“No Place to Run”

Season:      4 episode 18
Series Episode: 110
Air Date: February 5, 1963
Laramie TV series starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes
A Revue Studios production



A man trying to go straight may tread a crooked path unless Jess can help him find his way.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith31Credited
Jess HarperPart owner - Sherman ranch and relay stationRobert Fuller29Credited
Daisy CooperSherman housekeeperSpring Byington75Credited
Mike WilliamsOrphanDennis Holmes12Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
Mort CoryLaramie sheriffStuart Randall53Credited
CallenOutlawDon Kennedy43Credited
FelsOutlawRobert Hoy36Credited
Amy PriceOutlawEllen McRae30Credited
J. Petrie Cheyenne marshalRichard Coogan48Credited
Steve Price Amy Price's brother/OutlawTom Skerritt29Credited
Gandy Ross Ex-convictDon Durant30Credited
SquiresCheyenne deputyJohn Lodge41Credited
Sam WellmanOutlaw leaderArch Johnson40Credited
WheelerCheyenne judgeFrank Gerstle47Credited
Granite City saloon girlPatricia Krest Credited
Granite City drunkUncredited
Granite City sheriffUncredited



DirectorLesley Selander
WriterDavid Lang
ProducerJohn Champion
Assistant to ProducerRod Peterson
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Arranged and Adapted by
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorRussell Kimball
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Editorial Color ConsultantAlex Quiroga
Color Processing byConsolidated Film Industries
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundEarl Crain, Jr.
Makeup ArtistJack Barron
Hair StylistFlorence Bush
Costume & WardrobeVincent 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 DirectorCharles S. Gould
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Ralph Sylos



Epilogue – based on the script “No Place to Run” by David Lang


(JESS HARPER and SLIM SHERMAN are patching the barn roof at the Sherman ranch.)


JESS HARPER: Dad gum! We shoulda had Gandy do this when he was working for us.


SLIM SHERMAN: Yeah. I can think of fifty things I’d have him do. Think there’s a chance of puttin’ him back on?


JESS HARPER: Well, I don’t know. If he and Amy get things straighten out in Granite City, they promised they’d come by and see us.


SLIM SHERMAN: D’ya think there’s a chance of him serving more time?


JESS HARPER: Aw, I don’t think so. Slim The law was so glad to get what was left of the Wellman gang I think Gandy and Amy will be put on probation. (Begins hammering again and then stops.) Man, it’s hot. It’s nice up at the lake about now.


SLIM SHERMAN: I was thinkin’ the same thing.




SLIM SHERMAN: Oh, we could finish this later. Tomorrow, huh!


JESS HARPER: What are we waiting for?


(SLIM SHERMAN and JESS HARPER start to get up, only to see the ladder disappear.)


SLIM SHERMAN: Hey, what’s going on?


DAISY COOPER: Mike and I need the ladder, Slim. Let us know when you’re all finished and we’ll put it back up.


MIKE WILLIAMS: Wasn’t my idea, Slim.


SLIM SHERMAN: Yeah, we’ll get it done, Daisy.


DAISY COOPER: You’ll be glad when the rains come.


MIKE WILLIAMS: What are we going to do with the ladder?


DAISY COOPER: I wouldn’t worry about that, Mike. I’ve been trying to get the boys to patch this barn roof for two months. They won’t be much longer. Then we’ll put it back up and you can all go swimming.


MIKE WILLIAMS: Hey, Slim! Hurry up. Then we can all go swimming!


JESS HARPER: Who wants to go swimming at midnight.


(SLIM SHERMAN and JESS HARPER reluctantly go back to work on the roof.)




Historical Reference

Mosby’s Raiders


Geographic References


Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, United States of America

Granite City, Wyoming Territory. United States of America

Laramie, Wyoming Territory, United States of America



Orange Marmalade




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