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The Legend of the Golden Gun is a 1979 television Western film, starring Jeff Osterhage, Hal Holbrook, Carl Franklin, and Robert Davi

The Legend of the Golden Gun
Written byJames D. Parriott
Directed byAlan J. Levi
StarringJeff Osterhage
Hal Holbrook
Carl Franklin
Robert Davi
Theme music composerJerrold Immel
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Harve Bennett
Harris Katleman
Producer(s)B. W. Sandefur
Dean Zanetos (associate producer)
James D. Parriott (supervising producer)
Production location(s)Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California
CinematographyGerald Perry Finnerman
Editor(s)Robert F. Shugrue
Running time100 minutes
Production company(s)Bennett/Katleman Productions
Columbia Pictures Television
Columbia TriStar Domestic Television
Original networkNBC
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original release
  • April 10, 1979 (1979-04-10)


Plot summaryEdit

John Golden, young farmer and Joshua Brown, a bible-quoting runaway slave, team up to track down the legendary Confederate guerrilla William Quantrill. On their journey the meet a legendary gunfighter named J.R. Swackhammer, who teaches the young farmer how to shoot and gives him a special gun that shoots seven rounds, the seventh which he must use to fight evil.



"The Legend of the Golden Gun" was released on DVD on December 4, 2012 and still is available to order at and at

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