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"Hawkeye's Homecoming"

April 3, 1957

"The Last of the Mohicans" title screen
which actually comes a bit later.

The screen announcement of
Hawkeye's premiere episode.

This is Hawkeye's home which is located
on the Iroquois Trail in New York.

This is Fort William Henry on Lake George,
built by the British to defend against
the French & the Indians.

Hawkeye's meeting with his mother after a
year long absence when Hawkeye went
away to lead some settlers west.

A close-up of Tommy Cutler, Nat "Hawkeye"
Cutler's little brother who has joined the British
army and has already become a sergeant.

This is Colonel Thorne, the military
leader at Fort William Henry.

This is Ogana (Michael Ansara) and Tommy
Cutler, on their way, to deliver a written and
urgent message to General Johnson, to
send reinforcements.

The urgent message for help that Tommy
Cutler is carrying to General Johnson, which
he is unable to do, thanks to Ogana.

Michael Ansara plays the evil and murderous
Ogana, Chief of the Huron, but disguised as a
Mohawk chief scout for the British Army.

Mrs. Cutler trying to comfort her wounded
son, Tommy, after Hawkeye & Chingachgook
brought him home. Ogana shot Tommy in
the back.

Mrs. Cutler is furious that Capt. John West
wants to examine Tommy, to make sure that
he is dead. Capt. West incorrectly believes
that Tommy is a traitor.

Ogana has told a number of other lies,
including telling Thorne that help is on
the way.

This is Colonel Thorne and his daughter,
Marian. Marian will soon be kidnapped
by Ogana

Hawkeye & Chingachgook are locked up
in the fort stockade by Capt. Brownell, a
traitor who has been giving orders to Ogana.

This Captain West who has found out that
Tommy Cutler was innocent and that Brownell is
the traitor and tells the truth to Colonel Thorne.

The Ottawa chief wants to let Hawkeye &
Ogana fight in a certain manner to determine
who is telling the truth and who is not.

Marian has been rescued and in the picture
are, from L to R: Col. Thorne, Gingachgook,
Hawkeye, Marian Thorne and Capt. John West.

Directed by Sidney Salkow. Mr. Salkow just
recently passed away on October 18, 2000.

Produced by Irving Cummings, Jr.

The Executive Producer is Leon Fromkess.

Story and Teleplay by Richard Schayer.

Note that John was billed as
Johnny Hart in this first episode.

The cast list for episode # 1,
"Hawkeye's Homecoming".

 

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