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Kirby Grant ...  Sky King / ... 72 episodes, 1952-1959
Gloria Winters ...  Penny King 72 episodes, 1952-1959
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"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King, his niece Penny and their Cessna 310 airplane "Songbird" were constantly involved in one adventure after another. Written by Wayne Coleman <waynecoleman@swbell.net>

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16 September 1951 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Referenced in Jimmy Buffett's song "Pencil Thin Mustache": "Writin' letters to Sky's niece Penny". See more »

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Thanks for the memories
7 January 2005 | by whodo13See all my reviews

Thank you so much for finding "Sky King" I have asked many people from my generation, Do you remember the show Sky King? No one remembers but oh I do. Watching on Saturday mornings was the treat of the week for me. Penny and Uncle Sky were great and I can still see that plane in my minds eye flying in over the hill tops. How I loved that show. If only the kids of today had great shows like we did maybe we'd have less hate and violence in the world today. Whatever became of the shows stars? Did they go on to bigger and better things? I truly hope so. They deserved a lot for all the joy and happiness they brought to countless numbers of youngsters across the nation. Well those of us fortunate enough to have television. Thanks for all the great memories.


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