CTVA US Western - "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp" (Louis F. Edelman/ABC) Season 3 (1957-58)

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Starring Hugh O'Brian as Wyatt Earp
Season 3 (ABC) (1957-58)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Dischley, Tom Alger, Rina Fox, Sal Crisanti
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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ABC Tuesdays 8:30 pm Eastern

3.01 [073] Wyatt Earp: Call Me Your Honor
prod no. 73
17Sep57 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Ralph Sanford
Rex Lease
Steve Dunhill

3.02 [074] Wyatt Earp: The Big Bellyache
prod no. 74
24Sep57 ABC Tue

3.03 [075] Wyatt Earp: Pinkytown
prod no. 75
01Oct57 ABC Tue

3.04 [076] Wyatt Earp:
SHOOT TO KILL (#1)
prod no. 76 (copyright date 08Oct57)
(NOTE: prod. no. 190 has the same title)
8Oct57 ABC Tue
Written by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan
Directed by Frank McDonald
Guest Cast:
Michael Healey ................ Tom McAlester
Douglas Dick .................. Dave McAlester
Barbara Bestar
Frank Gerstle
The McAlester brothers are wanted by the Texas Rangers. They
come to Dodge City to hide in the home of the younger brother's
girl friend, Lucy King. The behaviour of the elder brother
scares Lucy, and she goes to Wyatt Earp for help.
(16Oct58 Granada UK, Thur 7:00 pm)

3.05 [077] Wyatt Earp: Wells Fargo vs. Doc Holliday
prod no. 77
15Oct57 ABC Tue

3.06 [078] Wyatt Earp:
WARPATH
prod no. 78
22Oct57 ABC Tue (rebroadcast 12Aug58)
Guest Cast:
Donald Murphy ........ Lt. Clark
Monte Blue ........... Brave Bull
Michael Carr ......... Young Wolf
Rodd Redwing
Rico Alaniz
Synopsis:
Wyatt steps in when a band of renegades sells several cases of
guns to a tribe of Indians. The Army Intelligence officers sent
in to prevent an Indian uprising find themselves in trouble. [RF]

3.07 [079] Wyatt Earp: Hung Jury
prod no. 79
29Oct57 ABC Tue
Guest Cast;
Holly Harris .................. Cathie Morse
Jonathan Hole ................. Heber Morse
Hal Gerard .................... Jury Foreman
Mark Dana ..................... Dan Bolton
Paul Bryan as Reb Thomas

3.08 [080] Wyatt Earp: Little Pistol
prod no. 81
05Nov57 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Tina Thompson ................. Susan Leonard
Glenn Strange ................. One-Eye Milburn
Glenn Turnbull ................ Rocky

3.09 [081] Wyatt Earp: The Magic Puddle
prod no. 82
12Nov57 ABC Tue

3.10 [082] Wyatt Earp:
MR. BUNTLINE'S VACATION
prod no. 85
19Nov57 ABC Tue (rerun 26Aug58)
guest cast:
Lloyd Corrigan ....... Ned Buntline
Robert Lowery ........ Slade
Jim Bannon ........... Lt. Warden
Synopsis:
Marshal Wyatt Earp is glad when his old friend Ned Buntline rides
into Dodge City. But Wyatt anticipates trouble when he finds out
that Buntline recently gave a gamble a bad check in payment of a
debt, and that the gambler is also due in Dodge City. [RF]
 
3.11 [083] Wyatt Earp: FORTITUDE
prod no. 83
26Nov57 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Bill Henry ........... Lon Ashby
Virginia Dale ........ Gene
Carol Stone .......... Kate Holliday (recurring)
Paul Brinegar ........ Mayor Kelley
Synopsis:
Kate Holliday warns Wyatt of a plot to kill him while he speaks
at a cattlemen's convention. Wyatt goes ahead with the speaking
arrangements even though he doesn't know the identity of the
would-be killer. [RF]

3.12 [084] Wyatt Earp: The Good and Perfect Gift
prod no. 84
03Dec57 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Tiger Fafara .................. Benny Burkert

3.13 [085] Wyatt Earp: Indian Wife
prod no. 89
10Dec57 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Richard Garland ............... Dick Melaney
Carol Thurston ................ Laura Melaney
Sheb Wooley ................... Rex Jones
Lane Bradford ................. Two Moon
Rico Alaniz
Rodd Redwing

3.14 [086] Wyatt Earp:
WOMAN TROUBLE
prod no. 86
17Dec57 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Nancy Hadley ......... Jennie Brant
Rex Lease ............ Brother William
Synopsis:
From Jennie Brant's hints, Wyatt gets the idea that she would
welcome a marriage proposal from him. He is suspicious, since
she reputedly belongs to the True Lighters, and he knows that
this religious sect doesn't advocate matrimony. [RF]

3.15 [087] Wyatt Earp:
SHADOW OF A MAN
prod no. 80
24Dec57 ABC Tue
Synopsis:
Wyatt has to leave town with Bat Masterson to find some criminals in the
bushwacker country, and he makes Hal Norton one of his deputies, Acting
Marshal in his absence. Hal does his best to keep the town in order by
sticking manfully to what Wyatt would have done in his place but soon finds
that it's even harder than it looks.
(08Sep59 Tyne-Tees UK, Tue 10:30PM)

3.16 [088] Wyatt Earp: Bad Woman
prod. no. ?
31Dec57 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Fay Baker ..................... Marie Burden
Don Hayden .................... Dan Burden
Christian Drake ............... Lance Morfit

3.17 [089] Wyatt Earp: One-Man Army
prod no. 91
07Jan58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Bob Anderson .................. Drum Denman
Sue George .................... Sally Davis
Mauritz Hugo .................. Zinner
Fred Sherman .................. Callum
Bill Phipps

3.18 [090] Wyatt Earp:
THE GENERAL'S LADY
prod no. 92
14Jan58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Dorothy Green ........ Mrs. George Armstrong Custer
Robert Carson ........ Colonel Bentine
Bob Hopkins .......... Chris Hendon
Bing Russell ......... Sgt. Turner
Freeman Lusk ......... Captain
John Goddard
Joseph Vitale
Synopsis:
Wyatt Earp tries to convince the widow of General Custer that
despite his faults, Custer was a courageous man. [RF]

3.19 [091] Wyatt Earp: The Manly Art
prod no. 87
21Jan58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Ed Hinton ..................... Moresby
Tom Brown ..................... Burroughs
Morgan Woodward ............... Champ Starbuck
Ron Hagerthy .................. Bob Fitzsimmons
Roy Barcroft

3.20 [092] Wyatt Earp:
SWEET REVENGE (verified on film RF)
prod no. 90
28Jan58 ABC Tue
Directed by Frank McDonald
Story and Teleplay by Dan Ullman /Consultant: Stuart N. Lake
cast: (screen order):
Hugh O'Brian ........... Wyatt Earp
Marjorie Owens ......... Barbara
Robert Patten ..........
William Challee ........ Dundee
William Tannen ......... Deputy Hal Norton (recurring)
John Marshall ........ Wallace (uncredited)
Synopsis 1:
A man and woman slip into Dodge City on a mission to shoot Wyatt Earp.
Wyatt disarms the woman but the man escapes and begins stalking him. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Wyatt Earp is beset by two perils, a man and a woman both
determined to kill him. Both arrive in Dodge simultaneously. The man,
an ex-convict, awaits his opportunity, which arrives when Wyatt, very
interested in the girl, takes her picknicking. After Wyatt disposes of
the girl and her gun the man attacks him - making Wyatt's innocent
picnic one of the most eventful Sunday afternoons any Marshal ever
spent. [TVL]

3.21 [093] Wyatt Earp:
THE IMITATION JESSE JAMES
prod no. 93
04Feb58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Keith Richards ....... Henry Harrison Hammer
Fred Sherman ......... Sloan
Bud Osborne .......... Sam Landale
Sam Flint ............ Limestone Parker
Synopsis:
A stage robber's unique method of operation makes it difficult
for Earp to trap him. [RF]

3.22 [094] Wyatt Earp:
THE KANSAS LILY
prod no. 95
11Feb58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Peggy Knudsen ........ Lily Reeve
Zon Murray ........... Gus
Craig Duncan ......... Nate
Mason Alan Dinehart ... Bat Masterson (recurring)
Synopsis:
A former lady spy for the Confederate Army seeks refuge in Dodge
City and warns Wyatt Earp that his life is in danger. [RF]

3.23 [095] Wyatt Earp:
WYATT EARP RIDES SHOTGUN
prod no. 94
18Feb58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Isabelle Randolph .... Grandma Wilkins
Harry Fleer .......... Tom Russell
Tom Monroe ........... Dan Purvis
Will J. White
Don Kennedy
Synopsis:
There have been repeated attacks on the Wells, Fargo coaches
running from Hays, Kansas to Dodge City. To Wyatt Earp, an old
and trusted former employee, comes the request that he again ride
shotgun over the line and thus put renewed confidence in those
who shipped money by Wells, Fargo. But the order only served to
bring out the guilty verdicts in renewed force, for they were
anxious to get Earp, their greatest enemy in the state. [RF]

3.24 [096] Wyatt Earp: Wyatt Fights
prod no. 96
25Feb58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Grant Richards ................ Luke Short
Leonard Penn .................. Jim Cockrell

3.25 [097] Wyatt Earp: Ballad and Truth
prod no. 97
04Mar58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Mike Ragan .................... Mike Denby
Henry Rowland ................. Tex McKay
Frank Wilcox .................. Les Piersall
Tyler McVey ................... Mrs. Bates
Ralph Sanford ................. Widdicomb
George Baxter ................. Judge Wilson

3.26 [098] Wyatt Earp: The Schoolteacher
prod no. 99
11Mar58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Virginia Core ................. Maria
Rico Alaniz ................... Esteban
Bill Cassady .................. Dr. McCarty
Douglas Dick .................. Billy Hanley
William Bryant ................ Ed Watkins

3.27 [099] Wyatt Earp: When Sherman Marched Through Kansas
prod no. 98
18Mar58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Thayer Roberts ................ Gen. Sherman
Brad Morrow ................... Link Hanson
Tyler McVey ................... Bates
Sally Hughes .................. Sophie

3.28 [100] Wyatt Earp:
BIG BROTHER VIRGIL
prod no. 100
25Mar58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Joanna Hayes .................. Susan Dodd
Michael Emmet ................. Larry Herrick
Marc Platt .................... Mel Herrick
Ross Elliott
Synopsis:
Susan Dodd arrives in Dodge City shortly after her divorce. Her fiance,
Larry Herrick, accompanies her. When Susan's relatives send friends to
check on her romance they get the impression that Wyatt's brother
Virgil is courting her. [RF]

3.29 [101] Wyatt Earp:
IT HAD TO HAPPEN
prod no. 101
01Apr58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Marjorie Stapp ....... Daisy
Alan Wells ........... George Hoyt
Synopsis:
Wyatt Earp is taunted into a gunfight by a cowboy. Unable to keep to
his usual code of only wounding a man, Earp is forced to shoot to kill. [RF]

3.30 [102] Wyatt Earp: County Seat War
prod no. 102
08Apr58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Carolyn Craig ................. Edna Granger
Frank Scannell ................ Judge Franklin
Ralph Peters .................. Honky

3.31 [103] Wyatt Earp:
"ONE" (pt.1 of 4)
prod no. 108
15Apr58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Hal Baylor .................... Sam Wilson
Tommy Cook .................... Will Dade
Walter Maslow ................. Dick Averill
Hank Patterson ................ Powell
Rico Alaniz ......... Mr. Cousin (recurring)
Rodd Redwing ...... Mr. Brothers (recurring)
Synopsis:
Wyatt Earp's two Indian friends, Mr. Cousin and Mr. Brother, have
information about four notorious murderers, The Dry Gulchers,
when they intercept the Indians and kill one of them. Earp swears
he will run them into the ground and in "One" he starts and is
successful in part of his quest. [TVL]
Note:
Rodd Redwing played the role of Mr. Brothers who was the friend of Mr. Cousins
and Wyatt who was murdered by four gunmen hence the search to get all four
men and hang them. [RF]

3.32 [104] Wyatt Earp:
THE UNDERDOG
prod no. 104
22Apr58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Myron Healy .......... Doc Holliday (recurring)
Brad Johnson ......... Hurley Abbott
Peggy Stewart ........ Etta Jackson
Fay Roope ............ Uncle George Jackson
Dennis Moore ......... Hugh Jackson
John Cliff ........... Dick Jackson
Synopsis:
A young artist falls in love with a girl whose family objects to the
romance. Later, he is accused of a murder and he tries to prove his
innocence. [RF]

3.33 [105] Wyatt Earp:
"TWO" (pt.2 of 4) (verified on film RF)
prod no. 109
29Apr58 ABC Tue
Directed by Frank McDonald
Story and Teleplay by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan
Director pf Photography, Howard Schwartz/ Consultant: Stuart N. Lake
cast (screen 1):
Hugh O' Brian ........... Wyatt Earp
Mason Alan Dinehart ..... Bat Masterson (recurring)
Michael Carr ............ Young Wolf
James Bannon ............
Walter Maslow ........... Dick Averill
cast (screen 2):
Stuart Randall .......... Rule Prentice
Hal Baylor .............. Sam Wilson
Warren Douglas ..........
Tommy Cook .............. Will Dade
Synopsis:
Wyatt Earp continues his search for the remaining three men (he has
already bagged one) who killed his Indian friend, Mr. Brother. But
this time Wyatt and Bat Masterson, in addition to chasing the Dry
Gulchers, has to contend with a group of Cheyenne and a young Army
lieutenant still damp behind the ears. But Wyatt bags number two of
his query. Two down, two to go. [TVL]

3.34 [106] Wyatt Earp:
DOC HOLLIDAY RE-WRITES HISTORY
prod no. 103
06May58 ABC Tue
Produced by Robert Sisk
Directed by Frank MacDonald
Guest Cast:
Robert Nichols ................ Prof. Jordan
Myron Healey .................. Doc Holliday
Doc Holliday nearly causes a riot in Dodge City when
he starts to re-write a history of the town. Wyatt is
forced to arrest his friend.
(27Nov59 Granada TV UK)

3.35 [107] Wyatt Earp:
"THREE" (pt.3 of 4) (verified on film RF)
prod no. 110
13May58 ABC Tue
Directed by Frank McDonald
Story and Teleplay by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan/ Consultant: Stuart N. Lake
Director pf Photography, Howard Schwartz
cast (screen 1):
Hugh O' Brian ........... Wyatt Earp
Morgan Woodward ......... Captain Langley
Stuart Randall .......... Rupe Prentice
Hal Baylor .............. Sam Wilson
Tommy Cook .............. Will Dade
cast (screen 2)
Michael Carr ............ Young Wolf
Rico Alaniz ............. Mr. Cousin (recurring)
Mason Alan Dinehart ..... Bat Masterson (recurring)
Damian O'Flynn .......... (possibly Judge Tobin?)
Synopsis:
When the notorious Dry Gulchers killed one of Wyatt Earp's Indian
friends, Mr. Brother, they brought upon themselves Earp's relentless
pursuit. Now two of the Dry Gulchers have been caught, the chase
is well into Texas and Wyatt has enlisted the aid of the Texan
Rangers as the third captive is sought. [TVL]

3.36 [108] Wyatt Earp:
DIG A GRAVE FOR BEN THOMPSON
prod no. 107
20May58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Denver Pyle .......... Ben Thompson
Myron Healy .......... Doc Holliday (recurring)
Adele Mara ........... Girl
Lorna Thayer ......... Girl
Paul Fiefro .......... Valdez
Synopsis:
Wyatt's friend Ben Thompson comes to Dodge City to hide from two women
who claim they are in love with him. Not knowing what to do about the
women, Ben appeals to Doc Holliday, who offers an unusual solution. [RF]

3.37 [109] Wyatt Earp:
"FOUR" (pt.4 of 4) (verified on film RF)
prod no. 111
27May58 ABC Tue
Directed by Frank McDonald
Story and Teleplay by Frederick Hazlitt Brennan/ Consultant: Stuart N. Lake
Director pf Photography, Howard Schwartz
cast (screen 1):
Hugh O' Brian ........... Wyatt Earp
Trevor Bardette ......... Crump Elliot
Shawn Smith (aka Shirley Patterson) ..... Blanche
Stuart Randall .......... Rupe Prentice
cast (screen 2):
Mason Alan Dinehart ..... Bat Masterson (recurring)
Michael Carr ............ Young Wolf
Rico Alaniz ............. Mr. Cousin (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
Wyatt travels to capture the last of the men who killed one of his
Indian friends.
Synopsis 2:
The last of the notorious Dry Gulchers, sought by Wyatt Earp, because he
is one of a group which murdered his Indian friend, Mr. Brother, is hardest
of the group to catch. He is protected by a father and daughter in a ranch
deep in Texas. And the mixture of man and women against Wyatt proves almost
his undoing. The death of Wyatt's Indian friend is avenged. [TVL]
Note:
At the end of this episode they show the grave stone with all four names listed.
 
3.38 [110] Wyatt Earp: The Frame-Up (1958.06.03)
prod no. 106
06Jun58 ABC Tue
guest cast:
Peter Mamakos ................. Cy Johnson
Gregg Barton .................. Red Smith
John Hubbard .................. Tim Maxwell

3.39 [111] Wyatt Earp:
MY HUSBAND
prod no. 105
10Jun58 ABC Tue
Guest cast:
Myron Healy .......... Doc Holliday (recurring)
Carol Stone .......... Kate Holliday (recurring)
Paul Brinegar ........ Mayor Kelley
Damian O'Flynn ....... Judge Tobin
Synopsis:
Mayor Kelley and Judge Tobin become concerned about Wyatt's friendship

with the dissolute Doc Holliday. They decide to persuade Kate Holliday
to leave Dodge City and take Doc with her. [RF]


Note episodes 103, 105, 107 and 109 is a 4-part story in which Wyatt goes
to Texas following the killers of his friend Mr. Brother.

26Aug58 rerun of #3.10 "Mr Buntline's Vacation" (first aired 19Nov57)

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