CTVA - The Virginian 4.06 [096] "Ring of Silence" 27-Oct-1965

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4.06 [096]
"Ring Of Silence"

Original NBC Broadcast - 27 October 1965

Universal TV Production
Executive Producer Norman MacDonnell
Producer Arthur H. Nadel
Teleplay by Barry Oringer
based on a story by Ruth L. Adams
Directed by Don Richardson

(shown on the ride-in)
Lee J. Cobb as Judge Henry Garth (not in this episode)
Doug McClure as Trampas
Clu Gulager as Emmett Ryker
Randy Boone as Randy Benton (not in this episode)
Diane Roter as Jennifer Sommers (not in this episode)
James Drury as The Virginian

Guest Stars:
Earl Holliman [ Wiley]
Joyce Van Patten [Miss Stuart]
Royal Dano [ Daniels]

Full ending credits:
Edward Binns as McCormick
Perry Lopez as Shotgun
Joe De Santis as Juan Pablo
John Hoyt as Mr. Marshall
Pepe Callahan as Manuelo
Norman Leavitt as The Ragpicker
Guy Wilkerson as The Sheriff
Heather Ames as Lisa
Kevin Tate as the Boy (there were actually two boys racing frogs, not just one)
Joel Price as The Bartender
Associate Producer James Duff McAdams
Theme by Percy Faith
Music Score Sidney Fine
Director of Photography Walter Strenge, A.S.C.
Art Director  . . .  George Patrick
Film Editor  . . .  Milton Shifman, A.C.E.
Unit Manager  . . .  Ben Bishop
Assistant Director  . . .  Lou Watt
Set Decorators  . . .  John McCarthy and James M. Walters
Sound  . . .  Frank Wilkinson
Color Consultant  . . .  Robert Brower
Color by Pathé
Editorial Dept. Head  . . .  David J. O'Connell
Musical Supervision  . . .  Stanley Wilson
Costume Supervisor  . . .  Vincent Dee
Makeup  . . .  Bud Westmore
Hair Stylist  . . .  Larry Germain
The Title "The Virginian" by permission of EMKA, LTD.

Series Regular Characters in this Episode:
with brief appearances by The Virginian and Trampas

Detoured from the main road to Jackson City by a landslide, Sheriff Ryker
and several other travelers take refuge at a miner's cabin when the stage in
which they are riding is pursued by a group of men from Mexico.  But the
caballeros are not after money--they only want one of the passengers, the
man who attacked a girl in their town and "left her to die in a ditch."
Wanting justice to prevail Ryker tries to convince not only the angry
Mexicans but the other passengers, who want to turn the suspected
killer over to the executioners in order to protect their own lives, that
"to be called a man is a grace one is born with" and everyone, no matter
the criminal charge, deserves a chance for a fair trial. (bj)

If you're one to try to remember where you saw a particular scene, here are two from this episode:
1) While the Virginian and Trampas are in a saloon waiting for Ryker's stage, some bar girls enter the room. 
Trampas (who prides himself in thinking he's such a big man with the ladies) approaches one of the women and asks
if he can buy her a drink.  The saloon maid sizes him up and then, looking over at the Virginian, says, "No, but HE can."
2) Still passing the time waiting for Ryker to arrive, the Virginian and Trampas join two boys who are having
a frog race.  The frog that is a "slow starter" is named Lightning.

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