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Wagon Train: The Will Santee Story

A family fleeing from a scandal joins the wagon train heading west under assumed names but when their secret is discovered will they be forced off the train?

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x31
Airdate: Wednesday May 03rd, 1961

Director: Ted Post
Writer: Harold Swanton

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Guest Stars
Dean StockwellDean Stockwell
As Will Santee
Harry Von ZellHarry Von Zell
As Fred McDermott
Jocelyn BrandoJocelyn Brando
As Agnes McDermott
Dal McKennonDal McKennon
As Lee
John CrawfordJohn Crawford
As Edwin Booth
Virginia ChristineVirginia Christine
As Amanda Santee
Barbara BeairdBarbara Beaird
As Wendy Santee
Millie PerkinsMillie Perkins
As Jessie McDermott

Dennis McCarthyDennis McCarthy
As Wagon Train Member
Main Cast
John McIntireJohn McIntire
As Christopher Hale
Frank McGrathFrank McGrath
As Charlie Wooster
Terry WilsonTerry Wilson
As Bill Hawks
Denny Miller (1)Denny Miller (1)
As Duke Shannon
Episode Notes
Robert Horton does not appear in this episode.

Guest star Dean Stockwell provides narration for this episode.

Episode Quotes
Jessie: I bet you're a very good dancer.
Will: What gives you that idea?
Jessie: The way you tap your foot.

Will: They're just trying to be neighborly, Ma.
Agnes: They were neighborly in Juniper Creek.

McDermott You know, blind prejudice is a fearsome thing, a fearsome thing.

Jessie: Did you mean it when you said you loved me?
Will: How can you ask that?
Jessie: Well that's all that matters.

Episode Goofs
The moustache John Crawford (Edwin Booth) wears is obviously false.

Cultural References
Edwin Booth was a 19th century stage actor and the brother of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth.

Other Episode Crew

ProducerHoward Christie
Music SupervisorStanley Wilson
HairstylistFlorence Bush
Make-upJack Barron (1)
Set DecoratorRalph Sylos
Director of PhotographyBenjamin H. Kline
Art DirectorHoward E. Johnson
Costume SupervisorVincent Dee
Editorial SupervisorDavid J O'Connell
Theme MusicJerome Moross
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