Bitter Heritage

Bitter Heritage is a 1958 American TV movie. It was directed by Paul Wendkos.

Bitter Heritage
Directed byPaul Wendkos
Screenplay byJoseph Landon
StarringFranchot Tone
Production
company
Release date
1958
Running time
90 mins
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish

It was originally written for Playhouse 90.[1] Then the widow of Jesse James Jnr lodged an injunction with Screen Gems claiming invasion of privacy.[2] The court turned down the injunction.[3]

Plot

The story of Jesse James's peace loving son and his uncle Frank.

Cast

Reception

The Los Angeles Times called the show "a corker" with "superb" work from the cast.[4]

References

  1. ASNE to air president's talk. (1958, Apr 16). The Christian Science Monitor (1908-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/509733606
  2. Special to The New York Times. (1958, Apr 16). TV PACT RATIFIED BY FILM ACTORS. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/114600903
  3. Widow fails to halt TV show. (1958, Apr 17). New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/114600422
  4. Smith, C. (1958, Apr 21). THE TV SCENE. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/167273259


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