Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game, which he then pilots, along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi River. This action series is set in the nineteenth century.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Darren McGavin ...  Captain Grey Holden 42 episodes, 1959-1961
Dick Wessel ...  Carney Kohler 42 episodes, 1959-1961
Jack Lambert ...  Joshua Walcek / ... 23 episodes, 1959-1960
Burt Reynolds ...  Ben Frazer 20 episodes, 1959-1960
Michael McGreevey ...  Chip Kessler 17 episodes, 1959-1960
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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game, which he then pilots, along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi River. This action series is set in the nineteenth century.

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Adventure | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aventureros del Misisipi See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Meladare Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(44 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Burt Reynolds left the show in the middle of the first season because of behind-the-scenes disputes with Darren McGavin. He was replaced by Noah Beery, Jr. when the second season began. See more »

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Despite taking place in the Antebellum South, there were no African Americans on the show. See more »

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Why are the credits on older TV series so screwed up?
24 December 2006 | by clarkpark-1See all my reviews

This was a very good series. In each town the riverboat stopped in, some little drama would take place, with crew members getting involved in the local intrigue. The plots were always watchable and interesting, with occasional but excellent humor, and the acting was first rate. Darren McGavin was dashing as the captain (think Kolchak minus fifteen years).

Darren McGavin was the star of this series. Yet, on his page, he's credited with being in one episode, and on this page appears not at all. IMDb's television series pages used to be pretty accurate, now a lot of stars show as limited guests on their own shows. What happened?


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