Lawman (1958–1962)
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Wrongly accused a thief, Bill Andrews is locked up trying to defend himself. With a bad family history, no one seems willing to vouch for him except his longtime friend Johnny McKay who puts his own reputation and badge on the line.


Lee Sholem


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Episode cast overview:
John Russell ... Marshal Dan Troop
Peter Brown ... Deputy Johnny McKay
Gary Vinson ... Bill Andrews
Wesley Lau ... Rick Andrews
Venetia Stevenson ... Molly Matson
Charles Bateman ... Tim Bucknell
Phil Tead ... Storekeeper H. Seymour
Kenneth MacDonald ... Banker Matson (as Kenneth R. MacDonald)
Peter Breck ... First Ranch Hand
John Cason ... Second Ranch Hand
James McCallion ... Shorty


Johnny's friend Bill Andrews comes from a family with a bad reputation. His father was hung, two other brothers are in prison for life and his third brother was recently released from prison. Bill takes a $350 deposit for Mr. Seymour to the bank but $50 falls on the floor in the store unnoticed. When Bill tries to make the deposit, the fifty dollars is missing and Bucknell accuses Bill of stealing it. When Bucknell tries to search Bill, Bill strikes Bucknell and the bank manager, Mr. Watson, has Bill charged with attempted murder. No one will pay Bill's bail until his brother returns to pay it. He tells Bill his sick mother died because the bank refused their father a loan. Bill goes along with his brother Rick's plan to rob the bank but Johnny intercedes during the robbery. Written by Anonymous

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Before Bill begins to stand up after Dan arrives in the bank, Bill hands his gun to Johnny. After the camera angle changes, Bill stands up still holding his gun and hands it to Johnny again. See more »

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Release Date:

23 November 1958 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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