An emergency recalls The Virginian so he allows Jim Horn to go alone with $4000 to complete a purchase of horses. Everyone takes Jim for a wet behind the ears youngster including the woman and her partner who steal the money he carries.



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Episode cast overview:
Clay Grainger (credit only)
Trampas (credit only)
Sara Lane ...
Elizabeth Grainger (credit only)
Karen Mallory
Burr DeBenning ...
Orrey Hills
Frank Campanella ...
Sheriff Quartermine
Hotel Manager
Peter Bromilow ...
Captain Cornish
Night Clerk
Robert Williams ...
Freight Agent


While on the way to Wellington, North Dakota to purchase horses The Virginian is called back on other business for Grainger. Jim Horn asks to be allowed to go by himself to complete the purchase. The Virginian agrees to give him the $4000 along with the instructions on what to do. At Wellington he checks into the hotel while he awaits the arrival of Captain Cornish from Port Arthur, Canada. Jim is frustrated when the people he must deal with do not accord him respect due to his young age and looks especially at the railroad depot. He decides to ease his hurt feelings with a drink at the hotel bar where beautiful Karen Mallory decides to join him because of his niceness. She and partner Orrey Hills spot Jim as a mark when the champagne he orders for Karen loosens his tongue. They take him for the money in a bait and switch routine. The next morning Jim finds the money missing when Captain Cornish arrives showing his own disapproval. Jim learns from the Sheriff that the couple is likely... Written by Anonymous

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10 December 1969 (USA)  »

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