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Boots and Saddles

There are only 38 episodes of this rarely seen western series. Originally airing in 1957 and starring John Pickard, Patrick McVey, Gardner McKay. The unit depicted in the series, the 5th Cavalry, was an actual regiment in the US army. It fought in the Mexican War and the US Civil War and afterwards served in the Indian campaigns in Nebraska and Kansas. Among its members were future Confederate General Robert E. Lee (who was a lieutenant colonel at the time) and William F. Cody, better known as “Buffalo Bill Cody”, who served as a scout. The western fort set used on the series was in Kanab, Utah, and was originally built for the western Pony Express (1953). It was also seen in the opening credits of TV’s Branded (1965) and was featured extensively in Duel at Diablo (1966).

The Obsession

The Obsession western TV series episode from the Boots and Saddles western series starring John Pickard, Wright King and Johnny Western of Have Gun Will Travel fame.

Quiet Day at Fort Lowell

Quiet Day at Fort Lowell western TV series episode from the Boots and Saddles western series starring John Pickard, (billed as Jack Pickard in the credits of this episode) Harry Harvey Jr., Dave Willock, House Peters Jr., Robert Knapp and Al Wyatt Sr.