Kenny Rogers as the Gambler


2h 1980

Brief Synopsis

This Western adventure, inspired by the Kenny Rogers hit song, tells how gambler Brady Hawkes, going in search of a young son he never knew he had, teams up with an impetuous young admirer and a shady lady on his journey, which also involves him with an arrogant railroad owner and a gang of villains

Film Details

Also Known As
Gambler, The
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

This Western adventure, inspired by the Kenny Rogers hit song, tells how gambler Brady Hawkes, going in search of a young son he never knew he had, teams up with an impetuous young admirer and a shady lady on his journey, which also involves him with an arrogant railroad owner and a gang of villains. One of the highest rated TV movies ever, thanks to Kenny Rogers' amazing popularity, it is one of the very few films to have the star's name in the title. Emmy Award nominations: photography and editing.

Film Details

Also Known As
Gambler, The
Release Date
1980

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States April 8, 1980