The 20th Century-Fox Hour

Season 2 Episode 8

End of a Gun

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jan 09, 1957 on CBS
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End of a Gun
Jimmy Ringo an ex-gunfighter tries to settle down to a normal life but is constantly challenged to gun fights. As he tries to reconnect with his wife and son in Cayenne, his life is in danger when several attempts are made on his life. Distraught he tells the sheriff his friend not to pursue the attempts, to let the gunnies find out themselves what kind of life it is to be an outlaw.moreless

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (1)

      • Note from the US Marshal's office in Abilene to Cayenne Colorado Marshal's Office....Date July 12 1890 ...James Ringo in your area. Wanted for Kelso holdup and killing. Reward, fifteen hundred dollars dead or alive. (Where 1890 appears you can see that it was erased and printed over area smudged)

    • QUOTES (1)

      • (Conversation between Eddie, Chuck, and Jimmy Ringo.)
        Eddie: Hey Chuck, how about some service over here, that is if Mr. Frazzlebottom doesn't object.
        Chuck: That's Jimmy Ringo, Eddie.
        Eddie: How about a drink Mr. Frazzlebottom, I asked the man if he wanted a drink with me, how about it Mr. Frazzlebottom.... Hey Mr. Ringo, Chuck figures you have a little extra consideration coming your way.
        Ringo: why don't you pick up your marbles and go home.
        Eddie: How would you like to try and make me Mr. Ringo.
        Ringo: Look Partner, I come in here minding my own business, now why don't you let me go out the same way.
        (Eddie draws his gun but Ringo is faster and shoots him.)

    • NOTES (2)

      • Jamie Farr is listed in the credits with his real name Jameel Farah.
        John Barrymore Jr. is sometimes credited as John Drew Barrymore.

      • TV Adaptation of the 1950 film "The Gunfighter" which starred Gregory Peck, Karl Malden and Helen Westcott. This episode was hosted by John Conte.

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