Yancy Derringer, an ex-Confederate soldier turned gambler, was a suave lady's man in New Orleans, Louisiana. In reality, he was working for John Colton, the civil administrator of the city.... See full summary »

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Richard Sale, Mary Loos
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Complete series cast summary:
Jock Mahoney ...  Yancy Derringer 34 episodes, 1958-1959
X Brands ...  Pahoo-Ka-Ta-Wah / ... 34 episodes, 1958-1959
Kevin Hagen ...  John Colton 31 episodes, 1958-1959
Frances Bergen ...  Madame Francine 19 episodes, 1958-1959
Charlene James Charlene James ...  Pearl Girl / ... 14 episodes, 1958-1959
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Yancy Derringer, an ex-Confederate soldier turned gambler, was a suave lady's man in New Orleans, Louisiana. In reality, he was working for John Colton, the civil administrator of the city. Yancy's job was to prevent crime and if necessary, arrest the culprits. His constant companion was Pahoo-Ka-Ta-Wah an Indian who watches Yancy's back. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@worldnet.att.net>

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English

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2 October 1958 (USA) See more »

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(34 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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The character on whom the series was based first appeared in the pulp magazine story "Derringer" by series co-creator Richard Sale. The story appeared in the March 11, 1939 edition of Detective Fiction Weekly. See more »

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Yancy Derringer
Music by Henry Russell
Lyrics by Don Quinn
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GOSH I LOVED THIS SHOW!!!!!!!!!!!!
29 May 1999 | by David-215See all my reviews

Richard Sale (pulp writer and movie writer and movie producer) teamed up with his wife Anita Loos (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes) to produce 39 episodes of a syndicated show. Jock Mahoney, the stunt man extraordinary and THE RANGE RIDER, was casted as a ex-confederate soldier coming back to a Yankee controlled New Orleans after the war. Opening episode, he and Pahoo were waving a Confederate Flag in the middle of the river to hitch a ride on a riverboat. Audacious and charming was Yancy.


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