The Rifleman
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Jack N. Young
Stunts | Actor | Miscellaneous Crew | Casting Department | Production Manager | Second Unit Director/Assistant Director | Producer

Jack was in two episodes of The Rifleman Home Ranch and 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.

Home Rsnch - The Rifleman

In this scene we see Lucas getting roped by Sam Montgomery (Lee Farr)

(left) In this scene at some point Lucas being dragged, Jack took over time frame around 3:55

Jack Young - Home Ranch - The Rifleman

Here you can see Jack being dragged.

Jack was a Navy Seal.....
Jack: A secret of mine: Most people would think I would get really scraped and bruised when being drug like in an episode of The Rifleman. However, underneath those loose fitting clothes I always had my wetsuit which I kept when I left the Navy. Best protection ever.

Jack Young - Home Ranch - The Rifleman

Jack also doubled for Chuck in this fight scene Time frame around 21:40

Who is this guy that Jackford is hitting in the tummy?  It's suppose to be Lucas McCain.

Eight Hours to Die stunts by Jack Young - unaccredited
Who was Ephraim, the son of Judge Zephaniah Burton, the man who was hung in the beginning of Eight Hours to Die?
Who is riding for the Judge when he stumbles? Both the horse and the judge fell.
Who doubled for Chuck Connors in his long distance ride to get to Mark & the judge?

Thanks 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 great interviews.

Jack N. Young ― Stuntman

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