Rawhide (1959–1965)

Incident of the Dogfaces 

The drovers rescue soldiers under Indian attack. Chief Broken Bow surrounds the herd. Favor finds Sgt. Duclos was involved with the death of the Chief's son and wife. The Chief takes a settler's wife and son hostage forcing the Sgt's hand.


Don McDougall


Gene L. Coon




Episode complete credited cast:
Eric Fleming ... Gil Favor
Clint Eastwood ... Rowdy Yates
Paul Brinegar ... Wishbone
Charles H. Gray ... Clay Forrester (as Charles Gray)
James Murdock ... Mushy
Steve Raines ... Jim Quince
Rocky Shahan ... Joe Scarlet
Robert Cabal ... Hey Soos
James Whitmore ... Sergeant Joe Duclos
John Doucette ... Private Vasily Kandinsky
Steve Brodie ... Corporal Dan Healy
James Beck James Beck ... Marker
Robert Stevenson ... Beard (as Robert J. Stevenson)
William Wellman Jr. ... Harry Dobkins
Ford Rainey ... Broken Bow


Hearing gunfire, Rowdy and a couple drovers rescue three soldiers under attack by Comanches. They are all that is left of a patrol instituting a treaty violation which seizes land for white settlers. Gil's Confederate vets resent sheltering the three Indian fighters, because their Sergeant is a Galvanized Yankee, who went West into the Union Army, to get out of a POW camp. Brutal Sgt. Duclos, who fought for brilliant Southern Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and was a West Point graduate, also recently killed the son of the chief Gil negotiated with for passage through Comanche land. The Chief's wife was also accidentally killed by horses in the same battle. Rowdy regrets saving the three survivors, because now Chief Broken Bow may attack the cattle drive to capture Sgt. Duclos. To prove his point Broken Bow has a drover killed and dressed in a Sgt.'s uniform followed by burning out a friendly settler. The husband is returned to the drovers while his wife and son are kept prisoners until ... Written by David Stevens

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Drama | Western







Release Date:

9 November 1962 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


There seems to be a confusion on character names. The Indians burned The Dobkins house. However, the husband and father in the family goes by the name of Mr. Beard. It should have been Mr. Dobkins. There was a uncredited role for a Mrs. Dobkins not a Mrs. Beard. See more »

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