Frontier Justice (TV series)

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Frontier Justice
Dewey Martin Julie Adams Frontier Justice 1959.JPG
Dewey Martin and Julie Adams in an episode of Frontier Justice (1959)
Starring Lew Ayres
Melvyn Douglas
Ralph Bellamy
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 31
Running time 30 minutes
Original network CBS
Picture format Black and white (1958-1959; 1961)
Original release July 7, 1958 – September 28, 1961

For the NBC western anthology, see Frontier (1955 TV series).

Frontier Justice is a CBS television Western anthology series which had thirty-one telecasts over the summers of 1958, 1959, and 1961. It was a repackaging of episodes from CBS's Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater, and was hosted by Lew Ayres, Melvyn Douglas, and Ralph Bellamy, one each summer. The program was a production of Four Star Television.

Starring in various episodes were Eddie Albert, Phyllis Avery, Russ Conway, John Derek, William Fawcett, Dean Jagger, David Janssen, Ida Lupino, Strother Martin, Jack Palance, John Payne, Judson Pratt, Denver Pyle, Robert Ryan, Stuart Whitman, and James Whitmore, among others.

The half-hour, black-and-white program, a summer-replacement series, debuted on Monday, July 7, 1958, and ended its run on Thursday, September 28, 1961. It was produced by Four Star Television, co-owned by Dick Powell, David Niven, Charles Boyer, and Ida Lupino.