“Duel at Alta Mesa”

Season:     1 episode 23

Series Episode:  23

Air Date: February 23, 1960

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production



Jess must hunt down a man to pay the debt Slim owes to the owner of the stage line.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationJohn Smith28Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller26Credited
Andy ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationRobert Crawford, Jr.15Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
Warren Gallagher Former stageline ownerAlan Baxter51Credited
Dolly ManneringTom Mannering's wifePamela Duncan35Credited
Tom ManneringFormer Overland stageline employeeTom Drake42Credited
Gloria PattersonT. J. Patterson's daughterFay Spain27Credited
T. J. Patterson Owner Overland stagelineDoublass Dumbrille70Credited
Ray Gallagher employeeRonald Hayes30Credited
RickPatterson guardDon Kelly35Credited
Ben BarflyUncredited
GeneGallagher's employeeGeorge Kennedy35Unxedited
Jerry Gallagher employeeBob Hoy32Uncredited
Joe Ray's friend in Red BluffUncredited
LindaGallagher's girlfriendUncredited
WallyRancherJon Lormer53Uncredited
Red Bluff bartenderUncredited
Wally's wifeGail Bonney58Uncredited
Alta Mesa bartenderHerman Hack60Uncredited



DirectorLesley Selander
TeleplayJerry Alderman
StoryJerry Alderman & Jay Simms
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Music ScoreAlbert Sendrey
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorMartin Obzina
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorRichard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film EditorRay de Vally
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundJohn C Grubb
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 DirectorGeorge Bisk


Geographical Reference

Red Bluff, Montana Territory


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