Highway Patrol: Season 2, Episode 33

Wounded (20 May 1957)

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Two holdup men abduct a physician and compel him to extricate a bullet in a wooded area.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Thomas Wilde ...
Dr. Elliott (as Tom Wilde)
Al Terry ...
Terry Frost ...
Sergeant Morris
David Halper ...
Tommy Evans
Art Gilmore ...
Narrator (voice)


Two wanted holdup men (Monty and Jack) abduct Dr. Elliott and take him to a heavily wooded area to extract a bullet from Jack's shoulder. They are spotted by 10-year old Tommy Evans, who was playing nearby. Tommy returns to his home and calls the Highway Patrol. Dan Mathews and Sergeant Morris respond, but Tommy disregards Dan's directions to stay away from the men and finds himself captured and roughly treated by the increasingly desperate felons. Dan uses a ruse to get Tommy away from the situation, after which he and Sergeant Morris find themselves in an armed confrontation with Monty and Jack. They are handicapped by the necessity to avoid injury to Dr. Elliott, but Tommy manages to help out one last time. Written by Sam Spear

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20 May 1957 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Narrator: To help protect the community from violence, rigid controls are exerted over the possession and use of firearms. A further indirect control requires that all doctors report immediately to law enforcement officials the treatment of any gunshot wound. In this case, however, two holdup men, one with a bullet in his shoulder which demanded medical treatment, took desperate measures to avoid contact with the police. From a local telephone directory they chose a doctor who had offices in...
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