The High Chaparral: Season 1, Episode 27

A Joyful Noise (24 Mar. 1968)

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A priest, two nuns, and a young woman find Manolito who was bitten by a rattlesnake. They are hoping to build a convent on the ranch. Manolito falls in love with the woman but there is another man pursing her. However, she has other plans.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Padre Guillermo
Laurie Mock ...
Maria De Las Pinas
Robert Yuro ...
Don Collier ...
Rodolfo Acosta ...
Robert F. Hoy ...
Joe Butler (as Bob Hoy)
Roberto Contreras ...
Jerry Summers ...
Ted Markland ...
Penny Santon ...
Sister Angelica


While working with Buck, Manolito is bitten by a rattlesnake. He goes to an abandoned adobe while Buck goes for help. Manolito awakens to find himself tended by a priest, two nuns and a young woman, Maria. They plan to start a convent there after theirs was burned by a one-eyed man in the area by Manolito's father. Big John gives Buck the job of convincing the group the location is unsuitable for a convent while Manolito falls in love with Maria. Manolito learns the one-eyed man Ramon killed Maria's father but has escaped jail and is stalking her. When the group returns to the ranch house, Ramon attacks the guards as he tries to contact Maria who he wishes to marry. Maria wants to become a nun but leaves the ranch to find Ramon to end the danger to others. Manolito finds her and tries to convince her to stay with him but Ramon spots them. The slightly wounded Manolito and Maria hide in the adobe in a standoff with Ramon. Ramon challenges Manolito to a fight without guns but then pulls... Written by Anonymous

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