Season: 4 episode 2
Series Episode: 94
Air Date: October 2, 1962
Laramie TV series starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes
A Revue Studios production
Campaigning for the presidency and running a war campaign turn out to have a lot of similarities when Slim’s former commanding officer arrives at the relay station.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||31||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||29||Credited|
|Daisy Cooper||Sherman housekeeper||Spring Byington||75||Credited|
|Mike Williams||Orphan||Dennis Holmes||11||Credited|
|General George Barton||Presidential candidate||Lloyd Nolan||60||Credited|
|Lucy Barton||George Barton's daughter||Joanna Barnes||29||Credited|
|Haines||Party representative||Francis DeSales||50||Credited|
|Harry Jason||Hired gun||K. L. Smith||39||Credited|
|Obie Loomis||Hired gun||Mort Mills||43||Credited|
|Quinn Loomis||Hired gun||Darrell Howe||Credited|
|Marley||Party representative||Maurice Manson||49||Credited|
|Jeremy Thorne||General Barton's campaign manager||Herbert Rudley||52||Credited|
|Winters||Plains Cavalry captain||Keith Richards||47||Credited|
|Carruthers||Plains Cavalry sergeant||Boyd "Red" Morgan||46||Uncredited|
|Assistant to Producer||Rod Peterson|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril 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||John C. Fuller, A.C.E.|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Sound||Earl Crain, Jr.|
|Makeup Artist||Jack Barron|
|Hair Stylist||Florence Bush|
|Costume & Wardrobe||Vincent Dee|
|Series Stuntmen (uncredited)||Paul Baxley, Joe Canutt. Bill Catching, Chuck Courtney, John Daheim, Leonard P. Geer, Sol Gorss, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy, Loren Janes, Allen Pinson, Chuck Roberson, Ronnie Rondell Jr., Dean Smith, Tom Steele, Jerry Summers, Jack Williams
Note: Robert Fuller often performed his own stunts in the series.
|Assistant Director||Frank Losee|
|Set Decoration||John McCarthy & Ralph Sylos|
Epilogue – based on the script “War Hero” by Sam Ross
(JESS HARPER is hitching a horse to a carriage in the Sherman ranch yard. MIKE WILLIAMS is sitting on a horse held by GEORGE BARTON. SERGEANT CARRUTHERS and CAPTAIN WINTERS are waiting on their horses behind the carriage.)
GEORGE BARTON: Now Mike, you be a good boy.
MIKE WILLIAMS: Yes, sir.
(GEORGE BARTON releases MIKE WILIAM’s horse and climbs onto the carriage. LUCY BARTON, SLIM SHERMAN, and DAISY COOPER come out of the house. SLIM SHERMAN and GEORGE BARTON help LUCY BARTON up into the carriage.)
GEORGE BARTON: There ya are.
(SLIM SHERMAN hands GEORGE BARTON the reins.)
GEORGE BARTON: Thanks. You know folks, I dislike making speeches all the time. but I can’t leave without telling you what these last few days have meant to Lucy and to me. We don’t exactly know where we’re headed, but this time we’re goin’ together. you know in all honesty, saying what we’re believin’ and believin’ what we’re saying. We wouldn’t be leaving without your help. Matter of fact (chortles), without the help of Jess and Slim, here, I wouldn’t be headed any place.
JESS HARPER: Well, we all wanta wish you a lot of luck, General.
GEORGE BARTON: Thanks.
DAISY COOPER: There are three votes for you in Laramie you can always count on.
MIKE WILLIAMS: Three and a half!
SLIM SHERMAN: Well, we better ride if we’re goin’ to make that big welcome they got planned for you in town.
LUCY BARTON: I think they’ll wait for the General, Slim. Don’t rush him.
GEORGE BARTON: Now that’s the kind of talk I like to hear. (Pats LUCY BARTON’s shoulder.) Come on Slim, let’s get goin’ while I’m still ahead, huh?
(JESS HARPER pats SLIM SHERMAN on the back.)
SLIM SHERMAN: (Walks over to MIKE WILLIAMS and takes him off the horse) OK, Tiger. (Mounts and leads the group out of the ranch yard.)
(MIKE WILLIAMS, DAISY COOPER and JESS HARPER wave goodbye.)
Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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