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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Release Date:
6 September 1955 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more »
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(8 articles)
Hugh O'Brian Recalls "The Life And Legend Of Wyatt Earp" - Exclusive Interview.
 (From CinemaRetro. 23 April 2015, 9:10 AM, PDT)

"The Life And Times Of Wyatt Earp" TV Series Comes To DVD
 (From CinemaRetro. 7 February 2015, 6:43 PM, PST)

R.I.P. Dann Cahn
 (From Deadline TV. 25 November 2012, 4:13 PM, PST)

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Cast

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Hugh O'Brian ... Wyatt Earp (227 episodes, 1955-1961)
Jimmy Noel ... Townsman / ... (144 episodes, 1955-1960)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman / ... (136 episodes, 1955-1961)
Buddy Roosevelt ... Townsman / ... (136 episodes, 1955-1961)
Bill Coontz ... Townsman / ... (99 episodes, 1955-1961)
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Series Directed by
Frank McDonald (149 episodes, 1955-1959)
Roy Rowland (39 episodes, 1959-1960)
Paul Landres (25 episodes, 1960-1961)
Sidney Salkow (12 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Writing credits
Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (190 episodes, 1955-1961)
John Dunkel (15 episodes, 1957-1960)
Daniel B. Ullman (10 episodes, 1955-1958)
Wilda J. Wilson (8 episodes, 1961)
Wilda McGinnis (5 episodes, 1959-1961)
Frank Gruber (4 episodes, 1955-1960)
Maurice Tombragel (4 episodes, 1955-1957)
Wells Root (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Albert Beich (2 episodes, 1960-1961)

Series Produced by
Robert Sisk .... producer / executive producer (215 episodes, 1955-1961)
Louis F. Edelman .... executive producer / producer (214 episodes, 1955-1961)
Roy Rowland .... producer (7 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Original Music by
Harold Adamson (130 episodes, 1957-1961)
Harry Warren (129 episodes, 1957-1961)
Herman Stein (29 episodes, 1955-1959)
 
Series Cinematography by
Harold E. Wellman (102 episodes, 1955-1961)
Howard Schwartz (54 episodes, 1957-1958)
Henry Cronjager Jr. (25 episodes, 1958-1959)
Robert B. Hauser (16 episodes, 1959-1961)
Henry Cronjager (5 episodes, 1958-1959)
Clark Ramsey (4 episodes, 1958)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Durant (212 episodes, 1955-1961)
 
Series Art Direction by
Albert M. Pyke (180 episodes, 1955-1961)
Ralph Berger (27 episodes, 1958-1959)
Charles F. Pyke (25 episodes, 1957-1958)
Richard Berger (7 episodes, 1959-1960)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ted Offenbecker (114 episodes, 1955-1961)
Ken Swartz (52 episodes, 1957-1961)
John MacNeil (21 episodes, 1958-1959)
Jack Mills (18 episodes, 1957)
Sandy Grace (3 episodes, 1959)
Joseph W. Holland (3 episodes, 1959)
Jack H. Ahern (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Albert Rickerd (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Makeup Department
Paul Malcolm .... makeup artist / hair stylist (163 episodes, 1955-1961)
Edwin Butterworth .... makeup artist (41 episodes, 1958-1961)
Gustaf Norin .... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1958-1960)
Donald W. Roberson .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Production Management
Argyle Nelson .... production manager / production supervisor / ... (214 episodes, 1955-1961)
Sydney M. Fogel .... production manager (112 episodes, 1956-1961)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sydney M. Fogel .... assistant director (74 episodes, 1955-1961)
Sid Sidman .... assistant director (70 episodes, 1956-1959)
James Engle .... assistant director (40 episodes, 1958-1961)
Bruce Bilson .... assistant director (39 episodes, 1957-1958)
Bob White .... assistant director (33 episodes, 1959-1960)
Gary Nelson .... second assistant director (29 episodes, 1955-1959)
Bert Chervin .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Art Department
Carl Nugent .... property master (67 episodes, 1957-1959)
Kenneth L. Westcott .... property master (17 episodes, 1959-1961)
 
Series Sound Department
Robert Reeve .... rerecording editor / re-recording editor / ... (202 episodes, 1955-1961)
Tommy Thompson .... sound (199 episodes, 1955-1961)
Glen Glenn .... sound recordist / recordist (48 episodes, 1955-1959)
Leon M. Leon .... sound (8 episodes, 1959-1960)
Cam McCulloch .... sound engineer / sound ingineer: on screen spelling error in job description / ... (8 episodes, 1960-1961)
Eddie Sandlin .... sound editor (8 episodes, 1960-1961)
Jack Lowry .... re-recording editor / rerecording editor (5 episodes, 1959)
Jack Solomon .... sound (4 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Stunts
Archie Butler .... stunt double: Alan Wells / stunt double: John Craven / ... (3 episodes, 1955-1958)
Whitey Hughes .... stunt double:  / stunts (2 episodes, 1956)
Jack N. Young .... utility stunts (2 episodes, 1956)
Bill Coontz .... stunt double: Jan Merlin / stunt double: Trevor Bardette (2 episodes, 1957-1960)
Bill Catching .... stunt double: Hugh O'Brian (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jim James .... chief electrician (32 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Casting Department
Harvey Clermont .... casting (6 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Douglas Stevens .... wardrobe / costume supervisor (209 episodes, 1955-1961)
 
Series Editorial Department
Dann Cahn .... editorial supervisor / editorial assistant / ... (178 episodes, 1955-1961)
 
Series Music Department
Ken Darby .... chorus / music by / ... (217 episodes, 1955-1961)
E.C. Norton .... music editor (65 episodes, 1956-1958)
Harry Warren .... composer: theme music / music: §The Legend of Wyatt Earp" (49 episodes, 1955-1959)
Harold Adamson .... composer: theme music (48 episodes, 1955-1959)
 
Series Other crew
Stuart N. Lake .... consultant (213 episodes, 1955-1961)
Wilda McGinnis .... story editor (6 episodes, 1959)

Arvo Ojala .... gun coach (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (227 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
From 1956 until 1959 the show was set in Dodge City, which was also the setting for "Gunsmoke" (1955). Marshall Matt Dillon is never mentioned, but many episodes take place in or around or make a passing reference to the Longbranch Saloon, a setting for much of the action on "Gunsmoke".See more »
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1 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Obviously, Hugh O'Brian starred in every episode, 12 February 2007
Author: mensamember from United States

When this series was on it was my favorite show. Obviously, Hugh O'Brian starred in every episode. His name should be shown at the top of the cast list for the main series page as well as each episode page.

Season 1, Episode 1: Mr. Earp Becomes a Marshal Original Air Date: 6 September 1955

Season 1, Episode 2: Mr. Earp Meets a Lady Original Air Date: 13 September 1955

Season 1, Episode 3: Bill Thompson Gives In Original Air Date: 20 September 1955

Season 1, Episode 4: Marshal Earp Meets General Lee Original Air Date: 27 September 1955

Season 1, Episode 5: Marshal Earp's Romance Original Air Date: 4 October 1955

Season 1, Episode 6: The Man Who Lied Original Air Date: 11 October 1955

Season 1, Episode 7: The Gambler Original Air Date: 18 October 1955

Season 1, Episode 8: The Killer Original Air Date: 25 October 1955

Season 1, Episode 9: John Wesley Hardin Original Air Date: 1 November 1955

Season 1, Episode 10: The Bank Robbers Original Air Date: 8 November 1955

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