The western has been the most enduring of all popular entertainments for over one hundred years. From the early dime novels portraying heroes of the frontier, to the first moving pictures, Hollywood and beyond, nothing captured the imagination of America like the western. So it was inevitable that television would become home to new variations on the Western theme. At one time in the 1950s and 60s, the three networks ran an amazing 33 hours of westerns every week! With the best writers, talented actors and great western scenery, in addition to rip-roarin', rootin' tootin' action, westerns drew fans by the millions. Some were straight drama, some more light-hearted, but they all portrayed life in the exciting late-1800s, as America settled the great untamed West. Many of the shows rose to the top of the ratings, as week after week, families gathered round the television to catch up with their favorite western characters. Other worthy programs, for whatever the reason never made it past the pilot stage, notwithstanding great casts, compelling story lines and of course, great western scenery. Now, for the first time, TMG brings you 40 episodes of the finest in television westerns on six DVD discs, including many of the top shows, and previously unavailable pilots and lost shows, over 23 hours in all! So saddle up and ride, with the best collection of televisions greatest westerns of all time!.
DVD Special Features: Presented in Color and Black & White
Audio Tracks: Dolby Digital Stereo