Cheyenne (1955–1963)

The Frightened Town 

Cheyenne ramrods a bunch of drovers who get drunk while resting up in Kingsburg. Their boss is mysteriously killed and he has to hold them all together before they take out their drunken anger on the entire town - especially the marshal!


Leslie Goodwins


Buckley Angell




Episode complete credited cast:
Clint Walker ... Cheyenne Bodie
Angela Greene ... Harriett Delaney
James Griffith ... Gorrell
William Fawcett ... Luke
Tim Graham ... Jeb Conroy
Max Baer Jr. ... Callow (as Max Baer)
Myron Healey ... Tully (as Myron Healy)
Gregg Palmer ... Dillard
Lane Chandler ... Joe Cooper
Ollie O'Toole Ollie O'Toole ... Storekeeper
John Rayner John Rayner ... Matt Cooper (as John Ramondetta)
Andrew Duggan ... Marshal Ben Delaney


Joe Cooper's crew stops due to a broken axle on the chuck wagon. The men go to town for some fun while Joe picks up supplies and foreman Cheyenne looks for a new axle. One of the men, Callow, repeatedly accosts women outside the saloon. Callow stops a woman and her son who is the Marshal's wife. The Marshal knocks him out with his gun as Cheyenne walks up to apologize. Marshal Delaney tells Cheyenne to have his men out of town that day. Cheyenne reports the order to Joe who leaves to track down missing cowhands. He finds Gorrell, Dillard, and Tully who want to rob the bank. When he recognizes what they are up to, Tully hits Joe with his gun barrel killing him. Gorrell decides they can use the incident to incite the crew to create a disturbance to cover robbing the bank. When Dillard reports that Joe is dead, Joe's sick brother wants answers. Cheyenne offers to return to town but once there finds the crew has turned when Tully tries to kill him. He and only a few men are left to ... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

20 March 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the original credits on IMDb the Ollie O'Toole character is listed as "Charlie Dennis" but in the closing credits it is listed as "Storekeeper". See more »


Bodie leaves the group of drovers to ride to town and tells one of the drovers (Andrews) to take charge while he is gone. Bodie hands Andrews his metal cup, however, Andrews was already anticipating that and had his hand raised, ready to take the cup before Bodie offered it to him. See more »


Harriett Delaney: Stables and saloons. There isn't much else in this country.
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