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Buffalo Bill Jr. – western TV show. The Rain Wagon episode. Dickie Jones was born in Snyder the seat of Scurry County on the South Plains in Texas. The son of a newspaper editor, Jones was a prodigious horseman from infancy, billed at the age of four as the “World’s Youngest Trick Rider and Trick Roper”. Very Similar To (Don Kay Reynolds) Start in Westerns. At the age of six, he was hired to perform riding and lariat tricks in the rodeo owned by western star Hoot Gibson. Gibson convinced young Jones and his parents that there was a place for him in Hollywood, so the boy and his mother moved there.
There are 42 episodes of this wonderful classic western television series. Produced by Gene Autry’s Flying A productions and starring Dickie Jones, Nancy Gilbert, Harry Cheshire. With many wonderful guest stars including an early appearance by Angie Dickinson. This show originally aired from 1955 to 1956. Dickie Jones is a wonderful friendly man and attends western festivals from time to time.