Josh who received a letter offering him a job rides into town to find the stableman and hotel clerk warning him to leave town. After checking in at the hotel, he goes to his room and is knocked out as he enters. The next morning after waking up he goes to the saloon to meet his contact - the attractive Amanda Cole - only to find the saloon busted up. Amanda asks him to come to her room where she explains she will pay him $500 now and another $500 when he proves her father Bayard is innocent of a murder charge. They ride out to a house where Bayard explains his situation. He and his half-brother Clete share ownership of a ranch and he is afraid of Clete and his son Buff. Meanwhile, Jason rides into to town looking for Josh. He runs into Buff Cole who offers him $50 now and an additional $50 when done to kill Josh which Jason accepts. Josh returns to his hotel to find Jason waiting for him. Upon comparing stories they concoct a plan of action to solve the situation.
Did You Know?
In the opening scene, a character tells Josh he's lived 50 odd years and wants Josh to do the same. Steve McQueen
would die at age 50 from cancer. See more
The stableman is played by Raymond Hatton
, who says he has lived over 50 years. In fact, Hatton was age 72 as of the February 1960 air date. Born in 1887, Hatton lived until age 84, passing away in 1971. Hatton had over 400 confirmed acting credits from 1912-1967, which were over 50 years. See more