“Deadly is the Night”

Season:     3 episode 7
Episode:  71
Air Date: November 7, 1961
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studio production



Famous or infamous? It’s all a matter of perspective and a dose of reality.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner- Sherman ranch and relay station
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller28Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
AlbyOutlawGeorge Wallace60Credited
Rafe AndrewsOutlawHarry Lauter47Credited
Matt DyerOutlaw leaderLloyd Nolan58Credited
"Ma" TolliverRancherOlive Carey75Credited
Sue Tolliver"Ma" Tolliver's granddaughterMarlene Willis19Credited
Mr. Thomas BankerVinton Hayworth55Credited
Bud Willoughby Granite City deputyCharles Robinson29Credited
CharlieRancherHoward Wright65Credited
Dave "Davy"Posee memberWilliam Murphy40Credited
CharleyOutlawTom Steele52Credited
Granite City sheriffDon Harvey 49Credited
Lily LangtryRenown beauty/Actress
Buckskin Frank LesleyOutlawMentioned
Frank JamesOutlawMentioned
Jesse JamesOutlawMentioned
The DaltonsOutlawsMentioned
Dyer's woman/Granite City bank tellerMentioned



DirectorLesley Selander
WriterJerry Adelman & John Champion
ProducerJohn Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorRaymond Beal
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Editorial Color ConsultantAlex Quiroga
Color Processing byConsolidated Film Industries
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundRobert R. Bertrand
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 DirectorBen Bishop
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Frank Tuttle


Historical References

The Daltons

Frank James

Jessie James

Lillie (Lily) Langtry

Buckskin Frank Leslie

Johnny Ringo


Geographic Reference

Granite, Wyoming Territory

St. Louis, Missouri

Sedalia, Missouri

Tascosa, Texas



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