Cimarron City: Season 1, Episode 19

Return of the Dead (14 Feb. 1959)

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Beth Purcell is shocked when her husband, thought dead and buried for ten years, suddenly appears in Cimarron City.


(as Richard H. Bartlett)


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Episode complete credited cast:
Audrey Totter ...
Beth Hollister Purcell
John Smith ...
Sheriff Lane Temple
Tom Drake ...
Steve Purcell
Sam Masters
John Goddard ...
Joe Masters
Keith Richards ...
Poor Loser
Ted White ...
Masters' Henchmn
John Hart ...
Masters' Henchman


Steve Purcell, Beth husband, whom she thought had been killed ten years earlier, rides into Cimarron City. In a flashback sequence, Beth recalls how she met Steve in a gambling hall and fell in love with him. Beth's former lover, Sam Masters falsely accused Steve of murder and tried to have him killed, but Steve switched identities with his assailant. Now Masters has followed Steve into town with the intent of finishing the job. Written by David Bassler

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14 February 1959 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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