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Lawman Without a Gun (1978)

During the 1960s' civil rights movement, a black civil rights worker returns to his small Southern town and runs for Sheriff against the incumbent, a popular segregationist.

Director:

Jerrold Freedman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Tom Hayward
Clu Gulager ... Marvin Tayman
Mary Alice ... Minnie Hayward
Barry Brown ... Fred Tayman
Barton Heyman ... George Tayman
James McEachin ... Harris McIntyre
Lonny Chapman ... Sheriff Harvey Johnson
James McEacheon James McEacheon ... Harris McIntyre
Helen Martin ... Mrs. Cartwright
John Crawford ... Sgt. Hunt
John Ashton ... 1st State Trooper
Burton Gilliam ... Rev. Farrell
Clebert Ford Clebert Ford ... Albert Jackson
Nick Smith Nick Smith ... Factory worker
Philip Michael Thomas ... Rufus Cartwright
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During the 1960s' civil rights movement, a black civil rights worker returns to his small Southern town and runs for Sheriff against the incumbent, a popular segregationist.

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Alabama's First Black Sheriff. America's Most Dangerous Job.

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 May 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

He Who Walks Alone See more »

Filming Locations:

Kentucky, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This movie was set in Alabama, but the courthouse scenes were filmed in Elkton, Kentucky. See more »

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