The Meanest Men in the West (1978)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Western  |  29 May 1978 (Sweden)
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A compilation of two episodes of "The Virginian" TV western series. Season 1 episode "It Tolls For Thee" (1962) guest star Lee Marvin, and season 6 episode "Reckoning" (1967) guest star Charles Bronson.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Judge Henry Garth (archive footage)
Harge Talbot Jr. (archive footage)
Kalig Talbot (archive footage)
Eva Talbot (archive footage)
The Range Boss (The Virginian) (archive footage)
Quinn, Kalig Gang (archive footage)
Don Mitchell ...
Preble, Harge Gang (archive footage)
Sara Lane ...
Elizabeth Garth (archive footage)
Arnie Doud, Harge Gang (archive footage)
Brad Weston ...
Keeler, Harge Gang (archive footage)
Bassett, Harge Gang (archive footage)
Gary Clarke ...
Steve Hall (archive footage)
Harge Talbot Sr. (archive footage)
Warren J. Kemmerling ...
Sharkey (archive footage) (as Warren Kemmerling)
Jan Stine ...
Eddie, Shiloh Rider (archive footage)


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Release Date:

29 May 1978 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Der gefährlichste Mann des Westens  »

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Harge Talbot, III is born on July 3, 1887 as written in the family ledger of births. A few days later, Kalig quotes the famous Lizzie Borden skipping-rope rhyme. However, the Borden murders did not take place until August of 1892. See more »


Edited from The Virginian (1962) See more »

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2 February 2002 | by (hONG kONG) – See all my reviews

This has gotta be the worst movie of Charles Bronson & Lee marvin. I was truly disappointed. An absolute waste of time as well as money. I read the reviews by other viewers but still I bought it. I wanted to kill myself by the time I reach the first half of the movie. There are many better movies of Charles & Lee Marvin which are not on DVD & yet this movie is been released on DVD! It's really a surprise.

Pls. guys, do not waste your money & time on this one. It's better to break your head against a wall than watching this.

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