“Alias Smith and Jones”: Still Charming After 50 Years

Happy Golden Anniversary to the Trailblazing Classic TV Western

[From left: Pete Duel, Ben Murphy, Roger Davis]

In the history of television westerns, Alias Smith and Jones stands out from the pack.

The small screen answer to the 1969 Paul Newman/Robert Redford feature film, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Alias Smith and Jones combined a seriocomic premise and tone, entertaining stories…