Law of the Plainsman

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Law of the Plainsman
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Premiere October 1, 1959
Finale May 5, 1960
Network/Provider NBC
Style 30-minute western
Company Cardiff Productions,
Four Star Television
Seasons 1
Episodes 30
(List of episodes)
Origin USA

Law of the Plainsman is a western that aired on NBC.

Michael Ansara played Sam Buckhart, an Apache Indian who saved the life of a U.S. Cavalry officer after an Indian ambush. When the officer died, he left Sam money that was used for an education at private schools and Harvard University. After school, he returned to New Mexico where he became a Deputy Marshal working for Marshal Andy Morrison. He lived in a boarding house run by Martha Commager. Another recurring character was 8-year old Tess Logan, an orphan who had been rescued by Buckhart.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Michael Ansara Sam Buckhart
Supporting/Recurring Cast
Gina Gillespie Tess Logan
Dayton Lummis Andy Morrison
Nora Marlowe Martha Commager


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One October 1, 1959 May 5, 1960 30


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There are no DVD releases for this show.

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