MAVERICK: Season 1, Episode 7

Teleplay by: Jerry Davis

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Original airdate: November 3, 1957



Bret Maverick travels to Silver Springs, New Mexico Territory, to expose a brace joint run by an old girlfriend's new fiancé. Along the way, he considers himself fortunate to win an imported Arabian mount in a Clayville poker game. But Bret's luck seems to change when he discovers his Arabian is actually a camel, one of the last brought into the country by the Army in the years before the Civil War.



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Listings in italics are not specifically mentioned by name in the story, but are inferred through other contextual references.



"Relic of Fort Tejon" by Kenneth Perkins — Colliers, December 20, 1947

The Last Camel Charge: The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment; Forrest Bryant Johnson, — Berkeley, 2012


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