In order to find the outlaws who framed him for murder, Bronco fakes his own death and takes the identity of a colonist. He joins a steamboat of other settlers one of whom nearly exposes him until she realizes he might be innocent.



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Episode cast overview:
Ruth Miller
Lola Dalzel
Lt. Cliff O'Neil
Hugh Sanders ...
Deputy Orville Jones
Gregg Dunn ...
Alfred Shelly ...
Jud Lawrence (as Al Shelly)
Sondra Rodgers ...
Mrs. Mapes
Voorheis J. Ardoin ...
Emile Wagner (as V.J. Ardwin)
Amory Tate


Bronco who has a $2000 bounty on his head for murder is walking down a street distracted after tearing down one of his wanted posters when he bumps into Ruth Miller. After picking up her packages, he is yelled at by Wild Bill Hickock who tells him to surrender. Bronco is shot and killed by Hickock after he shoots Hickock's hat. Hickock throws Bronco's body over his horse to take him away as Ruth watches in horror. At the edge of town Hickock tells Bronco to "wake up". He has faked Bronco's death to help him leave the country but Bronco is determined to clear his name. He decides to catch a ride on a special steamboat taking settlers up river but a posse for another outlaw forces him to say he is married by picking the rejected singer and show girl Lola Dalzel as his wife. Ruth Miller who is also on the boat sees this and tries to warn the sheriff but Bronco hustles her into a cabin until the ship sails but she throws a note to the sheriff as the boat leaves. Bronco wants to clear his ... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

5 April 1960 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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This is a remake of the earlier Cheyenne show "The Last Train West" which is on a train instead of steamboat. Cheyenne uses the same alias in the show. It was Season 1, Episode 15 of Cheyenne. See more »

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