“A Day of Terror”


Season:               2 episode 13
Series Episode:   43
Air Date:            December 12, 1966



Mother knows best… maybe.


Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
Victoria BarkleyBarkley matriarchMiss Barbara Stanwyck58Credited
Jarrod Thomas Barkley, EsquireEldest Barkley son / LawyerRichard Long37Credited
Nicholas "Nick" Jonathan BarkleySecond Barkley son, / Property managerPeter Breck36Credited
Heath BarkleyTom Barkley's third son / Assistant property managerLee Majors26Credited
Audra BarkleyBarkley daughterLinda Evans22Credited
Leif EngstromStockton orchard growerTom Monroe47Credited
Iva MerarStockton doctor's wifeWallace Earl Laven (Amanda Harley)40Credited
Annie MortonMother / Leader of a family gang of outlawsColleen Dewhurst42Credited
Lon MortonAnnie Morton's youngest son / OutlawMichael Burns18Credited
Troy MortonAnnie Morton's eldest son / OutlawRoss Hagen28Credited
Wes MortonAnnie Morton's middle son / OutlawKen Swofford33Credited
Bible school attendeesUncreded
ReverendGene O'Donnell55Uncredited
Don HamiltonStockton veterinarianMentioned
2 Gold minersMentioned




CreatorsA. I. Bezzendes & Louis F. Edelman
ProducersArthur Gardner, Arnold Laven & Jules (V.) Levy
Associate ProducerLou Morheim
Producer's AssistantMarian Carpenter & Marilyn Fiebelkorn
Production SupervisionNorman S. Powell
Production ManagerDon Torpin
Production CoordinatorrErnst (Tom) R. Rolf
Director Virgil W. V ogel
Assistant DirectorEdward A. Teets
WriterPeter Packer
Script SupervisorJoseph (Joe) Mazzuca
Theme Music ComposerGeorge Duning
Music SupervisionAlfred Perry
MusicGeorge Duning
Music EditorHarry King
Director of PhotographyWilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Key Grip (uncredited)Nels Mathias
Sound Don Rush
Sound EffectsKay Rose
Editorial SupervisorBernard (W.) Burton
EditingDesmond Marquette, A.C.E.
Art DirectionJack DeShields (Jack F. De Shields)
Set DecoratorPierre Ludlum
Makeup ArtistSidney Perell

Hair Stylist
Scotty Rackin
WardrobeRobert B. Harris
Barbara Stanwyck's WardrobeJack Muhs
CastingRobert Walker
Stunt Doubles (uncredited)Jeannie Epper , Gene LeBell & Hal Needham (for Richard Long)
Production CompaniesFour Star Productions
& Margate
Professional AssociationsInternational Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.)
AcknowledgementsConference of the California Historical Societies



Filming Locations


CBS Studio Center – 4024 Radford Avenue Studio City, Los Angeles, California, United States of America




Geographic References

Albuquerque, Territory of New Mexico, United States of America
Brown’s Lake in California, United States of America
Denver, Colorado (1876), United States of America
Settler’s Gap
Stockton, California, United States of America
Tuscon, Arizona Territory, United States of America


Valley  Victuals

Gravenstein apples
Spitzenburg apples




The Big Valley episodes (written, spoken and credits);

Internet Movie Database (IMDb);


Individual observations; and

Others as indicated by the links.


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