Rawhide: Season 7, Episode 17

Moment in the Sun (29 Jan. 1965)

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Marshal Shaw arrests Reed McCuller known by locals as a type of Robin Hood but in fact he is a murderer and thief. He tries to use Favor's herd as cover to get out of the area but the locals lead by his brother are on to Shaw's plans.



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Episode cast overview:
James Murdock ...
Steve Raines ...
Gene Evans ...
Royal K. Shaw
Billy Gray ...
Lindsey McCuller (as Bill Gray)
Pat Conway ...
Reed McCuller
Rayford Barnes ...
Bert Inge
Noel Drayton ...
Donald Ein ...
Tyler McVey ...
Sheriff Blair


Long-time, small-town, unsung sheriff Royal Shaw (Gene Evans) wants his "Moment in the Sun" by delivering famous local, popular "Wanted dead or Alive" outlaw Reed McCuller (Pat Conway) to the Denver authorities by himself. McCuller is beloved by most of the townspeople for having helped them with needed gifts such as water pumps and seed and by protecting them from other outlaws. Shaw knows that the townspeople will ride after him and McCuller to rescue the outlaw by force, so the sheriff decides to hide the two of them in Favor's cattle drive. However, the townspeople, led by McCuller's brother Lindsey, surround Favor, his outfit, the Sheriff and McCuller. Lindsay, meanwhile, we learn is secretly jealous of his brother's fame and yearns for his girlfriend, Mar. Favor sends Rowdy to bring back law officers; Rowdy is helped by Mar, who fears Lindsay will kill McCuller. At the explosive conclusion Lindsay and the townsfolk attack the trail dive, which stampedes; Lindsay fires upon the ... Written by chipe

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29 January 1965 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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