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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1.33 : 1
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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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Ricardo Montalban was the first Cochise
16 July 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I just saw what appears to be the first TV episode of Broken Arrow with Lupton as Tom Jeffords and Ricardo Montalban as Cochise. This is the episode where Jeffords' wife dies, like in the movie with Jimmy Stewart. I only remember Michael Ansara as Cochise, but not so. I don't know when he changed parts. (Maybe the original was a single episode on Zane Grey Theater, which like The Rifleman, became a series?)


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