CTVA - The Virginian 1.29 "Run Away Home" 24-Apr-1963 NBC

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 1.29 [--]
"Run Away Home"

Original NBC Broadcast - 24 April 1963

Executive Producer Roy Huggins
Produced by Frank Price
Teleplay by Howard Browne / Story by Gene Roddenberry
Directed by Richard. L. Bare

Starring:
(shown on the ride-in)
Lee J. Cobb as Judge Henry Garth (not in this episode)
Doug McClure as Trampas (not in this episode)
Gary Clarke as Steve Hill
and
James Drury as The Virginian

No Guest Stars on Opening Credits

End Credits:
Co-Starring:
Karl Swenson as Karl Swenson
Crahan Denton as John Lewis
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with:
Kevin Hagen as Oscar Swenson
Russ Conway as Walter Moody
Steve Brodie as Sheriff Martin
Dan Sheridan as The Breakeman
I. Stanford Jolley as Jesse Cooper
Alvy Moore as The 2nd Man
and
Ann Doran as Minerva (Lewis)
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Jeannine Riley as Amelia (Pryor)
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NOT credited: (appearance to be verified)
Fred Coby .... Axel Swenson
Michael Vandever .... Jody Swenson
Robert B. Williams
Jess Kirkpatrick
Don Harvey
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Virginian theme - Percy Faith
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Director of Photography - Lionel Linden A.S.C.

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Art Director - George Patrick
Film Editor - Edward Biery
Editorial Dept. Head - David J. O'Connell
Musical Supervision - Stanley Wilson
Set Decorators - John McCarthy and James M. Walters
Color Consultant Alex Quiroga
Color Processing by Consolidated Film Industries
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Assistant Director - Ben Bishop
Sound - Ed Somers
Costume Supervisor - Vincent Dee
Make Up - Leo Lotito, Jr.
Hair Stylist - Florence Bush
The title "The Virginian" by permission of EMKA, Ltd.
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Series Regular Characters in this Episode:
The Virginian, Steve Hill.

Brief Synopsis:
The Virginian and Steve arrive in Center City to find the townspeople gathered angrily outside of the bank
that has closed due to a money panic. The Virginian, concerned for the money they are in town to collect
from the sale of Judge Garth's cattle, heads for Mr. Moody's office, the Judge's lawyer. Though Mr. Moody
managed to secure the money before the bank closed, getting it back to Medicine Bow poses an interesting
dilemma and unfolds an interesting turn of events. How is he to carry $40,000 back to Medicine Bow?
This episode takes many twists and turns as The Virginian sets out to get the money safely back to Medicine Bow,
with a disgruntled townsperson close behind. The Virginian ends up being thrown off of a train he hopped,
"married" to a girl who is running away, and has to solve the mystery of who stole the money,
rebundled with newspaper. Watch this episode to find out who really did steal the money. [arl]

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Main Contributor for this episode: Andrea Lopez [arl]