The High Chaparral (1967–1971)


Big John brings in a newspaperman to publish a paper in Tucson. He hopes it will pressure the governor to clean up the criminal element. However, Pogue who leads and protects the criminals wants Ebenezer dead as he has a past with him.


Harry Harris


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Leif Erickson ... Big John Cannon
Cameron Mitchell ... Buck Cannon
Mark Slade ... Billy Blue Cannon
Henry Darrow ... Manolito Montoya
Linda Cristal ... Victoria Cannon
John McGiver ... Ebenezer Binns
Bob Hoy ... Joe Butler
Roberto Contreras ... Pedro
Ted Markland ... Reno
Don Collier ... Sam Butler
Willard Sage ... Hank Pogue
Tom Reese ... Judson
Leonard Stone ... Shoop
Helen Kleeb ... Mrs. Mulrot
Robert Luster Robert Luster ... Camel


Big John sends Buck, Blue, and Manolito to find and meet Ebenezer Binns who he has asked to open a newspaper in Tucson. They find "Eden" just as two bandits under orders nearly kill him. Big John hopes a paper will help persuade the Governor to send troops to clean up the criminal element in Tucson allowing a future railroad to be built through it. Buck, Manolito, and Pedro stay with Eben in Tucson to protect him. The saloon owner Pogue who protects criminals from the law has Judson a man on the run try to kill Eben but he fails. Eben against all advice goes to interview Pogue. He immediately recognizes him as Joe Fox who he helped run out of Kansas and is still wanted there. Realizing there is sure to be an attack now, Buck rides for more help while Manolito and Pedro try to protect Eben. As expected the "calvary" arrives in time to join in the fight to save the paper. The stoic Eben himself stops a man from shooting him. Eben's second edition is the story of Joe Fox's capture. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

1 November 1968 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Filmed completely at Paramount Studios and does not the regular location of Old Tuscon .Arizona. See more »

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