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A Stranger in Town (1969)

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A doctor in a western town once stood trial for the murder of his wife. Despite acquittal, he is still believed guilty by the townspeople.


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Doc Whitaker
Jimi Miller ...
Jody Logan
Jesus 'Chuey' Sanchez Jr. ...
Luis Martinez
Lance Roselle


In the 1800's, just after the Civil War, Luis moves with his family from Mexico to Val Verde, Texas. There he befriends Jody, the local Sheriff's son, and they embark on a number of mischievous jaunts with other friends from school. The group befriends Doc Whitaker, a stranger who recently returned from the war where he served as a doctor. He was accused of killing his wife before the war, and even though Doc was acquitted, the townspeople continue to believe he was guilty of the crime. When a person from town goes missing, Doc Whitaker is accused and put in jail. The boys attempt a daring jailbreak, and in the end the truth about Doc and the missing person comes out. Written by Luis and Jody

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Drama | Western





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The Children's West  »

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Originally shown in three parts on the National Educational Television series "What's New" in 1969 and re-telecast on that program in 1970-71 as "The Children's West". See more »

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