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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:
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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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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 »

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A Disastrous Mess
5 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film has many troubles including a bad timeline. The first season portions guest starring Lee Marvin are set in 1898. At one point he sings the Lizzie Bordon song, referring to a woman who murdered her parents in 1892. Yet in the sixth season segments featuring his brother, Charles Bronson, he writes the year 1887 in the family bible as the year of his just born son. Elizabeth Grainger (Sara Lane) is kidnapped and referred to as Judge Garth's (Lee J. Cobb's) daughter, when in reality she was John Grainger's granddaughter and Clay Grainger's niece, and no relation to, nor never met the judge. MCA obviously was trying to capitalize on the popularity of the film The Dirty Dozen, starring Lee Marvin and Charles Bronson.


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