CTVA US Western - "Laramie" (Revue/NBC) Season 2 (1960-61)

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Starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Bobby Crawford, Jr.
Season 2 (NBC) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Elaine Kane,  James Beer, Keith Chandler, Heikocleef
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


################ Laramie ###################
############# season 2 1960-61 ###############
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NBC Tuesdays 7:30 pm Eastern (32 episodes bw)
Starring:
John Smith (as Slim Sherman), Robert Fuller (as Jess Harper)
co-starring: Bobby Crawford, Jr. (as Andy Sherman)

2.1 [033] Laramie: QUEEN OF DIAMONDS (bw)
20-Sep-1960
Queen of Diamonds (1)
Queen of Diamonds (2)
Queen of Diamonds (3)
Queen of Diamonds (4)
Queen of Diamonds (5)
Julie London .................. June Brown
Claude Akins .................. Jim Dark
Tony Young .................... Clem Reeves
Brad Weston ................... Bart Reeves
Mike Ragan .................... Abel Reeves
James Chandler ................ Rancher
Slim falls in love with June Brown, although Jess is weary of her.

2.2 [34] Laramie: THE TRACK OF THE JACKAL (bw)
27-Sep-1960 NBC Tue
The Track of the Jackal (1)
The Track of the Jackal (2)
The Track of the Jackal (3)
The Track of the Jackal (4)
The Track of the Jackal (5)
Guest Cast:
Stephen McNally ......... Luke Wiley
Robert J. Wilke ......... Sumner Campbell
Jeanne Bates ............ Sarah Campbell
Stacy Harris ............ Firth
Synopsis:
Bounty Hunter Luke Wiley arrives in Laramie seeking Sumner Campbell while Jess is acting sheriff.
Synopsis (27Jun 61 Rerun)
As acting deputy sheriff, Jess Harper questions a murder charge against Sumner Campbell. But bounty hunter
Luke Wiley, positive of Campbell's guilt, is determined to track her down for the reward.
(Delayed broadcast KOA-4 (NBC) Denver, CO and KCSJ-5 (NBC) Pueblo, CO 9 p.m. MDT) [James Beer]

2.03 [035] Laramie: THREE RODE WEST (bw)
(1960.10.04)
Vera Miles .................... Anne Andrews
Myron Healey .................. Frank Skinner
Phyllis Love .................. Mrs. Adams
Jan Merlin .................... Chris
Denver Pyle ................... Sheriff
Ross Elliott .................. Jack Adams
Chris Alcaide ................. Greg
Dick Rich ..................... Bartender
Tom London .................... Old Man
The stageline hires Slim to deliver company money to one of its agents
but when the agent is killed, Slim tracks down the people responsible.

2.04 [036] Laramie: RIDE THE WILD WIND (bw)
(1960.10.11)
Ernest Borgnine ............... Boone Caudie
Vivi Janiss ................... Hanna Moore
James Anderson ................ Dallas
Ed Prentiss ................... Sheriff Simms
Don Wilbanks .................. Deputy Morgan
Robert J. Stevenson ........... Sheriff Davis
Andy is angered at Slim for putting his horse up for sale and runs away from home.

[--]18Oct60 rerun of "Ride into Darkness" (first saired 05Jan60)


2.05 [037] Laramie: THE LONG RIDERS (bw)
(1960.10.25)
Dan Duryea .................... Luke Gregg
John Anderson ................. Ed McKeever
Fred Coby ..................... Charley Graig
Andy begins to idolize Luke Gregg whom Slim and Jess rescue from an indian
attack and then hire to do work around the ranch, but Gregg has an
ulterior motive for befriending the ranchers.

2.06 [038] Laramie: THE DARK TRAIL (bw)
(1960.11.01)
Robert Vaughn ................. Sandy Kayle
Gigi Perreau .................. Celie Bronson
Harold J. Stone ............... Sam Bronson
While buying some horses from Sam Bronson, Jess gets entangled in a
the love affairs of Bronson's daughter.

2.07 [039] Laramie: .45 CALIBRE (bw) [verified - Heikocleef]
15-Nov-1960 NBC Tue
.45 calibre (1)
.45 Calibre (2)
.45 Calibre (3)
.45 Calibre (4)
.45 Calibre. (5)
Produced by John Champion
Written by Donn Mullally and Lee Erwin
Directed by Lesley Selander
photographed by Jack MacKenzie
edited by John C.Fuller
Gueststars:
George Nader ............. Wells Clark
Anna-Lisa ................ Louisa Clark
Lee Van Cleef ............ Wes Torrey
Katherine Warren ......... Mrs. Byrd
John Pickard ............. Sloane
Charles Briggs ........... Charley Wilkes
Will Wright
Synopsis:
Jess is used by an ambitious wife who flirts with him in an attempt to fire up her laid back husband.

2.08 [040] Laramie: LICENSE TO KILL (bw)
(1960.11.22)
R.G. Armstrong ................ Sam Jarrad
Denny Miller .................. Wilkie
William Fawcett ............... Ben
Kem Dibbs ..................... Tibbs
Sam Jarrad arrests Jess for murder and insists on taking him to the
town where the murder occurred to stand trial, but Slim fears that  Jess will never arrive safely.

2.09 [041] Laramie: DRIFTER'S GOLD (bw)
(1960.11.29)
Rod Cameron ................... Tom Bedfoe
Judi Meredith ................. Marcie Benson
Gregory Walcott ............... Duke
Sandra Knight ................. Wilma
Richard Walters ............... Jock Benson
Don Kennedy ................... Nick
Billy Dix ..................... Ben
Slim goes undercover and joins up with Tom Bedloe's gang who plan
to rob the bank after planting a false rumor of a goldstrike outside of town.

2.10 [042] Laramie: NO SECOND CHANCE (bw)
(1960.12.06)
Jeff Richards ................. Kem Backer
Fay Spain ..................... Fran Erickson
Richard Coogan ................ Sheriff Lon Matthews
A new stageline attempts to force Slim and Jess to cancel their
Overland dealings and work with them. The situation is completed
by the daughter of a former Overland executive who blames Slim
and the stageline for the death of her father.

2.11 [043] Laramie: DUEL AT PARKISON TOWN (bw) (verified -JBeer)
13Dec60 NBC Tue
Produced by Winston Miller
Written by Calvin J. Clements
Directed by Maury Geraghty
Music Score by R. Dale Butts
Director of Photography: Ray Rennahan A.S.C.
Guest Cast: (not verified)
Henry Hull .................... Ben Parkison
Murray Matheson ............... Alexander
Ron Harper .................... Lee Parkinson
Don Beddoe .................... Dr. Sweeny
Bartlett Robinson ............. Sheriff
Michael Vailon ................ Citizens
Edgar G. Robinson, Jr. ........ Citizens
Synopsis 1:
The blood feud between the Shermans and the Parkisons rages on. Ben Parkison thinks
that Slim Sherman killed his son, and challenges him to a pistol duel. [JBeer]
Synopsis 2:
A long standing fued between the Parkinsons and the Shermans results
in Jess being kidnapped and Slim agreeing to a showdown in order  to save him.

2.12 [44] Laramie: A SOUND OF BELLS (bw)
27-Dec-1960
A Sound of Bells (1)
A Sound of Bells (2)
A Sound of Bells (3)
A Sound of Bells (4)
A Sound of Bells (5)
Kim Hector .................... Neil Hunter
Ross Martin ................... Angel
Robert J. Wilke ............... Slate
Dick Foran .................... Tom
Mara Corday ................... Rose
Rachel Ames ................... Jenny
Ben Johnson ................... Driver
It's Christmas time and the latest group of stagecoach passengers
unexpectedly spend the holiday under attack by indians at the Sherman Ranch.

2.13 [045] Laramie: THE PASSING OF KUBA SMITH (bw)
(1961.01.03)
John Mcintire ................. Kuba Smith
Walter Sande .................. Weardon
Gloria Talbott ................ Jane
Bartlett Robinson ............. Davis
Harry Tyler ................... Farmer
Jess and Slim join a posse to track down Kuba Smith, wanted for armed robbery.

2.14 [046] Laramie: MAN FROM KANSAS (bw)
10-Jan-1961
Man From Kansas (1)
Man From Kansas (2)
Man From Kansas (3)
Man From Kansas (4)
Man From Kansas (5)
Jock Mahoney .................. Clay Jackson
Jocelyn Brando ................ Sarah Willoughby
George Mitchell ............... August Willoughby
Vinton Hayworth ............... Carter Simpson
Adam West ..................... Deputy
Kelly Thorsden ................ Bates
In Robin Hoodesque fashion, Clay Jackson robs from the rich and
gives to the poor, leaving many friends in Laramie and only Slim
to be leary of Jackson's deeds.

2.15 [047] Laramie: KILLER WITHOUT CAUSE (bw)
(1961.01.24)
Dayton Lummis ................. the Judge
Onslow Stevens ................ Gen. Taylor Roberts
James Westerfield ............. Carl Vail
Rex Holman .................... Ken Vail
Carl Vail kills Joe Cloud, an indian ranchhand of Slims prompting
Slim to contact the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the territory to try and seek justice.

2.16 [048] Laramie: STOLEN TRIBUTE (bw)
(1961.01.31)
Jan Merlin .................... Clint Wade
Dennis Patrick ................ Deke Belden
Edgar Buchanan ................ Tully Casper
Jess is forced to go with old nemesis Clint Wade to a desserted
desert town to look for unrecovered robbery money.

2.17 [49] Laramie: THE LOST DUTCHMAN (bw)
14-Feb-1961
The Lost Dutchman (1)
The Lost Dutchman (2)
The Lost Dutchman (3)
The Lost Dutchman (4)
The Lost Dutchman (5)
Robert Emhardt ................ Senator Lake
Robert Armstrong .............. Sheriff
Karen Steele .................. Mary Lake
George Keymas ................. Clint Mocassin
Rayford Barnes ................ George Lake
While on a cattle buying trip, Slim is arrested for murder leaving Jess to prove his innocence.

2.18 [050] Laramie: CACTUS LADY (bw)
(1961.02.21)
Anita Sands ................... Troy McCanles
Arthur Hunnicutt .............. Ezra
Dean Stanton .................. Virgil
L.Q. Jones .................... Homer
Grandon Rhodes ................ Mr. Thomson
Katharine Warren .............. Mrs. Thomson
Tom London .................... Charlie
When Jess rejects the presence of Troy McCanles, female member
of the infamous McCanles Gang, Troy goes after Slim.

2.19 [051] Laramie: RIDERS OF THE NIGHT (bw)
(1961.03.07)
Richard Coogan ................ Doc Kingsly
Mary Murphy ................... Sandy
Rhodes Reason ................. Phil Yuma
Norman Leavitt ................ Ben Yuma
James Griffith ................ Gabe
Chuck Roberson ................ Cher
Gregg Barton .................. Frank
Hal Baylor .................... Beamer
Jess searches for Slim who is being held hostage along
with two others by a wounded Ben Yuma and his gang.

2.20 [052] Laramie: MARK OF THE MANHUNTERS (bw) [verified on film -JBeer]
Source: Captain Bijou Video
14-Mar-1961 NBC Tue
Directed by Joe Kane
Teleplay by Paul Savage / Story by and Produced by John C. Champion
Associate Producer: Dan Ullman
Theme/Score: Cyril Mockridge
Director of Photograhy: Ray Rennahan A.S.C.
Guest Cast: (not verified)
James Coburn .................. Gil Spanner
Charles McGraw ................ Marshal Craig
Marguerite Chapman ............ Val Faro
Synopsis 1:
En route to Cheyenne to testify in a murder trial, Gil Spanner and a Marshal make
a stopover at the Sherman Ranch, where Spanner's friends surround the place, intending to kill him. [James Beer]
Synopsis 2:
A marshal and his prisoner take refuge at the Sherman Ranch when
a group of people attempt to keep the prisoner from testifying  against the real murderer.

2.21 [053] Laramie: RIMROCK (bw)
(1961.03.21)
Lyle Bettger .................. Sheriff Grant McClintock
Mort Mills .................... Rink Banners
Susan Cummings ................ Holly Matthews
Tom London .................... Tim
Accused of murder, Jess escapes and goes after the truth,
and finding a surprising tale in the town of Rimrock.

2.22 [054] Laramie: RUN OF THE HUNTED (bw)
(1961.04.04)
Charles Bronson ............... Cory Lake
R.G. Armstrong ................ Jud
Harry Lauter .................. Harry
Kevin Hagen ................... David
Leonard Geer .................. Crowley
Harry Harvey, Jr. ............. Tolan
Gregg Barton
Half-breed Cory Lake finds nothing but bigotry and hatred when
he returns to tend to his late mother's ranch holdings in Laramie.

2.23 [055] Laramie: TWO FOR THE GALLOWS (bw)
11-Apr-1961 NBC Tue
Guest cast:
Donald Woods .................. Morgan Bennett
Warren Oates .................. Pete
Richard Evans ................. Len
Stuart Randall ............... Simms
Eddy Waller .................. Mose
Synopsis 1:
Posing as a minerologist, killer Morgan Bennett convinces Slim to
lead him to a lost gold mine. When Jess realizes the man is phoney, he gives chase.
Synopsis 2:
Bandit Morgan Bennett has found an excellent mountain hiding place for
his boodle - so good, in fact, now even he can't find it. Realizing
his need for an experienced guide, Bennett offers Slim the job. [RF]

2.24 [056] Laramie: THE DEBT (bw)
18-Apr-1961
The Debt (1)
The Debt (2)
The Debt (3)
The Debt (4)
The Debt (5)
Harry Carey, Jr. .............. Harry Markle
Jason Evers ................... Hanson
Monica Lewis .................. Clovis
Vaughn Taylor ................. Pettis
Roy Barcroft .................. Cotter
Emile Meyer ................... Pierson
Jess faces a dilemma when he is appointed acting sheriff and is
asked by prisoner Harry Merkle, who once saved Jess' life, to free him.

2.25 [057] Laramie: KILLERS ODDS (bw) [verified - Heikocleef]
25-Apr-1961 NBC Tue
Produced by John Champion
Written by Jerry Adelman
Directed by Lesley Selander
photographed by Ray Rennahan
edited by Ray C.de Vally
Guest cast:
John Lupton ............ Fred Powers
Russell Johnson ........ Stanton
Pat Michon ............. Sue Fenton
Lee Van Cleef .......... Dawson
Stuart Randall ......... Sheriff
Paul Carr .............. Pete
James Anderson ......... Rip
David McMahon
Synopsis 1:
Slim and Jess hire Fred Powers a job, but Powers seems secretive, and even when faced with being perceived
as guilty, Powers keeps to himself.
Synopsis 2:
Slim and Jess hire a drifter named Fred Powers to work on the farm. The job, however, doesn't seem to help Fred's
restlessness. Finally he admits that hired killers are on his trail. [RF]

2.26 [058] Laramie: BITTER GLORY (bw)
(1961.05.02)
Dick Foran .................... Billy Jacobs
Ed Nelson ..................... Cal Mason
Dianne Foster ................. Ellie Jacobs
Paul Birch .................... Major Stanton
Jess searches for the truth when his former army sergeant deserts.

2.27 [059] Laramie: THE TUMBLEWEED WAGON (bw)
(1961.05.09)
Jack Elam ..................... Charley Fox
Stevan Darrell ................ Joe Warner
Robert Crosson ................ Morgan Warner
Elisha Cook, Jr.
Slim, while out of town on business, is mistakenly captured
by farmers and held with other criminals in a traveling wagon which serves as a jail cell.

2.28 [060] Laramie: TRIGGER POINT (bw)
16-May-1961
Trigger Point (1)
Trigger Point (2)
Trigger Point (3)
Trigger Point (4)
Trigger Point (5)
Gregory Walcott ............... Shelly Stack
Mary Murphy ................... Lottie
Lori Nelson ................... Grace
Willard Waterman .............. Bender
Jan Merlin
While riding shotgun with the stage, Jess and the passengers
are left in the desert to survive on their own.

2.29 [061] Laramie: BADGE OF THE OUTSIDER (bw)
(1961.05.23)
Roy Barcroft .................. Doc Longley
George Wallace ................ Gip
Jan Shepard ................... Cindy
Slim is taken to the hideout of Doc Longley, an old friend of
Slim's. Doc claims he is innocent of a recent killing of a deputy and seeks Slim's help.

2.30 [062] Laramie: MEN IN SHADOWS (bw)
(1961.05.30)
Rod Cameron ................... Howard Gallery
Joan Tabor .................... Julie
Dennis Patrick ................ Kramer
Ken Christy ................... Banks
Jess protects an old friend of his, Dixie Howard Gallery, who is accused of murder.

2.31 [063] Laramie: STRANGE COMPANY (bw)
06-Jun-1961
Guest Cast:
Bill Tennant ........... Bob Wilson
Jim Brown .............. Lon MacRae
Mark Dana .............. Bracket
Christopher Dark ....... N'Codee
Denver Pyle ............ Bailey
Dick Wessel ............ Higgins
Synopsis:
Slim works with a crew to try and build a new road bypassing Indian country, but one by one, the road crew
is being murdered.
Synopsis:
Slim and a crew of men are working to repair a road that bypasses dangerous Indian country.
(Delayed broadcast Sat 24Jun 61 KFBC-5 Cheyenne, WY 10:15 p.m. MDT) [James Beer]

2.32 [064] Laramie: WIDOW IN WHITE (bw)
(1961.06.13)
Sue England ................... Sheila Dawson
Richard Coogan ................ Sheriff
Ed Prentiss ................... Bailey
Rayford Barnes ................ Birch
Ben Johnson ................... Tarp
George Keymas ................. Stover
Ross Elliott .................. Collins
When Slim travels out of town on stage business, he gets
involved with a beautiful widow who needs a foreman.

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