Season:              1 episode 24
Series Episode:  24
Air Date:           March 9, 1966



Jarrod investigates murder in a small town.


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
SilasBarkley private household manager/ Butler / Cook / Houseman Napoleon Whiting55Credited
Benjamin "Ben" CoulterCoreyville judgeBert Freed46Credited
Gil AndersMan looking for HeathRobert Yuro33Credited
CassCoreyville Hotel desk clerkLarry J. Blake51Credited
Amy CoulterMatt Coulter's wifeAudrey Dalton32Credited
Matt CoulterOwner of the Coreyville General Store / Judge Coulter's nephewLew Gallo37Credited
Will HoverCoreyville deputyRex Holman30Credited
Ollie LansonCoreyville marshalFrank Marth43Credited
Fred MaddenStockton sheriffMort Mills47Credited
Howard MerarStockton doctorAlexander Lockwood63Credited
WeydonCoreyville dputyJohn RaybornCredited
CiegoBarkley Ranch handMike (Miquel) de Anda (deAnda, De Anda, DeAnda) 45Credited
EdMan in Stockton saloonDick Cangey32Credited
OdiumMan sweeping outside Coreyville jailJimmie Horan58Uncredited
Coreyville bartenderChick Hannon64Uncredited
Stockton bartenderUncredited
Stockton salon hostessUncredited
TownsmanJimmie Booth25Uncredited
TownsmanJack Tornek79Uncredited
2 men with Matt CoulterUncredited
Horace AmesCoreyville school teacherMentioned
CarterStockton telegrapherMentioned
Willie Martin16 year old prospectorMentioned
NorrisStockton judgeMentioned




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
Director Arnold Laven
Assistant DirectorJack Roe
WriterHarry Kronman
Script SupervisorJoseph (Joe) Mazzuca
Theme Music ComposerGeorge Duning
Music SupervisionAlfred Perry
MusicGeorge Duning
Music EditorHarry King
Director of PhotographyWilfrid M. Cline, A.S.C.
Assistant Camera (uncredited)Lloyd Ahem II
Key Grip (uncredited)Nels Mathias
Lamp Operator (uncredited)Earl C. Williman
Sound Don Rush
Sound EffectsMandine Rogne
Editorial SupervisorBernard (W.) Burton
EditingErnst R. (Tom) Rolf
Supervising Art DirectorBill Ross (William P.)
Art DirectionJack DeShields (Jack F. De Shields)
Set DecoratorPierre Ludlum
Makeup ArtistSidney Perell

Hair Stylist
Scotty Rackin
Hair Stylist (uncredited)Bertha French
WardrobeRobert B. Harris
Barbara Stanwyck's WardrobeJack Muhs
CastingRobert Walker
Stunt Double (uncredited)Jeannie Epper
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

Coreyville, Nevada, United States of America
Ohio, United States of America
Stockton, California, United States of America




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

Internet Movie Database (IMDb);


Individual observations; and

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