The Big Valley (1965–1969)
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Legend of a General: Part 1 

While in Mexico tending to a Barkley mine, Heath aids a Mexican General (an old family friend) who escapes the wrath of an oppressive leader. When it is found out that the General is living... See full summary »

Director:

Virgil W. Vogel

Writers:

Ken Pettus, A.I. Bezzerides (creator) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Long ... Jarrod Barkley
Peter Breck ... Nick Barkley
Lee Majors ... Heath
Linda Evans ... Audra Barkley
Barbara Stanwyck ... Victoria Barkley (as Miss Barbara Stanwyck)
Nehemiah Persoff ... General Vicente Ruiz
Rudy Solari Rudy Solari ... Captain Chavez
Victoria Vetri ... Teresa (as Angela Dorian)
David Renard ... Miguel
Pepe Hern Pepe Hern ... Carlos
Rico Alaniz ... Jacobo
Michael Davis ... Pepe
John Hoyt ... Don Alfredo
Carlos Romero Carlos Romero ... Leon
Robert Karnes ... Father Estaban
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Storyline

While in Mexico tending to a Barkley mine, Heath aids a Mexican General (an old family friend) who escapes the wrath of an oppressive leader. When it is found out that the General is living in California at the Barkley Ranch, Heath is jailed - and his life is used to bargain for the General's return. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1966 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Though not actually shown, this features the first of three whippings Lee Majors receives in "The Big Valley (1965)." The other two whippings occur in The Big Valley: The Iron Box (1966) and The Big Valley: Journey Into Violence (1967). See more »

Goofs

This epsode makes it seem that the Barkley Ranch is very close to Mexico. However, they are actually in the San Joaquin valley in central California and near Stockton. This is a bit over 400 miles north of the Mexican border. See more »

Quotes

Captain Chavez: [to Heath Barkley] Eat your supper, senor. Eat it, or I will have my men feed it to you.
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: RIO BLANCO MEXICO See more »

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