Shootout in a One-Dog Town

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Shootout in a One-Dog Town
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Production company: Hanna-Barbera Productions
Release date: January 9, 1974
Starring: Richard Crenna
Stefanie Powers
Jack Elam
Arthur O'Connell
Michael Ansara
Dub Taylor
Gene Evans
Michael Anderson, Jr.
John Pickard
Jay Ripley
Executive producer(s): William Hanna
Joseph Barbera
Producer(s): Richard E. Lyons
Maxine Hoppe
Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Screenplay by: Larry Cohen and Dick Nelson
Director(s): Burt Kennedy
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Shootout in a One-Dog Town is a live-action western drama TV film produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions. It aired on January 9, 1974 on ABC as their Movie of the Week. It was written by Larry Cohen and Dick Nelson, produced by Richard E. Lyons, and directed by Burt Kennedy.

Carrying $200,000 in a strongbox, a courier arrives in a near ghost town in Arizona and asks the bank manager to safeguard it for him from the murderous crooks following him.

Detailed summary

Memorable quotes


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In order of appearance:

Character Actor
Reynolds Michael Ansara
John Gabe Gene Evans
Frank Petry Richard Egan
Billy Boy Michael Anderson, Jr.
Little Edgar Jay Ripley
Clemens Unavailable
Jones Unavailable
Squint Squint
Sheriff Handy Hathill Jack Elam
Mr. Halsey Dub Taylor
Doc Henry Gills Arthur O'Connell
Zack Wells Richard Crenna
Halsey's first wife
Edwin Eric Valdez
Letty Crandell Stefanie Powers
George Armstrong Custer
Letty's father
Mr. Preston John Pickard


  • Overland Express Company (mentioned)



  • Overland Express strongbox






The music was composed and conducted by Hoyt Curtin.


Dates are in order of release:

  • United States: January 9, 1974 on ABC

Behind the scenes

  • Billy's only referred to as Billy Boy in the credits.
  • Little Edgar is only referred to by that name in the credits; within the film he's simply called Little.


  • Stefanie Powers is erroneously known on the poster as "Stephanie Powers".

Critical reception


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