CTVA US Western - "Bronco" (WB/ABC) Season 1 (1958-59)

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Starring Ty Hardin as Bronco Layne
Season 1 (ABC) (1958-69)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
contributions by:
Rina Fox, D.W. McGregor, Louis H. Allgood, Sal Crisanti, Heiko Cleef

references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

 
################### Bronco ###################
############# season 1 1958-59 ###############
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ABC Tuesday nights 7:30pm Eastern
20 episodes
'Bronco' was introduced to fill the gap left
by 'Cheyenne' which was off air during the 1958-59 season
because its star Clint Walker was in dispute Warner Brothers
'Bronco' alternated with  season 2 of  'Sugarfoot'

Episodes of "Bronco" & "Sugarfoot" aired under the "Cheyenne" title during the 1958-59 season

[--] 16Sep58 - Sugarfoot: #21 "Ring of Sand"

1.01 [--] Bronco: THE BESIEGED
23Sep58 ABC Tue
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
cast:
Claude Akins .................. Dirk Baggot
Sue Randall ................... Hope Cabot
Jack Elam ..................... Dooley
Allen Case .................... Stu Baggot
Robert Warwick ................ Jeremiah Cabot
Terry Rangno .................. David Platt
Also: [LHA]
House Peters Jr. as Ben Cabot
Stewart Bradley as Clay Platt
Joan Granville as Susan Platt
Fern Barry as Jenny Cabot

[--] 30Sep58 - Sugarfoot: #22 "Brink of Fear"

1.02 [--] Bronco: QUEST OF THE THIRTY DEAD (1958.10.07)
Produced by Arthur W. Silver
Written by Tom Blackburn
  Directed by Lee Sholem
          director of photography: Wesley Anderson
art director: Perry Ferguson
Guest Cast:
Ray Danton .................... Bill Magrider
Beverly Tyler ................. Irene Lang
Jay Novello ................... Paco
Tol Avery ..................... Mohler

[--] 14Oct58 - Sugarfoot: #23 "The Wizard"

1.03 [--] Bronco: THE TURNING POINT (1958.10.21)
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
cast:
Scott Marlowe ................. John Wesley Hardin
R.G. Armstrong ................ Rev. Hardin
Walter Coy .................... Sheriff Walters

[--] 28Oct58 - Sugarfoot: #24 "The Ghost"

1.04 [--] Bronco: FOUR GUNS AND A PRAYER
4Nov58 ABC Tue
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
cast:
Douglas Kennedy ............... Paul Duquesne
Walter Barnes ................. Dan Banner
Pamela Lincoln ................ Marcy Lake
John Hubbard .................. Aaron Lake
Gary Vinson ................... Jamie Ringgold
Bronco is appointed Marshall to clean up Cottonwood, a very
tough town, and decides to fight fire with fire and hires
three famous deadly gunmen as his deputies. But Bronco has
a reason for being bitter when the law abiding townspeople
are fussy about the men they choose to defend them.
(UK airdate: 10Aug59 BBC, Mon 7:55pm)

[--] 11Nov58 - Sugarfoot: #25 "The Canary Kid"

1.05 [--] Bronco: THE LONG RIDE BACK (1958.11.18)
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
cast:
Mort Mills .................... Jacob Stint
Kathleen Crowley .............. Redemption McNally
Gerald Mohr ................... Ricky Cortez
Paul Fix ...................... Mr. McNally
Charles Fredericks ............ Crane

[--] 25Nov58 - Sugarfoot: #26 "The Hunted"

1.06 [--] Bronco: TRAIL TO TAOS
2Dec58 ABC Tue
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
Starring: Ty Hardin (as Bronco Layne)
cast:
Joanne Gilbert ................ Mike Torrence
Edward Kemmer ................. George Dowling
Frank Ferguson ................ Parson
Ron Hayes ..................... Pitt
Synopsis:
Who is it that holds up and robs the mail coach? Is it the
Apache Indians or is it the bandits known to be in the district?
Or can it be the picture of the man who is appearing everywhere:
"Wanted Dead or Alive, Bronco Layne, for mail robbery. $2,000 reward"?
(UK airdate: 19Jan60 BBC, Tue 5:10 pm)

 [--] 09Dec58 - Sugarfoot: #27 "Yampa Crossing"

1.07 [--] Bronco: BRAND OF COURAGE (1958.12.16)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
cast:
Anna-Lisa ..................... Sister Theresa
Cheerio Meredith .............. Sister Anna

[--] 23Dec58 - Sugarfoot: #28 "The Devil to Pay"


1.08 [--] Bronco: FREEZE-OUT (1958.12.30)
Directed by Lee Sholem
cast:
Grace Raynor .................. Mary Brown
James Drury ................... John Smith
Douglas Dick .................. James Jones

[--] 06Jan59 - Sugarfoot: #29 "The Desperadoes"

1.09 [--] Bronco: THE BARON OF BROKEN LANCE (1959.01.13)
Directed by Lee Sholem
William Reynolds .............. Pete Loomis
Shirley Knight ................ Kathy
King Calder ................... Matt Ryker
Myron Healey .................. Mitch Krass
K.L. Smith ........... Jubal
Betty Lynn ............ Molly Bailey

[--] 20Jan59 - Sugarfoot: #30 "The Extra Hand"

1.10 [--] Bronco: PAYROLL OF THE DEAD (1959.01.27)
Directed by Lee Sholem
cast:
John Dehner ................... Otis Dameyer
James Coburn .................. Adam Coverly
Robert Warwick ................ Pete

[--] 03Feb59 - Sugarfoot: #31 "The Return of the Canary Kid"

1.11 [--] Bronco: RIDING SOLO (1959.02.10)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
cast:
Robert Lowery ................. Mike Kirk
Ray Teal ...................... Tom Biggert
Will Wright ................... Doc Winklet
Anne Anderson ................. Orissa Flynn

[--] 17Feb59 - Sugarfoot: #32 "The Mysterious Stranger"

1.12 [--] Bronco: BORROWED GLORY (1959.02.24)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
cast:
Robert Vaughn ................. Sheriff Lloyd Stover
Andra Martin .................. Nancy Currier
Charles Cooper ................ Frank Stover
William Reynolds .............. Dick Nelson

[--] 03Mar59 - Sugarfoot: #33 "The Giant Killer"

1.13 [--] Bronco: THE SILENT WITNESS (1959.03.10)
Directed by NOT KNOWN
cast:
Chris Alcaide ................. Brutus Traxel
Russell Conway ................ Willis Turner
Karl Davis .................... Marcus Traxel
Karl Swenson .................. Casey

[--] 17Mar59 - Sugarfoot: #34 "The Royal Raiders"

1.14 [--] Bronco: THE BELLES OF SILVER FLAT (1959.03.24)
Directed by Lee Sholem
cast:
Pernell Roberts ............... Rev. David Clayton
Vaughn Taylor ................. Doc Moody
John Beradino ................. Turk Hansen

[--] 31Mar59 - Sugarfoot: #35 "The Mountain"

1.15 [--] Bronco: BACKFIRE (1959.04.07)
Directed by Lee Sholem
Barry Kelley .................. Sheriff Linc McKeever
Troy Donahue .................. Roy Parrott
Don Beddoe .................... Bert Daley
Jeff York ..................... Wide Startton
Joseph Holland ................ Thorpe
Carol Ohmart .................. Laurie Callen
Walter Coy .................... Victor Leggert
Kathleen O'Malley ............. Mrs. Graham

[--] 14Apr59 - Sugarfoot: #36 "The Twister"

1.16 [--] Bronco: SCHOOL FOR COWARDS (1959.04.21)
Directed by Lee Sholem
cast:
Tommy Andre ................... Jamie Reynolds
Jeanne Cooper ................. Martha Reynolds
Michael Connors ............... Hurd Elliott
Yvette Dugay ............ Monacita
Barry Atwater ............ Captain Martin

[--] 28Apr59 - Sugarfoot: #37 "The Vultures"

1.17 [--] Bronco: PRAIRIE SKIPPER (1959.05.05)
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
cast:
Arlene Howell ................. Miranda Carr
Lorne Greene .................. Amos Carr
Bing Russell .................. Jeb
Stephen Chase ................. Tom Barclay
Hank Patterson ................ Chips
Carlos Romero ................. Angelo
Mickey Simpson ................ Bosum

[--] 12May59 - Sugarfoot: #38 "The Avengers"

1.18 [--] Bronco: SHADOW OF A MAN
19May59
Directed by Alan Crosland, Jr.
cast:
Wayne Morris .................. Clete Rayner
Donald "Red" Barry ............ Cookie Meyers
Rebecca Welles ................ Lynne Henderson
George D. Wallace ............. Sheriff Purdom
William Bliss ................. Webster
Ray Montgomery ................ Henderson
Bronco finds himself implicated in robbery and murder when he
befriends two seemingly meek men.

[--] 26May59 - Sugarfoot: #39 "Small Hostage"

1.19 [--] Bronco: HERO OF THE TOWN
02Jun59 ABC
Directed by Lee Sholem
Guest Cast:
Lynn Bari ..................... Amy Biggs
Ken Mayer ..................... Sheriff Turner
Karl Weber .................... Ab Walker
Stephen Coit .................. Tod Biggs
Richard Carlyle ............... Colton
Harry Lauter .................. Mack
Francis DeSales ............... Larson
Henry Hunter................... Foster
Stephen Coit .................. Tod
Terry Rangno .................. Tippy
Bronco, suspected of murder, combs the territory for the real killer.

[--] 09Jun59 - Sugarfoot: #40 "Wolf"

1.20 [--] Bronco: RED WATER NORTH
16Jun59 ABC
Directed by Lee Sholem
cast:
Sarah Selby ................... Martha Chandler
Burt Douglas .................. Rolf
Hugh Sanders .................. Caleb White
Dorothy Provine ............... Gilda Harper
Karl Swenson .................. Taylor
Michael Forest ............. Jacques Perrault
Kelly Thordsen ............. Matt Crane
Synopsis:
Bronco pilots a cargo-laden riverboat for a friend---knowing that
certain people will try anything to stop him.

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