Captain Parmalee sends Reese to Red River to pick up a shipment from St. Louis. Reese says a little too much on his way out of town. With rumors of a gold shipment coming into Laredo, Reese is being stalked by criminals.



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Episode cast overview:
Muriel Burns
Sheriff Wes Cottrell
Old Timer
Tom Baker
Adair Jameson ...
Flame Burns
Paul Baxley ...
Troy Melton ...
Bob Herron ...
Hunk (as Robert Herron)
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Reese is called into Captain Parmalee's office for a special solo assignment shortly after spreading rumors of a $100,000 gold coin shipment. Parmalee sends him to Red River to pick up a shipment coming from St. Louis and return it to his office. Before leaving he stops in the saloon for a drink with Chad and Joe who probe for details. A member of the Baker gang overhears the conversation assumes Reese is picking up $100,000 in gold. He relays the information to the rest of the gang which is overheard by Ma Burns and her daughter who run their boarding house. Reese who has picked up the shipment is met by Tom Baker who knows Reese but Reese refuses to give up the shipment. In Galsburg Sheriff Cottrell and his deputies offer to escort Reese through the county. The Baker gang decides to ambush Reese at Getaway Pass. At the pass Reese decides the Sheriff wants to steal the shipment which turns out to be true. He uses him as a shield to get through the pass leaving the Sheriff with the ... Written by Anonymous

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4 November 1965 (USA)  »

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Reese's Gold
12 October 2008 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Reese (Neville Brand) is called in for praise, and assigned a solo mission, by Parmalee (Philip Carey); he is to transport a special, secret shipment from St. Louis to Laredo. Reese suspects it's an important shipment of gold, and brags to Chad (Peter Brown) and Joe (William Smith), in the saloon. Their conversation is overheard; causing several gold-diggers to threaten Reese's mission - including: sweet talking Jeanette Nolan (as Ma Burns), corrupt Sheriff (as Wes Cottrell), old timer Arthur Hunnicutt, and gun-slinger Tom Reese (as Tom Baker).

This episode is the first to focus almost exclusively on one character; in this case, Mr. Brand's Reese. An opening scene includes the three rangers, and some stock footage appears toward the end. Mr. Brown's "Chad" has a good scene, near the end. Understandably, the "Laredo" team spirit is subdued. Ms. Nolan's scheming turn as "Muriel Beauregard" is the strongest of a notable guest roster.

*** The Golden Trail (11/4/65) Earl Bellamy ~ Neville Brand, Jeanette Nolan, Philip Carey

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