“Ladies’ Day”

Season:     3 episode 2
Episode:  66
Air Date: October 3, 1961
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studios production



The judge is coming to see if Jess and Slim should have custody of Mike. A murderer is in the area. A woman arrives claiming to have title to a store on the ranch. Can anything else go wrong?


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith30Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller28Credited
Daisy CooperStage line passengerSpring Byington74Credited
Mike WilliamsOrphanDennis Holmes11Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
Mort CoryLaramie sheriffStuart Randall52Credited
Bud DeeverBounty hunterWilliam Bryant37Credited
Sally Deever (alias Sally Malone)Bud Deever's wifeGloria Talbott30Credited
HenryCircuit judgeCarl Benton Reid68Credited
Mose ShellStagecoach driverEddy Waller71Credited
Sam Willet (alias Dr. Watkins)OutlawJock Mahoney42Credited
ErnieWillet's partner/OutlawJames Anderson40Credited
GeorgeLaramie stationmasterNorman Leavitt47Credited
HankStagecoach shotgunJohn McKee44Credited



DirectorLesley Selander
TeleplayRod Peterson
StoryDan Ullman
ProducerJohn Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorLloyd S. Papez
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Color Processing byConsolidated Film Industries
Film EditorRay C. de Vally
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundEarl Crain, Sr.
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 DirectorFrank Losee
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Perry Murdock



Epilogue – based on the teleplay by Rod Peterson & story by Dan Ullman


(MIKE, JESS, SLIM, JUDGE HENRY, SAM WILLET and MORT CORY are at the corral. JUDGE HENRY, SAM WILLET and MORT CORY are on horseback.)


SLIM: Thank you, Judge. (Shakes JUDGE HENRY’s hand)


JUDGE HENRY: You’re welcome, Sherman. (Looks at JESS) Goodbye.


SLIM: So long, Mort. ‘


JESS: See ya, Mort.


(JUDGE HENRY, SAM WILLET and MORT CORY ride off towards Laramie.)


MIKE: Is everything really gonna to be alright, Slim?


SLIM: That’s what Judge Henry says, Mike. You’re going to live here until we make sure you haven’t any close kin. Then we’ll see about that adoption.


JESS: Now we can really work the pants off ya’.


(The ringing of a triangle dinner bell is heard. MIKE, SLIM and JESS cross the ranch yard to the ranch house.)


DAISY: Time to wash up.


MIKE: What are we havin’?


DAISY: Oh, something good.


MIKE: Are you gonna cook for us from now on. Miss Daisy?


DAISY: Well that’s something you’d have to ask Slim and Jess about Mike.


MIKE: Is she, Slim? Is she gonna stay?


DLIM: You’ve done so much for us already, ah, we don’t know how to thank you.


JESS: Would you consider stayin’ on, ma’am? I mean in a rundown place like this?


DAISY: Oh, it’s not so run down.


SLIM: We’d sure love to have you stay, Miss Daisy. We really would.


MIKE: Will ya? Please?


DAISY: Well, after all those things I told the judge, maybe I’d better stay.


MIKE: Yipee!


DAISY: (Pointing to the wash basin) Wash your hands. (Laughs and walks into the house)


MIKE: (Pours water in the basin and picks up the soap, then looks at SLIM and JESS.)Well, aren’t you gonna wash your hands?


(SLIM and JESS look at each other. SLIM looks at his hands and they both move to the bench of wash basins.)



Geographic Reference

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Virginia City, Nevada


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