CTVA US Western - "Zane Grey Theatre" (Four Star/CBS) Season 5 (1960-61)

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Hosted by Dick Powell
Season 5 (CBS) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti,  Rina Fox, Tom Dischley, Tom Alger
references:
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Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive

 
############ Zane Grey Theatre #############
############# season 5 1960-61 ###############
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(final season) ################
CBS Thursdays 8:30 pm Eastern

5.01 [117] Zane Grey Theatre: A GUN FOR WILLIE (verified -RF)
6Oct60 CBS Thur
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Written by Arthur Dales
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring:
Ernest Borgnine .......... Willie
With:
Arthur Shields ........... Jasper
Paul Birch ............... Sheriff
Nancy Valentine .......... Lilly
Dub Taylor ............... Yancie
Paul Sorensen ............ Mike
Ralph Moody .............. George
Ken Patterson ............ Tim
George Robotham .......... Navajo Jack
Red Morgan ............... Clayton

5.02 [118] Zane Grey Theatre: DESERT FLIGHT (verified -SC)
13Oct60 CBS Thur
Directed by Budd Boetticher
Written by James and Joseph Byrnes.
Host: Dick Powell
Guest Cast:
Dick Powell .............. Brenner
James Coburn ............. Doyle
Ben Cooper ............... Sandy
John Pickard ............. Sheriff
Robert Hoy ............... Deputies
Buzz Henry ............... Deputies
Rand Brooks .............. Wilson
Fred Krone ............... Clerk
Synopsis 1:
Brenner, Doyle and Sandy are a trio of bank robbers, who've come up with
a really slick plan. But Brenner, the mastermind, hasn't taken Doyle's
itchy trigger finger into account.
Synopsis 2:
An outlaw gang member,who's leader doesn't believe in murder, kill's a clerk
during a bank robbery. The outlaw's only escape route is the desert. [SC]

5.03 [119] Zane Grey Theatre: CRY HOPE! CRY HATE! (verified -RF)
20Oct60 CBS Thur
Directed by Abner Biberman
Written by Margaret T. Armen
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
Starring:
June Allyson ............. Stella
With:
Paul Fix ................. Burkett
Brett King ............... Luke French
Richard Garland .......... Will
Don Ganzzaniga ........... Angler
And:
Robert Crawford, Jr. ..... Boy

5.04 [120] Zane Grey Theatre: THE OX (verified SC)
3Nov60 CBS Thur
Directed By David Lowell Rich
Written By Estelle Conde & Guillio Anfuso
Director of Photography, Kenneth Peach, A.S.C.
Starring:
Burl Ives ........... as Jonathan J. Dwyer, The Ox
With:
Edward Platt ......... as Marshall Mays
Jacklyn O'Donnell .... as Nancy
Kay Stewart .......... as Hannah
Andy Albin ........... as Smitty
William Irwin ........ as The Minister
Karen Norris ......... as Mrs. McIntire
Patrick Hector ....... as The Boy
Gregory Irvin ........ as The Timid Boy
Fred Krone ........... as First Drover (Jack)
Rudy Dolan ........... as Second Drover (The Saloon Heckler)
Stuffy Singer......... as The Young Man
And:
Whit Bissell ......... as Major McConnell
Synopsis:
A former military man who was unfairly courtmartialed and sent to prison,
plans to get even with the Army Officer who was responsible for his
incarceration. [SC]

5.05 [121] Zane Grey Theatre: SO YOUNG THE SAVAGE LAND (verified -SC)
10Nov60 CBS Thur
Directed By R.D. Donner (Richard Donner)
Teleplay By Stephen Lord/Story By Rudolph Roderick
Director of Photography, Kenneth Peach, A.S.C.
Starring:
Claudette Colbert ........ Beth Brayden
With:
John Dehner .............. Jim Brayden
Chris Robinson ........... Paul Martin
Dean Stanton ............. Toby
Roy Barcroft ............. Mike
Lee Kross ................ Roy
Perry Cook ............... Henry Sloan
Synopsis:
A defient rancher plans to hang a young cow hand for horse stealing. The
rancher's wife listens to the boy's story and beleives he is innocent,
trying to convince her husband that the right thing is to turn the lad
over to the local sheriff. [SC]

5.06 [122] Zane Grey Theatre: RANSOM (verified -SC)
17Nov60 CBS Thur
Directed By: Budd Boetticher
Written By Harry Julian Fink.
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ................. Dundee
Claude Akins .................. Comanchero
Aneta Corsaut ................. Amy
Ed Nelson ..................... Tantasi
Michael Hinn .................. Scotsman
Michael Parks ................. Juanito
Frank Griffin
Synopsis:
A saddle tramp traveling through Texas is captured by a hostile band of
Comanche Indians. A Comanchero leader arrives with thoughts of bargining
with the Chief for the man's life. [SC]

5.07 [123] Zane Grey Theatre: THE LAST BUGLE
24Nov60
Guest Cast:
Robert Cummings ............... Gatewood
Michael Pate .................. Geronimo
Rod Redwing ................... Kaeta
Jerry Oddo .................... Martine
Michael Hinn .................. Tom Horn
Michael Keep .................. Natchez
Robert Warwick ................ General Miles
Robert Carricart .............. Patino
Rodolfo Hoyos ................. Commandante

5.08 [124] Zane Grey Theatre: THE BLACK WAGON
1Dec60
Guest Cast:
Esther Williams ............... Sarah Harmon
Larry Pennell ................. Tully
Joseph Sargent ................ Sergeant
Ken Patterson ................. Quint
Ryan Hayes .................... Mead
Karen Norris .................. Mrs. Quint

5.09 [125] Zane Grey Theatre: KNIFE OF HATE (verified -SC)
8Dec60 CBS Thur
Directed By Otto Lang
Teleplay By John Marsh
Director of Photography, Frank Carson
Starring:
Lloyd Nolan .............. Dr. Elisha Pittman
With:
Robert Harland ........... Jack Hoyt
Vladimir Sokoloff ........ Alf
Tyler McVey .............. Forrest
Michael T. Mikler ........ Lacey
Marjorie Bennett ......... Sophie
And:
Susan Oliver ............. Susan Pittman
Synopsis:
A devoted town doctor decides to amputate the leg of a cowhand who
was seriously wounded in a gunfight,and who has been courting the
doctor's young daugter without his approval. [SC]

5.10 [126] Zane Grey Theatre: THE MORMONS (verified -SC)
15Dec60 CBS Thur
Directed By Dick Moder
Teleplay By Lou Morheim
Guest Cast:
Stephen McNally .......... Matt Rowland
Tuesday Weld ............. Beth Lawson
Mark Goddard ............. Tod Rowland
Michael Hinn ............. Adam Lawson
Joe Perry ................ Frank
Bing Russell ............. Cole
Robert Griffin ........... Doc Kimball
Carl Dickinson ........... Mormon Man
Synopsis:
A Mormon family traveling to a new town,are held at bay by a group
of local townsman who are insisting that one of their group is a
carrier of cholera. [SC]

5.11 [127] Zane Grey Theatre: MAN FROM YESTERDAY (verified -SC)
22Dec60 CBS Thur
Directed By Otto Lang
Teleplay Don Ingalls
Director of Photography, Frank Carson
Starring:
Wendell Corey ............ Mapes
Marsha Hunt .............. Catha Duncan
With:
John Anderson ............ John Duncan
Cubby O'Brien ............ Boy (Ted Duncan)
William Idelson .......... Gunsmith
Paul Stader .............. First Farmer
Chuck Hayward ............ Second Farmer
Duke Norton .............. Sheriff Conklin
Synopsis:
A gunfighter returns, twenty years later, to a town hopeing to settle
a debt with the man he claims stole the woman he was planning to marry.
When he arrives, he is told that know one is allowed to carry guns. [SC]

5.12 [128] Zane Grey Theatre: MORNING INCIDENT (verified -SC/RF)
29Dec60 CBS Thur
Directed By Tom Gries
Written By Mort Thaw
Director of Photography, Frank Carson
Starring:
Martha Hyer .......... Laurie Pritchard
Robert Culp .......... Shad Hudson
With:
Richard Garland ....... Lucas
Kevin Jones .......... Jason
Fiona Hale ........... Mrs. Pritchard
Synopsis:
A young woman gambles everything for a new way of life when a wounded
killer takes refuge at her farm,and promises a way out if she helps him
escape from the lawmen who are seraching for him. [SC]

5.13 [129] Zane Grey Theatre: AMBUSH (verified -RF)
5Jan61 CBS Thur
Directed by Budd Boetticher
Written by Richard Fielder
Director of Photography, Harry Wild
Starring:
Dick Powell .............. Colonel Blackburn
With:
Jack Elam ................ Dirk Ryan
Arch Johnson ............. Dutch
Dean Stanton ............. Private Brock
Conlan Carter ............ McKenzie
Charles Fredericks ....... Confederate Captain
Jim Galante .............. Corporal Pike
And:
Don Dubbins .............. Lt. William Homeyer

5.14 [130] Zane Grey Theatre: ONE MUST DIE
12Jan61
Guest Cast:
Joan Crawford ................. Sarah/Melanie
Philip Carey .................. John Baylor
Carl Benton Reid .............. Thad Hobbes
Ben Wright .................... Paul Overland
Ted Stanhope .................. Minister

5.15 [131] Zane Grey Theatre: THE LONG SHADOW (verified -RF)
19Jan61 CBS Thur
Directed by Budd Boetticher
Written by Richard Fielder
Director of Photography, George E. Diskant, A.S.C.
Starring:
Ronald Reagan ............ Maj. Will Sinclair
Nancy Davis .............. Amy Lawson
Also Starring:
Scott Marlowe ............ Jimmy Budd
With:
Roberta Shore ............ Laurie Lawson
Walter Sande ............. Sgt. Luke Muldey
John Pickard ............. Sheriff
Bill Brauer .............. Bill Braur

5.16 [132] Zane Grey Theatre: BLOOD RED (verified -RF)
26Jan61 CBS Thur
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Written by Stephen Lord
Director of Photography, Frank G. Carson
Starring:
Carolyn Jones ............ Julie Whiting
With:
Sterling Holloway ........ Luther
Charlie Briggs ........... Russ (Roustabout)
Iron Eyes Cody ........... Nemanna
Eddie Little Sky ......... Commanche
Chief Yowlachie .......... Cherokee
Sam Edwards .............. Cass (Roustabout)
And:
Paul Richards ............ Jess Whiting
*
NOT on Film Credits:
Rhoda Williams ........... Women
Mary Patton .............. Women
Hal Torey ................ Sheriff
Charlotte Knight ......... Mrs. Scully

5.17 [133] Zane Grey Theatre: HONOR BRIGHT
2Feb61
Guest Cast:
Danny Thomas .................. Ed Dubro
Mario Thomas .................. Laurie Dubro
Ed Nelson ..................... Vince Harwell
Robert Warwick ................ Warden
Grace Lee Whitney ............. Ellen

5.18 [134] Zane Grey Theatre: THE BROKEN WING (verified -RF)
09Feb61 CBS Thur
Directed by Don Taylor
Written by Christopher Knopf
Director of Photography, NOT KNOWN
Guest Star:
Arthur O'Connell ....... Lyman
Special Guest Star:
David Ladd ............. Thalian Kihlgren
With:
John Larch ............. Magnus Kihlgren
K.T. Stevens ........... Ada Kihlgren
Synopsis:
Lyman now a cripple, years ago tried to fly through the air
under his own power. Now Lyman's nephew Thalian is determined
to do the same thing. [TA]

5.19 [135] Zane Grey Theatre: THE SILENT SENTRY (verified -SC)
16Feb61 CBS
Directed by Norman S. Powell
Written by Aaron Spelling
Director of Photography, Frank G. Carson
Narration by James Whitmore
Starring:
Dick Powell .............. Rebel
Don Taylor ............... Yankee
SYNOPSIS:
TWO CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS, ONE A REBEL, THE OTHER A YANK, TRY TO
SURVIVE AT A LONELY OUTPOST, AND ONE MUST DIE. [SC]

5.20 [136] Zane Grey Theatre: THE BIBLE MAN (verified -RF)
23Feb61 CBS Thur
Directed by Don Taylor
Teleplay by Elizabeth Campbell Ward/ Story by Walter Wagner
Director of Photography, Frank G. Carson
Starring:
Art Linkletter ........... Albert Pierce
Jack Linkletter .......... Jimmy Pierce
With:
Peter Whitney ............ Cox
Alvy Moore ............... Matt
Lee Kross ................ Man

5.21 [137] Zane Grey Theatre: THE SCAR
2Mar61
Guest Cast:
Lew Ayres ..................... Jesse Martin
Mort Mills .................... Foreman
Patricia Barry ................ Beth Martin
Alan Hale, Jr. ................ Cal
Patrick Martin ................ Workman

5.22 [138] Zane Grey Theatre: KNIGHT OF THE SUN
9Mar61
Guest Cast:
Dan Duryea .................... Henry Jacob Hanley
Constance Towers .............. Beth Woodfield

5.23 [139] Zane Grey Theatre: A WARM DAY IN HEAVEN (verified -RF)
23Mar61 CBS Thur
Directed by Don Taylor
Teleplay by Arthur Dales/ Story by Aaron Spelling
Director of Photography, Frank G. Carson
Starring:
Thomas Mitchell .......... Nick Finn
With:
William Schallert ........ Tom
Hank Patterson ........... Jonas Mulvey
Bill Erwin ............... Clay Davis
Ken Mayer ................ Cowhand
Diane Strom .............. Lucy
Fred Graham .............. First Drover
Ricky Allen .............. Billy
And:
Malcolm Atterbury ........ Ben
*
Lon Chaney, Jr. .......... Michael Peters

5.24 [140] Zane Grey Theatre: THE EMPTY SHELL (verified -RF)
30Mar61 CBS Thur
Directed by David Lowell Rich
Teleplay by Bruce Geller/ Story by Paul Franklin & Bruce Geller
Director of Photography, Frank G. Carson
Starring:
Jan Murray ............... Cletis Madden
Jean Hagen ............... Anne Madden
With:
Denver Pyle .............. Nat Sledge
Dub Taylor ............... Harper
John Newton .............. Will Bain
Marjorie Bennett ......... Maid
Carl Dickinson ........... Tim

5.25 [141] Zane Grey Theatre: THE ATONER (verified -RF)
6Apr61 CBS Thur
Directed by Laslo Benedek
Written by Arthur Dales
Director of Photography, Frank G. Carson
Starring:
Herbert Marshall ......... Simon Baker
With:
Britt Lomond ............. The Atoner (Logan Drew)
Virginia Gregg ........... Sarah Tompkins
Alan Reed, Jr. ........... Matt Tompkins
John Milford ............. Cowboy
And:
Edward Binns ............. Sam Tompkins

5.26 [142] Zane Grey Theatre: MAN FROM EVERYWHERE
13Apr61
Guest Cast:
Burt Reynolds ................. Branch Taylor
Cesar Romero .................. Tom Bowdry
King Calder ................... Sheriff Jed Morgan
Peter Whitney ................. Moose
Ruta Lee ...................... Jenny Aldrich

5.27 [143] Zane Grey Theatre: THE RELEASE
27Apr61
Guest Cast:
Gary Merrill .................. Ken Kenyon
Cesare Danova ................. Lee DuVal
Lee Kinsolving ................ Dee Pritcher
Howard St. John ............... Governor
Bill Quinn .................... Hibbens

5.28 [144] Zane Grey Theatre: STORM OVER EDEN
4May61
Guest Cast:
John Derek .................... Cher Loring
Nancy Gates ................... Ellen Gaynor
Robert Middleton .............. Whitney Gaynor
Dean Stanton .................. Fletcher
Robefro Contreras ............. Estrada

5.29 [145] Zane Grey Theatre: IMAGE OF A DRAWN SWORD
11May61
Guest Cast:
Lloyd Bridges ................. Lt. Sam Kenyon
Susan Oliver .................. Hannah
Roya Dano ..................... Will
Beau Bridges

5.30 [146] Zane Grey Theatre: JERICHO (1961)(final episode)
18May61 CBS
DIRECTED BY HARRY KELLER.
TELEPLAY BY HERB MEADOW.
TELEVISION STORY BY HERB MEADOW AND HELEN AINSWORTH.
Guest Cast:
Guy Madison ................... Jericho
Beverly Garland ............... Amy Schroeder
Claude Akins .................. Chuck Wagner
Les Tremayne .................. Attorney General
ALLISON HAYES, GEORGE WALLACE,ROBERT FOULK, ROY GLENN,
JOHN HOYT,FRED KRUEGER.
SYNOPSIS:
A GOVERMENT SPECIAL AGENT IS ASSIGNED TO POSPONE THE HANGING OF
A WOMAN CONVICTED OF MURDERING HER HUSBAND. [SC]

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