Incident with an Executioner is the third episode of the first season of Rawhide. It first aired on January 23, 1959.
A stage load of passengers being chased by the man with the black satchel wrecks. Favor takes them to his camp. The man is a hired executioner after someone from the stage or the herd. - Source: tv.com
- First of 5 Rawhide episodes directed by Charles Marquis Warren, who created the series and produced the first three seasons.
- Gil Favor (opening): "On the Sedalia Trail, pushing a herd of three thousand mixed head, you're always a long ways from nowhere. Ahead - trouble, known and unknown. Behind - owners depending on the drive, counting on men crazy enough to push it. Like me - Gil Favor, trail boss."
|Gil Favor||Eric Fleming|
|Rowdy Yates||Clint Eastwood|
Special Guest Star
|Johnny Doan||Martin Milner|
|Pete Nolan||Sheb Wooley|
|Jim Quince||Steve Raines|
|Joe Scarlet||Rocky Shahan|
|The Salesman||William Schallert|
|The Stagecoach Driver||Glen Gordon|
Crew (and other credits)
- Produced and Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren
- Written by: James Edmiston
- Rawhide Theme Created and Composed by: Dimitri Tiomkin
- Lyrics by: Ned Washington
- Recorded by: Frankie Laine
- Associate Producer: A. C. Lyles
- Story Editor: Endre Bohem
- Production Manager: Harry Templeton
- Director of Photography: Philip Lathrop
- Art Direction: Alex Golitzen & Robert Clatworthy
- Film Editor: George Gittens, A.C.E.
- Assistant Director: Terence Nelson
- Set Decorations: Russell A. Gausman & Ray Jeffers
- Sound: Leslie I. Carey & Vernon W. Kramer
- Make-up: Bud Westmore
- Hair Stylist: Larry Germaine
- "Filmed at Universal-International Studios | A CBS Television Network production"