Bat Masterson (1958–1961)

Gold Is Where You Steal It 

When depositing his winnings, Bat and the bank are robbed by a gang of Mexican bandits. Bat tracks the bandits and their double-crossing female accomplice through Spanish-American communities to retrieve his money and the bank's money.


Alan Crosland Jr.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Gene Barry ... Bat Masterson
Gloria Castillo ... Rosita Anselm
Carlos Romero Carlos Romero ... Juan Torrino / Juan Desoto Incarnacione de la Cruz
Martin Garralaga ... Pio Anselm
Byron Morrow ... Henry Hansen
Rosa Turich ... Anita
Charles Reade Charles Reade ... Bank Teller


While in San Bernardino, California in 1882 Bat is in the bank to deposit his $7,000 in winnings. As he stands at the teller window the bank is robbed including Bat's money by a trio of robbers. Bat notices the lead holdup man and a beautiful woman make eye contact. That evening when he walks into his hotel room, someone fires a shot at him. He plays dead until he can disarm the shooter which is the young lady Rosita. Both have a key to the same room. She asks Bat to escort her back to her uncle's home at Los Angles. At one time her family owned a land grant to most of the Los Angles area. Along the way the trio of robbers attacks them but Bat is able to kill one and run the other two off. At Los Angles as he suspected Rosita is carrying the stolen money but before he can recover it, the outlaw leader Juan Torrino appears. As they fight, Rosita escapes with the money. Bat tracks her down at her sick uncle's home. He is celebrating the money to be used to rebuild the ranch. However, ... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

19 May 1960 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Henry Hansen: What do you mean she didn't commit a crime? She wound up with the money didn't she?
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Unh-uh. You did.
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Bat Masterson
(theme song)
Music by Havens Wray
Lyrics by Bart Corwin
Sung by Bill Lee
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