The Adventures of Jim Bowie
Adventure / Western
Scott Forbes as Jim Bowie
Set in the Louisiana Territory of the 1830s, Scott Forbes stars as Jim Bowie, a wealthy young planter and adventurer who encounters many famous people and dangerous situations.
The Adventures of Jim Bowie Intro
The Birth of the Blade (09/07/1956)
First show in the series which explains how Jim Bowie came to invent his famous Bowie knife.
The Squatter (09/14/1956)
Jim tries to talk a neighbor out of throwing penniless German squatters off of her land.
An Adventure with Audobon (09/21/1956)
Bowie assists the legendary painter/naturalist escape French forces that are hunting him.
Deputy Sheriff (09/28/1956)
Volunteering as a temporary deputy to guard a prisoner, Bowie comes to believe that the young man may be innocent.
A fur company is trying to keep the Cajun fur trappers from selling to Jim Bowie.
Broomstick Wedding (10/12/1956)
A trade of horses leads to an angry father mistaking Bowie for his neighbor, the potential object of a shotgun wedding.
Natchez Trace (10/19/1956)
A group of travelers ask Bowie for help against a rumored highwayman on the trail to Natchez.
Jim Bowie Comes Home (10/26/1956)
Returning from a trip Jim discovers the town near his home has been taken over by hoodlums.
Ghost of Jean Battoo (11/02/1956)
Bowie encounters a group of farmers who are being duped into paying protection money to an old woman against the ghost of a famous Louisiana pirate.
The Secessionists (11/09/1956)
A friend of Jim's tries to talk a group of French planters out of seceding from the Union.
The Land Jumper (11/16/1956)
When Jim and his brother try to sell land a Frenchman shows up claiming to have the title.
The Select Females (11/23/1956)
The head mistress of a school for young ladies tells Jim one has been kidnapped.
Jim Bowie's Slave (11/30/1956)
Bowie comes to the aid of a former slave he had freed, but who is being sold again.
The Outlaw Kingdom (12/07/1956)
Bowie goes after a gang of river pirates who have stolen his cargo.
The Swordsman (12/14/1956)
Bowie runs into trouble when an attractive woman in New Orleans , where he has gone to purchase an estate, turns his head.
Return to the Alciblade (12/21/1956)
Bowie goes after the thief who stole an expensive Christmas gift he bought for his mother.
Monsieur Francois (12/28/1956)
Jim comes to the aid of a French boy and his aunty, who are the victims of confidence men.
Bowie aids native Seminoles, who the army is trying to move to a bad tract of land.
Jackson's Assassination (03/15/1957)
Bowie is duped into helping a group that is plotting to kill the President.
Gone to Texas (05/24/1957)
When Bowie crosses the border into Texas he finds someone is trying to kill him.