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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Flaps Up! Pre-Order Volume 3!

Today is yet another anniversary! Exactly 51 years ago today, on Saturday November 29th, 1958, the Steve Canyon episode OPERATION MUSHROOM premiered on NBC. Told in documentary fashion, the curious public got a detailed and early look into just what went into an atomic test. Never mind that Steve Canyon didn't REALLY drop that bomb...but this episode was so popular it aired twice on NBC and once again on ABC (in 1960)!


Preliminary rough front cover design for Volume 3 by Johann Mitchell

Moving on, the episode that everyone is anxious to see again is OPERATION INTERCEPT, which Time Magazine called "a neat exercise in airborne shock"...


Above is a frame from the 28th Steve Canyon episode "Operation Intercept"...now here's an extended clip from the episode:



So now that we have your attention, and we know that you really really really want to see "Operation Intercept" in its entirety...

On this auspicious occasion we are announcing that THE COMPLETE STEVE CANYON ON TV Volume 3 DVD is slated for a end of Fall 2013 release and that we are now making available advance Pre-Order sales of this 2 disc DVD through the PayPal "Add to Cart" button below. Continuing from the first 24 episodes presented in Volumes 1 and 2, this final DVD set will include the following final episodes of the series:

Episode 25) Iron Curtain
Episode 26) Blackmail
Episode 27) Room 313
Episode 28) Operation Intercept
Episode 29) The Bomb
Episode 30) The Muller Story
Episode 31) The Trap
Episode 32) The Sergeant
Episode 33) The Korean Story
Episode 34) Sabotage

There will also be extras on the discs (similar to what was included on Volume One and Two) such as episode commentary tracks...we are still finalizing the artwork and contents at this time. Further details are TO BE ANNOUNCED here in the pages of our blog and we recommend subscribing to Steve Canyon On DVD by using the form on the right hand sidebar on this page (it's free!). We have been getting a lot of mail about Volume Three and we don't want to delay any longer to make advance orders available even though the DVDs won't be available until approximately June. (Note that the official release date WAS November 14, 2011, then was moved to Christmas, 2012, and is now planned to be finally able to released by the end of December 2014).

One key extra will be the ORIGINAL PILOT VERSION of the very first episode OPERATION TOWLINE, which has additional scenes, footage and different head and tail title sequences than what was in the broadcast version that was in Volume 1.

I will say that there will definitely be audio commentary tracks for every episode (like we did in Volume 2). Commentators this time will include Abel Fernandez, James H. Farmer, Brad Ulvila and more. We will also be including some DVD-Rom content, including the screenplay for the unproduced episode PROJECT B-58!

There's cool aircraft again (as you would expect in Steve Canyon) such as F-86 Sabre, F-100 Super Sabre, F-102 and TF-102A Delta Dagger, B-47 Stratojet, KB-50 Supertanker, B-52 Stratofortress, F-104 Starfighter and others (including the Soviet MiG-15)! Some of these later episodes were trying to focus more on drama than hardware but having said that, there's still some great aircraft footage in this volume!

There are bunches of well known performers in these shows, such as Abel Fernandez, Jerry Paris, Ted De Corsia, Ingrid Goude, Robert Sampson, James Drury, Werner Klemperer, Celia Lovsky, Barbara Beaird, Ross Martin, Dara Massey, Amanda Blake, Roy Thinnes, Jack Grinnage, Nelson Leigh, John Anderson, Dabbs Greer, Virginia Christine, George MacReady, James Griffith, Bert Freed, Claude Akins, Ron Ely, Hal Smith, Robert Sampson, Frank Maxwell, James Hong, Weaver Levy...and more!

Directors are Walter Grauman, Lamont Johnson, Arthur Marks and Ted Post. Writers are John Hawkins, William Spier, David Haft, Tony Barrett, Joseph Landon, Shelly Colbert and Milton Caniff.
We don't have an EXACT release date yet, so we are just going to say the our TARGET release date is ROUGHLY spring 2010. (Note that the official release date is by end of Fall 2013!) There is still a LOT of work to do on additional extras for this volume...more details will be announced here soon. The advance pre-sales will help provide much needed funds to actually complete the work on this volume...and we thank each and every one of you for your unflagging support.

For more detailed information about what EXACTLY is going to be included in The Complete Steve Canyon On TV Volume 3, keep tuning in here in the weeks to come.

Note that even though domestic and overseas shipping rates have gone up this year, we are going to keep the $19.95 (postage-paid) price for the time being.


ALSO NOTE that only those that Pre-Order Volume 3 will get the special three volume slipcase (mailed in the same package) for free (as our gift to those who have supported us by pre-ordering)...once we release Volume 3 the ONLY way to get this attractive printed slipcase (which will hold all 3 volumes of Steve Canyon) will be by purchasing the full series box set.

So now the wait is over... you can advance pre-order yours today! (scroll down)

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By purchasing this and/or other items from this site you are helping us to get the COMPLETE Steve Canyon TV series out on DVD and we thank you for your support.

ALSO NOTE that only those that Pre-Order Volume 3 will get the special three volume slipcase (mailed in the same package) for free (as our gift to those who have supported us by pre-ordering)...once we release Volume 3 the ONLY way to get this attractive printed slipcase (which will hold all 3 volumes of Steve Canyon) will be by purchasing the full series box set.

(NOTE that you must pre-order Volume 3 separately from any other items that we offer here...we apologise for the inconvenience but it is necessary for us to do it this way at this time)


Sorry, All Volume #3 Pre-Orders 
NOW CLOSED until the official release at the end of 2014.
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Email us at Ye Olde Caniff/Canyon Shoppe if you have any questions, comments, or are in need of any assistance. Thanks again for remembering Milton and for making this project possible.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Whither Steve Canyon Volume 3?

It was this week last year that we released THE COMPLETE STEVE CANYON ON TV Volume 1 ...and although we would prefer waiting till closer to the actual release date, the demands of YOU, our friends and followers of this adventure have suggested we start taking orders NOW...an act of faith I suppose...

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Milton Caniff
Here's Steve Canyon's "poppa" Milton Caniff holding one of his artist reference models (an F-100 Super Sabre) for an NBC publicity shot for the Steve Canyon TV series back in 1958! (Photo taken by Bob Goldwater (NBC) August 11, 1958 in the Caniff home in High Tor New York).

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We're shooting now for a February or March release (and earlier if possible)...that it's reasonably achievable (with all of the work left to do on this last volume)...we've been battling with a lack of funds to continue at a steady pace. We also just had a hard drive fail (with materials that were already completed for Volume 3 on it)...meaning that they either need to be recovered or redone, either way it's a costly prospect. (Anybody out there that can help recover files from a hard drive with mechanical failure..NOT software failure...we'd love to hear from you!).

Milton Caniff
The Boeing B-47 Stratojet bomber (with JATO jet assisted take-off) from the Steve Canyon episode OPERATION INTERCEPT, arguably the most memorable and much anticipated show of the series (which will be included in Volume 3).

I meant for this to be a brief post...so I'll just say let us know your thoughts on this plan (email link below) or as a direct comment on this post...OR via our Facebook page...and we'll post our decision in the next day or two.
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Email us at Ye Olde Caniff/Canyon Shoppe and let us know what you think. Thanks again for remembering Milton and for making this project possible.


Saturday, November 21, 2009

The Girls of Steve Canyon - Part 5

Sue Randall
Actual publicity photo from our archives. Caption reads, #9207-10 "Lt. Colonel Steve Canyon (Dean Fredericks) explains the workings of Lockheed Hercules to passenger Addie Malone (Sue Randall) before take-off on overseas flight in the STEVE CANYON episode, "OPERATION JETTISON".


I can't believe we've done all of these "Girls of" posts and have never done one on everybody's favorite Sue Randall just as lovely as ever as "Sgt. Addie Malone" in the Steve Canyon episode OPERATION JETTISON!

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Dancing Sylvia
Sue Randall with Tige Andrews (middle) and Steve canyon himself Dean Fredericks in an actual frame from our restoration of OPERATION JETTSION on DVD.


We have gotten a lot of traffic on our website from people searching for images of "Miss Landers" and "Sue Randall"...Sue was a regular on LEAVE IT TO BEAVER from 1958 to 1963 (playing Beaver's teacher "Miss Alice Landers)...her first appearance on that show was probably photographed at about the same time as her single STEVE CANYON appearance, which was photographed on August 15, 18 and 19, 1958. She appeared in about an even 100 tv shows and movies from 1955 to 1967. Here's a salute to Sue Randall!

Sylvia and Dean
Sue Randall and Michael Galloway in a tense moment in OPERATION JETTISON

Lucky guy!
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OPERATION JETTISON
Show #6
Production #9207
NBC First Run Saturday October 11, 1958
NBC Rerun Tuesday July 28, 1959
Photographed: Aug 15-18-19, 1958
Directed by Andrew McCullough
Written by Sidney Carroll
There’s king size trouble for Steve when his passengers become
hysterical after the plane develops engine trouble.
With: Tige Andrews, John Hoyt, Sue Randall, Michael Galloway, Paul Comi,
William Ching, John Ward, De Forest Kelley, Rayford Barnes and Norm Alden.

Dedication:
“This film is dedicated to the Tactical Air Command’s 773rd Troop Carrier Squadron
Whose Motto is: “The Blue Eagle Squadron – First Where Action Calls”

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Also note that Sue Randall's episode OPERATION JETTISON is included on THE COMPLETE STEVE CANYON ON TV, Volume 1, which is available for purchase below.

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Friday, November 13, 2009

From The Archive...

Harry and I want to thank everyone for the words of encouragement and support and all of the lovely emails and communications we've been getting lately. We are hard at work trying to make The Complete Steve Canyon On TV Volume 3 DVDs just as nice and special as the first two volumes.

Here's a little something from our archives:

While we're hard at work on Volume 3...here's the man himself Milton Caniff reviewing NBC publicity materials for the Steve Canyon TV series back in 1958! (Photo taken by Bob Goldwater (NBC) August 11, 1958 in the Caniff home in High Tor New York).

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Happy Veteran's Day 2009

Harry and I (and Milton Caniff and Dean Fredericks in absentia) wish to acknowledge our past and present service men and women on this day, for their loyalty and devotion and patriotic service and sacrifices made, that we as americans and citizens of planet earth can enjoy a safe life and live as free individuals. Thank you one and all.

Dean Fredericks & Milton Caniff with two USAF Nurses in 1959. Photo by Sam Goldstein. Photo courtesy of OSU.

Friday, November 06, 2009

TDY: Temporary Duty Yonder

...but first...

(click picture for larger image)
Here's an audio message from Abel Fernandez:


(Use controls above to play message)

The picture above is from the Steve Canyon Episode THE SERGEANT. Here's another:

From left to right, Abel Fernandez (Airman Featherston), Dean Fredericks (Steve Canyon), Pete Randall (Ron Ely), and Sergeant Brecker (Claude Akins) in this episode directed by Walter Grauman (who directed 7 episodes of the series). Did you know that the fights in this episode were choreographed by Abel Fernandez, who is a boxer in real life? It's true!

Now here's the list of episodes that will be included in The Complete Steve Canyon on TV Volume 3 DVD set...coming soon:


Episode 25) Iron Curtain
Episode 26) Blackmail
Episode 27) Room 313
Episode 28) Operation Intercept
Episode 29) The Bomb
Episode 30) The Muller Story
Episode 31) The Trap
Episode 32) The Sergeant
Episode 33) The Korean Story
Episode 34) Sabotage

Plus:
The original pilot version of the first episode OPERATION TOWLINE (with different titles and 4 additional scenes totaling over 2 minutes that were never ever broadcast anywhere in the world)

And:

Documentaries and MORE DETAILS coming in the days ahead!

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Now about my "TDY"...it's not really "yonder" but...sales of the DVDs have been "light" lately and the economic challenges that are effecting us all have forced me to divide my time between Steve Canyon and working on outside projects to help to try and keep the lights on and a roof overhead...as a result I've been working 16 hour days seven days a week and running myself ragged. This is why I've not posted officially lately...it's time consuming to put posts together that are worthwhile...I just don't like doing things halfway.

I recommend to all of you that follow us to join our Steve Canyon Facebook group and our Twitter account to get frequent news tidbits (where I don't have to plan an involved post). You can also subscribe to Johann's Lost Arts blog where she frequently talks about her work for us. Otherwise I will try to do more frequent posts here. I know everyone is waiting to hear just when Volume 3 is coming and right now it's not looking possible until after the end of the year. I'll just say it'll be out just as soon as I can get everything done correctly...and please understand that I want to get this released asap...for a LOT of reasons.

One issue slowing us down is that we are still gathering documentary materials for use in Vol 3 and have been waiting on a significant cache that just can't be mailed or shipped which I have to travel to Arizona to retrieve...and we just don't have the money presently to make a trip. Any of our friends who are airline employees have comp or companion tickets LA to Arizona...or a private plane...or can get me both ways there by military transport or even a fast burro? Drop me a line if you think you can help with this issue. One way or another I WILL get there and back...hopefully sooner rather than later. (NOTE that this issue is in the process of being resolved courtesy of our longtime associate Tom Swyden. Thanks Tom!).

There is one upside, and that is that the longer it takes the more info and materials pop up for inclusion...to wit, we recently heard from Jules "Gary" Alexander, founding member of THE ASSOCIATION (1960's famed musical group), who talked about his friendship and working with Dean Fredericks! There's not been much printed about Dean over the years...I'm certain that the documentary on him that we are preparing for Vol 3 will be a revelation for many.

Signing off for now! More news soon...so keep watching the skies!

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Thanks to everyone that has helped spread the word about the return of Steve Canyon!

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VOLUME 2 IS ALSO NOW AVAILABLE & VOLUME 3 IS COMING SOMETIME IN LATE 2009 OR EARLY 2010 AND WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON THIS BLOG SOON.

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By purchasing this and/or other items from this site you are helping us to get the COMPLETE Steve Canyon TV series out on DVD and we thank you for your support.




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