CTVA US Western - "Rawhide" (CBS) Season 1 (Early 1959)

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Starring: Eric Fleming (as Gil Favor) Clint Eastwood (as Rowdy Yates)
With: Sheb Wooley (as Pete Nolan), Paul Brinegar (as Wishbone)
James Murdcock (as "Mushy"), Steve Raines (as Jim Quince) Rocky Shahan (as Joe Scarlet)
Season 1 (CBS) (Early 1959)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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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CBS - Fridays 8:00 pm EST (Jan-April 1959)
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Story Editor: Endre Bohem / Production Manager: Harry Templeton
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.

1.01 [---] Rawhide: INCIDENT OF THE TUMBLEWEED WAGON
09-Jan-1959
Written by Fred Freiberger
Directed by Richard Whorf
Guest Cast:
Terry Moore ................... Mrs. Storm
Tom Conway .................... Sinclair Winnington
Frank Wilcox .................. Marshal Wilt Jackson
John War Eagle ................ Virgo
Val Dufour .................... Luke Storm
John Larch
Bob Steele
David Whorl
Maurice Manson
Bill Hale
The cattle drive, headed by trail boss Gil Favor and his chief "ramrod"
Rowdy Yates, shares camp with a marshal and his deputy who are taking
prisoners for a court trial via a tumbleweed wagon.

1.02 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT AT ALABASTER PLAIN
16-Jan-1959
Written by David Swift
Directed by Richard Whorf
Guest Cast:
Suzanne Lloyd ................. Verbena Cardin
Mark Richman .................. Mastic Cardin
Martin Balsam ................. Father Fabian
Troy Donahue .................. Buzz Travis
Joe DeSantis .................. Justice Cardin
Peter Mamakos ................. Kellum
Myron Healey .................. Gun Guard
A water stop at a mission promises a delightful break in the hard work of
driving cattle until all the hands are invited to a wedding party.

1.03 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT WITH AN EXECUTIONER  (verified)
 23-Jan-1959 CBS Fri
Produced & Directed by Charles Marquis Warren/ Associate Producer: A.C. Lyles
Written by James Edmiston
Director of Photography: Philip Lathrop
Special Guest Star:
Dan Duryea ........... Jardin
*
Martin Milner ........ Johnny Doan
Marguerite Chapman ... Madge
*
James Drury .......... Kenley
Jan Shepard .......... Mary Doan
Stafford Repp ........ Vanryzin
William Schallert .... The Salesman
Glen Gordon .......... The Stage Driver
Synopsis:
Trail boss Gil Favor and ramrod Rowdy Yates encounter a stage coach accident while driving their cattle north.
They discover the travelers are being menaced by a professional killer.

1.04 [--] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE WIDOWED DOVE (verified)
30-Jan-1959 CBS
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer: A.C. Lyles
Written by David Lang
Directed by Ted Post
Director of Photography: Philip Lathrop
Special Guest Star:
Sally Forrest ........ Clovis Lindstrom
*
Jay C. Flippen ....... Marshal Lindstrom
*
Harry Shannon ........ Claggert
Vic Perrin ........... Poke
Harry Lauter ......... Billy Grant
Fred Graham .......... The Bartender
Harry Harvey, Sr. ... The Printer
Dick Ryan ............ The Undertaker
Henry Wills .......... The Croupier
Synopsis:
Trail boss Gil Favor sees his crew of cattle drivers seeking release from the tensions of trail life by indulging
in a shatteringly violent day off in a tough frontier town.

1.05 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT ON THE EDGE OF MADNESS
06-Feb-1959
Written by Herbert Little Jr. & David Victor
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Guest Cast:
Lon Chaney, Jr. ............... Lt. Jesse Childress
Marie Windsor ................. Narcie
Alan Marshall ................. Warren Millert
Ralph Reed .................... Boston
Duane Grey
Fay Roope
George Hickman
Jester Hairston
Synopsis 1:
A half-crazed southern aristocrat threatens the cattle drive when he entices most of the hands with the promise of
creating a new confederate empire.
Synopsis 2:
Driving their cattle north from Texas, Gil and Rowdy are deserted by their cowhands, who are still bitter about the Civil
War. A Southern aristocrat has persuaded the men to leave the cattle drive and help him set up a new Confederate empire.

1.06 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE POWER AND THE PLOW
13-Feb-1959
Written by Fred Freiberger
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Guest Cast:
Brian Donlevy ................. Jed Reston
Michael Pate .................. Taslatch
Dick Van Patten ............... Matt Reston
Rodolfo Acosta ................ Chisera
Jack Williams ................. Bannion
Malcolm Atterbury ............. Will Morton
Jeanne Bates .................. Henny Morton
Carol Thurston ................ Waneea
Robert Gist ................... Sheriff
Sandy Kenyon
Gil Favor and Rowdy Yates must confront jed restonan egotistical land
baron, who nearly causes an indian uprising just to teach his son a lesson.

1.07 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT AT BARKER SPRINGS  [1st pilot episode]
20-Feb-1959 CBS Fri
Filmed at 20th Century Fox Studios
Produced & Directed by Charles Marquis Warren
Written by Les Crutchfield
Guest Cast:
Paul Richards ......... Brozo
June Lockhart ......... Rainy Dawson
Richard Gilden ........ Lance Ford
DeForest Kelley ....... Slate Prell
Bill Hale ............. Marshal Tobin
Synopsis 1:
Trail boss Gil Favor and ramrod Rowdy Yates find themselves involved in brother's crusade for revenge after one of
their trail hands is shot to death.
Synopsis 2:
While the cattle drive is passing through Barker Springs, one of Gil Favor's trail hands suddenly leaves the drive.
Soon afterwards, he is found shot to death. His brother, who has joined the drive, vows to avenge his death. [JB]
Note:
According to the production notes, Wishbone was originally played by Robert Carricart in the pilot, but he was replaced
by Paul Brinegar and the scenes involving the trail cook were reshot. [JB]

1.08 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT WEST OF LANO  [2nd pilot episode]
27-Feb-1959
 Produced & Directed by Charles Marquis Warren
Written by Buckley Angell
Filmed at Fox-Western studio Los Angeles-exteriors near
Nogales Arizona)
Martha Hyer ................... Hannah Haley
Abby Dalton ................... Ruth Haley
Nancy Hadley .................. Emily Haley
Jacqueline Mayo ............... Margaret Haley
Robert H. Harris .............. Joe Planey
James Anderson
Ron Soble
K.L. Smith
Four sisters are found huddled around their broken-down show wagon
as trail boss Gil Favor and his ramrod Rowdy Yates drive their cattle north to market.

1.09 [---] Rawhide: INCIDENT OF THE TOWN IN TERROR
06-Mar-1959 CBS Fri
Incident of the Town in Terror (1)
Incident of the Town in Terror (2)
Incident of the Town in Terror (3)
Incident of the Town in Terror (4)
Incident of the Town in Terror (5)
Incident of the Town in Terror (6)
CBS Production / Filmed at Universal-International Studios
Produced by Charles Marquis Warren; Associate Producer, A.C. Lyles
Written by Oliver Crawford
Directed by Ted Post
Guest Star:
Margaret O'Brien ..... Betsy Stauffer
With:
Harry Townes ......... Amos Stauffer
Don C. Harvey ........... Joe Greevey
Pat O'Moore .......... Matt Novak
Russ Conway .......... Josh Miller
Kem Dibbs ............ Yaeger
Dan White
James Gavin
Garry Walberg
Trail boss Gil Favor and his ramrod Rowdy Yates face the stalking terror of a life-devouring epidemic
which strikes their cattle drive while on the open plains.

1.10 [--] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE GOLDEN CALF
13-Mar-1959 CBS
WRITTEN BY ENDRE BOHEM
DIRECTED BY JESSE HIBBS
Guest Cast:
Macdonald Carey ............... Brother Bent
John Pickard .................. Clint Crowley
Charles Gray .................. Flagg
Richard Shannon
Chuck Roberson
Clem Fuller
Trail boss Gil Favor and his ramrod Rowdy Yates find themselves victims of
a rival trail boss determined to deprive them of their herd at give-away prices.

1.11 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE COYOTE WEED
20-Mar-1959
Written by David Lang
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Rick Jason .................... Rivera
Buzz Martin ................... Roy Evans
Jorge Moreno .................. Sanchez
Garry Walberg
Trail boss Gil Favor and his ramrod Rowdy Yates become the target of a
vicious gang of bandits who make the plains their stalking grounds.

1.12 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE CHUBASCO  (verified)
03-Apr-1959
Filmed at M-G-M Studios / Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Written by Al C. Ward
Directed by Buzz Kulik
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Special Guest Star:
George Brent .......... Jefferson Devereaux
Also Starring:
John Ericson .......... Tom Bryan
Noah Beery ............ Arkansas
Olive Sturgess ........ Sally Devereaux
Stacy Harris .......... Riggs
A massive wind-swept plateau is the scene of a contest between Gil Favor and Jefferson Devereaux --
the boss of the country through which the drive is passing.

 1.13 [---] Rawhide: INCIDENT OF THE CURIOUS STREET  (verified)
10-Apr-1959
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Original Story by N.B. Stone Jr. / Teleplay by Earl Baldwin & N.B. Stone Jr.
Directed by Ted Post
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Incident of the Curious Street (1) (2)  - (3)  - (4)  - (5) - (6)  
Special Guest Start:
Mercedes McCambridge ... Mrs. Miller
Also Starring:
James Westerfield ...... Matt Lucas
Whitney Blake .......... Angie Miller
Dennis Cross ........... Waldo Lucas
Ralph Moody ............ Ed Corey
Gil Favor and Rowdy Yates leave their cattle drive to hunt a half dozen strays and stumble upon a woman
and her teen-aged daughter being held prisoner in an abandoned town.

1.14 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE DOG DAYS  (verified)
17-Apr-1959
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Written by Samuel A. Peeples
Directed by George Sherman
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Special Guest Star:
Don Dubbins ........... Johnny Carter
*
R.G. Armstrong ........ Enoch Talby
Addison Richards ...... Jed Blaine
Ross Elliott .......... Carl Myers
John Vivyan ........... Toby Clark
Craig Duncan .......... Bates
Milan Smith ........... Kyle
Hal Roth .............. Ross
Trail boss Gil Favor faces the roughest test a cattle driver can meet when he takes his herd across the bone-dry
staked plains, risking the herd and his reputation as a trail boss.

1.15 [---] Rawhide: INCIDENT OF THE CALICO GUN
(verified)
24-Apr-1959
Incident of the Calico Gun (1) (2)  -  (3)  -  (4)  -  (5)
 Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Written by Winston Miller
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Special Guest Star:
Jack Lord ............. Blake
Also Starring:
Gloria Talbott ........ Jenny Watson
*
Myron Healey .......... Jeb
Gene Collins .......... Kid
Steve Mitchell ........ Dave
Damian O'Flynn ........ Paymaster
Midway across a desert valley with their herd, trail boss Gil Favor and his ramrod Rowdy Yates encounter a cabin
in flames and its only survivor, young Jenny watson.

1.16 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE MISPLACED INDIANS (verified)
01-May-1959
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Written by David Victor & Herbert Little Jr.
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
SpecialGuest Star:
Kim Hunter ............ Amelia Spaulding
*
Lyle Talbot ........... Dr. Otis Gray
Virginia Gregg ........ Clarissa Gray
Richard Hale .......... Mr. Moon
Robert Carson ......... Capt. Brandon
Milan Smith ........... Kyle Jeffers
Rodd Redwing .......... Indian
While scouting a campsite, Rowdy Yates stumbles on a serene-looking cabin - the pathway of which is littered
with dead indians.

1.17 [---] Rawhide: INCIDENT OF FEAR IN THE STREETS
08-May-1959
RAWHIDE - Episode: Incident With Fear In The Streets - part 1 part 2  -  part 3  -  part 4  - part 5
Written by Fred Freiberger
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Guest Cast:
Gary Merrill .................. Jed Mason
Robert Driscoll ............... Wilt Mason
Corey Allen ................... Mel Mason
Guy Stockwell ................. Gregg Mason
Ed Faulkner ................... Brett Mason
Morris Ankrum ................. Dr. Jackson
Don Haggerty .................. Mort Hendricks
Eleanor Ayer .................. Mandy
Ed Nelson ..................... Kels Morgan
Bob Steele
Olan Soule
Amzie Strickland
Len Hendry
Trail boss Gil Favor and his ramrod Rowdy Yates leave the herd and race to
a nearby town doctor for Pete Nolan, who has been badly gored by a steer.

1.18 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT BELOW THE BRAZOS
15-May-1959
Written by Herbert Purdum
Directed by Jack Arnold
Guest Cast:
Leslie Nielsen ................ Eli Becket
Martin Landau ................. Cort
Kathleen Crowley .............. Millie Wade
Irene Tedrow .................. Minnie Lou
William Joyce
John Craven
Alan Reynolds
While herding their cattle through paradise alley, Gil Favor and Rowdy
Yates are met by a group of defiant farmers, led by powerful eli becker.

1.19 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE DRY DRIVE (verified)
22-May-1959
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Written by John Dunkel
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Special Guest Star:
Victor Jory .......... Jess Hode
*
Jean Inness .......... Carrie Hode
Ron Hagerthy ......... Jim Hode
Chris Alcaide ........ Gates
With their cattle in danger from dying of thirst, trail boss Gil Favor and Rowdy Yates face an added threat
from aging tyrant, Jess Hode, who harbors bitter resentment toward the cattle drivers.

1.20 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE JUDAS TRAP
05-Jun-1959
Written by David Lang
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
Guest Cast:
Nina Foch ..................... Madrina Wilcox
Phyllis Coates ................ Nora Sage
Jane Nigh ..................... Paula Wilcox
Gerald Mohr ................... Brad Morgan
Hugh Sanders .................. Marshal McVie
John Bleifer
Larry Thor
Paul McGuire
Rush Williams
Rick Arnold
Milan Smith
Under attack from wolves, the cattlemen seek help from a rancher, Medrina Wilcox.
 
1.21 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT IN NO MAN'S LAND (verified)
12-Jun-1959
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Story by Lawrence L. Goldman / Teleplay Buckley Angell
Directed by Jack Arnold
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Special Guest Star:
Brian Keith ............ Tod Macauley
Also Staring:
Phyllis Avery .......... Ann Macauley
*
Reed Hadley ............ Clement
Adam Williams .......... Kellino
*
Mary Beth Hughes ....... Sarah
Don Megowan ............ Jack Viner
Shirley Knight ......... Jennie Cooper
Dee J. Thompson ........ Liz Viner
Ron Foster ............. Charley Cooper
Maria Monay ............ Mary
Larry Blake ............ Guard
Investigating a series of explosions which threaten to stampede their cattle, Gil Favor and Rowdy Yates discover
a settlement inhabited only by women.

1.22 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF A BURST OF EVIL (verified)
26-Jun-1959
Filmed at M-G-M Studios/ Produced by Charles Marquis Warren / Associate Producer Ernest Nims
Written by Buckley Angell
Directed by George Sherman
Director of Photography, John M. Nickolaus, Jr.
Special Guest Star:
Linda Cristal .......... Louise
*
H.M. Wynant ............ Jonas Lester
Elisha Cook, Jr. ....... Bain
Charles Bateman ........ Hess
Eve McVeagh ............ Beaulah
Russ Bender ............ Storekeeper
Kenneth MacDonald ...... Townsman
Ralph Votrian .......... Boy
Jean Tatum ............. Storekeeper's Wife
Ezelle Poole ........... Woman
Dick Nelson ............ Guard
The crew of the cattle drive captures a wild-looking man who has been stalking their camp.

1.23 [---] Rawhide:
INCIDENT OF THE ROMAN CANDLES
10-Jul-1959
Written by Jan Winters
Directed by Stuart Heisler
Guest Cast:
Beverly Garland ............... Jennie Colby
Richard Eyer .................. Davey Colby
Bill Henry .................... Sam Colby
Gerald Milton ................. Mooney
Zon Murray .................... Harv
David McMahon ................. Larch
Will Wright ................... Grandpa
Bob Ellenstein ................ Stan Brodie
Robert Griffin
William Tannen
Don Wilbanks
Margie Liszt
Tom Wilder
David Wanger
Trail boss Gil Favor, ramrod Rowdy Yates, and scout Pete Nolan find a young boy armed with roman candles.

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