“Man of God”

Season:    1 episode 12

Series Episode: 12

Air Date: December 1, 1959

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production



Father Elliot is looking for a guide to find Sitting Bull during a Sioux uprising and falls into bad company.  Who will save the good Father?


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationJohn Smith28Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller26Credited
"Jonesy"Sherman foremanHoagy Carmichael70Credited
Andy ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationRobert Crawford, Jr.15Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
Charlie Root Guide/Hired gunBill Williams44Credited
Father ElliottCatholic fatherJames Gregory47Credited
GunrunnerDouglas Kennedy44Credited
John Bryant43Credited
Laramie sheriffRuss Bender49Credited
Laramie townsman at blacksmith's shopDaniel White51Credited
Kathleen O'Malley35Credited
CaptainPlains Cavalry captainSam Edwards44Credited
Dying Plains Cavalry lieutenantTyler MacDuff34Credited
CarlingtonPlains Cavalry colonelRaymond Bailey55Uncredited
Sitting BullHunkpapa Lakota holy manFrand DeKova49Uncredited
Sioux with Sitting BullCharles Stevens66Uncredited
Laramie blacksmithCharlie Briggs27Uncredited
Laramie barflyTex Driscoll70Uncredited
Laramie barfly"Snub" Pollard70Uncredited
Laramie townsmanEdward Kemmer38Uncredited
Laramie townsmanUncredited
Little CloudAndy Sherman's friendMentioned
Shatez Little Cloud's fatherMentioned



DirectorLesley Selander
TeleplayKathleen Hite
StoryJohn C. Champion
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Music ScoreAlbert Sendrey
Director of PhotographyBuddy Harris
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorGeorge Patrick
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorRichard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film EditorRay de Vally
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundJohn C. Grubb
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 DirectorCharles S. Gould
Set DecorationJames M. Walters, Sr.


Historical Reference

Sitting Bull



Geographic References

Camp Hancock, Dakota Territory

Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory

Fort Davis, Texas

Fort Rice, Dakota Territory

Fort Yates, Dakota Territory

Grand River Indian Agency

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Lodgepole Creek, Wyoming Territory






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