Jim Bowie, The Adventures of (adventure, starring Scott Forbes)

    (ABC Primetime, 1956 - 1958;

    [Scott Forbes played Jim Bowie, the inventor of the Bowie Knife,
     which was a hit during the wild west days; the use of the knife
     on this series sparked one of the first public debates about the
     excess of violence on television and its effect on children]

Theme 1: "Jim Bowie"

    [aka: "Jim Bowie - Adventurin' Man"; on the series this THEME
     was sung by the Ken Darby singers led by the composer; they 
     also performed the THEME to "The Legend of Wyatt Earp"]

     Composer: Kenneth Lorin ("Ken") Darby (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Longridge Music Company (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Norris Ventures Limited Partnership (ASCAP)
                        of Beaverton, OR
    [registered as "Music From Jim Bowie"]:             
     Copyright Date: May 27, 1957; Eu 479 348.
     Renewal   Date: [not found]


Theme 2: "Jim Bowie"

    [this may have been used for the Syndicated version of the series]

     Composers: Joseph Davis ("Joe") Hooven (ASCAP) and
                Jerry Winn (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: H W S Music Company (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: H W S Music Company (ASCAP)
                        of Tarzana, CA

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:


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