Mackenzie's Raiders: Season 1, Episode 32

Desertion (1959)

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Mackenzie and his men arrest Grimes, a deserter who stole a wagon full of repeating rifles which he intended to sell to the Apaches. The trooper escapes from the guardhouse and heads for ... See full summary »

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Col. Ranald S. Mackenzie
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Trooper Colin Grimes
Walter Coy ...
Diablito
Hank Patterson ...
Old Man
John Zaremba ...
Army Chaplain
Riley Hill ...
Sgt. Fife
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Sgt. Briarly
Craig Duncan ...
Sgt. Stanfield
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Art Gilmore ...
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Mackenzie and his men arrest Grimes, a deserter who stole a wagon full of repeating rifles which he intended to sell to the Apaches. The trooper escapes from the guardhouse and heads for Mexico with Mackenzie and a patrol in hot pursuit. Grimes schemes with the Apaches to lure Mackenzie into a trap, capture him and hold him as a hostage to trade for the stolen rifles. Written by David Bassler

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[discussing a trooper arrested for gun-running and murder]
Col. Ranald S. Mackenzie: He may lose a little of that arrogance when he faces the court martial.
Sgt. Fife: He'll lose a mite more when he faces the gallows.
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Across the Rio Grande
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Performed by Jack Elam
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