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The Texan is a Western television series starring popular B movie actor Rory Calhoun, which aired on the CBS television network from 1958 to 1960. In The Texan, Calhoun played Bill Longley, a Confederate captain from the American Civil War, who roams the American West to help people in need. Often the plot would center around Longley helping an old friend or a relative of an old friend. He was known by reputation as a fearsome gunfighter.
The fictitious Bill Longley of The Texan was in no way the real Bill Longley, an outlaw hanged in 1878 in Giddings in Lee County, Texas.
Calhoun formed Rorvic Productions with Victor Orsatti to co-produce The Texan in partnership with Desilu Productions, the production company founded by Lucille Ball and her first husband, Desi Arnaz, Sr.
The Texan ran for only two seasons. In the second half of the second season, it was preceded on the CBS schedule by Kate Smith’s return to network television, her unsuccessful The Kate Smith Show. The first season, sponsored by Viceroy, was the better because in the second season, the network reused some of the material and footage from the first season. After the 79-episode run, Calhoun returned to starring and co-starring in “B” Westerns, and making occasional television appearances. Louis L’Amour wrote teleplays for several episodes.
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Great to see Rory in action again. He had a close Australian tie, married to an Aussie girl, and in this episode Micheal Pate (Known down under as the great Australian Indian) a well known actor in Aussie Land, and American Westerns, including some with the “Duke”.
i e njoy all the westerns to see. u do alot of waiting for the movie w.u cant go back if u have sa..w one
Sometimes depending on your connection and other factors it may take the movie a little while to buffer . Sometimes when I want to watch one I will click on the movie then click pause . I will then go get a cup of coffee and when I come back it has usually buffered enough where it will play and not stop later buffering more . Thanks for watching . Bob