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Seasons:
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Release Date:
29 September 1955 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.
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Cast

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Dick Simmons ... Sgt. Preston / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
Yukon King ... King / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
Vic Perrin ... Narrator (48 episodes, 1955-1958)
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Series Directed by
Eddie Dew (40 episodes, 1955-1958)
Alan Crosland Jr. (11 episodes, 1956-1958)
Earl Bellamy (8 episodes, 1957-1958)
Chuck Skinner (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
Charles D. Livingstone (5 episodes, 1956)
John Peyser (2 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Writing credits
George W. Trendle (77 episodes, 1955-1958)
Fran Striker (58 episodes, 1955-1958)
Tom Dougall (32 episodes, 1956-1958)
Robert C. Bennett (25 episodes, 1956-1958)
Dan Beattie (9 episodes, 1956-1958)
Maurice Tombragel (8 episodes, 1955-1956)
Dwight V. Babcock (6 episodes, 1955-1957)
Ed Adamson (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Lawrence L. Goldman (4 episodes, 1956)
Stanley H. Silverman (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Sidney Sloan (3 episodes, 1955-1956)
Robert Bennett (3 episodes, 1955)
Oliver Drake (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Nelson Gidding (2 episodes, 1955)
Don Leigh (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
William Lively (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Mildred Merrill (2 episodes, 1956)
Don Clark (2 episodes, 1957)

Eric Freiwald (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Chuck Skinner .... producer / executive producer (52 episodes, 1955-1957)
Tom R. Curtis .... executive producer (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Cinematography by
Gilbert Warrenton (52 episodes, 1955-1957)
Gordon Avil (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Film Editing by
Stuart O'Brien (20 episodes, 1957-1958)
Alan Crosland Jr. (18 episodes, 1955-1957)
Bettie Mosher (18 episodes, 1956)
John B. Moss (8 episodes, 1956)
James Leicester (7 episodes, 1956-1957)
George A. Gittens (4 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Casting by
John Lee (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ernst Fegté (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Armor E. Goetten (52 episodes, 1955-1957)
Vin Taylor (25 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Makeup Department
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor / makeup artist (34 episodes, 1956-1957)
Frank McCoy .... makeup artist (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Production Management
John J. Berneau .... production supervisor / post-production supervisor (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
W.B. Eason .... assistant director (41 episodes, 1955-1958)
Frank E. Myers .... assistant director (24 episodes, 1956-1958)
Jack Gertsman .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Buddy Messinger .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
 
Series Art Department
Lou Wildey .... property master / property / ... (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Sound Department
Earl A. Wolcott .... sound (43 episodes, 1955-1957)
Carroll Pratt .... sound (25 episodes, 1957-1958)
Douglas Stewart .... sound editor (17 episodes, 1955-1956)
Rex Lipton .... sound editor (11 episodes, 1956)
Alfred R. Bird .... sound editor (9 episodes, 1956-1957)
John B. Moss .... sound editor (6 episodes, 1956)
Edgar Zane .... sound editor / sound (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Elden Ruberg .... sound (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Jack F. Lilly .... sound (4 episodes, 1955)
Monty Pearce .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Comer .... lighting technician / electrician / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ed Lossman .... wardrobe (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Editorial Department
Herbert R. Hoffman .... editorial supervisor / supervising editor (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
Alan Crosland Jr. .... supervising editor / editorial supervisor / ... (10 episodes, 1955-1957)
Bettie Mosher .... editorial supervisor / supervising film editor (7 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Music Department
Bettie Mosher .... music editor (26 episodes, 1955-1957)
Maurice Kline .... music editor (18 episodes, 1956-1957)
Morey Pearce .... music editor (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Graham Mahin .... music editor (4 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Other crew
Freddie Fralick .... production representative: Trendle-Campbell-Meurer Inc. / supervisor / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
Nelson Gidding .... story editor (52 episodes, 1955-1957)
Raymond J. Rand .... associate to producer / assistant to producer (52 episodes, 1955-1957)
Tom R. Curtis .... production executive (36 episodes, 1955-1956)
Grant D. Harris .... story editor (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
Fran Striker .... scenario editor (26 episodes, 1957-1958)
Milton Carter .... production executive (16 episodes, 1956-1957)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (78 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The theme song for this series, like that of "The Lone Ranger" (1949), is from the operatic repertoire. The music is adapted from the "Overture to Donna Diana" by Nikolaus von Reznicek.See more »
Quotes:
Sgt. Preston:Well, King, this case is closed.See more »
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22 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
If only, 25 December 2004
Author: Larry Forster (lforster@comcast.net) from Georgia, USA

I remember watching this program as a kid. There were no fancy special effects, no blood and gore, just edge of your seat excitement. There was a clear distinction between the good guys and the bad guys, and the good guys won. The dedicated Sargent Preston, and his faithful dog King, fighting the elements and the bad guys. You always knew who the hero was, and the bad guys always got what they deserve. Perhaps if there were shows like this today, children would have a better sense of right and wrong. Clear definitions of right and wrong, where the objective is to bring the wrongdoer to justice, not smash, mutilate or destroy them. No super powers, no high technology, just plain old fashioned using your brain. Clear values and no gratuitous violence.

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