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 (67 episodes, 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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18 October 1957 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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Wayde Preston walked off the set after a dispute with producers. He was replaced by Donald May, who was introduced as Christopher Colt's cousin, Sam Colt Jr. Preston and the studio would eventually settle their differences, and he returned for what would turn out to be the final episodes, which featured both Colt cousins. 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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"a lightening bolt when he drew that Colt"
7 August 2003 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

One of the most memorable of the theme songs, though musically not up to the quality of some such as "Maverick". The ads were a bit silly: "Beneath this salesman exterior..." caused my waggish brother to quip "beats a heart of gold". But though relatively short-lived and suffering from Warner's rehashed scripts, Preston was suitably solid and stolid; and yet, perhaps because of the tie in to the Colt revolver, and the undercover agent aspect, it was great fun!


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