The Name of the Game: Season 3, Episode 17

The Man Who Killed a Ghost (29 Jan. 1971)

TV Episode  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: write review

Reporter Dave Corey sets out to expose the reality behind the wholesome image of a famous cowboy star.

0Check in

Editors' Spotlight

IMDbTV Pick: Showtime's "Penny Dreadful"

The subtle trick Showtime's "Penny Dreadful is that it is far less about the blood, gore and the specter of gruesome death than the sharp pain and exhilarating pleasure of living, and the terror of feeling alone even in close company. Read our review in the May Picks section.

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Name of the Game.
« Previous Episode | 69 of 76 Episodes | Next Episode »


Episode credited cast:
Dave Corey
Glory Bates
Norval Bates
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Will Cheyenne
William Bryant ...
Fry Cook
Ted Eccles ...
James Catlin Jr. (as Teddy Eccles)
Alfred Ryder ...
Rolf LeBreque
Sergeant George Kwan
Veta Marie Goss
Highwater Annie


Reporter Dave Corey sets out to expose the reality behind the wholesome image of a famous cowboy star.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Adventure | Sci-Fi




Release Date:

29 January 1971 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


According to a 1971 NBC press release, the working title of this episode was "The Happy Ghost of Will Cheyenne." See more »

Crazy Credits

"Lex Barker appeared as Will Cheyenne" (seen during end credits only) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
L.A. : 2017 ---Is this the story line as I remember? pyxis1
Los Angeles 2017 brian_mack
I Love You Billy Baker JimSpy
Where can I find a copy of this? stepstonefilms
episode concerning lost Shakespeare manuscript neilh333
Copy of The Savage Eye RosieDe
Discuss The Man Who Killed a Ghost (1971) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: