Wanted: Dead or Alive: Season 2, Episode 30

The Inheritance (30 Apr. 1960)

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A dying man offers Josh $2000 to find his son, who ran away from home 15 years ago.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Ed Kemmer ...
Adam Smith / William Davis (as Edward Kemmer)
Clint Davis
Don Kennedy ...
Deputy Sheriff Fix
Maxine Cooper ...
Constance Howard
Thomas Browne Henry ...
Dr. Parks (as Thomas B. Henry)
George Eldredge ...


A dying man offers Josh $2000 to find his son, who ran away from home 15 years ago.

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30 April 1960 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The Great Imposter?
5 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

John Litel is not a name that many people would know but he's one of the many faces of the 1950s and '60s television shows that is very familiar. He had a ton of TV roles in the '50s and he usually played very tough guys. His resume of films in the 1940s is a long one and includes a few famous movies, although most are pretty unknown. (I counted about 90 roles in 1940s movies!)

In this episode, he plays a blind, bed-ridden dying man named "Clint Davis" who offers Josh Randall $2,000 if he can find his son, who had run away from home when he was 15. The dying dad wants to atone for his years of mean treatment to his kid......so Josh has to go looking for him.

The sheriff of the town and his deputy also try to help Josh. The sheriff is played by George Eldredge, a tall and lanky guy you also you saw a million times on TV back in this period.. Although rarely in the old days of TV and movies do you find the sheriff a bad guy, you just know there is something wrong with this guy if Eldredge is playing him, because he was almost always a villain.. That's all I'll say, not wanting to ruin the story, which is a decent one and will have you in suspense.

Note: Famous feature film actor George Kennedy has an uncredited bit part in this episode.

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