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Soldiers of Fortune is a 1955 syndicated half hour American television adventure series. It starred John Russell as Tim Kelly and Chick Chandler as his sidekick Toubo Smith who were international adventurers. Each episode would take place in a different country. Many of the film crew had worked at Republic Pictures studios with the show filmed on Republic's backlot then used by television's Revue Productions. The show was constantly rerun on American television into the 1960s. The original run was from January 10, 1955 to March 10, 1957. The show was sponsored for two years by 7 Up soft drink. One year after Soldiers of Fortune was cancelled, John Russell went on to star as Marshal Dan Troup in the successful ABC/Warner Brothers western series Lawman. This description was copied from Wikipedia. Written by
Oh boy, do I ever remember this show! For many years, I tried my best to be just like the stars, traveling the world on a shoestring & getting into trouble while saving the girl. Sigh, oh well, instead I became an actor & got to do Hollywood heroics instead. A wonderful show in my memory. I got to know John Russell & even worked with him a couple of times. Unfortunately, I never got to meet Chick Chandler. Maybe someday, some smart person will start up a "nostalgia" channel & resurrect all those great old B/W TV shows from the 1950's. Remember Broderick Crawford in "Highway Patrol"? John Bromfield as "The Sheriff of Cochise"? "The Texan" with Rory Calhoun? and what about "Shotgun Slade" with Scott Brady? Sigh...those were the days!
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