Fort Laramie is an adult-oriented Western radio series that aired Sunday afternoons on the CBS radio network from January 22 to October 28, 1956. Produced and directed by Gunsmoke''s Norman Macdonnell, this realistic Western drama depicted life at Fort Laramie, an important stop on the Oregon, California and Mormon trails as well as a staging point for various military excursions during the 19th Century. In 1849 the Fort was taken over by the United States Army to protect the many wagon trains of migrant travelers on the trail. The Fort was located across the North Platte River from the town of Laramie, at the mouth of the Laramie River. The series starred Raymond Burr as Lee Quince, captain of the cavalry. Regulars included: Vic Perrin, Harry Bartell, Jack Moyles, Howard McNear, Sam Edwards, John Dehner, John McIntire, Virginia Gregg, James Nusser, Parley Baer and Barney Phillips. Amerigo Marino supplied the music. The scripts were mostly written by John Meston, Kathleen Hite, Les Crutchfield and John Dunkel. 5/20/56 "Gold" 5/27/56 "Sergeant Gorce's Baby" 7/1/56 "Trooper's Widow" 7/8/56 "The Talented Recruits" 7/15/56 "The Old Enemy" 7/22/56 "Spotted Tail's Return" 7/29/56 "Nature Boy" 8/5/56 "The Massacre" 8/12/56 "Assembly Line" 8/19/56 "Goodbye Willa" 8/26/56 "Chaplain" 9/2/56 "The Return of Hattie Pelfrey"
by Black Eye Entertainment
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