)
Lee Loeb (2 episodes, 1956)
Joseph Chadwick (2 episodes, 1957-1960)
Harry Sinclair Drago (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Oliver Drake (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Sloan Nibley (2 episodes, 1957)
L.L. Foreman (2 episodes, 1958)
Joyce Fierro (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Charles B. Smith (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Lester Fuller (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Arnold Belgard (2 episodes, 1961)
Thomas W. Blackburn (1 episode, 1959)
Finlay McDermid (1 episode, 1959)

Series Produced by
William T. Orr .... executive producer (108 episodes, 1955-1962)
Arthur W. Silver .... producer / supervising producer (51 episodes, 1956-1961)
Roy Huggins .... producer (13 episodes, 1955-1956)
Burt Dunne .... producer (5 episodes, 1961-1962)
Harve Foster .... producer (3 episodes, 1955)
Jack Warner Jr. .... producer (2 episodes, 1956)
Boris Ingster .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 1962)

Sidney Biddell .... producer (unknown episodes, 1960)
William P. D'Angelo .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
William Lava (31 episodes, 1955-1963)
John Neel (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Leith Stevens (4 episodes, 1955-1956)

Stan Jones (unknown episodes)
Paul Sawtell (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Harold E. Stine (27 episodes, 1956-1962)
Carl E. Guthrie (11 episodes, 1955-1957)
Carl Berger (5 episodes, 1957-1958)
J. Peverell Marley (5 episodes, 1959-1960)
Edwin B. DuPar (4 episodes, 1956-1960)
Ted D. McCord (4 episodes, 1956-1957)
Perry Finnerman (4 episodes, 1958-1960)
Ralph Woolsey (3 episodes, 1958)
Robert Hoffman (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Film Editing by
Robert Watts (12 episodes, 1955-1959)
Harold Minter (12 episodes, 1955-1958)
Robert J. Mauch (10 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Sparr (9 episodes, 1956-1957)
Carl Pingitore (7 episodes, 1957-1960)
George Jay Nicholson (5 episodes, 1955-1957)
Ben Ray (3 episodes, 1956)
Elbert K. Hollingsworth (3 episodes, 1957-1961)
Rex Lipton (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
James Ballas (2 episodes, 1955)
Robert Stafford (2 episodes, 1956)
Folmar Blangsted (2 episodes, 1958)
Fred Bohanan (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Robert B. Warwick Jr. (2 episodes, 1962)
 
Series Art Direction by
Perry Ferguson (51 episodes, 1955-1960)
William L. Campbell (10 episodes, 1959-1960)
Stanley Fleischer (9 episodes, 1955-1961)
Carl Macauley (3 episodes, 1962)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ben Bone (16 episodes, 1957-1960)
William Wallace (15 episodes, 1956-1960)
Bill Holland (10 episodes, 1955-1958)
Frank M. Miller (6 episodes, 1956-1960)
William L. Kuehl (6 episodes, 1956-1958)
George Wittlinger (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
John P. Austin (3 episodes, 1958)
Jerry Welch (3 episodes, 1958)
Alfred Kegerris (2 episodes, 1962)
 
Series Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor (108 episodes, 1955-1962)
Jean Burt Reilly .... supervising hair stylist (40 episodes, 1960-1962)
 
Series Production Management
Oren Haglund .... production manager (68 episodes, 1955-1960)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lee White .... assistant director (20 episodes, 1955-1957)
C. Carter Gibson .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1955-1962)
Eddie Prinz .... assistant director (12 episodes, 1957-1962)
Claude Binyon Jr. .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Claude Archer .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1957-1958)
William Kissell .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1956-1960)
Robert Farfan .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1958)
Chuck Hansen .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Richard Maybery .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1960-1962)

Lindsley Parsons Jr. .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Lee W. Moore .... props (15 episodes, 1955-1956)

Roy Moore .... props (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
M.A. Merrick .... sound (14 episodes, 1955-1960)
Samuel F. Goode .... sound (13 episodes, 1957-1961)
Francis E. Stahl .... sound (9 episodes, 1956-1957)
Stanley Jones .... sound (6 episodes, 1956-1962)
B.F. Ryan .... sound (5 episodes, 1959-1962)
Earl Crain Sr. .... sound (3 episodes, 1956-1957)
Eugene F. Westfall .... sound (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
John K. Kean .... sound (2 episodes, 1957-1960)
Oliver S. Garretson .... sound (2 episodes, 1957)
Robert B. Lee .... sound (2 episodes, 1958-1962)
Harold Hanks .... sound (2 episodes, 1960)
Don McKay .... sound (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Stunts
Bobby Somers .... stunts (16 episodes, 1955-1957)
Fred Carson .... stunt double / stunt double: Clint Walker (3 episodes, 1960)
Jack N. Young .... stunts (2 episodes, 1955-1956)

Bennie E. Dobbins .... stunts (unknown episodes, 1958-1962)
Roydon Clark .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Tom Hennesy .... stunt double: Clint Walker (unknown episodes)
Bob Herron .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Chuck Hicks .... stunt double (unknown episodes)
Bob May .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Bob Terhune .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
James Moore .... supervising film editor / supervising editor (68 episodes, 1955-1960)
 
Series Music Department
Stan Jones .... lyricist: theme / lyricist: theme music / ... (40 episodes, 1957-1960)
William Lava .... composer: theme music / composer: additional music (34 episodes, 1957-1960)
Paul Sawtell .... music supervisor (9 episodes, 1959-1961)
Bert Shefter .... music supervisor (9 episodes, 1959-1961)
Erma E. Levin .... music editor (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Ted Sebern .... music editor (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Charles Paley .... music editor (2 episodes, 1960-1961)

Jerry Livingston .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes, 1955-1956)
Mack David .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Arvo Ojala .... technical director (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
60 min (108 episodes)
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Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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42 out of 47 people found the following review useful.
Its success rested on broad shoulders, 25 October 2000
Author: dinky-4 from Minneapolis

If "Cheyenne" is one of the most fondly-remembered shows from TV's "Golden Age of Westerns," it probably isn't due to such factors as writing or direction, since these elements were probably no better than those found on a number of other TV westerns. What set "Cheyenne" apart and a bit above most of its competition lay in the casting of Clint Walker as its title character.

While Clint was a good-looking fellow with a 48-inch chest, (which seemed to get bared at least once on every episode), he didn't succeed just on his physical appearance or on his acting ability which, while passable, didn't qualify for any awards. No, what probably made Clint such an enduring icon of the 1950's was his surprisingly quiet, mild-mannered personality which at first seemed at odds with his massive size. This personality gave Clint an approachable, almost vulnerable quality which lent him the aura of a "gentle giant."

Even his "beefcake" scenes had a wholesome, non-threatening quality about them as opposed to, say, the sly sexuality of Robert Conrad's frequent bare-chest poses in "The Wild Wild West."

Perhaps the episode best reflecting Clint's unique qualities aired on 12-18-56. Titled "The Trap," this episode had Clint unjustly sentenced to work in a silver mine. Having Clint push those loaded mine-cars out of the mine and along a track under a blistering-hot desert sun not only gave ample opportunities to display that hairy chest gleaming with sweat, but the atmosphere of cruelty and bondage effectively played on the notion that audiences like to see the masochistic sufferings of an uncomplaining strongman.

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