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The adventures of a one-armed gunfighter (he lost the use of an arm during the Civil War) in the Old West.
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David McLean ...  Tate 13 episodes, 1960
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The adventures of a one-armed gunfighter (he lost the use of an arm during the Civil War) in the Old West.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

8 June 1960 (USA) See more »

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Roncom Films See more »
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(13 episodes)

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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Brief description of the TV series.
3 February 2001 | by eric.andersonSee all my reviews

Tate was a rather unique western series, unfortunately short-lived. Shown as "The Kraft Summer Theater Presentation of Tate", starring David McLean as (believe it or not) a one-armed bounty hunter!!!

Tate was working as a bounty hunter to raise money so he could go back east to pay for surgery to restore his bad arm, rendered useless by a gunshot wound. A bounty hunter with morals and a mission, Poor Tate never got to go back east after all, he got cancelled. The series was unique (at that time) in being shot on tape, not film, with camera work in the "live" style of television. Overall, the impression was that the show was "live", but was somewhat "smeared" due to the taping process.


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