CTVA Western - "The Texan" (Desilu/CBS) Season 2 (1959-60)

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Starring: Rory Calhoun as Bill Longley
Season 2 (CBS) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox, Keith Chandler

references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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 ################# The Texan ##################
############## season 2 1959-60 ##############
############### (final season) ###############
CBS Mondays 8:00 pm Eastern

2.01 [38] The Texan: NO WAY OUT (1959.09.14)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 39
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Helen Wallace ................. Sarah Partland
Stuart Randall ................ Lee Tatlock
Lucien Littlefield ............ John Partland
James Griffith ................ Morgan Lewis
Gerald Milton ................. Tod Cannon
Kem Dibbs ..................... Troy Ferris
Joseph Turkel ................. Evan McBeem
Tom Hardison .................. Will Carton

2.02 [39] The Texan: IMAGE OF GUILT (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 37
21Sep59 CBS Mon
DIRECTED BY EARL C. KENTON.
WRITTEN BY JOHN R. ROBERTS AND JO CONWAY.
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
GUEST CAST:
Richard Travis ................ Jess Grady
Chris Alcaide ................. Tubbs
Stephen Hammer ................ Jimmy Grady
Don Haggerty
FRED GRAHAM,
MONTE HALE,
Selene Walters
PITT HERBERT, PAULA VICTOR, TOM ANDRE, ANTHONY MERRILL.
SYNOPSIS:
WHILE ARRIVING IN A TOWN DURING A RODEO CELEBRATION, BILL LONGLEY
MEETS A PHOTOGRAPHER FRIEND AND HIS SON. DURING A DRAW AND SHOOT
CONTEST, THAT BILL HAS ENTERED, A ROBBERY IS COMMITED BY THREE MEN
WHO SHOOT AND KILL BILL'S FRIEND. [SC]

2.03 [--] The Texan: CATTLE DRIVE (1959.09.28)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 72
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Claude Akins
Whitney Blake

2.04 [--] The Texan: THE DISHONEST POSSE (1959.10.05)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 40
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Henry Rowland ................. Dutch Slegler
William Erwin ................. Les Cosby
Peter Whitney ................. Nate Jeeter
Bing Russell .................. Larry Boland
Nestor Paiva .................. Jose Taffola
Jack Lambert .................. Jack Proddy
Chick Bilyeu .................. Marshal

2.05 [--] The Texan: BLUE NORTHER (1959.10.12)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 41
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Dan Barton .................... Pony Sloan
John Beradino ................. Sebe Bisbee
Eddy Waller ................... Stage Driver
Dean Stanton .................. Chad Bisbee
Hal Baylor .................... Dobe Bisbee
James Turley .................. Luke Bisbee
Parley Baer ................... Drummer
Ned Wever ..................... John Camden

2.06 [--] The Texan: TRAILDUST (1959.10.19)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 50
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Brian Donlevy ................. Sam Gallup
Chuck Henderson ............... Jim Hasty Fox
Addison Richards
Nan Peterson
Mike Ragan
Lane Bradford
John Milford

2.07 [--] The Texan: THE TELEGRAPH STORY (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 42
26-Oct-1959 CBS Mon
Directed By Edward Ludwig
Written By Edmund Morris
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Edward Ashley............as Darrell Stanton
Denver Pyle............as Chip Andrews
Harry Fleer............as Gil Sommers
Tom Trout............as Bill Ness
Fred Graham............as Chad
Reg Parton ............as Chuck Rogers
Richard Adams............as Connors
Barbara Pepper............as Mary Devlin
Dan White............as Devlin
Phil Tully............as Grogan
Synopsis:
While working for a telegraph company stringing poles on a route through an unknown canyon,
Bill Longley and his crew encounter a gang of outlaws disguised as miners.[SC]

2.08 [--] The Texan: STAMPEDE
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 46
02-Nov-1959 CBS Mon
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Michael Dante ............. Stan Chambers
Mario Alcaide ............. Yellow Hawk
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez ... Pedro Vasquez (recurring)
Shirley Knight ............ Lily Akins
Roy Barcroft
Red Morgan
Synopsis:
Bill Longley accepts a job to drive a herd of cattle to Abilene, Kansas. After the drive begins,
Longley realizes that another  outfit will stop at nothing to beat him to the cattle market. [RF]

2.09 [--] The Texan: SHOWDOWN AT ABILENE (1959.11.09)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 47
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Michael Dante ................. Steve Chambers
Mario Alcaide ................. Yellow Hawk
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez ....... Pedro Vasquez (recurring)
Shirley Knight
Barbara Luna
Roy Barcroft

2.10 [--] The Texan: THE RELUCTANT BRIDEGROOM (1959.11.16)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 49
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Michael Dante ................. Steve Chambers
Mario Alcaide ................. Yellow Hawk
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez ....... Pedro Vasquez (recurring)
Barbara Luna
Rodolfo Acosta
Ralph Moody

2.11 [--] The Texan: TROUBLE ON THE TRAIL (1959.11.23)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 48
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Michael Dante ................. Steve Chambers
Mario Alcaide ................. Yellow Hawk
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez ....... Pedro Vasquez
Kay E. Kuter .................. Shooter
Joan Taylor
Tod Griffin

2.12 [--] The Texan: COWARDS DON'T DIE (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 51
30-Nov-1959 CBS Mon
Directed By Edward Ludwig
Written By Harry Kronman
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Karl Swenson........as Sam Maitland
Sally Fraser........as Martha Maitland
Robert Wilke........as Pete Torrey
Bern Hoffman........as Ed Bowden
Hal Baylor........as Pete Amson
Sherwood Price........as Mort Drover
Hal Smith........as The Bartender
Synopsis:
A former Marshal,now a store keeper,has developed a fear of using a gun is harrassed by the 
leader of a local gang claiming that he is a coward. Bill Longley comes to the aid of the man. [SC]

2.13 [--] The Texan: BORDER INCIDENT (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 43
07-Dec-1959 CBS Mon
Directed By Edward Ludwig
Written By Gerald Drayson Adams
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Claude Akins........as Clay Fallon
Whitney Blake........as Nora Banning
Alan Roberts........as Chico
Alberto Morin........as Capt. Rojas
Douglas Kennedy........as Jason Quarles
Nacho Galindo........as Garcia
Rodolfo Hoyos........as Senor Lopez
Robert Contreras........as Gonzales
Natividad Vacio........as Ignacio
Gwen Dolvn........as Monecita
*
Duncan Lamont as David MacMorris (recurring) ??
Alan Hale, Jr. as Sculley (recurring) ??
Kipp Hamilton as Steve ??
Synopsis:
While on his way to El Paso, Bill Longley is used as a pawn by a cattle buyer
who pays for cattle accross the Mexican border using counterfeit money. [SC]

2.14 [--] The Texan: DANGEROUS GROUND (1959.12.14)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 57
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Duncan Lamont ................. David MacMorris (recurring)
Kipp Hamilton ................. Steve
Alan Hale, Jr. ................ Sculley (recurring)
Harry Shannon ................. Jay Howell
Dick Kallman .................. Ben Howell
Robert Foulk
Wendell Holmes
Reg Parton (recurring/stunts)

2.15 [--] The Texan: END OF TRACK (1959.12.21)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 56
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Duncan Lamont ................. David MacMorris (recurring)
Kipp Hamilton ................. Steve
Alan Hale, Jr. ................ Sculley (recurring)
Michael Pate .................. Emory
Bern Hoffman
Richard Adams
Don Harvey
Harry Fleer
Reg Parton (recurring/stunts)

2.16 [--] The Texan: Rough TRACK TO PAYDAY (1959.12.28)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 59
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Stacy Harris .................. Abel Crowder
Myrna Dell .................... Miss Delly
Neeley Edwards
Gregg Barton
Reg Parton (recurring/stunts)
Mary Melrose
James Anderson

2.17 [--] The Texan: FRIEND OF THE FAMILY (1960.01.04)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 63
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
John Dehner ................... Major Randolph
Steve Terrell ................. Evan Randolph
Roger Perry ................... Robin Randolph
James Coburn .................. Cal Gruder
Bob Terhune ................... Wally
Reg Parton (recurring/stunts)

2.18 [--] The Texan: THE TAMING OF RIO NADA (1960.01.11)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 67
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Valerie Allen ................. Anne Banner
Barbara Stuart ................ Poker Alice
Reed Hadley ................... Wild Jack Tobin
Bern Hoffman .................. Bull Brinkley
James Griffith ................ Shawn O'Rourke
Mason Alan Dinehart ........... Brazos Kid
Richard Devon ................. Tim Craven
Tom Fadden .................... Ezekiel Waters

2.19 [--] The Texan: SIXGUN STREET (1960.01.18)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 66
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Valerie Allen ................. Anne Banner
Barbara Stuart ................ Poker Alice
Mason Alan Dinehart ........... Brazos Kid
Reed Hadley ................... Wild Jack Tobin
Richard Devon ................. Tim Craven
Tom Fadden .................... Ezekiel Waters

2.20 [--] The Texan: THE TERRIFIED TOWN
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 65
25-Jan-1960 CBS Mon
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Valerie Allen ................. Anne Banner
Barbara Stuart ................ Poker Alice
Mason Alan Dinehart ........... Brazos Kid
Reed Hadley ................... Wild Jack Tobin
Richard Devon ................. Tim Craven
Tom Fadden .................... Ezekiel Waters
And:
Bob Steele ........... Luke Short.
Luke Short was a hired gun brought in to shoot it out with Rory Calhoun in the climax of this episode.

2.21 [--] The Texan: THIRTY HOURS TO KILL
(a.k.a. The Ambushers) (1960.02.01)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 45
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Mort Mills .................... Ben Dawson/Blackie Dawson
Katherine Squire .............. Mrs. Dawson
Ron Soble ..................... Amos Dawson
Malcolm Atterbury
Morris Ankrum

2.22 [--] The Texan: QUARANTINE (1960.02.08)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 60
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Lita Baron .................... Dolores
Frank Ferguson ................ Thomas Laurie
Duncan Lamont ................. David MacMorris (recurring)
Andy Clyde .................... Andy Miles
Alan Hale, Jr. ................ Sculley (recurring)
Kem Dibbs ..................... Matt Horton
James Drake

2.23 [--] The Texan: BURIED TREASURE (1960.02.15)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 61
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Lita Baron .................... Dolores
Frank Ferguson ................ Mac
Andy Clyde .................... Andy Miles
Duncan Lamont ................. David MacMorris (recurring)
Don Beddoe
Dick Rich
Douglas Kennedy

2.24 [--] The Texan: CAPTIVE CREW (1960.02.22)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 54
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Lita Baron .................... Dolores
Andy Clyde .................... Andy Miles
Alan Hale, Jr. ................ Sculley (recurring)
Kem Dibbs ..................... Matt Horton
Duncan Lamont ................. David MacMorris (recurring)
Kipp Hamilton ................. Steve
Michael Pate

2.25 [--] The Texan: SHOWDOWN (1960.02.29)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 55
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Kipp Hamilton ................. Steve
Alan Hale, Jr. ................ Sculley (recurring)
Duncan Lamont ................. David MacMorris (recurring)
Anthony Caruso
Hugh Sanders
Ron Hayes

2.26 [--] The Texan: BORROWED TIME (1960.03.07)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 70
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Ann Robinson .................. Anne Carter
John Pickard .................. Jess Walton
Russ Conway ................... Bob Jason
Raymond Greenleaf ............. Rev. Hibbs
James Drake ................... Matt Stacey
George Keymas ................. Lud Galloway

2.27 [--] The Texan: THE GOVERNOR'S LADY (1960.03.14)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 68
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Lita Baron .................... Lita Moreno
Richard Travis ................ Governor
Frank Puglia .................. Carlos Moreno
Mark Dana ..................... John Maddox
Myron Healey

2.28 [--] The Texan: TOWN DIVIDED (1960.03.21)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 75
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Walter Coy .................... Doc Nelson
June Blair .................... Ellen Warren
Steve Terrell ................. Ken Crowley
Morgan Woodward ............... Mark Jordan
Robert Foulk

2.29 [--] The Texan: THE GUILTY AND THE INNOCENT (1960.03.28)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 71
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Robert F. Simon ............... Vance
Bud Slater .................... Jed Lewis
Helen Wallace ................. Ma Lewis
Denver Pyle ................... Sheriff
Percy Helton
Don C. Harvey

2.30 [--] The Texan: PRESENTATION GUN (1960.04.04)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 78
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Robert Brubaker ............... Sheriff Jim Calvin
Ron Starr ..................... Chris Calvin
Gary Judas .................... Curley Sloane
Chris Alcaide ................. Deputy Luke Smith
Stafford Repp
Harry Harvey, Sr.

2.31 [--] The Texan: RUTHLESS WOMAN  (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 80
11-Apr-1960 CBS Mon
Directed By Harry Harris,Jr.
Teleplay By Victor M. Orsatti and Buckley Angell / Story By Buckley Angell
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Francis McDonald ........ as Tod Colton
Joyce Meadows ........... as Helen Castle
Bob Hopkins ............. as Ewell
Ken Mayer ............... as Tom Bolt
Joyce Sragg ............. as The Dance Hall Girl
Synopsis:
While on the trail,Bill Longley comes accross a wounded man,and takes him
to a local ranch to have his wounds treated. The owner of the ranch, a
woman,and her foreman refuse to help the injured man. [SC]

2.32 [--] The Texan: THE NOMAD (1960.04.18)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 79
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Danny Scholl .................. Tony
Cindy Ames .................... Janet
Bob Anderson .................. Fraiser
Nesdon Booth .................. Kurt}
Larry Chance
Edward Earle
William Fawcett

2.33 [--] The Texan: KILLER'S ROAD (1960.04.25)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 77
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Robert J. Wilke ............... Asa Kirby
James Best .................... Clay Kirby
Harry Fleer ................... Marshal Ray Gibbons
Lane Bradford ................. Jed Burdette

2.34 [--] The Texan: LADY TENDERFOOT (1960.05.09)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 73
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Claire Kelly .................. Gail Henshaw
Emory Parnell ................. Hugo Henshaw
Jack Elam ..................... Dud Parsons
Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez ....... Pedro Vasquez (recurring)
Jim Drake
Billy M. Greene

2.35 [--] The Texan: THE INVISIBLE NOOSE (1960.05.16)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 62
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Elaine Edwards ................ Lois Bentley
Charles Maxwell ............... Jeff
Reg Parton .................... Pete (recurring/stunts)
Bill Erwin .................... Sheriff Rand
Gregg Barton .................. Posse Leader
Paul Keast .................... Parson
Anthony Brand ................. Charlie Short
James Anderson

2.36 [--] The Texan: THE MOUNTAIN MAN (1960.05.23)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 58
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Charles Arnt .................. Ed Kingman
Duncan Lamont ................. Mack
Ken Mayer ..................... Ace Morgan
Sam Edwards
Reg Parton (recurring/stunts)
Hal Smith
Bud Osborne

2.37 [--] The Texan: JOHNNY TUVO (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 52
30-May-1960 CBS Mon
Directed By Edward Ludwig
Written By Frank Chase
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Ron Haggerty........as Johnny Tuvo
Carrie Nagle........as Mary Webster
Myron Healey........as Gate Gaylor
Dehl Berti........as Mouse Murphy
Frank Wilcox........as Robert Kincaide
Jack Carr........as Hanrahan
Roberto Contreras........as Maggio
Synopsis:
Bill Longley gets involved with a lively young man named Johnny Tuvo who challanges him to
a horse race, and two hard cases who plan to rob a bank during the racing event. [SC]

2.38 [--] The Texan: THE ACCUSER
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 69
06Jun1960 CBS Mon
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest cast:
Fay Roope .......... Mr. Benton
Kristine Miller .... Mattie
Don Haggerty ....... Lew Taylor
Harry Cheshire ..... Doc McKensie
Jim Hayward ........ Clem Potter
James Lydon ........ Smitty
Reg Parton (recurring/stunts)
Mike Mazurki
Synopsis:
Longley spots two men fleeing a band of horsemen and rides over to help them out.
Too late he learns that the pair are bank robbers and their pursuers a posse. [RF]

 2.39 [--] The Texan: MISSION TO MONTERAY (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 64
13-Jun-1960 CBS Mon
Directed By Earl C. Kenton
Written By Earl C. Kenton & Will Gould
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Eduardo Noriega........as Capt.Ortega
Richard Carlyle........as Clay Beaumont
Jewell Lain........as Janet Wade
Raymond Bailey........as Consul James Wade
Lane Bradford........as Buck Tanner
Synopsis:
The daughter of an American Goverment official stationed in Monteray, Mexico plans to marry a man
 suspected of running a silver coin counterfeiting ring. Bill Longley, a good friend of the official goes
undercover with hopes of infiltrating the gang. [SC]

2.40 [--] The Texan: BADMAN (verified -SC)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 76
20-Jun-1960 CBS Mon
Written & Directed By Erle C. Kenton
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Tod Griffin........as Kurt Bradden
Beverly Washburn........as Greta Bradden
Celia Lovsky........as Grandma Bradden
Anthony Warde........as Clem Bodie
John Alderson........as Jake
John Harmon........as Russ Harbin
Gil Rankin........as Marshal Roy Adams
Synopsis:
Bill Longley takes the job of transporting a wanted outlaw to a trial hearing in Pueblo, Colorado for a disabled Marshal
 friend. During their journey, Longley and  his prisoner take refuge in a ghost town from a blinding dust storm, not
realizing that members of the outlaw's gang are present. [SC]

2.41 [--] The Texan: TWENTY-FOUR HOURS TO LIVE (1960.09.05)
Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 44
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Charles Cooper ................ Steve Murrow
Barbara Kelly ................. Ruth
Paul Birch .................... Sheriff Benson
Wendell Holmes ................ Henry Morton
Harry Bartell
Richard Norris
Burt Mustin

2.42 [--] The Texan: [title unknown] (final episode of "The Texan")
(1960.09.12)
Possibly Desilu-Rorvic prod. no. 53 or 74
Starring: Rory Calhoun (as Bill Longley)
Guest Cast:
Paula Raymond ................. Gloria Cameron
Robert Morris ................. Chuck Cameron
Dehl Berti .................... Jim Teach
Irene Tedrow .................. Mrs. Petrie
Dan White
Tom London

[--] Prod. nos. 53 & 74 missing or NOT used

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