War Hero


Season:    4 episode 2
Series Episode: 94
Air Date: October 2, 1962
Laramie TV series
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


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith31Credited
Jess HarperSherman ranch handRobert Fuller29Credited
Daisy CooperSherman housekeeperSpring Byington75Credited
Mike WilliamsOrphanDennis Holmes11Credited
Slim's horseAlamoUncredited
General George BartonPresidential candidateLloyd Nolan60Credited
Lucy BartonGeorge Barton's daughterJoanna Barnes29Credited
HainesParty representativeFrancis DeSales50Credited
Harry JasonHired gunK. L. Smith39Credited
Obie LoomisHired gunMort Mills43Credited
Quinn LoomisHired gunDarrell HoweCredited
MarleyParty representativeMaurice Manson49Credited
Jeremy ThorneGeneral Barton's campaign managerHerbert Rudley52Credited
WintersPlains Cavalry captainKeith Richards47Credited
CarruthersPlains Cavalry sergeantBoyd "Red" Morgan46Uncredited
BenStagecoach driverUncredited



DirectorLesley Selander
WriterSam Ross
ProducerJohn Champion
Assistant to ProducerRod Peterson
Laramie ThemeCyril Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorRussell Kimball
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Editorial Color ConsultantAlex Quiroga
Color Processing byConsolidated Film Industries
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, 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 DirectorFrank Losee
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Ralph Sylos


Historical Reference

Ulysses S. Grant


Geographic References

Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory

Laramie, Wyoming Territory

Washington, D. C.


Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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