Trial by Fire


Season:     3 episode 27
Series Episode:  91
Air Date: April 10, 1962
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studios production



More than the hills are on fire when Lars’ mail-order bride arrives.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith31Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller28Credited
Daisy CooperSherman housekeeperSpring Byington75Credited
Mike WilliamsOrphanDennis Holmes11Credited
Lars CarlsonWidower/FarmerKarl Swenson53Credited
Zoe Carter (alias Sarah Deats)Former saloon girlCloris Leachman35Credited
Hank EmoryZoe Carter's former boyfriend/Ex-convictJason Ever40Credited
GarthLars Carlson's stepsonJan Merlin53Credited
Sarah Deats Mail order brideMentioned



DirectorJoe Kane
WriterGeorge Slavin
ProducerJohn Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorAlexander A. Mayer
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Editorial Color ConsultantAlex Quiroga
Color Processing byConsolidated Film Industries
Film EditorRay C. de Vally, 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, 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 DirectorRay Taylor, Jr.
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy Jr & Robert C. Bradfield


Geographic References

Kansas City, Missouri

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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