The Adventures of Jim Bowie - Birth of the Blade
Season 1, Episode 1
Original Airdate: Sep 07, 1956
Director: Lewis R. Foster
Cast: Scott Forbes
Guests: Walter Sande, Helen Wallace, Robert Foulke, Francis McDonald
Runtime: 26 min.
After an almost fatal encounter with a bear, Jim Bowie asks a blacksmith to forge a knife of his own design. It became known as the Bowie knife.
Trivia: Director Lewis R. Foster won the Best Director Academy Award for Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939). Robert Foulke (Yancy) guest starred in 13 episodes of the Bonanza TV series, often playing a deputy sheriff.