CTVA Western - "Temple Houston" (WB/Jack Webb/NBC) (1963-64) Jeffrey Hunter, Jacl Elam

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Temple Houston (1963-64)
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TEMPLE HOUSTON
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Temple Houston Company
Rancom Productions, Inc./ Apollo Productions, Inc.
Warner Brothers Television
for
NBC (Thursdays 7:30 pm EST)
Executive Producer Jack Webb
Producers, Joseph Dackow, Richard Bluel, Lawrence Dobkin, James Lydon

US Western series 1963-64 unaired pilot + 26 episodes x 60 min bw
Starring
Jeffrey Hunter as Temple Houston
Jack Elam as George Taggart

recurring cast: (to be verified)
Mary Wickes as Ida Goff
Frank Ferguson as Judge Ben Gurney
Chubby Johnson as Concho Charlie
James Best as Bill Gotch

Premise:
The Story of Temple Houston, son of Sam Houston, a circuit-riding
attorney, and his partner George Taggert, an ex-gunfighter turned law
enforcer, as they defend unjustly accused people before circuit-riding
judges in the post-Civil War southwest

"Temple Houston" theme music, Ned Washington, Frank Comstock.

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THE MAN FROM GALVASTON (1963) (1st pilot)
(unaired on TV)
(released theatrically - running time 54 min)

Executive Producer by Jack Webb
Produced by Michel Meshekoff
Starring:
Jeffrey Hunter as Timothy Higgins (not Temple Houston)
Guest Cast:
Preston Foster ................ Judge Homer Black
James Coburn .................. Boyd Palmer
Joanna Moore .................. Rita Dillard
Edward Andrews ................ Hyde
Kevin Hagen ................... John Dillard
Ed Nelson ..................... Cole Marteen
Karl Swenson .................. Sheriff
Grace Lee Whitney ............. Texas Rose
Claude Stroud ................. Harvey Sprager
Marjorie Bennett .............. Mrs. Warren
Arthur Malet .................. Barney
Sherwood Price ................ George Taggarr
Martin West ................... Stonewall Grey
Circuit-riding frontier lawyer Timothy Higgins, defends a woman
accused of murder.

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NBC Thursdays 7:30 pm Eastern

1.01 [--] Temple Houston: THE TWISTED ROPE (series premiere)
(c) Copyright 1963 the Temple Houston Company.
19Sep63 NBC Thur
Warner Brothers Television
Rancom Productions, Inc.; Apollo Productions, Inc.
executive producer, Jack Webb
Produced by Joseph Dackow
Teleplay by Jack Turley/ Story by James Warner Bellah.
Directed by Abner Biberman
photography, Robert Hoffman
Film Editor, Byron Chudnow
music, Frank Comstock;
theme music, Ned Washington, Frank Comstock.
Starring:
Jeffrey Hunter (Temple Houston); Jack Elam (George Taggart)
Guest Cast:
Victor Jory ................... Claude Boley
Coffin Wilcox ................. Dorrie Chevenix
Richard Evans ................. the Chevenix Brothers
Anthony Call .................. the Chevenix Brothers
Booth Colman
Paul Newlan
Bill Zuckert
Synopsis:
Dorrie Chevenix wants Temple to defend her two brothers, accused of
killing a sheriff. Temple had better hurry up. An irate mob wants the
prisoners at the end of a rope"

1.02 [--] Temple Houston: FIND ANGEL CHAVEZ
26Sep63 NBC Thur
Executive producer Jack Webb
Directed by Herman Hoffman
Guest Cast:
Herbert Rudley ................ Paul Lennox
Rafael Campos ................. Angel Chavez
Gene Evans .................... Sam Clanton
Linda Dangcil ................. Maria
Anna Navarro .................. Donna Lennox
Woodrow Parfrey ............... Fred Bell

1.03 [--] Temple Houston: LETTER OF THE LAW
03Oct63 NBC Thur
Directed by Robert Totten
Guest Cast:
Brenda Scott .................. Ruth
Victor French ................. Willie Hatrod
James Anderson ................ Vint Harrod
Jan Stine ..................... Prue Harrod
Crahan Denton ................. Judge Brandon
Hayden Rorke .................. Pinkley
H.M. Wynant ................... Jered Mallory

1.04 [--] Temple Houston: TOLL THE BELL SLOWLY
17Oct63 NBC Thur
Executive producer Jack Webb
Directed by Gerd Oswald
Guest Cast:
Susan Kohner .................. Ellena Romolo
Noah Beery .................... Bailey
Everett Sloane ................ Daniel Forbes
Leo Gordon .................... Charles Grimm
Royal Dano .................... Sheriff Smiley
Walter Burke .................. Potts
Robert Foulk .................. O'Garrick
Rusty Lane .................... Poag
James Bell .................... Dr. Davis Carter

1.05 [--] Temple Houston: THE THIRD BULLET
24Oct63 NBC Thur
Directed by Alvin Ganzer
Guest Cast:
Frank Sutton .................. Logan Stocker
Anne Helm ..................... Francie
Hampton Fancher ............... Jim Stocker
Parley Baer ................... Sheriff Beckman
Don Beddoe .................... Simpson
George Petrie ................. Newton Fountain

1.06 [--] Temple Houston: GALLOWS IN GALILEE
31Oct63 NBC Thur
Directed by Robert Totten
Guest Cast:
Robert Lansing ................ Judge Galen Stanke
Ralph Reed .................... Roy Julian
Jacqueline Scott .............. Kate Hagadorn
Dabbs Greer ................... Marshal Cloud
Elisha Cook, Jr. .............. John Alvorsen
Tol Avery ..................... Ed Bascombe
Bob Steele .................... Yeager
Richard Grant ................. Ainslee Priest

1.07 [--] Temple Houston: THE SIEGE AT THAYER'S BLUFF
07Nov63 NBC Thur (rerun 07May64)
Directed by Alvin Ganzer
Guest Cast:
William Reynolds .............. Paul Bannerman
Nina Shipman .................. Mary Bannerman
Russell Thorson ............... Red Gilman
E.J. Andre .................... Judge Diversey
Robert Bray ................... Hal Kester
John Cliff .................... Joe Joyce
Shug Fisher ................... Augie Wren
Synopsis:
Miner Paul Bannerman and his wife Mary are determined to maintain their
squatter's rights - despite Red Gilman and his hired guns. [RF]

1.08 [--] Temple Houston: JUBILEE
14Nov63 NBC Thur
Directed by Robert Totten
Guest Cast:
Peter Whitney ................. Cletus Emory
Virginia Gregg ................ Elizabeth Clendennon
Morgan Woodward ............... Sheriff Ivers
Eddie Firestone ............... Tobe Gillard
William Bramley ............... Ford Conley
Dub Taylor .................... Cliff Willard
Paul Birch .................... Matt Clendennon
Ian Wolfe ..................... Judge Farnley

1.09 [--] Temple Houston: THUNDER GAP
21Nov63 NBC Thur
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Diana Millay .................. Marcey Bannister
Robert Colbert ................ Tom Bannister
Richard Garland ............... Jess Newmark
Brad Weston ................... Lew Sykes
Harry Lauter .................. Sheriff Macon

1.10 [--] Temple Houston: BILLY HART
28Nov63 NBC Thur
Executive producer Jack Webb
Directed by William Conrad
Guest Cast:
Philip Ober ................... Bert Clarke
Russ Conway ................... Henry Hart
Audrey Dalton ................. Amy Hart
Ron Hayes ..................... Lambert
Pat Cardi ..................... Billy Hart
Jon Lormer .................... Matt Turner
Rhys Williams ................. Judge Curry
Len Lesser .................... Orley Baldwin
Jim Nusser .................... Flytrap

1.11 [--] Temple Houston: SEVENTY TIMES SEVEN
05Dec63 NBC Thur
Directed by Robert Totten
Guest Cast:
Susanne Cramer ................ Helmi Bergen
Steve Ihnat ................... Ben Wade
Karl Swenson .................. Sam Wade
Charles Radilac ............... Gustav Bergen
Simon Scott ................... Sheriff Hab Martin
Dan Stafford .................. Fritz Bergen
Sam Edwards ................... Bartender
Tom Holland ................... Lee Bates
James Almanzar ................ Nate Hollister
Robert Rothwell ............... Joe Shivers
Walter Mathews ................ Prosecutor
Marshall Bradford ............. Judge

1.12 [--] Temple Houston: FRACAS AT KIOWA FLATS
12Dec63 NBC Thur ABC Thur (Network Rerun 11Jun64)
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Starring: Jeffrey Hunter (as Temple Houston)
with: Jack Elam (as George Taggart)
Guest Cast:
Kathie Browne ................. Meredith Nothing
Barry Kelley .................. Col. Jim Shepard
Dayton Lummis ................. Col. Bob Grainger
J. Pat O'Malley ............... Joshua C. Merry
Jean Willes ................... Doll Lucas
Jonathan Hole ................. T.T. Teague
Ralph Neff .................... Two Finger Bill
Robert Phillips ............... Shotgun Guard
Synopsis:
Houston and Taggart try to end a feud between two ranchers who -
after 20 years - are still fighting the Civil War. [TA]

1.13 [--] Temple Houston: ENOUGH ROPE
19Dec63 NBC Thur
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ................... Benedict Williams
John Harmon ................... Crane
Ruta Lee ...................... Lucy Tolliver
Ron Soble ..................... Fowler
Walter Sande .................. McGee
Tim Graham .................... Fred Jackson
Steve Condir .................. Sammy
Ed Prentiss ................... Burton
Kenneth MacDonald ............. Official

1.14 [--] Temple Houston: THE DARK MADONNA
26Dec63 NBC Thur
Directed by John Floria
Guest Cast:
Constance Ford ................ Lily Lamont
Don Collier ................... Seth Warrener
Johnny Seven .................. Rio
Stacy Harris .................. Cliff Carteret
Penny Santon .................. Senora Ortega
Nick Alexander ................ Juan Ortega

1.15 [--] Temple Houston: THE GUARDIAN
02Jan64 NBC Thur
Directed by NOT KNOWN (possibly Robert D. Webb)
Guest Cast:
Robert Emhardt ................ Owen Judd
Julie Parrish ................. Maggie Ballard
Greg Irvin .................... Robert Ballard
Sammy Jackson ................. Sodbuster
John Archer ................... Adam Ballard

1.16 [--] Temple Houston: THY NAME IS WOMAN
09Jan64 NBC Thur
Directed by NOT KNOWN (possibly Robert D. Webb)
Guest Cast:
Charles Lane .................. Amos Riggs
Patricia Blair ................ Leslie Hale
Georgia Goode ................. Billie Jean James

1.17 [--] Temple Houston: THE LAW AND BIG ANNIE
16Jan64 NBC Thur
Directed by Charles R. Rondeau
Guest Cast:
Norman Alden .................. Carlton Owens
Carol Byron ................... Marian Carter

1.18 [--] Temple Houston: SAM'S BOY
23Jan64 NBC Thur
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Guest Cast:
Douglas Fowley ................ Doc Webb
Kenneth Tobey ................. Dan Powers
William Fawcett ............... Billy Rogers
Charles Seel .................. Henry Hicks
Herb Vigran ................... Wak
William Bryant ................ Cy Morgan
Richard Tretter ............... Jake Harvey
Don Kennedy ................... Ike Hobbs
Kenneth MacDonald ............. Jury Foreman

1.19 [--] Temple Houston: TEN ROUNDS FOR BABY
30Jan64 NBC Thur
Executive producer Jack Webb
Directed by Irving J. Moore
Guest Cast:
Anne Francis .................. Kate Fitzpatrick
Van Williams .................. Joey Baker
Zeme North .................... Baby Dale
Dave Willock .................. Speedy Jackson
William Phipps ................ Sandy Dale
Hal Baylor .................... Con Morgan

1.20 [--] Temple Houston: THE CASE FOR WILLIAM GOTCH
06Feb64 NBC Thur
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Ray Danton .................... Martin Royale
Richard Jaeckel ............... Coley
Denver Pyle ................... Phineas Fallon
Gordon Wescourt ............... Bryce
Erin O'Donnell ................ Laura Jean

1.21 [--] Temple Houston: A SLIGHT CASE OF LARCENY
13Feb64 NBC Thur
Executive producer Jack Webb
Directed by William Conrad
Guest Cast:
Vim Scotti .................... Pancho Blanca
Charles Watts ................. Paul Hillings
Carol Byron ................... Marian Carter

1.22 [--] Temple Houston: LAST FULL MOON
27Feb64 NBC Thur
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Abraham Sofaer ................ Chief Last Full Moon
Larry Ward .................... Harry Cobb
Vaughn Taylor ................. Colonel Grove
Pilar Seurat .................. Bluebird
John Alonzo ................... Long Maned Pony
Charles Lane .................. Amos Riggs
Edward Colmans ................ Two Suns
Charles Bateman ............... Bowman
Karen Noel .................... Dorisse

1.23 [--] Temple Houston: THE GUN THAT SWEPT THE WEST
05Mar64 NBC Thur
Directed by William Conrad
Guest Cast:
Michael Pate .................. Nat Cramer
John Dehner ................... Jed Dobbs
Sherwood Price ................ Dan Sheldon

1.24 [--] Temple Houston: DO UNTO OTHERS, THEN GALLOP
19Mar64 NBC Thur
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Adam Williams ................. Harmony Brown
Grace Lee Whitney ............. Tangerine O'Shea
Robert McQueeney .............. Robert Sangster
Paul Smith .................... Grover Clippett
Ken Mayer ..................... Sam
Claude Stroud ................. Murdock
William Bramley ............... Gus Finney

1.25 [--] Temple Houston: THE TOWN THAT TRESPASSED
26Mar64 NBC Thur
Directed by William Conrad
Guest Cast:
Robert Conrad ................. Martin Purcell
Parley Baer ................... Claude Spanker
Connie Stevens ................ Charity Simpson
Walter Sande .................. Mayor
Dave Willock .................. Seedy Jackson
Claude Stroud ................. Murdock
Sheldon Allman ................ Cutter
Martin West ................... Lawson
Dal Jenkins ................... Wade
Richard Collier ............... Mr. Huckabee
Robert Adler .................. Townsman

1.26 [--] Temple Houston: MISS KATHERINA (final episode)
02Apr64
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Paula Raymond ................. Miss Katherina
John Baer ..................... Frank McGuire
Richard X. Slattery ........... Sergeant Smathers
Anthony Costello .............. Lieutenant Greeley
Simon Scott ................... Henry Rivers
John Lupton ................... Sinclair
Sammy Jackson ................. Wick
Donald Losby .................. Tommy Rivers
Robert Phillips ............... Private Keller
David McMahon ................. Doc Burgess

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