Original Airdate: October 30, 1960

Synopsis. Beau wins half-ownership of the Golden Wheel Casino in St. Joseph, Missouri. But the business venture is short-lived when his partner Rand Storm, a notorious ladies’ man, is shot to death by Flo Baker, a female entertainer who was resisting his advances. Just before he dies, Rand tells his younger brother Luke that the shooting was an accident. But Luke, who has long wanted to own the casino, has Beau framed for Rand’s murder so that he can take over the business.

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