Season: 1 episode 27
Series Episode: 27
Air Date: March 22, 1960
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studio production
Jess and Slim find themselves caught between the homesteaders and ranchers, and the bullets are flying.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch & Relay Station||John Smith||29||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||26||Credited|
|Andy Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch & Relay Station||Robert Crawford, Jr.||15||Credited|
|Roy Allen||Laramie nester||William Phipps||38||Credited|
|Gilman "Gil" Craig||Leader of the homesteaders||Vince Edwards||31||Credited|
|Ben Greer||Laramie rancher||Ted de Corsai||54||Credited|
|Celie Rawlins||Luke Rawlin's wife/Craig Allen's paramour||Mari Aldon||31||Credited|
|Luke Rawlins||Laramie rancher||Herbert Rudley||50||Credited|
|Sam Willard||Hired gun leader||Robert Bray||42||Credited|
|Train conductor||Bobby Hall||Credited|
|Laramie sheriff||Baynes Barron||42||Credited|
|Hedy Allen||Roy Allen's wife||Uncredited|
|Richards||Gilman Craig's employee||Uncredited|
|Ben||Craig Allen's employee||Uncredited|
|Laramie rancher||Jack Perrin||63||Uncredited|
|Laramie rancher||Paul Kruger||64||Uncredited|
|Laramie rancher||Edwin Rochelle||53||Uncredited|
|Rawlins' ranch hand||Rod McGaughy||37||Uncredited|
|Rawlins' ranch hand||Chick Sheridan||58||Uncredited|
|John Wesley Hardin||Hired gun||Mentioned|
|Cole Younger||Hired gun||Mentioned|
|Santa Anna||Ex-president of Mexico||Mentioned|
|Teleplay||Donn Mullally & Lee Erwin|
|Story||Oliver Drake & Al Martin|
|Producer||John C. Champion|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Music Score||Albert Sendrey|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||George Patrick|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||Richard G. Wray, A.C.E.|
|Film Editor||Ray de Vally|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Makeup Artist||Jack Barron|
|Hair Stylist||Florence Bush|
|Costume & Wardrobe||Vincent Dee|
|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|
|Assistant Director||George Bisk|
|Set Decoration||Perry Murdock|
Epilogue – based on the teleplay by Donn Mullally & Lee Erwin and story by Oliver Drake & Al Martin
(ANDY, JESS, and SLIM are in the front room of the Sherman ranch house. ANDY is writing a letter at the table, SLIM is reading, and JESS is resting on a chair in front of the fireplace.)
ANDY: Jess, how do you spell “sodbuster?
SLIM: No, Jess, it’s two words. You know, with that thing-a-ma-jig in the middle.
JESS: You mean a hypher.
ANDY: No. That’s a cow.
JESS: No, a heifer’s a cow.
ANDY: Well, that’s what I just said.
JESS: Well, isn’t a hypher somethin’ different?
SLIM: It sure is, and the word’s hyphen. Pick another word, Andy.
ANDY: Well you told me I couldn’t use “nester.” Now the trouble’s all settled, said it wasn’t right.
ANDY: Well, I gotta call ’em something. How else will Jonesy know that I’m talking about?
SLIM: There’s a lot of things you can call ’em. Like, umm…use sodbuster.
ANDY: Sure: How do you spell it?
JESS: I forget.
ANDY: (Slams pencil down on top of the paper) Writin’ letters is too hard. Guess I’ll wait till Jonesy gets back and tell him about it. (Tears off the letter.)
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