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Dave Kashner
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Dave Kashner appeared twice in The RiflemanThe Hero and Dead Cold Cash  as a Townsman.
Besides The Rifleman, Dave only appeared in one other TV Series, The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1957).

He first appeared in Street Angel in 1928. He has over thirty credits to his name. His list of movies are: Nevada Smith (1966) ― One Foot in Hell (1960) ― Man of a Thousand Faces (1957) ― Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) ― Kiss of Fire (1955) ― Calamity Jane (1953) ― The Juggler (1953) ― Against All Flags (1952) ― The World in His Arms (1952) ― Tarzan's Peril (1951) ― High Lonesome (1950) ― The Sundowners (1950) ― South of St. Louis (1949) ― California (1947) ― Sinbad, the Sailor (1947) ― Dangerous Millions (1946) ― Two Years Before the Mast (1946) ― The Little Witch (1945)  ― Sudan (1945) ― Lost in a Harem (1944) ― Background to Danger (1943) ― Lady of Burlesque (1943) ― The Sea Hawk (1940) ― Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939) ― Ramona (1936) ― Under Two Flags (1936) ― Song and Dance Man (1936) ― We Live Again (1934) ― Young America (1932).In several of these movies he had used his expertise with the whip or rope.

Dave Kashner was born in Palestine, native language Hebrew, working as an assistant cutter in films.

A former cattleman, he was so skillful in handling whips that also his harmless lashes seemed to be very hard.
An expert with the whip, he was often employed in flogging scenes. He could cut cigarettes out of actors' mouths, fire a gun by lashing the trigger, and snap objects out of their mid-air flight. He made his own leather-braided whips, ranging from 6 to 25 feet, which often took months to complete.

Born March 4, 1896 in Jaffa, Palestine
Died February 4, 1985 in Los Angeles, California

Thanks to Phillip Arnold for giving this Cowboy his credit due!

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