Two Faces West

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Two Faces West
Starring Charles Bateman
Francis De Sales
Joyce Meadows
Paul Comi
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 39
Producer(s) Matthew Rapf
Running time 30 minutes
Original network Syndication
Picture format Black and white
Original release October 17, 1960 – July 31, 1961

Two Faces West is a 39-episode half-hour syndicated television western series set in Gunnison in southwestern Colorado, which aired from October 17, 1960, to July 31, 1961. It stars Charles Bateman (born 1930) in the dual roles of twin brothers, Rick January, M.D., and Marshal Ben January. Matthew Rapf produced the series.[1]

Francis De Sales (1912-1988) appeared as Sheriff Maddox; Joyce Meadows portrayed Stacy, and Paul Comi (born 1932) played Deputy Johnny Evans. In the marshal's role, Bateman played a man prone to violent outbursts in his pursuit of law and order; as the physician, he demonstrated calmness and compassion. The series was filmed by Screen Gems at the Iverson Movie Ranch in Chatsworth in Los Angeles County, California.[2]

Episodes and guest stars[edit]

The series premiere is entitled "Hot Water". Other episodes with notable guest stars include:[3]

The series finale is "The Assassin".


  1. ^ Alex McNeil, Total Television, New York: Penguin Books, 1996, 4th ed., p. 873
  2. ^ "Two Faces West". Internet Movie Data Base. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Episode list of Two Faces West". IMDB. Retrieved February 5, 2009. 

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