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"The Saga of Andy Burnett" (Disney)(1957-58) starring Jerome Courtland
"The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca" (Disney)(1958-60) starring Robert Loggia  
"Texas John Slaughter" (Disney)(1958-61) starring Tom Tryon
"The Swamp Fox" (Disney)(1959-61) starring Leslie Nielsen
"Daniel Boone" (Disney)(1960-61)  starring Dewey Martin
"Zorro" (Disney)(1957-59)(1960-61) starring Guy Williams


Walt Disney presents ...
Texas John Slaughter (1958-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Dischley, Louis H. Allgood, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

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TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER
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Walt Disney Production
a "Walt Disney Presents ......"
"Disneyland: Frontierland" segment
for
ABC
Season 1958-59 Fridays at 8 PM ET (eps 1-6)
Season 1959-60 Fridays at 7:30 ET (eps 7-13)
Season 1960-61 Sundays at 6:30 ET (eps 14-17)
Executive Producer Walt Disney
Produced by James Pratt

US Western series 1958-61 17 episodes x 60 min color

Hosted by Walt Disney
starring
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Betty Lynn as Viola Slaughter
Brian Corcoran as Willie Slaughter
Harry Carey, Jr. as Ben Jenkins
Annette Gorman as Addie
Onslow Stevens as General Miles
Pat Hogan as Geronimo
R.G. Armstrong as Billy Soto
Stafford Repp as Sheriff Hatch
Ross Martin as Cesario Lucero
Jim Beck as Burt Alvord
Norma Moore as Adeline Harris

Premise:
Stars Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter, the legendary Texas Ranger.
who later became Sheriff of Friotown, Texas.
 
############ Walt Disney presents ############
############ Texas John Slaughter ############
############## season 1 1958-59 ##############
ABC Fridays at 8 PM ET

1.01 [--] Texas John Slaughter (pilot)
31-Oct-58 ABC Fri
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [LHA]
Robert Middleton .............. Frank Davis
Norma Moore as Adeline Harris
Harry Carey Jr. as Ben Jenkins
Judson Pratt as Captain Cooper
Robert J. Wilke as Outlaw #1
Edward Platt as Lease Harris
Leo Gordon as Outlaw #2
John Day as Private Jeff Clay
John Alderson as Sgt. Duncan MacGregor
Chris Alcaide as Outlaw #3
Robert Hoy as Ranger #2
Chuck Roberson as Ranger #1
Dabbs Greer as Storekeeper

1.02 [--] Texas John Slaughter: AMBUSH IN LAREDO
14-Nov-1958 ABC Fri
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring:
Robert Middleton as Frank Davis
Edward Platt as Lease Harris
Judson Pratt as Captain Cooper
John Alderson as Sgt. Duncan MacGregor
John Daheim as Private Jeff Clay
Robert J. Wilke as 1st Outlaw
Leo Gordon as 2nd Outlaw
Chris Alcaide as 3rd Outlaw
Robert F. Hoy as Ranger

1.03 [--] Texas John Slaughter: KILLERS FROM KANSAS
09-Jan-1959 ABC Fri
written by Frank D. Gilroy [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring:
Beverly Garland as Mrs. Barko
NORMA MOORE as ADDIE
HARRY CAREY, JR as BEN
John Alderson as Sgt. Duncan MacGregor
John Daheim as Private Jeff Clay
Lyle Bettger as Al Barko
Judson Pratt as Captain Cooper
Don Haggerty as 1st Outlaw
Lane Bradford as 2nd Outlaw
Christoper Dark as Reed
Robert F. Hoy as Jim
Slim Pickens as Stagecoach Driver
Synopsis:
Texas John Slaughter and a fellow ranger are transacting business in
a bank when they are attacked by Mrs. Barko and her gang of bank robbers. [TA]

1.04 [--] Texas John Slaughter: SHOWDOWN AT SANDOVAL
23-Jan-1959 ABC Fri
written by Frank D. Gilroy & Maurice Tombragel [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [LHA/RF]
Dan Duryea as Dan Trask
Beverly Garland as Mrs. Barko
Judson Pratt as Captain Cooper
Ann Doran as Mrs. Chadwick
Robert Foulk as Pitts
John Daheim as Clay
Robert F. Hoy as Jim
Henry Wills as Brown
Also [LHA]
Norma Moore as Adeline Slaughter
Harry Carey Jr. as Ben Jenkins
John Day as Private Jeff Clay

1.05 [--] Texas John Slaughter: THE MAN FROM BOTTER CREEK
06-Mar-1959 ABC Fri (Network re-run 4Sep59)
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Stephen McNally as Bill Gallagher
Sidney Blackmer as Sam Underwood
Bill Williams as Paul Forbes
John Larch as Frank Boyd
Grant Williams as Mike Forbes
H.M. Wynant as Yancy
Don Kelly as Jed
Edward Platt as Lease Harris

1.06 [--] Texas John Slaughter: THE SLAUGHTER TRAIL
20-Mar-1959 ABC Fri
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Sidney Blackmer as Sam Underwood
Bill Williams as Paul Forbes
John Larch as Frank Boyd
Grant Williams as Mike FOrbes
Harold J. Stone as John Chisholm
H.M. Wynant as Yancy
Herbert Rudley as Judge
Slim Pickens as Buck
Don Kelly as Jed

############ Walt Disney presents ############
############ Texas John Slaughter ############
############## season 2 1959-60 ##############
ABC Fridays at 7:30 ET

2.01 [07] Texas John Slaughter: THE ROBBER STALLION
04-Dec-1959 ABC Fri
written by Fred Freiberger [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Barton MacLane as John Scanlon
John Vivyan as Jason Hemp
Jean Inness as Bess Scanlon
(Darryl Hickman as Ashley Carstairs ?)

2.02 [08] Texas John Slaughter: WILD HORSE REVENGE
11-Dec-1959 ABC Fri
written by Fred Freiberger [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Barton MacLane as John Scanlon
Bing Russell as Arne
William Phipps as Gabe
John Vivyan as Jason Hemp
Jean Inness as Bess Scanlon
(Darryl Hickman as Ashley Carstairs ?)

2.03 [09] Texas John Slaughter: RANGE WAR AT TOMBSTONE
18-Dec-1959 ABC Fri
written by David P. Harmon [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Regis Toomey as (Pa) David Howell
Jan Merlin as Robbie
James Westerfield as Ike Clanton
Nora Marlowe as (Ma) Rachel Howell
(Darryl Hickman as Ashley Carstairs ?)

2.04 [10] Texas John Slaughter: DESPERADO FROM TOMBSTONE
12-Feb-1960 ABC Fri
written by Maurice Tombragel [RF]
story by Cyril Hume & Maurice Tombragel [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Regis Toomey as David Howell
Gene Evans as Loco Crispin
Nora Marlowe as Mrs. Howell
George Wallace as Gus
Don Haggerty as Trail Boss

2.05 [11] Texas John Slaughter: APACHE FRIENDSHIP
19-Feb-1960 ABC Fri
written by Maurice Tombragel [RF]
story by Maurice Tombragel & Cyril Hume [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Regis Toomey as David Howell
Gene Evans as Loco Crispin
Nora Marlowe as Mrs. Howell
George Wallace as Gus
James Edwards as Batt
Jay Silverheels as Chief Natchez
Don Haggerty as Trail Boss

2.06 [12] Texas John Slaughter: KENTUCKY GUNSLICK
26-Feb-1960 ABC Fri
written by David P. Harmon [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Gregory Walcott as Henderson
Allan Lane as Johnny Ringo
Don Haggerty as Wes
Charles Maxwell as Ben Thompson
Jay Silverheels as Chief Natchez
James Edwards as Batt
Pat Hogan as Geronimo
Bob Steele as Ben
(Darryl Hickman as Ashley Carstairs ?)

2.07 [13] Texas John Slaughter: GERONIMO'S REVENGE
04-Mar-1960 ABC Fri
written by David P. Harmon [RF]
directed by Harry Keller [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Allan Lane as Johnny Ringo
Charles Maxwell as Johnson
James Edwards as Batt
Don Haggerty as Wes
Jay Silverheels as Chief Natchez
Pat Hogan as Geronimo
Bob Steele as Ben
Gregory Walcott as Henderson
(Darryl Hickman as Ashley Carstairs ?)

############ Walt Disney presents ############
############ Texas John Slaughter ############
############## season 3 1960-61 ##############
ABC Sundays at 6:30 ET

3.01 [14] Texas John Slaughter: END OF THE TRAIL
29-Jan-1961 ABC Sun
written by David P. Harmon
directed by James Neilson
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Onslow Stevens as General Miles
Pat Hogan as Geronimo

3.02 [15] Texas John Slaughter: A HOLSTER FULL OF LAW
05-Feb-1961 ABC Sun
written by David P. Harmon [RF]
directed by James Neilson [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
John Zaremba as Reverend
R.G. Armstrong as Billy Soro
Jim Beck as Burt Alvord
Robert Burton as Mayor Clum
Ross Martin as Cesario Lucero

3.03 [16] Texas John Slaughter: A TRIP TO TUSCON
16-Apr-1961 ABC Sun
written by Maurice Tombragel [RF]
directed by James Neilson [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Joe Maross as Jimmy Deuce
Jim Beck as Burt Alvord
Peggy Knudsen as Nellie
Lane Bradford as Jace Caldwell
Larry J. Blake as Drummer

3.04 [17] Texas John Slaughter: FRANK CLELL IS IN TOWN  (final episode)
23-Apr-1961 ABC Sun
written by Maurice Tombragel [RF]
directed by James Neilson [RF]
Starring:
Tom Tryon as Texas John Slaughter
Co-Starring: [RF]
Ernest Sarracino as Sam
Ralph Meeker as Frank Clell
Jim Beck as Burt Alvord
Robert Burton as Mayor Clum
Michael McGreevey as Freddy
Raymond Bailey as Mark Morgan
 
############ Walt Disney presents ############
############ Texas John Slaughter ############
################# the end ##################

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