After the death of Old Man Clanton, Doc Holliday hatches a not-quite-legal scheme involving Wyatt's brothers to help him in his desire to create an internal fight among the Clantons gang members over who takes control of the gang.



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James Seay ...
Thelma Callum
Ray Boyle ...
Morgan Earp (as Dirk London)
Rayford Barnes ...


With Shotgun Gibbs gone and the death of Old Man Clanton, Mayor Clum and the city council feel Earp needs help to keep the fight among the Clanton gang members out of Tombstone. Clum suggests Earp ask his brothers Morgan and Virgil in Prescott to help. Earp asks Clum to wait as he has contacted several men but Clum decides not to wait. He has Doc Holliday ask Virgil to become Chief of Police and Morgan his aide. Doc agrees but tells Clum to tell Earp he went to Tucson for a poker game. On the street Doc notices Behan's continued interest in Thelma Callum whose husband is in prison but recently released. Doc hatches the idea of having Thelma write a note to Behan to meet her. He then gets Virgil and Morgan to help him kidnap Behan at the meeting place. Doc hopes to have the Clanton gang members fight each other over the missing Behan although Virgil is skeptical. Earp hearing Behan is missing refuses to do anything until Ike Clanton leads one faction against another because of what Doc... Written by Anonymous

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6 June 1961 (USA)  »

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Wyatt Earp: [Closing Narration] Now the battle lines were clearly drawn. Wyatt, his brothers and Doc Holliday had to face the implacable hatred of Clanton outlaws and their allies. As Wyatt himself said, we could stay in Tombstone and shoot it out or we could turn in our stars and run. They determined to stay in Tombstone. The approaching battle of the OK Corral would become a great event in their lives. It was fast on its way.
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The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers
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