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Season 7

227 :07x01 - The Molly Kincaid Story

Molly Kincaid seeks her revenge upon the man whose cowardice resulted in her being taken prisoner by hostile Native Americans.
Special Guest Stars: Barbara Stanwyck as Kate Crawley | Ray Danton as Robert Kincaid | Fabian as Rome Wolfson | Carolyn Jones (1) as Molly Kincaid |
Guest Stars: Brenda Scott as Martha Kincaid | Pamela Austin as Marrybelle Freeman | Harry Carey, Jr. as Charlie Hankins | Richard Reeves as Wells | Myron Healey as Doc Curley | William Challee as Stage Driver | James Griffith (1) as Hotel Manager | Michael Fox as Bartender |
Uncredited: Russ Conway as Freeman
Director: Virgil W. Vogel
Writer: Gene L. Coon

228 :07x02 - The Fort Pierce Story

An Army colonel orders the disgruntled wife of a subordinate officer to leave the fort with the wagon train.
Special Guest Stars: Ronald Reagan as Capt. Paul Winters | Ann Blyth as Nancy Winters |
Guest Stars: John Doucette as Col. Wayne Lathrop | Kathie Browne as Beth Fowler | Ron Hayes as Gil Fowler | Robert J. Wilke as Sgt. Wick | Berkeley Harris as Sgt. Kincaid |
Uncredited: Jackie Russell as Georgia
Director: William Witney

229 :07x03 - The Gus Morgan Story

Hale guides hard-as-nails railroad tycoon Gus Morgan through the mountains to try to find a passable route for Morgan's railroad.
Special Guest Stars: Peter Falk as Gus Morgan | Tommy Sands as Ethan Morgan |
Guest Stars: Harry Swoger as Ben | Paul Birch as Sam Benson | Ken Mayer as Jesse | Harlan Warde as Dr. Haynes | Tim Graham (1) as Walters
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

230 :07x04 - The Widow O'Rourke Story

Duke Shannon and Charlie Wooster are held prisoner by an exiled Chinese princess and forced to work as slave labor. Cooper Smith arrives on the scene to rescue them and might be successful due to his resemblance to the princess' late husband.
Special Guest Stars: Carol Lawrence as Mei Ling |
Guest Stars: Robert Fuller as Terence O'Rourke | Richard Loo as Lin Yang | Linda Ho as Ming Lu | Peter Mamakos as Auctioneer | H.T. Tsiang as Mandarin | Naji Gabbay as Buyer #1 | Noel de Souza as Buyer #2
Director: Joseph Pevney

231 :07x05 - The Robert Harrison Clarke Story

Robert Harrison Clarke, a British journalist, decides that traveling with the wagon train would be a good place for him to learn about the wild west. However, his carelessness and naivete lead to a showdown with a dangerous Native American chief.
Special Guest Stars: Michael Rennie as Robert Harrison Clarke | Brian Keith as Sgt. Gault |
Guest Stars: Henry Silva as Ram Singh | George Keymas as John Warbow | Royal Dano as John Bouchette | Randy Boone as Private Jamie | William Bryant as Captain Jeterman | L.Q. Jones as Ike Truman | Rees Vaughn as Lt. Crane | Jan Arvan as Cheif Oopaknah | Dean Williams as Grider
Director: William Witney
Writer: Gene L. Coon

232 :07x06 - The Myra Marshall Story

Coop escorts prim and proper Grace Marshall to the wild and wooly town of Fortune City where she reunites with her estranged sister, Myra, who's now an opium addict.
Special Guest Stars: Suzanne Pleshette as Myra Marshall Rothman |
Guest Stars: Charles Drake as Verne Rothman | Rex Reason as Colin Brenner | Jack Lambert (1) as Nick | Beverley Owen as Grace Marshall | Stanley Clements as Joe | Dayton Lummis as Rev. Phillip Marshall | Daniel Milland as Tom Donahue | Paul Baxley as Reno | Sidney Clute as Cal Williams | George Greco as Stryker | I. Stanford Jolley as Doc Barnes | Norman Leavitt as Slim | Read Morgan as Jake | Jackie Searl as Manny | Kam Tong as Leung
Director: Joseph Pevney

233 :07x07 - The Sam Spicer Story

Outlaws Sam Spicer and Reno Sutton take Barnaby West hostage after robbing a bank.
Special Guest Stars: Clu Gulager as Sam Spicer | Ed Begley as Reno Sutton |
Guest Stars: Frank Cady as Hiram | Jean Inness as Ma Adams | Jon Locke as Cam Davis | Frank Mitchell as Stoney | Fred Coby as Kirk | Dennis McCarthy as Harmon | Mark Tapscott as Sheriff

234 :07x08 - The Sam Pulaski Story

When Brooklyn street thug Sam Pulaski and his sister join the wagon train, Coop recognizes him as the leader of a gang that once robbed him and left him for dead.
Special Guest Stars: Ross Martin (1) as Sam Pulaski | Annette Funicello as Rose Pulaski |
Guest Stars: Jocelyn Brando as Mrs. Pulaski | Stanley Adams as Jersey | Richard Bakalyan as Muscles | Morgan Woodward as Pocky | Joan Staley as Polly Ann Hill | Harry Carey, Jr. as John Jay Burroughs | Clancy Cooper as Officer McGowan | David Fresco as Old Salt | Orville Sherman as Shorty | Jonathan Kidd as Louie | Tom Signorelli as Mike | Seymour Cassel as Ed
Director: Allen H. Miner

235 :07x09 - The Eli Bancroft Story

Outlaw Eli Bancroft and his three sons rob Coop's party and leave them stranded in the wilderness.
Special Guest Stars: Leif Erickson as Eli Bancroft |
Guest Stars: Randy Boone as Noah Bancroft | Carl Reindel as Adam Bancroft | Bruce Dern as Seth Bancroft | David Carradine as John Mason | Diane Mountford as Milly Dawson | Nestor Paiva as Money Joe | Barbara Woodell as Mrs. Talley | Rachel Ames as Emily Dawson | Larry J. Blake as Tom Jackson | Parley Baer as George Talley | Elisabeth Fraser as Abby Carter | Kay Stewart as Martha Bancroft | William Hughes (1) as Young Adam | Dal McKennon as Frank Collins | Patricia Lyon as Rose Mason
Writer: Steven Ritch

236 :07x10 - The Kitty Pryer Story

Kitty Pryer marries to Victor Harpe but discovers that he's already married to another woman. Harpe is then found murdered and Kitty is convicted of the crime and sentenced to hang. Her only hope of avoiding the hangman is an alcoholic former attorney who's traveling with the train and wants to re-open the matter.
Special Guest Stars: Diana Hyland as Kitina "Kitty" Pryer | Bradford Dillman as Myles Brisbane |
Guest Stars: Jeanne Cooper as Martha Harpe | Don Durant as Victor Harpe | Milton Frome as Sheriff | John Dennis as Police Sergeant | Jack Big Head as Native American | Allen Joseph as Sanders | Dal McKennon as Alex
Director: Allen H. Miner

237 :07x11 - The Sandra Cummings Story

Singer Sandra Cummings objects to her daughter's romance with Cooper Smith because she views him as the love 'em and leave 'em type.
Special Guest Stars: Rhonda Fleming as Sandra Cummings |
Guest Stars: Cynthia Pepper as Paula Cummings | Michael Conrad as Luke Moss | John Archer (1) as Jonathan Lott | Jack Easton, Jr. as Jefferson Smith | James Johnson (3) as Otho Fowler | Norman Leavitt as First Guard | Brett King (2) as Lieutenant | K.L. Smith as 2nd Sentry | Paul Baxley as 3rd Sentry
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

238 :07x12 - The Bleecker Story

Ma Bleecker and her gang join the wagon train disguised as farmers in order to gain entry into Fort Bridger and steal a deposit of gold being stored there.
Special Guest Stars: Joan Blondell as Ma Bleecker | Ed Nelson as Al Bleecker |
Guest Stars: Ruta Lee as Jenny Hynes | Tim McIntire as Dave Bleecker | Holly McIntire as Holly Bleecker | Tudor Owen as McFerren | Brooke Bundy as Bessie McFerren | John McKee (1) as Quincy | Jan Kemp as Butler | Tyler McVey as Colonel Webster
Director: William Witney

239 :07x13 - The Story of Cain

Prospector John Cain is so glad that the wagon train saved him from death by exposure in the desert that he offers to sell his shares in a gold mine to travelers. Then he changes his mind.
Special Guest Stars: Ron Hayes as John Cain | Anne Helm as Ruth |
Guest Stars: Frank Overton as Doctor | Allen Joseph as Benny | Lane Bradford as Sheriff
Director: Allen H. Miner
Songs: Frank McGrath -- Go West with Horace Best (harmonica version)

240 :07x14 - The Cassie Vance Story

Former convict Cassie Vance is the leading suspect in the theft of the savings of another passenger whose wife Cassie had been nursing.
Special Guest Stars: Laraine Day as Cassie Vance |
Guest Stars: Richard Carlson as Adam Vance | Kevin Corcoran as Davey Vance | Robert Strauss as Floyd Sharp | Eve McVeagh as Mrs. Sharp | John Harmon (1) as Bert Jenkins | Adrienne Marden as Mrs. Jenkins | Beverly Washburn as Millie Sharp | Eleanor Audley as Minerva Ames | Barry Atwater as Warden | Sam Edwards as Hollis Ames | Karen Green (1) as Young Cassie | Richard Hale as Holland | Harry Holcombe as Judge
Director: Joseph Pevney

241 :07x15 - The Fenton Canaby Story

Fenton Canaby is no Bart Maverick. He's a wagonmaster who deserted his train and left his passengers to die of thirst in the desert. In an attack of conscience, Canaby turns himself into Hale, who tries to keep his identity secret in order to avert a lynching.
Special Guest Stars: Jack Kelly as Fenton Canaby |
Guest Stars: Barbara Bain as Lucy Garrison | Virginia Gregg as Grace Lowe | Robert Cornthwaite as Byron Lowe | Jon Locke as Gabe Lennister | Dee Carroll as Elizabeth Lennister | John Hoyt as Colonel Grant Clayton | I. Stanford Jolley as Briggs | Jess Kirkpatrick as Doc Carlson | George Dunn as Jones | Walter Reed as Simms
Director: Joseph Pevney

242 :07x16 - The Michael Malone Story

Juli Holland falls in love with wagon driver Michael Malone but he has some secrets in his past.
Guest Stars: Michael Parks as Michael Malone | Dick York as Ben Mitchell | Joyce Bulifant as Juli Holland | Judi Meredith as Beth Mitchell | Nellie Burt as Nora Holland | Armand Alzamora as Dr. Perez | John Bryant as Doctor | Chuck Courtney as Paul | Tim Graham (1) as Blacksmith
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

243 :07x17 - The Jed Whitmore Story

Respected sheriff Frank Lewis is revealed to be Jed Whitmore, a wanted outlaw.
Special Guest Stars: Neville Brand as Frank Lewis/Jed Whitmore |
Guest Stars: Karl Swenson as Harry Whitmore | Lois Roberts as Patsy Lewis | Jan Clayton as Jean Lewis | Les Tremayne as William Carr | William Mims as Marv Jennings | Robert Biheller as Young Jed | Sterling Franck as Young Harry | Byron Morrow as Haley | Burt Mustin as Max | Mike Ross as Ernie Whitmore
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

244 :07x18 - The Geneva Balfour Story

Pregnant Geneva Balfour starts a chain reaction which leads to a move to oust wagonmaster Chris Hale.
Guest Stars: Kathleen Freeman as Clara Pumfret | Sherry Jackson as Geneva Balfour | Robert Lansing as Judge Arthur Forbes | Peter Brown (1) as Aaron Balfour | Archie Moore as Ishmael | E.J. Andre as Simon Turpin | Jack Grinnage as Jubal Devlin | Kate Murtagh as Hallie McGraw | James Griffith (1) as Lew Pumfret | William Challee as Slocum | Byron Foulger as Cort Sutler
Director: Sutton Roley
Writer: Ken Trevey

245 :07x19 - The Kate Crawley Story

Wagonmaster Chris Hale gets engaged to freight line owner Kate Crawley but their wedding plans are put on hold by the unexpected arrival of a Native American war party.
Special Guest Stars: Barbara Stanwyck as Kate Crawley |
Guest Stars: Noah Beery, Jr. as Stump Beasley | Richard Reeves as Pop Harmon | Charles Carlson as Jessup Harmon | Juney Ellis as Emma | Fern Barry as Clara | Dorothy Morris as Lola | Karen Flynn as Liz | Margaret Sheridan as Jill | K.L. Smith as Otis | Bill Baldwin as Reverend Bailey | Dean Oliver as Jim | James Bynum as Dean
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

246 :07x20 - The Grover Allen Story

Grover Allen murders his tyrannical employer and flees the scene with his daughter-in-law and grandson. They join up with the wagon train but so does a detective.
Special Guest Stars: Burgess Meredith as Grover Allen |
Guest Stars: Nancy Gates as Della Allen | Marshall Thompson as Will Stebbins | Byron Foulger as George Duskin | Scott Lane (1) as Jeff Allen | Lillian Bronson as Phoebe | Charlie Morton as Watchman | Paul E. Burns as Fred Elkins
Director: Joseph Pevney

247 :07x21 - The Andrew Elliott Story

Duke Shannon is held for questioning by the Army as to why he returned alone after leading a party of six into the badlands.
Guest Stars: Everett Sloane as Senator Harold Elliott | Dick Sargent as Andrew Elliott | Alfred Ryder as Major Ogden | Skip Homeier as George Simpson | Jon Locke as Blake Reese | Grace Lee Whitney as Nora | Robert Osterloh as Jack Hunt | Myron Healey as Sgt. Robert Rollins

248 :07x22 - The Melanie Craig Story

Duke Shannon vies with three other men for the hand of attractive young widow Melanie Craig but she has her eye on a fifth man who's an avowed woman hater.
Guest Stars: Myrna Fahey as Melanie Craig | Jim Davis (1) as Rudd Basham | John Craig (2) as Prentiss Dodd | Tony Young as Quent Loomis | Roger Torrey as Sonny Wilkes | Bobby Diamond as Matt Bashamn | William Hughes (1) as Mark Basham | Scott Lane (1) as Luke Basham | Marjorie Bennett as Maud Wilkes | Amzie Strickland as Mrs. Lowell | Elvia Allman as Mrs. Tucker | Terry Burnham as Charlotte Endicott | Duane Grey as Frank Endicott
Director: Joseph Pevney

249 :07x23 - The Pearlie Garnet Story

Scheming Pearlie Garnet gets herself kicked off the wagon train for theft but later ends up the richest (and most despised) woman in a western town.
Special Guest Stars: Marilyn Maxwell as Molly Sadler | Hugh Beaumont as Jed Halick |
Guest Stars: Sharon Farrell as Pearlie Garnet | H.M. Wynant as Clay Boudreau | Aline Towne as Lovey | Laurie Mitchell as June | Lane Chandler as Sheriff | Ralph Leabow as Simon | Ken Mayer as Ed Norton | Leonard P. Geer as Jim Cole | David McMahon (1) as Stimson | Jan Arvan as Faro Dealer

250 :07x24 - The Trace McCloud Story

When the wagon train stops to rest at a town called Bedrock, a series of murders occur. Is the culprit someone on the train or a townsperson?
Special Guest Stars: Larry Pennell as Trace McCloud |
Guest Stars: Paul Newlan as Ben Tatum | Audrey Dalton as Lola Modina | Rachel Ames as Florence Yeager | Stanley Adams as Merlin the Great | John Lupton as Ernie Weaver | Charlie Briggs as Joe Weaver | James McCallion as Roger Bannister | Harry Harvey as Mayor Ives | Nora Marlowe as Hilda Bannister | Richard H. Cutting as Knudsen | Hank Brandt as Ingram
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

251 :07x25 - The Duncan McIvor Story

Lt. Duncan McIvor is puzzled when his commanding officer orders him to halt his investigation into recent thefts of military property.
Guest Stars: Ron Hayes as Lt. Duncan McIvor | Chris Robinson (1) as Lt. Brad Carter | Joanna Moore as Lucinda Carter | John Larkin as Colonel Lipton | Gene Evans as Sgt. Jake Orly | James Griffith (1) as Garrett | Mike Mazurki as Corporal Otto Moller | Don Gazzaniga as Whitney | Michael Beirne as Private Bivins | Ashley Cowan as Private Bruce Hawkins | L.Q. Jones as Private James Jones | Jess Kirkpatrick as Babcock

252 :07x26 - The Ben Engel Story

Harry Diel is saved from a lynch mob by Ben Engel, a man he once tried to rob.
Guest Stars: Clu Gulager as Harry Diel | John Doucette as Ben Engel | Katherine Crawford as Evvie Diel | Whit Bissell as Mac McLeod | J. Pat O'Malley as Colin Dunn | I. Stanford Jolley as Jenks | Darby Hinton as Benjie Diel | Frances Morris as Mrs. Jenks | Dick Winslow as Fiddling John | Elisha Cook as Matt Wilson | Frank Ferguson as Judge Larkin
Director: Joseph Pevney

253 :07x27 - The Whipping

Barnaby West runs away after Bill Hawks gives him a spanking for getting out of line too much. Hawks is so upset by this turn of events that he begins making errors in judgment regarding the wagon train.
Special Guest Stars: Martin Balsam as March Jones |
Guest Stars: Jeanne Cooper as Molly Garland | William Fawcett as Finley | John Litel as Dr. Burke | Harold Goodwin (1) as Man | Mike Smith (5) as 2nd Boy | Ann Staunton as Woman | Tommy Alexander as 1st Boy
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

254 :07x28 - The Santiago Quesada Story

Coop travels to a town where a mysterious band of outlaws has turned killing Comanches into a lucrative business.
Special Guest Stars: Joseph Wiseman as James Case/Santiago Quesada |
Guest Stars: Edward Binns as Major Starbuck | Jena Engstrom as Kim Case | Perry Lopez as Lance Starbuck | Walter Coy as Meacham | George Keymas as Stitch | Morgan Woodward as Jute Pardee | Nina Roman as Anitra | Kay Stewart as Mrs. Reid | Sandy Sanders as Joe | William Phipps as Sgt. Reardon
Director: Virgil W. Vogel
Writer: Gerry Day

255 :07x29 - The Stark Bluff Story

Duke Shannon gets framed for murder when he tries to help a widow of a friend who's being forced to work for a ruthless saloon owner.
Guest Stars: Ray Danton as Zeb Stark | Jean Hale as Suzy Durfee | Peter Whitney as Sheriff Pincus | Hari Rhodes as Jefferson Washington Freeman | Stanley Adams as Judge Pike | Carmen D'Antonio as Olga Stark | Chester Hayes as Vladimir | Leonard L. Thomas as Pete
Director: Allen H. Miner

256 :07x30 - The Link Cheney Story

Gambler Euchre Jones is reunited with his former protege, Link Cheney, on the wagon train but their reunion isn't one of good cheer.
Guest Stars: Will Kuluva as Euchre Jones | Charles Drake as Link Cheney | Pippa Scott as Dorothea Gilford | Tom Simcox as Tim Riggs | Yvonne Craig as Ellie Riggs | Alice Backes as Ada Meecham | Paul Baxley as Jake | Paul Stader as Rankin | Harry Von Zell as Henry Baffle
Director: Joseph Pevney

257 :07x31 - The Zebedee Titus Story

Hale gives washed up scout Zebedee Titus a job with the wagon train out of respect for his former glory, but Titus' mistakes lead to Coop being captured by Native Americans.
Special Guest Stars: Neville Brand as Zebedee Titus |
Guest Stars: Victoria Vetri as Maria | Harry Harvey as Parsons | Sidney Clute as Major Hanley | Dal McKennon as Horse Trader | Earl Hansen as Farrier | Jan Kemp as Carpenter | Eddie Little Sky as Chief | Robert Santon as Pietro | Otto Reichow as Blacksmith
Director: Virgil W. Vogel

258 :07x32 - Last Circle Up

The end of the trail is marked by tempers flaring among the crew, a young couple deciding to marry in spite of their parents' disapproval, an old man fighting death, and Charlie Wooster entering the ladies stew-cooking contest.
Guest Stars: Joe De Santis as Samuel Moses | Naomi Stevens as Hannah Moses | Karen Green (1) as Heather Browne | Tim McIntire as Dewey Jameson | Arthur Space as Dewhurst Jameson | Kay Stewart as Priscilla Jameson | Tom Skerritt as Hamish Browne | Valora Noland as Rebecca Moses | J. Pat O'Malley as Earl Calkins | Sharon Dillon as Betsy Jameson | Lane Bradford as Kenny Stark
Director: Allen H. Miner
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Western
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 18, 1957
Ended: September 05, 1965
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