In this Zane Grey Theater story someone decides that a town like Heaven which prides itself on being a nice place with nice people living in it ought to be messed with. When stranger Thomas Mitchell comes to town he's just the man who can do it.
Mitchell works quite insidiously starting with amiable blacksmith Lon Chaney, Jr. He tells Chaney he's an auctioneer by trade and offers to auction off Chaney's string of horses that he has at the livery stable. Chaney makes a nice profit, but pretty soon the whole town is infected with the quest for the almighty dollar. And always Mitchell is insinuating himself in their lives.
Mitchell must have been in the first stages of the cancer that killed him. He does not look well though he delivers a fine performance. Chaney also never gets credit for being the fine actor he was in roles away from grade Z horror films
I will say this though, the ending comes more out of Stephen King than Zane Grey.
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