CTVA - The Virginian 6.11 [160] "To Bear Witness" 29-Nov-1967

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6.11 [160]
"To Bear Witness"
NBC Broadcast - 29 November 1967

Universal City Studios, Inc.
Executive Producer Norman Macdonnell
Produced by Cy Chermak
Written by Sy Salkowitz
Directed by Abner Biberman

(shown on the ride-in)
Charles Bickford as John Grainger (not in this episode)
(Bickford had died but remained on ride-in upto and including ep 6.16)
Doug McClure as Trampas
Clu Gulager as Emmett Ryker
Don Quine as Stacey Grainger (not in this episode)
Sara Lane as Elizabeth Grainger (not in this episode)
James Drury as The Virginian

Special Guest Star:
John McIntire [Clay Grainger]
Guest Stars
William Windom [lawyer Arthur Blanton]
Joanna Moore [Carol Fisk]
Malachi Throne [Dr. Baldwin]

End Credits:

Harry Landers as Walter Varig
Jeanette Nolan as Holly Grainger
Paul Carr as Pete Varig
Mary Carver  . . .  Mrs. Baldwin
Logan Field  . . .  Joe
John Zaremba  . . .  Mayor
Roy Engel  . . .  Townsman
(Mr. Engel may be remembered from earlier seasons as recurring character Barney Wingate)
Lorette Strome  . . .  Nancy Blanton
Stuart Nisbet  . . .  Barkeep
(interestingly Trampas called him Pat in this episode yet his usual "Barkeep" name was Bart)
Steve Pendleton  . . .  Prosecutor
Gil Perkins  . . .  Hooded Man
Associate Producer David Levinson
Theme Percy Faith
Director of Photography Enzo A. Martinelli
Art Director  . . .  George Patrick
Film Editor  . . .  Richard Sprague
Unit Manager  . . .  Abby Singer
Assistant Director  . . .  Jack Doran
Set Decorators  . . .  John McCarthy and James M. Walters
Sound  . . .  Melvin M. Metcalfe, Sr.
Color Coordinator  . . .  Robert Brower
Editorial Supervision . . . Richard Belding
Musical Supervision . . . Stanley Wilson
Costume Supervision . . . Vincent Dee
Makeup . . . Bud Westmore
Hair Stylist . . . Larry Germain
The Title "THE VIRGINIAN" by permission of EMKA, LTD.

Series regulars appearing in this episode:
Trampas, Ryker, the Virginian,
with brief appearance by Clay Grainger and Holly Grainger and glimpse of
ranch hand Cecil (who is never credited)

Trampas' witness of seeing him in the street the night a "hated
man" was killed is the only evidence that could convict Medicine Bow's
doctor of murder. Although the cowhand believes Doc Baldwin (Throne) is
innocent, some of the prominent citizens in town, who want their doctor
freed from jail "no matter what he's done," try to discredit Trampas and
forcefully discourage him from testifying at the trial. (bj)

One note:
I have a revisional copy of the script for this episode with the
last date on some of the pages 8/1/67 It was originally written to have
featured series regular Doctor Spaulding (John Bryant). (bj)

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