A Wells Fargo office is held up and an agent killed by three men who take a sizable amount of cash. The recent robberies in the area has the agent Thacker under pressure from the main office. He asks Earp to take a posse out but Earp who dislikes posses refuses. He believes the outlaws who know the local territory make it dangerous for a posse. After Earp's refusal, Thacker goes to Sheriff Behan who Earp believes will ignore Thacker since Behan works with the Clantons. Thacker is offering a $10,000 reward which draws Behan's attention. Thacker is willing to give $1,000 front money for a posse so Behan goes to Old Man Clanton hoping he will split the $10,000 with him while framing someone. Old Man Clanton besides hating Behan refuses to frame an innocent man to the gallows but Ike thinks otherwise. Secretly, Behan gives Ike the $1000 advance money while arresting Will Morris, a local rancher who Ike hates. Ike's girlfriend Virginia Rollins along with Nellie Cashman tell Earp she was ... Written by
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Johnny Behan was appointed Sheriff of Cochise County through the influence of the Ten Percent Ring, for whom he performed many favors. This brought him into conflict with Marshal Wyatt Earp and many people in Tombstone. Wyatt was often tempted to kill Behan, but killing for any reason was against Wyatt's deep principles. Behan knew this and as a result became one of Wyatt's most dangerous enemies.
The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers See more