Daniel Boone

Season 4 Episode 5

Beaumarchais

Aired Thursday 7:30 PM Oct 12, 1967 on NBC

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    • The real Pierre Beaumarchais was a French playwright who wrote the classic plays, The Barber of Seville and The Marriage of Figaro. Both were later turned into operas by Mozart. Beaumarchais was a supporter of the Patriot cause during the Revolutionary War and contributed a great deal of his own money in furtherance of it although there's no evidence he ever set foot upon American soil as depicted in this episode.

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    • Robert Wolders had just finished playing Texas Ranger Erik Hunter on Laredo.

    • Louise Sorel would later have a long run on Days of Our Lives where she played Vivian Alamaine.

    • Ed Ames gets to show off his fine singing voice in this episode. Ames was a member of The Ames Brothers quartet who had a number of hit songs during the 1950's.

    • British Shakespearean actor Maurice Evans is most famous to American TV viewers for his role as Maurice in Bewitched.

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