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Cimarron City

The Bitter Lesson (Season 1, Episode 13)
TV Episode | 60 min | Western

Deputy Sheriff Lane Temple falls in love with Cimarron City's pretty new school teacher, Laura Winfield. Beth Purcell becomes suspicious of her newest boarder when she sees Laura meet with a shady character on her first evening in town and...See moreDeputy Sheriff Lane Temple falls in love with Cimarron City's pretty new school teacher, Laura Winfield. Beth Purcell becomes suspicious of her newest boarder when she sees Laura meet with a shady character on her first evening in town and suspects that the young woman is trying to distract Lane from guarding a valuable gold shipment. Written by David Bassler See less
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Writers
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Richard Bartlett (as Richard H. Bartlett) | Norman Jolley
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 3, 1959

Release date
Jan 3, 1959 (United States)

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19 cast members
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George Montgomery
Mayor Matt Rockford (credit only) Mayor Matt Rockford (credit only)   See fewer
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Audrey Totter
Beth Purcell Beth Purcell   See fewer
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John Smith
Deputy Sheriff Lane Temple Deputy Sheriff Lane Temple   See fewer
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Dorothy Provine
Laura Winfield Laura Winfield   See fewer
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Gregg Palmer
Tom Hiller Tom Hiller   See fewer
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Richard Travis
Paul Erskine Paul Erskine   See fewer
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Dan Blocker
Tiny Budinger Tiny Budinger   See fewer
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George Dunn
Jesse Williams Jesse Williams   See fewer
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Tom Fadden
Silas Perry Silas Perry   See fewer
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Claire Carleton
Alice Purdy Alice Purdy   See fewer
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Dennis McCarthy
Dr. Sam Hodges Dr. Sam Hodges   See fewer
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Army Archerd
Army Archerd - Newpaper Editor (uncredited) Army Archerd - Newpaper Editor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Bank
Henry Purdy (uncredited) Henry Purdy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jim Boles
Skeeter (uncredited) Skeeter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian O'Malley
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chick Sheridan
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Sherman
Burt Purdy (uncredited) Burt Purdy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Smith
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Wilson
Mr. Nole (uncredited) Mr. Nole (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 16 votes