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Annie Oakley

annie oakley tv show

Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division, Washington, D. Her uncle Luke MacTavish is the town sheriff, but he is never seen. She was just an all around, all occasion friend and companion. Cast: Gail Davis Annie Oakley , Jimmy Hawkins Tagg Oakley , Brad Johnson Deputy Sheriff Lofty Craig , George Pembroke Sills , Mickey Simpson Henchman , Max Terhune Stark , Terry Frost Wagon Driver Lou and Bob Woodward Stableman: uncredited. Stardom Oakley's career took off when she performed with Buffalo Bill Cody's show at the American Exposition in London in 1887. Oakley, Annie: Oakley shooting at glass balls, 1894 Annie Oakley shooting at glass balls, 1894.

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Annie Oakley

annie oakley tv show

She had a kind, generous heart and brought so much joy to so many children. My Dad passed away quite sometime before I met Stanley. In the series, Annie Oakley rode a horse named Target; Tagg's horse was Pixie; and Lofty's mount was named Forest. Her real name was Betty Jeane Grayson. Despite her success, a rivalry with a fellow sharpshooter,Lillian Smith, had grown so tense that it led to Oakley's departure from the show at the end of the London engagement. Miller and World Distributors Ltd. You can wrap a word in square brackets to make it appear bold.

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Annie Oakley

annie oakley tv show

The town sheriff, Luke MacTavish, was Annie's uncle. Author Information optional To receive credit as the author, enter your information below. It was always Sam and Bootsie. Hawkins would ultimately play Tagg in 80 of the series' 81 episodes. Within a year she was appearing on stage in a melodrama written for her, The Western Girl. Additional episodes were being considered, but Jimmy Hawkins had a growth spurt and outgrew the part of Annie's little brother.

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Do You Remember...

annie oakley tv show

She played Empress Hall in London, Madison Square Garden in New York, the Fat Stock Show in Chicago and literally hundreds of rodeos and fairs in nearly every state. By the time it ended, Oakley was America's first female superstar. Hopes for a quieter life were dashed in 1903, when William Randolph Hearst published a false article claiming she was in jail for stealing to support a cocaine habit. When she was 15 she won a match in Cincinnati with Frank E. Oh wow—she really and truly was. New Arenas Oakley and Butler were in a train accident in late 1901, and shortly thereafter she left Cody's show for good. I was Gail Davis…but…I was Annie Oakley.

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Biography: Annie Oakley

annie oakley tv show

Following his portrayal of Tagg in the Annie Oakley pilot, Gray opted to join the cast of Father Knows Best, which premiered on television in October 1954, nine months after the initial broadcast of Annie Oakley. We all had a good time together, enjoyed doing it, going out on tour. Her marksmanship paid off the mortgage on her mother's house and led her to enter a shooting match with touring champion on Thanksgiving Day 1875. Levin Country of origin: United States Original language: English No. Gail was usually doubled by Donna Hall but sometimes by Alice Van who later married director R. She also toured with me on a number of occasions.

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Annie Oakley

annie oakley tv show

Gail Davis played the part of Annie Oakley. The series was guided by veteran western directors such as George Archainbaud, Frank McDonald, Earl Bellamy, the disliked Ray Nazarro and D. Featuring actress in the title role, the weekly program ran from January 1954 to February 1957 in. She made them feel like they were the only ones there. She then enjoyed a comfortable retirement with Butler in Maryland and North Carolina, hunting and giving shooting lessons to other women and performing at charity events. She knew I was, shall we say, between acting jobs at the time.

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Annie Oakley

annie oakley tv show

Gail was an extremely talented individual. Oakley dazzled audiences with her shotgun abilities, splitting cards on their edges, snuffing candles, and shooting the corks off bottles. A whole generation of children grew up with Gail Davis playing Annie Oakley on television. It ran from January 1954 to February 1957 in syndication, for a total of 81 black and white episodes, each 25 minutes long. A saddle tramp who is jailed for suspected murder. Gene Autry was executive producer of Annie Oakley, and Gail Davis had the title role.

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