A murderer escapes from an insane asylum and heads for Virginia City. Blake must capture him before he can kill again.




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Episode cast overview:
Jefferson Meadows
Joyce Meadows ...
Felina Meadows
Lucius Beebe ...
Lucius Beebe
Charles Clegg ...
Charles Clegg
Owen Cunningham ...
Dr. Felder


An mental patient suffering from echo psychosis escapes from a mental asylum and returns to Virginia City intent on recreating a famous murder that occurred nearly one hundred years earlier when his grandfather threw a beautiful actress down a mine shaft. Coincidentally, the actress' granddaughter is directing a summer stock company in Virginia City and could be the escapee's next victim. Written by David Bassler

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Adventure | Crime | Drama




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26 February 1959 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Lt. Rod Blake: In the travel folders, Nevada's Virgina City is described as the liveliest ghost town on earth. In the summer, the streets swarm with visitors who come to look into the past of one of the most spectacular mining towns in Western history. They see were Mark Twain got his start as a reporter writing for the Territorial Enterprise or see where three quarters of a billion dollars of gold and silver was taken out of the earth and visit Piper's Opera House where the great artists of the past - ...
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