After the end of the American Civil War, a former Confederate Army private roams the Wild West and, as a rogue drifter, gets involved in helping out various settlers threatened by various bad guys.
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Johnny Yuma is an angry young former Confederate Army soldier drifting through an apparently meaningless existence in the 1860's Wild West. While in search of his identity, he defends people from hostile Indians, crooked land developers, and evil ranchers. Written by Matthew Patay

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4 October 1959 (USA)  »

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El rebelde  »

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(76 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Just prior to shooting The Rebel, Nick Adams was coming off his 1958 portrayal of Pvt Ben Whitledge in No Time For Sergeants, whom he co-starred with Andy Griffith. Andy's character of Will Stockdale is the basis for the character Gomer Pyle. It is also on the set where Griffith met and formed a life long friendship with Don Knotts. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Mouth (2008) See more »

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The Ballad of Johnny Yuma
Written by Andrew J. Fenady and Richard Markowitz
Performed by Johnny Cash
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One of the best series there was
7 November 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best series that was made. The Rebel was a term given to the South and if anyone studied their untainted history they would see that they were not Rebels but good people. One person wrote derogatory comments which many liked. Jonny Yuma was a man and he went about doing good and seeking justice unlike the northern people. It shows a contrast which exists to this day about greed and helping others, The South was better at helping others while the northerners were greedy. That is what the civil war was about. The Northern greed as they needed the south's wealth. the North took it by force and labeled the ones who wished to leave the union as rebels. It is a great story of how the south stood for people and would help those in need.


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