CTVA US Western - "Zane Grey Theatre" (Four Star/CBS) Season 4 (1959-60)

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Hosted by Dick Powell
Season 4 (CBS) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti,  Rina Fox, Tom Dischley, Tom Alger
references:
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


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CBS Thursdays 9:00pm Eastern

4.01 [088] Zane Grey Theatre: INTERROGATION (verified -RF)
Four Star prod. no. 2604
Directed by James Sheldon
Written by Christopher Knopf
Director of Photography, Guy Roe, A.S.C.
1Oct59 CBS Thur
Starring:
Robert Ryan .............. Captain Kraig
With:
Alexander Scourby ........ Interrogator
Rodolfo Hoyos ............ Gonzales
Robert Contreras ......... Palza
Don Diamond .............. Cota
And:
Harry Townes ............. Corporal Henry Durbin

4.02 [089] Zane Grey Theatre: LONE WOMAN (verified - RF)
Four Star prod. no. 2608
8Oct59
Produced by Hal Hudson
Directed by James Sheldon
Written by Richard Fielder
Director of Photography, Guy Roe, A.S.C.
Starring:
Barbara Stanwyck ......... Leona Butler
With:
Martin Balsam ............ Sam Butler
George Keymas ............ Indian
Joel Crothers ............ David Butler
John Pickard ............. Bob
Shari Lee Bernath ........ Ruthie Butler
Veronica Cartwright ...... Sarah Butler
Tom Masters .............. Dan

4.03 [090] Zane Grey Theatre: CONFESSION
Four Star prod. no. 2610
15Oct59
Guest Cast:
Dick Powell ................... Sheriff Agate Slade
Charles Aidman ................ Watson Cooke
Walter Burke .................. Gus Henessy

4.04 [091] Zane Grey Theatre: THE LONELY GUN
Four Star prod. no. 2612
22Oct59
Guest Cast:
Barry Sullivan ................ Clint Shannon
Wayne Rogers .................. Frank
Patricia Donahue .............. Sally Esky
Paul Birch .................... Sheriff

4.05 [092] Zane Grey Theatre: HAND ON THE LATCH
Four Star prod. no. 2606
29Oct59
Guest Cast:
Anne Baxter ................... Laura Fletcher
Charles Gray .................. Jared
Paul Richards ................. Prisoner

4.06 [093] Zane Grey Theater: SHADOWS
Four Star prod. no. 2614
05Nov59 CBS Thurs
Hosted by Dick Powell
Guest Cast:
Frank Lovejoy ........ Loy Bannister
Paul Carr ............ Branch Neeley
Stacy Harris ......... Sheriff Hanscom
Alan Dexter .......... Wes Torrington
Diane (Dyan) Cannon .......... Annie
Catherine McLeod ..... Myra Hanscom
Craig Duncan ......... Davis
Paul Sorenson ........ Pete
James McCallion ...... Robie White
Synopsis:
Loy Bannister is the town's most powerful figure because of his
political and economic influence. In a wild bid to gain Bannister's
admiration, young Branch Neeley agrees to stand trial for a murder
he didn't commit. [RF]

4.07 [094] Zane Grey Theatre:MISSION
Four Star prod. no. 2624
12Nov59
Guest Cast:
Sammy Davis, Jr. .............. Corporal Smith
James Edwards ................. Sergeant Morgan
Abraham Sofaer ................ Alou
Roy Glenn

4.08 [095] Zane Grey Theatre:LONESOME ROAD
Four Star prod. no. 2620
19Nov59
Guest Cast:
Edmond O'Brien ................ Marshal Ben Clark
Rita Lynn ..................... Peggy
Tom Gilson .................... Wes Cooper

4.09 [096] Zane Grey Theatre: KING OF THE VALLEY
Four Star prod. no. 2602
26Nov59
Guest Cast:
Walter Pidgeon ................ Dave King
Leora Dana .................... Anne Coleman
Karl Swenson .................. Will Harmon

4.10 [097] Zane Grey Theatre: REBEL RANGE (verified -SC)
Four Star prod. no. 2618
3Dec59 CBS
DIRECTED BY DON MEDFORD.
TELEPLAY BY KATHLINE HITE
TELEVISION STORY BY KATHLINE HITE AND JOSEPH CHADWICK.
Guest Cast:
Joan Crawford ................. Stella Faring
Scott Forbes .................. Cass Taggart
Don Grady ..................... Ron Faring
JOHN ANDERSON
JOE PERRY.
SYNOPSIS:
A STONG-MINDED WOMAN AND HER SON RETURN TO THEIR OLD HOME FINDING IT
OCCUPPIED BY AN EX-CIVIL WAR SOLDIER WHO REFUSES TO LEAVE. [SC]

4.11 [098] Zane Grey Theatre: DEATH IN A WOOD
Four Star prod. no. 2616
17Dec59
Guest Cast:
Dick Powell ................... Lawrence
Simon Oakland ................. Townsend
Don Grady ..................... Zachary
William Boyett ................ Union Trooper

4.12 [099] Zane Grey Theater: THE GRUBSTAKE
24Dec59 CBS Thurs
Guest Cast:
Cameron Mitchell ....... Jim Goad
Ben Piazza ............. Coley
John Milford ........... Bart Newfin
Joseph Sullivan ........ Sheriff Winters
Synopsis:
Released after a long prison term, prospector Jim Goad is ready to
resume panning for gold and he plans to take his son with him. But
the boy who was raised by friends of Jim's has fallen in with a bad crowd. [RF]

4.13 [100] Zane Grey Theatre: THE GHOST
31Dec59
Guest Cast:
Mel Ferrer .................... Marshal Monty Elstrode
Alex Davison .................. John Wilkes Booth
Cathy Case .................... Maria Ransome
Henry Brandon ................. Whit Ransome

4.14 [101] Zane Grey Theatre: MISS JENNY
7Jan60
Guest Cast:
Vera Miles .................... Jenny Breckenridge
Adam Williams ................. Harlan Breckenridge
Ben Cooper .................... Darryl Thompson
Jack Elam ..................... Little Jimmy Lehigh
Tony Haig ..................... Alex
Linda Bennett ................. Cora

4.15 [102] Zane Grey Theatre: THE RECKONING
14Jan60
Guest Cast:
Stephen McNally ............... Mace
Cesar Romero .................. Francisco
Robert Hariand ................ Les
Jeff Morris ................... Luke
Ed Nelson ..................... Albie

4.16 [103] Zane Grey Theatre: WAYFARERS
21Jan60
Guest Cast:
James Whitmore ................ Jonas
Carolyn Jones
Felicia Farr .................. Cassie
Robert B. Williams ............ Joe
Diane DuBois
Renee Godfrey
Louis Mercier
J. Pat O'Malley
Richard Shannon

4.17 [104] Zane Grey Theatre: PICTURE OF SAL
28Jan60
Guest Cast:
Rod Taylor .................... Jed Harper
Carolyn Jones ................. Sal
Richard Shannon ............... Malcolm Conway
J. Pat O'Malley ............... Inspector MacNeil
Louis Mercier ................. Raoul Libiche
Diane Dubois .................. Yvette
Rene Godfrey .................. Alicia

4.18 [105] Zane Grey Theatre: NEVER TOO LATE
4Feb60
Guest Cast:
Ginger Rogers ................. Angie Cartwright
Richard Eastham ............... Jim Amber
Melinda Byrd .................. Paula Cartwright
Alan Reed, Jr. ................ Kirk Smith
Roy Barcroft .................. Rady Smith
Wendell Holmes ................ Cobson

4.19 [106] Zane Grey Theatre: MAN IN THE MIDDLE (verified -SC/RF)
11Feb60 CBS Thur
Produced by Hal Hudson
Directed By Rudolph Mate
Written By Arthur Dales
Director of Photography, Eugene Polito
Starring:
Michael Rennie ........... as Marshal Locke Gardner
With:
Richard Jaeckel .......... as Tod Mulvey
Louis Jean Heydt ......... as Dan Mulvey
Jim Anderson ............. as Waco
Ed Prentiss .............. as Bowman
Alexander De Naszody ..... as Grey Wolf
Ryan Hayes ............... as The Deputy
Jason Johnson ............ as Matt
Michael Mikler ........... as Luke
Robert Hernandez ......... as Running Deer
Synopsis:
An indian agent who quit his post and has taken a temporary position as
Marshal, must decide whether his long term friendship with a prominent
rancher and the killing of a reservation indian by the ranchers son is a
justifiable act. [SC]

4.20 [107] Zane Grey Theatre: GUNS FOR GARIBALDI (verified -RF)
18Feb60 CBS Thur
Produced by Hal Hudson
Directed by Mark Stevens
Written by Franklin Coen
Director of Photography, Wilfrid Cline, A.S.C.
Starring:
Fernando Lamas ........... Guilio Mandati
With:
Mary La Roche ............ Liz Randall
Al Ruscio ................ Pietro Poli
Wilton Graff ............. Cliff Randall
Ken Mayer ................ Gil Patterson
Earl Hodgins ............. Pat Duncan
Michael Raffetto ......... Rev. Masters
Robert Fortier ........... Gabby Carson
Craig Duncan ............. Matt Wills
Le Roy Johnson ........... Stage Driver
Synopsis:
Townspeople are disappointed when Giulio Mandati comes to Indian Creek to
take over his brother's gold claim. They had hoped that the gold would be
used to pay for a much needed dam. What they don't know is that Giulio is
an impostor who plans to use the riches to finance Garibaldi's Italian revolt. [RF]

4.21 [108] Zane Grey Theatre: THE SUNDAY MAN (unsold pilot) (verified -SC)
(proposed series title "Hardcase" to star Dean Jones)
25Feb60 CBS
A FOUR STAR-CAPROCK-ZANE GREY PRODUCTION
CREATED BY LUKE SHORT AND CHARLES WALLACE
PRODUCED BY HAL HUDSON
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: JACK SONNTAG
EDITORIAL SUPERVISOR: BERNARD BURTON
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: WILLIAM CALAHAN
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: WILFRID CLINE
MUSIC SUPERVISOR: HERSCHEL BURKE GILBERT
MUSIC SCORE COMPOSED BY JOSEPH MULLENDORE.
Directed by William Dario Faralla
Written by Luke Short & Charles Wallace / BASED ON A SHORT STORY BY LUKE SHORT.
Director of Photography, Wilfrid Cline, A.S.C.
Starring:
Brian Donlevy ............ Fred Childress
Leif Erickson ............ Cash Wilson
Dean Jones .............. Deputy Bill Devlin
With:
Ross Elliot .............. Walt Devlin
Trudi Ziskind ............ Cassie Devlin
Jeanne Bates ............. Lee Devlin
Hank Patterson ........... Slim Baker
John Newton .............. Mathews
Ron Hagerthy ............. Jack Wilson
Howard Culver ............ Mitchell
K.T. Smith ............... Ace Conway
Howard Wright ............ Doctor
SERIES PREMISE:
THE STORY OF A ROUGH COW TOWN DEPUTY Bill Devlin WHO BELIEVES THAT THE
ONLY WAY TO UPHOLD THE LAW IS WITH A GUN.
SYNOPSIS:
A YOUNG DEPUTY NAMED BILL DEVLIN WOUNDS THE SON OF A FAMOUS OUTLAW
NAMED CASH WILSON. THE TOWNSPEOPLE FEAR THAT WILSON WILL WANT TO TAKE OUT
HIS REVENGE ON THEIR TOWN. [SC]

4.22 [109] Zane Grey Theatre: SET-UP (verified -RF)
3Mar60
Directed by Robert Florey
Teleplay by Robert Blees/ Television Story by Francis H. Ames
Director of Photography, Eugene Polito
Guest Cast:
Steve Forrest ............ Mike Bagley
Phyllis Kirk ............. Ann Bagley
With:
Robert Gist .............. Casey Hydecker
Harry Lauter ............. Vic Staley
Lane Bradford ............ Steve
Stephen Talbot ........... Jonathan
William Quinn ............ Minister
Perry Ivins .............. Doc

4.23 [110] Zane Grey Theatre: A SMALL TOWN THAT DIED (verified -SC)
10Mar60 CBS
DIRECTED BY ROBERT FLOREY
WRITTEN BY BOB BARBASH
Director of Photography, Edward Cronjager, A.S.C.
Starring:
Dick Powell .............. Dave Cameron
Henry Hull ............... Hutch Wallace
Beverly Garland .......... Ruth Clarke
With:
Denver Pyle .............. Marshal Joe Sully
William Bryant ........... Jess Clarke
Bill Mims ................ Tom Lnasing
Tol Avery ................ Henry Jackson
Roy Sickner .............. Ben
Howard Culver ............ 1st Citizen
SYNOPSIS 1:
A MAN RECENTLY PAROLED FROM YUMA PRISON SEARCHES FOR A FRIEND IN
A TOWN THAT HANGED HIM FOR A MURDER HE DIDN'T COMMIT. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
An ex-convict hears about a good ranch job - but he arrives to
find the rancher murdered.

4.24 [111] Zane Grey Theatre: KILLER INSTINCT (verified -RF)
17Mar60
Directed by Murray Golden
Teleplay by Elliot West/ Television Story by Larry Cohen/ Elliot West
Director of Photography, Edward Cronjager, A.S.C.
Starring:
Wendell Corey ............ Marshal Bigger
With:
Marc Lawrence ............ Wade Migill
Robert Hariand ........... Lee Phelps
Howard Petrie ............ Killegrew
Ann Barton ............... Ann Biggers
John Newton .............. Barton
Michael Hinn ............. Grady
John Clarke .............. Frank Powers
G. Stanley Jones ......... Clerk
Ann Benton ............... Girl
Synopsis:
Marshal Bigger (Wendell Corey) looks the other way when outlaw
Wade Migill, which happens to be his wife's brother comes to
town and starts killing people randomnly. [RF]

4.25 [112] Zane Grey Theatre: SUNDOWN SMITH (verified -RF)
24Mar60
Directed by William Dario Faralla
Written by Clay Fisher
Director of Photography, Edward Cronjager, A.S.C.
Starring:
Jack Carson .............. Sundown Smith
With:
Simon Oakland ............ Jesse Harp
John Hoyt ................ Hannigan
Ray Ferrell .............. Bobby Bromley
Sarah Selby .............. Maude Gurney
George Wallace ........... Borkman
Synopsis:
After Bobby's mother is murdered by Outlaw Jesse Harp, he runs into
Sundown Smith and sets him up for the fall as the murderer. [RF]

4.26 [113] Zane Grey Theatre: CALICO BAIT (verified -SC)
31Mar60 CBS Thur
Directed By Robert Ellis Miller
Written By Raphael Hayes.
Guest Cast:
Robert Culp ................... Sam Applegate
Inger Stevens ................. Beth
Burt Douglas .................. Davey Morse
DeForest Kelley ............... Swain
Paul Sorensen ................. Gus
Luis Gomez .................... Guitarist
Francis Dominguez........as the Old Woman.
Synopsis:
A Deputy Sheriff is on the trail of an outlaw and his girlfriend wanted for
murder and robbery. The couple separate on the trail with hopes of meeting
at another location. The Deputy catches up with the woman and uses her as
bait to capture her accomplice. [SC]

4.27 [114] Zane Grey Theatre: SEED OF EVIL (unsold pilot) (verified -SC)
(proposed series title "Duffy" starring Myron Healey)
07Apr60 CBS
PRODUCED BY FOUR STAR PRODUCTIONS
PRODUCER HAL HUDSON
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR: JACK SONNTAG
PRODUCTION MANAGER: WILLIAM DARIO FARALLA
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: WILLIAM CALAHAN
EDITORIAL SUPERVISOR: BERNARD BURTON
Directed by Paul Stanley
Written by Palmer Thompson
Director of Photography, Edward Cronjager, A.S.C.
Starring:
Raymond Massey ........... Malachi West
Cara Williams ............ Irene
With:
Myron Healey ............. Sam Brady
Charles Maxwell .......... Lance
Charlie Briggs ........... Paul
Ralph Moody .............. Caleb
Marion Ross .............. Mollie
William Henry ............ Sheriff
Conlan Carter ............ Veteran
James Rawley ............. Zack Foss
SERIES PREMISE:
A FORMER UNION SECRET SERVICE AGENT ENTERS CIVILIAN
LIFE AS A PRIVATE DETECTIVE
SYNOPSIS:
SAMUEL BRADY ARRIVES IN A QUIET WESTERN TOWN TO BEGIN HIS PRACTICE AS
A PRIVATE DETECTIVE. HE IS KIDNAPPED BY MEMBERS OF THE MALACHI WEST
FAMILY, AND TOLD HE IS GOING TO BE HANGED. [SC]

4.28 [115] Zane Grey Theatre: DECEPTION
14Apr60
Guest Cast:
Barry Nelson .................. Mark Bigelow
Peggy Ann Garner .............. Sarah
Jack Elam ..................... Cass

4.29 [116] Zane Grey Theatre: STAGECOACH TO YUMA (verified -RF)
5May60
Produced by Hal Hudson
Directed by William Dario Faralla
Written by Luke Short & Charles Wallace
Director Of Photography, Lucien Ballard, A.S.C.
Starring:
Jane Greer ............... Julie
Dewey Martin ............. Jack Harmon
Tom Drake ................ Dave Harmon
With:
Stacy Harris ............. Santee
John Kellogg ............. Reese
J. Pat O'Malley .......... Will MacNeil
John Newton .............. Moss
Raymond Bailey ........... Barlow
Chuck Hayward ............ Blue
Harry Fleer .............. Bartender

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