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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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Nominated for Primetime Emmy. See more »
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Cast

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Gene Barry ... Bat Masterson (108 episodes, 1958-1961)
Bill Baldwin ... Narrator (102 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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Who sang the theme song?
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11 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Bat Masterson - A Fun Show to Watch, 7 January 2007
Author: thuvia-1 from United States

Good news for fans of Gene Barry and his TV series Bat Masterson (1958-1961)! This show just started airing on the Encore Western Channeel. A marathon of the first 23 Bat Masterson episodes aired this weekend, and the show starts a regular run tomorrow, January 8, 2007, airing on the Encore Western Channel from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, each day. I believe it also airs @ 6:00 p.m. CSA on Saturdays.

I remember this show from when I was a child and I found it still fun to watch. Although Bat as portrayed by Gene Barry may be called a dandy, so what? You'll forget all about that the first time he clubs a villain with his cane - and it happens frequently! He's also a crack shot.

And perhaps my favorite part of the show? Almost every episode sports a nice looking gal from 1950s television. Check out Allison Hayes in 7 episodes and Audrey Dalton in 3 episodes; and I just saw Fay Spain in an episode. If you like old television with a great leading actor and some nice eye-candy to go along with it, you'll love Bat Masterson!

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