- RELIC OF FORT TEJON
Original Airdate: November 3, 1957
Synopsis. Bret wins an old Army camel named Fatima as partial payment in a poker game. After several unsuccessful attempts to sell Fatima, Bret travels to Silver Springs, where he hopes to trip up Carl Jimson, a notorious card shark who has snowed the entire town into believing his reputation for an “honest deal.” Among those whom Jimson has fooled is Donna Seely, his fiancée—and a former girlfriend of Bret’s. After Bret exposes him as a fraud, Jimson tries to kill Maverick.
Guest stars include Fredd Wayne, the actor known for his various portrayals of American statesman Benjamin Franklin, and singer/actor Sheb Wooley (Rawhide, High Noon, The Outlaw Josey Wales, “Purple People Eater”).
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