“Fugitive Road”

Season:    1 episode 4

Series Episode:  4

Air Date: October 6. 1959

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production



Jess pulls up stakes when his brother-in-law deserts the cavalry and asks Jess to help him escape him to Canada.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationJohn Smith28Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller26Credited
"Jonesy"Sherman foremanHoagy Carmichael69Credited
Andy ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationRobert Crawford, Jr.15Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
ArekaPlains Cavalry scoutAnthony George38Credited
Gil Brady Jess Harper's brother-in-law/Plains Cavalry privateClu Gulager30Credited
Abe JordanPlains Cavalry first sergeantBert Freed64Credited
Plains Cavalry captainWillis Bouchey52Credited
Plains Cavalry soldierDon Kennedy39Credited
Francie Harper BradyJess Harper's sister & Gil Brady's wifeMentioned



DirectorThomas Carr
TeleplayPaul Savage
StoryDan Ullman
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyJohn L. Russell, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorGeorge Patrick
Editorial Dept. Head (Supervisor)Richard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film EditorStan Rabjohn
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundWilliam Russell
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
Set DecorationClarence Steensen


Historical References


Battle of Palo Duro Canyon

Battle of the Wilderness

Jefferson Davis

Yuma Territorial Prison


Geographic References

Calgory, Canada

Lolo Trail  Map Nez Pierce Natural Historic Trail

Palo Duro Canyon




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