Wagon Train (1957–1965)
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The Isaiah Quickfox Story 

Coop and Charlie ride into a small village for supplies finding it deserted. There is an Indian who stays hidden and later three men and a woman ride into town. They have been looking for the woman's father in a cave filled with bats.

Director:

Virgil W. Vogel

Writer:

John Kneubuhl
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
John McIntire ... Christopher Hale (credit only)
Robert Fuller ... Cooper Smith
Frank McGrath ... Charlie Wooster
Terry Wilson ... Bill Hawks (credit only)
Michael Burns ... Barnaby West (credit only)
Andrew Prine ... Eric Camden
John Doucette ... Burt Enders
Nancy Rennick Nancy Rennick ... Kate Sheffield
John Holland ... Prof. Sheffield
Sam Edwards ... Si Fawcett
Frank DeKova ... Isaiah Quickfox (as Frank de Kova)
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Coop and Charlie looking for supplies for the wagon train find a town totally deserted except for one old Indian, and four white residents who later return. They learn that the town was deserted because of a plague of bats unleashed from a cave nearby, where a professor, now missing, went searching for a treasure left behind by Spanish priests. The Indian Isaiah Quickfox had led the professor to the cave that was used by the Indians in their rituals for boys becoming men. The rumor is that the bats are all blood eating bats and therefore dangerous. The seven people decide to all go back to the cave to search again for the professor and the treasure, despite the bats, their fear of the bats, and the distrust one of the men has for the old Indian guiding them. Written by rbecker28

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Genres:

Drama | Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Isaiah Quickfox Story See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The plot focuses on bats that feed off people. However, no vampire bat species lives in the United States - vampire bats are indigenous to Mexico, Central and South America. See more »

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Same Bat Time, Same Bat Channel
19 February 2018 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Riding to town looking for supplies, Robert Fuller and Frank McGrath find the place deserted I mean like everyone left in one big hurry. Later on the two find a stoic Indian in Frank DeKova in the title role of this episode. Later on merchant John Doucette arrives with Ann Rennick.

Seems like this happy community was invaded by bats who were accidentally let out of a long sealed up cave. Her father a university professor is trapped in there. Rennick wants help to get him out. Fuller, McGrath, Rennick, Doucette and teaching aide Andrew Prine go. But Doucette is reluctant and DeKova does have his own agenda.

How did those bats survive in that cave?


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