The Virginian

  • 1962
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Television's first 90-minute Western and one of the best, this ambitiously cast and richly plotted series was based on the classic Owen Wister novel that had been filmed by Hollywood several times. Set in 1890s Wyoming, it centered on a mysterious ranch foreman (no one knew his name) and a host of other cowboys and townsfolk. Only stars James Drury and (more…)

Season 2, Episode 19 The Drifter

The Virginian recalls his arrival in Medicine Bow, when he was hired by a rancher who was feuding with Judge Garth. Peterson: Leif Erickson. Virginian: James Drury. Garth: Lee J. Cobb. Steve: Gary Clarke. Stager: Michael Forest. Maria: Mariette Hartley.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Television's first 90-minute Western and one of the best, this ambitiously cast and richly plotted series was based on the classic Owen Wister novel that had been filmed by Hollywood several times. Set in 1890s Wyoming, it centered on a mysterious ranch fo… (more)

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