Paladin receives a bank draft for $1000 asking him to "come kill a tiger before it kills me." In his host's mind this tiger curse is warranted as he wounded a tiger while in India and it ... See full summary »

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John Ellsworth
Paul Clarke ...
Pahndu
Elsa Cárdenas ...
Lahri (as Elsa Cardenas)
Clegg Hoyt ...
Joe - Trainer
Terence de Marney ...
J. Hawkins (as Terence DeMarney)
Mickey Finn ...
Loafer
Max Slaten ...
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1st Rancher
Ralph Neff ...
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Kam Tong ...
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Paladin receives a bank draft for $1000 asking him to "come kill a tiger before it kills me." In his host's mind this tiger curse is warranted as he wounded a tiger while in India and it came back to a village only to slaughter 100 of its residents. Paladin then learns of a circus coming to town. Its main attraction - a tiger! Written by DrDOS

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28 November 1959 (USA)  »

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Burning Bright (Spoiler Alert)
10 December 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

As a long-time Jim Corbett fan I love this episode. The "Summoning Tigers" curse may be a complete fiction but the fact that incompetent big game hunters have been known to turn a "normal" Tiger into a Man-Eater is well established. Ellsworth, as the epitome of the bigoted, arrogant (and essentially cowardly) would-be "Shikar" is precisely the sort of man who might inflict such a demon on a remote and hapless village. (The fact that he is apparently a "dirty old man" as well damns him even further, leading Paladin to double his customary Fee.)

It's a treat to see Paladin demonstrate his considerable knowledge of Tigers and of India and her People, while being courteous and respectful (as always) toward Minorities --and not at all kindly disposed to those who aren't!

The ending is superbly ironic. The "curse" finally bears its grim fruit, though not exactly in the way we, or Ellsworth, might have expected. Jim Corbett himself would have heartily applauded this episode! .


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