Martin Westrope's son, a Cavalry officer stationed near the Mexican border was killed in action. But the details of his death are sketchy. Westrope hires Paladin to find the woman that his son married just before his death. Unfortunately very little is known about the woman except that she is from London. Paladin finds a woman claiming to be Isobel Westrope but he is surprised to find another woman also claims to be Michael Westrope's wife. Paladin must find out which is the impostor. Written by
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Paladin is hired by a wealthy widower named Martin Westrope (Carl Berton Reid) to find the widow of his late son, a cavalry officer on a remote post. When he returns with the girl, he discovers another woman has already arrived, claiming to be the dead man's widow. It's up to Paladin to play Hec Ramsey for a bit and solve the mystery! Pretty enjoyable episode made more so by the performances of Charles Aideman as the unscrupulous nephew, and with Soap Opera regular Betsy Von Furstenberg and Fintan Meyler as the two women claiming to be Mrs. Westrope.
I guess Meyler liked doing this show because she did three more, then retired for 11 years before doing one last performance on "Emergency".
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