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Wichita Town (western, starring Joel McCrea and Jody McCrea)

    (NBC Primetime, 1959 - 1960)

    [based on the 1955 Allied Artists motion picture "Wichita" 
     in which Joel McCrea played marshall Wyatt Earp in the 
     frontier town of Wichita, Kansas;

     Joel McCrea's real-life son Jody played the role of his 
     deputy in the TV series; the musical theme by Hans Salter
     with a lyric by Ned Washington was also taken from the film; 
     it was recorded by western singing star Tex Ritter]


Theme: "Wichita"

    [same Main Title/End Credits THEME song as the motion picture]

     Composers: music by Hans J. Salter (ASCAP), and
                lyric by Ned Washington (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Leo Feist, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publishers: EMI-Feist Catalog, Inc. (ASCAP)
                         c/o EMI Music Publishing, Inc.
                         of New York, NY; 
                      Catherine Hinen/Largo Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
                         of New York, NY; and
                      Patti Washington Music (ASCAP)
                         of Los Angeles, CA

     Published Copyright Date: May  17, 1955; EP  89 817.
     Published Renewal   Date: Jan. 10, 1983; RE-166-770.

     Recordings:


Other Format Music: "Wichita Town Incid. Music"

    [other Billboards and Bumpers and fanfares for the series]

     Composer: music by Hans J. Salter (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Salter Publishing Co. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Salter Publishing Company (ASCAP)
                        c/o American Friends of Hebrew University, Inc.
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recordings:

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