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Black Saddle 

After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Peter Breck ...  Clay Culhane 44 episodes, 1959-1960
Russell Johnson ...  Marshal Gib Scott 41 episodes, 1959-1960
Anna-Lisa Anna-Lisa ...  Nora Travers 33 episodes, 1959-1960
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After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Westerners See more »

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Runtime:

(44 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Alternate Versions

In 1966, Four Star Productions syndicated four of its half-hour Western series under the title of "The Westerners." They were "The Black Saddle," "Johnny Ringo," "Law of the Plainsman," and "The Westerner." The series had a new opening credits sequence featuring Michael Ansara, Peter Breck, Don Durant, and Brian Keith. Keenan Wynn appeared in new opening and closing host segments. The original closing credits were retained. See more »

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Interesting and gripping
25 February 2019 | by jimbob202See all my reviews

I didn't know what to expect when I first started watching the early morning reruns of this series on Talking Pictures TV, but after seeing a number of episodes, I am thoroughly impressed. At only 25 minutes, episodes are short, but the amount of story and intrigue is remarkably high for such a brief running time. The quality is extremely good in general, and many of the episodes are very tense. The acting is also very believable, with the interplay between Clay Culhane and the town Sheriff, who seem to have a slightly difficult relationship (evident in most episodes), being particularly interesting. I am now watching every weekday morning, and having to watch episodes I miss, which are fortunately on You Tube. Love it! Right, back to Red Dead Redemption 2...


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