Fort Laramie

fort lg 1.jpgFort Laramie was a radio Western series that aired Sundays on CBS from January 22 - October 28, 1956.

Produced and directed by Norman Macdonnell, this Western drama depicted life at old Fort Laramie during the 19th Century. The 40 episodes starred Raymond Burr as Lee Quince, captain of the cavalry. One year later, Burr became a television star as Perry Mason.

Supporting regulars included Vic Perrin as Sgt. Gorse, Harry Bartell as the slightly green Lt. Seiberts and Jack Moyles as Major Daggett. Heard on a more irregular basis were Howard McNear as Pliny the fort sutler, Sam Edwards as Trooper Harrison, and in a variety of roles, such actors as John Dehner, John McIntire, Virginia Gregg, James Nusser, Parley Baer and Barney Phillips. Amerigo Marino supplied the music.

Episode Number Episode Title Aired Datesort descending
34 The Payroll Sunday, September 16, 1956
36 A Small Beginning Sunday, September 30, 1956
37 Galvanized Yankee Sunday, October 7, 1956
38 Still Waters Sunday, October 14, 1956
39 Indian Scout Sunday, October 21, 1956