When the husband of a couple younger than Jim goes on the lam, Jim decides to take over as the breadwinner for the young wife and her new baby he delivers. However, the toil of doing two jobs leads to Jim deciding to quit as emotions grow.



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Episode cast overview:
Clay Grainger (credit only)
Elizabeth Grainger (credit only)
Anna Moore / Annie York
Obie Moore / York
Nathan Rigby
C.J. (as Quinn Redeker)
Ray Fine ...
Harper Flaherty ...
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ...
Stagecoach Driver (as Red Morgan)


Trampas and Jim Horn meet the pregnant Anna York while she awaits her husband Obie who is buying a horse from The Virginian. They have rented a farm near Medicine Bow. As they leave Jim states that they both look younger than him and he is nineteen. Later, in Medicine Bow Jim runs into Obie outside a store as Nathan Rigby comes by just arriving on the train. He accuses Obie York of being Obie Moore who stole $8000 from his brother in another state. Obie runs for home where he quickly packs and leaves just ahead of the Sheriff and a posse. Jim decides to go by their farm to check on Anna where he finds himself taking over for Obie including delivering the baby by himself. Jim takes it on himself to help Anna with the farm while working at Shiloh but he drops from exhaustion causing The Virginian to decide to have the Shiloh hands take turns helping Anna. Jim forced to rest at Anna's place finds himself falling for Anna but not feeling right about it. Jim has to decide whether to stay ... Written by Anonymous

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15 October 1969 (USA)  »

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A warm glow
5 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joseph Pevney, a top Universal director in the fifties, when he worked with such luminaries as James Cagney, Joan Crawford and Debbie Reynolds, exhibits cinematic flair and sound judgment as he guides young Tim Matheson through a challenging role in this cuddly little story that casts a warm glow. Jim Horn's attraction to a pregnant abandoned wife (played by girl-next-door dreamboat Darleen Carr) spirals into an emotional bond after he assists her delivery. He thinks the compassion he's feeling must be true love. But is it really? Pevney's tasteful direction and Matheson's believable confusion keep the viewer engaged.

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