IMDb > "Route 66" (1960)
"Route 66"
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany creditsepisode listepisodes castepisode ratings... by rating... by votes
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsmessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summaryplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

"Route 66" (1960) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1960-1964

Photos (See all 123 | slideshow) Videos (see all 15)
Route 66 -- Trailer for Route 66: The Complete Series

Overview

User Rating:
7.7/10   667 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 9% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Contact:
View company contact information for Route 66 on IMDbPro.
Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
7 October 1960 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The adventures of two young drifters across America on Highway Route 66. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
As good as most theatrical movies See more (38 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 142)

Martin Milner ... Tod Stiles / ... (116 episodes, 1960-1964)

George Maharis ... Buz Murdock / ... (82 episodes, 1960-1963)
(more)

Series Directed by
David Lowell Rich (21 episodes, 1961-1963)
Arthur Hiller (12 episodes, 1960-1962)
James Sheldon (10 episodes, 1961-1963)
Alvin Ganzer (9 episodes, 1960-1964)
Philip Leacock (7 episodes, 1960-1963)
Elliot Silverstein (5 episodes, 1960-1961)
Allen H. Miner (5 episodes, 1963-1964)
Tom Gries (4 episodes, 1962-1963)
George Sherman (3 episodes, 1962-1963)
Robert Gist (3 episodes, 1962)
Robert Ellis Miller (3 episodes, 1963)
Roger Kay (2 episodes, 1960)
William A. Graham (2 episodes, 1961-1962)
Walter Grauman (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Allen Reisner (2 episodes, 1963-1964)
James Goldstone (2 episodes, 1963)
Ralph Senensky (2 episodes, 1963)
Jeffrey Hayden (2 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Writing credits
Stirling Silliphant (116 episodes, 1960-1964)
Herbert B. Leonard (115 episodes, 1960-1964)
Howard Rodman (7 episodes, 1960-1964)
Leonard Freeman (6 episodes, 1961-1963)
Lawrence B. Marcus (4 episodes, 1962-1963)
Alvin Sargent (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Will Lorin (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
Frank L. Moss (3 episodes, 1961-1962)
Arnold Manoff (3 episodes, 1963-1964)
Frank Chase (2 episodes, 1962)
Shimon Wincelberg (2 episodes, 1963)

Series Produced by
Herbert B. Leonard .... executive producer / producer (116 episodes, 1960-1964)
Leo Davis .... supervising producer / producer (54 episodes, 1962-1964)
Leonard Freeman .... producer (29 episodes, 1961-1962)
Sam Manners .... associate producer (24 episodes, 1960-1961)
Herbert E. Stewart .... associate producer (22 episodes, 1961-1963)
Leonard Katzman .... associate producer (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
Mort Abrahams .... producer (16 episodes, 1962-1963)
Jerry Thomas .... associate producer (8 episodes, 1961-1962)
Robert Bassler .... producer (2 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Original Music by
Nelson Riddle (114 episodes, 1960-1964)
 
Series Cinematography by
Jack A. Marta (90 episodes, 1960-1964)
Irving Lippman (23 episodes, 1961-1963)
Fred Bentley (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jack Gleason (85 episodes, 1960-1964)
Harry Coswick (42 episodes, 1960-1963)
Milton Shifman (21 episodes, 1960-1961)
 
Series Art Direction by
John T. McCormack (115 episodes, 1960-1964)
 
Series Set Decoration by
William F. Calvert (31 episodes, 1961-1963)
Morris Hoffman (24 episodes, 1962-1964)
Sidney Clifford (3 episodes, 1962)
Henry LaBous (2 episodes, 1962)
 
Series Makeup Department
Abe Haberman .... makeup artist (98 episodes, 1960-1964)
Guy Del Russo .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1964)
Mike Maggi .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1964)
 
Series Production Management
Sam Manners .... in charge of production (88 episodes, 1961-1964)
Lawrence Werner .... post-production supervisor (80 episodes, 1961-1964)
Leonard Katzman .... production supervisor (15 episodes, 1960-1962)
Max Stein .... production manager / production supervisor (4 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leonard Katzman .... second unit director / assistant director (57 episodes, 1960-1964)
Max Stein .... assistant director (57 episodes, 1960-1964)
Sam Manners .... second unit director / second assistant director (17 episodes, 1960-1961)
Bill Lukather .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1961-1962)
Bruce Bilson .... assistant director (17 episodes, 1962-1963)
Michael Messinger .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1961-1962)
 
Series Art Department
Arthur Wasson .... property master (102 episodes, 1960-1964)
Lloyd Bradley .... property master (6 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Sound Department
Paul Franz .... sound mixer (115 episodes, 1960-1964)
Jim Bullock .... sound effects editor (112 episodes, 1960-1964)
Jack Jackson .... sound effects editor (23 episodes, 1962-1963)
Sid Lubow .... sound effects editor (22 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Special Effects by
Ira Anderson Jr. .... special effects (64 episodes, 1960-1964)
Daniel Hays .... special effects (14 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Stunts
Fred Stromsoe .... fight double: George Maharis / fight double: Martin Milner / ... (12 episodes, 1960-1964)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Harold Sanders .... key grip (107 episodes, 1960-1964)
Virgil Thompson .... gaffer (107 episodes, 1960-1964)
Robert Johannes .... camera operator (69 episodes, 1960-1963)
James Goss .... camera operator (40 episodes, 1962-1964)
Val O'Malley .... camera operator (30 episodes, 1960-1961)
Howard Winner .... second unit photographer (12 episodes, 1963-1964)
Frank Tallman .... aerial photography (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Casting Department
Marion Dougherty .... eastern casting executive (17 episodes, 1963-1964)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Arrico .... costumer / wardrobe master (103 episodes, 1960-1964)
Forrest T. Butler .... wardrobe master (7 episodes, 1960)
Ed Lossman .... costumer (5 episodes, 1963)
Laura Lou Bates .... wardrobe: women (2 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Editorial Department
Aaron Nibley .... supervising film editor (115 episodes, 1960-1964)
Lawrence Werner .... editorial supervisor (6 episodes, 1961)
 
Series Music Department
Jack Lee .... musician contractor / music contractor / ... (116 episodes, 1960-1964)
Nelson Riddle .... composer: theme music / conductor (116 episodes, 1960-1964)
Ed Forsyth .... music supervisor (115 episodes, 1960-1964)
Gil Grau .... orchestrator (103 episodes, 1961-1964)
 
Series Transportation Department
Alfred Schultz .... transportation captain (104 episodes, 1961-1964)
 
Series Other crew
Willetta Leonard .... assistant to producer (116 episodes, 1960-1964)
Jack Gannon .... script supervisor (114 episodes, 1960-1964)
Howard Rodman .... story supervisor / story editor (63 episodes, 1960-1962)
John D. Benson .... location manager (60 episodes, 1962-1964)
Robert Maharis .... location manager (8 episodes, 1961-1964)
Harold Schneider .... location manager / production coordinator (7 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Thanks
Cluff Peterson .... special thanks (1 episode, 1960)
W.E. Webb .... special thanks (1 episode, 1960)
Ray Gassner .... Sunshine Baby through the courtesy of (1 episode, 1963)
 

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
60 min | 60 min (116 episodes)
Country:
Language:
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The show was originally to be called The Searchers, which would have made a lot more sense, but producers feared there would be confusion with the very popular John Wayne western by that name that came out four years earlier.See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
21 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
As good as most theatrical movies, 24 December 1998
Author: Tom Chenevert (markviilin@aol.com) from Dunstable, Ma

Rt 66 was such a breath of fresh air. I have been a movie buff all my life and after seeing all the backlot tv shows from the mid fifties to 1960, this show had my eyes wide open. Everything was on location and the production values were as good as any theatrical movie. Some of the story lines toward the end of the run were stupid but the values were always there. Most of the time I would watch the show to see how good location filming done quickly could be done so good. I think the producer owned or had owned Republic Studios who were the best at making movie serials and that would explain a lot. In watching reruns it is surprising how little the Corvette was actually seen in some episodes. After this, I found backlot shows to be very cheap, boring entertainment.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (38 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for "Route 66" (1960)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Anne Francis carolmr527
Like A Motherless Child Doug-169
Brute 66--why all the fistfights??? miriamwebster
Wheels saburns1
'Two on the House'-Season 2 saburns1
Does anyone know who the woman in the painting was? Abner_Kadabner
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Southland Tales The Best Years of Our Lives Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan "Earth: Final Conflict" The Last Chase
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Episode guide Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb TV section IMDb Adventure section
IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.

You may add a new episode for this TV series by clicking the 'add episode' button