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Law of the Land (1976)

A frontier sheriff and his young deputies search for a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes.

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Virgil W. Vogel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Davis ... Sheriff Pat Lambrose
Don Johnson ... Quirt
Cal Bellini Cal Bellini ... Tom Condor
Nicholas Hammond ... Brad Jensen
Darleen Carr ... Selina Jensen
Barbara Parkins ... Jane Adams
Moses Gunn ... Jacob
Andrew Prine ... Travis Carrington
Glenn Corbett ... Andy Hill
Jim McMullan ... Lt. Dwayne Hollinger (as James McMullan)
Charles Martin Smith ... Dudley (as Charlie Martin Smith)
Dana Elcar ... Rev. Mr. Endicott
Ward Costello Ward Costello ... E.J. Barnes
Barbara Kerwin Barbara Kerwin ... Laurie
Hanna Landy ... Beverly Jensen
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A frontier sheriff and his young deputies search for a serial killer who is murdering prostitutes.

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Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Deputies See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Don Johnson and Barbara Parkins bring glamour to the old west.
3 November 2001 | by jkinozSee all my reviews

This who dunnit set in the old west is enhanced by the beauty of Don Johnson and Barbara Parkins in their youthful prime. Parkins is cast as a prostitute targeted as the next victim of a serial killer. Johnson is a drifter who becomes a hero. Parkins is beautiful. She is one of the most underrated actresses of the 1960s and 70s. Johnson went on to Miami Vice and stardom. The rest of the cast, including Darleen Carr and Jim Davis, do a fine job as well. Although in many ways, this is a routine Western. There is nothing much original in the plot. However, the top-notch cast makes Law of the Land memorable. I think I read somewhere that this movie was a pilot for a proposed series that never took off. Too bad. It is highly watchable and has long been a favorite of mine. It would be nice to see Law of the Land receive a DVD release.


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