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Wagon Train: The Benjamin Burns Story

When the wagon train begins running low on water, old-timer Benjamin Burns says he knows the location of another watering hole. Burns, Flint, and a third passenger set out in search of the water but soon run into discontent and trouble.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x19
Airdate: Wednesday February 17th, 1960

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Special Guest Stars
J. Carrol Naish
As Benjamin Burns

Guest Stars
Jack Lambert (1)
As Frank Owen
Olive Sturgess
As Kathy Burns
James Franciscus
As John Colter
Main Cast
Ward Bond
As Major Seth Adams
Robert Horton
As Flint McCullough
Frank McGrath
As Charlie Wooster
Terry Wilson
As Bill Hawks
Episode Quotes
Burns: I knowed there wasn't no water here.
Flint: Ben, you don't have to be so happy about it.

Hawks: Everybody has to die sometime, Owen. They don't have to die alone.

Colter: (to Burns) Hurry up, old man. Will you die?

Adams: (about the coffee) What in the name of common sense you got in there?
Wooster: Well you know I didn't have any spare water so I used whiskey.

Owen: (after being slugged) You had no call to do that, Major.
Adams: I got call to do anything I want to keep order.

Burns: (to Colter) Whenever you wanna kill a man, don't ever pick one as ornery as me.

Other Episode Crew

ProducerHoward Christie
Music SupervisorStanley Wilson
HairstylistFlorence Bush
Make-upJack Barron
Set DecoratorRalph Sylos
Director of PhotographyBenjamin H. Kline
SoundDavid H. Moriarty
Assistant DirectorGeorge Bisk
Editorial SupervisorRichard G. Wray
Theme MusicJerome Moross
Warning: Wagon Train season 3 episode 19 guide may contain spoilers
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