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SEASON SEVEN 1963 -1964

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All episodes this season were filmed in color and run 90 minutes.

Mondays 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM on ABC
Finally!FINALLY! The Studio has released some episodes on DVD:

Wagon Train
The Complete First Season (1957-58)

The Complete Second Season (1958-59)
The Complete Third Season (1959-60)
The Complete Season Four (1960-61)
The Complete Season Five (1961-62)
NEW, NEW
The Complete Season Seven (1963-64)
Also Wagon Train
The Complete Color Season

The 1963 color season - (32) 90 minute episodes
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TITLE SYNOPSIS GUEST STARS COMMENTS
Molly Kincaid Story
(ep. #7.1)
9/16/1963
A lady muleskinner befriends two people who've returned to a Kansas town after living for many years among their Indian captors. But the pair haven't returned just as an escape; they plan to take vengeance on the town's leading citizen, who was responsible for their capture. Carolyn Jones as Molly Kincaid
Barbara Stanwyck as Kate Crawley
Ray Danton as Robert Kincaid
Fabian as Rome Wilson
Brenda Scott as Martha Kincaid
Pamela Austin as Merrybelle
Harry Carey Jr. as Hankins
Richard Reeves as Wells
Curtis Haymore as young Rome
William Challee,Myron Healey
Barbara Stanwyck also appeared in the Maud Frazier Story (ep. #5.3);Caroline Casteel Story (ep. #6.2) and Kate Crawley Story (ep. #7.19)
The Fort Pierce Story
(ep. #7.2)
9/23/1963
8/31/1964 (rerun)
A captain's wife, the only woman at an isolated Army post, is lonely and constantly worried about her husband's safety during his forays against the Indians. Her tantrums shatter the fort's disciplinary atmosphere and when Hale's train stops there, the woman is ordered to leave with the train. Ronald Reagan as Captian Paul Winters
Ann Blyth as Mrs. Winters
John Doucette as Colonel Lathrop
Kathie Browne as Beth
Ron Hayes as Gil
Berkeley Harris as Sgt. Kincaid
Robert J. Wilke as Sgt. Wilke
Jackie Russell as Georgia
John McIntire

Ronald Reagan went on to become President of the United States! From Wagon Train to the Oval Office...
Gus Morgan Story
(ep. #7.3)
9/30/1963
9/7/1964 (rerun)
A railroad tycoon who rose from track laborer considers his younger brother, an employee to be a a spineless sophisticate. In a bitter dispute for the best rail for their track across a mountain range, they persuade Hale to leave the train and guide them on a scouting expedition. Hale is critically injured in the snowy high country, and all three lose their horses in a blizzard. Then the younger boy collapses from exhaustion. Peter Falk as Gus Morgan
Tommy Sands as Ethan Morgan
Paul Birch as Sam
Tim Graham as Walters
Ken Mayer as Jesse
Harry Swoger as Ben
Harlan Warde as Dr. Haynes
Peter Falk is best known as Lieutenant Columbo .

Tommy Sands also stars in the Larry Hanify Story (ep. #3.17); Davey Baxter Story (ep. #6.17) and the Bob Stuart Story (ep. #8.1)
Widow O'Rourke Story
(ep. #7.4)
10/7/1963
5/25/1964 (rerun)
Riding ahead to search for Duke and Charlie, Coop unwittingly enters the vast, hidden agricultural empire of an empress, which is guarded by Oriental men at arms and worked by slaves. Taking a liking to him because of his resemblance to her late husband, she offers to adopt him, provide him a Chinese bride and bequeath him all her riches. Carol Lawrence as Mei Ling (Widow O'Rourke)
Robert Fuller as Terence O'Rourke
Linda Ho as Princess Ming Lu
Richard Loo as Lin Yang
Tanigoshi as Choon Fong
H.T. Tsiang as Mandarin
Peter Mamakos as Auctioneer
Mr. Moto as Kiang
Robert Fuller in a dual role
Robert Harrison Clarke Story
(ep. #7.5)
10/14/1963
5/4/1964 (rerun)
An overbearing British correspondent is on the train to gather observations on the American West. He takes a cynical view of the fabled hardships and the savagery of Indians, until they take a side trip to guide a government survey party. Michael Rennie as Robert Harrison Clarke
Brian Keith as Gault
Randy Boone as Jamie
Royal Dano as Bouchette George Keymas as Warbow
Henry Silva as Ram Singh
"Klaatu Barada Nikto"
Michael Rennie, star of Day the Earth Stood Still, also appears in the John Cameron Story (ep. #1.3)
Myra Marshall Story
(ep. #7.6)
10/21/1963
A woman comes West on the train to take her sister away from an unhappy marriage, after receiving desperate letters from the girl. But the distraught girl is unwilling to leave and is concerned about securing money for an unrevealed purpose. Suzanne Pleshette as Myra Marshall
Beverly Owen as Grace Marshall
Charles Drake as Verne
Rex Reason as Colin
Jack Lambert as Nick
Hal Needham as Reno
Dayton Lummis as Philip
Stanley Clements, I. Stanford Jolley, Norman Leavitt, Reed Morgan,
Suzanne Pleshette is best known as Emily Hartley on the Bob Newhart Show (1972-78)
Sam Spicer Story
(ep. #7.7)
10/28/1963
5/11/1964 (rerun)
Two outlaws fleeing from a bank robbery take Barnaby as hostage. Hale and Charlie set out to rescue him. Meanwhile a surprising affection develops between Barnaby and one of the men, who wants him to become his partner. The other robber wants to do away with the boy. Clu Gulager as Sam Spicer
Dana Wynter as Lisa Raincloud
Ed Begley as Reno Sutton
Frank Cady as Hiram
Jean Inness as Ma Adams
Jon Locke as Cam
Fred Coby as Kirk
Frank Mitchell as Stoney
Dennis McCarthy, Mark Tapscott
Michael Burns
Sam Pulaski Story
(ep. #7.8)
11/4/1963
A Brooklyn hoodlum joins the train with his sister and mother, who do not know that he's fleeing to escape arrest for murder. Coop and his sister fall in love, then Coop remembers the man as a leader of a gang of thugs who attacked and robbed him once in New York. Ross Martin as Sam Pulaski
Jocelyn Brando as Mrs. Pulaski
Annette Funicello as Rose Pulaski
Stanley Adams as Jersey
Richard Bakalyan as Muscles
Joan Staley as Polly Ann
Morgan Woodward as Pocky
Harry Carey as Burroughs
Robert Fuller

Ross Martin is best known as Artemus Gordon on the Wild Wild West (1965-70)

Annette Funicello was the best Mousketeer!
Eli Bancroft Story
(ep. #7.9)
11/11/1963
A small party of travelers being escorted from the train by Coop to a town where they plan to settle is waylaid by an outlaw gang who rob them of all their possessions and leave them to make their way back thru the barren region to the train on foot. Leif Erickson as Eli Bancroft
Noah Berry Jr. as Noah Bancroft
Carl Reindel as Adam Bancroft
Bruce Dern as Seth Bancroft
David Carradine as Mason
Patricia Lyon as Rose Mason
Parley Baer as Talley
Larry J. Blake as Jackson
Nestor Paiva as Money Joe
Diane Mountford as Milly
Rachel Ames as Emily
Randy Boone
Robert Fuller

Patricia Lyons, who played Rose Mason, was then, Mrs. Robert Fuller

Leif Erickson went on to play Big John Cannon on High Chaparral (1967-71)

Randy Boone went on to the Virginian, playing Randy Benton (1963-66)

David Carradine went on to be Kwai Chang Caine in Kung Fu (1972-75)
Kitty Pryer Story
(ep. #7.10)
11/18/1963
A young woman, promised marriage by a man who turns out to be already married is sentenced to hang when the man is apparently heartlessly murdered during the trip West. But a disillusioned drunk on the train becomes aroused and convinced that there is more to the matter. Diana Hyland as Kitty Pryer
Bradford Dillman as Myles Brisbane
Don Durant as Victor Harper
Jeanne Cooper as Martha Harp
Jack Big Head, John Dennis, Milton Frome, Dal McKennon
Don Durant would go on to star as Johnny Ringo

Jeanne Cooper is best known as Kay Chancellor on The Young and the Restless.

Cooper also appeared in The Traitor (ep. # 5.1); Donna Fuller Story (ep. #6.14) ; The Whipping (ep. #7.27) and the Story of Hector Heatherington (ep. #8.13)
Pre-empted
11/25/1963
Originally scheduled to be Michael Malone which was moved to 1/6/1964
     
Sandra Cummings Story
(ep. #7.11)
12/2/1963
Coop makes a play for the daughter of a singer touring the West with her troupe who protests the romance, viewing him as a callous love ‘em and leave ‘em type. He gives every indication that she is right as he seems intent on breaking the girl's heart just to hurt her mother. Rhonda Fleming as Sandra Cummings
Cynthia Pepper as Paula Cummings
John Archer as Jonathan
Michael Conrad as Luke
Jack Easton Jr. as Jefferson Smith
Paul Baxley, Jason Johnson, Brett King, K.L. Smith
Robert Fuller

Rhonda Fleming also appears in the Jennifer Churchill Story (ep. #2.3) and in the Patience Miller Story (ep. #4.16)
Bleeker Story
(ep. #7.12)
12/9/1963
6/1/1964 (rerun)
Disguised as farm folk, a matriarch and her outlaw gang join the train near Fort Bridger, planning to take over at gunpoint and use it to gain entry to the fort, where a hoard of gold bullion is stored. Joan Blondell as Ma Bleeker
Ed Nelson as Al Bleeker
Tim McIntire as Dave Bleeker
Holly McIntire as Holly Bleeker
Ruta Lee as Jenny
Brooke Bundy as Bessie
Tudor Owen as McFerran
John McKee as Quincy
Jan Kemp as Butler
Tyler McVey
A McIntire famiily affair.

Tim McIntire is the son and Holly McIntire the daughter of John McIntire and his wife, Jeanette Nolan
Story of Cain
(ep. #7.13)
12/16/1963
6/1/1964 (rerun)
Scouting in the desert Coop rescues a prospector who's lost and near death from exposure and thirst. The man is so grateful that he offers to sell shares in his gold mine to the travelers. When he changes his mind, Coop fears reprisals from the disappointed passengers. Ron Hayes as John Cain
Anne Helm as Ruth
Allen Joseph as Benny
Lane Bradford, Frank Overton
Robert Fuller
Cassie Vance Story
(ep. #7.14)
12/23/1963
6/22/1964 (rerun)
A woman on the train with her husband and young son has been nursing the ill wife of another passenger, when his cash savings are discovered stolen. When it is revealed that the woman once served time in prison, her husband is hurt and angry and her guilt seems certain. Laraine Day as Cassie Vance
Richard Carlson as Adam
Eve McVeagh as Mrs. Sharp
Adrienne Marden as Mrs. Jenkins
John Harmon as Jenkins
Kevin Corcoran as Davie
Robert Strauss as Floyd
Beverly Washburn as Milly
Harry Holcombe, Eleanor Audley
 
Fenton Canaby Story
(ep. #7.15)
12/30/1963
8/17/1964 (rerun)
A former wagonmaster who deserted his train, leaving the people to die of thirst, turns himself in to Hale, who tries to keep the infamous man's identity a secret en route to turn him into the law. Jack Kelly as Fenton Canaby
Virginia Gregg as Grace Lowe
Robert Cornthwaite as Bryon Lowe
Barbara Bain as Lucy
Dee Carroll as Elizabeth
John Hoyt as Clayton
Jon Locke as Gabe
George Dunn, I. Stanford, Jolley Walter Reed, Kelly Thordsen
John McIntire

Riverboat ring your bell for Jack Kelly as Bart Maverick (1957-62)

Barbara Bain would go on to Mission Impossible playing Cinnamon Carter (1966-1969)
Michael Malone Story
(ep. #7.16)
1/6/1964
5/18/1964 (rerun)
A troubled priest, trying to forget a time when his vows forced him to make a decision which doomed his sister, joins the train as a layman. Unwittingly captivating a young man, he's further tormented that he can't bring himself to reveal his identity to the heartsick girl. Michael Parks as Michael Malone
Joyce Bulifant as Judi Holland
Armand Alzamora as Dr. Perez
Dick York as Ben Mitchell
Nellie Burt as Nora
Judi Meredith as Beth
John Bryant, Chuck Courtney, Tim Graham
Dick York would go on to play one of the two Darrins on Bewitched
Jed Whitmore Story
(ep. #7.17)
1/13/1964
6/15/64 (rerun)
A newspaper man traveling to Stringtown to expose a famous marshal as a wanted train robber is accompanied by the man's brother, an ex-con who went to prison for the robbery his brother committed and who plans to earn a $10,000 fee from the paper for persuading him to confess. Neville Brand as Frank Lewis/Jed Whitmore
William Mims as Jennings
Karl Swenson as Harry Whitmore
Jan Clayton as Jean Lewis
Lois Roberts as Patsy Lewis
Les Tremayne as William Carr
Byron Morrow, Burt Mustin, Michael Ross
 
Geneva Balfour Story
(ep. #7.18)
1/20/1964
A frightened young Boston matron destroys the food supply in an attempt to force Hale to abandon the desert route. Her action starts a chain reaction of events which leads to a move to oust Hale as wagonmaster. Sherry Jackson as Geneva Balfour
Peter Brown as Aaron Balfour
Robert Lansing as Judge Arthur Forbes
Archie Moore as Ishmael
James Griffith as Lew Pumfret
Kathleen Freeman as Clara Pumfret
Kate Murtagh as Hallie McGraw
E.J. André as Simon Turpin
Jack Grinnage as Jubal Devlin
William Challee, Byron Foulger
Archie Moore was the world light-heavyweight champion from 1952-60

Peter Brown had just finished playing Deputy Johnny McKay on the Lawman (1958-62). He also appeared in the Adam MacKenzie Story
(ep. #6.27) and Those Who Stay Behind (ep. #8.8)
Kate Crawley Story
(ep. #7.19)
1/27/1964
6/8/1964 (rerun)
A rough-mannered freight line operator falls in love with Hale and his friends fear that the independent woman will take over leadership of the train. As their romance heads for the altar, preparations for the ceremony are interrupted by an Indian war. Barbara Stanwyck as Kate Crawley
Noah Beery Jr. as Stump Beasely
Richard Reeves as Pop Harmon
Charles Carson as Jessup Harmon
Juney Ellis as Emma
Margaret Sheridan as Jill
Karen Flynn as Liz
Dorothy Morris as Lola
Bill Baldwin Sr.
John McIntire

Barbara Stanwyck also appeared in the Maud Frazier Story (ep. #5.3);Caroline Casteel Story (ep. #6.2) and Molly Kincaid Story (ep. #7.1)

Noah Beery Jr. would become Joseph "Rocky" Rockford in the Rockford Files (1974-80)
Grover Allen Story
(ep. #7.20)
2/3/1964
8/10/1964 (rerun)
A factory drudge kills his tyrannical boss and joins the train with his widowed daughter-in-law and her son to start a new life in the West, but his newfound peace is threatened when a detective joins the train. Burgess Meredith as Grover Allen
Nancy Gates as Della
Marshall Thompson as Will Stebbins
Scott Lane as Jeff
Lillian Bronson as Phoebe
Paul E. Burns as fred Elkins
Byron Foulger as Mr. Duskins
Charles Morton as Watchman
Terry Wilson
Andrew Elliott Story
(ep. #7.21)
2/10/1964
Duke is arrested by the U.S. Cavalry on suspicion of criminal negligence and possible murder of a senator's son, and he must explain why he returned alone after leading a party of six explorers into the badlands. Dick Sargent as Andrew Elliott
Everett Sloane as Senator Elliott
Skip Homeier as George
Myron Healey as Robert Rollins
Robert Osterloh as Jack Hunt
Alfred Ryder as Major Ogden
Grace Lee Whitney as Nora
Denny Miller

Dick Sargent would become one of the two Darrins on Bewitched

Grace Lee Whitney would boldly go as Janice Rand in Star Trek TOS
Melanie Craig Story
(ep. #7.22)
2/17/1964
When a woman is widowed by an accident on the train, Duke vies with a foppish man, a scholar-poet, and a professional gambler for her hand, but she has her eye on a woman hater on the train. Myrna Fahey as Melanie Craig
Jim Davis as Rudd Basham
Bobby Diamond as Matt Basham
John Craig as Prentiss Dodd
Scott Lane as Luke Basham
Billy Hughes as Mark Basham
Tony Young as Quent Loomis
Roger Torrey as Sonny Wilkes
Marjorie Bennett as Maud Wilkes
Amzie Strickland as Mrs. Lowell
Elvia Allman
Denny Miller

Bobby Diamond had finished playing Joey Newton on Fury (1955-60)

Jim Davis would play Jock Ewing on Dallas from 1978 until his death in1981
Pearlie Garnet Story
(ep. #7.23)
2/24/1964
A beautiful young woman is asked to leave the train after looting kitchen supplies and everyone's money, shooting Duke in the shoulder and bringing false assault charges against a man she robbed. Duke and Hawks later find her in a western hamlet - the richest and most hated person there. Sharon Farrell as Pearlie Garnet
Hugh Beaumont, as Jed Halleck
Marilyn Maxwell as the Duchess
H.M. Wynant as Clay Boudreau
Aline Towne as Lovey
Lane Chandler as Sheriff
Leonard P. Geer as Jim Cole
Ken Mayer as Ed Norton
David McMahon as Mr. Stimpson
Laurie Mitchell as June
Denny Miller
Terry Wilson

Hugh Beaumont had just finished playing Ward Cleaver on Leave It to Beaver (1957-63)
Trace McCloud Story
(ep. #7.24)
3/2/1964
7/20/1964 (rerun)
When several unsolved and apparently unmotivated murders terrorize a western town, the towns folks join the train, and Hale's effort to solve the killings are stymied by an overabundance of suspects and a scarcity of clues. Larry Pennell as Trace McCloud
Audrey Dalton as Lola Modena
Stanley Adams as Merlin the Great
Charlie Briggs as Joe Weaver
John Lupton as Ernie Weaver
Richard H. Cutting as Knudsen

Nora Marlowe as Hilda Bannister
James McCallion as Roger Bannister
Paul Newlan as Ben Tatum
Mark Brandt as Ingram
John McIntire
Duncan McIvor Story
(ep. #7.25)
3/9/1964
7/6/1964
Traveling with the train to investigate recent thefts of military property, a lieutenant confiscates two wagonloads of stolen supplies purchased by passengers, and then is mystified when his commanding officer orders him to halt the investigation. Ron Hayes as Lt. Duncan McIvor
Chris Robinson as 2nd Lt. Carter
Joanna Moore as Mrs. Carter
John Larkin as Col. Lipton
Gene Evans as Sgt. Jake Orly
James Griffith as Garrett
Mike Mazurki as Cpl. Moller
Don Gazzaniga as Whitney
Michael Bierne as Pvt. Bevins
Dennis McCarthy, L.Q. Jones
Denny Miller
Ben Engel Story
(ep. #7.26)
3/16/1964
When a man is shot, a mob forms to hang the killer, a young man who is saved by an elderly man traveling with his family, who reveals that they first met when the boy was arrested trying to rob him. John Doucette as Ben Engel
Clu Gulager as Harry Diel
Katherine Crawford as Evie Diel
J. Pat O'Malley as Colin Dunn
Whit Bissell as McCloud
Elisha Cook Jr. as Matt Wilson
Frank Ferguson as Judge Larkin
Darby Hinton as Benjie Diel
I. Stanford Jolley as Mr. Jenks
Frances Morris as Mrs. Jenks
Dick Winslow as Fiddlin' John
 
The Whipping
(ep. #7.27)
3/23/1964
Barnaby runs away in disgrace after Hawks threatens to whip him for getting out of line too much recently. Then Hawks becomes so upset Barnaby's departure that he makes mistakes in judgement that imperil the train. Martin Balsam as March Jones
Jeanne Cooper as Molly Garland
William Fawcett as Finley
Harold Goodwin, as Man
John Litel as Dr. Burke
Mike Smith, Ann Staunton
Michael Burns

Terry WilsonJeanne Cooper is best known as Kay Chancellor on The Young and the Restless.

Cooper also appeared in The Traitor (ep. # 5.1); Donna Fuller Story (ep. #6.14) ; Kitty Pryer Story (ep. #7.10) and the Story of Hector Heatherington (ep. #8.13)
Santiago Quesada Story
(ep. #7.28)
3/30/1964
Coop escorts a pretty girl to her home town and finds the people tense, fearing a Comanche raid in retaliation for the activities of a mysterious figure whose band of semi-outlaws has turned the slaying of Indians into a lucrative business. Joseph Wiseman as James Case
Jena Engstrom as Kim Case
Perry Lopez as Lance Starbuck
Ed Binns as Major Starbuck
Walter Coy as Meachum
George Keymas as Stitch
Morgan Woodward as Jute
Nina Roma as Anitra
William Phipps,
Robert Fuller
Stark Bluff Story
(ep. #7.29)
4/6/1964
When Duke goes to Stark Bluff for mail he's framed on a murder charge, after trying to free the widow of a friend who died in a fire from her bondage to a ruthless saloon owner who owns the local law. Ray Danton as Zeb Stark
Peter Whitney as Sheriff Pincus
Stanley Adams as Judge Pike
Carmen D'Antonio as Olgala
Jean Hale as Suzy Dufree
Chester Hayes as Vladimir
Hari Rhodes as Jefferson Washington
Leonard Thomas as Pete
Denny Miller
Link Cheney Story
(ep. #7.30)
4/13/1964
7/27/1964 (rerun)
The train is a casino on wheels when a famous gambler joins up, becoming the target of a woman who wants him to play her game, a millionaire who thinks his money will outlast the expert's luck, a man who vows to beak him or kill him and his own former protege, who he's not happy to see. And Wooster, and "Old Maid" expert, insists on giving him poker pointers. Charles Drake as Luke Cheney
Pippa Scott, as Dorothea Guilford
Will Kuluva as Euchre Jones
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
 
Zebedee Titus Story
(ep. #7.31)
4/20/1964
Hale hires an aging pioneer as scout out of respect for his fabled former glory and then the man is responsible for Coop's capture by Indians. His illusions gone, the old man goes off into the wilderness to die. Neville Brand as Zebedee Titus
Robert Stanton as Pietro
Angela Doran as Maria
Sidney Clute as Maj. Hanley
Harry Harvey as Parsons
Eddie Little Sky as Indian Chief
Otto Reichow as Blacksmith
Jan Kemp as Carpenter
Earl Hansen as Farrier
Del McKennon as Horse Trader
Robert Fuller
John McIntire
Last Circle Up
(ep. #7.32)
4/27/1964
The end of the trail is made memorable by sorrow and joy, love and hate, birth and death. A young couple decides to wed despite their parents' religious differences; an old man fights death until he can see God's greatest creation; tempers flare after Hale pays off his men and they immediately engage in some offbeat gambling matches in which life-savings change hands; Charlie enters a ladies stew-cooking contest. Joe De Santis as Samuel Moses
Naomi Stevens as Hannah Moses
Valora Noland as Rebecca Moses
Karen Green as Heather Browne
Tom Skerritt as Hamis Browne
Arthur Space as Dewhirst Jameson
Kay Stewart as Priscilla Jameson
Tim McIntire as Dewey Jameson
Sharon Dillon as Betsy Jameson
Pat O'Malley as Earl Calkins
Lane Bradford, Myron Healey

Tim McIntire is the son of John McIntire and his wife, Jeanette Nolan

Tom Skerritt was Sheriff Jimmy Brock on Picket Fences (1992)
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