Wanted: Dead or Alive/Ransom for a Nun

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Ransom for a Nun
Season 1, Episode 7
Airdate October 18, 1958
Production Number 6332
Written by Fred Freiberger
Directed by Donald McDougall
Produced by John Robinson
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Ransom for a Nun is the seventh episode of the first season of Wanted: Dead or Alive.

Starring: Steve McQueen (Josh Randall)

Additional Cast: Lillian Bronson (Mother Superior), George Brenlin (Lon Kidder), Hugh Sanders (Sheriff), Terry Frost (Harry Wilson)

and Introducing: Claire Griswald (Sister Grace)


Plot Overview

Randall is deputized to transport a ruthless killer to Tucson, but exchanges him for the nun kidnapped by the killer's gang. The nettlesome nun then becomes a thorn in his side as he sets out to recapture his prisoner.


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