“Hour After Dawn”


Season:     1 episode 26

Series Episode:  26

Air Date: March 15, 1960

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production



Acting Sheriff Slim Sherman and his top deputy have to hang a bank robber at dawn… if his gang doesn’t stop them.


Cast & Crew


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationJohn Smith29Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller26Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
Doc J. L. HuberLaramie doctorGeorge Eldredge61Credited
Billy PardeeOutlaw/Creighton's half-brotherBen Johnon41Credited
Maud "Maudie" Pardee Laramie cafe ownerGloria Talbott29Credited
Mort CoryLaramie sheriffRobert Osterloh41Credited
Sam Laramie townsmanClarence Straight51Credited
Tom CreightonOutlaw gang leaderBruce Bennett53Credited
TooeyLaramie deputyIrving Bacon63Credited
U. S. Marshal from CheyenneGene Roth57Credited
Laramie townsmanRussell Thorson53Credited
Mrs. Sarah CoryMort Cory's wifeUncredited
Oliver JudgeS. John Launer40Uncredited
Tom WorthLaramie deputyFred Coby44Uncredited
Ed Laramie deputyUncredited
WaltLaramie deputyUncredited
OutlawKermit Maynard62Uncredited
Laramie townsmanChick Sheridan58Uncredited
Wells Fargo baggage handlerChick Hannon58Uncredited
Laramie telegrapherUncredited
Laramie townsman Uncredited



DirectorFrancis D. Lyon
TeleplayJohn Dunkel
StoryDaniel Ullman & John Dunkel
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreHarry Sukman
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorGeorge Patrick
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorRichard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundJoe Lapis
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 DirectorMilton Carter
Set DecorationPerry Murdock

Geographic References

Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory

Laramie, Wyoming Territory


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