Cheyenne: Season 2, Episode 10

Land Beyond the Law (15 Jan. 1957)

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Arrested and accused of robbery in Lone Butte, Cheyenne escapes to clear his name. The only clues he has are the location of the gang's well-guarded hideout and that the killer was wearing an unusual gold lion's head belt buckle.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Major Ellwood
Jennifer Howard ...
Ellen Ellwood
Joe Epic
William Meigs ...
Arnie Munroe
Rory Mallinson ...
Tom Andrews
Francis De Sales ...
Lt. Quentin (as Francis DeSales)
Michael Garrett ...
Jennings (as Mike Garrett)
Bill McLean ...
Photographer (as Billy McLean)
Forrest Lewis ...
Charlie Miller
Phil Tead ...


Cheyenne is falsely accused of murder after a bank robbery in Lone Butte and is arrested. A reluctant eye witness identifies Cheyenne as the shooter only after being forced to do so by one of the men who arrested him although the only thing he remembers about the shooter is the fact he had a gold lion's head belt buckle. In order to clear his name he is forced to escape by locking his captors in the jail cell. Cheyenne knows what the shooter's belt buckle looks like thanks to the eye witness and that it was the Ellwood gang but little else. He sets out to find the real killer and clear his name. He has a fake wanted poster printed with his picture and name. He heads to the area where the Ellwood gang hides which is in disputed territory between Mexico and the U.S.A. The Army picks him up as they have the one entrance Hatchet Pass to the Hatchet Valley guarded. He convinces the officer in charge to help him enter the valley where he looks for the killer but finds himself caught in a ... Written by Anonymous

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Clint Walker does not take his shirt off in this episode. See more »


Cheyenne gets ready to leave after his first meeting with Major Ellwood. He slings his saddlebags over his shoulder, with the saddlebags underside showing. The scene cuts to a different view with the saddlebags now showing their topside. See more »


Major Ellwood: A good tactician doesn't take anything on faith.
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