CTVA US Western - "The Gene Autry Show" (Flying A/CBS) Season 5 (1955-56)

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Starring Gene Autry with Pat Buttram
Season 5 (CBS) (1955-56)
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)
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UCLA Film and Television Archive


 
############# The Gene Autry Show ############
############## season 5 1955-56 ##############
################ (final season ) #############
CBS Saturdays 7 pm Eastern
13 new episodes (color)

5.01 [79] The Gene Autry Show: THE MILLION DOLLAR FIDDLE (color) (verified RF)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 23Jun55; OREG: LP4961)
01-Oct-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John K. Butler
Directed by Ray Nazarro
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Nestor Paiva ........ Uncle Luis Corelli
Harry Lauter ........ Buck Bowman
Peter Votrian ....... Reggie Redaldo
Jean Howell ......... Miss Nona Dixon
Joe Besser .......... Railroad Conductor
Frank Jenks ......... Bradley
Mike Ragan .......... Cliff Maddern
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
Ten-year-old Redaldo runs away to the Flying A Ranch, unaware that
a dishonest ranch hand will steal his Stradivarius. [RF]

5.02 [80] The Gene Autry Show: THE STAGE TO SAN DIMAS (color) (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 3Sep55; OREG: LP5337)
08-Oct-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John K. Butler
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Barbara Knudson ..... 'Diamond' Della Dix
Keith Richards ...... Cliff Barton
George J. Lewis ..... Captain Randy Jones
Myron Healey ........ Hal Keller
Steve Conte ......... Bert Nixon
Jack Daly ........... Julius Smithers
Edward Clark......... Station Agent
Jacqueline Park ..... Emily
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Frankie Marvin ...... Stagecoach Guard (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Gene provides protection for the stagecoach to San Dimas, which rolls
through outlaw and hostile Indian territory. [RF]

5.03 [81] The Gene Autry Show: THE PORTRAIT OF WHITE CLOUD (color)(verified RF)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 10Aug55; OREG: LP5305)
15-Oct-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John K. Butler
Directed by Robert G. Walker
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Jack Daly ........... Lenny Renault
Dick Rich ........... Jack Hastings
Glenn Strange ....... Chief White Cloud
John Close .......... Sheriff Tim Davis
Steve Raines ........ Pete Crowder
Terry Frost ......... Carl McHenry, Wells' Fargo Agent
Joseph Michaels ..... Running Deer
The Cass County Boys sing "Onteora" and "It's My Lazy Day"
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
A portrait painter plans crimes while sketching his models, who are chosen
to help the artist gain financial reward. [RF]

5.04 [82] The Gene Autry Show: LAW COMES TO SCORPION (color)(verified RF)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 10Sep55; OREG: LP5338)
22-Oct-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by Maurice Tombragel
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Arthur Space ........ Sheriff
Sydney Mason ........ Parson Cameron
Myron Healey ........ Jaycee Cady
Lisa Montell ........ Esther Cameron
Richard Avonde ...... Gantry
Earle Hodgins ....... Judge
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
John L. Cason ....... Bob (uncredited)
Art Dillard ......... Thug (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Townsman (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Gene, Pat, and a parson rid the town of Scorpion of a gambling ring and crooked politicians. [RF]

5.05 [83] The Gene Autry Show: THE GOLDEN CHARIOT (color) (verified RF)
(copyright/screen title)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 20Oct55; OREG: LP5470)
29-Oct-1955 CBS Sat
Directed by Ray Nazarro
Teleplay by Maurice Geraghty
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Junius Matthews ..... Michael Fitzpatrick
Jean Howell ......... Kathy Fitzpatrick
Harry Lauter ........ Charioteer
Ralph Sanford ....... Harper
Byron Foulger ....... Throckmorton
Elizabeth Harrower... Abigail Smith
Bob Woodward ........ Chuck
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Frankie Marvin ...... Sheriff (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Gene enters his matched bays in a carnival chariot race and defeats
a band of unscrupulous carnival operators. [RF]

5.06 [84] The Gene Autry Show: GUNS BELOW THE BORDER (color) (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 30Aug55; OREG: LP5306)
05-Nov-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John K. Butler
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Myron Healey ........ Jim Banning
Keith Richards ...... Steve Banning
Lane Bradford ....... Gregorio
George J. Lewis ..... Capitan Fernando
David Leonard ....... Padre Francisco Rio
Eugenia Paul ........ Marquita
Steve Conte ......... 'Cyclops'
David Saber ......... Small Boy (Red-haired Boy)
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
Synopsis:
An Apache renegade, is attempting to stir up a revolution below the
border with guns smuggled from the Arizona territory. [RF]

5.07 [85] The Gene Autry Show: GHOST RANCH (color) (verified RF)
(copyright/screen title)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 17Sep55; OREG: LP5391)
12-Nov-1955 CBS Sat
Directed by George Archainbaud
Teleplay by Maurice Geraghty
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Sally Fraser ........ Torrey Palmer
Harry Harvey, Sr. ... Gil Barnes
Maxine Gates ........ Marabelle Carroll
Bob Woodward ........ Stage Driver
The Cass County Boys
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Art Dillard ......... Cowpoke (uncredited)
Synopsis:
As foreman of the Jingle Bell Ranch, Gene comes to heads with the
headstrong Torrey Palmer who is determined to turn things around her way. [RF]

5.08 [86] The Gene Autry Show: GO WEST, YOUNG LADY (color)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 7Oct55; OREG: LP5393)
19-Nov-1955 CBS Sat
Guest Cast:
Nan Leslie
John Close
Dick Rich
Jack Daly
Muriel Landers
Isabelle Dwan
Terry Frost
The Cass County Boys

5.09 [87] The Gene Autry Show: FEUDING FRIENDS (color)(verified RF)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 7Oct55; OREG: LP5392)
26-Nov-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by Robert Blane
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Arthur Space ........ George Elkhart
Myron Healey ........ Gil Storey
Sydney Mason ........ Bill Grenner
Richard Avonde ...... Morrison
Dennis Moore ........ John Teal
Brad Morrow ......... Small Boy
Reed Howes .......... Passenger Agent, Davis
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
John L. Cason ....... Charlie (uncredited)
Art Dillard ......... Gang member (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Gene and Pat pretend to be bitter enemies and go undercover to feret
out a counterfeiting gang, operating in Red Canyon, who distributes
spurious banknotes through one of its members, the local bank teller. [RF]

5.10 [88] The Gene Autry Show: SADDLE UP (1/3)(color)(verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 20Oct55; OREG: LP5477)
03-Dec-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John K. Butler
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Sally Mansfield ..... Miss Abby
Sammy Ogg ........... 'Lefty' Legan
Leonard Penn ........ Martin Pickett
Gregg Barton ........ Stan Richter
Will Crandall ....... Robson
Kenne Duncan ........ Sheriff Tim McBride
The Cass County Boys (sing "Gallivantin' Galveston Gal.Little Champ
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Bob Woodward ........ Townsman who spots Lefty hiding (uncredited)
Synopsis:
The late Mamie Weston's ranch is turned into a home for underprivileged
boys becomes the target for a bunch of shady ranch hands [RF]

5.11 [89] The Gene Autry Show: RIDE RANCHERO (2/3)(color)(verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 21Oct55; OREG: LP5478)
10-Dec-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John K. Butler
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Emile Meyer ......... Big Jim Weston
Sally Mansfield ..... Miss Abby
Leonard Penn ........ Martin Pickett
Peter Votrian ....... Pedro Gonzales
Sammy Ogg ........... Lefty Legan
Gregg Barton ........ Stan Richter
Kenne Duncan ........ Sheriff Tim McBride
The Cass County Boys
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Bill Crandall ....... Robson (uncredited)
Reed Howes .......... Stagecoach Driver (uncredited)
Bob Woodward ........ Stagecoach Guard (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Part Two of a trilogy in the late Mamie Weston's ranch for underprivileged kids.
Gene tries to help a criminal by giving him a second chance at the Flying-A-Ranch. [RF]

5.12 [90] The Gene Autry Show: THE RANGERETTE (3/3) (color) (verified RF)
(screen/copyright title)
Flying A Productions (ODAT: 29Oct55; OREG: LP5537)
17-Dec-1955 CBS Sat
Teleplay by John K. Butler
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Emile Meyer ......... Big Jim Weston
Sally Mansfield ..... Miss Abby
Leonard Penn ........ Martin Pickett
Nancy Gilbert ....... Gerry Wentworth
Peter Votrian ....... Pedro Gonzales
Sammy Ogg ........... Lefty Legan
Gregg Barton ........ Stan Richter
Kenne Duncan ........ Sheriff
The Cass County Boys (singing "Old MacDonald Had A Farm")
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Bill Crandall........ Robson (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Gene welcomes a new girl to his ranch for underprivileged kids and Gerry
proves to be more than a handful. [RF]

5.13 [91] The Gene Autry Show: DYNAMITE (color)(verified RF)
(final episode)

Flying A Productions (ODAT: 10Aug55; OREG: LP5307)
24-Dec-1955 CBS Saturday
Teleplay by Maurice Geraghty
Directed by George Archainbaud
Director of Photography William Bradford, A.S.C.
Guest cast:
Francis McDonald .... Ben alias Harry Talbot
Sally Fraser ........ Deborah Talbot
Glenn Strange ....... McCann
Harry Harvey Sr. .... Sheriff
Robert Bice ......... Charles Driscoll
John Boutwell ....... Garson
Bob Woodward ........ Stage Driver, Tom Rankin
The Cass County Boys
And:
Pat Buttram ......... Pat (recurring)
*
Art Dillard ......... Thug (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A runaway stagecoach prompts Gene to investigate a recent mine disaster. [RF]

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