“Cactus Lady”

Season:    2 episode 19

Series Episode: 50

Air Date: February 21, 1961

Laramie TV Series

A Revue Studios production



Helping a girl set a trap for a friend can be dangerous when a fella puts his own foot in it.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith29Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller27Credited
Slim's horseAlamoUncredited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
Homer McCanlesEzra McCanles' son/outlawL. Q. Jones33Credited
Ezra McCanles Outlaw leaderArthur Hunnicutt51Credited
Virgil McCanlesEzra McCanles' son/outlawDean Stanton34Credited
Troy McCanles (alias Troy McCarthy)Ezra McCanles' daughter/outlawAnita Sands21-22Credited
Mr. ThomsonLaramie preacherGrandon Rhodes56Credited
Mrs. ThomsonMr. Thomson's wifeKatharine Warren55Credited
Mort CoryLaramie sheriffStuart Randall51Uncredited
CharlieStagecoach driverTom London70Uncredited



DirectorMaury Geraghty
WriterMaury Geraghty
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorLloyd S Papez
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundLyle Cain
Makeup ArtistJack Barron
Hair StylistFlorence Bush
Costume & WardrobeVincent Dee
Series StuntmenPaul Baxley, Joe Canutt. Bill Catching, Chuck Courtney, John Daheim, Leonard P. Geer, Sol Gorss, Hemet, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy, Loren Janes, Hal Needham, George Orrison, Allen Pinson, Chuck Roberson, Ronnie Rondell Jr., Dean Smith, Tom Steele, Boyd Stockman, Jerry Summers, Jesse Wayne, Jack Williams
Assistant DirectorWilliam Dorfman
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Perry Murdock



Epilogue – based on the script by Maury Geraghty


(JESS rides up to the Sherman ranch house with the horse that Troy rode out on. SLIM comes out of the front door.)


SLIM: Where’d ya find ‘im?


JESS: Outside the fence in the east section. Got a lot a miles behind ‘im.


SLIM: Yeah sure looks that way doesn’t he?


JESS: I saw the minister in town. Said he’s goin’ to be back in the pulpit by Sunday.


SLIM: Ah, that’s fine. I knew he was too tough to go under.


JESS: Hey, you know Slim, if I was the curious kind, I’d wonder just what did happen the other night.


SLIM: Yeah, of course, you’re not the curious kind,


(JESS grins, laughs and turns away. SLIM cuffs JESS on the sleeve.)




Geographic Reference

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Lorado, Texas


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