Bronco (1958–1962)

Ride the Whirlwind 

Dr. Miles Gillis is returning home from prison after sending warnings the four men who sent him to prison are going to die. Convicted of treason for treating rebels, he is a friend of Bronco and one of the men threatened - the sheriff.



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Episode cast overview:
Bronco Layne
Johnny Davis
Miles Gillis
Ben Lockwood
Judge Fowler
Tom Egan
Len Peters (as Robert G. Anderson)
Mary Fowler
Fred Sherman ...
Postmaster Freyes


While Sheriff Ben Lockwood and his deputy Johnny Davis are in the office, a man enters with a message from Dr. Miles Gillis. These messages have been arriving periodically via prisoners released from prison. They were locked up with Gillis who is a Northern doctor jailed for treason for treating Confederate soldiers during the war. He is now returning to his home town after his release. Four men whom he threatened at his trial fear he plans revenge. Sheriff Lockwood has sent a message for his previous deputy Bronco Layne who is also friends with Gillis after being treated by him. Bronco believes the doctor when he says he's forgiven everyone. However, when an inebriated Lockwood receives a midnight visit from Gillis telling him all four men will die, Bronco becomes concerned. After a shot is fired while Gillis is in the street, they decide to put a 24 hour watch on him. Soon one of them dies followed by more of them. Written by rbecker28

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15 January 1962 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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