Ex-gunfighter Johnny Ringo is now the sheriff of a small Western town, and attempts to keep the peace with the aid of his deputy, Cully, and his girl, Laura Thomas.

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Aaron Spelling
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Don Durant ...  Johnny Ringo 38 episodes, 1959-1960
Mark Goddard ...  Cully 38 episodes, 1959-1960
Karen Sharpe ...  Laura Thomas 18 episodes, 1959-1960
Terence de Marney ...  Case Thomas 17 episodes, 1959-1960
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Ex-gunfighter Johnny Ringo is now the sheriff of a small Western town, and attempts to keep the peace with the aid of his deputy, Cully, and his girl, Laura Thomas.

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Westerners See more »

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Four Star Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(38 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Karen Sharpe's character, Laura Thomas, was written out of the series in mid-season after Sharpe repeatedly clashed with series producer Aaron Spelling concerning the way the lead female character was written. Sharpe thought Laura's character should be written as an adventurous tomboy, while Spelling wanted the role to be played as demure, lady-like eye candy. See more »

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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Not a bad little western series .......
21 May 2006 | by revdrcacSee all my reviews

This western series was short-lived ,but was well-produced by the great Aaron Spelling. Don Diamond was well cast and brought a commanding presence to the role of the reformed shootist.

The episodes I have seen were fast-paced and fairly realistic when compared to other shows of the era. Unfortunately, the airwaves were filled with cowpoke drama at the time and this interesting show quickly rode off into the sunset.

In many ways, this show compares favorably with Wanted:Dead or Alive , which made a star of Steve McQueen. Don Diamond was not so fortunate.

Some episodes are available on DVD, check them out.... Not half bad !


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