Broken Arrow (1956–1960)

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Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians.

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John Lupton ...
 Tom Jeffords (72 episodes, 1956-1958)
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 Cochise (72 episodes, 1956-1958)
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Indian Agent Tom Jeffords makes friends with Chief Cochise, becoming a blood brother of the Apache. Together they fight white schemers and renegade Indians.

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25 September 1956 (USA)  »

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(73 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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Because Michael Ansara did such a convincing portrayal of Cochise, and because of his somewhat Indian-sounding name, many viewers thought he actually was an Indian. In reality, he was born in Syria and his parents, while American citizens, were from Egypt. See more »

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Follows Broken Arrow (1950) See more »

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Re: Ricardo Montalban as Cochise
16 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I just answered my own question. Montalban played Cochise in The 20th Century Hour TV series (a series of single one-hour TV made versions of 20th Century Fox movies). This still starred John Lupton as Tom Jeffords. They apparently made the series after this, except with Michael Ansara. I found this by checking the last TV entry on IMDB for Ricardo Montalban under TV episodes. I personally never remember seeing The 20th Century Hour.


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