CTVA - The Virginian 8.16 [217] "Nightmare" 21-Jan-1960

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8.16 [217]

Original NBC Broadcast - 21 January 1970

Universal City Studios, Inc.
Executive Producer Norman MacDonnell
TV Collector says this episode was written especially for Joan Crawford

(shown on the ride-in)
John McIntire as Clay Grainger
Doug McClure as Trampas
Tim Matheson as Jim Horn
Sara Lane as Elizabeth Grainger
James Drury as The Virginian

Complete credits currently unavailable

Guest Star:
Joan Crawford
................. Stephanie White

Steve Sandor .................. Billy
Warren Kemmerling ............. Frank
Michael Conrad ................ John
Rachel Rosenthal .............. Natawista

TV Collector lists Ross Elliott as Sheriff Abbott

Other Credits:
'The Virginian' theme music by Percy Faith
Color by Technicolor
The title 'The Virginian' by permission of EMKA LTD.

Brief Synopsis:
The Graingers befriend a new arrival in town--Stephanie White (Joan Crawford),
the recent bride of a prominent Medicine Bow businessman.  But soon the
woman is plagued by misfortune.  Her husband's son, business associate, and
housekeeper resent her, Mr.White is paralyzed in a contrived accident, her
home is destroyed by fire, and then she's accused of manslaughter.

(Note:  This synopsis was adapted from THE TV COLLECTOR magazine, Vol. 2,
No. 49, July-August 1990, p.23, and THE TELEVISION WESTERNS EPISODE GUIDE by
Harris M. Lentz III, McFarland & Company, Inc., 1997, p. 438.  It has not
been viewed by us personally to attest to its accuracy.)

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