The Westerner (1960– )

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Laconic cowboy Dave Blasingame wanders the Wild West with his faithful dog Brown and the occasional companionship of pal Burgundy Smith.

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 Dave Blassingame (13 episodes, 1960)
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Laconic cowboy Dave Blasingame wanders the Wild West with his faithful dog Brown and the occasional companionship of pal Burgundy Smith.

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One episode of this series, "Line Camp," was the basis for the feature film Will Penny (1968). The episode and the film were both written and directed by 'Tom Gries'. See more »

Quotes

[a Mexican bandito bars Dave way out of town]
Dave Blassingame: Habla Englisa?
[the gunslinger nods]
Dave Blassingame: Sure you do, you miserable hind end of a coyote. Just tryin' to be agreeable. Now look here what I got for you
[Dave unsheathes his rifle]
Dave Blassingame: See? Ain't it purdy? How'd you like to have that, you bushwhackin' hamstringer?
[as the gunslinger reaches for the rifle Dave smacks him with the rifle butt]
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Referenced in Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (2004) See more »

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One of the most unusual and sophisticated westerns for its time or any other.
20 June 1999 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

One of the most unusual and sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. Those who have seen it (I was able to see all thirteen episodes in Peckinpah festival in NYC at Walter Reade Theatre) will know how revealing it is about Peckinpah and his developing film technique, and just how plain entertaining it is. Brian Keith is so watchable that it makes you regret the fact he spent so many years doing Family Affair where he was mostly catatonic. If there is any way of getting this series onto home video, I would love to join forces with anyone who had an idea of how to bring this about.


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