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Death Valley Days 

Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.

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6 March 1952 (USA)  »

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Call of the West  »

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In 1970, the U.S. Borax and Chemical Corporation was given a Special Trustees Award as part of the Western Heritage Awards ceremony for its sponsorship of this show. See more »

Goofs

The social norms and attitudes expressed during the series often did not match those of its 1850 to early 1870s settings. Most of the values expressed were those of its 1950s and 1960s filming period. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) See more »

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Gunslingers, Outlaws, Writers and Prospectors!
15 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

I remember watching "Death Valley Days" back in the sixties on Saturday afternoons with my father and my five brothers. I have only recently begun watching the program as I can now receive it on the Western Encore Channel on cable. I really appreciate this show because it a western that features more than just cowboys & Indians. There are plenty of episodes that focus upon prospectors, missionaries, newspaper reporters, teachers, naturalists, telegraph operators and mail deliverer. The action takes primarily in San Francisco and the state of California but the viewer is has taken to the Dakotas, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. It is always fun to spot the actors on the show who were on their way up or down in Hollywood. I even saw a very young Clint Eastwood on an episode just recently.


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