Cheyenne: Season 1, Episode 13

Star in the Dust (1 May 1956)

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Cheyenne meets a sheriff he admires and a town he likes so he decides to stick around. When he finds he has an agenda too that involves a pretty woman and some easy money, he has second thoughts and a decision to make.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Adele Mara ...
Claire Du Pas
Don Megowan ...
Wes Garth
Charlie Peabody
Morris Ankrum ...
John Clements
William Phipps ...
Jim Clements


Cheyenne is playing cards in the saloon while waiting for a payday for past work. A town drunk tells the bartender to clear everyone out of the bar and call the sheriff with whom he has issues. Cheyenne having what he thinks is a winning hand doesn't leave but the drunk decides to let him stay. It helps the sheriff arrest the town drunk. The three men he was playing cards with want to re-deal the hand but Cheyenne takes the pot as his hand is the winner. When the three men which includes a deputy return to confront Cheyenne, the sheriff has a gunfight with them including the son of a man who owns half the town. The son and deputy are killed. The girl the sheriff loves is in love with the son he just gunned down. Cheyenne who likes the town decides to stay on in the now empty deputy job. When the bank is robbed, the sheriff and Cheyenne give chase. The sheriff catches up with the leader who is carrying the money and accidentally kills him. Now he must decide what he should do: give the... Written by DrDOS

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1 May 1956 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Clint Walker does not take his shirt off in this episode. See more »


When the first bank robber rides out of town. He rides up a more modern dirt road, with grass growing in the middle. That wouldn't happen with horse drawn wagons and saddle horses. See more »


Claire Du Pas: You're kinda tall, aren't you?
Cheyenne: Most of the time.
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