Season: 4 episode 13
Series Episode: 105
Air Date: January 1, 1963
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studios production
Slim’s attempt to recover cattle drive money from a card shark takes a strange turn when the card shark robs the Riverton bank.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Shermani||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||31||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Part owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||Robert Fuller||29||Credited|
|Daisy Cooper||Sherman housekeeper||Spring Byington||75||Credited|
|Mike Williams||Orphan||Dennis Holmes||11||Credited|
|Lee Christy||Mathew Christy's brother||Jim Beck||27||Credited|
|Mathew "Matt" Christy||Riverton mine owner||Harlan Warde||45||Credited|
|Mr. Heron||Outlaw/McKeever's shill||Robert Cornthwaite||45||Credited|
|Rudford Jenks||Hotel clerk||Gage Clarke||62||Credited|
|Nora Kelsey||Riverton saloon girl||Gloria Talbott||31||Credited|
|Al McKeever||Outlaw/Card shark||Charles Maxwell||49||Credited|
|Ben Tate||Riverton marshal||John Doucette||41||Credited|
|Billy||Drover backing Slim||William Wellman, Jr.||25||Credited|
|Riverton saloon girl||Joan Swift||29||Credited|
|Riverton banker||Gene Roth||59||Uncredited|
|Mr. Patton||Laramie rancher||Uncredited|
|Walter Ames, M. D.||Riverton doctor||Mentioned|
|E. M. Collett M.D.||Riverton doctor||Mentioned|
|Clara Patton||Mr. Patton's wife||Mentioned|
|Marty Patton||Mr. Patton's son||Mentioned|
|Teleplay||Donald S. Sanford|
|Assistant to Producer||Rod Peterson|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Russell Kimball|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Editorial Color Consultant||Alex Quiroga|
|Color Processing by||Consolidated Film Industries|
|Film Editor||John C. Fuller, A.C.E.|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Sound||Earl Crain, Sr.|
|Makeup Artist||Jack Barron|
|Hair Stylist||Florence Bush|
|Costume & Wardrobe||Vincent Dee|
|Series Stuntmen||Paul Baxley, Joe Canutt. Bill Catching, Chuck Courtney, John Daheim, Leonard P. Geer, Sol Gorss, 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 Director||Frank Losee|
|Set Decoration||John McCarthy & Ralph Sylos|
Epilogue – based on the teleplay by Donald S. Sanford and story by John C. Champion
(DAISY rings the triangle dinner bell on the Sherman ranch house porch. JESS and SLIM come to the porch from the ranch yard. MIKE runs out of the kitchen door.)
MIKE: Slim, a letter came for ya this morning.
SLIM: Well. you don’t say?
MIKE: It’s from Riverton. Looks important. Can I get it for ya?
SLIM: Well, if you think it can’t wait.
(MIKE runs into the ranch house.)
DAISY: (Laughs) He can’t stand an unopened letter.
JESS: Yeah, well, I’m kinda partial to a mystery myself, Daisy. What d’ya figure it is? (Rubs SLIM’s shoulder) Maybe some pretty little gal Slim’s been deceiving.
SLIM: (Slaps Jess in the ribs)
MIKE: (Reappearing) It’s from a bank. (Hands SLIM the envelope)
SLIM: Bank? (Opens the letter and unfolds it. He looks puzzled.)
MIKE: What’s it say?
DAISY: Mike, that is a private matter.
SLIM: Well, it seems that Marshal Tate didn’t have any kin. The reward money that would go to him, comes to me.
MIKE: Wow-ee! How much?
DAISY: Mike! It isn’t polite to pry.
MIKE: Well I was only pryin’ a little.
(SLIM hands DAISY the check)
DAISY: My goodness!
SLIM: Daisy, would you see that the Patton family gets that. You’ll know how to do it so it doesn’t hurt their pride. That oughta see them through ’til next fall.
DAISY: That’s very generous of you, Slim.
JESS: Getting kinda liberal about giving your money away, aren’t ya pard?
DAISY: Ah, a gift from the heart has a way of coming back.
JESS: Maybe so, Daisy…
SLIM: I’ll flip ya for it, pard. You know, before I left I bet you five dollars that that new corral fence wouldn’t be up. Forgot about it, huh?
JESS: Forgot, I was too blame busy….
SLIM: Just the same, it’s not up. (Snaps his fingers and puts out his hand, palm up.)
JESS: (Looks at Slim with disgust)
SLIM: Look at that face, Daisy.
DAISY: Um… hmm. (Laughs)
(JESS slaps a five dollar bill into SLIM’s hand.)
SLIM: Thank you.
DAISY: Come on, dinner’s getting cold.
(SLIM pats MIKE on the behind as all go in through the kitchen door.)
Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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