An old former Army scout and his grandson search the west for the man's son, a gunfighter on the run.
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 Will Sonnett (50 episodes, 1967-1969)
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 Jeff Sonnett (50 episodes, 1967-1969)
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Ex-cavalry scout and gunfighter Will Sonnett and his grandson, Jeff, search the West for Will's son - and Jeff's father - Jim Sonnett, a former lawman and gunslinger, who has avoided seeing his son in order to keep him away from the assortment of killers and bounty hunters who are after him. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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8 September 1967 (USA)  »

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Die Spur des Jim Sonnett  »

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Walter Brennan's final TV series. See more »

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Will Sonnett: No brag... just fact.
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Making Up For Missed Series
20 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Walter Brennan in his later years was one of my favorites. His characters matched my personal values. The Sonnet Series appeared at the time of our wedding (1967)and as newly marrieds settling in a strange land (Connecticut)-- a "fir piece" from our native home further west -- we didn't watch much TV. I highly recommend the The 3 DVD boxed set by King World. I purchased it locally in a retail store. Enjoying every episode for the first time now in my retirement. GREAT writing by Dick Carr. He keeps you riveted to the screen. As a writer myself, I thoroughly enjoy the "poetry" that begins and ends each episode. Very original and very "Brennanly". I've got some of Brennan's audio CD's. I'm in love with the west as much or even more so than I was in the 50's watching my silver screen heroes. It would be great if the Sonnet Series was brought back or the plot copied.


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