“The Violent Ones”
Season: 4 episode 22
Series Episode: 114
Air Date: March 5, 1963
Laramie TV series starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes
A Revue Studios production
A son follows in his father’s footsteps, with deadly results.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||32||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Part owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||Robert Fuller||29||Credited|
|Daisy Cooper||Sherman housekeeper||Spring Byington||75||Credited|
|Mike Williams||Orphan||Dennis Holmes||12||Credited|
|Bill "Billy" Blayne||Bob Blayne's son/Outlaw||Paul Carr||29||Credited|
|Bob Blayne||Rancher||John Anderson||40||Credited|
|Clay Benson||Outlaw||James Anderson||41||Credited|
|Larry Blayne||Bob Blayne's son/Outlaw||Jack Chaplain||20||Credited|
|Mort Cory||Laramie sheriff||Stuart Randall||53||Credited|
|Sandy Forester||Jess' friend||William Wellman, Jr.||27||Credited|
|Mose Shell||Stagecoach driver||Eddy Waller||72||Credited|
|Millie||Saloon girl||Dawn Wells||24||Credited|
|Tommy Bartlett||Mike Williams' friend||Uncredited|
|"Doc" Collier||Laramie doctor||Mentioned|
|John McClain||Overland Express Willow Springs stage line agent||Mentioned|
|Assistant to Producer||Rod Peterson|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Ray Beal|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Editorial Color Consultant||Alex Quiroga|
|Color Processing by||Consolidated Film Industries|
|Film Editor||Ray C. de Vally, A. C. E.|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Sound||John W. Rixey|
|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||Ben Bishop|
|Set Decoration||John McCarthy & Ralph Sylos|
Epilogue – based on “The Violent Ones,” a teleplay by Paul Savage and story by Dan Ullman
(SLIM SHERMAN is sitting in a chair on the porch of the Sherman ranch house, shelling peas.)
JESS HARPER: Well, now, mighty domestic.
SLIM SHERMAN: Get along just fine without your wisecracks.
JESS HARPER: If you’re not careful somebody’s going to up and marry you.
DAISY COOPER: (Opens ranch house door) Slim,would you hang… (Sees JESS HARPER) Oh, Jess, you’re just in time. Will you hang these up for me?
JESS HARPER: Oh, Daisy, I got…
DAISY COOPER: If you want any dinner, you’ll have to help. I’ve been housecleaning. Way behind today.
SLIM SHERMAN: (Laughs) You were saying.
JESS HARPER: (Throws a peapod at Slim)Very funny. (Takes wash and walks off into the ranch yard.)
(SLIM SHERMAN throws a peapod at JESS HARPER. MIKE WILLIAMS and TOMMY BARTLETT come around the corner of the ranch house.)
MIKE WILLIAMS: … and he got Benson and all of them. All by himself, with a little help from Mr. Blayne. You said he was a sissy cat, you’ll see. Slim, where’s Jess?
SLIM SHERMAN: Right over there.
(MIKE WILLIAMS and his friend walk in the direction at which SLIM SHERMAN points. SLIM SHERMAN jumps up to follow them. JESS HARPER is hanging long underwear on the clothesline.)
MIKE WILLIAMS: Jess, this here’s Tommy Bartlett. Will you show him how ya…
(DAISY COOPER opens the kitchen door. JESS HARPER turns with clothes pins in his mouth. He ducks between the long underwear so that he is hidden from MIKE WILLIAMS, TOMMY BARTLETT, DAISY COOPER, and SLIM SHERMAN and continues to hang up the clothes. The boys look at each other with disgust. SLIM SHERMAN and DAISY COOPER laugh. MIKE WILLIAMS smiles. JESS HARPER glowers.)
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