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Set in the late 1800s, 'The Big Valley' follows the Barkley family's Wild West adventures. Stern widow Victoria Barkley (Barbara Stanwyck) and her family brave bandits, horse thieves and land grabbers on their ranch in California's San Joaquin Valley. Linda Evans plays the only daughter, Audra, a bold tomboy who is able to look out for herself.
Did you know?
Actor Charles Briles appeared in eight first season episodes as youngest brother Eugene Barkley. His character was written out of the show when Briles, who was 19 at the time, was drafted into the Army.