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Thirty four episodes of this syndicated show were produced in 1960 and 1961; it aired on US TV in 1961. This was an Australian western with American Chris Cobb attempting to establish the first stage line in the 1850s. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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18 February 1961 (Australia)  »

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Le courrier du désert  »

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After completing only four episodes in nine months, the producer Maurice Geraghty was replaced by Ben Fox. See more »

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Great theme song, little else
14 September 2003 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

A stunning theme song that sticks in the mind even after all these years but sadly the series never clicked. The novel notion of an American in the Australian "Old West" setting up a stage line could not compete with real Westerns. Peter Graves was his reliable self. Too bad this came across as a cheapie.


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