A History of Television’s The Virginian, 1962–1971 by Paul Green

By Paul Green

On September 19, 1962, The Virginian made its primetime broadcast most advantageous. The 1902 novel by way of Owen Wister had already obvious 4 motion picture diversifications while Frank expense pointed out the story's sequence strength to NBC. Filmed in colour, The Virginian turned television's first 90-minute western sequence. Immensely profitable, it ran for 9 seasons--television's 3rd longest operating western. This paintings money owed for the full artistic historical past of The Virginian, together with the unique inspirations and the movie adaptations--but the first concentration is its transformation into tv and the ways that the convey replaced over the years. an intensive episode consultant contains name, air date, visitor star(s), writers, manufacturers, director and a quick synopsis of every of The Virginian's 249 episodes, in addition to particular forged and creation credits.

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