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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Year: 1956 | 1957 | 1958 | 1959 | 1960 | 1961

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: You Only Run Once

5 October 1956
When horses begin to turn up missing, the county forms a vigilante committee. Rancher Matt Jessop has the bad luck to innocently hire two shady characters to work on his ranch. Will the two drag Matt and his family down with them?

Robert Ryan ... Matt Jessop

Cloris Leachman ... Martha Jessop

John Hoyt ... Frank Hale
Howard Petrie ... Kroll

Whit Bissell ... Kerney Boles (as Whitner Bissell)

Stuart Randall ... Sayers

Parley Baer ... Dan Morriss
Rayford Barnes ... Townsman
Kem Dibbs ... Ramsey

Douglas Fowley ... Luke

Leo Gordon ... Jed Scott
Jason Johnson ... Townsman

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 2: Fearful Courage

12 October 1956
Ranchers have hired a gunfighter to run farmers off the land. He kills a man and then goes after the wife. The wife flees to a shack nearby. Soon she and the stranger in the shack are pinned down and try to find a way out.

Ida Lupino ... Louise Brandon

James Whitmore ... Jeb

Michael Pate ... Gunman
Paul Hahn ... Neighbor - Frank

Robert Karnes ... Rider

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 3: The Long Road Home

19 October 1956
Sam Gracie returns to Texas from his law practice in Kansas. He is determined to bring an end to a feud involving his family to an end without the use of guns.

Dick Powell ... Sam Gracie

Ray Collins ... Evan Gracie
Ainslie Pryor ... Kimbal Hatton

Jean Willes ... Jenny Gracie

Robert Armstrong ... Sheriff Dan Walker

Francis McDonald ... Yancey Hatton (as Francis J. McDonald)

Alan Wells ... Tom Gracie

Conrad Janis ... Ben Gracie
Fred Carson ... Barfly (uncredited)

Ned Glass ... Cass, Barkeep (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... Gracie Man (uncredited)
Wes Hudman ... Charlie Holliday (uncredited)

John Mitchum ... George Yountz (uncredited)
Kay Riehl ... Townswoman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: The Unrelenting Sky

26 October 1956
There is drought in the land. One rancher has diverted water onto his land and is not of a mind to share with his neighbors.

Lew Ayres ... Clint Howard

Phyllis Avery ... Peg Howard

Walter Sande ... Beecher

Steven Geray ... Alex Rozky

Willis Bouchey ... Paul Travers

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 5: Lariat

2 November 1956
Dan Morgan accidentally kills a man and spends five years in jail. He returns to exact revenge against the judge who sent him up. The judge offers him a job which he refuses...until he meets the judges beautiful daughter.

Jack Palance ... Dan Morgan

Constance Ford ... Laura Lovett

Addison Richards ... Judge Lovett

Robert Anderson ... Rack Williams
Michael Garrett ... Sheriff

Guy Teague ... Charlie

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Buff Brady ... Roper (uncredited)
Lars Hensen ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: Death Watch

9 November 1956
Three soldiers and a scout try to cope while a band of Comanche warriors surround their strong hold and begin a death watch for the men.

Lee J. Cobb ... Captain Andrew Watling

Bobby Driscoll ... Trumpeter Jones

John Larch ... Quine - Scout
John Alderson ... Corporal Durkin

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Abel Fernandez ... Indian (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 7: Stage for Tucson

16 November 1956
A Tucson-bound stagecoach stops for a half-hour rest at an isolated depot. The local sheriff is waiting to identify one of the travelers as a bank robber.

Eddie Albert ... Bide Turley

Mona Freeman ... Sandy Neal

John Ericson ... Will Ruxton
Rusty Lane ... Marshal Tharpe

Ian MacDonald ... Ed Loomis
Jaclynne Greene ... May Farrell

DeForest Kelley ... Les Porter

Bing Russell ... Sam - Henchman
Ray Baxter ... Jake - Henchman
Tyler McVey ... Big George

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Lane Chandler ... Stage Driver (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: A Quiet Sunday in San Ardo

23 November 1956
The marshal of San Ardo is murdered. The town is concerned it may be a part of a plot to rob the bank. There is only one able bodied man in town to serve as marshal but he doesn't want to serve.

Wendell Corey ... Clay Burnett

Gerald Mohr ... Veringo - Outlaw Leader

Peggie Castle ... Jenny--erroneously listed as Charity in on-screen credits

Harry Lauter ... Maurie - Gunman

Morgan Woodward ... Pete Daley

Robert Burton ... Jim--Mayor
Tim Graham ... Jess Robbins

Sam Flint ... Jason O'Neill

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 9: Vengeance Canyon

30 November 1956
Clint Harding is on a mission to kill his father when he falls in with a group of bandits. One of the bandits is an old man who tries to convince him that vengeance is not fruitful.

Walter Brennan ... Joe

Ben Cooper ... Clint Harding
Sheb Wooley ... Brock
Robert Griffin ... Clay Killion

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 10: Return to Nowhere

7 December 1956
An outlaw gunfighter is haunted by his past and is trying to find his life. He goes looking for his wife and finds she is married to another man. He is determined to get her back.

Stephen McNally ... Steve Leader

John Ireland ... Marshal Harry Phillips

Audrey Totter ... Martha Phillips
Jimmy Baird ... Andy Phillips

Ralph Moody ... Frank Cluny
Dan Riss ... Deputy Ed Hodges

Chris Alcaide ... Morgan - Gunman at Bar

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 11: Courage Is a Gun

14 December 1956
Johnny Adler comes to town. He is fast with a gun and loves to be feared. He accepts an offer to kill the town sheriff, however, first he wants to take care of an infection in his finger.

Dick Powell ... Marshal Jess Brackett

Beverly Garland ... Dr. Ellen Kimberly

Robert Vaughn ... Johnny Adler

James Westerfield ... Bert Farrow

Claude Akins ... Walker Collins

Leonard Penn ... Walter Blake

Robert Bice ... Todd Felton

Bob Burns ... Barfly (uncredited)
Les Raymaster ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: Muletown Gold Strike

21 December 1956
Mason Ward, a former soldier, wants to leave the war behind and find new work. He is hired as the school teacher and finds one of his students obsessed with discovering gold in the area.

Rory Calhoun ... Mason Ward
Barbara Eiler ... Peg Saunders
Bobby Clark ... Howie Saunders

Parley Baer ... Mayor Homer Bellam

Dabbs Greer ... Simon Marsh

Denver Pyle ... John Baker

Arthur Space ... Lee Rabin

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 13: Star Over Texas

28 December 1956
Joel Todd is in a marriage for convenience to a younger woman. They are moving westward and receive a military escort through Indian country. A young Lieutenant openly shows his affection for the married woman.

Season 1, Episode 14: Three Graves

4 January 1957
Cass Kendall is looking for the easy life. He is fast with a gun but not fastest. He moves to a town that doesn't allow guns. He immediately starts scheming to become top man in town.

Jack Lemmon ... Cass Kendall

Nan Leslie ... Nancy Barnett

Frank Ferguson ... T.J. Barnett

James Best ... Pyke Dillon

Terry Frost ... Blaze Moylan
Don Kennedy ... Stony Fields
Richard H. Cutting ... Drover (as Richard Cutting)

G. Pat Collins ... Bartender (as Pat Collins)
Michael Galloway ... Thompson

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Bob Burns ... Barfly (uncredited)

Bill Clark ... Barfly (uncredited)

Franklyn Farnum ... Doctor (uncredited)

Duke Fishman ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: No Man Living

11 January 1957
Jim Todd, a former sheriff, has committed his life to track down the four men who held up a bank and shot his wife. After finding three, he finds a man who resembles the fourth but is a respected citizen.

Frank Lovejoy ... Jim Todd

Margaret Hayes ... Susan Ramsey (as Maggie Hayes)

Judson Pratt ... Clay Ramsey / Will Haley

Russ Conway ... Marshal Andy Barrow
Peter Whitney ... Chub

James Anderson ... Tatum
William Newell ... Sam Evans

Stafford Repp ... Bartender

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Mike Ragan ... George - Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 16: Time of Decision

18 January 1957
The son of the most influential man in the territory goads a farmer into a gunfight. The son is killed. Can the farmer get justice in a town owned by ranchers.

Lloyd Bridges ... Evan Tapper
Diane Brewster ... Nancy Tapper

Walter Sande ... Dan Slater

Bill Erwin ... Sam Townley

Tommy Cook ... Ted Curtis
Jean Howell ... Mrs. Townley

Mort Mills ... Bart Miller

Regis Toomey ... Will Jenkins

Trevor Bardette ... Jed Curtis
Mimi Gibson ... Pattie Tapper

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 17: Until the Man Dies

25 January 1957
Clint Belmet stops a lynching. He wants to prove that Nevada is a place of law and order and worthy of statehood. But is it worth the cost?

John Payne ... Clint Belmet

Carolyn Jones ... Ella Clanton

Stuart Whitman ... Dave Jordan

James Seay ... Mark Clanton

Steve Darrell ... Jess Kipple
Dick Rich ... Wade Powers

Stuart Randall ... Ed Bentley

Gregg Barton ... Roy Boggs

Dick Powell ... Himself--Host

George DeNormand ... Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)
Richard Newton ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Les Raymaster ... Lynch Mob Member (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 18: Backtrail

1 February 1957
Kane Eldridge wants to own the whole valley. He brings in a gunman to scare the small ranchers off. The gunman thinks he knows one of the small ranchers - a man he used to ride with.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / John Fallon

Catherine McLeod ... Effie Fallon

James Anderson ... Frank Lomax

Raymond Bailey ... March Beckworth
Robert Crosson ... Hugh Beckworth

Emile Meyer ... Kane Eldridge

John Pickard ... Tom Clauson
Kim Charney ... Timmy Fallon
Arthur Q. Bryan ... Proprietor
Theodore Marcuse ... Bartender

Season 1, Episode 19: Dangerous Orders

8 February 1957
A Union army captain is given orders to carry through Indian country. But can he be trusted with these critical orders seeing as he is from Virginia?

Mark Stevens ... Capt. John Hunter

Jack Elam ... Hock Ellis

Willis Bouchey ... George Mott

Robert Cornthwaite ... Sheridan Wade
William F. Leicester ... Maj. Carr (as William Leicester)
Thomas Browne Henry ... Col. Radford (as Thomas B. Henry)
John Eldredge ... Col. Phelps
Simon Scott ... Capt. Prentiss

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 20: The Necessary Breed

15 February 1957
A bounty hunter tracks a man to his home town. After he kills the man, he stops in to visit his wife. His wife tells him she can't live that type of life anymore and is leaving him. He says he can't change.

Sterling Hayden ... Link Stevens

Jean Willes ... Kate Asher

James Griffith ... Taggert
Carlyle Mitchell ... Dr. Charles A. Asher

Strother Martin ... Joby

Gregory Walcott ... Rafe (as Greg Walcott)

William Henry ... Frank Callister aka Frank Carter (as Bill Henry)

Roy Barcroft ... Marshal Carl Neuman
Frank J. Scannell ... John Franklin - Stranger (as Frank Scannell)

William Fawcett ... Petey Feeney (as Bill Fawcett)
Fred Sherman ... Bartender

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Les Raymaster ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 21: Village of Fear

1 March 1957
A traveling book salesman happens upon a town, finds a man hanging, and then is ordered at gunpoint into a barn. A robber tells him to find the man who shot his brother or the whole town will die.

David Niven ... Allen Raikes

George Wallace ... Brill - Outlaw Leader

Ross Elliott ... Frank Donnelly

Peter Hansen ... Holton

DeForest Kelley ... Sherm Pickard

Don Diamond ... Jones - Outlaw

Harry Lauter ... Karger - Outlaw
Dan Barton ... Dave Maxon
Anne Barton ... Mrs. Maxon
Bill Catching ... Faylen
Troy Melton ... Torrence
Gary Hunley ... Peter - Little Boy

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
John Breen ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Bruggeman ... Townsman (uncredited)
Nora Bush ... Townswoman (uncredited)

Mathew McCue ... Townsman (uncredited)
John Roy ... Townsman (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Townsman (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 22: Black Creek Encounter

8 March 1957
Davey Harper is determined to goad Big Jim Morrison into a gunfight for killing his father 12 years earlier. Big Jim Morrison is determined not to pick up a gun.

Ernest Borgnine ... Big Jim Morrison

Norma Crane ... Kelly - Hotel Proprietor

Jan Merlin ... Davey Harper

Billy Chapin ... Billy Morrison
Lou Krugman ... Paco Morales
Howard Negley ... Sheriff Mike Sloane
Parker Garvie ... Clerk

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

George DeNormand ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 23: There Were Four

15 March 1957
Andy Todd wants revenge for the man responsible for the death of his father. He joins up with a gang of 3 cattle thieves and leads a raid on the man's cattle to begin his revenge.

John Derek ... Andy Todd

Dean Jagger ... Bert Ensign

David Janssen ... Danny Ensign
James Gavin ... Dutch
Dick Rich ... Campion

Grant Withers ... Sheriff Carl Metz

James Komack ... Deputy Whitey (as Jimmie Komack)

Kenneth MacDonald ... Jury Foreman

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 24: Fugitive

22 March 1957
A woman finds an injured fugitive in her barn. She soon finds that he has information about her husband who is overdue coming home from the war.

Eddie Albert ... Sam Barlow

Celeste Holm ... Sarah Kimball
Peter J. Votrian ... Jody Kimball (as Peter Votrian)
Richard Shannon ... Clay Rickert

Denver Pyle ... Marshal Quimby

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 25: A Time to Live

5 April 1957
Steve is the lone survivor of an armed robbery. He recovers from his injuries but is told because the location of the bullet in his body he will be lucky to live 6 months. Realizing time is short he goes on a desperate bid to live life to the fullest and extract revenge on those who tried to kill him

Ralph Meeker ... Steve Elkins

Julie London ... Julie

John Larch ... Dr. Cole Gentry

Ken Lynch ... Draydon Collins
Forrest Lewis ... Dr. Bishop

Walter Barnes ... Gus

Alan Wells ... Luke Winton
Tom Noel ... Jake

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
George Bruggeman ... Barfly (uncredited)

Mathew McCue ... Barfly (uncredited)
Les Raymaster ... Dealer (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 26: Black Is for Grief

12 April 1957
Tom Andrews comes home after a long absence because of the war to find his wife Barbara has been murdered. He begins to try and unravel the circumstances of her death and discovers Barbara was not as pure as he'd hoped.

Tom Tully ... Tom Roarke

Tom Tryon ... Jeff Anderson

Mala Powers ... Barbara Anderson

Chester Morris ... Frank Simmons

Skip Homeier ... Cleve Roarke

Beulah Bondi ... Ma Anderson

Mary Astor ... Sarah Simmons

Richard Anderson ... Sheriff John Bates (as Dick Anderson)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 27: Badge of Honor

3 May 1957
Hoby Gilman returns to Crawford, Texas after the war and finds the town is taken over by a former confederate colonel. Hoby is asked to stand up to the colonel but he has had enough of guns and violence.

Gary Merrill ... Col. Boyd Nelson

Tom Tully ... Sheriff Jed Phillips

Robert Culp ... Hoby Gilman

Peggy Webber ... Norah
Richard Gardner ... Tim Dougherty (as Dick Gardner)

Walter Coy ... Kim Shane
Mike Ragan ... Sam Gibson

William Henry ... George Wallace (as Bill Henry)
William F. Leicester ... Ranger (as Bill Leicester)

Richard Devon ... Army Hendricks

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)

John Mitchum ... Townsman (uncredited)

Eddie Parker ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 28: Decision at Wilson's Creek

17 May 1957
A man abruptly resigns his commission in the confederate army to spend time with his wife and endures disgrace at every turn.

John Forsythe ... CSA Lt. David Marr

John Dehner ... Dr. Jim Randolph
Bart Burns ... Lt. Hobson

Willis Bouchey ... CSA Gen. Sterling Price

Harry Lauter ... Union Sgt. Stone
Joe Di Reda ... CSA Sgt. Jasper (as Joe di Reda)

John Wilder ... Frank Sanborn
William Swan ... Union Lt. Grimes
Don House ... Capt. Bell
William Boyett ... Union Captain (as Bill Boyett)

Marjorie Lord ... Amy Marr

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 1, Episode 29: Man on the Run

21 June 1957
A man in the desert follows a dead man's horse in hopes it will lead him to water. Instead he finds a home where a young lady asks him to take her away with him.

Scott Brady ... Jeff Duane
Nancy Hale ... Ray Longstreth

Eve Miller ... Kate Longstreth
Hugh Sanders ... Lee Bland

Mort Mills ... Pete Bostwick (as Mort Hall)
Adam Kennedy ... Adam Dempster

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Jack Tornek ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: The Deserters

4 October 1957
A young private has deserted from the Army and is riding on a freight wagon with a manipulative woman who claims to love him. An Army sergeant, assigned to look for deserters, joins the ride and recognizes the woman from his own past.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Sgt. Maj. Ben Dravo

Margaret Hayes ... Rose (as Maggie Hayes)
Tom Pittman ... John Harris
Joe De Santis ... A. Balam - Storekeeper (as Joe deSantis)
Larkin Ford ... Lieutenant
Charles H. Gray ... Benson (as Charles Gray)
Patrick Clement ... Curdy - Deserter

Season 2, Episode 2: Blood in the Dust

11 October 1957
A newly appointed schoolteacher refuses to cave in to the demands of a gunman that he leave town. But he can't convince his wife of the importance of not backing down, even though the gunman has vowed to face him in a showdown if he doesn't leave, and the teacher has not fired a gun since he was in the war.

Claudette Colbert ... Lucy Bradford

Jeff Morrow ... Jim Bradford

Barry Atwater ... Burke
Harry Bartell ... Charlie Crim
Alexander Lockwood ... Lacey

Denver Pyle ... Sheriff

Kelly Thordsen ... Ed - Bartender

Roy Engel ... 1st Man (as Roy Engle)
Joseph V. Perry ... 2nd Man (as Joe Perry)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (credit only)

Season 2, Episode 3: A Gun Is for Killing

18 October 1957
When Russ Andrews' oldest son is killed by a young punk who goaded him into drawing first, his wife begs him to stay away from the killer, but that's not so easy, as whenever Russ comes into town to buy supplies, the punk does his best to goad him as well.

Edmond O'Brien ... Russ Andrews

Marsha Hunt ... Claire Andrews

Robert Vaughn ... Billy Jack
Paul Engle ... Bobby Andrews

Walter Reed ... Sam Cluny
James Maloney ... Will Parr
Michael Hinn ... Ebie Brenner
John Brinkley ... Rich Watson

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 4: Proud Woman

25 October 1957
Headstrong Consuela Bowers tries to resist her attraction to the intriguing drifter whom her father has hired on for their ranch, not knowing that he is plotting with a pair of horse thieves to steal their prize stallion.

Hedy Lamarr ... Consuela Bowers

Paul Richards ... Frank Frayne

Roy Roberts ... Michael Bowers
Edward Colmans ... Esteban

Val Avery ... Carson
Donald Buka ... Laredo
Iphigenie Castiglioni ... Maria Delgado

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 5: Ride a Lonely Trail

2 November 1957
Several of the town's leading citizens think that Sheriff John Larson is getting too old for the job and should not run for reelection, but Larson disagrees. He gets the chance to put himself to the test when he must pursue two outlaws, and insists on trailing them alone.

Walter Brennan ... Sheriff John Larson
Val Dufour ... Horse Daley

John Zaremba ... Banker
Russell Thorson ... Judge
Vic Perrin ... Pete

James Anderson ... Lem Hooker
Richard Keith ... Mayor

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman (uncredited)

Buddy Roosevelt ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 6: The Promise

8 November 1957
Before he dies, Jace Rawlins' father asks him to promise to stay and work his half of the ranch which will be split between Jace and his brother Noah. But Jace wants to roam first and doesn't intend to stay, causing friction between him and Noah, over both the ranch and Noah's wife.

Tommy Sands ... Jace Rawlins

Gary Merrill ... Noah Rawlins

Whitney Blake ... Ellie Rawlins
Carl Benton Reid ... Pa Rawlins

Bruce Gordon ... Nelson - Cattle Buyer
S. John Launer ... Tom - Bartender
Ken Mayer ... First Man
Jack Mann ... Second Man

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 7: Episode in Darkness

15 November 1957
Cattleman Ethan Boyan is framed for murder and the only witness is Isabelle Rutledge, who is blind.

Dewey Martin ... Ethan Boyan

Anne Bancroft ... Isabelle Rutledge
Phillip Pine ... Joe Fletcher (as Phil Pine)

John Anderson ... Roy Kelsey

John Maxwell ... Doc Wade

Paul Birch ... Sheriff Cutler
Mack Williams ... Judge Moody
Dick Rich ... Gurney Walcott

Bill Erwin ... Joshua Morgan (as William Erwin)
Mason Curry ... Henry Taylor
Edith Evanson ... Julia Crayton

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Mathew McCue ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 8: The Open Cell

22 November 1957
Sheriff Morgan Winter decides to give a young man involved in a shooting another chance by taking him into his custody for a year. But the rest of the town, including Winter's deputy, just wants to see the boy fail and get sent up to prison.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Sheriff Morgan Winter

Marshall Thompson ... Eli Hendericks

Steven Terrell ... Jess Bolin (as Steve Terrell)

Frances Robinson ... Eleanor Winter
Maurice Manson ... Ben McCready
Brett King ... Sam Butler
Thomas Wilde ... Business Man (as Thos. Wilde)
Robert Sherman ... Doctor

John Mitchum ... Cowhand
Gail Ganley ... Sarah McCready
Les Raymaster ... Townsman (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Townsman (uncredited)

George Sowards ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 9: A Man to Look Up To

29 November 1957
Lawyer Jud Lester is just arriving in town right after a robbery when he finds one of the robbers hiding in his office wounded. The robber passes out and people in town assume that Jud shot him, and treat him as a hero. Unfortunately Jud decides to let them keep thinking this, and helps make plans to capture the rest of the gang when the captured man is scheduled to be hanged. But things may backfire.

Lew Ayres ... Jud Lester

Will Wright ... King - Newspaper Editor

Willis Bouchey ... Case
Diane Brewster ... Nan Lester
Robert Gothie ... Ben Mansen

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Deputy Clem
K.L. Smith ... Ray Mansen
Ron Brogan ... Dickson

Herbert Lytton ... Bartender - Noah (as Herb Lytton)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Lars Hensen ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 10: The Bitter Land

6 December 1957
Sarah Jolland hires war hero Cleve Scott as foreman of her ranch. But her real plan is to use his gun skills in fighting a range war with a neighboring rancher over water rights, an idea Scott does not like. Sarah is even willing to risk her grandson in the showdown, much to the distress of her daughter-in-law.

Peggy Wood ... Sarah Jolland

Dan O'Herlihy ... Capt. Cleve Scott

Marian Seldes ... Alicia Jolland

Jan Merlin ... Jeff Batterson

Robert Anderson ... Tucker (as Bob Anderson)
Fay Roope ... Morgan Batterson

Richard Beymer ... Shep Jolland

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 11: Gift from a Gunman

13 December 1957
Gunfighter Will Gorman visits his old friend Colonel Overton. Gorman is tired of the gunman's way of life, and hopes to settle down. But Overton's wife, an old flame, is bored of her husband and wants to run away with him, and Overton's nephew wants to follow in Gorman's footsteps and become a gunslinger himself.

Howard Keel ... Will Gorman

John Dehner ... Colonel Overton

Jean Willes ... Marcy Overton

Michael Landon ... Dan Overton
K.L. Smith ... Jim Marshoot

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
John Falvo ... Simpson

Season 2, Episode 12: A Gun for My Bride

27 December 1957
Rancher Roger Morrow fires his hand Jed Wiley because he knows his daughter Ellen is falling for Jed. Jed and Ellen get married and leave town together, but then a bounty hunter tells Morrow that Jed is wanted for murder.

Eddie Albert ... Jed Wiley

Jane Greer ... Ellen Morrow

Onslow Stevens ... Roger Morrow

Chris Alcaide ... Nate Evers

Robert Karnes ... Rand Akins
Ollie O'Toole ... Storekeeper

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 13: Man Unforgiving

3 January 1958
Sheriff Adam Prescott begins to suspect that the drifter who he has taken into his house may be the Army doctor whom he blames for the loss of his leg in the Civil War. He thus tries to keep the man from leaving town, hoping to goad him into a showdown.

Joseph Cotten ... Ben Harper

Claude Akins ... Sheriff Adam Prescott
Mary Shipp ... Sarah Prescott

Johnny Crawford ... Billy Prescott
S. John Launer ... Wilkins - Storekeeper
Joel Ashley ... Sam Baker
Val Benedict ... Clint
John Falvo ... Dave Simpson
William Vaughn ... Deputy Chuck (as William Vaughan)

Dan Blocker ... Matt

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 14: Trial by Fear

10 January 1958
Local fast gun Tod Owen guns down a man who was trying to shoot him from a rooftop. Everyone in town hates the trouble-making Owen and would like to convict and hang him quickly, except for Cob Oakley, who wants to make sure he gets a fair trial, even after Owen breaks jail.

Robert Ryan ... Cob Oakley

Harold J. Stone ... Tuphill - Juror

Edward Platt ... Sheriff Galt (as Ed Platt)

Raymond Bailey ... Baker - Juror
Russell Thorson ... Mason - Juror (as Russ Thorson)
Thomas Wilde ... Walsh - Juror (as Thos. Wilde)
Joseph V. Perry ... Riggs - Juror (as Joe Perry)

Kelly Thordsen ... Deputy Price
Dick Crockett ... Amos Clegg

David Janssen ... Tod Owen

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 15: The Freighter

17 January 1958
Belle Garrison is determined not to let the ruthless Murdock clan put her grandfather's freight line out of business, even after they start attacking and burning her wagons and killing her drivers.

Barbara Stanwyck ... Belle Garrison

Robert H. Harris ... Rufus Murdock

John Archer ... Ad Masters

James Bell ... Judge Garrison
Jason Johnson ... Ez Williams
Bill Catching ... Newt Murdock
Thomas Peters ... Gil Murdock
Robert F. Hoy ... Red Murdock (as Bob Hoy)

Charles Tannen ... Ben
Troy Melton ... Mort

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Bert Stevens ... Worker (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 16: This Man Must Die

24 January 1958
Kirk Joiner escapes from custody on the day before he was scheduled to be hanged, for a murder he swears he did not commit. But he plans to kill the man who testified against him.

Dan Duryea ... Kirk Joiner

Carole Mathews ... Libby

Karl Swenson ... Lee Willis
Than Wyenn ... Chick Braus

Walter Coy ... Sheriff Sam Baker
Joseph Sargent ... Pete Hansen
Tom Vize ... Mal Cochran
Mike Ragan ... Bartender (as Michael Ragan)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Chuck Hayward ... Posse Man (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 17: Wire

31 January 1958
Sam Fraser is determined not to be forced off of his farm as his neighbors have, so he buys barbed wire to keep McHugh cattle off his land, which only aggravates rancher Abel McHugh more.

Lloyd Bridges ... Sam Fraser

June Vincent ... Abby Fraser

Edward Binns ... Abel McHugh

David Opatoshu ... Dave Purcell

James Drury ... Jess McHugh

John Wilder ... Ben Fraser
Tom Holland ... Wick Hawes
Theodore Newton ... Oliver Ryson

Dale Van Sickel ... Ed
Mimi Gibson ... Beth Fraser

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 18: License to Kill

7 February 1958
Sheriff Tom Baker is temporarily unable to use his right arm, which puts him at a disadvantage dealing with some wild cowboys. A young man named Lane helps Baker out---by killing one of the cowboys. The mayor hires Lane as Baker's temporary deputy. But Baker is not pleased, as Lane is his younger brother who he feels is way too anxious to use his gun to kill.

Macdonald Carey ... Sheriff Tom Baker

John Ericson ... Lane Baker

Jacques Aubuchon ... Mayor Danforth

Stacy Harris ... Doc Currie

Richard Devon ... Walker
Peter Whitney ... Growler

George Cisar ... White
Gene Roth ... Wilkie - Storekeeper
James Hyland ... Torrence (as Jim Hyland)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 19: Sundown at Bitter Creek

14 February 1958
A man arrives in the town of Bitter Creek, and affects several people by his presence. An old singing cowboy assumes him to be gunman Dan Case. The man anxiously watches the clock and wonders who may be out to draw against him. A saloon hostess is attracted to him, but he is attracted to the beautiful sister of a young tough who hopes to challenge him to avenge his humiliation.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Dan Case

Cathy O'Donnell ... Jennie Parsons

Nick Adams ... Lynn Parsons

Jeanne Cooper ... Lucy - Saloon Proprietor
Dennis Cross ... Darnell

Peter Breck ... Sundance Kid - Harry Longabaugh
Bill Guyman ... Harry - Bartender

Tex Ritter ... Reydo - Balladeer

Season 2, Episode 20: The Stranger

28 February 1958
Man stumbles onto shooting and is condemned by circumstantial evidence.

Mark Stevens ... Cort McConnell
Dan Barton ... Garth Spencer

Denver Pyle ... Sheriff Tom

Walter Barnes ... Frank - Bartender

Rachel Ames ... Martha Bream (as Judith Ames)

William Schallert ... Yarbrough
John Falvo ... Mabry

Jess Kirkpatrick ... Wolfe
Joe Haworth ... Deputy Ben
Rankin Mansfield ... Dr. Bauman

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

George Sowards ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 21: The Sharpshooter

7 March 1958
This is the pilot for the series "The Rifleman". Lucas and Mark McCain enter the town of North Fork, hoping to buy a small ranch, but they encounter trouble from a shady businessman and a young punk gunfighter.

Chuck Connors ... Lucas McCain

Johnny Crawford ... Mark McCain

Leif Erickson ... Jim Lewis

Dennis Hopper ... Vernon 'Vern' Tippert

Sidney Blackmer ... Judge Hanavan

R.G. Armstrong ... Sheriff Fred Tomlinson
Virginia Aldridge ... Waitress

Charles Arnt ... Wes Tippert
Kathleen Mulqueen ... Nancy Hanavan

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Mickey Simpson ... Carl Lamprey
John Barton ... Townsman (uncredited)

Mathew McCue ... Townsman (uncredited)

George Sowards ... Henchman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 22: Man of Fear

14 March 1958
Doc Holliday visits an old friend and his wife. He finds that his friend, now crippled, is being shaken down for money by the corrupt local sheriff, along with everyone else in town, and he plans to put a stop to it.

Dewey Martin ... Doc Holliday

Julie Adams ... Julie Brand

Arthur Franz ... Lee Brand
Brett King ... Sheriff Zack Martin
Marjorie Owens ... Mrs. Thacker
Robert Gothie ... Burt Hartman (as Bob Gothie)
Clayton Post ... Sid
Allen Pinson ... 1st Deputy Sheriff
Chuck Hayward ... 2nd Deputy Sheriff
Bill Ward ... 3rd Deputy Sheriff

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 23: The Doctor Keeps a Promise

21 March 1958
The cattleman who runs the town doesn't like Dr. Alan McMurdo because he spends too much time treating homesteaders, and doesn't want him to take over as the town's main doctor when the old one retires. McMurdo faces another challenge when he is called to treat a young man who was shot while attempting to rob the cattleman's money.

Cameron Mitchell ... Dr. Alan McMurdo

Carolyn Kearney ... Jenny Bechdolt

Ken Lynch ... Hod Strosnider

Forrest Taylor ... Dr. Caslin

Peter Breck ... Marshal

Alex Gerry ... Mason Wellman
Robert F. Hoy ... Jud Moore (as Bob Hoy)
Robert Benevides ... Dave Bechdolt (as Robert Beneveds)
Luis Gomez ... Panchito Morales

Ed Nelson ... Nelson

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 24: Three Days to Death

4 April 1958
An Easterner comes west to bring the killer of his brother to justice.

Michael Rennie ... Matthew Birch

Chris Alcaide ... Vic Gruner

Earle Hodgins ... Andy Soames

Tom Brown ... Sheriff Swanson
Jason Johnson ... Henning - Gunsmith
Michael Hall ... Tom Birch
Paul Stader ... Crane - Henchman
Gil Perkins ... White - Henchman

Ned Glass ... Barman
Irvin Ashkenazy ... Blacksmith

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 25: Shadow of a Dead Man

11 April 1958
Logan Wheeler tries to bring Raney Benson in for a bank robbery in which Wheeler's father lost all his savings. But the tables are turned, in more ways than one, when Logan is bitten by a rattlesnake and Benson brings him in to his father and sister's house.

Barry Sullivan ... Raney Benson
Carl Benton Reid ... Zachary Wheeler

Whitney Blake ... Jessie Wheeler

DeForest Kelley ... Logan Wheeler
Richard Shannon ... Mark Wilkins

Fred Kohler Jr. ... Sheriff Milo Kenney (as Fred Kohler)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 26: Debt of Gratitude

18 April 1958
When Marshal Tolby learns that Ben Kincaid is wanted for murder, he feels he must arrest him and take him to Prescott for trial, even though Kincaid is regarded as a hero by the townsfolk and beg Tolby to let him go free.

Steve Cochran ... Marshal Cam Tolby

James Whitmore ... Ben Kincaid

Walter Sande ... John Lanfield

Robert Ellenstein ... Alf Stokes

Sam Edwards ... Deputy Wilt Buford

Ellen Parker ... Doris Palmer

Ben Wright ... Doc Tyler
Henry Rowland ... Mort
Joe Haworth ... Driver

Howard Culver ... Dave - Barber

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Jack Kenny ... Townsman (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 27: Handful of Ashes

2 May 1958
The sheriff needs a deputy, but the only one volunteering for the job is Ben Cary, whom everyone thinks is too old for the job. When an outlaw, ill due to a snakebite, arrives at his farm, Ben sees a chance to prove he's still up to the job.

Thomas Mitchell ... Ben Cary

June Lockhart ... Allie Cary

Gene Evans ... Jerrod Toll

Dabbs Greer ... Ed McColl

William Schallert ... Tom Baird
Tom Monroe ... Ethan Croft
Jon Lormer ... Doc
David Leland ... Lafe Swift
John Falvo ... Charlie - Bartender

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 2, Episode 28: A Threat of Violence

23 May 1958
Lawyer Clay Culhane doesn't get the job with the mining company that he was first promised, after they learn he was once a famous gunfighter. But he soon finds a new client, a Mexican rancher friend who is accused of killing the man who he believes stole his land from him. This is the pilot for the series "Black Saddle" which premiered a year later, with Peter Breck in the role of Culhane.

Cesar Romero ... Carlos Gandara

Lyle Bettger ... Sheriff Griff Evans

Chris Alcaide ... Henry C. 'Clay' Culhane

Jorja Curtright ... Felicia Cheney

Harry Lauter ... Hake Morris

Alex Gerry ... James Ballinger
Bruce Cowling ... Verg Cheney

Jess Kirkpatrick ... William Newman
Jason Johnson ... Dr. Harris

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Jimmie Booth ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Bartender (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 29: Utopia, Wyoming

6 June 1958
Two government surveyors find an old ghost town inhabited by a group of former Confederates. The residents do not want their presence in the town known to outsiders, and so they refuse to let the surveyors leave, even though they recognize one as a Confederate hero.

Gary Merrill ... Luke Cannon
Joanne Gilbert ... Jennie Cannon

Pernell Roberts ... Jet Mason
Robert Gothie ... Blake Scott

Myron Healey ... Cliff Merson

Walter Coy ... Hank Cluny
Henry Oliver ... Joe Esmond

Charles Horvath ... Sam Vincent
Ray Ferrell ... Chris Cannon

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Gene Coogan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Ted Smile ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: Trail to Nowhere

2 October 1958
There is drought in the land and only one rancher has water and he will not share. He is killed and the prime suspect heads for Mexico. The sheriff won't follow but the man's wife will.

Barbara Stanwyck ... Julie Holman

David Janssen ... Seth Larker
Richard Shannon ... Sid Holman
Stephen Chase ... Sheriff Sam Gilford

Paul Genge ... Carl Benson

Guy Wilkerson ... Jeb Marcus

Ian MacDonald ... Leeds

Bill Quinn ... Les Manson (as William Quinn)
Allen Pinson ... Raoul
Irene Calvillo ... Macala - Servant

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 2: The Scaffold

9 October 1958
A leading citizen is gunned down in broad daylight. The town and the man's girlfriend want quick justice. They begin to build a scaffold so it will look legal. The sheriff is determined to make sure the law is followed.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Sheriff Ross Connors

Paul Richards ... John Hart

Willard Sage ... Deputy Herb Rosen
Hugh Sanders ... Riley - Bartender
Russell Thorson ... Walter Harrison

Roy Engel ... Ben Wooster
John Hackett ... Neal Buckley
Gil Perkins ... U.S. Marshal

Joan Taylor ... Rose Bailey

Virginia Christine ... Julie Hart (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman (uncredited)

George Sowards ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 3: Homecoming

23 October 1958
A man down on his luck robs a bank. His wife convinces him to give it back, but two outlaws have other plans for the money.

Lloyd Nolan ... Adam Larkin

Rachel Ames ... Ellen Larkin (as Judith Ames)

Dennis Patrick ... Danch

Frank Albertson ... Sheriff Charlie Horn

Richard Devon ... Turlow

Virginia Gregg ... Hannah Benton
Clarke Gordon ... Deputy Falls
John Falvo ... Cattle Office Clerk

Anthony Eisley ... Deputy Clerk (as Fred Eisley)

Nolan Leary ... Dr. Stone

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 4: The Accuser

30 October 1958
A man is found dead by his neighbor. A deputy with a grudge against the neighbor is determined to see the murder is pinned on him.

David Niven ... Milo Brant

Chris Alcaide ... Deputy Jason Merrick
Malcolm Brodrick ... Thad Huddlestone

Gail Kobe ... Ruth Huddlestone

Russ Conway ... Sheriff Howard Moss
Marianne Stewart ... Polly Merrick

William Henry ... Collard - Bartender (as Bill Henry)
Troy Melton ... Tavener

Tom Steele ... Ward

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

George Sowards ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 5: Legacy of a Legend

6 November 1958
A man comes to town claiming to be a legendary gunfighter - Frank McKinnon - only Frank McKinnon has been dead for 20 years. He learns there has been a robbery and murder and is soon blamed.

Lee J. Cobb ... Drifter - Frank MacKinnon

John Dehner ... Marshal Tom Harvey

J. Pat O'Malley ... Pete - Townsman
Joan Banks ... Melanie Fleming

Frank Ferguson ... Paul Parker

John Pickard ... Deputy Sam
Tyler McVey ... Bartender
Robert Carson ... Roger Fleming

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 6: To Sit in Judgment

13 November 1958
A lawman carries out a hanging sentence on a man found guilty of murder. The man's sons promise revenge. The lawman's wife and deputy think he is too hard of a man. How will he treat the boys bent on killing him?

Robert Ryan ... Sheriff Amos Parney
Betsy Jones-Moreland ... Lucy Parney

Michael Pate ... Deputy Charlie Spawn
Johnny Washbrook ... Jamie MacPherson (as John Washbrook)

Harry Dean Stanton ... Robert MacPherson (as Dean Stanton)
Jean Inness ... Mary MacPherson

Ben Erway ... Doc Armstedter

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
John Breen ... Townsman (uncredited)

Forest Burns ... Townsman (uncredited)

Herman Hack ... John (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Kenny ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 7: The Tall Shadow

20 November 1958
Linc Hardaway would like to do something just once, better than his father, the town's most successful man. Then Hardaway Sr. is murdered and Linc is the prime suspect.

John Ericson ... Linc Hardaway

Julie Adams ... Nora Jepson

Brad Dexter ... Cleland Ames

Sean McClory ... Graham Pogue

Steve Darrell ... Dan Hardaway

Don Durant ... Vern Mitchell
John Falvo ... Dealer

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 8: The Vaunted

27 November 1958
Jess Matson is a wanted man who wants to visit his wife and son. But the law is on his trail and meeting his wife and son won't be easy.

Jane Greer ... Ellie Matson

Eddie Albert ... Jess Matson
Richard Shannon ... Marshal Martin Gregg

Regis Toomey ... Sheriff Barnes

Robert Foulk ... Big John - Livery Stable Operator
Kathryn Card ... Grandma Matson

Micky Dolenz ... Ted Matson (as Mickey Braddock)
Monica Keating ... Jane
Nora Marlowe ... Mary Ogilvey
Amzie Strickland ... Mae Jones
Richard Newton ... Sam Hicks
Richard Bartell ... Telegraph Operator

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 9: Pressure Point

4 December 1958
A thief comes to town to exact revenge for the death of his brother and is not deterred when he finds the sheriff who killed his brother is now blind.

Walter Pidgeon ... Jess Clark
Carl Benton Reid ... Tom Newman

Pernell Roberts ... Lew Banning

Walter Sande ... Ben Crowley

Dabbs Greer ... Sheriff Will
Jack Dimond ... Bob Crowley

Raymond Bailey ... Ed Fowler

Stafford Repp ... Joe

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 10: Bury Him Dead

11 December 1958
A man and his wife find two injured people on their land - an outlaw and a sheriff. The outlaw comes to and demands the sheriff be killed. The man convinces the outlaw he can deceive the sheriff into believing the outlaw is dead.

Barry Sullivan ... Jed Lorimer
Joan Tetzel ... Kathy Lorimer

Chris Alcaide ... Marshal Bly Newsome

John Beradino ... Garth Redfern

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 11: Let the Man Die

18 December 1958
A doctor learns that his step son is admiring a gunfighter. When the gunfighter is wounded, a series of dilemmas are faced by the doctor.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Dr. Mike Reynolds

Marsha Hunt ... Julie Reynolds

R.G. Armstrong ... Sheriff Les Houghton
Ralph Reed ... Nick Reynolds

John Hoyt ... Walt Matthews
Brett King ... Dolf Akins

Frank Ferguson ... Tom Menken

Phil Chambers ... Earl Watkins

Bill Erwin ... Harper Bates

Rod McGaughy ... Townsman (uncredited)
King Mojave ... Townsman (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Lem Sowards ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 12: Medal for Valor

25 December 1958
A man agrees to serve in the military in place of a wealthy man's son. He threatens to expose the deal when he is not given everything he was promised.

Richard Basehart ... David Manning

Richard Anderson ... Adam Stuart

Paul Fix ... Rufus Stuart
June Dayton ... Kate Manning
K.L. Smith ... Gerd Blake

Bartlett Robinson ... James Harder

Roy Engel ... Blacksmith
Wally Richard ... Dan
Patrick Clement ... Ben - Printer

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

Rod McGaughy ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 13: Living Is a Lonesome Thing

1 January 1959
A wealthy rancher is trying to monopolize the cattle drives leaving Texas. Small ranchers are trying to put their own drive together. The wealthy rancher hires a man's wayward son to sabotage the effort.

Michael Rennie ... Grant Coburn

Michael Landon ... Vance Coburn

Walter Sande ... Major Jeb Stone

Dennis Patrick ... Maury Greeve

Ben Morris ... Sarge O'Toole

Francis McDonald ... William Wethered (as Francis J. McDonald)
Fritz Ford ... Harney
Wes Hudman ... Tocsin (as Wesley Hudman)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 14: Day of the Killing

8 January 1959
The town blacksmith is about to become the new sheriff when a stranger kills a man shooting at the blacksmith's son. He soon learns his first job as sheriff is to go after the man who saved his son's life.

Paul Douglas ... Sheriff Jonas Sutton

John Litel ... Sheriff Martin Calder

Peter Breck ... Roy Bancroft
Jonathan Hole ... Ned Watley
Rickey Murray ... Kim Sutton (as Ricky Murray)

Lane Bradford ... Clem Dobie
Jason Johnson ... Ricker
Sam Buffington ... Frank - Bartender

Richard Devon ... Grady Taggart

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

David Niven ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 15: Hang the Heart High

15 January 1959
Regan Moore's husband believes people can turn their lives around but constantly reminds them of their past. She wants to get away from him. Dix Porter is hired to work the ranch. Regan thinks he may be her way out.

Barbara Stanwyck ... Regan Moore

David Janssen ... Dix Porter

Paul Richards ... Jed Moore

John Anderson ... Marshal Cal Lazenby

Lane Bradford ... Ben Barrett
Margarita Cordova ... Serafina - Servant
Frank Harding ... True Wessels

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 16: Welcome Home a Stranger

15 January 1959
A man returns home after the war and finds he is unwelcome because he fought against the south.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Sheriff Ben Sanderson

Torin Thatcher ... Ab Richards

James Drury ... Roy Richards

Willard Sage ... Union Sergeant

Dabbs Greer ... John - Ex-Confederate

Ned Glass ... Keys - Rancher

Frank Albertson ... Lane Fullerton
John Hackett ... Stan
George Mitchell ... Ned Parker
Tony MacLane ... Townsman

Kermit Maynard ... Rancher (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 17: Trail Incident

2 January 1959
Andy McCall comes across a teenage boy wandering through the country. The boy, Peter Owens tells of being thrown by a horse, and his father is Tim Owens, the biggest banker in Chicago. Back at camp Charlie the cook who's been crippled by an accident is bitter he can never partner Andy like they'd always dreamed. The cattle drive continues and Peter starts to adapt to camp life, first as a cook's helper and then as one of the riders. Charlie tells the boy he will stake him a ticket for the stagecoach when they get close to a nearby town. Arriving at Redcliff Charlie has a meeting with a group of men, when he goes to organize Peter the boy suddenly changes his mind and wants to stay. Charlie tells him he must leave regardless, but rather than riding away he circles back and finds McCall standing the night guard on the herd. At dawn McCall rides to camp and ambush Charlie and his henchmen. A gun battle ensures and McCall defeats Charlie and the men with the help of Peter

Cameron Mitchell ... Charlie Patch

John Ericson ... Andy McCall

Tim Considine ... Peter Owens
Dennis Cross ... Sam Duncan
Paul Jasmin ... Tom Brannigan
Michael Hinn ... Loco Thompson
Quintin Sondergaard ... Barney Hollis

Michael Forest ... Joe Sampson

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Bartlett Robinson ... Timothy Owens

Season 3, Episode 18: Make It Look Good

5 February 1959
Sam Carter is the only reb in town. He is ill treated by the town He decides to plan a holdup at the bank where he is teller. The sheriff believes the robber is a reb and believes Sam is his partner.

Arthur Kennedy ... Sam Carter

Parley Baer ... Clem Doud

Jacqueline Scott ... Jenny Carter

Robert F. Simon ... Sheriff John Hanley (as Robert Simon)
Richard Rust ... Russ Bowen

Ed Nelson ... Jack Bowen
Nesdon Booth ... Jim Beck

Meg Wyllie ... Mrs. Cole

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)
Edwin Jerome ... Doc Kendall (uncredited)

Rod McGaughy ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 19: A Thread of Respect

12 February 1959
An immigrant and his son find opposition when they open up a tailor shop in a new town.

Danny Thomas ... Gino Pelletti

Nick Adams ... George Pelletti

James Coburn ... Jess Newton

Denver Pyle ... Seth Robson

Tommy Cook ... Link Harris

Chuck Courtney ... Til Crow
James Beck ... Nate Paris (as Jim Beck)
Joseph Hamilton ... Dave Radkin (as Joe H. Hamilton)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Kenny ... Barfly (uncredited)

William H. O'Brien ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 20: Deadfall

19 February 1959
Frank Gillette returns home after serving a prison sentence. He wants to start afresh but finds himself being used in a plot to gain control of the town.

Van Johnson ... Frank Gilette

Harry Townes ... Hugh Perry
Val Dufour ... Harper

Paul Langton ... Tom Lamont

Bing Russell ... Deputy Stover

Hampton Fancher ... Linc
Jan Stine ... Randy Kayler

John Zaremba ... Judge

Grant Withers ... Sheriff Roy Lamont
Charles Fredericks ... Frank Summers
Chuck Roberson ... Brenner

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Ethan Laidlaw ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 21: The Last Raid

26 February 1959
A man searches for the man who stole his gold his woman and her son.

Fernando Lamas ... Miguel

Rita Moreno ... Linda

William Reynolds ... Bruce McVeigh

Abel Fernandez ... Cota

Peter Coe ... Manuel
Michael Morgan ... Ignacio
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Torres (as Rodolfo Hoyos)
Michael Davis ... Panchito

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 22: Man Alone

5 March 1959
Johnny Ringo is hired to clean up a corrupt town. Pilot for the TV series "Johnny Ringo".

Thomas Mitchell ... Cason Thomas
Marilyn Erskine ... Laura Thomas

Scott Forbes ... Evans

Don Durant ... Johnny Ringo

Bartlett Robinson ... Mayor Hartford

Roy Barcroft ... Pat Merlin

Duane Grey ... Lee Cross
Maurice Wells ... Sam Manners
William Vaughn ... Slade Morrison
James Parnell ... Harry Glass
Stan Young ... Hank Merlin
Bill Catching ... Kurt Neilson

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 23: Hanging Fever

12 March 1959
Sam Walston, a town leader, sets out to bring justice to a small town after a murder. A suspect suddenly leaves town and the people don't want to wait for a trial. What Walston doesn't know is that his own wife is the suspect's alibi.

Frank Lovejoy ... Sam Walston

Beverly Garland ... Margaret Walston
Patrick McVey ... Jack Lathrop
Christopher Dark ... Harry Kelso
Charles Fredericks ... Cooper

Harry Lauter ... Stopes

Walter Burke ... Jeff Marker
John Harmon ... Calvin Holmes
Fiona Hale ... Miranda Holmes

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Duane Grey ... Johnson (uncredited)
Jack Mather ... Green (uncredited)

House Peters Jr. ... Harvey (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 24: Trouble at Tres Cruces

26 March 1959
Dave Blasingame is a drifter who is asked to come visit a friend and see his new gun. When he arrives the friend has been killed and the gun is gone and he wants to find out why. Pilot for TV series "The Westerner".

Brian Keith ... Dave Blassingame

Neville Brand ... Nick Karafus

Frank Silvera ... Ysidro

Michael Pate ... Miguel
Rita Lynn ... Jessie

Ted de Corsia ... Adam Brow
Brad Johnson ... John Wesley Hardin

Elsa Cárdenas ... Marga (as Elsa Cardenas)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Ray Beltram ... Townsman (uncredited)
Eumenio Blanco ... Townsman (uncredited)
Nick Borgani ... Townsman (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... Ranch Hand in Bed (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 25: Heritage

2 April 1959
A man is visited by soldiers searching for his estranged son who deserted from the army. Soon he is reunited with his son.

Edward G. Robinson ... Victor Bers

Robert Blake ... CSA Cpl. Michael Bers

George Wallace ... Union Corporal
Edward G. Robinson Jr. ... Hunt
John Hackett ... Union Lieutenant
Dan Barton ... Crower

Lew Gallo ... Union Sergeant
Quintin Sondergaard ... Johnson (as Quentin Sondergaard)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 26: The Sunrise Gun

16 April 1959
Johnny Sunrise is training his son to avenge the injury to his hand which was caused by Sam Duskin. Then Sam Duskin, Jr. comes to town and the sons agree to avoid a fight. But can they?

Dennis Hopper ... Denny Sunrise

Everett Sloane ... Johnny Sunrise

Ben Cooper ... Sam Duskin Jr.

Frank Faylen ... Doc Alvarez

Karl Swenson ... Lud Greening

William Henry ... Sheriff Moss (as Bill Henry)

Dave Willock ... Bain - Hotel Desk Clerk

Bill Erwin ... Harte (as William Erwin)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Whitey Hughes ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 27: Checkmate

30 April 1959
A bank is robbed and it starts to look like the teller was involved, however, Ward Pendleton, a detective, happens to be in town and starts investigating.

James Whitmore ... Joel Begley

Marsha Hunt ... Dr. Sarah Martin

Mark Miller ... Ward Pendleton

Dabbs Greer ... Sheriff Jim Roarke
Richard Karlan ... Charlie Keeler

William Schallert ... John Scott

Howard Culver ... Tim
Nan Peterson ... Kitty - Restaurant Proprietor

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

David Niven ... Cameo (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 28: Mission to Marathon

14 May 1959
Gar Durand is an ex-soldier who left the army in disgrace. He bounces from town to town until some federal officials provide him an opportunity to clear his record.

Stephen McNally ... Big Luke Meredith

John McIntire ... Maj. Alex Samuels

Peter Mark Richman ... Gar Durand (as Mark Richman)
Alan Dexter ... Reese Miner

Robert Cornthwaite ... John Scobie
John Alderson ... Selfridge
Lou Krugman ... Luis Montoya
Dan Sheridan ... Sheriff

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 3, Episode 29: The Law and the Gun

4 June 1959
John Welker's new bride is killed by bank robbers. John goes undercover to try and infiltrate the gang.

Lyle Bettger ... Marshal John Welker

Michael Ansara ... Fitzgerald

Paul Carr ... Danny Crago

Don Diamond ... Ed Murphy (as Donald A. Diamond)
Pamela Lincoln ... Kitty
Russ Bender ... Judge Langford Peel
Jack Lester ... Sheriff Hunter
Ron Brogan ... Bank Clerk
Barbara Gayle ... Laura Welker

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Al Haskell ... Townsman (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Interrogation

1 October 1959
An army captain and corporal are captured and put through some interrogations in an attempt to solicit some key information.

Robert Ryan ... Captain William Kraig

Harry Townes ... CorporalHenry Durbin

Alexander Scourby ... Colonel del Armija - Interrogator

Don Diamond ... Cota
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Gonzales (as Rodolfo Hoyos)
Louis Cabello
Roberto Contreras ... Palza
Daniel Núñez

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Nick Borgani ... Guard (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 2: The Lone Woman

8 October 1959
An Indian is skulking around a ranch house and kills the eldest son of the family living there. The mother is filled with hate and wants him dead. Soon the Indian returns.

Barbara Stanwyck ... Leona Butler

Martin Balsam ... Sam Butler
George Keymas ... Indian - Blue Buffalo

Joel Crothers ... David Butler

John Pickard ... Bob
Shari Lee Bernath ... Ruthie Butler

Veronica Cartwright ... Sarah Butler
Tom Masters ... Dan

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 3: Confession

15 October 1959
A sheriff is known as the best confession getter in the territory. A newspaper man aims to expose his unjust tactics.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Sheriff Agate Slade

Charles Aidman ... Watson Cooke

James Griffith ... Abel Pike

Walter Burke ... Gus Henessy
Hugh Sanders ... Mayor Baines
Brett King ... Lupo
John Graham ... Banker Cartwright
John Hackett ... Sickle

Jason Wingreen ... Galer - Gambling Proprietor

Rance Howard ... Deputy Shaker
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 4: The Lonely Gun

22 October 1959
An outlaw returns home to see his brother. He finds that his brother is dead. His nephew has sold the ranch to pay debts and is about to set out on a life of getting rich fast.

Barry Sullivan ... Clint Shannon

Patricia Donahue ... Sally Esky

Wayne Rogers ... Frank Sanders

Stacy Harris ... Charlie Esky

Paul Birch ... Sheriff
Harry Swoger ... Smithy
Robert F. Hoy ... Cowhand (as Robert Hoy)
Joseph V. Perry ... Bartender (as Joe Perry)

Bill Erwin ... Doctor (as William Erwin)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 5: Hand on the Latch

29 October 1959
A man is shot while escaping from an army prison camp during the civil war. He happens upon a small farm house where there are two women alone.

Anne Baxter ... Laura Fletcher

Paul Richards ... Private Del Grey
Charles H. Gray ... Jared Fletcher (as Charles Gray)
Adeline De Walt Reynolds ... Grandmother
John Hackett ... Union Corporal

Chuck Courtney ... Union Private

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 6: Shadows

5 November 1959
A young man named Branch Neely agrees to stand trial for a murder he didn't commit, as a way of winning the favor of a Mr. Loy Bannister. Who has the most political and economic influence in town.

Frank Lovejoy ... Lloyd Bannister

Paul Carr ... Branch Neeley

Stacy Harris ... Sheriff Jim Hanscom
Alan Dexter ... Wes Torrington

Dyan Cannon ... Annie (as Diane Cannon)

Catherine McLeod ... Myra Hanscom
Craig Duncan ... Davis
Paul Sorensen ... Pete
James McCallion ... Robie White

Ray Jones ... Townsman

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 7: Mission

12 November 1959
At a frontier cavalry post, a newly arrived black trooper must earn the respect and trust of his fellow cavalrymen, most of whom are white and don't want a black in their outfit.

Sammy Davis Jr. ... Cpl. Smith
James Edwards ... Sgt. Morgan
Abraham Sofaer ... Commanche Chief Alou
Roy Glenn ... Corporal Robinson
Ernie Anderson ... Trooper Robinson
Bobby Johnson ... Trooper Wilson
Felix Nelson ... Trooper Potts
Hari Rhodes ... Trooper Andrew

Joseph Ruskin ... Apache Chief (as Joe Ruskin)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 8: Lonesome Road

19 November 1959
Marshall Ben Clark cleaned up the town, but now he is going to far in his effort to suppress dissent. The townspeople decide he needs to leave town. He doesn't want to leave quietly.

Edmond O'Brien ... Marshal Ben Clark
Rita Lynn ... Peggy - Saloon Gal
Tom Gilson ... Wes Cooper
Tol Avery ... Saloonkeeper Lawson

Howard Caine ... Frank - Bartender
Dee Pollock ... Russell Cadwallady

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 9: King of the Valley

26 November 1959
A wealthy rancher is blamed for missing funds at a bank.

Walter Pidgeon ... Dave King

Leora Dana ... Anne Coleman

Karl Swenson ... Will Harmon
Joseph Hamilton ... Townsman
John Harmon ... Bank Teller

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Bartlett Robinson ... Charlie Coleman
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

Rod McGaughy ... Townsman (uncredited)

Buddy Roosevelt ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 10: Rebel Ranger

3 December 1959
A Union law allows homes vacated by confederates to be sold at auction. A woman comes back to claim her home irregardless of the fact that it is lawfully occupied.

Joan Crawford ... Stella Faring

Scott Forbes ... Case Taggart

Don Grady ... Rob Faring

John Anderson ... Fisk Madden
Joseph V. Perry ... Cressie (as Joe Perry)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 11: Death in a Wood

17 December 1959
Two soldiers are sent to spy out a Union army camp when they come upon a 12 year old boy who is helping to set up a telegraph system for the north.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Lawrence

Simon Oakland ... Corporal Townsend

Don Grady ... Zachary
William Boyett ... Union Trooper

Dennis Moore ... Union Trooper

Season 4, Episode 12: The Grubstake

24 December 1959
Jim Goad is summoned back home when his son falls in with a bad crowd Jim is determined to establish a relationship with him and set him on the right path.

Cameron Mitchell ... Jim Goad

Ben Piazza ... Coley Goad

John Milford ... Deputy Bart Newlin

Parley Baer ... Frank Lloyd
Joseph Sullivan ... Sheriff Winters
Craig Duncan ... McClaffey

Vivi Janiss ... Martha Lloyd
John Frederick ... Barney Wilkes (as John Merrick)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 13: The Ghost

31 December 1959
A U.S. Marshal is bringing a wanted man to Laredo when the man is killed by a sniper. In his dying words he tells the Marshal he is after John Wilkes Booth. The Marshal must find out if he is really alive.

Mel Ferrer ... Marshal Monty Elstrode

Alexander Davion ... John Wilkes Booth

Lane Bradford ... Pete Hanley

Henry Brandon ... Whit Ransome
Kathleen Case ... Maria Ransome (as Cathy Case)
Robert F. Hoy ... Sam

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 14: Miss Jenny

7 January 1960
Jenny Breckenridge is unhappy with her life. She would much rather be back in the city, where she comes from. than out west with her husband, a lazy drunk. A good-looking young cowboy who stops by sparks her interest, but then the man announces that he has a plan--he's going to take Jenny as his own, and to show that he means business he shoots her husband.

Vera Miles ... Jenny Breckenridge

Ben Cooper ... Darryl Thompson

Adam Williams ... Harlan Breckenridge

Jack Elam ... Little Jimmy Lehigh
Tony Haig ... Alex Lehigh
Linda Bennett ... Cora Lehigh

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 15: The Reckoning

14 January 1960
Two cattle ranching brothers decide to move a sheep herder out of the valley. However, the younger brother's sympathies start to turn.

Stephen McNally ... Mace

Cesar Romero ... Francisco
Robert Harland ... Les
Jeff Morris ... Luke

Ed Nelson ... Albie
James Rawley ... Man

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 16: Wayfarers

21 January 1960
A young pregnant lady arrives in town looking for her husband. She soon learns he is dead and finds herself all alone in the town.

James Whitmore ... Jonas - Blacksmith

Felicia Farr ... Cassie McKitrick
Joe Haworth ... Jess - Buggy Driver

Walter Sande ... Will - Liveryman
Nora Marlowe ... Mrs. Gershoff - Midwife
John Hackett ... Jack Sergeant
Clarke Gordon ... Harvey Sergeant

Robert Williams ... Joe (as Robert B. Williams)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 17: Picture of Sal

28 January 1960
Sal, the owner of the Rue Royale gambling house, is a hard-hearted young woman who seems to have a chip on her shoulder. One day, Jed Harper rides into town carrying a picture of a girl who looks very much like Sal.

Rod Taylor ... Jed Harper

Carolyn Jones ... Sal - Rue Royale Proprietor
Richard Shannon ... Malcolm Conway

J. Pat O'Malley ... Police Inspector MacNeil
Louis Mercier ... Raoul Libiche
Diane DuBois ... Yvette - Rue Royale Hostess

Renee Godfrey ... Alicia - Rue Royale Dealer

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 18: Never Too Late

4 February 1960
Ginger Rogers plays a land-hungry woman who hires a gunman to help her.

Ginger Rogers ... Angie Cartwright
Richard Eastham ... Jim Amber

Melinda Byron ... Paula Cartwright
Alan Reed Jr. ... Kirk Smith

Roy Barcroft ... Rady Smith
Wendell Holmes ... Cobson - Auctioneer

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 19: The Man in the Middle

11 February 1960
Marshall Locke Gardner is an Indian agent who goes after an Indian boy missing from the reservation. He finds the boy shot and a dead cow nearby Locke seeks to mete out justice despite pressure from the Indians and local ranchers.

Michael Rennie ... Marshal Locke Gardner

Richard Jaeckel ... Tod Mulvey

Louis Jean Heydt ... Dan Mulvey

James Anderson ... Waco (as Jim Anderson)

Ed Prentiss ... Bowman
Alex Denaszody ... Gray Wolf (as Alex De Naszody)
Ryan Hayes ... Deputy Sheriff
Jason Johnson ... Matt

Michael T. Mikler ... Luke (as Michael Mikler)
Robert Hernandez ... Running Bear

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Whitey Hughes ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 20: Guns for Garibaldi

18 February 1960
Guns for Garibaldi aired Februrary 18, 1960 marking the 100th anniversary of the Unification of Italy 1860, and is among the only American shows that demonstrated the affairs of Italians in pre Civil War 19th century America. It takes place in a small Western gold mining town of Indian Creek. Giulio Mandati comes to Indian Creek to take over his brother's gold claim. The townspeople had hoped that the gold would be used to pay for a much needed dam. Giulio plans to use the riches to finance Garibaldi's Italian Reunification. General Giuseppe Garibaldi did ask for financing for the movement from sources around the globe, he received not only finances, but volunteers as well and in July 1860 launched his famous 1000 Redshirts volunteers to invade Sicily and conquered the Kingdom of Naples fro King Victor Emanuel.

Fernando Lamas ... Giulio Mandati
Mary LaRoche ... Liz Randall (as Mary La Roche)

Al Ruscio ... Pietro Poli

Wilton Graff ... Cliff Randall
Ken Mayer ... Gil Patterson

Earle Hodgins ... Pat Duncan
Michael Raffetto ... Reverend Masters
Robert Fortier ... Gabby Carson
Craig Duncan ... Matt Wills
Leroy Johnson ... Lacey - Stagecoach Driver
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

William H. O'Brien ... Townsman (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 21: The Sunday Man

25 February 1960
A young deputy is determined to enforce the law even when it means going up against one of the most powerful ranchers in the territory.

Brian Donlevy ... Fred Childress

Leif Erickson ... Cash Wilson

Dean Jones ... Deputy Bill Devlin

Ross Elliott ... Sheriff Walt Devlin
Trudi Ames ... Cassie Devlin (as Trudi Zizkind)

Jeanne Bates ... Lee Devlin

Hank Patterson ... Slim Baker
John Newton ... Mathews - Poker Player

Ron Hagerthy ... Jack Wilson (as Ron Hagerty)

Howard Culver ... Mitchell
K.L. Smith ... Ace Conway
Howard Wright ... Doctor
Russell Custer ... Townsman (uncredited)

Chick Hannan ... Henchman (uncredited)

Rod McGaughy ... Henchman (uncredited)

William H. O'Brien ... Townsman (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 22: Set-Up

3 March 1960
Mike Bagley is a young man who is forced to marry a woman at gun point and then run off his farm. Years later he returns to claim what is his.

Phyllis Kirk ... Ann Bagley

Steve Forrest ... Mike Bagley
Robert Gist ... Casey Hydecker

Harry Lauter ... Vic Stanley

Lane Bradford ... Steve - Henchman

Stephen Talbot ... Jonathan

Bill Quinn ... Minister (as William Quinn)
Perry Ivins ... Doc

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 23: A Small Town That Died

10 March 1960
Dave Cameron comes to town looking for a friend. He finds that his friend was hung after shooting a beloved man of the town. Dave knows his friend would never shoot a man in the back and sets out to clear his name.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Dave Cameron

Henry Hull ... Hutch Wallace

Beverly Garland ... Ruth Clarke

Denver Pyle ... Marshal Joe Sully

William Bryant ... Jess Clarke
William Mims ... Tom Lansing (as Bill Mims)
Tol Avery ... Henry Jackson
Roy N. Sickner ... Ben - Cowhand (as Roy Sickner)

Howard Culver ... 1st Citizen
Danny Borzage ... Townsman (uncredited)
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Kenny ... Townsman (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Stoney ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 24: Killer Instinct

17 March 1960
Marshal Bigger has a reputation for being soft on a town ruffian - Wade Migil. But when Wade kills a man, the sheriff is forced to go after him - but can he be trusted to do the right thing?

Wendell Corey ... Marshal Bigger

Marc Lawrence ... Wade Migill
Robert Harland ... Lee Phelps
Howard Petrie ... Fred Killegrew
Anne Barton ... Ann Bigger
Anne Benton ... Girl (as Ann Benton)
John Clarke ... Frank Powers
Stan Jones ... Clerk
John Newton ... Barton

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 25: Sundown Smith

24 March 1960
Sundown Smith is enjoying a meal on the trail when he crosses paths with a murderer who takes his horse and forces him to change shoes. Now, the bloodhounds are after Sundown.

Jack Carson ... Sundown Smith

Simon Oakland ... Jesse Harp
Ray Ferrell ... Bobby Bromley

George Wallace ... Borkman
Sarah Selby ... Maude Gurney

John Hoyt ... Hannigan

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 26: Calico Bait

31 March 1960
A deputy on the trail of a bandit uses the outlaw's girlfriend as bait to capture him. However, before he realizes it a bond begins to form between him and the woman.

Robert Culp ... Deputy Sam Applegate

Inger Stevens ... Beth Watkins
Burt Douglas ... Davey Morse

DeForest Kelley ... Swain
Paul Sorensen ... Gus
Luis Gomez ... Guitarist
Frances Dominguez ... Old Woman

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 27: Seed of Evil

7 April 1960
Malachi West lives to see Sam Brady - the man responsible for the death of his son - dead. Then he learns Sam Brady is coming to town to set up a detective agency.

Raymond Massey ... Malachi West

Cara Williams ... Irene West

Myron Healey ... Sam Brady
Charles Maxwell ... Lance - Henchman
Charlie Briggs ... Paul - West

Ralph Moody ... Caleb Logan

Marion Ross ... Mollie O'Brien

William Henry ... Sheriff Jason
Conlan Carter ... Confederate Veteran
James Rawley ... Zack Foss
Whitey Hughes ... Townsman (uncredited)

Ethan Laidlaw ... Worker Unloading Freight (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 28: Deception

14 April 1960
In an effort to thwart thieving outlaws that rob their stagecoaches, the stage-line's main operators come up with a plan that is not only unorthodox but risky as well.

Barry Nelson ... Mark Bigelow

Peggy Ann Garner ... Sarah Malloy

Jack Elam ... Stage Driver Cass

Alan Hale Jr. ... Malloy - Outlaw

Raymond Bailey ... Sheriff
Ron Brogan ... Rider

Chuck Courtney ... Way Station Proprietor
Carol Hill ... Mrs. Martin
Robert F. Hoy ... Rider

Howard McNear ... Oakom - Coach Lines Proprietor

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 4, Episode 29: Stagecoach to Yuma

5 May 1960
When a lawless female and company stir up trouble . - Arizona territory Marshal Dave Harmon boards a stage coach bound for Yuma. Where he hopes to restore order and run her out or take her in, one way or another.

Dewey Martin ... Jack Harmon

Jane Greer ... Julie Benton

Tom Drake ... Marshall Dave Harmon

Stacy Harris ... Santee

J. Pat O'Malley ... Will MacNeil

Raymond Bailey ... Chase Barlow
Harry Fleer ... Sam - Bartender
Chuck Hayward ... Blue

John Kellogg ... Reese
John Newton ... Ben Moss

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5

Season 5, Episode 1: A Gun for Willie

6 October 1960
Willie McKinley is down on his luck. The town people don't see him when he walks by. He kills a man trying to steal his horse, he becomes the biggest man in town.

Ernest Borgnine ... Willie

Arthur Shields ... Jaspar

Paul Birch ... Sheriff
Nancy Valentine ... Lilly

Dub Taylor ... Yancie
Paul Sorensen ... Mike

Ralph Moody ... George
Kenneth Patterson ... Tim (as Ken Patterson)
George Robotham ... Navajo Jack
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... Wade Clayton (as Red Morgan)

Bill Hart ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Henderson ... Townsman (uncredited)
Dick Johnstone ... Townsman (uncredited)

Ray Jones ... Townsman (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Host (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Barfly (uncredited)

Buddy Roosevelt ... Townsman (uncredited)

Max Wagner ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 2: Desert Flight

13 October 1960
Mike Brenner is a wily bank robber. In an effort to lose a posse, he leads his cohorts into the desert.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Mike Brenner

James Coburn ... Charlie Doyle

Ben Cooper ... Sandy

John Pickard ... Sheriff - Ed
Robert F. Hoy ... Deputy (as Robert Hoy)

Robert 'Buzz' Henry ... Deputy (as Buzz Henry)

Rand Brooks ... Banker Wilson
Fred Krone ... Bank Clerk
Fred Sherman ... Stock Tender

Season 5, Episode 3: Cry Hope! Cry Hate!

20 October 1960
A young woman has nowhere to go to raise her son so she returns home to her father. Her reputation has preceded her and she wants to convince the town she has changed.

June Allyson ... Stella

Paul Fix ... Steven Burkett
Brett King ... Luke French
Richard Garland ... Will
Don Gazzaniga ... Angler
Robert Crawford Jr. ... 'Son' (as Robert Crawford Jr.)

Herman Hack ... Townsman (uncredited)
Tom McDonough ... Townsman (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Host (uncredited)
George Tracy ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 4: The Ox

3 November 1960
Jonathan Dwyer is a large man. He is given the cruel nickname of "the ox." He moves to town and wants revenge against the man responsible for sending him to prison.

Burl Ives ... Jonathan J. Dwire

Whit Bissell ... Major Ralph McConnell

Edward Platt ... Marshall Mays
Kay Stewart ... Hannah McConnell
Jacklyn O'Donnell ... Nancy McConnell
Andy Albin ... Smitty

Bill Erwin ... Reverend McIntire (as William Erwin)
Karen Norris ... Mrs. McIntire
Patrick Hector ... Boy
Gregory Irvin ... Timid Boy
Fred Krone ... First Drover
Rudy Dolan ... Second Drover
Stuffy Singer ... Young Man
Gordon Armitage ... Townsman (uncredited)
Nick Borgani ... Townsman (uncredited)
Milan Smith ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Tracy ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 5: So Young the Savage Land

20 November 1960
Jim Braydon beats a man for cutting his fence to get to water. This puts him at odds with his wife who believes the country has changed him. She sets out to leave him when a wounded boy shows up at her door.

Claudette Colbert ... Beth Brayden

John Dehner ... Jim Brayden

Chris Robinson ... Paul Martin

Harry Dean Stanton ... Toby - Ranch Hand (as Dean Stanton)

Roy Barcroft ... Mike - Ranch Foreman
Lee Kross ... Roy - Ranch Hand
Perry Cook ... Henry Sloan

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 6: Ransom

17 November 1960
Comanche Indians raid sheep-herders, killing all but sparing the life of a loner cowboy, that goes by the name Dundee. Who wonders what reason or fate they have planned, in keeping him alive.

Lloyd Bridges ... Dundee

Claude Akins ... Simmy, the Comanchero

Aneta Corsaut ... Amy

Ed Nelson ... Tantasi

Michael Parks ... Juanito (as Mike Parks)
Michael Hinn ... Scotsman
Frank Griffin ... Stantup

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 7: The Last Bugle

24 November 1960
Charles Gatewood is determined to meet with Geronimo to convince him to surrender.

Robert Cummings ... Lt. Charles Gatewood

Michael Pate ... Geronimo

Rodd Redwing ... Kaeta (as Rod Redwing)
Jerry Oddo ... Martine
Michael Hinn ... Tom Horn
Michael Keep ... Natchez

Robert Warwick ... Gen. Nelson Miles
Robert Carricart ... Patino - Mexican Soldier
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Commandante (as Rodolfo Hoyos)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 8: The Black Wagon

1 December 1960
A pioneer woman (Esther Williams) risks her life to aid a group of cholera victims.

Esther Williams ... Sarah Harmon

Larry Pennell ... Jason Tully
Joseph Sargent ... Sergeant
Kenneth Patterson ... Quint (as Ken Patterson)
Ryan Hayes ... Mead
Karen Norris ... Mrs. Quint
David Bond ... First Man
Ralph Gary ... Second Man

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Sam Reese ... Third Man
Edward Schaaf ... Fourth Man

Season 5, Episode 9: Knife of Hate

8 December 1960
Jack Hoyt wants to marry Susan Pittman but her father - Dr. Pittman is determined not to let that happen.

Lloyd Nolan ... Dr. Elisha Pittman

Susan Oliver ... Susan Pittman
Robert Harland ... Jack Hoyt

Vladimir Sokoloff ... Alf

Michael T. Mikler ... Lacey (as Michael Mikler)

Marjorie Bennett ... Sophie
Tyler McVey ... Capt. / Dr. Adam Forrest

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 10: The Mormons

15 December 1960
Matt Rowland is determined to prevent Mormons from entering into Joshua City after he hears there is cholera aboard the wagon train. His son Tod begins to question his father's motives after he meets a young lady from the train.

Stephen McNally ... Matt Rowland

Tuesday Weld ... Beth Lawson

Mark Goddard ... Tod Rowland
Michael Hinn ... Adam Lawson
Joseph V. Perry ... Frank (as Joe Perry)

Bing Russell ... Cole
Robert Griffin ... Doc Kimball
Carl Dickinson ... Mormon Man

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Ralph Moratz ... Mormon Pilgrim (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 11: The Man from Yesterday

22 December 1960
Adam Mapes returns to town after serving a prison sentence and is set on revenge against the man who wronged him 20 years earlier.

Wendell Corey ... Adam Mapes

Marsha Hunt ... Catha Duncan
Cubby O'Brien ... Ted Duncan

John Anderson ... John Duncan
Duke Norton ... Sheriff Conklin
Bill Idelson ... Gunsmith (as William Idelson)
Paul Stader ... Farmer
Chuck Hayward ... Farmer
Kenneth Patterson ... Bartender

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 12: Morning Incident

29 December 1960
Laurie Pritchard is a farm girl engaged to a farm boy but the farm life isn't consistent with her dreams. Then she meets a man who might be able to make her dreams come true.

Martha Hyer ... Laurie Pritchard

Robert Culp ... Shad Hudson
Robert Garland ... Lucas
Kevin Jones ... Jason Pritchard
Fiona Hale ... Mrs. Pritchard

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 13: Ambush

5 January 1961
Union Army Col. Blackburn commands a squad of mercenary soldiers whose current mission is to get vital papers through Confederate lines. There's an air of mutiny as the mercenaries complain about the dangerous duty.

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Col. Blackburn

Don Dubbins ... Lt. William Homeyer

Jack Elam ... Dirk Ryan

Arch Johnson ... Dutch

Harry Dean Stanton ... Pvt. Brock (as Dean Stanton)
Conlan Carter ... McKenzie
Charles Fredericks ... Confederate Captain Mulrooney

Season 5, Episode 14: One Must Die

12 January 1961
John Baylor is summoned to the home of a friend of his fathers. The man is dying and wishes to leave everything to one of his two daughters. John wants to find out why one daughter is excluded.

Joan Crawford ... Sarah / Melanie Davidson Hobbes

Philip Carey ... John Baylor
Carl Benton Reid ... Thad Hobbes

Ben Wright ... Paul Overland

Ted Stanhope ... Minister

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 15: The Long Shadow

19 January 1961
Major Will Sinclair is delivering the possessions of a soldier that has died under his command. On his way someone tries to ambush him and his companion. When he arrives at the boy's house, he is not well received.

Ronald Reagan ... Maj. Will Sinclair

Nancy Reagan ... Amy Lawson (as Nancy Davis)

Scott Marlowe ... Jimmy Budd

Roberta Shore ... Laurie Lawson

Walter Sande ... Sgt. Luke Muldey

John Pickard ... Sheriff
Tiny Brauer ... Old John (as Bill Brauer)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 16: Blood Red

26 January 1961
Jess Whiting loved his wife and loved his life. Everything changed when an Indian showed up at his doorstep.

Carolyn Jones ... Julie Whiting

Sterling Holloway ... Luther Adams
Charlie Briggs ... Russ

Iron Eyes Cody ... Nemanna

Eddie Little Sky ... Commanche (as Eddie Littlesky)

Chief Yowlachie ... Cherokee

Sam Edwards ... Cass

Paul Richards ... Jess Whiting

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 17: Honor Bright

2 February 1961
Danny Thomas plays an ex-convict who vows to get revenge on the man who almost married his daughter (played by Marlo Thomas) - and helped to cause her death.

Danny Thomas ... Ed Dubro

Ed Nelson ... Vince Harwell

Robert Warwick ... Warden

Grace Lee Whitney ... Ellen
Natalie Norwick ... Marie
Rex Hill ... Boy
David Bond ... Minister
Joseph V. Perry ... Sheriff (as Joe Perry)

Marian Collier ... Susan

Marlo Thomas ... Laurie Dubro

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host
Milan Smith ... Prisoner (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 18: The Broken Wing

9 February 1961
A father is upset at his handicapped brother for putting wild ideas into his son's head. It goes from wild to dangerous when the boy believes, with help from his uncle, that he can fly.

Arthur O'Connell ... Lyman

David Ladd ... Thalian Kihlgren

John Larch ... Magnus Kihlgren

K.T. Stevens ... Ada Kihlgren

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 19: The Silent Sentry

16 February 1961
A confederate soldier and a union soldier are assigned to keep sentry on a mountain to monitor the movements of the other army. During a snow storm, they decide to share a mountain cabin.

Don Taylor ... Yankee

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host / Rebel

James Whitmore ... Narrator (voice)

Season 5, Episode 20: The Bible Man

23 February 1961
Albert Pierce is a traveling preacher. His long lost son catches up with him and is determined to make him pay for the death of his mother.

Art Linkletter ... Reverend Albert Pierce
Jack Linkletter ... Jimmy Pierce
Peter Whitney ... Cox - Saloonkeeper
Alvy Moore ... Matt - Bartender
Lee Kross ... Man

Frank Ellis ... Congregation Member (uncredited)

Kermit Maynard ... Congregation Member (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)
Robert Robinson ... Congregation Member (uncredited)
Clint Sharp ... Townsman (uncredited)
Milan Smith ... Congregation Member (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Congregation Member (uncredited)
Glen Walters ... Congregation Member (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 21: The Scar

2 March 1961
Jesse Martin takes a job in the mines to supplement his farm income, but he meets someone who reminds me of the abuse he suffered in a civil war prisoner camp.

Lew Ayres ... Jesse Martin

Mort Mills ... Foreman

Patricia Barry ... Beth Martin

Alan Hale Jr. ... Cal
Patrick Martin ... Workman
Jim Hayward ... Older Prisoner

Roger Mobley ... Little Martin

Michael Parks ... The Younger Prisoner

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 22: Knight of the Sun

9 March 1961
Henry Jacob Hanley is a wanderer always seeking his next drink. He stumbles upon a fort and a supply of whiskey. There he meets a woman who is on a mission to help the confederacy.

Dan Duryea ... Henry Jacob Hanley

Constance Towers ... Beth Woodfield

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 23: A Warm Day in Heaven

23 March 1961
Nick Finn arrives in Heaven, Arizona - a town known for fair play and concern for neighbors. After his arrival, greed and selfishness soon follow.

Lon Chaney Jr. ... Michael Peters

Thomas Mitchell ... Nick Finn

William Schallert ... Tom

Hank Patterson ... Jonas Mulvey

Bill Erwin ... Clay Davis
Ken Mayer ... Cowhand
Diane Strom ... Lucy

Fred Graham ... First Drover
Ricky Allen ... Billy

Malcolm Atterbury ... Ben

Charles Morton ... Townsman (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)
Waclaw Rekwart ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Stoney ... Townsman (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 24: The Empty Shell

30 March 1961
Cletis Madden is a gambler. His wife wants him to change his ways, buy a ranch and spend his life making something of the ranch. Cletis loves his wife but isn't sure he can change.
Jan Murray ... Cletis Madden

Jean Hagen ... Anne Madden

Denver Pyle ... Nat Sledge

Dub Taylor ... Harper - Auctioneer
John Newton ... Will Bain

Marjorie Bennett ... Mary
Carl Dickinson ... Tim

Frank Baker ... Townsman (uncredited)
Michael Jeffers ... Townsman (uncredited)
Monty O'Grady ... Townsman (uncredited)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)
Milan Smith ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chalky Williams ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 5, Episode 25: The Atoner

6 April 1961
The religious leader in a town called New Bethlehem, Arizona . has made sure there are no saloons or gambling halls. When something threatens to put it at risk, he proposes a hanging to preserve the community's pacifist values.

Herbert Marshall ... Simon Baker

Edward Binns ... Sam Tompkins
Britt Lomond ... Logan Drew - the Atoner

Virginia Gregg ... Sarah Tompkins
Alan Reed Jr. ... Matt Tompkins

John Milford ... Cowboy

Scotty Morrow ... Chad

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 26: Man from Everywhere

13 April 1961
Sheriff Jed Morgan is worried about his prisoner, Tom Bowdry, because the local gentry seems to be getting lynch fever. Morgan hires guide Branch Taylor to hustle Bowdry to the nearby town of Borrego.

Cesar Romero ... Tom Bowdry
Peter Whitney ... Moose

Burt Reynolds ... Branch Taylor

Ruta Lee ... Jenny Aldrich

Dabbs Greer ... Sam

King Calder ... Sheriff Jeb Morgan

Michael T. Mikler ... Hagel

Fred Graham ... Osborne

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 27: The Release

27 April 1961
Jailed gunslinger Lee DuVal can win his freedom by making a deal with the governor of Texas, who offers him a chance to use his talents-against the bandits who are making things hot near the Louisiana state line.

Gary Merrill ... Ken Kenyon

Cesare Danova ... Lee DuVal
Lee Kinsolving ... Dee Pritcher
Howard St. John ... Governor

Bill Quinn ... Hibbens - Governor's Secretary
Joseph Benton ... Boley (as Joe Benton)

Robert Bice ... Warden
Don Gazzaniga ... Paul

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Vito Scotti ... Louis
Laura Shelton ... Marie Pritcher

Season 5, Episode 28: Storm Over Eden

4 May 1961
Chet Loring, Ellen Gaynor, and Billie Gaynor grew up together in the same house. Chet wants to marry Ellen but accidentally shoots and kills Billie. Now Ellen and Billie's father wants to hang Chet.

John Derek ... Chet Loring

Nancy Gates ... Ellen Gaynor

Robert Middleton ... Whitney 'Whit' Gaynor

Harry Dean Stanton ... Fletcher (as Dean Stanton)
Roberto Contreras ... Estrada

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 29: Image of a Drawn Sword

11 May 1961
Union Lt. Sam Kenyon informs the citizens of an isolated Rebel community that some rookie troops will be camping near there for a few days. For the sake of their own health, he offers the townspeople a warning: don't taunt the younger soldiers.

Lloyd Bridges ... Lt. Sam Kenyon

Royal Dano ... Will

Beau Bridges ... Cpl. Moss
Nesdon Booth ... Eli

Buck Taylor ... Trooper Shattuck
Richard Evans ... Eph
Lorrie Richards ... Sarah
Jim Sheppard ... Trooper Ryder

Susan Oliver ... Hannah Smith

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host

Season 5, Episode 30: Jericho

18 May 1961
Amy Schroeder is convicted of killing her husband and sentenced to die. Jericho comes to the condemned woman, supposedly about buying her land. Then he reveals himself-as an agent for the Attorney-General.

Guy Madison ... Jericho - Federal Agent

Beverly Garland ... Amy Schroeder

Claude Akins ... Deputy Chuck Wagner

Les Tremayne ... Attorney General

Allison Hayes ... Paris

John Hoyt ... Judge Parker

George Wallace ... Dooley Schroeder

Robert Foulk ... Pitchman
Roy Glenn ... Gabriel - Stonecutter
Fred Kruger ... Desk Clerk (as Fred Krueger)

Dick Powell ... Himself - Host (uncredited)

Jack Tornek ... Soldier in Town (uncredited)

Sailor Vincent ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)

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