“The Passing of Kuba Smith”
Season: 2 episode 14
Series Episode: 45
Air Date: January 3, 1961
Laramie TV series starring John Smith and Robert Fuller
A Revue Studios production
Slim and Jess are setup for murder.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||29||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||27||Credited|
|Davis||Laramie sheriff||Bartlett Robinon||48||Credited|
|Fred Linke||Meeker, Colorado sheriff||Tom Steele||51||Credited|
|Jane Smith||Kuba Smith's daughter||Gloria Talbott||29||Credited|
|Kuba Smith||Outlaw||John McIntire||53||Credited|
|Snow||Meeker, Colorado deputy||Robert Knapp||36||Credited|
|"Doc" Wilkens||Laramie doctor||Charles Meredith||66||Credited|
|Jake Weardon||Meeker, Colorado deputy||Walter Sande||54||Credited|
|Laramie undertaker||Vaughn Taylor||50||Credited|
|Prairie Lea Preacher||Raymond Greenleaf||69||Credited|
|Man digging post holes||Harry Tyler||72||Credited|
|"Old Man" Coffey||Ailing Laramie townsman||Mentioned|
|Widow Evans||Laramie seamstress||Mentioned|
|Jenny Smith||Kuba Smith's wife||Mentioned|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Music Score||Richard Shores|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Lloyd S. Papez|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|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 (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 Director||Charles S. Gould|
|Set Decoration||John McCarthy & Perry Murdock|
Epilogue – based on “The Passing of Kuba Smith,” a script by David Lang
(SLIM SHERMAN rides into the Sherman ranch yard and ties up his horse at the porch rail. JESS HARPER is at the forge by the barn.)
JESS HARPER: Hi, Slim! (Puts down the tools, takes off his apron and picks up his gunbelt. Strides over to the ranch house.) Get ‘im?
SLIM SHERMAN: Yeah, we got him.
JESS HARPER: Bring ‘im in?
SLIM SHERMAN: He’s dead.
JESS HARPER: Well, then we get to keep the two thousand.
SLIM SHERMAN: No, I gave it away.
JESS HARPER: You what?
SLIM SHERMAN: Come on inside, Jess, and I’ll tell you all about it.
JESS HARPER: Well, it better be a good story for two thousand dollars.
SLIM SHERMAN: It is.
(SLIM SHERMAN and JESS HARPER enter the ranch house.)
Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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