The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp: Season 2, Episode 21

The Sharpshooter (29 Jan. 1957)

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George Morris is willing to pay $1500 to Rule Hawes who was a Tennessee sharpshooter to kill Earp. Hawes pays Morris's sister Mrs. Hamble to let him stay in her barn while he tries to kill Earp but Annie May Hamble has a crush on


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Episode cast overview:
Rule Hawes
Elizabeth Harrower ...
Mrs. Hamble
Susan Seaforth Hayes ...
Annie May Hamble (as Susan Seaforth)
Mayor Hoover
Mason Alan Dinehart ...
Henry Rowland ...
George Morris


Gerge Morris who had his legs crippled by Earp is still out for revenge. No one with a six gun has been able to take Earp so he offers $500 now to Rule Hawes and another $1000 when Earp is dead. Tawes was a Tennessee sharpshooter during the war so he can shoot Earp from a distance giving him an edge. Hawes pays Morris' sister Mrs. Hamble $20 to stay in her barn but her and her daughter Annie May cannot tell anyone he is there. Hawes makes multiple attempts to shoot Earp but keeps missing. Earp has no clue who is after him as he has good relations with buffalo hunters and the shooter is using a buffalo rifle. Annie May and her mother do laundry for people in Dodge City including Bat and Earp. Annie May has a crush on Bat which Bat handles in a good natured manner. Earp agrees to let Bat and the other deputies look for the shooter for his own safety. Annie May fearing for Bat's life, offers to tell him a secret but Bat is too busy so Annie May is left with Earp who suddenly realizes she... Written by Anonymous

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Narrator: When George Morris raided Dodge City and was temporarily crippled in a gunfight with Marshal Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson, it was generally believed that George would make no more trouble. But in his lust for vengeance, Morris hired a sharpshooter with a buffalo gun to kill Wyatt from a distant ambush. Wyatt's enemies had often hired gunfighters to pick a quarrel with him and face-to-face kill the Marshal in a showdown with .45s. But Morris' scheme was new and deadly and presented Wyatt with an...
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