This Man Stands Alone


1h 30m 1979

Brief Synopsis

This dramatization of the true story of a black civil rights activist who, following Martin Luther King's assassination, goes home to a small southern town and runs for sheriff against a popular segregationist was "inspired" by events in the life of Sheriff Thomas E. Gilmore but was emasculated by s

Film Details

Also Known As
He Who Walks Alone, Lawman Without a Gun
Release Date
1979
Location
Hopkinsville, Kentucky, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

This dramatization of the true story of a black civil rights activist who, following Martin Luther King's assassination, goes home to a small southern town and runs for sheriff against a popular segregationist was "inspired" by events in the life of Sheriff Thomas E. Gilmore but was emasculated by severe last-minute editing by the network. The movie was originally filmed as a two-hour telefeature under the title "Lawman Without a Gun."

Film Details

Also Known As
He Who Walks Alone, Lawman Without a Gun
Release Date
1979
Location
Hopkinsville, Kentucky, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

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Aired in United States May 30, 1979