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Jefferson Drum

1 9 5 8 – 1 9 5 9 (USA)
26 x 30 minute episodes

Widower Jefferson Drum (Jeff Richards) starts a newspaper in the ruthless, lawless gold mining town of Jubilee during the 1850s.

The embittered newspaper publisher struggles to establish peace through the power of the press while caring for his son, Joey (Eugene Martin).

Lucius Coin (Cyril Delevanti) was his typesetter, and Big Ed (Robert J. Stevenson) his bartender friend.

The series ran on NBC from 25 April 1958 to 23 April 1959, originally under the title The Pen and The Quill.

Jefferson Drum
Jeff Richards
Joey Drum 
Eugene Martin
Lucius Coin
Cyril Delevanti
Big Ed
Robert J. Stevenson