The sheriff from Rock Point, Wyoming arrives with the Medicine Bow sheriff during Trampas's birthday party at Shiloh to take Trampas back as the accomplice in a bank robbery and shooting of the manager there. The Virginian accompanies Tranpas and they learn that Walt Gleason a crooked gambler is accusing Trampas of being his accomplice as revenge. One of the two remaining witnesses of the robbery, Celia Miller, swears Trampas is guilty. Gleason has summoned his true partner, Malcolm Brent, to break him out of jail but Celia recognizes him and blackmails him for $10,000 to stay quiet. Being a long time and well respected member of the community for decades, she is able to convince the town and jury Trampas is guilty as The Virginian who is sure she is lying tries unsuccessfully to determine the truth.
Did You Know?
In the courtroom scene where Bette Davis gets up to testify. A man with a very white plastic looking arm gets up to let her pass. It is Bill Raisch from The Fugitive wearing a prosthetic arm. See more