A fortune in diamonds awaits anyone who gets to it first. Murder and arson are just some of the ways of keeping some from succeeding. A stranger follows Cheyenne and the treasure hunting party but is he all they have to worry about?



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Episode complete credited cast:
Alice Claney
Ainslie Pryor ...
Marc Cavell ...
Manuel (as Mark Cavell)
Senor Beloze
Chip Claney (as Myron Healy)
Tom McKee ...
Sheriff Pickering
Gene Roth ...


Cheyenne is a partner in a stage line with Chip and Alice Claney in Lead City. Cheyenne and Chip were scouts together years before. Cheyenne has decided it is time to move in part because he is coming between Chip and Alice as she becomes disenchanted with Chip's drinking. After making his last run, Cheyenne is asked by Alice to get Chip from the saloon to make the next stage run to Mountain City to deliver the mail. Chip is drunk saying he has a new partner King Forest with whom he will make a fortune. Alice begs Cheyenne to take her with him. Chip hears her after awakening. After telling Cheyenne off, he goes outside where a shot is heard. Chip is found shot. Cheyenne returns to the depot finding the office ransacked and his rifle missing. The sheriff takes Cheyenne in but Forest and Garth swear he was seen elsewhere at the time of the shooting. Forest and Garth have a business deal for Cheyenne as he has the same information that Chip had - the location of a landslide where a man ... Written by Anonymous

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19 November 1957 (USA)  »

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Entire Cheyenne theme song played during closing credits. See more »


Clyde Howdy plays another role in episode; bar patron and bystander during fire - both with a mustache. See more »


Cheyenne Bodie: You never know who's going to show up to help you when you're digging for treasure.
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