Bat Masterson: Season 3, Episode 26

Ledger of Guilt (6 Apr. 1961)

TV Episode  -   -  Western
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 13 users  
Reviews: write review

Bat rescues a woman from three men trying to grab her and her carpet bag. The woman tells Bat she and her father were the prisoners of a gang of outlaws who rode with Jesse James and she has the evidence to prove it.



(book), (as Frank Granville)
0Check in

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

Related Items

Search for "Ledger of Guilt" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Ledger of Guilt (06 Apr 1961)

Ledger of Guilt (06 Apr 1961) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bat Masterson.
« Previous Episode | 100 of 108 Episodes | Next Episode »


Episode complete credited cast:
Lorna Stevens
Jack Hogan ...
Marshal Johnny Dillon
Barry Kelley ...
Frank Williams (as Barry Kelly)
Don Wilbanks ...
Leith Windsor
True Ellison ...
Honey Evans (as Trudy Ellison)
James Nusser ...
Elmer (as Jim Nusser)
Robert F. Hoy ...
Hyde Pierce (as Bob Hoy)


Bat is gambling in the high mountains of Meeker, Colorado when he spots a woman in distress looking in the window. Bat leaves the game to go outside to investigate. He rounds the corner of a building finding her but it draws the gunfire of three men riding into town. The woman disappears in the confusion. In the trading of gunfire one shot goes through a window hitting the drunk Elmer who dies as Bat holds him. Bat reports the shooting to Marshal Johnny Dillon who has already been asking questions. Bat returns to his hotel room which has evidence of being broken into. Bat finds it empty but the woman appears at his door looking for help. She says her and her invalid father were held captive by outlaws who worked with Jesse James. She has a ledger showing the dates the outlaws left. Bat has the Marshal obtain another hotel room for her while they tackle the outlaws lead by Frank Williams and Leith Windsor. They and their gang are scouring the town looking for the woman Lorna Stevens. ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis






Release Date:

6 April 1961 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


[referring to the marshal's shotgun]
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Do you always carry that?
Marshal Johnny Dillon: I do when I'm outnumbered.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Makes a good deputy, huh?
Marshal Johnny Dillon: Yes indeedy!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Theme Song landau-5
Season One on Encore stevenmarkand
Gene Barry's Wife Betty Barry chalice1999
Mr. Ed? RNusbaumer
tv listings 1Doug1
Robert Blake and DeForest Kelley albertfoster
Discuss Ledger of Guilt (1961) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: