CTVA Western - "Tombstone Territory" (ZIV/ABC) Season 2 (Spring 1959)

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Starring: Pat Conway (as Sheriff Clay Hollister), Richard Eastham (as Harris Claibourne)
Season 2 (ABC) (Spring 1959)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Dischley, Rina Fox, Tom Alger, KJK, Heikocleef, James Beer
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


 
########### Tombstone Territory ############
########### season 2 spring 1959 ############
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ABC Fridays 9:00 pm Eastern
(replaced "Man with a Camera")

Sponsored by Lipton Tea and Lipton Soup Mixes in season two.
(Even the sponsor's products are shown onscreen during the end credits of several episodes!) [JB]

2.01 [--] Tombstone Territory: WHIPSAW (1959) (verified -SC)
13-Mar-1959 ABC Fri
Written by Bret Hill
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Starring: Pat Conway (as Sheriff Clay Hollister)
Guest Cast:
Warren Oates ............ Bob Pickett
Myron Healey ............ Dempsey
K.L. Smith .............. Ralph Dade
Harry Fleer
Frank Warren
Synopsis:
SHERIFF CLAY HOLLISTER IS ON HIS WAY TO THE TOWN OF RED ROCK TO PICK UP A PRISONER WANTED FOR MURDER
IN TOMBSTONE. THE DEAD MAN'S PARTNER IS SEEKING REVENGE, AND WANTS TO ACCOMPANY HOLLISTER. [SC]
Synopsis:
An escaped prisoner unwittingly aids his own capture and hanging. [TD]

2.02 [--] Tombstone Territory: MARKED FOR MURDER [verified -KJK]
20-Mar-59 ABC Fri
Directed by William Conrad
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Corrigan ........... Whit Purcell
Roy Engel ................ Martin Ramsey
Dehl Berti ............... Stu Regan
Forrest Lewis
Robert Lynn
Synopsis:
June 6, 1882 - Whit Purcell is a killer's agent who arranges for a murder for a fee of $1,000. His partner is Stu Regan,
who does the killing, and then they split the fee. Harris is the man in Tombstone who is "marked for murder".
Martin Ramsey, who is the owner of the Salter Ranch, is the man who paid Purcell to have Harris killed. Ramsey thought
Harris had recognized him as Martin Connors and knew he had escaped from prison. [KJK]

2.03 [--] Tombstone Territory: PAYROLL TO TOMBSTONE
27-Mar-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Peggy Knudsen ........... Amy Ward
John Reach .............. King Cahoon
Robert Shayne ........... Capt. Cass Emerson
Hugh Sanders ............ Enoch Ward
Synopsis:
A stagecoach from Tucson arrives in Tombstone, just when a proprietor is chasing a man out of his store with a gun.
In all of the excitement, it is discovered that a dispatch case belonging to a stagecoach passenger is missing. [JB]
Synopsis:
As the stage from Tucson comes to a stop in front of a Tombstone store, a man flees from the store pursued by
the proprietor, carrying a gun. [TD]

2.04 [--] Tombstone Territory: DAY OF THE AMNESTY
03-Apr-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Jack Elam ............... Wally Jobe
Patrick McVey ........... Fred Tanner
Ron Hayes ............... Chuck Umber
Joyce Meadows ........... Ellen
Synopsis:
Because of a recently declared amnesty, Sheriff Clay Hollister is unable to arrest two hired gunmen. [JB]
Synopsis:
Killers take advantage of a truce between feuding farmers and ranchers. [TD]

2.05 [--] Tombstone Territory: TRAIL'S END
10-Apr-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Harry Harvey, Jr. ....... Mark Thompson
Olive Carey ............. Frieda Thompson
Jeff DeBenning .......... Marshal Clifford
Joe Hamilton
Synopsis:
Sheriff Clay Hollister goes after a young murderer who shot a miner in the back. [JB]

2.06 [--] Tombstone Territory: THE BLACK DIAMOND
17-Apr-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Jean Willes ............. Mrs. Sarah Curtize
Burt Mustin ............. Lucky Oliver
Pierre Watkin ........... Mr. Starr
Synopsis:
As the silver miners of Tombstone have been realizing a profit from the labors, crooks have been coming into town.
Sheriff Clay Hollister discovers a method of protecting the miners. [JB]
Synopsis:
Silver is discovered in Tombstone. The prospectors get rich and the gangsters get richer. [TD]

2.07 [--] Tombstone Territory: THE MAN FROM BREWSTER
24-Apr-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Michael Landon .......... Chris Anderson
Richard Reeves .......... Deputy Tom Hatch
Tom London .............. Jeriah Hoskins
Synopsis:
Chris Anderson, a young stagecoach driver, comes to Sheriff Clay Hollister for help. Anderson, who is wanted
for robbery in Brewster Flats, tells Hollister that the sheriff of Brewster Flats and one of his men are
involved in the crime. [JB]
Synopsis:
A stage driver asks Hollister for protection from another sheriff. [TD]

2.08 [48] Tombstone Territory: GUN HOSTAGE [verified -Heikocleef / KJK]
01-May-1959 ABC Fri
Filmed at Iverson Ranch
Produced by Frank Pittman and Andy White
Written by Martin Mooney and Jim Carling
Directed by Eddie Davis
photographed by Robert Hoffman
edited by Joseph Silver
Gueststars:
Lee Van Cleef .......... as Sam Carver
Pamela Duncan .......... as Amy Hendricks
Bill Henry ............. as Roy Hendricks
Raymond Hatton
Pitt Herbert
Frank Gerstle
Tony Douglas
John Moloney
Synopsis:
June 25, 1884 - Murderer Dan Carver escapes from Marshal Bledsoe on the train and goes to his sister, Amy Hendricks, for help.
Despite a warning from Clay,Amy tries to help Dan and even convinces her husband, Roy, to help him, too. [KJK]
Synopsis:
An escaped killer seeks refuge at his sister's ranch. [TD]

2.09 [--] Tombstone Territory: WARRANT FOR DEATH
08-May-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Russ Conway ............. Rowan
Mary Webster
Wright King
Synopsis:
Two outlaws rob a stagecoach in which Sheriff Clay Hollister is riding. Hollister soon realizes that
they are not ordinary robbers, but killers who are out to get him. [JB]
Synopsis:
A fellow stage passenger seems to know a lot about the accused killer Hollister is after. [TD]

2.10 [--] Tombstone Territory: SURRENDER AT SUNGLOW  (verified -SC)
15-May-1959 ABC Fri
Directed By Richard L. Bare [SC]
Written By Harold Shumate [SC]
Starring: Pat Conway (as Sheriff Clay Hollister), Richard Eastham (as Harris Claibourne) 
Guest Cast: [SC]
John Doucette............as Harvey Logan
Cathy Downs............as Anna
Mark Tapscott............as Denver
Ed Nelson............as Clint
George Eldredge............as Mayor Spence
Billy Nelson...........as Murphy
Paula Winslowe............as Mrs Spence
John Ayers............as Townsman #1
Leake Bevil............as Townsman #2
Larry Darr............as The Cowboy
Synopsis:
The town of Sunglow is taken over by killer Harvey Logan and his gang. They kill the local Sheriff, but one of
its citizens manages to escape and heads for Tombstone to inform Clay Hollister of their ordeal. [SC]
Synopsis:
Hollister and Claibourne go to investigate a near-by town and end up in jail. [TD]

2.11 [--] Tombstone Territory: GRAVE NEAR TOMBSTONE
22-May-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
Robert J. Wilke ......... Burt Foster
Lisa Gaye ............... Nancy
Synopsis:
C. J. Cooley’s niece Nancy comes to Tombstone to find her uncle. Cooley’s partner tells Nancy that the old man has
gone prospecting. But Nancy finds this hard to believe, and she asks Sheriff Hollister for help in locating him. [JB]

2.12 [--] Tombstone Territory: DEATH IS TO WRITE ABOUT
29-May-1959 ABC Fri
Guest Cast:
John Sutton ............. David Armbruster
Jack Hogan .............. Dan Harlan
Ken Mayer ............... Deke Reardon
John Wengraf
Synopsis:
While he is visiting Tombstone, an author’s room is broken into by an outlaw. Sheriff Hollister suspects
that there is more to the outlaw’s action than robbery. [JB]

[--] 10Jul59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.13 "Shoot-out at Dark" (first aired 08Jan58)
[--]
12Jul59 ABC ??? - Rerun of #1.36 "The Gatling Gun" (first aired 27Aug58)
[--] 17Jul59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.07 "Guns of Silver" (first aired 27Nov57)

[--] 31Jul59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.12 "The Youngest Gun" (first aired 01Jan58)
[--] 07Aug59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.23 "Guilt of a Town" (first aired 19Mar58)
[--] 14Aug59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.14 "The Rebel's Last Charge" (first aired 15Jan58)
[--] 21Aug59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.21 "Geronimo" (first aired 05Mar58)
[--] 28Aug59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.19 "Johnny Ringo's Last Ride" (first aired 19Feb58)

[--] 02Oct59 ABC Fri - Rerun of #1.10 "Ambush at Gila Gulch" (first aired 18Dec57)

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3.01 [--] Tombstone Territory: RED TERROR OF TOMBSTONE [verified -KJK]
09-Oct-1959 ABC Friday (Final Network Broadcast)
 Starring: Pat Conway (as Sheriff Clay Hollister)
Guest Cast:
Harvey Stephens
John Vivyan ................... Mansfield
Allison Hayes ................. Grace
Also in the cast:
Robert Brubaker, Billy Dix
Synopsis:
July 8, 1882 - R.C. (Pop) Tuttle married Grace, a much younger woman, in Tombstone but encouraged everyone to move to Benson.
Pop Tuttle wants Benson to be the county seat because, unlike Tombstone, they have plenty of water. Meanwhile, some of the
citizens of Tombstone realize they must raise money to purchase a steam pump because a year earlier, in 1881, a fire almost
wiped out all of Tombstone. Then in July, 1882, Tombstone does suffer its second worst fire. [KJK]
Synopsis:
The townspeople of Tombstone are divided into two groups---those who want the county seat moved to Benson,
a nearby town, and those who will risk a war between the two towns to retain this honor. [JB]
Synopsis:
A businessman threatens war if the county seat is changed. [TD]

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