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Wagon Train

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The show was based on a 1950 film Wagonmaster in which Wagon Train star Ward Bond played a supporting role.
 
Legendary comedians Ed Wynn, Don Rickles, and Lou Costello all appeared in dramatic roles on Wagon Train.
 
Wagon Train co-stars Terry Wilson and Frank McGrath were both primarily stunt men before appearing on the series.
 
The Bates house in Psycho and the Munster house were both used on Wagon Train.
 
Robert Fuller, John McIntire, and Michael Burns all made guest appearances before they became regulars on the series.
 
Wagon Train was known as La Grande Caravane in France.
 
The actors in Wagon Train frequently appeared in commercials for the Ford Motor Company which was a sponsor of the show.
 
The dressing rooms at Revue Studios used by the cast members of Wagon Train were nicknamed "Whiskey Row."
 
Wagon Train star Ward Bond died of a heart attack on the same day that famed country singer Johnny Horton died in a car wreck. Both men died in the state of Texas.
 

Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Western
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 18, 1957
Ended: September 05, 1965
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