CTVA US Western - "The Cisco Kid" (ZIV/Syndicated) Season 2 (1951-52)

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Starring: Duncan Renaldo (as The Cisco Kid) & Leo Carrillo (as Pancho)
Season 2 (ZIV-Syndicated) (1951-52)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti [SC]  Louis H. Allgood [LHA] Tom Dischley [TD]

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


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26 color episodes

2.01 The Cisco Kid: <no.27)
PHONY HEIRESS (1951)
(a.k.a "Mary Stark's Inheritance")
13-Feb-1951
DIRECTED BY PAUL LANDRES
Screenplay BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Lyn Thomas ............ Mary Stark
Vivian Mason .......... Stella Jackson
Jack Reynolds ......... George Holden
Robert Bice ........... Turk
Mauritz Hugo .......... Nebraska
Charles Watts ......... Sheriff Peabody
Joseph Granby ......... Judge
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO TRY TO SAVE A YOUNG WOMAN'S INHERITED PROPERTY FROM A
CROOKED LAWYER WHO HAS HIRED AN IMPOSTER TO POSE AS THE RIGHTFUL OWNER. [SC]

2.02 The Cisco Kid: <no.28>
STOLEN BONDS (1951)
10-Sept-1951
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Screenplay by J. Benton Cheney [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Jean Dean ............. Christine
Reed Howes ............ Dan
Pierce Lyden .......... Vic
Bill Holmes ........... Henchman
Jim Diehl ............. Henchman
Stanley Andrews ....... Sheriff
Bud Osborne ........... Stage Driver
SYNOPSIS:
WHILE PURSUING A MAN WHO STOLE $25,000 IN BONDS FROM THEIR FRIEND, CISCO
AND PANCHO COME TO SUSPECT THAT A YOUNG WOMAN WORKING AS A COOK IN A HOTEL
IS INVOLVED WITH THE THIEF. [SC]

2.03 [--] The Cisco Kid: <no. 29>
POSTAL INSPECTOR (1951)(color)
17-Sept-1951
Screenplay by J. Benton Cheney [SC]
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Maris Wrixon ........... Elaine Parker
Edward Keane ........... Jay Willoughby
Ilsa Mader (listed but not in cast)
Myron Healey ........... Drake
Dick Rich .............. Stacy
Rory Mallinson ......... Sheriff
Steve Pendleton ........ Inspector Sam Harris
Synopsis:
When a visiting postal inspector comes to town, he gets shot
by outlaws who are sabotaging the mail. It's Cisco and Pancho to the rescue!

2.04 The Cisco Kid: <no.30>
JEWELERY STORE FENCE (1951)
24-Sept-1951
Screenplay by J. Benton Cheney [SC]
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Kay Morley ............. Martha
Michael Whalen ......... Pete
Michael Mark ........... Uncle Toby
Robert Wood ............ Terry
George Offerman ........ Ed
Steve Clark ............ Stage Driver
Therese Lyon ........... Woman on Coach
SYNOPSIS:
WHILE HUNTING FOR A PURCHASER OF STOLEN JEWELERY, CISCO AND PANCHO
ENCOUNTER A CRAZY OLD MAN WHO TRIES TO KILL THEM WITH A CROSSBOW
BUILT INTO AN ORNATE CLOCK. [SC]

2.05 The Cisco Kid: <no.31>
FOREIGN AGENT (1951)
01-Oct-1951
Screenplay by J. Benton Cheney [SC]
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Ann Zika ............... Diane
Carl Milletaire ........ Wharton
Paul Hogan ............. Henchman
Terry Frost ............ Dan
William M. McCormick ... Panamint
John Merton ............ The Chief
Garnett A. Marks ...... Henchman
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO USES A CODED MUSICAL SCORE TO OUTWIT FOREIGN SPIES
WHO ARE TRYING TO TAKE OVER A VAST DEPOSIT OF TUNGSTEN. [SC]

2.06 The Cisco Kid: <no.32>
MEDICINE MAN SHOW (1951)
08-Oct-1951
Screenplay by Warren Wilson [SC]
Directed by Eddie Davis [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Wanda McKay ........... Sunny Benton
Stephen Chase ......... Dixon
Dennis Moore .......... Bugsy
Ray Hyke .............. Henchman
Cactus Mack ........... Henchman
George Davis .......... Henchman
Claudia Drake ......... Cheewee
Charles Soldani ....... Red Moon
Rodd Redwing .......... Flying Cloud
SYNOPSIS:
WHILE TRACING A TRUNK CONTAINING GUNS BEING SMUGGLED TO THE COMANCHES.
CISCO LEARNS THAT THE TRUNK BELONGS TO A WOMAN. [SC]

2.07 The Cisco Kid: <no.33> GHOST STORY (1951)
(not to be confused with "Ghost Town" or "Cisco Plays the Ghost")
15-Oct-1951

The Cisco Kid - Ghost Story 1/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Ghost Story 2/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Ghost Story 3/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Ghost Story 4/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Ghost Story 5/5 (1951)
Directed By Paul Landres [SC]
Original Screenplay By Elizabeth Beecher [SC]
Guest Cast: [SC]
Lynn Thomas............as Mary Davis
Mauritz Hugo............as George Holden
Robert Bice............as Turk
Jack Reynolds............as Nebraska
Joseph Granby............as Will Harper
Charles Watts............as Ben Larsen
Synopsis:
Cisco and Pancho go after a pair of silver smugglers who killed
their partner, now a rancher,when he tried to break with them. [SC]

2.08 The Cisco Kid: <no.34> PROTECTION ASSOCIATION (1951).
aka PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION [LHA]
22-Oct-1951
Screenplay by Marjorie E. Fortin [SC]
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Jean Dean ............. Peggy Conlan
Reed Howes ............ Dan Sloan
Pierce Lyden .......... Vic
Bill Holmes ........... Henchman
Jim Diehl ............. Henchman
Bud Osborne ........... Henchman
Stanley Andrews ....... Mr. Conlan
BILL CATCHING (UNCREDITED) [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
A GANG of PROTECTION RACKETEERS, POSING AS A GAMBLING HALL OWNER AND
A BANKER,ARE PREYING ON A RANCHER AND HIS DAUGHTER. CISCO AND PANCHO
HAPPEN ALONG AND TRY TO HELP THEM. [SC]

2.09 The Cisco Kid: <no.35> KID SISTER TROUBLE (1951)
29-Oct-1951
Screenplay by Louise Rousseau [SC]
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Maris Wrixon ......... Christine
Edward Keane ......... Conlan
Ilsa Mader ........... Jane
Myron Healey ......... Sloan
Dick Rich ............ Martin
Rory Mallinson ....... Dave
Steve Pendleton ...... Lefty
SYNOPSIS:
AFTER ENCOUNTERING A WOMAN GAMBLING-HOUSE DEALER DOING TARGET
PRACTICE, CISCO AND PANCHO BECOME INVOLVED WITH COUNTERFEITERS. [SC]

2.10 The Cisco Kid: <no.36> WATER TOLL (1951)
05-Nov-1951
Screenplay by J. Benton Cheney [SC]
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Kay Morley ........... Sondra Lindsay
Michael Whalen ....... Pete Sturgis
Michael Mark ......... Dusty
Robert Wood .......... Terry
George Offerman ...... Ed
Steve Clark .......... Sheriff
Brad Johnson ......... Johnny
SYNOPSIS:
A GREEDY CATTLEMAN IS MAKING UNSUSPECTED DROVERS PAY HIM FOR WATERING
THEIR STOCK. CISCO AND PANCHO ARRIVE AND TRY TO HELP. [SC]

2.11 The Cisco Kid: <no. 37> THE BATES STORY (1951)
12-Nov-1951
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Screenplay BY Ande Lamb [SC]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Ann Zika ............ Lorraine Bentley
Carl Milletaire ..... (listed but not in cast)
Paul Hogan .......... Slick Wofford
Terry Frost ......... Harry Gaines
William M. McCormick ..... Hayden
John Merton ........... Sheriff
Anna Demetrio ....... Mexican Woman
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO ARE FORCED TO SWITCH CLOTHS WITH TWO ESCAPED CONVICTS
HELPED BY A FEMALE ACCOMPLACE AND ARE ARRESTED AS THE FUGITIVES LATER. [SC]

2.12 The Cisco Kid: <no.38>(RIDE ON)/ BLACK LIGHTNING (1951).
Nov. 19, 1951
Screenplay BY WARREN WILSON.
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Wanda McKay ......... Sally Emerson
Stephen Chase ....... Frank Larsen
Dennis Moore ........ Duke
Ray Hyke ............ Steve
Cactus Mack ......... Utah
George Davis ........ Doc
Chester Clute ....... Monty
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO STOP A YOUNG WOMAN FROM KILLING THE WILD STALLION
SHE BELIEVES HAS BEEN STEALING HER MARES,THEN TRY TO FIND THE HUMAN
THIEVES WHO FRAMED THE HORSE.
[NOTE:IN THIS EPISODE CISCO, DUNCAN RENALDO, WAS DOUBLED BY BILL
CATCHING INSTEAD OF TROY MELTON] [SC]

2.13 The Cisco Kid: <no.39> WATER WELL OIL (1951)
13-Nov-1951
Screenplay by Ande Lamb [SC]
Directed by Paul Landres [SC]
Guest Cast: [SC/LHA]
Lyn Thomas .......... Mary Turner
Jack Reynolds ....... George Holden
Robert Bice ......... Turk Martine
Mauritz Hugo ........ Henchman
Charles Watts ....... Sheriff
Joseph Granby ....... Jim Turner
Synopsis 1:
CISCO AND PANCHO ARE MISTAKEN BY A HOTHEADED RANCHER WHO THINKS THEY
ARE OUT TO KILL HIM BECAUSE HE FOUND OIL ON HIS RANCH.[SC]
Synopsis 2:
When Cisco and Pancho call at a ranch owned by Turk Martine,
a young hothead, they are fired on by Turk who believes they
are the men who had earlier attempted to kill him. Subsequently
Cisco and Pancho are told by Turk that he believes Jim Turner,
a banker who holds a mortgage on his ranch, to be behind the
murder attempt - the motive being the discovery of oil on
the ranch.
(UK: 20Sep60 ITV Tyne-Tees, Tue 5:25pm)

2.14 The Cisco Kid: <no.40> VIGILANTE STORY (1951)
Dec. 4, 1951
SCREENPLAY BY: J. BENTON CHENEY.
Directed by Paul Landres
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Lois Hall ............. Lois Holden
Bill George ........... Pike
Craig Hunter .......... Henchman
Hugh Prosser .......... Jed Haskell
James Kirkwood ........ Henchman
Earle Hodgins ......... Tom
Edmund Cobb ........... John Holden
SYNOPSIS:
A BAND OF MASKED VIGILANTES ARE TERRORIZING THE TOWN OF BUFFALO FLATS.
CISCO AND PANCHO USE DISGUISES TO TRY AND BREAK UP THE GANG. [SC]

2.15 The Cisco Kid: <no.41> HIDDEN VALLEY (1951)
(a.k.a. "Hidden Valley Pirates")
Dec. 11, 1951

The Cisco Kid - Hidden Valley 1/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hidden Valley 2/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hidden Valley 3/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hidden Valley 4/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hidden Valley 5/5 (1951)
SCREENPLAY BY: J.BENTON CHENEY
DIRECTED BY: EDDIE DAVIS
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Virginia Herrick ....... Nedra Challis
Tristram Coffin ........ George Challis
Wee Willie Davis ....... Barty
(aka Karl "Killer", ex pro-wrestler tuned actor)
I. Stanford Jolley ..... Jim Walker
Keith Richards ........ Rand
George Eldredge ....... Sheriff
BILL CATCHING (UNCREDITED) [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO GET LOST IN THE DESERT AND DISCOVER A HIDDEN VALLEY
RUN BY A TYRANICAL SEA CAPTAIN. [SC]

2.16 The Cisco Kid: <no.42> CARRIER PIGEON (1951)
(a.k.a. "Pigeons and Diamonds")
Dec. 18, 1951

The Cisco Kid - Carrier Pigeon 1/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Carrier Pigeon 2/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Carrier Pigeon 3/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Carrier Pigeon 4/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Carrier Pigeon 5/5 (1951)
Screenplay BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
Directed by Paul Landres
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Sherry Moreland ...... Joan Bentley
Leonard Penn ......... Gary Mason
Milburn Morante ...... Tracy Parker
John Cason ........... Henchman
Ted Mapes ............ Henchman
Garry Garrett ........ Henchman
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO BECOME INVOLVED WITH A WOMAN INSURANCE INVESTIGATOR
ON THE TRAIL OF A STOLEN DIAMOND NECKLESS. [SC]

2.17 The Cisco Kid: <no.43> HYPNOTIST MURDER (1951)
Dec. 25, 1951

The Cisco Kid - Hypnotist Murder 1/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hypnotist Murder 2/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hypnotist Murder 3/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hypnotist Murder 4/5 (1951)
The Cisco Kid - Hypnotist Murder 5/5 (1951)
SCREENPLAY BY: J. BENTON CHENEY.
DIRECTED BY: EDDIE DAVIS
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Marsha Jones ......... Blanche Modell/Sue Prentiss
Riley Hill ........... Bill Prentiss
Joe Forte ............ Mr. Prentiss
Doris Merrick ........ Madame Lil
Denver Pyle .......... Jerry Roark
Zon Murray ........... Henchman
Tom Holland .......... Henchman
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO GET INVOLVED WITH A CARNIVAL HYPNOTIST WHO MESMERIZES HER HUSBAND
INTO A MURDER ATTEMPT. [SC]

2.18 The Cisco Kid: <no.44> ROMANY CARAVAN (1951)
Jan. 8, 1952
SCREENPLAY BY: J. BENTON CHENEY.
Directed by Paul Landres
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Dolores Castle ....... Marisa
Sondra Rodgers ....... Ilka
Craig Woods .......... Jay Costain
Peter Coe ............ Danilo
Milburn Morante ...... Stefan
Jack George .......... Benji
BILL CATCHING (UNCREDITED) [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO VISITS A GYPSY CAMP AND GETS INVOLVED IN A KNIFE FIGHT OVER A
WOMAN WHILE PANCHO'S TERRIFIED BY A DANCING BEAR. [SC]

2.19 The Cisco Kid:<no.45> ROBBERS CROW (late 1951)
(copyright title "Robber Crow")
Jan. 15, 1952
Screenplay BY HERBERT PURDUM.
Directed by Paul Landres
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Mary Dean Moss ....... Nina Loring
Michael Vallon ....... Scotty
Raphael Bennett ...... Jack Kells
Karl Davis ........... Gregg
Mickey Simpson ....... Henchman
Kermit Maynard ....... Albuquerque Jones
Teddy Infuhr ......... Tommy Loring
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO INTERVENE IN A FEUD BETWEEN THE GUNMAN WHO ARE?
GUARDING A PLACER MINE AND THE WORKERS FROM TOWN WHO ARE
SUSPECTED BY THE GUARDS OF STEALING GOLD. [SC]

2.20 The Cisco Kid: <no.46> SLEEPING GAS (late 1951)
(a.k.a. "Fiddlin' Sam")
DIRECTED BY PAUL LANDRES
SCREENPLAY BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
GUEST CAST:
LOIS HALL.........AS JERI
BILL GEORGE.........AS JOE
HUGH PROSSER.........AS LARRY JAMES
KIKWOOD.........AS FIDDLIN' SAM
GEORGE ELDREDGE.........AS BANKER WHARTON
FRANKLYN FARNUM.........AS BANKER TRACY.
SYNOPSIS:
PANCHO BECOMES A VICTIM OF A HOLDUP WHILE CASHING A CHECK A TOWN BANK.
CISCO SUSPECTS AN OUTLAW FAMILY WHO USES A HIGH-PITCHED FIDDLE AND AN
ORNAMENTAL GLOBE FULL OF SLEEPING GAS. [SC]

2.21 The Cisco Kid: <no.47> QUARTER HORSE (late 1951)
Jan. 29, 1952
SCREENPLAY BY: J.BENTON CHENEY.
DIRECTED BY: EDDIE DAVIS
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Virginia Herrick ......... Helen Butler
Tristram Coffin .......... Joe Butler
I. Stanford Jolley ....... Sam Carson
Keith Richards ........... Terry
George Eldredge .......... Jackson
Stanley Blystone ......... Frank Wallace
Eddie Nash ............... Nash
BILL CATCHING (UNCREDITED) [SC]
TROY MELTON(UNCREDITED) [SC]
Synopsis:
Two horse breeders make a bet and stage a $5000 race with
each other to determine whose is the faster, but one fixes
the race to cheat the other.

2.22 The Cisco Kid: <no.48> JEWELRY HOLD-UP (late 1951)
DIRECTED BY PAUL LANDRES
SCREENPLAY BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
GUEST CAST:
SHERRY MORELAND............AS JUDY WINTERS
LEONARD PENN............AS STEVE
HELENE MILLARD............AS AUNT ELLEN PALMER
JOHN CASON............AS JIM
MILBURN MORANTE............AS JASPER PEABODY
TED MAPES............AS MARTY.
SYNOPSIS:
A GANG OF JEWEL THIEVES MAIL SOME LOOT TO THEMSELVES. THEY ARE UNABLE TO
RETRIEVE THEIR PACKAGE FROM A SUSPICIOUS POSTAL CLERK WHO AQUIRES
ASSISTANTS FROM CISCO AND PANCHO. [SC]

2.23 The Cisco Kid: <no.49> GHOST TOWN STORY (late 1951)
(not to be confused with #33 "Ghost Story" or "Cisco Plays the Ghost")
Feb. 12, 1952
SCREENPLAY BY: J. BENTON CHENEY.
DIRECTED BY: EDDIE DAVIS
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Marsha Jones ........... Sondra Spencer
Riley Hill ............. George Hardy
Joe Forte .............. Willoughby Baxter/Napoleon Gordon
Doris Merrick .......... Anita Hardy
Denver Pyle ............ Outlaw
Zon Murray ............. Outlaw
GEORGE ELDREDGE (UNCREDITED) [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
IN AN EMPTY TOWN,CISCO AND PANCHO MEET A YOUNG WOMAN SEARCHING FOR
PROOF OF HER IDENITY. THEY ALSO ENCOUNTER A CRAZY HOTEL PROPRIETER,
AN ELOPING COUPLE AND SOME WEIRD MENACES. [SC]

2.24 The Cisco Kid: <no.50> BURIED TREASURE (early 1952)
Feb. 19, 1952

The Cisco Kid - Buried Treasure 1/5 (1952)
The Cisco Kid - Buried Treasure 2/5 (1952)
The Cisco Kid - Buried Treasure 3/5 (1952)
The Cisco Kid - Buried Treasure 4/5 (1952)
The Cisco Kid - Buried Treasure 5/5 (1952)
SCREENPLAY BY: J. BENTON CHENEY
Directed by Paul Landres
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Dolores Castle ......... Toni
Sondra Rodgers ......... Margot
Craig Woods ............ Kit
Peter Coe .............. Bernardo
Milburn Morante ........ Girardot
Jack George ............ Curator
BILL CATCHING (UNCREDITED) [SC]
Synopsis:
In an unusual episode, Cisco and Pancho visit the New Orleans
Museum and discover they are dead ringers for the famous pirate
Jean La Fitte and his brother Pierre. The museum curator tells
them the story of the capture of Florida from Spain.

2.25 The Cisco Kid: <no.51> THE SPANISH DAGGER (early 1952)
Feb. 19, 1952
Screenplay BY J. BENTON CHENEY.
DIRECTED BY PAUL LANDRES
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Mary Dean Moss .......... Shelley Drake
Michael Vallon .......... Uncle Pete
Raphael Bennett ......... Professor
Karl Davis .............. Smiley
Mickey Simpson .......... Jiggers
Kermit Maynard .......... Bert
SYNOPSIS:
WHILE CISCO IS RESCUING A PROSPECTOR FROM AN EXPLOSION, HE UNEARTHS
A JEWELED DAGGER BEARING A CURSE WHICH BEGINS TO WORK WHEN IT'S STOLEN.[SC]

2.26 The Cisco Kid: <no.52> QUICKSILVER MURDER (early 1952)
Feb. 12, 1952
DIRECTED BY PAUL LANDRES
Screenplay BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Lois Hall .............. Jennifer Hart
Bill George ............ Larry Scott
Hugh Prosser ........... Joe Wallace
James Kirkwood ......... Marshal Fletcher
Joe Forte .............. Wharton Stone
Hunter Gardner ......... Sam Moore
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO GOES AFTER A CORRUPT PUBLIC PROSECUTOR WHO STEALS QUICKSILVER
SHIPMENTS AND USES CHEMICAL WEAPONS TO COMMIT MURDER. [SC]

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