Sergeant Preston of the Yukon - Richard Simmons
starred as Sergeant William Preston, a Royal Canadian Mountie who maintained law and
order at the turn of the century amidst the rugged Northwest Territories on the northwest adventure
SERGEANT PRESTON OF THE YUKON/CBS/1955-58. His sidekicks included his horse, Rex
and his malamute dog,
"Sergeant Preston of the Northwest Mounted Police with Yukon King, swiftest
and strongest lead dog breaking the trail in the relentless pursuit of
lawbreakers, in the wild days of the Yukon. Back to the days of the Gold Rush,
as Sergeant Preston, with his wonder dog, Yukon King, meets the challenge of
the Yukon. [map of Yukon Territory appears] This is the Yukon . . " --
Sergeant Preston first appeared on network radio from 1947 to 1955. The
character was created by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker, who also developed
The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet.
The series was filmed in the mountains of California and Colorado.
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