In a small California town, attorney Owen Marshall, assisted by several different younger lawyers, defends clients with great compassion for the accused.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Arthur Hill ...  Owen Marshall 70 episodes, 1971-1974
Joan Darling ...  Frieda Krause 70 episodes, 1971-1974
Lee Majors ...  Jess Brandon 53 episodes, 1971-1974
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In a small California town, attorney Owen Marshall, assisted by several different younger lawyers, defends clients with great compassion for the accused. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Owen Marshall - Strafverteidiger See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Runtime:

(69 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Interestingly, Arthur Hill was studying to become a lawyer in his native Canada before he decided to become an actor. See more »

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Referenced in The Brady Bunch: The Fender Benders (1972) See more »

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An Authentic-Sounding Family Show
5 January 2014 | by diceyreilly49See all my reviews

While I have no recollections of the show while it was aired, I do know I thoroughly enjoyed it. Perry Mason was a favorite of mine, but the setting was intense and hard-hitting while Owen Marshall was a warmer, slower-paced show. With a lead actor like Arthur Hill, how could you go wrong? One of the reviews stated it was produced by the same person who did Marcus Welby and I am not surprised as both shows had a similar atmosphere. Joan Darling was well-cast as his secretary and Lee Majors was a capable assistant. Funny how one reviewer pointed out Majors hated to have to wear a suit and tie and would be happier on The Six Million Dollar Man (a show I know but never watched) and another series, but I watched him on The Big Valley, another favorite show of mine. It was too bad such a well-done show should only last three seasons but I had the fortune of watching it on reruns during which time I filled six 6-hour videos with episodes I am now transferring on to DVDs. Maybe the show won't be released as others have been but I will have over 50 episodes at my fingertips.


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