CTVA US Crime - "StateTrooper" (MCA Revue/Syndicated) Season 1 (1956-57)

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Starring Rod Cameron
Season 1 (1956-57)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti [SC], John King, New York [JK], Tom Alger [TA] Rina Fox [RF]
D. W. McGregor, Sunderland UK (credits for eps 11, 53, 55) James Beer [JB]

references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


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Syndicated Program (39 episodes)
  Season 1 listed in Copyright Date Order
 
 1.1 [--] State Trooper: THE RED BADGE OF DEATH (verified -SC)
25Sep56 copyright date (LP# 8376)
Directed By Richard Irving
Story and Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Jean Byron............as Jean Burton
Clifford Ferre............as Johnny DeViess
Carol Kelly............as Mrs. Avery
Jacqueline DeWit............as Doll
James Nolan...........as The Sheriff
William Remick............as John Howard Preston
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty (as Sheriff Elder of Las Vegas)
Synopsis:
Rod Blake goes undercover in Las Vegas to find out who's impersonating
policemen and robbing people leaving town with large sums of money. [SC]

1.2 [--] State Trooper: THE PAPERHANGER OF PIOCHE (verified -SC)
5Oct56 copyright date (LP# 8377)
DIRECTED BY RICHARD IRVING
WRITTEN BY LAWRENCE KIMBLE.
GUEST CAST:
CAROLYN JONES.........AS BETTY FOWLER
PATRICK O'NEAL.........AS JEFF MANLEY
MAUREEN STEPHENSON......AS IRENE PERRY
JAMES NOLAN.........AS SHERIFF ELDER,
with:
DON KOHLER, DAVID DWIGHT, TOMMY KINGSTREET.
SYNOPSIS:
SHERIFF ELDER OF LAS VEGAS ASKS FOR ROD BLAKE'S HELP TO TRACKDOWN AN
UNIDENTIFIED MAN AND WOMAN WHO HAVE BEEN PASSING BAD PAYROLL CHECKS. [SC]

 1.3 [--] State Trooper: MEETING AT JULIA'S (verified -SC)
12Oct56 copyright date (LP# 8378)
Directed By Richard Irving
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Tom Fadden............as Bennett Collins
William Phipps............as Lonnie Miller
Harry Fleer............as Ross Collins
Gail Kobe..............as The Girl In The Cabin
Paul Stader............as Jethro Collins
Nora Marlowe............as Mrs.Brundidge
Tom Gleason............as Deputy Steve Donner
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong.....as Sheriff Andy Anderson
Synopsis:
Three men steal the payroll from a Nevada silver mine killing the
paymaster and wounding a Deputy Sheriff. Rod Blakes's investigation
takes him to the famous mining town of Virginia City and the
gravesite of a once famous dancehall performer named Julia. [SC]

 1.4 [--] State Trooper: JAILBREAK IN TONOPAH (verified -SC)
28Nov56 copyright date (LP# 8379)
Directed By Richard Irving
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Jack Kelly............as Johnny Bledsoe
K.T.Stevens............as Ann Bledsoe
Robert Bice............as Fred Carr
Thomas Jackson............as Gordo
Recurring Cast:
Alex Campbell (as Sheriff Logan of Tonopah)
Synopsis:
A man is put in jail for concealing a gun in a camera and not having
a permit for it. His wife and a friend try to break him out so they
can recover the money from a previous robbery that he was responsible for. [SC]

1.5 [--] State Trooper: THE HILLS OF HOMICIDE (verified -SC)
4Dec56 copyright date (LP# 8380)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Leo Gordon...........as Ed Munger
Evelynne Eaton............as Amelia Spender
Robert Stephenson............as Mr.Gerber
Greta Ulman............as Mrs.Gerber
George Robotham............as Tom O'Dell
Recurring Cast:
Alex Campbell (as Sheriff Logan of Tonopah)
Uncredited Cast:
BOB MORGAN (UNCREDITED), CARL SAXE (UNCREDITED).
SYNOPSIS:
A MAN TRAVELING ON A DESERT HIGHWAY FROM TONAPAH RUNS OUT OF GAS.
HE FINDS A HOUSE TRAILER OFF THE SIDE OF THE ROAD CONTAINING TWO
DEAD BODIES. ROD BLAKE IS CALLED IN TO INVESTIGATE. HIS ONLY CLUE'S
ARE A SPEAR FISHING GUN, MINING STOCK CERTIFICATES, AND A LAKE TAHOE
TRAILER PARK. [SC]

 1.6 [--] State Trooper: FROM HERE TO MOLOKAI (verified -SC)
7Dec56 copyright date (LP# 8381)
Directed By Richard Irving
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
JorJa Curtwright............as Betty Davidson
Walter Coy............as Lou Kendall
Herb Ellis............as Arthur Stanley
Norman Leavitt............as Benedict
Synopsis:
Rod Blake receives a tip that a suspected murderer from Reno is living
the life of Beachcomber on the Hawaiian Island of Molokai. [SC]

 1.7 [--] State Trooper: WHAT PRICE GLORIA? (verified -SC)
(copyright date 12Dec56 /LP# 8382)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Gloria Saunders............as Gloria DiNeen
Jay Connors*............as Jim Herndon
(* aka "Touch Connors/Mike Connors - Mannix)
Maxine Cooper...........as Mary Herndon
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
SYNOPSIS:
A WOMAN IS ALMOST KILLED IN A BOATING ACCIDENT. ROD BLAKE SUSPECTS
FOUL PLAY AND THE WOMAN'S BEST FRIEND. [SC]

1.8 [--] State Trooper: WEEP NO MORE O'GRADY (verified -SC)
(copyright date 12Dec56 /LP# 8384)
Directed By Earl Bellamy
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Ted De Corsia............as J. O'Grady
Fay Baker............as Judith Andrews
Gene Hardy............as Jum Bender
Howard Wright............as Sheriff Long
George DeNormand............as Joe
SYNOPSIS:
ROD BLAKE INVESTIGATES A CASE INVOLVING A DEAD MAN, AN AUTOMOBILE
ACCIDENT, AND THE FORGING OF VALUABLE ANTIQUES. [SC]

1.9 [--] State Trooper: NEVADA BOY, PRIDE AND JOY  (verified -SC)
18Dec56 copyright date (LP# 8383)
DIRECTED BY DONALD MCDOUGALL
TELEPLAY BY LAWRENCE KIMBLE.
GUEST CAST:
ROBERT SIMON......AS COLONEL GREENLEE,
JUDITH AMES......AS JENNY BRAYDON,
DOROTHY GREEN......AS NANCY CODDLE,
JOHN BRYANT......AS HANK GREENLEE.
RECURRING CAST:
ROBERT ARMSTRONG......AS SHERIFF ANDY ANDERSON.
SYNOPSIS:
A WEALTHY RENO BUSINESSMAN BELIEVES THAT SOMEONE IS OUT TO KILL HIM.
ROD BLAKE'S INVESTIGATION LEADS HIM TO A TRAP SHOOTING RANGE. [SC]

1.10 [--] State Trooper: ONE WAY TO TAHOE (verified -SC)
26Dec56 copyright date (LP# 8385)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Craig Stevens............as Arnet Blackmore
Ed Platt............as Stanley Andrews
Claudia Bryer............as Jane Andrews Blackmore
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
Synopsis:
The wife of a Lake Tahoe honeymoon couple vanishes after depositing
a large sum of money in her husband's bank account. Rod Blake's only
leed is the wife's former husband [SC]

1.11 [--] State Trooper: ROOM SERVICE FOR 321 (verified -SC)
31Dec56 copyright date (LP# 8386)
Teleplay/Story by Lawrence Kimble
Directed by Richard Irving
Director of Photography, William A. Sickner, A.S.C
Art Director, Martin Obzina
Film Editor, George Maire
Assistant Director, George Bisk
Set Decorator, James M. Walters
Sound, Earl Crain.
Guest Cast:
DOUGLAS FOWLEY......AS MATT 'POP' PORTER,
[NOT Douglas Kennedy as Prof. Porter - previous error]
ROBERT BRAY......AS HARRY BELINDA,
BURT MUSTIN......AS JOHN DAKA,
BART BRADLEY......AS THE SHINE BOY.
RECURRING CAST:
ROBERT ARMSTRONG......AS SHERIFF ANDY ANDERSON.
SYNOPSIS:
ROD BLAKE AND SHERIFF ANDERSON INVESTIGATE THE MURDER OF A WOMAN IN A
HOTEL ROOM, AND THE CONNECTION OF AN ELDERLY CON-ARTIST FROM PRISON. [SC]

 1.12 [--] State Trooper: THE CASH OUT (verified -SC)
(copyright date 24Jan57 /LP# 9856)
Directed By Donald McDougall
Teleplay By Fenton Earnshaw / From A Story By Thomas Walsh
Guest Cast:
Paul Langton............as Agent Denton
Ann McCrea............as Debbie Lang
Emerson Tracy............as Arthur Gailbraith
Thomas B. Henry............as Fine
Preston Hanson............as Ray Jensen
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty (as Sheriff Elder of Las Vegas)
Synopsis 1:
Rod Blake investigates a Las Vegas bookkeeper, a large sum of stolen money, a beautiful show girl,
and a train trip that takes him to Chicago. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
When old Arthur Galbraith receives an extortion letter demanding sixty thousand dollars to keep hidden the secret of his
prison letter, he thinks of his job at the Las Vegas Hotel, of his daughter and grandsons. He fails to recognize the folly
of trying to cover an old crime for which he has paid in full, by committing another. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun Wednesday 26Sep62 WTCN-11 (Ind.) Mpls.-St.Paul, MN 2:30 p.m. CDT)

1.13 [--] State Trooper: TRAIL OF THE DEAD (verified -SC)
(a.k.a "Trail of Thunder")
(copyright date 29Jan57 /LP# 9854)
Directed By Donald McDougall
Teleplay By Barry Shipman / Story By Leslie MacFarlane
Guest Cast:
Denver Pyle............as Mark Schmedler
Jean Innes............as Ma Trask
Jack Lambert............as Jesup Trask
Tim Graham............as The Store Keeper
Ted Mapes............as Hutchinson
Recurring Cast:
Alex Campbell (as Sheriff Logan of Tonopah)
Synopsis 1:
Rod Blake is asked by the sheriff of Tonopah to investigate the disappearance of five amateur prospectors. His search
leads him to a mountain cabin and a mine occupied by an old woman and her son. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
When too many missing persons are reported missing in Nevada’s uranium country, State Trooper Rod Blake is assigned to
investigate. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun Thursday 27Sep62 WTCN-11 Mpls.-St.Paul, MN 2:30 p.m. CDT)

1.14 [--] State Trooper: ROCKING CHAIR BANDIT (verified -SC)
Revue prod. (copyright date 01Feb57 /LP# 12132)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Robert Cornthwaite .... as Gil Miller
Tracey Roberts ........ as Marie Miller
Joan Sudlow ........... as Mamie Grant
Jack Hogan ............ as Deputy Sheriff Torrence
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong ...... as Sheriff Andy Anderson
Synopsis 1:
Rod Blake investigates a series of robberies conducted by an elderly
woman. Blake believes that the robber is actually a man. His only
suspects are a husband and wife dance team who have been out of
work for sometime. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
The troopers go after the Rocking Chair Bandit, an old gal who is
pulling robberies in broad daylight. [RF]

1.15 
[--] State Trooper: COATE OF MANY COLORS (verified -SC)
13Feb57 copyright date (LP# 9855)
Directed By Sidney Salkow
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Amanda Blake............as Betty Lavon-Coate
Clifford Ferre............ as Lloyd Hursh
Walter Kingsford............as Mr.Darnell
Jonathan Hole............as The Aet Dealer
Jim Hayworth............as Tex
Bud Osborne............as Elmer Rodin
Recurring Cast:
Alex Campbell (as Sheriff Logan of Tonopah)
Synopsis 1:
The Sheriff of Tonapah asks Rod Blake to help investigate the murder of a man found near a cattle ranch. Rod's investigation
uncovers that the dead man has two identities. One of a working cowboy, the other, a famous artist named Bradford Coates. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Assignment: identify a corpse from conflicting bits of information. [RF]
Synopsis 3:
“Poison Springs” Paul, an old prospector, finds more than he bargains for when he investigates a pair of shoes partially
sticking out from a clump of brush. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun Monday 24Sep62 WTCN-11 (Ind.) Minneapolis-St.Paul, MN 2:30 p.m. CDT)

 1.16 [--] State Trooper: BOULDER JOE'S BOTTLE HOUSE   (verified -SC)
20Feb57 copyright date (LP# 8387)
Directed By Donald McDougall
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Charles Sell............as Boulder Joe Pallis  (or Palos?)
Peter Leeds............as Lee
Jeanne Cooper............as Lee's Wife
Helen Gereghty............as Mrs Crossman
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong.....as Sheriff Andy Anderson
Synopsis 1:
State Trooper Rod Blake investigates a robbery and the murder of a
night watchman. He suspects a former notorious safecracker, now living the life of a desert hermit. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Boulder Joe Palos is Blake's chief suspect in the murder of a night watchman. [RF]

 1.17 [--] State Trooper: WHO KILLED DOC ROBBINS? (verified -SC)
(copyright date 25Feb57 /LP# 9853)
Directed By Donald McDougall
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Virginia Christine............as Doret Mason
Ed Platt............as John William Mason
Douglas Odney............as Cleve Gilbert
Anzie Strickland............as Celia
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong.....as Sheriff Andy Anderson
SYNOPSIS:
THE DAUGHTER OF A PROMINENT RENO, NEVADA RANCHER MARRIES A LOCAL
DRIFTER. AFTER THEIR WEDDING HE MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARS. ROD BLAKE
IS CALLED IN TO INVESTIGATE. THE TRAIL LEEDS HIM TO AN OUT OF TOWN
CARNIVAL. [SC]

 1.18 [--] State Trooper: BUCK FEVER  (verified -SC)
1Mar57 copyright date (LP# 9852)
Directed By Herschel Daugherty
Story and Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Michael Landon............as Joe Durando
Jan Chaney............as Maria Durando
Hugh Sanders............as Hedstrom
John Gallaudet............as Warden Fuller
Richard Newton............as Charlie Dickens
Charles Stevens............as Ten-Gauge Vasquez
Synopsis:
Rod Blake investigates a hunting accident a fifty year old buried treasure. [SC]

 1.19 [--] State Trooper: NO FANCY COWBOYS (verified -SC)
(copyright date 17Mar57 /LP# 8567)
Directed By Donald McDougall
Teleplay By James Gunn
Guest Cast:
Myrna Dell............as Hattie Hall
Kathrine Warren............as Carol Smith
Guy Williams............as Vince
Mary Alan Hokanson............as Charlotte Jackson
Jeanne Bates............as Laura Henderson
Hal Le Sueur............as The Sheriff
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
SYNOPSIS:
AT THE REQUEST OF CAPTAIN ANDY ANDERSON, STATE TROOPER ROD BLAKE GOES
UNDERCOVER AS A WORKING COWBOY AT A GUEST RANCH OWNED BY HATTIE HALL.
HE MUST FIND OUT IF CERTAIN GUESTS ARE BE EXTORTED BY THE RANCH'S
OWNER AND A CO-WORKER. [SC]

 1.20 [--] State Trooper: VIOLETS ON MT. ROSE (verified -SC)
27Mar57 copyright date (LP# 8568)
Directed By Donald McDougall
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Joan Vohs...........as June Roegart
Mark Dana............as Dooley Woodley
Ed Hinton............as Will Morrison
Rankin Mansfield............as Mr.Madden
Eula Asher............as Mrs.Lobott
Marion Grey............as Mae Smith
RECURRING CAST:
ROBERT ARMSTRONG (AS SHERIFF ANDY ANDERSON).
Synopsis 1:
A well-known jewelry store in Reno is robbed. Rod Blake's investigation leeds him to believe that an inside
accomplice was also involved. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
State Trooper Rod Blake is called in on a Reno jewelry theft. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun Tuesday 25Sep62 WTCN-11 (Ind.) Mpls.-St.Paul, MN 2:30 p.m. CDT)

 1.21  [--] State Trooper: THE LAST STAGE ROBBERY  (verified -SC)
2Apr57 copyrght date (LP# 8566)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Stafford Repp............as Henry Myers
Nancy Evans............as Nel Myers
John Crawford............as Fred Thompson
Doris Packer............as Bertha Thompson
Robert Pattan............as Tom
Boyd Stockman...........as The Stage Driver
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty.....as Sheriff Elder of Las Vegas
Synopsis:
State Trooper Rod Blake goes back in time when he investigates the
re-enactment of a wild west stagecoach ride, sponsored by a Las Vegas
Hotel, that produces a real robbery, a kidnapping, and a murder. [SC]

 1.22 [--] State Trooper: THE SILVER DUKE (verified -SC)
(copyright date 3May57 /LP# 12137)
Directed By Donald McDougall
Teleplay By Barry Shipman / Story By Leslie MacFarlane
Guest Cast:
Ernest Sarracino............as Puccelli
Robert Anderson............as Carlson
Roy Barcroft............as Chief Barron
William Haade............as Stoneman
Kim Spalding............as Kline
Marshall Bradford............as Old Dusty
Henrry Wills............as The Saloon Patron (uncredited)
Fred Carson............as The Deputy (uncredited)
Bob Terhune............as The Mine Guard (uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
Rod Blake, impersonating a miner, tries to find out who's been stealing high grade silver ore from a Nevada mine. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Stockholders and directors of the White Metal Mining Company ask State Trooper Rod Blake for aid in halting a systematic
“hi-jacking” of their silver ore. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun Friday 28Sep62 WTCN-11 Mpls.-St.Paul, MN 2:30 p.m. CDT)

1.23  [--] State Trooper: DEATH ON THE ROCK (copyright title)  (verified -SC)
a.k.a. "Death on a Rock"
(copyright date 06May57 /LP# 12124)
Directed By Sidney Salkow
Teleplay By Leo Gordon and Fenton Earnshaw / Story By Leo Gordon
Guest Cast:
Harry Lauter............as Sheriff Steve Reed
Rusty Lane............as Walter Johnson
Gil Rankin............as Cy Conway
David Bair............as Billy Conway
James Stone............as Frank Gibbs
Wilson Wood............as The Deputy
Synopsis:
A missing hunter is killed on a rancher's private land. Rod Blake is
called in to investigate. His only suspect is the owner of the property. [SC]

1.24 [--] State Trooper: THE LAST WAR PARTY (1957)  (verified -SC)
(copyright date 07May57)(LP# 9859)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble.
Guest Cast:
Michael Landon........as Willie Losatta
Myron Healey........as Red
Charles Davis........as Wink Alan
Reynolds........as The Deputy Sheriff
Jan Cheney........as Mrs.Losatta
Elizabeth Woods........as The Rancher's Wife.
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong as Sheriff Andy Anderson. [SC]
Convicted of cattle rustling, a bewildered Piute Indian finds himself serving a jail sentence. [JK]
 
 1.25 [--] State Trooper: VOICE OF THE BUG  (verified -SC)
14May57 copyright date (LP# 9864)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Tol Avery............as Sam Jordan
Carolyn Craig............as Katie Jordan
Russell Thorson............as Nelson Miller
Jean Howell............as Wendy Miller
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty.....as Sheriff Elder
Synopsis:
A former police detective who operates a private investigation business,
and who has an addiction for various listening devices known as 'bugs',
is found murdered. Rod Blake is called into the case to assist Sheriff  Elder of Las Vegas. [SC]

1.26 [--] State Trooper: THE ONE THAT DIDN'T GET AWAY
17May57 copyright date (LP# 9858)
(27Mar58 ABC Thurs WMAL-TV Washington DC 10:30 PM ET)
Synopsis:
Rod Blake investigates the "accidental" deaths of three members of an exclusive hunting lodge. [RF]

1.27 [--] State Trooper: CINDER JUNGLE (verified -SC)
24May57 copyright date (LP# 9866)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Charles Watts............as Tiny Ray
Joseph Sargent............as Eddie Freemont
Frank Richards............as Max Dorfman
Malcolm Atterbury............as Doc
Ric Roman............as Cross
Dale Van Sickel............as The Brakeman
Synopsis:
With the help of a railroad detective named Tiny Ray, Rod Blake investigates a series of freight train robberies. [SC]

1.28 [--] State Trooper: DIAMONDS COME HIGH (verified -SC)
(copyright date 24May57 /LP# 12136)
Directed By Richard Irving
Story & Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Robert Rockwell............as Joe Bishop
Doris Singleton............as Benita Proctor
Jeane Eagstrom............as Lili Haskell
Will J. White............as Sheriff Rex Miller
Ian McDonald............as Bob Stuart
Henry Hunter............as Henry Young
Valarie Perkins............as Connie
Gwen Coldwell............as Miss Rennick
Synopsis:
State Trooper Rod Blake investigates an air charter service. [JK]

 1.29 [--] State Trooper: JAIL TRAIL (verified -SC)
(copyright date 29May57 /LP# 9865)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Harry Lewis............as Lenny Barnes
Elaine Riley............as Elaine Barnes
William Phipps............as Hillyard
Mark Danhill............as Harry Brandon
Francis DeSales............as Lt.Jackford
Dick Crockett............as The Henchman
Carl Saxe............as The Hoodlum
Bud Osborne ......... as The Attendent  
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
Synopsis:
Rod Blake travels to Los Angeles to try and find a criminal wanted
for robbery and murder of a woman in Reno, Nevada. The husband of the
dead woman is also on the same trail seeking revenge. [SC]
 
  1.30 [--] State Trooper: THE ONLY GIRL ON BOOT HILL (verified -SC)
11Jul57 copyright date (LP# 9860)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Fintan Meyler............as Betty McGill
Christopher Dark............as Gregg Ormsby
Raymond Bailey............as Mr.Ormsby
Madeline Holmes............as Mrs.Willoughby
William Challee............as Mr.Willoughby
Synopsis:
State Trooper Rod Blake searches for a young man with a mental disorder who is grieving over the death of his wife. [SC]

 1.31 [--] State Trooper: NO BLAZE OF GLORY (verified -SC)
(copyright date 11Jul57 /LP# 9862)
Directed By D.Ross Lederman
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Frank Ferguson............as Frank Cliff
Vivi Janiss............as Mabel Cliff
Edgar Dearing............as Sheriff Cass Greevey
David Hoffman............as Mr.Beaton
Synopsis:
ROD BLAKE INVESTIGATES A FIRE OF A GENERAL STORE, AND A DEAD BODY
IN THE NEVADA TOWN OF GOLDFIELD. THE BODY WAS THE WIFE OF THE STORE
OWNER WHO WAS OUT 0F TOWN AT THE TIME. ROD SUSPECTS ARSON AND OTHER
SUSPICIOUS CLUES. [SC]

 1.32 [--] State Trooper: BEEF A LA MURDER (verified -SC)
(copyright date 18Jul57 /LP# 9861)
Directed By D.Ross Lederman
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
John Reach............as Deek Connors
Constance Towers............as Doris Woodley
Brad Johnson............as Nat
Tom Hernandez............as Pepi Sota
Olan Soule............as The Hotel Clerk
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty (as Sheriff Elder of Las Vegas)
Synopsis:
Rod Blake and policewoman Doris Woodley investigate the passing of
small bills, part of a payroll robbery in Reno and Las Vegas. [JK]

  1.33 [--] State Trooper: RIDE 'TIL YOU DIE (verified -SC)
(copyright date 18Jul57 /LP# 12132)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Penny Edwards............as Ann Winter
Don Durant............as Ronnie Mann
Hope Summers............as Nancy Trainor
Phil Chambers............as Larson
Phil Cassady............as Dan Barron
May Wynn............as Helen Millarm
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
Synopsis:
A love triangle at guest ranch leave's one person dead and Rod Blake on the trail of the killer.

1.34 [--] State Trooper: MADMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN (verified -SC)
(copyright date 8Aug57 /LP# 9857)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Bart Burns............as Roy Barnett
Sara Anderson............as Jane James
Bill Erwin............as Neal James
Dudley Manlove............as The Proscicutor
Jack Gargin............as The Jury Foreman
Allen Pinson............as Deputy Walt Roberts
Pat O'Malley............as Judge Stanton
Roy Darmour............as Dr.Dine
Bud Wolfe............as Deputy Daniels
Paul Power............as The Juror
Don Turner............as The Court Deputy
SYNOPSIS 1:
GANGSTER ROY BARNETT ATTACKS HIS EX-WIFE'S NEW HUSBAND WITH A
WRENCH AND IS ARRESTED. BARNETT CLAIMS TO BE INSANE, BUT ROD BLAKE
HAS OTHER IDEAS AND TRY'S TO PROVE THAT BARNETT IS COMPETENT AND
HIS REAL MOTIVE IS TO SERIOUSLY HURT HIS FORMER WIFE. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A gangster assaults his former wife.

1.35  [--] State Trooper: SAFE ON A BOAT (verified -SC)
(copyright date 8Aug57 /LP# 12135)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Witney Blake............as Kathy Fallon
John Vivyan (Mr.Lucky)............as Gil Henderson
Gerald Milton............as Ben Ealy
Ned Weaver............as Frank Leonard
George Pelling............as Inspector Harold
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty (as Sheriff Elder of Las Vegas)
Synopsis
During a wedding ceremony, a safe containing a large sum of money is stolen
from a downtown Las Vegas casino. Rod Balke's only clue is the honeymoon couple who left for Niagra Falls. [SC]

1.36 [--] State Trooper: FURY ON FREEMONT STREET (1957) (verified -SC)
(copyright date 9Aug57 / LP# 12131)
Directed By D.Ross Lederman
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Dick Foran............as George Larkin
Virginia Christine............as Ethel Larkin
Baynes Barron............as Marty Nestor
Barry Curtis............as Teddy Larkin
SYNOPSIS:
A WOMAN LIVING ON A RANCH OUTSIDE OF LAS VEGAS, BELIEVES THAT HER
EX-HUSBAND, JUST RELEASED FROM PRISON, IS OUT TO KILL HER. ROD
BLAKE'S INVESTIGATION LEADS HIM TO AN ANNUAL WILD WEST PARADE IN
DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS, AND THE SHOOTING OF THE WOMAN'S SECOND HUSBAND. [SC]

1.37  [--] State Trooper: THE LIVE SHELL GAME  (verified -SC)
23Aug57 copyright date (LP# 12134)
Directed By D. Ross Lederman
Written By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Arthur Space............as Sam Denfield
Ann Doran............as Myra Denfield
Robert Jordan............as Ed Howard
Ann Shaunton............as Mary Howard
Tim Graham............as Parsons
Stafford Repp............as Ben
Alyn Lockwood............as Det.Sgt. Nancy Grace
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty.....as Sheriff Elder Of Las Vegas
Synopsis 1:
Rod Blake goes undercover at a Nevada desert museum with hopes of arresting
a trio con-artists who swindled a tourist couple out three hundred dollars. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Returning from a two-week vacation in Las Vegas, a tourist couple stops at a desert curio museum.

 1.38 [--] State Trooper: A PENNY SAVED (verified -SC)
Revue prod. (copyright date 19Sep57 /LP# 12128)
Directed By Stan Shpetner
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Jackie Loughery ........ as Penny Lawrence
Gordon Mills ........ as Ronnie Nevers
John Mitchum ........ as Sheriff Tom Newell
Phil Tully ........ as Jackson
Lovyss Bradley ........ as Dora Jackson
Recurring Cast
Don Haggerty as Sheriff Elder
Synopsis:
The press agent of a Las Vegas entertainer claims that his client has
been kidnapped. Sheriff Elder calls in Rod Blake for assistance, and
later ties-in the the abduction and a bank robbery. [SC]

1.39 [--] State Trooper: OUT OF LINE (verified -SC)
(copyright date 15Sep57 /LP# 12130)
Directed By D.Ross Lederman
Written By Fenton Earnshaw
Guest Cast:
Jean Willes............as Jackie Purcell
Gail Kobe............as Mary Belden
Joseph Miksak............as James Flynn
Helen Wallace............as Helen Crane
Guy Teague..........as Gunderson
Recurring Cast:
Don Haggerty.....as Sheriff Elder Of Las Vegas
SYNOPSIS:
ROD BLAKE SEARCHES FOR A LAS VEGAS CHORUS GIRL WHO'S EX-HUSBAND
WAS INVOLVED IN A LOS ANGELES ROBBERY RESULTING IN THE KILLING
AND WOUNDING OF TWO MEN. [SC]

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