The High Chaparral (1967–1971)

The Ghost of Chaparral 

Victoria is over shadowed by the memory of Annalee. The rigid Big John refuses to let her make changes as he still feels their marriage is an arrangement with her father. A confrontation with Apaches and Victoria's old beau force a change.


William F. Claxton


Gabrielle Upton


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Episode cast overview:
Leif Erickson ... Big John Cannon
Cameron Mitchell ... Buck Cannon
Mark Slade ... Billy Blue Cannon
Henry Darrow ... Manolito Montoya
Linda Cristal ... Victoria Cannon
Frank Silvera ... Don Sebastian Montoya
Don Collier ... Sam Butler
Rodolfo Acosta ... Vaquero
Ted Markland ... Reno
Patrick Horgan ... Anthony Grey
Carlos Rivas ... Jorge
Joaquín Martínez ... Little Cloud


While out riding Blue sees an Indian, who is tied to a rock by a gang of Mexicans after being tortured. Blue liberates the Indian and brings him to High Chaparral, where Victoria takes care of him. Some Indians threaten to kill Victoria, if Big John doesn't release Little Cloud, who explains the situation and goes away with them. Suddenly a most unexpected guest arrives to the ranch. It's the young Lord Ashbury, who Victoria met in Europe some years ago. He has come this long way to ask her to marry him. In his company are two of the Mexicans who tortured Little Cloud. Don Sebastian is their master, and Big John keeps his promise to him, by protecting them from the attacking Indians. Victoria is in low spirits, because Big John doesn't treat her as his wife, but only sees her as a component in his peace agreement with her father. She thinks it's the ghost of his first wife, Anna Lee, who makes everything impossible. But when she suddenly finds Anna Lee's diary, she sees that Anna Lee ... Written by Maths Jesperson {}

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Release Date:

17 September 1967 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Billy Blue Cannon: I mean no disrespect, ma'am, but you could never be my mother.
Victoria Cannon: Never is like always, Blue. There is no such thing.
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