CTVA US Western - "Laramie" (Revue/NBC) Season 1 (1959-60)

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Starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Hoagy Carmichael, Bobby Crawford, Jr.
Season 1 (NBC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Elaine Kane,  James Beer, Keith Chandler, Heikocleef, Alan Keeling
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

################ Laramie ###################
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NBC Tuesdays 7:30 pm Eastern (32 episodes bw)  (Pilot - Filmed in Color)



Starring:
John Smith (as Slim Sherman), Robert Fuller (as Jess Harper)
co-starring:
Hoagy Carmichael (as Jonesy), Bobby Crawford, Jr. (as Andy Sherman)

1.1 [--] Laramie: STAGE STOP (Pilot - Filmed in Color)
15Sep59 NBC Tue
Stage Stop (1)
Stage Stop (2)
Stage Stop (3)
Stage Stop (4)
Stage Stop (5)
Directed By Herschel Daugherty [SC]
Written and Produced By Robert Pirosh [SC]
Guest Cast:
Dan Duryea............as Bud Carlin
Everett Sloane............as Judge Wilson
Gordon Jones............as Clint
Jon Locke............as Matt
John Mitchum............as Pete Morgan
Dan Riss............as The Marshal
Don Haggerty............as The Deputy Marshal
Norman Willis............as Barkley
Boyd Stockman............as Franky
Harvey Stephens............as The Print Shop Man
Gil Rankin............as The Deputy
Synopsis:
Drifter Jess Harper arrives in Laramie where he immediately
becomes involved with Slim Sherman and his family.

1.2 [--] Laramie: GLORY ROAD (bw)
22-Sep-1959
Glory Road (1)
Glory Road (2)
Glory Road (3)
Glory Road (4)
Glory Road (5)
Eddie Albert
Nanette Fabray
Ray Teal
Jess decides to leave his new found family when he fears for
their safety after an old "crazed" acquaintance seeks him out.

1.03 [--] Laramie: CIRCLE OF FIRE (bw)
(1959.09.29)
Marsha Hunt ................... Martha Chambers
Ernest Borgnine ............... Major Prescott
Robert F. Simon ............... Bert Bigelow
Frank Ferguson ................ Abner Crable
John Pickard .................. Calvin Dalyrumple
Frank de Kova ................. Yellow Knife
Slim fights to save passengers on the stageline after one of
them mortally wounds the son of the Pawnee Chief.

1.4 [--] Laramie: FUGITIVE ROAD (bw)
06Oct59 NBC Tue
Fugitive Road (1)
Fugitive Road (2)
Fugitive Road (3)
Fugitive Road (4)
Fugitive Road (5)
Directed By Thomas Carr
Guest Cast:
Clu Gulager ................... Gil Brady
Synopsis 1:
Sick of being persecuted while serving in the calvary, Jess Harper's
brother-in-law deserts and seeks the help of Jess in fleeing to
Canada. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Jess feels obligated to leave the ranch in order to lead his
sister's husband to Canada. 

1.5 [--] Laramie: THE STAR TRAIL (bw)
13-Oct-1959
The Star Trail (1)
The Star Trail (2)
The Star Trail (3)
The Star Trail (4)
The Star Trail (5)
Lloyd Nolan ................... Tully Hatch
Patricia Barry ................ Evie
Mildred Von Holland ........... Ma
William Bryant ................ Curly
Jess acts as deputy sheriff but comes to realize the sheriff
is involved with the bank robbery he is investigating.

1.06 [--] Laramie: THE LAWBREAKERS (bw)
(1959.10.20)
James Best .................... Dallas
John Mcintire ................. Judge Cade
Christopher Dark .............. Rickert
Rayford Barnes ................ Marcy
Jess goes undercover with the old gang of Judge Barnaby
Cade in an attempt to find an old bank heist.

1.7 [--] Laramie: THE IRON CAPTAIN (bw)
26-Oct-1959
The Iron Captain (1)
The Iron Captain (2)
The Iron Captain (3)
The Iron Captain (4)
The Iron Captain (5)
Edmond O'Brien ................ Capt. Sam Prado
Slim fights to save Jess' life when Jess is taken hostage
by Sam Prado.

1.08 [--] Laramie: GENERAL DELIVERY (bw)
(1959.11.03)
Brian Keith ................... Capt. Whir Malone
John Hoyt ..................... Colonel Brandon
Rod Cameron
A hired gun comes to Laramie, and the question is who is
he after -- Jess or Slim?

1.09 [--] Laramie: THE RUN TO TUMAVACA (bw)
10-Nov-1959 NBC Tue
Directed by NOT Known
Written by Paul Savage [KC]
Guest Cast:
Gena Rowlands ................. Laurel Demeistre
John Archer ................... Arnold Demeistre
Robert J. Wilke ............... Guerra
John Alderson ................. George Hanna
Kevin Hagen ................... Josh Crystal
Harry Lauter .................. Roy Crystal
Joe Dominguez ................. Old Mexican
Synopsis:
Jess leaves the Sherman Ranch to take an old flame to Mexico.

1.10 [--] Laramie: THE GENERAL MUST DIE (bw)
(1959.11.17)
Brian Keith ................... Capt. Whit Malone
John Hoyt ..................... Colonel Brandon
Don "Red" Barry ............... Cowly
Robert Nash ................... Sheriff McCord
Kenneth MacDonald ............. Mose
Gilman Rankin ................. General Sherman
Read Morgan
Slim's old army mate Whit Malone arrives at the ranch, but the
reunion is only a facade as Malone secretly is aiding in a
plan to kill General Sherman.

1.11 [--] Laramie: DARK VERDICT (bw)
(1959.11.24)
Thomas Mitchell ............... Judge Hedrick
Warren Stevens ................ Jim Hedrick
L.Q. Jones .................... John McLane
Dean Startton ................. Vern Cowan
Grant Richards ................ Carter
An old friend's of Jess is accused of murder and then prematurely lynched.

1.12 [--] Laramie: MAN OF GOD (bw)
(1959.12.01)
James Gregory ................. Father Elliot
Bill Williams ................. Root
Douglas Kennedy ............... Parker
Kathleen O'Malley ............. Wife
John Bryant ................... Family Man
Sam Edwards ................... Captain
A priest comes to Wyoming on a mission -- to bring peace between
the Sioux and the white man.

1.13 [--] Laramie: BARE KNUCKLES (bw)
(1959.12.08)
Dan Megowan ................... Terrible Terry Mulligan
Wally Brown ................... Brad Hovey
Hal Baylor .................... Cowboy Hill
Jonesy takes on Terrible Terry Mulligan in a boxing match.

1.14 [--] Laramie: THE LONESOME GUN (bw)
15-Dec-1959
The Lonesome Gun (1)
The Lonesome Gun (2)
The Lonesome Gun (3)
The Lonesome Gun (4)
The Lonesome Gun (5)
Gary Merrill .................. Ed Farrell
Ed Farrell attempts to finally get revenge on Slim's father by
killing Slim (the elder Slim had once saved his own son from
an accident but Farrell's son had died).

1.15 [--] Laramie: NIGHT OF THE QUIET MAN (bw)
22-Dec-1959 NBC Tue
aka "The Peacemakers" (title on shooting script) [SC]
Teleplay By Donn Mullally and Lee Erwin/Story By John Champion. [SC]
Guest Cast:
Lyle Bettger .................. John McCambridge
Carl Benton Reid .............. Rogers
Read Morgan ................... Ames
Anthony Caruso ................ Kurt Lang
Robert Knapp .................. Brodie
An ex-marshal arrives in Laramie wanting to set up a peaceful place
for reformed gunfighters to settle.

1.16 [--] Laramie: THE PASS (bw)
29Dec59 NBC Tue
Guest Cast:
Madlyn Rhue ................... Eve
Richard Shannon ............... Ben Sears
John Pickard .................. Will Cooper
Walter Sande .................. Sergeant Coffey
Synopsis 1:
With a full-scale Indian war threatening, Slim's task is to block a vital
pass. Marauding Indians and a dangerous load of dynamite make it a tricky
enough assignment - but Slim finds even greater risks awaiting him.
(23Jan60 BBC UK, Sat 7:00 pm)
Synopsis 2:
When the Sioux go on the warpath, Jess becomes an Army scout riding with
General Custer while Slim goes with a group of men to block a pass the
indians might use as a means of escape from the army.

1.17 [--] Laramie: RIDE INTO DARKNESS (bw)
Revue prod. no. 12240
05Jan60 (some sources have 12Jan60) (Network rerun 18Oct60)
Ride into Darkness (1)
Ride into Darkness (2)
Ride Into Darkness (3)
Ride Into Darkness (4)
Ride into Darkness (5)
Charles Drake ................. Matt Jessup
Phyllis Avery ................. Mae
Jason Robards, Sr. ............ Dan Preston
Kevin Pratt ................... Pete
Brad Weston ................... Chuck
Ride into Darkness (Jan. 12, 1960) - Jess searches for a local prospector
and ends up taking on a forceful Matt Jessup in a very hostile town.

1.18 [--] Laramie: TRAIL DRIVE (bw)
Revue prod. no. 12234
12Jan60 (some sources have 05Jan60)
Trail Drive (1)
Trail Drive (2)
Trail Drive (3)
Trail Drive (4)
Trail Drive (5)
Jim Davis ..................... Hake Ballard
Jess and Jonesy convince Slim to market their cattle by joining in
with Hake Ballard's trail drive, a move which turns out to involve
more than a cattle drive.

1.19 [--] Laramie: DAY OF VENGEANCE (bw)
(1960.01.19)
John Larch .................... Cabe Reynolds
Adele Mara .................... Alice Goren
Phillip Pine .................. Juan Mendoza
Harry Bartell ................. Ernie Polk
Vinton Hayworth ............... Joshua Meeker
Jess escorts suspect Cabe Reynolds from Laramie to Cheyenne, but
when the stage is attacked, he must protect him from those who
don't want Reynolds to testify.

1.20 [--] Laramie: THE LEGEND OF LILY (bw)
26-Jan-1960 NBC Tue
Directed by - NOT KNOWN
Teleplay by Kathleen Hite / Story by John C. Champion [SC]
Guest Cast:
Kent Taylor ................... Ben Carson
Constance Moore ............... Lily Langford
Patsy Kelly ................... Bee
George Tobias ................. Shanghai Pierce
William Tannen ................ Sheriff of Laramie
Harry Lauter .................. Alamo
Synopsis:
Jonesy meets and becomes fascinated with the beautiful Lily
Langford, a singer touring the country.

1.21 [--] Laramie: DEATH WIND (bw)
02-Feb-1960 NBC Tue
Directed by Robert D. Lyon [KC]
Wrtitten by Donn Mullally & Lee Erwin [KC]
Guest Cast:
Claude Akins .................. Tom Cole
Nancy Gates ................... Angela Cole
Stacy Harris .................. Teague
Chris Alcaide ................. Will Brent
James Anderson ................ Troy Thomas
William Fawcett ............... Ben
Synopsis:
Jess and Slim shield an interesting group of stage passengers
as a tornado hits the area. .

1.22 [--] Laramie: COMPANY MAN (bw)
(1960.02.09)
John Dehner ................... Jack Slade
James Best .................... Ben Leach
Rad Fulton .................... Johnny Leach
Olive Sturgess ................ Caroline
Bing Russell .................. Tex
Ex-gunfighter Jack Slade, now the stageline's superintendent,
arrives at the ranch and promptly fires Jess.

1.23 [--] Laramie: ROPE OF STEEL (bw)
(1960.02.16)
Harry Townes .................. Mace Stringer
Mari Blanchard ................ Sally
George Mitchell ............... Bowden
Bartlett Robinson ............. Sheriff
Slim is accused of killing an elderly couple and stealing their savings.

1.24 [--] Laramie: DUEL AT ALTA MESA (bw)
 a.k.a "Shoot to Kill"
23-Feb-1960 NBC Tue
Duel at Alta Mesa (1)
Duel at Alta Mesa (2)
Duel at Alta Mesa (3)
Duel at Alta Mesa (4)
Duel at Alta Mesa (5)
Teleplay By Jerry Adelman/Story By Jay Simms [SC]
Guest Cast:
Douglas Dumbrille ............. T.J. Patterson
Tom Drake ..................... Tom Mannering
Fay Spain ..................... Gloria Patterson
Alan Dexter ................... Lorn Gallagher
Don O'Kelly ................... Rick
Pamela Duncan ................. Dolly
Ron Hayes ..................... Ray
George Kennedy ................ Gene
Synopsis:
Jess becomes the victim of a double cross when he tries to clear
Tom Mannering of a robbery charge.

1.25 [--] Laramie: STREET OF HATE (bw)
(1960.03.01)
Charles Bronson ............... Frank Buckley
Dean Fredericks ............... Chad Morgan
Barton MacLane ................ Cameron Gault
Kathleen Crowley .............. Laurie Allen
Joel Smith
Frank Buckley is released on parole and returns to Laramie where he is
faced with a town that doesn't welcome his presence.

1.26 [--] Laramie: RIDE OR DIE (bw)
08Mar60
Ride or Die (1)
Ride or Die (2)
Ride or Die (3)
Ride or Die (4)
Ride or Die (5)
Guest Cast:
Simon Oakland ......... Vernon Kane
Robert Clark .......... Jack Farnum
Sue England ........... Deborah Farnum
Stevan Darrell ........ Sheriff
Howard Wright ......... Doctor
Tom Eustis ............ David McMahon
Synopsis 1:
Vernon Kane, being chased by Slim for murder, convinces a group of
travelers that Slim is the real killer.
Synopsis 2:
Pursued by Slim, outlaw Vernon Kane heads for the desert. [TA] 

1.27 [--] Laramie: HOUR AFTER DAWN (bw)
15-Mar-1960
Hour after Dawn (1)
Hour after Dawn (2)
Hour after Dawn (3)
Hour after Dawn (4)
Hour after Dawn (5)
Bruce Bennett ................. Con Creighton
Ben Johnson ................... Billy Pardee
Gloria Talbott ................ Maud
Robert Osterloh ............... Sheriff
Anne Barton ................... Sarah
Irving Bacon .................. Elmer
Clarence Straight ............. Cruse
After Mort is injured, Slim and Jess guard killer Billy Pardee and
must carry out the sentence of execution.

 
1.28 [--] Laramie: THE PROTECTORS (bw)
 (a.k.a."The Invaders")
22Mar60 NBC Tue
Teleplay by Donn Mullally & Lee Irwin [SC]
Story by Oliver Drake & Al Martin [SC]
Guest Cast:
Vince Edwards ................. Gil Craig
Herbert Rudley ................ Luke Rawfins
Mari Aldon .................... Celie Rawfins
Robert Bray ................... Sam Willard
William Phipps ................ Allen
Ted DeCorsia .................. Greer
Baynes Barron ................. Sheriff
Synopsis 1:
When the cattlemen around Laramie import gunman to run the settlers out,
and the newcomers respond by hiring their own gunslinger, Slim and Jess
intervene trying to prevent a range war. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Jess and Slim attempt to stop a bloody range war between cattlemen and farmers.

1.29 [--] Laramie: SADDLE AND SPUR (bw)
29Mar60 NBC Tue
Saddle & Spur (1)
Saddle & Spur (2)
Saddle & Spur (3)
Saddle & Spur (4)
Saddle & Spur (5)
Directed by Thomas Carr [KC]
Written by Sherman Vincent Harper [KC]
Guest Cast:
Beverly Garland ............... Terry Blake
George Neise .................. Earl Durbin
Edgar Buchanan ................ Calico
Richard Devon ................. Trask
Walter Coy .................... Bishop
Walt Graff .................... Clark
Synopsis:
Times are tough and Jess and Slim travel outside of Laramie to find
work and end up as sheriff's in a small town where a beautiful lady
rancher seems to be battling the entire town. 

1.30 [--] Laramie: MIDNIGHT REBELLION (bw)
05Apr60 NBC Tue
guest cast:
Bruce Gordon .................. Major Cantfell
Michael Pate .................. Loren Corteen
Edward Kemmer ................. Vern Jamison
Marian Collier ................ Jeanette Durand
Synopsis 1:
Jess becomes restless with ranch life and joins up with Major Cantrell
who promises adventure to his carefully recruited followers.
Synopsis 2:
Jess faces grave danger when, in the interests of law and order, he
masquerades as an outlaw.
(10Aug60 BBC UK, Wed 7.30pm)

 
1.31 [--] Laramie: CEMETERY ROAD (bw)
12Apr60 NBC Tue
Directed by Thomas Carr
Guest Cast:
Dennis Patrick ................ Ross
Read Morgan ................... Glen Bentley
Jocelyn Brando ................ Julia Hassen
King Donovan............as Doc Hansen
Synopsis 1:
Despite Slim Sherman's efforts to prevent violence, a member of a
passing wagon train shoots the town's blacksmith. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Slim becomes involved with a passing wagon train and when one of
the travelers is killed, Slim is taken hostage.
(13Jul60 BBC UK, Wed 7:30 pm)

1.32 [--] Laramie: MEN OF DEFIANCE (aka "Defiance")(bw)
19-Apr-1960 NBC Tue
Men of Defiance (1)
Men of Defiance. (2)
Men of Defiance (3)
Men of Defiance (4)
Men of Defiance (5)
Produced and Written by John C. Champion [SC]
Directed by William Witney [SC]
Guest Cast:
Bing Russell .................. Reb O'Neil
Don Megowan ................... Clint Gentry
Edgar Buchanan ................ Doc Collier
Dennis Miller ................. Toby
John Pickard .................. Gabe Kert
This unsold pilot for a new series involved Jess trailing a pair of
murderers all the way to Fort Defiance, New Mexico where he is shot.

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