Bristle Face (television) Two-part television show; aired on January 26 and February 2, 1964. Directed by Bob Sweeney. In the rolling, wooded hills of Tennessee in the 1920s, a 14-year-old orphan, Jace, comes to town with his hound dog and tries to teach him to hunt. Bristle Face is unskilled, but he shows remarkable ability in tracking down foxes. Jace stays with a kindly shopkeeper who defends the boy and Bristle Face against the sheriff whom they have angered. Stars Brian Keith, Philip Alford (Jace Landers), Jeff Donnell, Wallace Ford, Parley Baer, Slim Pickens, George Lindsey.