“The Wedding Party”
Season: 4 episode 17
Series Episode: 109
Air Date: January 29, 1963
Laramie TV series starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes
A Revue Studios production
Daisy baked the cake so she and Slim are off to the wedding, if Slim’s friend doesn’t ruin the party.
Casts & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||31||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|
|Ed Bishop||Stacey Bishop's father||Barton MacLane||Credited|
|Marilee Bishop||Stacey Bishop's sister||Barbara Parkins||Credited|
|Stacey Bishop||Gil Harrison's ex-wife||Jacqueline Scott||Credited|
|Gil Harrison||Stacey's ex-husband/Outlaw||Ed Nelson||Credited|
|Lee Taylor||Stacey's fiance||Ronald Foster||Credited|
|Red Wheeler||Ed Bishop's foreman||Russ Bender||Credited|
|Frank Wheeler||Red Wheeler's son||Chuck Courtney||Credited|
|Pete||Outlaw||Leonard P. Geer||Credited|
|Teleplay||Albert Aley & John Champion|
|Assistant to Producer||Rod Peterson|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril J. Mockridge|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Russell Kimball|
|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, 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||John McCarthy & Ralph Sylos|
Epilogue – based on “The Wedding Party,” a teleplay by Albert Aley & John C. Champion and story by John C. Champion
(SLIM SHERMAN is playing “Red River Valley” on the harmonica. JESS HARPER is repairing his holster. DAISY COOPER is mixing a batter and MIKE WILLIAMS is drinking water. MIKE WILLIAMS walks over to DAISY COOPER and tries to filch some batter.)
DAISY COOPER: Your homework. Now!
MIKE WILLIAMS: (Walks over to the table) Slim, tell me some more about the wedding.
SLIM SHERMAN:Well, there’s nothin’ else to tell, Mike.
MIKE WILLIAMS: With all that fightin’ there musta been somethin’ ya left out.
SLIM SHERMAN: (Looks over at JESS HARPER) Come to think of it, there was one thing I forgot to tell ya.
JESS HARPER: Sure there was. ‘Bout how you hid under the bed when all the shootin’ started.
SLIM SHERMAN: Na, it was after that. At the weddin’ ceremony, Marilee and I got to talking about Jess.
JESS HARPER: About me? I thought you were the one she was trying to hitch up with.
SLIM SHERMAN: Not any more, pard. After what I told her about you, you’re the number one choice.
JESS HARPER: I am? Well, I don’t even know her.
SLIM SHERMAN: Doesn’t make any difference. Matter of fact, she’s ridin’ out here tomorrow. Wouldn’t surprise me none if she didn’t bring that preacher wi’ her. (Performs a run on the harmonica)
JESS HARPER: (Jumps up from his chair and heads for the kitchen.) Daisy, is he telling the truth?
MIKE WILLIAMS: (Speaking quietly to SLIM SHERMAN) You’re just stringing him along, aren’t ya?
SLIM SHERMAN: Yeah, but don’t you tell him that, huh? (Begins playing the “Red River Valley” again.)
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