Yancy Derringer: Season 1, Episode 24

The Gun That Murdered Lincoln (19 Mar. 1959)

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Yancy is arrested on a charge of high treason. His crime: selling John Wilkes Booth the gun that killed President Abraham Lincoln. While Derringer is held in solitary confinement, his ... See full summary »

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Frances Bergen ...
Willard Sage ...
Senator Tyson Yardley
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Major James Sampson
Robert McCord ...
Captain Amos Fry (as Robert McCord III)
Tom McKee ...
General Cochran
Bill Walker ...
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Yancy is arrested on a charge of high treason. His crime: selling John Wilkes Booth the gun that killed President Abraham Lincoln. While Derringer is held in solitary confinement, his friends must refute forged evidence and find where the his matched set of pistols, the ones alleged purchased by Booth, were hidden when renegades ransacked his plantation during the Civil War. Written by David Bassler

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Yancey Derringer: I was in and out of Southern Maryland from '63 on, the same time that Booth was there.
John Colton: Then Yardley has a beautiful circumstantial case against you.
Yancey Derringer: It's true, but I have one thing in my favor.
John Colton: What?
Yancey Derringer: You.
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