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Wagon Train: The Fort Pierce Story

An Army colonel orders the disgruntled wife of a subordinate officer to leave the fort with the wagon train.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 7x2
Airdate: Monday September 23rd, 1963

Special Guest Stars
Ann BlythAnn Blyth
As Nancy Winters
Ronald ReaganRonald Reagan
As Capt. Paul Winters

Guest Stars
John DoucetteJohn Doucette
As Col. Wayne Lathrop
Kathie BrowneKathie Browne
As Beth Fowler
Ron HayesRon Hayes
As Gil Fowler
Robert J. WilkeRobert J. Wilke
As Sgt. Wick
Berkeley HarrisBerkeley Harris
As Sgt. Kincaid

Jackie RussellJackie Russell
As Georgia
Main Cast
John McIntireJohn McIntire
As Christopher Hale
Robert FullerRobert Fuller
As Cooper Smith
Frank McGrathFrank McGrath
As Charlie Wooster
Terry WilsonTerry Wilson
As Bill Hawks
Denny MillerDenny Miller
As Duke Shannon
Episode Notes
Ronald Reagan would later go onto become a politician of some renown. Interestingly enough, the wife of his character in this episode is named Nancy.

Episode Quotes
Wick: Coop, how are you?
Coop: Hungry and tired of dodging Indians.

Lathrop: Three men dead and four men wounded. They're whittling us down.

Beth: (about Fort Pierce) How can anything so ugly look so pretty?

Nancy: I was just having a little tea to steady my nerves.
Winters: Tea?

Lathrop: Your anger is unbecoming.
Hale: It's honest and it's justified.

Coop: Duke, we're in trouble when we leave here.
Duke: Don't spoil a party with that glum face.
Coop: Yeah, let 'em have their fun tonight.

Winters: Chris, how can a man be a good husband and a good soldier too?

Coop: How many soldiers are going with us?
Hale: Coop, you're not the only one with bad news.

Winters: I have my orders.
Nancy: And now you're giving me mine?

Lathrop: You can't let feelings interfere with your first duty.
Winters: What is my first duty as a soldier?
Lathrop: To obey orders.

Other Episode Crew

ProducerHoward Christie
Associate ProducerFrederick Shorr
Music SupervisorStanley Wilson
HairstylistFlorence Bush
Make-upBud Westmore
Set DecoratorPerry Murdock
Director of PhotographyBud Thackery
Art DirectorRussell Kimball
Costume SupervisorVincent Dee
Music ScoreCyril J. Mockridge  |  Sidney Fine
Film EditorEdward A. Biery
SoundMelvin M. Metcalfe, Sr.
Assistant DirectorCharles S. Gould
Editorial SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Color CoordinatorRobert Brower
Theme MusicJerome Moross
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