Rawhide: Season 4, Episode 28

Gold Fever (4 May 1962)

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The crew stumbles on a ghost town with a prospector and his three daughters. The prospector tries to keep some of the men there for his daughters by salting a claim but it soon mushrooms out of control.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Charles H. Gray ...
Clay Forrester (as Charles Gray)
James Murdock ...
Steve Raines ...
Rocky Shahan ...
Robert Cabal ...
Hosea Brewer
Jessica Brewer
Hank Kale
Pricilla Brewer
Davey Davison ...
Meg Brewer
Logan Field ...
Charles Tannen ...


Favor loses Clay and four drovers to gold fever when old prospector Hosea Brewer lures the drovers to his solitary homestead in a ghost town on Lost Mountain. Losing drovers, Favor sends Rowdy to Dutch Flats to hire new men. Rowdy stops at Hosea's house where he finds the missing men. Hosea has two older marriage-hungry, lonely daughters Pricilla and Jessica plus a younger daughter Meg. Clay is interested in Pricilla while Jessica finds Rowdy of interest. Clay pumps the young Meg for information who at her father's urging tells him to try a specific site. Clay convinces Rowdy to give the dig a day. Given the mutual attraction and support between Rowdy and Clay and the man's three daughters he salts the dig -- to induce Rowdy and Clay to sport his daughters and to help with his futile prospecting. When Clay and Rowdy appear to hit gold, the other men having no success decide to file on their claim. Warned by Hosea, Clay and Rowdy head to Dutch Flats to file as well. Rowdy is able to ... Written by chipe

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Between 42:45 and 42:55 citizens are taking the town apart and a truck passes by in the background. See more »

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