Cheyenne: Season 1, Episode 15

The Last Train West (29 May 1956)

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Cheyenne falsely accused of murder escapes the law. He returns to White Bluff to clear his name by joining a train of settlers headed to California. A minister's sister threatens to turn him in to the law until she gets to know him.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Barbara Lawrence ...
Lola McQuilan
Barbara Eiler ...
C.R. Tatum
Lane Bradford ...
Cliff O'Neill
Paul Savage ...
Deputy Orville Jones
Paul Sorensen ...
Jud Lawrence
Stan Jones ...
Lester Johnson ...
Frank Perry


Settlers are needed in Ocatilla Valley, California. For $1.00 you can book passage as long as you make it your permanent home. Cheyenne boards as Jim Wade to elude capture for a murder he didn't commit. When the sheriff checks the travelers looking him, he says he has a wife - Lola McQuilan - who was denied a ticket because she is not one of the settlers. A preacher's sister Ruth notices the ruse and swears she is going to expose him at the next stop. On the train the minister Bret takes an interest in Lola who has a secret she doesn't want to share while at the same time Cheyenne tries to dissuade Ruth with his "charm" not to turn him it but with little success. At the Lone Butte stop, Cheyenne decides to leave the train when two lawman come on the train looking for him. A deputy follows but Cheyenne takes his gun and clothes but promises to return the gun. When they spot Comanche smoke signals, Cheyenne knows he must return to the train to save it. Cheyenne must then deal with the ... Written by DrDOS

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29 May 1956 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The Wanted Poster on Cheyenne Bodie reads as follows: "WANTED Dead or Alive, Cheyenne Bodie, ESCAPED MURDERER, Description: 6 feet 3 inches, dark hair, reedy complexion. THIS MAN IS ARMED AND DANGEROUS. Convicted by Fair Trial, Cheyenne Bodie was convicted of murder at White Bluff. Reward will be paid by U.S. Marshal." See more »


Following a fist fight, Ruth offers Cheyenne a handkerchief to wipe the blood from a cut on his cheek, but in the very next scene on the train platform, the cut on Cheyenne's face is no longer there. See more »


Bret: What are your plans when you get to San Francisco?
Lola McQuilan: [very bashful and shy] Well... get a job, I suppose. San Francisco is a big town, I understand they have several theatres. I'm... um... an "actress".
Bret: This is quite an "event". I've never been this close to an actress before.
Lola McQuilan: [now more at ease] Well, that makes us even... I've never been this "close" to a preacher!
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