Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »
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 Marshal Dan Troop (156 episodes, 1958-1962)
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 Deputy Johnny McKay (156 episodes, 1958-1962)
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 Lily Merrill (105 episodes, 1959-1962)
Emile Avery ...
 Barfly / ... (97 episodes, 1958-1962)
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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon where she sings and entertains and has a close, unspoken relationship with Troop. Written by Anonymous

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5 October 1958 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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In the early 1960s when TV-western mania reached its peak, an American magazine sponsored a contest for the actors who portrayed western heroes and villains. Since the climactic moment of so many shows was the classic quick-draw shoot-out, the actors had to acquire that skill to play their scenes. The magazine held a competition among some of the stars of the shows, firing blanks, aiming not at each other but downrange, and using an electronic timer. Quite a number of cowboy stars showed up to slap leather. Peter Brown beat them all and won the title of the fastest gun in Hollywood. See more »

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Referenced in The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991) See more »

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Superb Western Series!
9 May 2000 | by (Gtr' Manchester, England.) – See all my reviews

I couldn't agree more, this 50s western series was superbly done and John Russell was perfect for the part, although he played Indians and also many other parts in western's especially, I feel the part of Dan Troop was tailor made for him and in my opinion was probably his best part, although I agree completely that it didn't run as long or received the accolades it should have done!


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