CTVA US Western - "The Cisco Kid" (ZIV/Syndicated) Season 3 (1952-53)

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Starring: Duncan Renaldo (as The Cisco Kid) & Leo Carrillo (as Pancho)
Season 3 (ZIV-Syndicated) (1952-53)
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
Listed in ZIV Release no. Order - NOT Production Order

3.01 [53] The Cisco Kid:
THE PUPPETEER (1952)
ZIV release no. 1053/ prod. no. 55B (copyright date 10Aug52)
Aug. 10, 1952
Screenplay BY IRWIN LIEBERMAN.
DIRECTED BY GEORGE M. CAHAN.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Leonard Penn .......... Clyde Barrows
Raymond Hatton ........ Uncle Gitano
Mike Ragan ............ Turk Evans
Joel Marston .......... Marcus Meeker
Ted Mapes ............. Sheriff Tom Enright
Louise Manley ......... Townswoman
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO WONDER WHY THE NOTORIOUS GHOST GANG HAS NEVER
ROBBED THE WEALTHIEST TOWN IN PEACEFUL VALLEY. WHEN THEY FIND OUT,
THEY USE PANCHO'S UNCLE'S PUPPET SHOW TO GET WORD TO THE SHERIFF. [SC]

3.02 [54] The Cisco Kid:
MONKEY BUSINESS (1952)
ZIV release no. 1054/ prod. no. 57B (copyright date 03Aug52)
Aug. 3, 1952
Screenplay BY ROBERT A. WHITE.
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Poodles Hanneford ....... Harry Smith
Grace Hanneford ......... Pat Smith
Marshall Reed ........... Slick
Zon Murray .............. Henchman
Jack Ingram ............. Henchman
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO ARE ARRESTED FOR ROBBERY AFTER SOME STOLEN MONEY
IS PLANTED ON THEM BY THREE THIEVES USING AN EQUESTRIAN CLOWN SHOW
FOR THEIR COVER. [SC]

3.03 [55] The Cisco Kid:
PANCHO AND THE PACHYDERM (1952).
ZIV release no. 1055/ prod. no. 59B (copyright date 05Oct52)
Oct. 5, 1952
Screenplay BY ELIZABETH BEECHER AND JACK LEWIS.
DIRECTED BY GEORGE M. CAHAN.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Carole Mathews ........ Sally Griffith
Tom London ............ Ben Griffith
House Peters Jr. ...... Joe Shadden
Sheb Wooley ........... Roy Stokes
James Parnell ......... Sheriff
SYNOPSIS:
WHEN CISCO AND PANCHO THWART THE HOLDUP OF A ONE-WAGON MEDICINE SHOW,
THEY FIND THEMSELVES INVOLVED IN THE MYSTERY OF A STOLEN JADE IDOL. [SC]
[NOTE: THE COMPANION EPISODE IS "DUTCHMAN'S FLAT".]

3.04 [56] The Cisco Kid:
THE KID BROTHER (1952)
(copyright title "Kid Brothers")
(a.k.a. "Bobby's Outlaw Brother")
ZIV release no. 1056/ prod. no. 62B (copyright date 12Oct52)
Oct. 12, 1952
Screenplay BY RICHARD CONWAY
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Edward Clark ........... Doc Taylor
Linda Johnson .......... Mrs. Hawkins
Keith Richards ......... Brad Torrance
Robert J. Wilke ........ Vic
Kermit Maynard ......... Henchman
Teddy Infuhr ........... Bobby Torrance
SYNOPSIS:
IN AN ABANDONED SHACK, CISCO AND PANCHO COME UPON A WOUNDED TEEN-AGE
BOY WHO TELLS THEM THAT OUTLAWS MURDERED HIS BROTHER. [SC]

3.05 [57] The Cisco Kid:
THE FACE OF DEATH (1952)
ZIV release no. 1057/ prod. no. 64B (copyright date 19Oct52)
Screenplay BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
Oct. 19, 1952
DIRECTED BY GEORGE M. CAHAN
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Gloria Saunders ......... Miss Spencer
Billy Griffith .......... Professor John Ferris/Sam Chanfield
Robert Cabal ............ Tecla
Tom Monroe .............. Digger
William Bakewell ........ Rance
Wesley Hudman ........... Barry
Don Mahin ............... Henchman
Paul Marion ............. Henchman
Watson Downs ............ Quetzal
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO AVENGE AN ARCHAEOLOGIST WHO WAS MURDERED BY HIS GUIDES
WHEN ON THE VERGE OF DISCOVERING THE TOMB OF AN AZTEC HIGH PRIEST. [SC]

3.06 [58] The Cisco Kid:
THE TALKING DOG (1952)
ZIV release no. 1058/ prod. no. 54B (copyright date 17Aug52)
Aug. 17, 1952
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
SCREENPLAY BY WARREN WILSON.
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Gail Davis ........... Miss Scott
Paul Livermore ....... Griff
Bruce Payne .......... Maddock
Allen Pinson ......... Rusty
Ferris Taylor ........ Vincent C. Emerson
Cactus Mack .......... Sheriff
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO BECOME INVOLVED WITH A BANDIT GANG THAT USE THE FIRST
TELEPHONE IN THE WEST TO ALERT THEIR HENCHMEN WHEN GOLD BULLION IS BEING
SHIPPED. [SC]

3.07 [59] The Cisco Kid:
CANYON CITY KID (1952)
ZIV release no. 1059/ prod. no. 56B (copyright date 02Nov52)
Nov. 2, 1952
Screenplay BY WARREN WILSON.
DIRECTED BY GEORGE M. CAHAN.
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Leonard Penn ......... Curt Mathers
Raymond Hatton ....... Gramps
Mike Ragan ........... Cappy
Joel Marston ......... Kenny
Ted Mapes ............ Henchman
Louise Manley ........ Lily
Donald Curtis ??
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO BECOMES SUSPICIOUS OF A GROUP STAYING IN CANYON CITY. THEY
INTERCEPT HIS LETTER OF INQUIRY ABOUT THEM AND THEN TRY TO MANIPULATE
A LOCAL BOY INTO CHALLENGING CISCO INTO A GUNFIGHT. [SC]

3.08 [60] The Cisco Kid:
THE LAUGHING BADMAN (1952)(color)
ZIV release no. 1060/ prod. no. 58B (copyright date 260ct52)
Oct. 26, 1952
Screenplay BY ELIZABETH BEECHER.
DIRECTED BY GEORGE M. CAHAN
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Marshall Reed ......... Blade Meddick
Zon Murray ............ Sheriff Tom Brayle
Jack Ingram ........... Homer Appleby
Billy Curtis .......... Laughing Midget [LHA] (AS THE LAUGHING BADMAN),[SC]
TROY MELTON (UNCREDITED) [SC]
BILL CATCHING (UNCREDITED) [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO DISCOVER A MURDERED DEPUTY SHERIFF WHOSE SADDLEBAGS
ARE STUFFED WITH $50 BILLS. A STRANGE LAUGH, TINY FOOTPRINTS AND A
VENTRILOQUIST WITH A LIVE DUMMY SET THEM ON THE TRAIL OF THE
TWO COUNTERFEITERS WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE. [SC]

3.09 [61] The Cisco Kid:
DUTCHMAN'S FLAT (1952)
ZIV release no. 1061/ prod. no. 60B (copyright date 09Nov52)
Nov. 9, 1952
Screenplay BY J. BENTON CHENEY.
DIRECTED BY GEORGE CAHAN.
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Carole Mathews .......... Debby Hansen
Tom London .............. Dusty
House Peters Jr. ........ Curt Hansen
Sheb Wooley ............. Bill Bronson
James Parnell ........... Ollie Hansen
Guy Wilkerson ........... Cactus Bronson
SYNOPSIS:
AFTER BEING GRUBSTAKED BY CISCO AND PANCHO, PROSPECTER CACTUS
BRONSON STRIKES IT RICH. BUT HE IS MURDERED FOR HIS MINE AND
HIS SON THINKS CISCO AND PANCHO ARE THE KILLERS. [SC]

3.10 [62] The Cisco Kid:
MAD ABOUT MONEY (1952)
(a.k.a. "Old Toby")
ZIV release no. 1062/ prod. no. 63B (copyright date 16Nov52)
Nov. 16, 1952
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
SCREENPLAY BY DON BRINKLEY.
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Edward Clark .......... Toby
Linda Johnson ......... Nora Blake
Keith Richards ........ Sandy
Robert Wilke .......... Barney
Kermit Maynard ........ Sheriff J.J. McGrew
SYNOPSIS:
WHEN AN ECCENTRIC OLD MAN STARTS GIVING AWAY BAGS OF GOLD COINS, HE'S
SUSPECTED OF MURDER. CISCO AND PANCHO TRY TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE. [SC]

3.11 [63] The Cisco Kid:
LOST CITY (1952)
(a.k.a. "Lost City of the Incas")
ZIV release no. 1063/ prod. no. 65B (copyright date 23Nov52)
Nov. 23, 1952
SCREENPLAY BY: WARREN WILSON.
DIRECTED BY: GEORGE M. CAHAN
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Gloria Saunders ......... Princess Zenda
Billy Griffith .......... Professor Winston
Robert Cabal ............ Mathaozin
Tom Monroe .............. George Hardy
William Bakewell ........ Professor Ralph Chaney

SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO GET INVOLVED WITH HIDDEN TREASURE FROM A LOST
INCA CITY, AND THREE MEN WHO PLAN TO STEAL IT. [SC]

3.12 [64] The Cisco Kid: THUNDERHEAD (1952)
ZIV release no. 1064/ prod. no. 67B (copyright date 30Nov52)
Nov. 30, 1952
DIRECTED BY SOBEY MARTIN
SCREENPLAY BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Almira Sessions ......... Aunt Christine
Richard Barron .......... Winters
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. (listed but not in cast)
Edward Colmans .......... Jose Ramon
Everett Glass ........... Prado
Augie W. Gomez .......... Manolo
SYNOPSIS: CISCO
AND PANCHO BECOME INVOLVED WITH A NAIVE LANDOWNER AND A CORRUPT RANCH
MANAGER. [SC]
[NOTE: ACTOR RUDOLPHO HOYOS, JR'S NAME WAS LISTED IN THE CLOSING CREDITS
BUT WAS NOT IN THE ACTUAL CAST]. [SC]

3.13 [65] The Cisco Kid: BIG STEAL (1952)
ZIV release no. 1065 / prod. no.53B (copyright date 19Oct52)
Oct. 19, 1952
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
SCREENPLAY BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
Guest Cast: [LHA/SC]
Gail Davis .............. Lucille Gordon
Paul Livermore .......... Barry
Bruce Payne ............. Don Miguel Escobar
John Cason .............. Stewart
STEVEN DARRELL(UNCREDITED) [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO BECOME INVOLVED WITH A CROOKED LAND COMMISSIONER AND
A WATER LAND DISPUTE BETWEEN TWO LAND OWNERS. [SC]

3.14 [66] The Cisco Kid: BELL OF SANTA MARGARITA (1952)
ZIV release no.? / prod. no.? (copyright date 14Dec52)
Directed By Sobey Martin
Screenplay By Edmond Kelso
Guest Cast:
Almira Sessions............as Michaela
Richard Barron............as El Puma
Rodolfo Hoyos.Jr............as Vejar
Edward Colmans............as Padre Miguel
Everett Glass............as Don Fernando
Augie W. Gomez............as Santo
Synopsis:
When the good-luck bell of Santa Margarita is stolen by El Puma
and his gang, Cisco and Pancho try to recover it in time for
the wedding of a friend's daughter. [SC]

3.15 [67] The Cisco Kid: LODESTONE (late 1952)
ZIV release no. 1067/ prod. no. ? (copyright date 21Dec52)
DIRECTED BY SOBEY MARTIN
SCREENPLAY BY J.BENTON CHENEY.
GUEST CAST:
PEGGY STEWART......AS LINDA BLAINE
GORDON CLARK......AS HENRY DUPREZ
HAL K. DAWSON......AS CHARLES BLAINE
BUD OSBORNE......AS KANSAS
HENRY ROWLAND......AS ROCKY
MARSHALL BRADFORD......AS DOC.
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO GO AFTER A
KANSAS CITY DUDE WHO TRIES TO KIDNAP THE WIFE AND DAUGHTER OF A WEALTHY
RANCHER AND HOLD THEM FOR RANSOM. [SC]

3.16 [68] The Cisco Kid: DEAD BY PROXY (late 1952)
(a.k.a. "Seance")
ZIV release no. 1068/ prod. no. 70B (copyright date 28Dec52)
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
SCREENPLAY BY ROBERT CLAYTON.
GUEST CAST:
ANNE KIMBALL.........ALICE FLEMING
LEE ROBERTS.........AS OLSON
PETER LEEDS.........AS FRANKLIN HOLT
HANK PATTERSON.........AS JESS FLEMING
JOHN HAMILTON.........AS THE SHERIFF.
SYNOPSIS:
WHEN A GUNMAN HIRED TO KILL THE OWNER OF A GENERAL STORE IS HIMSELF KILLED
INSTEAD, CISCO AND PANCHO PERSUADES THE INTENDED VICTIM TO PLAY DEAD AS
PART OF A SCHEME TO FLUSH OUT WHOEVER HIRED THE KILLER. [SC]

3.17 [69] The Cisco Kid: THE DEVIL'S DEPUTY (early 1953)
ZIV release no. 1069/ prod. no. 73B (copyright date 04Jan53)
Jan. 4, 1953
SCREENPLAY BY: RICHARD CONWAY.
DIRECTED BY: EDDIE DAVIS
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Myron Healey .......... E.B. Johnson
Earle Hodgins ......... Sims
Salvador Baguez ....... Lopez
Eddie Parker .......... Henchman
CARL MATHEWS(UNCREDITED) [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
A CROOKED BUSINESSMAN HIRES A GUNMAN NAMED LOPEZ TO IMPERSONATE COLONEL
'LUCKY' GONZALES, WHO IS TO BE THE TOWN'S NEW MARSHAL. THEN CISCO AND
PANCHO RIDE INTO TOWN, AND PANCHO IS MISTAKEN BY THE TOWNSPEOPLE
FOR GONZALES AND BY THE CROOKS FOR LOPEZ. [SC]

3.18 [70] The Cisco Kid: CHURCH IN TOWN (early 1953)
(a.k.a. "Sagebrush Evangelist")
ZIV release no. 1070/ prod. no. 74B (copyright date 11Jan53)
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
SCREENPLAY BY EDMOND E. KELSO.
GUEST CAST:
TOM BERNARD......AS DANNY WHITACRE
FORREST TAYLOR......AS REV.CALVIN WHITACRE
BENNIE BARTLETT......AS MATT GRAY
MARSHALL REED......AS SLADE
DAVIS CLARK......AS LUKE GRAY
LILLIAN ALBERTSON......AS TOWNSWOMAN.
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO HELP A FIGHTING PARSON BUILD A NEW CHURCH, OVERCOME BY
THE TOWN BANKER'S OPPOSITION AND CONVERT A SINFUL COMMUNITY. [SC]

3.19 [71] The Cisco Kid: GUN TOTIN' PAPA (early 1953)
(a.k.a "Shotgun")
ZIV release no. 1071/ prod. no. ? (copyright date 18Jan53)
Jan. 18, 1953
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Peggy Stewart (listed but not in cast)
Gordon Clark .......... Ace
Bud Osborne ........... Sheriff
Hal K. Dawson ......... Eric Potter
Henry Rowland ......... Tex
Marshall Bradford ..... Restaurant Owner

3.20 [72] The Cisco Kid: THE FIRE ENGINE (1953)
ZIV release no. 1072/ prod. no. ? (copyright date 25Jan53)
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
SCREENPLAY BY IRWIN LIEBERMAN.
GUEST CAST:
EZELLE POULE............AS ROSE
WILLIAM HENRY............AS TODD RITTER
LEE ROBERTS............AS MATT COLLINS
PETER LEEDS............AS THE SHERIFF
HANK PATTERSON............AS LUKE HIGGINS
JOHN HAMILTON............AS JOHN MITCHELL.
SYNOPSIS:
CISCO AND PANCHO BECOME INVOLVED WITH AN OLD MINER WHO BUYS A FIRE
ENGINE FOR HIS TOWN AND THE DEALINGS OF A DISHONEST BANKER. [SC]

3.21 [73] The Cisco Kid: THE CENSUS TAKER (1953)
ZIV release no. 1073/ prod. no. 75B (copyright date 01Feb53)
Feb. 1, 1953
SCREENPLAY BY: HILDA & ENDRE BOHEM.
DIRECTED BY: SOBEY MARTIN
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Roscoe Ates ........... Henry Wilson
Kyle James ............ Floyd
Steve Wayne ........... Jock
Alex Sharp ............ Brad
William Fawcett ....... Zeke Tobias
Edmund Cobb ........... Hobbs
James Anderson ??
SYNOPSIS:
A GROUP OF OUTLAW'S ARE POSING AS CENSUS TAKERS TO OBTAIN INFORMATION
ON POTENTIAL VICTIMS. CISCO AND PANCHO TRY AND FIND OUT THEIR IDENTITY.[SC] Regards, Sal.

3.22 [74] The Cisco Kid: SMUGGLED SILVER (1953)
ZIV release no. 1074/ prod. no. ? (copyright date 08Feb53)
Feb. 8, 1953
Guest Cast: [LHA]
John Damler .......... Shang Bisbee
Bill Hale ............ Sim Dykes
Gail Bonney .......... Minnie Higgins
Harvey Dunn .......... Cookie
Bobby Blake (aka Robert Blake) .... Alfredo

3.23 [75] The Cisco Kid: THE RUNAWAY KID (1953)
ZIV release no. 1075/ prod. no. ? (copyright date 15Feb53)
Directed by Sobey Martin
Screenplay by Richard Conway.
Guest Cast:
John Pickard........as Layton
B.G. Norman........as Jimmy
Robert Bice........as Notch
Harry Harvey........as the Sheriff
James Harrison........as Vic.
Synopsis:
Cisco and Pancho encounter an eight-year-old boy running away from
home and a band of outlaws looking for hidden loot from an old crime. [SC]

3.24 [76] The Cisco Kid: FEAR (1953)
ZIV release no. 1076/ prod. no. 72B (copyright date 22Feb53)
Directed by Eddie Davis
Screenplay by J.Benton Cheney.
Guest Cast:
Anne Kimbell........as Jennifer Kellin
Ezelle Poule........as Matilda Kellin
Bill Henry........as George Bruce
Lee Roberts........as Lacey
Peter Leeds........as Prescott
John Hamilton........as Thomas T. Trimble.
Synopsis:
Cisco and Pancho become involved in a mystery in which a dead man's ghost
terrorizes the heirs who are required by his will to live on his ranch. [SC]

3.25 [77] The Cisco Kid: THE PHOTO STUDIO (1953)
ZIV release no. 1077/ prod. no. ? (copyright date 01Mar53)
Directed By Sobey Martin
Screenplay by J. Benton Cheney.
Guest Cast:
Rand Brooks........as Clint Riley
Madeleine Burkette........as Donna Burdette
Charles Williams........as Stanley Burdette
James Seay........as Harvey Price
Walter McGrail........as Fred Appleby
Sandy Sanders........as Juniper
Fank Jenks........as Marshal Sutton.
Synopsis:
A rancher is shot to death while posing for a photograph. Cisco and Pancho
try to clear the chief suspect,an ex-convict in love with the dead man's daughter. [SC]

3.26 [78] The Cisco Kid: THE COMMODORE GOES WEST (1953)
ZIV release no. 1078/ prod. no. 61B (copyright date 08Mar53)
March 8, 1953
DIRECTED BY EDDIE DAVIS
Screenplay BY ROBERT CLAYTON
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Edward Clark .......... Commodore Owens
Linda Johnson ......... Judy Owens
Keith Richards ........ Frank
Robert J. Wilke ....... Judd Stone
Kermit Maynard ........ Farley
SYNOPSIS:
ON THEIR WAY SOUTH TO ATTEND THE WEDDING OF PANCHO'S COUSIN, CISCO AND PANCHO
STOP TO HELP A YOUNG WOMAN WHO'S WORRIED ABOUT HER FATHER, A FORMER NAVY
OFFICER, AND HIS EMBATTLED FREIGHT LINE. [SC]

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