Steve Canyon (1958–1959)
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Operation Towline 

Steve Canyon assumes command of an experimental mission involving a KB-50 tanker towing three F-102 Interceptors like a flying aircraft carrier. The plan, conceived by Gen. "Shanty" Towne, ... See full summary »

Director:

Ted Post

Writers:

Milton Caniff (comic strip), Milton Caniff (story) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Dean Fredericks ... Steve Canyon
Harry Townes ... General Towne
Suzanne Alexander ... Nurse Jeets (as Susan Alexander)
Paul Frees ... Maj. Durkle RAF
Morgan Woodward ... Major Tex Berry
Sidney Clute ... Crew Chief Sgt. Sam Gerke
Dan Barton Dan Barton ... Captain Bullets McVay
Ray Montgomery ... Colonel Frye
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Storyline

Steve Canyon assumes command of an experimental mission involving a KB-50 tanker towing three F-102 Interceptors like a flying aircraft carrier. The plan, conceived by Gen. "Shanty" Towne, an old flying buddy of Steve's (who is grounded because of failing health) is in danger of being cancelled. Written by John Ellis

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Genres:

Adventure

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 1958 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Pegasus Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This is the original pilot film for the series, which was shot in late January/early February of 1958. This was the first episode aired (after cutting out several minutes of footage and changing the beginning and end credits). See more »

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