CTVA US Crime - "StateTrooper" (MCA Revue/Syndicated) Season 3 (1959)

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Starring Rod Cameron
Season 3 (1959)
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 (26 episodes)

3.1 [79] State Trooper: THE SILVER SPIRAL (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1780 (copyright date 18Jan59 /LP# 15059)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Robert H. Harris............as Jefferson Meadows
Joyce Meadows............as Falina Meadows
Owen Cunningham............as Dr. Felder
Lucius Beebe............as Himself
Charlie Clegg............as Himself
Synopsis:
Rod Blake is hot on the trail of a compulsive murderer who recently escaped from a mental institution and was last
seen in the former mining town of Virginia City. [SC]

3.2 [80] State Trooper: TRAVEL NOW, SLAY LATER (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1781 (copyright date 12Feb59)
Directed By Virgil W. Vogel
Teleplay By Steven Thornley / Story By Curtis Cluff
Guest Cast:
Mark Roberts............as Tom Lanning
Jan Harrison............as Carol Ward
Ralph Clanton............as Drayton
Craig Duncan............as Sergeant Kelso
Jonathan Hole............as Stack
Howard Ledig............as Sid Jaffe
Synopsis:
A man who works for a loan company flees with a large sum of negotiable bonds. Rod Blake suspects a woman accomplice
who suddenly flees to Hawaii. Rod follows in pursuit to try and capture them. [SC]

3.3 [81] State Trooper: LONELY VALLEY (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1782
31Jan59 copyright date (LP# 15060)
Directed By Ray Nazzaro
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Lloyd............as The Indian Woman
John Dierkes............as Obadia Smith
Fred Krone............as Benjamin Smith
Dick Farnsworth............as Caleb Smith
Synopsis 1:
The Government sets off an experimental atomic blast in the Nevada Desert. A Piute Indian and his tribe fear for their
lives when a fanatical hermit and his two sons believe it's the coming of the end of the world and begin shooting anyone
living in their valley. Rod Blake comes to the aid of the Indians, after receiving a message from one of them. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Indians are forced to leave their hunting grounds.
(11Apr59, WJAC-6, Johnstown, PA, Saturday 11:00pm)

3.4 [82] State Trooper: EXCITEMENT AT MILLTOWN (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1783
20Jan59 copyright date (LP# 14817)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Myron Healey............as Nels
Vivi Janiss...........as Ella Westover
Dayton Lummis............as Mr.Carlson
Suzanne Lloyd............as Mirna Carlson
Malcolm Atterbury............as Doc
Paul Stader............as The Yard Boss
Chuck Couch............as The Log Worker
Synopsis:
Rod Blake goes undercover to investigate a series of fatal accidents at a lumber mill [SC]

3.5 [83] State Trooper: THE TRAP THAT JACK BUILT (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1784 (copyright date 8Jan59 /LP# 15058)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Joselyn Brando............as Vera Woodridge
Robert H. Harris............as Penny
Jack Woodridge ............ as ?
Paul Langton..............as Charles Medford
Kathy Marlowe............as Katharine Dolan
Synopsis:
A woman friend of a mining engineer is electrocuted at an abandoned mine. Rod Blake's only suspect is the mines owner. [SC]

3.6 [84] State Trooper: FIDDLE DEE DEAD (verified - SC)
Revue prod. no. 1785 (copyright date 14Feb59 /LP# 14619)
Directed By Ray Nazzaro
Written By Steven Thornley
Guest Cast:
Frank Devol............as Himself
Barbara Bain............as Nen Slausen
Harry Lauter............as Rex Bomar
George Neise............as Ben Slausen
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
Synopsis:
A holdup gang wanted for a series of robberies steal a car belonging to a famous Reno band leader. Rod Blake uses
a priceless violin as bait to catch robbers. [SC]

3.7 [85] State Trooper: THIS ONE'LL KILL YA (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1786 (copyright date 13Jan59 /LP# 14826)
Directed By Ray Nazzaro
Written By Steven Thornley
Guest Cast:
Buddy Lester............as Waldo Sims
Joey Forman............as Johnny Garth
Miranda Jones............as Kay Wallace
Joan Banks............as Jill Benton
George Neise............as Warren Poole
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
Synopsis:
The girlfriend of a Reno, Nevada comedian is found dead in her car. Rod Blake is called in to investigate. The only
suspect he has is the murdered woman's former husband. [SC]

3.8 [86] State Trooper: THE PRETTIEST DRESS IN GOLDFIELD (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1787 (copyright date 1Jan59 /LP# 14815)
Directed By Richard Irving
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Edward Binns............as Harley Bender
Douglas Fowley............as Doc Crippin
Jean Byron............as Stella Bender
Trevor Bardette............as Sheriff Morton
William Challee............as Pop Boltster
Paul Stader............as Frank
Synopsis:
A husband and wife are murdered and the town's hermit is blamed for the killings. Rod Blake believes he is innocent. [SC]

3.9 [87] State Trooper: WHAT'S MINE IS MINE (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1788 (copyright date 16Jan59)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Edward Binns........as Frederick Walden
Jean Byron........as Claire Walden
Lane Bradford........as Joe Hooker
Paul Stader........as Henry Moon (uncredited)
Chuck Couch........as Fowler (uncredited)
Recurring Cast:
Alex Campbell.....as Sheriff Logan
Synopsis:
A wealthy mine owner can't explain the death of his business partner. Rod Blake investigates and concludes that the
man was murdered. His only suspects are the owner and his wife. [SC]

3.10 [88] State Trooper: LARCENY AND OLD AGE (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1789 (copyright date 3Mar59 / LP# 14820)
Directed By John English
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Judith Ames ........ as Julie Colfax
Paul Lukather ........ as Brady Colfax
Harry Lauter ........ as Barney
Synopsis:
Rod Blake investigates the disappearance of an elderly man, an ex-convict and a package containing a large sum of money. [SC]

3.11 [89] State Trooper: CARSON CITY KITTY (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1790 (copyright date 20Mar59)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Brooke Bundy............as Sara Williams
Bart Burns............as Al Brady
Voorhies J. Ardnoin............as Ben Hardy
Lillian Powell............as Nettie Simmons
Johnny Standley............as Chester Avery
J.Edward Mckinley............as Sheriff Billings
Paul Stader............as Deputy Jim Wallace
Synopsis:
A valuable necklace is stolen from a Carson City museum. Rod Blake suspects one of the museums employees. [SC]  

3.12 [90] State Trooper: THE MAN FROM SOLITARY (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1791 (copyright date 10Mar59)
Directed By Earl Bellamy
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Roscoe Ates............as Dusty Peabody
Joe Patridge............as Brad Clinton
Eddie Kane............as Jake Clinton
Jack Littlefield............as Johnny Byrd
Terry Frost............as Sheriff Webster
Bette McMahon............as Mrs.Freemont
Carol Henry............as Mr.Freemont
Allen Pinson............as The Henchman
Ronnie Rondell............as Booboo
Synopsis:
Rod Blake is asked for his help by a Sheriff friend from Arizona. Rod goes undercover to investigate a rancher who
hires ex convicts to work on his ranch. [SC]

3.13 [91] State Trooper: THE CHOKER (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1792 (copyright date 09Apr59)
Directed By Sidney Salkow
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Jean Howell............as Peggy Radford
Penny Santon............as Mother May
Karl Lukas............as Harry'Duke'Jackson
Harry Shannon............as Drued
Peter Brocco............as Edgy
Paul Wexler............as Coaker
Paula Kent............as The Waitress
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
Synopsis:
Rod Blake investigates a series of murders all involving nightclub waitresses. He goes undercover as a drifter,
his trail leading him to a hobo camp. [SC]

3.14 [92] State Trooper: THE JUDAS TREE (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1793 (copyright date 02Apr59)
Directed By William Witney
Written By Barry Shipman
Guest Cast:
Jeanne Cooper............as Doris Ormsby
Ray Stricklyn............as Jeff Turner
Barry Brooks............as Thorney
Robert Anderson............as Sheriff Bronson
Robert Tetrick............as Hobson
Synopsis:
A drifter witnesses a murder and flees only to become a victim of the same killers. [SC]

3.15 [93] State Trooper: HARD MONEY, SOFT TOUCH (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1794
19Mar59 copyright date
Directed By Earl Bellamy
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Nita Talbot............as Irma Niergard
James Coburn............as Dobie
Raymond Greenleaf............as Jasper Williams
Recurring Cast:
Robert Armstrong (as Sheriff Andy Anderson)
Synopsis:
A priceless coin collection is stolen. Rod Blake's suspects are a Casino dealer and her boyfriend. [SC]

3.16 [94] State Trooper: LET 'EM EAT SMOKE (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1795 (copyright date 17Apr59)
Directed By William Witney
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Jody Lawrence............as Patti Roberts
Gary Walberg............as Dooley Binns
Charles Bateman............as Jeff Roberts
Will J. White............as Hank Patton
Robert B. Williams............as The Dispatcher
Synopsis:
Rod Blake parachutes into a raging forest fire trying to capture
a suspect, who is hiding in an abandoned mine, wanted for the robbery
and murder of a store owner. [SC]

3.17 [95] State Trooper: THE PATIENT SKELETON (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1796 (copyright date 30Apr59)
Directed By William Witney
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
DeForest Kelley............as Graham Jones
Charles Aidman............as Tom Brandywine
Ian Wolfe............as Eli Crater
Edith Evanson............as Emily Brandywine
George Robotham (uncredited), Carl Saxe (uncredited). [SC]
Synopsis:
When a truck accidentally crashes into an old Nevada mansion,
the bones of a man murdered many years ago are discovered in  the wall [TA]
(Aired 21Nov64, WPIX (Independent) NYC, Sat 11:00 AM - not PM)

3.18 [96] State Trooper: THE CASE OF THE BAREFOOT GIRL (1959) (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1797 (copyright date 16Apr59)
Directed By Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble.
Guest Cast:
Merry Anders........as Mrs. Wallace
Stephen Douglass........as Johnny Wallace
Eduardo Noriega........as LT. Lasada
Tudor Owen........as Mr.Donnely
Miram Colon........as Francesca
George Tavino........as Capt.Perez
Raoul De Leon........as Mr.Rodriguez
Martin Neiman........as Ramon.
Synopsis:
Rod Blake travels to a small Mexican village to help a hunting guide friend
accused of murdering a tourist couple from San Francisco. [SC]

[--] Revue prod. no. 1798 - no details - possibly not filmed

3.19 [97] State Trooper: PISTOLS FOR TWO (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1799 (copyright date 7May59)
Directed By William Witney
Teleplay By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Faith Domergue............as Elaine Kendall
John Archer.............as Cliff Bateman
Stephen Roberts............as Joe Black
John Milford............as Matty Herman
James Chandler............as Captain Brady
Tom Gleason............as Jay Kendall
Synopsis:
Rod Blake travels to San Francisco to help a tough newspaper editor friend prove
that the death of one of his reporters wasn't committed in self defense. [SC]

 3.20 [98] State Trooper: SO EARLY IN THE MORNING (copyright title)
a.k.a. SO EARLY IN THE MOURNING (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1701A (copyright date 21May59)
Directed By William Witney
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Faith Domergue............as Janice Moore
Abby Shelton............as Linda Green
Charles Gray............as Lloyd Dalton
Richard Crane............as Peck Brinkman
Vito Scotti............as Reggie
Synopsis:
A two-time burgler tells Rod Blake that a young woman offered him a large sum
of money to kill someone. Rod goes undercover to investigate. [SC]

3.21[99] State Trooper: LOVE ON THE ROCKS
Revue prod. no. 1702A
28May59 copyright date
Guest cast:
Mason Alan Dinehart... Danny
Nancy Kilgas ......... Pat
Virginia Christine ... Rena
Jason Johnson ........ Harvey
Synopsis:
The murder of a domineering woman involves many suspects: to know her was to hate her. [RF]

 3.22 [100] State Trooper: WHILE JEROME BURNED (verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1703A (copyright date 14May59)
Directed By William Witney
Written By Steven Thornley
Guest Cast:
Catherine McCloud............as Linda Graham
Dick Foran............as Gabe Beiler
Fred Wayne............as Frank Nagel
Robert Anderson............as Sheriff Martin
Synopsis:
A body is found in a burning car, believed to be the owner of a
well-known Las Vegas cattle ranch. Rod Blake's suspects are a ranch
forman and the owner's ex-wife. [SC]

3.23 [101] State Trooper: AND BABY MAKES TWO
Revue prod. no. 1704A (copyright date 04Jun59)
Guest cast:
Constance Ford ....... Wendy
Dennis Patrick ....... Pete
Synopsis:
Blake investigates the robbery of a Nevada gambling casino. [RF]

3.24 [102] State Trooper: THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES
Revue prod. no. 1705A (copyright date 18May59)
Guest cast:
Les Tremayne ......... Philmore
Barney Phillips ...... Wolkie
Connie Davis ......... Jane
Andrea King .......... Miss Benton
Synopsis:
Blake looks into the strange disappearance of a visitor at a military academy. [RF]

3.25 [103] State Trooper: EVERYTHING ELSE IS BRIDGEPORT
Revue prod. no. 1706A (copyright date 11Jun59)
Guest cast:
Bart Burns ........... Belden
Jean Howell .......... Ruby
James Flavin ......... Box
Read Morgan .......... Hess
Synopsis:
A murderer's trail takes Blake from Nevada to New York City. [RF]

 3.26 [104] State Trooper: THE GIRL ON CLOUD NINE (final episode)(verified -SC)
Revue prod. no. 1707A (copyright date 25Jun59)
Directed Richard Irving
Written By Lawrence Kimble
Guest Cast:
Jean Allison.............as Claire Eaton
Gail Robbins............as Dawn Corday
Penny Edwards............as Carol Davis
Greg Palmer............as Ben Stander
Marc Platt............as Tony Wing
Synopsis:
Rod Blake is called in to investigate the blackmailing and the brutal beating of a Las Vegas show girl. [SC]

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