The Adventures of Jim Bowie

1956, TV Show

The exploits of the `fearless and mighty adventurin' man' who invented the knife that bears his name (purportedly after breaking his old one in a fight with a grizzly bear). Based loosely on fact and set in the Louisiana Territory during the 1820s and '30s.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 12/7/1956

Season 1, Episode 14
Bowie hunts down river pirates who have stolen $10,000 worth of his beaver pelts.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 11/16/1956

Season 1, Episode 11
After his brother is shot Jim rushes home to discover that his family has been swindled out of a land grant.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 11/9/1956

Season 1, Episode 10
President Andrew Jackson asks Bowie to stop a secessionist movement being planned by Cajun outlaws.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 10/26/1956

Season 1, Episode 8
After years on the frontier, Jim Bowie returns home to Opelousas, Louisiana and finds his town has been overrun by a posse of criminals.

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Premiered: September 07, 1956, on ABC
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Premise: The exploits of the `fearless and mighty adventurin' man' who invented the knife that bears his name (purportedly after breaking his old one in a fight with a grizzly bear). Based loosely on fact and set in the Louisiana Territory during the 1820s and '30s.

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