Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
8.8/10
104
5 user

The Quest for Asa Janin 

A young man is convicted of killing the saloon girl he wanted for his own. Matt is so sure that the young man is really innocent that he goes on the road after another suspect to prevent an unjust hanging.

Director:

Andrew V. McLaglen

Writer:

Paul Savage
Reviews

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
James Arness ... Matt Dillon
Milburn Stone ... Doc
Amanda Blake ... Kitty
Anthony Caruso ... Ward Macklin
Richard Devon ... Asa Janin
Jack Lambert ... Scotsman
George Keymas ... Owen Pardee
Joseph Sirola ... Leroy
James Nusser James Nusser ... Louie Pheeters
Gene Darfler Gene Darfler ... Dave Engels
Harry Carey Jr. ... Sheriff Hank Colridge
Lane Chandler ... Warden
Edward Faulkner ... Deputy (as Ed Faulkner)
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez ... Bartender (as Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez)
Edit

Storyline

Convinced a convicted man is not guilty of murder, Matt goes on the road after a man who may be the real killer. Along the way, he meets up with a man who offers to help him in his quest, but who turns out to have his own reasons for finding the man Matt is hunting. Written by DrDOS

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

character name in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1963 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not only the cream of the crop Gunsmoke, one of the greatest episodes of any tv series ever.
6 May 2018 | by vstallion76See all my reviews

Grand slam! This episode is superb in absolutely every aspect of tv production. Underlying a great plot leads to legendary performances by Arness and the ever delightful Anthony Caruso, who seem share a mutual admiration in this episode. If you ever need to seem someone on the tv series Gunsmoke, this is your vehicle.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed