• 1955
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

This landmark adult Western centered on Marshal Matt Dillon of Dodge City. John Wayne turned down the lead, suggesting James Arness (who remained for its entire run). Originating on radio (with William Conrad as Dillon), it moved to TV in September 1955. Its popularity spawned a number of copycats, but none would enjoy the longevity (and few the consist (more…)

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Season 11, Episode 20 My Father's Guitar

A wanderer considers his father's guitar important enough to kill for. Matt: James Arness. Kitty: Amanda Blake. Jack: Steve Ihnat. Dan: Charles Dierkop. Starr: Dub Taylor. Doc: Milburn Stone. Festus: Ken Curtis.

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