The Phantom Major is the third episode of the first season of F Troop. It first aired on September 28, 1965.
It's pay call at Fort Courage when a top secret letter from Washington arrives. F Troop has been chosen as a test troop for a new style of Indian fighting... infiltration through camouflage. Major Bentley-Royce of the Bengal Lancers will be instructing them. He is a master of disguise and a living legend known as 'The Phantom Major'. He also wants to prove the fort is obsolete. O'Rourke and Agarn will have to enlist the Hakawi in order to prove him wrong. - Source: IMDb.com
- Forrest Tucker (as Sgt. Morgan O'Rourke)
- Larry Storch (as Cpl. Randolph Agarn)
- Ken Berry (as Capt. Wilton Parmenter)
- Melody Patterson (as Wrangler Jane Angelica Thrift)
- James Hampton as Hannibal Dobbs
- John Holland as Col. Leslie Willoughby
- Bob Steele as Trooper Duffy
- Joe Brooks as Trooper Vanderbilt
- Bella Bruck as Old Squaw
- Willis Bouchey as Col. Herman Saunders
Crew (and other credits)Edit
- Song "F Troop"
- Lyrics by: Irving Taylor
- Music by: William Lava
- Director of Photography: Robert Hoffman
- Art Director: George Renne
- Film Editor: Byron Chudnow, A.C.E.
- Sound by: Samuel F. Goode
- Assistant Director: Phil Rawlins
- Set Decorator: Hal Overell
- Makeup Supervisor: Gordon Bau, S.M.A.
- Supervising Hair Stylist: Jean Burt Reilly, C.H.S.
- Executive Producer: Wm T. Orr