CTVA Western - "The Lone Ranger" pt. 2 (1952-53) John Hart

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - TV Western series
"Hawkeye" (1957-58) starring John Hart
<pt.1     The Lone Ranger    pt.3>
pt. 2 (season 3) (1952-53) John Hart 
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti  , Rina Fox,    R.H Callaghan , L.H. Allgood
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)


Jack Wrather Corporation
Apex Film Corporation (eps. 17-78) (1950-51) (Clayton Moore)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc. (eps. 79-130)(1952-53)(John Hart)
C. M. Television Productions, Inc. (ep. 131-136)(1954)(Clayton Moore return)
Lone Ranger, Inc. (eps. 137-182)(1954-55)(Clayton Moore)
for
ABC (Thursdays 7.30pm EST) Executive Producers: George W. Trendle and  Jack Wrather
Produced by  Jack Chertock   / Associate Producer, Harry H. Poppe  (b-w eps)
PRODUCTION MANAGER: HUGH MCCOLLUM
Produced by Sherman A. Harris (1956-57)(color eps)
Story Editor Bertram Millhauser (1956-57)(color eps)

Created by George W. Trendle and Fran Striker

US Western series 1949-57 221 episodes x 30 min
(182 bw + 39 color)

season 1 1949-50 (52 eps bw) Clayton Moore
season 2 1950-51 (26 eps bw) Clayton Moore
season  1951-52 (re-runs)
season 3 1952-53 (52 eps bw) John Hart
season  1953-54 (re-runs)
season 4 1954-55 (52 eps bw) Clayton Moore (returns)
season  1955-56 (re-runs)
season 5 1956-57 (39 eps color) Clayton Moore
Starring
Clayton Moore as John Reid, The Lone Ranger
(1949-1952) (eps 1-78) / (1954-1957) (eps 131-221)
(horse = Silver)
Jay Silverheels as Tonto (1949-1957)
(horse = Scout)
John Hart as The Lone Ranger (1952-1953) (eps 79-130)
Recurring Cast:
Tristram Coffin as Dan Reid, brother of The Lone Ranger (1949-50)
Chuck Courtney as Dan Reid Jr., nephew of The Lone Ranger (1951-57)
(horse = Victor)
Stunts: (some stuntmen also appear in various roles)
John Day (stunts)  *  Sandy Sanders (stunts)  *  Charles Horvath (stunts)
Wayne Burson (stunts)Allen Pinson (stunts)Paul Stader (stunts)
Bob Woodward (stunts) * Carol Henry (stunts) * Fred Graham (stunts)
Chuck Roberson (stunts)  * Alex Sharp(stunts) *
Al Wyatt (Stunts)

Premise:
The Lone Ranger was really a Texas Ranger, named John Reid, who was
the only survivor of an ambush by Butch Cavendish's Hole in the Wall
Gang. Nursed back to health by Tonto (coincidentally, the two had
been childhood friends), he vowed to help bring justice to the West,
and donned a masked (originally to fool the Cavendish Gang)

"A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a
harty hi-ho silver ...
..."
read by announcer Fred Foy.
:
*
Directors Include:
George B. Seitz Jr. * George Archainbaud  * John H. Morse (aka Hollingsworth Morse)
Paul Landres  *  WILLIAM J. THIELE ,
    Earl Bellamy (color eps) /  Oscar Rudolph  (color eps)
*
ASSISTANT DIRECTORS INCLUDE:
LESTER D. GUTHRIE, GENE ANDERSON,JR., LEONARD J. SHAPIRO
*
WRITERS INCLUDE:
ROBERT SCHAEFER AND ERIC FREIWALD (TEAM),
TOM SELLER, ORVILLE H. HAMPTON, JOE RICHARDSON, CURTIS KENYON,
CHARLES LARSON, GEORGE B. SEITZ,JR, LOUISE ROUSSEAU, POLLY JAMES,
WELLS ROOT, DORIS SCHROEDER, FRANK L.MOSS
*
FILM EDITORS INCLUDE:
FRANK CAPACCHIONE, BEN MARMON, EVERETT DODD
*
CINEMATOGRAPHERS INCLUDE:
 MACK STENGLER, ROBERT PITTACK  WILLIAM P. WHITLEY
*
MUSIC (EARLY EPISODES)
FRANZ LISZT(FROM "LES PRELUDES"),
,Theme music Rossini's "William Tell Overture"
RICHARD WAGNER(VARIOUS PIECES)
MUSIC(LATER EPISODES) AL FRIEDE
*
STORY EDITOR BERTRAM MILLHAUSER
*
FILMING LOCATIONS INCLUDED:
IVERSON RANCH AND WESTERN STREET,CORRIGANVILLE RANCH AND
WESTERN STREET, JACK INGRAM RANCH AND WESTERN STREET, KANAB,UTAH
Please visit:
Steve Jensen's <sj12969@cedarnet.org>
Tribute pages to Clayton Moore and John Hart:
http://members.tripod.com/~ClaytonMoore/
http://members.tripod.com/~JohnHart/

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Re-runs only (no new episodes aired in this season)

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ABC (Thursdays 7.30pm EST) 52 episodes (nos. 79-130)
A copyrighted feature of The Lone Rnger, Inc.
Created and Produced by George W. Trendle
Filmed for Television by Jack Chertok Produictions, Inc.
Starring
John Hart
as The Lone Ranger
Jay Silverheels as Tonto

3.1 [079] The Lone Ranger: OUTLAW'S SON  (verified RF)
11-Sep-1952 ABC Thur
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc. / The Lone Ranger. Inc
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by Paul Landres
Teleplay by Tom Seller
based on the radio play by Tom Dougall
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Robert Blackwell ..... Glen Darby
Irene Vernon ......... Amy Darby
Bob Arthur ........... Jimmy Darby
John Pickard ......... Smokey Baines
Paul Fierro .......... Kansas Charley
William Haade ........ Keg Wade
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger helps a notorious outlaw reinstate himself with the law and his family.

3.2 [080] The Lone Ranger: OUTLAW UNDERGROUND
18-Sep-1952 ABC Thur
Screenplay by ?
Directed by ?
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Robert Clark .......... Ned Anderson
Michael Ansara ........ Hawk Mason
Lois Hall ............. Hale Monroe
Lester Dorr ........... Moley Sanders
John Downey ........... Sheriff
James Parnell ......... Peterson,
Richard Reeves ........ Big Tom.
Synopsis:
A reporter poses as an outlaw to be captured by the Lone Ranger.

3.3 [081] The Lone Ranger: SPECIAL EDITION (verified RF)
25-Sep-1952 ABC Thur
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc. / The Lone Ranger. Inc
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Teleplay by Harry H. Poppe, Jr.
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Nan Leslie ............ Martha Neal
Larry Blake ........... Gene Sloan
Judd Holdren .......... Joe Neal
Victor Sutherland ..... Senator Dodd
Hal K. Dawson ......... Shorty
John Close ............ Tom Sloan
Marshall Ruth ......... Sheriff
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger defends freedom of speech.

3.4 [082] The Lone Ranger: DESPERADO AT LARGE (verified RF)
02-Oct-1952 ABC Thur
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc. / The Lone Ranger. Inc
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by ??
Teleplay by Charles Larson
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Douglas Kennedy ...... Slim Roberts
Lee Van Cleff (NOT Cleef) .... Joe Singer
James Brown .......... Sandy Clifford
Steven Clark ......... Tom Scott
Steve Clark .......... Warden
Robert Filmer ........ Marshall Dixon

3.5 [083] The Lone Ranger: THROUGH THE WALL (verified RF)
09-Oct-1952 ABC Thur
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc. / The Lone Ranger. Inc
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Teleplay by Tom Seller
based on the radio play by Ralph Goll
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Dabbs Greer ......... Toby Durbin
Douglas Evans ....... Shim Davis
George Lynn ......... Gus Mason
Monte Blue .......... Sheriff Mansfield
Raymond Largay ...... Sam Collins
Mike Ragan .......... Jeff Durbin
George Slocum ....... Lem Norton
Phil Tead ........... Joe Stevens
Synopsis:
Toby, who once left a secret exit in a prison he helped build, aids the
Lone Ranger in capturing a criminal.

3.6 [084] The Lone Ranger: JEB'S GOLD MINE (verified RF)
16-Oct-1952 ABC Thur
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc. / The Lone Ranger. Inc
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Teleplay by Joe Richardson
based on the radio play by Tom Dougall
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Raymond Greenleaf ...... Col. Macauley
Stephen Chase .......... Jim Grady
B.G. Norman ............ Jeb Macauley
Syd Saylor ............. Sarge
Robert Bray ............ Al
Lane Bradford .......... Rufe
Rory Mallinson ......... Sheriff
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger (John Hart) vs. land grabbers.

3.7 [085] The Lone Ranger: FRAME FOR TWO (verified RF)
23-Oct-1952 ABC Thur
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc. / The Lone Ranger. Inc
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by John H. Morse
Original Teleplay by Joe Richardson
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
John Damler ........... Silas Green
Richard Crane ......... Bob Arnold
James Parnell ......... Brad Young
Robert B. Williams .... Sheriff
Robert Livingston ..... Don Cutler
Synopsis:
A rancher framed for murder seeks help.

3.8 [086] The Lone Ranger: RANGER IN DANGER (verfied SC/RF)
30-Oct-1952 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Teleplay By Tom Seller.
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Douglas Kennedy......as Bull Gunderson
Robert Arthur........as Terry Britt.
Synopsis:
Outlaw Bull Gunderson uses a young boy to set a trap for the Lone Ranger and Tonto. [SC]

3.9 [087] The Lone Ranger: DELAYED ACTION (verified SC/RF)
06-Nov-1952 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Teleplay By Curtis Kenyon
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
James Griffith........as Flint Taylor
Ben Welden........as Pete Morales
Stanley Andrews........as Sheriff Hollister
Robert Foulk........as George The Deputy
Billy Vincent........as Jim Whiskers
Gordon Wyllne.......as Charlie
Synopsis:
Outlaw Flint Taylor and his gang rob the bank of Three Forks. One of Taylor's
men convinces the sheriff of Silver City that the Lone Ranger and Tonto are
the real robbers. [SC]

3.10 [088] The Lone Ranger: THE MAP (verified SC/RF)
13-Nov-1952 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By Tom Seller.
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Frank Wilcox........as Ross Colby
Steven Darrell........as Ben Davis
Lanny Rees........as Buddy Bentley
Geraldine Wall........as Clara Bentley
Marshall Reed........as Dix Manson
Harlan Warde........as Jeff Whalen.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto aid a wounded man carrying an important map, and
promise to deliver it to a railroad agent, not realizing that he is being
impersonated by a crooked land buyer. [SC]

3.11 [089] The Lone Ranger: TRIAL BY FIRE  (verified RF)
20-Nov-1952 ABC Thur
Chertok Productions, Inc.
Directed by John H. Morse
Teleplay by Charles Larson
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Ross Ford ............. Steve Webster
Pierre Watkin ......... Col. Webster
Gail Davis ............ Mary Webster
Stanley Andrews ....... Job Burke
Bob Wilke ............. Sam Burke
Mickey Simpson ........ Perce Burke
Marshal Bradford ...... Sheriff
Raph Peters ........... Waiter
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger aids a man accused of murdering his father.

3.12 [090] The Lone Ranger: WORD OF HONOR (verified SC/RF)
27-Nov-1952 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Curtis Kenyon
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Hayden Rorke........as Arne Mason
Ross Elliott........as Jeff Hope
Wanda McKay........as Nancy Hope
Harry Cheshire........as Judge Wells
David McMahon........as Bert
Lee Phelps........as Sheriff Harper
Sam Flint........as Doc Fairbanks
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto aid an innocent man accused of killing the
sheriff of Mesa Junction. [SC]

3.13 [091] The Lone Ranger: TREASURE AT DRY CREEK (verified SC/RF)
04-Dec-1952 ABC
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By David P. Sheppard.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Frank Fenton........as Matt Yancy
Ann Doran........as Sarah Yancy
Britt Wood........as Jim
Paul Fierro........as Yellow Eye
Charles Evans........as General Morgan
Robert Carson........as Mr.Brown.
Rand Brooks........as Express Rider
Synopsis:
The agent of a Pony Express relay station is using a band of renagade
Cheyenne Indians to help him intercept mail pouches containing important
military dispatches. The Lone Ranger and Tonto,with the help of a military
general, bring the culprits to justice. [SC]

3.14 [092] The Lone Ranger: THE CONDEMNED MAN (verified RHC/RF)
11-Dec-1952 ABC Thur
Directed by Paul Landers
Teleplay by Curtis Kenyon.
based on the radio play by Ralph Goll
TV Co-ordinator ..Freddie Fralick
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Don Beddoe .............. Cal Haskins
Monte Blue ............... Lone Eagle
Russell Hicks ............ Colonel Hayes
Myron Healy (NOT Healey) ............. Bill Cole
Maurice Jara ............. Red Hawk
Charles Gibbs ............ Captain Davis
Rusty Wescoatt ........... Sergeant
MCMLII
Synopsis:
Red Hawk has discovered gold on his reservation. He confides in the Indian Agent Haskins,
and trooper Bill Cole. The two murder Red Hawk to keep the secret to themselves.
Chief Lone Eagle, Red Hawk's father wants someone punished for the death of his son.
He gives Colonel Hayes, 24 hours to produce the killers or the peace treaty will be broken.
It's up to the Lone Ranger and Tonto to follow the flimsy clues, and set a trap for the killers. [RHC]

3.15 [093] The Lone Ranger: THE NEW NEIGHBOR (verified RHC/RF)
18-Dec-1952 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landers
Teleplay By Harry Poppe,Jr.
based on the radio play by Dan Beattie [RHC]
TV Co-ordinator .. Freddie Fralick [RHC]
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Walter Sande...........as Jed Rector
John Alvin.............as Dr. Richard Salfort Pierce
B.G.Norman ............as Jerry Rector
Barbara Woodell........as Mary Rector
Robert Forrest ........as Tex
Larry Hudson...........as Cal
John Phillips..........as the Stagecoach Driver
Edward Clark...........as the Storkeeper
MCMLII
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto encounter a former doctor who claims to be a
rancher, and a land owner who won't give up his rights to a water hole that
would help his fellow ranchers who desperatly need the water. [SC]

3.16 [094] The Lone Ranger: BEST LAID PLANS (verified SC/RF)
25-Dec-1952 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Charles Larson
based on the radio play by Tom Dougall
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
John Bryant........as Chick Thompson
Cathy Downs........as Mary Seaton
House Peters,Jr.........as Slim Gordon
Ralph Sanford........as Ben Chalmers
Judd Holdren........as Deputy John Ross
John Pickard........as Jeff Seaton
Rocky Shahan........as The Stage Driver (uncredited)
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto try to prevent a bloody range war between the
homesteaders and ranchers of Sunset Valley. [SC]

3.17 [095] The Lone Ranger: INDIAN CHARLIE (verified SC/RF)
01-Jan-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Joe Richardson.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Walter Reed........as Joe Blake
Allan Wells........as Indian Charlie Judd
Glenn Strange........as Bart Walton
Sally Corner........as Mary Judd
Harry Harvey, Sr.........as Sheriff Dixon
John Cason........as Steve.
Synopsis:
A young educated indian living with his adopted mother goes undercover to
help a local sheriff obtain critical evidence about a outlaw gang terrorizing
the countryside. The Lone Ranger and Tonto believe that Indian Charlie is
a member of the gang unaware of his real intentions. [SC]

3.18 [096] The Lone Ranger: THE EMPTY STRONGBOX (verified SC/RF)
08-Jan-1953 ABC
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Charles Larson
based on the radio play by Betty Joyce
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
James Todd........as Warren Hunter
Ed Rand........as Dusty Morgan
Don Mahin........as Tom Vincent
Hugh Prosser........as Jeb Logan
Robert Carson........as Sheriff Connors
Bud Osborne........as Joe Driscoll.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto suspect a stageline agent of hireing a well-known
outlaw to rob a stagecoach containing an empty strongbox. [SC]

3.19 [097] The Lone Ranger: TRADER BOGGS (verified SC/RF)
15-Jan-1953 ABC
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By Joe Richardson
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Hal Price........as Barnaby Boggs
Aline Towne........as Ellie Gorman
I.Stanford Jolley........as Will Motter
Zon Murray........as Varney
John Crawford........as Gig Austin
Kenne Duncan........as Sheriff Dunn.
Synopsis:
A merchantile salesmen friend of the Lone Ranger and Tonto put's his life in
jeopardy when he forms a business partnership with the daughter of friend
who was murdered by a local store owner. [SC]

3.20 [098] The Lone Ranger: BANDITS IN UNIFORM (verified SC/RF)
22-Jan-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By David P. Sheppard
based on the radio play by Tom Dougall
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Gil Donaldson........as Rafael Rodrigo
John Doucette........as Andrew Gage
I.Stanford Jolley........as Don Esteban
Robert Bray........as Ben Thompson
James Parnell........as Rufe
George Douglas........as The Governor.
Synopsis:
The Governor of Texas asks the Lone Ranger and Tonto to investigate a
dishonest tax collector and his militia who are victimizing a group of
Mexican land owners. [SC]

3.21 [099] The Lone Ranger: THE GODLESS MEN (verified SC/RF)
29-Jan-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By Tom Seller
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Hugh Beaumont........as Rev. Randy Roberts
Hugh Sanders........as Frank Ferris
Ray Page........as Wolf Cady
Keith Richards........as Jed Glisson
Synopsis:
With the help of a preacher,the Lone Ranger and Tonto devise a way to
expose a crooked newspaper editor. [SC]

3.22 [100] The Lone Ranger: THE DEVIL'S BOG (verified SC/RF)
05-Feb-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Curtis Kenyon
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Val DeSautels........as Grant Huston
Harry Harvey, Sr........as Dr.Marvin Robbins
Frank Richards........as Bill Adams
Hugh Prosser........as Jim Arnold
Barbara Woodell........as Martha Robbins
Ferris Taylor........as Mayor Clyde Hudkins
Bruce Edwards........as Jed Wells.
Synopsis:
While on the trail of gunrunners, The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a country
doctor fight a serious epidemic affecting the citizens of Mineral Wells. [SC]

3.23 [101] The Lone Ranger: RIGHT TO VOTE (verified SC/RF)
12-Feb-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By Bill Bruckner.
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Douglas Kennedy........as George Milliner
John Damler........as Whisper Davis (Dunlap)
Richard Avonde........as Pete Milliner
Dick Elliott........as Mayor Wilkins
Ben Welden........as Ray Noonan.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto investigate a political boss and a stolen
petition to remove him from office. [SC]
[Note: In this episode the cast credits referred to actor John Damler's
character as "Whisper Davis",but the actors in the teleplay called him
Whisper Dunlap.] [SC]

3.24 [102] The Lone Ranger: THE SHERIFF'S SON (verifed SC/RF)
19-Feb-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By Charles Larson.
based on the radio play by Betty Joyce
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Alan Wells........as Matt Lake
Emerson Treacy........as Doctor Owens
Claudia Barrett........as Janie Owens
Hugh Prosser........as Sheriff Jim Lake
Willam Haade........as Joe Menard
Walter Bonn........as Warden Dawes.
Synopsis:
The son of a sheriff is released from the U.S.Territorial Prison after
serving a four-year sentence for robbery. The Lone Ranger and Tonto believe
that he knows the idenity of the leader of a notorious band of outlaw's
known as 'The Midnight Gang'. [SC]

3.25 [103] The Lone Ranger: TUMBLEROCK LAW (verified SC/RF)
26-Feb-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed by Paul Landres (on film) (Directed By John H. Morse [SC]
Teleplay by David P. Sheppard (on film) (Teleplay By Curtis Kenyon [SC]
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Steve Brodie........as Ace Broderick
Richard Crane........as Ted Brooks
Byron Foulger........as Magill
Bill Slack........as Pete
Kim Spaulding........as Joe
Tom London........as Tom Crothers
Paul Birch........as Sheriff Brooks.
Synopsis:
The town of Tumblerock is at the mercy of a corrupt saloon owner and his
gang who killed the local sheriff. The Lone Ranger and Tonto devise a plan
to bring Ace Broderick and his cohorts to justice. [SC]

3.26 [104] The Lone Ranger: SINNER BY PROXY (verified SC/RF)
05-Mar-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By John Thiele
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Stephen Chase........as Frank Tolliver
Hugh Sanders........as Sheriff Burley
Russ Conway........as Ben Lambert
Greta Granstedt........as Mary Lambert
Dee Pollock........as Billy Lambert
Ross Elliott........as Deputy Sheriff Lawson
Paul Hagen.......as Kane
Mickey Simpson........as Jake.
Synopsis:
A deputy sheriff arrests the Lone Ranger for a bank robbery he didn't commit.
The real robber gives himself up to the sheriff of Donville and tells a story
that it was the Ranger's idea to steal the money. [SC]

3.27 [105] The Lone Ranger: STAGE FOR MADAMOISELLE (verified SC/RF)
(copyright title)
12-Mar-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Teleplay By Joe Richardson.
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Noreen Nash........as Marianne Mornay
Frank Wilcox........as Samuel DeWitt
Douglas Evans........as Rex Miller
Emmett Lynn........as Amos Carter
Edmund Cobb........as Sheriff Dudley
Lane Bradford........as Zeke
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto suspect a famous opera singer and memebers of her
troup with having a connection to a series of robberies that occurred in the
towns that they recently appeard in. [SC]

3.28 [106] The Lone Ranger: SON OF ADOPTION (verified SC/RF)
19-Mar-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By David P. Sheppard.
based on the radio play by Dan Beattie
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Russ Conway........as Hank Crowell
William Challee........as Swifty Seldon
Dennis Ross........as Terry Crowell
Frank Richards........as Jeb Logan
Peter Mamakos........as Gimp.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto are on the trail of the notorious Logan gang and
an outlaw named Swifty Seldon who is searching for his son who was adopted
by the Wells Fargo agent that sent him to prison. [SC]

3.29 [107] The Lone Ranger: MRS. BANKER (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
26-Mar-1953 ABC
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By Joe Richardson.
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Esther Somers........as Mabel Howard
Robert Neil........as Bill Breck
Dan White........as John Portis
Steve Mitchell........as Mike
Harmon Stevens........as Sheriff Dan Olson
Rocky Shahan........as The Stage Driver (uncredited)
Synopsis:
The owner of a stageline blames a woman banker for a series of robberies.
The Lone Ranger and Tonto investigate. Their main suspect is an employee of the bank. [SC]

3.30 [108] The Lone Ranger: TROUBLE IN TOWN (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
02-Apr-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By Curtis Kenyon.
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Dayton Lummis........as Banker Jonathan Wilkins
Lyle Talbot........as Roger Burnett
Ross Ford........as Tom Willard
Jim Moloney........as Ted Burnett
William Fawcett........as Bert Gilroy
Fred Essler........as Otto Heindorf
Mira McKinney........as Mrs.Peabody
John Cason........as Charlie.
Synopsis:
Town citizens begin to withdraw their funds from the local bank when a
rumor is spread that the bank isn't solvent. The LoneRanger and Tonto
learn of the incident and come to the aid of banker Jonathan Wilkins. [SC]

3.31 [109] The Lone Ranger: BLACK GOLD (verified RF/RHC)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
09Apr53 ABC Thur
Directed by John H. Morse
Original Teleplay by Bill Bruckner
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Jim Hayward .......... Newton Larch
Robert Shayne ........ Leland Spinner
Todd Karns ........... Kenny Austin
William Vedder ....... Tod Wayburn
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto find a young man, alone on the prairie.
He is a geologist, named Kenny Austin. Someone had tried to bushwack him,
and he's been wandering around for days.
In town we find the local hotel owner, Newton Larch, has brought in a "confidence man",
Leland Spinner, to whom he admits that he has killed young Austin, because he had
discovered oil deposits on the neighbouring ranches. Larch wants Spinner to pretend
that he's a land speculator, buying up land without revealing the presence of oil.
With one land owner left, "old",Tod Wayburn, the four set in motion a trap, to help
implicate the two land theives. [RHC]
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3.32 [110] The Lone Ranger: THE DURANGO KID (verified SC/RF)
16-Apr-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Teleplay By Curtis Kenyon.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
James Griffith....... as The Durango Kid
Nan Leslie........... as Molly O'Connel
Judd Holdren......... as Larry Courtland
Lee Shumway.......... as Sheriff Jackson
Pierre Watkin........ as Judge Scott
Fred Libby........... as Slim, The Deputy.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a woman search for her missing brother,
while trying to trackdown a famous outlaw who escaped from prison with
intentions of killing the judge who sentenced him. [SC]

3.33 [111] The Lone Ranger: THE DESERTER (verified SC/RF)
23-Apr-1953 ABC Thur
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Charles Larson.
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Chuck Courtney ......... as Dan Reid (recurring)
Rand Brooks ............ as Private Jack Carey
Keith Richards ......... as Lieutenant Stevens
Gene Roth .............. as Dirk Blaisdell
Robert Foulk ........... as Sergeant Macy
Lane Bradford .......... as Smiley Hawks.
Synopsis:
While in pursuit of the vicious Dirk Blaisdell gang,The Lone Ranger and his
nephew Dan Reid get help from a young army deserter,with hopes of finding
the outlaws hideout. [SC]

3.34 [112] The Lone Ranger: EMBEZZLER'S HARVEST (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
30-Apr-1953 ABC Thurs
Produced by Jack Chertok/ Associate Producer Harry H. Poppe
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By Bill Bruckner
based on the radio play by Steve McCarthy
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Stephen Chase .......... as Martin Ludlow
Leonard Freeman ........ as Charlie Ludlow
Lois Hall .............. as Madeline Dillon
Harry Harvey (Sr) ...... as Tim Dillon.
Synopsis:
After collecting a large sum of money for the Trenton County Irrigation Fund,
citizen Tim Dillon is murdered by a local business man and his son,who make
it seem that Dillon embezzled the funds. Dillon's daughter believes her
father is innocent,and asks the Lone Ranger and Tonto for their help. [SC]

3.35 [113] The Lone Ranger: <EL> TORO (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
07-May-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By Charles Larson.
based on the radio play by Dan Beattie
Photographed by Robert Pittack, A.S.C.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Chuck Courtney .......... as Dan Reid (recurring)
Eugene Wessen ........... as El Toro / Juan
Richard Avonde .......... as Pete Casper
Jim Hayward ............. as Slim Dawson
Robert Spencer .......... as Dusty
Stanley Blystone ........ as Sheriff Conners
Synopsis:
Dan Reid rescue's a mexican man trapped in an abandoned mine. Dan tells the
Lone Ranger and Tonto of his deed. Later the Ranger realizes that his nephew
helped the infamous outlaw 'El Toro'. [RF]

3.36 [114] The Lone Ranger: THE BROWN PONY (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
14-May-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By David P. Sheppard
based on the radio play by Ralph Goll
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Lee Van Cleef ......... as Bull Harper
Dennis Ross ........... as Tommy Clayton
Adele Longmire ........ as Martha Clayton
Charles Stevens ....... as Pecos.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a woman and her young son from being exploited
for money by two escaped convicts who claim that they have proof of her
husband's innocents for a murder he didn't commit. The only way she can
raise the money is to sell her son's valuable pony. [SC]

3.37 [115] The Lone Ranger: TRIPLE CROSS (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
21-May-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Joe Richardson.
based on the radio play by Ralph Goll
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
James Todd ........... as Sam Scott
Fred Coby ............ as Scar Wilson
John Cliff ........... as Dobe Anderson
Judy Nugent .......... as Susan Rich
Jack Ingram .......... as Sheriff Enright
Joseph Haworth ....... as Deputy Ken Bruckner
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto expose a Wells Fargo agent and his associate who
helped plan a robbery with an outlaw who is in jail,and knows the
whereabouts of the stolen loot. [SC]

3.38 [116] The Lone Ranger: THE WAKE OF WAR (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
28-May-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Teleplay By Bill Bruckner.
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Don Beddoe ............. as Proctor Davis
Richard Crane .......... as Jess Chase
Sheb Wooley ............ as Longstreet Turner
Hugh Prosser ........... as Hilton McCabe
John Crawford .......... as Deputy Watts.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto come to the town of Mintonville hopeing
to settle an on-going feud between rival factions of Northeners and
Southeners who have settle their after the end of the civil war. [SC]

3.39 [117] The Lone Ranger: DEATH IN THE FOREST (verified RF)
04-Jun-1953 ABC Thur
Directed by John H. Morse
Teleplay by Charles Larson
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Raymond Greenleaf ..... Governor Taggert
John Damler ........... Earl Rand
Judd Holdren .......... George Rand
Edwin Rand ............ Leo Shell
Lee Roberts ........... Sheriff Casey
De Forest Kelley ...... Doctor Barnes
Phil Tead ............. Old Man
Mickey Simpson ........ Stagecoach Driver

3.40 [118] The Lone Ranger: THE GENTLEMAN FROM JULESBURG (verified SC/RF)
11-Jun-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Teleplay By George B. Sietz, Jr. (on film)
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Eddy Waller ........... as Jules
Walter Reed ........... as Pete Stacey
Robert Neil ........... as Bill Clark
Robert Filmer.......... as Sheriff Martin
Nan Leslie ............ as Kitty Martin
Fred Libby ............ as Luce.
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger uses his talents of gambler to solve a robbery. [SC]

3.41 [119] The Lone Ranger: HIDDEN FORTUNE (verified RF)
18-Jun-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay by Curis Kenyon
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Steve Darrell .......... Ross Mason
Hugh Prosser ........... Frank Carlson
Ann Doran .............. Martha Carlson
I. Stanford Jolley ..... Dave
Bruce Payne ............ Warden Lewis
Synopsis:
Ex-convicts terrorize settlers in an attempt to recover loot.

[--] possible_aka_ "Hidden Treasure"
Summer re-run 17Jun54, CBS Thursday
Two criminal try to get a hidden cache of money by setting
fire to a house and killing all of its occupants. The
Lone Ranger and Tonto know that where there's smoke, there's fire.


3.42 [120] The Lone Ranger: THE OLD COWBOY (verified SC/RF)
25-Jun-1953 ABC Thur
Directed by Paul Landres
Teleplay by Terence Maples
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Russell Simpson ........ Jack Brewster
Steve Brodie ........... Rafe Paulson
Frank Fenton ........... Harry Gibson
Bill Slack ............. Ox Grant
Terry Frost ............ Sheriff Blake
Denver Pyle ............ Deputy French.

3.43 [121] The Lone Ranger: WOMAN FROM OMAHA (verified SC/RF)
02-Jul-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By Robert Halff.
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Minerva Urecal ......... as Nell Martin
John Damler ............ as Lem Bixby
Harry Harvey (Sr) ...... as Sam Blake
John Cliff ........ .... as Spike
Charles Horvath ........ as Joe
Hank Worden ............ as Whip
Terry Wilson ........... as Hank.
Synopsis:
A woman has problems after purchasing the Lone Star stage line. She blames
a rival competitor named Sam Blake for her mis-fortune. The Lone Ranger and
Tonto suspect someone else and clear Blake of the crime. [SC]

3.44 [122] The Lone Ranger: GUNPOWDER JOE (verified SC/RF)
09-Jul-1953 ABC Tue
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By David P. Sheppard.
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Chubby Johnson ......... as Gunpowder Joe
Glenn Strange .......... as Tom Casley
Frank Richards ......... as Duke
Mauritz Hugo ........... as Slim
Herb Lytton ............ as Sam Caldwell
Stan Blystone .......... as The Sheriff.
Synopsis:
The three remaining survivors of the notorious 'Butch Cavendish'gang are
released form prison with hopes of finding a catch of gold froma robbery
buried deep in a sealed off mine. The Lone Ranger and Tonto capture the
culprits with the help of a local character named Gunpowder Jones. [SC]
[Note: Actor Glenn Strange who played Tom Casley in this episode, actually
portrayed the outlaw leader 'Butch Cavendish' in episodes one and two of the series].

3.45 [123] The Lone Ranger: THE MIDNIGHT RIDER (verified SC/RF)
16-Jul-1953 ABC Tur
Directed by John H. Morse
Teleplay By Curtis Kenyon.
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Darryl Hickman .......... as Bob Jessup/The Midnight Rider
Harry Woods ............. as Jim Benson
Steve Darrell ........... as Carl Jessup
Harry Cheshire .......... as Doc Wilson
Hal K. Dawson ........... as Charlie
Mickey Simpson .......... as Hank
Guy E. Hearn ............ as Sheriff McClure
Billy Vincent ........... as Biff.
Synopsis:
A ruthless-greedy mineing company owner murders a mine owner for his deed.
His son seeks revenge and becomes an outlaw known as 'The Midnight Rider'.
The Lone Ranger and Tonto believe that the youngman isn't a real criminal,
and help him bring his father's murderer to justice. [SC]

3.46 [124] The Lone Ranger: STAGE TO ESTACADO (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
23-Jul-1953 ABC
Directed By John H. Morse
Teleplay By David P. Sheppard
based on the radio play by Steve McCarthy
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Phyllis Coates........as Ann Wyman
Ian MacDonald........as Dan Gerber
Lee Van Cleff (NOT Cleef on credits)........as Jango
Sheb Wooley........as Don Wyman
Douglas Evans........as Cass Warren
Monte Blue........as Sheriff Ed Gilman
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a husband and wife who are trying to acquire
a stageline franchise. [SC]

3.47 [125] The Lone Ranger: THE PERFECT CRIME  (verified RF)
30Jul53 ABC
Directed by Paul Landres
Original Teleplay Terence Maples
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Hayden Rorke .......... Greg Gordon
Phyllis Coates ........ Naomi Courtwright
Richard Avonde ........ Bart Devlin
Robert Bray ........... Dan Glick
Edna Holland .......... Liz Powell
Terry Frost ........... Sheriff
Bud Osborne ........... Driver
Synopsis:
School Teacher (Hayden Rorke) plans to tunnel into a bank and quietly
leave town are upset when he learns his replacement (Phyllis Coates) is
a former student who can tell the town of his criminal past. [TD]

3.48 [126] The Lone Ranger: THE GHOST OF COYOTE CANYON (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
06-Aug-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By Joe Richardson
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Lucien Littlefield..... Crazy Joe
John Pickard........... Deputy Henry Flack
Richard Alexander...... Meeker
Marshall Reed.......... Walter Vail
Tom London............. Sheriff Allbright
Hank Worden............ Ed
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto investigate the connection between an outlaw
gang, ghost sightings, and a dishonest deputy. [SC]

3.49 [127] The Lone Ranger: OLD BAILEY (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
13-Aug-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By Paul Landres
Original Teleplay By Joe Richardson
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Phil Tead.............. Old Bailey
Bruce Cowling.......... J.O. Cain
John Crawford.......... Otto
Ray Montgomery......... Walt Wortham
Steve Pendleton........ Sheriff Moss
Synopsis:
The Lone Ranger and Tonto believe that an elderly man accused of murder is
innocent, and the real killer is a crooked gambler who's been cheating local
ranchers and acquireing their land. [SC]

3.50 [128] The Lone Ranger: PRISONER IN JEOPARDY (verified SC/RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
20-Aug-1953 ABC Thur
Directed By John H. Morse
Original Teleplay By Joe Richardson
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast:
Frank Wilcox.......... Slate Corbaley
Richard Crane......... Bob West
Dorothy Patrick....... Virginia Elston
House Peters,Jr....... O'Neil
Dick Rich............. Arnold Bernal
Stanley Blystone...... Sheriff Roberts
Jerome Sheldon........ Serge Thorsen
Synopsis:
Young Bob West is released from prison for a crime he was unjustly accused
of. He is framed for a stagecoach robbery by the lawyer who defended him.
The Lone Ranger and Tonto find the evidence that clears West. [SC]

3.51 [129] The Lone Ranger: DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH (verified RF)
Jack Chertok Productions, Inc.
27-Aug-1953 ABC Thur
Directed by John H. Norse
Original Teleplay by David P. Sheppard
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: [LHA] (screen order)
Leo Britt ............... Rex Jordan.
Emory Parnell ........... James A.M. Boswell,
House Peters, Jr. ....... Bat Anders
Harry Lauter ............ Marshall Hayes
Synopsis:
A ventriloquist's dummy has a key role in the clash with a diamond thief.

3.52 [130] The Lone Ranger: THE RED MARK (verified RF)
03Sep53 ABC Thur
Jack Cheretok Productions, Inc.
Directed by John H. Norse
Original Teleplay by David P. Sheppard
based on the radio play by Fran Striker
Starring: John Hart, Jay Silverheels
Guest Cast: [LHA] (screen order)
Steve Roberts ........... Hank Durgan
Alan Wells .............. Bob Larkin
Frank Fenton ............ Andrew Larkin
Paul Bryar .............. Jeb Parkes
Tom London .............. Sheriff Dexter
Synopsis:
Marked currency aids the Lone Ranger in his search for robbers.

(last of the John Hart episodes)

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