James Arness rides again as Matt Dillon, the US Marshal he made popular in the 1955-75 TV series. In this movie he goes after a renegade Apache named Wolf (Joe Lara) who has taken his ... See full summary »
Sam McCloud is a Marshal from a Taos, New Mexico, who takes a temporary assignment in the New York City Police. His keen sense of detail and detecting subtle clues, learned from his experience, enable him to nab unsuspecting criminals despite his unbelieving boss.
The town sheriff is murdered during election time and Hannah the owner of the town bakery teams up with the smitten town dentist to clear her brother-in-law of the crime. All the while the ... See full summary »
In this TV movie Pat Hingle portrays Colonel Tucker but during the run of the original TV series he played the recurring character of Dr. John Chapman in a total of 6 episodes. While it was common for actors to play more than one character over the course of the long-running series, it is surprising that an actor who played ONLY one character in multiple episodes would suddenly play someone else here. See more »
This Gunsmoke film was very enjoyable, with a great storyline and Arness outstanding as usual. Morgan Woodward was a great choice as co-star & western veterans Pat Hingle and Don Collier were both top-notch.
In This film, Matt's friend is killed, cattle are rustled and he finds himself battling masked vigilantes headed by the slightly insane character played by Hingle. Great action-filled plot ! Unlike the lackluster Bonanza films made around this same time, all the Arness Gunsmoke films are highly recommended. They capture the magic of the series.
This is great entertainment and does great honor to the Gunsmoke legend. Outstanding !
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