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The Deputy

Backfire (Season 1, Episode 16)
TV Episode | 30 min | Western

Marshal Heck Lamson gets the drop on a murderous escaped prisoner in a dark hotel room. When the gunman reaches for a match in his pocket, Heck thinks he's going for his gun and winds up shooting the man in the back. The townspeople refuse...See moreMarshal Heck Lamson gets the drop on a murderous escaped prisoner in a dark hotel room. When the gunman reaches for a match in his pocket, Heck thinks he's going for his gun and winds up shooting the man in the back. The townspeople refuse to except Heck's explanation of his actions, so when two outlaws come looking to avenge their dead confederate, no one is willing to pin on a deputy badge - no one, but Clay McCord, that is. Written by David Bassler See less
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Director
Jim Hogan (as James Hogan)
Writers
Producer
Michael Kraike (as Michel Kraike)
Composer
Jack Marshall (music by)
Cinematographer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 2, 1960

Release date
Jan 2, 1960 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Henry Fonda
Chief Marshal Simon Fry Chief Marshal Simon Fry   See fewer
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Allen Case
Clay McCord Clay McCord   See fewer
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Wallace Ford
Herk Lamson Herk Lamson   See fewer
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Betty Lou Keim
Fran McCord Fran McCord   See fewer
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Paula Raymond
Peg Marlowe Peg Marlowe   See fewer
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Charles Cooper
Con Marlowe Con Marlowe   See fewer
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Bob Steele
Fred Sooley Fred Sooley   See fewer
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Tommy Cook
Len Harbin Len Harbin   See fewer
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Robert Carson
Kin Maxwell Kin Maxwell   See fewer
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Morgan Shaan
Second Citizen (as Morgan Sha'an) Second Citizen (as Morgan Sha'an)   See fewer
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Bob Folkerson
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Hannan
Prisoner Questioned in Murder (uncredited) Prisoner Questioned in Murder (uncredited)   See fewer
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Renny McEvoy
Barber (uncredited) Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Troy
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7 / 10 | 7 votes