The Legend of Jesse James (1965–1966)

TV Series  -   -  Western
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 45 users  
Reviews: 5 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 titles
created 17 Sep 2011
 
a list of 78 titles
created 15 Sep 2012
 
a list of 1057 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 
a list of 108 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 58 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Legend of Jesse James (1965–1966)

The Legend of Jesse James (1965–1966) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Legend of Jesse James.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1966   1965  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Kurt Russell, Mark Allen
Action | Biography | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The last eighteen years in the life of Jesse James, showing his home life in Missouri, his experiences with Quantrill's raiders, his career of banditry with his brother Frank and the ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Ray
Stars: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Hope Lange
The Deputy (1959–1961)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Fonda, Allen Case, Read Morgan
The Virginian (1962–1971)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb
Laredo (1965–1967)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Rustlers, bank robbers, and their own wild schemes: a band of Texas Rangers keeps getting in and out of trouble, under the jaundiced eye of Captain Parmalee.

Stars: Neville Brand, Peter Brown, William Smith
Madigan (1968)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan ... See full summary »

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Richard Widmark, Henry Fonda, Inger Stevens
Laramie (1959–1963)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »

Stars: John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces for a bungled robbery of the bank in Northfield, MN.

Director: Philip Kaufman
Stars: Cliff Robertson, Robert Duvall, Luke Askew
Frank & Jesse (1995)
Biography | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Boris
Stars: Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis
The Californians (1957–1959)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

San Franciscans during the goldrush of the 1850s attempt to maintain law and order in their wild city. Newly arrived Matthew Wayne becomes sheriff, then marshal, and organizes the city ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Coogan, Adam Kennedy, Sean McClory
Colt .45 (1957–1960)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

Stars: Wayde Preston, Kenneth MacDonald, Donald May
Lancer (1968–1970)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

"Bonanza" clone about the Lancer family and its ranch.

Stars: James Stacy, Wayne Maunder, Andrew Duggan
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Allen Case ...
 Frank James (34 episodes, 1965-1966)
Christopher Jones ...
 Jesse James (34 episodes, 1965-1966)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 September 1965 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jesse James  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(34 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

The Legend of Jesse James...Starring Christopher Jones
5 March 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Although this tv western was filmed in black and white, the colorful portrayal of Jesse James through the talented efforts of Christopher Jones makes this western series stand out. The fact that this show only ran for one year still remains a mystery since Mr. Jones received an unprecedented amount of fan mail weekly while the show was on the air. With a supporting cast which included Allen Case (who also starred in The Deputy and Police Woman) and Ann Doran (who also played James Dean's mother in Rebel Without A Cause), the show also boasted among its guest stars Ann Southern, Jack Elam and Susan Strasberg. I believe the fans of this show need to speak out and let 20th Century Fox know that we would like to see this series released on VHS or DVD; or perhaps shown as reruns on one of the cable channels that supports older tv shows.


8 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Looking for ALL episodes mezavikki
are there copies of The Legend of Jesse James available anywhere? ArtDeco23
looking for episode katselks
Looking for Show with Susan in it debbie_mcwhirter
Lobbying to get the series on DVD video ntscpal2
Re: Amazon DVD product page You might as well lobby your dog ScottKaplan
Discuss The Legend of Jesse James (1965) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page