A former confederate soldier wanders the old west and meets such famous characters as Jesse James, Buffalo Bill Cody and Theodore Roosevelt.
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 Bronco Layne (68 episodes, 1958-1962)
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A former confederate soldier wanders the old west and meets such famous characters as Jesse James, Buffalo Bill Cody and Theodore Roosevelt.

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After Clint Walker temporarily quit the series Cheyenne (1955) over a contract dispute, the producers cast Ty Hardin as Bronco Layne to replace him. The Cheyenne name was kept in the title, however, when Walker returned, Bronco (1958) became its own series. See more »

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History? Fun!
17 September 2003 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

Bronco was an oddball in the stable of WB Westerns: it tended to try to portray vaguely accurate historical characters and incidents. Bronco seems to have made the acquaintance of just about every notable character not involved in a Western owned by a different studio or network. Billy the Kid, Jesse James, and so forth, often with inaccurate but interesting spins on character or events. As a former Confederate officer who retained his aging issue hat, Bronco cut an effective figure. A viewing of a recently available video reminded me of the normal 1950s Westerns anachronisms: during the "War of Northern Aggression" there is Captain Lane using an 1873 revolver in 1863. Such problems notwithstanding, these were good examples of the WB Westerns and fine entertainment even today.


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