Great movie stories translated to small screen .......
revdrcac from United States
31 May 2006
During the mid-1950's , Fox produced a series of 1 hour TV episodes
that brought such classics as Broken Arrow and the Oxbow Incident to
TV. Great casts of up and coming stars were showcased in these remakes
of films that originally starred folks like Jimmy Stewart and Henry
The two episodes mentioned particularly stand out in this well-produced
series. In Broken Arrow, Ricardo Montalban and Rita Moreno are
showcased as the Native American Cochise and his young relative. In the
Ox-Bow Incident, Robert Wagner , Cameron Mitchell and Raymond Burr give
stand out performances in their take on the famous movie that had
starred Henry Fonda. The suspense and moral lesson of the original film
was still front & center.
The Fox Movie Channel recently compiled and broadcast these great
shows, most of which had not been shown for nearly 50 years !.
These shows are excellent and demonstrate how great TV can be , when it
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