Leaving the safety of their village, a group of nuns set out to help those Indians in need at a mission. Now Flint must try to help them fight some Ute Indians who don't seem to know the nuns are just there to help them.





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Episode cast overview:
Sister Rita
Sister Joseph
Sylvia Marriott ...
Sister Monica
Lalo Rios ...
Obuki (as Frank de Kova)
Chief Rico (as Bob Bice)
Joe Dominguez ...
Old Indian


While resting, Flint is attacked by Ute Indians and sees a priest killed. He finds three nuns with two Mexican men helping them and several Navaho orphans camped nearby being attacked. They are on the way to the St. Joseph Mission to help the Indians. Flint drives off the Indians but one of the two Mexicans is mortally wounded. Once they help the wounded including Flint, Flint leads them toward the wagon train but his sighting of Indians forces him to take a different route to a water hole. The other Mexican leaves them during the night and the group is surrounded by the Utes. Flint notices that one of the orphans is a Ute and tells the Chief during a parley but the Utes want the Navaho orphans who are their enemies. The Utes decide the Ute boy will be sacrificed to kill the others. The boy's mother comes to her son despite the tribe's attempt to stop her. It becomes clear to all that their options have run out. Flint has developed a relationship with the young Sister Rita who has not... Written by Anonymous

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25 March 1959 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Blood Enemies
27 January 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

This Wagon Train story has Robert Horton doing his scouting thing when he comes upon three wagons besieged by a band of Utes. His surprise help drives the Utes away, but they'll be back. The party consists of three nuns Vera Miles, Frances Bavier, and Sylvia Marriott and a group of Navajo orphans. They're going to a mission school and it is hoped that Flint McCullough can intercept the Wagon Train and give them protection if they can hold out.

The Utes are blood enemies of the Navajo and having just wiped out a village where these kids came from hope to make a clean sweep. The nuns however are their protectors though they might need a little protection themselves.

The episode gets a little hairy when Robert Horton starts showing an interest in Vera Miles, he's not been around nuns and Miles has not taken her final vows yet. She's intrigued with Flint McCullough as well, but decides her prior commitment must hold.

Some brave women are shown in this Wagon Train tale.

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