The Lonely Runner

The Lonely Runner

Air Date: October 10, 1965

Written by: Thomas Thompson

Directed by: William Witney

Guest Stars: Gilbert Roland (Jim Acton), Pat Conway (Deputy Pete), Ray Teal (Roy Coffee)

A friend of the Cartwrights shoots a man who stole his prize mare.

Trivia: This was Gilbert Roland’s first and only appearance in the series.

Born Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso, he changed his name to Gilbert Roland after his two favorite movie stars, John Gilbert and Ruth Roland.