The Rifleman/Duel of Honor

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Duel of Honor
Season 1, Episode 7
Airdate November 11, 1958
Production Number 6213
Written by Ken Kolb
Directed by Joseph H. Lewis
Produced by Jules V. Levy and
Arthur Gardner
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The RiflemanSeason One

Duel of Honor is the seventh episode of the first season of The Rifleman.

Starring: Chuck Connors (Lucas McCain), Johnny Crawford (Mark McCain)

Additional Cast: Jack Elam (Sim Groder), Joe Bassett (Nat Gilkey), John Dierkes (Nels Svenson), Bill Quinn (Sweeney), Glen Strange (Stage Driver), John Harmon (Hotel Clerk)

and Cesare Danova (Count Di Montova)


Plot Overview

When the stagecoach breaks down in North Fork an Italian Count, Alfredo di Montova, has to spend the night at the hotel. His fancy dress and accented English makes him a target for town bully Sim Groder and his little crowd. The Count is a calm and collected type but when Groder pushes him too far, he challenges him to a duel. With Lucas acting as his second, di Montova teaches the bully a lesson.


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