Outlaws and Lawmen

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History Documentary hosted by James Farentino, published by Discovery Channel in 1996 - English narration

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You know the names - Jesse James, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Pretty Boy Floyd, Bonnie & Clyde, John Dillinger, The Wild Bunch - but do you know their stories? From the end of the Civil War to the mid-1930s notorious lawmen and lawbreakers rose from obscurity to legend with the twitch of a trigger finger. They were the heroes and villains whose myths shaped our heritage, but the truth has rarely been explored. This magnificent mini-series sheds new light on the saints and sinners in a unique, entertaining and all-American tale that shoots straight from the hip. Executive producer for Discovery Channel: Angus Yates ; created and written by John Byrne Cooke ; Produced by TELENOVA Productions, Inc. in association with DISCOVERY CHANNEL

[edit] Legacy of War

Meet armed bandits like the legendary Missouri outlaw Jesse James with his older brother Frank and the Younger brothers who in the wake of the Civil War committed crimes that were unknown before that time – holding up banks and robbing trains at gunpoint.

[edit] Tall in the Saddle

Learn "Who's Who" of the West. This episode profiles some famous outlaws, gunslingers, bank robbers and gang leaders of the wild west along with the famous lawmen who chased them, including Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Wild Bill Hickock and Bat Masterson.

[edit] The Train Robbers

Revisit the daring robberies which escalated the conflict between the law and the bandit gangs. Cole Younger, James brothers, Sam Bass and Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch gang were the last of the old-time western bank and train robbers, a colorful group of outlaws with distinctive personalities and a flair for the flamboyant.

[edit] A New Breed

From the depths of the U.S. Great Depression, a new class of rural bandits emerged – outlaws in the Midwest began racing through the heartland robbing banks. To some citizens who had lost all their savings in bank closures, these outlaws were often seen as contemporary Robin Hoods. The newcomers – Bonnie and Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd, Ma Barker and her brood tommy gun their way into history.

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Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L4
Video Bitrate: 1 873 kbps
Video Resolution: 704x400
Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Frames Per Second: 25.000 fps
Audio Codec: 0x2000 (Dolby AC3) AC3
Audio Bitrate: 224kb/s CBR 48000 Hz
Audio Streams: 2
Audio Languages: english
RunTime Per Part: 52mn 10s
Number Of Parts: 4
Part Size: 783 MB
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