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The Frontier (western anthology)

     (NBC Primetime, 1955 - 1956)

     [this dramatic anthology was set in days of the old West; 
      The venerable Worthington "Tony" Miner, creator of such
      dramatic anthologies as "Studio One" produced this series; 

     "Frontier" had no continuing characters since it was a
      dramatic anthology; only narrator Walter Coy was heard
      each week and he made occasional acting appearances;

      The tone of the show was expressed in his opening narration:
     "This is the West. This is the land of beginning again. This
      is the story of men and women facing The Frontier. This is
      the way it happened..."

      The realistic depictions and stories varied week to week;
      and this may have been the weakness which caused it to
      only last one season; perhaps Westerns need a continuing 
      hero...ala Matt Dillon, Bat Masterson, Bret Maverick, etc.]


Theme 1: "Opening Theme Frontier"

    [Tzipine was the conductor of re-recordings of B-picture cues in France
     commissioned by David Chudnow for his MUTEL ("Music For Television")
     music service in the 1950s; so it is not known who the original
     composer of this THEME was...it might have even been Paul Sawtell
     who also has a credit...]

     Composer: Georges Samuel Tzipine (French SACEM/ASCAP/BMI)

     Orig. Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)
                     [a div. of the MUTEL Music Service]

     2001 Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: 
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings:


Theme 2: "Closing Theme Frontier"

    [Tzipine was the conductor of re-recordings of B-picture cues in France
     commissioned by David Chudnow for his MUTEL ("Music For Television")
     music service in the 1950s; so it is not known who the original
     composer of this THEME was...it might have even been Paul Sawtell
     who also has a credit...]

     Composer: Georges Samuel Tzipine (French SACEM/ASCAP/BMI)

     Orig. Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)
                     [a div. of the MUTEL Music Service]

     2001 Publisher: Byron Music Company (BMI)
                        of Los Angeles, CA

     Copyright Date: 
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings:


Theme 3: "Frontier End Title"

     Composer: Paul Sawtell (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Bert Shefter Prod., Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Bert Shefter Productions (ASCAP)
                        of West Hollywood, CA

     Copyright Date: 
     Renewal   Date: 

     Recordings:


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