CTVA US Western - "Wagon Train" (NBC) Season 2 (1958-59)

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Season 2 (NBC) (1958-59)
(60 min) (b-w)
Starring Ward Bond & Robert Horton

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:  James Beer
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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38 hour-long episodes b&w
NBC Wednesdays 7:30 pm Eastern
starring
Ward Bond as Major Seth Adams - Wagonmaster

Robert Horton as Flint McCullough - Scout
Frank McGrath as Charlie Wooster - Cook
Terry Wilson as Bill Hawks

2.1 [40] Wagon Train: AROUND THE HORN
01-Oct-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Ted Sherdeman
Directed by Herschel Daughtery
Music Score by Frank Skinner
Guest Cast:
William Bendix ........ Captain Cobb
Ernest Borgnine ....... Willie Morgan
Osa Massen ............ Osa Massen
Sandy Descher ......... Pat Cobb
Marc Lawrence ......... Ferris
Patrick Westwood ...... Marks
Harold Fong ........... Wong
Angela Greene ......... Belle
Gil Perkins ........... Freddy
William Keene ......... Alfie
Ethel Shutta .......... Woman
Hal Jon Norman ........ Indian Chief
Synopsis:
While in San Francisco, Adams, Hawks, and Wooster are shanghaied aboard a schooner heading for New Orleans by way of
South America, headed by Captain Cobb, his daughter Pat, and her schoolteacher Minnie Jellison. Meanwhile, Flint
wanders out west meeting people along the way, including Willy Moran, who is now a sheriff of a western town. [JB]

2.2 [41] Wagon Train:
THE JUAN ORTEGA STORY
08-Oct-1958 NBC Wed
Written & Directed by David Swift
Guest Cast;
Dean Stockwell ........ Juan Ortega
Robert F. Simon ....... Jay Thornton
Robert Osterloh ....... Ransome Jasvis
Lillian Bronson ....... Alicia Thorton
Paul Langton .......... Father Martin
Vic Perrin ............ Tuck Edwards
Larry Blake ........... Booley Herbert
Synopsis:
Adams and McCullough come across a Mexican youth, Juan Ortega, deep in shock after seeing his father hanged by
three strangers. [JB]
(Delayed Rerun Broadcast Sun 12Jul59 WKBT-8 (CBS) LaCrosse, WI 4 p.m. CDT)

2.03 [42] Wagon Train:
THE JENNIFER CHURCHILL STORY
15Oct58 NBC Wed
Produced by Howard Christie
Written by Robert Yale Libott
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Guest Star:
Rhonda Fleming .......... Jennifer Churchill
with:
Andy Clyde .............. Fred
Eddie Waller ............ Ned
Paul Maxey .............. Mr. Churchill
Synopsis:
Flint McCullough is amazed to discover that a pretty girl,
Jennifer Chuchill is travelling alone in the last wagon.
She has run away because her father refuses to let her marry

2.4 [43] Wagon Train:
THE TOBIAS JONES STORY
22-Oct-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Harry Von Zell
Directed by Herschel Daughtery
Music Score: Heinz Roemheld
Tonight Starring: Ward Bond
Guest Cast:
Lou Costello .......... Tobias Jones
Beverly Washburn ...... Midge
Harry Von Zell ........ Nathaniel Ferguson
June Clayworth ........ Martha Folson
Peter Breck ........... Alf Meadows
Morris Ankrum ......... Michael Folsom
Synopsis:
Midge, a young orphan girl appoints herself as guardian to Tobias Jones, an alocholic drifter. Together, they stow away
on Seth Adams' wagon train. Seth discovers the pair and puts them to work to earn their way during the trip. But other
passengers are distrustful of Tobias, and their suspicions are confirmed when one of the passengers is found murdered
with Tobias Jones' knife. [JB]

2.5 [44] Wagon Train:
THE LIAM FITZMORGAN STORY
28-Oct-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Robert E. Thompson
Directed by Herschel Daughtery
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Cliff Robertson ....... Liam Fitzmorgan
Audrey Dalton ......... Laura Grady
Rhys Williams ......... James Grady
David Leland .......... Michael Dermoth
Terence DeMarney ...... Carney
Sean Meaney ........... Jamie Reagen
Michael Rye ........... Hanlon
Reggie Dvorak ......... Lookout
Synopsis:
Liam Fitzmorgan has been ordered by Ireland's freedom fighters to find a traitor who has caused the execution of several
of their followers. Liam gets a tip that the man he is looking for is a member of Seth Adams' wagon train. A group of
Irish settlers already with the train become very suspicious of the newcomer. [JB]

2.6 [45] Wagon Train:
THE DOCTOR WILLOUGHBY STORY
05-Nov-1958 NBC Wed (rebroadcast 19Aug59)
written by Harry Von Zell
directed by Allen Miner
Guest Star:
Jane Wyman ............ Dr. Carol Willoughby
with:
Alan Marshal .......... Bart Grover
Tony Rock ............. Dying Man
Orville Sherman ....... Hank Simmons
Ethel Shutta .......... Mrs Parker
Dick Wilson ........... Bartender
Synopsis:
To carry out her assignment to practice medicine in a Western town, Dr. Carol Willoughby joins Seth Adams' wagon train.
Indian chief is brought to the doctor, and she must save his life or his tribe will attack the wagon train. [RF]

2.7 [46] Wagon Train:
THE BIJE WILCOX STORY
19-Nov-1958 NBC Wed (rebroadcast 15Jul59)
Written by Milton Krims
Directed by Abner Biberman
Guest cast:
Chill Wills ........... Bije Wilcox
Lawrence Dobkin ....... Medicine Mark
Abraham Sofaer ........ Bull Man
Onslow Stevens ........ Mason
Richard Evans ......... 1st Son
Chuck Roberson ........ Capt. Thorp
Synopsis:
Francis Mason joins the wagon train in an effort to locate his long-missing brother. He tells Seth Adams that a man
named Bije Wilcox has written him, telling him that he has information about his brother's whereabouts. Mason is to
meet Wilcox at the end of the trip. [RF]
Synopsis: (Rerun 15Jul59 NBC, Tues 6Jul65 ABC)
Francis Mason joins thw wagon train in an effort to locate his long-lost brother. He tells Seth Adams that a man
named Bije Wilcox has written him, telling him he has he has information about his brother's whereabouts. Mason is
to meet Wilcox at the end of the trip. [JB]

2.8 [47] Wagon Train:
THE MILLIE DAVIS STORY
26-Nov-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Leo Townsend
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Nancy Gates ........... Millie Davis
Evelyn Rudie .......... Penny
Eleanor Audley ........ Mrs. Winton
Whit Bissell .......... Albert Sykes
Irving Bacon .......... Pete Bailey
Chubby Johnson ........ Judd
Harry Hines ........... Hank
Amzie Strickland ...... Martha
James Coburn .......... Ike
Synopsis:
While passing through a small town ahead of the wagon train, Flint McCullough sees his friends Millie Davis and Penny,
whom Millie adopted and raised from infancy. Later, a stagecoach arrives in town with a woman who claims that she is
Penny's maternal grandmother. Afraid that the woman will take Penny away from her, Millie tells her that she and Flint
are the parents of the little girl. [JB]

2.9 [48] Wagon Train:
THE SAKAE ITO STORY
03-Dec-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Gene L. Coon
Directed by Herschel Daugherty
Music Score by Tak Shindo
Tonight Starring: Ward Bond
Guest Cast:
Sessue Hayakawa ....... Sakae Ito
Robert Kino ........... Matsu
James Griffith ........ Sailor Blaine
Jack Lambert .......... Tom Revere
Henry Rowland ......... Burl Miching
Dennis Moore .......... Burt Rake
Steven Ritch .......... Sharp Knife
Synopsis:
Seth Adams find two Japanese men wandering along the trail, a Samurai warrior and his servant. They are on their way to
San Francisco, carrying a large urn with them. Suspecting that the urn contains gold, three men steal it and run away. [JB]

2.10 [49] Wagon Train:
THE TENT CITY STORY
10-Dec-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Norman Jolley
Directed by Richard H. Bartlett
Guest Stars:
Wayne Morris .......... Will Hardisty
Audrey Totter ......... Goldie
with:
Slim Pickens .......... Rare Jeffers
Dennis McCarthy ....... Clyde Parker
Yvonne White .......... Mrs. Parker
Juney Ellis ........... Sally Jo Jeffers
Peter Coe ............. White Eagle
Bill Henry ............ Joe Conway
Earl Hansen ........... Bartender
Carol Henry ........... Vie Trainjet
Synopsis:
When one or the wagoners foolishly kills a buffalo, the Indians threaten to attack in revenge. Major Adams imprisonment
of the man responsible so angers Flint that it seems the train will lose its ace scout forever. .

2.11 [50] Wagon Train:
THE BEAUTY JAMISON STORY
17-Dec-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Frank L. Moss
Directed by Richard Bartlett
Tonght Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Virginia Mayo ......... Beauty Jamison
Russell Johnson ....... Steve Marshall
Ken Mayer ............. Judge Bascombe
Frank Gerstle ......... Chris Grimes
Phil Chambers ......... Luke Carter
Charles Tannen ........ Ralph Jessop
May Lee ............... Sue Lin
Pete Dunn ............. Ranchers
Jim Bannon ............ Ranchers
Synopsis:
A woman ranch-owner controls the largest land area in the territory and is attempting to wrest land from all of the
other surrounding smaller ranchers as well. She refuses McCullough permission to let the wagon train to cross her land,
claiming that he is sympathetic to the ranchers who are stubbornly holding out against her. [JB]

2.12 [51] Wagon Train:
THE MARY ELLEN THOMAS STORY
24-Dec-1958 NBC Wed
Written by Gene L. Coon & Harry Junkin
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
Patty McCormack ....... Mary Ellen Thomas
Jenny Hecht ........... Sally Mayhew
Claudia Bryar ......... Mrs. Mayhew
Dick Cutting .......... Ben Mayhew
Vernon Rich ........... Jenkins
Barbara Pepper ........ Mrs. Gilford
Clifford Botelho ...... Indian Boy
Synopsis:
Mary Ellen Thomas, an orphan girl traveling west to join distant relatives, is rejected by members of the wagon train
because of her unhappy disposition. Sally Mayhew, a girl of Mary Ellen's age is fatally ill with consumption, finally
makes friends with the lonely young girl. [JB]

2.13 [52] Wagon Train:
THE DICK RICHARDSON STORY
31-Dec-1958 NBC Wed
Produced by Howard Christie
written by Clark E. Reynolds & Gene L. Coon
Directed by David Butler
Tonight Starring: Ward Bond
Guest Star
John Ericson .......... Dick Richardson
with:
Lyle Talbot ........... Ken Milford
Betty Lynn ............ Molly Richardson
Aline Towne ........... Laura Milford
Dennis Holmes ......... Dan Milford
Daniel White .......... Joe Lassiter
Jack Lomas ............ Sheriff
Jeanne Bates .......... Erna Logan
Ethel Shutta .......... Mrs. Parker
Synopsis:
It is a difficult thing for a man to shake off his past, as young Dick Richardson soon discovers. For he was once imprisoned
for embezzling the funds in his father's bank - and the Milford family, who lost all their money as a result, are aboard
the wagon train.[UK] (UK airdate: 30Mar59 ITV Tyne-Tees Mon 8:30 pm)
Synopsis:
Seth Adams entrusts Dick Richardson with money from an emergency fund. Richardson is to ride on to the next town to
replace the wagon train horses wiped out by disease. Adams has reason to regret giving Richardson the money, when his
companions riderless horse returns to the train. [JB]

2.14 [53] Wagon Train:
THE KITTY ANGEL STORY
07-Jan-1959 NBC Wed
Produced by Howard Christie
Written by Leonard Praskins
Directed by James Neilson
Guest Cast:
Anne Baxter ........... Kitty Angel
Henry Hull ............ Obediah Finch
Vivi Janiss ........... Cassie Holden
Kathleen Freeman ...... Salrey Hogg
Ben Morris ............ Ben Holden
David Leland .......... Sam Hogg
Ethel Shutta .......... Lije's Ma
Steve Warren .......... Slim
Abel Fernandez ........ Indian Brave
Synopsis:
A beautiful dance hall hostess joins the wagon train and gets a cold welcome from the other women. They fear she will
be a bad influence on their husbands and children and appeal to Major Adams to send her packing. Adams seems to have no
choice, until an orphan Indian baby brings a solution - and a problem. 

2.15 [54] Wagon Train:
THE FLINT MCCULLOUGH STORY
14-Jan-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Harry Von Zell
Directed by Allen Miner
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Everett Sloane ........ Col. Jase Taylor
Rebecca Welles ........ Jean Yates
Charles Cooper ........ Lt. Quincy Abbot
Theodore Newton ....... Jim Bridger
Milton Frome .......... Tom Yates
Logan Field ........... Hayes
Buzz Martin ........... Hibbs
Joel Ashley ........... Captain
Synopsis:
Flint McCullough's homecoming at Fort Bridger is spoiled when former Confederate colonel Jase Taylor is living at
the fort. Flint had once sworn to kill the colonel. [JB]

2.16 [55] Wagon Train:
THE HUNTER MALLOY STORY
21-Jan-1959 NBC Wed (rebroadcast 12Aug58)
Guest cast:
Lloyd Nolan ........... Hunter Malloy
Troy Donahue .......... Ted Garner
Theodore Newton ....... Daryl Grant
Luana Patten .......... Natalie Garner
Terence de Marney ..... Whitey Burke
Bill Erwin ............ Clegg
Joseph Abdullah ....... Radford
John Dierkes
Synopsis:
While with the wagon train, Hunter Malloy and his partner devise a plan to rob a young married couple of their life savings. But
before they can commit the theft, Malloy discovers gold along the trail. Seth Adams warns his passengers that they must
move on before they are trapped by snow storms, but no one will heed Adams' warning. [RF]

2.17 [56] Wagon Train:
THE BEN COURTNEY STORY
28-Jan-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Gene L. Coon & Rik Vollaerts
Directed by Abner Biberman
Tonight Starring : Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Stephen McNally ....... Ben Courtney
Kay Stewart ........... Leona Ramsey
John Larch ............ John Ramsey
Darryl Glenn .......... Daniel
Roger Mobley .......... Michael
Phillip Pine .......... Marty Craig
Judith Ames ........... Nora Courtney
Richard Hale .......... Rev. Butler
Arthur Space .......... Mayor Storey
Tom McKee ............. Vinson
Synopsis:
Scout Flint McCullough escorts two families into the town of Bitter Springs, one of the families include two adopted
children, one of them a young Negro boy named Daniel. The sheriff refuses to allow the family into town unless they
give up Daniel. [JB]

2.18 [57] Wagon Train: THE ELLA LINDSTROM STORY
04-Feb-1959 NBC Wed (rebroadcast 16Sep59)
written & directed by Allen H. Miner
Guest Star:
Bette Davis ........... Ella Lindstrom
with:
Cindy Robbins ......... Inga
Robert Fuller ......... Fitzpatrick
Alex Gerry ............ Dr. Monroe
Norman Leavitt ........ Bartender
Bobby Buntrock ........ Bo
Harold Daye ........... Stig
Susan Henning ......... Britt
Terry Kelman .......... Lennart
Jamie Matt ............ Margrit
(Terry Burnham as Margareta ?)
Synopsis:
En route to California, Ella Lindstrom's husband dies, leaving her to care for their seven children, one of them a
deaf-mute. She must decide whether to continue the journey. [RF]

2.19 [58] Wagon Train:
THE LAST MAN
11-Feb-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Larry Marcus
Directed by James Neilson
Guest Cast:
Dan Duryea ............ the Stranger
Judi Meredith ......... Ellen Emerson
Damian O'Flynn ........ Mr. Emerson
Wilton Graff .......... Mr. Wentworth
Valerie Mitchell ...... Mrs. Kenny
Lennie Geer ........... Mr. Kenny
Synopsis:
Scout Flint McCullough finds a tattered starnger along the trail. A diary found among the debris of an earlier wagon
train indicates that the stranger's survival costs the lives of other travelers. Distrusted by everyone else, the
stranger is befriended by Ellen Emerson, who was a passenger on that ill-fated wagon train. [JB]

2.20 [59] Wagon Train:
THE OLD MAN CHARVANAUGH STORY
18-Feb-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Arthur Browne Jr.
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
J. Carrol Naish ....... Charvanaugh
Dorothy Green ......... Helen Lerner
Bernadette Withers .... Sybil Lerner
Ricky Klein ........... Duane Lerner
L.Q. Jones ............ Squirrel Charvanaugh
Jeff Daley ............ Tucknis Charvanaugh
Mickey Finn ........... Sump Charvanaugh
Quentin Sondergaard .... Josh Charvanaugh
Synopsis:
Posing as a concertina playing wanderer, Old Man Charvanaugh forces his company on Helen Lerner and her two children
while they are being escorted by Flint McCullough to a settlement off the wagon train trail. Charvanaugh and his sons
then proceed to rob everybody of their posessions, leaving Flint and the Lerners in the middle of nowhere. [JB]

2.21 [60] Wagon Train:
THE ANNIE GRIFFITH STORY
25-Feb-1959 NBC Wed (rerun Thursday 1Apr65 ABC)
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Guest Cast:
Jan Sterling .................. Annie Griffith
John Dehner ................... Cleve Colter
Clem Bevans ................... Old Man
Robert Anderson ............... Blade Griffith
Synopsis:
Flint is badly wounded by Indians. Annie Griffith plans to turn him over to the Indians in exchange for
her return to civilization. [JB]

2.22 [61] Wagon Train:
THE JASPER CATO STORY
Written by Robert Yale Libbott
Directed by Arthur Hiller
Music Score by Jerome Moross
Guest Cast:
Bian Donlevy ......... Joseph Cato
Allen Case
Synopsis:
Bostonian Joseph Cato joins Major Adams' wagon train. Adams becomes suspicious when he discovers that the stranger
is anxious to find Jim Collins, a small-town newspaper editor and friend of the Major's. Adams tries to reach Collins
before Cato can. [JB]

2.23 [62] Wagon Train:
THE VIVIAN CARTER STORY
11-Mar-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Peggy & Lou Shaw
Directed by Joseph Pevney
Guest Cast:
Lorne Greene .......... Christopher Webb
Phyllis Thaxter ....... Vivian Carter
Patric Knowles ........ Bert Johnson
Jane Darwell
Synopsis:
Vivian Carter is travelling with the wagon train to join her fiance in a small Western town. [JB]
(Delayed Broadcast Sun 29Mar59 WKBT-8 (CBS) LaCrosse, WI 4pm CST)

2.24 [63] Wagon Train:
THE CONCHITA VASQUEZ STORY
18-Mar-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Harry Von Zell
Directed by Aaron Spelling
Guest Cast:
Anna Maria Alberghetti ...... Conchita Vasquez
Carlos Romero ......... Carlos Soldareo
Joyce Meadows ......... Martha Williams
William Lundmark ...... Dan Jaeger
Alan Reynolds ......... Simon Williams
John Goddard .......... Wes Arthur
Synopsis:
Conchita Vasquez, a Spanish-Indian girl lures Flint McCullough into a trap so that her people can hold him for ransom.
But after his capture, Conchita allows Flint to escape. [JB]

2.25 [64] Wagon Train:
THE SISTER RITA STORY
25-Mar-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Gerry Day
Directed by Joseph Pevney
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Vera Miles ............ Sister Rita
Sylvia Marriott ....... Sister Monica
Frances Bavier ........ Sister Joseph
Lalo Rios ............. Juan
Synopsis:
On their way to Nevada to start an Indian mission school, three nuns are aided by Flint McCullough. They find the ways
of the scout to be quite strange. McCullough finds the nuns to be equally strange to him, but an unusual camraderie
develops as they move west. [JB]

2.26 [65] Wagon Train:
THE MATTHEW LOWRY STORY
01-Apr-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Paul David
Directed by Jack Arnold
Guest Cast:
Richard Anderson ....... Matthew Lowry
Cathleen Nesbitt ....... Rebecca
John Pickard ........... Jed Otis
Ronny Anton ............ Benjamin
Dorothy Provine
Synopsis:
Matthew Lowry, a Quaker who only has one arm, is constantly ridiculed by Jed Otis. Because of his pacifist views,
he is suspected of cowardice by his brother. [JB]

2.27 [66] Wagon Train:
THE SWIFT CLOUD STORY
08-Apr-1959 NBC Wed
written by Donald S. Sanford
directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest cast:
Rafael Campos ......... Swift Cloud
Henry Brandon ......... Fire Cloud
Lee Papell ............ Edouard Cadol
Johnny Washbrook ...... Tommy Peeks
Alan Baxter ........... Jeb Harcourt
Otto Waldis ........... Amos Peeks
Edmund Hashim ......... Wamsutta
Synopsis:
During an Indian attack on the wagon train, Major Seth Adams
spares the life of Swift Cloud, crippled son of the Indian chief.
Adams is shocked to learn that Swift Cloud's condition is a
result of a vicious assault by a half-breed. [RF]

2.28 [67] Wagon Train:
THE VINCENT EAGLEWOOD STORY
15-Apr-1959 NBC Wed
written by David Swift
directed by Jerry Hopper
Guest Star:
Wally Cox ............. Vincent Eaglewood
with:
Robert Eyer ........... Elwood Hennepin
Mary Gregory .......... Mrs. Benadarsi
Gail Kobe ............. Erika Hennepin
Felix Locher .......... Zona
Read Morgan ........... Ben Denike
William Riggs ......... Ket-Tam
Karen Sue Trent ....... Oma Jean
Guinn Williams ........ Bryngelson
Synopsis:
Hired as the schoolteacher for the children traveling with the
wagon train, meek Vincent Eaglewood takes his job very seriously.
Major Adams worries when he takes his pupils away from the
wagon train on nature hikes, for there are hostile Indians
roaming the territory. [RF]

2.29 [68] Wagon Train:
THE CLARA DUNCAN STORY
22-Apr-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Richard Collins & Warren Wilson
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Angie Dickinson ....... Clara Duncan
Eduardo Ciannelli ..... Slyrio Soriano
William Reynolds ...... Roger Garrett
Robert Clarke ......... Claude Soriano
Myron Healey .......... Steve Wilson
Rusty Lane ............ Ron Waldron
Robert Easton ......... Cowhand
Synopsis:
The fiancee and the father of Claude Soriano, a missing artist. are on their way west to find him. Scout Flint McCullough
and a newspaperman discover a painting by Soriano which leads them to believe the artist's life is in danger. [JB]

2.30 [69] Wagon Train:
THE DUKE LEMAY STORY
29-Apr-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Robert Fresco
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
Cameron Mitchell ...... Duke LeMay
Edward C. Platt ....... Matthew Sinclair
Joan Evans ............ Sarah
Terry Kelman .......... Davey
Synopsis:
Duke LeMay, an escaped convict, joins the wagon train in an effort to escape from justice. But he is trailed by a deputy
sheriff from the East. Frightened when the sheriff rides, LeMay shoots him and flees from the wagon train. [JB]

2.31 [70] Wagon Train:
THE KATE PARKER STORY
06-May-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Leonard Praskins
Directed by Tay Garnett
Tonight Starring: Ward Bond
Guest Cast:
Robert Fuller ......... Chris Finley
Virginia Grey ......... Kate Parker
Warren Stevens ........ Jonas Parker
Royal Dano ............ Boone Calder
Ruta Lee .............. Evie Finley
Synopsis:
While traveling with the wagon train, Evie Finley is seriously injured in an accident and Kate Parker offers to stay
behind with Evie and her husabnd while the wagon train moves on to the next town. After the train leaves, Kate's husband
Jonas decides to kill Kate and the Finleys and steal the gold they have been carrying with them on the trip. [JB]

2.32 [71] Wagon Train:
THE STEVE CAMPDEN STORY
13-May-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Robert Yale Libbott
Directed by Christian Nyby
Guest Cast:
Torin Thatcher ........ Steve Campden
Ben Cooper
Synopsis:
An early snow blocks the advance of the wagon train. Scout Flint McCullough meets Steve Campden and his son, and the
three of them decide to climb a peak and look for an open passage. During the ascent, they seek refuge in a cave. [JB]

2.33 [72] Wagon Train:
CHUCK WOOSTER, WAGONMASTER
20-May-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Nat Tanachuck & Arthur Browne Jr.
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
Douglas Kennedy ....... John Loring
Harry Carey, Jr. ...... Wilkins
Jean Inness ........... Sarah Duncan
Synopsis:
The wagon train is halted by a raging blizzard, as Flint McCullough, Major Adams, Bill Hawks, and others dissapear from
the train. The trail cook, Charlie Wooster takes it upon himself to lead the rest of the wagon train to safety. [JB]

2.34 [73] Wagon Train:
THE JOSE MARIA MORAN STORY
27-May-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Joe Stone & Paul King
Directed by Tay Garnett
Guest Cast:
Robert Loggia ......... Jose Maria Moran
Audrey Dalton ......... Mary Naughton
Kim Laughlin .......... Jocko Naughton
Tudor Owen ............ Tim Naughton
Synopsis:
The wagon train comes upon a man staked out and left to die by Shoshonie Indians. Adams learns that he is Jose Maria Moran,
a Spanish-born renegade who has lived with the Pawnees for some years. Then the Shoshonies discover that LeMay has been
saved and threaten to attack the caravan unless they turn LeMay over to them. [JB]

2.35 [74] Wagon Train:
THE ANDREW HALE STORY
03-Jun-1959 NBC Wed
 Written by Gerry Day [JB]
written by Jean Holloway ?
directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
John Mcintire ................. Andrew Hale
Jane Darwell .................. Mrs. Anderson
James Best .................... Garth English
Louise Fletcher ............... Martha English
Fintan Meyler ................. Marilee Hamplat
Jack Beutel ................... Joe Hamplar
Clu Gulager ................... Elliott Garrison
INn a shooting accident, preacher Andrew Hale kills one of his church members. Dazed by the incident,
Hale disappears into the desert, where he is found by the wagon train. [JB]

2.36 [75] Wagon Train:
THE RODNEY LAWRENCE STORY
10-Jun-1959 NBC Wed
Teleplay by Jean Holloway and Peter Barry, Story by Peter Barry [JB]
written by Gerry Day ?
directed by Virgil Vogel
Guest Cast:
Dean Stockwell ................ Rodney Lawrence
Frank de Kova ................. Ocheo
Cindy Robbins ................. Mandy McCrea
The wagon train comes upon a band of wandering Indians, among whom is a whie young man they raised from childhood.
Ocheo, the boy's foster father, sees an opportunity for the young man to return to his own way of life, and urges
him to join the wagon train. [JB]

2.37 [76] Wagon Train: THE STEELE FAMILY STORY
17-Jun-1959 NBC Wed
written by Jean Holloway
directed by Christian Nyby
Guest Cast;
Lee Patrick ................... Mrs. Steele
Lori Nelson ................... Charity
Barbara Eiler ................. Faith
Penny Edwards ................. Hope
Diane Jergens ................. Prudence
Dan Tobin
*Note: This was the episode that borrowed the plot and characters of
Jane Austen's novel "Pride and Prejudice".

2.38 [77] Wagon Train:
THE JENNY TANNEN STORY
24-Jun-1959 NBC Wed
Written by Kathleen Hite
Directed by Christian Nyby
Guest Star:
Ann Blyth ............. Phoebe Tannen/Jenny Tannen
with:
Chuck Henderson ....... John Barclay
William Hunt .......... Rollie Malvin
Jean Harvey ........... Mrs. Malvin
Howard Wright ......... Doctor
Synopsis:
Young Phoebe Tannen joins the wagon train in order to reach San Francisco to find her mother. During the journey, she
has an accident and is threatend with blindness. Adams promises to help Phoebe find her mother when they arrive. [JB]

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