The Rifleman was an American Western television program that ran on ABC, from September 30th, 1958 to April 8th, 1963. It was a production of Four Star Television. Chuck Connors starred as The Rifleman, named Lucas McCain, a widower and a Union veteran of the Civil War (lieutenant in the 19th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment), and a homesteader. McCain and his son, Mark (Johnny Crawford) lived on a ranch outside the fictitious town of North Fork, New Mexico Territory. The series was set in the 1880's and the various episodes promoted fair play toward one's opponents, neighborliness, equal rights and the need to use violence in a highly controlled manner.
In this episode " Day of the Hunter " a famous buffalo hunter tries to goad Lucas into a shooting match.
THE RIFLEMAN : DAY OF THE HUNTER JOSEPH H. LEWIS (1959) 26 MIN USA