Trail Drive

 

Season:     1 episode 17

Series Episode:  17

Air Date: January 12, 1960

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production

 

Teaser

Two years of drought and the suspension of the stage line’s Laramie route leaves Slim little choice but to merge his herd with Hake Ballard’s trail drive. There’s more going on there than meets the eye.

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationJohn Smith28Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller26Credited
"Jonesy"Sherman foremanHoagy Carmichael70Credited
Andy ShermanOwner - Sherman Ranch & Relay StationRobert Crawford, Jr.15Credited
HootJess' horseHootUncredited
Hake Ballard Flint City trail bossJim Davis50Credited
Jim FraiserStageline manWillis Bouchey52Credited
Martin Ballard's ramrodDon Harvey48Credited
Jake TylerDouble D sequendoRuss Conway46Credited
Bill Calgory trail bossDick Cutting47Credited
Laramie deputy sheriffFred Coby43Credited
Dave DeVallen Owner of the Double D in Colorado TerritoryUncredited
JohnsonBallard droverUncredited
Quanta Blackfeet chiefUncredited
JimLaramie townsmanUncredited
FritzLaramie townsmanUncredited
Buck DroverUncredited
Mose Stagecoach driverUncredited
MimiLaramie cafe ownerUncredited
Double D ranch handChick Hannan 59Uncredited
Double D ranch handHenry Wills38Uncredited
TownsmanPhil Schumacher50Uncredited
Laramie blacksmithMentioned

 

Crew

DirectorPaul Landres
Writer Samuel A. Peebles & John C. Champion
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Music ScoreAlbert Sendry
Director of PhotographyWilliam A. Sickner A.S.C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorGeorge Patrick
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorRichard G. Wray, A.C.E.
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundEarl Crain, Jr
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 DirectorJames Hogan (Jim Hogan)
Set DecorationWilliam Tapp

 

Historical References

Wyoming Cattle Industry

Blackfoot Territory

Cherokee Trail

 

Geographical References

Calgary, Canada

Colorado Territory

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Sweetwater Mining District

 

 

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