Wells Fargo undercover agent J.B. Ayres informs Earp that Old Man Clanton is preparing to move some of the silver he has stolen. Ayres knows the silver is stashed somewhere around Cactus Well. Earp secretly tells Doc and Shotgun about it with plans for them to catch the men at a water well. They try to leave secretly but Sheriff Behan spots them leaving. He gathers a posse to follow them. The three find the Clanton men taking two prisoner plus the wagon with $10,000 silver but Behan catches them before they can go after the others. Earp has Behan with Doc take the prisoners and silver to Tombstone while he and Shotgun trail the others. He returns to find the silver turned over to Wells Fargo but Behan says the men escaped by overpowering Deputy Cavanaugh. A furious Earp agrees to a duel with Behan as plain civilians. Earp not only beats Behan to the draw without firing but whips Behan in a fist fight. Earp again leaves with Doc and Shotgun to catch the Clanton men with the rest of the...
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Johnny Behan. You know, Doc, that fellah' puzzles me. Makes close to - um, 30,000 dollars a year collectin' fees and taxes - and you tell me why he has to be a crook.
Well, it's born in a man. Reminds me of a house gambler who earns an honest 10%, and he still has to cheat. Larceny is excitement to some men, Gibbs. Stimulates 'em.
The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers See more