Season:               3 episode 6
Series Episode:   66
Air Date:            October 16, 1967



Will Nick end up the alibi for murder…or the victim?



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
Bart BleeckJesse Bleek's sonAnthony (Antony) James25Credited
Belle BleeckJesse Bleeck's daughterMarlyn Mason27Credited
Jesse BleeckBleeck patriarchRoyal Dano44Credited
ConnallyMan hosting dance in LathropJason Johnson60Credited
Dace EdwardsBarkley foremanRoy Jenson40Credited
Fred MaddenStockton sheriffDouglas Kennedy52Credited
CharlieMan finding 2 men in the riverClyde Howdy46Credited
GlennMan offering Heath Barkley a drink at the Fresno Palace HotelChris Alcaide43Credited
"Red"Man finding 2 men in the riverJames (Jim) Boles53Credited
BainesPosse memberUncredited
DeKovanPosse memberUncredited
HermPosse memberUncredited
BenPosse memberUncredited
Hotel porterUncredited
Man throwing dice at Fresno Palace HotelGeorge DeNormand64Uncredited
Stagecoach driverChuck Roberson48Uncredited
HubblesJoaquin Valley familyMentioned
Laughlin70+ year old coupleMentioned
SternsJoaquin Valley familyMentioned
Posse from LathropMentioned




CreatorsA. I. Bezzendes & Louis F. Edelman
Executive ProducersArthur Gardner, Arnold Laven & Jules (V.) Levy
ProducerLou Morheim
Producer's AssistantMarian Carter (Carpenter) & Marilyn Fiebelkorn
Production SupervisionNorman S. Powell
Production ManagerDon Torpin
Production CoordinatorrTom (Ernst) R. Rolf
Director Norman S. Powell
Assistant DirectorJohn Clark (Clarke) Bowman
WriterJay Simms
Theme Music ComposerGeorge Duning
Music SupervisionAlfred Perry
MusicElmer Bernstein
Music EditorHarry King
Director of PhotographyChas (Charles) E. Burke, A.S.C.
Sound Don Rush
Sound EffectsKay Rose
Editorial SupervisorBernard (W.) Burton
EditingSherman A. Todd, A.C.E.
Art DirectionJack DeShields (Jack F. De Shields)
Set DecoratorPierre Ludlum
Sidney Perrell
Hair Stylist
Gale McGarry
WardrobeRobert B. Harris
Barbara Stanwyck's WardrobeJack Muhs
CastingHarvey Clermont
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 Location


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




Historical References

“The Bloody” Benders



Geographic References

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America
Clay County, Missouri, United States of America
Fresno, California, United States of America
Lathrop, Califronia, United States of America
Stockton, California, United States of America


Valley Victuals

Bacon and beans
Beef Stew
Ham sandwich
Pork Chops




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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