Plot & Details
Battle at Gannon's Bridge originated as an episode of the weekly TV series Name of the Game. Darren McGavin appears as ex-convict Eddie Gannon, who holds the lease on a converted church used as a halfway house for recently released prisoners. Renewal of the lease is endangered by a rash of unsolved crimes in the neighborhood. Gannon asks Crime magazine editor Dan Farrell (Robert Stack) to prove that none of his fellow ex-cons are responsible for the thefts. Battle at Gannon's Bridge was initially telecast October 9, 1970.