Trigger Point

 

Season:     2 episode 29

Series Episode:  60

Air Date: May 16, 1961

Laramie TV series

A Revue Studios production

 

Teaser

Many lives take a detour when Jess rides shotgun over an army payroll.

 

Cast & Crew Lists

Cast

CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller27Credited
BenderLiquor salesmanWillard Waterman46Credited
CarrOutlaw Rand Brooks42Credited
Link NeeleyOutlawJames Anderson59Credited
Shelly StackOutlaw leaderGregory Walcott33Credited
GraceWife of a calvary officerLori Nelson27Credited
Jo JoOutlaw Jan Merlin36Credited
LottieSaloon girlMary MurphyCredited
"Scotty"Stagecoach driverFrank Ferguson54Credited
JohnsonStagecoach driverUncredited

 

Crew

DirectorLesley Selander
WriterArt Browne, Jr.
ProducerJohn C. Champion
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Music ScoreCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorLloyd S. Papez
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Film EditorJohn C. Fuller, A.C.E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundJohn W. Rixey
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 DirectorGeorge Bisk
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Perry Murdock

 

 

Epilogue – based on the script by Art Browne, Jr.

 

 

(JESS is loading the cash box onto the stagecoach in Rawlins.)

 

GRACE: Lottie’s late. What time are we leaving?

 

JESS: Couple of minutes.

 

GRACE: Is Green River like this?

 

JESS: Oh, some. Smaller maybe.

 

GRACE: I think I’m going to like it.

 

JESS: I’m sure you will.

 

(LOTTIE comes out of the Rawlins’ stage depot door.)

 

LOTTIE: Well, are you ready?

 

GRACE: I didn’t see you inside. Where were you?

 

LOTTIE: I was in the office getting my ticket changed.

 

GRACE: Aren’t you going to stay in Green River?

 

LOTTIE: Just to change coaches.

 

GRACE: Well, where are you going?

 

LOTTIE: Well, I-I was thinkin’ that… Well, when we passed through Laramie, why it seemed like such a nice town that well, I guess I’ll try my luck there.

 

(JESS looks up at LOTTIE.)

 

GRACE: Oh?… Oh!.

 

JESS- It’s been a lucky place for me, Lottie. I hope it will be the same for you.

 

(LOTTIE smiles at Jess. JESS smiles back at LOTTIE. JESS takes GRACE’s arm.)

 

JESS: Let’s go, huh? (Helps GRACE and LOTTIE into the stage, then climbs into the shotgun seat.) Let’s roll, Johnson.

 

 

 

Historical Reference

Stagecoaches

 

Geographic References

Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory

Green River

Ellsworth, Kansas

Emporia, Kansas

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Rawlins, Wyoming Territory

 

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