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The Killer 

After Earp kicks Bennett out of Wichita for a crooked Faro game, Bennett hires the killer Manon Clemens to kill Earp and have his cowboys tree the town. Earp uses trickery to defeat Clemens who kills Bennett for deceiving him.

Director:

Frank McDonald

Writer:

Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (story and teleplay)
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Hugh O'Brian ... Wyatt Earp
Lane Bradford ... Mannen Clemens
House Peters Jr. ... Dave Bennett
Don Haggerty ... Marsh Murdock
Claire Carleton ... Laurie Castle
Robert Bray ... Deputy Sam Leggitt
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Storyline

Bennett's bouncer beats up Mr. Hailey who caught Bennett with a crooked Faro game using a screw box to deal. Earp gives Bennett six hours to close up The Palace and leave town which he does. Bennett looks up Manon Clemens who has killed at least 26 men. Clemens is willing to take on Earp but is leery of an ambush or of being in a town. The only person he trusts is his girl friend Laurie Castle who he sends into to town to check things out. Bennett wants Clemens to not only kill Earp but his cowboys to tree the town. Earp hears about the plan so he has Marsh Murdock publish an editorial saying Clemens is a coward plus he has a chat with Laurie acting as if he didn't know who Clemens is or that he had any worries about him. She lets slip that Clemens doesn't like graveyards. Given Laurie's report and the editorial Clemens and his men with Bennett ride to Wichita. Earp meets him at the edge of town on horseback along with 80 deputies. He invites Clemens into the lumberyard where the two ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 1955 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Wyatt Earp Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Narrator: Wyatt Earp, as Marshal of Wichita, Kansas in 1875, has yet to face the most dangerous threat which can confront a western cow town. Rebellious cowboys need only a leader like Mannen Clemens, the deadliest gunfighter on the brawling Chisholm Trail, to become an invading band of outlaws, determined to kill every peace officer and citizen who stands in their way.
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Soundtracks

The Legend Of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers
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