Marshal Crown "sentences" a trail boss to the position of Deputy Marshal in a nearby town to run concurrently with the hard-labor sentences his men are serving for various crimes. A vindictive judge ...
Marshal Crown and his posse thwart a payroll robbery and capture or kill all the entire outlaw gang. The leader is sentenced to ten years in territorial prison, but Crown can't gather enough evidence...
While escorting a man to his trial in New Mexico, Crown is attacked by a pair of outlaws and stripped of his badge and identification. While chasing the escapee, the pursuer becomes the pursued when ...
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Marshal Jim Crown must enforce the law in the strip of land lying between Kansas Territory and Indian territory in the late nineteenth century. He is aided by the Scot, MacGregor, and the photographer, Francis Wilde. Easterner Dulcey has inherited her late father's inn. Written by
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This show was originally broadcast on Wednesday night from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time during the 1967 to 1968 season. It lasted only one season due to its competition. On ABC, it went up against Batman (1966), The Flying Nun (1967), and Bewitched (1964). On NBC, Daniel Boone (1964) and Ironside (1967). In the 1960s and 1970s, it was a common practice for the networks to rerun old programs during the summer rerun season, even if the show had been off the air for several years. Such was the case with this show, which was shown by CBS during the summer of 1971, three years after it had been cancelled. See more »
The real Cimarron Strip is the panhandle of Oklahoma. It is very flat plains and not the mountainous or desert terrain shown in the series. See more »
One of the finest westerns ever shown on television! Marshall Crown, the hero, was true, gritty, keen-thinking. The villains were believable,often complex, not the "cardboard cutouts" featured in modern TV shows.
The scenery was breath-taking, especially the opening sequence of Crown riding his horse across a broad vista of stark beauty, as the theme song, the BEST EVER for a TV western, soars majestically through the horse's dusty wake.
A wonderful supporting cast -- Dulcey, MacGregor, and Francis --added just the right touch to Crown's character, "softening or hardening" his edge as the situation demanded. Sadly, it lasted only one season. They don't make 'em like this any more!
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