Have Gun - Will Travel: Season 5, Episode 18

The Mark of Cain (20 Jan. 1962)

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For $1,000, Dr. Avatar hires Paladin to help him prove a theory about habitual murderers. His subject is someone who would rather stay dead and the doctor is willing to accommodate him.

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Philip Coolidge ...
Dr. Leopold Avatar
Roy Barcroft ...
Jake Trueblood
Iphigenie Castiglioni ...
Pina
Olive Carey ...
Woman
Rick Silver ...
Enoch Harrison
Dale Ishimoto ...
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Kam Tong ...
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For $1,000, Dr. Avatar hires Paladin to help him prove a theory about habitual murderers. His subject is someone who would rather stay dead and the doctor is willing to accommodate him.

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Curiously Roy Barcroft who played Jake Trueblood in this Have Gun, Will Travel episode of "The Mark of Cain", also played Roy in another episode called "The Mark of Cain" on Gunsmoke 7 years later in 1969. See more »

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Dr. Avatar: Then perhaps you know what these are?
Paladin: Yes. They are used to measure what Lombroso has termed the stigmata of degeneracy - certain cranial abnormalities, a low sensitivity to pain, primitive instincts found in cannibals, cave dwellers, apes, animals and habitual murderers - in short, the mark of Cain.
Dr. Avatar: And that is why I have come back to America.
Paladin: Oh. A shortage of murderers in Europe this year?
Dr. Avatar: There's never a shortage of wife killers - murders of passion, momentary rage, that sort of thing. My ...
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