This anthology series focused on characters at odds or having struggles in life. Alternating with Warner Brothers westerns, the episodes were set in various centuries and different casts.
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Series cast summary:
Gig Young ...  Himself - Host 4 episodes, 1956-1957
Rex Reason ...  Capt. Horatio Hornblower / ... 4 episodes, 1956-1957
Will Hutchins ...  Ed Masters 3 episodes, 1956-1957
James Garner ...  Jim Curtis / ... 3 episodes, 1956-1957
Jacques Sernas ...  Johnny Vlakoz / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Charles Ruggles ...  B. O. Boyne 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Dennis Hopper ...  Ed Novak 2 episodes, 1957
Rafael Campos ...  Vince 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Dani Crayne ...  Jackie McQuade / ... 2 episodes, 1956
Raymond Bailey ...  Judge Walsh 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Miguel Ángel Landa Miguel Ángel Landa 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Barton MacLane ...  Glen Callister 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Carl Milletaire Carl Milletaire 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Kathleen Nolan ...  April 2 episodes, 1956-1957
Joanna Barnes ...  Betty Callister / ... 2 episodes, 1957
June Blair ...  Blonde 2 episodes, 1957
Ken Lynch 2 episodes, 1957
Ainslie Pryor Ainslie Pryor 2 episodes, 1957
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. ...  Stuart Bailey 2 episodes, 1957
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This anthology series focused on characters at odds or having struggles in life. Alternating with Warner Brothers westerns, the episodes were set in various centuries and different casts.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1956 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(20 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Law Vs Gangster,
2 January 2008 | by keithmpSee all my reviews

As a youngster, I fondly remember seeing a Warner Bros B film in my home town of Coalville, Leicestershire, UK. This was Law Vs Gangster; although i'm going back 50 years when i was a regular at the Saturday afternoon matinées, I believe the star was Frank Gifford. I'd tried tracing this film previously without success but I've now discovered it was actually an episode from this Warner Bros TV series, - which I'd not heard of before. Looking at the cast lists, I would be delighted if Warners were to release a sampler DVD in their Television Favourites series. Not much hope of that I'm sure. I also recall seeing the Natalie Wood episode, Girl On The Subway on BBC Television as a youngster.


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