Howie Sheppard is a natural cowhand working at Shiloh. He and Winky have roamed the west punching cattle enjoying the free life. Howie has fallen for the spoiled daughter, Donna Maguire, of a successful Medicine Bow store owner. Once he gathers the courage to ask her father for her hand, they marry. Howie opens a saddle and tack shop where the couple lives in a rear apartment. He buys the shop with a low down payment but after a few months must make a $300 final payment. The business is successful, however, Howie feels the urge to return to the open life of a cowhand while working in the shop. As he goes into the saloon on the eve of the day his final payment on the shop is due, he meets an old friend who lost all his money in a poker game. He urges Howie to enter the poker game which creates complications for him and his now pregnant wife when he loses the $300 payment in the game. Without telling anyone, he gets a five day extension but when he can't raise the money, he turns to his...
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Steve Raines played Jim Quince on Rawhide from 1959-1965. See more