Never syndicated and never released on DVD, Frontier Circus nonetheless has a loyal following even 40 years after it was canceled. Now, Timeless Media Group and NBC bring you the complete series, restored and re-mastered for DVD. Set in the Southwest during the late 1800s, Frontier Circus was a cross between a circus drama and a traditional Western. The T & T Circus, operated by Colonel Casey Thompson (Chill Wills), traveled from town to town in a wagon train, entertaining the recent arrivals with animal acts and typical circus extras. Of course, the West being the West, the circus often ran into trouble. Regular cast included: Chill Wills, John Derek, Richard Jaeckel and J. Pat O'Malley. Notable guest stars include: Aldo Ray, Harry Carey Jr., Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Rip Torn, Cloris Leachman, Claude Akins, Stella Stevens and a unique star turn by Sammy Davis Jr.
Timeless Media Group (TMG) has announced the April 20th
DVD release of Frontier Circus - The Complete TV Series
. That's just about a month away, when you'll get a 6-disc set with 26 episodes from the early '60s show. Video is full frame, audio is in English mono, and the running time is approximately 1300 minutes. Cost is $49.98 SRP, but you can pre-order it from Amazon at a nice discount using the button link just below. Right underneath that is a look at the packaging, which TMG just sent us a little while ago: