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Law of The Plainsman (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Scott Clifford, Sal Crisanti, Keith Hampson
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Four Star-Cardiff production
for
NBC (Thursdays 7:30 pm EST)
Executive Producers Jules Levy, Arthur Gardner & Arnold Laven
Produced by Peter Packer

US Western series 1959-60 30 episodes x 30 min bw
Starring:
Michael Ansara as Deputy U.S. Marshal Sam Buckhart
with:
Dayton Lummis as Marshal Andy Morrison
Gina Gillespie as Tess Wilkins
(Note: In #1 "Prairie Incident," a nameplate on the wagon she's
driving clearly identifies it as belonging to "J. Wilkins," her murdered father)

Nora Marlowe as Martha Commager
Robert Harland/ Wayne Rogers as Deputy Billy Lordan

Premise:
In 1879, an Apache is Marshal of part of New Mexico.

Trivia Note: 
Lew Wallace was Governor of New Mexico territory when Billy the Kid was running loose
and signed the arrest warrants empowering Pat Garrett and Charles Poe to bring Billy in.

Music Supervision by Herschel Burke Gilbert
Score Composed by Leonard Rosenman (also composed theme)

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The Rifleman (1958-63)  <episode #21> THE INDIAN
17Feb59 ABC
(pilot for the series "Law of The Plainsman"
which starred Michael Ansara 1959-60 30 episodes x 30 min)
Produced by Jules Levy, Arthur Gardner
Written by Cyril Hume
Directed by Arnold Laven
Starring:
Chuck Connors as Lucas McCain
Johnny Crawford as Mark McCain
Guest Star:
Michael Ansara ................ Sam Buckhart
with:
Herbert Rudley ................ Gorman
Lewis Charles ................. Slade
Frank De Kova ................. Old Chief
Mickey Simpson ................ Tub
Robert Chadwick ............... Eskimimzin
Eddie Little Sky .............. Apache
Lenny Geer
Michael Ansara plays Sam Buckhart, an Apache educated at Harvard,
turned deputy U.S. Marshal whom Lucas McCain helps nail the bad guy.

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NBC Thursdays 7:30 pm Eastern

1.01 [--] Law of The Plainsman: PRAIRIE INCIDENT [verified on film]
  01-Oct-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Harry Kronman / Directed by Douglas Heyes
Director of Photography, Glen MacWilliams
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Nora Marlowe ........... Martha (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Richard Devon .......... Varga
Harry Swoger ........... Hobey Jarrod
William D. Gordon ...... Duke
Pat O'Malley ........... Old Man
Synopsis:
Patrolling the plains, Marshal Sam Buckhart discovers a wagon containing a murdered man and his eight-year-old daughter.
The girl is able to give Buckhart a description of the killer.

1.02 [--] Law of The Plainsman: FULL CIRCLE [verified on film -SC]
08-Oct-1959 NBC Thur
Written By David Lang / Directed By Jerry Hooper
Director of Photography, Glen MacWilliams, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Lyle Bettger .......... Sheriff Max Chafee
Gail Kobe ............. Nora
Wayne Rogers .......... Anderson
Joel Ashley ........... Calhoun
Joe Perry ............. Egan
Johnny Collier ........ George
Synopsis:
For years Sam Buckhart has been looking for a bank robber. He is stunned to discover that the thief is
Sheriff Max Chafee, who Sam believed to be honest and straightforward.

  1.03 [--] Law of The Plainsman: A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH [verified on film -SC]
Four Star-Cardiff prod. no. 3101
15-Oct-1959 NBC Thur
Written By Cyril Hume / Directed By Richard Whorf
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Gustavo Rojo ........... as Charlie Slade
Jean Allison ........... as Rosa Costello Slade
Roberto Contreras ...... as Frank Ramay
Paul Carr .............. as Deputy Billy Lordan
Hampton Fancher ........ as Harver
Perry Ivers ............ as Redmond
Gordon Polk ............ as Lyons
Brett King ............. as The Man
Bill Mims .............. as The Express Agent
Synopsis:
Sam Buckhart infiltrates the hideout of outlaw Charlie Slade and his gang, not realizing that Slade's wife is about to
have a baby and suffering from pre-birth complications. [SC]
Synopsis:
Marshal Sam Buckhart, who has been searching for outlaw Charlie Slade for many years, finally locates his hideout.
Before Buckhart can take the outlaw prisoner, Slade's henchmen overpower him.

1.04 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE HOSTILES  [verified on film]
  22-Oct-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Calvin J. Clements / Directed by Don Medford
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Clu Gulager ............ Truck
Peter Whitney .......... Knappe
Suzanne Lloyd .......... Corn
Dabbs Greer ............ Wesley
Tiger Fafara ........... Roy
John Milford ........... Jason
Dorothy Adams .......... Mrs. Garnett
Ann Benton ............. Farm Girl
Synopsis:
A man who lives in the mountains kills a young girl. Sam Buckhart is assigned to find the murderer.

1.05 [--] Law of The Plainsman: PASSENGER TO MESCALERO [verified on film]
  29-Oct-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Palmer Thompson / Directed by William F. Claxton
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Brian G. Hutton ........ Johnny Q
Richard Gaines ......... J. Roberts Pauley
Hope Summers ........... Mrs. Dodge
Alice Backes ........... Abbey Holmes
Eddie Quillan .......... Horace Arnold
John Pickard ........... Mack
Rayford Barnes ......... Rick Modesto
Bud Osborne ............ Driver
Synopsis:
Deputy Marshal Sam Buckhart is assigned to bring a dangerous outlaw to the prison
at Mescalero. During the journey a band of outlaws ambush the stagecoach.

1.06 [--] Law of The Plainsman: BLOOD TRAILS [verified on film]
05-Nov-1959 NBC Thur
Written by: Arthur Browne, Jr. / Directed by: Richard Whorf
Director of Photography, Glen MacWilliams, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Nora Marlowe ........... Martha (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Fiona Hale ............. Sarah Gordon
Michael Hinn ........... Marshall Gordon
Mike Vandever .......... Tim
And:
Chris Alcaide .......... Wolf
Synopsis:
Deputy Marshal Sam Buckhart receives a difficult assignment. He is to go into Apache territory and bring back a member of his own tribe.

1.07 [--] Law of The Plainsman: DESPERATE DECISION  [verified on film]
12-Nov-1959 NBC Thur
Written by: David Lang / Directed by: Robert Gordon
Director of Photography, Guy Roe, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Robert Wilke ........... Amos
Donald Buka ........... Roy
John Marley ............ Walt
Bill Catching .......... Potter
Tom McDonough .......... Neeley
Manuel Lopez ........... Bandit Leader
Synopsis:
Sam Buckhart tracks down a fugitive and starts to return home with him. The marshal and his prisoner run into Mexican bandits.

1.08 [--] Law of The Plainsman: APPOINTMENT IN SANTA FE  [verified on film]
19-Nov-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Arthur Browne, Jr. / Directed by William Claxton
Director of Photography, Guy Roe, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Nora Marlowe ........... Martha (recurring)
Guest Cast:
John Anderson .......... Clyde Santee
Robert Osterloh ........ Joe Baker
J. Pat O'Malley ........ Doc
Synopsis:
Deputy Warden Clyde Santee demands custody of a prisoner held by Marshal Morrison.
Remembering Santee's wartime record of brutality, Morrison refuses to hand over his prisoner.

1.09 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE GIBBET [verified on film]
26-Nov-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Pat Fielder / Directed by William Claxton
Director of Photography, Harry Wild, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Robert F. Simon ........ Keller
Mort Mills ............. Derkson
George Mitchell ........ Aaron
William Erwin .......... Dr. Palmer
Walter Burke ........... Mr. Smith
Dee Pollock ............ Nate
Patrick Riley .......... Curley
Synopsis:
An outlaw gang rides into a small Western town, planning to take it over. The townspeople form a vigilante
group to oppose the gang, and Marshal Sam Buckhart is sent to prevent open warfare.

1.10 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE DUDE  [verified on film]
03-Dec-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Cyril Hume / Directed by Ted Post
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Peter Whitney .......... Strelling
Clegg Hoyt ............. Hungerford
Ralph Moody ............ Danforth
Barry Brooks ........... Cole
Earle Hodgins .......... Bartender
Wayne Tucker ........... French
Sam Reese .............. Figure
Special Guest:
Robert Vaughn .......... Theodore Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Young Teddy Roosevelt is determined to recover a ring that was taken from him by a gang of thugs.
Deputy Marshal Sam Buckhart decides to ride with Roosevelt and protect the dude. 

1.11 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE INNOCENT [verified on film]
10-Dec-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Bob Barbash / Directed by Ted Post
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Olive Carey ............ Martha
Clancy Cooper .......... Cully
John Newton ............ Barney
Carter De Haven, Sr. ... Charlie Banner
John Harrison .......... First Rider
Special Guests:
Robert Vaughn .......... Ross Drake
Elena Verdugo .......... Connie Drake
Synopsis:
Ross Drake (Robert Vaughn) is accused of murder. Sam Buckhart's friend Ross Drake has been arrested for murder.
To evade a lynch mob, Buckhart transfers him to another town for a fair trail.

1.12 [--] Law of The Plainsman: CLEAR TITLE [verified on film]
17-Dec-1959 NBC Thur
Written by David P. Harmon / Directed by John Peyser
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Nora Marlowe ........... Martha (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Lee Van Cleef .......... Tracey
Jean Allison ........... Helen
Garry Walberg .......... Mike
Jack Kruschen .......... Doc
Steve Gravers .......... Steve Jakowsky
And:
John Dehner ............ Walter Shannon
Synopsis:
Deputy Marshal Sam Buckhart is sent to Shannonville to investigate a shooting.
The townspeople, afraid of town boss Walter Shannon, are unwilling to help Buckhart.

1.13 [--] Law of The Plainsman: TOLL ROAD [verified on film]
24-Dec-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Calvin J. Clements / Directed by James Sheldon
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Maggie Pierce .......... Ellen Dawson
Paul Fix ............... Coleman
Richard Rust ........... Healy
Robert Morris .......... Davey
Gary Murray ............ Lester
And:
Bert Freed ............. Benson
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Phil Chambers .......... Dan Dawson (not credited)
Jeanne Wood ............ Mrs. Dawson (not credited)
Synopsis:
For years Dan Dawson and his wife have worked to build a toll road. just as the road is completed, a pair of outlaws brutally murder the Dawsons.

1.14 --] Law of The Plainsman: CALCULATED RISK [verified on film]  
31-Dec-1959 NBC Thur
Written by Arthur Dales / Directed by James Neilson
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Nora Marlowe ........... Martha (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Don Grady .............. Clint
Chris Alcaide .......... Dan
Lane Bradford .......... Newt
Wayne Rogers ........... Deputy
Jim Hayward ............ Minister
Thano Rama ............. Dave
Synopsis:
Deputy Marshal Sam Buckhart shoots a bank robber in the presence of the outlaw's son.
Buckhart tries to explain the incident to the boy, but is spurned by the bitter youth.

1.15 [--] Law of The Plainsman: FEAR  [verified on film]
07-Jan-1960 NBC Thur
Written by Arthur Browne, Jr. / Directed by Paul Wendkos
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Guest Cast:
John Larch ............. Jaster Mullen
Peggy Webber ........... Hattie Mullen
Stephen Talbot ......... Steve
Synopsis:
While on a camping trip with Sam Buckhart, a young girl falls into an abandoned well. Unable to get her out by himself,
Buckhart goes to a nearby farmhouse for help but is mistaken for a renegade Indian and shot.

1.16 [--] Law of The Plainsman: ENDURANCE [verified on film]
14-Jan-1960 NBC Thur
Written by Milton S. Gelman / Directed by John Peyser
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Guest Cast:
John Anderson .......... Bannock
Joseph Ruskin .......... Crow
Michael Raffetto ...... Padre Robles
Synopsis:
Young Tess sees two outlaws murder a priest and then escape. Deputy Marshal Sam Buckhart goes after the killers.

1.17 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE COMET [verified on film]
21-Jan-1960 NBC Thur
Written by Cyril Hume / Directed by John Peyser
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Jacques Aubuchon ....... Jordan
Robert Harland ......... Forbes
Charity Grace .......... Mrs. Alymer
Dan Sheridan ........... Mr. Nisbro
Enid Janes ............. Kelly
Ned Glass .............. Potter
Wayne Tucker ........... Bunsing
George Trevino ........ Robledo
Synopsis 1:
Story concerning a shill & other highbinders who exploit people by urging them to buy goods to ward off evil after the sighting of Halley's
Comet - an anchronism considering the fact that the series was set in 1885 & Halley's Comet was next seen in 1910 - but the townspeople are
set right by a ninety-one year-old lady resident who recollects having seen the comet last in the time of Thomas Jefferson
Synopsis 2:
A man claiming to be a minister tells the residents of a small town that the world is coming to an end. Another man appears at the same time, s
elling pills which he says will ward off the disaster.

1.18 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE RAWHIDERS [verified -SC]
28-Jan-1960 NBC Thur
Written By Jay Simms / Directed by Paul Landres
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Peter Whitney .......... John Wesley
Joe Di Santis .......... Cooper
John Milford ........... Lije Wesley
Robert Harland ......... Deputy Marshal Billy Lordan (recurring)
Alex Gerry ............. Judge Mason
Billy Booth ............ Quinn
Synopsis:
Lije Wesley, one of a group of Western Gypsies hated by local landowners, is accused of murdering a rancher.
Deputy Marshal Sam Buckhart's investigation turns up evidence indicating that Wesley is innocent.

1.19 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE IMPOSTER [verified on film]
04-Feb-1960 NBC Thur
Written by David Lang / Directed by David Lowell Rich
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Lawrence Dobkin ........ Hempner
John Hoyt .............. Colonel Springer
Francis J. McDonald .... Cavour Watkins
Lane Bradford .......... Jackson
Harry Landers .......... Kid Remick
Tyler McVey ............ Penrose
Mickey Finn ............ Curley
Ted Lehmann ............ Deuces
Synopsis:
Sam Buckhart has taken the notorious Kid Remick into custody in Santa Fe to await the arrival of a Colorado marshal.
When the lawman rides into town, an old-timer points out that his horse doesn't appear to have traveled very far.

1.20 [--] Law of The Plainsman: COMMON GOUND [verified on film]
11-Feb-1960 NBC Thur
Written by Calvin J. Clements / Directed by John Peyser
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Nora Marlowe ........... Martha (recurring)
Guest Cast:
Michael Pate ........... "Gentleman" Frank Deegan
Richard Harland ........ Deputy Marshal Billy Lordan (recurring)
Jess Kirkpatrick ....... Timmins
Synopsis:
Wounded during a holdup attempt, killer Frank Deegan hides out in Martha's rooming house. When Sam Buckhart
stops by the house, Martha and Tess, terrorized by Deegan, try to get rid of him.

1.21 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE MATRIARCH [verified on film]
18-Feb-1960 NBC Thur
Written by Teddi Sherman / Directed by Arthur D. Hilton
Director of Photography, Lucien Ballard, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Lynn Bari .............. Constance Valeri
Denver Pyle ............ Burke Carew
Alan Reed, Jr. ......... Dey Valeri
Patricia Huston ........ Greta
Michael Hinn ........... Hodie Carver
Robert Hoy ............. September Smith
MIke Mikler ............ Link
Synopsis:
Constance Valeri claims that she shot a ranch hand, but Sam Buckhart is suspicious of her confession.

1.22 [--] Law of the Plainsman: A QUESTION OF COURAGE [verified -SC]
Four Star-Cardiff prod no. 3143
25-Feb-1960 NBC Thurs (rebroadcast 23Jun60)
Written by Donn Mullally / Directed by John Rich
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)guest cast:
Claude Akins ........... Sheriff Clifford Shaw
Patricia Donahue ....... Edie Shaw
Ted de Corsia .......... Bert Kolb
Ken Mayer .............. Wally Kolb
Robert Harland ......... Deputy Marshal Billy Lordan (recurring)
Ken Drake .............. Bill Downs
Ray Kellogg ............ Cal James
Synopsis 1:
A sheriff allows two outlaws to beat him. But the whole picture is even worse - the outlaws have the sheriff entirely at their beck and call. [RF]
Synopsis 2:
Sam Buckhart is stunned when a sheriff allows two outlaws to beat him. Buckhart finds that the new lawman is in the badmen's power.

1.23 [--] Law of The Plainsman: DANGEROUS BARRIERS [verified on film] 
10-Mar-1960 NBC Thur
Written by Harry Kronman / Directed by Paul Landres
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Dayton Lummis .......... Marshal Andy Morrison (recurring)
Gina Gillespie ......... Tess (recurring)
Guest Cast:   
Steven Marlo ........... Manuel
Arch Johnson ........... Cass Mabry
Frank Puglia ........... Don Esteban
Wayne Rogers ........... Deputy Marshal Billy Lordan (recurring)
John Zaccaro ........... Ty Loomis
Ray Kellogg ............ Dave Heggers
Percy Helton ........... Del Martin
Jovan Montell .......... Girl
Synopsis:
Apache marshal Sam Buckhart offers to help a boy in his feud with a rancher who has killed his father and wants his land.
The offer is rejected because the boy hates Apaches.

1.24 Law of The Plainsman: THE SHOW-OFF [verified -SC]
17-Mar-1960 NBC Thur
Written by John Dunkel / Directed by John Peyser
Director of Photography, Charles Burke
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Scott Marlowe .......... Clancey Jones
Gonzales-Gonzales ...... Jose
Roberto Contreras ...... Pedro
Jess Kirkpatrick ....... Timmins
Joan Lora .............. Josepha
Tom London ............. Stage Driver
And:
Leo Gordon ............. Garth Rand
Synopsis:
Young Clancy Jones feels that he is a nobody, so he picks a Billy the Kid to imitate.

1.25 [--] Law of The Plainsman: THE RABBIT'S FANG  [verified -SC]
24-Mar-1960 NBC Thur
Written By Jay Simms / Directed By Paul Landres
Director of Photography, Gordon Avil, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Don Dubbins ............ Mite Rankin
Constance Ford ......... Jessie
Robert Harland ......... Forbes
Peter Brocco ........... Schuyler
Gregg Martell .......... Lem
Craig Duncan ........... Livery Man
And:
Chistopher Dark ........ Qwert Macklin
Synopsis:
Slowwitted but fast on the draw, Mite Rankin worships Miss Jessie from afar.
When Jessie's ex-husband shows up demanding quick cash, Mite decides to do something about it.

1.26 [--] Law of The Plainsman: STELLA [verified on film] 
31-Mar-1960 NBC Thur
Written by: James Edwards / Directed by: Paul Landres
Director of Photography, Floyd Crosby, A.S.C.
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Gloria Talbott ......... Stella Meeker
Richard Devon .......... Cy Erby
Wesley Lau ............. Staff Meeker
Charlie Briggs ......... Bob Erby
William Fawcett ........ Shep Collins
Synopsis:
Stella Meeker, one of a gang of bank robbers, makes friend with Sam Buckhart. She doesn't know he is a lawman.

1.27 [--] Law of The Plainsman: AMNESTY [verified on film] 
  07-Apr-1960 NBC Thur    
Written by Lee Berg / Directed by Robert Gordon
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Robert Warwick ......... Gen. Lew Wallace (author of novel Ben-Hur),
Chris Alcaide .......... Conroy
Biff Elliott ........... Mike Williams
Robert Harland ......... Billy Lordan (recurring)
Paul Sorenson .......... Ludwig
Natalie Norwick ........ Clara
Fred Graham ............ Joe Graham
Synopsis:
Amnesty is declared by the territorial governor, and a vicious killer escapes a murder rap. Then Sam Buctchart hires him as a lawman.

1.28 [--] Law of The Plainsman: JEB'S DAUGHTER (verified -SC)
14-Apr-1960 NBC Thur
Written By Arthur Browne, Jr. / Directed By Paul Landres
Director of Photography, Chas E. Burke
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Nora Marlowe ........... Martha Commager (recurring)
Guest Cast:
John Anderson .......... Jeb Wicken
Suzanne Lloyd .......... Bertha Ellis
Tom Reese .............. Cal
John Clarke ............ Billy Lordan (recurring character)
Wayne Tucker ........... Dort
Synopsis:
Jeb Wicken's daughter has been a burden to him long enough. So he decides to sell her into slavery.
It is all legal, but legal or not, Buckhart won't uphold the sale.

[29] Law of The Plainsman: CAVERN OF THE WIND  [Not Verified]
21Apr60 NBC Thur
Written by Richard Fielder  / Directed by Paul Landres
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Cast:
Paul Langton .................. Sgt. Sean McGrath
Richard Anderson .............. Lee Talent
Enid Janes .................... Lilly McGrath
George Keymas
J. Pat O'Malley
Charles Stevens
A group of gold-hungry prospectors capture Sam Buckhart and force him to head their expedition.
 At the destination are Apaches waiting for the man who killed one of their braves.

1.30 [--] Law of The Plainsman: TROJAN HORSE [Final Episode] [verified on film] 
05-May-1960 NBC Thur
Written by Bob Barbash / Directed by Paul Wendkos
Director of Photography, Howard Schwartz
Starring: Michael Ansara (as Sam Buckhart)
Guest Stars:
Gene Nelson ............ Hardy O'Hara
James Westerfield ...... Joshua
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Murvyn Vye ............. Frank Seed
Robert Harland ......... Billy Lordan (recurring)
Joe Perry .............. Ben
Perry Cook ............. Charley
Diana Darrin ........... Cleo
Synopsis:
Sam Buckhart borrows a plan from the Greeks to penetrate the hideout of the notorious Seed gang.
Having no wooden horse at hand, he rents a traveling show wagon.

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