CTVA - Overland Trail #1.12 "First Stage to Denver" 1-May-1960

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[12]  "First Stage To Denver"
Original NBC Airdate - May 1, 1960
Stagecoach Productions

Opening Credits:
Starring
William Bendix [Kelly]
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Doug McClure [Flip]

Ending Credits:
Directed by Christian Nyby
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Teleplay by Barry Shipman
Story by Samuel A. Peeples
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Produced by Samuel A. Peeples
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Executive Producer Nat Holt
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Starring
William Bendix
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Doug McClure
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Also Starring
Sue George [Calamity Jane]
Peter Whitney [Governor Sutcliff]
Judson Pratt [Abner Dutton, President of the Rocky Mountain Stage
Company]
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with
Wendell Holmes [Mayor Filmore]
Peter Brocco [Courtney]
Kay Kuter [Saunders]
Morgan Sha'an
Kelton Garwood
George Eldredge
Tom Vize
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AN OVERLAND STAGE-BILBEN PRODUCTION
filmed in hollywood at revue studios
mca tv exclusive distributor
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Director of Photography William A. Sickner, A.S.C.
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Art Director . . . Ray Beal
Editorial Supervisor . . . David J. O'Connell
Film Editor . . . John Hall
Music Supervision . . . Joseph E. Romero
Sound . . . Earl Crain, Jr.
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Assistant Director . . . Edward K. Dodds
Set Decorator . . . Hal Gausman
Costume Supervisor . . . Vincent Dee
Makeup . . . Jack Barron
Hair Stylist . . . Florence Bush

Synopsis:
It's anything goes for the Rocky Mountain Stage Company: From a
"gift" box containing a rattle snake, cut harnesses, and "Indian" raids on
way stations to importing a lighter "toy baby carriage" of a coach and
hiring Calamity Jane, the "best stage driver in the West"--anything to stop
the Overland with its dependable Concord from securing a mail franchise by
being the first stage to Denver. But Flip has more than the franchise on
his mind. He hopes to collect on a winning bet--a kiss from Calamity.(bj)

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