“Ride the Wild Wind”

 

Season:    2 episode 4

Series Episode: 35

Air Date:  October 11, 1960

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production

 

Teaser

Andy kicks out of the traces and learns how hard growing up can be.

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch and Relay StationJohn Smith29Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller27Credited
Andy ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationRobert Crawford, Jr.16Credited
Slim's horseAlamoUncredited
Boone CaudleOutlawErnest BorgnineCredited
DavisCasper sheriffRobert J. StevensonCredited
Hannah MooreWidowed rancherVivi JanissCredited
MorganLaramie deputyDon WilbanksCredited
PikeOutlawJohn KelloggCredited
SimmsLaramie sheriffEd PrentissCredited
Dallas "Dal"OutlawJames AndersonCredited
CurlyOutlawLenny GeerUncredited
JoeBank tellerMentioned

 

Crew

DirectorFrancis D. Lyon
TeleplayRod Peterson
StoryJohn C. Champion
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreCyril J. Mockridge
Director of PhotographyJack MacKenzie, A.S.C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorLloyd S. Papez
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Film EditorRay de Vally
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundJoe Lapis
Makeup ArtistBob Dawn
Hair StylistFlorence Bush
Costume & WardrobeVincent Dee
Series StuntmenPaul 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 DirectorDonald Baer
Set DecorationPerry Murdock

 

 

Epilogue – based on the teleplay by Rod Peterson and story by John C. Champion

 

(ANDY, SLIM and MISS HANNAH are standing in front of MISS HANNAH’s ranch house. ANDY and SLIM are respectfully holding their hats in their hands.)

 

MISS HANNAH: I want to thank you for coming by.

 

SLIM: Well, Andy wanted to. He…He thought you’d like to know what happened.

 

ANDY: He was tryin’ to save my life.

 

MISS HANNAH: Poor Boone. Killed in a holdup he had nothing to do with for a change.

 

ANDY: Yes ma’am. All he could think about was gettin’ back here to you. It’s just bad luck that we were in town when those outlaws were tryin’ to rob the bank.

 

MISS HANNAH: I always thought that Boone would die on the wrong side of the law. It’s a comfort to know he didn’t.

 

SLIM: Well Andy, we’d better ride. Goodbye, ma’am.

 

MISS HANNAH: Goodbye, and thank you again.

 

(ANDY and SLIM mount their horses and leave. MISS HANNAH waves goodbye.)

 

ANDY: Slim, I didn’t feel right telling a lie. But I thought I should do it.

 

SLIM: Yeah, it’s hard to know what’s right at a time like this, Andy. A lie hurt you in the telling of it, but the truth might of killed her.

 

ANDY: That’s what I was afraid of.

 

SLIM: Good. Do ya think you can handle that horse well enough to get us home?

 

ANDY: I bet I can beat that nag of yours.

 

SLIM: (Patting his horses’s neck) That’s a bet you’re gonna lose, mister. Come on, boy.

 

(SLIM and ANDY race off.)

 

 

Historical Reference

Ulysses Simpson Grant

 

Geographic References

Casper, Wyoming Territory

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Laramie Mountains

 

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