The Turn of the Wheel
Season: 3 episode 26
Series Episode: 90
Air Date: April 3, 1962
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studio production
When a woman from Slim’s past returns, he has to find out what’s real and what isn’t.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||31||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||28||Credited|
|Daisy Cooper||Sherman housekeeper||Spring Byington||75||Credited|
|Marty Carr||Laramie saloon manager||Anthony Caruso||45||Credited|
|Mr. Gordon||Eastern gangster||Sean McClory||38||Credited|
|Sheriff Mort Cory||Laramie sheriff||Stuart Randall||52||Credited|
|Frank Mannus||Saloon owner||Lyle Bettger||47||Credited|
|Abbey O'Neill||Saloon singer||Erin O'Brien||28||Credited|
|Billy O'Neill||Abbey O'Neill's brother||Paul Geary||Credited|
|Mose Shell||Stagecoach driver||Eddy Waller||71||Credited|
|Laramie bartender||Henry Beckman||40||Credited|
|Eastern hoodlums (2)||Uncredited|
|Bobby Collins||Abbey's fiance||Mentioned|
|Teleplay||Rod Peterson & Paul Savage|
|Story||Arthur Browne, Jr.|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Alexander A. Mayer|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Editorial Color Consultant||Alex Quiroga|
|Color Processing by||Consolidated Film Industries|
|Film Editor||John C. Fuller, A.C.E.|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Sound||Earl Crain, Jr.|
|Makeup Artist||Jack Barron|
|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, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy, Loren Janes, 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|
Epilogue – based on “The Turn of the Wheel,” a teleplay by Rod Peterson & Paul Savage and story by Arthur Browne, Jr.
(The DOCTOR is attending a man lying on a gaming table. MANNUS, GORDON and his HENCHMAN come into the saloon from the saloon office, on their way to the Laramie sheriff’s office with MORT CORY, JESS HARPER and the Laramie DEPUTY herding them. Two men bring ABBEY O’NEILL’s body out on a stretcher. SLIM SHERMAN is sitting at a table in the saloon. He watches as ABBEY O’NEILLSs body goes by.)
JESS HARPER: (Approaches SLIM SHERMAN’s table) Slim, Mort was wonderin’ about those plates.
SLIM SHERMAN: (Aimlessly looking at items from Abbey’s dressing table.) Well, she said that… Billy had ’em.
MORT CORY: (Picks up Billy’s picture, shakes it, opens the back and finds the counterfeiting plates.) Thanks, Slim.
JESS HARPER: You ready to go home, Pard?
SLIM SHERMAN: Ya’ think Daisy and Mike would have a former saloonkeeper around?
JESS HARPER: (Pats SLIM SHERMANs back) What they don’t know won’t hurt ’em.
(SLIM SHERMAN gathers Abbey’s personal items and gets up. JESS HARPER follows him out the door.)
Yellow cake with white frosting
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