“Man From Kansas”
Season: 2 episode 15
Series Episode: 46
Air Date: January 10. 1961
Laramie TV series starring John Smith and Robert Fuller
A Revue Studios production
A man styles his holdups after the Robin Hood legend and becomes a Laramie celebrity.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||29||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||27||Credited|
|Bill Bates||Stagecoach driver||Kelly Thordsen||55||Credited|
|Russ Devon||Laramie deputy||Adam West||32||Credited|
|Clay Jackson||Outlaw||Jock Mahoney||41||Credited|
|Carter Simpson||Banker||Vinton Hayworth||54||Credited|
|August "Gus" Willoughby||Laramie rancher||George Mitchell||55||Credited|
|Sarah Willoughby||August Willoughby's wife||Jocelyn Brando||41||Credited|
|Matt||Poker play - bust hand||Tom Greenway||51||Uncredited|
|Tom||Circuit judge||Harry Shannon||70||Credited|
|Willy||Town drunk||Fred Sherman||55||Credited|
|Laramie sheriff||Bartlett Robinson||48||Credited|
|Laramie townsman||Charles Perry||61||Uncredited|
|Producer||John C. Champion|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Music Score||Richard Shores|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Lloyd S Papez|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Film Editor||Ray de Vally|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Makeup Artist||Leo Lotito, Jr.|
|Hair Stylist||Florence Bush|
|Costume & Wardrobe||Vincent Dee|
|Series Stuntmen (uncredited)||Paul Baxley, Joe Canutt. Bill Catching, Chuck Courtney, John Daheim, Leonard P. Geer, Sol Gorss, Hemet, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy, Loren Janes, Allen Pinson, Chuck Roberson, Ronnie Rondell Jr., Dean Smith, Tom Steele, Jerry Summers, Jack Williams
Note: Robert Fuller often performed his own stunts in the series.
|Assistant Director||James H. Brown|
|Set Decoration||John McCarthy & Perry Murdock|
Epilogue – based on the teleplay “Man From Kansas” by Paul Savage and story by Dan Ullman
(SLIM SHERMAN is sitting in the front room of the Sherman ranch house reading Robin Hood. JESS HARPER is behind him, getting ready to go to town.)
SLIM SHERMAN: You forgot to do the dishes.
JESS HARPER: No, I didn’t forget. I figured maybe you’d do ’em.
SLIM SHERMAN: Oh, I would Jess, but you know I’m still a little shakey. You know what the doc said. He said, “Don’t overdo it.”
JESS HARPER: Yeah. You sure been taking his advice, if I do say so.
SLIM SHERMAN: What do you think about the Willoughby’s offering to pay Simpson back the three hundred dollars?
JESS HARPER: Ah, right neighborly. Even more so, Mr. Simpson didn’t take it… (Walks to the front door) Well, don’t wait up for me.
SLIM SHERMAN: Hey! What are you doing all polished up?
JESS HARPER: There’s a big dance in town tonight. Don’t you worry buddy, you take it easy. I’ll do the dishes when I get back.
SLIM SHERMAN: Wait a minute! How come you didn’t tell me about the dance?
JESS HARPER: Well there’s no point in it, I mean you being so weak and shakey and all. Strenuous thing like dancing might kill you.
SLIM SHERMAN: You wait here.
JESS HARPER: Hey, who’s going to do the dishes?
SLIM SHERMAN: All right, I’ll do ’em when we get back. (Walks into his bedroom and begins to dress.)
JESS HARPER: (Smothering laughter.)
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Air Date: February 4, 1958, Writer: Dan (Daniel B.) Ullman
Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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