Action In The Afternoon (western, starring Jack Valentine)

     (CBS Primetime, 1953 - 1954)

     [The oddest looking western ever broadcast on television was
      this live daily program which originated in Philadelphia; 

      A team of writers came up with garden-variety plots which
      had plenty of stunts and simulated violence and gunplay...
      But the dust in the air of the mid-day sun looked like smoke
      with the old video cameras, and was a bit distracting to
      viewers; glare and odd specular highlights and a soundtrack
      which had no "foley artist" made it almost seem like a cross 
      between a soap opera and a rodeo -- it certainly didn't seem 
      like a typical dramatic TV western.
      The experiment only lasted for one season.]

Theme: "Billy The Kid (Ballet Suite)"

     Composer: Aaron Copland (ASCAP)

     Original Publisher: Boosey And Hawkes, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Boosey And Hawkes, Inc. (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY

     Composition Date: 1938

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