“Stage Stop”


Season:   1 episode 1
Series Episode:  1
Air Date: September 15, 1959
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studios production



The arrival of a fiddle-footed saddle tramp at the Sherman ranch brings about some big changes – in all concerned.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationJohn Smith28Credited
Jess HarperDrifterRobert Fuller26Credited
"Jonesy"Sherman foremanHoagy Carmichael69Credited
Andy ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationRobert Crawford, Jr.15Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
BarkleyLaramie deputyNorman Willis56Credited
Bud CarlinOutlaw leaderDan Duryea52Credited
Pete Morgan OutlawJohn Mitchum40Credited
Thomas J. WilkensJudgeEverett Sloane49Credited
ClintOutlawGordon Jones48Credited
FrankyStagecoach driverBoyd Stockman43Credited
HartleyLaramie deputyGil Rankin47Credited
MattOutlawJon Locke31Credited

Laramie sheriff Don Haggerty45Credited
U. S. MarshallDan Riss49Credited
Laramie print shop typesetterHarvey Stephens58Credited
BradyStagecoach shotgunUncredited
Laramie bartenderHerman Hack60Uncredited
"Doc" HansenLaramie doctorMentioned
Johnny White & his brothers
Herb & his boysOutlawsMentioned


DirectorHerschel Daugherty    
Writer Robert Pirosh
ProducerRobert Pirosh
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Music ScoreNathan Scott
Director of PhotographyLionel Lindon, A.S.C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorGeorge Patrick
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorRichard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Color Processing byPathe
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundEarl Crain, Sr.
Makeup ArtistRobert Dawn
Hair StylistFlorence Bush
Costume & WardrobeVincent Dee
Assistant DirectorEdward K. Dodds
Set DecorationWilliam Tapp
Series Stuntmen
Paul 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


Historical References

Great Central Overland  Mail

Historic Occurrences of 1870


Geographic References

Abilene, Kansas

Bighorn Basin, Wyoming Territory

Dallas, Texas

Denver, Colorado Territory

Dodge City, Kansas

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Medicine Bow, Wyoming Territory

Wichita, Kansas



Musical Reference

Open Up Them Pearly Gates



Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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