Bitter Heritage is a 1958 American TV movie. It was directed by Paul Wendkos.
|Directed by||Paul Wendkos|
|Screenplay by||Joseph Landon|
It was originally written for Playhouse 90. Then the widow of Jesse James Jnr lodged an injunction with Screen Gems claiming invasion of privacy. The court turned down the injunction.
The story of Jesse James's peace loving son and his uncle Frank.
- Franchot Tone as Frank James
- Elizabeth Montgomery as Mary Brecker
- James Drury as Jesse James, Jr.
- Henry Hull as Old Henry
- Eva Le Gallienne as Grandma James
- Dayton Lummis as Colonel Brecker
- Strother Martin as Earle Eheeler
- Robert Middleton as Luke Crocker
- Denver Pyle as Sam Wheeler
- Russell Thorson as Sheriff Piets
- ASNE to air president's talk. (1958, Apr 16). The Christian Science Monitor (1908-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/509733606
- 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
- Widow fails to halt TV show. (1958, Apr 17). New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/114600422
- Smith, C. (1958, Apr 21). THE TV SCENE. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/167273259