CTVA US Western - "The Lone Ranger" (Jack Wrather/ABC) Season 2 (1950-51)

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Starring Clayton Moore (The Lone Ranger) & Jay Silverheels (Tonto)
Season 2 (ABC) (1950-51)
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) 26 episodes (nos. 53-78)
Clayton Moore as The Lone Ranger

2.01 [053] The Lone Ranger: MILLION DOLLAR WALLPAPER (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
14-Sep-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Screenplay by Harry Poppe, Jr.
based on the radio play by Ralph Goll
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Emmett Lynn .......... Mosshorn
Lucien Littlefield ... Flapjack
Paul Fix ............. Silk
Kim Spalding ......... Moose
Duke York ............ Matt
Eddie Cobb ........... Sheriff
Synopsis:
An old-timer papers his room with supposedly worthless stocks.

2.02 [054] The Lone Ranger: MISSION BELLS
Apex Film Corporation.
21-Sep-1950 ABC Thur
Directed By George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay By Eve Greene
Based On The Radio Play By Ralph Goll
Guest Cast:
Walter Sande............as Padre Felipe
James Griffith............as Scrap
Tris Coffin............as Stephen Dunn
Hal Baylor............as Gus
Lee Roberts............as The Acting Sheriff
Rosa Turich............as Maria
Synopsis:
A gang of crooks learn that the bell's of a local mission are cast
out of spanish gold and plot to steal them. [SC]

2.03 [055] The Lone Ranger: DEAD MAN'S CHEST (verified RF)
28-Sep-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by Joseph F. Poland
based on the radio play by Ralph Goll
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Stephen Chase ........ Hank Wheeler
William Vedder ....... Hamlet Jones
Myron Healy .......... Jud Ellis
Harry Lauter ......... Jim Brice
Ray Montgomery ....... Ed Carson
Frank Sully .......... Clem Hart
Natividad Vacio ...... Jose Gonzales
George Lloyd ......... Stage Driver
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto probe the death of a prospector.

2.04 [056] The Lone Ranger: OUTLAW'S REVENGE
Apex Film Corporation.
05Oct50 ABC Thur
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay By Fancis P. Scannell
Based On The Radio Script By Don Beattie
Guest Cast:
Larry J. Blake............as Trigger Taylor/Calvin Blair
Steven Clark............as Bill Ames
Kenneth MacDonald............as The Sheriff
Bill Haade............as Hammer
Larry Johns............as Sagebrush
Richard Beach.............as Deputy Jim
Synopsis:
Members of an outlaw gang seek revenge against the Lone Ranger who
sent their former leader to jail. [SC]

2.05 [057] The Lone Ranger: DANGER AHEAD (verified RF)
12-Oct-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:
Don Haggerty .......... Rocky Craig
Max Terhune ........... Sidney Boswell
William E. Green ...... Judge Jordan
Jack Briggs ........... Hatch
Mike Ragan ............ Al
Synopsis:
A travelling ventriloquist witnesses a shooting. He goes to the Lone Ranger
to give him his story, and offiers his help in tracking down the criminal.

2.06 [058] The Lone Ranger: CRIME IN TIME (verified RF)
19Oct50
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Original Screenplay by Herb Meadow
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Lane Bradford ........ Lige Watkin
John A. Butler ....... Feeny McArdle
Monte Blue ........... Sheriff
Fred Libby ........... Dave Watkin
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto see a coach hold up. They find sacks full of earth.
They discover that a watchmaker and engraver is tunnelling ubder his shop
to the bank in order to exchange counterfeit notes. The watchmaker tries
to put the blame on to someone else but it is too late - the Lone Ranger
and Tonto are there. (24Jun60 BBC UK Fri)

2.07 [059] The Lone Ranger: DRINK OF WATER (verified RF)
26-Oct-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Screenplay by Joseph F. Poland
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Bill Kennedy .......... Phineas Stacy
Arthur Stone .......... Jackie
Gregg Barton .......... Jim Blasdell
Linda Johnson ......... Mary Blasdell
Stanley Andrews ....... Ed Range
Harlan Briggs ......... Ezra Dudley
Mickey Simpson ........ Pete
Mitchell Kowal ........ Mack
Synopsis:
Outlaws pose as rainmakers.

2.08 [060] The Lone Ranger: THIEVES' MONEY (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
02-Nov-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:
John Doucette............as Pierre Dumont
Charles Watts............as Sheriff Andrews
David McMahon............as Agent Jim Collins
Ward Blackburn............as Burt
Jack Briggs............as Al
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto try to out-wit a clever counterfeiter who can
only be idenified by a strong-sented cologne. [SC]

2.09 [061] The Lone Ranger: THE SQUIRE (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
09-Nov-1950 ABC Thursday
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay by David Lang.
based on radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Margaret Kerry ...... Jane Carter
Hugh Prosser ........ Amos Carter
George Lynn ......... Squire Turnbull
John Cliff .......... Gimp
Steve Dunhill ....... Jake
Alex Sharpe ......... Cal
Bob Wilke ........... Fred
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a young woman and her father, who can
idenify a gang of bank robbers, not realizing that their leader is a
respectible businessman who likes to collect rare antiques. [SC]

2.10 [062] The Lone Ranger: MASKED DEPUTY (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
16-Nov-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay By Harry Poppe,Jr.
Based On The Radio Play By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Stuart Randall............as Will Bradley
Dave Willock............as Tom Turner
Carol Thurston............as Mary Turner
Eddie Cobb............as Sheriff Higgens
Peter Mamakos............as Pete
Gregg Rogers............as Matt
Bert Arnold............as Hank
Lane Chandler............as Mr.Jason (Rancher)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonyo try to prove that a railroad agent is responsible
for a rash of cattle rustlings. [SC]

2.11 [063] The Lone Ranger: BANKER'S CHOICE (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
23-Nov-1950 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 "Soldier Son" By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Commander Murray............as Henry MacFarland
David Bruce............as Steve Lasher
Phyllis Morris............as Mary MacFarland
John Merton............as Joe Keen
Mickey Simpson............as Lefty
Jack Mower............as Sheriff John
Bud Osborne............as The Stage Driver
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto assist a banker being blackmailed by three crooks. [SC]

2.12 [064] The Lone Ranger: DESERT ADVENTURE (verified RF)
30-Nov-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Screenplay by David Lang
based on the radio play by Felix Holt
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
House Peters, Jr. ..... Yuma Kid
Lane Bradford ......... Joe Bradford
Bob Cason ............. Cleet
Charles Horvath ....... Cheyenne
Lee Shumway ........... Sheriff Daley
Kermit Maynard ........ Sam
Synopsis:
The masked man and Tonto try to find their way out of a desert.

2.13 [065] The Lone Ranger: BAD MEDICINE (verified RF)
07-Dec-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Original Screenplay by Curtis Kenyon
based on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Harry Harvey (Sr) ... Doc Andrews
Dick Curtis ......... Clint Bolton
Hal Fieberling (aka Hal Baylor) ...... Glenn Bolton
Greta Grandstedt .... Lucy Andrews
Bob Carson .......... Sheriff Collins
(Carson on film NOT cASON)
Bob Kellard ......... Jim
Sandy Sanders ....... Dave
James Guilfoyle ..... Bank Official
Synopsis:
The masked man and Tonto are after a robber.

2.14 [066] The Lone Ranger: ONE JUMP AHEAD (verified RF)
14-Dec-1950 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 Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Robert Rockwell ....... Rick Sanders
John Eldredge ......... Applegate
Dorothy Vaughn ........ Mrs. Whitcomb
Richard Crane ......... Tom Whitcomb
Nolan Leary ........... Postmaster
Synopsis:
A pair of men defraud the families of men who died in the Civil War.

2.15 [067] The Lone Ranger: LADY KILLER (verified RF)
21-Dec-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by Joe Richardson
based on the radio play by Dan Beattie
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Nan Leslie ........... Lela Anson
Ray Montgomery ....... John Markum
I. Stanford Jolley ... Seth
Robert Kent .......... Jake
Fred Libby ........... Trig Davis
Russell Trent ........ Driver
Billy Vincent ........ Hank
Synopsis:
An actress and her accomplices use disguises to conceal crimes.

2.16 [068] The Lone Ranger: PAID IN FULL (verified RF)
28-Dec-1950 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay By Harry Poppe,Jr.
based on the radio play by Dan Beattie
and on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Larry Blake ......... Bert Dillon
Johnny Day .......... Matt
Harry Lauter ........ Jim Craig
Wanda McKay ......... Sue Craig
Emmett Lynn ......... Hank
Charles Watts ....... Sheriff
Synopsis:
The discovery of a borax deposit sets off a range feud.

2.17 [069] The Lone Ranger: LETTER OF THE LAW (verified RF)
04-Jan-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Screenplay by Curtis Kenyon
based on the radio play by Ralph Goll
and the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Monte Blue .......... Sheriff Harper
Robin Short ......... Sam Slater
Warren Douglas ...... Jeff Niles
Noel Neill .......... Molly Niles
Douglas Wood ........ Cyrus Wilson
John Halloran ....... Tom
Ed Hinton ........... Bob Shay
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger tries to flush out an outlaw hiding at a former partner's ranch.

2.18 [070] The Lone Ranger: THE SILENT VOICE (verified SC/RF)
11-Jan-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Screenplay By Tom Seller
Based On The Radio Play By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Mira Mckinney............as Granny Ritchie
Ross Ford............as Cleve Ritchie
John Morgan............as Dr.Jeff Payton
Christine Larson............as Stella Watson
Hal Fieberling (aka HalBaylor)........as Bert Devlin
Mike Regan............as Chad Hackett
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto assist an old lady who can't
speak or move because of a stroke, but can idenify three
men who are responsible for robbery and murder. [SC]

2.19 [071] The Lone Ranger: THE OUTCAST (verified RF)
18-Jan-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Screenplay by Marjorie E. Fortin
based on the radio play by Dan Beattie
and on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Robert Rockwell ...... Randy Tyler
Stephen Chase ........ Rufus Fillmore
Lane Bradford ........ Gat Towson
Pierre Watkin ........ Captain Prescott
Denver Pyle .......... Grayson
Eddie Cobb ........... Sheriff
Mickey Simpson ....... Muggs
Fred Libby ........... Phil
Gregg Barton ......... Mac
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help the Texas Rangers trap a gang.

2.20 [072] The Lone Ranger: BACKTRAIL (verified RF)
25-Jan-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by George B. Seitz,Jr.
Screenplay by Harry Poppe,Jr.
based on the radio play by Dan Beattie and Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Herbert Lytton ....... Walter Mason
Robert Bice .......... Bart
Kim Spaulding ........ Ed
Riley Hill ........... Jim Blake
Rex Lease ............ Sheriff
Bud Osborne .......... Pete

2.21 [073] The Lone Ranger: BEHIND THE LAW (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation
01Feb51 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay By Joe Richardson
Based On The Radio Play "San Pedro Boss" (on copyright) By Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Marshall Bradford............as Sheriff Charles Gray
Gene Roth............as Big Jim Folsom
Ward Blackburn............as Scar
Gene Evans............as Link
Bob Carson............as Sheriff John Maloney
James Guilfoyle............as Trader Mike
George Chesebro............as Jim Wortham
Clarence Straight............as Sam, The Deputy
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a Sheriff round-up an outlaw gang
who are terrorizing the county of San Carlo. [SC]

2.22 [074] The Lone Ranger: TROUBLE AT BLACK ROCK (copyright title) (verified SC/RF)
aka TROUBLE IN BLACK ROCK
Apex Film Corporation
08Feb51 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 by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
George Lewis............as McCarty
John Alvin............as Slim
Michael Ansara............as Walker
Wanda McKay............as Ella Neely
Emmett Lynn............as Fred Neely
Constance Purdy............as Mrs. Tush
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a prospector who discovered a cache of
stolen gold coins hidden by a gang outlaws. [SC]

2.23 [075] The Lone Ranger: TWO GOLD LOCKETS (verified SC/RF)
15-Feb-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Screenplay By Tom Seller
based on a radio play by Dan Beattie
and on the radio program edited by by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Tom Powers............as Marshal Jim Lindon
Ben Weldon............as Carlos Marina
Darryl Hickman............as The Older Don Lindon
Greta Granstedt............as Mary Lindon
Dwayne Hickman............as The Young Don Lindon
John Cliff............as Worry Peters
Duke York............as Buck Slade
Stanley Andrews............as Warden Roberts
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help Marshal Jim Lindon find his
missing son of six years who became involved with an outlaw
gang and was wearing a gold locket. [SC]

2.24 [076] The Lone Ranger: THE HOODED MEN (verified SC/RF)
22-Feb-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Screenplay By Joe Richardson
based on a radio play by Dan Beattie
and on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Mira McKinney............as Ruby Creston
Walter Sande............as Sheriff Hugh McNeil
John Doucette............as Flack
Lane Bradford............as Dusty
Mort Thompson............as Bill
Denver Pyle............as Deputy Allen
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto try to convince a Sheriff that the leader
of a gang of murderers and robbers, known as 'The Hooded Men', is
a respectible business woman named Ruby Creston. [SC]

2.25 [077] The Lone Ranger: FRIEND IN NEED (verified SC/RF)
Apex Film Corporation.
01-Mar-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay By Harry Poppe.Jr.
Based On The Radio Play By Ralph Goll and Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
John McGuire............as Jeff Austin
Bob Bice............as Luke Banner
Gail Davis............as Ruth
Stephen Clark............as Jim Austin
Eddie Cobb............as Sheriff Tate
Salvador Baguez............as Capt.Sanchos
David Leonard............as The Padre
Paul Fierro............as Juan
Joe Dominguez............as The Guard
Ed Clark............as The Waiter
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto try to save a man condemned to hang. [SC]

2.26 [078] The Lone Ranger: MISTER TROUBLE (verified RF)
Apex Film Corporation (copyright date 25Jan51)
08-Mar-1951 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By George B. Seitz, Jr.
Screenplay by Herb Meadow
based on radio play, "Rifles at the railhead", by Tom Dougall.
and on the radio program edited by Fran Striker
Photographed by Mack Stengler, A.S.C
Guest Cast:
Robert Rockwell ....... Rick Merrill
Larry Blake ........... Lucky Kendal
House Peters, Jr. ..... Pierce
John Bannon ........... Red
(aka Jim Bannon ?)
Paul Campbell ......... Andy Carlisle
Harry Harvey Sr. ...... Doctor Weston
Earle Hodgins ......... Sheriff
Russell Trent ......... Deputy
David McMahon ......... Mr. Herbert
Bob Kellard ........... Silent Taylor
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger aids a man who stands to lose a railroad contract.

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