• 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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After killing a young man out to gain a reputation, gunslinger Jim Barrett faces the wrath of the dead man's family. Matt: James Arness. Jeffords: Lee Van Cleef. David: Teno Pollick. Joey: Zalman King. Bernie: Charles Kuenstle. Will: Del Monroe. Arnie: James Gammon.