CTVA US Western - "The Gene Autry Show" (Flying A/CBS) Season 3 (1953-54)

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Starring Gene Autry with Pat Buttram
Season 3 (CBS) (1953-54)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Louis H. Allgood, Rina Fox, Doug Nye

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


 
############# The Gene Autry Show ############
############## season 3 1953-54 ##############
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CBS Tuesdays 8:00 Eastern
13 new episodes  (black-and-white)

3.01 [53] The Gene Autry Show: THUNDER OUT WEST (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 28Oct52; OREG: LP2010)
14Jul53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Dorrell & Stuart McGowan
Directed by George Archainbaud
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Wendy Waldron ....... Lorna Evans
Lyle Talbot ......... George Evans
Harry Lauter ........ Jim Lear
William Fawcett ..... Old John Turner
Lane Chandler ....... Reverend Parker
Tom Tyler ........... Cobb
Larry Hudson ........ Bush
George Slocum ....... Oaks
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Sheriff Gene uncovers the identity of a safecracker with the help
of his deputy's telescope. [RF]

3.02 [54] The Gene Autry Show: OUTLAW STAGE (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)   (aka "Stage Driver"-SC)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 28Oct52; OREG: LP2009)
21Jul53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Directed by Wallace Fox
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Don Harvey .......... Arnold Beeker
Steve Conte ......... Jim
Pierce Lyden ........ Red
Edmund Cobb ......... Hank
Frank Jaquet ........ Dr. Richard Moore
Kermit Maynard ...... Fred Manners
Julian Upton ........ Spence
Harry Mackin ........ Johnny Peters
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Gene clears Johnny Peters of allegations that he is in league with outlaws. [RF]

3.03 [55] The Gene Autry Show: GHOST MOUNTAIN (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 20Nov52; OREG: LP2089)
28Jul53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Dwight Cummins
Directed by George Archainbaud
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Eilene Janssen ...... Wilma 'Willy' Markham
Clay (Clayton) Moore ....... Slim Edwards
John Doucette ....... Brief Williams
Ross Ford ........... Prof. Donald Markham
Sandy Sanders ....... Powder Kelly
Ewing (Miles) Brown ... Rush Norton
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Gene apprehends crooks that attempt to frighten an archaeologist digging
for an old Spanish treasure. [RF]

3.04 [56] The Gene Autry Show: THE OLD PROSPECTOR (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 20Feb53 (in notice: 1952); OREG: LP2334)
04Aug53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Milton J. Raison
Directed by George Archainbaud
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Myron Healey ........ Les Wayland
Lyle Talbot ......... John Grimshaw
Terry Frost ......... Bill Daly
Ewing Mitchell ...... Sheriff
Bernard Szold ....... Hard Luck Finney
Sandy Sanders ....... Night Deputy
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Gene becomes involved in the capture of criminals who threaten the life of a conniving prospector.

3.05 [57] The Gene Autry Show: NARROW ESCAPE (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 16Mar53 (in notice: 1952); OREG: LP2409)
11Aug53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Virginia M. Cooke
Directed by Ross Lederman
Director of Photography Ernie Miller
Guest cast:
Sheila Ryan ......... Marcy Nevers
Rick Vallin ......... Big Tim Brady
William Henry ....... Bill Barker
George Pembroke ..... The Sheriff
Marshall Reed ....... Coley
David Coleman ....... Jimmy Nevers
Bob Woodward ........ Bob, Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Frankie Marvin ...... Short Street Brawler (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Pat sends away for a mail-order sweetheart who turns out to be beautiful
Marcy Nevers, an Eastern widow with a young son. [RF]

3.06 [055] The Gene Autry Show: BORDER JUSTICE (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 20Nov52; OREG: LP2090)
18Aug53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Directed by Wallace Fox
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Sheila Ryan ......... Mimi
Don (C.) Harvey ....... Ramon Ortega
Steve Conte ......... Ralph
Pierce Lyden ........ Ned
Julian Upton ........ Jose
Edmund Cobb ......... Sheriff
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Gene faces unexpected danger while investigation a smuggling ring
operating on the Mexican border. [RF]
 
3.07 [59] The Gene Autry Show: GYPSY WAGON (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 20Feb53; OREG: LP2338)
25Aug53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Virginia M. Cooke
Directed by George Archainbaud
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Gloria Talbot ...... Herelda
Myron Healey ........ Clyde
Terry Frost ......... Spade Dunlap
Lyle Talbot ......... Judge Thaddeus Fawcett
Ewing Mitchell ...... Sheriff Clay Cody
Bernard Szold ....... Alonzo
Sandy Sanders ....... Blackie
Herman Hack ......... Payroll courier (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Gene tries to clear false charges against an old Gypsy and his daughter. [RF]

3.08 [60] The Gene Autry Show: THE BANDIDOS (verified TD/RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 28Oct52; OREG: LP2008)
01-Sep-1953 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Dwight Cummins
Directed by George Archainbaud
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Wendy Waldron ....... Verna Clayton
Harry Lauter ........ Frank Lassiter
Lyle Talbot ......... Senator Henry J. Murphy
William Fawcett ..... Mayor Green
Lane Chandler ....... Sheriff Asa Wendell
Larry Hudson ........ Bill
Tom Tyler ........... Reid
Bob Dominguez ..... Sombrero (the orphan boy)
George Slocum ....... Phil (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
The outlaw Frank Lassiter, who Gene is searching for comes
to town and Pat mistakenly thinks he is Unted States Senator
Henry Murphy who Pat was to greet the next day. Lassiter
uses this as a chance to pose as the Senator and asks the
townspeople for $45,000. to put up as their share towards a
water dam project that he would have built for them with
goverment funds . Later that day Gene meets the real Senator
Murphy and when he confronts Lassiter he escapes with Pat's
girlfriend Verna as a hostage. Gene of course rescues Verna
and arrests Lassiter and gets the money back and also manages
to have the Sheriff and his wife adopt Sombrero. [TD]
Synopsis 2:
Gene tries to protect a visiting dignitary from assassination. [RF]

3.09 [61] The Gene Autry Show: DRY GULCH AT DEVIL'S ELBOW (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 16Mar53; OREG: LP2406)
08-Sep-1953 CBS Tuesday
Producer Louis Gray
Screenplay by William Telaak
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Clay (Clayton) Moore ....... Bud Drake
John Doucette ....... Snap Larkin
Ross Ford ........... Jack Hager
Joe McGuinn ......... Sheriff Higgins
Ewing Brown ......... Hank Jorday
Sandy Sanders ....... Chuck Dugan
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Gene and Pat are kidnapped, and Pat feigns amnesia long enough for
Gene to formulate an escape plan. [RF]

3.10 [62] The Gene Autry Show: COLD DECKED (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 21Dec52; OREG: LP2188)
15-Sep-1953 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Elizabeth Beecher
Directed by Wallace Fox
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Stanley Andrews ..... Ben Tansey
Alan Bridge ......... Sheriff Jeb Warner
Henry Rowland ....... Lee Strickland
Terry Frost ......... Snuffy
Myron Healey ........ Blake
Gregg Barton ........ Rich
Kenne Duncan ........ Ed Martin
Ted Mapes ........... Deputy Tom Elliott
Bob Woodward ........ Thompson
William Fawcett ..... Old Game Warden (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Banker Ben Tansey fails to show up at work, and the townsfolk fear he
has stolen their money. [RF]

3.11 [63] The Gene Autry Show: THE STEEL RIBBON (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 21Dec52; OREG: LP2189)
22-Sep-1953 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Directed by William Berke
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Gail Davis .......... Billie Carter
Robert Lowery ....... Blake Jessup
Terry Frost ......... Lait
Dick Emory .......... Jeff Carter
John Hamilton ....... Dan Parker
Rusty Wescoatt ...... Cole
Tom London .......... Ralph, train Engineer
Bob Woodward ........ Carter
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Gene uncovers a crooked depot agent and his henchmen hijacking
payroll shipments from the railroad. [RF]

3.12 [64] The Gene Autry Show: RIO RENEGADES (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 9Jul53; OREG: LP2736)
29Sep53 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Elizabeth Beecher
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Sheila Ryan ......... Corinne Sheldon
Stanley Andrews ..... Thaddeus Trigg, Prospector
Myron Healey ........ Kansas
Effie Laird ......... Amelia Trigg
Lee Van Cleef ....... Hod
Harry Harvey ........ Sheriff
And:
Pat Buttram.......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Hairdresser Corinne Sheldon instructs two hired gunmen of the
whereabouts of the townspeoples' valuables. [RF]

3.13 [062] The Gene Autry Show: RANSOM CROSS (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures (ODAT: 21Dec52; OREG: LP2190)
06-Oct-1953 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Directed by William Berke
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Gail Davis .......... Bonnie West
Robert Lowery ....... Ron Corness
Terry Frost ......... Matt
Dick Emory .......... Townsman
Rusty Wescoatt ...... Ed
John Hamilton ....... Jonathan Diggers
Tom London .......... Train Engineer
Bob Woodward ........ Townsman
Frankie Marvin ...... Deputy (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Archaeologists find a valuable Spanish cross which an Eastern
confidence man plots to steal and hold for ransom. [RF]

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