“Cemetery Road”

Season:     1 episode 30

Series Episode:  30

Air Date: April 30, 1960

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production

 

Teaser

A power hungry assistant wagon master contrives a dangerous situation that could put Slim Sherman at the end of a rope.

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationJohn Smith29Credited
"Jonesy"Sherman ranch handHoagy Carmichael70Credited
Andy ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationRobert Crawford, Jr.15Credited
Glen BentleyWagon train memberRead MorganCredited
Helen Bentley Glen's wifeRachel AmesCredited
Julia HansenMatt's sisterJocelyn BrandoCredited
Dr. Matthew "Matt" J. HansenLaramie doctorKing DonovanCredited
Elmo Laramie blacksmithJudson PrattCredited
RossAssistant wagon masterDennis PatrickCredited
Laramie barberSys SaylorCredited
Laramie bartenderBarney BiroCredited
Wagon train memberRobert CarlsonCredited
Matthews Wagon masterR. G. ArmstrongUncredited
Fight spectatorUncredited
LamplighterUncredited
Laramie sheriff Uncredited
Trial spectatorUncredited
Wagon train memberUncredited
Dr. Thomas L HansenMatt's fatherMentioned

 

Crew

DirectorThomas Carr
WriterBuckley Angell
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Music ScoreHarry Sukman
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorGeorge Patrick
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundMelvin M. Metcalfe, Sr.
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, 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 DirectorEdward K. Dodds
Set DecorationPerry Murdock

 

 

Epilogue – based on the script by Buckley Angell

 

(JONESY is sitting in a rocking chair in the Sherman ranch yard, reading the newspaper. His arm out of the sling. He looks up and quickly puts his arm back in the sling. SLIM and ANDY ride down the road and into the ranch yard. SLIM is carrying a large bag. SLIM and ANDY dismount , tie up their horses at the corral, and walk over to JONESY.)

 

SLIM: How’s the shoulder, Jonesy?

 

JONESY: Oh, a little better. Healin’ slow though, Slim. Mighty slow.

 

ANDY: Hi, Jonesy.

 

JONESY: Hello, Andy.

 

ANDY: How d’ya feel?

 

JONESY: Oh, not so good. Oh, the two cows are in the barn waiting for you to milk ’em.

 

ANDY: How long d’ya figure it’s gonna to be ’til you can do the milkin’?

 

JONESY: Oh, maybe a week, Andy. Maybe two. Slim, better split some firewood, before dark. We’ll need it.

 

SLIM: Alright. Where’s Jess?

 

JONESY: Uh, he’s in there scrubbing the kitchen floor and cleaning the stove. Needed that too for some time.

 

SLIM: You’ve got your chores pretty well organized, haven’t ya?

 

JONESY: Now Slim, you know I don’t like this. I’ll be mighty glad to get back doin’ my part.

 

SLIM: (Derisively) Sure you will. Oh by the way, Jonesy, Andy and I picked some huckleberries.

 

(SLIM tosses the bag to JONESY, who catches it with both hands.)

 

JONESY: Oh a surprise, huh? (Jonesy slips his left arm out of the sling and opens the bag to look inside.) Well, you did right well. Enough to make five pies.

 

SLIM: Andy, did you notice anything?

 

ANDY: Yeah. His arm got better – all of a sudden.

 

SLIM: Umm… Hmm.

 

JONESY: (Holds left arm out) A miracle. How do you like that?.

 

SLIM: I like it fine.

 

ANDY: Me too. But I’d like it even better if you’d milk the cows for me.

 

SLIM: And chop some firewood for me.

 

JONESY: (Getting up out of the rocking chair) Yeah, I’ll be glad to. (Hands ANDY the huckleberries. Walks off towards the barn with a dejected stance.)

 

SLIM: Well Andy, you had better clean up those huckleberries and get them ready for Jonesy.

 

(ANDY runs off with the bag. SLIM watches JONESY, who looks back like a kid whose been caught with his finger in the pie.)

 

 

Historical References

The Junction

Wagon Trains

 

Geographic References

Chicago, Illinois

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

 

 

 

Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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