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ROBERT CONRAD’S “THE ADVENTURES OF NICK CARTER” (1972): FORGOTTEN TV

Adventures of Nick CarterTHE ADVENTURES OF NICK CARTER (1972) – Rest in peace, Robert Conrad. For decades, rugged sex symbol Robert Conrad embodied the old expression “women want him and men want to BE him.” My sister Debbie was a huge fan of Robert’s incredibly tight pants and frequently-bared chest. 

Thanks to television, home video and the internet, generations of viewers have been treated to Conrad’s memorable portrayals of heroes like old west Secret Service Agent Jim West on Wild, Wild West, real-life World War Two flying ace Greg “Pappy” Boyington on Black Sheep Squadron, secret agent T.R. Sloane on A Man Called Sloane and French trapper Pasquanel on the mini-series Centennial. (“Mawn uh-MEE!”)      

Nick Carter 2A few years after Wild, Wild West went off the air, Conrad starred in this pilot film for a tv series based on old Dime Novel and Pulp hero Nick Carter.

Carter had been around since the 1880s but, presumably to avoid too much resemblance to Wild, Wild West, The Adventures of Nick Carter was set around 1920 instead. Continue reading

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FRONTIERADO SAGA – DUSTY MURTAUGH

Another one of my sisters okayed me posting the Saga I wrote for her back in 2009. (Well, one paragraph is new. You never know when inspiration will hit you.) For fhe Blackwater Kid’s Saga click here: https://glitternight.com/2011/05/21/frontierado-saga-the-blackwater-kid/

For Amarillo Rose’s Saga click here: https://glitternight.com/2011/05/23/frontierado-saga-amarillo-rose/

For Six-Gun Sara’s Saga click here: http://midaevalmaiden.wordpress.com/2011/05/17/six-gun-sara/

 Dusty Murtaugh 

 

Deborah Ann “Dusty” Murtaugh was born in California in approximately 1859. She ran away from home at 15 disguised as a boy and found a job tending to horses for the Wells Fargo stagecoach company for a few years.  This was when she Continue reading

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