The Maggie Hamilton Story

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The Maggie Hamilton Story
(ep. #3.26)

Written and Directed by Allen H. Miner

Produced by Howard Christie

Susan Oliver as Maggie Hamilton
Les Tremayne as Horace Hamilton
Leonard Nimoy as Cherokee Ned
Sylvia Marriott as Mary Louise Hamilton
Orville Sherman, Frank Wolf

Maggie Hamilton (episode #3.26) has run away from the train. She has what we would now call “issues” with such a primitive lifestyle. And she’s not obedient to parental supervsion.

The Major sends McCullough out to find her and haul her back before she can get into trouble. Maggie leaves a piece of petticoat as a marker for what she assumes will be someone from the train. But instead she is captured by some bad hombres.

McCullough comes across their camp, tussles with the bad guys, rescues the girl. You know, a Flint day at the office. And what does the ungrateful Maggie do? She steals his horse and rides off, leaving him.

Once he catches up with her the fun starts. A war of wills between the petulant Margaret Hamilton and the implacable Flint McCullough.

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Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Margaret Hamilton’s parents report her as a runaway. Looking at them, who could blame her? (Les Tremayne and Sylvia Marriott )

Robert Horton -Leonard Nimoy
Lenoard Nimoy as a bad guy Indian.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Maggie, played by Susan Oliver, bites one of her abductors.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Maggie calls Flint a brute.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Maggie bites Flint.
Has this girl had her rabies shots?

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Look Maggie!

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Now get on the horsey-worsey, and let’s go get suppy wuppy.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
By morning, Maggie has had a change of heart and refuses to go back to the train.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton

So Flint teaches her a lesson in a manner which oddly, seemed reasonable back then, but which would today bring a charge of felonious assault. Not to mention the civil suit.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Flint is sent on her trail.

Robert Horton - Leonard Nimoy
With a drinking problem. Fascinating.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
No, not an early Vulcan mind meld.
During the rescue, Flint tangles with Nimoy.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Now Maggie, stop exaggerating.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Flint has just informed Maggie they are spending the night together – alone on the trail.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
I hate you, I hate you, I hate you…
you, you, you RABBIT KILLER.

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Wanna share my blanket?

Robert Horton - Maggie Hamilton
Flint tells Maggie she has to grow up.

These extra pictures are in recognition of the Official Leonard Nimoy Fan Club (UK), and especially Maggy Edwards, who has the great taste to be both a Nimoy and a Horton/Wagon Train fan! Thanks for everything, Maggy. Live long and Prosper!

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