The Infernal Machine Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #29
Millions of Americans tuned in to watch Bonanza, one of NBC’s Western television shows, from 1959 to 1973. Ward Hawkins wrote The Infernal Machine, which debuted on television on April 22, 1961. Additionally, Republic Studios stalwart William Witney directed the episode.
Hoss Cartwright’s friend Daniel Pettibone (Eddie Ryder) invented a horseless carriage called “The Infernal Machine.” When Hoss tries to get funding for Dan’s invention, everyone except a city slicker named Throckmorton (Willard Waterman) turns him down. The townspeople began to follow suit after hearing the slick stranger investing money in the carriage. However, in the end, Throckmorton flees town with the cash, leaving Hoss and Daniel holding the bag.
June Kenney plays Robin, and Nora Hayden plays Big Red.
Read The Infernal Machine‘s plot, including some interesting trivia, or watch the full episode below.
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The Infernal Machine, the second season’s twenty-ninth episode, features the following cast members:
- Lorne Greene as Ben Cartwright
- Pernell Roberts as Adam Cartwright (credit only)
- Dan Blocker as Eric ‘Hoss’ Cartwright
- Michael Landon as Joseph ‘Little Joe’ Cartwright
- Eddie Ryder as Daniel Pettibone
- June Kenney as Robin Pettibone
- Nora Hayden as Big Red
- George Kennedy as Peter Long
- Willard Waterman as Cyrus K. Throckmorton
- Vaughn Taylor as Horace Ogleby
- Ken Mayer as Jeb
- Shug Fisher as Jeff
- Rickey Kelman as 1st Boy
- Richard Correll as 2nd Boy
- Fred Aldrich as Townsman (uncredited)
- John Barton as Townsman (uncredited)
- Danny Borzage as Townsman (uncredited)
- Chet Brandenburg as Townsman (uncredited)
- John Breen as Townsman (uncredited)
- Stewart East as Townsman (uncredited)
- Betty Endicott as Saloon Girl (uncredited)
- Fred Fisher as Townsman (uncredited)
- Joe Garcio as Townsman (uncredited)
- Jack Gordon as Townsman (uncredited)
- Herman Hack as Townsman (uncredited)
- Chuck Hamilton as Townsman (uncredited)
- Michael Jeffers as Townsman (uncredited)
- Ethan Laidlaw as Townsman (uncredited)
- Martha Manor as Saloon Girl (uncredited)
- Maurice Marks as Townsman (uncredited)
- John Rice as Townsman (uncredited)
- Cosmo Sardo as Bartender (uncredited)
- Ray Spiker as Townsman (uncredited)
- Chalky Williams as Townsman (uncredited)
Full Story Line for The Infernal Machine
Hoss returns to the Ponderosa with a machine, along with his new-found friend, Daniel Pettibone, and his wife, Robin. Hoss introduces Dan as an inventor, presenting one of his inventions: a mini-horseless carriage.
Robin speaks for his husband, who has trouble talking to strangers because of his profession and inventions. She explains that the carriage moves through an internal combustion engine, a principle her husband improved for modern use. Joe thinks it’s too little, so Hoss tells him it’s a model for something big enough for people to ride.
Hoss assists his “partners” in their room. Once he returns to the living room, Ben and Joe doubt Hoss’s choices. Ben thinks the wagon is impractical as it cannot go for long travels or haul freight. However, Hoss insists on believing in the wagon’s usefulness. Still, Ben and Joe couldn’t have faith in the invention. Regardless, Hoss is determined to go to Virginia City with Daniel to seek funding to build a full-size horseless carriage. Before he leaves, Ben invests $100 while Joe puts in $50. Hoss hesitates to accept, but Ben explains they have faith in Hoss.
Hoss and Dan demonstrate the model of the horseless wagon to the people in Virginia City. Most people were skeptical, especially since Dan couldn’t talk for himself. However, a mysterious man suddenly invested $1000 in the Pettibone Power Wagon Company, introducing himself as Cyrus K. Throckmorton and his associate, Mr. Peter Long. He is a broker and investment counselor known in New York, London, and Paris. Throckmorton arrived in Virginia City to invest funds for Eastern capital. Apart from investing, he offers a guiding hand to Hoss and Dan after learning Dan doesn’t have any financial manager. His smooth talking impressed Hoss and Dan, who excitedly took his offer.
Throckmorton invites Big Red, a saloon girl, into their hotel room to offer her a job as a private secretary, which she immediately accepts.
With Throckmorton’s smooth sales talk, the locals begin to invest their shares. Meanwhile, Red and Pete announce they’re getting married.
As Dan, Robin, and Hoss take a picture with the wagon, Red enters, looking for his soon-to-be-groom, who’s missing. Red found Pete and Throckmorton gone from their room with their stuff, including the money the locals invested for Dan’s invention.
The sheriff organized a posse to look for Pete and Throckmorton all over the country. Meanwhile, Hoss tells Dan he has to be in jail in the meantime to protect himself from the angered townspeople.
Red received a letter from Pete, asking her to sneak out of town and meet him close to Burton Falls at old Perkins place. Hoss allowed her to join him as he pursued the two, only if she dropped the rifle she was holding.
Hoss and Red arrive at the place where Pete and Throckmorton are staying. Throckmorton throws the dough he kneads to stop Hoss from firing his gun. Hoss still managed to shoot, spreading flour all over the place. Hoss and Pete fight, while Red and Throckmorton fight for the money’s briefcase. The stone lids exploding stopped their scuffle for a moment, but they continued right after.
Although holding a gun, Throckmorton failed to shoot his friend. Hoss couldn’t understand how Throckmorton chose to steal the money instead of staying with the Pettibone Power Wagon Company. All Throckmorton can say is that he’s dishonest.
Red and Hoss return to the town pub with the money they stole. They expected the townspeople to be happy, but everyone was downhearted. Oglesby tells Hoss that the pressure from the town may have caused Dan’s heart to fail, causing his death. Hoss believes Dan didn’t die of fright. Still, it was sad news for everybody. The people in town who invested in the company chose to give the money to Robin. On the other hand, Throckmorton encourages Pete to continue the marriage, delighting both Pete and Red.
Full Script and Dialogue of The Infernal Machine
[Music] that sounds like us wanting a wagon you left on a horse you know my brother you can leave on a horse and come on a boat yeah it's him all right he's got company with him oh lady company well someone we know there's a fella with him and uh and uh what yo wow come on hey meet some friends of mine this is daniel pettibone his wife robbie oh i i i don't believe i've heard haas mentioned the name daniel pettibone before hey i just met him today myself well they found him stranded up by jackson ridge oh well jackson's reach is a our place from anywhere yeah well we were trying to reach virginia city and uh when we got up there and there was no road or anything so uh oh well you you must be very tired of the police yeah wait a minute before you do anything else something i want to show you come here dad show him come on dad here's an inventor paul well you see this it'll just about pop your head off we're gonna water quickly [Applause] fight [Music] [Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] [Applause] what do you think paul you ever seen the beat of that no sir i never did it wasn't what makes it go my husband doesn't mean to be rude he has trouble talking to strangers especially about his work he's been laughed at so much yeah you have no trouble talking to me he like talked my arm off well you're the exception you're very likable and very easy to know i'll try to answer your question the thing that makes it go is an internal combustion engine and then he invented that huh oh not exactly the principle of an internal combustion engine's been known a long time a man named samuel brown sold and built it a of one in england 30 years ago like this nothing like this my husband's invented many improvements things far advanced even for modern times this fuel for example it's a distillation of scottish shell an electric spark ignites this uh this fuel and much much else besides you understand all right oh you don't have to understand it to see it's the biggest thing that ever happened it was kind of little to me oh joe it's a model ferment you you make a bigger and how big oh you know about big enough to sit in sit in sure that burns you got to sit in it before you can ride in it what do you mean riding it yeah bernie joe that's what it's all about this thing's a self-powered wagon you sit in it and you ride it you don't even have to have horses for it look i'll explain it all to you later oh don't let it been feeling too good well i'm gonna put him and his wife up in that spare bedroom come on robin you know man's got to take care of his partners us sir did you say partners yeah that's what i said paul partners good night sir and thank you here we go again [Music] uh doggone paul i want to get something straight once and for step right up neighbor come on what you see before your bulging eyeballs are a collection of mechanical miracles designed to make a poor man rich and a rich man richer hold on just one moment a little don't forget that you have bought in your time some of these mechanical miracles too huh did i ever buy anything like this that's a perpetual motion machine [Music] how about this look at this goodie that is a magic box now you see open it up and you put a little lead inside a little magic powder you cook it and silver comes out the bottom you didn't think this this gold witcher was such a bad idea when i bought it yeah you can't deny that little joe i can remember your very words finding gold with that would be as easy as falling into a web all right all right so i made a mistake once but did i ever in my entire life buy anything like this it was supposed to shoot around corners it don't work no better than the rest of that junk i bought it all i know that but what's that supposed to prove joe down his wife up there they're they're honest folk they ain't crooks that that that power wagon is a real thing ah sauce i go along with you about those folks upstairs i believe they're honest too but is this thing practical practical anything you write in practical in it you build a full-size room and you could go almost any place come on all right you build a full-size one of those and i'll find myself any tired worn-out old nag and i'll beat you to virginia city by a day and a half maybe you cut down but but well you're taking you you get some good roads and roads can you rope a steer with that thing no can you hit six of these together and then haul freight all right oh what are you going to do with it oh dad gummy i'm all mixed up now this afternoon when i sat up there on the tailgate of old donald's wagon it it was as clear to me as a nose on my face and you can't see it now hmm yeah paul i can see it but i can't explain it to you you you want facts and figures and everything proved out ahead of time you just can't always prove things out ahead of time sometimes you you got to just have faith and you go ahead and do something then when you get it done you point to it and say now there that's what i mean i can't have faith in a silly looking thing like that i i couldn't either well that's up to you tell you how much faith i got in it go to virginia city with donald i'm gonna help him get money together we're gonna build a full size one you don't have to do a doggone thing you don't have to put one drop of sweat in it or one thin dime i'll put 100 in it i'll put 50 in it if you ain't got no faith in it we have faith in you and if you believe so much in this contraption maybe there is something to it we'll back you all the way with money muscle or guns [Music] you are now witnessing the first public demonstration of the the penny bomb power wagon uh we are prepared to offer you a share in this i always wait later later i kind of got ahead of myself for a minute something else i'm supposed to say first ah mr pettibone here and me we're gonna construct a prototype here in virginia city later we will manufacture full-sized power wagons for sale wait that that comes in oh yeah uh uh shares in the petty bomb power wagon company are for sale at ten dollars a share well now that's my kind of contraction knows right where it's gone [Music] [Applause] [Music] [Applause] [Music] clear back you better give him room i think he's going to be coming out of here [Music] four to half shares of that petty bone power wagon i've been trying to get rid of him for two days hey for her that gun it big red that's mighty sweet of you and you're not gonna be sorry neither are you here folks i ain't much at making speeches but if you'll all step in there at the bar i'll stand to drinks [Applause] oh no we ain't that blasted well dog on it jeff you seen it come in here of its own ain't no better use for that gold same is throwing it away would you throw it away on booze booze that's what i dug it for why all right boys all right all right let's bring it up we're gonna outside you go i'll stomp a mud hole in your way to drive [Laughter] how are you doing i'm fine you think you better stop them before somebody gets hurt hurt them dude paddle there will hides as tough as an alligator they do that every day you get to keep limber look here you go over here and sit down take it easy you just sit right here i'll take care of that in here what about it mr ogilvie you'll buy in no sir i'm not putting any of my money in a contraption like that what do you mean contraption what's wrong with it it's a slick trick suckabay i don't trust that man a man over there you don't trust happens to be a very good friend of mine mr ovalby you can't scare me horse cart right we've all known you long enough to know you're honest how long you know him long enough to know he's as honest as i am and i heap smarter he can do more things by monday noon and you can in a week if he's a smart why can't he do his own talking well i work with all him brains that's about all he can handle besides he's got a big dumb partner to do his talking fart well this contraption can do all you claim why'd you come to virginia city you could finance it a lot quicker in san francisco i'll tell you why he came to virginia city the doctors made him leave san francisco that's why he ain't well he's got pains here in his chest and it hurts him worse when somebody's crowding anything else just one thing there's a man who's been selling the good folks of virginia city merchandise of all kinds for over 15 years i say any man who invests good money in this infernal machine is a fool them sir you must name me a fool for herewith i pledge one thousand dollars to the petty born power wagon company i'll be sodding half of the blackberry vine well mr rich i'm uh cyrus k throckmorton my dear and uh that is my associate mr peter long howdy folks never heard of you which is not surprising i only arrived in your fair city yesterday i am a broker and investment counselor known in the financial centers of new york london and paris here to invest funds for eastern capital and now sir if you would introduce me to this genius who invented this mechanical marvel yes sir this this here is daniel pettibone truly a great honor sir a man of your capabilities is rare indeed i'd like also to meet your business manager uh well uh they ain't nobody but just me and daniel here i sort of figured on learning the business the end of the week well and understandable errors uh what a grievous one the financial world is a teeming jungle to the uninitiated strewn with many pitfalls let me think there is a slight possibility i may be able to extend a guiding hand golly i would deem it a privilege indeed an honor to contribute my time and uh not inconsiderable experience in financial matters to this enterprise as a service to the community and now let us have a closer look at this machine that mr oglesby calls an infernal machine beautiful little thing isn't it [Laughter] like i said we're buying in like i said we're buying it [Music] [Applause] stand back i'm gonna kill him [Music] now let's see what we have here now that's nice ah blue and gold that should appeal to the natives i've never seen nothing so pertinent all my days she likes something out in a dream yes yes my boy beautiful indeed and i have one for almost any endeavor you care to name forest lands gold mine dance hall i'll bet she ain't no dancehall cause she wants to be a lady like that she ain't always got a choice yes i think this will do nicely thing of rare beauty we should have no difficulty in selling several thousand of these to the good people of virginia city you ain't gonna sell big red none there to everyone an equal opportunity my boy however the first order of business is to have some of these printed up i should say um 2 000 to begin with who's that it's me big red oh just a moment my dear mr throckmorton you said you wanted to talk to me come in my dear come right in everybody's so happy you're gonna handle the business end of the petty bone power wagon company really i wouldn't have missed it for the world misread i oh you run along now mr long and take care of the printing have it printed up just like that run along my boy now my dear how would you like to enter into an association with uh mr long and myself say as a private secretary perhaps gee it's what i'd like to do more than anything else yes yes my dear this is going to be the biggest thing that ever happened to virginia city now run along and we'll discuss salary at our earliest opportunity out out you hear the printer now my dear i believe it's safe for you to leave thank you [Music] [Applause] [Music] i can't see anything except a lot of fire and smoke hey that's horse cart right over the back seat yeah i do now and there's jeff and [ __ ] by the fire kids must know haas pretty well if you can recognize him like that what are they doing in there mr petty bomb well sonny they're trying to make a casting it's the ninth time we've tried well how do you make a casting well you take some irons eh and you melt it and you pour it into a mold now that mold is a shape of something you want to make now when that iron cools off it hardens you take away your mold and what you got left there is the casting what do they do with it you make an engine if it comes out right well i bet your hoss can make it come out right i've seen him pick up a whole horse this is more like picking up an elephant but what if he can't do it well he can't do it we just can't build a power wagon but don't you worry about it that horse is pretty stubborn stubborn and capable darling look what i have mr throckmorton had the made up isn't it darling he's going to give one to everyone who buy stock in the company you boys like one of these we sure would what is it it's a crank used to crank the pettibone power wagon you take this part of it and you put it in the front part of the engine and you crank it you turn it and pretty soon the engine starts how do you feel darling oh i feel great just great come on come on don't overdo not now not when everything is going so wonderful hey i'm better right before that gasket call [Music] okay take her easy we sure don't want to lose this one set him down easier here [ __ ] you get over here [Music] watch your step over there all right boys just just a little bit now just a little easy easy easy a little more buy lower now give a little more well it seems to have settled a little better this time huh yeah at least it didn't rile up that means anything uh we're whooped if it don't work this time we've tried just about everything come on let's get that up [Music] [Applause] [Music] you just don't know what all this means to me working for mr throckmorton and mr long golly and all these new ideas he has yes he does things pretty pretty fast oh don't worry reg you'll do fine well i don't know well you know i never worked anywhere outside of saloon i mean all of a sudden being a lady being a lady is a state of mind and i think you are always a lady i'm so happy i think i'm gonna cry oh come on now don't do that this is no time for tears miss pettibone i'm just busting i gotta tell somebody tell what pete and i i mean uh pete and me is really you and mr long i think that's just wonderful aren't you just placed to pieces well i'm more scared than anything whatever for well i don't know about getting married gee for the rest of my life and everything if my marriage should end tomorrow i'd still call it the most precious thing in all my life there it's my wedding veil i've always kept it with me i want you to wear it at your wedding let me help you and now ladies and gentlemen [Music] i give you the marvelous penny bone power wagon ladies and gentlemen i see doubt in some of your faces i even see rejection in some but stay let me breathe a breath of life into this vision listen to me look around you what do you see some will say only shacks i say open your eyes i see tall chimneys and enormous buildings with huge furnaces that spout streams of molten metal where strong men pour and cast and there there at the end of the street i see a many windowed factory where lathes hum and drills spin where capital craftsmen fashion gleaming parts out of raw steel and there massive and dramatic there stands the assembly plant an endless belt moves there past each man where in his turn he adds a wheel a seat a mud guard until finally the pettibone power wagon rolls from that line a finished product shining and powerful some of you may ask what do we need with a power wagon and some may say no machine will ever take the place of man's most loyal friend the horse but i predict that this machine will travel in excess of 50 miles not in a day my friends no not in half a day but in the short space of one single hour you you and you all of you will have the chance to share in this glorious future that you may certainly prosper that you possibly may even grow rich that is not important far more important that you can say to your children's children i was there i stepped forward i said i demand my right to share i think [Music] [Applause] i better get out there and get me some of these stocks before they're all gone anytime horizon will be puts a nickel into anything you bet he's figuring on getting a dollar back [Applause] [Music] give me two hundred dollars worth you sure didn't look pretty i feel pretty dressed up like this working for mr throckmorton and guess what hoss what [Music] you tell him darling oh well neither one of you have to say that me to figure out what you're up to i'll bet you dollars to donuts you're figuring on getting hitched ain't you and i'll tell you what i'm going to do for a wedding present i'm going to give you the first genuine petty bone power wagon [Applause] [Music] this is the birdie now up here watch up here still very quiet that burn it right where they could be they're near a half hour late already it takes a while for the bride to get dressed toss hoss why don't you sit down here let me get a picture of you in the petty bone power wagon so i can have it i want to take you wrong yeah yeah is this all right for you sir that's wonderful you better put a bigger plate in that camera if you expect to get us [Music] [Applause] [Music] well he ain't here either is he pete i thought he was with you well he ate he's gone come on what do you mean golf i mean gone that's what i mean he was supposed to come get me but i got tired waiting so i went up to his room and you know what i found my pet in that rock morton had packed up and pulled out and they took all that money with them come on [Music] well how'd he miss petable i'm sorry to bother but i need to talk to donald is he heard enough to talk of course come in hans hi darryl hi haas robin here is the original model of the fuss budget any news i missed the throttle morton definitely no use in us fooling ourselves that old scoundrel and pete do they they took that money they had no intentions of bringing it back the sheriff trying to find him oh yeah yeah sheriff and everybody else in town they got apostates been all over the country daniel you uh you ever been in jail no i never been in jail it ain't really so bad when you got good grub and sheriff coffee's got the best grub in town am i going to jail but why horace ogilvie's got half the town stirred up over that that money it's gone roy coffee thought it might be a good idea if donald came down and sat a spell in the jailhouse just as a guest you understand not not as a prisoner you can lock the door from inside and keep the key yourself i'm ready let's uh let's go i'll be back [Music] look at that eight times eight times that casting came out and busted wouldn't you know it this time it's as solid as a dog that means we could have finished building this whole rig daniel said there were nothing tougher than making that their casting and you ought to go out and try to raise some more money that would be tougher yeah i guess you're right stand in jail and no money boss you figure you can finish building this hit contraption ah no [ __ ] i didn't even know what was doing when donald's here telling us how maybe we ought to get drunk drunk drunk i'd get up a lynch party and hang horse ogles be higher than a hawk's nest oh if you got no call to work up everybody again down dad never took his money yeah it will always be in the pocketbook and showing off hurts him yeah damn big red i'm your friend big red you ain't got no call to point that gun at me i pointed at you i just want you to come with me or two to burton falls and when we get there i'm gonna shoot a hole right through mr pete long pete is that where pete's at right near there i got this letter from him him and throckmorton are hiding out close to burton falls just waiting for the law to quit looking for him he wants me to sneak out of town and meet him up there me he thinks i'm a crook too why the dirty skunk i may be a floozy but i'm an honest floozy you're a dog going right you are they're staying at the old perkins place dab burn it no wonder we missed them who'd have figured they'd have gone the grounds are close by we kept riding right on by them old thoughts more than smart as a fox yeah but his partner ain't old pete couldn't take a lick to begin with and then after he fell in love with big red here he just went plum simple no offense big red don't make no difference i'm gonna shoot a hole right through him anyway no now big red i i don't know nothing about that but if you can ride a horse you're welcome come along with me but this gun's got to stay let's go come on [Music] i don't blame you for covering up this that blame casting [ __ ] it ain't no good to us now i ain't covering that i'm uncovering this hey i put that in there for an emergency when that big redhead come in here without their shotgun that makes this an emergency all right you know what this is tar these are feathers tyrant feathers for you you're thieving swindler we'll paint you if we have to wait a year here's something else for you something the stockholders wanted us to give back to you yeah it's too soon it's too soon then i'm ready [Music] there are other ladies equally fair why eat your heart away for one there ain't but one like big red i sure wish she'd show up any reason to suppose she might show up no no none i could think of she might get lucky or something and run into us ah marvelous good beans enough bread to last us for several weeks a modest share of 25 000 your cup should be full to overflowing my boy i'd rather have big bread you hear horses no just wedding bells all right boys just hold it right where you are well hoss red what an unexpected pleasure you're just in time for an evening repast oh honey i was afraid you didn't get my letter letter what letter why you ungrateful snake in the grass don't look to me for no sympathy you dirty black skunk you two ain't just about the worst reprobates i ever seen living out here in this comfortable cabin and cooking beans underwear [Music] a poor little damn pettibone sits in that jailhouse dan's in jail what'd he steal nothing he got blamed for what you stole you still got that money ain't he that money is a sacred trust we're guarding it with our lives every penny of it is right there under the bed in that police [Music] charge to the barricades attack hit him with something [Music] give me that give me that gun [Music] oh [Music] hmm [Music] hey them stolen this could hurt yeah [Music] looks like it's about over [Music] [Applause] [Music] where's that gun oh sweetie pie sweetie boy you killed him big red pete's all right he went through that wall head first big red okay how come you didn't shoot me that gun loaded won't shoot it'll shoot [Music] it's a weakness i had since i was a boy i never could shoot a friend [Music] what i can't figure out is and why you wanted to take that money in the first place if you wanted to get rich you could you could have stayed with a pettibone power wagon company and got 10 times right there just like you said why did you have to steal [Music] because i'm dishonest all right you two stand right there for the bar stay put here it is boys there were plenty of it and there's mr throckmartin to tell you how sorry him and pete are for trying to run off with it well yeah what's wrong with everybody i'm bringing your money back do you i reckon it's my place to tell your horse i fixed up a mess of tar and feathers threatened dan pettibone with him doc says his heart failed him he passed away he died [Music] is miss aesthetic could happen anytime oz yeah i reckon i knew that but i'll guarantee you one thing then pettibone didn't die fright he wasn't scared of nobody that don't make the news no better though does it [Music] he's a good little fella ah [Music] at least we got all the money back i take it kindly if you give the widow pettibone the money i invested that's that's a lot of money mr oakley not enough not nearly enough well come on jeff let's get back to the mine jiggery didn't you fellas gonna take yours ah we don't want it don't need it come on yeah we'd spend it on booze anyway and i tried to steal from them you know my boy i'm an unmitigated scoundrel i shall ask the judge for 20 years you know horse peter never wanted to steal that money all he ever wanted to do was to marry big red there it's all he still wants to do marriage did anybody say marriage i did hansi bunsey sweetie boy you know i wonder if the sheriff could put pete's bill on my tab mr throckmartin i'll do everything in my power to see that you get your wish [Music] much of that that uh scotty shield much of it left a couple of drops can't get over a pretty old big red looking here brand new wedding dress oh pete was a spruce of a brand new tattoo you know i can't get over those people letting trunk morton and heath go scotch-free because i'm stealing that money well paul they didn't really steal it they they were in charge of the money and they everybody figures they just took a ride with it and then bring it back yeah oh didn't didn't dan have any plans for this thing yeah his missus took him back east weather said that folks just wasn't ready for it yet we'll save them for their boy i didn't know they had a boy they ain't now come the middle of june [Music] that burn it i still say it worked
Behind the Scenes of The Infernal Machine
Willard Waterman played the blowhard character, Cyrus Throckmorton. The name and spirit pay homage to Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve, who Willard portrayed on the radio from 1950 to 1957. He also played the character on television in 1955 through a short series. “The Great Gildersleeve” was the title for both the radio and television show.
Germans invented guns that could shoot around corners during World War II. However, they did not serve their purpose that well.
The view from the bar shows the painting of the other side of the street. At one point, the actors’ shadows can be visible.
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