On the trail to visit his old friend Dan, former gunfighter Britt Ponset meets an escaped murderer nursing a grudge and plotting to kill Dan. Britt's job now is to warn Dan and help him prepare for the inevitable showdown.

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Britt Ponset
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Dan Mailer
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Red Lawson
Joyce Cunning ...
Mary Mailer (as Joyce Smight)
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Sandy
Ray Walker ...
Sheriff
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Gib the Blacksmith
Robert Crosson ...
Al, Sandy's Sidekick
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On the trail to visit his old friend Dan, former gunfighter Britt Ponset meets an escaped murderer nursing a grudge and plotting to kill Dan. Britt's job now is to warn Dan and help him prepare for the inevitable showdown.

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29 March 1957 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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This episode was based on the "Red Lawson's Revenge" episode of the radio series "The Six Shooter." John Payne's character is even referred to as "The Six Shooter", although the character's name was changed from Britt Ponset to Vint Bonner in the subsequent series. See more »

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An ordinary decent western episode.

As far as I know, Robert Florey has not made any westerns in his classic films career, but perhaps I am wrong. He only made film noirs, horror and dramas, or adventures. I won't enumerate em all, but every movie buff - old classics, I mean - knows MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUE, FACE BEHIND THE MASK, BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS, ROGUE'S REGIMENT...

Well, back to this TV show episode, I was disappointed. There is nothing special in this story of Payne fighting against bad guys who threat his old friend William Hopper. Nothing at all. I noticed nothing that could remind me a Florey's touch, as I could expect from a Jacques Tourneur in another TV show... Filming, cameras angles for shooting, even the story...

But it's worthwhile if you can catch it...


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