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"Gunsmoke" The Gun (1970)

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Donald S. Sanford (written by)
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TV Series:
Original Air Date:
9 November 1970 (Season 16, Episode 9)
A teenager meets up with a notorious fleeing gunman who he kills in self defense and that makes him a target for every gunslinger looking for a reputation. Full summary » | Add synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

James Arness ... Matt Dillon

Milburn Stone ... Doc

Amanda Blake ... Kitty (credit only)

Ken Curtis ... Festus

Buck Taylor ... Newly

Kevin Coughlin ... Randy Gogan

L.Q. Jones ... Sumner Pendleton

Patricia Morrow ... Stella Felton

Sam Melville ... Wade Pasco

Ken Mayer ... Greenwood

Stanley Clements ... Ed Jacobi

Robert Phillips ... Vance Jessop
Ted Jordan ... Nathan Burke
Jack Garner ... Kemble
Eric Chase ... Joseph
Jon Jason Mantley ... Tom
Marie Mantley ... Anne

Glenn Strange ... Sam Noonan

Foster Brooks ... Sporting Gentleman #1
Frank Biro ... Sporting Gentleman #2
Hank Wise ... Townsman #1
Bert Madrid ... Townsman #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nick Borgani ... Townsman (uncredited)

George DeNormand ... Old Man on Wagon (uncredited)

Chester Hayes ... Townsman (uncredited)

Michael Jeffers ... Barfly (uncredited)
Jimmy Noel ... Barfly (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Bernard McEveety 
Writing credits
Donald S. Sanford (written by) (as Donald Sanford)

Charles Marquis Warren (developed for television by) uncredited

Norman MacDonnell  based on the radio series created by (uncredited)
John Meston  based on the radio series created by (uncredited)

Produced by
Joseph Dackow .... producer
John Mantley .... executive producer
Original Music by
Leon Klatzkin (music composed and conducted by)
Cinematography by
Monroe P. Askins (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Donald W. Ernst 
Casting by
Pam Polifroni 
Art Direction by
Joseph R. Jennings 
Set Decoration by
Herman N. Schoenbrun 
Makeup Department
Glen Alden .... makeup artist
Cherie Banks .... hair stylist
Irving Pringle .... makeup artist
Gertrude Wheeler .... hair stylist
Production Management
Paul Nichols .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Martin Cohan .... assistant director
Art Department
Clem Widrig .... property master
Sound Department
Andrew Gilmore .... production sound mixer
Jerry Rosenthal .... sound effects supervisor
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexander Velcoff .... costumer
Music Department
Gene Feldman .... supervising music editor
Rex Koury .... composer: theme music (uncredited)
Other crew
Calvin Clements Sr. .... executive story consultant
Paul F. Edwards .... assistant story consultant
Ron Honthaner .... post production executive
Lloyd Nelson .... script supervisor
George Walsh .... announcer
Series Cast
These people are regular cast members. Were they in this episode?

Tom Brown ... Ed O'Connor

Hank Patterson ... Hank Miller

Roy Roberts ... Harry Bodkin
Charles Seel ... Barney Danches

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Marquis Warren  developed for television by


Additional Details

60 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

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