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How many films did John Wayne ...

Question: How many films did John Wayne and Ward Bond make together?

Answer: I'm sorry, you stumbled into the wrong room, Harold. Ask FlickChick is the third door down on the right. Now, everyone point at Harold and laugh.

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Sir, could you please tell me ...

Question: Sir, could you please tell me who the main stars were on Wagon Train? Thank you.

Answer: Thanks for the respect, Teri (I get so little), but as the old boot-camp admonishment goes, don't call me "sir" — I work for a living!

There are a few answers to that question, the first being the cast list (which I'll run down in a moment) and the second being a list of guest stars, since episodes revolved around one-shot characters who came and went. But any fan of the show would whittle it down to one actor: the opinionated, tough-as-leather Ward Bond.

In the series, which ran on NBC from 1957-62 before jumping to ABC and finishing out its run there in 1965, Bond played Major Seth Adams, who led the train each season from St. Louis to California with assistant wagon master Bill Hawks (Terry Wilson) and cook Charlie Wooster (Frank McGrath) by hread more


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Year Title Description
1962 Wagon Train TV Show Series, Actor - Seth Adams
1959 Rio Bravo Movie, Actor - Pat Wheeler
1959 Alias Jesse James Movie, Actor - Maj. Seth Adams
1958 China Doll Movie, Actor - Father Cairns
1957 The Wings Of Eagles Movie, Actor - John Dodge

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