The Virginian (1962–1971)
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A Little Learning 

Rafe Simmons wants to learn to read so he can read his mother's diary. He quits Shiloh to move to Medicine Bow to learn from the attractive Martha Perry. However, the big man is caught in a tangle with town bullies and her ex-con husband.

Director:

Don Richardson

Writers:

Harry Kronman, Owen Wister (novel)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lee J. Cobb ... Judge Henry Garth (credit only)
Doug McClure ... Trampas
Clu Gulager ... Emmett Ryker
Randy Boone ... Randy Benton (credit only)
Diane Roter Diane Roter ... Jennifer Summers (credit only)
James Drury ... The Virginian
Albert Salmi ... Rafe Simmons
Susan Oliver ... Martha Perry
Harry Townes ... Cal Beesom
Bruce Dern ... Bert Kramer
Alice Frost Alice Frost ... Mrs. Kolbey
Dub Taylor ... Walt Cooper
Dave Willock ... Hank Jessop
Craig Huxley ... Kenny Beesom (as Craig Hundley)
Ed Prentiss ... Warden
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Storyline

A new attractive school teacher, Martha Perry, is asked by a man, Rafe Simmons, who many in the town consider a fool to teach him how to read so he can read his mother's diary. Many of the local men including Trampas, the Virginian, and the deputy are interested in dating her. Unknown to everyone she is married to a man, Bert Kramer, she met while working in a saloon. Bert has been released from prison and is in town wanting her back. She wants a divorce and some of the men trick Bert into thinking Rafe is interested in her romantically leading to problems for Rafe. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1965 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Pathécolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although neither died in the show, both Susan Oliver and Albert Salmi would die within three weeks of each other in 1990, her on May 10 at age 58 and he on April 22 at age 62. See more »

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