Bat Masterson (1958–1961)

Two Graves for Swan Valley 

A vicious night rider reacts with murderous intent when he thinks Bat is flirting with his girl, pretty saloon girl Molly Doyle. Everyone tells Bat to leave town to save his life but Bat not wanting to be told what to do decides to stay.


Walter Doniger


Richard O'Connor (book), Andy White (story) | 3 more credits »


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Episode complete credited cast:
Gene Barry ... Bat Masterson
Broderick Crawford ... Sgt. Foley
Marcia Henderson ... Molly Doyle
Patrick McVey Patrick McVey ... Angus McLarnin
Raymond Bailey ... Tom Noble, Justice of the Peace
Paul Lambert ... Pete the Blacksmith
William Boyett ... Dank Lance, Henchman
Kasey Rogers ... Hotel Owner
Frank Clark Frank Clark ... Bucky Lance - Henchman


On August 11, 1883 Bat Masterson arrives in the isolated town of Swan Valley, Wyoming Territory where he stops for a rest. He enters the local saloon where he finds the beautiful Molly Doyle and the Scottish owner Angus McLarnin. Angus provides him and Molly good liquor in real glasses from Scotland. As he enjoys his drink and company, a group of renegade bandits led by Sgt. Foley enter fresh from their night of robbery and murder. Bat knows of Foley who was kicked out of the Army. Foley upon seeing Bat with Molly draws his gun and tells Bat to leave town and never return. Bat is forced to leave but tells himself he will not be forced to leave against his will. His hotel room is shot up but the next day decked out in his finest he applies for a gambling license to start a poker game. Upon returning after another night raid, Foley finds Bat still in Swan Valley. He is able to wound Bat but Bat seriously wounds Foley just as Foley kills Molly with a shot setting up a showdown between ... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

15 October 1958 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ZIV Television Programs See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Guest stars Broderick Crawford (Sgt. Foley) and William Boyett (Dank Lance, Foley's Henchman), were co-stars on another hit TV show at the time they guest starred on this one. It was called, "Highway Patrol". Crawford was 'Chief Dan Mathews' and Boyett was 'Sergeant Ken Williams' See more »


Dank, Henchman: Congratulations!
[Foley's henchman holds his hand out to Bat]
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: I seldom shake hands. I caught a fungus once.
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