CTVA Western - "The Loner" (TFC/CBS)(1965-66) starring Lloyd Bridges

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Lloyd Bridges Series:
Sea Hunt (IvanTors/ZIV)(1958-61) - The Lloyd Bridges Show (Four Star) (1962-63)
The Loner (TCF) (1965-66)  -  Joe Forrester (Columbia) (1975-76)

The Loner (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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THE LONER
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Greenway Productions / Interlaken Productions
in association with
Twentieth Century-Fox Television

for
The CBS Television Network (Saturdays 9:30pm EST)
Executive Producer William Dozier
Produced by Andy White, Bruce Lansbury
Created by Rod Serling

US Western series 1965-66 26 episodes x 30 min bw
starring
Lloyd Bridges
as William Colton

Premise: An ex-soldier tries to find himself after the Civil War.

director of photography Howard Schwartz

'The Loner' theme music by Jerry Goldsmith

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CBS Saturdays 9:30pm Eastern

[01] The Loner: AN ECHO OF BUGLES
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2101
18Sep65 CBS Sat
written by Rod Serling
directed by Alex March
music: Jerry Goldsmith
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Tony Bill ..................... Jody Merriman
Whit Bissell .................. Nichols
John Hoyt ..................... Colonel
Lou Krugman ................... Bartender
Stephen Roberts ............... Doctor
Gregg Palmer .................. Adjutant

[02] The Loner: THE VESPERS
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2105
25Sep65 CBS Sat (rerun 26Mar66)
written by Rod Serling
directed by Leon Benson
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Jack Lord ............... the Rev. Mr. Booker
Joan Freeman ............ Alice Booker
Ron Soble ............... Deneen
Bill Quinn .............. Doctor
Colton's friend Boooker is an ex-gunfighter turned minister, and
although he is being hunted down by the brother of two of his victims,
Booker refuses to defend himself. [ta]

[03] The Loner: THE LONELY GALICO QUEEN
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2112
2Oct65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Allen Miner
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: Hugh Chaloupka
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Tina Hermensen ................ Angie
Jeanne Cooper ................. Marge
Edward Faulkner ............... Bounty Hunter
Tracy Morgan .................. Francinc
Lyzanne LaDue ................. Ruby
Breena Howard ................. Suzanne

[04] The Loner: THE KINGDOM OF McCOMB
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2104
9Oct65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Leon Benson
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Leslie Nielsen ................ McComb
Tom Lowell .................... Young Townsend
Ken Drake ..................... Townsend, Sr.
Ed Peck ....................... Lowden
Robert Phillips ............... Sloan

[05] The Loner: ONE OF THE WOUNDED
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2102
16Oct65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Paul Henreid
music: Jerry Goldsmith
film editor: Hugh Chaloupka
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Anne Baxter ................... Agatha Phelps
Lane Bradford ................. Gibbons
Paul Richards ................. Colonel Phelps
Steve Gravers ................. Doc

[06] The Loner: THE FLIGHT OF THE ARCTIC TERN
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2109
23Oct65 CBS
written by Andy White
directed by Don Taylor
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Janine Gray ................... Terna
Tom Stern ..................... Rob Clark
Larry Ward .................... Monte

[07] The Loner: WIDOW ON THE EVENING STAGE
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2107
30Oct65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Joseph Pevney
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: Hugh Chaloupka
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Katharine Ross ................ Sue Sullivan
Lloyd Gough ................... Harry Sullivan
Bill Zuckert .................. Stinnet
Alan Baxter ................... Driscoll
Ann Staunton .................. Esther Sullivan
Rafael Lopez .................. Indian Captive
John Damler ................... Stableman

[08] The Loner: THE HOUSE RULES AT MRS. WAYNE'S
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2114
6Nov65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Allen Miner
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: Hugh Chaloupka
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Nancy Gates ................... Mrs. Wayne
Lee Philips ................... Gibson
Lindy Davis ................... Jamie Wayne
Dick Wilson ................... Bartender
Jonathan Kidd ................. Barber

[09] The Loner: THE SHERIFF OF FETTERMAN'S CROSSING
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2111
13Nov65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Don Taylor
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Allan Sherman ................. Walter Peterson Tetley
Harold Peary .................. Peabody
Robin Hughes .................. Carruthers
Dub Taylor

[10] The Loner: THE HOMECOMING OF LEMUEL STOVE
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2110
20Nov65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Joseph Pevney
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: Hugh Chaloupka
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Brock Peters .................. Lemuel Stove
Russ Conway ................... Sheriff Stimpson
Don Keefer .................... the Minister
John Pickard

[11] The Loner: WESTWARD, THE SHOEMAKER
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2106
27Nov65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Joseph Pevney
film editor: Hugh Chaloupka
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
David Opatoshu ................ Hyman Rabinovitch
Warren Stevens ................ Charlie Parker

[12] The Loner: THE OATH
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2103
4Dec65 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Alex March
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Barry Sullivan ................ Dr. Bohan
Joby Baker .................... Billy Ford
Viviane Ventura ............... Maria

[13] The Loner: HUNT THE MAN DOWN
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2108
11Dec65 CBS
written by Milton S. Gelman
directed by Tay Garnet
music: Nelson Riddle
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Burgess Meredith .............. Sicdry
Tom Tully ..................... Shaftoe
Jason Wingreen ................ Lucas
Bert Freed .................... Sheriff Ross
James Drum .................... Merv

[14] The Loner: ESCORT FOR A DEAD MAN
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2119
18Dec65 CBS
written by Robert Lewin
directed by Norman Foster
music by Nelson Riddle
film editor: Harry Coswick
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Sheree North .................. Cora
Corey Allen ................... Drake
Jack Lambert .................. Libbett
Hal Lynch ..................... Copley
Thomas E. Jackson ............. Old Man
Saul Gorss .................... Ferguson

[15] The Loner: THE ORDEAL OF BUD WINDOM
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2115
25Dec65 CBS
written by Norman Katkov
directed by Paul Henreid
music by Fred Steiner
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Sonny Tufts ................... Barney Windom
Jeff Bridges .................. Bud Windom
Allen Jaffe ................... Sid Loomis
Bryan O'Byrne ................. Editor

[16] The Loner: TO THE WEST OF EDEN
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2117
1Jan66 CBS
written by Ed Adamson
directed by Allen Miner
music by Nelson Riddle
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Ina Balin ..................... Trina Lopez
Zalman King ................... Red Segus
Stewart Moss .................. Hank Prescott

[17] The Loner: MANTRAP
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2116
8Jan66 CBS
written by Gerald Sanford
directed by Allen Miner
music by Alexander Courage
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Bethel Leslie ................. Ellen Jameson
Pat Conway..................... Ballinger
Melville Ruick ................ Jess

[18] The Loner: A LITTLE STROLL TO THE END OF THE LINE
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2121
15Jan66 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Norman Foster
film editor: Harry Coswick
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Dan Duryea .................... Matthew Reynolds
Robert Emhardt ................ Preacher Whatley
Bart Burns .................... Chisholm

[19] The Loner: THE TRIAL IN PARADISE
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2118
22Jan66 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Allen Reisner
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Robert Lansing ................ Hibbard
Edward Binns .................. Manet
Curt Conway ................... Dichter
Joe Mantell ................... Allerdyce
Deanna Lund ................... Susan

[20] The Loner: A QUESTION OF GUILT
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2120
29Jan66 CBS
written by Les Crutchfield
directed by James B. Clark
music by Nelson Riddle
film editor: Harry Coswick
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
James Gregory ................. Major Crane
Jean Hale ..................... Myra Bromley
Phil Chambers ................. Bartender
Frank Gerstle ................. Miner

[21] The Loner: THE MOURNERS FOR JOHNNY SHARP part 1
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2122-A
5Feb66 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Joseph Pevney
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Beau Bridges .................. Johnny Sharp
James Whitmore ................ Doc Fritchman
Pat Hingle .................... Bob Pierson
Joyce Van Patten .............. Peggy
John Doucette ................. Benneke
G.V. "Skip" Homeier ........... Philby

[22] The Loner: THE MOURNERS FOR JOHNNY SHARP part 2
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2122-B
12Feb66 CBS
written by Rod Serling
directed by Joseph Pevney
film editor: George Gittens
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Beau Bridges .................. Johnny Sharp
James Whitmore ................ Doc Fritchman
Pat Hingle .................... Bob Pierson
Joyce Van Patten .............. Peggy
John Doucette ................. Benneke
G.V. "Skip" Homeier ........... Philby

[23] The Loner: INCIDENT IN THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2124
19Feb66 CBS
written by Andy White
directed by Joseph Pevney
film editor: Harry Coswick
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Mark Richman .................. Conway
Beverly Garland ............... Colores
Cindy Bridges ................. Wendy
George Ramsey ................. Cook
Lennie Geer ................... Lawman

1.24 [--] The Loner: PICK ME ANOTHER TIME TO DIE
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2123
26Feb66 CBS
written by Ed Adamson
directed by Alex March.
film editor: Harry Coswick
Starring:
Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Martin Brooks ................. Chris Meegan
Ed Peck ....................... Charlie
Lewis Charles ................. Pete
Joan Addams ................... Jean Cantrell
Mike Mazurki .................. Rule Vernon
Steven Darrell ................ Sheriff Walter Cantrell
Synopsis:
Deputy Chris Meegan murders Sheriff Walter Cantrell - but Colton,
who finds the sheriff's body, is arrested for the slaying. [RF]

1.25 [--] The Loner: THE BURDEN OF THE BADGE
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2125
5Mar66 CBS
written by Norman Katkov
directed by Larry Peerce
film editor: George Gittens
Starring:
Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Victor Jory ................... Simon Ridley
Lonny Chapman ................. Chad Mitchell
Eloise Hardt .................. Martha Mitchell
Dorothy Rice .................. Ann
John Daniels .................. Jimmy
Bill Henry .................... Ben
Bill Hart ..................... Vic
Buff Brady .................... Ed
Synopsis:
A community of reformed criminals ask Colton's help in their fight against
a cattle baron who is trying to drive them off their land. [RF]

[26] The Loner: TO HANG A DEAD MAN (final episode)
TCF-Greenway-Interlaken prod. no. 2126
12Mar66 CBS
written by Milton S. Gelman
directed by Alex March.
film editor: Harry Coswick
Starring: Lloyd Bridges (as William Colton)
Guest Cast:
Bruce Dern .................... Merrick
Howard Da Silva ............... Merrick
Beverly Allyson ............... Maria Flores

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Reruns 19Mar66 -
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[--] 19Mar66 rerun of #1 - possibly
[--] 26Mar66 rerun of #2 "The Vespers" (first aired 25Sep65)
 


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