Wagon Train: Season 1, Episode 13

The Clara Beauchamp Story (11 Dec. 1957)

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When a new officer and troops kill an Indian brave and the post commander's drunken bored wife insults the Chief, Flint is forced to act as a neutral agent between the Army and Indians and save the wagon train.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Clara Beauchamp
Shepperd Strudwick ...
Colonel Charles E. Beauchamp
Richard Garland ...
Captain Pearson
Mike Ragan ...
Will J. White ...
Terry Wilson ...
Frank McGrath ...
Robert Swan ...
Irene Windust ...
Mrs. Hawks
Ellen Atterbury ...
Mrs. Bixby (as Ellen Hardies)
Robert Roark ...
Evan - Orderly
John Frederick ...
Sergeant (as John Merrick)
Monte Blue ...
Indian Chief Thundercloud


As the train nears Indian territory the Major sends Flint to greet the Indians and the Colonel at the nearby fort. A group of replacements troops mistakingly kills a brave who Flint finds. The Chief sends Flint with a message that he wants the responsible soldier sent to him. At the fort the Colonel's wife is bored and unhappy with her husband's lack of promotions. When the Colonel invites the Chief to the fort so he can apologize to the Chief, his wife insults the Chief starting a war. When she realizes what she has done, she attempts to stop the war before the train is attacked. Written by Anonymous

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11 December 1957 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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