Colt .45 (1957–1960)

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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

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The TV series was loosely based on a 1950 film of the same name. See more »

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In the weekly opening scene, Wayne Preston rides furiously into town. He dismounts and walks toward the Sheriff's Office. You can see a crew member reflected in the window of the building to the right. He is wearing a white hat and short sleeve shirt. See more »

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Spun-off from Colt .45 (1950) See more »

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The hero of "The Rockford Files" may have evolved from a "Colt 45" villain 17 years earlier
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Producer Roy Huggins ( "Cheyenne", "Maverick", "77 Sunset Strip", "Run For Your Life") developed and produced the pilot for "Colt 45", which started in 1957. The villain in the pilot episode of "Colt 45" was named Jim Rexford (played by Andrew Duggan). Roy Huggins also began "Maverick" in 1957.

On Roy Huggins' "The Lawyers" segment of "The Bold Ones", one 1969 episode is titled "The Rockford Riddle" because the Darrell's secretive client is named Henry Rockford (played by Charles Aidman).

Roy Huggins turned Jim Rexford and Henry Rockford into Jim Rockford when Huggins re-teamed with "Maverick" star James Garner for "The Rockford Files" in 1974.


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