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Based on Otter Log dated Feb 24, 2006

Date Recorded : 58/01/29
Episode Number : ----
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Remittance Man - Audition - Starring Ben Wright
Description : Kendell takes on the entire Shelton gang in a small town in the Montana Territory.
Notes : Same story as episode 01 The Shelton Brothers. Cast Ben Wright as J.B Kendall. Other cast members - Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Michael Ann Barrett, Vic Perin and Barney Phillips. Anouncer was Roy Rowan. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : They have some rather strange customs in the West. There is a town in Montana Territory where it is against the law to carry a gun. The sheriff lives by this order, but other men can die because of it.

Date Recorded : 58/01/30
Episode Number : ----
Available : NO
Title/Plot/Host: Remittance Man - Audition - Starring John Dehner
Description : Kendell takes on the entire Shelton gang in a small town in the Montana Territory.
Notes : Same story as episode 01 The Shelton Brothers. Cast John Dehner as J.B. Kendall. Other cast members - Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Virginia Gregg, Harry Bartell and Barney Phillips. Announcer was Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : They have some rather strange customs in the West. There is a town in Montana Territory where it is against the law to carry a gun. The sheriff lives by this order, but other men can die because of it.

Date Aired : 58/02/02
Episode Number : 1
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Shelton Brothers
Description : Kendell takes on the entire Shelton Brothers gang in a small town in the Montana Territory.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Virginia Gregg, Harry Bartell and Barney Phillips. Music by Jerry Goldsmith. Announcer was John Jacobs. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
Jerry Goldsmith (Composer)
First Line : There is a town in Montana Territory where it is against the law to carry a gun. The sheriff lives by this order, but because of it, other men can die.

Date Aired : 58/02/09
Episode Number : 2
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Charlie Meeker
AKA : Half-Breed
Description : J.B. Kendall and a local reporter named Charlie Meeker hire a half-breed to take them to meet Sitting Bull, but are double-crossed on the trail and shot!
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jeanette Nolan, Lawrence Dobkin, Harry Bartell and Junius Mathers. Music by Wilbur Hatch. Announcer was John Jacobs. Jerry Goldsmith (Composer). Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director)
First Line : The great chief of the Sioux Indians is Sitting Bull. He is a rather difficult chap to meet, particularly when he is planning for war.

Date Aired : 58/02/16
Episode Number : 3
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Honkytonkers
Description : J.B Kendall, reporter, meets Wild Bill Bascombe in a saloon and becomes J.B. Kendall, surgeon.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Virginia Gregg, Eve McVeagh, Barney Phillips and Charles Steel. Music - Jerry Goldsmith. John Wald (announcer). Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : There are places west of the Missouri where gambling stakes are rather high. This is particularly true when the wager depends on a manís life.

Date Aired : 58/02/23
Episode Number : 4
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Kendall's Last Stand
Description : During the massacre of General Custer, Kendall, the British reporter, has a near massacre of his own.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jeanette Nolan, Clark Gordon, Lawrence Dobkin and Jack Moyles. Music - Wilbur Hatch. Announcer - Hugh Douglas. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : Sooner or later, everyman meets his Waterloo Ė even in Montana Territory. At the time Colonel Custer was meeting his, I very nearly met mine.

Date Aired : 58/03/02
Episode Number : 5
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Lost Mine
Description : The story of Shorthorn Tom, an old prospedtor with a large nugget and the location of the mine from which it came.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Joseph Kearns, Virginia Gregg, Herb Ellis, and Don Diamond. Music - Wilbur Hatch. Announeer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : Thereís a fever in the mining country of Montana Territory Ė itís known as gold colic. Once a man catches it, it can only mean one thing Ė life or death.

Date Aired : 58/03/09
Episode Number : 6
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Claim Jumpers
Description : A widow has only a week to get a claim-jumper off her property, or she'll lose it all. The claim-jumper has problems of his own.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Eddie Firestone, Lawrence Dobkin, Jack Moyles and Vic Perrin. Music - Wilbur Hatch. Announcer - John Wald. Tom Hanley (Writer). Antony Ellis (producer, director).
First Line : In the mining country of Montana Territory, it seems thatís its one thing to find gold and another to claim it as your own.

Date Aired : 58/03/16
Episode Number : 7
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Big Sam for Governor
Description : "Big Sam" is running for Governor and wants Kendall to write a nice story about him, and he won't take "no" for an answer.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris, Vic Perrin, Jean Carson, Harry Bartell and Charles Seel. Music - Wilbur Hatch. Announcer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : Big Sam Hobvey was a very important man in Helena, Montana Territory. He wanted to be even more important and insisted that I write about him. This is what I wrote.

Date Aired : 58/03/23
Episode Number : 8
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Actress
AKA : Miss Eulalia Robinson
Description : A British actress in the old West meets death; Kendall learns her strange secret.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jeanette Nolan, Lawrence Dobkin, Harry Bartell, Jack Moyels and Jim Nusser. Music 0 Wilbur Hatch. Announcer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : Itís amazing what a man will do to himself over a woman, and still more amazing what a woman will do to herself over a man. This story happened in Virginia City, Montana Territory.

Date Aired : 58/03/30
Episode Number : 9
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Gentle Virtue
Description : Kendall wins "Gentle Virtue" a beautiful Chinese girl, in a poker game.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Virginia Gregg, Vic Perin, Jack Kruschen, Ben Wright and Charlie Lung. Music - Wilbur Hatch. Announcer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : At Dear Lodge in Montana Territory, I met a very unusual young lady. Her Chinese name was Chen Chuk Yie, which in English means Gentle Virtue. This is her story.

Date Aired : 58/04/06
Episode Number : 10
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Powder River Kid
Description : The Powder River Kid has been shot, gangrene has set in and he doesn't have long to live.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Joseph Kearns, Paula Winslowe, Lawrence Dobkin, Barney Phillips and Robert Rudie. Music - Wilbur Hatch. Announcer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : There seemed to be only two types of people in Montana Territory - the good and the bad. Sometimes its hard to tell which is which.

Date Aired : 58/04/13
Episode Number : 11
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Trial
AKA : A Lawyer For McKuen
Description : Kendall becomes a backwoods barrister to defend an ex-Indian scout accused of murder.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jack Kruschen, Harry Bartell, Joseph Kearns, Will Wright, Jack Moyles, Jeanette Nolan, Vic Perrin and Stacy Harris. Music - Amerigo Marino. Announcer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : I attended a murder trial in Fort Benton, Montana Territory. To say that it was unusual was putting it mildly.

Date Aired : 58/04/20
Episode Number : 12
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Aces and Eights
Description : A story about Clamity Jane, Wild Bill Hickok and why "Aces and Eight" are known as the "Dead Mans Hand."
Notes : The script was also used on October 12, 1958 as a new production with some different Guest Cast members. Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall with guest cast for this production was John McIntire as Wild Bill, Jeanette Nolan as Calamity Jane, Jack Moyles, Lawrence Dobkin, Stacy Harris and Vic Perrin. Amerigo Moreno (composer, conductor). James Matthews (announcer). Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In a card game, Aces and Eights are known throughout the West as a Dead Manís Hand Ė thereís a good reason for it. And this is the story of how the hand got its name.

Date Aired : 58/04/27
Episode Number : 13
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Random Notes
AKA : Random Notes (Stagecoach Version)
Description : Kendall recalls his various experiences in his first three months in the West.
Notes : This script was used again on November 16, 1958, the last show of the series. Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Virginia Gregg, Jack Moyles, Peter Leeds, Vic Perrin, Joseph Kearns, Jack Kruschen, and Winston Ross. Wilbur Hatch (composer, conductor). John Wald (announcer). Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : It occurs to me that in my reports to the London Times, there are many incidents which I have omitted - things seen and heard during my past three months in the American West. Here then, some random notes.
Last Line : These are some of the things which I have seen, heard during these past three months in the American West. In a few days I will arrive in Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, which I shall send another report to the London Times.

Date Aired : 58/05/04
Episode Number : 14
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Daddy Buckbucks
Description : A rich man and his private train are held up by a gang of badmen.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Parley Baer, Jack Kruschen, Eddie Firestone, Harry Bartell and Virginia Gregg. Announcer - Dan Cubberly. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In Cheyenne, I met the richest man in the West. I also met Willy Ringo and was given a railroad train. This is how it happened.

Date Aired : 58/05/11
Episode Number : 15
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Cannibal
Description : A stagecoach passenger has a secret, even during a storm.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Joseph Kearns, Stacy Harris, Vivi Janiss, Lawrence Dobkin and William Lally. Music - Wilbur Hatch. Announcer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In Chugwater, Wyoming Territory, there is a way station for the Cheyenne and Black Hills Stage Line. Because of a rainstorm, I witnessed a tragedy there.

Date Aired : 58/05/18
Episode Number : 16
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Advice to the Lovelorn
Description : A man returns from the East to find his friend shot and paralyzed, and his girl married to the gunman.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Vic Perrin, Virginia Gregg, Jack Kruschen and Harry bartell. Music - Eilbur Hatch. Announcer - John Wald. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : I learned two things in Cheyenne - one that Hucky Dummy is baking powder bread with raisins, and the other that loveís labor is not always lost, even if you donít know how to use a gun.

Date Aired : 58/05/25
Episode Number : 17
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Cowboy
Description : A story about a white woman captured by Indians, and of her rescue.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jack Moyles and Lawrence Dobkin. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Dan Cubberly. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : There is a saying in the West that a cowboy is a man with guts and a horse. This is the story of one Ė his name was Slim.

Date Aired : 58/06/01
Episode Number : 18
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: School Days
Description : The new school ma'am is most popular with town residents, despite the fact that there are no children in town.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jack Kruschen, Virginia Gregg, Vic Perrin, Jack Moyles and Harry Bartell. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Dan Cubberly. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : One of the prettiest woman Iíve met in the West was very nearly the cause of violence and carnage and to this day, I donít think she knows why.

Date Aired : 58/06/08
Episode Number : 19
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Belljoy's Prisoner
Description : Kendall is imprisoned by a sheriff-judge-jury in one man, and teaches good English to his fat, giggly daughter.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Virginia Gregg, Harry Bartell, Stacy Harris, Jeanette Nolan, Richard Perkins and Ron Meador. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Allen Botzer. Writer - Charles B. Smith. Antony Ellis (producer, director).
First Line : The events that took place in Shoshonee, Wyoming Territory are still something of a nightmare to me. This report to readers of the London Times will explain why recent dispatches have been delayed.

Date Aired : 58/06/15
Episode Number : 20
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Well
Description : A cattleman vs. homesteader feud about to become violent, complicated by a small girl at the bottom of a well.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Virginia Gregg, Vic Perrin, Lawrence Dobkin. Jack Kruschen and Harry Bartell. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Dan Cubberly. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In the plains country of Wyoming Territory, I met a homesteading family. This is an account of how they lived, and nearly died.

Date Aired : 58/06/29
Episode Number : 21
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Gambling Lady
Description : Meet Madame Verdi, Gambler extraordinaire, and a woman with a past.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jeanne Bates, Lawrence Dobkin, Stacy Harris, Harry Bartell and Jack Kruschen. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : I met a gambler in Wyoming Territory and learned something about the terrible war between the states.

Date Aired : 58/07/06
Episode Number : 22
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Education of Kid Yancey
Description : A wild Texas boy meets a savvy dance hall girl, with surprising results.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Eddie Firestone, Jean Carson, Jack Moyles, Vic Perrin and Charles Seel. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Dewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, I leaned a little about trail herders, and a lot more about the education of Kid Yancey.

Date Aired : 58/07/13
Episode Number : 23
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Justice of the Peace
Description : A woman justice of the peace is unable to prevent the lynching of an Indian accused of murder.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Paula Winslowe. Jack Moyles, Lou Krugman, Jack Kruschen and Tom Holland. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : I met a Justice of the Peace in Wyoming Territory, and saw two kinds of justice done.

Date Aired : 58/07/20
Episode Number : 24
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Mighty Mouse
Description : A story about five holdup men outside Laramie, Wyoming Territory, and Kendall's attempt to have them arrested.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Ted DeCorsia, Harry Bartell, Lawrence Dobkin, Jack Moyles, Vic Perrin and Stacy Harris. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In Laramie, Wyoming Territory, I met a square-jawed sheriff named Will Harper, and his slack-jawed deputy named Clem. Um, I also lost $20.

Date Aired : 58/07/27
Episode Number : 25
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Mighty Tired
Description : J.B. Kendall's second run-in with Jesse James.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Harry Bartell, Stacy Harris, Charles Seel and Vic Perrin. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : My second encounter with the Jesse James gang was a little more fortunate than the first. This is what happened.

Date Aired : 58/08/03
Episode Number : 26
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Nebraska Jack
Description : Jack has five Indian wives, many children, and an understandable taste for whiskey.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Joseph Kearns, Jack Moyles and Virginia Gregg. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : I feel that I cannot leave Wyoming Territory without describing my encounter with Nebraska Jack and his remarkable family.

Date Aired : 58/08/10
Episode Number : 27
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Cat Man
Description : A itinerant Irishman with his sixty two cats, and his big plans.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Joseph Kearns, Martha Wentworth, Barney Phillips, Charlotte Lawrence and Harry Bartell. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Writer - Tom Hanley. Antony Ellis (producer, director).
First Line : I left Cheyenne without my luggage and in company with a wild Irishman and his even wilder cargo of freight.

Date Aired : 58/08/17
Episode Number : 28
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Wonder Boy
Description : A young man with a very fast draw is bound to become a killer.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Eddie Firestone, Stacy Harris, Jack Kruschen, Virginia Gregg and Ben Wright. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : There are many claims to the title of ďFastest Gun in the WestĒ. I think that in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, I may have met him.

Date Aired : 58/08/24
Episode Number : 29
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Belle Siddon's Encore
Description : Verdi comes to the Dakotas and strikes a deal with the highwayman.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jeanne Lansworth, Jack Kruschen, Vic Perrin, Harry Bartell and Jack Moyles. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : Once again I met a lady named Belle and learned about a gentleman named Archie McLaughlin. This, taking place in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.

Date Aired : 58/08/31
Episode Number : 30
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Belle Siddon Strikes Back
Description : There's going to be a stagecoach holdup by Archie McLaughlin. Does Madame Verdi know about it? Yes, but she makes a fine surgeon anyway.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jeanne Lansworth, Jack Kruschen, Jack Moyles, Vic Perrin and William. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : Itís a never ending source of amazement to me what a woman will do for or to a man. This happened in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.

Date Aired : 58/09/07
Episode Number : 31
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Last of Belle Siddons
Description : A robber named Archie McLaughlin has escaped to Cheyenne. Madame Verdi, the lady in the matter, has something to say about it.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Jack Kruschen, Jeanne Lansworth, Harry Bartell, Richard Perkins and Jack Moyles. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : At Little Cottonwood Creek, I saw a man whose life wasnít worth $10,000. Not even to himself.

Date Aired : 58/09/14
Episode Number : 32
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: A Horse for Kendall
Description : A race from Deadwood to Cheyenne..the hard way.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Ralph Moody, Jack Moyles, William Allen, Will Wright and Vic Perrin. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In Deadwood, I learned that a man will risk anything on what he considers to be a good gamble.

Date Aired : 58/09/21
Episode Number : 33
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Indian Lover
Description : Crow Dog, an Indian accused of murder makes no defense...then escapes.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Ralph Moody, Joseph Kearns, Stacy Harris and Jack Moyles. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : I learned something of courage, integrity and Indian affairs. This in Deadwood, Dakota Territory.

Date Aired : 58/09/28
Episode Number : 34
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Golddigger
Description : Kendall meets two gold miners who have just struck it rich...and a saloon lady very determined to take it away from them.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Joseph Kearns, Harry Bartell, Virginia Gregg, Jack Moyles and Jack Kruschen. Music - Joel Davis. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In the Black Hills of Dakota Territory, I met a love-sick miner and got bitten by the gold-bug.

Date Aired : 58/10/05
Episode Number : 35
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Librarian
Description : A librarian from Boston and a Confederate veteran battle over a homestead in the Dakota Territory.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Virginia Gregg, Eddie Firestone, Richard Perkins and Charles Seel. Music - Jack Tillar. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Writer - Tom Hanley. Antony Ellis (producer, director).
First Line : Last week I reported an incident involving a gold mining claim. This is the story of an altogether different type of claim.

Date Aired : 58/10/12
Episode Number : 36
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Aces And Eights
Description : A story about Calamity Jane, Wild Bill Hickok and why "aces and eights" are known as "The Dead Man's Hand."
Notes : This is the second production of the script that aired on 04/20/1958 and used a new Guest Cast.
Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall and guest cast for this production was Lawrence Dobkin as Wild Bill, Virginia Gregg as Calamity Jane, Jack Moyles, Jack Kruschen, Stacy Harris and Vic Perrin. Bud Sewell (announcer). Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In a card game, Aces and Eights are known throughout the West as a Dead Manís Hand Ė thereís a good reason for it. And this is the story of how the hand got its name.

Date Aired : 58/10/19
Episode Number : 37
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Preacher
Description : Kendall tries to prevent a gunfight between a preacher and a man determined to kill him.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Waldo Epperson, Richard Perkins and Ray Woods. Music - Jack Tillar. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : Before I left Deadwood in Dakota Territory, I saw the beginning of winter and the end of a man.

Date Aired : 58/10/26
Episode Number : 38
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: The Rainmaker
Description : A Kansas rainmaker who could do just that ... make rain.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Joseph Kearns, Jack Krusechen, Stacy Harris, Virginia Gregg, Charles Seel and Jack Moyles. Music - Jack Tillar. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : There is a section of Kansas in which I shall never be welcome. This is the reason for it.

Date Aired : 58/11/02
Episode Number : 39
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Nasty People
Description : Kendall spends a night at a strange house filed with unusual people ... and death.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Virginia Gregg, Eddie Firestone, Parley Baer, Paula Winslowe and Vic Perrin. Music - Jack Tillar. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : In Kansas, I found shelter for the night, which lead to a number of rather awkward incidents. This is what happened.

Date Aired : 58/11/09
Episode Number : 40
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Holiday
Description : Cole Williams, a famous killer during the war, is dying in Batesville, Missouri.
Notes : Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest cast - Harry Bartell, Richard Perkins, Joseph Kearns, Virginia Gregg, Helen Kleeb and Jack Moyles. Writer - Tom Hanley. Music - Jack Tillar. Announcer - Bud Sewall. Antony Ellis (producer, director).
First Line : In Missouri, I saw a thousand people come to witness a living manís funeral.

Date Aired : 58/11/16
Episode Number : 41
Available : YES
Title/Plot/Host: Random Notes
AKA : Random Notes (Train Version)
Description : As J.B. Kendall begins his journey back to England, he recalls his many adventures in the western territories.
Notes : The final broadcast of the series. This is the second production of the script that aired on 04/27/1958 and used a new Guest Cast. Cast - John Dehner as J.B. Kendall - Guest Cast - Ben Wright, Virginia Gregg, Lawrence Doblin, Joseph Kearns, Vic Perrin, Jack Kruschen, Jack Moyles, and Harry Bartell. John Dehner and Jackson Beck (commercial spokesman). Bud Sewell (announcer). Antony Ellis (Writer, producer, director).
First Line : It occurs to me in this, my last report to the London Times, there are many incidents which I have omitted - things seen and heard during these several months my journeys throught the American West. Here then, some random notes.
Last Line : These are some of the things which I have seen, heard during my travels. I (pause) find myself despondent at the thought of leaving this country and its people. Yet my sadness is tempered with the realization that perhaps, someday, I shall come back to the great American West, which for the past several months West has been my home.

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