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The Doctor 

During a robbery Doc Goodfellow is shot accidentally by the Hewitt gang. Doc Holliday says a real surgeon is needed to remove the bullet. The closest one is Dr. Mason who is now a prospector. Earp finds Mason is suffering from gold fever.

Director:

Sidney Salkow

Writer:

John Dunkel

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Hugh O'Brian ... Wyatt Earp
Douglas Fowley ... Doc Holliday
Morgan Woodward ... Shotgun Gibbs
Damian O'Flynn ... Dr. Goodfellow
Walter Coy ... Dr. Henry Mason
Gregory Walcott ... Odie Hewitt
Sarah Selby ... Cora Mason
Joe McGuinn ... Harms
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Storyline

While walking in Tombstone, Doc Holliday, Shotgun, and Doc Goodfellow stumble into the Hewitt gang robbing a store taking ammunition and supplies. During the ensuing shootout, Doc Goodfellow takes a bullet in the chest. After taking him to the hospital Doc Holliday tells Earp the bullet is too close to the heart for him to operate. A real surgeon is needed. Earp decides to go to Tucson for a doctor but Doc Holliday and Shotgun tell Earp there is a closer one. Dr. Henry Mason, a past student of Doc Goodfellow, is prospecting nearby. Shotgun is sent to head a posse after the Hewitt gang. Earp finds the Mason cabin but is met with a rifle held by Mrs. Mason. When Dr. Mason appears he refuses to help Earp as he has gold fever. He believes everyone is after his gold. While they talk, the cabin is fired upon by the Hewitt gang. Due to Mason's gold fever they are overtaken by the gang. Earp is now faced with saving their three lives as well as Doc Goodfellow with Mason refusing to give up ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1960 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Wyatt Earp Enterprises See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Wyatt Earp: [Opening Narration] In the early West, men suffered from almost every disease that flesh is heir to and there were few doctors to treat them. One of the worst afflictions and most virulent was one no doctor could treat: gold fever. More often the cure of the disease called for the services of Marshal Wyatt Earp.
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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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