CTVA US Crime - "Sheriff of Cochise" (Desilu/Syndicated) Season 1 (1956-57)

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Starring John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Season 1 (Syndicated) (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Alger, D.W. McGregor, Rina Fox, Robert B. Huggins
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


   ########### Sheriff of Cochise ##############
############# season 1 1956-57 ###############
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syndicated program - 39 episodes
(listed in prod. no. order)
starring: John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with: Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson

1.1 Sheriff of Cochise: MEDAL OF HONOR (pilot)
Desilu prod. no. 1 (copyright date 14Sep56)
20Oct1956 CBS Sat
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Guest cast:
Peter Coe
Synopsis:
The sheriff meets terrorizing hold-up men and the maddened Apache winner of World War II
Medal of Honor, in a bloodcurdling fray. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A young Indian once decorated for war action goes berserk when he sees an adversary.
Synopsis 3:
An Apache Indian crazed with liquor starts shooting up a desert town and suddenly meets
Sheriff Morgan walking straight into his rifle. [RF]
*Note: The case was found in actual records in the Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona.
*Note: It's a modern adventure of gunfire and emotions, revealing life in a section of
the country until now untouched by television. [1956 ad] [RF]


1.2 Sheriff of Cochise: (no details)  ("The Farmer?)
Desilu prod. no. 2 (copyright date 21Sep56)
*********** no details *************

1.3 Sheriff of Cochise: PERMANENT RESIDENCE
Desilu prod. no. 3 (copyright date 21Sep56)
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
Guest cast:
Jacques Aubuchon
Synopsis:
A drunken scandal magazine reporter accuses the owner of a dude ranch
of smuggling dope. [RF]
(14Nov56 Wed NBC, ABC affiliate WOOD-TV Grand Rapids Michigan)

1.4 Sheriff of Cochise: THE MANHUNT [verified -SC]
prod no. 4 (copyright date 28Sep56)
17Nov1956 CBS Sat
Directed by Lee Sholem
Teleplay by Frank Moss
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
With: Stan Jones (as Deputy Harry Olson)
Guest cast:
Claude Akins ........... Harry Clegg*
*Note: Newspaper listing has the character named Clegg Hanley.
Lita Milan
Tyler McVey
Morris Ankrum
Synopsis:
A Hardcase criminal named Harry Clegg is captured by some of Sheriff Morgan's deputies and
placed in jail. Some days later, while being transported to another law enforcement facility,
Clegg escapes and heads for the mountains. Clegg's wife helps Sheriff Morgan, and informs
him where he can find him. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
The Sheriff battles Los Angeles gunman Clegg Hanley and his Indian wife in Arizona. The chase is
on as Hanley escapes the jail and Morgan along with Clegg's wife hunt him down in the mountains. [RF]

1.5 Sheriff of Cochise: THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY (verified -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 5 (copyright date 05Oct56)
Producer Mort Briskin
Teleplay By Robert Angus
Directed By Lee Sholem
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Guest Cast:
Jose Gonzales-Gonzales... Manuel Pollo
Donna Martel ............ Lupe
Barbara Stuart .......... Matty
Timothy Carey ........... Stark
Jess Kirkpatrick ........ The Conductor (uncredited)
Roy Engel ............... The Deputy (uncredited)
Eugene Mazzola .......... Train passenger (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Sheriff Morgan tracks down threats of a modern-day train robbery. The case is
taken from the Sheriff of Cochise files in Arizona. [RF]

1.6 Sheriff of Cochise: THE HUMAN BOMB [verified on film -RF/SC]
Desilu prod. no. 6 (copyright date 07Oct56)
12Oct1956
13Oct1956 CBS Sat [Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowa]
Producer Mort Briskin
Teleplay By Don Martin
Directed By Lee Sholem
Director of photography Charles Straumer
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Guest cast:
Michael Landon .......... Don Sayers
Hal Baylor .............. Moose Grant
Robert Brubaker ......... Deputy Blake
John Dennis ............. Ray Hartley
Ned Glass ............... Dave Norman
Forrest Lewis ........... Sheriff's Deputy
Ken Lynch ............... Coke Callahan
Primo Carnera ........... Otto Povich
Hugh Sanders ............ Gilbert
Ned Glass ............... 2nd Bar Patron
James Kirkwood .......... The Priest
Cyril Delevanti ......... Ben Ashton (uncredited)
Howard Wendell .......... 1st Bar Patron (uncredited)
*
Production Supervisor .. Argyle Nelson
Production Manager ..... James Paisley
Editorial Supervisor ... Dann Cahn A.C.E.
Film Editor ............ Ben Ray
Art Director ........... Ralph Berger & Charles F. Pyke
Set Decorator .......... Glenn P. Thompson
Assistant Director ..... Frank Myers
Rerecording Editor ..... Robert Reeve
Sound .................. Leon M. Leon
Music Supervision ...... E.C. Norton
Wardrobe ............... Michael J. Harte
Makeup ................. Larry Butterworth
Technical advisor W.J. "Jack" Howard, Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona
Recorded by Glen Glenn Sound Co.

Synopsis 1:
A mentally disturbed man steals a truck containing cases of dynamite. Sheriff Morgan
and his deputies search Cochise County and are unable to find any clues. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A truckload of dynamite is hijacked from a power plant. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A gigantic man goes beserk by lighting dynamite sticks throughout an Arizona town.
Sheriff Morgan's capture leads to a shocking discovery about the man. [RF]

1.7 Sheriff of Cochise: FATHER AND SON
Desilu prod. no.7 (copyright date 14Oct56)
19Oct1956
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Guest cast:
John Crawford .......... Larry
Russell Hicks .......... Sam Turner
Chuck Gray ............. Pierce
Phil McCullough ........ McCullough
Michael Hinn ........... Smith
Joseph V. Perry ........ Liquor Clerk (uncredited)
Synopsis:
The son of a rich rancher tries to bribe witnesses who saw him kill. [RF]

1.8 Sheriff of Cochise: QUESTION OF HONOR
Desilu prod. no. 8 (copyright date 14Oct56)
26Oct1956 US airdate
Produced by Mort Briskin
Directed by Lee Sholem
Guest Cast:
Simon Oakland ........... Charlie Moon
Rudolfo Acosto .......... Jose Perado
Josie Wyler
Synopsis:
A mine superintendent accuses an Apache copper mine of larceny, and tempers reach white heat.
But a child manages to bring love and understanding to the Indians and the townsmen.
(UK: 12May58 ITV Associated-Rediffusion, London, Mon 7:00pm)

1.9 Sheriff of Cochise: FIRE ON CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS
Desilu prod. no. 9 (copyright date 14Oct56)
02Nov1956
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Guest Cast:
Mort Mills .............. Barlett
Lee Van Cleef ........... Hackett
William Challee ......... Callahan
Marjorie Owens .......... Mrs. Simpson
Jay Adler ............... Prisoner #1
Herb Ellis .............. Prisoner #2
Synopsis:
Three convicts escape while fighting a forest fire. [RF]

1.10 [--] Sheriff of Cochise: WYATT EARP
Desilu prod. no. 10 (copyright date 22Oct56)
15Dec1956 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa] / 05Jan1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
07Jun1957
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan (1958-60) ("US Marshal")
Guest Cast:
Anslie Pryor ........... Matt Davis
Roy Engel .............. Deputy Dave
Alexander Lockwood ..... Insp. Boland
Synopsis 1:
In tracking down the description of a man who drunkenly shot up one of the bars in Bisbee,
Sheriff Morgan finds that the trouble-maker is Matt Jarvis operator of a mail-order business. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A tall man, wearing a long coat, starts a shooting spree in Cochise County. [TA]

1.11 Sheriff of Cochise: THE RED-HEADED VISITOR [verified on film -RF]
Copyright 1956 (on film) / no number above cast credits (on film)
prod. no. 11 (copyright date 05Nov56)
(12Dec1956 ABC, NBC affiliate WJAC-TV Johnstown, PA 7pm ET)
02Feb1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]

Produced by Mort Briskin
Teleplay by David Robinson
Directed by Harve Foster
Director of photography Henry Cronjager
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Guest cast:
Myron Healey ........... John Dillon/Herbert Hammond
Stan Jones ............. Olson
Susan Cummings ......... Gloria
Stanley Adams .......... August
Robert Foulk ........... Emory Riggs
*
Production Supervisor .. Argyle Nelson
Production Manager ..... James Paisley
Editorial Supervisor ... Dann Cahn A.C.E.
Film Editor ............ John Foley
Art Director ........... Claudio Guzman
Set Decorator .......... Jack Mills
Assistant Director ..... Robert Barnes
Rerecording Editor ..... Robert Reeve
Sound .................. Leon M. Leon
Music Supervision ...... E.C. Norton
Wardrobe ............... Michael J. Harte
Makeup ................. Al Bonner S.M.A.
Technical advisor W.J. "Jack" Howard, Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona
Recorded by Glen Glenn Sound Co.

Synopsis:
The owner of a drugstore is murdered and his brother-in-law is suspected.
A red-headed stranger enters the town's drug store to buy some henna rinse for his "hair.
One of the men in the store mocks the stranger. That's when trouble begins. [RF]

1.12 Sheriff of Cochise: CAINE AND ABEL (verified -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 12 (copyright date 26Nov56)
09Nov1956
Produced by Mort Briskin
Teleplay By Karl Brown
Directed By Harve Foster
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Marc Cavell ............ as Duke
Harry Shannon .......... as Pop Haley
Gloria Castillo ........ as Anna Rosnik
Doodles Weaver ......... as Joe Heap
Emile Meyer ............ as Mike Rosnik (uncredited)
William Forrest ........ as Judge Whittiker (uncredited)
Jack Reitzen ........... as The Man (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Sheriff Morgan utilizes the skills of an indian tracker to locate a gang of young
hoodlums who stole a large cache of rifles from a local general store. [SC]

1.13 Sheriff of Cochise: THE SHADOW (verified on film -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 13 (copyright date 29Oct56)
14Dec1956
Producer Mort Briskin
Directed By Harve Foster
Teleplay By Ralph Rose
Guest Cast:
Douglas Dumbrille ........ as Sam Birch
Charles Winninger ........ as John Rogers
Joe Sargent .............. as Amon Lattimer
Jane Darwell ............. as Mrs. Harvey
James Anderson ........... as Joe (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A phantom burgler terrorizes the citizens of Bisbee. Sheriff Frank Morgan's
only clue is a note left by the robber-signed The Shadow. [SC]

1.14 Sheriff of Cochise: CLOSED FOR REPAIRS (verified on film - RF/SC)
Desilu prod. no. 14 (copyright date 12Nov56)
30Nov1956
12Jan1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa listing]
Produced by Mort Briskin
Teleplay By Don Martin
Directed By Harve Foster
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Guest cast:
Jack Albertson .......... Greenbriar Merritt
Gordon Mills ............ Chase
John Doucette ........... Vince Walker
Howard Oliver ........... Bob Chatham
Herbert C. Lytton ....... Fred Baxter
Bob Forest .............. Hutton
Synopsis:
The sheriff returns from vacation to find slot machines throughout the entire county. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Sheriff Morgan returns from a four week vacation to find the town flooded with slot machines
and the citizenry in a gambling mood. [RF]

1.15. Sheriff of Cochise: HELDORADO (verified -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 15 (copyright date 08Nov56)
07Dec1956
09Feb1957 [Mason City Iowa]
Producer Mort Briskin
Teleplay By Frank L. Moss
Directed By Harve Foster
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
With: Stan Jones (as Deputy Harry Olson)
Guest Cast:
Robert Horton .......... Eddie Morrell
Susan Morrow ........... Darlene
Frank Ferguson ......... Sam Briscoe
Vinton Hayworth ........ Chapman
James Parnell .......... Tex (uncredited)
Roy Engel .............. The Deputy At Road Block (uncredited)
Joe Haworth ............ Duke (uncredited)
Barry Brooks ........... Slim (uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
A big time professional gambler from Las Vegas, using an alias name, arrives in Bisbee for an annual
festival and plans to take part in a high stakes poker game. Sheriff Frank Morgan recognizes the man
and is suspicious of his intentions. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Helldorado Week in Cochise County is the signal for a celebration par excellence. Everything goes,
gambling, drinking and general merrymaking. Sheriff Morgan has his hands full trying to keep things
on a fairly normal plane. [RF]

1.16. Sheriff of Cochise: GRANDFATHER, GRANDSON
Desilu prod. no. 16 (copyright date 08Nov56)
11Jan1957
26Jan1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
(rebroadcast02Aug59)
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Paul Richards ............ Larry
Trevor Bardette .......... Carter
Nancy Hadley ............. Alice
Francis Turner ........... Mrs. Wilkins
James Dobson ............. Ernie
Don Beddoe ............... Mr. Wilkins
Dan Blocker .............. Bartender
*NOTE: This was Dan Blocker's TV debut.
Synopsis 1:
A man refuses to believe that his grandson needs psychiatric help. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Sheriff Morgan cannot convince an old man that his grandson is mentally ill and a menace to the community. [RF]

1.17 Sheriff of Cochise: APACHE KID
Desilu prod. no. 17 (copyright date 13Dec56)
Guest Cast:
Charles Bronson

1.18. Sheriff of Cochise: THE LOST MINE (verified -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 18 (copyright date 19Nov56)
21Dec1956
19Jan1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
Producer Mort Briski
Directed By Lee Sholem
Teleplay By Don Martin
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
With: Stan Jones (as Deputy Harry Olson)
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ........... as Bradford
Ed Kemmer ............. as Carter
Michale Emmet ......... as Davis
Michael Morgan ........ as Bender
Forrest Lewis ......... as Stevens (Uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
An east coast lawyer has a confrontation with Sheriff Frank Morgan regarding the whereabouts
of a lost silver mine located somewhere on an Apache Indian reservation. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
An out-of-town city lawyer and two friends arrive in Bisbee in quest of a lost mine. They
hold a map that indicates an approximate location where treasure can be found. [RF]

1.19 Sheriff of Cochise: MANIAC
Desilu prod. no. 19 (copyright date 18Mar57)
26May1957 CBS Mon [Mason City Iowa]
31May1957
Starring John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Cast:
Primo Carnera .......... Otto Povich
Anne Barton
Mimi Gibson
Synopsis:
Panic grips Cochise County when a madman escapes from an Arizona mental hospital. [RF]
*NOTE:
Primo Carnera will be featured in one of his first dramatic roles as the psychotic Otto Povich. [RF]

1.20. Sheriff of Cochise: THE FRIENDS
Desilu prod. no. 20 (copyright date 03Dec56)
28Dec1956
22Dec1956 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
Synopsis:
Rafe and Hughie two partners in a small mining business are very good friends until a disreputable
waitress comes into the picture. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Patterson and West have been lifelong friends but now a woman blurs the picture. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A scheming waitress causes an all out war between two lifelong friends and partners in a copper
mine, fleecing one of his money and stealing the cash box of the other. The Sheriff enters the scene
when one of the enraged men shoots the other.

1.21. Sheriff of Cochise: THE KIDNAPER
Desilu prod. no. 21 (copyright date 07Dec56)
(#3.36 was also called "The Kidnaper")
29Dec1956 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
18Jan1957
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
and Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest cast:
Dick Foran ............. Buck
Gloria Winters ......... Nancy
Roger Smith ............ Jim
Frank Fenton ........... Ed Craft
Dan White .............. Charlie Desmond
Synopsis:
Buck Stone, an old rancher friend of Morgan's does not understand his teenaged daughter,
Nancy. Buck is inclined to be too strict with the girl, and she has started sneaking off
nights to meet a boy in town. [RF]

1.22 [--] Sheriff of Cochise: THE LYNCHING PARTY (verified on film -RF/SC)
Desilu prod. no. 22 (copyright date 04Jan57)
Copyright 1956 (on film) / no number above cast credits (on film)[RF]
01Feb1957
15Jul1957 CBS Mon [Mason City Iowa]
Producer Mort Briskin
Teleplay by Don Martin
Directed by Harve Foster
Director of photography Henry Cronjager
starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
and Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Stars:
Gloria Talbott ......... Ann Brock
James Best ............. Mike Norris
Malcolm Atterbury ...... Ben Armitage
Emory Parnell .......... Carl Brock
Jeanne Bates ........... Mrs. Canfield
James Seay ............. Rancher #1
Fred Graham ............ Rancher #2
Mack Williams .......... Dr. Greenwell
Whitey Hughes .......... Barfly (uncredited)
*
Production Supervisor .. W. Argyle Nelson
Production Manager ..... James Paisley
Editorial Supervisor ... Dann Cahn A.C.E.
Film Editor ............ Ben H. Ray
Art Director ........... Claudio Guzman
Set Decorator .......... Jack Mills
Assistant Director ..... Bud Andrews
Rerecording Editor ..... Robert Reeve
Sound .................. Leon M. Leon
Music Supervision ...... E.C. Norton
Wardrobe ............... Michael J. Harte
Makeup ................. Larry Butterworth
Technical advisor W.J. "Jack" Howard, Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona
Recorded by Glen Glenn Sound Co.

Synopsis 1:
A young ranch hand argues with the owner of the ranch argue about the ranch hand's
romance with the owner's daughter. During a fight the older man is killed accidently
and his friends ride for revenge. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Sheriff Morgan races a vigilante committee to apprehend a murder suspect. [RF]

1.23 [--] Sheriff of Cochise: BANK ROBBERY [verified on film - RF/SC]
Desilu prod. no. 23 (copyright date 19Dec56)
Copyright 1957 (on film) no "64" above cast credits (on film)
25Jan1957
09Feb1957 [San Mateo, Calif]
23Feb1957 [Mason City Iowa]
Producer Mort Briskin
Teleplay by Don Clark
Directed by Harve Foster
Director of photography Henry Cronjager
starring John Bromfield as Sheriff Morgan
and Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest cast:
Herbert Patterson ...... Wesley Vincent
Joe Kirk ............... Edgar Dawson aka Charles Davis
Addison Richards ....... Mr. Harris, Benson State Bank
Audrey Conti .......... Peg Richards, Bisbee National Bank
Lillian Hamilton ....... Mrs. Conley, Bisbee National Bank
Dennis Moore ........... Chuck, Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
Alan Wells ............. Deputy Sheriff
*
Production Supervisor .. W. Argyle Nelson
Production Manager ..... James Paisley
Editorial Supervisor ... Dann Cahn A.C.E.
Film Editor ............ George Nicholson
Art Director ........... Duncan Cramer
Set Decorator .......... Jack Ahern
Assistant Director ..... Tommy Thompson
Rerecording Editor ..... Robert Reeve
Sound .................. Leon M. Leon
Music Supervision ...... E.C. Norton
Wardrobe ............... Michael J. Harte
Makeup ................. Larry Butterworth
Casting ................ Lynn Stalmaster
Technical advisor W.J. "Jack" Howard, Sheriff of Cochise County, Arizona
Recorded by Glen Glenn Sound Co.

Synopsis:
The State Bank is robbed by two men, one posing to be blind. Frank Morgan and his deputies
must track them down before they strike again. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
The Wilcox Arizona Bank is robbed in broad daylight and along with the money six hold-up men
carry off the bank's switchboard operator, Helen, sweetheart of Deputy Tom Lacey. [RF]

1.24 Sheriff of Cochise: MASSACRE 1883 (verified on film -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 24 (copyright date 18Jan57)
08Feb1957
20Apr1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
Producer Mort Briskin
Directed By Harve Foster
Teleplay By Don Martin
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
With: Stan Jones (as Deputy Harry Olson)
Guest Cast:
Roy Roberts .......... as George Havens
Alan Wells ........... as Deputy Bill Weller
John Eldridge ........ as Doctor McCaulay
Dennis Cross ......... as Deputy Fred Jameson
Mike Ragan ........... as Dan Dill
Rusty Westcoatt ...... as Lou (uncredited)
Harvey Perry ......... as Rod Salt (uncredited)
Gil Perkins .......... as Jim (uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
The Bowie coppermines are held up by robbers and two deputies are wounded. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
The Bowie Copper Mines is held up and two of the deputies seriously wounded. Armed guards
are killed cold-bloodedly by four gunmen as Sheriff Morgan pursues the criminals. [RF]

1.25 Sheriff of Cochise: BANDIT CHIEF
Desilu prod. no. 25 (copyright date 11Jan57)
15Feb1957
30Mar1957 [Mason City Iowa]
Starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Cast:
Kenneth Tobey .......... Jim Callahan
Manuel Lopez ........... Capt. Perado
Mel Welles ............. Mora
Synopsis:
A train is hi-jacked and its mail car blown up. Finding small powerful magnets at the scene
of the wreckage, Sheriff Morgan recognizes this method of preparing explosives as the work
of Callahan, wanted for post office robberies.

1.26. Sheriff of Cochise: TRIANGLE
Desilu prod. no. 26 (copyright date 14Jan57)
22Feb1957
02Mar1957 [Mason City Iowa]
Starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Cast:
Dale Van Sickel ............... Doc Sheldon
Douglas Evans ................. Mr. Landry
Jorja Curtright ............... Mrs. Sheldon
Jean Fenwick .................. Mrs. Talbot
Mack Williams ................. Dr. Greenwald
Wanda Tynan ................... Mrs. Hanford
Jim Hyland .................... Joe Trimble
Val Dufour .................... Jack Saunders
Cathey Browne ................. Hazel
Dan Riss ...................... Harris
Synopsis:
Dr. Sheldon beloved by the people of the town, is found dead of strychnine poisoning at the
wheel of his car. Sheriff Morgan and Deputy Olson trace the doctor's stops the morning of his
death to uncover the triangle. [RF]

1.27 Sheriff of Cochise: STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS (verified -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 27 (copyright date 18Jan57)
01Mar1957
27Apr1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
Producer Mort Briskin
Directed By Harve Foster
Teleplay By David Robinson
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
with: Stan Jones (as Deputy Harry Olson)
Guest Cast:
Jane Nigh .............. as Rita
Joe De Santis .......... as Nick
Carl Betz .............. as Paul Sloan
Steve Pendleton ........ as Carl Biggers
Carol Thurston ......... as The Woman (uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
Sheriff Frank Morgan and Deputy Olson get involved with the owners of a local restaurant,
and their connection with a wanted check forger from Phoenix. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Members of a romantic triangle take desperate measures when one is arrested on an old
forgery charge. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
A restaurant owner refuses to press charges against a man who started a fight with him. [RF]

1.28 Sheriff of Cochise: THE RELATIVES (1957) (verified on DVD -RBH)
Desilu prod. no. 28 (copyright date 25Jan57)
(DVD - Platinum Disc Corporation cat. #12789) [RBH]
DVD On-screen series title: "The Man From Cochise" [RBH]
08Mar1957 syndicated airdate
06Apr1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa]
Produced by Mort Briskin
Directed by Lee Sholem
Teleplay by Edmond Kellso
Produced by Mort Briskin
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
with: Stan Jones (as Deputy Harry Olson)
Guest Cast:
Harry Shannon .......... Caleb
Mervyn Vye ............. Cravath
Peter Whitney .......... Saul
Robert Foulk ........... Hank
Roy Engel .............. as Bob, The Deputy (uncredited) [SC]
Synopsis:
Sheriff Frank Morgan investigates an ongoing family feud, and the
connection with a series of cattle rustlings. [SC]
Synopsis:
Sheriff Morgan gets involved in the interesting case as a fist fight between
brothers is the start of an investigation leading to cattle rustling.

1.29 Sheriff of Cochise: VAPOR LOCK [BFI]
Desilu prod. no. 29 (copyright date 22Jan57)
15Mar1957
09Mar1957 CBS Sat [Mason City Iowa
Directed by Lee Sholem
Starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Cast:
Whit Bissell ........... Barrett
Peter Brocco ........... Parker
Harry Jackson .......... George Gilham
Roy Glenn .............. Army Sergeant
Hank Patterson ......... Attendant
Synopsis:
On his way to Bisbee, Sheriff Morgan stops a car with at a Texas license plate parked
by the side of the highway. When he offers his assistance and is refused, he goes on
his way. The men rob another driver and a hectic search follows to bring back the
fugitives to face charges. [RF]

1.30 Sheriff of Cochise: BODY IN MINE [BFI]
Desilu prod. no. 30 (copyright date 02Feb57)
22Mar1957
Directed by Lee Sholem
Written by Don Martin
Starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Cast:
Simon Scott .......... Colton
Willis Bouchey ....... North
Mary Adams ........... Mrs Walker
Fran Bennett
Synopsis:
Two children find the body of a rancher an ex-convict who'd turned state's evidence. [RF]

1.31 Sheriff of Cochise: REVENGE (verified -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 31 (copyright date 23Jan57)
Producer Mort Briskin
Teleplay by Lawrence Resner
Directed by Lee Sholem
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Cast:
Whitney Blake .......... as Alice Harding
William Forrest ........ as Judge Swanson
Dabbs Greer ............ as Charlie Jackson
Francis De Sales ....... as Fred Billings
Mauritz Hugo ........... as Glen Forbes (uncredited)
Helen Wallace .......... as Mrs. Harding (uncredited)
John Cason ............. as The Cowboy (uncredited)
George De Normand ...... as Roger Harding (uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
An ex-convict vowing revenge, kills the retired District Attorney who sent him to prison. Sheriff
Frank Morgan attempts to protect the remaining officials who were involved with the case. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
An ex-convict, on parole, kills the judge who prosecuted him and attempts to murder the head
juryman on the case. [RF]
(22Mar1958 NBC Sat WBAL-TV Baltimore MD 10:00pm ET)
Synopsis:
Charlie Jackson, ex-convict on parole, shoots and kills the judge who prosecuted him and
makes an attempt to murder the head juryman on the case.

1.32 Sheriff of Cochise: I AM AN AMERICAN
Desilu prod. no. 32 (copyright date 04Feb57)
16Mar1957 [Mason City Iowa]
05Apr1957 (rerun 10Sep57)
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest cast:
Johnny Crawford ........ Manuel
Synopsis:
A woman is killed in a frantic attempt to cross the border from Mexico. Her
young son lives; almost the only words he can say are: "I Am An American." [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Therese Bernal, a young Mexican woman dangerously ill, arrives with her 8-year-old son
Manuel at Louise and Sam Blair's ranch house seeking help. The Blairs get quite involved
attempting to protect mother and child. [RF]

1.33 [--] Sheriff of Cochise: GUNRUNNERS
Desilu prod. no. 33 (copyright date 10Feb57)
12Apr1957
Producer Mort Briskin
Directed by Lee Sholem
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest cast:
Edward Platt ........... Harry Conlon/Mike Condoni
Dennis McCarthy ........ Steele
Robert Keyes ...........
Claudia Bryar .......... Anna
Frank Richards ......... Andy
Jimmy Baird ............ Eddie
Terry Rangno ........... Art
Johnny Hensley ......... Phil
Roy Engel .............. Deputy Bob Tobin
Lennie Geer ............ Deputy
Synopsis:
A driver is killed when his truck is hi-jacked and stolen. Sheriff Morgan must break
the news to the man's widow. [RF]
(16Jan58 WABD Dumont Thurs 7pm)

1.34 Sheriff of Cochise: APPROACH WITH CAUTION
Desilu prod. no. 34 (copyright date 19Feb57)
19Apr1957
13May1957 CBS Mon [Mason City Iowa]
Starring
John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest cast:
John Doucette .......... Barber
Robert Ellis ........... Jaekel
Richard Keith .......... Col. Evans
Roy Evans .............. Deputy Carson
Synopsis:
Two escaped convicts steal a deputy's car in order to overhear the police broadcasts and
are trapped by the radio which they though would insure their escape. [RF]

1.35 Sheriff of Cochise: THE SAFE MAN (verified -SC)
Desilu prod. no. 35 (copyright date 29Mar57)
26Apr1957
Producer Mort Briskin
Directed By Harve Foster
Teleplay By Frank L. Moss
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
Guest Cast:
Elisha Cook,Jr ......... as Harry Simpson
Dale Van Sickel ........ as Paisley
Sid Clute .............. as Blackburn
Alan Wells ............. as Deputy,Jim Clark (uncredited)
Mira Mickinney ......... as The Motel Owner (uncredited)
Russell Thorsen ........ as Willis (uncredited)
Harry Harvey,Sr ........ as Esco (uncredited)
Paul Bryer ............. as Lou Warren (uncredited)
Tom Monroe ............. as The Mine Foreman (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A gang of safe robbers are running rampant in Cochise County. Sheriff Morgan
is under pressure from insurance officials to apprehend the thieves. [SC]
Synopsis:
Nitro is being used by safe robbers to get at their booty. [RF]

1.36 Sheriff of Cochise: HUSBAND AND WIFE (1957)(verified on DVD - RBH)
Copyright 1957 (on film) no. "54" above cast credits (on film)[RF]
Desilu prod. no. 36 (copyright date 05Apr57)
(DVD - Platinum Disc Corporation cat. #12789) [RBH]
DVD On-screen alternate series title: "The Man From Cochise" [RBH]
03May1957 syndicated airdate
03Jun1957 CBS Mon [Mason City Iowa]
Produced by Mort Briskin
Directed by Harve Foster
Teleplay by Frank Moss
Director of photography Henry Cronjager
Editor Ben H. Ray
Starring: John Bromfield (as Sheriff Frank Morgan)
with: Stan Jones (as Deputy Harry Olson)
Guest Cast:
Michael (Mike) Connors .... Jess
Mayo Loizeaux ............. Ellen
Willis Bouchey ............ Peterson
Ann Morrison .............. Mrs. Peterson
Ric Vallin ................ Dallas
Robert Hinkle ............. Bronco
James Parnell........as Clem Benson (uncredited) [SC]
Synopsis:
The daughter of a prominent rancher runs off and marries a phony rodeo star,
not realizing that her new husband is still legally married to another woman.
The rancher and his wife ask Frank Morgan for his help. [SC]
Note:  The synopsis below is nothing to do with the this episode & possibly
relates to a different episode. [SC]
Synopsis:
After committing a series of robberies, a bandit returns home to his wife who is grieving
over the death of their 18-year-old son. The bandit slips the mask and gun he used in the
robberies into his dead son's jacket. Later his wife gives the boy's clothes to the sheriff
for distribution to the needy. [RF] (22Nov57 NBC Fri WSYR-TV Syracuse, PA)

Synopsis 2:
Sheriff Morgan gives a young man some clothes, unaware that the outfit will mark him as
a hold-up man. [RF]


1.37 Sheriff of Cochise: MIDNIGHT FLIER
Desilu prod. no. 37 (copyright date 04Apr57)
10May1957
Starring John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest cast:
Martin Wilkins
Doris Singleton
John Maxwell
Synopsis:
Sheriff Morgan conducts a murder investigation aboard a speeding train. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
A wealthy Frenchman is found dead. The suspects: two girls he'd been charming. [RF]

1.38. Sheriff of Cochise: CARDS
Desilu prod. no. 38 (copyright date 30Apr57)
17May1957
24Jun1957 CBS Mon [Mason City Iowa]
Starring John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest cast:
Lola Albright
Morey Amsterdam
Synopsis:
While Sheriff Morgan tries to catch a card sharp at a dude ranch, he falls for a beautiful
guest who loses heavily. [RF]

1.39. Sheriff of Cochise: COPPER WIRE
Desilu prod. no. 39 (copyright date 30Apr57)
24May1957
10Jun1957 CBS Mon [Mason City Iowa]
Starring John Bromfield as Sheriff Frank Morgan
with Stan Jones as Deputy Harry Olson
Guest Cast:
Darryl Hickman
Tom Greenway
Synopsis 1:
Half the county is plunged into darkness when the high tension cables are snipped. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Sheriff Morgan suspects a relation between several mysterious breaks in the city power
lines and a young man's new invention. [RF]
(25Feb61 - rerun as "US Marshal")

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