However, this wasn't merely some Gunsmoke rip-off, anymore than Man From Uncle was close kin to Dragnet.
Starlets like Marilyn Monroe and Miss Kitty Russell from Gunsmoke proudly wore a beauty mark and not always in the same place.
Fans of the hit television series Gunsmoke have often wondered, what happened to Amanda Blake?
At the age of 27, she landed the role that would define her career: Miss Kitty Russell on Gunsmoke.
Gunsmoke, which also starred James Arness and Milburn Stone, ran from 1955 to 1975.