CTVA Western - "The Range Rider" (Flying "A") Season 3 (1952-53)

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Starring Jock Mahoney (as The Range Rider) & Dick Jones (as Dick West)
Season 3 (Syndicated) (1952-53)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Louis H. Allgood, Rina Fox, Heikocleef, Bob Callaghan's - 
Jock Mahoney Website  
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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Range Rider Productions / Flying "A"  -  Syndicated Program (26 episodes)

3.01 The Range Rider: GREED RIDES THE RANGE (copyright title) [verified - Heikocleef / LHA]
(copyright date 13Nov52) (OREG: L2082)
Flying "A Pictures,Inc. Productions
Produced by Hugh McCollum
written by Norman S.Hall
Directed by George Archainbaud
photographed by William Bradford
edited by Jack Wheeler
starring:
Jock Mahoney(as The Range Rider)
Dick Jones(as Dick West)
Gueststars:
Gail Davis ........... as Ann Carter
Stanley Andrews ...... as Mr.Carter
Kenneth MacDonald .... as Mr.Morrow
Lee Van Cleef ........ as Rocky Hatch
Kenne Duncan ......... as Clem
Keith Richards
Riley Hill
Fred Krone

3.02 [--] The Range Rider: GOLD HILL (copyright title)
(copyright date 13Nov52) (OREG: L2083)
Range Rider Productions.

Range Rider - Gold Hill part 1

Range Rider - Gold Hill part 2
Guest Cast: (a-z)
Edward Coch
David Coleman
William Fawcett
John Hamilton
Myron Healey
Eula Morgan
Sandy Sanders
Gloria Talbott

3.03 [--] The Range Rider: OUTLAW'S DOUBLE  (copyright title) [verified - Heikocleef / SC]
Flying "A Pictures,Inc Productions (copyright date 13Nov52) (OREG: L2084)
Produced by Hugh McCollum
written by Oliver Drake
Directed by George Archainbaud
photographed by William Bradford
edited by Erma E.Levin
starring:
Jock Mahoney(as The Range Rider)
Dick Jones(as Dick West)
Guest Stars:
Gail Davis
Stanley Andrews
Lee Van Cleef
Kenneth MacDonald
Keith Richards
Kenne Duncan
Bob Woodward
Fred Krone
Synopsis 1:
A wanted outlaw named "Utah Joe" steals the Range Rider's clothes and horse and
impersonates him so he can obtain a large shipment of gold from a local smelter. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A notorious outlaw steals the Range Rider's clothes and pretends to be the guard of a
shipment of gold. The Range Rider is mistaken for the outlaw and accused of murder.
(UK: Apr60 BBC / 21Oct60 BBC rpt Fri 5:10pm)

3.04 [--] The Range Rider: FEUD AT FRIENDSHIP CITY (copyright title)
(copyright date 16Dec52)(OREG: L2147)
Range Rider Productions
Guest Cast: (a-z)
Steve Clark
William Fawcett
John Hamilton
Myron Healey
Tom London
Lee Phelps
Sandy Sanders
Bob Woodward

3.05 [--] The Range Rider: THE SECRET OF SUPERSTITION PEAK (copyright title) (verified-SC)
Range Rider Productions (copyright date 16Dec52)(OREG: L2148)
Directed By William Berke [SC]
Screenplay By Elizabeth Beecher [SC]
Starring: Jock Mahoney (Range Rider), Dick Jones (Dick West)
Guest Cast: [SC]
Pamela Blake............as Hope Caruthers
Lyle Talbot............as Caruthers
Cecil Elliott............as Nina Peterson
Francis McDonald............as The Sheriff
House Peters,Jr.........as Muree
Tom Monroe............as Gus
Steve Clark............as Joe
Lane Chandler............as Harry Cooper
Synopsis:
The Range Rider and Dick West search for a buried treasure that once belonged to the Aztec leader Montezuma. [SC]

3.06 [--] The Range Rider: AMBUSH IN COYOTE CANYON (copyright title) (verified-SC)
aka AMBUSH AT COYOTE CANYON
(copyright date 16Dec52)(OREG: L2149)
Range Rider Productions
DIRECTED BY D. ROSS LEDERMAN.
SCREENPLAY JOHN K. BUTLER.
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Harry Lauter ........... Al
Clayton Moore .......... Martin Wickett
Nan Leslie ............. Joyce
*
Lane Chandler
Judd Holdren
Fred Krone
Rocky Shahan
Synopsis:
THE RANGE RIDER AND HIS PARTNER DICK WEST HELP A WELLS FARGO SPECIAL AGENT TO
 IDENTIFY THE LEADER OF AN OUTLAW GANG ROBBING GOLD SHIPMENTS FROM A LOCAL MINE. [SC]

3.07 [--] The Range Rider: INDIAN WAR PARTY
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Cast:
Glenn Strange
Denver Pyle

Pierce Lyden
Gloria Saunders (The Dragon Lady).
Gregg Barton
Rodd Redwing
A tribe of Indians goes on the warpath when the burial ground of
an ancestral chief is excluded from their reservation by a new land survey.

3.08 [--] The Range Rider: BADMEN OF RIMROCK (1953) (verified-SC)
(no copyright details)
DIRECTED BY WILLIAM BERKE.
SCREENPLAY BY MILTON J. RAISON.
Guest Cast:
Stanley Andrews
Jim Bannon
Gloria Eaton
Minerva Urecal

GREGG BARTON
Mickey Simpson
SYNOPSIS:
THE FOUNDER OF THE TOWN OF RIMROCK IS FOUND DEAD. HIS SISTER ARRIVES
TO CLAIM HER INHERITANCE. BUT THE OWNER OF THE THE 'LAST CHANCE'
CASINO HAS OTHER IDEAS. THE RANGE RIDER AND DICK WEST ARE HIRED TO
PROTECT THE SISTER AND HER NIECE. [SC]

3.09 [--] The Range Rider: THE SAGA OF SILVER TOWN
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Nan Leslie ............ Sue
Harry Lauter .......... Deputy
Clayton Moore ......... Dan Meighan
William Fawcett ....... Soapy
Lane Chandler ......... Sheriff
*
Judd Holdren
Edward Colmans
John Phillips
Gloria Saunders
Synopsis:
An organized gang is driving a silver maker out of business by stealing his shipments
 of bullion, and it's up to The Range Rider and Dick West to put a stop to the theft.

3.10 [--] The Range Rider: CHEROKEE ROUND-UP (1953) (verified-SC)
(no copyright details)
DIRECTED BY D.ROSS LEDERMAN.
SCREENPLAY BY OLIVER DRAKE.
Guest Cast:
Gloria Saunders
Glenn Strange
William Fawcett
Denver Pyle
Rodd Redwing
Gregg Barton
Pierce Lyden
SYNOPSIS 1:
THE RANGE RIDER AND DICK WEST ENCOUNTER A SHADY INDIAN AGENT, A
CHEROKEE CHIEF CONVICTED OF HORSE STEALING, AND THE CHIEF'S THREATENING
SON WHO WILL KILL THE RANGE RIDER AND DICK WEST IS HIS FATHER ISN'T RELEASED. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A Cherokee chief is convicted as a horse thief and sentenced to hang, but the
 chief's son has The Range Rider as a hostage and threatens to kill him if the chief isn't released.

3.11 [--] The Range Rider: THE TREASURE OF SANTA DOLORES [verified -Heikocleef]
Flying "A Pictures,Inc Productions (copyright date 02Feb53)
Produced by Louis Gray
Written by Robert Schaefer and Eric Freiwald
Directed by William Berke
photographed by William Bradford
edited by Anthony Wollner
Guest Cast:
Laurette Luez
Lee Van Cleef
Sheb Wooley

Charles Stevens
Erville Alderson
Rush Williams
Synopsis:
When two bandits break out of jail, one shoots the other for a treasure map.

3.12 [--] The Range Rider: THE HOLY TERROR
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Cast:
Lonnie Burr (as Jimmy, the holy terror)
Stanley Andrews
Alan Bridge
Steve Darrell
Fred Krone
Paul McGuire
John Pickard
Peter J. Votrian
A kidnapper poses as a dumb camp cook for the young man he plans to abduct, but
The Range Rider and Dick West visit the boy's camp just before he is carried away.

3.13 [--] The Range Rider: THE BORDER CITY AFFAIR
1953 (no copyright details)
DIRECTED BY FRANK MCDONALD.
SCREENPLAY BY NORMAN S. HALL.
Guest Cast:
Fred Krone
John Doucette
Myron Healey
Jean Willes
Brad Johnson
When an outlaw is discovered posing as a murdered sheriff, The
Range Rider and Dick West are framed for the killing.

3.14 [--] The Range Rider: THE BLACK TERROR (1953)(verified-SC)
1953 (no copyright details)
DIRECTED BY D.ROSS LEDERMAN.
SCREENPLAY BY WILLIAM TELAAK.
Guest Cast:
Jim Bannon
Regina Gleason
I. Stanford Jolley
Jeanne Bates
Ella Ethridge
B.G. Norman
Lee Phelps
Ewing Mitchell
Emil Sitka
SYNOPSIS 1:
THE RANGE RIDER AND DICK WEST GO AFTER A NOTORIOUS KILLER KNOWN AS
'THE BLACK TERROR'. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
As Range Rider and Dick West ride into town to visit the sheriff, a man is killed and his slayer escapes.
 Range Rider learns that  this is one in a series of recent murders commited with no apparent motive.
(25Jun60 BBC UK, Sat 5:00 pm)

3.15 [--] The Range Rider: MARSHAL FROM MADERO _or_ LAREDO ??
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Cast:
Margaret Field
Harry Lauter

Gregg Barton
Stanley Andrews
Terry Frost
Bob Woodward
The Range Rider and Dick West use a clever ruse to capture an
outlaw gang, but their leader disguises himself to free his men.

3.16 [--] The Range Rider: BULLETS AND BADMEN
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Stars:
John Doucette
Steve Clark
Brad Johnson
Myron Healey
Alan Bridge
Ella Ethridge
The Range Rider and Dick West try to rescue the town doctor, who
has been kidnapped by an outlaw gang.

3.17 [--] The Range Rider: WEST OF CHEYENNE (1953) (verified-SC)
(no copyright details)

The Range Rider - West of Cheyenne 1 of 3  -   2 of 3  - 3 of 3

Exec. Producer Louis Gray/ Producer Hugh McCollum/ Directed by William Berke
Screenplay by Oliver Drake
Director of Photography Jack Russell/ Film Editor Jack Wheeler
Guest Cast:
Pamela Blake
Tom Monroe
Lyle Talbot
House Peters, Jr.
William Haade
John Phillips
William Bailey
Harold Farren
Boyd Stockman
SYNOPSIS 1:
THE RANGE RIDER AND DICK WEST ARE ATTACKED BY A GANG OF MASKED MEN,
AND WHO'S REAL INTENTIONS ARE TO STOP A TELEGRAPH LINE FROM BEING BUILT. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
While helping to complete a telegraph line, The Range Rider and  Dick West are
held up by a gang of masked men who are determined to stop the line from being finished.

3.18 [--] The Range Rider: WESTERN EDITION (verified-SC)
1953 (no copyright details)
DIRECTED BY FRANK MCDONALD.
TELEPLAY BY ORVILLE HAMPTON.
Guest Cast:
Lyle Talbot, Anne Carroll, Sam Flint, Elizabeth Harrower, Francis McDonald George Meader, Tom Monroe, Marshall Reed,
BOB WOODWARD, FRED KRONE.
Synopsis:
During a flurry of gunfire following his wedding, a newspaper
editor is killed. The Range Rider and Dick West agree to help the young widow. .

3.19 [--] The Range Rider: CONVICT AT LARGE (verified on film)
1953 (no copyright details)

The Range Rider - Convict at Large - 1 of 3  -  2 of 3  -  3 of 3

Exec. Producer Louis Gray/ Producer Hugh McCollum/ Directed by William Berke
Screenplay by M. Coates Webster
Director of Photography William Bradford ASC / Film Editor Jack Wheeler
Guest Cast: (verified on film)
Margaret Field
Stanley Andrews
Harry Lauter

Terry Frost
House Peters, Jr.
Kenneth MacDonald
Gregg Barton
Ewing Mitchell
Bob Woodward
Fred Krone
When a stagecoach guard who had served a prison term is suspected of helping a former cellmate on
a holdup, the Range Rider and Dick West risk their lives to clear him.

3.20 [--] The Range Rider: HIDEOUT
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Cast: (a-z)
Jim Bannon
Regina Gleason
I. Stanford Jolley
Fred Krone
Ewing Mitchell
Bud Osborne
The Range Rider has to rescue Dick West when his young sidekick's
infatuation with a beautiful adventuress makes him the unwittingtool of a robber gang.

3.21 [--] The Range Rider: THE BUCKSKIN (verified on film)
1953 (no copyright details)

The Range Rider - The Buckskin 1 of 3  -  2 of 3  -  3 of 3
Exec. Producer Louis Gray/ Producer Hugh McCollum/ Directed by Frank McDonald
Screenplay by Arthur Rowe
Director of Photography William Bradford ASC / Film Editor Paul Borofsky ACE
Guest Cast: (verified on film)
Stanley Andrews
Peter Votrian
Steve Darrell
Alan Bridge
John Pickard
Paul McGuire
Fred Krone
Synopsis:
The Range Rider's horse is stolen by three Cavalry soldiers, but when he goes to the fort to protest,
he learns that the thieves are bogus soldiers who are using Army clothes.

3.22 [--] The Range Rider: THE CHASE
1953 (no copyright details)
DIRECTED BY FRANK MCDONALD.
SCREENPLAY BY EDWARD LLEWELLYN. [SC]
Guest Cast:
Karen Sharpe
rest: (a-z order)
Stanley Andrews
Al Bridge
Steve Darrell
Fred Krone
Paul McGuire
A beautiful and clever woman, adept at disguising herself, prevents The Range Rider from capturing an outlaw gang.

3.23 [--] The Range Rider: OLD TIMER'S TRAIL
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Stars:
Sheb Wooley
Erville Alderson
Stanley Andrews
Dee Cooper
Elaine Riley
Charles Stevens
Rush Williams
While pursuing the Diamond Hitch gang, The Range Rider and Dick
West meet hotel owner Owen Barth, who claims to be a victim of amnesia.

3.24 [--] The Range Rider: TWO-FISTED JUSTICE
1953 (no copyright details)
Guest Cast:
Sheb Wooley
rest: (a-z)
Stanley Andrews
Richard Avonde
Kathleen Case
George De Normand
Sam Flint
George J. Lewis
Francis McDonald
Bob Woodward

3.25 [--] The Range Rider: OUTLAW TERRITORY (1953)(verified-SC)
(no copyright details)
DIRECTED BY WILLIAM BERKE.
SCREENPLAY BY OLIVER DRAKE.
GUEST CAST:
Jim Bannon
Minerva Urecal

Stanley Andrews
Richard Emory
Brad Johnson
Mickey Simpson
Gregg Barton
Edward Coch
Fred Krone
SYNOPSIS :
THE RANGE RIDER AND DICK WEST HELP A WOMAN TRADING POST OWNER FIGHT
AGAINTS OUTLAWS OPPOSED TO A REFERENDUM TO ANNEX CERTAIN LANDS IN THE
STATE OF TEXAS. [SC]

3.26 [--] The Range Rider: OUTLAW PISTOLS (final episode)
1953 (no copyright details)
Directed By Frank McDonald [SC]
Screenplay By Arthur Rowe [SC]
Guest Cast:
Sheb Wooley
George J. Lewis
Stanley Andrews
Kathleen Case
George De Normand
Jack Ingram
John McKee
Boyd Stockman
Bob Woodward
A packing company hires The Range Rider and Dick West to investigate the
 murder and robbery of three cattle buyers, and to capture a notorious bandit.

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