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HONDO

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HONDO
 
MGM / Batjac Production / ABC Television, 1967
60 minutes, Color, 17 episodes.
Spin-off of the 1953 movie "Hondo"
Based on the Louis L'Amour story "The Gift of Cochise".
Screenplay by: Andrew J. Fenady
Based on a screenplay by James Edward Grant.
Directed by: Lee H. Katzin
Produced by: Andrew J. Fenady and John Wayne (uncredited)
Cast: Ralph Taeger, Kathie Brown, Buddy Foster, Noah Berry, Jr., Gary Clarke, Michael Pate, William Bryant.
 
Episode titles, air dates and special gust stars:
1) Hondo and the Eagles Claw ....................(9/8/67) (Jim Davis)
2) Hondo and the War Cry ............................(9/15/67) (Jim Davis)
3) Hondo and the Singing Wire ....................(9/22/67)
4) Hondo and the Superstition Massacre ..(9/29/67) (Robert Reed)
5) Hondo and the Savage .............................(10/6/67)
6) Hondo and the Apache Kid ......................(10/13/67) (Nick Adams)
7) Hondo and the War Hawks ......................(10/20/67) (Jim Davis)
8) Hondo and the Mad Dog ..........................(10/27/67) (James MacArthur)
9) Hondo and the Judas ...................(11/3/67) (Ricky Nelson / Forrest Tucker)
10) Hondo and the Comancheros ..............(11/10/67)
11) Hondo and the Sudden Town ...............(11/17/67)
12) Hondo and the Ghost of Ed Dow .........(11/24/67)
13) Hondo and the Death Drive ...................(12/1/67)
14) Hondo and the Hanging Town ..............(12/8/67)
15) Hondo and the Gladiaors .......................(12/15/67) (Claude Akins)
16) Hondo and the Apache Trail ..................(12/22/67) (Annette Funicello)
17) Hondo and the Rebel Hat .......................(12/29/67)
 
VHS: not available
DVD: not available
 
Note: The first two episodes of HONDO were edited together (some scenes deleted) and released theatrically in Europe as the 1967 movie "HONDO AND THE APACHES". This movie is available on VHS and DVD.
 
Note: The Hondo TV series was later released in France starting on June 5, 1970.
 
Click here: http://www.jmdigitalscrapbook.com/Hondo/MadDog.shtml to see a clip from episode #8 Hondo and the Mad Dog