"Welcome to The McCain Ranch"
Jack N. Young
Stunts | Actor |
| Casting Department
| Production Manager
Second Unit Director/Assistant Director | Producer
Jack was in two episodes
of The Rifleman — Home Ranch and Eight Hours to
In Eight Hours to
Die Jack was hired as a Utility Stuntman and he also doubled for Chuck Connors in
some of his long distance riding, etc.
Jack was the man who was hung. That would make him
Ephraim, the son of Judge Zephaniah Burton.
The time frame for this scene is 0:35
In this scene Jack is riding for the Judge when he
stumbles. Both the horse and the judge fell.
The time frame for this scene is around 20:24
Jack about the stunt horse falling in Eight Hours to Die.
How does he do that stunt without hurting himself or the
Jack: The horse is trained to go down when your boot touches
it’s nose. Also, hauling the reigns quickly to one side
helps. These are not just ‘any’ animals. They are all
trained for different stunts.
Here you see Jack doubling for
Chuck Connors in his long distance ride to get to Mark & the Judge.
Home Ranch — stunts by Jack Young - unaccredited
Who did Sam Montgomery really drag through the field?
Since it wasn't Lucas who got hit in
the tummy, who was it?
to Jack N. Young & Phillip Arnold for all this information on this page!
Bobby Somers also had a
hand in some of the stunts in this episode.
Be sure and checkout
Robert Wise: The Motion Pictures
by Joe Jordan.
Robert Earl Wise (September 10, 1914 – September 14, 2005)
was an American film director, producer and editor.
What a great book about Robert Wise's movies career and the
legacy he left behind.
Also included in this book is Jack Young and many other
Bloopers for this episode & other episodes
around The McCain Ranch