“The Long Riders”
Season: 2 episode 6
Series Episode: 37
Air Date: October 28, 1960
Laramie TV series starring John Smith and Robert Fuller
A Revue Studio production
Slim and Jess rescue Luke Gregg from a group of warriors. How will he pay them back for this act of kindness?.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch and Relay Station||John Smith||29||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||27||Credited|
|Andy Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch & Relay Station||Robert Crawford, Jr.||16||Credited|
|Charley Craig||Laramie deputy||Fred Coby||44||Credited|
|Ed McKeever||Outlaw leader||John Anderson||38||Credited|
|Luke Gregg||Sherman ranch hand||Dan Duryea||53||Credited|
|Art McDonald||At Adobe Wells against McKeever||Mentioned|
|Chuck Warren||At Adobe Wells against McKeever||Mentioned|
|Danny Bishop||At Adobe Wells against McKeever||Mentioned|
|Mort Cory||Laramie sheriff||Mentioned|
|Story||John C. Champion|
|Producer||John C. Champion|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril J. Mockridge|
|Music Score||Nathan Scott|
|Director of Photography||Jack MacKenzie, A.S.C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Lloyd S. Papez|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Film Editor||John C. Fuller, A.C.E.|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Sound||Clarence E. Self|
|Makeup Artist||Bob Dawn|
|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, Hemet, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy, Loren Janes, Hal Needham (stunt double for Dan Duryea), 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||Charles S. Gould|
|Set Decoration||Perry Murdock|
Epilogue – based on “The Long Riders,” a teleplay by John Dunkel and story by John C. Champion
(SLIM SHERMAN, JESS HARPER, and ANDY SHERMAN come out of the Laramie Stage Depot. ANDY SHERMAN is dressed in a suit.)
SLIM SHERMAN: Well, she oughta be here pretty soon now.
ANDY SHERMAN: Hey, look!
(MCKEENVER’s MEN and CHARLIE CRAIG come around the corner.)
JESS HARPER: Well, they’re takin’ them back to jail to wait for the trial.
ANDY SHERMAN: I sure wish I could stay and see it.
SLIM SHERMAN: You’re going back to school.
ANDY SHERMAN: But Luke was my friend. Well wasn’t he. Jess?
JESS SHERMAN: Yeah, I guess he was, Andy. In the end, when it counted.
SLIM SHERMAN: Well, he was my friend too. He died trying to warn me.
ANDY SHERMAN: If only he’d known that Mort Cory had already told you about McKeever. That you brought a posse back with you.
SLIM SHERMAN: Well, maybe if I had done it differently. Brought ’em all straight in. –
JESS HARPER: Why did you come in alone, Slim?
SLIM SHERMAN: Well, I didn’t know about you two. I hoped I could get inside and find out before the shooting started.
JESS HARPER: Well, Maybe nobody coulda helped Luke. He had a lot to live down.
SLIM SHERMAN: Well, here’s the stage.
STAGECOACH DRIVER: Whoa
ANDY SHERMAN: Aw, Slim, Can’t I stay, please? Maybe just one more week for the trial. I’m studying government in school and I oughta stay to see how a court works. Aw, please Slim.
SLIM SHERMAN: Onto the stage, mister.
(ANDY SHERMAN gets into stagecoach)
SLIM SHERMAN: Now you’re going to become a smart man. Make something of yourself.
ANDY SHERMAN: But I don’t want to be smart. I want to be just like you and Jess.
(SLIM SHERMAN and JESS HARPER look at each other and then back at ANDY SHERMAN as the stagecoach leaves.)
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