The Virginian shares his feelings about his father. "I once knew a man who could barely write his own name, but he could talk to the birds, he could tell where a mountain cat walked across a bed of pine needles, he could tell his age by the trees, the weather by his bones—after he got old, that is. I always considered him to be a poet."
Bill Mumy with James Drury in “The Virginian”: “What was most fortunate for me, and for a handful of other young actors – but not many – was the variety of the type of projects that I was fortunate to be a part of. “