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"None So Blind"
Episode 135
Writer: Cyril Hume (based on a story by Lois Myers)
Director: Paul Wendkos
Original Air Date 03/19/1962

Cast

Chuck Connors as Lucas McCain

Johnny Crawford as Mark McCain

Paul Fix as Marshal Micah Torrance



Guest Cast
Cliff Osmond as Lafayette Blye

Cliff Osmond, born Clifford O. Ebrahim, is a veteran American film and television actor, and also a drama teacher, producer, writer and director.  He has appeared in nearly 100 movies and television shows during a career spanning more than 30 years.  He earned a Bachelor's degree in business administration from Dartmouth College and a Master's degree in the same field from UCLA.  Osmond wrote the screenplay for the film "The Penitent," which he also directed, starring Raul Julia and Armand Assante.  He was nominated for a Writer's Guild Award for an episode of the police drama "The Streets of San Francisco" (1972–1977).  He is best known for his roles in the film comedies of director Billy Wilder, including his portrayal of the police sergeant in "Irma la Douce" (1963), the songwriter Barney Millsap in "Kiss Me, Stupid" (1964), and Purkey in "The Fortune Cookie" (1966) and "The Front Page" (1974).

Osmond guest-starred in many popular television shows, including the medical drama "Dr. Kildare" (1961–1966), Rod Serling's iconic anthology series "The Twilight Zone" (1959–1964), the adventure drama "It Takes a Thief" (1968–1970), the police drama "Mod Squad" (1968–1973), the comedy "The Odd Couple" (1970–1975), the crime drama anthology series "Police Story" (1973–1977), the crime drama "Kojak" (1973–1978), the cop drama "Starsky and Hutch" (1975–1979) and the murder mystery "Murder, She Wrote" (1984–1996).  He made one appearance in THE RIFLEMAN, portraying Lafayette Blye in "None So Blind" (episode 135).  He also guest-starred in the westerns "Have Gun – Will Travel" (1957–1963), starring Richard Boone, and "Gunsmoke" (1955–1975), starring James Arness.

Jeff York as John J. Mack

Jeff York, born Granville Owen Scofield, was an American film and television actor.  He appeared in more than 70 movies and television shows during a career spanning 30 years.  He is perhaps best-remembered for his portrayal of Bud Searcy in the Disney classic "Old Yeller" (1957), starring Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker and Tommy Kirk; and its sequel, "Savage Sam" (1963), starring Brian Keith, Kevin Corcoran and Tommy Kirk.  He also had several recurring roles, portraying Mike Fink in two episodes of Disney's popular miniseries "Davy Crockett" (1954–1955), in which he appeared opposite Fess Parker; he played Joe Crane in the Disney adventure series "Zorro" (1957–1959) and Reno McKee in the short-lived adventure series "The Alaskans" (1959–1960).

York had many other film roles, including Blair in the noir film "The Postman Always Rings Twice" (1946), starring Lana Turner and John Garfield; as well as minor parts in John Huston's "Asphalt Jungle" (190), starring Sterling Hayden and Louis Calhern; and the romantic comedy "Father of the Bride" (1950), starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett and Elizabeth Taylor.  He guest-starred in several popular television shows of the 1950s and 60s, including the anthology series "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (1954–1990) and the legal drama "Perry Mason" (1957–1966).  He made one appearance in THE RIFLEMAN, portraying John J. Mack in "None so Blind" (episode 135).  He guest-starred in several other westerns, including "The Lone Ranger" (1949–1957), starring Clayton Moore; "Cheyenne" (1955–1963), starring Clint Walker; and "Daniel Boone" (1964–1970), starring Fess Parker.


A blind banjo-playing wanderer strikes up an acquaintance with Mark and tells him he is hunting the man who caused his blindness.  Mark, half-sympathetic and half-intimidated, agrees to help find the villain, but is horrified when the blind man attacks Lucas.

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