CTVA Western - "The Californians" (Louis F. Edelman/NBC) Season 2 (1958-59)

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Starring Richard Coogan (as Marshal Matthew Wayne)
Season 2 (NBC) (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Rina Fox

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)

 
 
############## The Californians ##############
############## season 2 1958-59 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
NBC Tuesdays 10:00 pm Eastern

2.01 [38] The Californians: DISHONOR FOR MATT WAYNE (verified -SC)
23Sep58 NBC
DIRECTED BY FELIX FEIST.
WRITTEN BY CAREY WILBER.
Starring: Richard Coogan as Marshal Matthew Wayne
GUEST CAST:
R.G.ARMSTRONG, HARRY ANTRIM, DOUGLAS DUMBRILLE, JAN SHEPARD,
STACY KEACH, JOHN DAMLER, CHARLES HORVATH.
RECURRING CAST:
CAROLE MATHEWS...AS WILMA FANSLER,
ART FLEMING...AS JEREMY PITT.
SYNOPSIS:
A GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO BUSINESSMEN TRY TO BRING DIS-CREDIT TO
MARSHAL WAYNE AND HIS CITY POLICE FORCE. [SC]

2.02 [39] The Californians: MUTINEERS FROM HELL (1958.09.30)
Charles Aidman ................ Coffin
Jean Allison .................. Rosie
Dan Riss ...................... Farragut
Edwin Jerome .................. Poke
Robert Burton ................. Capt. Eben Stone
Chet Stratton ................. Stratton
Clive Holliday ................ Sydney

2.03 [40] The Californians: LOLA MONTEZ (1958.10.07)
Patricia Medina ............... Lola Montez
Paul Lambert .................. Duane Parker

2.04 [41] The Californians: A GIRL NAMED SAM (1958.10.14)
Sue George .................... Samantha Jackson
Robert Cornthwaite ............ Brother Evans

2.05 [42] The Californians: THE SALTED GOLD MINE (1958.10.21)

2.06 [43] The Californians: OVERLAND MAIL (verified -SC)
(a.k.a. OVERLAND MAIL RAIDERS)
28Oct58 NBC
DIRECTED BY PAUL HENREID.
WRITTEN BY MICHAEL FESSIER.
Starring: Richard Coogan as Marshal Matthew Wayne
GUEST CAST:
RUSSELL JOHNSON, GRACE RAYNOR, MOLLIE GLESSING, ALAN JOSLYN,
JON LORMER, ROBERT CARSON.
(Grace Raynor as Millie ?)
RECURRING CAST:
CAROLE MATHEWS...AS WILMA FANSLER,
ART FLEMING...AS JEREMY PITT.
SYNOPSIS:
MARSHAL MATTHEW WAYNE IS APPOINTED AS AN UNDERCOVER AGENT FOR THE
GOVERMENT. HIS JOB IS FIND OUT WHO'S BEEN LOOTING THE U.S. MAIL
AND KILLING INNOCENT PEOPLE. [SC]

2.07 [44] The Californians: PRINCE OF THIEVES (1958.11.11)
John Sutton ................... Sam Crawford
Helen Spring .................. Mrs. Van Ness

2.08 [45] The Californians: HANGTOWN
18Nov1958 NBC Tue
Guest cast:
Anna Navarro .............. Florita Bowan
John Anderson ............. Reed Bullard
Jeff York ................. Biggo Jessup
Ray Teal .................. Yotts Meyer
Reed Howes ................ Elmer
Ken Lynch ................. Wes Neeley
Synopsis:
Matt Wayne and his friend Abe Sanchez are ambushed while traveling
on a stagecoach and Sanchez is killed. Before he dies Sanchez asks
Wayne to deliver his money to his father in El Dorado County. [RF]

2.09 [46] The Californians: DANGEROUS JOURNEY (verified -SC)
25Nov58 NBC Tue
DIRECTED BY PAUL HENREID,
WRITTEN BY MICHAEL FESSIER.
Starring: Richard Coogan as Marshal Matthew Wayne
GUEST CAST:
Robert Osborne ................ Corey Harris
Carolyn Craig ................. Lorna
Addison Richards .............. Durkin
George Brenlin ................ Dan Carmichael
ROBERT KARNES.
SYNOPSIS:
MATT WAYNE TRY'S TO OUT-WIT AN ORGANIZED GANG OF BANK ROBBERS.
MEMBERS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BANKER'S ASSOCIATION WANT TO REMOVE
MARSHAL WAYNE FROM OFFICE FOR NOT BRINGING THE ROBBERS TO JUSTICE.
WAYNE LEARNS THAT ONE OF THE GANG IS HIDEING OUT IN A CABIN OUTSIDE
THE CITY. MATT'S ONLY COURSE IS TO CAPTURE THE BANDIT, PLACE HIM IN
JAIL, AND FIND OUT ABOUT THE REST OF THE GANG. [SC]

2.10 [47] The Californians: HALFWAY HOUSE (1958.12.02)
Joan Tompkins ................. Patience
Ann Daniels

2.11 [48] The Californians: THE PAINLESS EXTRACTIONIST
09-Dec-1958 NBC Tue (rebroadcast 30Jul59)
Starring: Richard Coogan as Marshal Matthew Wayne
Guest cast:
Hans Conried .................. Painless Pepper
Penny Edwards ................. Little Sheba
Frank De Kova ................. Ug-A-Mug
Synopsis:
Painless Pepper claiming to be a painless extractionist, arrives
in San Francisco with his medicine show. Matt becomes suspicious
when he notices Pepper showing an interest in the contents of  the bank's vault. [RF]

2.12 [49] The Californians: OLD SEA DOG (1958.12.16)
William Keene ................. Commodore Cameron
David Post .................... David

2.13 [50] The Californians: THE LONG NIGHT [UCLA]
23Dec58 NBC
California Film Enterprises /Louis F. Edelman presentation
executive producer, Robert F. Sisk / producer, Felix Feist
director, Sean McClory; writer, Carey Wilbur.
Film Editor, George J. Nicholson
Director of Photography, Lucien Andriot
Starring: Richard Coogan as Marshal Matthew Wayne
Guest Cast:
Charles Arnt .................. Doc Folden
Hal Baylor .................... Jake
William Tannen ................ Sam
Robert Blake .................. Cass
Chris Warfield ................ Johnny Vonn
Stacy Keach
Patricia Michon ............... Gertrude
Araceli Ray ................... Juanita
Synopsis:
Johnny Vonn, witness to a murder, is placed in protective custody by
Marshal Wayne. Johnny escapes to join his wife who is about to give
birth to a baby, and jeopardizes his life, for three men have vowed to kill him.

2.14 [51] The Californians: THE MAN WHO OWNED SAN FRANCISCO
30Dec58 NBC Tue
(09Jan59 Fri - delayed - some NBC affiliates)
Starring: Richard Coogan as Marshal Matthew Wayne
Guest Cast:
Carlos Romero ................. Jose Limantour
Julian Rivero ................. Pio Valdez
Lisa Gaye ..................... Donna Louise
Synopsis:
Jose Limantour claims he has title to two square miles of land in the
heart of San Francisco. When Limantour hires Jeremy Pitt to help him claim the land,
the townspeople, realizing they may lose their property, resort to violence. [TA]

2.15 [52] The Californians: THE FIRST GOLD BRICK (1959.01.06)
Don Megowan ................... Clay Kendall
J. Pat O'Malley ............... Walter Morgan
Mary Anderson ................. Dora Morgan
Walter Baldwin ................ Asa Warren
Gretchen Thomas ............... Kitty
Patrick Lawless ............... Daniels
Patrick Whyte ................. Minister
Thomas Dillon ................. Trent

2.16 [53] The Californians: THE PAINTED LADY (1959.01.13)
John Warburton ................ Cyrus Draton
Don Kennedy ................... Big Corny
Lurene Tuttle ................. Maude Sorel
Dusty Anders .................. Julie

2.17 [54] The Californians: BELLA UNION (1959.01.20)
Veda Ann Borg ................. Molly Wallis
Frank Albertson ............... Charley Tuttle
Gail Kobe ..................... Charlotte Turtle

2.18 [55] The Californians: CRIMPS' MEAT
27Jan59 NBC Tue
Guest Guest:
Charles Aidman ........ Joe Ryan
Billy House ........... Papa Kelly
Robert Burton ......... John Gaines
Jean Allison .......... Millie
Matt Wayne helps a shanghaied sailor who returns to San Francisco vowing vengeance [TA]

2.19 [56] The Californians: CORPUS DELICTI (1959.02.03)
Philip Terry .................. Mark Brank

2.20 [57] The Californians: A TURN IN THE TRAIL (1959.02.17)
Judith Ames ................... Madge Dorsett
Jack Lambert .................. Shaster Poe
George Mitchell ............... Asa Deane
Ruth Lee

2.21 [58] The Californians: WOLF'S HEAD (1959.02.24)
Bruce Gordon .................. Charles Savage
Alexander Campbell ............ Judge Henshaw
Daniel White .................. Roadhouse Proprietor
Tom Trout ..................... Policeman

2.22 [59] The Californians: CAT'S PAW (1959.03.03)
Steve Roberts ................. Steve Montgomery
Harlan Warde .................. Les Lane
Don Haggerty .................. Dr. Kellog

2.23 [60] The Californians: GOLD-TOOTH CHARLIE (1959.03.10)
James Hong .................... Charlie Wong
Michi Kobi .................... Mai Sung
Sammee Tong ................... Quon Wei
Henry Daniell
Kelly Thordsen
Bob Steele

2.24 [61] The Californians: STAMPEDE AT MISERY FLATS (1959.03.17)
John Qualen ................... Vinegar Pete Jones
Stafford Repp ................. Amos Dayton
James Anderson ................ Plute

2.25 [62] The Californians: GUNS FOR KING JOSEPH (1959.03.24)
Jerry Oddo .................... Jose Rey
Anna Navarro .................. Little Cloud
Victor Magana, Jr. ............ Indian Boy

2.26 [63] The Californians: DEADLY TINTYPE (1959.03.31)
Vito Scotti ................... French Duclos
Dick Kaliman .................. Armand
Charity Grace ................. Hetty Kimball
Dan Riss

2.27 [64] The Californians: A HUNDRED BARRELS (1959.04.21)
Jennifer Raine ................ Ellen
Alan Caillou .................. Captain

2.28 [65] The Californians: THE FUGITIVE (1959.04.28)
Booth Colman .................. Ralph Keel
Rebecca Welles ................ Clara Keel
Olin Howlin ................... Martin Chandler
Claire DuBrey ................. Mrs. Dupres

2.29 [66] The Californians: THE FUR STORY (1959.05.05)
James Callahan ................ James McFadden
Dolores Donlon ................ Peggy
Jack Lambert .................. Harte
Donald Randolph

2.30 [67] The Californians: ONE TON OF PEPPERCORNS (1959.05.12)
James Coburn .................. Anthony Wayne
Edgar Buchanan ................ Major
Marjorie Bennett .............. Aunt Hatty
John McNamara ................. Capt. Whitehead

2.31 [68] The Californians: THE BELL TOLLS (1959.05.19)
Michael Connors ............... Charles Cora
Rita Lynn ..................... Bella Ryan
Henry Daniell ................. James King

2.32 [69] The Californians: AN ACT OF FAITH  (final episode)
26May59 NBC
California Film Enterprises / Louis F. Edelman presentation
executive producer, Robert F. Sisk / producer-director, Felix Feist
writer, Lowell Barrington
Film Editor, Ray de Vally;
Director of Photography, Lucien Andriot;
Guest Cast:
James Coburn .................. Anthony Wayne
Maria Palmer .................. Mme. Jouvais
Robert Crawford ............... James Dobbs
Mike Keene .................... Cal Dobbs
Hal Baylor, Russ Conway, Frank de Kova, House Peters, Jr.,
Phil Chambers.
Synopsis:
A little boy is a witness to a murder. Deputy Anthony Wayne, cousin of
Marshal Matt Wayne, who is out of town, questions the youngster. But
the lad, loyal to some unknown person, refuses to answer.

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NBC Network Summer Reruns
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NBC (Tuesdays 9:00 pm EST) (Jun59)
NBC (Thursdays 7:30 pm EST) (July59-Aug59)

[--] 30Jul59 NBC Thur - rerun of 2.11 "The Painless Extraction" (first aired 09Dec58)

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