“Fall Into Darkness”


Season:     3 episode 28
Series Episode:  92
Air Date: April 17, 1962
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studios production



It’s Slim who is looking up from the bottom of a deep hole when a man falls in with bad company.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith31Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller28Credited
Daisy CooperSherman housekeeperSpring Byington75Credited
Mike WilliamsOrphanDennis Holmes11Credited
Ben FrancesOutlawHarry Lauter47Credited
Jack FrancesBen Frances' brother/OutlawRayford Barnes41Credited
Kathy "Kitten" Frances Ben Frances' stepdaughterGina Gillespie7Credited
Norma FrancesBen Frances' wifeJean Byron36Credited
Bob LairdOutlawRobert Wilke47Credited
Stagecoach driverJoe Yrigoyen51Credited
Stagecoach shotgunUncredited



DirectorJoe Kane
WriterRod Peterson
ProducerJohn Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDaniel Ullman
Art DirectorAlexander A. Mayer
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Editorial Color ConsultantAlex Quiroga
Color Processing byConsolidated Film Industries
Film EditorRay C. de Vally, A. C. E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundEarl Crain, Jr.
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 DirectorBen Bishop
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Perry Murdock


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