CTVA US Western - "The Lone Ranger" (Jack Wrather/ABC) Season 1 (1949-50)

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Starring Clayton Moore (The Lone Ranger) & Jay Silverheels (Tonto)
Season 1 (ABC) (1949-50)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox, R.H Callaghan, L.H. Allgood

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


 
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ABC (Thursdays 7.30pm EST) 52 episodes
Note: Episodes 1-3
are the story of the origin of The Lone Ranger.

 1.1 [--] The Lone Ranger: ENTER THE LONE RANGER (1/3) (verified on film)[RF]
Apex Film Corporation
15-Sep-1949 ABC Thur


Enter the Lone Ranger 1 of 3
Enter the Lone Ranger 2 of 3
 Enter the Lone Ranger 3 of 3
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by George B. Seitz, Jr.
from the radio program edited by Frank Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler
Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: (screen order)
Glenn Strange ........... Butch Cavendish
George Lewis ............ Collins
Tristram Coffin ......... Dan Reid
Jack Clifford ........... Jerry
 Synopsis 1:
A crooked guide lures a group of rangers into an ambush.
Synopsis 2:
When John Reid's brother and best friend are murdered and he himself
shot he decides with the aid of Tonto to become a Lone Ranger the
only surviving member of their group. [RF]

1.2 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE LONE RANGER FIGHTS ON (2/3)(verified on film)[RF]
Apex Film Corporation.
22Sep49 ABC Thur

  The Lone Ranger Fights On 1 of 3  
 
The Lone Ranger Fights On 2 of 3
 The Lone Ranger Fights On 3 of 3
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay George B. Seitz, Jr.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C.
Guest Cast: (verified on film)
Glenn Strange ......... Butch Cavendish
Walter Sande .......... Sheriff Taylor
George Chesebro ....... Dr. Drummmond
Ralph Littlefield ..... Jim Blane
George Lewis .......... Collins
(LHA says George Lewis did NOT appear ?)
Jack Clifford ......... Jerry
Note:
This was the first appearance of Silver. The Lone Ranger and Tonto were
on their way to Jim's place, his partner in their silver claim, hence
the name for Silver. [RF]

1.03 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE LONE RANGER'S TRIUMPH (3/3) (verified on film RF/SC]
Apex Film Corporation.
29Sep49 ABC
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by George B. Seitz, Jr..
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: (verified on flm)
Glenn Strange ............ Butch Cavendish
Walter Sande ............. Sheriff "Two-Gun" Taylor
George Chesebro .......... Doc Drummmond
Jack Clifford ............ Jerry, Henchman
*
JOHN DAY ................. 2ND CROOKED DEPUTY (uncredited)
GUY WILKERSON ............ 1ST CROOKED DEPUTY (uncredited)
SANDY SANDERS ............ TOWNSMAN (uncredited)

SYNOPSIS:
WITH THE HELP OF SHERIFF 'TWO-GUN'TAYLOR AND DOC DRUMMOND, THE LONE
RANGER AND TONTO CAPTURE THE NOTOTIOUS OUTLAW, BUTCH CAVENDISH. [SC]

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1.04 [--] The Lone Ranger: LEGION OF OLD TIMERS (verified on film RF/SC)
Apex Film Corporation.
06-Oct-1949 ABC Thur

The Lone Ranger - Legion of Old Timers - Part 1 (De Kelley) 
The Lone Ranger - Legion of Old Timers - Part 2 (De Kelley)
The Lone Ranger - Legion of Old Timers - Part 3 (De Kelley)
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by Tom Seller
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: (verified on flm)
Emmett Lynn .......... Banty Bishop
Norman Willis ........ Red Devers
DeForest Kelley ...... Bob Kittredge
Lane Bradford ........ Jake
Sandy Sanders ........ Sandy
*
WILLIAM FAWCETT(UNCREDITED)
HANK PATTERSON(UNCREDITED).

SYNOPSIS:
THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO HELP A RANCH OWNER FROM LOSING HIS PROPERTY TO A
KNOWN CRIMINAL AND HIS GANG. THEY ARE ASSISTED BY A GROUP OF FORMER RETIRED
LAWMEN, KNOWN AS 'LEGION OF OLD TIMERS'. [SC]

1.05 [--] The Lone Ranger: RUSTLERS HIDEOUT (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
13-Oct-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr..
Screenplay by Tom Seller
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C.
Guest Cast:
Harry Lauter ......... Fred Vance
Jospeh Crehan ........ Tom Patrick
Fred Kohler, Jr ...... Jake Nolan
Dickie Jones ......... Jim Patrick
Kay Morley ........... Mary Vance
*
Billy Vincent ........ Henchaman (Uncredited)
Frank Fenton ......... Look-out Outlaw (Uncredited)
Synopsis:
Fred Vance, recently released from prison, and framed for being a member of
the notorious Pete Madden Gang, help the Lone Ranger and Tonto rescue the
son of a local rancher being held prisoner by members of the same gang. [SC]

1.06 [--] The Lone Ranger: WAR HORSE
Apex Film Corporation.
20-Oct-1949 ABC
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ,JR.
SCREENPLAY BY GIBSON FOX.
GUEST CAST:
LEONARD PENN......AS MADRIGO
JEAN DE BLANC......AS LEZOTTE
JOHN MERTON......AS LT.BANNISTER
ED CASSIDY......AS COLONEL GRAVES
BOB CASON (JOHN CASON)......AS SHORTY
CHIEF YOLATCHIE......AS LAME BEAR
BILLY VINCENT......AS THE WAGON DRIVER
EMORY PARNELL......AS BARLUM.
SYNOPSIS:
THE OWNER OF A WILD WEST SHOW PAYS A HIDE HUNTER AND HIS MEN FIVE-THOUSAND
DOLLARS TO BUY A FAMOUS INDIAN CHIEF'S WAR HORSE NAMED 'BLACK CLOUD'. THE
LEADER OF THE HIDE HUNTER'S PLANS TO STEAL THE HORSE AND POCKET THE MONEY.
THE LONE RANGER BECOMES INVOLVED WHEN TONTO IS KIDNAPPED BY THE GANG WHEN HE
RECOGNIZES 'BLACK CLOUD' IN THEIR POSSESION. [SC]

1.07 [--] The Lone Ranger: PETE AND PEDRO (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
27-Oct-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ,JR.
SCREENPLAY BY TOM SELLER.
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C.
GUEST CAST:
SHEILA RYAN......ELLEN CARTER
RUFE DAVIS......as Pete Lacy
DON DIAMOND......Pedro Martinez
JOHN PARRISH......AS JEFF GRANT
BILL LESTER......AS BILL MORGAN
FRED GRAHAM......AS RED
SANDY SANDERS......AS HENCHMAN (uncredited)
SYNOPSIS:
A BUSINESS MAN FINDS GOLD ON THE PROPERTY OF A LOCAL WOMAN RANCHER. HE TRIES
TO PURCHASE HER RANCH,BUT SHE REFUSES TO SELL. THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO,
WITH THE HELP OF TWO RANCH HANDS,BRING THE VILLANOUS BUSINESSMAN AND HIS
COHORTS TO JUSTICE AFTER ATTEMPTING TO USE PHYSICAL FORCE TO OBTAIN THE LAND.[SC]

1.08 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE RENEGADES (verified SC/RF)
03-Nov-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ, JR.
SCREENPLAY BY EDMOND E. KELSO & HARRY POPPE, JR.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C.
Guest Cast:
Gene Roth ............. as Bolan
Harry Harvey .......... as Lackey
Ralph Moody ........... as Swift Eagle
Kenneth MacDonald ..... as Inspector
Michael Ross .......... as Murray
Wheaton Chambers ...... as Father Batista
Lane Chandler ......... as Flynn
SYNOPSIS:
AN INDIAN AGENT AND A GANG OF ARMY DESERTERS PLOT TO KILL TONTO. [SC]

1.09 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE TENDERFEET (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
10-Nov-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ, JR.
SCREENPLAY BY GIBSON FOX AND POLLY JAMES
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C.
GUEST CAST:
RAY BENNETT......AS HARDROCK JONES
RAND BROOKS.....AS DICK LARABEE
HANK WORDEN......AS RUSTY BATES
MONTE BLUE......AS SHERIFF STANTON
ROSS FORD......AS BOB LARABEE.
SYNOPSIS:
TWO BROTHERS WHO MAKE A SILVER STRIKE ARE ACCUSED OF KILLING ANOTHER MINER
WHO'S PARTNER PLANS TO FRAME THEM FOR THE MURDER. THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO
TRY TO PROVE THAT THE LARABEE BROTHERS ARE INNOCENT AND EXPOSE THE REAL
CRIMINAL. [SC]
SYNOPSIS:
TWO BROTHERS ARE ACCUSED OF CLAIM-JUMPING AND MURDER. THE LONE RANGER AND
TONTO HELP THEM PROVE THEIR INNOCENTS. [SC]

1.10 [--] The Lone Ranger: HIGH HEELS (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
17-Nov-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD
SCREENPLAY BY GIBSON FOX AND ANDE LAMB.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
JEROME SHELDON......AS JOHN ST IVES
JOHNNY BERKES......AS TEX
STANLEY ANDREWS......AS DAVE ENGLES
MICHAEL WHALEN......AS MONK GOW
EARL HODGINS......AS THE STOREKEEPER
ERIC ALDEN......AS THE HENCHMAN.
SYNOPSIS:
THE LONE RANGER AIDS A RANCHER WHO IS SENSITIVE ABOUT HIS HEIGHT. [SC]

1.11 [--] The Lone Ranger: SIX GUN'S LEGACY (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation (c) MCMXLIX
24-Nov-1949 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD
SCREENPLAY BY EDMOND A. KELSO AND ANDE LAMB
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
James J. Hickman .... as Bob Walker / Emmet White
Don Haggarty ........... as Curly Williams
Ian Wolfe ................. as Dr. Hiram Tucker
Hal Price ................. as Ezra Barr
Jimmy Dundee ......... as Dirk Slade
Chuck Roberson .......as Joe
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger tries to unmask a killer, who has assumed the
identity of one of his victims. [RHC]

1.12 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE RETURN OF THE CONVICT (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation (c) MCMXLIX
01-Dec-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George Archainbaud
Screenplay by Gibson Fox and Doris Schroeder
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
John Kellogg ...... as John Ames
Robert Emmett Keane ....as Sim Sturgis
Steve Clark .......... as Sheriff Bill Hoskins
John Day ........ as Clay Gunder
George Lloyd ...... as Stage Driver Joe
*
Chuck Roberson .....as Todd Gunder (uncredited)
Synopsis:
A released convict returns to the town where he once lived to get even with
two brothers who framed him for some stagecoach robberies. The Lone Ranger
and Tonto try to find the evidence to clear the ex-convicts name.[SC]

1.13 [--] The Lone Ranger: FINDERS KEEPERS (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
08-Dec-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD
SCREENPLAY BY ANDE LAMB.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
ARTHUR FRANZ.........AS NAT PARKER
CAROL THURSTON.........AS BEATA
KEITH RICHARDS.........AS VIC CROWLEY
FRANCIS MCDONALD.........AS WADE TANNER
PEDRO DE CORDOVA.........AS KING KELVIN
DAVID LEONARD.........AS THE PADRE.
SYNOPSIS:
THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO COME TO THE AID OF NAT PARKER WHO WAS RELEASED
FROM PRISON AND FASELY ACCUSED OF A CRIME, AND WHO IS SEEKING REVENGE ON
THE TWO MEN WHO FRAMED HIM. [SC]

1.14 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE MASKED RIDER (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
15-Dec-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ, JR.
SCREENPLAY BY TOM SELLER.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
JOHN DOUCETTE.........AS DIRK NELSON
NAN LESLIE.........AS NANCY BARTON
ED RAND.........AS SHERIFF JIM HAWKS
JOHN ALVIN.........AS SID
GEORGE SLOCUM.........AS WES SAILOR
NOLAN LEARY.........AS SAM BARTON
BILLY VINCENT.........AS STAGE DRIVER.
WHITEY HUGHES.........AS GANG MEMBER(UNCREDITED).
SYNOPSIS:
THE LONE RANGER IMPERSONATES A WANTED CRIMINAL IN ORDER TO GET IN WITH A
GROUP OF MURDEROUS OUTLAWS KNOWN AS THE DIRK NELSON GANG, AND FINALLY
BRINGING THEM TO JUSTICE. [SC]

1.15 [--] The Lone Ranger: OLD JOE'S SISTER (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
22-Dec-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ, JR.
SCREENPLAY BY TOM SELLER.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
ANNE O'NEAL.........AS ABBY
JOEL FRIEDKIN.........AS JOE PETERS
LESTER SHARPE.........AS BIFF BAKER
WADE CROSBY.........AS CACTUS GLEASON
CLANCY COOPER.........AS THE SHERIFF.
SYNOPSIS:
THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO ARE ON THE TRAIL OF TWO ESCAPED JAIL PRISONERS,
NOT REALIZING THAT ONE OF THEM HAS TAKEN THE IDENITY OF MAN WHO ISN'T
REALLY DEAD AND WHO'S SISTER THAT HE HASN'T SEEN FOR 30 YEARS IS ARRIVING
FOR A VISIT. THE SISTER ISN'T FOOLED BY THE IMPOSTER-NEITHER IS THE LONE
RANGER. [SC]

1.16 [--] The Lone Ranger: CANNONBALL MCKAY (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
29-Dec-1949 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ, JR.
SCREENPLAY BY TOM SELLER
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
LOUISE LORIMER.........AS CANNONBALL MCKAY
LEONARD STRONG........AS CLEM JONES
CHARLES MEREDITH.........AS DOC TATE
TRISTRAM COFFIN.........AS U.S.MARSHAL JIM HANDLEY
RALPH PETERS.........AS PORKY
MACK WILLIAMS.........AS COLLINS.
FRED MURRAY.........AS HASH
SYNOPSIS: A
RUFF-AN-TUFF WOMAN WHO RUNS A STAGECOACH FRANCHISE COMES UNDER FIRE BY
LOCAL CITIZENS WHEN SHE HIRES AN EX-CONVICT TO RIDE SHOTGUN ON HER COACH
RUNS. THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO AID THE STAGELINE OWNER WHEN A ROBBERY
OCCURS AND THE MAN SHE HIRED IS ACCUSED OF THE CRIME. [SC]

1.17 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE MAN WHO CAME BACK (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
05-Jan-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George Archainbaud
Screenplay by Doris Schroeder
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Martha Hyer ......... Molly
Emmett Lynn ......... Tom Peters
Bob Carson .......... Pinto Brown
Roy Gordon .......... Joe Crawford
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger helps a friend whose ranch was taken.

1.18 [--] The Lone Ranger: OUTLAW TOWN (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
12-Jan-1950 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD
SCREENPLAY BY POLLY JAMES.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
JOHN ELDREDGE......AS JACK BURKE
GRETA GRANSTEDT......AS EDITH BURKE
GENE REYNOLDS......AS JIM ANDREWS
MARSHALL BRADFORD......AS SHERIFF WAYNE
KEN TERRELL......AS HENCHMAN (uncredited)
BOB WOODWARD......AS GANG MEMBER (uncredited)
SYNOPSIS:
THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO COME TO THE AID OF A SHERIFF WHO IS TRYING TO
CLEAN-UP A NEIGHBORING TOWN THAT IS A SAFE HAVEN FOR OUTLAWS. [SC]

1.19 [--] The Lone Ranger: GREED FOR GOLD (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
19-Jan-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Screenplay by Tom Seller
from the radio story by Betty Joyce
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Tudor Owen ......... Dusty
Kenne Duncan ....... Jeff
Margaret Field ..... Sally
Lane Bradford ...... Slick
Duke York .......... Pete
Kermit Maynard ..... Sheriff
Synopsis:
The masked man tracks the men who killed a friend.

1.20 [--] The Lone Ranger: MAN OF THE HOUSE (verified on film RF)
26-Jan-1950 ABC Thur
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by Tom Seller
based on the radio story by Dan Beattie
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C.
Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: [LHA] (screen order)
Stanley Farrar .......... Casper Dingle
Esther Somers ........... Maud Dingle
Dick Curtis ............. Spike Wade
Lane Bradford ........... Tex
William Tannen .......... Curly
John McGuire ............ Lem
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger tries to instill confidence in a timid man.

1.21 [--] The Lone Ranger: BARNABY BOGGS, ESQUIRE
02-Feb-1950 ABC Thur
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Holly Bane as Curly,
Robert Kellard as Ace,
Bill Kennedy as Red Kruger,
Nelson Leigh as Sheriff,
Hal Price as Barnaby Boggs
Gene Roth as Jeb.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto meet a travelling salesman of a quack
medicine and through him get on the trail of of dangerous bandits.
(15Oct60 BBC UK, Sat 5:00 pm)

1.22 [--] The Lone Ranger: SHEEP THIEVES (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
09-Feb-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George Archainbaud
Screenplay by Louise Rousseau and Herb Meadow
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Chuck Cortney ....... Dan Reid, Jr. (nephew of "The Lone Ranger") (recurring)
(note Cortney NOT Courtney on credits)
Jimmy Ogg ........... Carlos Medrano
Pedro deCordova ..... Jose Medrano
Russ Conway ......... Jack Brandon
John Day ............ Rick
Harry Cording ....... Frank Lucas
Synopsis:
Rustlers kidnap Dan Reid.

1.23 [--] The Lone Ranger: JIM TYLER'S PAST (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
16Feb50 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George Archainbaud
Screenplay By Tom Seller
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Rand Brooks.........as Jim Tyler / Deputy Jim Wadsworth
Ray Bennett.........as Hank / Sheriff Pettigrew
House Peters,Jr.........as Blackie Kane
Peter Mamakos.........as Luke Barrett
Boyd Stockman.........as Clint (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Outlaw Blackie Kane is hunted by the Lone Ranger and Tonto. His trail leeds
them to the town of Muldoon and Kane's association with a deputy. [SC]

1.24 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE MAN WITH TWO FACES
Apex Film Corporation
23-Feb-1950 ABC Thur
Directed By George Archainbaud
Screenplay By Tom Seller
From The Radio Play By Felix Holt
Guest Cast:
Earl Hodgins.........as Prof.Hannibal Lee
Mira McKinney.........as Jesse Lee
Stanley Andrews as Josh Blaine
Chris Drake.........as Fred Boyd
Steven Clark.........as Bob Lacy
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are seeking a mysterious one-eyed bandit who has
struck three banks,all owned by the same man. [SC]

1.25 [--] The Lone Ranger: BURIED TREASURE
02-Mar-1950 ABC Thur
Guest Cast: [LHA]
David Bruce as Roy Foster
William Challee as Flint Foster
Gail Davis as Edie Foster
William Gould as Sheriff Barnes
Robert Kellard as Prison Guard
Synopsis:
An outlaw seeks refuge at his brother's ranch.

1.26 [--] The Lone Ranger: TROUBLED WATERS (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
09-Mar-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George Archainbaud
Screenplay by Herb Meadow
based on story by Doris Schroeder.
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Eula Morgan .......... Emmy Bryson
Harry Lauter ......... Dave Tucker
Dick Alexander ....... Jed
Luther Crockett ...... Sheriff
Byron Foulger ........ Rufe Barton
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger helps a farmer save his land.

1.27 [--] The Lone Ranger: GOLD TRAIN (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
16-Mar-1950 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ, JR.
SCREENPLAY BY DAVID BRAMSON AND GEORGE B. SEITZ,JR.
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
FRANK FENTON.........AS DUDE
JOHN CASON.........AS RAWHIDE
BILLY BLETCHER.........AS HORACE 'HORSEFACE' JACKSON
DEFOREST KELLEY.........AS SHERIFF BUCK MCCALL
ERVILLE ALDERSON.........AS JUDKINS
BOB KELLARD.........AS HANK
BOB WOODWARD.........AS BART
HANK PATTERSON.........AS CALICO.
SYNOPSIS:
A NOTORIOUS OUTLAW KNOWN AS 'THE DUDE' ASSUMES THE IDENITY OF AN OVERLAND
STAGELINE VICE PRESIDENT,AND DEVISES A PLOT TO STEAL A LARGE SUM OF GOLD.
[SC]

1.28 [--] The Lone Ranger: PAY DIRT (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
23-Mar-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr
Screenplay by Herb Meadow
based on a story by Sherman Lowe
from the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Emmett Lynn ......... Ed Dudley
Walter Sande ........ Tom McHenry
Martin Milner ....... Dick McHenry
Zon Murray .......... Zack Carter
George Lewis ........ Sam Hovey
George Lynn ......... Charley Wafford
Synopsis:
The masked man goes after a gang of claim jumpers.

1.29 [--] The Lone Ranger: BILLIE THE GREAT (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
30-March-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George b. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay By Tom Seller
from The radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Minerva Urecal.........as Billie Bannion
James Flavin.........as Sam Kirk
Matt McHugh.........as Joe Benson
Steve Clark.........as Rufe Watson
George Meader.........as Hank
Bob Woodward.........as Ben Jason
Synopsis:
While searching for a bandit with a long red beard,the Lone Ranger and Tonto
encounter a strong-willed lady sheriff who's also the town barber.[SC]

1.30 [--] The Lone Ranger: NEVER SAY DIE (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
06-Apr-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George Archainbaud
Screenplay By Tom Seller
from The radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Joseph Crehan ........ Warden Sears
Ray Teal ............. Matt Dooley
Glenn Strange ........ Butch Cavendish
Cecil Spooner ........ Effie Newton
Marjorie Eaton ....... Essie Newton
Lee Phelps ........... Guard Hanley
David Holt ........... Johnny Sears
Synopsis:
The masked man tries to rescue a warden's son from escaped convicts.

1.31 [--] The Lone Ranger: GOLD FEVER (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
13-Apr-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George Archainbaud
Screenplay By David P. Sheppard
Based on a story "Claim Jumpers", by Felix Holt.
from The radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Francis Ford............as Sam Dingle
John Doucette............as Ox Martin
Leonard Srong............as Pinky Nugent
Elaine Riley............as Peggy Dingle
Harold Goodwin............as The Sheriff
John A. Butler............as Claim Agent / John
George Lloyd............as The Stage Driver
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are on the trail of the Ox Martin gang
after robbing a stagecoach of only a letter containing information
about a gold strike claim. [SC]

1.32 [--] The Lone Ranger: DEATH TRAP (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
20-Apr-1950 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE ARCHAINBAUD
SCREENPLAY BY TOM SELLER.
and the radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
LUCIEN LITTLEFIELD.........AS UNCLE TAFFY
LEE SHUMWAY.........AS MARSHALL YATES
JAMES GRIFFITH.........AS REX CRAIG
KENNE DUNCAN.........AS JOE PARKER.
JEFF YORK.........AS KNIFE NORTON
STEVEN CLARK.........AS JIMMY PARKER
SYNOPSIS:
MARSHALL YATES SENDS FOR THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO TO HELP HIM DETERMINE
HOW FOUR OF HIS DEPUTIES MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARED WHILE ESCORTING PRISONERS
TO ABILENE. THEIR DETECTIVE WORK LEADS THEM TO AN OLD MAN LIVING ALONE IN A
CABIN. [SC]

1.33 [--] The Lone Ranger: A MATTER OF COURAGE (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
27-Apr-1950 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY GEORGE B. SEITZ,JR.
SCREENPLAY BY HERB MEADOW
based on a STORY BY FELIX HOLT.
and the radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
GUEST CAST:
DON HAGGARTY.........AS DIMPLE HENSHAW
DICK CURTIS.........AS SOAPY FARRELL
JAMES ARNESS.........AS DEPUTY SHERIFF BUD TITUS
JUAN DUVAL .........AS TONY THE BARBER
RAYMOND LARGAY.........AS BANKER SIMPSON
EDDIE COBB.........AS SHERIFF JIM WAYLAND
SYNOPSIS:
WHILE TRYING TO LOCATE AND CAPTURE A PAIR OF NOTORIOUS OUTLAWS, THE LONE
RANGER AND TONTO ENCOUNTER AN INEXPERIENCE DEPUTY SHERIFF AND A HEROIC
BARBER. [SC]

1.34 [--] The Lone Ranger: RIFLES AND RENEGADES
04-May-1950 ABC Thur
(no copyright details)
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by George B. Seitz, Jr. and Polly James
based on a story by Tom Dougall
and the radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Robert Kent .......... Lieut. "Skip" Haines
Gene Roth ............ Major Pollard
I. Stanford Jolley ... Asa Jones
Robert Bice .......... Chief Gray Hawk
John Hart ............ Guard
Frank Marlowe ........ Sgt. Murphy
Bill Ward ............ Pvt. Johnson
Russ Conklin ......... Brave
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger seeks out the supplier of rifles to Indians.

1.35 [--] The Lone Ranger: BULLETS FOR BALLOTS (copyright title) (verified SC/RF)
aka BULLETS AND BALLOTS [SC]
Apex Film Corporation.
11-May-50 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay By Tom Seller
and the radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Craig Stevens............as Bob McQueen
Marjorie Lord............as Kitty McQueen
Frederic Tozere............as Jed Wesson
John Alvin............as Scotty Dixon
Frank Jaquet............as Mayor Leander Knox
Ward Blackburn ......... as Frank Farrow
Holly Bane (aka Mike Ragan) .. as Pike Lane
Phil Tead............as Peters
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help an aspiring businessman running for Mayor, during
a heated election,againts a dishonest banker and his henchman. [SC]

1.36 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE BLACK HAT (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
18-May-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Original Screenplay By Herb Meadow
based On the radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
John Eldredge............as Rocky Carson
George Pembroke............as Doc John Smithers
Jeff York............as Beasley
Ed Hinton............as Flint
William Ruhl............as Sheriff Healy
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto set out after outlaws who killed two guards
during a gold robbery and are not aware that the loot is consealed in a coffin. [SC]

1.37 [--] The Lone Ranger: DEVIL'S PASS
Apex Film Corporation.
25-May-1950 ABC Thur
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Original Screenplay By Tom Seller
Based On The Radio Program Edited By Fran Striker
Guest Cast:
Gene Evans............as Beef Corson
Jed Dooley............as Jim Blair
Jim Bannon............as Red Randall
Marshall Bradford............as Sheriff Brice
Jimmy Lloyd............as Lefty Hayes
Synopsis:
Outlaw Red Randall uses a look-a-like to pull off a robbery from an express
office messinger. The Lone Ranger and Tonto aid Sheriff Brice and device a
plan a to capture Randall involving two other outlaws. [SC]

1.38 [--] The Lone Ranger: SPANISH GOLD (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
01-Jun-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay By Herb Meadow And Milton M. Raison
based on a story by Ralph Goll.
and the radio program edited By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Ross Ford............as Danny Yorke
Gail Davis............as Nora Spencer
Bruce Hamilton............as James P. Hague
Kenneth Tobey ............as Deputy Gil Jackson
Steve Clark............as Tug Spencer
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help the daughter of a man about to be
hanged for a crime he didn't commit. [SC]

1.39 [--] The Lone Ranger: DAMSELS IN DISTRESS
Apex Film Corporation.
08-Jun-1950 ABC Thur
Directed By John H.Morse
Original Screenplay By Tom Seller
From The Radio Program Edited By Fran Striker
Guest Cast:
John Banner............as Baron Paul Von Baden
Phil Tead............as Sam Dexter
Peggy McIntire............as Peg Dexter
Gloria Winters............as Bonnie Dexter
Tom Tyler............as Jeff Garth
Phyliss Kennedy............as Miss Prynne
Lee Tung Foo............as Wong Synopsis:
The inventor of a new gun is murdered by a foreign agent. The dead man's daughters
and a friend have the plans to the weapon. The agent is aware that the woman
have the documents and plots to get them. The Lone Ranger disguises himself as
an old Civil War veteran to help the woman and capture the agent. [SC]

1.40 [--] The Lone Ranger: MAN WITHOUT A GUN (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
15-Jun-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Screenplay By Joe Richardson
based On the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Dick Jones............as Jim Douglas
James Harrison............as Thomas Gorman
House Peters,Jr............as Slack
Eddie Dunn............as Henry Douglas
Ralph Moody..........as Chief Red Hawk
Bob Kellard............as Sheriff
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto try ro resolve an on going feud between
their friend Chief Red Hawk and his tribe who are falsely accused
of conducting raids againts local homesteaders. [SC]

1.41 [--] The Lone Ranger: PARDON FOR CURLY
Apex Film Corporation
22-Jun-1950 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Screenplay By Herb Meadow
Based On The Radio Program Edited By Fran Striker
Guest Cast:
Douglas Kennedy............as Curly Bates
Harry Harvey,Sr............as The Mayor
Marion Martin............as Belle Farnol
Stephen Chase............as Sam Farnol
Paul Hogan............as Slim
John Cliff............as Ed Tonopah
Dick Alexander............as Hogjaw Mullins
Earl Hodgins............as The Undertaker
Synopsis:
Notorious outlaw Curly Bates is pardoned by the governor
then seeks his revenge againts the men who sent him to
prison-the Lone Ranger and Tonto. [SC]

1.42 [--] The Lone Ranger: EYE FOR AN EYE (verified RF)
29-Jun-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Original Screenplay by Tom Seller
based On the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
I. Stanford Jolley .. Stark Durfee
Dorothy Neumann ..... Adelaide Standish
Sue England ......... Ruth Standish
Johnny Day .......... Blue Wilson
John Cason .......... Tug Kennedy
Chris Pin Martin .... Jose Morenga
David McMahon ....... Clay Durfee
Steve Clark ......... Warden
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger tries protecting the governor's daughter.

1.43 [--] The Lone Ranger: OUTLAW OF THE PLAINS (verified SC/RF)
a.k.a. "Outlaws of the Plains" (copyright title)
Apex Film Corporation
06Jul50 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz, Jr.
Original Screenplay By David Lang (on film) / Tom Seller? [SC]
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker (also Dan Beattie - on copyright)
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Jack Lee............as Sheriff Lem Shattuck
Jay Morley............as Clem
Bernie Marcus............as Sam
Stan Blystone............as Ray
Ed Cassidy............as George
Bert Arnold............as Joe
Steve Dunhill............as Bill
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto must prove that a crooked Sheriff has been
rustling cattle from area ranchers. [SC]

1.44 [--] The Lone Ranger: WHITE MAN'S MAGIC
Apex Film Corporation
13Jul50 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Screenplay By Joseph Polland
Based On The Radio Script By Ralph Goll
Guest Cast:
Bill Kennedy............AS Ira Boles
Ralph Moody............as Chief White Eagle
Jane Frazee............as Toni Carver
Lane Bradford............as Sergeant Pala
Charles Stevens............as Red Moon
Pierre Watkin............as Colonel Stacy
Bill Ward............as Standing Tree
Synopsis:
Ira Boles and his Indian Police partner device a plan to get Chief White
Eagle and his tribe to break a peace treaty. The Lone Ranger and Tonto
outwit the crooks thus helping their Indian friend. [SC]

1.45 [--] The Lone Ranger: TROUBLE FOR TONTO (verified RF)
20-Jul-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Original Screenplay by Tom Seller
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Robert Arthur ....... Terry Baxter
Lyle Talbot ......... Wayne Baxter
Gene Roth ........... Buck Fargo
Byron Foulger ....... Thad Kendall
Bill Ward ........... Glenn Baxter
Jimmy Dundee ........ Finch Curston
Russ Conklin ........ Black Eagle
Synopsis:
Tonto poses as a notorious outlaw to trap a bank robber.

1.46 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE SHERIFF OF GUNSTOCK (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
27Jul50 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Screenplay By Joe Richardson
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Walter Sande............as Sheriff Jim Bennett
John Doucette............as Rocky Hanford
Mira Mckinney............as Mrs. Sarah Miggs
Tom Irish............as Jack Bennett
John Hart............as Duke
William Vincent............as Rod Turner
Jack Kenney............as Grizzley Sailor
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto attempt to rescue a sheriff's kidnaped
son from a gang running a protection racket contolling most of the
merchants in the town of Gunstock. [SC]

1.47 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE WRONG MAN (verified RF)
3Aug50 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Original Screenplay by Eve Greene
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Don Beddoe ........ Jess Latham
Paul Maxey ........ Sheriff Barnes
Glen Vernon ....... Ted Latham
Nan Leslie ........ Alicia Scoville
Richard Crane ..... John Meredith
Almira Sessions ... Letty
Ted Adams ......... Burbridge
Walter Shumway .... Carter
Synopsis:
Ted Latham and John Meredith both want to marry the Judge's
daughter. The Judge is killed - Ted and John accuse each
other of his death; it is left to the Lone Ranger and Tonto
to discover who is guilty, and who is worthy to marry the Judge's daughter.
(15Aug59 BBC UK, Sat 5:00pm)

1.48 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE BEELER GANG (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
10Aug50 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay By Eve Greene
based On the radio play by Felix Holt
and on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Robert Rockwell............as Sheriff Bert Lawson
Beverly Campbell (aka Beverly Garland)......as Laura Lawson
Hugh Prosser............as Stan Beeler
B.G. Norman............as Tommy Lawson
William Haade............as Joe Ward
George Slocum............as Lefty
Fred Graham............as Pete
Ralph Peters............as Proprietor
Tim Graham............as Waiter
Synopsis:
Members of the Beeler Gang kidnap Sheriff Bert Lawson's son asking
for a large sum of money. The Lone Rangerdisguises himself as a
doctor with hopes of freeing the captive boy. [SC]

1.49 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE STAR WITNESS (verified RF)
17-Aug-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Original Screenplay by Curtis Kenyon
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Ray Bennett ........ Dave Beutel
Gene Evans ......... Nat Gorman
Michael Chapin ..... Johnnie Williams
Henry Rowland ...... Sam Williams
Charles Watts ...... Sheriff
Clarence Straight .. Bud James
Sarah Padden ....... Grandma
William H. Vedder .. Pete
Synopsis:
A youngster can't convince anyone that he witnessed a murder.

1.50 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE BLACK WIDOW (verified RF)
24-Aug-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Original Screenplay by Joe Richardson
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
John Alvin .......... Silky Carter
George Pembroke ..... Doc Hagen
Holly Bane (aka Mike Ragan) .... Crane
Peter Mamakos ....... Mat
Michael Whalen ....... Vic Mason
Lane Chandler ........ Sheriff
Tony Roux ............ Pedro
Synopsis:
The masked man and Tonto trail a thief.

1.51 [--] The Lone Ranger: THE WHIMSICAL BANDIT
31-Aug-1950 ABC
DIRECTED BY JOHN H. MORSE.
SCREENPLAY BY DAVID LANG.
GUEST CAST:
CHUCK COURTNEY............AS DAN REID (recurring)
NESTOR PAIVA............AS JUAN BRONKO
SHEILA RYAN............AS MAUDE CARVER
NORMAN WILLIS............AS BLACKIE
WILLIAM RUHL............AS THE SHERIFF
JOHN CLIFF............AS RALPH
BUD OSBORNE............AS THE STAGE DRIVER
WALLY WEST............AS GANG MEMBER(UNCREDITED).
SYNOPSIS:
THE LONE RANGER,TONTO, AND DAN REID TRACKDOWN AN OUTLAW GANG AND IT'S
LEADER, THE NOTORIOUS BANDIT JUAN BRONKO. [SC]

1.52 [--] The Lone Ranger: DOUBLE JEOPARDY (verified SC/RF)
07-Sep-1950 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
DIRECTED BY JOHN H. MORSE
SCREENPLAY BY CURTIS KENYON.
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Marin Sais .......... Ma Hinshaw
Rick Roman .......... Clyde Hinshaw
Riley Hill .......... Rufe Hinshaw
Brad Slaven ......... Ira Hinshaw
James Kirkwood ...... Judge Brady
Christine Larson .... Molly
Jack Ingram ......... Sheriff Collins
Douglas Wood ........ Ed Simpson
SYNOPSIS:
A MEMBER OF THE HINSHAW GANG IS BEING HELD IN JAIL AWAITING TRIAL. THE
DAUGHTER OF THE JUDGE PRESIDING AT THE TRIAL IS KIDNAPPED AND HELD AGAINTS
HER WILL UNTIL THE GANG MEMBER IS RELEASED. THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO
DEVISE A PLAN TO SAVE THE WOMAN AND CAPTURE THE ENTIRE HINSHAW GANG. [SC]

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