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About Wild West Chronicles

Once a feared gunslinger and lawman, the legendary Bat Masterson trades his sheriff’s badge for a pen and becomes a newspaper reporter. While he once chased outlaws, he now chases stories, and beneath his front-page headlines, fearless lawman and ruthless outlaws ride once more. On a quest to separate fact from fiction, Masterson traverses the country to uncover the true stories behind the West’s incredible events. A bygone age of hardship and lawlessness is brought to life as eyewitnesses share their vivid memories of Wild Bill Hickock, Butch Cassidy, Annie Oakley, and many of the most notorious characters of the Wild West.

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Total # of Episodes: 15 Season 1, Episodes: 15 Length of Episodes: 22 min Genre: Docudrama, Western Ratings: PG Format: HD Status: Current IMDb Page

Cast

Bat Masterson: Jack Elliott
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Bartholemew William Barclay "Bat" Masterson (November 26, 1853 – October 25, 1921) was a U.S. Army scout, lawman, professional gambler, and journalist known for his exploits in the 19th-century American Old West. Born to a working-class Irish family in Quebec, Masterson moved to the Western frontier as a young man and quickly distinguished himself as a buffalo hunter, civilian scout, and Indian fighter on the Great Plains. He later earned fame as a gunfighter and sheriff in Dodge City, Kansas, during which time he was involved in several notable shootouts.