CTVA US Western - "The Gene Autry Show" (Flying A/CBS) Season 4 (1954-55)

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Starring Gene Autry with Pat Buttram
Season 4 (CBS) (1954-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Louis H. Allgood, Rina Fox, Doug Nye

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

############# The Gene Autry Show ############
############## season 4 1954-55 ##############
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CBS Tuesdays 8 pm Eastern (6Jul54-14Sep54) (11 eps)
CBS Saturdays 7 pm Eastern (25Sep54-1Oct54) (2 eps)
13 new episodes (black-and-white)

4.01 [66] The Gene Autry Show: SANTA FE RAIDERS (1952) [verified on film RF]
Flying A Pictures (copyright ODAT: 20Nov52; OREG: LP2091)
06Jul54 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Oliver Drake
Directed by Ross Lederman
Director of Photography, William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Gloria Saunders ..... Laura Bryan
Stanley Andrews ..... Judge Hiram Stone
Myron Healey ........ Miller
Terry Frost ......... Dugan
Alan Bridge ......... Sheriff
Gregg Barton ........ Hickey
Henry Rowland ....... Paul Nash
Kenne Duncan ........ Lane
Tom London .......... John Morgan
And:
Pat Buttram (recurring)
*
Dickie Jones ........ Tim Morgan (uncredited)
Frankie Marvin ...... Shorty (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Rocky, freight wagon Driver (uncredited)
SYNOPSIS:
GENE AND PAT ARE FRAMED FOR A SAFE ROBBERY AND ARE THROWN IN JAIL. [SC]

4.02 [67] The Gene Autry Show: JOHNNY JACKAROO (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 29Jan53; OREG: LP2242)
13Jul54 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Directed by Ross Lederman
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Ann Doran ........... Lynne Moore
Harry Lauter ........ Ron Williams
William Fawcett ..... Steve Harper, Driver
Denver Pyle ......... Sheriff
B.G. Norman ......... Johnny
Henry Rowland ....... Stan
Gregg Barton ........ Haberdasher
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Two disgruntled ranch hands carry out a robbery in the guise of Pat and Gene. [RF]

 4.03 [65] The Gene Autry Show: HOLDUP (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 16Mar53; OREG: LP2407)
20Jul54 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Norman S. Hall
Directed by Ross Lederman
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Rochelle Stanton .... Gail Eastman
Arthur Space ........ Jim Eastman
William Fawcett ..... Pop Wallace
James Best .......... Bank Teller
Rory Mallinson ...... Reb Stearns
Gregg Barton ........ Cal Watson
Forrest Taylor ...... Eli Clark
(Boyd) Red Morgan ... Jim Cook, Wagon Driver
Frankie Marvin ...... Shorty (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
A crooked oil man tries to defraud a rancher out of his valuable property. [RF]

4.04 [69] The Gene Autry Show: PRIZE WINNER (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Fying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 21May53; OREG: LP2615)
27-Jul-1954 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Virginia M. Cooke
Directed by Ross Lederman
Director of Photography Ernie Miller
Guest cast:
Sheila Ryan ......... Doll
Rick Vallin ......... Doc McCoy
Louise Lorimer ...... Agatha Baldwin
George Pembroke ..... Spencer Baldwin
Ed Dearing .......... Sheriff Cody
Ferris Taylor ....... Mayor
Marshall Reed ....... Tom Jenkins
Frank Ellis ......... Bartender (uncredited)
Frankie Marvin ...... Shorty (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Bob, Stage Driver (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Two crooks steal a diamond collection and hide it in Pat's chicken
feed and then make off with his prize winning rooster. [RF]

4.05 [70] The Gene Autry Show: THE SHARPSHOOTER (verified TD/RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 25May53; OREG: LP2609)
03-Aug-1954 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Directed by Frank McDonald
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Margaret Field ...... Peggy Barker
Dick Jones .......... Randy Barker
Stanley Andrews ..... Judge Alfred Stone
Denver Pyle ......... Will
Henry Rowland ....... Sheriff Al Broderick
Tex Terry ........... Dike
Frankie Marvin ...... Townsman (uncredited)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
Gene and Pat capture an escaped convict Randy Barker and help
him prove he was framed for the murder of a Sheriff by the new
Sheriff, Al Broderick. [TD]
Synopsis 2:
An outlaw who killed a sheriff frames Randy Barker who depends upon
Gene to clear his name. [RF]

4.06 [71] The Gene Autry Show: TALKING GUNS (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 9Jul53; OREG: LP2735)
10Aug54 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Dwight Cummins
Directed by Ross Lederman
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Jim Bannon .......... Nate Tully
Emmett Lynn ......... Enoch Lester
Harry Lauter ........ Mack Healy
William Fawcett ..... Grandpa Jim Decker
Stan Jolley ......... Jess Whately
Pierce Lyden ........ Vince Keys
Dee Pollock ......... Ronnie Decker
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Grandpa Decker unwittingly uses his property as a hideout for a trio of outlaws. [RF]

4.07 [72] The Gene Autry Show: THE HOODOO CANYON (verified TD/RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 8Jul53; OREG: LP2734)
17-Aug-1954 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Fred Myton
Directed by Ross Lederman
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Rochelle Stanton .... Linda McKee
Arthur Space ........ Jason McKee
James Best .......... Ray Saunders
Forrest Taylor ...... Jim Saunders
Rory Mallinson ...... Slade
Gregg Barton ........ Burke
William Fawcett ..... Hank, Stage Driver
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopis 1:
Gene and Pat's friend Jim Saunders asks them to look into robberies
and accidents his stageline is experiencing. [TD]
Synopsis 2:
Gene attempts to help the relationship between the rebelling Ray
Saunders and his father. [RF]

4.08 [73] The Gene Autry Show: THE CARNIVAL COMES WEST (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 6Jul53; OREG: LP2713)
24-Aug-1954 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Buckley Angell
Directed by Ross Lederman
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Ann Doran ........... Emma Connelly
Denver Pyle ......... Jim, the Sheriff
Harry Lauter ........ Fresno
Henry Rowland ....... Santley
Clay (Clayton) Moore ....... Tom Golden
Gregg Barton ........ Pete
William Fawcett ..... Slim
Pat Mitchell ........ Sonny
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat
Synopsis:
A woman desperately strives to conceal her past in the circus by refusing
to allow the carnival to come to town. [RF]

4.09 [74] The Gene Autry Show: BATTLE AXE (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 6Jul53; OREG: LP2712)
31-Aug-1954 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Virginia M. Cooke
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Mira McKinney ....... Belle Harte
Rick Vallin ......... Vasco
Peter Votrian ....... Timmy
Terry Frost ......... Rolf
Francis McDonald .... Sheriff Dan Carter
Gregg Barton ........ Bart
Kenne Duncan ........ Jed Harris
Wes Hudman .......... Trask
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Frankie Marvin ...... Shorty (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Stagecoach Driver and Telegraph Deliverer (uncredited)
The Cass County Boys (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A confidence man deceives a female sheriff despite warnings from Gene. [RF]

4.10 [75] The Gene Autry Show: OUTLAW OF BLUE MESA (verified SC/RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 16Mar53; OREG: LP2408)
07Sep54 CBS Tuesday
Gene Autry TV Ep Part 1
Gene Autry TV ep Part 2
Gene Autry TV ep Part 3
Screenplay by Oliver Drake
Directed by Frank McDonald
director of photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Margaret Field ...... Sally Jackson
Dick Jones .......... Tom Jackson
Denver Pyle ......... Edward Hadley
Claire Carleton ..... Marie Hadley
Henry Rowland ....... Neely
Hank Patterson ...... Idaho, Stage Driver
Tex Terry ........... Sage, Bearded Thug
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis 1:
GENE AND PAT TRY TO SAVE A YOUNG MAN ACCUSED OF ROBBERY FROM AN
ANGRY LYNCH MOB. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
Gene and Pat are insurance investigators trying to put an end to
a series of bank shipment robberies. [RF]

4.11 [76] The Gene Autry Show: CIVIL WAR AT DEADWOOD (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 6Jul53; OREG: LP2714)
14-Sep-1954 CBS Tuesday
Screenplay by Shelby Gordon
Directed by Ross Lederman
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Gail Davis .......... Laurie Sampson
William Fawcett ..... Muskets Corby
Emmett Lynn ......... Hannibal Sampson
Jim Bannon .......... Jim Talbot
Stanley Andrews...... Sheriff
Harry Lauter ........ Curly
Stan Jolley ......... Joe
Pierce Lyden ........ Bank Teller
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat
*
Frankie Marvin ...... Townsman in Bank (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Crooked men take advantage of two codgers who are still fighting the Civil War. [RF]

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Moves from CBS Tuesdays to CBS Saturdays
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4.12 [77] The Gene Autry Show: BOOTS AND BALLOTS (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 9Jul53; OREG: LP2737)
25-Sep-1954 CBS Saturday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Friewald
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Mira McKinney ....... Mary Sanders
Rick Vallin ......... Yancy
Kenne Duncan ........ Thatcher Bowden
Gregg Barton ........ Austin
Terry Frost ......... Slater
Howard McNeeley ..... Eddie
The Cass County Boys... Music group at Mary's election rally
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Frankie Marvin ...... Short, cleanshaven townsman at Mary's victory party (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Al Walker (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A political campaign is interrupted when a lady mayoral candidate's
adopted son is kidnapped by members of the opposing party. [RF]

4.13 [78] The Gene Autry Show: OUTLAW WARNING (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Pictures, Inc. (ODAT: 8Jul53; OREG: LP2733)
02-Oct-1954 CBS Saturday
Screenplay by Robert Schaefer & Eric Freiwald
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Sheila Ryan ......... Louise Simmons
Myron Healey ........ Corey Fordham
Lee Van Cleef ....... Ray
Stanley Andrews ..... Judge Lockwood
Harry Harvey ........ Deputy Sheriff Peters
Mickey Little ....... Billy Simmons
Melinda Plowman...... Betsy Simmons
Gregg Barton ........ Bricker
Budd Buster ......... Mr. Lewis, telegrapher
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Francis McDonald .... Townsman who finds Pat's money (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Sam, Telegram Messenger (uncredited)
Synopsis:
An outlaw escapes from prison and seeks revenge on the judge and Pat,
the witness who testified. [RF]

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############### end of season 4 ##############
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