James drury, the one true virginian by whom all others are measured, is the star of the first 90-minute color western tv series, the virginian, which aired from 1962-1971the virginian is the third longest running western series in the history of television the television series was adapted from the 1902 owen wister western novel, the virginian, a horseman of the plains.
An old maid bank teller who decides it is time to provide for herself identifies trampas as a bank robber and murderer in order to extort $10,000 from the actual thief. The virginian (repackaged with more imaginative costumes as the men from shiloh in its final year) is an american western television series starring james drury, doug mcclure and lee j cobb, which aired on the national broadcasting company television network from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodesit was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called decision.
The virginian's (james drury) belief in the innocence of a man convicted of murder leads him on a grim, dangerous mission to bring a lawless mountaineer (guest star john cassavetes) to justice, in long ride to wind river. Episode recap the virginian on tvcom watch the virginian episodes, get episode information, recaps and more.
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The virginian (otherwise titled the virginian: a horseman of the plains) is a 1902 novel set in the wild west by the american author owen wister, (1860-1938)it describes the life of a cowboy on a cattle ranch in wyoming and was the first true fictional western ever written, aside from short stories and pulp dime novels.