CTVA US Western - "Wagon Train" (NBC) Season 4 (1960-61)

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Season 4 (NBC) (1960-61)
(60 min) (b-w)

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

Ward Bond died 5 November 1960, Dallas, Texas, USA. (heart attack)
Robert Horton as Flint McCullough - Scout
John McIntire as Chris Hale - Wagonmaster (replaced Ward Bond) from #4.25 "The Christopher Hale Story"
Frank McGrath as Charlie Wooster - Cook
Terry Wilson as Bill Hawks
Denny Miller as Duke Shannon  (from #4.30 "The Duke Shannon Story")

4.1 [115] Wagon Train:
WAGONS HO?
28-Sep-1960 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by Herschel Daugherty
Music: Albert Woodbury
Guest Cast:
Mickey Rooney ......... Sam Evans
Ellen Corby
Olive Sturgess
Synopsis:
As thw wagon train crew embarks on a return trip to St. Joseph, MO, Flint shares the contents of a book written by Sam
Evans, the Greenhorn who travelled west with the wagon train with his wife Melanie and his Aunt Em the year before.[JB]

4.2 [116] Wagon Train: THE HORACE BEST STORY
05-Oct-1960 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
George Gobel .......... Horace Best
Ken Curtis ............ Pappy Lightfoot
Joe Flynn ............. Edwin Crook
Otto Waldis ........... Osterloh
Allen Jenkins ......... Gillespie
Mary Field
Synopsis:
Although Horace Best is Major Adams' distant cousin, he doesn't seem to be cut from the same sturdy stock.[JB]
(Synd. Rerun Sun 31Jan 71 WMTV-15 (NBC) Madison, WI 12 a.m. CST)

4.3 [117] Wagon Train:
THE ALBERT FARNSWORTH STORY
12-Oct-1960 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Charles Laughton ........ Colonel Albert Farnsworth
James Fairfax .......... Jeremy Oakes
Terence De Marney ...... Mike O'Toole
Kathleen O'Malley ...... Sharry O'Toole
Gina Gillespie ......... Peggy O'Toole
Robert Brown ........... Tim O'Toole
Orville Sherman
Quentin Sondergaard
John Kroeger
Jan Aryan
Synopsis:
Col. Albert Farnsworth, a British Army surgeon travelling with the wagon train, is convinced that the British
way of life is the only way of life---for everyone. [JB]
(Synd. rerun Wed 3Feb 71 WMTV-15 (NBC) Madison, WI 12:05 a.m. CST)

4.4 [118] Wagon Train:
THE ALLISON JUSTIS STORY
19-Oct-1960 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Gloria De Haven ........ Allison Justis
Michael Burns .......... Billy Justis
Edward G. Robinson, Jr. ....... Deputy
Gregg Stewart .......... Bert
Ken Hooker ............. Ira
Dan Tobin
Synopsis:
Flint shoots down a horse thief named Justis. Then he learns that the outlaw was married to Allison,
one of his old girl friends. [JB]
(Synd. rerun Sun 31Jan 71 WMTV-15 Madison, WI 11 a.m. CST)

4.05 [119] Wagon Train:
THE JOSE MORALES STORY
26Oct60 NBC Wed
Starring: Ward Bond, Robert Horton
with: Terry Wilson (as Bill Hawks)
Guest Stars:
Lee Marvin .................... Jose Morales
Lon Chaney, Jr. ............... Louis Roque
with:
Clark Howat ................... Aaron Oliver
Aline Towne ................... Patience Oliver
Charles Herbert ............... Joseph Oliver
Stevan Darrell ................ Dr. Stern
Gregg Palmer .................. Raleigh
Jose Gonzalez-Gonzalez ........ Carlos
Alex Montoya .................. Paco
Synopsis:
Three Wagons with Bill Hawks in charge, are crossing Sioux territory. There's no trouble from Indians
- but quite a bit from Jose Morales and his Mexican bandidos. [TA]

4.6 [120] Wagon Train:
PRINCESS OF A LOST TRIBE
02-Nov-1960 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by Richard Whorf
Music: Laurindo Almeida
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Linda Lawson .......... Lia
Raymond Massey ........ Montezuma
Ed Mallory ............ Mike Kelly
Raymond Greenleaf ..... Joe
Frank Jenks ........... Dutch Anders
Chet Stratton ......... John Miller
Synopsis:
When Flint and his companions discover a hidden city where descendants of the Aztecs live,
they are told not to leave the ancient grounds. [JB]

4.7 [121] Wagon Train:
THE CATHY ECKHARDT STORY
09-Nov-1960 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Susan Oliver ........... Cathy Eckhardt
Martin Landau .......... Preacher
Ron Hayes .............. Whitey
Vivi Janiss ............ Sarah
John Larch ............. Ben Harness
Gregory Walcott ........ Jeff Miller
Brad Johnson ........... Lieutenant
Claire Carleton ........ Woman
Synopsis:
Adams wants to avoid a certain mountain pass, where several wagon trains were attacked. [JB]
(Synd. rerun Tue 2Feb 71 WMTV-15 (NBC) Madison, WI 12:05 a.m. CST)

4.8 [122] Wagon Train:
THE SAMUEL BLEYMIER STORY
16-Nov-1960 Wed
Guest Cast:
Dan Duryea ............. Samuel Bleymier
Ellen Willard .......... Belle
James Drury ............ Justin Chirborne
John McLiam ............ Latch
Juney Ellis ............ Mrs. Cowan
David McMahon .......... Ed Cowan
Synopsis:
Flint and a small party of settlers are bogged down by torrential rains---and Samuel Bleymier says
it's an omen of catastrophe. [JB]
(Synd. rerun Thurs 4Feb 71 WMTV-15 (NBC) Madison, WI 12:05 a.m. CST)

4.9 [123] Wagon Train:
THE COLTER CRAVEN STORY
23-Nov-1960 Wed
Teleplay by Tony Paulson, Story by John Ford
Directed by John Ford
Music Score: Stanley Wilson
Tonight Starring: Ward Bond
Guest Cast:
John Wayne ............ General Sherman
John Carradine ........ Park Cleatus
Carleton Young ........ Dr. Coker Craven
Anna Lee .............. Alarice Craven
Paul Birch ............ Sam Grant
Ken Curtis
Jack Pennock
Hank Worden
Charles Seel
Willis Bouchey
Cliff Lyons
Chuck Hayward
Beula Blaze
Major Adams and his wagon train comes upon the disabled wagon of Dr. Colter Craven and his wife.[JB]
(UK airdate: 23Jan61 ITV Tyne-Tees, Mon 8:30pm)

4.10 [124] Wagon Train:
THE JANE HAWKINS STORY
30-Nov-1960 NBC Wed
Written by Norman Jolley
Directed by R.G. Springsteen
Guest Stars
Myrna Fahey ........... Jane Hawkins
Edgar Buchanan ........ Ben Mattox
with
Whit Bissell .......... Doc
Kay Stewart ........... Evy
Sherwood Price ........ Jesse
Kathie Browne ......... Laura
Nestor Paiva .......... Bartender
Art Stewart ........... Storekeeper
Gil Perkins ........... Blacksmith
Synopsis:
Flint McCullough, on his way to buy some beef for the Wagon Train, finds Jane Hawkins, badly wounded and inconscious.
On reaching town with the wounded girl Flint discovers from the doctor that Jane is wanted for the murder of Ted Mattox,
son of the rancher who rules the town, and that anyone caught aiding her is in danger. [UK]
(UK airdate: 30Jan61 ITV UK , Mon 8:30 pm)

4.11 [125] Wagon Train:
THE CANDY O'HARA STORY
07-Dec-1960 NBC Wed
Written by Harold Swanton
Directed by Tay Garnett
Tonight Starring: Ward Bond
Guest Cast:
Joan O'Brien .......... Candy O'Hara
Jim Davis ............. Gabe Henry
Teddy Rooney .......... Luther Henry
Edith Evanson
Dick Cutting
Fred Sherman
Robert Lowery
Lane Bradford
Synopsis:
Gabe Henry is anxious to remarry after the death of his wife and provide a mother to his son, Luther. But then,
Luther spots a girl named Candy O' Hara on the street and delcares that she's the one for his dad.[JB]

4.12 [126] Wagon Train:
THE RIVER CROSSING
14-Dec-1960 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by Jesse Hibbs
Music: David Buttolph
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Michael Keep .......... Dark Eagle
Charles Aidman ........ Colonel Buckner
X Brands .............. Indian Scout
Robert J. Wilke ....... Jabez Moore
Ron Harper
Marshall Reed
Claudia Bryar
Colette Jackson
Dennis McCarthy
Allen Jaffe
Synopsis:
When a river swells dangerously from torrential rains, Flint and Wooster are stuck with half the wagon train
on one side of the river, caught between a raging tide and a Comanche war party. [JB]

4.13 [127] Wagon Train:
THE ROGER BIGELOW STORY
21-Dec-1960 NBC Wed
Written by Floyd Burton
Directed by Jerry Hopper
Guest Cast:
Robert Vaughn .......... Roger Bigelow
Audrey Dalton .......... Nancy Bigelow
Claude Akins ........... Wes Varney
Ronnie Rondell ......... Henry Tate
Synopsis:
Young, newly ordained clergyman Roger Bigelow and his wife, Nancy, passengers on Seth Adams' wagon train, go for a
ride from a train camp and run across Wes Varney, who has been injured in a fall from his stumbling horse. Seth
recognizes him as an outlaw, but Roger offers to pay Wes's passage and care for him, believing that love
and trust will help him to reform. [UK] (27Feb61 ITV UK, Mon 8:30 pm)
Synopsis:
When the wagon train comes across wounded bandit Wes Varney, clergyman Roger Bigelow and his wife offer aid to the
outlaw---despite Adams' warning that the man is dangerous. [JB]
(Synd. rerun Fri 5Feb 71 WMTV-15 (NBC) Madison, WI 12:05 a.m. CST)

 4.14 [128] Wagon Train:
THE JEREMY DOW STORY
28-Dec-1960 NBC Wed (Network rerun 28Jun61)
Starring: Robert Horton, with Frank McGrath
Guest cast:
Leslie Nielsen .......... Jeremy Dow/Jeff Durant
Mari Aldon .............. Hester Millikan
Michael Burns ........... Bruce Millikan
David Garcia ............ Brave
James Lydon ............. Clete Millikan
John War Eagle .......... Iron Hand
Morgan Woodward ......... Jubal
Dale McKennon ........... Clerk
Synopsis:
Drifter Jeff Durant is hired to drive the Millikan's wagon west. Clete Millikan's stepson Bruce begins telling
Durant about his real father - and the drifter grows very uneasy. [TA/RF] 

4.15 [129] Wagon Train:
THE EARL PACKER STORY
04-Jan-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Gene L. Coon
Directed by Sutton Roley
Music Score: Nathan Scott
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Ernest Borgnine ....... Earl Packer
Edward Binns .......... Sheriff Bill Strode
Rex Holman ............ Harry
Jane Burgess .......... Girl
Synopsis:
Sheriff Bill Strode has a reputation for facing the toughest of hombres. That's why Flint is puzzled
when Strode tries to elude a bounty hunter named Earl Packer.[JB]
(Delayed Broadcast Sun 8Jan 61 WKBT-8 (CBS) LaCrosse, WI 4:30 p.m. CST)

4.16 [130] Wagon Train:
THE PATIENCE MILLER STORY
11-Jan-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by Mitchell Leisen
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Rhonda Fleming ........ Patience Miller
Michael Ansara ........ North Star
E.J. Andre ............ Mr. Wise
Terry Burnham ......... Prudence
Henry Brandon ......... Dark Eagle
Morgan Woodward ....... Spotted Horse
Charlotte Fletcher .... Morning Song
Bart Bradley
Jason Robards, Sr.
Colette Jackson
Tammy Windsor
Synopsis:
The Millers, Quaker missionairies, are traveling to the Arapohoe Indian Mission when they're attacked
by Indians and the husband is slain. [JB]

4.17 [131] Wagon Train:
THE SAM ELDER STORY
18-Jan-1961 NBC Wed
Written by William Raynor and Myles Wilder
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Tonight Starring: Terry Wilson
Guest Cast:
Everett Sloane ........ Sam Elder
Ray Stricklyn ......... Perks
Walter Coy ............ Ben Allen
Roberta Shore ......... Millie Allen
Roger Mobley .......... Tod
Adrienne Marden ....... Lila Allen
Synopsis:
Former Army captain Sam Elder asks if he and his group of orphaned boys can join the train. Hawks agrees,
but soon finds the rest of the wagon train party up in arms. [JB]

4.18 [132] Wagon Train:
WEIGHT OF COMMAND
 25-Jan-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Harold Swanton
Directed by Herschel Daugherty
Featuring:
Terry Wilson .......... Bill Hawks
Denny Miller .......... Duke Shannon [JB]
Guest Cast:
Tommy Rettig .......... Billy Gentry
Jeanne Bates .......... Hester
Richard Crane ......... Dan Foster
Dana Dillaway ......... Prudence
Wilton Graff .......... Colonel
Dan Riss
Nancy Rennick
Jan Aryan
Clancy Cooper
Synopsis:
Hawks and a couple of men from the train, Dan Foster and Billy Gentry, go to investigate the ruins of an adobe hut.
The trio is attacked by a band of renegade Cheyennes. [JB]

4.19 [133] Wagon Train:
THE PRAIRIE STORY
01-Feb-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by Mitchell Leisen
Director of Photography: Walter Strenge, a.s.c
Music Score by Stanley Wilson
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Beulah Bondi .......... Grandma
Jan Clayton ........... Charity Kirby
John Archer ........... Matt
Virginia Christine .... Clara
Diane Jergens ......... Sally
Mickey Sholdar ........ Garth
Ilana Dowding ......... Patience
Jack Beutel ........... Jack
Synopsis:
A woman named Charity Kirby is unwilling to face the dangers of the wagon train rolling through the
arid-Indian infested praire. [JB]

 4.20 [134] Wagon Train:
PATH OF THE SERPENT
08-Feb-1961 NBC Wed
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Paul Burke
Noah Beery, Jr. ....... Ruddy Blaine
Melinda Plowman ....... Penelope
Jay Silverheels ....... Serpent
Robert Hariand ........ Cpl. Clay Taylor
Paul Birch
Synopsis:
Penelope, a young passenger on the wagon train learns that her father is dying in a village just beyond an area of
Indian uprisings. Mountaineer Ruddy Blaine offers to take Penelope and a party through the danger zone. [JB]

4.21 [135] Wagon Train:
THE ODYSSEY OF FLINT McCULLOUGH
15-Feb-1961 NBC Wed
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Henry Hull ............ Gideon
Michael Burns ......... Homer
Dana Dillaway ......... Cassie
Suzi Carneil .......... Kathie
Tony Maxwell .......... Sweeney
Bryan Russell
Clay Randolph
Laurie Main
Synopsis:
On a scouting mission, Flint McCullough runs across the survivors of an Indian raid. He decides to guide them out
of the hostile territory. [JB]

4.22 [136] Wagon Train:
THE BETH PEARSON STORY
22-Feb-1961 NBC Wed
Tonight Starring: Ward Bond
(his final appearance)
Guest Cast:
Virginia Grey ......... Beth Pearson
Johnny Washbrook ...... Ronald Pearson
Del Moore ............. Johnson
Synopsis:
Widow Beth Pearson and her son join the west-bound train, and Major Adams is shaken by their presence. Beth closely
resembles Ranie Webster, a woman he once loved. [JB]

4.23 [137] Wagon Train:
THE JED POLKE STORY
01-Mar-1961 NBC Wed
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
John Lasell ........... Jed Polke
Joyce Meadows ......... Rheba Polke
Willard Waterman ...... Dr. Day
Morgan Woodward ....... Keene
Ron Hayes ............. Ross
Dennis Holmes ......... Cotton
Perry Lopez ........... Jeff
Frank Gerstle ......... Otto
Juney Ellis
Synopsis:
McCullough finds Jed and Reba Polke near death in the desert. Dr.Day is traveling with the train
---but for some reason he won't treat Polke. [JB]
(Delayed Broadcast Sun 5Mar 61 WKBT-8(CBS) LaCrosse, WI 4:30 p.m. CST)

4.24 [138] Wagon Train:
THE NANCY PALMER STORY
08-Mar-1961 NBC Wed
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Elisha Cook, Jr. ...... Lem Salters
Audrey Meadows ........ Nancy Palmer
Jack Cassidy .......... Dan Palmer
Vivi Janiss ........... Madge
Jeanne Bates .......... Mrs. MacGregor
Roger Mobley
Rory Stevens
Harry Lauter
Med Flory
Bern Hoffman
Synopsis:
The wagon train folk don't cotton to newcomer Dan Palmer and his prickly disposition. But Dan's wife Nancy,
with her charm and acts of kindness, does much to help offset her husband's shortcomings. [JB]

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Ward Bond died 5 November 1960, Dallas, Texas, USA. (heart attack)
and was replaced by John McIntire as the Wagonmaster


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4.25 [139] Wagon Train:
THE CHRISTOPHER HALE STORY
15-Mar-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Norman Jolley
Director of Photography: Walter Strenge, a.s.c.
Music Score: Stanley Wilson
Guest Cast:
Lee Marvin ............ Jud Benedict
L.Q. Jones ............ Lenny
Nancy Rennick ......... Mrs. Stevens
Claire Carleton ....... Mrs. Hennessey
Wesley Lau ............ Stevens
Charles Horvath ....... Muerto
Red Morgan ............ Wash
William Demarest ...... Hennesey
Gabrielle des Enfants
Synopsis:
Flint meets retired wagonamster Chris Hale who is overcome with grief following the massacre of his family
Synopsis:
A new wagonmaster arrives at camp with a different approach of running the wagon train along with the help of four
gun-toting cohorts. [JB]
Note: Tonight's episode gives a preview of John McIntire in the role he's slated to take over in the series
(following the death of Ward Bond).

4.26 [140] Wagon Train:
THE TIBURCIO MENDEZ STORY
22-Mar-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Gene L. Coon
Directed by David Lowell Rich
director of photography: Walter Strenge, a.s.c.
Tonight Starring: Terry Wilson
Guest Cast:
Nehemiah Persoff ...... Tiburcio Mendez
Leonard Nimoy ......... Judge Alfred Black
Lisa Gaye ............. Alma
Russell Collins ....... Joaquin Delgado
David Garcia .......... Providencio Gomez
Synopsis:
Hawks leaves the main train with four wagons heading to Los Angeles, On the way, he is halted by a Mexican
bandit named Tiburcio Mendez and his renegades, and is told they're not welcome in California. [JB]

4.27 [141] Wagon Train:
THE NELLIE JEFFERSON STORY
05-Apr-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Harold Swanton
Directed by Virgil Vogel
director of photography: Walter Strenge, a.s.c.
Tonight Starring: John McIntire
Guest Cast:
Janis Paige ........... Nellie Jefferson
H.M. Wynant ........... Bart Haskell
Don Megowan ........... Sean Hennessey
Dennis Rush ........... Homer
Don Harvey ............ Marshal
Synopsis:
Flint and new wagonmaster Chris Hale are perturbed by the demands of actress Nellie Jefferson, but Wooster,
taken with Nellie's beauty, begins to wait on her hand and foot. [JB]

4.28 [142] Wagon Train:
THE SAUL BEVINS STORY
12-Apr-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by Joseph Pevney
director of photography: Walter Strenge, a.s.c.
Tonight Starring: John McIntire
Guest Cast:
Rod Steiger ........... Saul Bevins
Charles Herbert ....... Job
Vivi Janiss ........... Martha
Rachel Ames ........... Jane Harley
Willard Waterman ...... Andrew Harley
Charles Carlson ....... Hoyd
I. Stanford Jolley ..... Jed
Synopsis:
Saul Bevins, who is blind, must prove he is capable of caring for his son, Job and his sister Martha as they prepare
for their trip to California. Turned down by several other wagonmasters, Chris Hale gives Bevins the chance. [JB]

4.29 [143] Wagon Train:
THE JOE MUHARICH STORY
19-Apr-1961 NBC Wed
Tonight Starring: John McIntire
Guest Cast:
Robert Blake .......... Johnny Kamen
Akim Tamiroff ......... Joe Muharich
Susan Silo ............ Betty Whittaker
Tristram Coffin ....... Mr. Whittaker
Doodles Weaver ........ Efen
Kelton Garwood ........ Claude
Stacy Harris .......... Sheriff
Synopsis:
Joe, a kindly Polish immigrant who has joined the train, notices that young Johnny Kames is carrying a chip
on his shoulder and a fast gun in his holster. [JB]

4.30 [144] Wagon Train:
THE DUKE SHANNON STORY
26-Apr-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Norman Jolley
Directed by Virgil Vogel
director of photography: Walt Strenge, a.s.c.
Music: Richard Shores
Tonight Starring: John McIntire
Guest Cast:
Frank McHugh .......... Henry Shannon
James Griffith ........ Sterkel
John Cason ............ Jeff
Leonard Geer .......... Clay
Maudie Prickett ....... Ethel
Synopsis:
Duke Shannon's grandfather, prospector Henry Shannon, has a map of a gold mine, and he promises Wooster a fortune
in riches if he goes along with him. But three shady characters overhear the conversation and they plan to jump
the men. In the meantime, Duke, searching for his grandfather, comes across Bill Hawks as the pair get into a knock
down, dragged-out fight, but soon a friendship develops between the two men. [JB]

4.31 [145] Wagon Train:
THE WILL SANTEE STORY
03-May-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Harold Swanton
Directed by Ted Post
Tonight Starring: John McIntire
Guest Cast:
Dean Stockwell ........ Will Santee
Millie Perkins ........ Jessie McDermott
Virginia Christine .... Amanda Santee
Barbara Beaird ........ Wendy Santee
Jocelyn Brando ........ Agnes McDermott
Harry Von Zell ........ Fred McDermott
John Carwford ......... the Stranger
Dal McKennon .......... Lee
Synopsis:
Will Sheridan, his mother, Amanda, and his sister, Wendy, join the wagon train. Because their consciences are
bothering them, they confide in Hale that their real name is Santee, and they are using an alias because Will's
brother was involved in a scandal. [JB]

4.32 [146] Wagon Train:
THE JIM BRIDGER STORY
 10-May-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by David Butler
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Karl Swenson .......... Jim Bridger
John Doucette ......... General Jameson
Jackie Russell ........ Mavis Beddoe
Hank Brandt ........... Gray Beddoe
Barbara Woodell ....... Millie
Nestor Paiva .......... Sergeant Hoag
Francis DeSales ....... Mark
Synopsis:
McCullough, left in temporary command of the wagons, is approached by Army General Jameson. The general orders
Flint to take the wagon train back into hostile Indian territory and help rescue a trapped cavalry garrison. [JB]

4.33 [147] Wagon Train:
THE ELEANOR CULHANE STORY
17-May-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Gene L. Coon
Directed by Ted Post
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Felicia Farr .......... Eleanor Culhane
John Lasell ........... Riker Culhane
Russell Thorson ....... Harris
Orville Sherman ....... Bartender
Renata Vanni .......... Inez
Hank Patterson ........ Old Man
Synopsis:
Flint goes to visit Eleanor Culhane, an old girlfriend, and finds that she is now a widow of a notorious gunman.
Flint's love for Eleanor begins to return, as so does her apparently dead husband. [JB]

4.34 [148] Wagon Train:
THE CHALICE
24-May-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Wm. Raynor and Myles Wilder
Directed by V.W. Vogel
director of photography: Walt Strenge, a.s.c.
Original Music: Sidney Fine
Tonight Starring: John McIntire
Guest Cast:
Lon Chaney, Jr. ....... Carstairs
Richard Jaeckel ....... Barker
Argentina Brunetti .... Lisa Canaveri
Harold Heifetz ........ Marcello Canevari
Edward Colmans ........ Padre
Synopsis:
The Canevaris are going to California to plant a new vineyard, and they need help in transporting water to keep the
grapevines growing during the trek. Two men named Carstairs and Barker offer the use of their wagon, but the gesture
isn't exactly unselfish, as they are wondering what they can take from the Canevaris in exchange for their services. [JB]

4.35 [149] Wagon Train:
THE JANET HALE STORY
31May61 (Network Rerun 20Sep61)
Starring: John McIntire (as Chris Hale)
with: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Scott Miller
Guest Cast:
Jeanette Nolan ......... Janet Hale
Bethel Leslie .......... Helen Martin
Charles Aidman ......... Whit Martin
Bobby Hyatt ............ Jeff Hale
Dick Cutting ........... Josh
Claudia Bryar .......... Ada
Robert Warwick ......... Red Cloud
Wendy Winkleman ........ Marie Hale
Dennis Guernsey ........ Jimmy Martin
Kathy Converse ......... Sally Martin
X Brands ............... Indian
Synopsis:
A flashback sequence reveals "The Janet Hale Story". Chris Hale's duties as wagonmaster require him to leave his
family in their prairie home, but he has a truce with Red Cloud, and he's sure there won't be any Indian raids. [TA]

4.36 [150] Wagon Train:
WAGON TO FORT ANDERSON
07-Jun-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Peter Germano
Directed by Ted Post
Tonight Starring: Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Albert Salmi .......... George Carder
Carol Rossen .......... Fay Ellison
Don Rickles ........... Joe Carder
Candy Moore ........... Sue
Lou Webb .............. Broken Nose
Hal Needham ........... Warrior
Synopsis:
Flint comes upon Fay and Sue Ellison, the only surviviors of an Indian massacre, and he starts guiding them back to
the wagon train. Suddenly, they are overtaken by Joe Carder and his brother George, a pair of Army deserters, who tell
the girls that McCullough is only pretending to lead them back to safety. [JB]

4.37 [151] Wagon Train:
THE AH CHONG STORY
14-Jun-1961 NBC Wed
Teleplay by Sheldon Bonnewell, Story by Terry Wilson
Directed by Virgil Vogel
Director of Photography: Walter Strenge, a.s.c.
Original Music: Jerry Goldsmith
Guest Cast:
Arnold Stang ........... Ah Chong
Jess Kirkpatrick ....... Proprietor
Frank Ferguson ......... Sheriff
Synopsis:
Wooster has developed a "take it or leave it" attitude towards his cooking. Hale and Hawks decide to leave it.
(Delayed broadcast Tue 27Jun 61 KFBC-5 (All Networks) Cheyenne, WY 9 p.m. MDT) [James Beer]

4.38 [152] Wagon Train:
THE DON ALVARADO STORY
21-Jun-1961 NBC Wed
Written by Jean Holloway
Directed by David Butler
Music Conducted by Milt Rosen
Director of Photography: Walter Strenge, a.s.c.
Starring: John McIntire, Robert Horton
Guest Cast:
Andra Martin ........... Teresa Gervado
Vladimir Sokoloff ...... Felipe
Minerva Urecal ......... Maria
Michael Forest ......... Julio
Ed Nelson .............. Donovan
Ken Terrell ............ Hayes
David Faulkner ......... Rudolfo
Jerry Lazarre .......... Edwardo
Armand Alzamora ........ Bartholomeo
Synopsis:
A group of Mexican settlers in California are becoming unsettled by Donovan and Hayes, two men who want the land at
any cost. Under the terms of an old Spanish land grant, the property belongs to one Don Alvarado. [TA]
Synopsis:
A group of Mexican settlers in California are becoming unsettled by Donovan and Hayes, two men who want the land
at any cost. Under the terms of an old Spanish land grant, the property belongs to one Don Alvarado---if he claims it.
(Delayed broadcast Sat 24Jun 61 KCSJ-5 (NBC) Pueblo, CO 9 p.m. MDT). [James Beer]

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Summer Reruns on NBC Wednesdays (28Jun61-20Sep61)
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[--] 28Jun61 - rerun of "The Jeremy Dow Story" (from 28Dec60)

[--] 20Sep61 - rerun of "The Janet Hale Story" (from 31May61)

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