CTVA US Western - "Colt 45" (WB/ABC) Season 3 (1959-60)

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Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt) & Donald May (as Sam Colt Jr.)
Season 3 (ABC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti [SC], Hugh McCauley [HMcC] Rina Fox, Heikocleef, Dr. Kimble

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)


 
################## Colt 45 ###################
############# season 3 1959-60 ###############
############## (final season) ################
ABC Sundays 7:00 pm Eastern (28 episodes)

3.01 [40] Colt 45: QUEEN OF DIXIE
04Oct59 ABC Sun
Directed by Herbert L. Strock
Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt)
Guest Cast:
John Alderson ................. the Captain
Andy Clyde .................... Scatterbrain Gibbs
Tol Avery ..................... Barnes
Dale Johnson
George Cisar
Synopsis:
Chris Colt is aboard a Mississippi gambling boat and clashes with a counterfeiting ring. [RF]

3.02 [41] Colt 45: THE RECKONING
11Oct59 ABC Sun
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt)
Guest Cast:
Jack Mather ................... Father Knox
Joe di Reda ................... Hicks
Buzz Martin ................... Billy Gibson
Kelly Thordsen
Synopsis:
While trailing three unidentified killers, Chris Colt meets Father Knox,a desert priest. Father Knox gives Colt a clue
to the whereabouts of the killers but refuses to give him their names or tell him exactly where they are hiding. [RF]

3.03 [42] Colt 45: THE DEVIL'S GODSON
18Oct59
Directed by Herbert L. Strock
Guest Cast:
Adam West ..................... Doc Holliday
Ann Morriss ................... Anne Ryan
Billy Wells ................... Billy Taylor
Alan Dexter ................... Sheriff Ken Ryan
Forrest Lewis ................. Mr. Van Rensselaer
Lane Bradford ................. Pete Jessup
Nick Paul

3.04 [43] Colt 45: THE RIVAL GUN
25Oct59
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Robert McQueeney .............. Duke
George Kennedy ................ Hank
Dick Rich ..................... Butch
Stephen Chase ................. Gen. Nelson Miles
Natividad Vacio ............... Senor Afilador

3.05 [44] Colt 45: THE HOTHEAD
01Nov59 ABC Sun
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt)
Guest Cast:
Troy Donahue .................. Jim Gibson
Ruta Lee ...................... Dottie Hampton
John McCann ................... Outlaws
K.L. Smith .................... Outlaws
Synopsis:
Two outlaws and a girl are framing a young bank clerk for a bank robbery. Chris Colt sets out to
save the clerk, but the youth's  infatuation for the young lady makes him uncooperative. [RF]

3.06 [45] Colt 45: A LEGEND OF BUFFALO BILL
8Nov59
Director Emory Horger
Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt)
Guest Cast:
Britt Lomond .................. Buffalo Bill Cody
Lindsay Workman ............... Ned Buntline
Synopsis:
While investigating a series of railroad raids Chris meets William F.Cody (Britt Lomond) who offers to sell Colt 45's for him. At the end
 of this episode we are led to believe that Chris gave Cody the more familiar name for which he became world famous:- Buffalo Bill. [HMcC]

3.07 [46] Colt 45: YELLOW TERROR
15Nov59
Directed By Paul Landres [SC]
Written By Irwin Winehouse and A.Sanford Wolf [SC]
Guest Cast:
Richard Devon ................. Ed Pike
Kaye Elhardt .................. Lucie
Andy Clyde .................... Captain Gibbs
Brad Dexter ................... John Barker

3.08 [47] Colt 45: TAR AND FEATHERS (verified -SC)
22Nov59 ABC Sun
Directed By Emory Horger
Written By A.Sanford Wolf and Irwin Winehouse
Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt)
Guest Cast:
Howard Petrie...........as John Porter
Jenifer Lea............as Louise Porter
Sal Ponti............as Andre Bourdette
James Beck...........as Kirby
Arthur Space............as Doc Hutchins
Craig Duncan............as Matt
Tom London............as The Old Man
Synopsis:
Chris Colt is assigned to protect the son of a foreign diplomat who has been
writing unfavorable newspaper articles about an intimidating rancher. [SC]

3.09 [48] Colt 45: ALIAS MR. HOWARD
6Dec59
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Mike Road ..................... Mr. Howard
Howard Ledig .................. Woodie Keene
Jane Nigh ..................... Zee
Harry Harvey, Sr. ............. Thompson

3.10 [49] Colt 45: CALAMITY (verified -SC)
13Dec59 ABC Sun
Directed By Paul Guilfoyle
Written By Dwight Newton
Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt)
Guest Cast:
Dody Heath............as Calamity (Jane)
Joan Taylor............as (Dr.) Ellen McGraw
Robert Armstrong............as Jud Bowlens
Mickey Simpson............as Hooker
John Close............as Johnson
Frosty Royce............as Nick
Dal McKennon............as The Agent
John Craven............as The Guard
Synopsis:
Chris has to take vaccine and a lady doctor by stagecoach to Deadwood where they have an outbreak of smallpox. The stagecoach
is attacked by indians and the driver and shotgun guard are killed. After Chris gets the stagecoach to the first way station he meets
up with Calamity Jane (Dody Heath) who offers to drive the coach to Deadwood. Needing someone to drive the coach and with
more  indians and miners trying to steal the vaccine to contend with on the journey, Chris not knowing Calamity very well gives
 her the job but isn't too sure if she is up to the task. [HMcC]

3.11 [50] Colt 45: UNDER FALSE PRETENSES
10Jan60
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Lloyd ................. Julie Gannon
Joe Partridge ................. Dade Wagner
Tim Graham .................... Ed Mills
Jack Hogan .................... Cliff

3.12 [51] Colt 45: IMPASSE
31Jan60
Directed by Paul Landres
Guest Cast:
Sandy Koufax .................. Johnny
Harry Lauter .................. Rare Larson
Linda Lawson .................. Barbara
Roy Engel ..................... Marshal Ben Staley
Ann Doran ..................... Mrs. Staley
Don Haggerty
Mike Regan
Randy Sparks

 3.13 [52] Colt 45: ARIZONA ANDERSON (verified -SC)
14Feb60 ABC Sun
Directed By George Waggner
Written By Lee Loeb
Starring: Donald May (as Sam Colt Jr.)
Guest Cast:
Mike Road .............. as Arizona Anderson
Catherine McLeod ....... as Kate Anderson
Allan Lane ............. as Gilby
Don Barry .............. as Yakel
Arthur Space ........... as Sheriff Len Jennings
Billy McGreene ......... as The Drunk
Lou Merrill ............ as The Bartender
Synopsis 1:
Sam Colt goes undercover as a gambler with hopes of recovering a federal payroll from the man who was part of
the robbery, and now is the owner  of a general store. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Sam Colt Jr. dons the guise of a gambler and tries to force Arizona Anderson into revealing the whereabouts of stolen
government money. Suddenly two outlaws appear on the scene to collect their part of the stolen funds. [RF]

3.14 [53] Colt 45: THE CAUSE
28Feb60
Directed by Bruce Cumberstone
Guest Cast:
Rodolfo Hoyos ................. Martinez
Tristram Coffin ............... Col. Willis Murdock
Miguel Landa .................. Ramon
Julia Montoya ................. Senora Martinez
Jay Novello

3.15 [54] Colt 45: PHANTOM TRAIL
13Mar60
Directed by Lew Landers
Guest Cast:
John Archer ................... Joe Holman
John McCann ................... Dan Thorne
Donald "Red" Barry ............ Stevens
Walter Maslow ................. Burke

3.16 [55] Colt 45: BREAKTHROUGH
27Mar60
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Faith Domergue ................ Suzanne Tremaine
Walter Reed ................... Harry Dodson
Archie Duncan ................. Jeff Kincaid
Charles Cooper

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Moves from Sundays to Tuesdays on ABC
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3.17 [56] Colt 45: CHAIN OF COMMAND
5Apr60
Directed by Lew Landers
Guest Cast:
Alan Baxter ................... Colonel Bealey
Ross Elliot ................... Major Parker
Gordon Jones .................. Sergeant O'Hickey
Jean Blake .................... Honora
Gary Vinson

3.18 [57] Colt 45: ALIBI
12Apr60
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Don Haggerty .................. Marshal Bill Thompson
James Bell .................... Coroner Andrew Karp
Claudia Barrett ............... Janice Benson
Jock Gaynor

3.19 [58] Colt 45: ABSENT WITHOUT LEAVE
19Apr60
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Gary Conway ................... Lt. Charles Williams
Tyler McVey ................... Col. Ben Williams
Andra Martin .................. Mary Steele
Steve Brodie

3.20 [59] Colt 45: STRANGE ENCOUNTER
26Apr60
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Vaughn Taylor ................. Dr. Craig
Robert Colbert ................ Bill Mannix
Kasey Rogers .................. Jeannie O'Mara
Frank Albertson ............... General Devery
Mike Ragan .................... Sergeant Quinn

3.21 [60] Colt 45: TRIAL BY ROPE (copyright title)  [verified -SC]
3May60 ABC Tue
Directed By Herbert Strock
Written By William Leicester and W.Hermanos
Starring: Wayde Preston (as Chris Colt)
Guest Cast:
Lurene Tuttle............as Lottie Strong
Barry Kelley............as Marshal Tompkins
Pamela Duncan...........as Dora Lacey
Edward Kemmer............as Ben Anderson
Maurice Manson............as William Banning
Alan Lane............as The Mayor
Don Chastain............as Gerald Wiley
Synopsis:
While visiting a long-time Marshal friend, Chris Colt becomes involved with a murder and an innocent man. [SC]

3.22 [61] Colt 45: THE GANDY DANCERS
10May60
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Charles Fredericks ............ Marshal Ed Springer
Joan Lora ..................... Anna Ziegler
Elaine Edwards ................ Dr. Wallen
John E. Wengraf ............... Kozak

3.23 [62] Colt 45: MARTIAL LAW
17May60
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Margaret Whiting .............. Vinnie Berkeley
Ray Daley ..................... Sgt. Jim Perris
Robert Foulk .................. Marshal Hacker
Merritt Bohn .................. Mayor Tullow
Paul Picerni .................. Duke Blaine
Percy Helton .................. Wes Mason
Joe Ruskin .................... Jace Kirby

3.24 [63] Colt 45: ATTACK
24May60
Directed by William J. Hole, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Robert Colbert ................ Clay
Richard Garland ............... Seth Johnson
Sharon Hugueny ................ Running Deer
Frank Gerstle ................. Ed Garrick
Glenn Strange

3.25 [64] Colt 45: BOUNTY LIST
31May60
Directed by Lee Sholem
Guest Cast:
Ray Danton .................... Kane
Janet Lake .................... Harriet Potts
Ron Foster .................... Tommy Potts
Harp McGuire
J. Edward McKinley

 3.26 [65] Colt 45: APPOINTMENT IN AGOURA
07Jun60 ABC Tue
Directed by Lee Sholem
Guest Cast:
Rhodes Reason ........ Ben Thompson
Hal Torey ............ Abel Sanger
Chris Robinson ....... Cal Sanger
Steve Drexel
Alan Reynolds
V.J. Ardavin
Synopsis:
Ben Thompson has shot the youngest of the Sanger clan in self-defense. Colt tries to get him out of town
 before the rest of the Sangers can gun him down. [RF]

3.27 [66] Colt 45: SHOWDOWN AT GOLDTOWN (verified -SC)
14Jun60 ABC Tue
Directed By Lee Sholem
Teleplay By William F. Leicester and W. Hermanos / Story By Kenneth Parkins
Starring: Donald May (as Sam Colt Jr.)
Guest Cast:
Ruta Lee .............. as Molly Perkins
Robert Colbert ........ as Johnny Moore
Harry Shannon ......... as Clay Hooper
Jerry Barclay ......... as Tip Hooper
Larry Blake ........... as Tim Corey
Dan Sheridan .......... as Driscoll
John Cason ............ as Trell
Ken Terrell ........... as The Bar Patron (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Ex convict Johnny Moore is out of prison on parole with Sam Colt Jr. assigned as his parole officer. He drives a stagecoach in 
a mining town and has to try and save a gold shipment from being taken by former colleague and outlaw Clay Hooper after
 he refuses to help him rob the coach. But Hooper resorts to other means to get the shipment any way he can. [HMcC]

3.28 [67] Colt 45: THE TRESPASSER (final episode) [verified - Heikocleef]
21Jun60 ABC Tue
Produced by Mack David
Written by Clair Huffaker and W.Hermones
Directed by Lee Sholem
photographed by Ralph Woolsey
edited by Robert Watts
Guest Cast:
Pamela Duncan .......... as Belle O'Tara
Ray Teal ............... as Mike O'Tara
Lee Van Cleef .......... as Red Feather
Gary Vinson ............ as Lieutenant Sims
Arthur Space ........... as Colonel Tomkin

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