“The Confederate Express”


Season:     3 episode 18
Series Episode:  82
Air Date: January 30, 1962
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studios production



Jess and Slim step between the Kerrigan brothers and Matt Grundy and find out things aren’t what they appear.



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
'Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith30Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller28Credited
Daisy CooperSherman housekeeperSpring Byington75Credited
Mike WilliamsOrphanDennis Holmes11Credited
Slim's horseAlamoUncredited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
FirthLaramie hotel clerkGage Clarke61Credited
Martha Grundy (alias Ms. Whitmer)Matt Grundy's wifePeggy Webber57Credited
Matt GrundyOutlawJohn Larch47Credited
Tina GrundyMat Grundy's daughterJennifer Gillespie7Credited
Amos KerriganClay Kerrigan's brother/VigilanteDean Stanton35Credited
Clay KerriganVigilante from SheridanSteve Brodie42Credited
Luke KerriganClay Kerrigan's brother/VigilanteJames Beck26Credited
Laramie blacksmithGeorge Cisar49Credited
Laramie doctorDon Beddoe58Credited
AdamsLaramie bankerUncredited
Laramie tellerUncredited
Laramie townsman yelling fireLenny Geer47Uncredited
Laramie boy (2)Uncredited
Laramie townsman brings Jess to hotelUncredited
Bill BatesAssisting at Sherman relay stationMentioned
Mort CoryLaramie sheriffMentioned



DirectorLesley Selander
TeleplayPaul Savage
StoryJohn Champion
ProducerJohn Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorAlex Mayer
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
SoundJohn W. Rixey
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 DirectorNat Holt, Jr.
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Perry Murdock



Historical Reference

Hunting arrows



Geographic References

Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Medicine Bow, Wyoming

Sheridan, Wyoming Territory


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