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The Bull of the West (1972)

TV-PG | | Western | TV Movie 22 November 1972
Two episodes of the TV series "The Virginian" edited together: "Duel at Shiloh" (2 Jan. 1963) and "Nobility of Kings" (10 Nov. 1965).

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Borden Chase (based on the screenplay by), D.D. Beauchamp (based on the screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Lee J. Cobb ... Judge Garth
Charles Bronson ... Ben Justin
Brian Keith ... Johnny Wade
Lois Nettleton ... Mary Justin
George Kennedy ... Bear Suchette
James Drury ... Man from Virginia
Doug McClure ... Trampas
Gary Clarke ... Steve
Geraldine Brooks ... Georgia Price
Ben Johnson ... Spinner
DeForest Kelley ... Ben Tully
Robert Random ... Will Justin (as Bob Random)
Vito Scotti ... Gilly
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Two episodes of the TV series "The Virginian" edited together: "Duel at Shiloh" (2 Jan. 1963) and "Nobility of Kings" (10 Nov. 1965).

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Vengeance is the spur.

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1972 (USA) See more »

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Vengeance Is the Spur See more »

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Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.33 : 1
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Not as Bad as Some
22 January 2019 | by johnaquinoSee all my reviews

I actually thought they did a pretty good job of melding two different episodes of the Virginian into one film with two concurrent stories. They didn't run one episode after another but interwove scenes from the two episodes to make it seem like they were occuring at the same point in time. I was impressed how they took brief clips of Charles Bronson riding and shooting and standing and made it look like he was joining in the attempt to divert a cattle stampede and standing with others watching Brian Keith die when Bronson wasn't in that episode. Others commenting here say the acting is bad, but it was the acting of the day and the cast, including Lee J. Cobb, Bronson, Keith, George Kennedy, Lois Nettleson, Doug McClure and James Drury is pretty impressive.


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