Johnny Yuma, a former Confederate soldier, returns to his hometown in Texas two years after the end of the Civil War to discover that an outlaw gang led by a ruthless businessman has killed his father, the sheriff, and taken over the town and the nearby gold mine as well. Although urged by his aunt, his father's deputy and the town's newspaper editor to leave town, Johnny is determined to exact revenge on the men responsible for his father's death. Written by
4 October 1959 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?
The show begins with Johnny's papers being blown in the wind, Punch holes can be seen in his papers. Punch holes also obvious in "Yellow Hair" when Santanta's daughter picks up Johnny's papers. According to Jess and Ned's tombstone, Johnny returned home a few weeks after his father's death in 1867. The first hole puncher, invented by Frederich Soennecken, was patented Nov. 14, 1886, almost 20 years after Ned Yuma's death. See more
[spottimg Johnny walking down street wearing his Confederate cap
Hey, Dolph, lookee there! Some stray Reb come here to roost.