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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, Yukon King.

Sergeant Preston and his Alaskan husky sidekick Yukon King - SERGEANT PRESTON OF THE YUKON

"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 . . " -- Opening Narration

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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