CTVA US Western - "Lawman" (WB/ABC) Season 1 (1958-59)

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Starring John Russell, Peter Brown 
Season 1 (ABC) (1958-59)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive [Updated Oct 2017]
with contributions by: James Beer
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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ABC Sundays 8:30-9:00pm Eastern (39 episodes)

1.01 [--] Lawman: THE DEPUTY
05-Oct-1958 ABC Sun
Warner Brothers Television Production/ Executive Producer Wm. T. Orr
Directed by Montgomery Pittman
Edward Byrnes ......... the Hawks Brothers
Jack Elam ............. the Hawks Brothers
Lee Van Cleef ......... the Hawks Brothers
Synopsis:
Dan Troop is appointed marshal of Laramie and is warned that the last lawman was murdered.
Troop sets out to find a deputy and then to solve the killing of his predecessor. [JB]

1.02 [--] Lawman: THE PRISONER
12-Oct-1958 ABC Sun
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
John Doucette ......... Dick Sellers
William Henry ......... Doug Sutherland
Henry Cheshire ........ Judge Trager
Synopsis:
A gunman provokes men to fight him and kills them. Marshal Dan Troop realizes that the
only way to deal with gunslinger is to meet him on his own terms in a gunfight. [JB]

1.03 [--] Lawman: THE JOKER
19-Oct-1958 ABC Sun (Rerun 26-Jul-1959 ABC Sun)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Jeff York ............. Barney Tremain
Synopsis:
Young deputy Johnny McKay becomes convinced that he is the son of a notorious outlaw. He decides to turn in his badge to
Marshal Dan Troop. [JB]

1.04 [--] Lawman: THE OATH
26-Oct-1958 ABC Sun
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Barbara Stuart ........ Lola Bordeaux
Whit Bissell .......... Thornton Eggles
Stephen Courtleigh .... Doc Brewer
Don Kelly ............. Lou Menke
Betty Lynn ............ Edna Phillips
Synopsis:
Marshal Dan Troop and his deputy Johnny McKay are bringing in two prisoners. One is a man wanted for murder,
the other a doctor who shot a man during an argument. The two lawmen come upon a group of stagecoach passengers
who are very ill and try to help them. The prisoners see their opportunity to escape. [JB]

1.05 [--] Lawman: THE OUTCAST
02-Nov-1958 ABC Sun
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Martin Landau ................. Bob Ford
Synopsis:
Bob Ford, the man who shot Jesse James, is marked for death by an old friend of Jesse’s.
Marshal Dan Troop is obliged to protect Ford to prevent a lynching. [JB]

1.06 [--] Lawman: THE JURY
09-Nov-1958 ABC Sun
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Jean Willes ........... Kate Wilson
Synopsis:
A beautiful woman who leads a life of crime continually escapes justice when a all-male juries refuse to
find her guilty. Marshal Troop decides to resort to an unusual scheme to make the woman pay for her crimes. [JB]

1.07 [--] Lawman: WANTED
16-Nov-1958 ABC Sun
Produced by Jules Schermer
Written by Finlay Dermind
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Director of Photography, Edwin duPar, A.S.C.
Guest Cast:
Pat McVey .............. Red Barrington
Bek Nelson ............. Mrs. Dru Lemp (recurring)
Robert Wilke ........... Fallon
And:
Russ Thorson ........... Wilson
Ralph Reed ............. Roy Barrington
Kelly Thordsen ......... Carver
I. Stanford Jolley ..... Gil Breck
Synopsis:
A vicious bounty hunter arrives in Laramie. He kills a fugitive from justice and then tries to take a prisoner away from Deputy
Johnny McKay in order to collect the reward. [JB]
(Delayed rerun broadcast Sun 23Aug 59 WEAU-13 Eau Claire, WI 7:30 p.m. and WKBT-8 La Crosse, WI 10:20 p.m.)

1.08 [--] Lawman: THE BADGE
(1958.11.23)
Directed by Lee Sholem
Gary Vinson ................... Bill Andrews
Wesley Lau .................... Rick Andrews
Venetia Stevenson ............. Molly Matson

1.09 [--] Lawman: BLOODLINE
(1958.11.30)
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson

Will Wright ................... Luke Saint
Paul Langton .................. Matt Saint
Chuck Courtney ................ Mark Saint

1.10 [--] Lawman: THE INTRUDERS
(1958.12.07)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Frances Fong .................. May Ling
Philip Ahn .................... Wong
John Hoyt ..................... Thomas Clemens

1.11 [--] Lawman: SHORT STRAW
(1958.12.14)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Jack Lambert .................. Lon Haggert
Ted DeCorsia .................. Jess Crowthers

1.12 [--] Lawman: LADY IN QUESTION
(1958.12.21)
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
Dorothy Provine ............... Julie
Michael Connors ............... Hal Daniels
Harry Cheshire ................ Judge Trager

1.13 [--] Lawman: THE MASTER
(1958.12.28)
Directed by Anton M. Leader
Wayne Morris .................. Tod Hotgan

1.14 [--] Lawman: THE OUTSIDER
(1959.01.04)
Directed by Stuart Heisler

Miranda Jones ................. Rene Lebeau
Barry Kelley .................. Josh Teller
Rosa Rey ...................... Mrs. Lebeau

1.15 [--] Lawman: THE CAPTIVES
(1959.01.11)
Directed by Stuart Heisler

Edgar Buchanan ................ Jess Miller
James Bell .................... Doc Stewart
Michael Dante ................. Jack McCall

1.16 [--] Lawman: THE ENCOUNTER
18Jan59 ABC Sun
Produced by Jules Schermer
Directed by Stuart Heisler
guest cast:
Louise Fletcher ............... Betty Horgan
Russell Johnson ............... Ward Horgan
Donald Buka ................... Cole Hawkins
Marshall Dan Troop finds his life endangered by a
beautiful girl who feels she should kill him because she
knows he is trying to arrest her brother.
(UK airdate: 28Dec60 ITV Tyne-Tees, Wed 7:00 pm)

1.17 [--] Lawman: THE BRAND RELEASE
(1959.01.25)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
R.G. Armstrong ................ Gabe Dallas
Russell Thorson ............... Sheriff Lang
Lee Farr ...................... Ben Greene
Stewart Bradley ............... Chad Williams

1.18 [--] Lawman: THE RUNAWAY
(1959.02.01)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Hugh Sanders .................. Army Commander
James Kirkwood, Jr. ........... Ben
Joyce Taylor .................. Dora
Karl Lukas

1.19 [--] Lawman: WARPATH
08-Feb-1959 ABC Sun (Rerun 12-Jul-1959 ABC Sun)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Murvyn Vye ............ Tom Cardigan
William Fawcett ....... Billy Bright
Lew Gallo ............. Weed
Howard Caine .......... Newt Whitaker
Synopsis:
Marshal Dan Troop is about to apprehend a group of buffalo hunters who have killed an old man. But he is caught
in the cross fire between the hunters and a tribe of Indians. [JB]
(Delayed rerun broadcast, Sun 26Jul 59 WEAU-13 Eau Claire, WI 7:30 p.m. CDT and WKBT-8 La Crosse, WI 10: 20 p.m. CDT.)

1.20 [--] Lawman: THE GUNMAN
15-Feb-1959 ABC Sun
Produced by James Schmerer
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Richard Arlen ......... Kurt Monroe
Gordon Jones .......... Chalk Hennessey
Hal Baylor ............ Harlan Smith
Frank Sully ........... Jenks Edwards
Baynes Barron ......... Al Horn
Dorothy Partington .... Lucy Benson
Synopsis:
Marshal Dan Troop tries to avert violence when Clark Hennesey attempts to taunt a reformed gunslinger into a gun fight. [JB]

1.21 [--] Lawman: THE BIG HAT
22-Feb-1959 ABC Sun
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Jon Lormer ............ Harry Tate
Robert B. Williams .... "Big Hat" Anderson
Synopsis:
A peace-loving Laramie editor is shot while attending a wedding. The groom is “Big Hat” Anderson, and the victim was
wearing a 10-gallon hat that was given to him by Anderson. [JB]
(Delayed broadcast, Sun 8Mar 59 WEAU-13 (NBC) Eau Claire, WI 6:30 p.m. CST)

1.22 [--] Lawman: THE CHEF
01-Mar-1959 ABC Sun
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Sig Ruman ............. Hans Steinmayer
Lee Patrick ........... Mrs. Young
John Doucette ......... Harry Dorn
Synopsis:
Harry Dorn, proprietor of the Laramie Hotel and Restaurant, is overjoyed at the business brought in by his new chef,
Hans Steinmayer, recently arrived from Germany. Complications arise when pompous Mrs. Young claims that she hired Hans
during her trip to Europe and accuses Dorn of stealing her chef from her. [JB]

1.23 [--] Lawman: THE POSSE
08-Mar-1959 ABC Sun
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Michael Macready ...... Tracy Hunter
Jean Allison .......... Beth Hunter
Tol Avery ............. Bliss Carter
Emerson Treacy ........ Blinker
Pernell Roberts ....... Fent Hartley
Synopsis:
Tracy Hunter is wanted by a lynch-minded posse for a crime he didn’t commit. Marshal Dan Troop saves Hunter from the
posse---but only temporarily. [JB]

1.24 [--] Lawman: THE VISITOR
(1959.03.15)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Charles Cooper ................ Jack Rollins
Roscoe Ates ................... Old Timer
Vivi Janiss ................... Mrs. Welch
Stephen Talbot

1.25 [--] Lawman: BATTLE SCAR
(1959.03.22)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Catherine McLeod .............. Cynthia Rogers
Walter Coy .................... Col. French
R.G. Armstrong ................ Ben Rogers
Robert Conrad ................. Catterton

1.26 [--] Lawman: THE GANG
29-Mar-1959 ABC Sun
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
James Drury ........... Clay
Karl Davis ............ Hayes
Roscoe Ates ........... Ike
Emory Parnell ......... Hank
Synopsis:
A cowboy travels a great distance to tell Marshal Dan Troop that the Hays gang, who was jailed by Troop, is headed to
Laramie to exact revenge. [JB]
(Delayed broadcast Mon 6Apr 59 KHOL-13 (NBC) Holdrege, NE 10 p.m. CST.

1.27 [--] Lawman: THE SOUVENIR
05-Apr-1959 ABC Sun
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Don Kelly ............. Virgil Carey
Jan Harrison .......... Nan Brooks
Jeanette Nolan ........ Ma Carey
Brett King
Synopsis:
When a killer pistol whips deputy Johnny McKay and escapes from jail, the citizens of Laramie demand that Marshal
Dan Troop fire the deputy. [JB]

1.28 [--] Lawman: THE YOUNG TOUGHS
(1959.04.12)
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Tom Gilson .................... Boak Barnes
Van Williams .................. Zachary Morgan
Eric Morris ................... Joey Young

1.29 [--] Lawman: RIDING SHOTGUN
19-Apr-1959 ABC Sun (Rerun 23-Aug-1959 ABC Sun)
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Allen Case ............ Larry Delong
Paul Fix .............. Pop Marrady
Jack Lomas ............ Jesse Brubaker
Ron Soble ............. Jake
Synopsis:
Larry Delong, a reformed outlaw, is suspected of shooting a stagecoach driver. [JB]

1.30 [--] Lawman: THE JOURNEY
(1959.04.26)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Robert J. Wilke ............... Sheriff Tom Haddon
J. Pat O'Malley ............... Owen Muldoon
Willis Bouchey ................ Jabez Bentham
Harry Millard ................. Phillip

1.31 [--] Lawman: THE HUNTRESS
(1959.05.03)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Andra Martin
Olive Sturgess
Keith Byron
John Pickard

1.32 [--] Lawman: THE RETURN
(1959.05.10)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Frank Albertson
Burt Douglas
Nan Peterson

1.33 [--] Lawman: THE SENATOR
(1959.05.17)
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Jack Elam ..................... Spence
Donald "Red" Barry ............ Shorty
Ted DeCorsia .................. Barrett
Grandon Rhodes ................ Fergus
Bill Richmond
Edgar Buchanan

1.34 [--] Lawman: THE RING
(1959.05.24)
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Richard Long .................. Zachary Adams
Roy Baker ..................... Albert Tishkin
Hillary Brooke ................ Claire Adams
Byron Palmer

1.35 [--] Lawman: THE BANDIT
(1959.05.31)
Directed by Lee Sholem
Skip Homeier .................. Ches Ryan
Anne Anderson ................. Jenny Gibbons
Jimmy Baird ................... Bob
Don Beddoe
Lurene Tuttle

1.36 [--] Lawman: THE WAYFARER
07-Jun-1959 ABC Sun
Directed by Lee Sholem
Guest Cast:
Adam West ............. Doc Holliday
Jeff York ............. Sam Cates
Ken Becker ............ Treb Cates
Emory Parnell ......... Hank
Debby Hengen
Synopsis:
Marshal Dan Troop decides to protect Doc Holliday from revenge-seeking Sam Cates, even though Cates has warned Troop not to meddle. [JB]
(Delayed broadcast Mon 8Jun 59 KHOL-!3 Holdrege, NE 9:30 p.m.)

1.37 [--] Lawman: CONCLAVE
(1959.06.14)
Directed by Mark Sandrich, Jr.
Denver Pyle ................... Glen Folsom
Lawrence Dobkin ............... Buck Walsh
Carl Milletaire ............... Ramirez
Lee Van Cleef

1.38 [--] Lawman: RED RANSOM
(1959.06.21)
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Francis J. McDonald ........... Chief Red Horse
George C. Wallace ............. Nat Gruber

1.39 [--] Lawman: THE FRIEND
28-Jun-1959 ABC Sun
Directed by Mark Sandrich, Jr.
Guest Cast:
Robert Fuller ......... Buck Harmon
Nestor Paiva .......... Jack Gorman
Robert F. Simon ....... Mr. Harmon
Emory Parnell .......... Hank
Brad Von Beltz
Synopsis:
Buck Harmon, a childhood friend of Deputy Johnny McKay, is a member of a gang of outlaws. When Harmon learns that the gang
is going to rob the Laramie bank, he tells them that he won’t take part. [JB]
(Delayed broadcast Sun 12Jul 59 WEAU-13 Eau Claire, WI 7:30 p.m.)

ABC Network Reruns

[--] 12-Jul-1959 ABC Sun - Rerun of #1.19 "Warpath" (first aired 08-Feb-1959 ABC Sun)

[--] 26-Jul-1959 ABC Sun - Rerun of #1.3 "The Joker" (first aired 19-Oct-1958 ABC Sun )

[--] 23-Aug-1959 ABC Sun - Rerun of #1.29 "Riding Shotgun" (first aired 19-Apr-1959 ABC Sun)

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