Cowboy G-Men

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Cowboy G-Men
Genre Western
Written by Buckley Angell
Todhunter Ballard
William R. Cox
Henry B. Donovan
Orville H. Hampton
Monroe Manning
Michael Raison
Directed by Thor L. Brooks
Reg Browne
George Cahan
Harold Daniels
Paul Landres
Starring Russell Hayden
Jackie Coogan
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 39
Production
Producer(s) Henry B. Donovan
Editor(s) Thor L. Brooks
Seth Larsen
Carl Pingitore
Cinematography Gordon Avil
Kenneth Peach
Henry Sharp
Harold E. Stine
William P. Whitley
Running time 24–26 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Syndication
Picture format Black-and-white
Audio format Monoaural
Original run September 13, 1952 (1952-09-13) – June 13, 1953 (1953-06-13)

Cowboy G-Men is an American Western series that aired in syndication from September 1952 to June 1953, for a total of thirty-nine episodes.

Synopsis[edit]

Russell Hayden and former child actor Jackie Coogan star as Pat Gallagher and Stoney Crockett, respectively, a pair of government agents operating in the American West. Television actor Phil Arnold portrayed Zerbo, a sometimes associate of Gallagher and Crockett. Cowboy G-Men was based on a story by Henry B. Donovan and featured the writing of such western fiction authors as Todhunter Ballard.

Episode list[edit]

Episode # Episode title Original airdate
1-1 "Ozark Gold" September 13, 1952
1-2 "Chinaman's Chance" September 20, 1952
1-3 "The Golden Wolf" September 27, 1952
1-4 "Secret Mission" October 4, 1952
1-5 "Chippewa Indians" October 11, 1952
1-6 "Center Fire" October 18, 1952
1-7 "Beware! No Trespassing" November 1, 1952
1-8 "Pixilated" November 8, 1952
1-9 "Running Iron" November 15, 1952
1-10 "Bounty Jumpers" November 22, 1952
1-11 "Gunslingers" November 29, 1952
1-12 "Koniackers (Counterfeiters)" December 6, 1952
1-13 "Ghost Bushwacker" December 13, 1952
1-14 "Salted Mines" December 20, 1952
1-15 "Frontier Smugglers" December 27, 1952
1-16 "Mysterious Decoy" January 3, 1953
1-17 "Ridge of Ghosts" January 10, 1953
1-18 "Hang the Jury" January 17, 1953
1-19 "Silver Shotgun" January 24, 1953
1-20 "Rawhide Gold" January 31, 1953
1-21 "The Run Down" February 7, 1953
1-22 "Rawhiders" February 14, 1953
1-23 "General Delivery" February 21, 1953
1-24 "Gypsy Traders" February 28, 1953
1-25 "Safe Crackers" March 7, 1953
1-26 "Silver Fraud" March 14, 1953
1-27 "Hangfire" March 21, 1953
1-28 "Hush Money" March 28, 1953
1-29 "Ghost Town Mystery" April 4, 1953
1-30 "Empty Mailbags" April 11, 1953
1-31 "Sawdust Swindle" April 18, 1953
1-32 "Spring the Trap" April 25, 1953
1-33 "Sidewinder" May 2, 1953
1-34 "Indian Trader" May 9, 1953
1-35 "Stolen Dynamite" May 16, 1953
1-36 "The Woman Mayor" May 23, 1953
1-37 "Double Crossed" May 30, 1953
1-38 "High Heeled Boots" June 6, 1953
1-39 "The California Bullets" June 13, 1953

DVD releases[edit]

Timeless Media Group released a 10 episode best-of set on DVD in Region 1 on October 26, 2008.[1]

Alpha Home Entertainment has released 5 volume collections of Cowboy G-Men on DVD. Each volume contains 4 episodes from the series.[2][3][4][5][6]

In Other Countries[edit]

In Japan, Cowboy G-Men was the first show to be dubbed in Japanese in 1956. The late veteran voice actor Junpei Takiguchi voiced all the characters including the female characters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-G-Men-Russell-Hayden/dp/B001E90DSK
  2. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Russell-Hayden-Jackie-Coogan/dp/B000J10HYO
  3. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-Russell-Hayden-Jackie-Coogan/dp/B000LXHFRW
  4. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-G-Men-3-Jackie-Coogan/dp/B004CNK5BK
  5. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-G-Men-4-Jackie-Coogan/dp/B004JWCVNY
  6. ^ http://www.amazon.com/Cowboy-G-Men-5-Jackie-Coogan/dp/B004KZH5EU

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