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Plot:
Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun.
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Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 212)

Gene Barry ... Bat Masterson (108 episodes, 1958-1961)
Bill Baldwin ... Narrator (101 episodes, 1958-1961)
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Series Directed by
Alan Crosland Jr. (22 episodes, 1959-1960)
Eddie Davis (20 episodes, 1958-1961)
Walter Doniger (17 episodes, 1958-1960)
John Rich (6 episodes, 1958-1960)
Franklin Adreon (5 episodes, 1960-1961)
Elliott Lewis (5 episodes, 1961)
Otto Lang (4 episodes, 1958-1959)
William Conrad (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Lew Landers (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Allen H. Miner (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Bernard Girard (3 episodes, 1958)
Hollingsworth Morse (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Norman Foster (2 episodes, 1960)
Herman Hoffman (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Writing credits
Richard O'Connor (105 episodes, 1958-1961)
Don Brinkley (14 episodes, 1958-1961)
Andy White (9 episodes, 1958-1961)
Gene Levitt (8 episodes, 1958-1960)
Wells Root (7 episodes, 1958-1960)
Maurice Tombragel (6 episodes, 1958-1960)
Mikhail Rykoff (6 episodes, 1959-1961)
George F. Slavin (5 episodes, 1959-1961)
D.D. Beauchamp (4 episodes, 1958-1960)
Paul Franklin (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
John McGreevey (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Harry Essex (4 episodes, 1959-1960)
Guy de Vry (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Ellis Kadison (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Barney Slater (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Frank Grenville (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
John Elliotte (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Turnley Walker (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Frank Pittman (2 episodes, 1958)
Fran Van Hartsveldt (2 episodes, 1959-1961)
Ron Bishop (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Paul King (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Joseph Stone (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
John Tucker Battle (2 episodes, 1960)
Mary M. Beauchamp (2 episodes, 1960)
Michael Fessier (2 episodes, 1960)
Samuel A. Peeples (2 episodes, 1960)

Series Produced by
Frank Pittman .... producer (105 episodes, 1958-1961)
Andy White .... producer (105 episodes, 1958-1961)
Frederick W. Ziv .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Cinematography by
Monroe P. Askins (25 episodes, 1958-1961)
Robert Hoffman (20 episodes, 1959-1960)
Richard L. Rawlings (18 episodes, 1958-1961)
Curt Fetters (14 episodes, 1959-1961)
Charles Van Enger (9 episodes, 1958-1959)
Brick Marquard (9 episodes, 1960-1961)
Jacques R. Marquette (7 episodes, 1959-1961)
Roger Shearman (3 episodes, 1958)
Edward Cronjager (3 episodes, 1960)
Robert Wyckoff (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Film Editing by
Richard L. Van Enger (72 episodes, 1958-1961)
Buddy Small (15 episodes, 1960-1961)
Joseph Silver (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Anthony Wollner (4 episodes, 1960)
James Dyer (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
John F. Schreyer (3 episodes, 1961)
Charles Craft (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Frank Baldridge (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Casting by
Henry Rackin (108 episodes, 1958-1961)
 
Series Art Direction by
Frank Hotaling (36 episodes, 1959-1960)
Robert Kinoshita (20 episodes, 1960-1961)
Jack T. Collis (14 episodes, 1960-1961)
Bruce Bushman (8 episodes, 1961)
John M. Elliott (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Lucien Hafley (34 episodes, 1958-1960)
Clarence Steensen (24 episodes, 1960-1961)
George Sawley (21 episodes, 1959-1960)
Charles S. Thompson (19 episodes, 1958-1961)
Glen Daniels (18 episodes, 1959)
Frank Wade (12 episodes, 1958-1960)
Bruce MacDonald (4 episodes, 1958)
Vin Taylor (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Ted Driscoll (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Costume Design by
Don Loper (7 episodes, 1959)
 
Series Makeup Department
George Gray .... makeup artist / makeup supervisor (80 episodes, 1958-1961)
William Woods .... makeup artist (35 episodes, 1959-1960)
Fred B. Phillips .... makeup artist (14 episodes, 1961)
Frank Fitz-Gibbon .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1960)
Bob Mark .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Production Management
Joe Wonder .... production manager / executive production supervisor / ... (96 episodes, 1958-1961)
Bill Schwartz .... production manager (14 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eddie Stein .... assistant director (34 episodes, 1958-1961)
Bert Glazer .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1958-1961)
Donald Verk .... assistant director (9 episodes, 1959-1960)
Robert Agnew .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1958-1960)
Hal Klein .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1960-1961)
Wilbur McGaugh .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1958-1959)
Harry R. Sherman .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1958-1959)
Gilbert Mandelik .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1958-1960)
James Engle .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1958-1959)
Dale Hutchinson .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1959-1961)
Gordon Mandelik .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Mack V. Wright .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Edward Haldeman .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1960)
Leonard Katzman .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1960)
William P. Owens .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Art Department
Robert Kinoshita .... set designer (38 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Sound Department
Al Lincoln .... audio supervisor / sound supervisor (108 episodes, 1958-1961)
Sidney Sutherland .... sound editor (22 episodes, 1959-1961)
Gus Galvin .... sound editor (22 episodes, 1959-1960)
Jay Ashworth .... sound mixer (8 episodes, 1960-1961)
Garry A. Harris .... sound mixer / sound (8 episodes, 1960-1961)
Chuck Overhulser .... sound editor (7 episodes, 1960-1961)
James Fritch .... sound editor (6 episodes, 1960-1961)
Robert Post .... sound mixer (5 episodes, 1960-1961)
Bert Schoenfeld .... sound editor (5 episodes, 1960-1961)
William Bernds .... sound mixer (3 episodes, 1961)
Jack Milner .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Alfred R. Bird .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1960)
Lawrence Kaufman .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1960)
Ray Alba .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1961)
Al Overton .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 1961)

Jim Bullock .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Bob Overbeck .... special effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Loren Janes .... stunts (1 episode, 1960)
Troy Melton .... stunts (1 episode, 1960)
Dean Smith .... stunts (1 episode, 1960)
Fritz Ford .... stunt double (1 episode, 1961)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Donald Tait .... video supervisor (5 episodes, 1958)
 
Series Casting Department
Howard Montgomery .... casting supervisor (9 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tommy Thompson .... costume supervisor (38 episodes, 1958-1959)
Eddie Armand .... wardrobe (27 episodes, 1959-1960)
Pat Kelly .... wardrobe (27 episodes, 1960-1961)
Shirley Page .... wardrobe (18 episodes, 1959-1960)
Forrest T. Butler .... wardrobe (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Walt Hoffman .... wardrobe (3 episodes, 1960-1961)
Leonard Harris .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 1960)
Allen Stone .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Music Department
Bart Corwin .... composer: theme music (108 episodes, 1958-1961)
Havens Wray .... composer: theme music (108 episodes, 1958-1961)
Jerry Roberts .... music editor (51 episodes, 1959-1961)
Milton Lustig .... music editor (8 episodes, 1960-1961)
Wayne Hughes .... music editor (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Hayes Pagel .... music editor (3 episodes, 1959)
Thomas Downing .... music editor (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Other crew
Pat Kelly .... assistant to producer (1 episode, 1961)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (108 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Searching for relics, 22 March 2014
Author: krklaus from United States

A sucker for 60's westerns, I wrapped a belt around the piano bench, set it in front of the TV and "rode" it with my western heroes; Roy, Yancy (with his collection of hide-out derringers), Lone Ranger (the original radio Lone Ranger, Brace Beemer, lived just up the road from me)Cisco Kid and Pancho, Wild Bill Hickock and Jingles, El Fago Baca, Mavericks (Bret, Bart and cousin Beau from England)I watched them all and this was one. I assume Bat's cane had a sword in it, most do, and I definitely recall one episode where he warned the town of an impending Indian raid by firing his "cane rifle" at the church tower bell - he was too injured to ride down in time. My question is, does anyone know what happened to this prop? Were there several? A Sword cane, a rifle cane? Modern westerns make at least 3 copies of any significant prop, i.e., Quigley's rifle. One for photos, one for dropping in the dirt, one for star to keep as memento. There were 4 James Bond Aston-Martins(Sean Connery didn't get any of them). Anyway, I was just curious about the cane and if it was functioning, or they just faked it for the film.

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