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The Meanest Men in the West (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  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:
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Judge Henry Garth (archive footage)
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Harge Talbot Jr. (archive footage)
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Kalig Talbot (archive footage)
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Eva Talbot (archive footage)
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The Range Boss (The Virginian) (archive footage)
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Quinn, Kalig Gang (archive footage)
Don Mitchell ...
Preble, Harge Gang (archive footage)
Sara Lane ...
Elizabeth Garth (archive footage)
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Arnie Doud, Harge Gang (archive footage)
Brad Weston ...
Keeler, Harge Gang (archive footage)
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Bassett, Harge Gang (archive footage)
Gary Clarke ...
Steve Hall (archive footage)
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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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An outlaw plans to kidnap the owner of a ranch and hold him for ransom. But first he has to get rid of the foreman whom he knows will stand in his way. So he tells his brother, whom he blames for their mother's death, that the foreman whom his brother knew betrayed him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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29 May 1978 (Sweden)  »

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Der gefährlichste Mann des Westens  »

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The gun used to kill Harge Sr. in 1864 was a Colt Single Action Army revolver or similar revolver with an ejection rod under the barrel. This type of revolver was not made prior to 1873. See more »

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Unwatchable Disaster
13 October 2001 | by (Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

A Sam Fuller-directed and scripted episode of the TV show The Virginian starring Lee Marvin and Lee J. Cobb is cobbled together with another episode (I assume) starring Charles Bronson to create this dreadful mess. Bizarre voice-overs, misplaced shots, and freeze-frames attempt to create the new plot. Utterly ludicrous and a disservice to a great filmmaker.


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