The Virginian (1962–1971)
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Execution at Triste 

Trampas and two hands deliver cattle to a remote Army outpost. Trampas runs into an old friend who is a gunfighter in a nearby town where Trampas must pick up the payment. However, his friend has his eye on killing Trampas for no reason.

Director:

Robert L. Friend

Writers:

John Dunkel, Owen Wister (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Bickford ... John Grainger (credit only)
Doug McClure ... Trampas
Clu Gulager ... Emmett Ryker (credit only)
Don Quine ... Stacey Grainger (credit only)
Sara Lane ... Elizabeth Grainger (credit only)
James Drury ... The Virginian (credit only)
Robert Lansing ... Lee Knight
Sharon Farrell ... Mavis
Burt Douglas Burt Douglas ... Burt
Kelly Thordsen ... The Constable
Cyril Delevanti ... Stonecutter
Steve Raines ... Morgan Oliver
Nate Esformes ... Crazy Juan
Philip Chapin Philip Chapin ... Lieutenant
Percy Helton ... Storekeeper
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Storyline

Trampas and two cowhands, Burt and Morgan, drive a herd of cattle to a remote army fort. Trampas must go to Triste, which is almost a ghost town, to receive the $1500 for the herd. However, the owner of the bank is gone so he must wait overnight to get the money. While there he encounters an old friend from Abilene he knew ten years before, Lee Knight, who is a gun fighter tired of life. He tries to challenge Trampas to a gun fight which Trampas tries to avoid. Everyone including Knight's girlfriend and bartender Mavis try to persuade Trampas to leave town but he must get the money. Although Trampas returns to the Army post and tells the two cowhands to stay away from Triste, they go anyway to celebrate. It results in their use as bait by Knight by killing Morgan to goad Trampas into a gun fight. Burt returns to the Army post to tell Trampas. The two return to town for the burial and decide to spend the night. To protect them Trampas has both of them go without guns hoping it will ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 1967 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Steve Raines played a drover named Steve Quince and later a guide on Rawhide from 1959-1965. See more »

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