TV Movie | Not Rated | | Crime, Drama
In 1948, in rural Georgia, Coweta County is watched over by its legendary, indomitable Sheriff Lamar Potts (Johnny Cash). No felony had ever gone unsolved while Sheriff Potts was in charge.... See full summary »
Filmed primarily in the city of Greenville, GA, not Monticello. The Greenville city center was used as a stand-in for old Newnan.
Don't even breath! Atwell, pull the blanket off of him, real slow.
Lamar Potts: Kind of a warm day to be all covered up, ain't it Sheriff?
Sheriff Hardy Collier: You ain't hauling me off like no dirt dog criminal! I'm an elected official of this county! I'm a sheriff!
Lamar Potts: You sold that ...
During the courtroom scene, Sheriff Potts (Cash) is wearing a contemporary wristwatch with an expansion band.
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