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"The Big Valley" (1965) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1965-1969

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The Big Valley: Season 1: Episode 30 -- A doctor treating train-passenger Audra for appendicitis meets enemies who reveal a secret from his past.
The Big Valley: Season 1: Episode 29 -- Victoria helps a friend and her ex-outlaw husband who have opened a store next to a warehouse of gold.
The Big Valley: Season 1: Episode 28 -- Audra falls for a speculator planning to foreclose on desperate ranchers to whom he gave high-interest loans.
The Big Valley: Season 1: Episode 27 -- The Barkley men must clear their father's name of accusations of taking Union Army gold thought lost in a shipwreck.
The Big Valley: Season 1: Episode 26 -- Victoria forces an escaped convict at gunpoint to rescue Heath from beneath a mudslide; guest Bruce Dern.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
15 September 1965 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The Wild West adventures of the residents and staff of Barkley Ranch in California's San Joaquin Valley. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Charles Briles - Eugene Barkley See more (34 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 212)

Richard Long ... Jarrod Barkley (112 episodes, 1965-1969)

Peter Breck ... Nick Barkley (112 episodes, 1965-1969)

Lee Majors ... Heath Barkley (112 episodes, 1965-1969)

Linda Evans ... Audra Barkley (112 episodes, 1965-1969)

Barbara Stanwyck ... Victoria Barkley (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
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Series Directed by
Virgil W. Vogel (48 episodes, 1965-1969)
Bernard McEveety (11 episodes, 1965-1968)
Paul Henreid (9 episodes, 1965-1968)
Arnold Laven (6 episodes, 1965-1968)
Joe Mazzuca (5 episodes, 1967-1969)
Arthur H. Nadel (4 episodes, 1966)
Joseph H. Lewis (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
Michael Ritchie (3 episodes, 1966)
Norman S. Powell (3 episodes, 1967-1969)
Charles S. Dubin (3 episodes, 1967-1968)
Paul Wendkos (2 episodes, 1965)
Richard Long (2 episodes, 1967-1969)
Lawrence Dobkin (2 episodes, 1969)
 
Series Writing credits
A.I. Bezzerides (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Louis F. Edelman (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Ken Pettus (14 episodes, 1966-1969)
Mel Goldberg (13 episodes, 1965-1969)
Margaret Armen (10 episodes, 1965-1969)
Jay Simms (6 episodes, 1965-1969)
Harry Kronman (5 episodes, 1965-1967)
Arthur Browne Jr. (5 episodes, 1966-1969)
Don Ingalls (5 episodes, 1966-1969)
William W. Norton (4 episodes, 1965-1969)
Peter Packer (4 episodes, 1965-1966)
Lou Morheim (4 episodes, 1966-1968)
Ken Trevey (4 episodes, 1966-1967)
John O'Dea (4 episodes, 1967-1969)
Sasha Gilien (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Jack Curtis (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
Paul Savage (3 episodes, 1965-1966)
Steven W. Carabatsos (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Gilbert Ralston (3 episodes, 1966-1967)
Edward J. Lakso (3 episodes, 1968-1969)
Judith Barrows (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Carey Wilber (2 episodes, 1965-1966)
Christopher Knopf (2 episodes, 1965)
Michael Gleason (2 episodes, 1967)
Arthur Rowe (2 episodes, 1967)
D.C. Fontana (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Lee Erwin (2 episodes, 1968)

Series Produced by
Arthur Gardner .... producer / executive producer (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Arnold Laven .... producer / executive producer (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Jules V. Levy .... producer / executive producer (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Lou Morheim .... associate producer / producer (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
 
Series Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin (26 episodes, 1968-1969)
Elmer Bernstein (24 episodes, 1967-1968)
George Duning (21 episodes, 1965-1967)
Joseph Mullendore (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Cinematography by
Wilfred M. Cline (75 episodes, 1965-1969)
Charles Burke (36 episodes, 1966-1969)
 
Series Film Editing by
Sherman Todd (34 episodes, 1965-1969)
Arthur Hilton (27 episodes, 1966-1969)
Desmond Marquette (25 episodes, 1966-1969)
Tom Rolf (10 episodes, 1965-1967)
Sherman A. Rose (8 episodes, 1965-1966)
Anthony Wollner (7 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Casting by
Robert Walker (60 episodes, 1965-1967)
Harvey Clermont (49 episodes, 1967-1969)
Betty Martin (5 episodes, 1966-1967)
 
Series Art Direction by
Jack De Shields (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Bill Ross (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Pierre Ludlum (111 episodes, 1965-1969)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sidney Perell .... makeup artist (108 episodes, 1965-1969)
Scotty Rackin .... hair stylist (60 episodes, 1965-1967)
Gale McGarry .... hair stylist (51 episodes, 1967-1969)
Bertha French .... hair stylist (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
Beau Hickman .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Production Management
Norman S. Powell .... production supervisor (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Don Torpin .... production manager (98 episodes, 1965-1969)
Bob White .... production manager (3 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bob White .... assistant director (38 episodes, 1966-1969)
Edward Teets .... assistant director (32 episodes, 1966-1969)
Marty Moss .... assistant director (13 episodes, 1965-1966)
Mike Moder .... assistant director (12 episodes, 1965-1966)
Don Torpin .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1966)
Jack Roe .... assistant director (5 episodes, 1966)
Martin Cohan .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Sound Department
Don Rush .... sound (108 episodes, 1965-1969)
Kay Rose .... sound effects (88 episodes, 1965-1969)
Mandine Rogne .... sound effects (22 episodes, 1965-1966)
John Dignan .... sound (3 episodes, 1966)
Milton C. Burrow .... sound effects (2 episodes, 1965)
 
Series Stunts
Jeannie Epper .... stunt double (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Earl C. Williman .... lamp operator (30 episodes, 1965-1966)
Lloyd Ahern II .... assistant camera (29 episodes, 1965-1966)
Nels Mathias .... key grip (16 episodes, 1965)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert B. Harris .... wardrobe (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Jack Muhs .... costumes: Barbara Stanwyck (79 episodes, 1965-1968)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bernard W. Burton .... editorial supervisor (77 episodes, 1965-1968)
Richard E. Reilly .... editorial administrator (26 episodes, 1968-1969)
 
Series Music Department
Alfred Perry .... music supervisor (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Harry King .... music editor (110 episodes, 1965-1969)
George Duning .... composer: theme music (34 episodes, 1965-1968)
Al Friede .... music editor (2 episodes, 1965)
 
Series Transportation Department
Frank Khoury .... driver (1 episode, 1966)
 
Series Other crew
Marilyn Fiebelkorn .... assistant to producer (112 episodes, 1965-1969)
Marian Carpenter .... assistant to producer (91 episodes, 1965-1969)
Tom Rolf .... production coordinator (82 episodes, 1966-1969)
Joe Mazzuca .... script supervisor (49 episodes, 1965-1967)
Penny Danz .... assistant to producer (16 episodes, 1968-1969)
James Heinz .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1967)
 

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Additional Details

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Runtime:
60 min (112 episodes)
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Language:
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Victoria's horse was Misty Girl, while Nick rode Coco.See more »
Quotes:
Jarrod Barkley:Nick, I promise never to call you a bull in a china shop again.
Nick Barkley:We get back in one piece, you can call me anything you like.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Lone Survivor (2013)See more »

FAQ

How many episodes did each of the five main stars appear in?
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24 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Charles Briles - Eugene Barkley, 28 August 2002
Author: Nancy E. Barr (nellen) from So. California

Having worked at ABC and "Saga of the Big Valley" was one of 'our shows' we coordinated between production companies, advertising agencies & network .. as I recall, Eugene's character was not brought back because the story lines worked well with the characters who were always in it .. Peter, Breck, Linda Evans, Richard Long, Barbara Stanwyck, etc. .. there was so much to do with their characters that 'Eugene' was not needed and perhaps there was a contract problem as well . I do not really remember .. it was so long ago . most enjoyable show .. Usually, when you have many 'stars' in a series .. each is set to do X# out of total shows for the year .. back then we were doing a lot more than 22 shows a year as they do now and took less time to make them as well.. sometimes it comes down to money too .. but it also cost a lot less to film shows back then and 'stars' did not get anywhere near the money they make today ... thus less episodes and more commercials today!

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